75663 Highway 26, Bates, Oregon, 97817
RESTAURANT FOR SALE IN EASTERN OREGON RECREATIONAL PROPERTY
The Austin House, Cafe' and Country Store ilocated on busy highway in the beautiful Blue Mountains west of Baker City, OR and east of Prairie City, OR and John Day, OR.
The AUSTIN HOUSE is a popular destination for travelers, campers, motorcyclists, car club groups and hunters. There they can fill up with gas, stock up on supplies,from the Country store, enjoy the ice cream , have good meal in a friendly atmosphere. Established in 1959 AUSTIN HOUSE been in operation by current owners for about 20 years.
ORegon Cafe/Bar/Country Store/ Gas Station Fixtures/Furnishing included in Sale
Upstairs residence(4bed/1/bath) Gas Pumps & Garage
Above Ground Gas Tank/Leased propane Tank
Sale Price Includes fixtures, dishes and some decor
This 5,000+ square foot building has a full-service restaurant and country store downstairs and living quarters upstairs. The restaurant features a beautiful two-piece mahogany bar originally built in Chicago in 1864. Cafe' Seats up to 40+-. The Upstairs Apartment is three bedroom one bath with full kitchen, master bedroom, living room, dinning room and utility area.
This business primarily serves travelers, bikers, and sportsmen. Located along "the Journey Through Time" by way and on the Old West Scenic Bike way and along the route of the Trans Am Bike Race route Austin House is a preferred stop for many long-distance bicyclists. It is a popular destination for motorcycle and classic car groups,. campers, hikers, and hunters in the area, they come to the Austin House for gas, supplies, gifts, ice cream, a good meal, in a friendly spot. . The closest restaurant, store, or gas station is15 miles away
Growth & Expansion
Business volume has grown in recent years with the opening of nearby Bates State Park, and the increased tourism in Eastern Oregon. This spacious building and property could be set up to provide lodging, as an Air B&B, banquet rooms destination resort, an event center, hunting lodge. Live your Dream Here!
Real Estate is Leased:
Building is privately owned and the ground is leased from the US Forest Service with a long lease.
The upper level is nice living quarters with 3 beds and 1 bath, but lots of storage and potential for expanding the home or having bed and breakfast or motel or other lodging.
Great location for motorcycling, bicycling, tourists, hunting, fishing, RVing, camping, hiking, truck parking.
Serving the area since 1959 and the bar was built in 1864. Ask for financials.
This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of Oregon History! This is your chance to escape to the country and own a thriving 50-year plus established business. Located in the beautiful Blue Mountains of Eastern Oregon, The Austin House Cafe and Country Store offers fine dining and a full service bar, a store full of snacks, gifts, beer, wine, old fashioned ice cream and a wide variety of necessities and gas station.
Imagine welcoming your customers into this charming place that abounds with historical decor that includes an original back bar from the 1800's. Upgrades include hot water on demand, new plumbing, new ansul fire suppression system, new gas lines, newer roof, new furnace, and much more.
The 5,000 plus sq. ft. building offers a two-bay garage, large carport and 1,700 sq. ft of living space that could easily be converted into bed and breakfast rooms. As the owner of this amazing establishment, you will own the building, all operating equipment which is situated on 2 leased acres from the National Forest Service.
The current owners have enjoyed this wonderful business for the last 20 years but feel it is time to retire.
The Austin House has enjoyed year after year of increased revenue thanks largely in part of the ever-increasing number of recreational enthusiasts such as bicyclist, motorcycle riders, hunters, tourists and motorists. The new Bates State Park is just one mile away and the new Old West Trail has doubled the amount of bicyclists.
Other neighboring tourist activities include:
30 miles to Phillips Lake ( http://www.recreation.gov/camping/union-creek-campground/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=71992 )
18 Miles to Prairie City, OR http://www.prairiecityoregon.com/bicycling-eastern-oregon.html
34 miles from Sumpter, OR ( http://www.historicsumpter.com/sumpter-oregon-sumpter-events.html ), Sumter Valley Dredge State Park, Sumpter Valley Museum, Sumpter Valley Railroad.
37 miles from John Day, OR ( https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g51924-Activities-John_Day_Oregon.html ) Enjoy the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
1 hour from Baker City, OR National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center , http://www.visitbaker.com/events
70 miles to Anthony Ski Resort (www.AnthonyLakes.com )
2 ½ hours (150 miles) from the Painted Hills, Mitchell, OR An absolute must to see! ( http://www.stateparks.com/painted_hills_state_park_in_oregon.html)