After you arrive at this stately Greek Revival mansion and pass through the grand columns of the portico, any hint of formality dissolves as the innkeepers greet you with a plate of fresh-baked cookies. Combining manor-house elegance with bed-and-breakfast-style warmth, this 1820 architectural treasure is surrounded by lawns, gardens, and a patio with sunset views. Many rooms have fireplaces and four-poster beds with sheer panels or crocheted canopies; some also feature
cavernous marble bathrooms. Windows provide pastoral vistas without another house in sight—except the 1764 Chimney's Cottage, which contains four of the guest rooms, all filled with period antiques. There's also an adjacent farm with a shop for hot coffee, pickles, pies, and jams.