The Ultimate Guide To Asheville
and the Western North Carolina Mountains
Western North Carolina
Mountain Cities & Towns
Real Estate & Relocation
A Bed of Roses (NRHP): Situated on a quiet, tree-lined street in the historic Montford district of Asheville, A Bed of Roses was built at the end of the Victorian era by Oliver Davis Revell and meticulously renovated in 2002. Enjoy the comfort of the tastefully decorated 1897 Queen Anne house with its shaded porch and tended gardens. Many of the guest rooms have fireplaces and private baths including Jacuzzi-style tubs. 135 Cumberland Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-258-8700,800-471-4182.
Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn (NRHP): AAA 4-Diamonds. Richard Sharp Smith designed Colonial Revival-style home. Romantic English flavor that includes antique furnishings, fine rugs, piano, library and fireplaces. Prize-winning English gardens surround the inn. Inside, the stylish guestrooms are named after parks and gardens around London. Each room has a king bed, whirlpool tub with shower, fireplace, HDTV and internet access. Five rooms plus one- and two-bedroom suites. Located in the Montford Historic District. 46 Cumberland Circle, Asheville, NC 28801; 828-251-2454, 800-251-2454.
Aberdeen Inn: Six guest rooms and cottages, all with private baths, four with fireplaces. Children over 12 welcome. One of the earliest houses built in the area, the Aberdeen Inn rests comfortably on a small rise surrounded by nearly an acre of lawns, trees and gardens. Hot tub, full gourmet breakfast. 64 Linden Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-254-9336.
Albemarle Inn (NRHP): the Albemarle Inn is housed in a
classic 1907 Southern mansion with English gardens. Period guest
rooms offer clawfoot or whirlpool tubs with fragrant bath amenities,
fine linens, fresh flowers and evening turndown service. Elegant
canopy queen or king-size beds and a private balcony are special
features of some rooms. Award winning full gourmet breakfasts are
served at private tables on the bright sunporch or cozy period
dining room. 86 Edgemont
Road, Asheville NC 28801, 828-255-0027, 800-621-7435. .
Asheville Seasons Bed & Breakfast: An intimate Inn with only five guest rooms, Asheville Seasons is located in the Montford Historic District. Walk to downtown, enjoy sitting on the front porch, read a book in the parlor or just relax in your room. A delicious breakfast with fruit, a main course, juice, teas, and special blend of gourmet organic fair trade coffee is included. All of the seasonal themed rooms include private baths, king or queen beds and most have working fireplaces. 43 Watauga Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-236-9494.
Asia Bed and Spa: East meets West at ASIA, a haven of serene privacy, with five luxurious suites. Everything you see, touch, or sense creates an experience of pampering and calm. Japanese Gardens with a fountain, exotic fabrics and finishes! Double Jacuzzis, fireplaces, king beds, robes and slippers, and a mini-bar. 128 Hillside Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-255-0051.
At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn
(NRHP): Turn-of-the-century home located in Montford Historic
District. Grounds are landscaped with waterfalls, koi ponds, and
gardens. The inn features quilted maple woodwork and solarium. Guest
rooms have wood or gas-burning fireplaces and two-person Jacuzzi
tubs surrounded by marble. Gourmet breakfasts, fresh pastries,
flowers, and robes in rooms, turndown service with chocolates,
massage, and concierge service. 254 Cumberland Ave., Asheville, NC
28801; 828-253-4085, 888-743-2557.
Beaufort House Inn (NRHP): A grand Queen Anne mansion, features wood-burning fireplaces, two-person Jacuzzis, fitness facility and mountain views. Built in 1894, this historic home has been meticulously restored as a romantic bed and breakfast inn with an air of casual luxury and elegance and has a lovely gingerbread porch, with beautifully landscaped grounds that include tea gardens. Popular afternoon tea offered on outdoor porch. 61 North Liberty St., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-254-8334, 800- 261-2221.
Bent Creek Lodge is a rustic mountain retreat surrounded by acres of
woods and miles of trails and located less than one mile from the
North Carolina Arboretum. Built in 1999, the Lodge is an ideal base
for biking, hiking, canoeing, and exploring the Asheville area.
Features gourmet breakfasts and intimate dinners for guests only.
Amenities include a great room with stone fireplace, pool table,
spacious decks, and six comfortably appointed guest rooms with
private baths and air conditioning. 10 Parkway Crescent, Arden NC
28704; 828-654-9040, 877-231-6574.
