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Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake

108 Innisfree Drive (off Highway 107 N), Cashiers, NC 28717 USA (Show map)
4.7
49 Reviews
$179 - $330
per night

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Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake is nestled in the cool mountains of North Carolina on beautiful Lake Glenville, the highest lake east of the Rockies. The suites, awarded Four Diamonds by AAA, are romantically appointed with luxurious furnishings and decor. Bathe in your Garden Tub For-Two in the warm sun or in the glow of the fireplace while enjoying the view of the lush gardens and rising mountains or the magic of a starlit night. Enjoy a delicious Bedside Breakfast, In-Room Massage, Italian Bedding, Dance Studio, Nature Trail, Private Dock, Kayaks, Waterfalls Cruise, Swimming, Fishing and Wireless Internet.

Rooms & Rates

Lord Tennyson's Suite

The most luxurious and exciting suite. It is flamboyantly masculine with sculpture, chandeliers, forest green marble, dark burgundy floral walls ,and an elaborately carved Rococo king bed. Secluded privacy on the top level with an unsurpassed view from your balcony. This penthouse suite has a double sided fireplace that can be enjoyed from your bathing chamber or the bedroom. This suite includes turn-down service, wet bar, phone, satellite TV & VCR, and wireless Internet.

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

Elizabeth Barrett Suite

One of our most sensuous boudoirs. Your sleeping chamber features a beautifully canopied four-post bed with streams of French lace. In the evening the room glows in the warmth of your private fireplace. Your bathing chamber has a large garden tub for two from which you can see the gardens and mountains or the starry sky in the evening. You will love the fresh cool breezes from the lake on your cozy private veranda. There's a wet bar, phone satellite TV with VCR, and wireless Internet.

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

Charles Dickens Suite

A richly textured suite with Arabian mocha and jade walls, dark wicker, Persian rugs, and mauve marble. Hand carved Chinese Chests serve as night stands for the French sleigh bed by the fireplace. The bathing chamber has a cozy fireplace facing the garden tub for two from which you can see the gardens and mountains. Adjoining is you private veranda overlooking mountains and the lake. There's a wet bar, phone, satellite TV with VCR, and wireless Internet.

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

Robert Browning Suite

A secluded suite on the lower level of the Garden House. The parlor has a fireplace facing the loveseat and reading chair. Your private patio adjoins the garden with bird feeders and bath. The separate sleeping chamber features a beautifull decor with a walk in closet. There's a wet bar, phone, satellite TV with VCR, and wireless Internet

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

Prince Albert Suite

A spacious room featuring a queen bed framed by a large beveled mirror. Wonderous light and shadows dance from the fireplace in the large brick hearth. You can sit by the bay window and enjoy the alpine landscape. Sliding French doors open to your large private veranda with Victorian wicker furnishings and a panaramic view of the gardens, pond, lake and mountains. The sensuous bathing chamber has an olf-fashioned claw-footed tub for two with a beautiful gold and crystal chandelier. This suite has wireless Internet

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

Cambridge Room

A secluded room with a private veranda where you can enjoy the gardens, pond and mountains. You can park next to your private entrance. The room's entrence into the Inn is through it's own picture gallery. A polished brass headboard sets off the queen bed from the sensuously rich burgundy floral walls. The bathing area has a shower and separate vanity area. This room has wireless Internet.

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

Canterbury Room

A happy room with dappling sunlight and pretty yellows and blues. You can relax by the bay window and enjoy the lovely view of the flowered gardens, pond and green mountains. The queen bed features an exotic Chinese headboard. The roomy bathroom has a tub with shower and spacious vanity.

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

Windsor Room

A very pretty room beside a small fountain. Its queen bed has an upholstered headboard with lace and cherubs who blush in the warm glow of the fireplace. The bathroom has a skylight and roomy shower with a built-in seat. Hand-painted blue irises and gilded faucets and handles with dolphins decorate the Italian lavatory.

