Turn of the Century Victorian Bed & Breakfast
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Welcome to Turn of the Century Victorian Bed and Breakfast, in Salisbury's West Square Historic District. We invite you to join us for a gracious mix of 1905 hospitality and the comforts of this elegant home.
Whether relaxing, exploring our rich history and heritage, Turn of the Century provides the perfect home away from home. You will find us located just west of I-85.
Turn of the Century Victorian Bed & Breakfast is the proud recipient of a 2001 Preservation North Carolina Award of Merit for the significant restoration of the house.
A short stroll from our inviting front porch, guests can enjoy museums, restaurants, antiques and the charms of Salisbury's historic downtown.
History awaits you around every corner as you walk through our historic neighborhoods: you may choose to stop and visit the Rowan Public Library, with its renowned genealogy collections or to explore Hall House or the National Cemetery.
Just a short distance from Salisbury, you can enjoy the North Carolina State Transportation Museum at Historic Spencer Shops, beautiful parks and recreation areas and much more.
Nearby, you can also enjoy activities as diverse as the High Point Furniture Market and Lowe's Motor Speedway.
Built in 1905 as a private residence, the Heilig-Dees home was one of the finest examples of late Victorian architecture in this part of the West Square National Register Historic District.
The home was purchased in December of 1997 by Karen Windate of Atlanta and underwent a painstaking two-year historic restoration. This is the second home that Karen has lovingly restored to its original splendor, the first being an 1890s Victorian in the National Register Historic District located in Madison, GA.
The current restoration of the Heilig Dees home has won critical praise by historic preservation community, the City of Salisbury and Turn of the Century's pampered guests.
In January of 2000, the Salisbury Community Appearance Commission recognized Karen for her contributions to the City by honoring Turn of the Century as the 1998-99 Building Restoration Award winner.
Inside the Inn...
Guests are invited through a magnificent leaded beveled glass entry featuring copper wheel engraved double-doors into an inviting foyer and parlor furnished with period antiques.
The parlor, with its inviting fireplace, complete with the original marble mantelpiece, offers a charming place for guests to relax and visit.
All guests are invited to enjoy the first floor parlor and the second floor sitting area (pictured left), with television, books and board games.
Your stay includes a full gourmet breakfast elegantly served in our large formal dining room; we invite you to relax and enjoy your coffee or tea on our lovely wrap-around porch.
Complimentary High Speed Wireless internet access is available throughout the inn.
The elegantly restored, circa 1905 historic home, offers three guest rooms each with private baths and an exceptional two room suite, consisting of a large bedroom, private bath and private sitting room/office.
The three bedrooms and two-room suite are on the second level, reached by ascending the completely hand-rebuilt stairway, architecturally designed and created to match the style and grace that are prevalent throughout the home.
Whether for a romantic getaway, a comfortable business trip or a memorable stay while attending some of the many wonderful events in and around Salisbury...
... we look forward to having you as our guests!
Turn of the Century Victorian Bed & Breakfast is a member of the
North Carolina Bed & Breakfasts and Inns Association
Comments from our Guests
"Our stay at Turn of the Century was the highlight of our vacation." Tampa, FL
"Your bed and breakfast is lovely from the décor to the architecture. You have managed to combine the intimacy and the personality that only a bed and breakfast can offer with incredible customer service." Gastonia, NC
"We would like to thank you for making our Salisbury visit so wonderful. Your home is beautiful and you really made us feel welcome and comfortable." Raleigh, NC
"(Karen Windate)...preserved a rich example of Salisbury residential history while providing a charming alternative for overnight lodging." Salisbury Community Appearance Commission Judges, Jan. 2000
"Traveling for business can sometimes be mundane and taxing, but a stay at your B&B was unique and relaxing and I found myself more productive." Atlanta, GA
"Thanks so much for your wonderful hospitality. We enjoyed our stay so much." Chapel Hill, NC
Things To Do
Salisbury-Rowan County: One of the Best Family Vacation Destinations
Families love Salisbury-Rowan County because it provides an opportunity to experience authentic attractions while creating lasting memories as a family. The area is home to Dan Nicholas Park, Eagle’s Nest Nature Preserve, the Lazy 5 Ranch and Patterson Farm, and the North Carolina Transportation Museum to name a few. Experience a true North Carolina family vacation including miniature golf, paddle boats, an exotic animal safari, gem mining, lake fishing, carousel and train rides, and pick-your-own-farms. Come and stay at one of the great family friendly hotels or campgrounds and let the attractions in Salisbury-Rowan County keep the family fun going for days.
