Generations of families have created lifelong memories gathering at the Greystone Inn. Beyond the lake, the sport and adventure activities, families also enjoy the opportunity to share in experiences unique to this area: stargazing at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, gem mining in the ancient Blue Ridge Mountains, visiting “The Shadow of the Bear” or the famous O.P. Taylor’s toy store in Brevard, grabbing a sketch pad or playing board games by the fire, the opportunities to connect as a family are endless.
Highlighted by sweeping mountain vistas and breathtaking topography, the 18-hole championship golf course at Lake Toxaway Country Club is one of the premier courses in western North Carolina. The course provides a challenge to high-skilled players yet manages to place an emphasis on playability for golfers of all ages and skill levels.
A peaceful and inspirational atmosphere encourage productivity, while our outstanding food and luxurious accommodations convey appreciation for your most valued colleagues. Whether you’re scheduling an afternoon meeting or a three-day retreat, their professional planners can organize every element of your guest’s experience. Forty-five minutes from the private, and regional Asheville airports, the exclusive Greystone Inn provides the personal service of a small hotel with the amenities of a large resort.
An idyllic setting laced with Southern charm, families have been drawn to the breathtaking mountain vistas and crystal-clear waters of Lake Toxaway since the year 1903. Located in the heart of Western North Carolina, their warm hospitality and incredible scenery make them the perfect destination for a once-in-a-lifetime wedding.
Nestled among the Appalachian Mountains in the “Land of the Waterfalls”, the Greystone Inn is
the place to experience the splendor of nature and feel the embrace of the beautiful Blue Ridge
Mountains. Exclusively located on the largest private lake in North Carolina, the opportunities
for outdoor activity are infinite.
There are 8 species of fish in the 640-acre Lake Toxaway; rainbow and brown trout, large and small mouth bass, walleye, catfish, and blue gill, all game fish. With such limited access to the lake, those who enjoy fishing will experience quite the catch. Fishing boats and guides are available to guests. There are also countless miles of trout water in Western North Carolina and Lake Toxaway is at the epicenter of great trout fishing. From the beginner who needs help tying the knot, to the expert who wants to target the largest fish in the river, the area boasts multiple public and private river fly-fishing opportunities.
Take a picnic lunch as you explore the scenic hiking trails leading to Schoolhouse Falls or relax with an indulgent spa treatment with massages, facials, herbal body wraps and salon services such as manicures and pedicures. Cloud-soft beds, crackling fireplaces, private terraces and deep soaking tubs provide restful and relaxing romantic get-aways.
Well-trained and quiet pets are welcome. A limited number of pet rooms are available and they must be booked in advance of your arrival.
The Greystone has 30 luxurious guestrooms and suites. All are comfortable retreats; quiet and
sumptuous with restful, cloud soft beds dressed in crisp linens and warm blankets. Many have
crackling fireplaces and some have private terraces and deep soaking tubs. Piles of thick towels
and plush robes are provided for your comfort.
The majestic mountains and valleys overlooking and surrounding the Greystone Inn feature thousands of miles of trails ready and waiting to be explored. From a casual hike to demanding trails, self-guided and guided trips are available. Year round, hikers of every level will enjoy the endless opportunities to explore.
As the largest private lake in the state, Lake Toxaway affords people the opportunity to enjoy a lake without feeling like they’re on a freeway. Guests enjoy complimentary use of kayaks, paddle boards and canoes. Boats can be rented at the marina to cruise the lake or spend the afternoon waterskiing and tubing. For wooden boat enthusiasts, The Miss Lucy, a 26-passenger handcrafted mahogany boat made by the hundred-year-old legendary Hacker-Craft Company, escorts guests on a nightly sunset cruise.
Overnight guests and day visitors journey down a quaint path to enter the water’s edge spa. Upon entry guests will be given robes and welcomed to relax as they await their therapy. Facials, manicures and pedicures, massages and herbal body wraps will be among the services offered in the spa.