Whitestone Country Inn

Discover the magic of a refined country inn at Whitestone! Located near Kingston, TN on Watts Bar Lake, the 600-acre property includes a luxurious AAA 4-Diamond Bed and Breakfast, Restaurant, Day Spa, Wedding Chapel and Conference Facilities.


This refined lakeside resort, only 40 minutes southwest of Knoxville, has spectacular lake and mountain views from porches and private decks. Whitestone has 7,000 feet of shoreline and ten miles of hiking trails which meander through the property.


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Latitude: 35.795904 Longitude: -84.4946694 Elevation: 828 ft
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Wendy Long

Bed and Breakfast Style

Whitestone has 22 rooms available in 6 separate buildings.  Every room has a private bath with a whirlpool tub, a cozy fireplace, king bed, comfortable chairs, writing desk and enough quiet for an afternoon nap.  Eight rooms have an 85 gallon per minute waterfall spa shower with massage jets.  The rooms and suites are named for birds in the neighboring Wildlife and Waterfowl Refuge. 

Room rates, including breakfast, range from $165 to $325.  Overnight guests are treated to a hearty country breakfast in the restaurant at the Farmhouse.  Dinner and lunch are available by reservation.  Dinner is a 5-course casually elegant affair featuring Southern regional cooking.  The menu changes every month to accommodate fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables.  Although the nightly offerings are not extensive, each night features a chicken, fish, beef and vegetarian entrée selections. 

Guests can enjoy a full line of services in the newly expanded Day Spa featuring couples massages.  Outdoor activities include tennis, canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, croquet, horseshoes, corn hole and shuffleboard.  A favored inactivity is to relax on a porch swing while taking in the view or enjoying a nap in a hammock.

Breakfast Style Served

Full and Hearty Breakfast

Seasons Open

Open year round. Only dates closed are Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Paul & Jean Cowell opened Whitestone 15 years ago after a lifetime of dreaming and planning.  They live in a home adjacent to the property. Their son and his family live here as well and are involved in the business.

ADA Accessibility Notes

Whitestone is accessible to those with disabilities.


My wife and I have stayed here on two occasions in the past and have seen continuing amenities added. The setting is fantastic matched only by the graciousness of the owners and attentiveness of the staff.

Clayton Pangle, 1/3/2012

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