Bicycling Rowan County
Address: 204 E Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Stop by the Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau and pick up the Bicycling Rowan County Map that details the bicycle route system with five numbered routes and a system of unsigned connectors. This 226-mile system links cities, towns, points of interest and recreational areas via the more lightly traveled roads favored by local bicyclists. This is a great way to explore Rowan County.
Carolina Paintball Park
Address: 300 Beaver Loop, China Grove, NC 28023
Special group days and hours can be arranged in advance by calling Steve at 704-202-5098 Admission : Player with own equipment: $10 Field Fee
Air: All day High Pressure $10.00 Supplies can be purchase on site.
Due to Insurance regulations we require barrel covers / socks only. Barrel plugs are not approved blocking devices. You can purchase or rent a barrel cover at the park.
Rental Equipment :: Basic Rental Package $35
Package includes field fee, Tippmann 98 Custom or (A5 Marker for an additional $5.00), anti-fog goggles, air tank with all-day-air, a 2 pod pack and 500 paintballs. Additional paintballs are available by the bag of 500 or by the case of 2000. For just a few dollars more you can upgrade to a TOURNAMENT level marker. DM-4, DM-5, proto are just a few of the tournament grade markers available. First come first serve on the tournament markers.
Group Rental Rate: Call Steve at 704-202-5098
Package includes Basic Rental Package and 200 paintballs.
ALL GROUP RATES REQUIRE A $10 PER PERSON DEPOSIT AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE to reserve your equipment! (all deposits are non-refundable, rainouts or other postponements will be rescheduled).
Blaze - $50 per case, $14/ bag
Saturday :: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Sunday :: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dan Nicholas Park & Campground
Address: 6800 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28146
Description: 425-acre park located 8 miles southeast of Salisbury. Offers a 10-acre lake for paddle boating and fishing, Rowan Wildlife Adventures, tennis courts, picnic shelters, Hurley Family Water Plaza, playground, volleyball, horseshoes, ball fields, miniature golf, carousel, gem mining, fresh water aquarium and miniature train ride for children. The 80 site family campground is open all year round. Outdoor theater.
Dunn's Mountain Park
Address: 1740 Dunns Mountain Rd., Salisbury, NC 28146
Description:With a donation from Friends of the Mountain and a Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Grant and generosity of the Land Trust For Central North Carolina, this property is the newest Rowan County Park.Days of Operation and Times December, January, February - 1 weekend per month, will advertise when - Saturday 11 to 4 PM and Sunday 12:30 to 4 PMMarch - 2 weekends per month, will advertise when - Saturday 11 to 6 PM and Sunday 12:30 to 6 PMApril and May Friday - Saturday 11 to 7 PM - Sunday 12:30 to 7 PM June, July, August - Wednesday – Saturday 11 to 8 PM - Sunday 12:30 to 8 PM September - Friday – Saturday 11 to 7 PM - Sunday 12:30 to 7 PM October, November - Friday – Saturday 11 to 5 PM - Sunday 12:30 to 5 PMTransportation to the top of mountain is available Saturday and Sunday only during operating hours.Eagle Point Nature Preserve
Address: 665 Black Road, Salisbury, NC 28147
Description: Two hundred acre natural area on remote part of High Rock Lake. Visitors can hike 4.5 miles of trails to vistas of the lake and wildlife observation points. Self-introspective nature trails, old home sites, seasonal canoe access, and fishing from the shore. www.co.rowan.nc.usEagle's Farm
Address: 2924 Old Mocksville Road, Salisbury, NC 28144
Strawberries, Pick Your Own, Cucumbers, Squash, Tomatoes, Roadside Markets
Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 8 am-6 pm
Product Specifications:Strawberries - May 1-June 1(pyo) Squash, Cucumbers, Tomatoes - June-Sept (pre-picked)
Located 601 N. from Salisbury to East Ridge Road, turn right, go to 2nd crossroad and turn right onto Old Mocksville Road. Farm is located 3/4 mile on left.Owner: Steve EagleGold Hill Mines Historic Park
Address: Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28147
Description: A 15,000-acre reservoir on the Yadkin River featuring excellent boating and fishing opportunities. For information about hunting and fishing regulations and licensing, contact the NC Wildlife Dept. at 919-662-4381. Public boat ramps are located at Smiley's Tamarac Marina (Fee) and at Wildlife Access, by the Second Creek bridge on Bringle Ferry Road.
