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Superlative Camden Maine Bed and Breakfast Inn for Sale

Eight tastefully appointed guest rooms and suites located on three levels. Pristine condition. Artfully landscaped grounds and gardens. Large owner's apartment is every innkeepers dream! Opportunity for expansion.
 

Superlative Camden Maine Bed and Breakfast Inn for Sale

May 17th, 2017 by Rick Wolf

Superlative Camden Maine bed and breakfast Inn for sale. Prime Camden location known as the ‘Jewel of the Mid-Coast’, a premier Maine destination. This property is as close to perfection as you can get!

The stunning 1802 home is part of the High Street Historic District of Camden. The home consists of an outstanding main house, a four-story barn and an attached carriage house. It is an exceptional example of the progressive farm buildings very common in those times in Maine. This Select Registry Inn is in pristine condition with a distinct attention to detail inside and out. Also a member of DINE, Distinctive Inns of New England.

Property Highlights:

  • Historic details include post and beam construction with original wide plank pine flooring and slate roof.
  • Just under two acres of land.
  • Three inviting and comfortable downstairs parlors, one featuring a wood burning fireplace. These rooms are used frequently by guests because of their inviting appeal.
  • Breakfast is served in the formal dining room and the delightful and spacious all season sun room overlooking the gardens.
  • Very popular with guests is the one acre perfectly landscaped ‘Guest Garden’ with a cheerful little brook and stone bridge. The picturesque gardens have several levels with walking paths and pretty seating areas.
  • Bright, warm and inviting open kitchen featuring a decorative grand old Queen Atlantic Stove.
  • Well serviced adjoining guest pantry.
  • Eight tastefully appointed guest rooms and suites decorated in a cottage style.
  • Guest rooms located on three levels, all with upscale amenities and en-suite bathrooms.
  • Guestroom extras include private deck or patio, skylights, sitting areas, Vermont Castings gas fireplace or gas fireplace, views of the gardens, soaking tubs or walk in showers, flat screen TVs, built in book shelves and window seats.
  • Two car insulated attached garage with spacious adjoining storage room! Conveniently located close to the owner’s apartment.
  • Expansion/conversion opportunity exists in one of the Inn’s walk-out basement/lower level.
  • Included in this superlative Inn is every innkeeper’s dream! A 1,800 square foot two level owner’s apartment with three bedrooms, a spacious living room with private deck overlooking the gardens, open full kitchen, laundry and two and a half baths. An unbelievable plus for this offering.

Mid Coast Maine tourism is strong and Camden with its’ vibrant village and iconic harbor is a top choice. From Schooners to lighthouses, outdoor adventure, shopping, sightseeing and more, there’s something for everyone in Camden, Maine and the surrounding area. The Inn is located just right for short walks to the village!

In winter the U.S. National Toboggan Championship attracts a large crowd. The town is full for the PopTech Conference held in Camden every October and for the Camden Conference held in February. Thanksgiving and Christmas are popular holidays for visitors to this iconic coastal village. Increased business opportunity in every season to add to the bottom line!

Being situated half way between Portland and Bar Harbor (about 2 hours to both), and an hour to Boothbay Harbor makes it easy to make Camden a home base for day trips. Portland International Jetport is 84 miles away, Bangor International is 58 miles. For those who fly into Boston, this major city is only a few hours’ drive away too.

To read more about the history of the 1802 house, please click here to download the PDF. Learn why the Inn is so loved and cared for, ready for new owners to become stewards of this truly superlative property.

Current financials plus the exceptionally large owner’s quarters help support the price. There is ample opportunity for increased business through a longer season in this premier Maine coastal destination location.

This historic, well maintained, pristine and popular Camden Maine bed and breakfast for sale with opportunity must be seen to be believed.

Offered for sale for $1,995,000. Interested?  Please contact Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 of The B&B Team.

Placerville California Inn Sold

May 16th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC is pleased to announce the sale of Eden Vale Inn in Placerville, California.

