Set in the peaceful village of Paris in the heart of the Virginia countryside, The Ashby Inn & Restaurant offers a tranquil country escape in which to relax. Just an hour away from Washington, D.C., the charming Inn is surrounded by acres of beautifully landscaped grounds with magnificent views of the Ashby Gap, Paris Mountain, and Sky Meadows State Park.

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant offers comfortable accommodations in the form of 10 individually decorated guest rooms with 19th-century furnishings, wood-burning fireplaces, and modern amenities. Cute porches with Adirondack chairs overlook the manicured lawns of the gardens that are home to an array of lovely perennial flower beds and the Inn's cutting and vegetable gardens.

The Ashby Inn has an award-winning restaurant that draws visitors from around the region to savor the outstanding cuisine and wine, and there are a variety of facilities and amenities at and nearby the Inn for guests to enjoy, such as the exclusive Evergreen Country Club for world-class golf, hiking and mountain biking trails, historical and cultural tours and good shopping.

1. Ashby Inn Rooms & Suites

Ashby Inn Rooms & Suites  

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant offers 10 elegant guest rooms, each individually designed and decorated to exude their own character and charm with antique furnishings and modern conveniences. While each room differs in size, they all feature standard amenities such as private en-suite bathrooms with showers and bathtubs, plush spa robes and deluxe bath products, flat screen televisions with Direct TV, iron and ironing boards, refreshment stations with port wine and bottled water, and complimentary wireless Internet.

The Fan Room is an elegant retreat on the second floor of the main house with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge foothills from a private balcony. The room features a handmade wrought iron king-size bed and an en-suite bathroom with shower and bath and plush spa robes.

The Victorian Room is a lovely sunny room with Victorian decor, a beautiful queen-size four-poster bed covered with handmade quilts, oriental rugs on hardwood floors and an en-suite bathroom with bath and shower.

The New England Room sleeps two people with a stunning queen-size pencilpost bed with handcrafted quilts and blankets, comfortable chintz-covered armchairs and a private, en-suite bathroom with bathtub and shower.

The Fireplace Room features a pretty queen-size four-poster bed in gorgeous linens, comfortable country decor, an en-suite bathroom with shower and tub, and a wood-burning fireplace. The Fireplace Room also boasts beautiful views of the village and the foothills of the Blue Ridge.

The East and West Dominion Rooms are dormer-style guest rooms with one queen-size fan-style and one twin bed covered in handmade linens and quilts. The rooms have a vanity sink in the room,and a share a bathroom in the passage outside, and both offer excellent views of the Blue Ridge foothills from their top floor location.

The Glascock and Lafayette Rooms are located on the top level of the Inn and feature custom-made wrought iron king size beds, comfortable country-style decor and full en-suite bathrooms with shower and bath. Lovely sitting areas have wood-burning fireplaces, flat screen televisions, and mini fridges and sunny window seats with picture windows and Adirondack furniture boast beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.

The Settle and Adams' Rooms are similar to the Glascock and Lafayette Rooms in layout and decor, however, are located on the first floor of the Inn and can sleep up to three people each.

2. Dining


The Ashby Restaurant is an award-winning culinary destination for foodies, aficionados and those who just love good food. Set in the heart of Virginia's best wine country, the restaurant presents a menu of outstanding local cuisine fashioned specifically for a marriage withsome of the region's best wines. Focusing on the symbiotic relationship between food and wine, each dish is accompanied by a series of wines selections available by the glass at both lunch and dinner. In addition to these excellent wine pairings, a collection of 250 selections of half and full bottles from top wineries around the world are available to try.

3. Activities


Guests are greeted with a complimentary sampling of handcrafted port and bottled water on arrival and can enjoy a range of other amenities while staying at the Inn. From luxurious accommodations with private bathrooms and beautiful countryside views to stunning spaces for special occasions and functions such as weddings and corporate gatherings, the Inn has a variety of facilities and amenities designed to ensure a comfortable stay.

Guests can enjoy a round of golf at the exclusive Evergreen Country Club, which is home to a championship par 72 golf course golf course, and elegant clubhouse or explore the countryside on pleasant walking trails and paths around the Inn.

4. Weddings & Meetings

Weddings & Meetings  

The Ashby Inn & Restaurant provides an idyllic setting for special occasions such as weddings, family gatherings, and anniversaries. Drawing inspiration from the resplendent natural beauty of the Inn's grounds, weddings, and other gatherings are centered around beautiful settings, good food and wine and a comfortable, relaxed ambiance. Each wedding is tailored to the needs of the couple and expert staff are on hand to help with the function from beginning to end, from the choice of venue and seating and table arrangements to floral bouquets and cuisine.

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692 Federal Street, Paris, Virginia 20130, Phone: 540-592-3900

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