Location: P.O. Box 72
100 E. Washington St.
Mountain View, AR 72560
Contact: Pam Rivera, Owner
Contact Telephone: 870-269-4383
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Owners: JR & Pam Rivera
Business Established: 1982
Affiliation: Bed and Breakfast Association of Arkansas (BBAA), Mountain View Area Chamber of Commerce
Area Description: Located on the Historic Courthouse Square of Mountain View, Arkansas, “The Folk Music Capital of the World,” this Arkansas Bed and Breakfast for sale is convenient to The Ozark Folk Center, Blanchard Springs Caverns and nestled in the Ozark Mountains.
Mountain View’s central location in the Ozarks makes it a perfect spot from which to sightsee and discover many regional attractions. The unspoiled natural beauty of the Ozarks provides endless opportunity for outdoor activities, including world class trout fishing on the White River and mountain biking on the newly developed Syllamo Mountain Bike Trail.
Everywhere you go, the area rings with the sound of Mountain, Folk and Bluegrass music. Musicians gather nightly during the season to play on the Historic Courtsquare along with offering a variety of Music Shows and “pickin’ barns”.
Visitors celebrate April in the Ozarks at the Arkansas Folk Festival and savor beautiful fall color in October during the BeanFest & Championship Outhouse Races. They experience the grand beauty of Blanchard Springs Caverns, located just north of Mountain View in the Ozark National Forest.
Swimming holes and creeks, fishing, picnic areas, hiking trails, wildlife and educational programs make Blanchard Springs Caverns the perfect family destination. August brings the annual Mountains, Music & Motorcycles rally to the Courtsquare. In December visitors celebrate the holidays at Caroling in the Caverns, a Christmas concert of area musicians performing seasonal carols in the majestic cathedral room. An extended tourist season includes indoor Bluegrass Festivals in both March and November.
Families enjoy spending the day at The Ozark Folk Center, which is dedicated to the preservation of the music and crafts of this culture. Crafts are an integral part of life in Mountain View, as they were the pioneer skills of yesterday. A perfect opportunity to tour area artists studios and watch them creating their art is during the “Off the Beaten path Studio Tour”, in mid-September.
Site Description: Musicians gather nightly during the season to play on Historic Courtsquare, along with offering a variety of music theaters. The Wildflower Bed and Breakfast on the Square is located just steps away from a lively shopping district, home to a variety of craft, gift & antique shops, along with a variety of restaurants. Guests rock their cares away on the wraparound porch while overlooking all the activities on historic Courtsquare. The Wildflower Bed & Breakfast – on the Square is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
It is located in a small town setting with grounds that include an attractive garden and native rock sidewalks. Positioned on the Historic Courthouse Square of Mountain View, Arkansas, “The Folk Music Capital of the World,” this Arkansas bed and breakfast is convenient to The Ozark Folk Center, Blanchard Springs Caverns and nestled in the Ozark Mountains. The strong B&B business has well served this aggressive tourist town. Its strategic location “On the Square” positions it as a desired lodging location.
The business and tourism community of Mountain View understands that its success depends upon the traveling/tourist market. The Chamber of Commerce works closely with the State and Regional Tourism groups to promote the area. Attention to creating a quality experience for guests has produced annual pre-bookings, loyalty and growth. The current owners have in place an outstanding business that is well positioned, marketed and managed.
Structure: The Craftsman style property, was built in 1918, and was converted to a B&B in the early 1980’s. A complete renovation included new electrical and plumbing, central heat & air, and the addition of insulation. Continual upgrades and renovations have kept this facility in excellent condition. Off street parking is available on both sides of the B&B providing easy access for guests. The B&B sits on 2/3 acres and has large pecan trees shading much of the back yard. This successful inn is filled with antiques, and offers six guestrooms/suites all with private in-room bathrooms. The first floor features a check-in area, a formal dining room, a parlor, two guestrooms, a kitchen and a one bedroom innkeeper’s apt. Four upstairs guestrooms/suites open off a wide central hallway. Also upstairs is a large laundry room and an employee bathroom. Presently the Wildflower can accommodate up to 18 guests.
The property features a detached building used as a gift shop which generates additional income. The contents of which are offered separate and optional. Two large shed buildings are also included. They sit at the rear of the property and can be used for storage or a possible workshop.
Offering: The Wildflower will be sold turnkey except for innkeeper’s personal items. The Wildflower Bed & Breakfast has been just reduced to at $529,900. Terms include cash, commercial loan, and partial owner financing is also available.
- Occupancy: 41%
- Average daily rate (ADR): $113
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