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Terrell House Bed and Breakfast

Terrell House Bed and Breakfast

The Terrell House Bed and Breakfast is located in Burnsville, North Carolina. The property is near Mt. Mitchell, and many events take place in the town including a paint festival. As a bed and breakfast, there are six guest accommodations offered to the guests who stay at the Terrell House Bed and Breakfast. The old-school house-inspired home is two stories with varied themes and decorations throughout its interior rooms. The building was first built as a school house in 1898. Breakfast is served by the property owner Laura daily. Laura often serves a variety of quiches, pancakes, french toast, and fresh pastries. Those with dietary restrictions can be accommodated to.


The Terrell House Bed and Breakfast is an old-school house with two floors and six rooms available for guests. Each room has a different theme and decoration style. The Tammy and Virginia Room are $110 a night and are decorated in a traditional style and offer guests a queen-size bed and a private bathroom. Guests can enjoy the Ann and Patricia room for $120 a night. Ann's Room has two twin beds and a private bathroom. Patricia's Room is decorated in light pink and has a romantic and delicate touch to the room. The room offers a claw foot tub and a view of the surrounding area.

For $130, guests can stay in the Betty and Sandy rooms. Betty's Room has an American theme and offers an extra convertible sofa. The Sandy Room offers a queen pencil post bed and mountain views. Amenities that all rooms have include air conditioning, Wifi, and sitting areas. Guests are welcome to use the TV that is found in the library. Breakfast is served daily and made by the owner, Laura Hoskins. Laura switches up the menu, providing guests with a good variety of breakfast items. Meals vary from fancy quiches to pancakes and French toast. Laura is known for her French toast and has about six different French toast recipes that she likes to use. They try to accommodate all types of diets and restrictions that guests may have. For later in the day, there is a barbecue available for guests to use.

The property has room for guests to park whatever vehicles they may have, including SUVs, trailers, motorcycles, and bikes. The grounds of the property are well kept and always have various flowers in bloom. There is a back porch that guests are welcome to use and listen to the birds and enjoy the view. The property is surrounded by mountains and is located in the small town of Burnsville. The town has a population of around 1,500.

The property is a 5-10 minute walk from the center of town. One draw to the property is Mt. Mitchell. Mt. Mitchell is a 45-minute drive from the property and is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi. Visitors can find short hikes and more extreme backpacking opportunities. The Terrell House Bed and Breakfast are open year-round and typically see most guests during September and October


The Terrell House Bed and Breakfast aims to help their guests have a peaceful experience while staying on the property. Children are not allowed, and most of their clientele are over 50 years old. Guests have left positive reviews complimenting the bed and breakfast. One guest said, "Beautiful home in an ideal location. The staff was all so nice and welcoming. They have anything you could possibly need." Another guest commented, " The entire unit was maintained and clean. Quality bedding, towels, and bathrobes were provided.

There were ample lighting and outlets inside the unit. Floor to ceiling windows, large chandeliers with dimers created a romantic ambiance. The balcony was the perfect place to sit in the morning and evenings with a cup of tea." The property is located in a quiet neighborhood, while still being a short walk from downtown. There are plenty of unique shops and restaurants for visitors to experience. Mike and Laura Hoskins are the owners. Mike was a Travel and Tourism Committee member and has plenty of advice for guests looking for things to do in the area. Guests looking to explore the North Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains can enjoy scenic bicycle and motorcycle rides.

Places to visit include Roaring Fork Falls, Little Switzerland, Energy Exchange, Mt. Mitchell, and Grandfather Mountain. Burnsville is a small town that feels like a step back in time to the old America. The town has a vast amount of events and activities that are held throughout the year. Burnsville has a big art culture in the area. In May, there is a "Paint Out," a competition between painters. In August, Penland School of Crafts holds their Annual Benefit Auction. Visitors can find something to do every month of the year in Burnsville, North Carolina.


The Terrell House is a 110-year-old house. The house was originally used as a girls' dormitory. Now all the rooms are named after girls in honor of the unique history of the house. The school was established in 1898 and ended in 1920 when the public system was created. The house has been running as a bed and breakfast for 26 years. Mike and Laura Hoskins have been the owners since 2006 and are the second owners of the bed and breakfast. Running the bed and breakfast was their retirement plan. Mike and Laura moved from the UK in 2006 when they bought the property and started running the bed and breakfast.

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109 Robertson Street
Burnsville, North Carolina 28714
United States


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Mike and Laura Hoskins

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