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Gluten Free Lemon Almond Cake

Gluten Free Almond Cake

Early on, we decided on a three course breakfast for our guests. Since the crafty Innkeeper is a baker, the first course had to be an amazing pastry, perfect for leisurely enjoying with a cup of our fresh roasted coffee.

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Waynesville NC Events – December 2019

A special holiday edition of events, festivals, and shows going on in and around Waynesville, NC for December 2019. Don’t forget to check out all of our event schedules! Hart Theatre Shows for December 2019 Holly Jolly Christmas Month Long Holiday Events Near Waynesville, NC Tinsel Trail at Shelton House Opening on December 8 with caroling, Santa, and hot chocolate, this holiday event features the illumination of

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Rhododendron House Living Room

The Rhododendron House Renovation

What do you do when you want the service of a bed and breakfast and the seclusion of a private cottage in the woods? We set out to provide the answer to that question as we started out (hopefully) final major renovation project this spring.

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Progress…Kind Of

A quick renovation update as we are drowning in guests and repairs. If you have ever undertaken a major renovation project, you know there are stages to the process.  There’s excitement at first, as you make plans and blithely set budgets that you will never follow. Then there is the exhilaration of taking a sledge hammer to whatever horrible feature you have been dying to

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Tub Envy

Alright, we are taking a little time out from our overhaul in the Chestnut Suite to show you our clawfoot tub restoration process.

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And So It Begins Again…

We’ve got three rooms open, but there is actually a fourth room in waiting as part of the walkout basement renovation. Once upon a time, many years ago (okay, more like two and a half years ago, it just feels like a lifetime), overwhelmed by the sheer number of things that needed to be fixed and updated, we decided to focus on getting the three rooms inside the Inn

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Chef Victor Johnston, Owner of Red Leaf River Inn in Waynesville North Carolina

Thanks for visiting! I’d love to host you during your stay in North Carolina!


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