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It is with great pleasure that CCL bring to market G C McIntosh Butchers, a long established Award Winning independent butchers in the centre of historic and beautiful Dufftown. This successful business has a great reputation and loyal customer base. In addition to the repeat business from the population of Dufftown the business also has an enviable client base of hotels, guest houses and restaurants across Moray.
Award winning business
Turnover in excess £330,000
Enviable customer base
Opportunity to expand
Offers over £225,000
*Owners Accommodation Available by Separate Negotiation*
G C McIntosh Butchers is an award winning independent butchers that has been established for nearly 40 years. It has an excellent reputation and a loyal customer base. The only Butchers in Dufftown, and with the nearest supermarket some 10 miles away, means there is much repeat business. In addition to the passing trade the business also has an enviable client list and supplies many excellent hotels, restaurants and guest houses across Moray and Aberdeenshire. The refrigerated butcher’s delivery van is included in the sale.
The business is run by the proprietor with the assistance of two full time members of staff. There is great scope to expand the business. It opens from 08:00 to 17:00 Monday to Saturday with the exception of Wednesday when the shop shuts at 12:30.
The large preparation area and kitchen means that the business could be expanded by employing additional personnel to concentrate on the production of pies and other cooked products and produce to cater for the regional hospitality sector.
With all equipment included in the sale this is a turnkey opportunity. This business would be ideally suited as an acquisition for an existing butcher or as a standalone purchase for someone seeking to start up on their own.
G C McIntosh Butchers occupies a prominent position in the centre of Dufftown and the historic clock tower where the 4 main streets converge. Equal distance from both Inverness and Aberdeen the town is surrounded by some of the most beautiful and scenic countryside that the North East has to offer. Dufftown has a variety of interesting local shops, a bank, post office, primary school and doctor’s surgery. The larger towns of Keith (10 miles) and Huntly (14 miles) offer additional shops, supermarkets and secondary schooling. Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray is under 20 miles away with excellent shopping and recreational facilities including leisure centre, ice rink and cinema. There are excellent transport links with the main line railway stations at both Keith and Huntly. Inverness airport offers a good selection of flights to UK destinations whilst Aberdeen airport has an excellent range of national and international flights.
Dufftown is a wonderful location for those who enjoy outdoor pursuits and Moray is renowned for fishing, shooting, golf, hill walking, mountain biking and has some of the most beautiful long sandy beaches. Skiing is available a short distance away at the Lecht in the Cairngorms National Park.
The main shop is accessed through a glass fronted door from Fife Street. With a large window to the front the shop is of a traditional layout with a variety of chilled display cabinets and shelving. At the rear of the shop is a well-equipped preparation area with large walk in fridge and freezer. There is a good sized dry store and separate kitchen area for the preparation of hot / cooked foods. There are 2 external exits at the rear of the property.
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