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Inn on Carleton, Portland In-Town Inn for Sale

Portland Maine townhouse Inn with six large guest rooms. Magnificent original architectural details on four levels. Financially viable buyer's opportunity!
 

Inn on Carleton, Portland In-Town Inn for Sale

November 21st, 2017 by Janet Wolf

Inn on Carleton, Portland in-town Inn for sale is a gracious 1869 Victorian era townhouse on four levels. Original features include the all brick exterior, granite entry stairs, magnificent entryway and staircase, main level 11-foot ceilings, second floor 10-foot ceilings and third level 8.5-foot ceilings. Many of the home’s original architectural details remain in tact, i.e., trompe l’oeil paintings by Charles Schumacher in the entry hallway and opulent plaster moldings on the main and second level.

The Inn features 6 large guest rooms with en-suite baths on the second and third floors. The inn has a lovely spacious patio and garden in the back with seating for the guests to enjoy. Outdoor space in Portland’s West End is a much- appreciated amenity for guests and owners alike.

A real plus is the private 2- bedroom, 2 bath owner’s quarters with a beautiful, newly renovated kitchen. Plus a sitting or dining area directly open to the kitchen, a spacious pantry, a loft with a queen bed and a full bath with tiled shower. There’s a door to the private deck in the back and a side door and stairway to the yard/driveway. Downstairs from the kitchen a spiral staircase leads to the second bedroom, a spacious living room, dining room or den and wet bar.

The guest common areas include front parlor with grand piano and comfortable seating, the dining room with large table for eight and two café tables for four. Outdoors the guests have access to the English garden.

The heart of the home is the completely renovated stylish kitchen with all new appliances, granite and under cabinet lighting. This atmosphere makes cooking for guests, friends and family that much more enjoyable!

The Inn on Carleton, Portland in-town Inn for sale, sits within Portland’s prestigious West End, a residential neighborhood renowned for its brick-lined avenues, historic architecture and refined character. Just two blocks from the Inn, the graceful Western Promenade boasts Olmsted-designed walkways and grand western views across Maine to the White Mountains of New Hampshire and beyond.

Within short walking distance of the inn are excellent restaurants, shops and Portland’s vibrant Arts District and the Portland Museum of Art. Walking from the Inn to the Old Port District takes about 20 minutes.

Inn on Carlton, Portland in-town Inn for sale is offered by The B&B Team, Inc.  This is a buyer’s opportunity to live in a vibrant, thriving and ever growing town and become immersed in all that Portland has to offer. For more information contact Dana Moos, 207 266-5604.

Downeast Maine Waterside Inn for Sale

November 13th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

A true Downeast Maine waterside inn location, a place for gathering, celebrating and experiencing the great outdoors. Guests who venture to the Inn come to experience peace, quiet and privacy. Year- round beauty and outdoor adventures are a draw to this waterside inn. Walk or cross country ski the trails at nearby conservation trust land. Paddling a canoe or kayak, fishing, swimming, blueberry picking or just stay put and relax. Take a pair of binoculars and spot a bald eagle or listen for loons at night. Guests can also venture out and explore Downeast Maine’s most popular towns and attractions conveniently located within day trip driving distances.

The Inn features six guest rooms with ensuite baths. The rooms are bright and cheery with a simple country style décor. An open floor plan lounge area and an expansive dining reception venue have wonderful water views. There are spacious lawns and gardens set on the Inn’s 4 plus acres. The Inn includes a full commercial kitchen. Owner’s enjoy their own private and spacious quarters with three bedrooms, two baths, kitchen, dining room, living room, office and solarium.

The Inn is a highly sought out property for weddings, retreats, meetings and family reunions. This has historically been a significant portion of their business. New owners could increase the event business as well as the B&B business. There is plenty of opportunity for growth.

Downeast Magazine has included this locale as one of 10 super-scenic places to visit. The Inn’s tranquil retreat like setting is truly worth a visit. The property has been well maintained with love and true pride of ownership. It is now ready for the next chapter.

The B&B Team is proud to offer this beautiful Maine resort style B&B opportunity for $1,095,000.

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

New York College Town Bed and Breakfast for sale

October 31st, 2017 by Peter Scherman

The Arbor Inn of Clinton is a highly successful 7 room New York college town bed and breakfast for sale. Clinton is a New-England style village that is anchored by Hamilton College, a highly ranked liberal arts college and major source of guests for the Inn. The Arbor Inn overlooks the 1,350-acre college campus, is perfectly located for visitors to the surrounding Central New York region, and is only 10 minutes from the NYS Thruway. Achieving a 60% occupancy rate, the Arbor Inn earns top ratings on TripAdvisor™ and is ranked #1 in Clinton.

