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Shenandoah Valley Inn and Wedding Venue For Sale

Sited on a knoll overlooking the rolling hills of the Shenandoah Valley, the Inn at Old Virginia sits on almost 12 acres of land with lush lawns, rolling pastures, and mature trees. There are 10 spacious guest rooms in two buildings with gorgeous views of the countryside.
 

Shenandoah Valley Inn and Wedding Venue For Sale

October 9th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

Sometimes an inn is just an inn, but this Shenandoah Valley Inn and Wedding Venue for sale is so much more!

Sited on a knoll overlooking the rolling hills of the Shenandoah Valley, the Inn at Old Virginia sits on almost 12 acres of land with lush lawns, rolling pastures, and mature trees.

Approached up a paved driveway from the road on the edge of historic Staunton, VA, this Shenandoah Valley inn and wedding venue for sale is a bed & breakfast that exudes “Old Virginia.” The inn is comprised of the main house with two guest rooms with bath (plus office with bath), living room, reception area, gift shop, fabulous and fully equipped commercial kitchen, and dining room in the conservatory with glass walls and ceiling. The pre-Civil War barn viewed from the conservatory was completely renovated in 2000 into 8 luxurious and spacious guest rooms and suites, half with whirlpools. The barn includes laundry facilities.

Staunton, VA sits at the crossroads of I-64 and I-81, both important interstate highways in Virginia. The City has done a marvelous job over the years reinventing itself with a historic downtown streetscape that offers wonderful restaurants, gift and specialty shops. Staunton is home to Mary Baldwin University and Stuart Hall, a co-ed school for grades PreK through 12, including boarding for grades 8-12. Minutes to the north of this Shenandoah Valley inn and wedding venue for sale is Harrisonburg and James Madison University, while to the south in Lexington is Washington and Lee University as well as the Virginia Military Institute. To the east is Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. In short, Staunton is at the heart of education in Virginia!

With colleges and universities come graduates, many of whom want to get married close to their alma mater. The Inn at Old Virginia is ideally located and with the facilities to make this come true. With 10 rooms, it can handle a full wedding party, and there are hotels nearby to accommodate the remainder of the guests. The grounds are spacious and photogenic, affording the opportunity to hold weddings of up to 175. The commercial kitchen is ideal for onsite catering, should an owner wish to develop the food side of the business. A restaurant open to the public is not out of the question, either.

There is a comfortable and separate apartment wing of the main house for owners or managers, making this an ideal inn for anyone seeking a business opportunity and the lifestyle that comes with it. Performance the past few years has been modest due to the owner’s health, but the growth potential is significant, given the property’s perfect setting, size, and facilities for weddings and events as well as luxurious bed & breakfast accommodations.

This beautiful Shenandoah Valley inn and wedding venue for sale is offered exclusively through The B&B Team, Inc. For details, contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600.

Waverly, GA B&B and Wedding Venue Purchased

September 18th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

Bushnell & Bushnell/The B&B Team is proud to announce the purchase of the Horse Stamp Inn  Bed & Breakfast and Event Center in rustic Southeastern Georgia., to Pam and Tim Ahrens. Congratulations to All!

This 5 guest room luxury B&B, previously a 501(c)3 charitable entity, hosts guests and events on nearly 16 acres of green pastureland, barn, pond, pool, and luxurious comfort!  The Huffington Post named the Horse Stamp Inn, near Jekyll Island,  as one of the best country wedding destinations in the United States.

The Ahrens are 2016 graduates of Bushnell & Bushnell’s Better Way to Learn Innkeeping  aspiring innkeeper seminar in Ohio and originally hail from Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, where they both worked for the Kohler Company.

Pam was a training manager for Kohler’s hospitality and real estate business and Tim was a manager of Learning Technology & Analytics.

Scott & Marilyn Bushnell worked with Pam and Tim for this purchase.

Little Rock Arkansas Bed & Breakfast for Sale

April 22nd, 2017 by Janet Wolf

A romantic Victorian era comes to life in this Little Rock Arkansas Bed & Breakfast for sale. The Gothic Queen Anne mansion has been fully restored with great attention and love for every historic architectural detail. The nine suites and guest rooms are decorated in the elegant style of the era yet with comforts for today’s guest seeking an indulgent Four Diamond bed and breakfast experience.

The Inn’s Spa Suites feature hydro-massage showers with steam aromatherapy and double whirlpool tubs. Other suite features are small parlor seating areas, fireplaces with original mantels and grand carved four poster beds. The guest rooms are located in two buildings, the main house and a restored converted carriage house. All guest rooms have en-suite baths. The Little Rock Arkansas Bed & Breakfast for sale is listed on the National Historic Register.

