Nestled into the point where Tennessee, N.C. and Virginia come together, this part of the Appalachian Mountains is called the Blue Ridge along the eastern slope. Beautiful, unspoiled, amazing land. Some say no 4-land highway is a curse--it's a blessing because this wonderful area was saved for YOU.
We are the closest lodging to the new Doe Mountain ATV and off road Park. 17 short miles to the Virginia Creeper Trail. Near Watauga Lake, Mt. Rogers, Grandfather Mountain, Gentry Creek Falls and many more beautiful places to spend your vacation.
Shingle style Victorian mansion just renovated as a 5-room b&b inn
on 3 acres on the edge of a small town. Three-state view, porches and private deck. Covered parking for motorcycles. Wonderful garden with mountain views - idea for destination weddings and elopements. Perfect for your stay while exploring the area. Also own a 3 BR / 2 BA Cottage in the Woods, fully furnished. For rent to families, pet owners. Children welcome. Ride our 30 acres, too, at the cottage! (House NOT located at inn).
Romantic rooms with whirlpool tubs for 2, queen or king size beds, stained glass. Our colors and furnishings are cheerful, romantic and never "Victorian fussy." (yellows, greens, pinks) Parlor has Stickley reproduction Craftsman oak furniture. In the rooms: Robes, bubble bath and scented candles provided. Traditional/electic furnishings. Huge rooms and comfortable beds. Full two-course, breakfast, snack basket, bedtime chocolates.
Banquet room for weddings, rehearsal dinners, reunions and parties. Beautiful landscape architect-designed wedding garden with mountain views.
Some dining nearby--we have a whole lot of wonderful rural space, the Appalachian Trail and the Virginia Creeper Trail plus Watauga Lake,AND Watauga Lake Winery-- all nearby. Rooms have cable TV, wifi, a/c. Choice of porches and patios. (smoking permitted outdoors ONLY)
Easy access--no problems with snow. Great privacy. The smell of fresh air and the surrounding hemlocks. Lots of fireflies and bluebirds. Space to re-connect and find your inner voice.
We serve as your personal concierge. Tell us what you LIKE to do and we'll direct you to it. Our main website has extensive pages with many many activities.
Our celebration packages include heart-shaped cakes, flower bouquets, (including a room full of flowers), chocolate-dipped strawberries. For other ideas: just ask. (fee)
Policies & Restrictions
No house pets (service animals OK). Smoking limited to outdoors. Quiet, well behaved children OK. No charge under age 12. Max. occupancy 3 persons, including children, per rooms. We also have A Cottage in the Woods which sleesp 6-7 and is both pet and child friendly. Listed on our website as Room 6...
Rates & Availability
Rates range from $109 to $235/night. Low season is winter; high season is fall and NASCAR weekends (Some rooms may be as high as $225 to $240/night with 2- or 3-day minimums). Generally availability is good. See our calendar on our main website then select "availability." All rates and open dates posted.
We offer a variety of romance packages (special cakes, flowers, candies, etc.) and honeymoon specials. Please call or email for details as they change periodically. See our packages and gift shp items online under our "availability" calendar.
It has taken a few years to create 5 wonderful B&B rooms. Some repairs and changes are still in the works.. This means back parking lot may still have a pile of materials. Projects are always ongoing, from paint (eternal!) to refinishing floors room by room (off-season only). We're renovation coaches if you have a question or just love old houses!
FROM BOONE, NC: Hwy. 421 north then west on Hwy. 67 2 1/2 blocks.
FROM I-81 at Abingdon, Va.: Exit 19 on Hwy. 58 south to Hwy. 91 south to Mountain City, west on Hwy. 67.
FROM I-26 north of Asheville and south of I-81: Exit 31, north on Hwy. 321-67 via Elizabethton and Hampton. North on Hwy. 321-67 then Hwy. 67 alone via Butler to Mountain City. Inn is on right between Catholic Church and county health department. Only brick and rail fence.
Travel agents: 10%
Rooms are seasonally adjusted. Sunday-Thursday rates are lower than weekends. Third day and more is discounted. Call for details. Business rates for singles Sunday-Thursday available. We accept state/federal per diem.