Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

46 Cumberland Circle , Asheville, NC 28801 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


History. Style. Romance. AAA Four Diamond Rated Inn designed by Biltmore Estate on-site architect, Richard Sharp Smith in 1908. Extensive prize-winning English gardens. Luxurious guest rooms plus one- and two-bedroom suites. All have a King-size bed, luxury whirlpool with shower, towel warmer, fireplace, individual room climate control: air conditioning and heat, and HD TV/Blu-ray. High-speed internet access. Lavish organic gourmet breakfast. Pet-friendly suites. Located in Montford Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places. Half-mile to Downtown Asheville. Ten minutes to Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway. Experience our calm haven where classic style, tranquility and ease of the Old World combine with the best of modern amenities.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Fantastic Bed and Breakfast

5 on October 19, 2016

This is a great place. Clean, comfortable, roomy. Historic older home with modern decor but retains it's charm. The hosts/owners are absolutely awesome! They take care of whatever you need. They are warm, welcoming, friendly and give lots of advice about activities if you need it. The gourmet breakfasts are delicious with many of the items made in house or taken from family recipes. We will stay here again and again. MB

Amazing Trip!!

5 on October 19, 2016

We felt so welcome and the place was beautiful!

Absolutely wonderful stay!

5 on October 16, 2016

We loved every minute of our stay at Abbington Green. Nick was extremely thoughtful, kind and generous, and the amenities were top-notch. Our room was comfortable, beautiful and very clean. A fun and relaxing social hour the afternoon we checked in, a delicious homemade breakfast the next morning and the team's hospitality made our stay the best B&B experience we have ever had. Nick also kindly made sure my husband, who has celiac disease, had plenty of tasty gluten-free things to eat. Location-wise, Abbington Green is in a quiet beautiful neighborhood that is a short drive from downtown. We can't wait to visit again.

Wonderful stay at Abbington Green Bed & Breakfast Inn

5 on October 12, 2016

I picked Abbington Green B&B due to a friend who highly recommended this B&B for my birthday celebration. The B&B lived up to its recommendation from the moment we checked in until we checked out. Nick, Steve and Carey could not have been nicer. Everything was wonderful from the afternoon social gathering to the gourmet breakfasts. Highly recommend the Abbington Green B&B. Hope to return in the future.

Gorgeous B&B

5 on October 12, 2016

This is a fantastic place to stay in a wonderful city. Management is very helpful and prepares a wonderful breakfast every day. The rooms are great, clean, very well furnished and decorated. The bed is very comfortable. The house is absolutely beautiful. The grounds are well maintained and beautiful. The porches and garden benches are a great respite for peaceful rest after a long day of vacationing. Don't miss this treasure, nor Nick, Steve, Carey.

every amenity provided

5 on October 06, 2016

The Abbington Inn was lovely as well as comfortable. We have stayed at quite a few B&B's and have usually found that the really upscale ones frequently do not have a place that you can just relax. The Abbington Inn was an exception to that. There are several porches that have a wonderful view, our suite had a towel warmer, two luggage holders, a double phone charging station, choice of pillows, etc. Breakfast was delicious as well as pleasing to the eye.

You will find a reason to return to Abbington Green

5 on September 27, 2016

While The Biltmore is known to be the destination in Asheville, my vote would be for Abbington Green. Nick, our Innkeeper and host, is a lovely, passionate person. One can feel how much he enjoys the Inn and his “calling”. The Inn is classic; crystal and china table settings, a wonderful “coursed” breakfast, and fresh flowers in our room. Another nice touch, our room was made up while we were enjoying breakfast. Nick’s suggestions (Chiesa and Nine Mile) for dinners in the neighborhood were perfect. I would also recommend the Gray Line trolley tour.

Peaceful B&B

5 on September 24, 2016

Awesome experience. Truly are folks who know how and do take care of their guests. Walkable community around the inn. Very peaceful.

Perfect Getaway! Elegant and Relaxing!

