Enjoy the Holidays at an Iowa Bed & Breakfast

Iowa bed and breakfast gift certificates

Give the gift of travel… it makes a wonderful holiday gift.

You can’t go wrong when you buy a gift certificate for friends and family over the holidays.  The gift of travel is always welcomed.  Most of the IBBIA members do accept them, but be sure you ask when you make your reservation with an IBBIA member. Click here to order.

Profitable Indianola B&B Offered For Sale

Bed and Breakfast Business for saleThis exceptional property, with home inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright and architect-design, on almost nine acres within the city limits of Indianola, Iowa, is being offered as a thriving bed and breakfast or a spacious private home.

Originally built in 1953 as a spacious brick ranch overlooking the South River valley, a two story brick and cedar addition was built in 1986 converting this to a 5 level split.

The home features 3,755 sq ft on the top three levels and an additional 1,350 sq ft finished in the walkout lower level. A unique one-of-a-kind property with amenities galore. The main living area features a full wall of windows in the living room, a large kitchen and a lower level family room that takes advantage of the stunning views.

With 7 bedrooms and 5 1/2 baths, there is room for everyone! The house includes 3 fireplaces, two full kitchens and built-in cabinets and closets throughout. Outside you can enjoy 3 patio areas and a front entry with gardens, an older barn filled with treasures and a potting shed. The additional land is mowed with walking paths and a beautiful grove of trees for a restful retreat. Contact Misty SOLDwisch at RE/MAX Innovations (515) 978-1705 for more details or to schedule an appointment to view the property. See listing and photos by clicking here.

Historic Queen Anne Victorian Mansion on the market at reduced price

Lion & Lamb Bed and Breakfast for sale
This fully restored Queen Anne, Victorian mansion was built in 1892 by W.C. Ellis, owner of the Ellis & Son lumber mill. Ellis was also co-founder and president of the Kelly Canning Company, which was later named Iowa Canning Company, and at the time was considered the largest operation of its kind in the world. At the turn of the century, there were two banks in Vinton, Ellis was president of one bank and vice president of the other.

As you can imagine, this historic mansion has long been an important property in the community.

If you have longed to start your own bed and breakfast, here is a great opportunity to purchase a truly historical mansion that has already been structurally converted into a successful B&B.  The owners are selling due to health reason, not the lack of devoted guests!

This immaculate and unique property is move-in ready.  There are six bedrooms and seven baths, a professional kitchen, a formal dining room, living room, foyer, piano bay and beautifully restored woodwork. The basement is finished with a two bedroom apartment. Whether you make this home your own retreat or re-open it as a B&B you will not be disappointed by its splendor. New roof, new chimneys, and a new oversize two-stall garage are just a few of the extras you’ll find here. This is an amazing home, located in Vinton, Iowa, the Benton County Seat, and is thriving community with an active tourism board and chamber.  Contact Connie Barnes at (319) 981-6221 or (319) 472-5353. Find photos and more information at http://www.lionlamb.com Price Reduced!