This beautiful first floor room has a unique queen size bed made of architectural columns. This cozy room at our Fernandina Beach bed and breakfast features a gas fireplace and a bay window which faces the gardens and views of the courtyard’s over 500 year old live oak tree. There are 2 comfy chairs for reading, watching TV, or just holding hands and gazing into the fire. The private bath for this room has whirlpool tub/shower, Gilchrist & Soames fine soaps & shampoos, and soft spa robes. Hair dryer, iron and ironing boards, cable, flat screen HDTV, individual climate control for A/C & Heat and Ceiling fan. Free wireless internet, complimentary bikes, and beach towels. Gourmet breakfast each morning and complimentary beverage and cookies are available all day. Escape to this elegant room at our bed and breakfast inn on Fernandina Beach. Nightly rates: Weekend $239 - Weekday $229, double occupancy. A bit of history... Chloe Merrick was eager to help educate the many freed men liberated by the Civil War. She arrived on Amelia Island and opened a school in the Episcopal Church. Harrison Reed was so impressed with her school that he helped her purchase General Finegan’s abandoned home for an orphanage. Reed became Governor of Florida and married Chloe in August of 1869.