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Kennebunk Inn and Restaurant for Sale

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Kennebunk Inn and Restaurant for Sale

September 9th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

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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.

Eureka Springs AR cabins for sale

August 11th, 2017 by Peter Scherman

Tall Pines Inn is a classic American “motor court” resort property. Starting with 6 cabins in the late 1940’s and growing to today’s 21 units in 14 structures (plus utility building and 4-plex apartment building), the inn offers comfortable, spacious, clean accommodations in an easily accessible location for very affordable rates. This Eureka Springs AR cabins for sale property is on the National Register of Historic Places and is now available for a savvy buyer.

There is a variety of different lodging styles from individual log cabins with all their original character, to duplex units which can be 2 separate units or joined through a connecting door, to unique rooms in a variety of buildings and configurations, several with double whirlpool tubs.

The grounds are woodsy, with parking for each building. There is an attractive in-ground pool for the guests’ enjoyment. A central office serves as a base for the owners/managers onsite, and a separate utility building has a large laundry, vending machines, recycling center, and workshop.

While the owners no longer live onsite, there is a four-plex apartment building with long term tenants on property. One apartment is a two bedroom, one bath unit; 2 are one bedroom, and 1 is a studio. Any of these could very easily serve as owner’s quarters if a new owner chooses.

The Eureka Springs AR cabins for sale property is in a very good location close to the historic downtown but outside the hubbub of the center of town. Its location on Highway 62 is an important entrance corridor to Eureka Springs, giving the property great access and visibility. Eureka Springs has been a destination location since it was established in the late 1800’s. It remains one of Arkansas’s leading tourist attractions and draws people from major nearby cities including Tulsa, Kansas City, St. Louis, Memphis, Little Rock, Ft. Worth and Dallas. It is a good base for a day trip to Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, home of Wal-Mart.

With a long history of providing comfortable lodging at a variety of price points, Tall Pines Inn, is a solid business with exceptionally high profit margins. Combined with the good condition, it is an attractive business proposition. This Eureka Springs AR cabins for sale property is offered by The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC. For details, contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600, or Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995.

Arkansas broker of record is Coldwell Banker K-C Realty.


Monhegan House- A Maine island inn for Sale

July 28th, 2017 by Janet Wolf

On an island off the coast of Maine is a hotel that speaks the language of the island. Unhurried pace, simple unfettered charm and friendly relaxed ambience. From a recent guest review:

“A place where the simple island life is made memorable.”

The Monhegan House started its’ island life as a simple cape house built in the 1840s. In the early 1870’s, the owners became the first on the island to offer lodging and meals to seasonal visitors. As artists and others began flocking to the island, several renovations and expansions were completed to meet growing demand. Thus starting a long tradition of island hospitality.

Additional renovations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries now provide for 28 guest rooms and a sixty-seat dining capacity restaurant. The restaurant serves breakfast and dinner to guest of the inn, and is a favorite of the general public as well. The spacious commercial kitchen is located just off the dining room and is geared to serve appropriately.

Guests enter the welcoming reception lobby with two inviting comfortable seating areas. A mantle of smooth beach rock surrounds a propane-fired stove. A separate meeting/gathering room offers guests a quiet space to join together for small meetings or for a game of cards or chat with fellow guests with a cup of tea.

On the ground floor there are two suites with private baths and a shared deck. The remaining rooms on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors utilize shared bath/shower/toilet/sink facilities that have been recently renovated and are exceptionally clean and maintained throughout the day for guest’s comfort. All rooms offer ocean or lighthouse and meadow views.

There are accessory buildings that include the owner’s cottage, buildings for staff and a workshop. In addition the hotel includes ‘The Novelty’, a popular spot open to the public throughout the day and evening that offers delicious pizzas, fresh sandwiches and salads as well as an extensive selection of wine and beer…and let’s not forget the ice cream!

Monhegan Island is special in so many ways that draws overnight guests, seasonal residents and scores of day visitors back year after year and decade upon decades…

  • The 10-mile ferry ride is part of the total experience! Ride the classic vintage wooden mail boat Laura B or passenger ferry Elizabeth Ann from the mainland at Port Clyde, or a cruise boat that departs seasonally from both New Harbor and Boothbay Harbor.
  • A coastal village with no cars!… just a few resident’s work trucks.
  • No paved roads… just narrow lanes and footpaths.
  • Fishing and lobstering families still live and work by the tide clock.
  • ¾ of the island’s 700 acres is protected in its pristine state by Monhegan Associates, a land trust formed in 1954.
  • Beyond the village the geography of meadows, marches and spruce and pine groves with 17 miles of trails draws birders, photographers, artists and trekkers seeking solitude and breathtaking views.
  • The cliff walk takes you to a headland 160 feet above the Atlantic.
  • The island’s special light and picturesque buildings and grand headlands has inspired generations of painters including 3 generations of the Wyeth family.