The architectural features of the mansion include a grand divided stairway, 3 ½ story corner tower, an 8 foot square glass skylight and octagonal shaped rooms. 5 to 6 native woods were used for flooring and carved mantels and doorways. Original stained glass windows shine with gem-like brilliance from the top floor rooms. All are beautifully and lovingly maintained and restored to their original ornate grandeur.

The entrance to the mansion is highlighted by a graceful wrap around porch. As one enters, the divided stairway looms large, sweeping towards the higher floors. The main floor common rooms include side by side parquet floored double parlors and dining room. The kitchen is fully equipped and conveniently located near the dining room.  A wonderful opportunity for expansion exists for a 10th guest room as the Inn’s Library is now used as a business office for an investment firm and could easily and wonderfully be converted into a spacious and luxurious first floor accommodation.

The Inn hosts weddings, celebratory events, luncheons and teas and small business meetings. There is a 22′ x 24′ conference room used for meetings and event dining. The backyard “Secret Garden” is arranged perfectly for weddings. A small peaked roof chapel style gazebo with stained glass background enhances this garden setting.

Owner’s quarters include a separate and private residence conveniently located next door to the Inn!

For an opportunity to acquire this highly acclaimed bed and breakfast Inn, representing an excellent opportunity, contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600 or Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 of The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC.

Arkansas broker of record is Tony Curtis, Realtors.

Laurel Highlands PA Inn for Sale

October 2nd, 2016 by Peter Scherman

The Inne at Watson’s Choice is a 14 guest room Laurel Highlands PA inn for sale. It is a wonderful bed and breakfast and special events venue located 1 hour outside of Pittsburgh, PA. The inn is comprised of multiple historic and contemporary buildings situated on 41 acres of rolling countryside. It is an ideal facility for special events, retreats and dinners and the rural location lends itself perfectly to the rustic theme of the inn. Future business can grow in many exciting directions.

There are five main buildings, two guest cottages and several other outbuildings on the property. The historic Inne houses 7 guest rooms, multiple guest sitting rooms, a 24-seat dining room and the inn’s kitchen. The Harvest House lodge has 5 guest rooms, a guest living room and a guest pantry plus the inn’s commercially equipped laundry. Several guest rooms have fireplaces and spa tubs. The self-sufficient guest cottages sit apart on a little hill, offering privacy and sunrise views. A broad landscaped courtyard, stone wall fire pit, three-season summerhouse and furnished lean-to encourage outdoor relaxation and stargazing. There are ample parking areas for each lodging building.

The inn’s event center is comprised of the Barn and Stable, two historic buildings combined by a large catering kitchen. The multi-use event facility has seating capacity for up to 200 guests. Covered walkways join the buildings into a single venue. A new parking lot, surrounded by stone walls, accommodates up to 120 cars for events.

The owners’ house was built in 1900, with later additions. The elegant three-bedroom, two-bathroom home is comfortably separated from the inn by a fence and hedge. Historic features include high ceilings, a grand front hall and original stained glass. Contemporary features include a family room, a laundry room and an enclosed porch.

Lodging has been the core business at this southwestern Pennsylvania inn. Important Laurel Highlands attractions are within ½ hour of the inn. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater  and Kentuck Knob are not-to-be-missed major attractions.

Weddings and special events are the most recent addition to the business mix at the Inne at Watson’s Choice. With close proximity to Pittsburgh, the event business has enormous potential. Currently, preferred vendors provide the catering for events and special dinners. In-house catering and/or a restaurant are possible options. Zoning allows the business to expand in multiple ways.

The Inne at Watson’s Choice is a member of the Diamond Collection and is recognized for high standards of hospitality. This Laurel Highlands PA inn for sale has facilities that are immaculately maintained and of exceptional quality. The price of $1,695,000 represents an extraordinary value.

For more information click here and contact Eliot Dalton, 610-717-8083 of The B&B Team® / Eliot Dalton.

Midcoast Maine Waterfront Inn for Sale

September 5th, 2016 by Janet Wolf

This midcoast Maine waterfront inn for sale is set on 4.44 acres on the Kennebec River. Built in the 1770’s, a glorious example of pre-revolution Georgian-style architecture. There are 8 guest rooms (6 guest rooms and a 2 room suite) with 7 baths, all located in the main house and adjoining addition built in 1870.

The Inn is well established as a prime wedding destination. The historic and spacious barn (with level floor and ceiling!) has been renovated and offers a wonderful rustic space to become beautifully transformed for events and weddings.  The spacious gently sloping lawn also offers options for tented or open-air events as well.  And the setting in front of the water is just beautiful!

As you enter the Inn you gain an immediate sense of the gracious lifestyle of times past. From the heavy front door with its bulls-eye glass panel to the wood-paneled grand staircase, the rooms retain most of the original 18th Century touches. The formal first-floor rooms and the four guest accommodations above allow guests fabulous views over the sweeping lawns and Kennebec River.

