Restaurant for Sale

2,335 Sqft - 814 Water Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165

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Property Description

Mote & Associates is pleased to offer the opportunity to acquire a truly historically significant 2nd generation turn-key restaurant. 814 Water Street, known previously as “Catfish Plantation” is a Victorian house built in 1895 that is allegedly haunted by three ghosts. A quick google search will provide you with more information along with videos showing the countless television shows this property has been featured in, including shows on the Travel Channel, Sci-Fi, Discovery and Food Network. The current owners have owned the property for 15 years and are now selling the property with all FF&E included. The property is located in Gingerbread Village of Waxahachie, a downtown destination known for it’s shopping and restaurant options as well as a plethora of historical homes.
With a historical registration designation, this property has been remodeled with touches that keep the 1890’s charm and relevance intact, offering a elegant and intimate dining experience that make it ideal for an upscale full service restaurant, wine lounge, or tapas bar. The new owners will have the option to open up a similar restaurant to what’s there now, but the business and namesake is not for sale.
Property features a +/-705 SF turn-key commercial kitchen complete with all existing systems and FF&E. Kitchen is equipped with a 4 foot by 10 foot vent food with chem unit, a 2 compartment 250 gpm 625 lb grease trap, 500 gallon hot water tank, a 12 foot by 9 foot walk in freezer, 3 compartment sink, plus more. Restaurant FF&E includes a 6 burner gas stove, 5 70-100 lb fryers, 70 inch proofing cabinet, 560 lb ice machine, 19 cu. ft. refrigerator, 2 commercial refrigerator, 1 36 inch merchandiser refrigerator, oil filter machine, a kegerator, CO2 tanks for drink system, plus many other items including pots, pans, microwaves, coffee pots, knifes. A full list can be obtained from listing agent.

There have been many updates and maintenance items remedied throughout the years including all interior walls replaced in 2004, carpet replaced in 2018, kitchen, hall and bathroom interior walls and floors including subfloor vapor proofing, superboard and tile replaced in 2020, all electrical wiring updated in 2004, all copper water lines replaced in 2004 and updated in 2020, sewer lines from the grease trap into the property including kitchen area replaced in 2020, foundation adjustments performed in 2015 included installing 20 200 lbs pier and 4-6 20’ beams, and second story was converted into attic space
Property features multiple intimate dining rooms, including outside patio seating that currently seats 60, and the owners believe can sit up to 85. The restaurant currently has a TABC license. The property is equipped with a security system complete with multiple cameras, front an rear parking, a small pylon sign, and a nicely landscaped yard. Property could also potentially be converted into general retail or office space.

Basic Details
Property Type : Restaurant
Listing Type : For Sale
Listing ID : 1240
Price : $674,250
View : Street
Year Built : 1895
Lot Area : 2,335 Sqft
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Country : US
State : TX
City : Waxahachie
Zipcode : 75165
Street : Water Street
Street Number : 814
Floor Number : 0
Longitude : W97° 8' 44.4''
Latitude : N32° 23' 30''
Restaurant For Sale
  • Listing ID : 1240
  • Lot Area : 2,335 Sqft
$674,250
Agent info
Justin Clark
Mote & Associates
515 N. Cedar Ridge, Suite 9, Duncanville, Texas
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