The Lighthouse Inn and Carriage House on the nubble In York beach, maine

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Beautiful great room filled with natural light

The Lighthouse Inn & Carriage House offers 31 rooms and is made up of five different guest room configurations: 1 queen; 1 king with pullout couch; 2 doubles; 2 queens. There is one family suite made up of king bed with pullout couch and a separate bedroom with one double. The 7 carriage house rooms are the more luxurious offerings and are newly updated in the spring of 2018. They all have comfortable sitting areas and some have private or shared decks with partial ocean views. The 24 standard and deluxe standard guest rooms received a significant makeover in the spring of 2017. This was a comprehensive renovation that brought a more beachy, contemporary feel to this nostalgic hotel. And there are options for every budget and taste which is a great business model in this industry.

The property also offers a number of amenities to help guests enjoy their stay. Every room on the property offers a private bathroom, flat screen TV, small fridge, AC and hairdryers. The inn can sleep a total of 100+ guests. In addition to the guest rooms, pool, hot tub, outdoor showers, relaxing grounds, beach wagons, and ample parking.

A Sampling Of Guest Rooms

spacious guest rooms with light, cool tones with pops of color
100 yards back from Long Sands Beach
  • A total of 31 units (currently 30 are being rented)
  • 24 guest rooms were updated in 2017; there are 7 guest suites in the original carriage house which is being renovated spring 2018
  • Manager’s loft & office
  • Onsite 2 bedroom cottage for housekeeping staff (sleeps 4)
  • In ground gunite pool & brand new hot tub
  • Large contemporary guest lounge
  • Beautiful grounds for guests or hosting private events
  • 100 yards from Long Sands Beach
  • Walking distance to downtown shops, restaurants, nubble lighthouse and attractions
  • Fully equipped onsite laundry facility
  • Large functional kitchen
  • Property very well maintained by owners, with many recent updates
  • 1.02 acres
  • 5 buildings in total
  • Parking for 36 cars
  • High on the nubble and out of any flood zone hazard
The events side of the business could be expanded, particularly outdoors, with such a lovely setting.

Area Location, Access and Visibility

The Lighthouse Inn and Carriage House is located in the heart of everything! The inn is 100 yards from the tip of Long Sands Beach, and 1/2 a mile from Short Sands Beach and York Beach Center, where there are plenty of restaurants, shops, the Arcade and more. The inn is close to several major airports:

  • 1.25 hours North of Boston Logan Airport
  • 5 hours North of New York City
  • 5.5 hours South of Montreal, Canada
  • 4 hours East of Albany NY
  • 45 minutes South of Portland's International Jetport
  • Built in 1980 and the carriage house back in 1870
  • Newly renovated in 2017 and 2018
  • Buildings: 3 hotel buildings, 1 cottage, 1 carriage house, a single car garage, employee cottage, pool house, laundry facility
  • 31 rooms, currently 30 are being sold
  • Spacious kitchen in the carriage house off the great room
  • Public water and sewer
  • Heating: propane, heat pump, electric baseboard, multi-zone
  • Cooling: AC units, split systems
  • Water Heater - propane and electric
  • Paved parking for 36 cars
  • Shoreland Zone - part Limited Residential 250ft and part Residential 4
  • Map 0027-Lot 0084
  • 2018 Real Estate Taxes: $13,214

Additional Sources of Information

The inn's website

The Lighthouse Inn on Facebook

Additional Property Photos

Broker's Listing

This extraordinary property is proudly offered at $3,150,000

by Dana Moos of The B&B Team

Additional information available: deed, disclosures, floor plans

Financially viable business from just 6 months in operation. Financial data shared only with qualified buyers and a signed non-disclosure agreement. Cap rate as operated, 10.7%; with hands on owner-operator, 11.7%. Very strong.

Inn Consultants and Brokers Since 1993

dana@danamoos.com 207-266-5604

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