The Mast Farm Inn Welcoming Guests for over Two Centuries

The Mast Farm Inn Welcoming Guests for over Two Centuries

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If it is your preference to stay with a different hotel, cabin, or lodging facility each time you travel to the High Country, I guarantee you have never stayed at The Mast Farm Inn. If you have, you would never need to find another place to stay again. This country inn and restaurant will have you hooked, calling you back time and time again.

Located in the Valle Crucis Historical District of Watauga County on an 18-acre farmstead, the serene mountain setting couldn’t be more idyllic. With rivers and streams, and of course mountains and valleys shaping the country backdrop, yet within minutes of the surrounding cities and towns of Blowing Rock, Boone, Banner Elk, and more, guests have the best of both worlds.

The Mast Farm Inn is a widely distinguished full service bed and breakfast, featuring a highly acclaimed restaurant, as well. Offering an original North Carolina mountain vacation getaway, there is none like it.

With a main house and ten outbuildings, the oldest of which was built in the early 1800s, The Mast Farm Inn has been welcoming guests for over two centuries. Over the years, while several major renovations and improvements have taken place, the B&B has stayed true to its roots. Sincere, traditional, and rural mountain hospitality isn’t just a thing of the past, not here anyway. The mission of the inn is apparent in every aspect, especially the friendly, professional staff who work to provide guests with a peaceful, first-rate retreat.

One of the first things you can expect to notice when you arrive at the inn is the wraparound porch with rocking chairs, swings, and a gorgeous view. Shortly after, you’ll take in the aroma of fresh flowers gathered from the garden that fill the room. Last but not least, you’ll see the antique furnishings, homemade quilts, and unique mountain touches displayed all throughout the inn.

The Mast Farm Inn also features a garden of organic herbs and vegetables, imported and domestic wines, and an array of mouth-watering meals. In fact, the restaurant, Simplicity at the Mast Farm Inn, was awarded 4th Place in 2010 and 2nd Place in 2011 for ‘The Best Dish in North Carolina.’ Among the countless fine dining establishments throughout the state, you’ll find one of the best here in the heart of the High Country.

To help get your day started, early morning coffee is served and can be delivered to your room. Certainly, that’s not enough though, as they say, breakfast is the most important meal. Well here, they say it’s also the most scrumptious, as the prominent chefs prepare a gourmet farm breakfast every morning. Dinner at Simplicity is no less remarkable. Each dish is of the utmost quality and prepared with the freshest and most local ingredients. The four-course set menu is guaranteed to satisfy even the hungriest and most hard-to-please customer. The best part is, you don’t have to be an overnight guest to enjoy this novel regional cuisine; the restaurant is open to visitors and residents alike.

While it doesn’t get much better than the food served by the B&B, some of the available cottages are equipped with kitchens. For a cozy morning or evening in, guests who stay in these are given that opportunity. Rest assured, though, knowing you can’t go wrong with any of the lodging options. The variety of luxury accommodations include farmhouse guest rooms, private cottages, and rustic cabins.

As if the award-winning dishes weren’t convincing enough on the merit of this quaint place, the fact that they belong to ‘The Diamond Collection Inns’ should certainly suffice. This is an elite group, in which membership is achieved by providing modern amenities and receiving the highest guest reviews and inspection reports.

The proof is in the pudding, folks, or rather the apple and fruit dumplings – The Mast Farm Inn is the ideal place to escape to, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, for the finest southern hospitality you’ll ever have the privilege of experiencing.

For more information on this inimitable bed and breakfast and its specials, packages, weddings, gift certificates, and more, visit http://www.themastfarminn.com  or call 828-963-5857.

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Mike is the Editor and founder of SkiNC.com and SkiSoutheast.com. Since September of 1996 he has written more than 2800 articles promoting all of the ski areas of North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. While attending to the thousands of emails, photo submissions and On-Snow reports that come in all season long, Doble also owns and operates a full service web design and marketing company that has more than 800 clients in 30+ states and several countries. He shares that it was his passion for all things snow that prompted him to start the ski network and since that time the website has gained popularity through it's webcam and weather content as well. Mike is the father of four daughters, is an avid snow and water skier, football freak of his alma mater (the University of South Carolina) and hearty promoter of all that is Western North Carolina to West Virginia and Maryland. Mike spends his off time with his horses, playing golf, tennis and boating on Watauga Lake with his family and friends, coaching local soccer teams and oh yes...Snow Skiing!