The first day of summer is just around the corner and as we get ready for summer at the bed and breakfast we take time to appreciate the beauty of nature that is all around us. This waterlily, in our fish pond that is surrounded by our reclaimed brick patio, is such an example. The waterlily plant, and our other water plants, survived the winter and is happily blooming and delighting both our guests and us as we sit beside the pond in the late afternoon with a glass of wine. The sounds of the waterfall soothe the mind and spirit as we unwind from the day and prepare for tomorrow. Wouldn’t you like to treat your dad for Father’s Day to a restful stay at The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast? The fish would like to see you do so, call today to book your reservation, 434.846.1388.
A Rose by Any Other Name…Enjoy a European Rose Body Wrap to aid in detoxification, demineralization and rejuvenation of the skin followed by a Swedish massage using an aromatic rose and champagne cream to complement the wraps beneficial moisturizing of the skin. You will leave this 90 minute treatment feeling wonderful. Cost $185.00
LaStone® Therapy is a powerful form of “Thermotherapy Treatment” which offers enhanced healing, an elevated level of relaxation and re-energizes the body. This multifaceted technique provides physiological benefits, which have been scientifically and medically proven, and is achieved with the use of alternating hot and cold to the body. This unique form of massage utilizes up to 54 hot stones and 18 frozen stones. This is a 60 minute treatment and costs $125.00.
The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast is located within walking distance to downtown restaurants and is located in the Daniel’s Hill Historic District. Guests will enjoy our legendary breakfast each morning. The inn has been meticulously restored to it’s previous grandurand offers a glimpse of life in the late 1800′s. To book your stay or appointement for one of these spa treatments call us at 434.846.1388.
Christmas time is a special time every where but in Lynchburg it is even more special. First, there is the small town atmosphere where even strangers on the street greet you as if they were your best friend. Add to that the downtown area closes off Main Street for their annual parade. The parade was this past Saturday and this is the second time in the past three years we had a light dusting of snow for the parade.
Point of Honor, the home of Dr. George Cabell (Patrick Henry’s personal physician) is decorated as homes in the 1700′s would have been using cuttings from around the area. The Old City Cemetery holds classes on how to make wreaths using greens taken from around the cemetery. Soon Liberty University/Thomas Road Baptist Church will putting on their annual Christmas program that draws people from around the country.
Yes, this is a special time of year. We close out the old year and bring in the new. Some of us make resolutions (eat less, lose weight, exercise more, etc.) that are quickly broken. The seasons change from warm to cold and some of us find ourselves stalking people leaving the mall so that you can snag a close parking spot.
Let’s not forget Santa Clause. He is everywhere. He is at the mall, the Community Market, at stores, on the parade and that’s just in Lynchburg. He makes these same types of appearances around the country. No wonder he only shows up after Thanksgiving. He needs to spend 10+ months resting up for all his apprearances during next year’s holiday season.
Yes, Lynchburg is a magical place to live, especially this time of year. But the one thing we have that makes us truly unique is we also have a Grinch. Last weekend kids and adults alike gathered downtown to spend a few moments with the Grinch and to have their photo taken. Don’t worry, if you didn’t make it last weekend, he will be at the Galleria (900 block of Main Street in downtown Lynchburg). Don’t bring the Grinch your list, Santa will take your list (he is up the street four blocks in the Community Market). And while you are spending time downtown, you need to stop by and dine at one of our world class restaurants. We can give you suggestions.
If your travels bring you to Lynchburg during the holidays and you need a place to stay, consider the Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast, just four blocks from downtown.
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