Asheville's Hope Diamond History
Asheville Insider Tip: The Reynold's Mansion Bed and Breakfast Inn is One of the World's Best.
One of Asheville's most historic Bed and Breakfast's is also one of the best in the world according to TripAdvisor.com. The Reynold's Mansion B&B Inn was named the ninth best B&B in the world in 2012 and continues to be number one in Asheville year over year.
Listed on the National Registry for Historic Places, The Reynolds Mansion was built in 1847 and is one of the few remaining pre-Civil War homes. Cool fact: When the Reynold's still called this mansion their home they had possession of the famed Hope Diamond, now on display at the Smithsonian.
The mansion sits on a four acre site, with spectacular views, near the foot of Reynolds Mountain. The home boasts over 3,000 sq feet of porches and 12 fireplaces.
June 11, 2013