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Are you an entrepreneurial creative seeking an affordable studio and/or workshop space with Main Street retail access? How about living above your own shop in a beautiful rustic village with a breathtaking water view? Then this historic dream location has been waiting for you all your life! An increasingly rare gem in rural PEI, 'The Old General Store' has served the public since it first opened in the 1880s. The building is well-maintained and has weathered several generations of use as a monument of indomitable poise. For the past 40 of its almost 140 years as a stalwart legacy of Murray River, it has been a renowned tourist destination. The original entrance, front windows, main counter, shelving and antique plank flooring whisper of a bygone era of idyllic Island living. Rich with history but not constrained by it, this inviting space can quickly be developed to accommodate the future, whether that means continuing as a handcraft destination or housing another business model entirely. With 1440 square feet and a view to the east overlooking the shimmering waters of scenic Murray River, the grand second floor has incredible potential as a dream apartment (or two!). Electricity has been run through all ten rooms on the upper level, and there is basic plumbing for a sink and toilet (cold water only) in the upstairs bathroom, which is additionally furnished with a vintage claw-foot tub. The entire building is otherwise structurally sound and able to withstand the worst wear and tear. A sturdy metal roof is in excellent condition, while the basement is comprised of the solid earthen floor, reinforced with concrete and lumber bracing. If a buyer wishes to continue operating the store as a handcraft business, the current furnishings used for display and inventory are available as a separate purchase. Also, the seller, who has successfully run the store as a profitable business for the past 22 years, has generously offered to assist the new owner in getting started. (id:27)

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Anthony Delodder


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