This 1913 Country Manor turned B&B offers four large and luxurious guest rooms (two are suites), spacious and elegant common rooms, a 'green' environment, the best porch in Burke County and unbeatable outdoor grounds and event space. New owners Teresa & Craig have completed a 6 month renovation. The Inn is located in the heart of Western North Carolina and only 50 miles east of Asheville and 25 miles west of Hickory. A short 6 miles to the east finds you in the historic town of Morganton, filled with shops, restaurants and an abundance of culture. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Appalachian foothills, South Mountain, Grandfather Mountain and Pisgah National Forest, you will experience all the best there is to offer from outdoor activity to nearby historic towns to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway. A short drive brings you to many amazing local wineries and breweries (Lake James Winery is within walking distance!), and just 10 minutes from the Inn you will find Lake James State Park which was voted the best state park in North Carolina in 2014. Breakfast at the Inn is a feast not soon to be forgotten. We specialize in locally sourced ingredients and allergy friendly alternatives to all your breakfast favorites, especially gluten free. With the new addition of a commercial kitchen, we proudly offer a la carte meals that can be served in your room, in the beautiful dining room, on the porch or taken to go as you embark on your outdoor adventures.
5 on December 07, 2015
A must repeat experience!
5 on November 14, 2015
From the minute you arrive, Craig & Theresa make you feel at home. The Inn is beautiful, maticulously clean and well appointed accommodations. The full service breakfast is fresh, Chef inspired and delicious. The wine and dinner menus are always great, and you never have to leave the property!
5 on November 07, 2015
The decor is lovely, the food is delicious, and the innkeepers are wonderful!!
5 on September 29, 2015
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the inn. Teresa and Craig were very accommodating and made us feel especially welcome. The rooms are spacious and beautiful. We ate our breakfast on the porch, enjoying the beautiful Autumn morning. I would highly recommend The Inn at Glen Alpine to anyone staying in the area. We will definitely go back!
5 on September 22, 2015
My husband and I just celebrated our anniversary here before going to the Biltmore and it was absolutely wonderful! The house is gorgeous and we stayed in the Bella suite which was such a nice room and cool old fashioned claw foot tub that I've never seen in person before. The breakfast was amazing and the owners were so nice and accommodating. We would defiantly stay there again and recommend to others! The Miles Family
4.4 on September 17, 2015
Beautiful building and rooms, gracious hosts and good conversation among guests. What more could you ask for, highly recommended!
5 on September 01, 2015
This inn is absolutely beautiful! Teresa and Craig are the ultimate hosts, and I would highly recommend this B&B to anyone wanting to stay in the Glen Alpine/Morganton area. Breakfast was amazing, and we especially enjoyed spending our evenings on the front porch drinking wine and just relaxing.
5 on August 28, 2015
If you're looking for a B&B with exceptional service, great food, and extraordinary attention to detail, then this is the place for you. The innkeepers are second to none and strike the perfect balance between attentiveness and leaving you be. They understand people and provide a great experience for all types of individuals. The phrase "they thought of everything" will resonate during your experience at this B&B. A must stay!
5 on August 23, 2015
Always a perfect stay. Craig and Theresa are wonderful hosts.
5 on August 12, 2015
First time for me at a B&B and didnt know quite what to expect. For the money you cant beat it! This house is gorgeous and has lots of charm and character. Plus, there is ample room to move around and enjoy the property, either on the massive porch or the yard itself. Great location as your're close to Lake James, Black Mountain and Asheville. Breakfast was delicious and the bedrooms were very comfortable and private feeling....though next time my wife and I will have to stay in one of the suites! They are awesome. The hosts go out of their way to create experience and it really makes you feel welcome. Highlight for me was drinking some local beer I picked up in Black Mountain on the front porch, rather than a hotel room! We will certainly be back -Rich L
Perfect for a romantic get-away, our bridal/ romance suite offers elegant decor with custom details including a king-sized bed and headboard restored from a beautiful antique door found on the property. The light filled sitting room has eight windows overlooking the grounds. Relax in the antique clawfoot tub before slipping into a plush robe to enjoy the ambiance of candle light flickering inside the 100 year old fireplace!
In Magnolia, large windows overlook our impressive 100 year old magnolia and stunning dogwood trees. Dark trim and earth tones make these rooms the perfect, restful retreat with a king-sized pillow top bed, gorgeous antique furniture, and a spacious sitting room with chaise lounge. A beautiful fireplace mantel, custom tile and newly restored antique pine floors provide the finishing touches in this truly unique suite.