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

Rudyard Kipling Suite

Our newest addition to the Garden House is a sumptuous recreation of the glorious days of the Rajah. It boasts a thousand details that ensure the illusion is complete. From the bunch of bananas that seem to have been harvested from the banana tree growing in the corner or the flaming torches outside. The Rudyard Kipling Suite invites fantasy and the ancient bound volumes of Kipling’s works scattered throughout add to the spell. Even the surrounding landscaping of palms and tall grasses invites comparisons to the jungle.

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

Emily Bronte Suite

One of our most sensuous boudoirs. Your sleeping chamber features a beautifully canopied four-post bed with streams of French lace. In the evening the room glows in the warmth of your private fireplace. Your bathing chamber has a large garden tub for two from which you can see the gardens and mountains or the starry sky in the evening. You will love the fresh cool breezes from the lake on your cozy private veranda. There's a wet bar, phone satellite TV with VCR, and wireless Internet.

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

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Reviews

Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.7
  • Services4.9
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.7

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Innisfree Bed & Breakfast By-The-Lake

5 on December 18, 2013

An excellent B&B. We enjoyed our stay very much. So relaxing & accommodating. The host & hostess were so gracious & the rooms were beautiful.


Beatiful Get Away

4.6 on August 24, 2013

A wonderful find for our anniversary. It started with a great boat ride hosted by Henry and Clare, with wonderful Clare's Innisfree Fire Crackers and snacks as well as drinks, while Henry piloted the boat and provided commentary about the lake. Great breakfast served every morning on the balcony, and nice views of the mountains, birds and evening sky. A special place that we intend to visit again. Bruce & Rebecca


Romantic Inn with view of the lake

4.6 on August 12, 2013

This was our first visit to this wonderful, romantic inn tucked into the mounains with a view of Lake Glenville. Clare and Henry are wonderful hosts and made sure everything was to our liking. The food was excellent and you can't beat the view. Be sure to check out the champagne cruise. We really enjoyed our stay and will most assuredly return.


Start with the best

5 on June 28, 2013

We just returned from our first, but not last, stay at Innisfree Bed and Breakfast near Cashiers, NC. We just can't say enough about this wonderful place! The elegance, hospitality of the innkeepers, delicious breakfasts that were served on our veranda overlooking the gardens, music playing in our room when we arrived, and the fabulous champagne cruise all added up to a wonderful few days that I can't wait to repeat. You shouldn't miss this place. Put it on your must-do list!


Romantic Getaway

5 on June 10, 2013

Innisfree is the perfect place to go for a romantic, peaceful getaway.


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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Lakeside, Mountains, Small town

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 50 miles

Directions to property:

Go west on Hwy 64 toward Hendersonville. Keep on Hwy 64 east for about 90 minutes untill you come to Cashiers. We have only 1 traffic light, turn right at light onto Hwy 107 for 6 miles (north) you will see our sign on the left side of the road. Turn left for 1/5 mile and our driveway in on the left. Drive up to the big white house (keep left-this is a 1 way drive).

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Internet Service, Piano, Secretarial services, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Turndown Service, VCR, Wet bar

On-site activities

Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Kayaking, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Ski rentals, Swimming, Water sports

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Limited
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Only in our cottages
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: In prime time on holidays and weekends
  • Deposit Amount Required: If reservation is made outside of 60 days of arrival date then 1 night tariff or 1/3 if stay is 3 nights or more. Full payment is due if reservation is made within 60 days.
  • Cancellations: Because of our small size cancellations affect us significantly. We, therefore, adhere to a strict policy: If a cancellation is made at least 20 days prior to your reserved arrival date the full amount paid will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. However, a cancellation made within 20 days of your arrival date, regardless of the reason, will result in the forfeiture of your total tariff unless we are able to re-rent the room for you, in which case a full refund, less the $75 fee, will be made. A reservation is not transferable to another date.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Henry & Clare Hoche

Languages spoken

English

About the innkeepers

We enjoy hiking and exploring the hundreds of miles of trails and waterfalls throughout this area. We love gardening around our pond, the nature trails, and on our lakefront. Our biggest passion is Ballroom Dancing in our dance studio where Clare teaches. We enjoy our dances and musical events on the Innisfree Pavilion as well as cooking and traveling.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00 am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

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BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection

108 Innisfree Drive , (off Highway 107 N), Cashiers, NC 28717 USA (Show map)

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