But one MUST go there to really experience the magic of this place. The Monhegan House welcomes you.

The B&B Team is pleased to offer this coastal Maine summer hotel that embodies the beauty and charm of a unique place, Monhegan Island.

The Monhegan House has continued to maintain and replace systems and renovate over the years, refreshing the rooms and suites while maintaining an eye for true coastal Maine lodging and dining experience.

From a technical perspective, a new septic system was installed in 2015. An extensive list of repairs and renovations is available.

Embrace the Monhegan experience. The Monhegan House is offered for sale for $1,695,000.

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

Chalet Moosehead Lakefront Motel for Sale

June 3rd, 2017 by Janet Wolf

The Chalet Moosehead Lakefront Motel for sale is a 26 guest unit motel on 2.13 acres. The acreage includes several hundred feet of frontage on Moosehead Lake. The motel units are in two buildings, total of 9,180 sf. There is a spacious 2,120 sf owner’s house built in 1890s, a lovely Victorian. On the side of the house is the reception area and office conveniently located off the parking lots. The property also includes a 1,170 sf garage and a storage building.

Location is key and the Chalet Moosehead Lakefront Motel for sale has a prime spot! Just up the street from the heart of the town of Greenville and just a short stroll down to the iconic steamboat Katahdin, shops and restaurants.

A sense of community is one of the main reasons people live in a small town and Greenville, population just under 1500, is an exceptional Maine small town community. The town is on the edge of Maine’s North Woods, a place for tourists and residents who love peace, quiet and year round outdoor adventure. The business is currently open May through October, but could be operated year round (and was by the current owners for many years). Winter activities on the lake could certainly keep new innkeepers busy year round.

Tourists come to Moosehead Lake from America’s major cities in the Northeast and nearby Quebec City (just over a three-hour drive), but also from places like Germany, Switzerland, and Japan. The beauty of the lake is something to behold and experience.

“…despite how hard it is sometimes to believe that places as beautiful as Moosehead Lake exist, from anywhere in Maine, this place is at most just a few hours away.” Sophie Nelson, Maine Home & Design Magazine.

The guest units include balcony and standard rooms at Chalet Moosehead. They are all spacious, light and neutral in color, with windows and/or sliding glass doors in front and back. Those without balconies still have a view, and all can sit on the waterfront in Adirondack chairs for hours and hours! There are grills and an outdoor fireplace for guests to enjoy.

Guests can boat and hook up to a slip or snowmobile right up to the property (and there’s plenty of space to park the sleds and trailers). Or how about being dropped off by seaplane?!  Chalet Moosehead offers paddleboats, canoes and kayaks to guests to enjoy the lake.

The Chalet Moosehead Lakefront Motel for sale is a financially viable property with strong numbers. A strong business with the bonus of a separate owner’s house offering privacy for innkeepers, a much appreciated amenity.

The Chalet Moosehead Lakefront Motel for sale with a lovely lakefront location.   Contact Dana Moos  of The B&B Team, Inc.

Glenmoor By The Sea- Lincolnville

January 19th, 2016 by Janet Wolf

The Glenmoor By The Sea is a coastal Maine property with 33 rooms total – 19 guest  cottages and 14 guest rooms. Each newly renovated with a private bath and a large deck or balcony with a waterfront view. A remarkable setting with a total of 10 acres and room for expansion on the property. There’s 228 feet of water frontage on the Penobscot and 454 feet of road frontage on Coastal Route 1 (Atlantic Highway).

There are two pools, a tennis court, an exercise room, two children’s play areas, a dog walk and stairs leading down to a gorgeous, panoramic wide open view toward Islesboro and North Haven islands. Wow!

With guest rooms and individual cottages, there’s something for everyone, with a stunning view for all. The cottages closest to the water have the best opportunity to sit and listen to the waves crash against the rocky beach!

Owner/manager quarters and staff space are bonus features of this property. The OQ offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, fireplace, full kitchen, gas range and a beautiful view of the Penobscot and distant islands.

