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Midcoast Maine Waterfront Inn for Sale

This inn and wedding destination offers historic elegance and comfort in a beautiful setting on the Kennebec River.
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Midcoast Maine Waterfront Inn for Sale

September 5th, 2016 by Janet Wolf

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This midcoast Maine waterfront inn for sale is set on 4.44 acres on the Kennebec River. Built in the 1770’s, a glorious example of pre-revolution Georgian-style architecture. There are 8 guest rooms (6 guest rooms and a 2 room suite) with 7 baths, all located in the main house and adjoining addition built in 1870.

The Inn is well established as a prime wedding destination. The historic and spacious barn (with level floor and ceiling!) has been renovated and offers a wonderful rustic space to become beautifully transformed for events and weddings.  The spacious gently sloping lawn also offers options for tented or open-air events as well.  And the setting in front of the water is just beautiful!

As you enter the Inn you gain an immediate sense of the gracious lifestyle of times past. From the heavy front door with its bulls-eye glass panel to the wood-paneled grand staircase, the rooms retain most of the original 18th Century touches. The formal first-floor rooms and the four guest accommodations above allow guests fabulous views over the sweeping lawns and Kennebec River.

The adjoining 1870 ‘Ship’s Carpenters’ Quarters’ houses three second-floor guest accommodations and the first-floor Woodshed room with its own private verandah – perfect for romantic getaways and honeymooners.

Owner’s quarters is a 2-3 bedroom, 1 bath two-story space in the barn with open floor plan, kitchen, living room, dining room and picture windows looking out towards the water.

Location is key. Situated just 15 minutes down a quiet peninsula from Bath and just 45 minutes north of Portland, the location offers a perfect secluded spot to use as a home base to explore much of coastal Maine.  Nearby charming villages include Freeport, Brunswick, Georgetown, Boothbay, Wiscasset and Damariscotta. Kennebunkport, Camden and Rockland are just over an hour away. Popham Beach is just a short ride down the base of the peninsula and offers a beautiful spot for sun and relaxation.

This midcoast Maine waterfront inn for sale is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the McCobb-Hill-Minott House. Many original details remain visible in this outstanding pre-revolutionary mansion. Today the main house is recognized as “an outstanding example of a pre-revolutionary mansion, exceptionally well-detailed and finely proportioned”, according to the 1962 Historical American Building Survey. Most of these original details are still evident in the general construction; window shutters and window seats; wood floors and paneling; grand open fireplaces; and the fascinating ‘witch’s door’ with its Roman and Greek crosses to ward off evil spirits!

This elegant historic midcoast Maine waterfront Inn for sale is offered at $1,350,000. Contact Dana Moos, 207-266-5604 of The B&B Team, Inc




Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast, Lincolnville Beach, Maine

September 2nd, 2016 by Rick Wolf


SOLD!  The Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast, Lincolnville Beach Maine is now under new ownership and will reopen for business September 9th, 2016.  This is a wonderful 8 room inn located in a scenic mid-coastal Maine village.

Spectacular views of Penobscot Bay and the island of Islesboro right from the front porch. Location is ideal. Leave your car at the inn and walk to Lincolnville Beach’s sand beach and restaurants. Located only 5 miles from Camden, 10 miles to Rockland and Belfast, and 1 hour from Acadia National Park. Ideal for exploring the coast of Maine.

Check out their new website.

Don and Erin Shirley are the proud new owner/innkeepers of The Spouter Inn Bed and Breakfast. Recently finishing 30+ year careers in teaching, they are VERY excited to begin this next adventurous chapter in their lives.  Rick Wolf of The B&B Team was pleased to represent Erin and Don as they acquired this beautiful property.

“The sea refreshes the soul and we wish to share this with you.” Don and Erin

Camden Maine In Town Bed & Breakfast for sale

August 23rd, 2016 by Janet Wolf


This Camden Maine in town bed & breakfast for sale is a lovely, circa 1854 Greek revival style traditional Maine home.  8 spacious guest rooms, all en-suite baths, smart TV in rooms, blazing speed WiFi!  The rooms feature king beds, queen beds and some with two twin beds. Large comfortable rooms, uncluttered decor, and a wonderful location to enjoy Camden. The inn features many modern amenities while maintaining her historic charm. 

Windward House’s Route 1 location is the perfect Camden Maine in town bed & breakfast for sale inn location. Guests love the walkability of the location. Just steps from Camden’s harbor, shops, dining and the Camden Hills State Park.  Guests also enjoy private off street parking in this most convenient location. The ability to walk to destinations in Camden enhances and maximizes a guest’s experience. A great feature.

The SoHi (south of High Street) neighborhood is a residential  neighborhood surrounded by stately historic American homes. And just steps to the business district, the library, heart of town and all of the maritime activities. Open year round to take advantage of Camden’s four season activities.

