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Amanda Gish House Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Asking Price: $450000 / Number of Rooms: 3 rooms

Beautiful Victorian Home with proven Bed & Breakfast income

This home has 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, private and guest parlors, dining room, kitchen, large, covered porches, patio, and 5 off street parking spaces.  It can be home for your large family or combined empty-nester home and income property – either, with no changes required.

The Amanda Gish House is located in the quaint, small town of Elizabethtown, in Lancaster County, PA.   The home was built in 1896 by Henry B. Gish and his wife Amanda.  Tax records show the land was in the Gish family from 1864 until 1942. Since purchasing the house in 1990, Ann and Dave Royer have lovingly restored the exterior and interior back to its original splendor.  Beginning in 2001, Ann and Dave began offering three spare bedrooms as the Amanda Gish House Bed and Breakfast Inn.  The Royer’s retained a spacious one-bedroom owner’s quarters as their private living space.

The Amanda Gish House is located on a substantial, fully shaded and attractively landscaped lot on the edge of Elizabethtown Borough with adjacent residential homes.  Downtown Elizabethtown with its shops, coffee shops, restaurants and taprooms is within easy walking distance.  Elizabethtown College is only a few blocks from Downtown, also within walking distance from the B&B.   One of the largest and most highly regarded retirement villages in Pennsylvania – Masonic Village, is located just across Bainbridge Street.  Elizabethtown is served by Amtrak’s Keystone line offering 13 trips per day to & from Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia and New York. The Amtrak Station is also an easy walk from the Amanda Gish House.

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Beautiful Historic B&B in Lititz, PA Lititz, Pennsylvania

Lititz, Pennsylvania

Asking Price: $795,000 / Number of Rooms: 8 rooms

Welcome to 62 E Main Street, an 1850 Federal style property currently functioning and thriving as a full-service Bed and Breakfast, located in the Historic District of Lititz.

Set in a prime location close to local shopping, dining, and entertainment, this dwelling is difficult to miss with its long and well-known history, brick exterior, oversized covered front porch, and elegant designs throughout. The interior offers historic charm with the convenience of modern features and appliances. Recently, the property has been restored with numerous updates and improvements such as: new HVAC, new roofs on the Carriage House and side porch, central vacuum, and a new stove and dishwasher.

Each room is spacious, cozy, has its own unique appeal, and a private bath. As you enter the foyer, there is a spacious bedroom with large windows that not only let in lots of natural light, but also provides a great view of the street. Past the grand staircase, the welcoming hallway opens into the dining area which features hardwood flooring and access to the patio area. The kitchen is fully equipped with a granite top center island, an abundance of cabinet space, and a pantry closet; plus stainless steel appliances including a Jenn-Aire griddle and stove with center downdraft built into the island, a refrigerator, and dishwasher. Tile backsplash, custom lights above the island, and an exhaust above the electric cooking range add to an already amazing kitchen. Adjacent the kitchen is a sitting room with high ceilings and a private bath. The last room on the 1st floor is another bedroom at the rear of the building with its own sitting area as well as a full bath. The upper level contains 4 bedrooms, each with its own private bath. One bedroom has access to a loft area with storage and a full bath that could also be used as a sleeping area. The lower level contains lots of storage areas, a utility sink, upright freezer, a fast washer and 2 dryers.

The exterior of the property is an eye-catcher with pristine landscaping, beautiful patio, balcony with spiral staircase, as well as private parking for approximately 10 cars. The back of the property also contains a Carriage House that boasts a large L shaped bedroom/sitting area, full bath, bar sink with mini fridge and an upper level loft storage area. The Inn is just a short commute to Downtown Lancaster, The Shoppes at Belmont, and the Lancaster Airport. Plus, it is convenient to tourist destinations such as Amish Lancaster County, Dutch Wonderland, Rockvale Outlet, Tanger Outlet, The American Music Theater, and much more!

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Churchtown Inn B&B Narvon, Pennsylvania

Narvon, Pennsylvania

Asking Price: $795,000.00 / Number of Rooms: 9 rooms

Historic 1735 Fieldstone Mansion located in the heart of PA Dutch/Amish Country. This beautifully restored Inn mixes old world charm with today's modern amenities!

Listed on the National Register of Historic places, this 18th century mansion is nestled in the small quaint village of Churchtown amongst picturesque rolling hills and Amish farmland.

This charming Inn boasts 2 formal parlors, both with original fireplace mantels and wide plank floors, the old “summer kitchen” with hearth fireplace, now a cozy den, and an unique historic prison cell hidden beneath a stairway.

