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Whisper's Ranch Bed and Breakfast

Elgin, AZ   Offered for sale at $699,900

Welcome to Whisper's Ranch B & B in beautiful Elgin (Canelo), Arizona. Close to Tucson (60 miles), Ft. Huachuca (6 miles), Sonoita-Elgin Wine Country (8 miles) and Sierra Vista (15 miles) ... worlds away from fast-paced city life. This serene sanctuary for humans awaits you. We're a great place for a wedding party, family reunion, or group event due to our spacious accommodations. The whole house is a B & B! Comfortable beds and full breakfast included. We specialize in gluten-free and allergy-free meals. We offer a beautiful & peaceful natural setting, comfortable lodging accommodations, gracious hospitality and truly fine food to help you feel rested & revitalized.

About the house: 5 Bedrooms with 4 king size and 2 twin beds, 4 Bathrooms And 2 kitchens.

Santa Cruz County recently measured the building and said it was 4,000 Square Feet. This includes all the building.

The basement does not have central heating and cooling.

There are two commercial kitchens in the residence, one on the main floor and one in the basement. They are currently used to produce food that is shared at the local food co-op.

The currently owner prepares and sells food that has been made for her food truck and other opportunities. A catering business could do very well.

The owner lives next door at the Whisper’s Sanctuary.

Main Kitchen 13x17 with a 8x6 Nook, Laundry facility on main floor, gas cooking range

Living Room 16x18 has a formal dining area and a floor to ceiling rock fireplace.

Upstairs Loft 11x14 has open, vaulted ceilings
Upstairs Bedroom 14x17 with huge walk in closet (The Ranch Suite) Upstairs Bath with shower and linen storage

Bedroom 1 on main floor, 13x12 (The Racing Room)

Bedroom 2 on main floor, 11x14 (The Rodeo Room) has a private en suite bathroom.

Basement Bedroom 13x12 (The Native American Room)

Basement Bedroom (The Calvary Room)

Basement Bathroom is shared by the two basement bedrooms

Basement Commercial Kitchen 13x18 plus a 3-compartment sink for washing up.

Basement Storage Room 11x13 (Has been previously used as a small gift shop)

Detached Garage 36x36 has a front door that give entry to a small office 12x13, also
Detached Garage has a Commercial roll up door 12 feet high x 8 feet tall

Well House 10x8. Sonoita Elgin Fire District.


Why does the owner want to sell?
The owner wants to seller because she does not have time to manage the property as well as it could be managed.

Is the bed and breakfast making any money?
The bed and breakfast operation is in a break even situation and is not making any money.

Is there a upside potential?
The Arizona Wine Growers in the area are a huge draw for the community. They have several festivals a year that brings lots of visitors. The land that backs to the property will allow horseback riding, hiking and hunting during season. Fishing is available at Parker Canyon Lake 11 miles away.
The neighboring property, Whisper’s Sanctuary offers horse boarding. This is a huge area for Bird Watchers.

Nearby tourist attractions include Kartchner Caverns, Golf, Horseback Riding and many more.
The website has really picked up on bookings! The owner has had to turn some away because she does not have enough help to keep the rooms prepared.

What about the well and septic systems?
The well water will have to be tested at the time of the sale.
The septic systems will have to be cleaned and pass inspection with the State of Arizona before ownership can transfer to the new bed and breakfast keeper.

What about utilities?
The monthly electrical bill is about $125-150 per month.
The phone service is Internet.

There is a 350-gallon propane tank on the property used for cooking.

Property Details
  • 5 Guest Rooms
  • 4 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1992
  • Opened in 1997
  • Building is 4,000 SQFT
  • Lot is 1.4 Acres
  • Photo Gallery
  • Property Website
Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $699,900
  • Occupancy Rate: ==================================================
  • Average Daily Rate: 116
  • Annual revenue is $24,000
  • Terms: Possible owner financing with 40% down.
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