The accent is on the comfort of the guests. The location and the casual atmosphere are all deliberate choices to make guests feel at home. In addition the property offers a spacious and well landscaped .65 acre lot. Another wonderful feature…a commercial kitchen range and brick pizza oven!
Spacious private owner’s quarters include living room and dining room off kitchen, one first floor office or multi-purpose room, storage and laundry; the second floor offers three bedrooms and two full baths.

Windward House has a strong business with room to grow.

A prime Camden Maine coastal destination location is offered by The B&B Team, Inc. For more information contact Dana Moos 207 266-5604



Ashland Oregon inn for sale

August 21st, 2016 by Peter Scherman


The McCall House is an Ashland Oregon inn for sale with all the best qualities! It is a beautiful 10 guest room Italianate Victorian bed & breakfast in the vibrant city of Ashland. Built in 1883, the wood frame structure with clapboard siding has two floors in the main house with 8 guest rooms. The detached two story carriage house has 2 guest rooms.

With commercial zoning, McCall House is able to operate without onsite owners or managers and has an absentee owner and a professional manager, allowing all 10 guest rooms to be used for income generation. The business at McCall House is impressive with occupancies in the mid-50% range, an enviable ADR around $200 a night, and gross revenues around$400,000 annually, almost entirely from rooms.

A city of culture with many great restaurants and shops, Ashland has lots to offer a wide cross section of the population. This Ashland Oregon inn for sale is ideally situated just a couple of blocks from the Plaza, the heart of activity in Ashland. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is just a block away and, combined with other theater productions throughout the year, is the dominant draw to Ashland. Also nearby is Lithia Park, known as the crown jewel of Ashland with 100 acres of gardens and hiking paths.

While the inn does not have onsite owner’s quarters, they could be configured, though a local owner operator could maximize revenues by being able to manage the business without taking away room revenue. On the other hand, it also lends itself to an investor owner.

We are very excited to offer this one of a kind Ashland Oregon inn for sale for $1,895,000. For details, please contact Peter Scherman or Rick Wolf. The inn is represented by The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC.

Oregon broker of record is Ashland Homes Real Estate. Photos by Cornelius Matteo Photography.


Gettysburg Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfast for sale

August 18th, 2016 by Peter Scherman


The 9 guest room Gaslight Inn is a Gettysburg Pennsylvania Bed and Breakfast for sale located in the heart of the historic downtown.  Just one block from Lincoln Square, Gettysburg’s central square. Guests can easily walk to restaurants, shops, museums and the Gettysburg Battlefield. Besides its wonderful location, the Gaslight Inn delivers a great guest experience, earning excellent traveller ratings and achieving a 49% occupancy rate.

Gettysburg receives more than 3.8 million visitors annually! The Gettysburg National Military Park alone receives 1.5 million. Gettysburg has a very strong, year-round tourism infrastructure. Beyond the battlefield there are wine & food tours, museum and house tours, themed festivals, spa services and abundant shopping. Excellent restaurant choices range from historic taverns to farm-to-table restaurants.

The 1872 house was remodeled and expanded expertly to create the current floor plan. The kitchen is bright and spacious and a built-in refreshment bar in the dining room makes breakfast and afternoon tea service a snap. Common rooms include a parlor and a living room on the first floor and a sitting room on the second floor. A great feature of the inn are the two stories of wide porches that run the width of the back of the inn, overlooking a patio and lovely landscaped lawns and gardens.

The 9 guest rooms are ample in size: five have king beds, four have queen beds and all have en suite bathrooms. Various room amenities include fireplaces, spa tubs and/or steam showers. Zoning allows the owners to live off-premise. Strong room revenue at the inn and a favorable rental market make this a good choice for new innkeepers.

Contact Eliot Dalton to learn more and schedule a visit!

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

The Cedars of Williamsburg SOLD

August 12th, 2016 by Peter Scherman


The Cedars of Williamsburg is a lovely brick bed & breakfast across the street from the College of William & Mary in the heart of our nation’s Colonial Capital, Williamsburg, Virginia. With ten guest rooms, the inn has operated for years with a very high occupancy rate, delivering superior returns to its owners.

The B&B Team is please to announce that The Cedars has been purchased by seminar graduates, Alex and Laura Vlk, who reside in Williamsburg. Alex and Laura attended a Better Way to Learn Innkeeping™ seminar taught by Peter Scherman of The B&B Team® offered through the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia earlier in the year.

We are so pleased to see a young family come into the Innkeeping industry to bring their energy, enthusiasm, and vision to The Cedars! Congratulations to them and to Bob Tubbs and Grace Diaz-Tubbs, the outgoing innkeepers. A special thanks to Bobby Hornsby of Hornsby Real Estate Co. for his professionalism representing the sellers.

The inn was offered for sale for $1,699,000. For details, contact Peter Scherman of The B&B Team, Inc.

