Nestled in tall pines and silhouetted by the Blue Ridge Mountains, Chinquapin Inn is a cozy and hospitable bed and breakfast a five minute walk down the quiet road from Penland School of Crafts, one of America's oldest craft schools. The Inn offers a reasonably priced, rural retreat to both Penland students looking for quiet housing off-campus and visitors to the area who wish to hike, visit Penland, tour studios or read a book in a shady garden. For more general information about the Inn, Penland and our surrounding area visit the About page. For information regarding rooms, amenities and rates visit the Rooms page. You are welcome to contact us by phone with questions or for reservations.