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…

    Happy 2015!

    Now that the holidays are over and winter has sent in for real, the Carolina Bed & Breakfast will be open Friday-Monday only for the months of January and February. There is still plenty to do in Asheville and we hope you will visit us over the weekends.

    The Biltmore is open and much less crowded then later in the year.  This Winter your visit will  include a special display of costumes from the PBS drama, Downton Abbey.  The show will run February 5 through May 25 and features more than 40 costumes displayed throughout the house.  Please visit our Special Pages for details about the exhibit and our Downton Abbey at the Biltmore Package, including the Upstairs-Downstairs Tour and High Tea at the Biltmore Inn.

    Did you know that there are a number of ski slopes near Asheville?  Our warm days and cold nights make for a long season without the freezing temperatures of more northern locations.

    And of course the restaurants and shops are open with the same wonderful food and unique gifts people have come to expect from Asheville.

    Consider an off-season visit to Asheville and Western North Carolina.  You won't regret it!

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