Country Inns

  • Brooklyn Plantation

    Brooklyn Plantation

    This is it—your expansive country estate where you, your family, and guests will enjoy a gracious and active country lifestyle in this historic (1813) and meticulously restored home
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  • The Hillcrest Mansion Inn

    The Hillcrest Mansion Inn

    Imagine yourself nestled amidst the majestic peaks of Clifton Forge, Virginia, owning a property steeped in history and brimming with potential. The Hillcrest Mansion Inn, a turn-of-the-century masterpiece,
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  • Harmony Hill

    Harmony Hill

    Recent Price Reduction! – Charming Log Cabin with Bed & Breakfast on 4.28 Acres– Welcome to your dream investment property! Nestled on 4.28 picturesque acres, this beautiful log
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  • Elegant Shenandoah Valley Winery & Wedding Venues

    Elegant Shenandoah Valley Winery & Wedding Venues

    Here is a family-run business in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia that produces a large selection of high quality, award winning Virginia wines. It also is one of
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  • White Hall Vineyards

    White Hall Vineyards

    White Hall Vineyards is a spectacular farm winery located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Whitehall Virginia, about 14 miles northwest of Charlottesville. The property
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  • Classic Stone Manor Home

    Classic Stone Manor Home

    Classic Stone Manor Home Available for the first time since its construction, this stunningly beautiful hand crafted stone manor home is located at the base of the Blue
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  • The Mansion at Fort Chiswell

    The Mansion at Fort Chiswell

    The Mansion at Fort Chiswell is a historic home located in Max Meadows, VA which is Southern VA in Wythe County. It was constructed in 1840 by Stephen
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  • The Vineyard & Winery and B&B at Catawba Farms

    The Vineyard & Winery and B&B at Catawba Farms

    This multifaceted property and enterprise represent a unique and compelling opportunity to acquire and expand upon the hospitality and special events value elements developed by the current owners
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Boutique Hotels for Sale

There are few types of accommodations more charming and romantic than country inns and bed & breakfasts. If you’re interested in delving into the hospitality industry, country inns provide visitors with an intimate and comforting home base from which to enjoy the area’s incredible scenery and fascinating history. Country inns for sale are each unique in personality, décor, and amenities – from rustic inns near great hiking trails, to bed & breakfasts that focus on delicious farm-to-table meals, to boutique inns in elegant historic estates. Virginia Estates can help you to explore the market and find the right inn for sale to fit all of your needs and desires!


Visitors are increasingly drawn to the many benefits of the smaller and more intimate hospitality experience provided by country inns compared to large hotels. Country inns are the ideal option for those looking for a more personal experience, so it’s no surprise that the industry is projected to continue growing over the next decade. Country inns are a great investment in a variety of locations due to their popularity across the board with families, elderly people, couples, business travelers. A charming country inn can thrive in any region provided it’s in close proximity to natural beauty or to historic or cultural sites outside of cities that draw in tourists. 


If you’re interested in country inns for sale, Virginia Estates has decades of experience, and will be happy to put our expertise to work finding you the right country inn to meet your needs and expectations!


The Promising Business Outlook for Country Inns


While the pandemic put a temporary halt on the growth of the hospitality industry, the demand for travel accommodations is once again increasing. Industry reports show that travel spending and travel rates are projected to grow rapidly over the next few years. The influx of money from both domestic and international travelers will bolster revenue for boutique hotels and inns. Because of this, investors are increasingly looking at country inns and bed & breakfasts for sale as a smart investment as the travel industry booms. 


Why Visitors Choose Country Inns Over Hotels 


For many travelers, country inns and bed & breakfasts are the obvious choice over larger hotel options. Country inns leave guests feeling relaxed and refreshed – and here are just a few of the reasons why:


  • Country inns offer a more personal experience – visitors can spend more time chatting with the owners and other guests, and receiving individualized recommendations about the best hikes, sites, stores, and restaurants in the area. While larger hotels have friendly staff, the service is nonetheless impersonal and generic. 
  • Country inns are unique and showcase the personality of the innkeepers and of the area. With large hotel chains, each hotel looks the same regardless of the location. Country inns have more personality that gives guests something to remember their stay, and many of the buildings have their own rich histories. 
  • Country inns are a much better value than hotels. Since country inns are small, they often provide additional amenities that you wouldn’t find at hotels or would have to pay extra for, such as complimentary breakfast, afternoon refreshments, and high-quality linens. 
  • Country inns are small businesses run by innkeepers who take pride in their work and emphasize quality and hospitality!
  • Many country inns provide incredible, freshly-prepared food. Oftentimes these memorable meals are even crafted with locally sourced ingredients. 


The Many Benefits of Owning a Country Inn


Travelers are increasingly choosing small inns and bed & breakfasts over larger and more generic chain hotels. Whatever your reason for considering a country inn for sale, there are many benefits to owning a small hospitality business.  


  • Owning a country inn presents the opportunity to be your own boss and make the final decisions for yourself and your business.
  • You can put your unique skillset to work. Whether you like cooking, baking, decorating, working outside, or entertaining, you’ll be able to put your strengths to great use.
  • Country inns are set in idyllic surroundings, so owning a country inn means being constantly surrounded by natural beauty! 
  • There are tax benefits: you’ll be able to deduct a portion of the depreciation of your country inn and operating expenses as business expenses on annual income taxes.


If you’re considering purchasing a country inn, Virginia Estates is here to provide you with expert guidance throughout the search and buying process!