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Mast Farm Inn

2543 Broadstone Road , Valle Crucis, NC 28691 USA (Show map)
4.7
346 Reviews
$129 - $429
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About

The Mast Farm Inn is an award-winning and world-renowned historic boutique hotel, country inn & restaurant in the Valle Crucis Historical District of North Carolina, which has been welcoming guests since the 1800s. The Mast Farm Inn is a Historic Hotels of America hotel, a Select Registry Inn, and is on The National Register of Historic Places. The Mast Farm Inn is more than a bed and breakfast, a full service country inn with farmhouse rooms, private getaway cottages and cabins, fine dining and great wines, organic gardens. The key to the Inn’s success, however, lies in the exceptionally friendly and caring service offered to lodging and dinner guests alike. With inspired restoration and continuing care, the Inn continues to welcome guests, as it did over 100 years ago. Lodging guests now choose from 7 guest rooms in our 1880s farmhouse and 8 cottages and cabins, some restored from original farm buildings, others newly built. Cottages range in size from cozy ones suitable for a couple to large ones for up to six guests. All are unique spaces. The Inn’s award winning restaurant is celebrated, serving fresh, organic, creative contemporary southern cuisine. Enjoy fireside or terrace dining, depending on the season. The service is attentive, yet relaxed and friendly. Located in peaceful, historic Valle Crucis, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Inn is convenient to Boone and Blowing Rock, close to the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and the magnificent Grandfather Mountain. The current innkeepers have placed special emphasis on the environment, creating a green inn where recycling, reducing waste, and buying organic produce locally are taken seriously.

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4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Absolutely wonderful!

4.8 on December 04, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Mast Farm Inn. The hospitality was wonderful. The blacksmith cottage was very charming. The wood stove was quite romantic and the soaking tub was very relaxing. Breakfast in the morning was delicious. And the cookies were out of this world amazing!!!


Birthday Celebration over Thanksgiving!

4.2 on December 01, 2014

We loved our time at the Mast Farm Inn! The hospitality was over the top and so helpful with tips and suggestions for us, based what we wanted to see around the area. The property is beautiful, even in the winter, with just a short walk to the Watauga River. We stayed in Nell's room which is absolutely lovely and spacious. Dining in the restaurant is a treat for any foodie! They actually shaved brussels sprouts for side dish that was amazing! The quality and local availability of food insured a fresh and delicious meal every time. This is a perfect location for touring Valle Crucis and the Boone areas.


Worth finding this hidden gem!

4.8 on November 29, 2014

What a fun place to find on our way down south. We stayed in the charming blacksmith cottage and loved it. The sheets are simply amazing. So amazing we ordered three sets at breakfast and were delivered to us by the time we got home.


Fall Girls Getaway

4.6 on October 26, 2014

Had a wonderful fall week at the Inn. We stayed in the Blacksmith Cabin 4 nights and enjoyed the privacy and convenience to the Inn for our fabulous morning breakfasts. The staff were warm, friendly, and always going the extra mile to make our stay special. We had one of the best dinners either of us had at Simplicity on Friday night. Would recommend a stay at the Mast Farm Inn any season of the year.


Exceeded My Expectations

4.4 on September 23, 2014

Everything about our stay was wonderful. Perhaps most notable was the way our hostesses genuinely showed their "we're really glad you're here" service. Very personable and attentive.


Mast Farm Inn

5 on September 08, 2014

Inviting, relaxing and very comfortable. Can't wait to return.