The Arbor Inn of Clinton sits on almost 5 acres of meadows, gardens and mature shade trees. The expanded 19th century farmhouse features 3 generous guest rooms and 2 guest suites, excellent common areas, a custom country kitchen and extensive outdoor seating areas. Two miles away, in downtown Clinton, the Inn operates 2 premier guest suites, known as Williams Street Lodging. The spacious suites are equipped with kitchenettes and are close to restaurants, shops and the village green. All guest rooms and suites are furnished with king or queen beds, private baths, air conditioning, cable TV and high-speed Wi-Fi. Sleeper sofas and trundle beds enable the Inn to accommodate families.

The owners’ newly-built 2-story annex includes a living room with a fireplace and French doors leading to a private deck, a master bedroom with ample closets and a master bathroom. The annex connects conveniently to the Inn’s kitchen. A new, three-car garage provides excellent storage space.

Clinton, NY is an appealing college town with restaurants, small shops, a central “green” and a Farmer’s Market. The college sponsors exhibitions and performances, resulting in a lively cultural scene. Area attractions include:

Area Colleges include:

Financially strong, the Arbor Inn of Clinton is an excellent New York college town bed and breakfast for sale. The Inn is in superior condition and offers new owners an exceptional lifestyle with opportunities to expand the business. Eliot Dalton is proud to offer this turnkey B&B for sale.

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

Charlottesville Bed and Breakfast for sale

October 26th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

The Foxfield Inn is a marvelous Charlottesville Bed and Breakfast for sale. In case you missed it, Charlottesville, Virginia is one of America’s great cities! Surrounded by beautiful Albemarle County, the countryside of the area is rolling hills, verdant pastures, horse and cattle farms, and home to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the University of Virginia, and the Dave Matthews Band!

Foxfield Inn is an upscale 5 guest room B&B that was largely purpose-built by the previous owner who started with a modest attractive home on prime real estate near the site of the semi-annual Foxfield Races (thoroughbreds) and proceeded to add five guest rooms with luxurious bathrooms, landscaped views, and a high end experience. Today this Charlottesville bed and breakfast for sale is in immaculate condition and boasts a solid business.

The location of the B&B is superb, just minutes from Charlottesville’s famous historic pedestrian downtown mall with its plethora of locally owned restaurants and shops of all kinds. Guests can easily and conveniently enjoy everything that the area offers and return to some of the finest accommodations found anywhere. Central Virginia is replete with wineries and microbreweries, and the Blue Ridge Mountains are only minutes away.

Owner’s quarters at Foxfield Inn are private and comfortable in space over the kitchen, which itself is a chef’s delight. there is a large office and laundry with additional full bath, garage, workshop, and room for guests and owners to relax. The beautifully landscaped back yard has a screened gazebo, large hot tub, patio, and space to sit and relax or stroll the country lane. The sweeping front lawn provides a gracious view coming or going.

Thanks to its location, the business at this Charlottesville bed and breakfast for sale is solid and profitable with room to grow. Annualized occupancy is above 50% with an enviable ADR around $250.00.

For details about Foxfield Inn, please contact the exclusive listing broker, Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600 of The B&B Team, Inc.

 

Craignair Inn & Restaurant for Sale

October 23rd, 2017 by Janet Wolf

Craignair Inn & Restaurant for sale is a beautiful mid-coast Maine waterfront property in Spruce Head on quiet, picturesque Clark Cove. There are 21 guest rooms, a 45 seat dining room with wonderful views. Close enough to the rich cultural hip town of Rockland for convenience, but remote enough for quiet relaxation. The zoning is residential, located on a quiet dead-end street. New owner will gain access to a high-functioning turnkey business.

There are two buildings on two lots. The main 1928 building was built to house quarry workers. It was converted to an inn in 1947 and has been in operation since. And the newer vestry annex building. The inn has 13 rooms and the vestry has 8. The decor is updated contemporary and unique in all rooms and offers something for everyone. The inn will offer a buyer excellent good will among existing customer base, as evidenced by guest feedback on TripAdvisor, Facebook, booking.com and other reviews.  Voted “Best Seaside Country Inn” by Yankee Magazine!

Craignair is open year round, the restaurant and annex open from May-October. Recipes and menus for breakfasts and dinner will be available to a new buyer.  Craignair’s current restaurant chef loves having the winter off to reboot and come back ready to take on another busy season! On the events side, the Craignair Inn has established relationships with a variety of caterers, florists, party rental vendors, musicians, and officiants for weddings. 90 guests can be hosted outside, and 45 inside. There is a spacious, fully equipped commercial kitchen.

The Inn’s large parlor and library are wonderful for inn guests and evening dining room guests alike. Between the parlor and dining room, there’s ample room for small indoor events. The expansive porches and Adirondack chairs invite guests to relax and take in the views.

