Whitehead Inn $795,000

Operated for 24 years, this well-established, beautifully appointed inn is an exceptional opportunity! Call Bill Adams at 252-237-9900 for more information.

The Whitehead Inn, comprised of FOUR meticulously maintained homes with 14 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms, sits amongst big shade trees and mature landscaping in historic downtown Wilson, the antique capital of NC.

The only B&B in NC located on Interstate-95 (1/2 way between New York and Florida), and only 40 minutes East of Raleigh/Durham, the Whitehead Inn attracts travelers up and down the Eastern Seaboard. Barton College, just two blocks from the inn, book and refer visiting professors, performing artists, alumni, and students' parents to the inn.

The centerpiece of this gorgeous property is the Davis-Whitehead House, a 2-story, 4300 square foot, Italianate Victorian which houses separate innkeeper quarters, 3 guest rooms with private baths, a big, cheery kitchen, 2 formal dining parlors, guest sitting room, and reception office.

All of the homes have exquisite architectural details, 12-14ft. high ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, and fireplaces in most rooms. The tasteful decor of period antiques mixed with traditional furnishings, oriental carpets, chandeliers and tapestries give a decidedly elegant and refined ambience.

Central HVAC in all buildings with individual thermostats in each bedroom and recently paved driveways and parking lot are modern touches fused with the architecturally significant features, which make this property exceptional!

Turnkey operation includes real estate (including large storage building and vacant lot for future bridal/event facility?), business name, beautiful furnishings (including antiques), luxury linens, designer dinnerware, flatware, and crystal for 24 guests, fully equipped kitchen, website and list of a thousand plus repeat customers.

To fully appreciate this extraordinary opportunity, a personal visit to the property is encouraged! Financials, occupancy and income details will be given to qualified prospective buyer upon signing a non-disclosure agreement and providing proof of financial capability.

Motivated sellers will carry small second loan. Buyers must have good credit and cash down payment or acceptable trade of real estate.


  • Built in 1858
  • Historic Registry
  • 24 years as B&B
  • Last renovation in 2007
  • 14 Guest Rooms
  • 17 Guest Bathrooms
  • Lot size: 1.34 acres
  • 14 Parking Spots
  • Has owner's quarters
  • $795,000

Listing Agent

Bill Adam Adams
2700 Nash Street N
Suite B
Wilson, NC 27896

Phone: 252-237-9900
Cell: 252-289-6900
email: adams@cocentral.com


600 Nash Street N Wilson, NC 27893-3045

Photos (click to enlarge)

The long verandas are an ideal spot to enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine!
Elegant parlor in the Main House

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