Airstream Business For Sale
Do you want to live the dream?
If you dream of escaping to a simpler time, switching off from technology and the pressures of modern life a glamping trip to Vintage Vacations on the Isle of Wight might be just the ticket.
For centuries the Isle of Wight has drawn creatives and to its shores, Churchill, Tennyson, Cameron, Dickins and Darwin and most famously Queen Victoria all spent time on ‘The Island’ as it is known by many, as if there can be no other!
Truly original, Vintage Vacations Airstream holidays was the first of its kind in the UK to offer the full glamping experience. Having been featured and reviewed in a wide selection of publications from Conde Nast traveller to The Guardian, Vintage Vacations has gone from strength to strength since opening its doors 17 years ago
“The country’s coolest caravan park” – The Independent.
The Uk’s Original Airstream holidays business – a unique and award-winning business comprising of 13 beautifully preserved vintage American Airstreams and a selection of classic British caravans. Vintage Vacations has gained a loyal and high-profile customer base with many people returning year after year.
The current location on a small working farm on the outskirts of Ryde is perfect for the off grid glamping experience and ideal for exploring the Island. You’ll be tucked away enough to enjoy uninterrupted countryside views, delight in some stargazing and a peaceful night’s sleep.
Feeling zen from the laid-back pace of life you may find yourself wishing you could stay longer, which is exactly what happened to owners Helen and Frazer Cunningham. Having run this fantastically successful glamping business for 17 years, which has won many awards, including The Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce award for excellence in tourism and leisure, and as such is highly regarded in the tourism industry, the time has come for them to move on.
Offered for sale in its current location with the potential for a new 10 year lease, or as a relocation of the Airstreams with possible new business avenues.
UPDATE SEPTEMBER 2020
VINTAGE VACATIONS IS NOW OFFERED FOR SALE IN TWO LOTS
LOT ONE – The business name/website/goodwill and a core fleet of five vans chosen to cater for a broad range of guests £200,000 (contact agents)
LOT TWO – remaining vans – available as a lot or individually (agents have details or contact us direct) …. two Airstreams are currently listed on Ebay
Maybe you have always dreamed of having your own business, being your own boss? Or have a seed of an idea that could grow into a thriving business if you took the first steps? The Airstreams have proven popular as a wedding and events destination and have also hosted many corporate events as well as continuing to host many photoshoots and film crews. The opportunity to expand and grow this area of the business is vast and potentially particularly lucrative.
The Airstreams may well be moved to several new glamping locations under the Vintage Vacations umbrella, increasing bookings by offering guests flexibility and the chance to discover a new area. In turn reducing the need for one large site to house them all.
If glamping and events is not for you there is huge scope to develop or re -package Vintage Vacation Airstreams to put your own business model into practice with a fantastic reputation and branding already in place. Imagine running a shop from such a unique setting or an art gallery, studio or workshop? The Airstreams would make a fantastic and original community space. They could even be re purposed as food stalls or café’s making sure you stand out from your competitors.
Enquiries please contact Kay Trott
Agent : Thomas Dawson at BCM online details
Financial figures available on request.