Cooperstown’s Favorite Bed & Breakfast – for Sale!
The White House Inn, Cooperstown, New York’s favorite bed & breakfast inn, is for sale! This special property features eight guest rooms in the heart of Cooperstown’s Historic District, just three blocks from the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The renowned Glimmerglass Opera Festival, sparkling Otsego Lake and a host of museums, galleries, shops and restaurants are minutes away, many within walking distance. Its unbeatable location, excellent reputation, and strong bottom line make this bed and breakfast business an excellent choice for new owners. Don’t miss this opportunity to own the leading bed and breakfast in Cooperstown, one of America’s best small towns!
The village of Cooperstown was established in 1786 at the edge of nine-mile-long Otsego Lake. By the mid-1800s, it was a popular summer retreat. The White House Inn was built in 1835 and is one of the many historic homes and estates that Cooperstown is known for. The grand home became the White House Inn B&B in 1996.
There are six guest rooms in the main house and two in the Carriage House. Common rooms include a large Gathering Room furnished for breakfast dining and gathering in comfort around the fireplace. The reception desk and front office are just inside the adjoining country kitchen. The spacious kitchen features ample storage, plenty of workspace and all the necessary equipment. There is also a large living room, a cozy library and a formal dining room for guest use. There are two guest rooms in the Carriage House that share an expansive living/family room with a gas fireplace and kitchenette, as well as a porch overlooking the garden and in-ground whirlpool. The inn is decorated with eye-catching antiques, unique artifacts, and original artwork, evoking Cooperstown’s extensive history. Other features of this Cooperstown bed & breakfast for sale include landscaped private grounds, off-street parking and a comfortable owner’s or innkeeper’s apartment in the main house. The White House Inn is classified as a hotel under the town zoning and owners have the options of offering expanded food service and hosting events.
Cooperstown is a top New York State destination, with a rich and diverse array of attractions to appeal to all varieties of guests. The National Baseball Hall of Fame claims the title of best-known sports “shrine” in the world, attracting close to 300,000 visitors annually, while the internationally renowned Glimmerglass Festival opera company attracts music lovers from around the world. The Farmer’s Museum, world-class Fenimore Art Museum, Otsego Lake and Ommegang Brewery are just some of the reasons visitors keep returning! Tennis, golf and excellent dining options are available only minutes from the inn, another marketing bonus. As one of New York State’s primary tourism engines, Cooperstown benefits from a strong travel infrastructure and promotion at the local, regional and state level. Expect to prosper at this special Cooperstown bed & breakfast for sale.
The White House Inn is consistently ranked #1 out of 29 area B&Bs listed on Tripadvisor™. The inn’s success is reflected by its high annual occupancy rate of 57%. Even more telling is the off-season rate (November – March) of 36%! Guests represent an array of vacationers, tourists, business travelers, and local (wedding, hospital, etc.) visitors. The White House Inn is even the preferred lodging choice of Hall of Fame luminaries! This successful Cooperstown bed & breakfast for sale is realistically priced and can be bank financed, making ownership achievable for any serious buyer.
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