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    • February 25, 2014 8:31 AM CST
    • Thriving Grooming Business and Home for sale in SC

      Pet Grooming and Boarding business and 4 bedroom home on .8 acres for sale in South Carolina, 1 ½ hours from Myrtle Beach.


      Have you ever dreamed of easy country living? Owning a horse? Raising chickens, goats, pigs, growing your own food? But do you also want to still have a successful grooming business to support you and your family? This is the perfect situation for anyone looking to simplify their life and also make tons of money at the same time!


      Home stats:


      2005 Fleetwood 1,880 square foot double wide manufactured home on permanent brick foundation.

      Open floor plan

      4 bedrooms, 2 full baths

      Great room with living room/formal dining room

      Large kitchen with pantry, ceramic top stove, side-by-side fridge and freezer, 'island' workspace in the middle of the kitchen.

      Lots of light from sliding glass doors leading to back deck

      Large family room open to kitchen with functional wood burning fireplace

      Utility room with side door leading to garage walk

      Ceiling fans throughout.

      Large master bedroom suite with walk-in closet

      Library with custom built-in wall to wall bookcase off master bedroom

      Master bath with separate shower and garden tub, his and her's sinks

      New a/c in 2013

      New front deck in 2013

      Extra large detached garage with tool storage and workshop

      Garden shed

      Fully fenced back yard

      Concrete driveway

      Concrete sidewalk that leads from the parking area to the grooming shop



      Grooming business stats:


      Established 8 years

      Client list of over 500 clients

      Approximately 350 of total clients are “regulars” (meaning they have been in more than once and come at least once every 3 months) I can run reports on request to verify client list activity.

      75% of “regulars” are on a standing appointment schedule, booked every 1-8 weeks for the entire year beginning the October of the previous year

      Total gross income for 2013 was $83K; Net income after expenses (before taxes) was $54K

      A future totals report ran 2/25/2014 shows the business has over $71K in booked appointments for the year 2014 so far.

      Building is 400 square feet—enough for small retail/lobby area, grooming room, and bathing/cage/storage room. It's enough room for 2 people (either a groomer and bather or 2 groomers) to work at the same time




      Groomer's Choice hydraulic table (new in 2012) with grooming arm and Groomer's Helper Starter Set

      Brand new never out of the box K9-II

      Air mover for cage drying large thick coated dogs

      Wire cage bank with dividers, trays, and wheels (3 long cages can be divided into 6)

      Extra large wire cage with floor pan for extra large dogs

      Custom built-in tub with custom reservoir for Bathing Beauty for economical shampoo and water use

      Bathing Beauty shampoo application system

      Built-in stairs for large dogs to walk up

      Plenty of built-in shelving and cabinetry

      Bright over-head lighting in lobby and grooming area

      Soft lighting in cage/bathing area

      3 window mount a/c units (1 for each room) keep the entire shop cool even on the hottest day

      Brand new wire shelving unit for even more storage

      Heavy duty de-humidifier keeps salon air dry, facilitating quicker dry times

      Computer and printer with 123Pet grooming software installed, up to date with all client information

      Taxi vac vacuum grooming system

      Nylon muzzle set

      Assortment of grooming tools (shears, blades, brushes, clippers, etc)

      Assortment of shampoos (mostly Show Season brand, with some Davis)

      Assortment of grooming bows and bandannas

      Groomers set of SoftPaws claw caps (all remaining stock to be included with sale)

      Assortment of retail fixtures (shelving units, peg hooks, etc)

      All retail will be included (Advantix, supplements, shampoos, toys, pet jewelry, Petzlife, Angel Eyes, etc)

      Various odds and ends (first aid supplies, hot oil treatments, kennel leads, etc)

      All marketing supplies on hand at time of sale (business cards, appointment cards, appointment reminder post cards, brochures, signage, etc.)

      In addition to the back yard being fully fenced, there is an additional 10 X 10 kennel next to the shop that is shaded from the sun and rain for the comfort of the boarding dogs.


      Intangibles included with the sale:


      Website address (you will have to build your own, but the address that shows up in search engines will be included with sale)

      Custom logo and all rights to use it

      Phone number established for 8 years

      Rights to exclusive contract with grooming newsletter service (this is a monthly paid service, you are free to continue it or drop it without penalty at any time)


      This business is top rated and has the best reputation in the area. Recommended by all area vets and large word of mouth client draw. I am currently working 8-5 Tuesday through Friday, 9-2 every other Saturday, and 8-done 1-2 Mondays per month. Grooming 6-10 dogs per day. Prices are the highest in the area by at least $5, in some cases double what other groomers charge, and I am still getting calls for new clients weekly! If you have ever dreamed of easy country living, owning a thriving business with very little overhead this is your chance!


      Property value of home and land alone is approximately $55,000. Asking $80,000 for entire package. Seller is moving out of state and is motivated to sell the business with the home in order to keep the successful business in operation. These clients are loyal and dedicated to giving the best to their pets. I do not want them to have no place to go if I must shut down the business. (There are only 2 other groomers in the county where the business is located.)


      Optionally included in sale is a 1999 Dodge Ram Van WagginTails Mobile Grooming Van conversion with brand new Onan 7000 gas generator (so new it hasn't even been installed yet!) Generator alone costs $5,000. The business offers mobile grooming 2 days per week, it will be up to the buyer whether they want to continue this service or not. This is the first and only mobile grooming service in the area. If buyer decides to purchase, she/he will have a moile grooming monopoly, if not, the mobile clients will just transition back to salon clients as they were before I began offering mobile. Asking an additional $18,000 to include the van with the business.

      For more information please e-mail me at Pictures of home, business and grooming van will be provided upon request, all business reports and financial information will also e provided upon request. Serious inquiries only, please. Sorry, no owner financing—buyer must secure own financing.

    • May 17, 2014 11:06 PM CDT
    • Thriving Grooming Business and Home for sale in SC

      Someone is going to get a HECK of a deal on this! I am wanting to move by the fall, so I am reducing the price on this by $10K. It's crazy for me to be offering a 1800+ sqft home with an $80K+ annually grossing shop for only $70K, but I don't want to have this sitting for too long. If you are looking to buy a turn-key successful business you better get on this, it's the opportunity of a life time!

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