Relaxing stay in the mountains

5 on August 19, 2014

Mast Farm Inn far exceeded our expectations when we visited last week. We were looking for a quiet place to unwind and relax before our busy fall season warms up. We arrived late at night, where we were greeted by crisp mountain air, the night sounds and a cute little toad on the front porch. We stayed in the Blacksmith's Shop, a charming 2-story cabin located towards the back of the property. The cabin is furnished with a queen bed, another small twin bed for a third person, or in our case, a place to spread out. It had a rocking chair, stove, air conditioner, full bath with shower. On the second-floor loft, there is a claw foot tub, couch, TV (stocked with classic movies), and coffee/tea maker. On the front porch, we had two rockers to enjoy, with more seating areas around the pond behind us or on the front porch of the house. Everything was very clean and beautifully decorated with antique pieces. The breakfasts that we enjoyed were incredible, probably one of the best I've had in a hotel/B&B. We've travelled all over the world and USA, but never had a breakfast meal prepared with this level of skill. The chef who designs the menu has an exceptionally creative palate, making each plate a surprise for the taste buds. Dinner was equally delicious, and well worth the price. One of the reasons we chose to stay at Mast Farm Inn was because we hoped to find both seclusion and great customer service, and we found both. The staff is very friendly and professional, and while they checked on us, they honored our obvious desire to be left in peace. If you're looking for a place to relax, without leaving the property, this is the place to come. They have all of the amenities you could want, yet still feels disconnected with the hectic pace of life. I highly recommend Mast Farm Inn, and we will certainly be returning, hopefully when there's snow on the ground.


Perfect Wedding Getaway!

5 on August 04, 2014

My Husband and I recenlty eloped and had a mini-honeymoon all at the Mast Farm Inn. It was perfect. We stayed in the Gazebo Cottage which was beautiful. The simple ceremony was lovely and the staff really made our special day even more special. We ate breakfast everyday and a 5 course dinner the night of the wedding at the Inn. Hands down the best meal I've ever eaten! We would certainly reccomend the Mast Farm Inn and plan on returning to celebrate our Anniversary!


4th Annual Honeymoon

5 on July 28, 2014

We would highly recommend staying at the Mast Farm Inn. The staff was authentic, cheerful and beyond helpful. The food was out of this world, both breakfast and dinner. Definitely make dinner reservations because everything is delicious, local, and fresh. We sat by the pond, walked down the path past the beautiful garden to the river, porch sat and enjoyed every nook of this inn. I read all about the history of the inn which was readily available and very interesting. They even provide a teacher discount which is practically unheard of these days. The sheets made for a lot of just lounging in bed time, coffee was delivered to our room each morning and we had free, functioning WiFi. My husband and I (with baby on the way) plan on returning very soon (especially when I can enjoy the adorable bar area) as this was the best B&B honeymoon weekend ever!


Very Nice

5 on July 22, 2014

The Mast Farm Inn is very nice. It is in a pleasant location and the breakfast is delightful. Highly recommend.


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Rooms & Rates

Cousin Sarah's

Cousin Sarah • Many guests’ favorite room, Cousin Sarah is on the 3rd floor of the Inn. The four-poster cherry king bed is a center piece of the room. A claw-foot soaking tub for two is tucked into an alcove of the room behind a moveable antique screen. Another alcove is furnished with a chaise lounge by the window for a quiet read. The newly renovated bath has a large tiled shower. The third floor has central air-conditioning for those few hot days in the summer. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $189 - $319

Nell's Room

Nell’s Room • Now furnished with a solid cherry four-poster king bed, Nell’s Room, our largest, is even more inviting. One of our brightest rooms, Nell’s is on the 2nd floor of the farmhouse. It boasts a spacious sitting area with a sofa and upholstered chair in olive crushed velvet, and an antique trunk for your feet. Two windows overlooking the side yard combine with the hint of peach on the walls to give Nell’s Room a sunny feel. The private bath has a standard tub and shower. Room air-conditioner in summer. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $169 - $299

Elizabeth Gray Vining

Elizabeth Gray Vining • A 2nd floor corner room on the front of the farmhouse, overlooking our side garden with gazebo and the vegetable garden and valley across the road, Elizabeth Gray Vining is a favorite of many guests, especially during the "fireplace" seasons. The walls in Vining are the original pine paneling of the farmhouse and project a warm glow. Fireplace with gas logs, large upholstered reading chairs, table, queen bed, private bath with claw-foot tub/shower. Room air conditioner in summer. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $299

