Located in the Great Smoky Mountains and at the center of the Western NC region is Franklin, NC, the county seat of Macon County. With absolutely breathtaking views, it is a convenient drive to most of the area's attractions. We have gem mining, mountain hiking and biking (close to parts of the Appalachian Trail), golf, trout and bass fishing, whitewater rafting and canoeing, horseback riding, antique shop and auctions, craft shops, art galleries, museums (Macon Co. Historical and Scottish Tartan), waterfalls and lakes, good restaurants, and much more.
Heritage inn is a six-bedroom b&b located in the heart of Franklin. The inn is a unique rough-sawn siding structure situated in the Heritage Village, a private seven-acre country village consisting also of restaurants, cottages, the town cobbler, gallery and gift shops and a stream running through it. Each room of the inn has a private entrance from the outside and its own balcony/porch with rockers, private shower bath, queen sized bed. The inn's main Gathering Room houses the dining room where breakfast is served, the inn kitchen, and the guests living area where you can watch cable TV or videos, read a book or magazine by the fireplace, play board games, or just relax in our comfortable chairs. There is also a phone here for guest use. (No TVs or phones in rooms.) Stretching across the entire front of the inn is the verandah with plenty of comfortable rockers and a beautiful view year round.
All rooms have queen-sized quilted beds with private shower baths, private entrances from outside with porches/balcony and rockers, air conditioning, heat and are cozy, clean, and unfrilly. The inn also has kitchenette rooms and a fully-furnished one bedroom suite available for longer stays.
Full breakfast is included in your room rate and special needs are cheerfully accommodated. Beverages and snacks are offered in the inn throughout the day.
OPEN ALL YEAR
We, of course, provide brochures and directional maps to all local attractions and make recommendations and reservations for you, if desired. Laundry facilites
are available for a nominal charge.
Due to State restrictions, no pets are allowed in a B&B. Smoking is permitted on outside porches only--all rooms in the inn are non-smoking. Children over 12 are welcome guests, although we have no cots or pull-out beds in rooms.
Our season runs April through November: $75/nite double occupancy;$65/nite single occupancy. Off-season rates: $65/nite double occupancy; $55/nite single occupancy. Standard and kitchenette room weekly rate is $300.00). Suite rate is $105/nite double, minimum 3 nites' stay; $10 additional person. Suite weekly rate is $550, in season.
A minimum of two (2) nights' stay is required on all holiday weekends and all weekends in October.
Toll Free Reservations: (888) 524-4150
Contact: Tina and Jim Bottomley, Owners and Innkeepers
Triple A and Mobil Travel Guide rated and approved.
Members: Franklin Area Chamber of Commerce,
Smoky Mountain Host, Franklin Area B&B Association.
Friends of Bill W. are most welcome.
On premises: The Gallery at Heritage Inn--Featuring the original works in hand carved wooden bowls, clay pottery, wood pottery, blown glass, watercolor, oils, etchings, jewelry, wood boxes of the regions most gifted artists. Visit us while you're in the area!
In Franklin, just off Business Hwy 441;
Just two hours from Atlanta, four hours from Charlotte,
90 mins from Gatlinburg, TN, one hour from Asheville NC
Call for specific directions.