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Established Garden Nursery In Co. Galway, Ireland For Sale

Oranmore, Galway, Ireland
Asking Price:
€2,250,000 Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Turnover:
€994,420
Net Profit:
€168,105

Brown Consultancy International are excited to introduce for sale to the market the oldest family run and owned plant nursery in Ireland.

Established in 1833, the nursery is set on a picturesque 19 acres in open countryside, with easy access south of the M6 motorway, 12 km east of Galway and 200 km from Dublin.

The site comprises 11 acres of nursery, 3 acres of hardcore and 5 acres of grassland for future expansion. Within the site is a residential one-bedroom chalet bungalow.

Turnover has increased nearly three-fold from 2017 to 2022, largely through landscape contracting, with expertise in domestic and commercial landscaping, maintenance and restoration service being key factors to success.

The current owner, the sixth-generation family member, is now retiring. His invaluable knowledge and experience could also be negotiated, if required, on a contractual basis within the sale to ensure a seamless handover.


Products and Services

The nursery has three basic profit centres, landscaping, wholesale and retail.
They grow approximately 85% of what is sold, which includes trees, shrubs and bedding plants, with only 15% being imported which generally comprises larger trees.

There is an extensive client base consisting of commercial, private and public entities and a current website for information purposes.


Facilities

The site comprises 11 acres of nursery, 3 acres of hardcore and 5 acres of grassland for future expansion, along with:

• Residential calet bungalow
• Potting shed
• 14 Polytunnels
• 2 Propagation houses
• Shade tunnel
• Single storey offices
• Warehouse
• 2 Stores
• 2 Canopies
• 5 Bay glasshouses
• 8 bay glasshouses
• 2 x 2 Bay multispans
• Pump house
• Open fronted store
• Storage unit

The business is a Limited Liability Company (LLC), currently with 12 members of staff that are full-time with access to casual staff on a seasonal basis.

At present, the average monthly sales are approximately €38,000 for the retail and wholesale areas of landscaping work average monthly sales being approximately €55,000 Total average monthly sales being approximately €93,000.

The latest reported yearly sales (2022) were €994,420 with a gross profit of 70.5% and net profit of 17%, with an EBITDA of approximately 20% – 30%.


Tangible assets included in the sale are:

• 3 potting machine/box fillers €7,500
• Forklift €6,000
• Office Equip €8,000
• Water tanker and tractor €20,000
• Trollies €2,500
• Residential Chalet contents €6,000
• 2 heaters/air blowers for glass houses €4,000 each
• Pots, trays, labels €3,000
• Stock approximately €330,000 (Full stock take figures would be produced at time of sale)

The total value of physical assets owned by the business that would form part of the transaction is approximately €57,000

Intangible assets included in the sale are goodwill, business name and website.

Property Information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included

Living Accommodation:

Within the site is a chalet bungalow which sits on 0.05 acres. The Chalet is rendered and painted under a pitched tiled roof. There is access into a lobby then into a large room which benefits from a fully fitted kitchen, dining and sitting area. There is a shower room and one double bedroom.

Location:

The nursery is set on a picturesque 19 acres in open countryside, with easy access south of the M6 motorway, 12 kms east of Galway and 200 kms from Dublin.

Premises Details:

Access is off the road through metal gates onto a tar macadam drive past landscaped borders. It then opens up with unground on either side, and to the left a chalet bungalow and a potting shed where there is a road that runs to the rear and gives access into the open ground growing areas.

Size in square feet:
61.0 sq.m.
Planning Consent:

We have not has sight of any town planning consents but we are informed that the nursery has been on the site and that all the structures are consented.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

The site is broken down into 11 acres of nursery, 3 acres of hardcore and 5 acres of grassland for future expansion.

Reasons for selling:

The owner is retiring

Trading hours:

Monday - Saturday 8am - 5 pm

Employees:
12
Years established:
189 years

Other Information

Support & training:

The current owner, the sixth-generation family member, is now retiring. His invaluable knowledge and experience could also be negotiated, if required, on a contractual basis within the sale to ensure a seamless handover

Furniture / Fixtures value:
€57,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
€330,000 - included in the asking price
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