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Bed & Breakfast
Boone, North Carolina

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ABOUT LOVILL HOUSE INN

Welcome to our oasis of luxury, sustainability, and history. The property spans 11 acres and is located just 1/2 mile from downtown Boone. Guests can walk the grounds to visit the 110-year-old Lovill Barn, relax in the outdoor gazebo, stroll through the meditation Zen garden, walk up to the waterfall in the backyard, or hike to the top of the mountain where you may find the bear cave.

 

The Lovill House Inn is a historic home built by Captain E.F. Lovill in 1875 and lived in by the Lovill Family for 100 years.  The property was converted to a bed and breakfast more than 20 years ago and has been rated the #1 Bed and Breakfast in Boone several times. Located within walking distance of downtown Boone and the AppState Campus, the Lovill House Inn is the perfect place to stay in the High Country for any occasion.

 
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OUR ROOMS

The main house features 6 newly renovated guest rooms and a 2-bedroom cabin. All rooms in the house and cabin have a private bath. The rooms are upgraded with new beds, hardwood floors, flatscreen Samsung TV’s, 

and fast internet. Each room features at least two windows bringing fresh air and light into your own private space.

 

AMENITIES

Breakfast

 

We offer a farm-to-table and organic breakfast every morning. Served to you at your table, the daily menu may include a variety of locally grown produce, sweet or savory baked goods or whole grain toast, a variety of egg dishes, and fresh cooked breakfast meat. 

Garden

 

Guests have full access to our 11 acres of grounds and gardens, porch and rockers, and downstairs common areas.

Waterfall

Hike along the beautiful property edge up the small spring fed stream to a gorgeous waterfall cascading down the mountain side. Lined with rocks, historical landmarks, and wildlife, your time at Lovill House Inn is always blissful. 

Free Wifi

 

Each of our 6 large and airy guest rooms has its own in-room full private bath, as well as cable television, high-speed Internet wireless (WiFi) access, energy efficient A/C.

Daily Housekeeping

 

Our Innkeepers work very hard to keep the grounds and indoor spaces clean for our guests.

Specials and Packages

Enhance your stay with one of our specials! We offer several options to make your stay with us even more special.

SUSTAINABILITY & COMFORT

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 Lovill House Inn is the first luxury commercial property in Boone, that is able to operate independently from the electric grid (Off-grid) using solar, batteries, energy efficiency and even micro-hydro power.  It highlights the Town of Boone’s sustainability goals, and we hope the Lovill House Inn project will convince other commercial properties of the benefits of investing in sustainable energy solutions for their facilities.

SUSTAINABLE INITIATIVES

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Clean Resilient Energy

Solar Car Port, Solar Panels installed on the Cabin Roof, and Tesla Batteries provide clean energy and power even when everyone else loses it during inclement weather

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Energy Efficiency

In the renovation of the Lovill House Inn, proper sound and thermal insulation, environmental sealing, LEDs bulbs and non-toxic paints were used

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No Plastic Policy

In-room dispensables, we only use real plates and silverware, hardwood floors, glass water bottles, and no plastic keys

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Clean Food

We provide an Organic Breakfast using local ingredients

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Awards

Lovill House Inn has received the highest rating from the North Carolina Green Travel Association and was awarded the Sustainable Energy Project of the Year  from the NC Sustainable Energy Asociation.

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Comfort and Air Quality

 

Low energy heating and air conditioning from Trane

 
 

GALLERY

THINGS TO DO 

Beer & Wine

 

Western North Carolina is covered with amazing vineyards and breweries that are worth the trip up to Boone just by themselves. 

Active Adventures 

 

Whether you are looking for a game of golf with mountain views, an adrenaline rush, or just want to hangout with the family, Boone has you covered!

Hiking

 

Located in the Heart of the High Country, you will not have a hard time finding beautiful hiking trails to explore. Click the button below for details on some local favorites!

Appalachian State University

 

Appalachian State University campus is less than a 5 minute walk from our front door. Attend games, events, and more with our convenient location.

Restaurants & Shopping

 

Restaurants, Shopping, and all of the local High Country charm are within a 5 minute walk to downtown Boone. You also have access to some amazing surrounding towns to explore.

Site Seeing 

 

Explore the famous Blowing Rock, Parkway Overlooks, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Gorge, and more! Boone is truly a central location to get you to your points of interest.

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GUEST REVIEWS

“This stay was beyond memorable. I proposed to my girlfriend the weekend of this stay, and our stay at the Lovill House made that weekend even more special. The history we got to experience through the house was absolutely beautiful, but what made the stay even more intimate and personal was the innkeeper Ann, she made sure we were comfortable the second we walked in, and the breakfast... THE BREAKFAST she prepared was so so delicious with Farm to Table styled plates. To put it in fewer words, we will be back!”

- Issac