The adjoining 1870 ‘Ship’s Carpenters’ Quarters’ houses three second-floor guest accommodations and the first-floor Woodshed room with its own private verandah – perfect for romantic getaways and honeymooners.

Owner’s quarters is a 2-3 bedroom, 1 bath two-story space in the barn with open floor plan, kitchen, living room, dining room and picture windows looking out towards the water.

Location is key. Situated just 15 minutes down a quiet peninsula from Bath and just 45 minutes north of Portland, the location offers a perfect secluded spot to use as a home base to explore much of coastal Maine.  Nearby charming villages include Freeport, Brunswick, Georgetown, Boothbay, Wiscasset and Damariscotta. Kennebunkport, Camden and Rockland are just over an hour away. Popham Beach is just a short ride down the base of the peninsula and offers a beautiful spot for sun and relaxation.

This midcoast Maine waterfront inn for sale is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the McCobb-Hill-Minott House. Many original details remain visible in this outstanding pre-revolutionary mansion. Today the main house is recognized as “an outstanding example of a pre-revolutionary mansion, exceptionally well-detailed and finely proportioned”, according to the 1962 Historical American Building Survey. Most of these original details are still evident in the general construction; window shutters and window seats; wood floors and paneling; grand open fireplaces; and the fascinating ‘witch’s door’ with its Roman and Greek crosses to ward off evil spirits!

Contact Dana Moos, 207-266-5604 of The B&B Team, Inc

 

 

 

Prime Camden Maine Location B&B

May 2nd, 2016 by Janet Wolf

The Elms is a prime Camden Maine location B&B for sale in the heart of a beautiful coastal Maine village. A seven guest room B&B in an authentically restored 1806 colonial building. The Inn is currently part of the Inns at Blackberry Common family but is now offered as a separate entity. It is a well -established business and will keep its’ own brand as a standalone property.

The robust repeat business of the Inn is a strong marketable feature. Currently financially feasible based on the current and historical seasonality of the Inn being open from May –October. But… it can easily become viable in just one season by becoming a year round operation.

The guest rooms are a nice mix of size and styles. Traditional rooms with New England charm in addition to cottage style rooms with outside entrances adjacent to a private garden with patios. The classic front gathering room is a well- appointed common room for guests to meet and plan their days of Maine adventure!

A newly renovated kitchen gives the Inn a fresh new start for new owners. Additional space for owner’s quarters is located on the second floor.

The Maine lifestyle is found in abundance in Camden. Guests as well as resident innkeepers have the convenience of walking to Camden Harbor and the village. Camden and the extended Maine coastline is a jewel to explore by foot, car or boat. The historic and comfortable Elms B&B is a perfect home base lodging choice for travelers and a perfect Maine lifestyle choice for future innkeepers.

Camden is a quintessential seaside town at the foot of the Camden Hills on Penobscot Bay. Annual events take place year round. Camden is a summer resort destination but there is ample spring, fall and winter business. Camden does not ‘shutter’ when the cooler days arrive. Many of the unique shops and locally owned restaurants are open. Camden is a culinary hot spot! The town never feels too quiet.

The Elms is a fresh opportunity to own a well-respected Inn in Camden, Maine for well under one million dollars. The growth opportunity is ready and waiting for you at The Elms in this popular mid-coast Maine destination location.

For more information, contact Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 of The B&B Team, Inc.

Captain Farris House Bed & Breakfast

March 28th, 2016 by Rick Wolf

This beautiful bed and breakfast is ideally located on mid Cape Cod in the historic Bass River Village of South Yarmouth and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Lovingly restored, this circa 1849 Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast Inn is beautifully furnished with antiques and elegant window treatments reflecting romance and a peacefulness of an earlier time.

Each morning guests enjoy a thoughtfully prepared seasonal breakfast served at your own table for two in the  formal dining room or in the bright and cheery enclosed courtyard.   In the afternoon, enjoy the finest teas and home baked cookies and as evening draws near, relax in the elegant parlor, on the lovely wrap around porch, or among the beautiful gardens.

With 10 spacious and well appointed guest rooms, this wonderful property provides and upscale and highly desirable experience for today’s traveler.

Island View Inn Maine

March 1st, 2016 by Peter Scherman

Originally built in 1888 as a “summer cottage”, this grand property has primarily served as a private residence for most it’s first century. It was then purchased in the mid 1980s and converted, more recently, to a part-time lodging business known formerly as The Island View Inn in Sullivan, Maine. The inn is now under new ownership and will be open for the 2016 season as The Acadia Bay Inn, offering 7 guest rooms, a gorgeous view and gorgeous private beach area. Sullivan is located about mid-way between Bar Harbor and Schoodic Point, the lesser known part of Acadia National Park.

Dana Moos of The B&B Team® represented the buyers.

