In the tranquil village of Paris, Virginia (population: 70), sits the Ashby Inn & Restaurant, a hidden gem surrounded by beautiful countryside and filled with history dating back to 1829. Just one-hour west of Washington, D.C., the Ashby is perfect for weekend getaways or longer stays, and a beautiful venue for hosting intimate weddings, retreats, and other special celebrations.
Featuring a gourmet Executive Chef and Sommelier, guests can enjoy sumptuous meals paired with the perfect beverage, all locally sourced. They can relax in the afternoon during High Tea time or indulge in a nightcap at the historic Ashby Tap Room and soak up the Inn’s history.
With just 10 guest rooms – 4 luxury suites in the School House and 6 rooms in the Main House – the Ashby lives on three acres of landscaped grounds that provide a view of Paris Mountain, Ashby Gap, and Sky Meadows State Park. Special treats include the symphonic sound of birds that surround the Inn, and fresh-baked cookies and a sampling of handcrafted port made exclusively for us by Vint Hill Craft Winery, in all guests room.
The Ashby Inn's guest rooms vary in size and decor. Each is furnished with 19th century pieces including four-poster beds, hand-painted wardrobes, quilts, oriental rugs, and blanket chests. Four rooms have wood burning fireplaces.
Outside, are Adirondack chairs, manicured lawns lined with beautiful perennial flower beds, and the Ashby’s seasonal vegetable and cutting gardens.
Looking for something to do? Choose from nature and outdoor activities, estate and museum tours, finding hidden antique treasures, orchard picking, farmers markets, vineyard tours and wine tasting, or all of the above! Looking to relax and do absolutely nothing? Curl up with a book in your room, by a fire, or under a tree, or chill out on a rocking chair and just be. Our Innkeeper would be happy to help you plan your stay.
Long regarded as one of the best restaurants in Northern Virginia, the Ashby Inn offers a menu that is thoughtful, expressive and, in spring and summer, inspired by its own gardens. In addition to lunch and dinner, a two-course homemade breakfast is served daily.