Peter and Rick had performed a Marketability Assessment and Valuation on this high end 7+ guest room bed & breakfast on 10 acres. Eden Vale is a AAA Four Diamond luxury property with amenities above and beyond even some of the finest inns.

Seminar graduates David and Karen Browning were looking for a California property. After introducing them to Eden Vale, they determined that it was right for them.

After several months of negotiations, David and Karen became the new owners on May 15, 2017. We wish them the best of luck! Peter scherman and Rick Wolf of The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC represented the buyers.

Casa Escondida New Mexico B&B for Sale

April 24th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

Casa Escondida New Mexico B&B for sale brings images to mind of adobe architecture, interesting desert landscaping, mountain views with remarkable sunrises and sunsets, and room to explore, relax and enjoy the rural lifestyle…for the innkeeper as well as guests! Casa Escondida is just north of the events and excitement of Santa Fe in the village of Chimayo which abounds with artists, craftsmen, history and cultural interests.

Historic Chimayo is thirty minutes north of Santa Fe in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. This small distinctive community boasts tranquil surroundings, unique magical culture and delectable food. Wonderful reasons for guests to  seek peaceful adobe B&Bs like the Casa Escondida.

Ranked #1 by TripAdvisor, the Casa Escondida New Mexico B&B boasts 9 rooms, all with private baths, and decorated in the popular Southwest colors, décor and style. The separate owner’s quarters  is adobe style and offers multiple-bedroom/office flexibility, modern kitchen and two car garage…all just a few steps from the inn.

With stronger Average Daily Rate than most other inns, Casa Escondida offers the interesting rural location typical of the American Southwest, style, privacy, and quality for a satisfying innkeeper lifestyle as well as offering growth opportunities for an even stronger bottom line.

THE combination of Success factors!

A historic and artisan-rich village location and with the popular tourist-rich location, countless area attractions that draw guests, and with quality style… this inn IS for you!

Casa Escondida New Mexico B&B for sale is listed exclusively with The B&B Team® / Bushnell and Bushnell. For further details email Scott Bushnell or call 410-422-5083.

 

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.

Amelia Island Florida Inn for Sale

March 20th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

The B&B Team is proud to offer this Amelia Island Florida inn for sale in the picturesque seaside community of Fernandina Beach. Amelia is a barrier island on the northernmost corner of Florida. The Inn is positioned in the historic district of Fernandina Beach, just minutes from 13 miles of crystal sand beaches on the Atlantic and the Intracoastal Waterway and lively marina. Within walking distance to the village with boutique shopping, eclectic restaurants and historic attractions. The village was established in the 19th century, full of ornate and lovingly restored Victorian manses.  Amelia Island has been the leisure getaway and vacation destination of choice for decades. Its laidback and relaxed lifestyle is addictive yet active resort activities are bountiful across the island, land and sea.

Fernandina Beach made the list of Southern Living’s The South’s Best Small Towns, 2017.

“This little sand-in-your-shoes town on Amelia Island has a colorful, lively downtown you can explore before you head back to those Atlantic waves.”

The Addison on Amelia is a 14 guest room updated plantation style bed and breakfast. The Inn itself is comprised of three buildings that surround a central courtyard with lush gardens, brick walk-ways, and a three-tier fountain as the centerpiece. Shaded by the island’s famous moss draped oak trees. Several rooms have porches overlooking the courtyard verandah where guests gather for breakfast and in the afternoon for Happy Hour.

The main 1876 historic plantation style building has 5 guest rooms. Two buildings were added in 1996 forming the center courtyard. The additions to this Amelia Island Florida inn for sale were built to integrate with the style of the original house. The remaining 9 guest rooms are located in the two newer buildings.

The décor of the 14 guest rooms and common areas evokes recollections of Old Florida. With four-poster beds, rich hardwood floors, and ceiling fans stirring a cool breeze. The color schemes are fresh, bright with hints of the tropics, just what guests are seeking in a seaside Florida bed and breakfast. Four of the guest rooms have gas fireplaces. Many guest rooms feature jetted tubs and walk-in showers. Innkeepers pride themselves in offering luxurious environmentally sensitive amenities for the bath and shower. All guest accommodations have either central air conditioning or individually controlled ‘split’ heat-pump/AC units.

