Step into an elegant adventure at the Charred Oaks Inn, a new bed and breakfast near Lexington, Kentucky. You’ll stay at a colonial-style gentleman’s farm, built and restored over a 200-year period, set into sloping hills at the heart of the state. The Inn’s thoughtfully furnished rooms and home-cooked meals will combine luxury and comfort for a perfect Southern getaway. Its location offers close proximity to Kentucky fun–from horse races to whiskey distilleries and more.
Experience Southern Hospitality
With its warm furnishings and park-like grounds, Charred Oaks Inn epitomizes Southern hospitality. Its common areas include spacious rooms and original hardwood floors, framed by soaring ceilings and equipped with a 1950s-style wet bar. Each of the Inn’s four guest rooms feature unique decorative schemes, ranging from pink-and-sage colors and treetop views to earth tones and rich mahogany furniture. All rooms feature king-size beds and antique décor, uniting each suite in a charming, classic aesthetic. Vases of fresh flowers are a trademark at the Charred Oaks Inn—its experienced innkeepers, Pamela and Richard, delight in adding thoughtful touches to each room’s decorations.
The Inn serves full gourmet breakfasts every morning, prepared from scratch daily with fresh ingredients. You can enjoy the Inn’s unique, savory recipes in the dining room, to-go, or in bed. After a day spent exploring Lexington, you’ll be welcomed home with fresh, oven-baked pastries, like Kentucky blackberry jam cake or “race day pie” with a dash of bourbon.
The Inn’s idyllic Southern setting lends itself to romance, whether for a sweet vacation or a larger event. Its grounds will offer a dreamlike backdrop to an intimate wedding, an elopement or vowel renewal, a bridal brunch or a family celebration.
A Convenient, Central Location
The Charred Oaks Inn is surrounded by classic Kentucky destinations, making it the ideal hub for a complete southern experience. Located in the “Horse Capital of the World,” the Inn sits just minutes from Keeneland, an internationally renowned racetrack, where you can watch thoroughbreds tear through their morning workouts. It’s surrounded by gorgeous, sprawling horse farms, whose tracks and stables offer tours and equine adventures. It’s also close to the Kentucky Horse Park, where you can see—among other attractions—the grave of the twentieth century’s fastest racehorse, The Great Man O’ War.
Don’t forget “the other horsepower”: the Charred Oaks Inn is located close to top Kentucky distilleries. Interactive tours will allow you to learn how famed bourbons, like Wild Turkey and Four Roses, are made. At specialty shops and restaurants, you can sample and take home some of the state’s finest whiskeys. A drive through the Lexington Loop, a section of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, will introduce you to a sparkling range of Kentucky liquors.
You’ll also be close to downtown Lexington, which features a range of shopping and restaurant options. Explore antique shops, dive into history museums, and sample farm-to-table meals in this vibrant center of the city.
If you’re in the mood for an outdoor day, the Inn is situated just a short drive away from the Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary, a reserve that features walking paths through a section of preserved forest.
A wide range of other Kentucky destinations are situated nearby, including Frankfort, Midway, Georgetown, Lawrenceburg and Harrodsburg. The Charred Oaks Inn will serve as a relaxing home base while you explore the region with convenience. Just minutes from Interstates 64 and 75, the Inn is a hidden jewel tucked away off an easily accessible highway route.
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