Welcome to the Kerr House, Statesville NC

The Kerr House Bed & Breakfast in Statesville, North Carolina was built in 1891. Our fine lodging establishment is located in the Davie Historic District. It is an area with many beautiful homes on wide, tree-lined streets. The house has a beautiful wrap-around porch with comfortable chairs and rockers. Our backyard has a large well-lit parking lot shaded by pecan trees. Inside, our public rooms and bedrooms are decorated with many paintings and prints we have collected on our travels.

We serve a gourmet breakfast on our fine china in the large, bright dining room. Guests can read, chat, listen to music or play board games in our cozy parlor. No matter what your reasons are for visiting, we think you will find The Kerr house accommodating. We are the perfect destination for a getaway for two, a fun filled week with family or friends, or as a stopover for business trips. We have worked hard to create a unique change from Statesville hotels and motels, by paying special attention to custom details in each of our rooms. Our impeccably maintained rooms provide a cozy, comfortable atmosphere for all guests. Be sure to ask about our specials and discounts!

We hope you will join us in Statesville! We have a great location for exploring the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina!

For more information about our rooms, rates, or things to do in the area, please contact us today at (704) 881-0957.

The Kerr House - About Us

The Kerr House - About Us


Since 1999, The Kerr House Bed & Breakfast has been in continuous operation as a B&B. The current owners are Pamela and John Algiere who are in the thirteenth year of their stewardship of this fine old Southern home.

Just three blocks from the downtown area, The Kerr House is located in Statesville, NC at 519 Davie Avenue. After a long drive, enjoy a leisurely walk to the downtown area to browse the shops or have a meal at one of the fine downtown restaurants.

Our goal is to provide each guest with a comfortable, cozy stay. Our rooms all have a unique look and feel to them, which sets us apart from motels and hotels in the area. Plus, we offer a variety of ways to relax and make the most out of your stay: gourmet breakfast, in-room massages (by appointment only), and much more! For more information about our discounts or specials, please contact us today.

Rooms and Rates

Rooms and Rates


It is the rooms and services that set The Kerr House Bed & Breakfast apart from hotels in Statesville, NC. Each individual room has its own unique qualities and characteristics. From the paintings and prints on the walls, to the side tables and room layout, we have worked hard to create a warm, comfortable atmosphere for all of our guests.

The Pleasant Valley Room

The Pleasant Valley Room

Upstairs, with queen bed accommodations, private en suite full bath with tub/shower.
$140 per night/Single Occupancy
$150 per night/Double Occupancy

The Sweet Violets Room

The Sweet Violets Room

Upstairs, with double bed accommodations, private en suite full bath with shower.
$130 per night/Single Occupancy
$140 per night/Double Occupancy

The Magnolia Room

The Magnolia Room

Downstairs, with queen bed accommodations plus a daybed easily accommodating two additional guests within the same room, private en suite full bath with tub/shower.
$140 per night/Single Occupancy
$150 per night/Double Occupancy, $20 per night each additional person

Fiona's Room

Fiona’s Room

Downstairs, with queen bed accommodations, electric fireplace, private en suite full bath with shower.
$140 per night/Single Occupancy
$150 per night/Double Occupancy

For additional information about our bed and breakfast, room availability, specials and discounts, or what to do in the Statesville area, please browse through the pages of our website, fill out a contact form, or call us at (704) 881-0957 today.

The Kerr House - About Us

The Kerr House - Policies


Our house policies are as follows:


  • No tobacco or pets please.
  • Multiple day reservations and deposits may be required during certain times of the year. In order to insure a 90% refund, cancellations of one or two room reservations must be made 7 days prior to the day of arrival; three or four room reservations require a 30-day notice. We are a small property where every guest reservation made is important to us. In the unlikely event that you must cancel after the notice period, please understand that we must ask you to take full responsibility for your entire reservation. Any room(s) re-booked will be refunded immediately.
  • Rates do not include state or local taxes and are subject to change without notice except for confirmed reservations.
  • We accept Cash, Traveler’s Checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.
  • Check-in is between 4:00 PM and 9:00 PM; Check-out time is 11:00 AM.
  • Please, for the comfort of our guests, no calls after 9:00 PM EST.

