Do you enjoy shopping while you’re on vacation? If so, you know how good it feels to find a fantastic deal on something you absolutely love. Here in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, there are plenty of places where you can find the perfect accessory or item for your home that you never knew you needed! If you’re searching for a great place to start, look no further than an auction in Florence, SC! Coming in from out of town? Make your journey into an incredible experience with our I-95 Travel Guide!
Why You Should Check Out Local Auctions in Florence, SC
When you hear the word auction, what do you think of? Cars? Homes? Or maybe an expensive and stuffy atmosphere where people bid on thousand dollars paintings? Those are only partially true, but for those of us who don’t have millions of dollars to drop on antiques, an auction can still be a fun and exciting experience. Auctions in Florence, SC, as you may find in most other places as well, feature a variety of items and collections that people simply needed to get rid of from their house. While some of these things may seem like worthless junk, there are plenty of quality finds if you do some research.
You might find a piece of art or some antique furniture that you love the look of, win the bid during the auction, and take it home to find out that it actually carries quite a bit of value. It’s a great way to add decor to your home that’s full of character at a very desirable price. The auctions around Florence, SC often carry quite a bit of inventory.
Tips for First Time Attendees
- Don’t be intimated by the fast pace.
- Do a little research before you go to the auction.
- Sit the first auction out to get an understanding of how it works.
- Check to see if there is a buyer’s premium for cash transactions (usually 10%-20%).
- Try starting with artwork. It’s simple and an excellent (and inexpensive) way to decorate.
- Enjoy it! Remember that there is always plenty more antiques!
Four of the Top Local Auction in Florence, SC
Take a look at these three auctions in Florence and Latta. They don’t typically have websites that showcase the influx of antiques and items they have, so give each place a call to find out when and where their next auctions take place (check their Facebook for pictures of recent additions that might be in the upcoming auction).
Enhance Your Auction Experience
Explore Our Antique/Auction Package
Our Antique/Auction package allows you to enjoy an array of unique antique shops in the surrounding areas of Florence, Dillon, Marion, Mullins, and Latta while getting a great deal on an all-inclusive two-night package at Abingdon Manor! With these amazing deal, you get:
- Overnight lodging two nights In a King room (Red, Green or Hunter);
Welcome bottle of wine;
- Six-course dinner for two on Friday night;
- Picnic dinner for two to take to the auction on Saturday;
- Early morning coffee service and full breakfast both mornings;
- Taxes and gratuities.
This package is available every other Friday and Saturday.
Gives a call at (843) 752-5090 to book this package!
Now that you’re ready for you antiquing debut in Florence, you need a place to stay! Abingdon Manor is the perfect place to treat yourself to a luxurious room, an exceptional dining experience, and a relaxing retreat away in the small, charming town of Latta, SC. After a day of antiquing and a delicious dinner in our dining room, stretch your legs and take a walk around our quaint and safe town, where you can walk through the Village and downtown areas for a look into life in a small southern town.
Check out our list of guest rooms and book your stay at our oasis off of I-95! We look forward to meeting you!