Craignair Inn & Restaurant for sale is 30 minutes to Camden; 20 minutes to Rockland; 2 hrs 15 minutes to Bar Harbor; 1 1/2 hours to Portland; 1 hour to Bath; 2 hours to Kennebunkport and just 20 minutes to the Knox County Regional Airport, where in season, there are flights daily to/from Boston via Cape Air, a Jet Blue partner. ​And the inn is just 20 minutes from the Monhegan Ferry terminal in Port Clyde. Craignair Inn offers a great midcoast location from which to explore any direction.

The Craignair Inn & Restaurant for sale is offered at $1,475,000.

For more information, please contact Dana Moos, 207-266-5604 of The B&B Team.

 

 

 

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.

James Place Inn Bed & Breakfast for Sale

October 3rd, 2017 by Janet Wolf

The James Place Inn Bed & Breakfast for Sale is a Freeport Maine 7 guest room property. Perfectly situated on a quiet side street just one block from LL Bean. The James Place Inn is a beautifully restored Victorian style home built in 1890. After extensive renovations, the historic home became a bed and breakfast in the mid 1990s.

Freeport is a fabulous location, home of LL Bean and a outlet shopping haven. Yet so close to other prime Maine tourist destinations. Freeport is a great location for those looking to spend time between Portsmouth NH, southern Maine and the mid-coast Camden/Rockland area. Wolfe’s Neck State Park is just a few minutes away.

All the guest rooms at the James Place Inn Bed & Breakfast for sale have ensuite baths, one with private deck and fireplace, four with jetted tubs, one with a new European style walk in shower and one with a large slipper style jetted tub.

Other features include:

  • Approximately 5,200 sf (the inn) 2,000sf (house).
  • Bright window-clad breakfast room.
  • Guest porch with tables and umbrellas.
  • Open year round.
  • Strong business, excellent reputation, fantastic reviews, usually in #1 position on TripAdvisor.
  • Excellent condition, new roof, new siding, new landscaping and more.
  • Wonderful in-town location but on a quiet residential side street, surrounded by mature trees.
  • Alot of natural light.

The owner’s quarters is quite special. Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath owner’s house attached, with deck, fireplace, radiant flooring, walk-in tiled/glass shower, wonderful kitchen and farm sink. And let’s not forget the custom built wine cellar! This is a must see and great perk of this listing.

Imagine taking a great walk on one of the beaches located within thirty minutes of Freeport, or hiking one of the many beautiful parks nearby. Guests and innkeepers alike can enjoy lobster shacks and lighthouses, beaches and waves, windjammers and  museums that surround James Place Inn. Freeport is about 2 hours from Boston, 50 minutes from Kennebunkport, 90 minutes from the Rockland/Camden area, and 2 1/2 from Mount Desert Island, Bar Harbor and home to Acadia National Park. There’s a lot to do within a short drive. Being within 2 hours from Boston’s Logan Airport is a benefit for the innkeepers and air traveling guests alike. But it makes for a very easy off season weekend jaunt by car from the greater Boston area.

The James Place Inn Bed & Breakfast for sale is offered at $1,195,000.

For more information, please contact Dana Moos, 207-266-5604 of The B&B Team.

 

Downtown Portland, Maine’s West End Inn

September 28th, 2017 by Rick Wolf

The West End Inn is located in a beautiful residential neighborhood of vibrant, ever-growing Portland, Maine.

Built in 1871 and recorded in the City’s register of Historic Homes, the Victorian-era West End Inn has been meticulously maintained and updated to satisfy chic, modern sensibilities and expectations.

The Inn has six uniquely designed guest rooms spanning three floors, all featuring private bath. The common dining and sitting rooms were fully renovated in 2017, leading Downeast Magazine to recognize the Inn’s “wow factor” interior design. The sitting room features a gorgeous built-in bookcase and gas fireplace.

The West End Inn is steps away from the Olmsted-designed Western Promenade with grand views of the White Mountains, and is within easy walking distance of the Portland Museum of Art and the Old Port District.

The ‘garden apartment’ style owners quarters is perfectly suited to an urban sense of style and comfort.