KERR HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST, NC makes lodging in Statesville accessible to everyone

Our goal is to provide a wonderful experience in the desirable location of Statesville, NC. We strive to create an environment that is welcoming and accommodating for all individuals, including those with hearing, vision or other disabilities. If you have difficulty navigating our website or booking a room at our hotel, we ask you to contact us via telephone or email and our helpful staff will be happy to assist you.

519 Davie Ave
Statesville, NC 28677
(704) 881-0957
Owner: John Algiere

We work very hard to provide an easy-to-use online experience for all guests. We believe all of our website visitors should be able to easily research online on http://www.kerrhousebandb.com regardless of device type and whether an individual requires assistive technology like a screen reader, font magnification, translation or voice recognition software. Our hotel website allows visitors to search for accessibility featured guest rooms with ease and details our property’s accessibility features here.

Please note that our physical property is not ADA Compliant and that is does not have to be under the Federal American Disabilities Act, “SUBCHAPTER III – PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS AND SERVICES OPERATED BY PRIVATE ENTITIES Sec. 12181 because of this definition:

(A) an inn, hotel, motel, or other place of lodging, except for an establishment located within a building that contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire and that is actually occupied by the proprietor of such establishment as the residence of such proprietor”

This property has four units and is owner occupied.
If you have any questions or would like to report any issues related to the accessibility features of our hotel’s website, please contact us at innkeepers@kerrhousebandb.com

Hotel Website Accessibility Features

This hotel website for Kerr House Bed and Breakfast is designed to be fully accessible to all and is designed according to W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and conforms to most priority checkpoints which entail some of the following elements:

Navigation Shortcuts
Our hotel’s website can be navigated by using the tab key to traverse the elements of each page and by using the enter key to activate a highlighted link.

Structured, Semantic Markup
HTML heading tags are used to convey the document structure. Navigation menus are tagged as HTML maps so that the menu title can be read out, and the menu items are presented as a group.

Images Visibility
All content images include descriptive ALT attributes and all purely decorative graphics include null ALT attributes.

Standards Compliance
The site is designed to conform to Level AA compliance as specified by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. All pages validate as XHTML 1.0 and use structured semantic markup. We have tested the functionality of this website with the Google Chrome Accessibility Audit tool. We have also tested keyboard only functionality so that people who use screen readers or can’t use a mouse are able to navigate through the website pages efficiently.

Our Hotel Offers The Following Accessibility Features

Property Accessibility Features
Kerr House Bed and Breakfast is not required to provide handicap accessible rooms since the establishment is located within a facility that contains not more than five rooms for rent and that is occupied by the proprietor of the establishment as the residence of the proprietor. (5 U.S.C. 301; 28 U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 12186(b). § 36.104 Definitions).

Bathroom Accessibility Features
Kerr House Bed and Breakfast is not required to provide handicap accessible rooms since the establishment is located within a facility that contains not more than five rooms for rent and that is occupied by the proprietor of the establishment as the residence of the proprietor. (5 U.S.C. 301; 28 U.S.C. 509, 510; 42 U.S.C. 12186(b). § 36.104 Definitions).

Accessibility References
– Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, which explains the reasons behind each guideline.
– Section 508, Information and news about the accessibility standards introduced by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

Accessibility Software and Services
The following tools and services are available for free to assist you with viewing and interacting with our website:
– HTML Validator for HTML Validator, a free service for checking that web pages conform to published HTML standards.
– Click Here for Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer, a tool for viewing your web pages without a variety of modern browser features.
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Browser Help
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Statesville Area Attractions

Statesville Area Attractions


One of the greatest benefits of staying at The Kerr House Bed & Breakfast is our proximity to historic downtown Statesville, NC. The area has a little something for everyone: shopping, good food, art exhibits, wine tours, and much more. The following list is just the beginning of what Statesville and surrounding communities have to offer, so we hope you’ll be able to use it as a springboard for bigger adventures.

Dining in Statesville

Within walking distance of the Kerr House:

Risto’s Place
Primarily Italian with enough alternate selections for all tastes.
(704) 872-5557

Mezzaluna II
Casual Fine Dining – Featuring Authentic Italian Cuisine & Seafood Delicacies.
(704) 872-7230

220 Cafe
An all American cafe and full service bar located in the heart of old town Statesville, NC.
(704) 873-7779

Twisted Oak:
An all American Bar & Grill Statesville’s VERY OWN Craft Beer Restaurant.
(980) 223-8186

Chopstix Thai
Authentic Thai food.
(704) 872-5200

Worth a short drive

Mi Pueblo Mexican Grill
Good food, good prices, great service.

