Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Biltmore Getaway

Summer is slipping away so fast!! We usually take a 2 week vacation but had to cut it down to one week, so this year we went to Asheville, NC to spend time with family. One whole day was spent at the Biltmore Estate (could have been the whole week to suit me). This place is amazing! The detail of even the most simpliest thing takes your breath away. Life and homes were built with so much love then unlike todays cookie cutter styles.

If you never been there I would make plans to go at least once in your lifetime!

So many beautiful spots for great photos, but unfortunately no photos are allowed in the home itself.

Lush greenery abounds everywhere and I came home to dead plants and lawn!

Beautiful walkways along with water features are everywhere!

I can just imagine sitting on the porch with a ice cold drink and cool breeze watching the wildlife roam the many acres of land that surround the huge mansion!

 Of course ideas abound go through ones head as you take in all the plantings and room decor! Hubby will never learn not to take me those kind of places!
 Hope you enjoyed a few of my photos ( since I took over 100 pics) with just a hint of more things hiding just beyond the view . But then I would not want to show everything to you, since the joy of seeing for yourself is so much better!

 Stop by The Brambleberry Cottage for Time Travel Thursday.


  1. So you were vacationing in MY neck of the woods! The Biltmore is one of those places that you want several days to enjoy. There are many wonderful things to see there and all around Asheville.

    Thanks for linking to the party. I've missed seeing you.

    Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
    Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

  2. What a gorgeous place. Thank you so much for sharing. I was there once, I think it was in 1979. I'll never forget the home tour and the beautiful grounds.
    I'm visiting from Brambleberry Cottage:-)

  3. That so big to call it a Estate. The sun room of that house must be very beautiful and relaxing. I wish you took a picture of it.


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