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Arbor House of Black Mountain

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Be amazed at the beauty at Arbor House of Black Mountain Bed and Breakfast; our craftsman transitional style home. Enjoy impressive views of the Blue Ridge from our back deck and the convenience of being a short stroll from town. Seasonal gardens and a half mile walk along Lake Tomahawk borders outside our door. Prepared to be pampered by Innkeepers, Jim and Theresa who want to make you happy during your stay. Arbor House in North Carolina offers four uniquely decorated bedrooms for you to choose the one to fit your needs. The spacious rooms are named for the area mountains that surround the B&B. Feel the fresh Blue Ridge Mountain breezes that flow freely into each guest room through the large windows. Whether you choose a room with king, queen, or twin beds for that romantic weekend or getaway retreat to NC each includes plush, deep mattresses for you to enjoy a great night's sleep. When you awake, slip into provided soft robes. Each room is decorated in a unique style, featuring an eclectic collection of art, boxes, and pottery. Three rooms have European style armoires and the fourth has built-in cabinetry. All are equipped with TVs and DVDs and guests are invited to choose a movie from our collection for their entertainment. Consider the luxury travel accommodations at Arbor House of Black Mountain, NC, for your North Carolina vacation. The rebuild of this 20th century home was designed by Thomas Lawton Architect. During your stay at Arbor House, you are invited to sit by the fire in the living room with its comfortable large sofa and overstuffed chairs and enjoy a good book from our extensive collection. Spread out your maps and brochures and plan your day at the large game/reading table. There are also DVD's and games for your entertainment. A few steps down the hall, you enter the dining area with its wood-burning, stone fireplace. Here you can enjoy a full, cooked breakfast with each day's menu featuring an entree such as stuffed French toast, Belgian waffles, or muffins with delicious omelets. For the convenience of our guests, a double-butler pantry is complete with a selection of teas. After breakfast, you can start your activities for the day or simply relax and enjoy the gardens of Arbor House with its stone walls and arbor. Walk Sit at the wicker setae on the Verandah, rock gently in the swing on the lawn, or take in the beautiful views from the back deck. You'll be surrounded by gardens of azaleas, rhododendrons and dogwoods in the spring or large shady oaks and roses in the summer and fall. Don't forget the binoculars since nature provides an assortment of songbirds and waterfowl around the lake. The mini-fridge is stocked with water and sodas and after your day's activities relax on the deck or around the table with freshly baked snacks or sweets from the kitchen. We serve coffee, tea, juice, season fruit dishes, breakfast pastries, meats, and a variety of creative entrees. We can cater to dietary needs and cook for our gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan guests. After breakfast hours, a complimentary- self-service stocked butler's pantry is provided along with an afternoon sweet or snack. Samples of entrees served are; Shrimp & Grits Sweet Potato Kale Hash Belgian Waffles -regular or gluten free Pancakes - Oat or gluten free Stuffed French toast with fruit Vegetable Tarts and Frittatas Various Strata Baked or scrambled eggs
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Having traveled on 47 countries I had never experienced the hospitality, cleanliness, service and excellent gourmet breakfasts as we did during our four night stay at Arbour House. Jim and Teresa made us feel at home, from welcoming us very late at night, 2 1/2 hours later than
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Property's Favourite Review
My husband and I recently spent three nights in this beautiful bed and breakfast, and we will not soon forget our experience! We stayed in Lookout Suite, and it has the most amazing views of the lake and mountains. The innkeepers Jim and Theresa were the most gracious of hosts,
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Response from ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain
Responded 14 Dec 2018
We are very fortunate to have so many guests write us beautiful reviews. Yours takes the cake, ice cream, etc. Thank you so much for such a heartfelt review. Can't wait until you come down south to see us again. Warmest Regards, Jim and Theresa
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I enjoyed the studio suite over looking the lake. It was very spacious and had nice blankets and fresh towels. I loved the unique delicious breakfast cooked fresh and the coffee was a local vendor brew. Very nice place, I recommend staying here
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Response from ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain
Responded 14 Dec 2018
Jim and I are so glad to see your recommendation for Arbor House. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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We recently had our annual brothers and spouses weekend get together at Jim's and Theresa's B&B. It was a wonderful weekend staying at their place in the mountains and on a lake. Jim is a chef and the breakfasts were fantastic. The rooms were large and very comfortable. We
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Response from ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain
Responded 14 Dec 2018
It was so fun having your family stay with us. We loved how you gathered in the living room and utilized our home away from home. You were all so nice and we are glad to have met all the brothers and sister-in-laws. Take care..until we meet again. Warmest Regards, Jim and Theresa
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We have been visiting Arbor House for 15 years. Never a disappointment. Rooms is clean and well ordered. Jim and Teresa Fuller (owners and inn keepers) pleasant and very helpful. We'll be back. Breakfast delicious and filling. If only the weather would cooperate so we can catch
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Response from ArborHouseofBlackMtn, Owner at Arbor House of Black Mountain
Responded 14 Dec 2018
Thank you for coming to stay with us. Wish we were in charge of Mother Nature. Best Regards, Jim and Theresa
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I believe this will not be a good fit as the B&B is not considered a resort and only comfortably houses 12 people.
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The Arbor House of Black Mountain is under new ownership and started taking reservations on 5/14. Information to reach us has been updated.on our website.
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There are four rooms and take double occupancy. In a couple of weeks there will be a vacation rental on the property for two more people. Total of 10.
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"The Lookout Room has a fabulous view."
"The Lookout Suite with private balcony is exceptional."
"All the rooms are great, but the Lookout Room has the balcony"
"All rooms were beautiful but the Lookout Room has an awesome private porch and a large Jacuzzi tub."
"The Lookout Room has a wonderful view and a private balcony."
US$185 - US$235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United StatesNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina MountainsBlack Mountain
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