Coastal Carolina B and B For Sale

May 4th, 2015 by Peter Scherman

Harborlight Guest House is a six guest room coastal Carolina B and B for sale located in Cape Carteret, NC. The inn of over 7,000 square feet on 1.24 acres is wrapped by 510 feet of Bogue Sound waterfront immediately across the Intracoastal Waterway from Emerald Isle, NC. Once the site of a ferry landing, the former restaurant converted to bed & breakfast underwent a complete transformation from the former to the latter in 1993 and has been updated since then.

Today, there are six extremely spacious guest suites, all with outside entrances and deck access. Four have fireplaces, four have double whirlpools, and all have magnificent views of the water! Wow!

The property has spacious, flat waterfront grounds ideal for weddings, a market niche that could be developed. Guests are primarily seeking a relaxing getaway where they can enjoy the beach, fishing, water recreational sports and just relax in celebration of special occasions or getaways.

The owner’s quarters at Harborlight Guest House are exceptional, with a huge master suite, and two baths plus spacious kitchen, office, sitting room, and a small private enclosed porch. It would be possible to take one bedroom and add it as a 7th unit to the rental pool (it used to be that way) and still retain adequate owner’s quarters. Additionally, there is a “spare” bedroom available for overnight inn sitters, family, or house guests!

The light and bright living room boasts a wet bar with guest amenities, a half bath, and a walk-out terrace leading to the lawn and the inn’s own dock! There is also a catering kitchen on this level that could be fully equipped, ideal for weddings.

Cape Carteret is a quiet town providing essentials, and across the bay at the beach front community of Emerald Isle (6-7 minutes by car) there are many great restaurants and shops. The area from Beaufort to Swansboro is known as North Carolina’s “Crystal Coast.” Camp Lejeune is about 25 minutes from the inn, making this coastal Carolina B and B for sale a popular getaway destination for military personnel on leave and their visiting relatives. The inn is less than 3 hours from Raleigh and only 90 minutes from Wilmington. Charlotte is 5 hours, and Norfolk, VA is 3.5 hours.

With tremendous opportunity to really grow a profitable business, Harborlight Guest House was offered exclusively by The B&B Team, Inc. for $925,000. Harborlight Guest House has been SOLD. The B&B Team, Inc. represented the sellers and the buyers. For details, email Peter Scherman or call 434-286-4600.

Atlantic Birches Inn, Old Orchard Beach Inn for Sale

March 11th, 2015 by Janet Wolf

This inn has been SOLD!

This classic Maine cottage style Old Orchard Beach Inn for sale is a beauty. Take a look at what it has to offer.

  • 10 guest rooms, private baths, two buildings, the main 1902 inn and a 1920s bungalow cottage.
  • .92 acres
  • Detached garage
  • Beautiful outdoor pool, well landscaped yard with gazebo and classic wrap around porches for relaxing
  • Fully sprinkled
  • Well maintained property, inside and out

The town of Old Orchard Beach has preserved some of the town’s history, a conscious effort to revitalize the downtown area and its immediate surrounding Historic District buildings such as the Thomas L. Cleaves Home (now the Atlantic Birches Inn Bed and Breakfast) was built in 1902 by renowned architect John Calvin Stevens. This re-vitalization effort a has resulted in new Victorian lighting, wide, brick, tree-lined sidewalks and an outside dining courtyard complete with fountain in Town Square and a newly renovated Town Hall.

Old Orchard Beach is a community in which residents and tourists alike may take full advantage of a restful day on our seven-mile stretch of wide-open beach. Enjoy any of the 25 rides and arcade games at Palace Playland, our seaside amusement park. Funtown/Splashtown USA is home to one of the largest wooden roller coasters in the country as well as a new ride featuring a 200 feet free fall descent. If one is looking for the “quieter side” of Old Orchard Beach, try camping, hiking or biking in the nearby Ferry Beach state park in Ocean park, canoeing and bird watching in the saltwater marsh nature center area of Scarborough/Pine Point. There are few experiences that can compare to the peacefulness and privacy of strolling the sands of Old Orchard Beach looking for seashells and then coming back to relax and revitalize yourself at the Atlantic Birches Inn bed and breakfast.

Situated on over a half acre just a couple blocks to the beach, Atlantic Birches Inn offers guests and innkeepers a great spot to park the car, and go enjoy town. And with almost an acre lot, holding small events with the beautiful gazebo and landscaping can be an additional revenue stream.

Owner’s Quarters is a spacious open kitchen/dining room, large living room with wood stove, built-ins and a laundry room on the main level and 3 bedrooms 1 full bath, sitting area and storage/workshop on the lower level.

This well maintained historic coastal Maine Inn for sale was offered at $775,000. Contact Dana Moos  of The B&B Team, Inc.

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