Lakeside Lodge Bed & Breakfast for Sale
“On Another Coast of Maine”
Spectacular lakeside lodge bed & breakfast for sale. Are you 4-season people who embrace all that the Maine seasons can offer? Are you outdoors people who love boating, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, x-country skiing…….in short, ALL that Mother Nature has to offer? If so, then this grand custom-built log lakeside lodge Bed & Breakfast for sale on the shores of a crystal-clear lake in Maine’s Katahdin Region is for YOU!
Described fittingly as ‘rustic, yet elegant, charming and warm’. The 5 Lakes Lodge’s setting is breathtaking. Nestled on the shores of South Twin Lake, part of the 4th largest body of water in Maine and surrounded by unspoiled lush forests. Mount Katahdin, Maine’s tallest peak and the northern terminus of the Appalachian trail, can be seen in all its’s magnificence across the lake. The Inn was built to capture these commanding views from every room!
There are 6 guest accommodations. 5 in the main lodge and the Eagle’s Nest Loft, a separate log building set across from the lodge. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room and fully equipped kitchen. There is an elevated deck overlooking the property’s marina. The interiors of the rooms are beautifully finished with spruce wood from Finland and Russia for the walls and ceilings.
- Heated tile floors in the bedrooms and baths.
- Radiant heat throughout the lodge.
- Custom cedar log beds and matching furniture.
- Cast iron fireplaces.
- Canadian rockers set in front of picture windows to catch the views.
- Flat screen TV’s.
- Mini fridges.
- Whirlpool tubs and large showers.
The lakeside lodge bed & breakfast includes wonderful common areas for guests. The two storied great room has a soaring river rock wood burning fireplace that anchors the room. A cozy TV room is set to the side of the great room. Comfortable seating is placed throughout. On the second-floor landing overlooking the great room is another comfortable seating area. The kitchen and dining area are one big room where guests enjoy breakfast. All areas have those magnificent lake and mountain views!
Recreational activities in the Katahdin Region are a huge draw, any time of year. The abundance of natural beauty is everywhere. Here is just a quick sampling of what the region has to offer.
- Lakes, rivers and streams, among the best in the world for kayakers, canoeists and whitewater rafting.
- Snowmobilers will find hundreds of miles of groomed trails, some right outside the back door of the Inn!
- Home to Baxter State Park, a wilderness area of over 210,000 acres.
- Plus Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument (87,000 acres).
- There’s More…Nature Conservancy’s Debsconeag Lakes Wilderness Area (46,000 acres) and Maine’s Nahmakanta Public Reserve Lands (43,000 acres).
- Groomed X-country ski trails.
- Fish for smallmouth bass, brook trout or famous Landlocked Salmon.
- Go on a moose safari or mountain bike on old logging roads.
- Over 300 miles of hiking trails.
Guests at the lakeside lodge bed & breakfast for sale can enjoy recreational experiences without leaving the property. The Inn has its own marina where guests can moor their boats or have use of the Inn’s kayaks and canoes. Seaplane Fly-in pick up guests for tours. Guests can cruise on a pontoon boat and spy wildlife and bald eagles. Nature walks on trails that start from the property. Go for a swim or just relax on the lake’s beach.
The Inn is located 7 miles west of Millinocket. 20 miles from I-95, 75 miles from Bangor Airport, 2 hours from Bar Harbor and an easy drive from Boston. The school systems in the Millinocket area are outstanding and there is first quality health care services and facilities found at Millinocket Regional Hospital.
Recently Millinocket was granted a $5.3 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce to be used to build road, electrical, sewer and water infrastructure on the site of the former Great Northern Paper Mill. The plan is to redevelop the 900-acre mill site into an industrial park. https://www.pressherald.com/2018/09/27/millinocket-receives-5-3-million-for-mill-redevelopment/
Additional sources of income include rent from 16 mooring slips and their gas pump. With over a thousand feet of lake front and 4.5 acres the demand for weddings is significant. Current owners have chosen not to do large events. New owners could easily expand the business by offering weddings. There is a huge amount of storage under the Eagle’s Nest Loft for vehicles and equipment. This space could also become a meeting or spa facility.
Owner’s currently occupy one room and bath in the lodge for their living quarters. This could easily become another guest room and new owners could live in the Eagle’s Nest Loft. Their own private home.
Pondering your future here? A solid lakeside lodge bed & breakfast business and the peace and tranquility of the North Woods of Maine is calling you home. For the right buyer, this is Financially Viable, for others, it may be Feasible but can be transformed into a Financially Viable Inn, in short order with a more aggressive marketing plan.
There are additional parcels of land that abut the offering that could be available for those looking for expansion and growth opportunities!
The B&B Team welcomes serious and well qualified buyers.
- $1 Million to $2 Million
- New England
- 6 - 10 Rooms
- Bed & Breakfast
- Expanded Owners Quarters
- Lakes and Mountains
- Water View