Applewood Manor Inn

62 Cumberland Circle , Asheville, NC 28801-1718 USA (Show map)
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Located in Asheville's Historic Montfort District, Apple-Wood Manor Inn, also referred to as the "Captain John A. Perry House" completed in 1912, is a colonial revival home designed by the versatile Asheville architect William Henry Lord. The foundation was laid by stonemasons who had previously worked on the Biltmore House and the exterior is executed in the shingle style uncharacteristic of the region. The Inn sits on a 1.5 acres knoll of rolling grass and high trees in a quiet neighborhood, within walking distance of downtown Asheville. We offer luxury accomodations, a three course gourmet breakfast, an afternoon social with snacks and wine, a music parlor with a baby grand piano, a living room with gas fireplace, board games, books and magazines, and six guest rooms with private baths .

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Overall
4.9

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

Great location, outstanding food

5 on November 22, 2016

Applewood Manor Inn was our first choice as a place to stay while our son had minor surgery in Asheville because we needed a comfortable room with great food in a walkable neighborhood. This is our fourth stay at the Inn and it met all of our needs for a home away from home. Staying with Josh and AJ was like visiting friends. The family style breakfast was really enhanced by their garden to table initiative, providing fresh healthy food that was absolutely delicious! Great coffee, too! Staying in Montford is always a treat for us because we enjoy the nearby park and greenway trail, plus we can zip down to the nearby restaurants for dinner. Nine Mile was our favorite this time.


anniversary stay

5 on October 09, 2016

Found this bed and breakfast to be fantastic. Had to make a last minute change in destination thanks to hurricane Matthew and the owners had a great website to make this happen. We were greeted by Joshua on arrival and got some great advice on dinner spots since I didn't have enough time to do my own research. Room was gorgeous, bed comfortable, breakfast was delicious, had a Dutch Baby for the first time! Can't wait to come back! I have to say, given so many displaced families came to the area to flee the hurricane, the owners waved the minimum night requirement and took on 2 more couples that showed up at midnight that just needed a place to crash. This kind of humanity speaks volumes.


Great times with wonderful hosts!

5 on October 06, 2016

We just stayed for 31/2 days at the B&B and would strongly recommend it to all of you. Great ambience, fantastic rooms with seating balconies, and a fabulous hearty breakfast. Worth every minute we spent three!


Perfect place to stay in Asheville

4.8 on September 13, 2016

Joshua is an excellent host. We stayed in the Granny Smith room and it was well appointed, comfortable, and modern. Spending the evening on the balcony just outside our room was fantastic. The breakfast the next day was 3 courses but light and fresh. Tucked away but minutes from downtown Asheville...Tip: There are several nooks to hide away and read/write/relax..


Memorable Trip/Stay

5 on August 23, 2016

Great historical home-interior decorator remodel who is also owner and chef extraordinaire-3 course breakfast-creative, healthy using fresh items from gardens-great hospitality-very clean and great location-not far from Biltmore & downtown, Same architect for foundation as Biltmore Great trip for us enhanced by our stay here


Breakfast at the Manor is a gastric feat

5 on July 29, 2016

My wife and I came to Asheville to explore the city and the fine dining scene. While we had wonderful meals at 3 great restaurants the breakfast served at the Manor was easily the most impressive of all. Joshua's creative servings had lots of flair and were exceptionally well prepared with ingredients mostly grown on site. Compliments! If we plan on visiting Asheville again in the future we will definitely try to come back the Applewood Manor


Wonder stay

4.6 on May 16, 2016

Joshua made the stay very comfortable, also made the breakfast very memorable! Rooms were the cleanest I have had in an Inn. Twin bed room a little small but who stays in the room? Bathroom pretty small and could use a makeup mirror due to limited light in there, but that was actually my only issue. Grounds were very nice. Would love to go back there at some point.


one of the best b & b's in asheville

4.6 on February 25, 2016

bed was extremely comfortable, very nice décor, great lighting in rooms, gas fireplace, and an added value of a balcony!


Top Shelf, operation!

5 on December 28, 2015

Great place, very dog friendly, clean, good interfacing with guests. Diverse breakfast good communications all around.. J &J


Great Time at Applewood!

4.6 on December 22, 2015

My girlfriend and I had another GREAT weekend at Applewood Manor, thanks to Larry, Nancy and their staff. The rooms are always top notch and well kept, and the four course breakfast is always delicious! Thank you Larry and Nancy for the warm atmosphere and great weekend as always. We'll be back... Again. :) Brandon


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Rooms & Rates

Winesap Suite

Found on the third floor of the manor house the Winesap Suite is an elegant luxury suite features a huge sitting area with a espresso leather sofa and platinum chevron fabric chairs, King bed, private small refrigerator/freezer, 1912 Sky light and runs 46 feet long. It originally was the maid?s quarters. A separate en-suite bath with a deep two-person tub, dressing table with lighted make-up mirror, double sinks and separate shower. It affords you private intimacy, yet you remain within the manor house with functional art Tudor heater and air conditioning and all the standard amenities offered at Applewood Manor Inn.

