Each week, we here at Patch will do the work of finding unusual, useful, or great deals on Craigslist. Now, if you’re interested, all that’s left to do is contact the owner.
In our inaugural search, we also found some news in Craigslist's for-sale listings in our villages: the (grand)mom and pop owners of Dollar Dream in the Tarrytown Centre complex are looking to sell their shop so they can finally retire spend more time with their grandkids.
Here's this and a few other interesting offers available now:
Dollar Store, Tarrytown
enjoys a great location in the shopping complex at the edge of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. Comes fully stocked, and, the ad says, "business is the only NY Lotto retailer within walking distance of the train station." Lease set to expire in 2020 with two 5 year options. 1,700 sq ft. Security cameras installed in the store with a DVR. Plenty of parking for customers, a rare find in this area. "Business will not disappoint!" Only serious inquiries please; best reasonable offer. Call (914)-332-0002 for additional information.
Doll House, Sleepy Hollow
If a business isn't what you're in the market for, how about a house: a play house, that is. This fancy little house, offers "Modern 'green' living at its miniature best! PlanToys Chalet Dollhouse with Furniture is a fabulous, airy 3-story living quarters, made in Thailand from eco-friendly rubberwood that's been recycled and kiln-dried. With huge skylight roofing and open sides, the dollhouse consists of two units that arrange in a variety of ways and are easily accessed by little hands. Generously-sized, the 2-unit 30.7"x14.2"x23.6" chalet comes with living room, bathroom, kitchen, children's bedroom, master bedroom, and two movable staircases. Assembled. Ages 3 and up." And the best deal: Delivery to any rivertown location available. Asking $75. Email here.
Butterfly House, Tarrytown
Or how about a house for your butterflies? "Help protect butterflies from predators in your garden with this enchanting butterfly house made by Nature's Niche. Just place the 6.5"D x 9"W x 11"H weatherized house on a branch or post above the flowers in your garden bed to attract the butterflies. Brand new and in perfect condition." Asking $35. Email here.
"Veterans Stadium" Authentic Seats, Tarrytown
Man cave anyone? "Attention All Sports Fans, most especially you Phillies Phanatics: I've got two Authentic Veterans Stadium Seats for Sale. Ideal for any Man Cave, Outdoor Patio, etc. These seats have held fans not only for Phillies Baseball but also the 1996 MLB All-Star Game, Eagles Football and not to mention countless concerts by Dave Matthews, The Rolling Stones, Metallica, Bon Jovi & Bruce Springsteen...just to name a few. For the true historians, these seats were in place at Veterans Stadium for the final Phillies game on September 23, 2003. SEATS 9 & 10. Includes Certificate of Authenticity for you collectors." Asking reduced price of $300. Email here.
If you don't know what this mean, it's a cotton candy machine and cute pink top, all ready for your industrial-strength-cotton-candy-making dream. The commercial grade machine comes with floss bowl. 120 volts, 1200 watts, 10 amps. And in a separate ad, the same vendor offers the pink "Gold Medal Top," which sits on the top rim of either style 26" floss bowl. And we'll see you at the street fair! Asking $175 for top; $400 machine. Call (914) 332-0398 for either or both.
Happy shopping! Have we missed something you're selling in Sleepy Hollow or Tarrytown? Tell us in the comments.