On a quiet street in the historic Montford district, our Asheville bed and breakfast awaits you.
The Carolina Bed & Breakfast is your home away from home. Whether you choose a pleasant stroll to town to visit one of the many award-winning restaurants or shops, visit the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, or spend a day at the Biltmore Estate, you will find yourself happy to return to this cozy, historic house.
In the winter, a cheery fire will greet you in the sitting room. In the summer, a cool drink and refreshments will await you on either of the two porches where you may sit and enjoy a gentle evening breeze and the birdsong in the surrounding gardens.
This lovely Asheville, NC bed and breakfast was built in 1901 by Richard Sharp Smith, supervising architect of the Biltmore. The spacious Arts & Craft style rooms showcase the unique, original art and antiques which the owners have collected in their voyages around the world. Your visit will be enhanced by the small touches which make all the difference: a plate of fresh cookies in your room, nibbles by the fireplace in the evening, and personalized service to help make your stay special.
The large guest rooms have unique queen and king beds with luxurious linens and comforters, air-conditioning, flat-screen cable television, and five of the rooms have fireplaces. Wireless Internet is provided throughout the house. Each room also has a private bath, many with whirlpool or Jacuzzi tubs. Also on the property is a private cottage with king bed, day bed, small kitchenette, two-person whirlpool tub, and fireplace.
Breakfast in the morning is prepared with great care to provide you with a meal that is bountiful, creative, and delicious. Our gourmet breakfasts have met with acclaim from our guests. We use only the freshest ingredients and make every effort to buy locally when we can. Fresh fruit, home-baked breads and biscuits, and mouthwatering main courses are served every day. Our evening social hour features beverages from the Biltmore Estate as well as as array of delicious canapes, both hot and cold. Freshly baked cookies are available throughout the day and you will find a special sweet treat in your room in the evening.
The Carolina Bed & Breakfast stands out among the inns of Asheville for its gracious style in a homey atmosphere. Our family readily welcomes you to our Asheville home.
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A note from your host…
In spite of the dire predictions of a "Summer Polar Vortex", Asheville remains warm and sunny. The Farmer's Markets are filling with sweet juicy peaches, luscious tomatoes of every variety, melons, sweet corn and more, making my job almost difficult as I try to decide what to serve each day. On a hot afternoon the river beckons and sometimes we escape (leaving Sara in charge), take a picnic and float down the river on an inner tube. Shakespeare comes alive at the outdoor Hazel Robinson Amphitheater just a short walk from our B&B every weekend. There is free yoga taking place in downtown's Pack Place Park and music and art is everywhere. With so much to do, Asheville deserves its reputation as great place to visit! James and I would love to help you get the most out of your visit to our town. Consider a trip to the mountains of Western North Carolina this summer. You may never leave!