Located just one block from Main Street in the Historic District this 125 year old Victorian home is luxury at it’s finest. The owner, Maggie Gillespie, is well known for her artistic talent in everything from decorating to her elegant floral arranging. Enjoy total relaxation on the front porch of the Gillespie House with it’s comfortable rockers and gliders.
The foyer has all the charm of days gone by with its tasteful and refined antiques. A common areal located downstairs is decorated eloquently with comfort in mind…...it is an area of mellowness and indulgence for guests. There is also an awesome large limestone fireplace with a crackling fire in the living room. Definitely a highlight of your stay will be the breakfast in the elegant dining room.
Upstairs are two comfortable eclectic special suites. The West Suite has a king antique bed, large secluded whirlpool and a separate shower. The sitting area has large flat screen TV, a wonderful antique sleigh bed (for a third person to sleep) and wonderful skylights above the sleigh bed for that vast feel of openness and nature. The East Suite offers a queen bed, placed under two skylights to enjoy sleeping under the stars. A (single) whirlpool tub and shower is in the bath. The sitting area has a comfy sofa placed to enjoy the large screen cable television.
Fresh flowers are part of the ambiance found in this romantic bed and breakfast. If you are having a special occasion call your hostess, as a floral designer she can definitely meet your needs. Another special area of this property is the gardens on the back side of the property. Enjoy the garden with it’s many beautiful plants and seasonal flowers.
LOCATION - One block off of West Main
HOSTS - Hosts live on back of property
SLEEPS - West Suite—3 persons—king bed in bedroom single sleigh bed in sitting area
East Suite—2 persons—queen bed
BATH - West Suite—Large whirlpool tub with separate shower
East Suite—Whirlpool tub with shower
BREAKFAST - Full traditional breakfast served in dining room on bone china. A sample breakfast could include Pecan Waffles, fresh strawberries, fresh orange juice, coffee
CHILDREN—When both suites are rented and child can maneuver stairs
AMENITIES - Central heat/air, large screen cable TV in each suite, fireplace in downstairs common area, each suite has whirlpool tub, fresh flowers in each suite, from porch with comfy chairs, outside garden area, WIRELESS INTERNET, suites have shared mini refrigerator in common area, close to shops, churches, festivals and restaurants
$185.00*/1 or 2 persons/night (Fri.—Sat., includes events and holidays)
$160.00*/1 or 2 persons/night (Sun.—Thurs., excludes events and holidays)
$20.00*/each extra person/night
$165.00*/1 or 2 persons/night (Fri.—Sat., includes events and holidays)
$145.00*/1 or 2 persons/night (Sun.—Thurs., excludes events and holidays)
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