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Well Known Bookshop In Hermanus For Sale

Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa
Asking Price:
R1,800,000 Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
Cash Flow:

This well established bookshop opened its door in 1995 and has always evoked an atmosphere of yesteryear, making it such a sought-after destination.

This unique bookshop stocks general genres, but specializes amongst others, in Anglo Boer War, Africana, Rhodesiana, early travel and South African art, good quality collectable second hand books.

In 2013, the famous Louis Vuitton of Paris selected this bookshop to be featured in their Cape Town City Guide as a destination not to be missed. The bookshop has been visited by both local and international authors. Moving with the times, the shop has gone online participating on a platform of international auctions, and has both a webpage and its own online shop. Known for its good service, they will also source books for customers. This bookshop stocks general genres, but specializes amongst others, in Anglo Boer War, Africana, Rhodesiana, early travel and South African art and good quality, collectable second hand books.

Books are rarely sourced as the majority of books are brought in by the community. Sometimes the owners visit other book and charity shops to seek unique and unusual books. Three book dealers in Cape Town are also suppliers of their type of books.

Property Information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included


The bookshop recently relocated to a much more suitable premises where all the surrounding businesses compliments each other.

Business Operation

Competition / Market:

Due to the uniqueness of the bookshop, there is no competition

Reasons for selling:

The owners are retiring

Trading hours:

Monday to Saturdays 9:00 to 17:00

2 casual employees
Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

1 Months on site support will be provided

Furniture / Fixtures value:
R50,000 - included in the asking price
Inventory / Stock value:
R450,000 - included in the asking price
This business can be relocated.

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