Joe Mast

Joe Mast • A popular 2nd floor room on the east corner of the farmhouse, the Joe Mast Room is our lightest and brightest. It can accommodate three travelers with its queen and twin beds. Both antique iron beds are painted white, as is the fireplace mantel. An anteroom between the bedroom and bath offers extra space for storage and dressing. Amenities include a ceiling fan, fireplace with gas logs, claw-foot tub/shower in the private bath. Room air conditioner in summer. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-3

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $129 - $259

Miss Allie

A favorite of many guests, Miss Allie’s Room is a 2nd floor corner room overlooking our terrace and side rock garden. It is particularly quiet, being on the back side of the house without a guest room above or below it. Its spacious bathing room contains an antique claw-foot tub and a tiled corner shower. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $129 - $259

The Cherry Room

The Cherry Room • One of two 3rd floor dormer rooms, remodeled in 2009, the Cherry Room now boasts a king bed tucked under the eaves and two comfortable chairs in the sitting area by the JØtul cast iron gas stove. In the bath, a claw-foot soaking tub for two, mood lights on a dimmer, a sparkling new pedestal sink, and a tiled corner shower add to your comfort. Centrally air-conditioned. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $149 - $279

Aunt Leona

Aunt Leona • One of two 3rd floor dormer rooms, remodeled in 2009, with a queen bed tucked under the eaves and two matching easy chairs by the windows and the Jotul enameled gas stove. In the bath: a claw-foot soaking tub for two, mood lights on a dimmer, and a tiled corner shower. Centrally air-conditioned for your comfort. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $109 - $239

The Loom House

The Loom House • The Loom House, the original cabin from the original Mast settlement, has been transformed into a romantic weekend or long weekend getaway cabin for two with modern conveniences. Downstairs in the living area is a massage tub for two across the room from the original wood-burning fireplace. A wet bar is nearby. A cozy bedroom with queen bed, and a small bath with a corner shower are upstairs. The private porch, with its own rockers, faces the farmhouse. The cabin is air-conditioned. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-3

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $269 - $399

The Blacksmith Shop

The Blacksmith Shop • Authentic historical one-and-a-half-story log structure with sleeping loft. Extra height gives it a spacious, yet cozy feel. The downstairs is one large open area with a queen bed and sitting area. Stove with gas logs in a corner of the cottage, open to the sitting area and bed. Bath with shower downstairs. Large antique platform tub for soaking is on the loft, as well as a twin bed for lounging or housing a third person. Air-conditioned. Rock terrace provides a private outdoor sitting area. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-3

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $199 - $329

The Woodwork Shop

The Woodwork Shop • Post and beam one-and-a-half-story structure with sleeping loft. Bedroom area with Queen-plus bed with an extra-long antique claw-foot tub for soaking screened in the back corner. Bath with shower. Separate sitting area with loveseat and rockers, wet bar with small refrigerator, table and chairs, and Vermont Castings stove with gas logs, also downstairs. Queen bed on loft. The Woodwork Shop is a spacious cottage, whose floor plan is suitable for small families. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-4

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $209 - $339

Gazebo Cottage

The Gazebo Cottage • Nestled in the pine woods just beyond the gazebo in the backyard of the farmhouse, this 600 square foot cottage features an open floor plan comfortably furnished with a handmade solid cherry king bed, a Vermont Castings stove with gas logs in front of a rock wall in the sitting area, a leather sofa, table and chairs, a wet bar with refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker. The nearby hot tub under the stars is for the exclusive use of guests in our two new cottages. Wheelchair-accessible. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-2

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $239 - $369

Maple Spring Cottage

Maple Spring Cottage • Nestled in the pine woods just west of the Inn, this large 600 square foot cottage takes its name from the historic Maple Spring that supplied the Valle Crucis community with water in the 19th Century. A front porch overlooks the valley. Wet bar with refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker, table and chairs. The spacious bath features a steam shower. Plus the nearby hot tub under the stars is for the exclusive use of guests in our new cottages. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-4

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $259 - $389

The Granary

The Granary • Our largest restored cottage, the Granary, is a two-story house across the road beside the barn. A unique floor plan with two bedrooms and two baths, plus a loft, created from the original granary structure on the Mast Farm. This cottage features a great room with wood stove, full kitchen, and deck with picnic table surrounded by pasture land. The house is centrally heated & air-conditioned. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-6

