345 Victoria Street North, Tweed
Quinn’s of Tweed Fine Art Gallery is a notable landmark. Located in the quaint Village of Tweed, the handsome stone building, dates back to the 1880’s and is steeped in history. Its owner has maintained the original name of the store and building and the Gallery is a destination for it’s widely established, loyal clientele.
With over 6,000 square feet on two levels, the building showcases a large street level gallery and a sun-filled second level showroom, along with a private office, bathrooms on each level and a savvy residential component.
The property features a fenced yard with perennial gardens, a single attached garage, and 3 owned parking spaces with Municipal parking at front and a large Municipal lot behind the building.
The ground level features over 3,900 square feet which includes the main gallery showroom, a framing room, retail gift room and various storage areas. A grand staircase leads to the second level which combines additional gallery space.
Twelve foot walls merge with handsome tongue and groove ceilings, allowing for French salon-style hanging of paintings. A wide ash and maple staircase ascends over the old original bookkeeper’s office, still intact, a testament to its history. Beautiful stained glass windows frame the entrance and allow natural light to filter through.
The main and upper floor galleries, host the paintings, photographs, artisan work and fine gifts of represented contemporary
The second level of the building comprises a two or three bedroom, self-contained lofty apartment with 4 piece bath, equipped kitchen, high ceilings and a beautiful living space with numerous large bright windows and separate staircase. The residential component to the building provides a fabulous opportunity for the new owner to reside on site, or offers potential rental income.
Quinn’s of Tweed Fine Art Gallery is located on Highway 37, Tweed’s main street, and one of the main sightseeing routes between Ottawa and Toronto. The Gallery enjoys excellent visibility with MTO statistics reflecting that 1,241,000 cars pass by Quinn’s of Tweed each year.
Road signage includes Highway 37 at Bethel Road, and TODD signs on the Trans Canada Highway #7. The Village is home to small town pleasures yet close to Belleville, Trenton, Kingston & Peterborough.
The Gallery, in its 6th year of business is a unique, turn-key opportunity for an entrepreneur to continue the legacy.
It includes a diversified business portfolio with retail sales, consignments, professional services, art appraisals, consultations, art restorations, as well as professional framing and mounting by in-house framer.
The Gallery represents a core group of artists and the business is staffed by one full time Gallery manager who runs the day to day sales aspects, allowing the owner to focus on the buy/sell and marketing side of the business. Contemporary works are on consignment from the contracted artists. The Gallery is open 7 days a week in peak season and 5 days a week in the shoulder seasons.
The Gallery has a confidential list of over 1,400 qualified clients and an ever expanding customer base and has been experiencing 10% growth per year.
Current Owners inventory is included in the asking price of the Gallery (it is mostly a consignment based business with small purchased inventory).
Quinte MLS: 402880059
Toronto MLS: X3812193
28.25' X 143.88'
Iris & Brian Andrews, Brokers
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