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Our award-winning, romantic Asheville gardens have an extensive collection of unusual plants. These include many varieties of Japanese maples, conifers, perennials, hostas, and roses. The greenhouse houses a collection of orchids and tropicals. Guests staying at our Asheville bed and breakfast are invited to enjoy the beautiful gardens with something of interest in all 4 seasons.


Enjoy the splendor of these beautiful gardens

Paths and sitting areas throughout the gardens make the grounds a perfect place to wander stress free or sit and meditate among nature’s beauty and abundance.  Take pleasure in reading a book, perusing a magazine or gather for refreshments with other guests among the lush gardens.

Awards & Press:

  • “Best Water Garden” & “Best Landscape Garden” Men’s Garden Club & Quality Forward Annual Contest
  • The WhiteGate gardens were featured on the annual
    Quality Forward Father’s Day Garden Tour.
  • Featured on the 2005 National Garden Conservancy Tour
  • Featured in Better Homes and Gardens “Five Fantastic Gardens in Asheville”

Greenhouse & Horticulture

Glean inspiration for your home gardening while strolling through the Inn’s award-winning landscape. Our greenhouse and Garden supplies blooming orchids, fresh flowers, and foliage plants used throughout our inn.

Romantic Asheville Gardens


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Weddings & Elopements

Imagine exchanging vows among the beautiful waterfalls and stunning flowering plants in our award-winning gardens.

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Current Safety Guidelines

By order of Buncombe County, masks are no longer required in indoor common spaces, restaurants and retail shops. The 1889 WhiteGate Inn however requires masks indoors. Our staff is fully vaccinated and here to make your stay safe.