High Rock Lake
Address: Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28147
Description: A 15,000-acre reservoir on the Yadkin River featuring excellent boating and fishing opportunities. For information about hunting and fishing regulations and licensing, contact the NC Wildlife Dept. at 919-662-4381. Public boat ramps are located at Smiley's Tamarac Marina (Fee) and at Wildlife Access, by the Second Creek bridge on Bringle Ferry Road.Holiday Caravan Christmas Parade - Spencer to Salisbury
Address: PO Box 2272, Salisbury, NC 28145
Description: Known as the "Carolinas' Loveliest & Liveliest" Holiday Parade; volunteer produced since 1960; quality entertainment, totally free to the public. Parade begins in Spencer NC at 2 pm and in Salisbury NC at 3 pm. One of the few parades in the nation with a holiday theme that goes simultaneously in 2 different towns. Reserved seats available.Kannapolis Intimidators
Address: 2888 Moose Road, Kannapolis, NC 28083
The Kannapolis Intimidators are the Single-A farm club in the Chicago White Sox minor league chain. Young players generally one year out of high school or college become Kannapolis Intimidators. The White Sox also have affiliates in Bristol, VA (Rookie), Great Falls, MT (Short Season), Winston-Salem, NC (A-Advanced), Birmingham, AL (AA), and Charlotte, NC (AAA). The 2009 Kannapolis Intimidators finished the season with an overall record of 82-57.
The Intimidators are one of the 14 teams of the Class-A South Atlantic League. The SAL opened its doors with the first season in 1903. The circuit is one of the biggest geographically in Minor League Baseball, including sevens tates spanning from Lakewood, NJ, to Savannah, GA. The Kannapolis Intimidators play in the Northern Division of the South Atlantic League.
The Intimidators play 140 games in the regular season. The team plays 70 home games at Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium, welcoming 13 different major league affiliated teams to Kannapolis, NC. The season begins April 8th and concludes September 6th. The South Atlantic League playoffs begin immediately following the regular season.
The Intimidators call Fieldcrest Cannon Stadium home. The 4,700-seat facility was built in 1995 and is conveniently located off Interstate 85 at Exit 63. It features six luxury suites with an elevated view of the field, conference room with capacity of 50 with a flat screen TV, sound system, and Power Point presentation capabilities, reserved seat sections with chair backs, general admission bleacher seating, picnic shelter (BB&T Picnic Pavilion) accommodations for more than 500 people, a birthday party pavilion (Cheerwine Birthday Pavilion), and a grassy area down the 3rd base line to accommodate overflow crowds. "The Cannon" also has two fully-equipped concession stands and many other specialty carts on the main concourse. The ballpark's press box and clubhouses are among the finest in the league. Other fixtures of the stadium include a souvenir store (Intimidation Station), a playground area (The Pit Stop Playground) located down the 1st base line, and various games and displays on the concourse level.
How To Find Us
- From I-85 take exit 76B, proceed through downtown Salisbury.
- After you cross Main Street, make a left at the third traffic light onto South Fulton Street.
- The Inn is at the end of the 5th block on the corner of South Fulton & Marsh Street.
- Turn left onto Marsh Street; guest parking is located behind the house.