Property Highlights

  • 4632 Square footage
  • Floors: 4, including finished basement
  • 6 guest rooms and 6 baths [5 en suite, all renovated since 2012 including granite countertops and newly tiled showers]
  • 12’ ceilings with impeccably maintained original plaster anthemia medallions and other ornate plasterwork in Dining and Sitting rooms; original, exceptionally well-maintained hardwood flooring in all common areas and three guest rooms
  • Abundant natural light from multiple high windows throughout all common areas, including central bay window in Dining room
  • Gas fireplace in Sitting room
  • Private kitchen with excellent natural light and fully equipped with commercial refrigerator, gas stove, griddle, dishwasher, etc.
  • Fully sprinklered building

Reputation & Marketing Highlights

  • #1-Rated B&B in Portland on TripAdvisor [#1 of 12], rising from 4.8 bubbles in 2016 to 5.0 in 2017
  • Honored in September 2017 Downeast magazine as one of Maine’s Top 12 Destination Inns under new ownership, as selected by the editors [story: ‘The New Innkeepers’]
  • Successful brand re-launch in 2017.
  • Portland, Maine is nationally and internationally recognized as one of America’s top destination cities for superior food, hospitality and recreation:

New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/07/28/travel/what-to-do-36-hours-portland-me.html?mcubz=0&_r=0

Food & Wine

http://www.foodandwine.com/slideshows/portland-maine-10-plates#1

Bon Appetit

https://www.bonappetit.com/restaurants-travel/navigator/article/portland-maine-where-to-eat-drink

BBC America

http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2014/04/10-british-things-portland-maine

Portland’s visitor scene is active year-round and high quality accommodations are in demand in all seasons. Because Portland is not issuing any new B&B licenses in this neighborhood, the West End Inn enjoys a unique, privileged position as the top-rated business in a finite field of comparators.

Portland’s hospitality culture is vibrant and ever-growing. This is a buyer’s opportunity to live in a vibrant, thriving and ever growing town and become immersed in all that Portland has to offer.  Offered at $1,325,000.

For more information, contact Dana Moos, 207-266-5604 of The B&B Team.

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.

Kennebunk Inn and Restaurant for Sale

September 9th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

The Kennebunk Inn and Restaurant for sale is an historic hotel located in the heart of Kennebunk Village, a popular Maine southern coastal destination. Since 2003 the current owner/chefs have created a highly successful brasserie and tavern, Academe. Both the lodging and restaurant at the Kennebunk Inn are equally prosperous businesses.

The Inn has 23 rooms on three floors, 14 guest rooms and 9 suites. The rooms have been upgraded during the current owner’s tenure. The polished floors, new furnishings and fixtures in a majority of the rooms complement the historic surroundings that make this property so special. The suites are spacious and include seating areas, with premium pullout sofa beds, some with two bedrooms and some with mini-kitchens. The suites are targeted for families and couples traveling together. The guest rooms for business travelers, vacationing singles and couples. All rooms feature king or queen beds and  a few with twin beds, all with private baths, air conditioning and Direct TV. The range of room and suites sizes, configurations and amenities and rates offer the diverse travelers flexibility and choice.

The Inn’s restaurant, Academe, is a restaurant with local, state wide and national acclaim. The food is “…distinctive Maine, Brasserie-style, featuring fabulous food and friendly, informal service.” Current owner/chefs have ‘worked the crowd’, meaning they participate in food festivals nationally and locally, have been featured on Food Network shows and in countless publications. Plus consistently named an Open Table “neighborhood gem”. This exposure has put the Kennebunk Inn and Restaurant for sale on the map!

The dining room and tavern are open for lunch and dinner and has a 100 seat capacity. Private parties up to 120 and off-site catering is a nice additional portion to the dining business. A private meeting room, Baitler Board Room, can hold up to 18 guests. A courtyard patio located on the side of the building is also available for dining or hang out for guests in warmer weather.

Guests and diners enter the Inn’s entry flanked by a porch with rockers facing the main street. There is a cozy seating area opposite the reception desk. A very warm and welcoming first impression.

The Inn is conveniently located in the heart of the village. Downtown Kennebunk has recently gone through a major revitalization. The streets are lined with over flowing flower beds, new sidewalks and reproduction antique street lamps. Store fronts and buildings have a fresh new veneer and stylish boutique shops have given the main street a new vitality. The Waterhouse Center town ice skating rink is located next door and provides great social activity to the community year round. The historic buildings continue to be the focal points of the community. In addition to the historic Inn, the library, town hall, churches, private homes and mansions and the Brick Store Museum, the Kennebunks history museum, are all prominent historic treasures.

The nearby beaches and the village of Kennebunkport are accessible by car or the town trolley that stops at the Inn. Day trippers have a wide variety of coastal towns, lighthouses and Maine byways to explore. The area is a primary tourist destination which offers a multitude of attractions. A place on many first visit ‘bucket lists’ as well as a ‘return trip’ destination location.

One apartment on the property is currently occupied by staff and two dorm style rooms can be utilized for seasonal help or intern housing. One of the larger suites on the third floor was the owner’s quarters and can be utilized for that purpose again.

This coastal Maine historic hotel, The Kennebunk Inn and Restaurant for sale, is offered for sale for $1,495,000.

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

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