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Dissimilar shapes, sizes, textures, and bold colors describe Victorian architecture styles of Queen Anne and Eastlake, both prominent in North Carolina.
Offering a “hOMe” away from home is Oshun Mountain Sanctuary, a Queen Anne style mansion turned country inn style retreat center. The twenty-five room facility built in 1889 encouraged holistic well-being and connection with nature through activities such as lectures and lodging options of sanctuary rooms and country cottages. The nonprofit also promoted sustainability of its 41 forest acres through a partnership with Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy.
Cedar Crest Inn, built in 1891, has been offered new life many times over and an enduring place in the community. Originally named Swannanoa Hill, it was known under names such as Kenilworth Lodge and The Arden before receiving its present name in 1937. The house, also functioning as a boarding house over the decades, became a bed and breakfast in 1996.