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Western NC Consignment Shops And Thrift Shops

Updated on March 21, 2014
In western N.C. you will find many interesting Consignment and Thrift Shops.
In western N.C. you will find many interesting Consignment and Thrift Shops.

Western N.C. Consignment Shops And Thrift Shops

As you probably already know western North Carolina is already well known for its beautiful scenery but what you may not know is all the really great Consignment Shops and Thrift Shops where you can make some really great money saving purchases.

Always be aware that you can negotiate the prices at most Thrift Shops and Consignment Shops. Sure it may have a price tag but its rarely written in stone. Most Consignment Shop and Thrift Shop owners will be willing to negotiate with you on the price of most items. Especially if the item or items you are interested in have been in the shop for a while.

And another thing you can do especially if the consignment shop or thrift shop has several items you are interested in is to say. Hey you have several items I am interested in. How about if I bought say these five items what is the best you can do on the price. And quite often the shop managers or owners will say yes or make you an offer. You never know until you ask so always be willing to make a offer on an item. You never know they just may say yes or offer it to you at a price lower than what is on the price tag.

I have found that in western North Carolina if I shop at the shops that are open on Saturday afternoon that you will find the shop owners much more willing to negotiate on prices. And while your looking for the local consignment shops and thrift shops don't forget to check out the people having yard sales at the area Flea Markets. Often you can find some real deals at Flea Markets. You want to get there early for the best finds or get there right before they pack up their items to negotiate the best prices on items they really don't want to pack up and take home.

Columbus North Carolina Is A Wonderful Little Western NC Mountain Town To Go Shopping In One Weekend.

Every Fourth Of July the small mountain town of Columbus NC has a fantastic Fourth Of July Celebration you really should plan to attend.
Every Fourth Of July the small mountain town of Columbus NC has a fantastic Fourth Of July Celebration you really should plan to attend.

Western North Carolina Thrift Shops For You To Shop At And Enjoy.

Columbus North Carolina and the near by town of Tryon has some simply wonderful Thrift Shops and Consignment Shops. In case you don't know you can get to Columbus N.C. and Tryon N.C. by going west on Highway 74 out of Forest City N.C.

You want to be sure to check out the Fourth Of July Celebration that Columbus N.C. puts on the week of July 4th each year.

Other towns close to Columbus include Landrum S.C. , Saluda N.C. , Hendersonville N.C. , and Flat Rock N.C.

If you are going to Columbus N.C. area you'll want to make sure to visit the below shops.

1. Second Chance Thrift Shop , 232 East Mills Street , Columbus N.C. 828 - 894 - 2373

2. St Luke's Thrift Shop , 62 North Trade Street , Tryon N.C. 828 - 859 - 6850

3. Habitat for Humanity , 132 North Trade Avenue , Landrum S.C. 864 - 457 - 2666

4. Vocational Solutions Thrift Store , 2110 Spartunburg Highway , East Flat Rock N.C. 828 - 692 - 9626

5. A Thrifty Barn , 64 Greenville Street , Saluda , N.C. 828 - 749 - 3420

6. Council On Aging Thrift Store 213 S. Church St. Hendersonville, NC 828 - 693 - 7756

7. The Purple Ribbon 133 5th Ave, W, Hendersonville, NC 828 - 693 - 3840

8. St. James Thursday Thrift Shop 766 N. Main St. Hendersonville, NC 828 - 693-3865

9. Pink Penny 702 Howard Gap Rd. Hendersonville, NC 828 - 687 - 2690

10. This N That Thrift Store 1600 Dana Rd. Hendersonville, NC 828 - 685 - 8494

11. Humane Society Thrift Shop 1400 Spartanburg Hwy.Hendersonville, NC 828 - 693 -7457

12. The Salvation Army Thrift Store 202 4th Ave. E. Hendersonville, NC 828 - 692 - 0917

13. Henderson County Habitat ReStore 230 S. Washington St. Hendersonville, NC 828 -696 - 9524

14. Goodwill Industries Thrift Store 2111 Asheville Hwy. Hendersonville, NC 828 - 692 - 7414

And those are the Thrift Shops we currently know about in the immediate Columbus NC area and in the towns and cities around the area. We have provided you with the current phone number of each shop and I would suggest calling ahead and seeing the days of operation and hours of operation for each of the above Thrift Shops.

If you know of a Thrift Shop in one of the above cities or towns please post it in the comments section below and we will verify it and add it to this list.

Don't Forget To Check Out The Area Flea Markets

Smiley's Flea Market is located at 5360 Hendersonville Road Fletcher N.C. 828-684-3532
Smiley's Flea Market is located at 5360 Hendersonville Road Fletcher N.C. 828-684-3532
Uncle Bills Flea Market on US Highway 441 south of Cherokee N.C.
Uncle Bills Flea Market on US Highway 441 south of Cherokee N.C.

