For Sale: For Aspiring Innkeepers
If you have dreamed of owning and operating your own B&B, we are excited to provide the following list of inns available for purchase. Make your innkeeping dreams come true when you join the Illinois Bed & Breakfast Association family!
So the day has finally arrived for you to make your innkeeping dreams happen! Skip the hassles of building a new structure, restoring or remodeling an old home, and dealing with zoning and building codes. Instead, purchase an existing, ongoing, functional B&B. The following properties are available to help bring your innkeeping aspirations to light.
Old Victorian Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast
26668 N Main St
Wauconda, Illinois 60084
Inn Web Site: http://www.oldvictorianfarmhouse.com
Broker Name: Arlene Fields of Baird and Warner
Broker Phone Number: 847-726-1300
Broker email: email@example.com
Web Site about this property: http://www.bairdwarner.com/property/25411093/26668-North-Main-Street-WAUCONDA-Il-60084
Amazing Architectural award design! Built orginal home in 1847 and added on in 1860. The grand lady has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. Beautiful tioled wallpaper and drapes in a grand country kitchen. 10foot ceiling dining and 2 screened porches. Incredibly decorated customized suites. Owner has successfully built her bed and breakfast business for the last 10 years and now retiring and now ready to pass on her proud home to a new owner as a ready to do operation! Wauconda's revitalized town fits well with this country Victorian. Bangs Lake is a beautiful 300 acre motorboat lake and the forest preserves features trails for horses, walking and fishing. As well as museums and dog parks. Owner will stay and train for 6 months if needed. Here is a great opportunity in an area that offer a great future! Offed at $350,000 including site, furnishings and inventory.
Bundling Board Inn
220 E. South Street
Woodstock, Illinois 60098
Inn Phone Number: 815-338-7054
Inn Web Site: http://www.BundlingBoard.com
Inn email: Proprietor@bundlingboard.com
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Hidden Lake B&B
433 Cook Drive
Jonesboro, Illinois 62952
Inn Web Site: http://www.hiddenlakebb.com
Broker Name: For Sale By Owners
Broker Phone Number: 618-833-5252
Broker email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site about this property: http://www.bbonline.com/forsale/hiddenlake/?type=state&refstate=il
Recently featured in Midwest Living … One of the Best in the Midwest! Hidden Lake Bed & Breakfast - Located along the immensely popular Shawnee Hills Wine Trail on 20 acres of rolling hills with a 2 acre stocked fishing lake & 12 acres of woods and gardens. An upscale rural B&B with 8 guest rooms/suites – 5 in the Main House and 3 in the Guest House - all with private baths and a very flexible design allowing you to operate the B&B in any of a variety of ways: Maximize Income by renting all 8 guest rooms/suites year round, with lots of land to construct yet more, hosting weddings in the hilltop gazebo, and perhaps opening a wine tasting room with the wines from our “sister” winery, or Maximum Privacy renting just the Guest House with in-suite continental breakfasts (ideal for those women who like the idea of a B&B but with a husband who is less certain!), or Hobby Business renting on weekends only or only “in season”, or Suites Only leaving the main house to you and your family yet renting the high dollar suites for income. Asking $799,000 with 18.67 acres (or $719,000 with 4.5 acres) You choose the B&B environment and income level that fits your lifestyle! Or do as we have done, take as much or as little business depending upon your needs and desires at the time!
Harrison House B&B
26 N. Eagle St.
Naperville, Illinois 60540
Inn Phone Number: 630-420-1117
Inn Web Site: http://www.harrisonhousebb.com
Inn email: email@example.com
If you absolutly LOVE old homes and would be intrested in income potential, this home is a "Must See". This property is truly one-of-a-kind and offers a unique opportunityfor it's buyer. Currently used as a bed and breakfast, YOU coupld experiance similar income potential (or greater) while living in the Historic home of your dreams! Rent one room, two, three, four and five! All furniture is includedin this price as well as linens, dishes and everything you need to operate this turn-key B&B. Also included is the website and a large customer base built over 24 years of operation.
The location is outstanding with downtown Naperville and the train station being just a few short blocks away. Kids can walk to grade school, jr high and high school. The home has 10 foot celings, pocket doors and beautiful thick woodwork. They just don't build homes like this anymore. You will love the attention to detail the present owners have taken in restoring this 1904 gem.
In 2002 a restoration was complete which included:
1. All new windows which were retrofitted into the original frames. Dining and living room have leaded glss windows.
2. Three roofs were removed and a new roof was installed.
3. Old aluminum siding was replaced with cedar siding.
4. A sprinkler system was installed which is wired to the fire dept. for additional safety.
5. All bathrooms were renovated, including 3 with whirlpool tubs.
6. Floors and woodwork were refinished.
7. Tin ceilings were installed in the living room, dining room & one of the bedrooms.
8. New kitchen complete with custom inset cabinets & linoleum floor imported from Germany.
9. Natural fiber insulation was added to exterior and interior walls, which helps reduce energy consumer. And people can't believe how quiet and draft-free the home is.
Seller may be able to help with financing.
Bernadine's Stillman Inn
513 Bouthillier St.
Galena, Illinois 61036
Inn Web Site: http://www.Stillmaninn.com
Broker Name: Dave Anderson
Broker Phone Number: 815 777-0557
Broker email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site about this property: www.stillmaninn.com
Romantic and Histori 1858 Victorian Mansion located in beautiful Galena, IL. Excellent Guest quarters for privacy plus includes private kitchen, laundry, living room, three bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, movie room. Inn includes seven guest rooms, some with whirlpools and fireplaces. Out building can be used for restaurant or possible extra lodging. Situated on just shy of 2 acres of land, a few blocks from Main street and across from General Grant's home.