Welcome to the Inn at Bingham School
"A Gracious Bed and Breakfast convenient to Chapel Hill, NC"
The Inn at Bingham School, 11 miles west of Chapel Hill, is a historic bed and breakfast near the University of North Carolina. An award-winning inn, this Chapel Hill bed and breakfast typifies sophisticated and relaxed country living. Listed on the National Register and a designated Orange County landmark, the Inn at Bingham School has all the charm of a historic bed and breakfast with the amenities of a larger property.
Graciously appointed the four guest rooms at the inn abound with thoughtful touches. Free Wi-Fi allows you to check e-mail snuggled in your room or while dawdling in a hammock outdoors. Complimentary wine and cheese is served in the evening: linger by the fire with your wine or stroll outside for the French game of Petanque, we have two official courts. Guest rooms are individually decorated with antiques, fine rugs and fabrics- some feature air-jetted bathtubs and fireplaces. Throughout our Chapel Hill bed and breakfast you will find plump pillows, comfortable reading chairs and fluffy towels inviting you to relax and unwind.
A full homemade breakfast , included in your stay, is served in the dining room. Breakfast begins with our own blend of locally roasted coffee. Whenever possible our Chapel Hill bed and breakfast uses organic local ingredients, Christina bakes chocolate chip scones or hot biscuits with Lindley Mills organic flour. Our neighborhood hens at Cozi Farms are fed locally milled organic feed- these are the best eggs we have ever tasted ! In season fruits, homemade granola, German apple pancakes are a sampling of the menu at our Chapel Hill bed and breakfast.
Ideally placed our Chapel Hill bed and breakfast is your home base to visit the area. In all four seasons there is a wide variety of activities. Nearby outings include- Chapel Hill, NC, home of the University of North Carolina, the UNC Basketball Museum, the Friday Center, and Franklin St restaurants. The historic mill town of Saxapahaw is just 4 miles down the road with a Saturday afternoon farmers market and music series in the warmer months. For the shopper the Tanger Outlets in Mebane are 10 miles. Duke University and Durham are an easy 30 minute drive, as well as Research Triangle Park. Whichever direction you head out in our Chapel Hill bed and breakfast is a welcome home to return to.
Francois and Christina have been graciously entertaining guests at their bed and breakfast for over 16 years, making us the oldest bed and breakfast to the Chapel Hill area. Complimenting the inn our park-like grounds are the perfect place to unwind. Whether you rock on the porch, drift on a swing bench or read under the wisteria draped pergola you are sure to savor nature at your leisure. Elegant yet intimate our Chapel Hill bed and breakfast is a tranquil retreat where the pace of life slows.
Christina & François Deprez