Sourwood Inn in Romantic Asheville
Welcome to the Sourwood Inn, located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of romantic Asheville! Our lodge is built of cedar and trimmed in stone and sits on 100 acres of hilly terrain at an elevation of 3,200 feet.
The Sourwood Inn includes farm direct dining, luxurious amenities and caring hospitality. Here you will experience upscale guest rooms with private balconies overlooking Reems Creek Valley. Each comfortable guest room has a wood burning fireplace, comfortable sitting areas and a luxurious bath with mountain views! A hideaway cottage is also available close by.
The lodge was created to provide a relaxing refuge where guests can experience the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. All the art and sophistication of romantic Asheville is a short half hour drive from the inn.
About your Innkeepers
In October 2019, Proal and Connie became the new owners of Sourwood Inn. Prior to moving to Asheville they concluded a 25+ year career in wine. During that time they consulted with some of the world’s most prestigious wineries. At Sourwood, you’ll find a curated a well-priced, carefully chosen wine list. During your stay they are always available to help with recommendations and food pairings.
Our namesake- the Sourwood Tree
The Sourwood’s abundance on the property and the exuberant whimsy they present were the main impetus for the naming of the inn.
The Sourwood tree, Oxydendrum Arboretum, is native to eastern North America and most abundant in the chain of Appalachian mountains of which Sourwood Inn is a part. Their trunks, with natural bends, were used as sleigh runners. The sprays of white blooms appearing late in the summer, afford the honey bees the opportunity to create the much desired Sourwood honey.
The Sourwood is aesthetically pleasing and interesting as its branches are notorious for whimsically twisting and curving. The leaves turn a bright crimson in August and stay colorful through out the fall.