Oak Manor Inn & Pub in Hartsville For Sale

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Oak Manor Inn & Pub Hartsville South Carolina


Owners are Retiring! Turn-key operation for immediate earnings! This is a unique opportunity to run a successful Bed & Breakfast Inn in beautiful historic Hartsville, SC. Price: $599,000

The Oak Manor Inn was built in 1892 and is situated on a corner parcel of nearly 3 acres encompassing century-old live oaks, magnolias, and azaleas. Oak Manor Inn is located across the street from Coker College (an acclaimed college campus); surrounded by historic homes; a Fortune 500 employer; and, is a 5-minute stroll from the town’s chic shops and restaurants. Two blocks aways is the Governors School of Mathematics & Science. Grandfathered in the historic district of Hartsville as a Bed & Breakfast, all proper licensing and zoning to operate as a B&B Inn and Pub are current and convey. 

This historical home offers hardwood floors, and has been carefully restored with updated electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and roof. In operation as a Bed & Breakfast since 2007 by current owners, online reviews are highly favorable with many guests and local residents raving about both the restaurant and the inn. 


The inn offers 5 guest rooms, three with King-sized bedrooms generating $110/night  and two Queen-sized suites producing $100/night. In-room services include coffee makers, hair dryers, iron/ironing board, and free high speed wifi. All 5 guest rooms have private baths, flat-screen cable TV’s and mini-fridges. Four guest rooms are on the 2nd floor and one guest room is on the main floor and is handicapped accessible. A one bedroom-one bath cottage behind the home is currently used as living quarters by the innkeepers. Overnight guests are served a home-cooked southern breakfast each morning. The Oak Manor Inn also is a rentable venue and produces additional income from annual events to accommodate weddings, business entertainment events, cocktail parties, and catered events.


Oak Manor’s restaurant is a popular fine dining establishment which provides a full-service beer and wine licensed restaurant & pub, offering traditional gourmet cuisine including appetizers, salads, specialty pizzas, selections of pasta, chargrilled steaks, chicken, crab cakes and nightly specials. The wine bar offers a broad selection of imported and domestic wines and beers. Dinner is served Wednesdays through Fridays, and is heartily supported by local residents. The first floor of the main house offers a foyer and guest check-in, formal dining and living rooms which can accommodate seating for 42+ guests; a popular wine bar; a restroom; a paneled study with built-in book cases and cozy fireplace; a sunroom which serves as a quiet enclave for guests overlooking the private garden; and, a sunny garden patio. The layout is conducive to both intimate meals as well as open friendly chatter among diners. All rooms have high 10- to 13-foot ceilings. The kitchen is equipped with commercial appliances, butler’s pantry to accommodate 5 refrigerators, laundry for linens, and a handicapped access ramp.


The opportunity here provides either a new or seasoned innkeeper a stress-free transition to a secure lifestyle which benefits from proven systems and processes in place, providing a financially stable business operation. Inn staff are trained and willing to stay with new owners. Current owners wish to retire and plan to stay in Hartsville and are available to train new owners in all aspects of B&B management and introduce the new owners to the community. Oak Manor Inn offers a new innkeeper a distinct advantage to being the only B&B located in Hartsville with alternative overnight accommodations being strictly chain hotels. Oak Manor Inn is the answer for those seeking a private, tranquil, or romantic stay in Hartsville. 

If desired, additional income could be generated by a new owner by using the separate cottage as additional guest quarters or as a long-term rental generating $1000 or more monthly. Full or partial venue rentals could be expanded and include catering. Hours of operation for the restaurant could be increased including a much needed Sunday brunch after morning services.

The property is being sold fully furnished and the B&B and restaurant operation is TURN-KEY READY. The price includes all accoutrements needed to operate the inn: all in-room service appliances, all linens, cooking/serving ware, furnishings and decor, all menus & recipes, dining room decor, wine bar, kitchen equipment and appliances, and accompanying website. Financial operating data is available upon request and return of  signed Confidentiality Agreement.

Oak Manor Inn has a strong relationship with Hartsville’s community and serves as the preferred vendor for Coker College. The Inn regularly accommodates guests from Duke Energy, Sonoco Products Co, Stingray Boats, Carolina Pines Medical Center, The Governors School of Math & Science (a boarding school for South Carolina’s brightest students), and nearby NASCAR’s famous Darlington Motor Speedway’s Annual Southern 500. Owners state 60% of their business is generated via repeat customers and website, while 40% is 3rd party online advertising.

Hartsville is situated in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina, approximately a 1.5 hour drive from Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC; 2 hours from Myrtle Beach/Pawleys Island, SC; and a 2.5 hour drive to Charleston, SC. Florence Regional Airport, served by American Airlines, is just a half hour from Hartsville and Hartsville Regional Airport is a 15-minute drive. 

The charming town of Hartsville traces its origins to Thomas Hart who came to the area in the early 1800’s and built a plantation along Black Creek. Early community leader, James L. Coker and his family businesses established much of the town’s roots in agriculture, education, horticulture, and manufacturing leading to a history of affluent community leaders. 

Today, Hartsville offers its residents and guests a community rich in arts, education, recreational resources, a wide range of industries, and a rich history within a charming downtown that offers quality amenities. Securing the innkeeper lifestyle is easier than ever before with Oak Manor Inn.


Many innovative industries and resources call Hartsville home:

Advanced Systems

AMC Classic Hartsville Theater

A.O. Smith Corporation

Black Creek Arts Council

Black Creek Bistro

Bow Thai Cuisine

Burry Park, featuring Screen on the Green

Carolina Pines Regional Medical Center

The Center Theatre

Coach T.B. Thomas Sports Center

Crema Coffee Bar

Coker College

Coker Experimental Farms

East Home Avenue Historic District

Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center

Family YMCA 

Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (“GSSM”)

The Hartsville Museum

Kalmia Gardens

Lawton Park & Pavillion

Main Street Hartsville

Midnight Rooster restaurant

Neptune Island Waterpark

Nestle Water


Project Excape

Sam Kendall’s

Sonoco Products Company 

Stingray Boats

Thomas E. Hart House

West College Avenue Historic District

Yogi Bear Honey Fried Chicken

Zapata’s Mexican


Contact: Jonathan Lee, CCIM; Broker

Choice Realty, Inc.

Call or Text: 843-991-4848


Listing Information

Innkeeper: c/o Jonathan Lee

Address: 314 East Home Avenue

PO Box:



Postal Code: 29550

Country: USA

Toll Free:

Phone: 843-991-4848



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Realtors Information

Realtor: Jonathan Lee

Realtor Company: Choice Realty, Inc.

Address: 8550 Dorchester Rd

PO Box:

City: Charleston

State: SC (South Carolina)

Toll Free:

Phone: 1 843-991-4848



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Property Information

Sale Price:599,000$

Square Ft: 5150

Lot Size in Acres: 3

Parking Spots: multiple

Year Built: 1892

Last Renovation: 2014

Years as Inn: 10

Guest Rooms: 5

Guest Bathrooms: 5

Owners Quarters: Yes

Restaurant: Yes

Pool: No

Furniture Included?: Yes

Sale or Lease?: For Sale

Avg. Annual Income: Available Upon Request

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