Mystic Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for Sale

August 9th, 2016 by Peter Scherman


The historic Stonecroft Country Inn is a Mystic Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for sale ideally located in a serene Connecticut countryside setting, yet minutes from Mystic Seaport, Foxwoods and Monhegan Sun Casinos and Long Island Sound.

The 10 guest room Select Registry bed and breakfast sits on just over 6 acres. 200 year old stone walls, lush lawns and gardens, stone pathways, koi pond, pergola and fire pit accent the property. Originally the 1807 estate of Sea Captain Shubel Smith, Stonecroft offers two distinct lodging options, the original 1807 house and the converted post and beam barn. All guest rooms have private baths.

The historic house has 4 guest rooms and 4 common rooms. Historic features include original wide plank floors, hand crafted wall panels and cabinets with hand made iron hinges, wood burning fireplaces and original ceiling beams. The 1807 house has a wonderful New England country ambiance that includes a keeping room, dining room, library and parlor. All are comfortable common areas for guests to relax in quiet surroundings with views of the fields and stone walls.

The separate yet nearby converted ‘Yellow Barn’ building has two levels of guest rooms that include 6 large luxury rooms. These rooms feature private patios or decks, cathedral ceilings, gas fireplaces, flat screen TVs, whirlpool tubs and spacious bathrooms. The rooms in the Yellow Barn offer expansive areas to enjoy and relax after a day of exploring Mystic and the Connecticut southeastern shoreline.

The Yellow Barn also houses a large dining hall in the lower level, still made up of the original walls and piers from the barn. A climate controlled wine and liquor closet is located in the lower area as well as two public bathrooms. Through glass doors is a covered patio overlooking the vast grounds. A full commercial kitchen and service bar make this area perfect for events and weddings.  Inside events can seat up to 80 guests and outside tented events up to 175. The opportunity to expand on food service and events is an option for new owners to explore.

The surrounding area offers popular tourist activities, events and places to explore.  Old fashioned country fairs, the Mystic Aquarium, the Mark Twain House and Museum and Hammonasset State Beach and the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat are just a few. Mystic Seaport is the nation’s leading maritime museum, open year round. A very popular New England tradition is the Lantern Light Tours in December. They are a step back in time tour through the museum’s historic village. Nearby restaurants and shops are varied and numerous. Many guests to the Inn visit the casinos for the thrills and entertainment and return to Stonecroft Inn for a quiet restful retreat.

Owner’s quarters at the Stonecroft are located in the 1807 house. They include private kitchen, office and bath on the first floor with a bedroom, bath and living room on the second floor.

This Mystic Connecticut Bed and Breakfast for sale is in a prime travel destination with exceptional opportunity for growth in both food, lodging and event business. Take this charming country Inn to new heights and put YOUR creative mark on the Stonecroft Country 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 or Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600.

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


Newly Listed!

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.

Ocracoke Island NC bed and breakfast for sale

July 18th, 2016 by Peter Scherman


The Cove is a very attractive, well maintained 7 guest room Ocracoke NC bed and breakfast for sale. Originally constructed as a duplex, the building has been opened up and added on to, creating a comfortable living room, porch with dining tables, two half baths, as well as operational kitchen, office, and laundry.

The Cove B&B offers a great combination of features that are desirable to travelers. The guest rooms are spacious and the baths are almost all larger than average. All guest rooms have a private balcony or screened porch. The Cove has water views, despite the fact that in Ocracoke, everyone has to drive to the magnificent, wide open (and sparsely populated) beach. To help the guests enjoy the island, the B&B offers bikes, beach chairs and towels. There is a small beach walking distance at Springer’s Point, a 120 acre nature conservancy.

The adjacent cottage for owners or managers on its own lot has two bedrooms, a full bath, full kitchen, living room, laundry, and a delightful screened porch in front. There is also a spacious deck toward the back. A vacant lot, available for purchase separately, is on the other side of the inn’s main building. It serves to protect the view shed as well as affording possible expansion potential.

The Outer Banks of North Carolina have long been a vacation land enjoyed by people from around the country. While the northern sections of the barrier islands have been the most developed and populated, the farther south one goes the more natural the environment becomes with less traffic and fewer people. Ocracoke is a separate island accessed by a relaxing one hour ferry ride (free and operated by the state). This relative isolation is what draws many to Ocracoke. Because it is smaller, simpler, less built up, and has mostly home-grown businesses, it is a throwback to an earlier time that many people really enjoy in our hectic world.

As a wonderful Ocracoke Island NC bed and breakfast for sale, The Cove enjoys a great location with water views, a quiet street and neighborhood away from the bustle of downtown, yet it is very close and convenient to the shops and restaurants that complement a stay in this quaint village.

The bed and breakfast and the owner’s cottage are being offered for the very reasonable price of $795,000. Find additional info at the inn’s website. The Cove is represented exclusively by The B&B Team, Inc. Please contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600 for details.