5 on September 24, 2016

“The beauty is in the details”…there could not be a more perfect description of our experience at Abbington Green! From the moment we checked in, we were provided the service and accommodations of a 5-star resort! We were greeted upon arrival by Nick, the Innkeeper, who provided us with a historical overview of the home, introduced us to the various amenities available during our stay and helped us to our room with our luggage. Our room was beautifully decorated and complete with modern amenities such as a hairdryer, iron, flat screen tv, motion sensors in the bathroom, etc. The bed offered two pillow options, soft or firm, depending on preferences and we slept better than we do at home! We enjoyed the extra outlets in our nightstand and the sound machine. We were amazed at how quiet the property was throughout the length of our visit. AG offered the quiet sanctuary we were looking for in our weekend away. In the mornings we were treated to a delicious, multi-course breakfast including fresh, local fruits. Breakfast was served in the dining room with exquisite table decorations and wonderful service from the AG Staff. During breakfast, we shared our stories and plans for the day and Nick visited with us after breakfast to see that everyone was set with directions, tickets and restaurant recommendations. The social hour was an opportunity to decompress, chat with guests and enjoy some appetizers and wine. We also loved the convenience of the snack & beverage station. The gardens were beautifully manicured and relaxing to walk through or gaze upon from the back porch. We even had an opportunity to enjoy some of his fresh herbs and grape tomatoes during social hour! The restaurant recommendations we received were fantastic! Asheville is truly a foodie’s paradise and the staff at AG pointed us in all the right directions! AG offers ample, on-site parking! This was a big plus compared to other Inns in the area.

Perfect B&B for Visit to Asheville!

5 on September 15, 2016

My wife and I spent five days, four nights at Abbington Green Bed and Breakfast. If many of the reviews seem to be repetitive, it’s because it’s all true. The historic house is beautiful, well maintained and beautifully furnished with interesting pieces. It’s located in a lovely residential neighborhood with two excellent (and reasonably priced) restaurants within walking distance. The en suite bedrooms are clean, comfortable and well equipped. The breakfasts prepared by owner Nick were wonderful, and he somehow incorporates each guest’s food predilections (which are revealed in the post-booking, pre-arrival, emailed questionnaire) into each morning’s fare. One additional feature we haven’t experienced in previous bed and breakfast stays, was the afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres hour where guests have a chance to mingle and chat on the large and comfortable front porch. But the thing that really stands out is the warmth and hospitality of Nick and the staff (although it doesn't seem right to refer to them as “staff”, since by the end of our four day stay they were more like friends). Their recommendations for things to do and places to eat were spot on and they could not have been more accommodating with anything we needed. A great place to stay while visiting Asheville and surrounding area.

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Rooms & Rates

Queen Mary's Garden

Cozy Queen Mary's Garden is our smallest room with soothing colors and features a King bed with mahogany sleigh heaboard, two comfortable wingback chairs, desk, wall-mounted 32"LCDcableTV with Hi-Def, movie/music channels and Blu-ray/ DVD plus a corner electric fireplace with remote mounted on the wall. The bath features a Sanijet pipeless whirlpool with rain shower above and custom marble surround, European towel warmer, period-style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror.Wi-fi access. Healthy, filtered water.

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

Kew Garden

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE Kew Garden features a King size cherry bed with half-tester canopy and custom draperies and window and wall treatments. It also features an original oak mantle with working gas fireplace. A wall-mounted 43" PlasmaTV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels plus Blu-ray/ DVD. The marble and tile bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet whirlpool tub with rain shower above, a period-style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and make-up mirror.Wi-fi accesss. All water is healthfully filtered.

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

Regent's Park

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE . Newly renovated Regent's Park is a cozy room featuring a King size bed, custom canopy crown, draperies and wall treatment. The room includes a comfortable leather club chair and ottoman, a desk with mahogany bench and a wall-mounted 32"cable TV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels +Blu-ray/DVD player. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet deep, whirlpool tub with shower above, custom marble surround, a period-style pedestal sink, hairdryer,make-up mirror and LED motion sensor lighting. Wi-Fi access. All water is specially healthfully filtered.

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

Kensington Garden

With the calm and soothing feeling of a garden retreat, this Kensington Garden features King size cherry bed with half-tester canopy with custom draperies and window treatments, and antique spinet desk and comfortable seating, Above the original oak fireplace mantle with working fireplace, is a 43"plasma cable TVwith Hi-Def, movie/music channels and a Blu-ray/DVD video player. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet whirlpool tub with rain shower above, custom marble surround, a period -style pedestal sink, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and lighted make-up mirror.Wi-fi access. All water is healthfully filtered.

