Dining and Beverages
Breakfast is served
in the oak paneled dining room every day from 8.00 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. with coffee available from 7 a.m.
Earlier breakfasts and special dietary requirements
can be easily accommodated by prior arrangement.
A gourmet breakfast is the house specialty using naturally grown, free-range
eggs, locally grown organic produce, home-made organic sausage patties
together with the highest quality meat products from Edwards
of Surrey, Virginia. Included each morning are home baked scones, locally
roasted coffee and imported teas. Some of our specialties include; breakfast
bruchetta, eggs florentine, asparagus or wild mushroom frittata, crispy
bacon and gruyere omelets, potato cakes with smoked cheese and sage scrambled
eggs, apple pecan pancakes, tipsy orange french toast and lemon ricotta
blintzes with a blueberry coulis.
Breakfast is included for guests of the Main House and the
Garden Suite only.
In addition to breakfast we provide self-serve coffee and tea making facilities, home baked treats, free snacks, a guest fridge with complimentary soda, and a water cooler.
During peak periods and holidays our
suites require a two night minimum stay and our rooms require a two night
minimum stay on weekends (in the same room).
contact us for one night stay availability as even during peak periods
and holidays we may release available rooms for a one night stay. One
night stays during peak peak periods and
holidays require full,
non-refundable payment at the time of booking.
Check-in and Check-out
Check-in Time - 3.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. Outside of these hours can be accommodated
by prior arrangement.
Check-out Time - 11.00 a.m. Late check-outs may be available for an extra
contact us in advance to make a viewing appointment so we can ensure
we will be available and the rooms are
unoccupied and fully prepared.
Brides who are guests of the bed breakfast who would like their bridal
party to prepare for the wedding in their room may do so only with the prior
approval of the innkeeper (unless the bridal party are also guests of the bed
breakfast) and may require an extra fee.
photography is not allowed on the property without the express written
permission of the innkeeper and may require an extra fee.
The Henry Whipple House is a no-smoking facility.
Ashtrays are provided on the porches for those people who wish to smoke. Anyone
ignoring our no-smoking policy and smoking in their rooms will be charged
an extra $250 service charge to cover extra cleaning costs.
Your well-mannered children are welcome and our Carriage House Suites are particularly well suited for families with small children.
Cribs and cots are available on request.
Pets and Pet
We're sorry we cannot accommodate pets and do not allow pets to be left overnight in cars.
We have two cats
who are not allowed in any of the guest rooms
nor do they have access to The Carriage House as this is a separate building.
They do have access to the public areas of the main house.
We accept personal and traveler's checks, cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.
We also accept American Express for an additional 2% processing fee.
A fifty-percent deposit is required within seven days of making
For certain peak periods -- including fall foliage, holidays,
and special events -- these deposits are non-refundable.
If you cancel your reservation:
Proper notification of a cancellation must be provided
and a confirmation of cancellation obtained otherwise guest shall be
responsible for entire stay.
and Lost Keys
Damages and Breakages
Our rooms contain many antique furnishings and ornamentation which are valuable and delicate so we would be extremely grateful if you treat these with care. Unfortunately any damages or breakages must be paid for.