Inns Magazine Issue 1 Volume 21 Spring Romance 2017 | Page 12

to leave your room (in-room couple’s massages can be arranged). On cool mornings enjoy a delectable three-course gourmet breakfast fireside in the dining room, or in warmer weather, arrange for a private romantic breakfast for two on the wraparound porch.

Centrally located between Asheville and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the inn is walking distance away from the cultural heritage, exquisite cuisine, and shopping in downtown Waynesville, and a short drive away from a wide range of outdoor adventure and activities. For your next romantic getaway, look no further than Oak Hill on Love Lane.

Oak Hill on Love Lane Bed and Breakfast Inn | 828-456-7037-224 | Love Lane | Waynesville, NC


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By Sigrid Hart

ak Hill on Love Lane Bed and Breakfast Inn is located amid the grandeur of the Smoky Mountains in

Waynesville, NC. Rich in Americana, the history of this homestead dates back to 1898. It has been lovingly maintained with many original features in immaculate condition. Darlene and Tony Blankenship fell in love with, and bought the Victorian farmhouse last March, and their warm hospitality as innkeepers complements its charm.

Lovely rooms are as tastefully decorated as they are cozy, creating an inviting, romantic feel for an intimate getaway. “We provide à la carte packages for romance,” says Darlene. “We are committed to service excellence, and enjoy helping our guests create special memories during their stay with us.” Fresh flowers, chocolates on your pillow and a welcome note are some personal touches you can expect. It’s no wonder Oak Hill is a favorite spot for honeymoons, anniversaries and elopements.

Plan to fall in love again, with the blue tinged Smokies as your backdrop. The inn’s re-landscaped grounds, with a white picket fence, historic gazebo with rocking chairs, and spectacular Southern gardens provide opportunities to reconnect. A historic staircase leading to a new fire pit terrace offers a view of a beautiful waterfall feature and old-fashioned water wheel on one side, and mountains on the other. Not surprisingly this niche was rated one of the Top 10 coziest fire pits at a B&B in the country by

Five spacious guest rooms each with a fireplace, feature en-suite baths, luxurious linens, concierge service, Wi-Fi, and handmade lavender bath products. You may not want