Michael R. Franklin
Licensed Real Estate Broker
(o) 315-876-2262

Clayton, NY Commercial Real Estate

Historic Lyrics Coffee House for sale

246 James Street Clayton, NY 13624


Michael DeRosa
Licensed Real Estate Broker & Auctioneer
CNY Office 315.406.7355 NYC Office 212.757.1550


An established, successful, turn key Coffee House, located in the beautiful Thousand Islands. The building is the former Lyric Theater (1914), which is on the Historic Registry. Completely renovated--inside and out.

Lyric Coffee House located in the highly popularized Village of Clayton. Clayton is a scenic, waterfront village and destination located in the heart of the 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence Seaway of Northern New York State. Formerly the Lyric Theater (1914), the building has been completely renovated and restored (2006).

A turnkey fully branded, profitable business including goodwill, all the equipment to operate the food/beverage/coffee business could be yours. Lyric Coffee House is a well-established (15+ years), busy, profitable and turnkey business with building for sale.


• The success of the Lyric is due to serving award winning, great tasting coffee for 15 years. The hard work has already been done by the present owner - this is a turn-key business with a trusted, quality and valuable reputation.

• The Lyric Coffee House is a year round staple for both tourists and residents who provide a loyal customer base.

• 1,896± SF Turnkey Espresso Coffee House Business with mezzanine overlooking the main street. 2 handicap accessible bathrooms with gorgeous Italian ceramic tile flooring, efficient in-floor radiant heating system, cozy gas fireplace, and underground utilities.

• Full commercial kitchen is in place and operational.

• Growth potential for new owner with the addition of more food options and hosting events.

• Region is well known for weddings and reunions as well as tourism.

• Building is ADA compliant.

• Both the business and building are available as a package. Seller will consider offers for them individually.

• Property is in Riverwalk-B Zone and part of Historic District Infrastructure improvements to include: reconstruction & resurfacing of roadways, burying overhead utilities, new water main and additional ornamental street lighting.

The Lyric has a Wine & Beer license--held by Owner. The catering license is held by the premise. The catering license in itself is an asset to have this for holding events off site.

Coffee, pastries , breakfast sandwiches offer a higher profit margin, than food that is served at conventional restaurants and fewer staff is needed.


  • Broker: Franklin Ruttan 1406 North State Street Syracuse, NY 13208
    (O) 315.876.2262 E-Mail: info@FranklinRuttan.com


  • Michael L. DeRosa, Licensed Real Estate Broker & Auctioneer
    The International Building 45 Rockefeller Plaza 20th Floor, Suite 2000 New York, NY 10111 Office: 212-757-1550
    P.O. BOX 391 Skaneateles, New York 13152 c. 315.406.7355 p. 315.685.7400
    7 South Marvine Avenue, Auburn, New York 13021


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