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Chip Bubela
Chip Bubela
Bubela & Associates, Inc.

Cistern School House Bar

9703 FM 2237, Flatonia, Texas 78941 - Fayette County
$328,000 2.82 Acres
Property ID 3073731


Operating Historic Family Friendly Bar/Retail Business, located centrally between Flatonia and Smithville, known as Cistern, TX. is the Cistern School House Bar This is the original Cistern School House built 1941 and updated in 2005 historically correct by present owners. All wood is long leaf pine, ceiling is bead board & walls are tongue&grove, original floors. The original Bi fold doors (approx. 11 ft in height) are still present that can divide the stage area and bar. 13 built in coolers can hold each 44 beverages, located under bar area to make serving a cold beverage easy.

Property is 2.82, acres ample room to also build your dream home on. The main building was updated 2005 contains a stage, pool room , bar with 60 X 24 full length of BLDG covered outside area. This covered area is used for BBQ and outdoor activities. The bus barn is 1,008 sq ft per FCAD, update to your desiresmore business area, storage room, covered area for parties, picnics ect. Updated correctly this county stop is ready for your own business ideas or additions. Pickers show up on Fridays from all around..Bastrop, Flatonia, Smithville & Moulton areas. Preferred Meeting spot for the area for Bunco and other clubs. Will convey 100% of Minerals!!!

Present Business Activities: Open 5 days a week, 12 12, Closed Tues- Wed, operated by 2 people, serves:beer (offering approx. 75 brands), setups, wine, snacks. 2 pool tables, 1 shuffle board table, dominoes, horseshoes, washers, (children have puzzles ect) to entertain clients. Plenty of client parking, including Trail Ride, cycling and motor cycling parking area.

BAR :2,592 sq ft per FCAD, 11.5 ft ceiling, Rural water, Ca/CH two 4 ton units with exposed heavy duty ducting, handicapped accessible, 3 phase wiring 600 AMP capability, 3 Chimneys, 1 wood burning stove, office area, beer storage area, womens & mens restrooms. 2 TVS Direct Tv supplys the channels for radio, 2 Exhaust fans, lock box for AC controls, Ceiling fans throughout.

EXTERIOR: Vinyl siding 2005, Metal roof 2004, all windows & doors replaced 2005.

PERSONAL PROPERTY TO CONVEY: 4 Tables with chairs, 2 Tables for 2 with chairs, 10 nice heavy duty bar stools, 2 wooden bar stools, 2 800 lb ice machines units on 3 phase wiring, Triple sink, 2 Refrigerators, all stem ware and more!!

If youre looking to move to the country and own your own business this is the property. Ring the bell for last call or for buying a round!!! This business property is full of character. Bring back to life the original soft ball/ baseball field on premises and add another addition to the many activities this property can support. Cistern has the highest elevation in Fayette County with beautiful panoramic views of the country side and home of V & V sausage.

Future business potential plans include: Restaurant, venue for weddings, reunions, parties, ect. , Live music on weekend, Turn 5 business days to 7 for additional income, Fund raisers, Bike Ride stops, even room for several RV spots.


1 hr From Austin-Bergstrom Airport, travel Hwy 71 E to Bastrop, stay on 71 S to Smithville, exit Smithville travel TX-95 South to Cistern about 16 mi. turn left onto FM 2237 business is on left. Look for old school bus . No Realty sign on property.

1 hr From Katy travel IH 10 W to Flatonia, exit Flatonia, stay on feeder and turn right onto HWy 95 for 12 mi. turn right onto Fm 2237, look for old school bus on left. No realty sign on property.

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Chip Bubela

Bubela & Associates, Inc.

714 Lyons Ave
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Schulenburg, TX 78956

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