You enter the Inn from charming palm tree lined Ash Street and are welcomed at a reception area. Opposite is an elegant parlor/living room with a welcoming gas fireplace used in the winter months (average winter temps. 65 degrees!). Down the hall is a spacious dining room conveniently located next to the Inn’s fully equipped kitchen. The Inn is open year round. Jacksonville airport is only 30 minutes from the island.

Owner’s quarters consist of a living room, small office and mini kitchen on the first floor off the kitchen. Upstairs is the owner’s bedroom and bath.

So, to discover the joys of owning a solid business in a wonderful area, ask us about the superb Amelia Island Florida inn for sale. $2,795,000. For details, contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600 or Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 of The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC.

Florida broker of record is Berkshire Hathaway Chaplin Williams Realty.

Berkshire Country Estate Inn for Sale

February 28th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

Devonfield Inn, a Berkshire country estate inn for sale is a thriving 11 guest room Bed and Breakfast on 30+ acres of forest, meadowlands, birch trees and manicured lawns and gardens. The Inn is located in the western part of Massachusetts, the Berkshire Mountains, in the town of Lee. The Berkshires became a prime destination for the wealthy to build their grand homes called Berkshire ‘cottages’ in the Gilded Age. The area became a resort destination for vacationers, artist’s retreats, and recreational enthusiasts. These spectacular homes have been preserved and maintained as residences, museums and country inns like the Devonfield Inn. Today, “The Hills” are still alive with the same creative enthusiasm as was present in the early days of its development.

The property includes an 8,000+ sq. ft. updated main house built in the early 1800’s in the style of an English country estate. There are 10 guest rooms and suites on three floors with private modern baths, luxury amenities and traditional furnishings in the original building. A heated swimming pool and tennis court enhance the property. A cottage set by the pool is a stand-alone unit with open great room/kitchen, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fireplace, with one bedroom and one bath. It is a wonderful choice for guests who want a separate private getaway.

The foyer entrance with a sweeping staircase is lovely and welcoming. An innkeeper’s office is conveniently located just off this entrance. Many detailed original architectural features greet guests upon their arrival. Views of the estate’s pastoral grounds can be viewed from many rooms. The patio surrounding the pool is a lovely spot to relax and enjoy the estate’s grandeur .

Another added feature is the large basement with living space for staff. Plenty of storage/work space in this clean and dry area.

A classic antique barn is located on the grounds. Currently it is used for storage but could be remodeled to accommodate weddings and events. It’s perfectly set to take advantage of the views of the surrounding Berkshire Hills.

A separate house included in the offering is steps away from the Inn and is offered for owner’s quarters, or as a leased property. This charming house includes 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, open living room, with full kitchen and dining area. Three (3) fireplaces complete the package in the living room, master bedroom, and den. There is a side patio with direct access from the house.

The town of Lee is located in the heart of the Berkshire Hills and the Inn is conveniently located near the heart of the village. Only 2 hour’s drive from Boston and 2 1/2 hours from New York City, the location could not be more central. Travelling from Boston and other points east, Lee is 2 minutes from the Mass Turnpike, I-90. From New York City and New Jersey, the Berkshire section of the NY Thruway will take you to the Mass Turnpike. From Connecticut take I-91 to the Mass Turnpike. Serviced by both the Hartford and Albany airports, Devonfield Inn is less than an hour away. All roads lead to the Berkshires!

Devonfield Inn is a well- established profitable operation but one that can continue to grow under new stewardship. The potential audience and markets available to tap into is among the most desirable anywhere in the country! With new owners engaging in more aggressive marketing initiatives, packaging and special events, the potential is ripe to gather a larger piece of this population.

This is a truly one of a kind offering.  The Devonfield Inn, a Berkshire country estate inn for sale, can afford new Owners / Innkeepers / an opportunity to enjoy the benefits of owning a luxury lodging property, in a highly desirable New England setting with a profitable business.

