Entries by Reynolds

Department 56 Adds Reynolds Mansion to Village Collection

Department 56 has just released The Reynolds Mansion into their Historic Village Collection. Only available for a limited time, you can purchase them directly from Reynolds Mansion or from a Department 56 retailer. We will have 25 available for sale here at Reynolds Mansion at a cost of $175.00 plus sales tax. They will not […]

Some Very Sad News

It is with very heavy heart that I have to let you know that our beloved English Bulldog “Rhett” has passed away on May 1 2017.  He greeted hundreds of you since our opening of Reynolds Mansion and he is a great loss.  He woke up with me every morning during my tenure here as […]

Reynolds Mansion Response to House Bill 2

    To All Our Guests, Future Guests, Friends, and Family, After several inquiries, cancellations, and national and worldwide coverage I felt it was now time for Reynolds Mansion to comment on the North Carolina House Bill 2 (HB2).  As innkeepers Mike and I tend to keep our personal views on religion and politics away from […]

Getting Ready for Spring Planting

“I’m Getting Ready for the Garden” So yesterday with the temperature supposed to be in the high 60’s this week, I decided it was time to start clearing out the flower beds and getting the vegetable garden ready for seeds and plantings.  When I start this task; I inevitably find plants that need replacement, places […]

The Past and Present meet again at Reynolds Mansion

On August 27, 1960 Senator Robert R. Reynolds  known to Asheville as “Buncombe Bob”  held a lavish “coming out” party for his daughter Mamie Spears Reynolds as she approached her eighteenth birthday.  Meyer Davis, the famed society orchestra leader, was flown in from New York and wrote a song for the occasion, appropriately called “Mamie”.  […]