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To All Potential Buyers
As you can see by the sold listings, the published inventory appears low. However, not all listings are presented on the web site. At the request of some innkeepers, we do not publicly list their properties for sale. Please feel free to contact us for our qualifying package. Upon receipt of your qualifications, we will be happy to divulge to you those mystery listings in your price range.

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Johnny Boys Pancake House, Rutland, VT

Johnny Boys Pancake House, Rutland, VT

Very fast paced operation, not uncommon to have waiting lines for up to an hour to get in. High Volume, High Quality Food, Very loyal local Clientele, Frequented by Tourists as well. Licensed for up to 100 seats. Despite the volume, this is one of the most immaculate kitchens in Vermont. The owners have very high standards not only with their food, service, it also includes their building, inside and out. The restaurant building contains 3,600 sq ft and situated on 1.19 acres with highway frontage, plenty of on site parking. It helps if a new owner is a Chef and has high volume experience. The numbers support the price. Seller request Buyers to sign a Confidentiality Agreement and provide financial information to prove their ability to purchase before we can release the financial information. Required minimum down payment by Banks is 20%. It is also customary for a new owner to pay dollar for dollar for the inventory at time of closing.

Priced at $975,000.

The Barn Restaurant located in Pawlet, Vermont.

The Barn Restaurant located in Pawlet, Vermont.

Established in 1972 from a once cow barn, this impressive +/-5,000SF Timberframe restaurant has grown into a thriving business and destination. The unique and ideally configured 140+ seat restaurant lends itself beautifully to large and/or smaller private parties/gatherings with 4 separate spaces. 1) Main (60 seat/1 ,000SF) dining room with soaring cathedral ceilings, a massive stone fireplace and huge windows looking down the Mettowee Valley. 2) Loft (open to main dining room - 400SF/40 seats) 3) 45 seat/1,000SF Tavern with stone fireplace, performance platform for live music and 4)Seasonal 30 seat/360SF porch accessed from tavern with steps to lawn/garden area and views down the Mettowee Valley. The current owners/operators have made many substantial improvements/additions over their 20+ years of ownership. Including but not limited to new heating system + 5 split unit heat/AC pumps, new engineered/state approved septic, kitchen addition (over 600SF kitchen space), 130SF walk-in cooler space, and all new/updated well maintained equipment and fixtures. All in all an architecturally/aesthetically pleasing and mechanically impressive property. The business is impressive with strong figures and continued growth. Grossing close to $1,000,000 and serving over 30,000 meals in the last year - and current first quarter is up in both meals served and gross income by over 15% and in the last 10 years the business/revenue has grown by over 80%!

Listed by Lee D. McChesney priced at $795,000.

Michaels on the Hill, Waterbury, VT located on the Waterbury/Stowe Road.

Vermont Inn for Sale

One of the most successful operating restaurants in the Stowe/Waterbury area, located 5 minutes from Stowe and I-89. Michael's on the Hill is the only fine dining restaurant in the area. A new buyer is not bound to this type venue. The circa 1820 farmhouse was first converted to a restaurant in approximately 1983 as the Villa Tragara restaurant. Michael and Laura purchased the property in 2002 and have made extensive renovations and upgrades. Beside having an excellent location, Michael's offers a beautifully refurbished, 1820 barn which provides for additional seating and a venue for functions up to 76 patrons. In warmer weather the patio offers seating. The porch, barn and the patio offer beautiful views of the Green Mountains and sunsets. The property has been well maintained inside and out. There are many possibilities for expansion on this 4.2 acre site with views. Recently paved driveway adds to the curb appeal of the property.

It is important to note that the financial numbers support the price. We are happy to share a very complete brochure to qualified buyers.

Sellers request buyers to sign a confidentiality agreement and provide financial information to prove their ability to purchase before we can release their financial information which are in the brochure.

Banks today require a minimum of 20% down.

Priced at $1,425,000

Manchester , Vermont Restaurant first time offered for sale!

Vermont Inn for Sale

Garlic John's has been a icon in Manchester dining for over 38 years. Licensed for 100 seats with a cozy bar, very attractive dining room and seating available on the deck seasonally. Lots of parking as well as Location, Location, Location. The owners have developed an outstanding and loyal staff as well as clientele . Owners will help train new purchaser through a smooth transition. The kitchen is immaculately clean. Property shows pride of ownership throughout. The property is offered turn key. Purchase price includes the real estate, business, furniture fixtures and equipment, plus dollar for dollar for the stock. Recent upgrades include new air conditioner, dishwasher and new ice cream freezer. priced to sell at $679,000 which is the VALUE of the real estate The FF&E, business value, good will, etc are all a BONUS.

Priced at $679,000


Commercial Property for Sale in Bennington VT
Well established and very successful Pizza business for sale including the real estate. The current owner has owned the property and has operated the business most of the past 40 years. It is time to retire. The property is turn key.
It includes all the furniture, fixtures and equipment. In 2012 they performed a major renovation after putting on a new roof and heat and air conditioning systems the year before. The renovation included new store front, ceramic tiled flooring throughout, new booths and tables, new counters and new tiled bathrooms from floor to ceiling. At the the same time the electrical system was up graded to 200 amp service and many upgrades were made to the plumbing as well as the installation of a new grease trap and the most recent addition in 2015 is a new ice machine. This is a fantastic opportunity for a new owner. A turn key business and a building that has been well maintained all at a very reasonable price. It is a must see. For serious qualified buyers.