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

Cortland Cottage

The Cortland Cottage at our historic Asheville Bed and Breakfast - A short 30 feet from the manor house with its own private parking, an addition to the acre and a half estate in the 1940's immediately off the main drive. Retaining full use of the main house it includes a King size bed, private sitting area, two person pneumatic tub, separate water heater, private small refrigerator/freezer with a wet bar and small coffee pot along with it's functional art, Tudor heater and air conditioning and all Applewood Manor?s standard amenities.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Beds 1 King

Northern Spy Suite

What used to be Captain Perry's sleeping quarters, is now our coziest room on the second floor of the manor house. One of our most versatile Suites, Guests may select the bed configuration to be set up as either Two Twin Beds or One King Sized Bed. A modern writing desk, tufted sitting chair, ceiling fan, armoire for your clothing and Applewood Manor Inn's lush monogrammed Turkish cotton robes round out additional features of this wonderful suite! The remaining portion of the maid?s original ironing bedroom is now a compact en-suite bath with a shower and bath vent fan for privacy. It also has all the other standard amenities placed in our rooms to complete your luxury needs, including a flat screen TV/DVD facing the bed.

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

Granny Smith Suite

The Granny Smith Room at our historic Asheville Bed and Breakfast ? Originally the bedroom for the Captain?s daughter, it is located on the second floor facing the front of the estate grounds which are serenely quiet due to the house sitting on the knoll of an acre and a half. One of our most popular rooms it has a transitional, upholstered King bed, a gas log fireplace flanked by mid-century, bent-wood reading chair, ceiling fan and air conditioning. What was where the maids ironed , is now an en-suite bath with a shower and bathroom vent fan for privacy. To add to the unique quality of the room is a private balcony with Adirondack furniture made by the Amish, a view of the surrounding mountains, side and back yard full of huge trees, it rises above roof tops. During the Spring, a pair of Hawks have nested in one of those pine trees protected by our grounds for the last 4 years.

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

Macintosh Suite

The Macintosh Room at our historic Asheville Bed and Breakfast ? Located on the second floor of the Manor house it was the sitting room for Captain Perry?s daughter. The most recently updated en-suite bath has a two person pneumatic tub/shower combination for soothing bath salt soaking after a long day viewing of the Biltmore Estate, dressing table with lighted makeup mirror and dimmer switches for the period lighting. An ornately carved Queen size Rice raised bed sits facing the gas log fireplace with a leather men?s smoking chair, a private balcony with Adirondack furniture facing the landscaped back yard, ceiling fan, writing desk and air conditioning. Of course it includes all other standard Applewood Manor Inn amenities. Plus it has a with private balcony and fireplace.

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

York Imperial Suite

The original sitting room for Captain Perry and his wife, it boasts a gas log fireplace and private intimate balcony adorned with Adirondack furniture affording a view of the side yard and back yard landscaping and in the fall, spring and winter months a glimpse of the surrounding mountains. A separate original en-suite bath with a Sunflower shower head/tub combination for a luxurious relaxing bubble bath, King upholstered wingback style bed with cocoon chair and velvet footstool, dressing chest and air conditioning, leather covered rocking chairs and ceiling fan. It is located on the second floor of the manor house and of course includes all standard amenities and has it's own private balcony and romance stoking fireplace.

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

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Location

Location Type

Downtown, Mountains

Airport

Asheville, NC (AVL) 12 miles

Directions to property:

From Interstate 240 in Asheville, exit 4C to Montford Avenue (follow Bed & Breakfast signs). From Montford Avenue, turn right at traffic signal onto Chestnut Street West, proceed one block, turn left onto Cumberland Ave. at 4 way STOP signs, proceed 1/4 mile and bear right onto Cumberland Circle. Turn left into driveway at the Applewood Manor Inn sign, parking in front of the house, private parking for Cortland Cottage.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Casino, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ski area, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, CD player, Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Piano, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , Ipod Compatible Clock Radios, Wine/Cheese Social Hour, DVD Player with each Flat Screen TV, Individual Heat/Air Conditioned Rooms, Private Balconies, DVD selection & Direct TV

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wet bar, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle rental, Billiards, Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Biltmore Estate, Micro Brewery Pub Tours, Gray Line Historic Asheville Tours, Asheville Segway Tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts, Whitewater Rafting

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 nights
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night's stay
  • Cancellations: If cancelled prior to five days of reservation, a $35 cancellation fee applies. If within five days of reservation, full payment is required. Arrangements can be made if the room is rented by another guest.
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Innkeepers

Name(s)

AJ Grein, Joshua Poindexter & Chase McWhorter

Languages spoken

English, French, German, Spanish

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About the innkeepers

The three owners of The Applewood Manor come from different backgrounds and bring different talents to the inn. Joshua is the main innkeeper and prepares breakfast each morning. He is an interior designer and enjoys hosting our guests with a very high level of personal attention. Chase is a veteran of the US Army and enjoys working in the garden, overseeing the renovation of the gardens and the development of our urban micro-garden. AJ is a physician and enjoys all aspects of the inn.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8.00 AM - 9.00 AM
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Vegan, Gluten Free


Signature Dish

Applewood's favorite Quiche Lorriane
Thin French Tart pan used to make Quiche Lorraine served with House potatoes and more fresh fruit. Vegetarian Quiche made with Baby Spinach and Artichoke hearts, delectable.


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