Movie Theater for Sale

posted by morriebronson on October 23, 2003 at 3:50 am

IDYLLWILD, CA — The Rustic Theater, located in the San Jacinto Mountains, 5000 feet above Palm Springs, California in a quaint village called Idyllwild, is reportedly for sale, according to ‘morrierustic’. The owner is retiring after 27 years. The theater has been in continuous operation since 1956.

It is a single screen theater with approximately 265 seats and has an up to date platter system. Building is built with cinder blocks and is 40' x 90' set on approximately ½ acre of land in the main section of town. Owner will carry paper to a qualified buyer. Email or phone (310) 457-1253. The theater is priced at $600,000 with a minimum down payment of $100,000. Theatre is presently operated strictly by help with a yearly payroll of over $50,000. Included in the price is the land, building, and equipment. In the lobby there is a snack bar and video rental. Idyllwild is a mountain resort area about 130 miles east of Los Angeles, and approximately 105 miles northeast of San Diego.

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Knatcal on November 5, 2003 at 1:37 pm

I saw “Born on the Fourth of July” here while camping in the San Jacinto Mountains. I hope someone does purchase this theater as it was integral part of my camping experience.

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