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1899 Victorian: Queen Anne
Asheville, North Carolina
Black Walnut Bed and Breakfast
"A Thousand Places to See Before You Die" - Patricia Shultz.
"The Black Walnut Bed and Breakfast is quite possibly one of the finest Inns in Asheville." - London Sunday Times.
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History of Asheville Bed & Breakfast InnThe Asheville Black Walnut Bed & Breakfast Inn was built in 1899 by Richard Sharpe Smith, supervising architect of the Biltmore Estate. It showcases the English Shingle style of architecture and features a pebbledash exterior.
The Black Walnut was the private residence of Ottis and Aileen Green until the mid- 1970s, and was converted into a bed-and-breakfast in 1992.
Purchased in 2004 by Peter and Lori White, formerly of Martha’s Vineyard, MA and Palm Beach, FL, the Inn underwent a dramatic transformation. In 2007 the original Carriage House of the property was renovated, and now offers two pet-friendly guest rooms.
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