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About the Inn

Designed and constructed as a bed & breakfast, our 5000sq/ft property is perfectly designed with every comfort and convenience in mind.

  • Spacious bedrooms provide the needed space for pillow top beds with luxury hotel bedding. You’ll sleep like a dream.
  • Individually zoned air/heat in each suite. Set the temperature to your comfort level.
  • Smart TVs with DIRECTV satellite service and apps such as Netflix and Hulu allow guests to stream movies and shows right from the comfort of the room. Watch what you want when you want.
  • A guest pantry with complementary snacks, fridge, microwave, ice maker, and glassware allow guests the conveniences of home any time of the day or night. You’ll never go hungry here!
  • Six porches/patios allow guests to access the outdoors from nearly any room at the inn, including each of the guest suites. Take in the fresh air.
  • Light cleaning service (towels/trash) provided upon request We're here to serve you!

If you do not see availability for your dates of stay you can add your name to our waiting list and we will contact you if a room becomes available.

  • Check in: 3:00pm
  • Check out: 11:00am

Please review our policies before making your reservation.

Meet the Innkeepers

Every successful bed & breakfast requires a talented group of innkeepers, and Chateau Bourbon is no exception. Family owned & operated, our crew is perfect collection of warmhearted, hard-working folks. Our goal is to put the ‘fun’ in ‘function’ to give you more than just a stay…it’s an experience!

Missy Hillock “The Boss Lady”

Missy is the brainchild behind Chateau Bourbon and has worked hard to make her dream come to life. She has always had a passion for travel and during her adventures became convinced that she would end up hosting travelers in her own lodging business someday. Missy is a smart, silly, charismatic woman, and as a doctoral-level psychologist, she naturally understands and connects with people. Though she runs a tight ship, she puts her heart and soul into her role as owner, chef & guest manager. We pretty much call her the "hostess with the mostest"!

 

Favorite...
Way to enjoy bourbon: On the rocks 
Vacation spot: European villages, coastal towns, and any place tropical
Architectural style: Castles! English Tudor or French Cottage
Breakfast food: Quiche & eggs benedict 
Comfort food: Macaroni & cheese
Norton Commons hangout: Bergamot Pool

John Hillock

John Hillock “The House Hero”

John is the only guy in our dream team but we couldn't ask for a better one! Funny, light-hearted, and a killer smile...John is the epitome of a welcoming host. John keeps Chateau Bourbon functional and looking beautiful by operating as our resident handyman. His muscles come in handy for carrying luggage for guests, too! As a career fireman, he’s logged plenty of hours in the kitchen over the years. You can catch him serving breakfast each morning & mixing up our evening happy hour cocktails. Having spent 5 years in the Air Force, John is also an expert bed maker.

 

Favorite...
Way to enjoy bourbon: On the rocks, with a splash of Ale 8 One
Vacation spot: Pacific Northwest, the Carribbean, and Europe
Architectural style: Italianate
Breakfast food: Huevos rancheros & breakfast burritos
Comfort food: Fried chicken & mashed potatoes
Norton Commons hangout: Our front porch

Carol Thomas “The Marvelous Matriarch”

Carol is Missy's mother. As our resident innkeeper, Carol lives onsite and is always here watching after the property. We laughingly refer to her as the "ghost of Chateau Bourbon" since she's not often seen unless she's locking up at night. Carol works full-time in healthcare finance and in her free time enjoys knitting/crocheting and painting...every painting in the house is her creation, you’d be amazed what she can make with a ball of yarn and a few hours to spare! She’s not too shabby in the kitchen either. She and Missy worked closely together to create some of the culinary staples here at the inn. She's responsible for some of our most-loved items, such as our drunken cherries, bourbon granola, and bourbon truffles!

 

Favorite...
Way to enjoy bourbon: In dessert
Vacation spot: Key West
Architectural style: Victorian
Breakfast food: Pancakes
Comfort food: Au gratin potatoes
Norton Commons hangout: Oval park

Honey

The smallest and definitely the quirkiest of our crew, Honey is our beloved canine companion, an 11-year-old "Shorkie". She is a smart, friendly, fun little girl who brings companionship and comic relief to the guests at Chateau Bourbon.

 

Honey has recently lost her vision due to diabetes, so she is learning to navigate the space again. While developing a trust in her environment, Honey may or may not be visiting with guests during her visit. 

 

Reese

Reese

12/17/2007-8/30/2021

 

Reese, our beloved girl, has crossed over the rainbow bridge. She was absolutely adored by all who met her, and she loved her role as junior innkeeper and leader of the 'welcoming committee'. Reese was truly one-of-a-kind and had the most wonderful personality. She was social, playful, loving, and as smart as a whip. Reese enjoyed showing off her talents such as high-fives, especially during happy hour when treats were in sight. As an actress, Reese played "Toto" in three productions of the "The Wizard of Oz" where she stole the show each night. Her favorite scene was devouring the hotdog off of Professor Marvel's campfire stick (YUM).

 

Reese delighted in life, with golf cart rides, ice cream, outdoor exploring, and long belly rubs among her favorite things. Reese stole everyone's heart, and a piece of our hearts are permanently broken without her.