About the Inn

Only two miles from the University of Virginia, five miles from Jefferson’s Monticello and Monroe’s Ashlawn-Highlands, and a short stroll to Charlottesville’s Historic Downtown Mall – where dining and shopping options abound – The Inn at 400 West High is an ideally located Bed and Breakfast for your visit to the historic sights and natural splendor of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Built in 1900, and renovated in 1999 by Kathleen Free and again in 2011 by the current owner and proprietor Carolyn McGee, The Inn at 400 West High features four exquisite guestrooms, two with queen beds and two with king beds, as well as a short-term stay apartment with a queen bed, full kitchen, and study. Each room includes a private bathroom, flat screen television and blu-ray, free wireless Internet access, beautiful high quality mattresses and linens, and all the small details that will make your stay effortlessly comfortable. Forget generic hotels and dusty antique B&Bs, this charming boutique bed and breakfast is bright, modern, and decorated with a whimsical elegance sure to delight.

full breakfast, served between 8:00 and 10:00 in the morning, is included with your reservation. Freshly baked snacks and treats are always available in the Gathering Room and hot and cold beverages are complimentary and self-serve at any time.

About the Proprietor: A long time resident of Charlottesville, Carolyn Polson McGee is the proud proprietor of The Inn at 400 West High and the happy hostess of visitors from far and wide. She enjoys sharing the city’s secret hotspots with her guests and giving insider tips on how to get the most out of a short stay. With a background in education and the arts, Carolyn also enjoys conversing about music and travel, and sharing the occasional story about her two sons Cameron and Kyle.



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