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100 Lyme StreetOld Lyme, CT 06371MLS Number 170231835

  • Price: $2,500,000The price has recently decreased
  • Est. Mortgage of $/month
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Federal 30-year interest rate: 3.47% last updated on 2020-02-13

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  • 11Bedrooms
  • 14Bathroom
  • 8,888Square Feet
  • 5.25Acreage

Opportunity to purchase one of the most iconic properties and businesses on the Connecticut Shoreline has arrived! The Bee & Thistle, the epitome of understated elegance and unparalleled quality, is now on the market for the first time in almost 13 years. Easily considered by far the most highly regarded bed and breakfast in the state of CT, the Bee & Thistle Inn now offers a savvy investor or entrepreneur the chance to own a cornerstone of the CT Shoreline and polish an already brilliant patina on a trophy property. The present owner has upheld and improved on the A+ standards for the last 12 years and is ready to pass on this successful landmark. There are 3 successful businesses which include the Inn, the Chestnut Grille Restaurant & Lounge and the Wedding & Special Event Venue. The specifics are as follows:11 finely appointed bedrooms and a separate cottage on 6 magnificent waterfront acres. Several dining rooms, an outdoor dining patio, a wonderful bar and lounge area, and so much more. Mechanical updates include new roof, windows, fire escape, furnace. Currently a staple in the community for dinner five days a week there is untapped potential for a 24/7 establishment. The Bee And Thistle remains open for dinner, events and currently booking weddings for 2020 and beyond. Truly a turnkey operation with most of the essential staff wishing to remain for the new owners if desired, as well as most of the current furnishings and equipment, making the transition seamless.

Listed by Lori Montazella and Chadwick Ciocci of Kinard Realty Group

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Basic Information

  • MLS Number170231835
  • StatusACT
  • List Price$2,500,000
  • Square Feet8,888
  • Property TypeSingle Family For Sale
  • HoaNo
  • ColistofficenameKinard Realty Group
  • Lease purchaseNo


  • Rooms18
  • RoofAsphalt Shingle


  • Exterior sidingClapboard


  • Waters ourcePrivate Well
  • Cooling SystemCentral Air
  • Hot water descriptionOil
  • Heating FuelOil
  • Fuel tank locationIn Basement
  • Heat SystemSteam
  • Septic approvalNo
  • Septic plan availableNo
  • Sewage systemSeptic

Tax Information

  • Assessed value$1,007,700
  • Milrate base22
  • Milrate total22.41
  • Taxes$22,583
  • Tax YearJuly 2019-June 2020


  • Full Bath12
  • Half Bath2
  • BasementFull With Walk-Out
  • Attic descriptionPull-Down Stairs
  • AtticYes
  • Bedrooms11
  • Bathroom14
  • Year Built1756
  • Property StyleAntique
  • Fireplaces6
  • FoundationMasonry, Piling
  • Garage Parking InfoPaved, Off Street Parking
  • New construction typeNo

Water Body

  • Waterfront DescriptionDirect Waterfront, Frontage, River, Dock or Mooring


  • Appliances Included
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Gas Range
    • Range Hood
    • Washer
  • Original listprice$2,500,000
  • Fha approvedNo
  • SubletableNo
  • Space is leasedNo
  • Remarks addendumAlso listed for sale as commercial MLS # 170239369
  • View Count57

School Information

  • Elementary SchoolPer Board of Ed
  • High SchoolPer Board of Ed


  • StateCT
  • Zip06371
  • CountyNew London
  • Short SaleNo


  • Acreage5.25
  • Building ConstructionFrame
  • Lot DescriptionWater View, Professionally Landscaped
  • Driveway TypePrivate, Circular
  • Garages
  • Parking spaces per 1000sqft
  • Parking spaces uncovered
  • Parking Spaces
  • Parking spaces covered
  • FloodzoneNo
  • SwimmingpoolNo

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