Antiques Shops For Sale

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HIGH CLASS VINTAGE INTERIOR DESIGN &

Outstanding opportunity to acquire well established & highly regarded discerning shopper's "Aladdin's Cave" with fantastic eclectic product range & excellent e-commerce website operating from superbly fitted & presented character parade...

Location: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Furniture Shops, Interior Design Companies, Decorating Businesses, Design Agencies

  • L/H Price
  • £111,995
  • Annual T/O
  • £150,975
VINTAGE SECOND HAND GOODS EMPORIUM IN

Outstanding opportunity to acquire well established emporium with broad retro product range operating from impressive detached landmark character showroom premises with excellent year-round trade in Sheffield's sought-after "Antiques...

Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Gift Shops, Off Licences, Beauty Salons, Hairdressers Salons

  • L/H Price
  • £55,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £51,000
MODERN & VINTAGE TOYS & COLLECTABLES

Super opportunity for business-minded enthusiast with superb range of new & quality used modern & antique film & TV toys & memorabilia etc operating from secure character parade showroom premises fitted to high specs in prime town centre...

Location: Darlington, Durham, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Craft Shops, Gift Shops, Model Shops, Toy Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £119,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £130,000
EAST YORKSHIRE BASED ONLINE VINTAGE

Outstanding opportunity to acquire well established & highly regarded outlet offering online sales & supply service of superb antique & restored shabby chic product range with bespoke furniture manufacturing also available operating from...

Location: Beverley, East Yorkshire, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Furniture & Wood

  • L/H Price
  • £250,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £80,000
BESPOKE FURNITURE RESTORATION & SALES

Wonderful lifestyle opportunity for business-minded enthusiast operating from charming stone-built character showroom & workshop premises in affluent village suburb with established local reputation & client base & lots of further potential...

Location: Bristol, Bristol, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Furniture Shops, Other Service Businesses, Cleaning Services

  • L/H Price
  • £29,950
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £35,253
ANTIQUE DEALERS sought after locality

ANTIQUE DEALERS sought after locality STOW-ON-THE-WOLD a superb lifestyle opportunity, a period property oozing charm & character, has superb 3-bedroomed private accommodation + antiques showroom, turnover £250,000 pa, enjoys year...

Location: Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops

  • F/H Price
  • £795,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £250,000
TOWN CENTRE FINE ART GALLERY/ANTIQUES &

Long established & highly regarded family-run concern operating from charming 3-staory character showroom & workshop premises fitted & equipped to high specs in vibrant town centre position with excellent year-round regular & passing trade &...

Location: Newport, Isle of Wight, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Art Galleries, Picture Framing, Workshops

  • L/H Price
  • £49,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £86,315
LONG ESTABLISHED ANTIQUES SHOP IN

Wonderful lifestyle opportunity for business minded enthusiast run from extremely well fitted & presented character parade showroom premises on major main road through very select village with long established reputation & client base &...

Location: Hindhead, Surrey, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £299,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £40,000
UNIQUE GIFTS & COLLECTABLES EMPORIUM IN

Long established authentic imported African & Asian goods specialist run single handed from extremely well fitted parade showroom premises on low rent in high footfall retail location with long established reputation & lots of further...

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Card Shops, Craft Shops, Gift Shops, Furniture Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £29,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £31,200
RETAIL ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES IN

Young expanding concern run single-handed from superbly fitted character parade showroom premises on low rent in premier coastal resort centre with growing reputation & client base & lots of further potential in wonderful lifestyle setting...

Location: Paignton, Devon, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £25,000
  • Price Reduced
  • Annual T/O
  • £30,000
Town Centre Antiques Showrooms &

Retirement sale of long established concern run single handed from charming landmark character showroom & workshop lock up fitted & equipped to high specs in town centre courtyard development with good steady year round trade & scope for...

Location: Dorset, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops, Showrooms, Workshops

  • L/H Price
  • £39,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £36,086
Antique Shop based Exeter

Well established concern rum two charming character showroom l/ups in historic year-round tourist city centre. Super lifestyle opportunity with good steady regular & passing trade & lots of further potential sensibly priced for quick genuine...

Location: Exeter, Devon, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £75,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £50,000
Antiques Norfolk

Antiques & Collectables Based in Norfolk Turnover: £200,000 per annum Lock Up Premises Ref: P6032

Location: Norfolk, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £250,000
  • Annual T/O
  • £200,000
Antique Shop Stafford, Staffordshire

Antique Shop Stafford, Staffordshire Turnover: £50,000 per annum Lock Up Premises Established since 1990 Leasehold: £39,995 + SAV Ref: P4630

Location: Stafford, Staffordshire, England

For sale under: Antiques Shops

  • L/H Price
  • £39,950
  • Annual T/O
  • £50,000

Why buy an antiques shop

When it comes to joining the antiques trade, it pays to buy an existing antiques shop rather than trying to set up from scratch. When you buy an antiques shop that is already trading, there are a few key benefits, namely...

  • Stock already on-site: in the antiques trade, you've got to search carefully for every piece you carry. It's not uncommon for an antiques dealer to spend hours in the car travelling across the country in search of the best antiques at the best prices, and it can take years to build up sufficient stock to fill a shop. When you buy an existing antiques shop, the seller has already done most of the hard work for you.
  • Get to know local dealers faster: In retail, efficiency is absolutely vital, particularly if you are staffing the shop yourself. The better you know the antiques dealers in your local area, the less time you will spend on the road searching for stock, and the more efficient your business will become. The seller will already have existing relationships with most of the antiques dealers in the area; ask them to introduce you to these dealers during the handover period.
  • Improve your ability to value antiques: whether it's a computer database or a simple paper notebook, every antiques shop should have records showing what they have sold recently, what the item was bought for and what it sold for. Some shops will keep a customer database showing who the item sold to as well. Information like this is vital; it tells you how to price individual antiques for your local market, and helps you to avoid buying stock that you can't make a decent return on.

To learn more about life as the owner of an antiques shop, take a look at the links below:

LAPADA - The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers

BADA - The British Antique Dealers' Association

Advice from Daltons on buying a shop