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SOLD - A unique opportunity to purchase a shop premises in a prime location just off the High Street gaining good footfall in this attractive Highland Town. Currently being run as a successful unisex salon, the premises would also be suitable for other commercial usage. The well laid out shop extends to some 38 square metres and consists of waiting area, reception, salon, WC and utility / store room. This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a shop in the midst of the stunning scenery of the Cairngorms National Park. Viewing is highly recommended. Energy Performance Certificate Rating G


At the foothills of the Cairngorms and Monadhliath Mountain ranges and within the Cairngorm National Park, Kingussie is an attractive and popular town in Strathspey with its first class hotels, guest houses, medical facilities and primary and secondary schools offering education to University entrance standard. Facilities include an 18 hole golf course, excellent salmon and trout fishing on the River Spey and other waters, tennis courts, bowling green and children's recreation park, Pony Trekking, and the fantastic facilities at the Badenoch Leisure Centre with 3 sports halls, fitness suite and variety of aerobic classes. Kingussie is surrounded by some of the finest grouse moors and deer forests in Scotland, the Insh Marshes are famous as a bird sanctuary and within easy reach are the Cairngorm Mountains for winter sporting facilities and hill walking.

There is a sailing school at Loch Insh and the beaches of the Moray Firth are also close by. The holiday village of Aviemore, 12 miles away, offers swimming, squash, pubs and club and other attractions. Other distances from Kingussie:- Grantown on Spey 28 miles; Inverness 42 miles; Elgin 60 miles. The main London/Inverness rail line runs through Kingussie and the Inverness Airport is 50 miles distant with regular daily flights to London, Edinburgh and Glasgow.


The business occupies retail premises on King Street off the High Street in a prominent location. Nearby occupiers include high quality gift retailers, newsagent and butcher in addition to the normal High Street retailers.

Commercial Usage

Although the business is currently run as hair salon it provides ideal space and shop frontage which would be suitable for a number of retail uses subjects to any necessary consents

Reception and Waiting Area

The welcoming reception area features a bespoke desk which incorporates shelving to hold product stock. The waiting area has modern client seating and is shielded from the main salon with display racking which accommodates fashion products such as hosiery for sale.


The main salon area offers excellent amenity including four mirrored stations, two backwashes, one frontwash and five hood dryers. There is comfortable corner seating for clients between treatments and there is excellent storage provision in under sink cupboards and in the bench below the dryers.

Utility / Store Room

Located to the rear of the premises and accessed from the main salon this handy room provides a private area for staff and has a range of base and drawer units with storage and a sink. There is a washing machine, tumble dryer, staff fridge, staff chairs, shelving and a separate WC with sink. There is a door which leads to the rear of the building.


The business premises provide a healthy return of circa £50,000 with an 88% gross profit. Trading accounts will be made available to seriously interested parties upon viewing.

Proposal & Growth

We consider that the business offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a profitable and established retail operation with scope to grow sales and profits located in a prime National Park location popular with tourists, locals and passing trade and invite offers to include the salon, fixtures, fittings, service equipment, and stock at valuation.

A number of strategies can be initiated to increase profit including the extension of trading and providing extra beauty services.

Rateable Value / Council Tax

It is understood the subjects currently attract a rateable value of £2800 per annum and should qualify for 100% Small Business Rates Relief.

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Energy Performance Certificate Rating

The property has a current Energy Performance Certificate Rating of Band G


The premises are offered as a whole on the terms of absolute ownership.

Legal Costs

Each party will be responsible for their own costs in relation to the sale/purchase and transfer of the business and premises.


By mutual agreement.



Viewings and Offers

Viewing is strictly by arrangement with and all offers to be submitted to:-
Masson Cairns
Strathspey House
Grantown on Spey
PH26 3EQ
Tel: (01479) 874800

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