Two More Great Little Bed and Breakfast Inns You Can Win

Ohio – Garden Gate Get-A-Way Bed and Breakfast



Remember the movie – Prizewinner of  Defiance, Ohio the true story of a housewife who managed to win household goods, vacations and cash that got her family through tough years? Well here’s your chance if you’ve dreamed of owning a quaint bed and breakfast. This is the year to give yourself the ultimate Christmas present. Simply write a 200 word essay on why you want to own and operate the Garden Gate Get-a-Way Bed and Breakfast and submit it with your entry fee by October 15, 2015.

If your heartfelt words are chosen as the winner, you will close on the “turn key” property by December 15; just in time to hang your stockings by the chimney with care. The 5,000-square-foot inn houses 5 guest rooms on the first floor. The entire second floor, boasting four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room, kitchen, and office, is currently used as the owner’s living quarters. Just down the road, two romantic cottages featuring fireplaces, Jacuzzi tubs, and private porches round out the business property. Operating as a B&B since 2002, the inn has many repeat customers that enjoy evenings spent by the fire pit, the Amish culture of Holmes County, the nearby wineries, and proximity to Cleveland and Columbus.


Vermont – Deerfield Valley Inn


Imagine waking up each morning in a historic country inn in southern Vermont. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Deerfield Valley Inn has operated as an inn for more than 60 years. Now, it could be yours for the asking price of a 250-word essay and small entry fee. Applicants are asked to write about the following theme: “This is my dream: To own and operate a Vermont country inn.” The lucky (and talented) winner will receive the inn and everything in it, including the furniture and china. The inn features nine guest rooms, many with wood-burning fireplaces that remove any lingering chills after a day on the nearby ski slopes. The year-round destination is close to art galleries, wineries, and boutique shops. After 17 wonderful years, the current owner is ready to help fulfill the dream of someone new. So, start writing; you only have until November 20, 2015 to enter.