Location is key and Glenmoor By The Sea has a prime one!  Conveniently located five minutes from downtown Camden Harbor and less than a minute from the entrance to Camden Hills State Park with its famous view from Mt. Battie. Three minutes north to Lincolnville Beach where guests can catch the ferry to Islesboro.

The Camden area is known as the region where the “mountains meet the sea”. The Glenmoor is your window to the natural landscape of mountains, beaches, and protected bays. Impressive lighthouse tours are a local favorite and the region offers some extraordinary art museums and galleries.

Glenmoor By The Sea has a strong business with room to grow.

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


Wiscasset Motor Lodge – Maine Coastal Destination Location

August 24th, 2013 by Janet Wolf

Here is your opportunity to own a strong hospitality business in an active and popular central Maine coastal destination location. The Maine woods style two and a half story cedar and glass lobby welcomes guests in this immaculately maintained property with 26 motel rooms and cottages. There are an additional 6 cottages ready to be renovated! This gem of a property sits on just under 10 acres of old pine and oak woods and beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens.

The owner’s quarters is a spacious 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment on the second story of the cedar and glass building with wood burning fireplace in the living room and a gorgeous space being renovated for a new kitchen which would overlook the glass enclosed lobby. There is a workshop/garage with direct access into the private quarters.

Travelers working their way up coastal Route 1 will see a sign as they approach Wiscasset: “The Prettiest Little Village in Maine”. This prime destination location offers visitor’s a host of activities in and around Wiscasset’s classic historic working waterfront. The lodge is just minutes from the village and ocean.  The central Maine coastal location is ideal for guests to experience day road trips north, south and inland.

The current owners operate the business seasonally but it could be operated year round. This lovingly restored updated property is truly a gem!

The Wiscasset Motor Lodge in this prime central Maine coastal destination location is exclusively offered by The B&B Team, Inc.  For more information contact Dana Moos at 207 266-5604.


Western NC Inn and Conference Center

July 3rd, 2013 by Peter Scherman

Located in the refreshing and ever popular mountains of western North Carolina and just minutes from the Tryon International Equestrian Center, a thoughtful traveler or smart company will find a superb full service inn with an amazing conference facility and the staff to support it! The western North Carolina mountain property is nestled in the foothills in a favored destination location. Guests describe the inn as peaceful, lovely and a great escape.

With a total of 36 guest rooms, each with its own private bath, and 11 buildings (plus 2 that are leased), this Asheville area inn offers its guests a wide variety of room and building types in a multitude of settings, something for every taste! The grounds are expansively landscaped, the rooms tastefully decorated, and the ambience pure North Carolina. A separate, on site Innkeeper’s residence with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a full kitchen completes the package.

Many high profile corporations and organizations have discovered this inn’s state of the art meeting room and are booking it well in advance to ensure space for executive and strategic planning retreats. Have a group need? This inn can handle it! An award-winning wine list completes the package for dining, romantic getaways or relaxing weekends. Revenues and occupancy are solid, and the value evident.

For the person seeking a western North Carolina mountain property just 45 minutes from Asheville, a high end inn with diversity and upward mobility, and a location that is attracting international attention from the Tryon International Equestrian Center, this inn has got what few others can claim. It is proudly and exclusively offered by The B&B Team, Inc. for the REDUCED price of $2,795,000. For details contact Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600. Seller says he is VERY MOTIVATED! Bring offers.

See a great video about the inn here! Read more about the Equestrian Center here.

Photos by Jumping Rocks.

The Island Inn, Monhegan Island

October 11th, 2012 by bbteam

Situated on a hill overlooking Monhegan Island’s Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean, The Island Inn is the favored Monhegan island Maine hotel destination for travelers for over 100 years. The Inn features 32 guest rooms, a full service restaurant highlighting Maine’s abundant fresh foods and The Barnacle for light refreshments, gifts, baked goods, wine and beer.

Monhegan is located 10 miles off the coast of Maine at latitude 43 degrees 46 minutes and longitude 69 degrees 19 minutes. Transportation to the island is provided by ferry service from Boothbay Harbor, New Harbor and Port Clyde. The island is a center for fishing, a haven for artists, and a summer retreat for people attracted to its scenery, its flora and fauna, and its history. Monhegan is 1.7 miles long and 0.7 miles wide. Two thirds of the island is protected as a nature preserve by the Monhegan Associates, an island trust.

