Asa Ransom House is a full service New York inn for sale near Buffalo, New York. The 10-guest room bed and breakfast and restaurant is one of New York State’s finest country inns, with a long-standing reputation for elegant lodging and fine dining. The inn location, in historic Clarence, NY, is secluded and quiet, yet convenient to all the activities, events and attractions of Western New York. The inn’s unusually large guest rooms are well-appointed with features such as custom woodwork, antiques, fireplaces and porches. The restaurant is a local favorite and offers packages to B&B guests. Beautifully maintained and ready to transfer as a turn-key package, this New York inn for sale is a great opportunity for a buyer with a focus on food. Asa Ransom House is just 15 minutes from Buffalo and 30 minutes from Niagara Falls.
The original inn structure dates to 1853 and was restored beginning in 1975 when dining rooms were built. A wing was added in 1993 to increase the number of guest rooms. At every step, improvements have been made with careful attention to the building’s historic character. The 10 guest rooms are located on three levels. In addition, there are three porches to take advantage of lovely garden views. An elegant library/living room, innkeeper’s office, gift shop, petite dining room, commercial kitchen, main dining room and 40-foot veranda complete the first floor.
The main dining room can seat 47 guests. High ceilings, bay windows and a fireplace create a romantic, historic ambiance. The “snug” dining room seats 12 guests at one long table. The restaurant is open to the public six nights a week, year-round, also offering lunch and high tea at times. The veranda and the inn’s front lawn, gardens and gazebo are available for dining and special events in warm weather. The kitchen is large and thoroughly equipped, with ample capacity for special events and catering. The inn has a great reputation in the community and earns glowing reviews for both food and lodging.
A separate owner’s cottage, on its own adjacent lot, is a wonderful addition and asset. It includes two bedrooms, two baths, a living room and an eat-in kitchen. A second building on the property has 2 rental apartments with potential as employee housing.
The Greater Niagara region of Western New York is strongly marketed by New York State and trade groups. Attractions include Niagara Falls, Letchworth State Park (the “Grand Canyon of the East”), the Erie Canal and arts and architecture in Buffalo. Visitors enjoy cruises on Lake Erie, the Niagara River and the Erie Canal. There are acres of parkland for hiking and biking. Buffalo has an exciting new food scene and the Niagara Wine Trail is just 25 minutes from the inn.
Asa Ransom House’s location, 15 minutes from Buffalo and 30 minutes from Niagara Falls, is a plus for future business. With a focus on food and special events, there is ample potential for business growth at this fine New York inn for sale. Asa Ransom House is a highly rated member of the Diamond Collection and a member of Select Registry®, an indicator of exceptional quality. The price is correctly based on a Marketability Assessment & Valuation.
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