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

St.James's Park

Limited time:Check this SPECIAL RATE. St. James's Park room, named after the park across from Buckingham Palace in London, offers a King size bed with dramatic half-tester canopy, custom draperies, window and wall treatments.The original corner, quarter-sawn oak mantle has a working gas fireplace. Above the mantle wall-mounted 43" Plasma TV with Hi-Def and movie/music channels plus Blu-ray/DVD. An oversize wingback chair and French style caneback, open arm chair provide comfortable seating. The bath features a state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool tub with rain shower and hand-held shower with marble surround, custom stone counter, LED motion-sensor lighting in cherry cabinetry,Wall-mount 24" LED TV.European towel warmer, custom crown light sconce, Swarovski crystal light sconces, chandelier, make-up mirror and hairdryer.Wi-fi access. All water is healthfullly filtered.

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

Eaton Square Suite

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE This 750 Sq.ft. suite includes 2 King bedrooms/1.5 baths.Private entry with private porch overlooks Lower Garden. Private sitting room and Dining area. Bath features state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool with shower above, European towel warmer, LED motion-sensor lights in cabinetry, make-up mirror, hairdryer.Fully equipped kitchen. 55"240HzLED TV with Hi-Def plus DVR and Blu-ray in Sitting room. 32"LCDcableTV and Blu-ray in 2nd Bedroom.26"LCD cable TV in the bath.WiFi access.Central air/heat. Dog friendly. All water specially, healthfully filtered

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

Grosvenor Square Suite

Limited time:check this SPECIAL RATE This suite with private entry and private porch overlooks our Lower garden. It features a King size cherry bed with custom half-tester canopy, custom window treatments. 42" PLASMATV with Hi-Def and Blu-ray/DVD player.Custom corner mantle with remote-control gas fireplace.Bath features state-of-the-art Sanijet double whirlpool tub with shower above, European towel warmer, 32"LCD cable TV, granite counter, LED motion-sensor lighting, hair dryer and make-up mirror. Refrigerator and Flavia hot beverage maker.WiFi access.Central air/heat. All water is specially filtered.

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

Hyde Park Suite

Limited time: check this SPECIAL RATE Hyde Park suite has a private entry that opens into a cozy Sitting Room featuring 43" TV withHi-Def &Blu-ray, a custom mantle with remote-control gas fireplace.Bedroom with a King size bed with custom drapery teatments and a wall-mounted HDTV plus small, private covered balcony through French doors. The bath features a Kohler whirlpool tub with four-head body spray shower and hand-heldshower, dramatic 'Vesuvious' granite counter, LED motion-sensor lighting in cabinetry, wall-mounted 32" LED HD TV, European towel warmer, marble accessories, hair dryer, make-up mirror.Refrigerator and Flavia beverage maker. Wi-Fi access. Central air/heat. Dog friendly. All water specially, healthfully filtered.

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

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Location Type

near Biltmore Estate, mountains and Blue Ridge Pkwy., Hiking/walking/Bicycling, Art and crafters galleries, Fine Dining, Micro breweries, Downtown


Asheville, NC (AVL) 13 miles

Directions to property:

At Asheville, take I-240 to exit 4C (Montford Avenue).Turn onto Montford Avenue. Quarter mile to light at Chestnut Street. Turn right onto Chestnut; go one block to flashing light. Turn left onto Cumberland Avenue. Three blocks, Cumberland Circle splits toward right. Abbington Green is 6th house on left side on Cumberland Circle.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Biltmore Estate, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Fax Machine, Piano, Telephone, Videos

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Library, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

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  • Check In:: 3:00 - 7:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required The Carriage House Suites are available for guests with dogs
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Most weekends 2-night min/Some weekends&holidays3nights
  • Accepted payments Other
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit, one- night minimum required at time of booking.
  • Cancellations: Cancellation within cancellation period (14 days before arrival date/ 30 days for some holidays and October) loss of full deposit unless room(s) fully rebooked. Cancellation between booking date and 14/30 days before arrival $35. fee per room cancelled.



Nicholas G Poulos

Languages spoken

Greek, English

Resident Pets


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

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