Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Ashford's Manor ~ Watkinsville, GA

Ashford Manor was built in 1893 by Alexander Woodson "A.W." Ashford, son of William Henry and Louisa Booth Ashford. A.W. and his wife, Elizabeth (Loula) Ashford lived in the house with nine children.

The White Room 

A most romantic experience, sometimes called the bridal suite or special occasion suite, is on the second floor of the house. It offers a king sized bed with hand sewn canopy and lace accents throughout, a large bathroom with conventional tub and shower, and a small sitting area for reading or relaxing.
The Safari Room

The most exotic room in the house, which showcases collections of travels from the proprietors. This room has its own private entrance off the back porch of the main house, with sitting area under the wisteria arbor. There is a queen sized bed and the rustic bathroom includes an antique claw foot tub and hand held shower. For the dog lovers, this room is dog friendly and includes a dog bed and food dishes. A handy ramp up the back porch stairs makes for easy access to this ground floor accommodation.

The Garden Room

Decorated with white lattice and French fabrics, working fireplace, queen sized bed and a unique collection of antique mirrors in the bathroom which has a conventional tub with shower. On the ground floor of the manor house, this room is ideal for those that may have trouble with stairs. A handy ramp up the back porch stairs makes for easy access to this ground floor accommodation.
With a sitting room on the second floor, decorated in French toile and Venetian mirrors this room has a breakfast table, desk, phone and TV. A private staircase to the 3rd floor leads to the bedroom and bath providing a complete surprise with modern decor, this is our deluxe accommodation. The bedroom has a king sized bed, phone, TV and sound system. The bath includes a two person Jacuzzi tub, separate shower, and TV and telephones that are strategically placed for your comfort. A candlelight breakfast can be served privately in your sitting room. This suite provides overnight accommodations for up to 3 people. 


Sitting Room
The Asian Room

Decorated in Asian antiques, mostly Japanese, collected during one of the proprietor’s 2- year stay in Kyoto. A king sized bed set amid embroidered silk wedding kimono’s, a beautiful Chinese writing desk (houses a collection of porcelain, ivory, and jade) and the bath includes a collection of blue and white Japanese china, and an antique claw foot tub as well as a shower. 
The English Room

The last of the four rooms located on the second floor. It is ideal for travelers with more than 2 people or in need of separate beds. One of the largest guest rooms in the house, it has 2 queen sized beds and has an abundance of natural light. The bath has a shower but no tub.  

Ashford Manor
#5 Harden Hill Road
Watkinsville, Georgia 30677

 Source: Ashford Manor Bed And Breakfast

The Penthouse Suite


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