Terrell House Bed and Breakfast

109 Robertson Street, Burnsville, North Carolina 28714
Innkeeper(s): Laura & Mike Hoskins
  • Introduction

    Terrell House Bed and Breakfast

    Welcome to Terrell House Bed & Breakfast

    This lovely bed and breakfast in Burnsville, North Carolina is located in a nice, quiet neighborhood within walking distance to the Burnsville town square, shops, and restaurants. The Terrell House is a restored, early 1900's colonial built as a girl's dormitory for the Stanley McCormick School. The bed and breakfast inn has six lovely guest rooms, each with private bath, sitting area, and queen or twin beds. The Parlor is just right for visiting with other guests or reading a good book by the fireplace.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Mike & Laura Hoskins for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Visiting Mount Mitchell, Penland Art School or riding the Blue Ridge Parkway nearby.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    My wife's great breakfast. Small town inn, beautiful setting. The people who visit.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The autumn leaves, the spring flowers and trees. Hiking, fishing, hunting, and Mt. Mitchell golf course.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Returning guests.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The Energy Exchange and The Penland School of Arts.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

     See all of the above.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    Burnsville is America "like it used to be," small town feel, boutique shops, no malls or big chain stores.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Knife and Fork in Spruce Pine, run by an executive chef and his wife who is a wine expert.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    The Mount Mitchell website is good and so is the Yancey Chamber of Commerce. Our website also shows Things to Do.

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have 6 rooms - all with their own bathrooms and air conditioners. 5 rooms have queen beds, one has twin beds.

    Do you accept pets?

    No pets and no children under 12.

  • Amenities & Gift Options

    The back porch and gazebo provide a more tranquil garden setting for relaxing, bird watching and meeting new friends.


    • A special full breakfast is served on fine china in the formal dining room
    • Gift certificates are available

    For Special Occasions

    • Gourmet Baskets: $35 and up
    • Flowers: $25 and up
    • Fruit Basket: $30 and up

    Terrell House Bed and Breakfast Dining Room

    Terrell House Bed and Breakfast The ParlorTerrell House Bed and Breakfast

    Terrell House Bed and Breakfast

  • Area Attractions

    Terrell House Bed and Breakfast outdoor patioWelcome to Burnsville, North Carolina

    Located, along with Asheville, in the middle mountains of North Carolina, Burnsville is the perfect "base camp" for your smoky mountain vacation. Known for its beautiful town square, Burnsville is also the county seat for Yancey County. Nestled among these Appalachian Mountain peaks, Burnsville is at an elevation of 2,815 feet. Yancey County is home to Mt. Mitchell (at 6,684 feet, the highest mountain east of the Mississippi) and 18 additional peaks with elevations exceeding 6,300 feet.

    There are over 100 miles of hiking trails in Yancey County. Burnsville, and the surrounding region, boasts of more crafters and artisans per capita than anywhere else in the United States. When you come to Burnsville, there are unique galleries, antique shops, restaurants, a handmade paper & tea shop, a coffee shop, and specialty stores, all within walking distance from the town square. Burnsville is the gateway to the high country for Asheville, NC and points south using I-26. Just 35 miles Northeast of Asheville, Burnsville is a great place to get away and relax.

    Just a Short Walk

    • Unique Town Square
    • The Yancey Theatre
    • The Parkway Playhouse
    • Quilt Shops
    • Art Galleries
    • Antique Shops
    • World Class Artists & Studios

    Easy drive to Area Attractions

    • 45 minutes to Asheville
    • Seasonal Festivals
    • Blue Ridge Parkway
    • Mt. Mitchell Elevation - 6684 ft.
    • White Water Rafting
    • Guided Fly Fishing Trips
    • Hiking
    • Golf
    • On Site Massage Therapist (by request)
    • Parties (by request)