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Lincolnville Maine Beachside B&B for Sale

Lincolnville Beach B&B with eight spacious guest rooms and spectacular ocean views.

Lincolnville Maine Beachside B&B for Sale

April 22nd, 2018 by Janet Wolf

Lincolnville Maine Beachside B&B.  Are you looking for a coastal Maine B&B that is right across the street from one of the only sandy beaches on the Mid-Coast of Maine?  Are you looking for an Inn in great condition where the ocean breezes provide a wonderful bonus to sitting on the porch in a rocking chair looking at the water?  Are you looking for an Inn with a spectacular cooks kitchen, upscale laundry facilities and lovely lawns and gardens?

The list goes on and on and The Spouter Inn provides an opportunity to own this spectacular Lincolnville Maine beachside B&B. Ocean views from all eight guest rooms. Can’t get better than that!

Guests enjoy chillin’ on the front porch rockers located directly across from Lincolnville Beach, with Penobscot Bay and the Island of Islesboro, all in view. A perfect location to explore the Mid-Coast Maine corridor of Rockland, Rockport, Camden and Belfast. Outdoor adventures await, Outside Magazine voted Lincolnville one of the “Top 20 Towns in America.” Or the foodie seeking diverse cuisine adventures, guests can find their own experience while staying at The Spouter Inn.

The original colonial style home was built in 1832 on 1.5 acres. Expansions and custom renovations have taken place over the years and the results are striking. Most noteworthy is the custom woodworking throughout the Inn. The use of mahogany, cherry, oak, pine and maple adorn the guest rooms, coffered ceilings, staircases and fireplace mantels.  The expansive lawns and flowering landscapes are a gardener’s delight.  There too are opportunities for potential expansion if that suits you!

The Inn features a lovely living room and adjoining dining room with double doors that lead to the patio. The fully equipped cook’s kitchen with space to create culinary delights comes with a wood burning stove/fireplace, right in the heart of the Inn. The bright breakfast room and guest pantry with multiple windows is another favorite space. Additional and private owner’s space adjacent to the kitchen, provides a perfect retreat area for new Innkeepers.

The Inn was re-opened in 2016 and is well on its way back towards financial viability, but circumstances are necessitating the current owners to make changes in their lives.

For those seeking a Mid-Coast Maine Inn with location pluses in pristine condition and idyllic and highly desirable ocean views, this is it!

Your Lincolnville Maine beachside B&B awaits your visit.  For more information, contact Rick Wolf of The B&B Team, 207-967-1995.

 

 

 

Northern New Jersey Bed and Breakfast for Sale

April 6th, 2018 by Peter Scherman

The Whistling Swan Inn is a nine guest room northern New Jersey bed and breakfast for sale, located in Sussex County, NJ, a region of beautiful mountains and sparkling lakes. Known as the Skylands, it is remarkably close to New York City, one of the best travel markets an innkeeper could wish for. The Big Apple is just 50 miles away. In addition to a great location, this top-tier bed and breakfast inn offers new owners excellent growth potential. That’s a winning combination!

The Inn sits in the historic district of Stanhope, a northern New Jersey town on the edge of Lake Musconetcong and Hopatcong State Park. The 1905 Victorian style mansion has a refined yet welcoming character. Original woodwork, built-in cabinets and fireplaces create a sense of grandeur and warmth. Large, comfortably furnished common rooms, a wide wrap-around veranda and English style gardens provide abundant areas for guests to relax or gather. Guest rooms vary in size and amenities, from standard rooms to luxury suites. All have fireplaces.

The owner’s desirable living space is a recent addition that connects to the Inn’s beautifully equipped country kitchen. It includes a family room with glass doors opening to a private deck, a very spacious master bedroom suite, ample storage and a separate office. Two outside entrances assure privacy and there is quick access to every floor of the Inn via an interior staircase.

The Inn also has 14 off-street parking spaces and an electric vehicle charging station.

