Coastal Castine Maine Inn for Sale
Grand Inn and Restaurant by the Sea
Castine is a serene New England village set on a peninsula that reaches into Penobscot Bay. A coastal Castine Maine Inn for sale far enough away from Route One in Mid-Coast Maine so it feels like you have stepped back in time. Visitors to Castine come for the serenity and retreat from the familiarity of the day-to-day.
This coastal Castine Maine Inn for sale was built in 1895. A classic shingle style summer ‘cottage’. This style has been described as the architecture of the American summer, built for wealthy clients in seaside locations. Shingled siding, large stone pillars, copious windows and bays present a grand presence. Built on a hillside overlooking the village and bay. Built to catch the fresh seaside air.
Fast forward to the next century and this grand home was transposed into an Inn offering elegant lodging and dining. Today as in the past, drive up the hill and arrive under an imposing portico where guests drop off their luggage and check-in. Parking is conveniently located paces ahead.
The grand entry and downstairs common areas
The wood paneled formal, impressive high-ceilinged living hall is a showcase room. Featuring a large fireplace, built-in window seats and inglenooks.
Two dining rooms
Flanked by a wide extensive porch that has been enclosed for additional dining space. A wall of windows overlooks the village and bay beyond. the extended dinner menu is varied and eclectic with a nice wine and beer selection. The total dining experience, which includes breakfast, receives great reviews.
A cozy library with fireplace and ceiling high bookcases
Setup for dining. In addition, a perfect hideaway for a quiet drink or game of cards.
Cheers! Popular pub
Featuring an expansive bar with stools plus tables offering casual ‘pub fare’. Located next to the dining rooms and library. The dining rooms and pub can seat 90.
A grand staircase and wide second story landing
The stairs guide you to the 13 guest rooms, located on the second and third floors. The original design of the home created large bedrooms which have high ceilings, some with fireplaces and views to Castine Harbor and Penobscot Bay. The third-floor rooms vary in size and include some great bay views!
There is a lower level that is currently used as a yoga studio. This area has tremendous conversion potential. Ideal for expanded owner’s quarters. It includes a kitchen and bathroom.
On the property there is a separate house used for staff housing in season and for Maine Maritime Academy students during school months. A real plus for much needed housing and additional income. There is another building currently used for owner’s hobby and storage.
The front lawns of the property have been leveled to accommodate a large event tent. Weddings are currently a good part of the Inn’s business and could easily be expanded. The Inn’s kitchen is a fully equipped commercial kitchen.
Coastal Castine Maine Inn for sale Mid-Coast location:
· A tank away from Boston metro area.
· 130 miles north of Portland.
· Home to Maine Maritime Academy.
· Named by Yankee Magazine as one of 10 Prettiest Coastal Towns in Maine
· Day drives to Deer Isle, Blue Hill and Acadia National Park.
· A Main Street dotted with eclectic shops and eateries. A bookstore, history museum and historic post office.
· Streets lined with pristine New England historic homes and churches.
· All steps away from the harbor and Penobscot Bay.
This coastal Castine Maine Inn for sale awaits your visit. An excellent opportunity for the buyer with a vision for the future. Upgrades and enhanced marketing can bring this property, in one of Maine’s most scenic destination locations, to new heights! Are you ready to own this piece of history and make it your own?
- Financially Viable
- $1 Million to $2 Million
- New England
- 11 - 20 Rooms
- Full Service Inn
- Coastal Destination
- College Town
- Water View