400 W. 4th Avenue, Ashland, Kansas, 67831
Here is a clean, smaller motel with frontage on US-160 Highway in Ashland, Kansas. Ever dreamed of owning your own business in the hospitality industry? Have you found the idea of meeting new people, providing them with a safe, comfortable place to stay and hearing about their travels fascinating? Remember the Newhart show of the 1980’s? Running a small town inn can be a wonderful experience. This is the opportunity for you!
April 2020 Update: Business is still great out in Southwestern Kansas with this motel currently booked solid, 7 days a week for the next three months and the campground nearby is booked until the end of August!
The original sign out front is intact and in great shape. A fairly new red metal roof adds to the attractiveness of the building and makes it maintenance-free. There are 10 spacious, exterior entry motel rooms, front office area, and a functioning apartment. All the rooms are fully furnished including linens and each one features 2 double beds. New neutral carpet was laid in most of the rooms, making decorating according to the new owners’ taste convenient and seamless. The guest bathrooms are clean and well-maintained with tile showers. A garage or game room is adjacent to the back side of the motel and includes a pool table.
The apartment-style living quarters consist of a spacious living room, kitchen, dining area, bedroom, and bath. With a small amount of effort and expense this space could be converted into a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with all of the above plus a family room and sliding glass door to a private small yard.
Some rustic cedar wood trim, available from the present owner, would add even more charm to this very attractive establishment. What a great opportunity for a young family or retired couple to enjoy an affordable home and the bonus of extra income.
The motel is serviced by electricity, cell phone service, high speed Internet, satellite television, city sewer, water and natural gas. The property taxes for 2019 were $3,102.53.
This motel is very close to the Red Hills Grill, Gazette newspaper building and Red Hills Campground that are also being offered for sale. You may click on the highlighted text to view information and pictures about those neighboring properties as well.
Ashland is very popular for farmers, ranchers, retirees, hunters, outdoors enthusiasts and others that are looking for a safe place to live in the Southwest. This property could be an income producing motel, lodge, or bed and breakfast and it would make a very nice home to raise a family or for seniors wishing to retire in a very friendly, safe community. Ashland is home to USD-220 School District -Home of the Bluebirds
There is much to see and do in the Gyp Hills area of Kansas. Bring your camera to capture the beauty of this remarkable area of the Sunflower State.
Many come to the area to enjoy nature by visiting the Big Basin Prairie Preserve, or Clark State Fishing Lake while others enjoy the history of the area in establishments such as the Hardesty House Hotel - Restaurant and many other attractions.
Golfers may want to try the 9-hole 'Ashland' course at the Ashland Country Club facility in Ashland, Kansas. It features 3,185 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. The course rating is 70.2 and it has a slope rating of 121. The Ashland golf course opened in 1980.
Ashland is a small town of about 870 people, but with lots of warmth and charm. Ashland is the largest city in and the county seat of Clark County, Kansas. The community lies along what was once a military road from Fort Dodge to the north and Fort Supply to the south. As quoted on the City of Ashland website: 'Whether you are just passing through or looking for a place to call home you will find it in Ashland. The community offers a sense of family, a commitment to service and a slower lifestyle in one of the most beautiful settings in Kansas. Travel the Red Hills, stop in and visit with the local merchants on our historic Main Street and chat with the locals. If hunting or fishing more to your liking. Ashland has both with a large population of deer and Clark State Lake. Take some time and allow us to show you a lifestyle worth sharing.' Being able to come to town and grab breakfast or lunch and then return to very homey place to rest and relax is what a vacation retreat is supposed to be!
Come to Ashland and see what rural America is really like! It will be like stepping back in history to a better time and place! Take some time to watch a glorious sunset or drive north through the beautiful Red Hills to the 1,200 acre Clark County State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area for some fishing, hunting, hiking or shooting photographs. Many come to hunt the 12,000 acres of Kansas Walk-In Hunting areas nearby. Get ready to enjoy small town life at its best with this property. Come to Ashland to make new friends or renew old acquaintances.
According to the Kansas Regional Center, some of the most important factors in choosing a place to live are lifestyle, safety and ease of finding jobs.
“You're looking for a place with a low cost of living, nationally ranked schools and picture-perfect communities. But you also want a place with world-class dining, great nightlife and wide-open spaces for outdoor adventure. It isn’t always easy to find that combination. But that’s exactly what you get in Kansas.
In Kansas, we don’t just live life. We live life to the fullest. We’re big on business and economic development, but we know how to relax and have a good time, too. We’re balancing work and play, progress and history, urban and rural to create a quality of life you can’t find anywhere else. And that’s what makes this place so special.
The cost of living in Kansas is nearly 8.7 percent below the national average, making our state among the most affordable in the nation. From food and gasoline to property taxes and car insurance, most of what you need costs less here. Housing costs are especially low, with the median value of owner-occupied homes nearly 35 percent below the national average. In fact, Kansas is ranked among the most affordable places in the country for buying a home. The bottom line is this - your dollar goes further here.”
As Native Kansans, we couldn’t agree more. Come see why the Sunflower State should be your home too.
· 52 miles to the southeast of Dodge City, Kansas
· 66 miles to the north of Woodward, Oklahoma
· 158 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas
· 205 miles northwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
· 354 miles southwest of Kansas City, Kansas
· 411 miles northwest of Dallas, Texas
· 441 miles southeast of Denver, Colorado