Fine Lodging & Farm Direct Dining on Elk Mountain

Sourwood Inn is an Asheville NC bed and breakfast where guests can experience the delights of the Blue Ridge Mountains and still easily access the arts and sophistication of downtown Asheville. Built with cedar and trimmed with stone, the Inn offers spacious comfort and beautiful mountain views. Perfect for hikers, book-lovers, and those seeking a getaway within a stone’s throw of historic Asheville.

  We have relaxed our current Covid Policies which are outlined  here.

We are now hiring several positions.

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The Sourwood Inn includes  twelve rooms plus a private cabin, all with  peaceful  views of the BlueRidge mountains from your private balconies and around the inn. Included with your stay is a bountiful breakfast buffet, afternoon refreshments and welcoming gifts of  chocolate truffles and fresh flowers.

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Fine Dining

Our talented chef and owners have perfected many delicious breakfast and dinner items for you to enjoy during your stay. Sourwood is known for our fresh farm direct food and a thoughtfully curated wine list that is always evolving.

Each morning you can savor a cup of locally roasted coffee or tea. Afterwards enjoy a bountiful breakfast buffet with plenty of options from savory and sweet, to fresh fruit and house made granola. Afternoon refreshments  include sweets, signature spreads and a daily specialty tea. Breakfast, afternoon refreshments and a welcoming glass of sparkling wine are included with your stay.

Dinner is served at the inn Thursday through Sunday ($45 per person plus tax & gratuity) and includes choices for your appetizer and desert and a main entree for the evening. You can view the schedule of entrees here. Many of the food items are locally sourced from local farms including Apple Brandy Beef, Hickory Nut Gap Farms, Three Graces Creamery and Ivy Creek Family Farms.

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Scenes from Asheville like the Blue Ridge parkway, a flight of craft beer and downtown dining

Romantic Asheville

From calming scenic drives to adrenaline-pumping whitewater rafting, Asheville, North Carolina has it all! The great thing about spending time in our charming mountain town is that you don’t have to choose between adventure or kicking back. Some of our favorite days are a mixture of both! We love to go on a challenging morning bike ride, visit a brewery for lunch and a beer, and end the day downtown with farm-to-table food and live music.

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From fly fishing to falconry to exploring the mountainous surroundings, Sourwood Inn offers affordable packages to make your stay memorable and fun. Be sure to take advantage of the Quiet Season Wine & Dine Package. And, to get the most out of your mountain visit, check out the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway and Road Biking opportunities.