1840 Guest House B&B

For Sale

Modern, commercial/residential property for sale in the historic Village of Merrickville, 75 km from the Parliament Buildings in Ottawa. The property includes an owner's apartment, B&B and commercial space. The 1840 Guest House B&B's gross revenue is approximately $100,000 per year with an additional $10,000 yearly gross revenue from the commercial rental portion of the property.

The property is 5400 square feet. There is a 4200 square foot main building which includes a one room stone building built in 1829 (renovated in 2012) joined to a two story addition built in 2012. There is a separate two story, 1200 square foot Annex (built in 2018).

The property overlooks the historic Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is situated in the Village of Merrickville which celebrated its 225 Anniversary in 2018 (1793-2018). The Village is known as “The Jewel of the Rideau” and is a popular tourist destination, a unique and vibrant Victorian village with more designated heritage buildings than any other Ontario community of its size. It is home to many tourist attractions including specialty shops, artisans, galleries, Parks Canada Rideau Canal locks, the Rideau River, the Blockhouse Museum, hiking trails, the Rideau Migratory Bird Sanctuary, canoeing.

In the main building, on the ground floor, there is a commercial space currently rented as a naturopathic clinic/yoga studio as well as a large, bright, comfortable owner’s apartment. There are four spacious bedrooms on the second floor, all with en-suite bathrooms. Currently run as a successful B&B with a "5 Star" Trip Adviser rating, "9.8" (out of 10) Booking.com rating and a Trip Adviser 2019 Certificate of Excellence.

In the Annex there are two self contained private suites each with their own 3 piece bathroom and separately controlled heat and air conditioning. The ground floor suite is rented as part of the B&B and the second floor is an open concept studio space.

There are 7 private parking spaces at the rear of the property.

Main Building
The stone structure built in 1829 and totally renovated in 2012 is currently the commercial rental portion of the property. Attached to it is a two story building, newly constructed in 2012 to current building code with appropriate permits. The entire first floor of the main building has in-floor heating. Both sections of the main building have their own forced air natural gas furnaces and air conditioning. Each section has its own mechanical room.

The commercial portion has an approximately 20 feet x 12 feet waiting room, approximately 28 feet x 37 feet open space (original stone structure), two approximately 7 feet x 7 feet wheelchair accessible half bathrooms.

The main floor residential area, approximately 40 feet x 36 feet, has a custom kitchen with large island, dining room/living room, large bedroom with 3 piece bathroom, spacious entrance, half bathroom, laundry room with two washing machines and two dryers, ample storage closets.

The second floor has a wide, approximately 10 feet x 40 feet, hallway and 4 bedrooms each with ensuite bathrooms. At the end of the hall there is a balcony overlooking the Rideau River and Canal. Each bedroom is bright and spacious with 6 foot closets, flat screen TV and wall mounted electric fireplace.

The Annex was built in 2018 and has a 20 feet x 30 feet footprint. There are two floors each approximately 600 square feet with separate entrances. Each unit has a 3 piece bathroom, small kitchenette and separately controlled forced gas heat and air conditioning. There is a great view of the Rideau River and Canal from the second floor balcony.

Lot 8650 Square Feet Irregular

Main Building
First floor residential 1342 sq ft
First floor commercial 1432 sq ft
Second floor (B&B) 1483 sq ft
Total 4256 sq ft

First floor (B&B) 600 sq ft
Second floor residential 600 sq ft
Total 1200 sq ft

Features - Amenities

• Balcony
• Furnished
• Appliances
• Laundry Room
• Studio Room
• Patio
• Cable TV
• B&B $100,000 (Canadian) Gross Revenue Per Year
• Commercial Rental $10,200 (Canadian) Gross Revenue Per Year
• River And Canal View
• Successful Bed And Breakfast (1840 Guest House B&B)
• Website
• Commercial Rental Space
• 7 Full Bathrooms
• 2 Wheelchair Accessible Half Bathrooms
• 1 Half Bath
• High Speed Internet
• Satellite Television
• Netflix
• 5 Electric Fireplaces
• 1 Gas Fireplace
• Newly Constructed Storage Shed
• 2 Balconies Overlooking Rideau Canal Waterway
• Walking Distance To Business Center


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