Vesuvio’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

Hiddenite Gem Mines
The Emerald Hollow Mine is the only emerald mine in the United States open to the public for prospecting.

Raceshop Tours
Tour the exciting NASCAR Race Shops in Concord and Mooresville, N.C.

The Pit Indoor Kart Racing
…one of North Carolina’s premier entertainment destinations.

Yadkin Valley Balloon Adventures
Welcome to Yadkin Valley Balloon Adventures, Inc. offering Hot Air Balloon Rides in North Carolina…Flying from the heart of North Carolina’s Wine Country.

Lake Norman Catawba Queen Lunch & Dinner Cruises
Cruises and much more…

Big oh! Balloons
Our goal is to give you a flying experience you’ll never forget.

Downtown Statesville
Statesville Convention and Visitors Bureau Website…plenty of information here!

Fort Dobbs Historic Site
Fort Dobbs State Historic Site provides a window into the tumultuous period of history known as the French and Indian War (1754-1763) or Seven Years War.

Hickory Furniture Mart
A unique mix of nearly 100 furniture outlet stores, shops and galleries. Open to the public.

Old Salem
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is a unique community of original museum buildings, authentic craftsmen practicing their trade, fascinating collections of rare antiques, and one-of-a-kind retail shopping opportunities.

Wake Forest University
Wake Forest University is in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Davidson College
Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,700 students located 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Davidson, N.C.

Southern Distilling Company – Statesville, NC – A grain-to-glass distillery.

Yadkin Valley Wine Tours
Provides a complete touring experience of the Wineries & Vineyards in the Yadkin Valley and beyond.

Yadkin Valley Wine Trail
Check here for links to more than 30 wineries in or near the Yadkin Valley.

Daveste Vineyard
Davesté, Vineyards is proud to be the first winery in Iredell County, North Carolina.

Ray Len Vineyard
Taste the wines, tour the facility, and settle yourself in on the porch with a great bottle of wine, grown and produced by RayLen Vineyards & Winery.

The Swan Creek Wine Trail
Six wineries within 5 miles!

Raceshop Tours
Tour the exciting NASCAR Race Shops in Concord and Mooresville, N.C.

Charlotte Motor Speedway
Home of the Coca-Cola 600.

Nascar Hall of Fame
Approximately 40,000 square feet of exhibit space showcasing the history and heritage of the sport.

North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame
The Museum features over 35 race cars dedicated to all types of auto racing. Re-live racing’s greatest moments in the Goodyear Mini-Theater or simply stroll by the many showcases and displays.


Fort Dobbs Events

For upcoming local events, please visit: http://www.fortdobbs.org/events

Statesville Events

Statesville Comic Con

Statesville Wine Walk

Art Crawl
September 14, 2018.

Carolina Balloon Fest
October 19, 20, 21 of 2018

For information on other local events, visit: http://www.visitstatesville.org/events-news/upcoming-events/

The Kerr House – Specials

The Kerr House – Specials


Our goal at The Kerr House Bed & Breakfast is to make every guest’s stay memorable and comfortable. We do this by providing special amenities such as gourmet breakfast, cozy rooms and common areas, and by offering select discounts. Please refer to the list below for our current specials and discount programs.

In-Room Massage

Massage appointments must be made in advance. To check availability and set an appointment call 704-397-7193 or go to jthamilton.massagetherapy.com. Tell them you are staying at the Kerr House.

Discounts Offered (10% off)

AAA – (Show membership card on arrival)
Senior Citizen – (65 and older)
Active Military – (Show Military ID)
Please note: Discounts cannot be combined or used with specials.

Corporate Discounts

Please call – (704) 881-0957
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to fill out a contact form or call us at (704) 881-0957 today.

Contact Us

Contact Us


Since 1999, The Kerr House Bed & Breakfast in Statesville, North Carolina has provided families and individuals with a comfortable, cozy atmosphere to stay in. Just three blocks from Statesville’s historic downtown, our goal is to provide our guests with a unique change from motels and hotels. Our B&B was built in 1891, and is located in the Davie Avenue Historic District.

We invite you to contact us today for more information, to book your stay, or to learn more about our rates and packages. We look forward to hearing from you!

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