Mainsale Motel and Cottage Sold to Former Bachelorette Contestant

The owners of the Mainsale Motel and Cottages are retiring, selling their historic beach hotel to a young Realtor who once appeared as a contestant on ‘The Bachelorette.’

The buyer is Christian Smith, a 29-year-old Newburyport, Massachusetts-based Realtor who has sold more than $25 million in residential real estate and who competed for Katie Thurston’s love on season 17 of the show.