Lancaster, SC 

Kilburnie, the Inn at Craig Farm

1824 Craig Farm Road
Lancaster, SC 29720 US

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Rates: $150 to $200
Total Rooms: 5
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (4 reviews)


Circa 1828. The area's oldest surviving antebellum home, this Greek Revival was saved from demolition, moved to this 400-acre estate and extensively restored. Listed in the National Register, its historic and architectural significance is seen in the intricate details found in the public rooms. Experience Southern hospitality accented by European charm in a quiet and secluded setting with a classic elegance. Each guest bedroom and suite boasts a fireplace, as do two bathrooms. An unsurpassed two-course breakfast may include fresh-baked bread and muffins, a fruit appetizer of Poached Pears with Blueberries or Southern Pecan Peaches and a main entree of Oven-Shirred Eggs or Herbed Goat Cheese Omelette. Relax on one of the piazza rockers after a stroll on the nature path through the wildlife backyard habitat with bridges spanning the woodlands.Publicity and Awards: Southern Living, Sandlapper Magazine, South Carolina Magazine, Charlotte Observer, Rock Hill Herald, Lancaster News, South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV).Location: Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $150 to $200
Payment types accepted include Visa, Personal Checks, Master Card and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 5 total guest accommodations with private bath, 5 with fireplaces, 1 suite and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include King and Queen.


Cancellation: Two-week notice required for all cancellations. $35 advance deposit non-refundable but may be applied towards future reservations made within the following year. Reservation cancelled within 14 days, 1 night charge to your credit card unless room is re-booked. Cancellations within 3 days, entire stay will be charged unless room is re-booked.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Full Gourmet Breakfast, Brunch and Catering Service.
Amenities In Room: Modem Hook-Up, Cable TV, Reading Lamps, Central Air, Clock Radio, Telephone, Television, Turn-Down Service, Desk, VCR, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Bath Amenities and Wireless Internet Access.
Amenities On Site: Library, Computers, PC, Copy Machine, Fax, Fireplace and Laundry Facilities.
Languages Spoken: English and Dutch


Events Hosted: Weddings, Seminars, Family Reunions, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Special outdoor weddings and Special events.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Canoeing/Kayaking, Golf, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Sports Events, Major College and Tennis.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Charley's Cafe, Lancaster.

Historic Interest

Built in 1828. Lancaster's oldest surviving antebellum home. Owners hid in attic when the Sherman troops occupied "Lancasterville." Placed on the National Register in 1979. Slated for demolition in 1998. Moved and faithfully restored in 1999. Dedicated by SC Governor Jim Hodges on May 21, 2000.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted), State Register (Granted), Local Register (Granted), State Historical Site (Granted) and South Carolina Heritage Tourism Award recipient.
Historic Memberships: Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Historic Brattonsville (30 miles), Andrew Jackson State Park (8 miles), Hanging rock (20 miles), Lancaster Courthouse anno 1828 (4 miles), Buford Massacre Site (12 miles)

Romantic Interest

Being at Kilburnie is like being in one's own private estate. There is nothing commercial about Kilburnie other than the small road sign.