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $339 - $469

Uncle Earl's Haven

Uncle Earl’s Haven • Uncle Earl’s Haven is a new and luxurious all wood two story log cabin home built in 2011, with 1000 square feet, plus an outdoor deck overlooking the woods. It is a small home about the size of a Swiss chalet. The downstairs bedroom has a queen bed, the upstairs queen suite loft has a queen bed & two twin beds, bathroom, full kitchen, living room, dining room, fireplace, child friendly. Oh, yes, and the waterfall. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast for Two Each Morning • Sleeps 1-6

  • Maximum Capacity: 6
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $299 - $429

Mam's Refuge

Mam’s Refuge • Mam’s Refuge is a new and luxurious all wood two story log cabin home built in 2011, with 1000 square feet, plus an outdoor deck overlooking the woods. It is a small home about the size of a Swiss chalet. One bedroom on the first floor with a queen bed, and on the second floor a king suite loft with a king bed & a twin day bed, bathroom, and with a full kitchen, living room, dining room and fireplace. Oh, yes, and the waterfall. Includes a Complete Country Gourmet Breakfast For Two Each Morning. • Sleeps 1-5

  • Maximum Capacity: 5
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King , 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $299 - $429

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Location

Location Type

Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Linville, Beech Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Village

Airport

Charlotte, NC (CLT-Douglas Intl.) 105 miles

Directions to property:

The Mast Farm Inn is in Valle Crucis, North Carolina, the only rural historic district in the state. We are in the Watauga River Valley, convenient to the towns of Boone, Blowing Rock, and the ski areas of Banner Elk. From the E and S: From NC Hwy 105 (between Boone and Linville) turn onto Broadstone Road (SR1112). There are signs to Valle Crucis and the turn is at a traffic light, by the Watauga River bridge. The Inn is on Broadstone Road on the left, 2 1/2 miles from NC Hwy 105. From the N and W: From 421/321 west of Boone, take Hwy 194 to Valle Crucis. In Valle Crucis, continue STRAIGHT on Broadstone Road (SR1112), instead of turning right to stay on 194 toward Banner Elk. The Inn is on the right, 1/2 mile past the original Mast General Store.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Blue Ridge Parkway, Tweetsie Railroad, Highland Games, Grandfather Mountain, Appalachian Summer Festival, Mast General Store, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Country Inn, Historic Inn, Farm, Boutique Hotel, Cabin

On-site amenities

Board games, Conference Rooms, Copier, Internet Service, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Telephone, Wet bar

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 2:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 11:00 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only All inside spaces and outside dining areas are smoke-free.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Children of all ages are welcome in our cottages.
  • Childcare Provided: Limited We can arrange for babysitters while you have dinner with us
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends and holidays. Please inquire.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: A deposit of at least one-night's stay is required for advanced reservation.
  • Cancellations: Guests are financially responsible for their entire reservation, unless cancellations or changes are made at least two weeks in advance. Holiday, peak seasons, and large bookings may require nonrefundable deposits and longer cancellation periods. A booking fee of $25 per bedroom applies to cancellations at any time, for any reason.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Danielle Deschamps Stabler

Languages spoken

English, French, Spanish

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs , Horse, Donkey, Goats, Sheep

About the innkeepers

The innkeepers of The Mast Farm Inn are sisters Sandra Deschamps Siano and Danielle Deschamps. Sandra & Danielle are of French-Italian-US heritage, were educated in Paris, Villars-sur-Ollon in Switzerland, London, Manhattan and Miami, and speak 4 languages.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8:30 to 10:00
  • Serving Location: On The Terrace or Porch, Weather Permitting, Dining Room, On-site restaurant

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Easter Dinner, Mother's Day Dinner


Signature Dish

Shrimp and Grits
Featured in Cooking Light, our Shrimp and Grits is a favorite of regular dining guests. This season's most requested recipe is for Chef Ed's Savory Lump Crab Cheesecake.


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Details

2543 Broadstone Road , Valle Crucis, NC 28691 USA (Show map)

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