Month: May 2009

What do you get when you combine green, eco-friendly, sustainable, natural foods and a business with a mission?

I’m excited to share this website since it’s local to my community and their mission is so incredibly admirable. The website is still a work in progress but they offer enough to see what they’re all about. “Background and History (A modern day fable that happens to be true.) Once there was a young man …

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New listing on Mount Desert Island in Southwest Harbor, Maine – Kingsleigh Inn

The Kingsleigh Inn was built in 1904 and offers eight guest rooms in the heart of Southwest Harbor, just minutes from Acadia National Park. With its village location, walking to dinner, the shop and marina are a simple stroll out the inn’s front door. Four of the rooms offer harbor views and private decks. There …

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Innkeeping and Social Media…are you keeping up?

There are numerous Social Media sites out there today…some are industry specific, some for personal use. So many today are wonderful business marketing tools, regardless of the nature of your business. If you have a product or a service to offer, you should have some presence on a social media site. Turn on the TV …

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Inn on the Harbor, a wonderful waterfront inn for sale on Deer Isle, Maine

I recently showed Inn on the Harbor in the quaint fishing village of Stonington to an aspiring innkeeper. The immediate, common reaction was “WOW, this is an absolutely amazing spot”. Indeed. Stonington is idyllic, postcard Maine. Many of the islands off the coast of Maine are incredibly beautiful and secluded if you’re looking to escape. …

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Mountain Village Farm Bed and Breakfast…a very unique experience…

I recently had a conversation with one of my buyer clients regarding a listing they had seen a month or so ago – Mountain Village Farm Bed and Breakfast in Kingfield, near SKI Sugarloaf. They really liked the property, but told me that the way it was advertised was really understated, that it really felt …

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I get to play guest chef for a day…or a week!

Two months after my husband and I bought Kingsleigh Inn in 2004, we attended an innkeeping seminar and met the now innkeepers at Timbercliffe Cottage Bed and Breakfast in Camden, Maine. From the start we just hit it off with Dave and Karen (from Chicago) – they were looking to buy an inn, and we …

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