Press Releases

The Wedding Garden is finally finished!
Picture this…gentle breezes blowing, guests smiling, the sun shining, and the bride walking down the path to our beautiful Gazebo surrounded by lovely trees and gardens.  This could be you! Come by and see how beautiful it could be.

“Local B&B Offers More than Food and Lodging”

[Reprinted with permission from the July 7, 2004 issue of the Northwest Observer]

Before Marilyn and Don Breese ever came to town, there was an Oak Ridge Bed and Breakfast. Built in the early 1930s as a private residence, the stately brick home drew in a respectable number of weekend guests.  The Breeses purchased the business at the end of 2001. Although they kept the name and the phone number, they redid nearly everything else. According to Marilyn, they’ve broken almost all the rules involved in getting into the bed and breakfast business, but by all accounts have been truly successful. [read more… (requires Acrobat Reader®)]

Dragon Dreams at Oak Ridge Bed and Breakfast”

[Reprinted with permission from the July 17, 2002 issue of the Northwest Observer]

For Marilyn and Donald Breese, the proud new owners of the Oak Ridge Bed and Breakfast, dreams do come true. They spent more than a decade nurturing the idea of owning a bed and breakfast inn, a place where they could provide a charming, comfortable home away from home for travelers and visitors. After searching in Colorado, West Virginia, Maine, and the North Carolina mountains, they found themselves in Oak Ridge, where a licensed bed and breakfast was available for purchase. “I guess this was meant to be,” says Marilyn “because it all fell into place so beautifully.” [read more…]

“Revive by Reading About, Cooking Mystery Food”

[Reprinted with permission from the Nov. 6, 2005 issue of the Charlotte Observer]

Marilyn and Don Breese say things fell into place so smoothly when they decided to buy the Oak Ridge Bed and Breakfast it must have been serendipity. Oak Ridge is about 90 miles from Charlotte, and the B&B is six miles north of the Greensboro airport. The inn, which they’ve renovated and landscaped extensively, is a Colonial Revival built in the early 1930s.

Two outstanding features of this place are the downstairs library and a huge kitchen large enough for catering and cooking classes.   [read more…]