The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC is proud to offer this extraordinary offering in concert with Lance Vermeulen Real Estate, Inc.

Consulting services provider, Rick Wolf of The B&B Team, Inn Consultants, LLC   207-967-1995.

Hershey PA Bed and Breakfast for Sale

February 20th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast is an 8 guest room inn just 3 miles from downtown Hershey, PA, close to all that the “Sweetest Place On Earth” has to offer. Hershey is a year-round destination and a crossroads for Pennsylvania tourism. Pennsylvania Dutch Country attractions are within minutes of the inn, and Gettysburg is just an hour away. The terrific location, excellent facilities and consistently great hospitality add up to a very successful business at this Hershey PA bed and breakfast for sale.

1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast is an expanded Pennsylvania farmhouse. The common rooms and large sun-filled breakfast room provide plenty of indoor places for guest relaxation. The atmosphere in this Hershey PA bed and breakfast for sale is one of authentic, antique charm. A spacious covered deck, complete with a fire pit for three-season outdoor use is a wonderful guest amenity. The mature landscaping includes delightful gardens and more outdoor guest seating.

There are 6 guest rooms in the farmhouse, and 2 king suites in a stand-alone cottage. All guest rooms have private bathrooms, flat screen cable TVs, air conditioning and Wi-Fi, and most have fireplaces. The 2 king suites feature two-person spa tubs, two-person showers, fireplaces, refrigerators and private outdoor decks. All guest rooms are furnished with high quality bedding and luxury linens.

The owner’s two-story addition is seamlessly connected to the original farmhouse by the inn’s large country kitchen. The spacious, private owner’s quarters include two bedrooms, one and a half bathrooms, two offices, a dining room, a living room, a patio and two private entrances.

Philadelphia (1 1/2 hours) and Washington, DC (2 1/2 hours) are important markets for 1825 Inn Bed and Breakfast. Harrisburg, PA, the state capital and a tourist destination in its own right, is just 15 miles from the inn. Together, Lancaster County and the Hershey-Harrisburg Region receive an estimated 18 million visitors annually. The inn achieves very high occupancy rates and outstanding traveler ratings. 1825 Inn is a member of the Diamond Collection, a mark of excellent quality.

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

Bar Harbor Prominent Downtown Inn for Sale

February 15th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

This Bar Harbor prominent downtown inn for sale features 17 guest rooms, most with wood burning fireplaces, all with private baths. Several have oversized whirlpool tubs, many with private balconies. Rooms are quite large, Wi-Fi in all rooms, all have air-conditioning, cable television—the Inn’s ten rooms and seven suites offer space, luxury, and all the modern conveniences to enhance their guest’s stay.

The inn was built in 1886 as a summer residence. Striking architectural details and antique furnishings honor the history of this Bar Harbor landmark. The residence was converted to a B&B in 1981 and was purchased by its present owners in 2007. The common areas feature a guest parlor with wood burning fireplace, the sunny breakfast room and a guest butler’s pantry. There is parking for 14 cars onsite and 3+ cars offsite. A fully sprinklered property.

The inn is situated on a side street between Mt. Desert and Cottage, two of the primary streets in Bar Harbor that intersect Main Street. Holland Avenue is comprised mostly of inns and a few small businesses and is an easy stroll to the heart of town. The inn is open seasonally May-October.

Bar Harbor is a small village with a big attitude, and rightfully so. Its waterfront location provides kayaking, nature cruises and harbor watching. Restaurants are superb, shopping eclectic and first class. There are bike rentals, sightseeing tours, rock climbing adventures and leisurely carriage rides. Acadia National Park has miles of trails, ranger-led programs, and the pristine Sand Beach. Galleries and museums are great introductions to the area’s rich art, history and culture. Natural beauty, fascinating history, and all the creature comforts—there is a lot to do in Bar Harbor.

The Bar Harbor prominent downtown Inn for sale is a very strong financially viable property.

A prime Bar Harbor Maine Inn is offered by The B&B Team, Inc.   For more information contact Dana Moos 207 266-5604.

