According to the company, this award is based on numerous attributes, including a sense of place, luxurious decor, hospitality and overall romantic mystique.
Properties on the 2005 list include a San Antonio mansion that was built as a wedding present in 1900; a Virginia country inn surrounded by one hundred acres of rolling pastureland; a Pennsylvania hideaway tucked away on 500 wooded acres; an East Hampton, New York, beach retreat where visitors can enjoy world-class restaurants, shops, spas and breathtaking sunsets; and a California wine country gem that has attracted the likes of such visitors as Margaret Thatcher and Martha Stewart.
2005 Top 10 Most Romantic Bed and Breakfasts
Mansion at Judges Hill in Austin, Texas
The Inn at Vaucluse Spring in Stephen City, Virginia
Cliff Park Inn in Milford, Pennsylvania
Mill House Inn in East Hampton, New York
Adair Country Inn in Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Wine & Roses in Lodi, California
Murchison House in Wilmington, North Carolina
Alma del Monte in Taos, New Mexico
The Brumder Mansion in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Swann House in Washington, DC
All 10 inns are included with full descriptions, photos and links to additional information at www.iLoveInns.com.