Smithmore Castle is a private mountain estate with over 100 acres located on top of English Knob in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. It's the perfect getaway as you can unwind and retreat in the most beautiful part of the state. Come and nestle up in one of many of our dreamlike bedrooms and experience the endless amount of amenities available that will have you leaving all of your troubles behind. Experience an intimate and exciting Chef Class by learning how to prepare Gourmet Dishes with our 5 star rated Gourmet Chef. Our in-house Chef specializes in Gourmet Food Dining which includes a variety of exotic dishes that are French, Italian, and Japanese inspired. After dinner, relax near our gorgeous stone fireplace while you're drinking a glass of paired domestic or imported wine. Smithmore, a grand estate that you must tour. Including a vintage 'starlight' bar, a Tuscan themed lounge, and the main dining room that accommodates your private dinner party.  Victorian 'esque fireplace and remarkable ceiling frescos completes the vibe. Visit our exquisite wine room that offers a variety list of wines and no wine session is complete without a tasty charcuterie board to go with it. The most breathtaking area of the Castle is the 'Great Room,' incorporating a three story stone fireplace, marble floors, fine paintings, and an extravagant Swarovski crystal chandelier. If you're wanting to get some fresh air then you must experience our courtyard, displaying a grand fountain as well as our huge open deck over the portico. The views are so captivating that you will lose yourself over and over again.


If you're looking for some outdoor activities, explore our  hiking trails allow for a special experience as you take in all of the surrounding beauty, serene natural settings and even coming across some stunning caves


It doesn't end there, another beautiful building known as Crown Hall is nestled in the woods below the Castle. Crown Hall boasts a commercial kitchen, banquet hall, bride's room, separate mens and ladies restrooms and was specifically designed for hosting weddings and other receptions. Crown Hall is an exclusive events venue equipped with a state of the art commercial kitchen.


Conveniently located 5 minutes from downtown Spruce Pine, 10 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, 40 minutes from Beech and Sugar Mountain ski resorts and 45 minutes from Asheville. Smithmore Castle is the ideal setting for weddings, meetings, family gatherings, corporate retreats, celebrity and private guests, or any special event. Our private hanger located at Avery County Airport only 4 miles away will accommodate your small turboprop or jet. Spruce Pine has everything a guest will need from shopping, golf, coffee shops and very fine dining.

Amenities & Services

Free Wi-Fi access 

 Bar & Private Dining

Concierge services

Pet-friendly accommodations

Small Business Accommodations