Shop At The Asheville NC Area Thrift Shops

Asheville North Carolina has a lot to offer like the Western NC Nature Center you can find by CLICKING HERE. And what ever you do don't miss Biltmore House and Gardens that you can find by CLICKING HERE

And you will find all kinds of wonderful restaurants , cafes , hotels and motels in beautiful Asheville N.C. And right near by you will find Cherokee N.C. , Gatlinburg Tennessee , and of course the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Are you a Railroad Fan. Then what ever you do take your family for a ride on the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad which you can check out by CLICKING HERE. Get on the train in Bryson City N.C. and don't miss the great little cafes and restaurants in Bryson City N.C.

And what ever you do don't miss the small mountain towns of Lake Lure North Carolina and Chimney Rock North Carolina.

Thrift Shops In Asheville North Carolina

And if your looking for the Thrift Shops located in Asheville North Carolina below is a great list to get started with. If you know of another Thrift Shop that needs to be added below please add it with as much information about it as possible in the comment section below and we will add it to the below list.

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store
1616 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

The Salvation Army Family Thrift Store
1076 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store
1011 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806

Hospice Treasures
800 Brevard Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806

ABCCM Thrift Shop
217 Coxe Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Next To New Shop
29 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801

Special Needs Thrift Store
95 Weaverville Rd.
Asheville, NC 28804

Asheville Habitat Home Store
30 Meadow Rd.
Asheville, NC 28803

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store
86 S. Tunnel Rd.
Asheville, NC 28805

Western Carolina Rescue Ministries Super Thrift Store
624 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28802

Goodwill Industries Thrift Store
3937 Hendersonville Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732

We have included the phone numbers for each of the above Thrift Shops. Please call and verify days and hours of operation.

Remember to try to negotiate on prices. Thrift Shops like Goodwill often won't haggle with you on prices but the smaller independent Thrift Shops will quite often negotiate on prices so it never hurts to make a offer.

Ask the employees in Goodwill Thrift Stores and Salvation Army Thrift Stores what days they have bargains or marked down items. If you know a item is clearly over priced be nice in your approach but tell them the item is over priced. It never hurts to let them know. You will find that Thrift Shop prices tend to be lower in the summer months when everyone is having yard sales.

Yard Sales In Summer In Western North Carolina.

And you're you're reading this in the summer time in western N.C. you want to visit the area on Friday and Saturday mornings and you really need a Tom Tom ( GPS Device ) so you can buy the local newspapers with the yard sales listed in them and add the street address to your Tom Tom and let it take you to the yard sale. You can do this over and over and it's a great way to find those yard sales you never could find before.

And what ever you do negotiate at yard sales. They expect you to negotiate. Take a pocket full of ones in one pocket and a pocket full of fives in another pocket and work as hard as you can at buying all the great yard sale bargains. You might want to make a list of the things you are looking for and ask your family and friends to help you find the items you are looking for.

If you travel to Cherokee North Carolina in the summer time you want to be sure to check out all the great yard sales in the yard of the elementary school on Saturday mornings. And be sure as your driving back towards Asheville to plan a stop at Uncle Bills Flea Market on Highway 441 on your way back to Asheville. You want to visit the Flea Markets between 7 A.M. - 12 Noon on Saturdays or Sundays. If its summer time there is a great white water rafting place about 100 yards south of Uncle Bills Flea Market.

Don't Miss Santa's Land Amusement Park.

And if you visit Cherokee North Carolina don't miss Santa's Land Amusement Park which is one of the best kept secrets in western North Carolina. CLICK HERE for Santa's Land.

I hope I have given you some ideals about where to shop at Thrift Shops in Western North Carolina. And I hope you will check out the cafes , restaurants and attractions of Western North Carolina. Everyone should visit Biltmore House and Gardens at least once in their life. It is one of the most beautiful places you will ever visit.

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      6 years ago

      Full Circle Consignment Gallery

      108 Main Street West

      Valdese, NC 28690


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      9 years ago

      The Pink Penny in Fletcher (Hendersonville, NC) has closed. The phone # is off and the sign by the road has been removed.

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      10 years ago

      Thanks! I've just started following this topic and can't wait to show my friend your hub!

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      10 years ago from Georgia

      Great information!

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      Thomas Byers 

      10 years ago from East Coast , United States

      Thanks for the comment. It is appreciated.

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      Rebecca Gholson 

      10 years ago

      Hi there. We have just changed our business model from retail woodworking supply store to consignment & retail woodworking supply store. We sell wood on consignment as well as tools/machinery. We are at 10 Buxton Ave. just south of downtown Asheville. 828-252-8088. Thanks!

    • crazyhorsesghost profile imageAUTHOR

      Thomas Byers 

      10 years ago from East Coast , United States

      Feel free to post about any Thrift Shops in western N.C. not posted above.

    • crazyhorsesghost profile imageAUTHOR

      Thomas Byers 

      11 years ago from East Coast , United States

      I sure will and thanks for your comment. It is appreciated.

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      11 years ago

      Great to see your hubs!!!! Keep going!!!!


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