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The Cornell Inn-Berkshire Bed & Breakfast

Well-established 28 guest room bed & breakfast Inn in the popular destination location of the Berkshires of Massachusetts

The Cornell Inn-Berkshire Bed & Breakfast

Classic Berkshire B&B for sale

The Cornell Inn-Berkshire B&B  is a longstanding and well-established bed and breakfast in the heart of the historic Berkshire village of Lenox. Comprised of three historic buildings in an enviably convenient location, just up the road from Tanglewood and ½ mile from the vibrant New England Berkshire village. Upscale shopping and dining plus cultural attractions galore!

One of the highlights of this business is the………….business!  With a solid gross margin, this offering affords a new owner a 12% cap-rate! In addition, Cornell Inn is top rated on Trip Advisor, #1 of 19 B&B’s in Lenox.

Three historic buildings dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Main House c. 1888 is a Victorian cottage style building. A turret, dormers, bay windows and simple decorative trim enhance this Berkshire cottage building. The breakfast dining room with wood burning fireplace and garden views is on the first floor. The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room. Also, a private pub for guests and the main deck area complete with fish-pond. There are 10 guest rooms on the first and second floor. The comfortable owner’s quarters are on the third floor.

The Mac Donald House c. 1777 is a classic colonial style building steps away from the Main House. Includes 10 guest rooms on the first and second floor. There is also a common living area in this building. Plus, five side porches.

The Carriage House c. 1889 features 8 guest rooms on two floors. These rooms have the option to reserve adjoining rooms for groups or families travelling together.

All 28 guest rooms and suites are decorated in period pieces with several antiques. All adding to the historic New England ambiance yet with comfort in mind for today’s traveler. Eighteen rooms have wood burning fireplaces. Other amenities include up graded TVs, jetted tubs and private and shared porches. The charm and atmosphere guests seek in a Berkshire B&B is what The Cornell Inn is all about.

The Cornell Inn-Berkshire B&B for sale is a place for all seasons.

Surrounding the buildings are areas for guests to enjoy the outdoors. Decks, gardens, the fishpond and restful waterfall. Guests can also enjoy the mountain air on the classic front porch on the Main House. The Inn is steps away from the 180 acre Kennedy Park where guests enjoy short hikes or leisurely walks in all seasons.

Location is key. This four-season destination area is a draw for US travel as well as international. Being less than 3 hours from New York City and Boston make the Berkshires a prime destination tourism location. Plus, the magnet of Tanglewood (now open year-round!), Norman Rockwell Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, The Mount (open year-round as well), Mass MoCA, Chesterwood and Jacob’s Pillow. Just to name a few! An abundance of fine dining experiences, shopping galore and 365 days’ worth of outdoor activities.

Is life calling you to the Berkshires of Western MA?

It is a wonderful place to live and run a lodging business. Become a part of the area’s world class culture, entertainment and vibrant food culture.

The Cornell Inn-Berkshire B&B for sale in Lenox MA is primed for new owners to take this lovely property to the next level of luxury, growth and profitability.

The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC is providing Consulting Services in concert with Massachusetts broker of record, Piretti Real Estate and is proud to present The Cornell Inn-Berkshire B&B for sale.

FMI: Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 or Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600.

Business Type

  • Financially Viable


  • $2 Million to $3 Million


  • New England


  • Over 20 Rooms

Property Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Lakes and Mountains
  • Weddings/Events
  • Asking Price: $
  • Property Type: Bed & Breakfast
  • Business Type: Financially Viable
  • Region: New England
  • Status: Sold
  • Acreage: 3.9
  • Rooms: 28
  • Features: Lakes and Mountains, Weddings/Events
  • Bathrooms: 28
  • Contact: Rick Wolf & Peter Scherman
  • Phone: 207-967-1995 or 434-286-4600
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