Duluth Inn for Sale

January 26th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” and Duluth sits on the biggest lake of all, Lake Superior! The A.G. Thomson House Bed & Breakfast is a luxury Duluth inn for sale with seven guest rooms and baths in two buildings. The main house, built in 1909, houses four wonderful guest rooms, some with double whirlpool tubs, all with fireplaces. The large living room leads to a cozy sun room, and the dining room and well-appointed kitchen are all on the main floor.

The Carriage House, a more modern structure, has a massive suite on the ground floor including a wet bar, double whirlpool, fireplace, oversize bathroom, and private terrace. The second floor has two comfortable additional guest rooms.

The Duluth inn for sale enjoys a highly desirable location in the city. It is located in a lovely and quiet neighborhood within easy walking distance to the campus of the University of Minnesota Duluth with a student population of about 11,000. Not only are there events and activities tied to UMN, but the university is the prime source of staff for the inn.

Situated in the upscale Mansion District, a residential neighborhood high on a hill with views of Lake Superior, the Dutch Colonial inn sits on a dead-end street adjacent to a school, which lends a park like feel to that side of the property. Additional undeveloped lots behind and above the inn afford privacy and the potential for expansion.

The majority of the visitors to this Duluth inn for sale come from the “Twin Cities,” which are about 155 miles and less than 2 ½ hours’ drive. People visit Duluth for the variety of great restaurants, activities like hiking and biking in the many parks and natural areas, scenic drives, as well as architectural and engineering sites like the Aerial Lift Bridge, Enger Park Tower, and several museums.

A.G. Thomson House is kept in excellent condition and offers its guests a warm stay with multiple ways to enjoy the property. There are several outdoor “spaces” scattered around the lushly landscaped grounds, from the gazebo to benches placed in quiet corners to a hammock near the elaborate water feature.

A very desirable attribute of A.G. Thomson House is the 3 bedroom owner’s quarters on the third floor with large master bath, full kitchen, and private roof-top deck. There’s space to spread out and relax after a fulfilling day caring for the guests.

The business at this Duluth inn for sale is solid, with a gross revenue multiplier of 4.9 and a cap rate of nearly 9%, making this B&B very viable financially.

The A.G Thomson House B&B is offered for sale for $1,695,000 by The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC. For details, contact either Peter Scherman (434-286-4600) or Rick Wolf (207-967-1995).

Minnesota broker of record is Port Cities Realty.

Downtown Pittsburgh Bed and Breakfast for sale

January 25th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

The majestic Parador Inn is located in downtown Pittsburgh’s North Shore neighborhood near Heinz Field, PNC Park, museums and restaurants. The 9 guest room downtown Pittsburgh bed and breakfast for sale features extra-large guest rooms, handsome common rooms, an enormous ballroom and a private garden courtyard. The location is excellent, travel reviews and ratings are high and future business potential is outstanding. If you have been looking for a bed and breakfast inn in a dynamic city, this is it!

The main inn is a completely renovated 1870’s Mansion. The 5 common rooms and 7 guest rooms are unusually oversized with 11 foot ceilings and handsome original woodwork. The Carriage House contains 2 more guest suites and a 1930’s ballroom. The refurbished ballroom is ready to accommodate up to 125 guests. All 9 guest rooms and suites include writing desks, Wi-Fi, refrigerators, local telephone service, and HD cable TV. The inn’s commercially equipped kitchen can easily handle catered events of any size.

A special feature of the Parador Inn is the private courtyard. A 50-foot-long covered porch overlooks the lush garden. Attached to the Carriage House there’s a handicap-accessible guest cottage, currently used as owner’s quarters. A two-story suite in the Mansion with direct access to the kitchen is ideal future living space for new owners. The Parador Inn is in excellent condition, with all major systems either added or upgraded recently.

The Pittsburgh travel market is driven by universities, medical centers, sports venues and business as well as tourism. The Parador Inn location within the city is excellent and the inn earns top B&B traveler ratings on TripAdvisor™ and BedandBreakfast.com. There is tremendous potential for growing the business, so be sure to find out more!

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

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