Month: May 2010

Good Morning from Maine on the start of Memorial Day weekend!

Heading out this morning to meet out of town buyers looking for an inn in Maine. Showing two coastal and two inland lakes and mountains region properties. There are buyers out there, but understandably, they’re being very conservative in today’s market. And they’re very aware of the income aspect of the various properties as it …

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Gorgeous custom home on Mt. Kineo golf course-the vacation spot of yesteryear…

This gorgeous custom home sits against the 2nd hole of Mt. Kineo Golf Club which opened in 1890. Three bedrooms, two and a half baths and 3,900 sf of living space. There’s a gorgeous two story stone fireplace which is a focal point of the room. The picture windows look out to the private wooded one …

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NEW LISTING! “Gull Cottage” – a waterfront residential property in Linconlville

Gull Cottage – 41 Sea View Drive in Lincolnville just 3 miles to Camden. 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 160 feet of water frontage on Penobscot Bay with a gorgeous level pebble/rock beach. Another house can’t be seen from the beach. Very private. Property DetailsFlickr PhotosPicasa PhotosVirtual TourOffered below assessed value, $569,000 and priced to …

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New Listing! Riverside Inn and Restaurant in East Machias, Maine

Riverside Inn and Restaurant in East Machias, Maine – Offered at $598,000 with a very strong business. River frontage, 4 guest rooms with private baths, great location on Route 1, strong restaurant, function and events with local businesses, and strong lodging business. Very manageable commercial kitchen, beautiful gardens. Turn-key, includes most furnishings. More details Virtual …

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I just came back from a visit to Wilson Pond Camps in Greenville, Maine…

Despite the fact that I came up for business and it was only for one night, it felt like a getaway. So different from coastal Maine, it was nice sitting out on the deck in the very early morning (got up around 4:30 when I saw daylight!) and hearing nothing at all but one distant …

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New confidential listing – full service, classic Maine inn – $2,975,000

This classic Maine inn has been hosting guests for many years. Full service restaurant and events business. Very substantial business between lodging, restaurant and events. Full staff for restaurant and events would allow new owners to transition smoothly.  Financial and property information can be provided with a signed non-disclosure and qualification agreement. Contact me for more …

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Craignair Inn and Restaurant – SOLD May 19, 2010!!!

Congratulations to new innkeepers Michael and Joanne O’Shea! We closed on The Craignair Inn and Restaurant yesterday after a much anticipated waiting period. They’re such great people and fit right in with “Maine, the way life should be”. And many thanks to wonderful sellers, Neva and Steve Joseph – they made the transition very easy …

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How does a seller deal with guests knowing their inn is on the market?

This is a beautiful example of how the owner of Stonington’s Inn on the Harbor does it: READ CHRISTINA’S STORY… I met with Christina (the owner) last week. She asked me a short while back about how best to answer guests when they confront you about knowing it’s for sale. And she asked my opinion on …

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