SOLD – Welcome to Shades of Lavender Farm! Conveniently located off highway I-94. The 30’x60’ retail shop is tucked into beautiful 30+ year old towering white pine trees. As you enter you see an open floor plan which engages customers while they watch the artisans at work. With abundant shelving, storage and 4 large stainless-steel worktables there is plenty of space and room to allow multiple artisans to work simultaneously.
A certified kitchen is utilized to create lavender baked goods, custom tea blends, and lavender lemonade for resale and events at the farm. The outside wooded space and trails ideal for family reunions, garden clubs, picnics, girls’ day out and farm to table dinners, enjoying cooling pine scented shade or follow the easily accessible enchanted forest path out to the lavender fields. This path is a favorite with the photographers that book sessions on the farm. Exiting the path, you are struck with the scent of four beautiful lavender fields flowing in the wind. Customers spend hours enjoying the bees and butterflies while cutting their own u-pick bundle. Family’s venture from hours away just to experience the delights of a day of beautiful scents, views and relaxation.
This “hidden gem” has been warmly embraced by locals and visitors from far away. Given the “2018 Unity and Community” by the State of Michigan. The company has long standing higher end clientele as well as a steady flow of referrals and new requests for service. It currently cannot take all the customers that contact them which makes this a great acquisition for an existing service or for someone looking to invest and grow the business.
Lavender farm, retail and residential property for living or rental income
$50,000 (included in asking price)
Owner Operated Business
The business is conveniently located 2 Miles off highway I-94. Quiet country setting. Located 2 directly in between Chicago and Detroit, 30×60 facility and shop, 32X60 additional building/workshop and a 2,600 sq ft house on 10 acres with lots of desired amenities.
47400 24th St., Mattawan, MI 49071, is being sold and can be used as a primary residence, rental / Airbnb or potentially parceled and resold if desired.
There is room to grow by adding staff and continuing with the already established organic growth and take advantage of excess demand. Additionally, there are opportunities for wedding barn, Airbnb or rental potential, corporate team building events/classes, Lavender Festivals, potential income from outside instructors to teach art or yoga classes, income from rental of the certified kitchen to bakers, farm to table dinners, food trucks and more.
There are competitors, but the Lavender industry is new and growing, with plenty of future growth. The Lavender Hill in Niles, MI is 40 miles (1hr) southwest, Lavender Hill in Boyne, MI is 239 miles (4hr) north and Summer House Lavender Farm is 46 miles (1hr) northwest.
Seller will provide training to help the purchaser take over providing a smooth transition while learning the business and its operating activities, gaining and understanding of the customers and vendor partners. Ongoing support can be negotiated.
Seller is pursing another passion and cannot devote the full-time attention needed to continue to expand this growing business. Seller would like to find and give an entrepreneur with a passion for lavender a head start through this profitable business.
E. Brad Scoffin – Main Street Market Maker a division of Advanced Business Advisors, LLC
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