Jul 20, 2012

Historic Ellicott City Wayside Inn up for sale

(Baltimore Sun) The old-but-reliable Westinghouse oven in the historic Wayside Inn, where George Washington surely must have stayed, fills the kitchen with the aroma of freshly baking pastries most mornings, as six-cheese omelets bubble and spatter on the stove.
But the days are numbered for the fancy homemade breakfasts prepared with care by owner David Balderson. The bed-and-breakfast hotel off Route 29, which is believed to date back to 1780 and many locals know as "that stone house with the candles in the windows," is for sale.
In fact, there may no longer be guest bedrooms tidied up and shifts of breakfast served daily by anyone since maintaining the property as a B&B isn't a condition of sale. The handsome Ellicott City inn where the first president of the United States likely slept can also be purchased for use as a private residence. Continued