Morning greets you with a gourmet, two-course breakfast beautifully prepared and plated. Freshly brewed coffee, fresh juice and fruit, and inspired kitchen creations will delight your senses and prepare you for a day of shopping, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking or just relaxing. Served in our dining room or coffee room, the morning fare at Grady House is a culinary experience you will long remember.
5 on November 09, 2017
We had the pleasure of meeting Bobbie, the proud new owner of Grady House, during our recent stay. She is definitely carrying on the same level of hospitality as Paul and Lucy -- the bedrooms provide every amenity you could possibly want or need, from wonderful soft bathrobes to fine bed linens to chocolates on the night stand and everything in between. We stayed in the Navy Room which included a lovely sitting room with a large daybed/sofa. There's a library of books in the hall plus tons of CDs and DVDs if you're so inclined. The 100 year old Craftsman home is in superb condition. We enjoyed sitting on the front porch swing after an excellent supper at the Great Outdoors Restaurant four blocks away. Breakfast was a real treat. Bobbie does the cooking herself and she is VERY good at it. It was on the level of what a Ritz Carlton would offer for breakfast, a rare find at a B&B. The Grady House is near the University of Florida and High Springs is a much more relaxed location than Gainesville. Also, there are many beautiful springs in the area for walking trails, swimming, kayakking, or canoeing. We live only a few hours away in Jacksonville but will use this for short mini-vacations whenever we have a chance to get away for two or three days. -Claire and Bill Z. in Jacksonville, FL
5 on March 30, 2013
We were only able to stay one night, but it was delightful. The home and gardens were perfect, and the food was delicious! All of the dalmations - live and statuary - really added to the fun. Lucie is a very gracious hostess! Bill Moon
5 on March 05, 2012
Our 2 nights with Paul and Lucie at Grady House came by surprise after we had booked a cabin that turned out to be much less than we expected or desired to stay in so we sought out a B&B and were extremely lucky to find Grady House!!! The visit has been wonderful! We feel right at home with Lucie and Paul and their sweet pups!!! We chose the Red room for our romantic getaway ! It is decorated with a romantic flare and a 2 person tub!!! Cant go wrong with this room!!!! We have decided that its close enough to home to book it as frequently as we can for our future date nights away from the kids :) The breakfast is served promptly at 9am and you will be surprised by the creative recipes that Lucy makes herself !!! The aroma early in the morning will have your mouth watering and your feet running down the stairs to get to breakfast!!! The freshly baked cookies at night along with coffee available anytime for a midnight snack to take to your room is a nice touch and reminds me so much of what I would do at home. I feel like its my home away from home!!! Thanks so much Lucy and Paul again for welcoming us with open arms to your beautiful home at a spur of the moments notice!!! We will be back soon!!!!! Jason and Kara
5 on October 12, 2011
The Grady House was my first B and B but everyone I traveled with agreed that, at Grady House, they take it to a new level. From the swing on the front porch to the claw foot tub the attention to detail is amazing. And, I haven't even mentioned the food. Both breakfasts were delicious, pretty and very filling. Lucie and Paul are both welcoming and fun. I can heartily recommend Grady House without reservation!
4.8 on June 09, 2011
My first stay at a bed and breakfast and it was great! I just hope if I stay at a different B&B, it can match the Grady House standards. We stayed at Skeet’s Cottage and it was beautifully decorated and included a full kitchen for our use. The bed was very comfortable and I liked the pillow so much I’m hoping to get one like it. We enjoyed the landscaping and peacefulness of the gardens. The rooms available at the Grady House were also very appealing. The breakfasts which Lucie and Paul served were delicious and the trivia that accompanied breakfast was interesting. They even accommodated our request for an early breakfast one morning so that we could get an early start on our day. Their hospitality and dogs made us feel at home. I would recommend staying at the Grady House. We hope to stay there again sometime in the future, possibly even in the Grady House instead of the cottage.
5 on May 15, 2011
We went for our 10 yr anniversary. I must say after reading all the reviews I read I was really excited about going. The peace & quiet that was around was so awesome! The food was wonderful!! I especially loved the garden area with the Koi pond. The room (peach) was so roomy we could have slept in different areas. This will be added on the list of traditions we will do.
5 on May 11, 2011
My grand daughter was graduating from the University of Florida. I didn't want to stay in Gainsville with thousands of other graduation attendees. We found the Grady House in nearby High Springs. Eight of us stayed there. Five in the cottage across the garden from the main house. Three of us stayed in the Navy Room. Breakfast each morning was fabulous. In the evening High Springs had some nice restaurants. No need to fight the graduation crowds in Gainsville. Lucie and Paul were gracious hosts.
5 on December 25, 2010
My wife and I stayed at the Grady House in October, 2010 in order to visit the High Springs area. Everything was perfect from the moment we arrived. The facility, the breakfasts and the personal attention by the owners were a distinct pleasure.
5 on July 29, 2010
After a long day of adventures, my mother and I entered the Grady House with great delight. The pampering started immediately, sinking into the lush furniture and welcoming atmosphere. The rooms were tastefully furnished with just the right touch of textures and color, with fabrics that were made for royalty. The morning started with tea in the luscious garden and custom breakfast fit for the most critical of palates. The Grady house is a true oasis I hope to visit again.
5 on July 22, 2010
My husband and I spent 3 nights at the Grady House. It is beautifully decorated with lovely antiques and comfortable furnishings. Our room had an adjoining sitting room that made us feel like we really were part of a "home". The claw bathtub and toilet with old-fashioned overhead tank were a nice touch. When we arrived, Lucie met us at the front door, showed us around and took us up to our room. She is an excellent cook and didn't repeat the same breakfast on any of the 3 mornings we stayed. Her husband, Paul, has quite a sense of humor and treated us and the other guests to lots of local stories and really made us feel like we had the run of the house. They have a lovely garden area with a Koi pond and gazebo--a great place to enjoy some quiet time and a glass of wine before we walked down to an excellent restaurant recommended by our innkeepers. We would definitely come back and maybe even stay in the house next door that they also own!
Downtown, Small town
Gainesville, FL (GNV-J R Alison Municipal) 25 miles
Exit I-75 at Us-441 (exit 78). Take US-441 North to High Springs. In High Springs US-27 forks to the left with US-441 going right (near the Chevrolet dealer). We are on US-27 (also called First Avenue), four blocks beyond the first traffic light on the right side of the road.
Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, State Park-Oleno,, Cave diving at Ginnie Springs, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River
Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
Amenities Basket, Board games, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, VCR, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Gazebo, Refrigerator on site, complimentary sodas, Free wireless internet available
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Radio
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Tubing on Ichetuknee River, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Tennis courts
Vegetarian Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free
Egg Baskets with hollandaise sauce
Puff pastry cups are lightly baked. Then an egg is placed in the cup, baked longer then topped with hollandaise sauce. This is delicious!