Property Description: Two Story Building, first floor retail (Wedding Planning & Flower Shop), on the second floor a two bedroom/ one bath apartment; with four separate entrances. Seating on .81 acres of beautifully landscaped, naturalized with apple, peach and cherry trees as well as blueberries and quince bushes. Quirky, fenced in organic herb and vegetable garden with raised beds including strawberries and asparagus. Situated between 2 streams: Red Kill Creek behind the Property and Bushkill across the Street, both perfect for Trout Fishing.
The Property is located 2.5 hours from Manhattan by car or Trailways Bus (which can stop in front). It is 15 minutes from Belleayre Ski Lodge, 15 minutes from the Town of Phoenicia, and 35 minutes from Woodstock & Hunter Mountain. The area is also popular for “Farm to Table” products. The property has potential to begin farming either vegetables, flowers or spices again.
Business Description- First Floor:
Established turn key Florist and Wedding Planning Business, that has steadily increase throughout the years. We have 5-star reviews on all the leading wedding websites and is the premier wedding planning business in the region. A couple's wedding is the single largest expenditure they will make before purchasing a home. Couples are looking to create a memorable experience for their special Day and their guests. The scenic venues in the Catskills are unique, making the farms, barns & wineries in the Catskills and Hudson Valley the perfect surroundings to support the wedding business. 95% of our clients are couples from New York, Brooklyn and the Tri-State area, looking for a Country Style Wedding set in a gorgeous panoramic scenery, to celebrate their most important day of their lives. Our floral business is mostly supported by the loyal local clientele, as well as providing the services to the ongoing wedding part of the business. Our successful wedding business involves the support of all the local vendors and venues alike. We have an excellent reputation that follows.
Includes: Newly renovated 1,766 SqFt retail space featuring new and vintage fixtures and 8 ft floral display cooler 500 SqFt, bathroom, refurbished 1920's Lord and Burnham ventilated greenhouse with water and power 300, SqFt workroom with skylights and French doors to backyard deck, 250 SqFt storage room used for rental decorative accessories and props. There are three employees. Website: www.Castkillsweddings.com
The Flower Shop business was established since the 1920’s, the current owner became the third owner of the business and the property. The Family successfully developed a Plant’s Nursery, a Gift Shop and Wedding Planning, in addition to the Flower Business. Eventually, the Wedding Business started to boom, and the Flower Shop took a second place as complement to the main business of Weddings. Nowadays, they both complement each other.
Second Floor Home:
Approx: 1,610 Sq Ft, Cathedral 18’ high ceilings loft style living space. Beautifully renovated kitchen with Stainless Steel appliances. Living room with contemporary gas fireplace, and gorgeous wood floors. Large Gorgeous Master Suite Bedroom with 18’ floor to ceiling windows and walk in closet. Large Beautiful Bathroom with Jacuzzi Tub and tiled walk in Shower, Laundry Closet. Ground floor entrance with mudroom and bonus room, separate entrance to bedrooms.
Great Potential for growth & expansion. Our website has a very strong social media presence. Additional revenue streams can be achieved through on-line tutorials and local vendor directories. The current owner used to work as a home furnishing buyer for some of New York City’s premier specialty stores, obtaining a keen eye for design. In addition, her experience as a set designer and television producer increased her the attention to detail, which a key to a successful wedding planner. Her creativity is evident in her floral design work. As per request of the buyer, the current owner is willing to stay on board to provide training to the buyer. Subject to be discussed.
Block & Lot: 286-1-45
Parcel ID: 28255
Property Class: Residence with incidental Commercial (Use 283)
Yearly Total Taxes: $3,354.20 RE Taxes: $1,796.24/ School Taxes: $1,557.96
Building Size: Approx. 3,376 SqFt / Additional 300 SqFt Greenhouse
Land Size: .81 Acres
Basement: 156 SqFt
Year Built: 1940
Effective Year Built: 1960
Water Supply: Private
Sewer Type: Private
Phoenicia: 15 minutes from the Property
Belleayre Mountain Ski Lodge: 15 minutes from the Property
Hunters Mountain & Woodstock: 35 minutes from the Property
Renovations to Commercial & Residential: Newly renovated in the fall of 2017
New electric with its own distribution box
Fully Insulated to Code
Designer Anderson thermopane windows throughout
All new Plumbing
New Fixtures, Lighting and Flooring
New Electric Heat throughout
Back up Well, services entire Building