It's a snip! Shop for sale as barber retires after 44 years

20 Broad Row, a successful barber's shop, is going under the hammer with Auction House East Anglia on June 15.

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row, a successful barber's shop in Great Yarmouth, is going under the hammer with Auction House East Anglia on June 15. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

A three-storey building in Great Yarmouth's historic urban heart is up for sale.

Hair for Men has occupied the ground floor of 20 Broad Row for 44 years but is going under the hammer at auction as its owner hangs up his scissors and steps into retirement.

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

The Hair for Men salon at 20 Broad Row which is up for sale at auction as its owner retires after 44 years in Great Yarmouth. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

A note on the door thanks his patrons for their support and good wishes over the years and cites "the current situation" as among reasons for the closure.

The Grade II-listed building is being sold by Auction House East Anglia on June 15 with of guide price of between £80,000 and £100,000.

It comprises a downstairs salon, outside courtyard with a lean-to outbuilding leading to a 15th century cellar.

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

The rear entrance on Stonecutters Way for Hair for Men which faces Broad Row and is for sale. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

Rear access is via Stonecutters Way, although there could be potential to flip the building and have the front facing the street there, the auction house says.

Bryan Baxter, for the auction house, said the two upper floors would be ideal for flats or a duplex apartment.

He added it had previously been a butchers shop, and had been a very successful business for the current owner.

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

One of the upstairs rooms at 20 Broad Row, which is for sale in Great Yarmouth. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

To view the listing visit www.auctionhouse.co.uk.

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

Inside the Hair for Men salon at 20 Broad Row which is for sale as the owner retires after 44 years. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

The outdoor courtyard area at 20 Broad Row which is listed and contains 15th century cellars. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

View of the courtyard belonging to 20 Broad Row which is Grade II listed. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

One of the upstairs rooms at three-storey 20 Broad Road which is Grade II listed and up for sale. Hair for Men has been there for 44 years and its owner is now retiring. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

A three storey building at 20 Broad Row, Great Yarmouth, is up for sale. The ground floor has been the home of Hair for Men for 44 years. The upper two floors are said to be suitable as a duplex apartment or flats. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia

Hair for Men at 20 Broad Row Great Yarmouth which is up for sale with Auction House East Anglia

Hair for Men in Broad Row, Great Yarmouth, is for sale. It's Historic England listing mentions the sash windows seen here on the upper floors. - Credit: Auction House East Anglia