Established Domestic Cleaning Business for sale in Inverness

Business Name: Merry Maids Inverness

Established: 2008

2018 turnover: £361,000

Offers around: £350,000

If you are looking for a well-established, successful business with year on year growth, this rare opportunity may be well suited to you. Operating throughout the beautiful Eastern Highlands of Scotland, Merry Maids Inverness poses an exciting opportunity for a business-minded individual or as a viable addition to an investment portfolio.

With the existing employment of an operations manager (5 years in role) and deputy operations manager, the current proprietor is willing to remain involved in the company for up to 6 months post sale to assist, if required, in the transition to a fully managed business. Read on to discover more about how this investment offers a very promising prospect.

Headline Information

  • Year on year growth in turnover & profitability
  • Established customer base
  • Part of a world-renowned domestic cleaning franchise
  • Significant local development planned in coming years
  • A loyal and established team of maids
  • Excellent structure in place
  • Local office ideally located
  • Business Management System and Page 1 performing local website



The current business owner started the business back in 2008 and has built a successful domestic cleaning business based on the Merry Maids established brand over the last 10 years.

Merry Maids of Inverness provide one-off, end of tenancy and regular weekly, fortnightly and four-weekly domestic cleaning services to homes within the designated territory to the customers’ exacting requirements. The bespoke cleaning services are delivered by professionally trained teams of two following a cleaning schedule provided by the supervisor at the beginning of each working day. All products used are exclusive to Merry Maids and equipment is for professional use only.



The business currently covers the following Merry Maids territory from its office/shop in South East Inverness: Inverness, Alness, Ardersier, Auldearn, Avoch, Balloch, Beauly, Black Isle, Cawdor, Conon Bridge, Contin, Cromarty, Croy, Culbokie, Culloden, Daviot, DINGWALL, Dores, Drumnadrochit, Evanton, Farr, Fortrose, Inverarnie, Kiltarlity, Kirkhill, Marybank, Maryburgh, Muir of Ord, Munlochy, NAIRN, North Kessock, Rosemarkie, Strathnairn, Strathpeffer, Tomatin, Tore and the surrounding areas.Inverness-business-for-sale


What’s included?

As this is an existing business opportunity, products, equipment and the existing customer list are included. The new business owner will also receive training and full access to our purpose-built CRM/Business Management system which is also included as part of the sale with the customer database.

A full training academy and ongoing support in all elements of business is provided by ServiceMaster Ltd.

Domestic cleaning is an industry which has an estimated value close to £6 billion. Indications also show that this market is set to grow, and with more than 26 million homes in the UK, there’s a great deal of potential homes that need cleaning; making this a market very much worth being a part of!

The FULL business prospectus, (including financials) is available upon request.

This really is an exciting proposition and won’t stay on the market for long so, for further details and financial information on the sale of Merry Maids Inverness, please contact us.

We look forward to hearing from you.