The Purple Rooster

Barre, MA   Offered for sale at $600,000

“The Purple Rooster” is a B&B home for sale located in the quintessential country town of Barre, Massachusetts. It is decorated in a country-farm style in soft pastels. It is turn-key with the exception of if the Living Room is turned into the Owner’s Quarters bedroom.

The home is within walking distance of the beautiful Currier and Ives town commons, close to restaurants, shopping, and churches. This is a prime area for a B & B as it is located near the following attractions:
- The Harding Allen Estate Banquet and Wedding Venue
- Hartman’s Herb Farm Banquet and Wedding Venue
- Stone Cow Brewery
- Coldbrook Springs Winery
- Barre Center for Buddhist Studies
- Insight Meditation Society
- Wellness Listening Center
- Eagle Hill School
- Quabbin Reservoir
- Cook’s Canyon
- Great Rock Alpaca
- Brookfield Apple Orchard
- Higgins Power Sports
- Popular Motorcycling Roads
- Snowmobile/Hiking trails

And only 35 minutes from Worcester, which has:
- Worcester Airport
- Woo Sox Stadium
- Worcester Railers Hockey
- DCU Center
- Palladium
- Many Colleges/Universities and Hospitals

Perfect for someone looking to visiting in the cool summer to hike or attend an event, to see the stunning fall foliage, visit the snow-belt area for a picturesque winter, or enjoy the flowers in Spring.

This two story Colonial home sits atop 13,000 sqft of land with a lush backyard featuring trees and a large rock wall. It has a comfortable front porch where one can sit and enjoy the fresh country air. It is less than a minute walk to the commons which is brightly lit and offers a beautiful nighttime walk through the park. It is next door to a similar property which is also renting rooms.

This home consists of 3 newly renovated bedrooms upstairs on the second floor, each with a private toilet and sink. One shower is shared between two rooms. The other bedroom has a private bathroom, sitting room, and sun-porch called “The Coop”. There is also a large closet upstairs.
Each room has a queen sized bed with quaint country style bedding and decorations that each sleeps two. Two of the bedrooms have pullout sofa beds that could sleep another two guests each. This means that there is a total of 10 potential guests.

On the main floor, there is a large room currently used as a living room – which could easily be converted into another bedroom for Owner’s Quarters. There is also a large dining room space, a kitchen, laundry room/pantry, mudroom, sun-porch, and bathroom featuring a claw-foot soaking tub.

There is also an attached Barn for light storage and use, suitable for things such a gardening and landscaping equipment. It has a private driveway and off-street parking.

The home is currently being rented as “The Purple Rooster”; a vacation and overnight stays. It was previously established as “The Lilac Cottage” for many years in direct coordination with the Harding Allen Estate for all of their weddings as it directly behind the property until the owners decided to open it year round and re-brand due to the necessity of accommodation in a growing town where there are no motels/hotels and limited inns.

The home could be used in few different ways!

-As it previously operated - a traditional style AirBnB where you rented out the three bedrooms upstairs and keep the Downstairs private as an Owner’s Quarters.

-If you enjoy cooking and wanted to generate more income from your guests, you can operate as a traditional B&B where you provide meals at set times in the dining room on the main floor for guests, while still having a private bedroom, kitchen, and bathroom.

-As it can be run as it currently is, an AirBnb home rental. The owner should be living within the same town or county. There is a home going up for sale directly next door that might make for convenient Owner’s Quarters or Bed and Breakfast extension!

Property Details
  • 3 Guest Rooms
  • 4 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1850
  • Last Renovated in 2023
  • Opened in 2015
  • Building is 2,664 SQFT
  • Lot is 0.4 Acres
  • Photo Gallery
Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $600,000
  • Occupancy Rate: 100%
  • Average Daily Rate: 450
  • Annual revenue is $8,000
  • Terms: 2015-2021 ave $8000/yr Restart 11/2023 $4K totl
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