719 U.S. 395, Kettle Falls, WA 99141
(509) 731-3470

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Gardenview Estate Bed & Breakfast

History & Property

This 148 year old home is nestled in the Selkirk Mountains less than 2 hours north of Spokane. Opened as a mission in 1873, its 43 acres were home to the Sisters of Providence and later to a convent for Dominican nuns who ran a school on site. The main house was once the Mother Superior’s quarters and office. It also contained a chapel, now the two-story-high living room that welcomes guests upon entry. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Reminders of the property’s history abound, including religious statues, a cross on the gymnasium and “Crown of Thorn” trees planted by the nuns. The property features a gazebo built in the 1930s & original fire hydrants.

The large, square, wood-frame house, painted white and surrounded by white railed fences is as pristine as the grounds. It’s been completely modernized, but still has the second-story porch where the Mother Superior would greet visitors. Inside, it’s warm and refreshingly uncluttered.

 
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Locate Our Inn

From Airport:

We’re located just 12 minutes from Lake Roosevelt which boasts many outdoor activities including boating, kayaking, floating & walking trails.

The area also features hiking, a historical center, orchards, antiquing, restaurants & a small town feel.
Take a scenic drive to China Bend Winery for an organic wine tasting or enjoy a classic past time by seeing a double feature at the drive-in theatre.

From Boston and points North:

Interstate 93 South to Route 24 South Take Exit 1 (Route 138 South to Middletown and Newport Beaches)

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