Royale offers an eclectic decor with rich gold and red tones that will transform your stay to another time and place. Inspired by the time Teresa and Craig lived in Europe, this unique room has a king-sized four poster bed, textured paint and wallpaper, and European inspired antique furniture and artwork. The new custom tile shower and unique period dresser with vessel sink make for a noble experience in the bathroom.
This unique, light filled room overlooks the mountains and vista of the town and is inspired by all things local as Glen Alpine used to be called Turkey Tail over 100 years ago. With bright and colorful decor, just like a turkey's tail, this room will make you feel right at home. You'll be drawn to the the hand made headboard built from reclaimed wood found on the property and locally purchased antique furniture and artwork reflecting Glen Alpine's history. A custom tile shower and 100 year old newly refinished antique pine floors complete the special feel. The king bed in this room is also convertible to twins. Please let us know your preference when you make your reservation.
Country Manor on Beautiful Grounds, Mountain Views, Historic Towns with Restaurants & Culture Close By, Outdoor Activity, Wineries/Breweries
Asheville, NC (AVL) 50 miles
From I-40 Eastbound (50 miles from Asheville): Take Exit 100 - Jamestown Road/Glen Alpine Turn right at the light at the end of the exit -- OR -- From I-40 Westbound (25 miles from Hickory): Take Exit 100 - Jamestown Road/Glen Alpine. Turn left at the light at the end of the exit -- THEN -- -Travel 7/10ths of a mile and turn right, following the signs for the Elementary School and Glen Alpine -Continue 2 miles to the stop sign (Highway 70 - "Main Street") -Proceed straight through the stop sign and cross over the tracks -Once across the tracks you will pass the Post Office and the Fire/Police Station immediately on your right -Turn right onto Davis Street 25 feet past the station -The Inn is the third house on the left and the driveway for guest parking is just past the house
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Historic Towns of Morganton and Valdese, Wineries & Breweries, Farm To Table Dining, Hickory Furniture Mart, Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain, South Mountain, Pisgah National Forest, Linville Wilderness Area, The Biltmore Estate, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Tours, Vineyard, Winery
Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Fridge, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Eco-Friendly Toiletries, Ice buckets/wine openers/wine glasses
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi
1200 square foot wrap around porch and 5 acres of outdoor event space perfect for weddings, showers, luncheons, family reunions, festivals and corporate retreats.
Teresa & Craig Sellman
English, Italian, Spanish
We got married at Crossed Keys Inn in New Jersey in 2005, which for the last decade has been the inspiration behind buying The Inn At Glen Alpine. We loved every aspect of planning and having our wedding at a beautiful historic Bed & Breakfast with amazing grounds for our ceremony and reception. We can remember sitting with a lovely bottle of wine on the first night of our honeymoon in Italy talking about how great it would be to run our own B&B someday, and here we are!
Two Courses Freshly Prepared
Vegetarian , specializing in gluten and dairy free. With advance notice can plan for other allergy requirements.
Grilled French Bread Layered with Homemade Onion Jam and Gourmet Cheese, Topped with Poached Eggs and served with a side of Sweet Potato, Bacon and Apple Hash
Just like spending time at the Inn, this breakfast is unique and comforting, but elevated in a way that lets you know you are away for a special getaway!
There are extra nights to celebrate Valentine's Day this year with the long President's Day weekend ... Book just one night in one of our amazing suites or make it a long getaway! With this Hot Deal a bottle of red or white wine and a cupid inspired treat will await you in your room upon arrival, and of course a two course gourmet breakfast is included each morning . . . Let us customize your stay! Why not add on: -An 8 piece box of Artisan BonBons from the LocalS Market -A beautiful bouquet of flowers from Garden Gate Downtown Floral Need a romantic dinner reservation? Let us make a great recommendation and book that for you also. Call the Inn today to at 828-584-9264 to book and make your stay a forever memory! All prices for rooms and add-ons are subject to tax. The discounted rate is the per night cost in 'Bella' or 'Magnolia' only. Add-ons of chocolate or flowers are additional charges (call the Inn for availability and pricing). Credit cards are required to hold your room reservation and add-on orders. Not valid on existing bookings. Please contact the inn directly at 1 828-584-9264 to redeem this deal.