Our spacious lawns and gardens offer guests a place of tranquil beauty and inspiring color. Birds and butterflies glide among Rose of Sharon, trellised mandevilla, and velvet pansies. Unwind in your private whirlpool while sipping soothing herb tea. Awake to our abundant breakfast. Enjoy rich coffee to the sounds of Bach, while engaged in quiet conversation. Our Keeping Room, with fireplace, piano, television, VCR and video library, is a comfortable place to relax with other guests. Recognized by the Durham Historic Preservation Society, we have been featured in Southern Living, House and Garden, Food and Wine, USA Today, and Old House Journal. Member, Professional Association of Innkeepers International and the NC Bed & Breakfasts and Inns. AAA Four-Diamond Rating, Member Select Registry.