Guests love eating their gourmet breakfast in the gorgeous “glass-enclosed” garden room with slate floors, wood beams and skylights. Or turn the front office back into the original dining room with built-in corner china cabinet and wood beams. The kitchen has been completely updated with custom maple cabinets and double ovens, while keeping the character stone from the original fireplace.

The Inn has 9 unique guest rooms all with private baths, each room furnished with historic character and Lancaster County quilts. 2 private guest cottages are included with an exclusive option to continue lease. These cottages are located nearby, but not on the property.

Spacious owner’s quarters are located through a back private staircase and feature a stone accent wall, private bath and private balcony.

This profitable B & B is fully turnkey and includes real estate, furnishings, name, client lists, recipes and training. It is being offered for sale at $850,000. Please contact Dawn Loken, ReMax Patriots at (717)587-2555 for questions.

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Colonial Bed & Breakfast Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Asking Price: $459900 / Number of Rooms: 3 rooms

The main floor has a central hall flanked on one side by a living/dining area, with very old hardwood floors, exposed ceiling beams and deep window sills. The dining area features a long antique table where guests eat breakfast in front of the walk-in fireplace with a propane log and food is served in a built-in corner hutch with a guillotine bar door. The living area also has another fireplace and some comfortable chairs for guests to relax. On the other side of the hall are two rooms separated by a wall partially constructed of wood planks with beaded edges. One is a sitting room/office for the owners with a large gorgeous braided rug and on the other side is an incredibly unique kitchen featuring barn wood cabinets and built in Whirlpool stainless steel appliances, a breakfast bar made of a single plank and more exposed ceiling beams.The second story features 3 unique guest rooms each with its own bathroom. Two have whirlpool tubs and the other a 5 foot shower with seat. Each has a large colonial-style bed, ceiling light/fan and 2 have electrified fireplaces while the 3rd has an electrified woodstove with an exposed stone chimney behind it. The 3rd story, which was built in the attic has an apartment for the owner. It has a bedroom with wall-to-wall carpeting and a closet, a bathroom with a shower and an elevated toilet (throne), a full galley kitchen with a farmhouse sink, granite counter top, a breakfast bar and black appliances. The most incredible room in the house is the living area with a cathedral ceiling where exposed roof beams can be seen, as well as the pegs used to hold them together. You can also see the chimneys merging into one in front of which is a propane wood stove. The basement has a high ceiling, full concrete floor, lots of wood shelving and updated mechanicals. It also has a separate outside entrance that was probably used by runaway slaves in the 1800’s. The house and all outbuildings feature a coordinated color scheme.

They are all gray since the house is made of local limestone, and the trim is red and 2 colonial shades of green. Outside, the house is surrounded by brick porches, a brick driveway, a large brick patio which features a hot tub, and a covered deck with a ceiling fan and water trough fountain. There is a reproduction pump over the very real hand-dug, stone lined well. Bed and Breakfast signs are all hand-made and professionally painted is a antique style. Behind the patio is a 2-story salt box style garage/workshop with a carport made to look like a like a 1940’s garage featuring a reproduction gas pump and soda machine. At the rear of the property is a 2-story barn style 2 car garage. There are also 2 sheds, one a lean-to on the back of the workshop and the other a self-standing wood structure at the back corner of the fenced lot. Lots of landscaping features as well including a picket fenced garden and a snake fence bed.It is located in a very small town in a rural setting but is very close to Messiah College, Roundtop Mountain Resort and many highways taking you to all that south central PA offers from Hershey to Gettysburg to the state capital. Colonial Crossroads Bed and Breakfast has done a great business the past 6 years with a occupancy rate over 40%, 5 straight Trip Advisor Excellence Awards and a great website with a guest log of over 1600 guests. Enjoy the independent lifestyle of being a B&B owner and enjoy living is this wonderful piece of history!

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The Creekside Inn Paradise, Pennsylvania

Paradise, Pennsylvania

Asking Price: $645,000.00 / Number of Rooms: 6 rooms

Five Star established Bed &Breakfast in the "Heart of Amish Country" Lancaster PA

18th century charm with 21st century accommodations, that is how most guests describe their stay.

This 18th century B and B has all you need for a relaxing stay in the heart of Lancaster county. Close to shopping, adventure and Amish life The Creekside Inn is one of the only B and B’s in the area to feature a first floor room and bath for it’s guests. This lovely Bed and Breakfast features 6 guest rooms and 5 full baths, with separate owners quarters.