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Grand Canyon B&B Purchased

Discover the intimacy and slower pace you crave at the Sheridan House Inn, an 8 guest room bed and breakfast in Williams, Arizona. This is an inn where a guest can relax, kick off their shoes, and smell the clean, fresh mountain air. It's a place to slow down and experience nature: joyful bird songs and a gentle breeze drifting through the pines.

Grand Canyon B&B Purchased

March 9th, 2018 by Peter Scherman

Discover the intimacy and slower pace you crave at the Sheridan House Inn, an 8 guest room bed and breakfast in Williams, Arizona. This is an inn where a guest can relax, kick off their shoes, and smell the clean, fresh mountain air. It’s a place to slow down and experience nature: joyful bird songs and a gentle breeze drifting through the pines.

Nestled at the base of Bill Williams Mountain in Williams, Arizona, at an elevation of 7,000 feet, just one hour from the expansive vistas of the Grand Canyon, the Sheridan House Inn provides a quiet, peaceful, comfortable bed and breakfast escape on historic Route 66.

Williams, Arizona is a perfect location from which to explore all that the high country of northern Arizona has to offer. Take in the Grand Canyon, just one hour away by car. Explore the Kaibab and Coconino forests. Take a drive on historic Route 66. Visit the breathtaking Red Rocks of Sedona. The list goes on …

The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC is pleased to have represented the new owners of Sheridan House Inn, Mark and Debbie Santy, formerly of Colorado. Mark and Debbie are graduates of The B&B Team’s Better Way to Learn Innkeeping seminar.

The Edgewater Inn, Kennebunkport Maine

March 5th, 2018 by Janet Wolf

The Edgewater Inn, Kennebunkport Maine, is a wonderful example of southern coastal Maine waterside lodging in a prime Maine destination village. Located on Ocean Avenue adjacent to an estuarine cove near the mouth of the Kennebunk River. A lovely setting within walking distance to Dock Square, the center of Kennebunkport. The property has a wonderful history, built in the early 1900’s as a boarding house that provided respite to travelers seeking a Maine shoreline retreat. The tradition continues today. The Inn was completely renovated in 2012 with new roofing in 2017. 

Property details:

  • 12 guest rooms. Including 1 two-bedroom suite and 1 two-bedroom cove side cottage
  • All private baths, some with private balconies
  • .32-acre riverfront lot
  • 32 seat dining room facing the cove
  • Large commercial kitchen
  • Approximately 7,000 sf
  • Paved parking for 12

Currently The Edge Restaurant serves brunch to guests and the public. The opportunity exists for new owners to serve dinners as well. Diners can enjoy a leisurely brunch and a lovely menu, with plenty of Maine seafood as options. Al Fresco or in the bright dining room facing the river. The Inn is open seasonally but could be open year-round. The events side of the business could be expanded, particularly outdoors, with such a lovely setting alongside the cove.

More southern coastal Maine location pluses:

  • Invigorating and scenic walks along the rocky shore right outside the Inn’s front door 
  • Just around the bend from President George Bush’s vacation home, Walker’s Point
  • Stroll along Ocean Avenue galleries and shops, minutes from the Inn 
  • Watch the wildlife and the birds as they gather near the water’s edge in the cove
  • The Kennebunk’s sandy beaches are some of the southern coast’s best
  • Guest can grab a kayak or canoe and row down the river right from the Inn
  • 30 minutes to Portland International Jetport and 90 minutes to Boston Logan

Canine travelers are welcomed at The Edgewater Inn. One of only a handful of inns in the Kennebunkport area that have designated pet-friendly rooms. Guest’s dogs enjoy the convenient location and walks too!

A pristine property with room for year round growth in food, lodging and events or continue to run the business as is. The B&B Team, Inc. is proud to present The Edgewater Inn, Kennebunkport Maine for $1,950,000 in one of Maine’s most desirable locations. Dana Moos, 207 266-5604. 

Coastal Carolina inn for sale

December 28th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

The Aerie, Luxury Inn and Event Center is a quality coastal Carolina inn for sale. The business is comprised of two buildings, the 7 guest room main house that is owned, and the Guest Cottage and Event Center building across the street with meeting space and two luxury guest rooms, which is leased from the Historical Society. The two buildings are compatibly painted and operate seamlessly as a single entity.

New Bern, NC is a charming historic city at the confluence of the Trent and the Neuse Rivers. With a city population of 30,000 and a regional population of about 90,000, it is large enough to support and sustain a wide variety of local businesses, especially restaurants and shops, which make it a great destination location.

New Bern is 2 hours from Raleigh and Wilmington, NC; 4.5 hours from Charlotte; and 3 hours from Norfolk, VA. With a small regional airport just 3 miles from town, New Bern can be accessed from anywhere very easily.

Among many other attractions, the town is known for being the home of author Nicholas Sparks. Boating and water sports are part of the local fabric.

Located within the historic district of New Bern, The Aerie enjoys a prime location on a relatively quiet street within two blocks of excellent restaurants and shops. This combination of elements makes the location of The Aerie very marketable.

Over 90% of the business is derived from room revenue, with small weddings, packages, meetings, retreats, and retail making up the bulk of the balance. The inn enjoys a robust occupancy around 55% with surprisingly few seasonal fluctuations.

The Aerie is very high quality in its condition, furnishings, amenities, and service. This quality translates into a solid ADR (average daily rate) around $170.00. In short, The Aerie, Luxury Inn and Event Center is a profitable, luxurious bed & breakfast.

Owner’s quarters at this coastal Carolina inn for sale are comfortable and private, adjacent to the ample commercial kitchen with private rear entrance but easy access to the public areas of the inn.

For further details about this superior property and business, please contact the exclusive listing broker, Peter Scherman (434-286-4600) of The B&B Team, Inc.

Inn on Carleton, Portland In-Town Inn for Sale

November 21st, 2017 by Janet Wolf

Inn at Charlton

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, 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, three 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.
  • A lot 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.


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