The Skylands of New Jersey offer natural mountain beauty, lakes, historic towns, and agricultural attractions. Visitors to the region spend more than $575 million on lodging annually and overall tourism spending is growing. There are miles of woodland trails for hiking and biking and hundreds of lakes. Development is strictly limited in the 1,250 square mile area surrounding Stanhope, protecting the region’s natural assets. Local attractions and activities include antiquing, boating, historic sites, farm stands, golf courses, museums, unique shops, wineries and an abundance of restaurants.

Guests of the Whistling Swan Inn come for romance, pleasure, business and outdoor recreation. Close proximity to New York City makes the Whistling Swan Inn an ideal getaway destination for metropolitan residents. Occupancy is high and the Inn is open year-round. The Inn also hosts small to medium sized special events. The Whistling Swan Inn earns excellent traveler ratings on TripAdvisor™ and is a member of Select Registry® and the Diamond Collection, an indicator of superior quality. The price is supported by the Inn’s current cash flow and is accurately based on a Marketability Assessment and Valuation.

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

Kentucky Farm Bed and Breakfast for sale

February 2nd, 2018 by Peter Scherman

Maple Hill

Maple Hill Manor Inn is an historic, 7 guest room Kentucky farm bed & breakfast for sale comprising 6,888 square feet on 13.6 rolling acres of bucolic farmland just outside Springfield, Kentucky. The very spacious guest rooms with private baths are complemented by public spaces that serve well for a variety of activities. Murder Mystery dinners, weddings, and other special events are popular at Maple Hill Manor!

A distinguishing feature of the Kentucky farm bed and breakfast for sale is the agri-tourism business conducted on the farm. The owners raise alpacas with a few llamas and have a thriving retail store offering alpaca products. The store, which has been moved to an in-town location but could be brought back to the farm, generates a substantial amount of gross revenues. However, while guests enjoy the alpacas, they are not essential to the B&B business. Auxiliary buildings include a wood frame retail store, a frame barn, and storage building.

Maple Hill Manor is centrally located within the Bourbon, History, and Horses Region, with an abundance of year-round attractions and festivals to enjoy. The inn is on 4 Tourism Trails: Bourbon, Wine, Lincoln, and Civil War. In 2018, there is an expansion of the Distillery Trail into Springfield, KY, site of Maple Hill Manor. In addition, some of the high-profile attractions include My Old Kentucky Home State Park, My Old Kentucky Dinner Train, Bernheim Arboretum, Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill, and Kentucky Horse Farm Tours. During the warmer months, there is a wide-range of outdoor dramas and local theaters: Stephen Foster Musical, Pioneer Playhouse, Ragged Edge Community Theater, Norton Center for the Arts, to name just a few of the reasons to visit this fantastic B&B.

Every inn must have dining readily available, and this Kentucky farm bed and breakfast for sale, despite its country setting, is no exception. Fortunately, there is something to offer everyone, ranging from Southern Cuisine, Bourbon specialties, historic dining, train dinner excursions, winery dining, and gourmet fine dining. From quick and essential, causal and entertaining, to the very finest of dining experiences, there are choices for every taste.

In order to be successful, an inn must have a populace to draw from that is within a reasonable driving distance. As the numbers below clearly show, there is more than adequate population to generate successful revenues.

Population within:

50 miles, 1,650,000
100 miles, 3,400,000
150 miles, 10,100,000
200 miles, 17,250,000
250 miles, 24,700,000

All things considered, the location of Maple Hill Manor is ideal for blending the beauty of the countryside with access to amenities and activities and a population to support a viable business. This makes the location of Maple Hill Manor very marketable.

Owner’s quarters at this Kentucky farm bed and breakfast for sale are modest but serviceable. The kitchen is very large, ideal for the gourmet!

For details, please contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600, or Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 of The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC.

Barcelona Lakeside Bed and Breakfast

August 24th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

Barcelona Lakeside Inn has been SOLD!

Barcelona Lakeside Bed and Breakfast is a 4 guest room inn on the south shore of Lake Erie in Chautauqua County, New York. The inn is located in the heart of Lake Erie Wine Country just 12 miles from the world-famous Chautauqua Institution. Guests enjoy the intimacy of this small inn and its sophisticated amenities: the inn is rated #1 out of 35 area B&Bs on TripAdvisor™. Barcelona Lakeside B&B is close to Chautauqua County’s rich assortment of cultural attractions and recreational activities and is the only area B&B with sweeping views of Lake Erie. These are just some of the reasons for the inn’s great success.

