Bryson City, NC Offered for sale at $1,199,000
Farm to Table Gourmet is an understatement. The Folkestone Inn has long been know for its delicious breakfasts. Now the mornings are even more scrumptious. The Folkestone Inn began in the early ’20s as a rural farmhouse surrounded by cornfields, gardens and pastures. Today, much of that farmstead feelings remains. The garden provides fresh herbs and veggies for the legendary farm-to-table breakfast. The beloved flock of hens provide the kitchen with the freshest eggs. The cornfield is now a sprawling front lawn with plenty of room to chase frisbees or do your morning yoga. Closer to the house, local craftsman homemade chairs surround a fire pit that comes life many evenings.
From downtown Bryson City going to the Folkestone Bed & Breakfast Inn you will pass the passenger, on and off ramp, for the Great Smokys Railroad. The Great Smokys Railroad has 53 miles of track with two tunnels and 25 bridges. This is a major tourist destination in Western North Carolinan for adults and children of all ages and and ideal for families. To the more mature travelers you are only 10 miles (20 minutes) from the Cherokee Indian Reservation. You will find at your exposure many tourist attractions as well as the Cherokee Casinos. The Inn is surrounded by a wealth of vacation activities and attractions. One of the most popular is just a short walk from the Folkestone Inn. It is the Great Smoky Mountain National Park’s Deep Creek Recreational Area, with three pristine waterfalls, hiking and walking trails, native trout fishing and tubing down Deep Creek.
The property is ideal for the environmental conscious buyer. Much of the food waste from the Inn is used to feed the “Free Ranging” chickens. Yes the chickens are free ranging during the day. Each evening they end up back at their chicken house on their own. All the meat proteins-bacon, sausage, ham-are cured and smoked at the Inn. The Inn is located 2.5 miles from downtown Bryson City and has been a successful B & B for 44 years. The Inn has separate owners quarters with a private entrance with two bedrooms.