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$ 750,000

1915 B&B / Lodge / Hotel

211 Kansas Street
Crofton, Nebraska

Historic Argo Bed & Breakfast

The Historic Argo Hotel Bed & Breakfast. The beautiful Historic Hotel is currently a residence. Here is your opportunity to own, live in or share some Northeast Nebraska History! Every detail has been meticulously taken care of, from the pressed tin ceilings and many chandeliers to the restored woodwork/trim/crown molding, stain-glass windows of the era, antiques of the area, down to the flooring.
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Bedrooms 11
Full Baths 11
Heated Sq. Ft. 9,000
Stories 3
Acres 0.3
Lot Size 150 X 100

Property Taxes
$ 1,961
MLS No. 210510

Features.

  • Furnishings Included
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Breakfast Room
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Entry Hall
  • Exercise Room
  • Finished Basement
  • Foyer
  • Commercial Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Music Room
  • Reader's Loft
  • Utility Room
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Gazebo
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Sprinkler System
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • 2 Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Walk-in Shower
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Sprinkler System
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • Water Heater - Gas
  • High Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Coffered Ceilings
  • French doors
  • Interior Columns
  • Pocket Doors
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Stained Glass Windows
  • Tin Ceiling(s)
  • Transoms
  • Dance Floor
  • Grand Parlor
  • Library
  • Office
  • SpeakEasy

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More About This Historic Hotel

Let's venture inside.
From the nostalgic covered front porch/balcony walk into the Grand foyer and spectacular parlor, boasting of fireplace and formal office. Meander back over to the dining area and be in awe of the grand piano and antique library with rolling ladder. Through the door, experience a private cafe ambience and breathtaking formal bar.

Are you a cook? You'll love the complete commercial kitchen, prep kitchen and dishwasher. The living quarters on the main floor are quietly tucked away with private bath and laundry available.

Float up the stairs to the astounding 2nd floor. 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, 4 private sitting areas, 2 rooms with access to the balcony, 2 laundry rooms and a stunning hallway.

Take the private stairs back down through the bar.
Now let's mozy down to the basement. The outside basement entrance opens into what was a recent speak-easy, now it is meticulous with an entertaining bar, dance floor with jukebox, small dance floor with fireplace.

Leading back to the bourbon and cigar room, with restored original flooring and impressive nautical private bar.

Cozy up in the private library. The private bedroom even has an insulated floor making this perfect for a yoga or workout room. The basement also has lots of storage and utility room. No detail has been left untouched during remodeling to the Historic Beauty that it is. The courtyard has many private sitting areas. A large patio runs the length of the building.

Whatever you would like to do

Crofton is a short 20 miles from golfing, fishing, vineyards, museums and dining.

The Historic Argo Hotel History very short version

1912 Great Modern Hotel constructed during a railroad boom with city water, city sewer and electric lights. The Argo had many regular occupants.
1923 the Hotel changes hands and is renamed. "The New Meridian Hotel" The famous actress Leslie Brooks spent a couple of her high school years here with her grandparents (the owners)
1935 The Hotel becomes a Health Clinic and is renamed The New Meridian Sanatorium. The basement is expanded to provide additional space for hot bath therapy treatments. The medical preparations were imported from foreign countries. Patients came from near and far.
1962 Sold to a Doctor Swift and became a doctor's office and a home. He practiced until his retirement in 1987 and lived here until 1992.
1994 Brother and Sister team bought the building and thus the beginning of the renovations. A little at a time, the original structure was found and refurbished. A speakeasy was added on the garden level.
2013, 2016 and 2018 are 3 more ownership transfers where the Argo Hotel has been successfully along with the restaurant and bar.
The current owners have remodeled the entire establishment and furnishing this beauty with antiques of the area and era. Updating all utilities making it more energy efficient.
2020 The Pandemic and the owners had the zoning changed to residential. A 25 year conditional use permit to run as a Bed and Breakfast. A new owner can change the zoning back to commercial to open the restaurant and bars.

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Listing No. 31670

closest to SAINT JOSEPH Missouri (zip 64501)
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