Bed and Breakfast
Die Heimat Country Inn
Die Heimat Country Inn is a Homestead, Iowa B&B for sale, located in the charming village of Homestead, one of the seven scenic and historic villages of the Amana Colonies. The Amana Colonies are an important tourist destination and National Historic Landmark. Homestead is a thriving community as well as a bustling tourist destination. Die Heimat means “Homeplace” in German, and the Inn offers a strong sense of welcome and warmth. The Inn was once a stagecoach stop and a communal kitchen for the Amana Colonies. It was transformed in 1960 and today includes 15 guest rooms and owners’ quarters. Die Heimat is a perfect blend of history and modern comfort, with the vintage charm of a 19th century building and traditional Amana Colonies décor.
The large breakfast room for guests is open and airy, providing a great gathering spot for meals or private events. The gift shop is close to the breakfast room, providing a venue for guest shopping of crafts or gift items. Guest rooms range in size and location in this multi-story Inn, from cozy and comfortable to roomy and traditional.
Homestead and the Amana Colonies are well situated within a 20-minute drive from both Iowa City (home to the University of Iowa) and Cedar Rapids (with a regional airport). Enjoy the benefits of country living and a great community at this National Historic Landmark, with all the amenities of city life close at hand.
- Historic Charm and Ambience
- Fine arts and crafts throughout the Amana Colonies villages
- German heritage with fine breweries and local wine
- Strong tourism community with multiple festivals and events
- Great biking, fishing, golf and hiking with parks close by
- Rural living with easy access to many amenities
Homestead, IA, is one of seven picturesque towns that comprise the Amana Colonies. Homestead is located in East Central Iowa, 100 miles east of Des Moines and accessible from Interstate 80. The Iowa River runs through this area of wide-open spaces, outdoor activities, and vibrant neighboring farms. The University of Iowa, home of the Iowa Hawkeyes (Big Ten Conference) and the University Medical Hospital, is within 20 minutes of the Inn.
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The owners’ quarters are on the lower level of the Inn and include a private entrance, separate kitchen, living room, bedroom and bath, plus work and storage areas. There are more options to consider on other floors: The owners keep a second office for themselves on the second floor as well as personal quarters for their family. The efficient Inn kitchen is located next to the breakfast room and could be expanded into the large office next door. This turnkey business earns a strong income with a bustling tourist business! There are lots of possibilities for new owners to grow the business further.
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Die Heimat Country Inn ~ 4434 V St, 52236