VOTED #8 BED AND BREAKFAST IN THE COUNTRY BY TRIP ADVISOR
Elegant, historical 106-year old home, serving as a Bed and Breakfast in the Blue Ridge Mountains for sale, listed on the National Register of Historic places and Virginia landmarks register in 1912. This 9,574 sq. ft. Bed and Breakfast is a must see with luxurious linens, marble fireplaces, two- person showers, claw foot tubs, luxury pillow top mattresses and majestic views.
This business rivals Virginia luxury hotels in amenities and comfort. Upon entering guests are welcomed by twin sparkling chandeliers, 12- foot ceilings and a graceful staircase with a Romeo balcony overlooking the foyer. One of the most amazing features of this home is the 1,590 sq. ft. private owners' living quarters.
The current owners purchased the home in 2004 and spent a year renovating the Bed and Breakfast taking extra special care in renewing the home to its beauty you see today. The home was gutted and taken down to the studs, insulation was added, new wiring, plumbing, drywall and light fixtures. Thirty-five new windows were built, and four zones of heating and cooling were added to keep each of the four floors comfortable. The columns, hardwood floors, wainscoting, balconies, staircase and Romeo balcony were all saved during the renovation Today, the home provides four elegant guestrooms all with En suite bathrooms, plus a private garden cottage. In addition, the entire third floor is an open space with a full -size bathroom and walk-in closet; serving as the owners living quarters, as well as a fully furnished walk-out basement that provides a theatre room, laundry center, sewing/craft room, storage room, 1950’s bar/ parlor and a private study. The spacious kitchen has Viking appliances, abundant storage and an over-sized center island. Perhaps one of the most appealing aspects of this bed and breakfast is the amount of space available to: Ladies’ Parlor, Gentlemen’s Parlor, Conservatory, Library, Dining Room, Balcony Room, balconies and porches.
The Bed and Breakfast is located just minutes from I-77 and I-81 about half-way between Charleston, West Virginia and Charlotte, North Carolina. The location provides for repeated clientele that use this location as their stopping point when traveling for Bristol NASCAR races, Myrtle Beach, Hilton Head, Charleston, Savannah and Florida. The location is also ideal and utilized for small weddings, family reunions, private parties, anniversaries and provides for a tranquil retreat from everyday life.
The town that houses this showstopping business is an ideal location on I-77 and I-81 known as “The Hub of Southwest Virginia” and “The Crossroads of the Blue Ridge.” In the near future, Interstate 74 will go through this town, in addition to the two other interstates, which brings thousands of visitors each day to experience the charm and beauty of this small southern community. The location includes the second oldest river in the world and abundant outdoor recreational opportunities with plenty of fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, canoeing, tubing and native animal life. The area includes local, state and national parks offering recreational experiences for all ages and abilities attracting visitors worldwide.
Call today to see this magnificent home that is truly a masterpiece with a steady stream of income with repeat clientele. The current owners do very limited marketing for this business, opportunities are endless to make this business your own as well as enjoying all the comforts of home.
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House layout as follows:-
5,962 first and second floors
1,580 - Third floor
1,832- Walk out basement (not including storage area)
About the Business
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There has been an immense amount of TLC paid to this home. You will see if from the moment you walk in the door. The current owners don't utilize a steady advertising source and have never had the need. The home is fascinating and truly is a magical experience, the reason why they have repeat clientele time and time again.
There is no direct competition in this area for a comparable Bed and Breakfast in quaint town.
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The owners state that they could be booked 7 days a week year round. The current owners do host parties and weddings, however they offer that there
is plenty of opportunity to grow in regards to private parties and additional small, intimate weddings as well as family reunions etc.
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