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Lovill House Inn

404 Old Bristol Road , Boone, NC 28607 USA (Show map)

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Historic 1875 farmhouse in Boone NC. Located in a rural setting on the town edge, heavily wooded and secluded on all sides. Close to everything, but with a real country feel. Lovingly and meticulously restored in 1993. AAA Four Diamond Award winner for the past 17 years! Key features include original 3 fireplaces, original maple and wide pine plank flooring, contemporary wormy chestnut archways, beams, and door/door frames. Set on 11 wooded acres inside Boone, with waterfall, stream, gazebo, 14 perennial gardens, original barn, and wrap around porch on 3 sides of the house with rocking chairs . All modern amenities including WiFi, TV & DVD/VHS players and libraries, complimentary beer, wine,lemonade, cider and sodas. Close to Blue Ridge Pkwy, skiing at Beech and Sugar Mountains, Grandfather Mountain, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Linville Falls, and Appalachian State University.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.7

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3 Nights In Shangri La

5 on June 13, 2015

My wife and I recently completed a three night stay at the Lovill House Inn. We stayed in the Spring House for the duration. It just so happens two other couples with whom we are dear friends from college decided to stay there with us at the same time, so we had a mini-Reunion. The Lovill House Inn is THE BEST bed & breakfast we’ve ever enjoyed. The location in the mountains of western North Carolina is idyllic year round for relaxation in an Inn of this type. June temperatures are very comfortable due to the elevation. No air conditioning needed. We slept very soundly. Local sights, attractions and dining is superb. Scott & Anne Peecook are the most accommodating Innkeepers imaginable. The breakfast every morning is a multi-course feast that exceeds the expectations of the B & BREAKFAST part of the arrangement better than any other Inn we’ve found. Gourmet quality! The grounds of the Lovill House, and the Inn itself are pristine, self-contained, and exceptionally comfortable, with all the amenities of the college town of Boone a short walk away. Boone and surroundings is the kind of locale that will make you wish you lived there. The Lovill House Inn, and Scott & Annie Peecook will treat you to the kind of stay that will get you to come back. Thanks so very much, Scott & Anne! - WTDOOR, NoVa


The Perfect Place

5 on June 13, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at the Lovill House Inn. Located in the heart of the Boone area, close to local attractions as well as ASU and town of Boone. The rooms were comfortable and welcoming. The food was delicious and varied each day. The Inn and grounds are beautiful and relaxing. Most of all the hosts, Scott and Anne, make you feel welcome and at home. It was an outstanding experience. Well done.


Our Stay

5 on June 09, 2015

We fell in love with the cottage we stayed in, and the owners,were absolutely outstanding. The brkfst was good, bed very comfortable, i have a hard time sleeping in other beds while on vacation, i slept perfectly at this beaitiful lil b&b, thanks so much for everything!


Great get away

4.2 on May 28, 2015

Scott and Anne made us feel like we were at home, they clearly enjoy what they do. The rooms and the entire house were very clean. The grounds were beautifully kept and made you want to be outside enjoying the scenery. Any questions we had were answered and their knowledge of the area helped us plan our daily activities. Tim and Lisa


Wonderful place to stay.

5 on May 27, 2015

We spent two nights at the Lovill House Inn and enjoyed it a lot. The grounds are beautiful and the house is well situated for easy access to restaurants and shopping in Boone. Scott and Anne do a wonderful job of pampering their guests - would definitely recommend it!


A LOVING PLACE TO REST AND ENJOY THE MOUNTAINS.

4.6 on May 24, 2015

The moment we drove into the driveway of Lovill House Inn we were wrapped in acres of gardens, trees, flowers, a small waterfall in the rear of the property, and most of all........an authentic welcome from Scott and Anne. Our king bedded room included a working. ready-to-burn, wood fireplace that filled our bedroom with the smells of the Mountains. Breakfast is a sumptuous buffet-style affair that is the way we like to start our day. Scott is a real renaissance man and Anne keeps everything running smoothly as well as can be spotted lovingly tending the gardens. Falling asleep in the afternoon on the hammock in the midst of the green property was a delight. A wrap-around porch with comfortable rocking chairs was a great spot to slow down and smell the flowers. The entire experience was superb!


Bad weather but a great weekend

4.8 on May 10, 2015

Nobody controls the weather, but the Lovill House gave us a marvelous 30th anniversary. Excellent food and a delightful room in the cottage behind the main house. Would definitely stay there again.


Boone visit

5 on April 26, 2015

Spent week-end in Boone. Great location, great hosts and great breakfasts. Highly recommend when staying in the Boone area.