1847 Blake House Bed & Breakfast (NRHP): An 1847 Italianate-Gothic style mansion, built of native stone, once used as a field hospital during the Civil War. The main house has five second-floor guestrooms and the Carriage House has a first-floor suite, capable of sleeping up to six people. They welcome children of all ages in any room and pets in four of the guestrooms. 150 Royal Pines Drive, Asheville NC 28704, 828-681-5227, 888-681-5227. .
Bridle Path Inn: A country inn on a mountain. Full breakfast
served in dining room or on the veranda overlooking the city. All
rooms have private baths, cable TV and telephones. 30 Lookout Road,
Asheville NC 28804. 828-252-0035. .
Fox & Fiddle Inn:
A very affordable 3-guest bed & breakfast located in an historic
farm house just 12 minutes from downtown Asheville. Situated on
seven beautiful acres with two streams and a working organic
vegetable farm, the Fox and Fiddle is a gorgeous home filled with
peace, beauty, fun, friendship, and arts. 31 Toms Road, Candler NC
North Lodge on Oakland Bed & Breakfast (NRHP): A lovingly restored 1904 stone and cedar shingle home nestled on an acre of gardens and featuring six tastefully appointed guest rooms, each with private baths and TV. Antiques and contemporary furnishings. Deluxe hot breakfast. No smoking. Fine hotel service at affordable rates. 84 Oakland Rd., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-252-6433, 800-282-3602.
Oakland Cottage Bed & Breakfast:
Circa 1905 B&B with spacious
family friendly suites. Breakfast included. This 5,000 square
ft "cottage" has been naturally broken into private and roomy
Suites. The open common areas create a warm and spacious feel.
Conveniently located a short one and a half miles from the entrance
of the Biltmore Estate and just two miles from downtown Asheville's
Pack Square 74 Oakland Road, Asheville NC 28801,
Sourwood Inn: Located 10 miles from downtown Asheville
on one hundred acres, the Sourwood Inn has 12
guest rooms with wood-burning fireplaces, balconies, and baths. Also available
is the charming Sassafras Cabin. Located near the Blue Ridge Parkway in the
mountains surrounding Asheville, Sourwood Inn has two miles of walking trails
and offers a unique experience of the mountains.810 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy., Asheville, NC 28804;
The Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn (NRHP): A finely preserved Shingle-style home, was built in 1899 by Richard Sharp Smith and restored into a bed & breakfast in 1992. the Inn features six rooms in the main house and two brand new, pet friendly suites in the restored carriage house. All rooms have private bath, luxury bedding, and most have fireplaces. Room rates include gourmet three course breakfast and afternoon tea with wine tasting. In Montford Historic District. 288 Montford Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-254-3878, 800-381-3878.
The Lion & The Rose (NRHP): A Queen Anne/Georgian-style home, was built around 1898. Lovely antique-filled suites and private rooms complete with fresh flowers and linens. 24-hour guest pantry, wireless internet and TV/DVD players in each guest room. Gourmet breakfast served daily in the sunny dining room. In Montford Historic District. 276 Montford Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-255-7673, 800-546-6988.
The Reynolds Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn (NRHP) The Reynolds Mansion Bed & Breakfast Inn (circa 1847) has graciously restored accommodations that include eight guest rooms in the main house, three guest rooms in the nearby Carriage House and two private Cottages. All guest rooms feature private baths and most offer the warming glow of a fireplace.100 Reynolds Heights, Asheville NC 28804; 828-258-1111, 888-611-1156
1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage (NRHP): One of Asheville’s premier bed & breakfasts, the historic 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage is conveniently located near downtown Asheville. Romance, elegance and tranquility perfectly describe the ambience of this New England-style inn. Sumptuous breakfasts, luxurious spa suites and award-winning gardens, complete with cascading waterfalls and koi ponds, are just part of what make this B&B special. 173 East Chestnut St., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-253-2553, 800-485-3045.
Wildberry Lodge: Wildberry Lodge is where Yellowstone meets the Smokies. Their unique property is a true handcrafted log structure sitting on 44 acres overlooking a beautiful valley with views of the WNC mountains. Come and sit in a rocker on the deck, hike up the mountain, relax at the fire pit, sauna, or in the jacuzzi hot tub. A 4 course breakfast is served every day between 8 and 9:30AM. Don’t miss a chance to stay in the mountains! 135 Potato Branch Road, Leicester NC 28748, 828-683-2525, 866-863-2525.
1899 Wright Inn & Carriage House NRHP): One of the finest examples of Queen Anne architecture in Asheville, has eight distinctive bedrooms and a luxurious suite with fireplace. All rooms have private baths, cable TV and telephones. The three-bedroom Carriage House is ideal for groups or families. Full breakfast and afternoon tea served daily in the inn. In Montford Historic District. 235 Pearson Dr., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-251-0789, 800-552-5724.