At our Asheville Bed and Breakfast, comfort is something we believe in.
Privacy and intimacy, which is why we have kept the common areas on the first floor so open and large. We want you to find your private spot to reconnect and relax; so luxuriate in the formal dining room or music parlor as well as the large living room and the many common area porches and balconies.
Our goal is to tailor your visit to your wishes and by doing so we hope to make your stay special. When you arrive we want you to kick off your shoes, put your feet up and make yourselves at home. Let us make you feel you have traveled back to a time when your happiness and comfort was our sole purpose in life.
Check in and unwind from your travels with a complimentary social hour beverages & treats in a rocker on one of five porches. If you’d like, we’ll help you plan your next day’s adventures of climbing Mt. Mitchell (the highest peak east of the Mississippi) or taking a train ride through the Smoky Mountains. Maybe we can help you plan a day of whitewater rafting/kayaking, hiking to view a multitude of natural waterfalls, or a visit to one of many local historical attractions of Asheville, “Land of the Sky”. We are just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Biltmore House and a short walk to downtown Asheville.
Asheville was also dubbed by The New York Times Travel, September 30, 2007, the “Paris of the South” and 20/20 television (January 2008) has reported the newest research that Asheville is “the happiest city” in the USA. Finally, Fromms has recently voted this special city as one of the top ten destinations in the world (2007)! Most recently Asheville was ranked as the top Four new cities on the cuting edge of the food scene.
After a busy day exploring all that this region has to offer, retire to your spacious guestroom arrayed with fine linens, fresh flowers and rich chocolates on your pillow. Dock your iPod in the clock radio and relax to your favorite music or curl up in from of the cozy, working fireplaces and get a refreshing night’s sleep.
Awaken to the smell of the Manor’s fresh fare.
Enjoy a cup of fresh-brewed coffee or hot tea by the fireside or lounge on one of the Manor’s multiple porches while Joshua prepares your three-course breakfast. Served on china under candle light, with a variety of enticing entrees fit for the Lords and Ladies of the Manor, your breakfast is so substantial that we doubt you will be hungry for lunch!
After breakfast you may be off for a stroll to the nearby Botanical Gardens just a quarter mile away or a walk through the historic neighborhood for a peaceful start to your day’s activities. For a more active start to the day, Montford Park is less than a quarter block away and is perfect for a game of tennis, or you might enjoy a game of croquet or horse shoes in the Manor’s backyard.
Upon your return from your adventures, pause a while with a calming beverage with cheese and crackers, a good conversation, a good book, adult color books and variety of games. Or catch up on news and sports in the privacy of your luxurious suite. A relaxed and comfortable evening will have you looking forward to another day of living well and being pampered under the cordial roof here at AppleWood Manor Inn – historic Asheville Bed and Breakfast.