Immerse yourself in the glorious craftsmanship of the late Victorian era while enjoying the comforts of today at the beautifully restored Queen Anne Victorian mansion built in 1899 for Amon Clarence Thomas. With stunning Classic Revival and Romanesque design elements and Morris design wallpaper procured from Bradbury & Bradbury, the home is under new ownership and is now open as a bed and breakfast inn.
The A.C. Thomas House B&B offers eight different accommodation choices. There are five spectacular Victorian bedrooms, each with an ensuite. The spacious Loft Suite with its 14 foot ceilings is flush with natural light, views over the park, and wonderful spaces to relax and recharge. A kitchenette and washer and dryer are also found in the Loft Suite, along with a 60" television and a dining table for two. The incredibly roomy Gallery Suite features two bedrooms, one queen and two twins, and 1 1/2 bathrooms, along with a large living room, dining room, and an efficiency kitchen. In the Gallery Suite, ground level windows invite abundant natural lighting and offer views of the manicured surrounding grounds, while inside a large private collection of photographs capture the essence of New Harmony.
This magnificent property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. And now, you have the opportunity to reserve a single room or suite -- or rent the entire house and garden.
While you are at the A.C. Thomas House, relax and enjoy the exquisite English garden, featuring a grand metal scrollwork gazebo. The garden is perfectly suited for small weddings, garden parties, or simply enjoying a beverage while listening to birdsong and watching butterflies in the spring and summer months.
Located two blocks from the banks of the Wabash River, this stunningly gorgeous historic mansion serves distinguished travelers and those seeking a unique or romantic getaway or a place to hold a special event.
The A.C. Thomas House is located an easy one block walk to shops, galleries, restaurants, live performances and more. Also, just a few short blocks away, is the Atheneum Visitor Center where guests can find information on local attractions and events and rent golf carts or bicycles to get around in the village.
The peaceful and picturesque village of New Harmony is home to countless artists, writers and poets and reflects the cultural and intellectual interests of its founders through experiences and special events. Visitors will enjoy renewing their spirit by walking the labyrinths and strolling through the many public gardens and historic spaces throughout the town.
It's been described as magical, this unique and special place on the banks of the Wabash River. Steeped in history, rich in culture, New Harmony lowers your pulse rate, fires up your imagination, helps you feel life more deeply. Walk around and take in the sights. Sit for a spell on one of the many benches scattered around town. Fire up your camera for the endless photo ops. Take in a play or some live music. Visit the Workingmen's Institute or engage in quiet contemplation at one of the labyrinths. Explore one-of-a-kind shopping experiences and dining establishments, including the fabled Red Geranium restaurant, the always awesome MaryScotts Kitchen. Linger over coffee or tea at Black Lodge Coffee Roasters.. Have a bite or a brew at Sara's. Experience a fascinating tour. Come for a special event, festival or occasion -- or come "just because." Click HERE to learn more about our favorite place on earth.