Renewing your vows is one of the most beautiful ways to reinforce your commitment to love. When you take your partner in hand this way, you are reminding yourselves of the depth of your feelings, as well as the intimate meaning of your relationship.At Select Registry, we believe that choosing to get away from your normal routine in order to celebrate your bond is a way to show how much you cherish each other. For this reason we’ve made a special list of a few of our favorite romantic bed & breakfast venues, which we hope will inspire you as you make a plan to honor each other in a special way.
The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard
Canton, Ohio might be the last place you would expect to find an inn that could be sitting in the hills of Tuscany. This upscale boutique bed & breakfast is Italian-inspired and speaks of a lifestyle catering to good living and the thrill of romance. With exquisitely appointed suites, the inn features a plethora of opportunities to enjoy each other’s company, from wine tastings in the Winery to a stroll around the magnificent grounds. This luxurious establishment features six Villas, each containing four individual suites. You can reserve the entire villa or an individual suite with its distinctive décor designed to put you in the mood for love. With cozy fireplaces, stucco walls, heated Travertine limestone floors, rustic wood doors, and wood ceiling details, the Inn harks back to another era when handwork reigned supreme. The lobby of each villa is marked with majestic portals leading to the four private suites and includes a living and dining room, stone fireplace, and rear access to the shared patio and outdoor seating.
A rustic retreat flavored with tradition and the utmost in hospitality, the Villas at Gervasi Vineyard offer complimentary beverages all day long, along with fresh food that scintillates the palette. Enjoy a continental homemade breakfast every morning, delivered to each Villa lobby in a unique wine box. Take cooking classes at the Cucina at Gervasi Vineyard, where you will enjoy delicious food and wines. Treat yourself to a wine tasting, and when you are ready for a special cooked meal, take your loved one to the Bistro restaurant where you will taste fresh seasonal ingredients and exceptional Italian recipes. If it is a private event you want to book with friends and family, the Cantino Cellar Room is the perfect place to celebrate, and if you want a casual hangout before dinner, then the Balconatta Loft is the place to be. The inn is truly a haven for wine lovers with its 55 acres and fine estate varietals. The landscape is highlighted by a spring-fed lake and marvelous walking paths that invite you to take it all in at your own pace. Buying gifts is a pleasure at the Marketplace at the Gervasi Vineyard shop with hand-selected pieces of Italian pottery, gourmet foods, gift baskets, and more. Buy a beautiful memento for your partner and some presents to take home to share a bit of the experience with your friends. The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard make a perfect setting if you want to renew your vows with a ceremony. Book the Pavilion, which seats up to 200 guests and overlooks the lake, grounds, and vineyard, or the indoor Villa Grande with space for up to 120 guests in an intimate Italian villa style setting.
In downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee, you will feel like you are miles away from the hubbub, though you’ll really be right there in the middle of all. On a quiet street, this 1909 brick and limestone inn features 15 distinctive guest rooms and all the amenities you could ask for. Designed for a romantic getaway, you can bask in a two-person jetted tub or claw foot soaking tub or enjoy a wonderful French shower, depending on the room you choose. With eclectic furnishings and décor, this cozy and elegant inn is the ideal location for renewing your vows as you share special time together. Complimentary express breakfasts are served during the week, and on the weekends a complimentary and sumptuous gourmet breakfast buffet is available. The highly acclaimed TerraMae Appalachian Bistro is the perfect place for dinner and Sunday brunch, with farm fresh vegetables and a fresh regional cuisine.The inn is a perfect setting for you to recreate your wedding or celebrate your anniversary with friends and family. The special events venue warms any gathering with its unique architectural features and exquisitely chosen décor. Chattanooga boasts so many attractions if you want to fill a day or two with extracurricular activities. Enjoy the Tennessee Aquarium, the IMAX 3D Theater, the Southern Belle and Walnut Street pedestrian bridge, great restaurants and shopping, and so much more, or just sit in a local café over a glass of wine as you remind each other of the love you share.
Glen Gordon Manor
Glen Gordon Manor is in Huntly, Virginia overlooking Shenandoah National Park. With views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and nearby farms and vineyards, and 45 acres of pasture, lawns, gardens, and parkland you are in the lap of some of the most exquisite nature you can find in the United States.Originally built as a Wells Fargo stagecoach stop, the building was recreated by the Gordon Family in the early 1920’s as a hunting lodge. The Manor House contains two guest rooms along with a public fire-lit entrance hall, an oak-lined hunt room with a minstrel gallery, dining room, stone wine cellar, country kitchen, screened in porch, and terraces. If you are looking for something more private, you can book one of the Glencroft Cottage suites only steps away from the main house. Here you have all the amenities you can dream of as you enjoy the intimacy of a place so quiet and private. If you require more space, you can book the Gordon Mews House with its 200-square-foot two bedrooms, two baths, an open floor plan, and a full kitchen. Perfect for couples who love to cook, or for inviting friends or family members, you can enjoy privacy of place in the company of loved ones. Each morning a four-course breakfast is offered in the dining room at the Manor House or you can have it sent to your room. Dinner provides a top tier experience, with a five course seasonal menu or dinner paired with wine. The kitchen will also accommodate anydietary restrictions or preferences you may have. Enjoy the pool in summer or the advantages of the stables at any time of year. If you and your partner are experienced horseback riders you can bring your own horse for hunting with local clubs, or the proprietors will arrange a beautiful trail ride for you, complete with optional jumps and a picnic lunch. You can also take lessons in event or flat work and jumping if the spirit moves you. Glen Gordon Manor has hosted members of the British royal family and has been the locale for many hunts and balls. Within driving distance to many area attractions, you can partake of the wonderful local wineries, restaurants, shops, and much more. With the romance and hospitality of a true Southern inn, renewing your vows in a luxurious environment such as this will certainly hold you until you are ready to celebrate once again. The Inn on CampbellIn Roanoke, Virginia, the Inn on Campbell is a graceful oasis overlooking a main street, yet offering a quiet and intimate atmosphere. With sophisticated charm, you will feel pampered with guestrooms appointed with ensuite baths, Scandia down feather bedding, beautiful furnishings, and Oriental rugs. The large greenhouse style skylight rising 30 feet above the foyer creates a majestic setting where pine floors, wainscoted walls, and high ceilings complete the picture. Enjoy a candlelit breakfast in the formal dining room surrounded by carefully chosen antiques, or start the day with a perfectly brewed cup of coffee and a newspaper in a kitchen setting. In the evening wine and cheese is served, giving you the chance to mingle with other guests or to find a cozy nook in which to have more private moments. Then let the Inn book a special dinner for two in one of the exceptional downtown restaurants.The Inn on Campbell offers monthly specials such as wine tastings, cooking classes with local chefs, dinner at the Innkeeper’s, weekend entertainment, Murder Mystery weekends, concerts and more. Coordinate your romantic weekend getaway with one of these events, and you will be making beautiful memories for the years to come.
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