One of Killington's Landmark Restaurants - SOLD

Casey's Caboose was developed with a railroad theme. The "Caboose" and a "Plow" car were put in place and a building was built around it. Most importantly, it was an instant success from its inception in 1979 until the original owners sold it in approximately 2010 and had to take it back in 2013. The gross sales have been very consistent in a range of $900's to $1.1. Many consider Casey's Caboose Killington's finest restaurant. It has A TREMENDOUS FOLLOWING. This is a fantastic opportunity for a chef/operator to take advantage of the stable history. Since taking back the restaurant, the owners have refurbished the interior and added new equipment so it is basically ready to go. It is currently closed, waiting for new operator. Licensed for 124 seats. There is a prep kitchen in the basement along with offices, lots of refrigeration and freezers and storage space. Possible owner financing to a qualified buyer. A must see for a serious operator.

Manchester Bar and Grill - SOLD

The Manchester Bar and Grill is an affordable turn key restaurant. Sale includes real estate, furniture, fixtures and equipment ONLY. New purchaser is not paying for business value. New operator will have the opportunity to put their own trade mark and cuisine of their choice on the property. Location in any business is KEY and this property offers it. The building was built in 1994 and is enhanced with a very attractive restaurant with an open floor plan and lots of natural light, excellent viability and traffic count. To the right of the entry/reception area is a casual dining room with bar, lots of windows, hardwood floor, vaulted ceiling and fireplace. To the left of this area is a more formal dining room with carpeted floors, lots of natural light and vaulted ceiling. There is a partial 2nd floor with an over sized 1BR apt. Basement with prep kitchen, office, game room & storage The waste water permit allows for 116 seats, 3 meals a day, 12 employees and a 1 bedroom apartment. 1.1 acres of land with lots of parking and well landscaped. SOLD
Manchester Vermont Restaurant for Sale Manchester Vermont Restaurant for Sale


Successful from the days the doors opened 20 plus years ago and still going strong. This restaurant has it all; high volume, reasonable average check, key location with excellent traffic flow, attractive setting and atmosphere and it delivers consistent quality food to a loyal clientele. The restaurant is open for dinner only, 6 days a week and the gross sales will make you smile all the way to the bank. Franchising potential. This property is truly a going concern.

Vermont Restaurant for Sale

The restaurant is licensed for 125 seats. The building is 4,500 sq ft and fully equipped for continued use as a restaurant. The site is 1.57 acres which is fully improved with lush landscaping and parking. Outside dining is offered in the warmer months. A few of the features of the restaurant is its hand crafted wood burning pizza oven, Honduras Mahogany antique Bar, player piano and over a $100,000 in memorabilia and antiques which are included in the sale. This is a great opportunity for someone with energy and wants to work in a fun atmosphere. Listed price, $995,000

Full 4 color detailed brochure only available to qualified buyers. Qualification and Confidentiality Agreement Required. Qualification package available upon request.>

Landmark Restaurant, Southern Vermont

Situated at the northern entrance of Manchester Village, this landmark property is being offered for sale as a turn-key restaurant including real estate. The owners have decided to retire after 18 years of successful operation. The restaurant is currently licensed for 100 seats and is equipped with a full commercial kitchen with separate prep room, three dining rooms plus a lounge/bar. A spacious 3 bedroom 2 bath owner's quarters with office, living room and kitchenette occupy the second floor. The 1 acre site provides ample parking, a private rear yard, patio and room for a large vegetable garden. This historic building has great visibility and curb appeal. Offered complete: business, real estate, and furniture, fixtures & equipment for only SOLD

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restaurant photo Historic Building At Busy Crossroads

This historic property was most recently operated as a restaurant with a successful reputation until the owner passed away in the mid 1990's. Before that, it was also operated as an inn. The property contains 1.01 acres of land and the building contains 8,700 square feet on three floors plus a basement which was used for storage and as a bakery. Although it has been vacant for many years, it remains as it was when it was closed. Tables are set for guests and furniture and fixtures, including kitchen equipment are included in the offering price.

The building includes three small dining rooms, an atrium dining room, entry, reception area, kitchen, office, four public restrooms and one employee rest room on the first floor; a large banquet room with dance floor and service bar and two more rest rooms at the rear of the second floor with three former guestrooms with private baths and four offices in the front section of the second floor. The third floor has a large bedroom, bedroom or living room and bath with shower.

The location is within half a mile east of Exit 8 of Interstate 91 on the northeast corner of Routes 5 and 131 in Ascutney, Vermont. The property exhibits some deferred maintenance which is mostly cosmetic on the exterior and on the first floor. However, leaks in the roof over the intervening years have caused some water damage to ceilings and walls on the second and third floors. The roof was replaced within the past two years.

This property, most recently licensed for 88 seats but formerly licensed for 200 seats, presents an opportunity for an energetic chef/owner to bring the property back to its former glory for a reasonable investment and have large owners quarters for a family on the second and third floors. In addition, owner financing is available with 30% down payment.

The 1799 Ascutney Inn is being offered for $300,000 including all furniture, fixtures and equipment present on the premises. The offering is being made 'as is'.

French Restaurant licenced for 65 seats. Owner's quarters plus an apartment—small restored barn—additional out building all situated on 2.5 acres in southern Vermont's most famous ski area. Owner retiring after being at this location for 19 years. This property provides a chef a place to live and an opportunity to step into a very successful business. $495,000

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