Just named one of the Top 10 Luxury Inns in the world,come be inspired by the home that inspired the legendary Twelve Oaks in Gone with the Wind. This is one of the South's greatest antebellum mansions and is now open to the public as a luxurious Bed & Breakfast! This home built in 1836 features eight guest rooms and has been renovated to provide modern conveniences such as free Wifi, iphone docking, flat panel TVs, brand new electrical and air conditioning systems plus luxurious baths and linens. Sit by your fireplace in your Turkish robe and drink a glass of wine. Read a book on one of the many porches. Walk to the historic Covington Square, recently named "Hollywood of the South", and perhaps get a glimpse of a movie being filmed or visit the ice cream shop and sit in a rocking chair and enjoy the view. Take out one of our complimentary bicycles to explore the streets filled with antebellum mansions and homes. Only 30 minutes to downtown Atlanta. Come to Twelve Oaks and be inspired!
This room is on the first floor and has a beautiful view of the massive columns on two sides of the house. It features an antique queen size tester canopy bed. The lavish white marble bathroom has a large, two-person spa rain shower with three separate rain heads. This room has one of the largest fireplaces complete with a remote control. It also has a 55" LED tv.
This fabulously large and elegant room tucked away on the 3rd floor features a gorgeous replica of an antique copper bateau tub; soak in the history as you look out the original French-style leaded glass windows or take in the original brick wall. Warm up by your fireplace complete with remote so you can adjust the fire from the gorgeous hand-carved antique king bed. This room has an enormous carrara marble shower with two rain heads and a spa-like bench with hand shower for relaxing and staying a while. This is luxury at its finest.
This grand 2nd floor suite with a king bed gives you the once in a lifetime experience of taking a shower in a very rare antique luxury shower from the late 1800's that was featured on Good Day Atlanta and in Deep South Magazine. These showers were installed in places like Buckingham Palace and one can be seen at Biltmore Estate. The Twelve Oaks is one of the very few places you can take a shower in one! Many guests say this is the best shower they've ever experienced! Soak next to the fire just like you would have almost two centuries ago in the in-room double slipper (2 person) claw foot tub. This grand suite features one of the best views of the house overlooking the massive columns on two sides of the house.
Many people don’t realize that Sweet Home Alabama was filmed partly in Covington, which is also known as Hollywood of the South. Stay in this 3rd floor suite to experience southern hospitality at its finest with two beautiful twin beds, original bead board ceilings, and an original fireplace updated with gas coals and a convenient remote. You may want to soak away the day in the gorgeous double slipper claw foot tub with hand shower and a beautiful view out the original French windows!
This charming room on the 2nd floor features beautiful antique French doors leading to your own private enclosed porch perfect for reading a great book! The bathroom has an antique claw foot tub with standing shower, brand new plumbing fixtures and the original tile floor, which we were able to uncover during the renovation. This room has a gorgeous original fireplace that has been converted to gas and comes with a remote for the ultimate in historic beauty with modern convenience. The name of this room pays homage to the role Twelve Oaks played as a set for many episodes of the hit television series, “In the Heat of the Night”.
This guest room conveniently located on the first floor is the study and has gorgeous mahogany woodwork throughout and an original fireplace that has been converted to gas complete with a remote. Step back in time as the bath here has the original tile and original tub and standing shower. Of course, the house was built in 1836, but this is likely one of the first baths added to the house in the late 1800s and is fabulous!
This gorgeous 3rd floor room has an enormous spa bathroom with a jetted pedestal tub. Soak your cares away with chromo-therapy and aromatherapy or take a shower in the large 2-person shower. The architecture in this room is beautiful as well from the barrel ceiling foyer entrance to the original bead board ceiling and gorgeous French windows. This room is perfect for romance with its queen size bed and original fireplace that has been updated to gas and includes the modern convenience of a remote. .
5 on August 18, 2014
The home is positively breathtaking. Nicole and John have done such an amazing job. No detail was overlooked in the restoration/renovation and the house is furnished and decorated perfectly. We love it so much that we're considering having our wedding there. I cannot say enough about Twelve Oaks!
5 on August 14, 2014
I absolutely loved the Twelve Oaks!!! I stayed in the Katherine Suite and it was complete luxury! Loved the claw foot bathtub in the room, the silky smooth sheets and the entire design of the room - high ceilings, wooden floors and the rib cage shower from the 1800s. Both Nicole and John were lovely people and the cream cheese and blueberry French toast they prepared was to die for! Loved this place to bits and all the small touches that were added to make anyone feel at home. I will definetly be back to this beautiful place sooner rather than later. Covington Georgia is a beautiful place at this bed and breakfast is right in the heart of town. Thanks for having me john and Nicole - Felicity (Australia) x
4.8 on August 10, 2014
Great antebellum mansion. Each room is unique. We stayed in the "Katherine's Mirror Image" and really loved the old-fashioned tub and the high pressure steampunk shower. Everything else was super-luxurious too and they don't skimp on amenities. Meanwhile, the Covington historic town square is just a short walk away and has several great dining options.
4.8 on July 16, 2014
My friend and I came to Covington for a girls trip and to explore the historic elements of this town. WE LOVED THIS PLACE!!! The owners were very friendly. I really enjoyed the wine and cheese in the afternoon and getting to meet people from around the country. In the morning we had a FABULOUS breakfast of french toast with cream cheese/berries inside and sausage. We had a wonderful stay. If I get the chance to come back to this enchanted town I will definitely stay there again!
5 on July 07, 2014
My fiancee and I stayed in the Katherine Mirror Image Suite. This was by far the nicest room either of us have ever had the pleasure of staying in during a vacation. The bed was unbelievably comfortable, the unique rib cage shower was an amazing experience all on its own. John and Nicole were both gracious and extremely nice hosts. Nicole had gone to a nearby orchard and picked fresh peaches to make a mouthwatering peaches n' cream stuffed french toast one morning. We have only been away for a few days and are already looking for an excuse to find our way back for another stay at this wonderful B&B.
5 on June 13, 2014
Thank you John and NIcole, our stay was wonderful, you made us feel like it was our home. Everything written was right on the money, walked to town evey evening for dinner and our daily shopping. We will be back again.
5 on June 07, 2014
Beautifully and tastefully decorated, friendly host, the most delicious breakfast and to stay in a house used as inspiration by Margaret Mitchell in Gone With the Wind... an experience that will be always cherished. Australian guest.
5 on May 14, 2014
A beautiful house and setting, very convenient for the town. Our host was welcoming and efficient. Much better than staying in generic accommodation.
4.2 on May 10, 2014
Very soft beds...nice bathroom layout, excellent breakfast. Huge Historical House. What more need I say?
4.6 on May 03, 2014
Very clean and well maintained. Great ribcage shower. Genuine southern breakfast.
United States, Small town
Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield Intl.) 40 miles
Head East on N. Terminal Pkwy. Merge onto I-85S via the ramp to I-285/Montgomery. Take I-285 East. Take exit 46B for I-20 towards Augusta. Exit 90 to merge onto HWY 278E. Right onto Turner Lake Road. At traffic circle, take 3rd exit onto Clark St. Take Clark Street to the historic Covington Square and take a right on Monticello St. The house is within walking distance of the historic square on the right side. The address is 2176 Monticello St.
Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Only 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta!, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Winery
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
Board games, CD player, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Fax Machine, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
Very Berry Stuffed French Toast
Texas Toast stuffed with cream cheese and macerated berries, cooked to perfection and served with fresh berries, powdered sugar and syrup. Guests LOVE this! Come try it!