Month: February 2009

Good news for Captain Briggs House Bed and Breakfast listing in Freeport, Maine

$45mil Freeport development underway…from MaineBiz February 24. Also in the works – a premier train station for Freeport to become a Transit Oriented Destination (TOD). Captain Briggs House offers a buyer a great opportunity while interest rates are historically low, while the area, and thus the potential of the area businesses continue to grow. Win-win …

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Think you know what type of inn you want to buy? Do you have an open mind?

You think you might have a pretty good idea what type of inn or B&B is ideal for you. However, coming from experience, I can tell you that if you keep an open mind, your options will be much greater and results possibly much more successful. If there exists the perfect property, it’s often rare …

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Fabulous Waterfront Inn on Deer Isle…

This is Inn on the Harbor in the idyllic Maine fishing village of Stonington. Built on a pier foundation, this is a true waterfront property where the tide rises beneath your feet. The property is comprised of four buildings, New England style clapboard on the village side and shingle style on the water side. There …

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How much time do you spend online looking to buy an inn or bed and breakfast?

I think there are a lot of people out there (myself included) who did a lot of surfing and dreaming but were scared to actually take that leap. Our webstats show a lot of traffic, especially on Mondays, since chances are, life changing decisions often happen on weekends! So, here’s the loaded question – what …

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A NEW LISTING on Mount Desert Island!

This is The Lindenwood Inn.A successful Southwest Harbor inn for nearly 30 years, now offered at $1,795,000 Built as a sea captain’s home in 1904, this is a fabulous 9 room Inn located on a quiet residential side street, Clark Point Road, just a 15 minute walk to shops and restaurants in town. Just beyond …

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A unique Bed and Breakfast on the market…

This is Mountain Village Farm Inn Bed and Breakfast in Kingfield, Maine, the gateway to SKI Sugarloaf. A wonderful, fully renovated 1850’s farmhouse/cape on 7 rolling acres, separate “Gallery” building and huge L-shaped barn in very good shape with no evidence of sagging ridges. There are 6 guest rooms with private baths, a living room …

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The Swan Agency’s Lodging Division’s new website…

A Lifestyle, Investment and Home. This is something we at The Swan Agency have known about for quite some time, but it seems others are now catching on. People are giving serious consideration where to put their money and realizing that the investment in a lodging property, whether a hotel, motel, inn or bed and …

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LEFTOVER LOBSTER? IF there is such a thing…

Make Lobster Bisque and a classic Lobster Roll! We used a recipe adapted from the White Barn Inn, Kennebunkport, Maine. We started with our own homemade lobster stock (shells from our grilled lobster Valentine’s dinner), adding cream, Cognac, Muscat, fresh tomatoes, onions and seasonings, let them simmer for a while, strain and add pieces of …

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