The architecture of the inn represents a classic coastal Maine summer hotel, rarely found today, embodying a simpler way of life. The Monhegan Island Maine hotel boasts an extensive program of renovations over the last number of years to upgrade all the interior spaces, refurnishing all the rooms and suites while maintaining an eye for true coastal Maine lodging.

New owners will revel in their separate and onsite home with breathtaking views of the ocean. Four other buildings on over one acre of magnificent oceanfront property round out this exceptional and prestigious offering.

This one of a kind offering for the truly exceptional buyer was proudly offered by The B&B Team, Inc. for $3,500,000 and has been SOLD.  For more information, please contact Rick Wolf of The B&B Team, Inc. in our Maine office. 207-967-1995.

Apalachicola Boutique Inn

October 10th, 2012 by bbteam

What does a place steeped in cultural history and tradition, and a property in magnificent condition with cash flow to be envious of have in common? They can all be found at the Coombs Inn nestled in the heart of the quaint fishing village of Apalachicola, Florida.

This boutique inn on the “Forgotten Coast” of Florida boasts 23 guest rooms and suites housed in four buildings. Several of the rooms have whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, or private decks or porch access, wood floors and architectural details, and all boast high ceilings, lovely furnishings, and a sophisticated décor and ambience.

Originally built in 1905 by James N. Coombs, a native of Maine, the Mansion has lived a rich and varied life. Today, with 10 guest rooms, it is the heart of the Coombs Inn and serves as the place where guests check in and enjoy breakfast. The Mansion affords guests deep porches to enjoy the breezes and also houses a very spacious owner’s apartment on the third floor. The Veranda Suites, adjacent to the mansion, houses 4 luxurious two-room suites, two of which have kitchenettes. A block away, the Villas houses 8 guest rooms, including the bridal suite. The adjacent Carriage House has a lovely suite upstairs and a spacious and fully equipped laundry on the ground floor.

Coombs Inn is famous for its weddings which can be accommodated in Camellia Hall, a purpose-built facility in the courtyard behind the Villas. Camellia Hall, with its large gazebo, deck, and gardens, is the perfect facility for weddings up to 100 people. It can accommodate indoor-outdoor events, business meetings, receptions, or small conferences and seminars. This building has rest room facilities and a prep-serving area for caterers.

Coombs Inn boasts a very strong business with solid and growing gross revenues in the range of $600,000+, occupancy in the high 60%’s, an attractive cap rate, and a long track record of success. The award-winning Coombs Inn was host to Sports Illustrated for the 2012 Swimsuit edition, has been chosen #3 in Florida as a Conde Nast Johansen International destination. It was offered for the reduced price of $1,997,000 and has been SOLD.

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

Oceanfront Boutique Hotel for Sale

October 3rd, 2012 by bbteam

If dramatic ocean views are everything when travelers select a place to stay, this oceanfront boutique hotel for sale in Massachusetts is the place! The Inn’s ‘by the sea’ location is in a classic four season New England village that is known for:

• Breathtaking and uncrowded beaches.
• A thriving artist community.
• Shoreline hiking trails among tidal pools with lighthouse views.
• Boating excursions from one of New England’s most picturesque harbors.

This award winning historic oceanfront boutique hotel for sale in Massachusetts is truly an offering for the discriminating Inn Buyer. The 36 guest rooms and suites offer luxury lodging for the leisure, single business or multi-generational family travelers. Few things are more relaxing and refreshing than being able to gaze out on the Inn’s forever sea views. The select ocean view guest and public rooms have a natural added amenity; sunrise over the Atlantic!

This one of a kind property harkens back to the time of New England’s beachfront summer resorts. Classically charming architecture has been lovingly transformed into a wonderful and contemporary four season property for today’s traveler and diner. The restaurant offers classic coastal fare descried as “everything fine dining should be”, yet the setting is comfortable and relaxed, with no hint of pretention.

The oceanfront boutique hotel for sale in Massachusetts is a popular destination wedding venue. In addition to lodging and the food and beverage component, an important part of the Inn’s year round business is weddings, small conferences and group events and dinners. The Inn has recently added a Spa that offers a wide range of services. This addition adds to the Inn’s ability to maximize their guests’ total resort style lodging experience in a lovely seaside resort setting.

This historic grand oceanfront hotel for sale in Massachusetts, Emerson Inn by the Sea, was offered by The B&B Team, Inn Consultants LLC . The inn has been SOLD. For details contact Rick Wolf, 207-967-1995 or Peter Scherman, 434-286-4600.

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