At the top of the stairs, just to the left of the landing, this charming second floor room is light and bright and overlooks our English Garden on the West side of the inn. Decorated in a warm pale yellow nautical map wallpaper, it's the perfect backdrop for the graceful arched-canopied maple queen bed. Dressed with its delicate, hand-knotted white cotton canopy and white trapunto quilted coverlet, it is very romantic and quite inviting. Take time to write a postcard or a love note at the hand-painted writing desk, or relax with a good book in the queen-anne wing chair, while the pale green slipper chair invites you to sit and have a chat. Your ensuite European style bathroom, with spa toiletries and thirsty terry robes, provides both two-person convenience and individual privacy with the in-room sink and vanity and discrete "water closet" for the toilet and walk-in shower. Air conditioned in Summer and comfortably warmed in Winter, an antique dresser, free Wifi, and cable TV complete the appointments in this inviting guestroom.
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