Helmstead Bed and Breakfast

Homerville, GA   Offered for sale at $325,000

This lovely, one owner home is a fully equipped, turn-key bed and breakfast. Located approximately 45 minutes from the Fargo entrance to the Okefenokee State Park, this Colonial Revival residence has hosted numerous guests over the past 28 years. As the only bed and breakfast in the surrounding area of Fargo, Lakeland, Homerville and even Waycross, this charming home is ideal for the aspiring B & B owner. The location of the home is well off of the paved road and has a circular driveway leading to the front door.

A grand stair case leads to the second floor, and gorgeous Georgia marble is found in the foyer.
The living room room or parlor is the perfect place to entertain guests with an afternoon tea. One of three fireplaces is in this room. Heart pine boards throughout, were hand-selected for the flooring and original pine ship lap is found in the library. In addition, there is gorgeous Honduran mahogany trim, accented nicely by the period wallpaper in the dining room. In the study, to the right of the front door, there are pecky cypress walls and bookcases lining the walls.
In the library, there is a wood burning stove and there are 400 volumes, accessible to all guests. Downstairs is one bedroom and full bath. The kitchen is galley style with pine cabinets but opens to the breakfast room which has corner windows, overlooking the pool.
Upstairs, there are 5 guest suites and 4 bathrooms. All bedrooms have 2 year old, Sealy Posturepedic hotel firm mattresses, which the owner has turned after every guest. There are 2 king beds in the "King" and "Duke" rooms and 3 queen beds in the other 3 rooms.

An inground pool, hotub, all American croquet court, and quaint outdoor seating, make Helmstead the perfect place for relaxing after work or vacation adventures.

This is considered a home-stay bed and breakfast.

Detailed list of furnishings and accessories to available to interested parties as needed

Property Details
  • 5 Guest Rooms
  • 4 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1967
  • Opened in 1991
  • Building is 3,288 SQFT
  • Lot is 2.42 Acres
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Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $325,000
  • Average Daily Rate: 98.44
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