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Historic Hotel FOR SALE (Bed + Breakfast)
Comments/Description: For anyone looking for an amazing investment or a way to to escape the city and take over an existing small business, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. Empty-Nesters, Entrepreneurs, potential "Hoteliers"...this is the property for you! Step back into the future with this rare opportunity! The historic Hotel Orleans is located in the quaint village of Orleans, Nebraska and was erected in 1929. It has had only three owners and has always been in operation. Located in the heart of the Republican River Valley in South Central Nebraska, this landmark has served generations of families. Hunters and fisherman experience the best waterfowl, game hunting and walleye fishing in the Midwest. Harlan County Reservoir (Nebraska's second largest lake)stretches from Republican City to about 5 miles southeast of Orleans. The Republican River is 1 mile from the Hotel Orleans' front door. Sports people from all over the world have graced this hotel with stories that have passed through the generations. Families have sought out the hotel for weddings, receptions, showers, anniversaries, reunions, and just fun family gatherings. The demand for which is still as strong as ever. There are twenty-six guest rooms in total. Beyond character, the hotel has a commercial kitchen, stately dining hall and two private living quarters within the property. The hotel is being sold "turn key" so all contents will be included. The property also includes a large lot, a mobile home on the property, and two existing permitted billboards to promote the hotel on Highway 183 and Highway 136. This is a special place to relax and enjoy the present and future in the glory and presence of the past. Just think, your own hotel; or bed and breakfast; or upgrade the existing restaurant to a steakhouse and still have the hotel! The opportunities are endless at the Hotel Orleans. Serious inquiries can contact me for additional photos and information.
Contact: Glenn Mowery/Scott Rager
Lighthouse Marina & Grill
Comments/Description: Lighthouse Marina & Grill is a full service marina located on the Bureau of Reclamation Red Willow Reservoir, Hugh Butler Lake in SW Nebraska which is 11 miles north of McCook, NE on Highway 83. Hugh
Butler Lake is a 1600 acre lake built in the 1960’s that is recognized for its excellent fishing & recreational use. Abundant turkey, pheasant & mule deer live in the rolling hills & canyons that surround the lake. Hugh Butler Lake is an outdoorsman dream vacation spot drawing sportsmen from all over the United States. An outdoor archery range built by the Game & Parks is heavily used by the local archery clubs. Located at the end of Red Willow Dam Road, Lighthouse Marina sits conveniently next to the double boat ramps & swim beach area of Hugh Butler Lake. The marina consists of an original block
building that houses an office, tackle center, small dining room & computer area plus two restrooms. The addition has a licensed commercial kitchen, a new dining room that is licensed to seat 200 & features a hot & cold buffet, a new bar with triple door cold storage & 2 handicap accessible restrooms. A separate display area hold up to 30 different liquor bottles & double portable Keg-a-lators store under the bar counter to supply double tap beer. The outer deck is divided into 3 sections: a covered deck with another bar, a covered band shell & dance floor & an open deck. New double sand volley ball court equipment, horseshoes and children’s sand box area are in a completely fenced outdoor area. There is a 3 bedroom Modular, a permitted lot area with 74 permitted lots, most of which have mobile homes placed on them, 9 RV lots & one bedroom rental cabins. All of the improvement (marina, water lines, electrical, modular & mobile homes/RVs) sit on lease land. The BOR leases to the NE Game & Parks Commission which in turns leases the rights for the marina operation. The lease is normally a 25 year lease, reviewed & renewed every 5 years.
Contact: Heartland Partners Realty
Comments/Description: DAIRY KING in Stratton, NE If you are looking to have your own profitable business this is definitely one you want to consider. The Dairy King has central heat/air & comes complete with all the inventory & equipment so the Buyer has the opportunity to get started as soon as possible. The original area of the Dairy King has 5) Booth with the Dining Room having 3) Booth and a total of 7) Tables & 30) Chairs, giving it a seating capacity of 62. Some of the equipment includes a soda fountain-style ice cream chest freezer with 10) topping containers & the original scoops & pumps, a stainless double-door cooler, a double-door freezer, deep fat fryers, heat lamp, grill & griddle with hood, a 3-compartment sink, a cooler with condiment compartments, a microwave & 2) display Coolers. Pots, Pans, Dishes, Kitchen Utensils, Silverware, Coffee Cups, Glasses, Napkin Dispensers, Salt & Pepper Shakers, even the Cash Register are all included with this property. The Dairy King has “location, location & location” on US Hwy 34 & with a corner lot there is a drive around making it easy access for most vehicles & even pickups & trucks with trailers. Motivated Seller
Contact: Heartland Partners Realty & Auctioneers
Red River Restaurant & Lounge, 548 N Minden Ave
Price/sq. foot: 67,50
Comments/Description: Enter Red River and turn right -- and then you'll be stepping into an elegant dining area or enter, then turn left into a beautiful carriage lit lounge with deep red booths & awesome bar as well. Built in 1927 and made of solid red brick, this restaurant/bar has 2,652 square feet of space that's ready for serving exquisite food and beverages. The Red River comes with multiple coolers, freezers, juice guns, ice machine, fryers, registers and more, this business opportunity has it all for someone who wants to own a restaurant/bar. Huge banquet area in back belongs to the Legion, but upon a minimal agreement comes with this one-of-a-kind business opportunity. Call for details.
Contact: Janet Goldrick
710 4th Ave
Price/sq. foot: 20.86
Comments/Description: Prime real estate in the center of the business district in Holdrege! Great display windows and expansive open area up front makes this space the perfect place to do business. Large garage in back with automatic overhead door has room for taking deliveries off alley. Plenty of room for stock/inventory, break room and office area in back. In front, ample room for racks and displays with a back drop of brick walls and floor-to-ceiling windows that offer great business opportunities in the heart of Holdrege.
Contact: Janet Goldrick