Bookstore for Sale: Fredericksburg, VA

12/13/2010

Bookstore and coffee bar for sale on main street in beautiful historic building (1831) in Fredericksburg. Approximately 60% new books and 40% used books (6-7000 volumes). Also cards and gift items. All equipment, fixtures, furniture and rugs included.

Lease is up in March and can be renegotiated with landlord. European-style courtyard in back and two full stories of books and gifts. Handicap access bathroom. Voted Best Book Store in Fredericksburg 2009. Located half way between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA off of I95. Civil War Battle Grounds destination, home of University of Mary Washington College.

Store sales are based on 1/3 coffee bar business, 1/3 gifts and cards, 1/3 books. 4 year history. Big art/music scene, book clubs, meetings and seminars. 2400 square feet with separate rooms (large reading, children’s, office, storage–terrace and reading rooms are rentable)

Monthly newsletter w/700+names. $200,000.

Contact Eileen Griffin, The Griffin Bookshop and Coffee Bar, boydkidsbooks@msn.com

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