Great experience

4.6 on April 23, 2015

We had a wonderful time last weekend at Lovill House Inn, Scott and Ann did a great job of making us feel welcome. Lovill House is rich with history. It is peaceful and the food is awesome! I would recommend this Inn for anyone who wants to experience the beauty and solitude of the mountains of NC. It is a beautiful time of year to visit with all the spring color. There are lots of great places to visit in Boone and Blowing Rock which is very closeby.....Jeanine


Fabulous B&B!

5 on April 17, 2015

We were in town for a tournament with our high school-aged son, stayed in the Bristol room on the first floor, which had the most lovely wood fireplace and ambiance. The legislation that established Appalachian State University was written in that room! The grounds are beautifully maintained, breakfast was wonderful. An idyll!


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Rooms & Rates

Bristol Room

A woodworker's delight! Meticulously restored room with wormy chestnut beams and wide heart pine planking floors. Located on the ground floor of the inn, the Bristol room features a king size bed, love seat and coffee table, desk area and huge brick wood burning fireplace. Exceptionally romantic, quiet, easy access, warm in winter and cool in summer. Full private bath enclosed.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $209

Nightly Rate: $169 - $209

Hickory Room

A terrific room for long stays, for those who really like to stretch out, and for accommodating third person. Located on the inn's second floor, Hickory is the largest room with a two room private bath fully accessible in room. Hickory features a King size bed with love seat sofa that folds out to a twin bed to accommodate a third person or for separate sleeping arrangements for two. It also features a propane fireplace (useable year round), desk/work area, and coffee table. There is an additional charge of $25 per night for a third person.

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

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

Nightly Rate: $179 - $199

Lenoir Room

A light sunny room featuring an oak four poster queen size bed, a loveseat, coffee table and desk. The loveseat folds out to a twin bed. This room accommodates three people. It can also be used to provide separate sleeping arrangements for two. The Lenoir is located on the second floor of the inn. Full private bathroom enclosed.There is an additional charge of $25 per night for a third person (rates are based on double occupany).

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $179

Nightly Rate: $149 - $179

Linville Room

Spacious room with antique iron queen bed, two glider rockers, antique chest and desk. This room can accommodate a third person on a rollaway bed. Linville catches the afternoon sun. Linville is the second largest room, perfect for long stays and those who like to stretch out. Very private room looking out at nothing but green and can usually hear the stream outside. It is located on the second floor of the inn. Full private bathroom enclosed. There is an additional charge of $25 per night for a third person (rates are based on double occupancy.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $179

Nightly Rate: $149 - $179

Baldwin Room

Baldwin is a large and airy room that catches the morning sun and afternoon shade. Located on the inn's second floor each features luxurious king size wrought iron bed (locally made in Boone), a loveseat sofa, coffee table and desk/work area. It has a full private bathroom enclosed. Rates are based on dual occupancy.

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

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Nightly Rate: $169 - $189

Spring House

Exceptionally private and romantic retreat! The cottage is set back behind the main inn, looking away from the inn into our main perennial flower gardens and gazebo. It has its own private deck and parking apron. From your deck you look up into three surrounding wooded ridges and can see and hear our stream and waterfall. The Spring House features a queen size bed, hardwood floors, a free-standing propane fireplace (used year round), sofa and coffee table, coffee and tea station, and desk/work area. It has its own enclosed full private bathroom.

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

Nightly Rate: $189 - $209

Nightly Rate: $189 - $209

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Location

Location Type

Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Appalachian State University, Grandfather Mountain, Blue Ridge Parkway, Valle Crucis, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Wine country

Airport

45 miles

Directions to property:

We are on the western outskirts of Boone NC. Follow 421North out of town, we are set back on Old Bristol Road. An in town rural setting inn. Easy convenience to everything.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Grandfather Mountain, Blowing Rock, Blue Ridge Parkway, Linville Falls, 4 ski resorts, Appalachian State University, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, CD player, Copier, Library, Wet bar , gazebo, porches with rocking chairs, waterfall, secure parking, stream, flower gardens

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Academic, Blue Ridge Parkway, Local goverment, medical, crafts, NASCAR, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 PM
  • Check Out:: 11 AM
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No Smoking allowed on porch
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited over 12 years old
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Special and holiday weekends only.
  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Cancellations: 14 days cancellation, if outside 14 days, then $25 bookkeeping charge, if inside 14 days, then charged 1/2 amount, refunded in kind with a gift certificate good for the same amount, valid for one year.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Scott & Anne Peecook

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 0830 AM
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Eggs Benedict with Apple Cinnamon Pancakes
Assorted fresh fruits, Eggs Benedict a la Lovill, Seasoned hash brown potatoes or potato cakes, Blueberry or Apple Cinnamon Griddlecakes, Cranberry Orange Bread, assorted yogurts, choice of several juices, coffees and teas.


Details

404 Old Bristol Road , Boone, NC 28607 USA (Show map)

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