Barcelona Lakeside Bed and Breakfast is an historic farmhouse surrounded by gardens and neighboring vineyards. The four guest rooms are located on the second floor. Two offer views of the lake and all feature luxury bedding, satellite TV and contemporary décor.  An oversized fireplace is the focal point of the spacious guest living room. A second common room is open to the inn’s large country kitchen. Outdoor amenities include a covered porch, an adjacent patio, a paved fire pit and a therapeutic hot tub – all with lake views. Guests can walk to the beach for picnicking, sunbathing or paddling.

The owner’s addition is attached to the kitchen and includes office space, laundry facilities, extra storage and the owners’ bedroom. The kitchen and adjoining common room can be made completely private when the owners wish. The addition has a private entrance and is a few steps from the inn’s two-car garage.

Chautauqua County is a robust travel market, anchored by the Chautauqua Institute. Barcelona Lakeside B&B is minutes from dozens of Lake Erie Wine Country Trail wineries. The inn is open year-round and offers a multitude of packages including wine-lovers’ tours, outdoor adventures and intimate weddings. New owners can “turn the key” to this fine B&B and build on its solid foundation of profitability.

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

Finger Lakes B&B Gem for sale

July 17th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

bed 7 breakfasts for sale 5 rooms or less

Los Gatos Bed & Breakfast is a remarkable Finger Lakes B&B Gem for sale. A 5 guest room B&B this successful is a rare find. To begin with, it is financially very successful. It is located in the middle of a great travel destination. And, it has real expansion capability. Then, there are the attached owner’s quarters – spacious and desirable.

Los Gatos Bed & Breakfast is located between Seneca and Keuka Lakes, in the geographic heart of the Finger Lakes region, where tourism flourishes. Wine production flourishes here as well, adding to the area’s allure. Los Gatos is minutes from myriad Finger Lakes attractions, restaurants, wineries, museums and lake activities.

This Finger Lakes B&B Gem for sale sits on 6+ acres of meadows, woods and gardens, two miles from the village of Penn Yan. The main inn is a country home encompassing three guest rooms, multiple common rooms and the inn’s full kitchen. An enormous deck overlooks the rolling countryside, with distant views toward Seneca Lake. Ingenious gardens engage and delight guests. Two rustic guest cabins sit at the edge of the woods, a few steps from the inn. All five guest units are spacious and amply furnished with queen sized beds, fireplaces, flat-screen TVs and comfortable sitting areas.

The owner’s annex provides 1350 ± square feet of living space including a full kitchen, dining area, large living room, master bedroom, adjoining study and 1 ½ bathrooms. Large living room windows maximize views across the valley. An attached three bay garage provides plenty of storage and workshop space.

Ratings on travel websites are consistently excellent (#1 of 13 B&Bs in Penn Yan on TripAdvisor). The inn is open year-round and achieves high occupancy. Under existing zoning, new owners have the option of adding more cabins. All the elements of success are in place and point to a great future for new owners. Arrange a visit to this fine Finger Lakes B&B Gem for sale soon!

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

Norfolk VA bed and breakfast for sale

June 29th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

Page House Inn is a magnificent three story Georgian Revival Norfolk VA bed and breakfast for sale. Built in 1899 and fully restored in 1991, there are seven guest rooms with baths (some very luxurious), parlor, sitting room, dining room, large kitchen, and owner’s  (and assistant innkeeper’s) quarters in the lower level. Evidence of the quality of Page House Inn is its AAA 4 Diamond award status, the only lodging in Norfolk to boast that award, a status which very few B&B’s achieve.

Located in the historic Ghent District of Norfolk, the inn is next door to the Chrysler Museum and is near a variety of great restaurants. This Norfolk VA bed and breakfast for sale is fed by many local institutions like the Chrysler Museum, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Children’s Hospital of the Kings and Daughters, Eastern Virginia Medical School, The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Old Dominion University, the Hermitage Foundation Museum, and numerous events and festivals that occur in Norfolk. There are great restaurants within walking distance, and all major amenities are nearby.

