Is your fantasy to own a mountain lodge or Bed and Breakfast? When dreaming of living in a place that speaks to your soul, most desire a place where memories can be made, and that nostalgia-like feeling can evoke the best of times. From bed and breakfasts and out-of-the-ordinary mountain lodges to places to escape and those with expansive acreage for growth, I sought after the countries most desirable mountain estates where one can be at one with nature while sharing rustic elegance with friends, family, and guests. For the discerning few, these dream mountain lodges can become a reality. It has been said that spending time in nature is the greatest thing we can do for our health and wellness, so why listen to the call of the mountains and give yourself the environment you seek. Across the US, a variety of mountainous regions draw people in with their lush forest floors, the breath of fresh, clean air, and intoxicating sounds of nature. Are you bold enough to follow your heart and ask Santa for the one thing you really want this year?
Missouri Inn and Wedding Event Center, Missouri
This Missouri Bed and Breakfast is located in wine country and is complete with a spa and wedding chapel. Approximately an hour from St. Louis, this 20 room location overlooks the Missouri River. With eight rooms at the Vineyard Inn and Spa and 12 at the Riverbluff Cottage Suites, it is known throughout the Midwest as a charming host to weddings of up to 220 chapel guests. Complete with 16 acres and room for expansion, this is perfect for someone who wants to be in the wedding business.
Asking Price: $6,850,000
Wooded Montana Lakefront
Holland Lake Lodge, Condon, Montana
Set among 10.53 acres on scenic Holland Lake in Montana, this lodge and six guest cabins, gift shop, and owner’s cabin comes complete with a robust dining business and Montana liquor license. This sanctuary sits among 1/4 mile of pristine lake frontage, offering dinners and weddings with a view.
Asking Price: $4,000,000
Whispers of Shenandoah
Blue Ridge Inn, Blue Ridge, Virginia
A wall of glass opens to a rear porch overlooking the Shenandoah Valley from six of the properties’ luxury cabins. With a total of 16 guest units and room for expansion amidst the properties 11.7 acres, The Blue Ridge Virginia Inn is a place to relax and rock to and fro on the inns’ porch. Currently, the inn offers restaurant service to its guests but not the public.
Asking Price: $4,500,000
Sportsman’s Cove Lodge, Ketchikan, Alaska
Sportsman’s Cove Lodge is perfect for the salmon or halibut fisherman. Get hooked on the dreamy sunset skyline at this lodge, where living your Alaskan wilderness dream can come true. Set among 4.7 acres on a former 1930’s commercial cannery, the lodge offers space available for 30+ guests and 30+ staff members. This Alaskan retreat comes complete with a fleet of 5 fully outfitted, custom built, 37′ charter vessels and fuel/supply transporter.
Asking Price: $5,300,000
Where the Mountains Kiss The Sky
Snowbird Mountain Lodge, Robbinsville, North Carolina
Snowbird Mountain Lodge is the jewel of the Smoky Mountains. Set amongst 96 acres this historic lodge is complete with breathtaking views, 23 guest rooms, restaurant, staff, and access to one of North Carolina’s best lakes, Lake Santeetlah. Snowbird has room for expansion and is located 30 minutes from Western Carolina Regional airport. The lodge is a motorsports enthusiasts dream come true, as it is in the heart of nationally recognized drives such as Hwy 129 “The Tail of the Dragon,” The Blue Ridge Parkway, The Cherohala Skyway, and Hwy 28 “The Moonshiner.”
Asking Price: $6,250,000