DescriptionThe Gaiety, a well established antique and vintage store centrally located on the Westport to Castlebar road, is being sold as a going concern.
This unique opportunity offers excellent potential for a new owner to take on an established and thriving business selling a diverse mix of antique and vintage furniture, homewares, interiors, bric a brac, art, jewellery and Annie Sloan chalk paint. Fabric and upholstery services are also provided. Trade has grown steadily since 2011 with a broad base of clients, both local and national.
The landmark building, built originally in the 1930s as a dancehall, has been utilised for furniture sales since the 1970s.
The property was extensively refurbished in 2011 when purchased by its current owners. Work carried out included the installation of mains gas heating, new electrics and plumbing, new painted tongue and groove timber ceiling to replicate the original and drylining throughout. The original dance hall floor remains in situ.
The floor area extends to approximately 208.6 sq m/2,245 sq ft and comprises of the large open plan showroom with a kitchenette and staff WC area.
Externally there is a substantial tarmac parking area to the front. To the rear of the building is a portacabin and artic truck (no longer mobile), both used for storage. A small plot of land is located opposite the building with an eye catching red Morris Minor and advertising signage positioned there
The sale includes all stock, the goodwill associated with the business including various online and social media platforms, the business's website with online store and a 2005 truck used for deliveries and purchasing.
If wished, the current owners would consider a transitional arrangement with a purchaser to assist them settling into the business to include all aspects of the day to day running, introduction to network of dealers and a buying trip.
The Gaiety Antique Store offers an exceptional business opportunity to buy a thriving turn key business in one of the West of Ireland's most sought after locations.
FeaturesExcellent turnkey business opportunity
Sold as a going concern including all stock
Website with online shop
BER DetailsBER: B3
BER No: 800679474
Performance Indicator: 880.98
DirectionsFrom Westport take the Castlebar Road for approximately 6.7 km and The Gaiety is on the left.
From Castlebar take the Westport Road for approximately 9.7 km and The Gaiety is on the right.
Viewing InformationStrictly by appointment with Sherry FitzGerald Westport on 098 29009