Helena, AR   Offered for sale at $475,000

Built in 1904, this 115-year-old beauty is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and has hosted former US Presidents, Governors, Captains of Industry and descendants of literary royalty (Ernest Hemmingway’s grandson, great-grandson and others).
The town is steeped with history from the American Civil War and the Delta Blues.

Beauty and history abound at the Edwardian Inn. The Inn is located in the heart of the Arkansas-Mississippi Delta.

Situated at the base of a peaceful 2.5-acre hill (Hindman Hill), and just a stones-throw from the banks of the Mississippi River, the grounds are covered with large majestic Magnolia and Pecan trees. Once the site of a major civil war battle, and location of Battery D (a Union strong hold), writer Mark Twain referred to the area as “one of the prettiest situations on the Mississippi”.

The town of Helena is known as the birthplace of the Blues, where the likes of Sonny Boy Williamson, Robert Johnson and others lived and played. Home of the country’s largest and longest running Blues Festival and Blues radio show, tourists from all over the world visit Helena every year, soaking in the experience.

As one of the towns designated in the “Music Triangle” and on “The Great River Road Trail”, The Edwardian Inn hosts European visitors from over 30+ countries every year as they make their music pilgrimages down the storied roads. The Inn is listed in the top travel guides in Europe and has received numerous accolades from various books and magazines. The book titled “1,000 Places to Visit Before You Die” calls out the Edwardian Inn. AY Magazine awarded the Edwardian with the distinct honor of being “The Best Hotel in NE Arkansas”. The Inn is also recognized by National Geographic’s Mississippi River Geo-tourism Commission as the place to stay while visiting the Delta.

New owners could add events such as weddings, showers or ladies teas to create more revenue. The potential for more growth is unlimited in this beautiful Edwardian style Inn.

The first floor of this beauty is covered in quarter-sawn oak and where the owners quarters,two guest rooms, parlor and dining room are located. Second floor consists of 6 more guest rooms, common sitting area and a sun deck. The recently renovated third floor includes two large guest rooms and large common living room. All guest rooms have their own bathrooms for privacy and convenience. The Inn has received a fresh new coat and color of paint on the outside of the Inn along with various other upgrades inside.
Turnkey Price includes FF&E with the exception of personal items.

Property Details

  • 10 Guest Rooms
  • 10 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner’s Quarters
  • Built in 1904
  • Last Renovated in 2016
  • Opened in 1984
  • Building is 8,500 SQFT
  • Lot is 2.5 Acres
  • Photo Gallery
  • Property Website
Financial Details

  • Offered for sale at $475,000
  • Occupancy Rate: 49%
  • Average Daily Rate: $109
  • Annual revenue is $156,400
  • Terms: Strong Free Cash Flow: $100k 35% EBITDA
Contact Information

  • To learn more contact Joel or Amber Tipton
  • Email: Info@edwardianinn.com
  • Phone: 8703389155
  • Phone 2: 9729980033