Established domestic cleaning business for sale in York and Harrogate

Established domestic cleaning business for sale in York and Harrogate

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a budding entrepreneur in the North Yorkshire area, looking to set up their own domestic cleaning business. Merry Maids of York & Harrogate has been established for over 14 years, under its current Director, and one previous owner. The business provides regular, one-off and end of tenancy cleaning services throughout its territory area.

It is now on the market for someone who is ready to build on what is a great existing business opportunity.

For an ambitious owner the opportunity is there to use the stable customer base of 64, that is currently served and implement a marketing programme to increase sales and build a substantial domestic cleaning business.

Investing in this area also means you have the potential to serve over 140,000 households and access to the existing customer list of, which is included in the price of the sale.

Business Information 

Year Established 2009
Customers 64
Employees 5 cleaning operatives, eligible to remain in the business via Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)
Software Yes – Merry Maids Brand Management System
Website &
Stock/Equipment provided  Yes – full inventory within prospectus
Vehicles No
Premises Yes, possibility to transfer lease agreement



A comprehensive training academy provided by ServiceMaster UK is included within the franchise fee.


Unlimited support is provided throughout the length of the franchise agreement. Support includes assistance with operational matters, marketing, sales, IT, health & safety and more.


Up to 70% of the total franchise fee can be financed through most major banks and franchise finance providers, subject to status.

Particulars of the Sale  

Turnover £98.5k

Asking price £54,495


If you would like to find more about this exciting opportunity to own an already established domestic cleaning business in the North Yorkshire area, call 0116 275 9005 or email for a full business prospectus.