The B&B offers its guests a highly hospitable experience with spacious rooms and suites that are attractively furnished, baths that are well appointed with granite counters and top of the line fixtures, a plethora of amenities like snacks and drinks available at all hours, and a very friendly staff. The inn is kept immaculately clean and in good condition.

Unlike many urban inns or properties, this Norfolk VA bed and breakfast for sale boasts a geothermal HVAC system and irrigation system for the lovely lawn and gardens. There is adequate off-street parking for the guests. The commercial grade kitchen is large, making for a wonderful place to create magnificent dishes. Spacious common rooms with good flow lend themselves to gatherings, receptions, and small business meetings.

Page House Inn enjoys a solid occupancy rate around 50%, largely on the basis of referrals and repeat guests. In recent years the marketing has not been all it could be, which affords upside potential in new hands. The property itself and the location, plus the beautiful rooms, make Page House Inn an attractive buy at the price of $895,000.

For complete details contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600, of The B&B Team, Inc.

Photography by Gary Horton.

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.

Maryland Eastern Shore Bed & Breakfast for Sale

July 26th, 2016 by Peter Scherman

Inn at the Canal is a Maryland Eastern Shore Bed & Breakfast for sale located in Chesapeake City, Maryland, an historic waterfront town at the top of Chesapeake Bay. The C&D Canal, a 14-mile ship canal, passes through town, affording unique views of ocean-going vessels and yachts. Chesapeake City is a charming harbor town dating to 1829, with small shops, well-known restaurants and a yacht basin. Visitors enjoy art galleries, antique shopping, boat tours and seasonal events. Inn at the Canal is a short walk from fine restaurants and the water’s edge, within the town’s Historic District. Close proximity to Philadelphia and Baltimore make Chesapeake City a natural destination for weekend get-aways and Eastern Shore excursions. Inn at the Canal has been providing elegant lodging to Eastern Shore travelers for over 30 years. Guests also include wedding guests, visitors to a nearby prep school and business travelers.

The 1868 inn has many unique features that contribute to its warm 19th century atmosphere. Rich woodwork, 11-foot tall ceilings, fireplaces and unique decorative elements in the common areas reflect local history. The kitchen is spacious and well equipped, with commercial appliances, custom oak cabinetry and ample storage. The owners’ spacious office/living room has picture-window views of the harbor. The seven guest rooms vary in size and configuration. All have private bathrooms, individually controlled heating and cooling, and are furnished in comfortable vintage style. A 48-foot long veranda provides guests with unobstructed views of ships and the harbor, and overlooks a brick patio and perennial garden. Off street parking accommodates guest cars and boat trailers. Deeded water access is included; so new owners can even bring a boat. There is also a small income-producing retail cottage on the .25-acre property.

The lower level of Inn at the Canal was converted to living quarters for the owners in 2009 and includes a master bedroom and bathroom, walk-in closets, a private, ground level entrance and a patio. Interior stairs connect the owners’ quarters to the owners’ office/living room.

Inn at the Canal is ready for new owners to take the helm. The inn attains above-average occupancy rates with minimal advertising. Chesapeake City is promoted as an Eastern Shore destination by the state of Maryland and is featured in many travel guides. Increased marketing efforts and targeted upgrades will bring this property even more success.

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

Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for sale

July 19th, 2016 by Peter Scherman

The Riverwind Inn is a successful Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for sale located in the very heart of the Connecticut River Valley. The Connecticut River Valley is known for beautiful landscapes, quaint villages, colonial architecture and abundant tourist attractions. The Riverwind Inn is near Essex, CT, just minutes from the Connecticut shoreline and the I-95 travel corridor. Comprised of an 1854 Federal style house with a 1987 addition, the Inn features very desirable owner’s quarters, spacious common rooms and 7 guest rooms and suites. Best of all, this Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for sale offers both a solid, stable business and growth potential for new owners.

The town of Deep River dates to 1635. Like many early Connecticut settlements, it was built along the banks of the Connecticut River, a short way upriver from Long Island Sound. The Inn is ½ mile from the waterfront, with easy access to boating and recreation. There are excellent restaurants, unique shops, antique centers, and wonderful museums in abundance. Attractions such as the Goodspeed Opera House and the Essex Steam Train are within 10 minutes of the Inn. The Riverwind Inn is easy to get to: New York City and Boston are 2 hours away.

The Riverwind Inn sits next to the village green on Main Street. The Inn’s 1987 addition was designed to maintain the historic character of the Inn while seamlessly doubling its size. Important architectural details include wide plank floors, reproduction hardware and custom-milled woodwork. The 7 guest rooms vary in size and are tastefully decorated to complement the historic building. Two large common rooms feature impressive working fireplaces and ample comfortable seating. There are two other common rooms – a guest pantry and TV room – as well as two spacious dining rooms! Outdoor seating areas include a large wrap-around porch and lovely gardens.

The ground floor owner’s suite, in the 1854 section, includes a large living room with a fireplace, the Innkeepers’ bedroom and a full bathroom. The kitchen, breakfast dining room and office separate the owner’s domain from guest areas, creating a very comfortable level of privacy.

This classic New England Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for sale is in excellent condition. Maintenance is thoroughly up to date, with many major systems recently replaced. There are antiques included in the sale, too – the Inn truly is “turn-key”!

This fine Connecticut bed and breakfast for sale has a consistent history of profitability: it is a solid bed and breakfast business with a current cash flow that will comfortably cover the cost of financing. The strength of the Connecticut River Valley as a travel destination is well established and growing, pointing to higher occupancy rates in the future. Shouldn’t you learn more about the Riverwind Inn?

Connecticut Broker of Record is Decimal Point Westport Real Estate and Consulting Services provided by The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC.  For more information, contact Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995.

Maine Western Mountain & Lakes Region Inn

May 20th, 2016 by Janet Wolf

The Mill Hill Inn is a unique country inn and bistro restaurant located in the Maine Western Mountain & Lakes Region, home to the Sunday River resort area. The Inn offers comfortable lodging, small plate tapas dining and bar. The Mill Hill Inn is truly a gem in the village of Bethel, ‘Maine’s most beautiful mountain village’.

The Maine Western Mountain & Lakes Region area is a one-of-a-kind destination. Here you’ll find top-notch outdoor recreation opportunities in all seasons. Hiking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, golf, and sightseeing await you in the summer. In winter, the Bethel area offers some of the best alpine skiing in the east at Sunday River, plus plenty of Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and a great après ski scene. All year round, Bethel offers lodging and dining for all tastes, and a small but wonderful and walkable downtown with ‘everything you need and nothing you don’t’.

The Mill Hill Inn building is an attractive converted 1875 barn that was completely renovated in 2010. The structure features original post and beam and wide plank wood flooring. There is a large great room lounge with a Jotul woodstove on the hearth with comfortable seating areas to enjoy the warmth of the Inn. Adjacent is the Studio Bistro Bar. Down a hallway full of eclectic collections and the innkeeper’s own ceramic art, you enter the dining room. A very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere is seen throughout the property.

The Studio Bistro & Bar is a well-established and popular dining venue that attracts locals as well as vacationers from Maine’s Western Mountain Region. The menu is a tapas-inspired small plate menu designed to be shared. The dining venue has been written about and acclaimed by travel writers for Maine Magazine and New England publications.

The Inn’s six guest rooms are located on the second floor. Two of the rooms are suites, one features a full kitchen and can sleep up to 8 guests. The second suite has a dry kitchen and sleeps up to 5 guests. The Inn is perfect for families and groups and is often booked for extended stays. In addition the current business profits from small weddings and events.  There is a one bedroom/bath apartment on the rear ground floor. Adjacent is space to enlarge these quarters if needed or desired.

The Inn is set for new owners to take the helm and put their own imprint on this historical barn turned unique country inn and bistro and viable business. The location is a vibrant Maine four season resort area with plenty of business to be cultivated. Expanded marketing efforts and upgrades can bring this property to new levels of success.

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

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