Treat yourself to a weekend getaway and find comfort in home-cooked meals and a break from the bustle of daily life
Guests at Lucky Bar Farm can find comfort in home-cooked meals and a break from the bustle of daily life, says Nancy Adams , who owns the Moncure bed-and-breakfast with her husband, Steve Adams. They moved to the property in 2010 and welcomed the first guests to their 10 acres of rural paradise nine years later.
Steve serves as cook and innkeeper, drawing on four decades of experience in the hospitality industry and his extensive knowledge of food, wine and culinary skills. Nancy, a native of Long Island, New York, handles the administrative side of the business, including scheduling reservations. Nancy’s favorite moments are when she greets a new guest or chats with visitors on the front porch. “Everyone who comes here tells us how they feel the comforts of home,” she says. “They can sit by the pool or on the porch and just listen to the sounds of nature.”
Mornings at the three-room B&B typically begin with hot coffee – to be enjoyed on the veranda’s rocking chairs – and a homemade breakfast of grits, bacon, eggs and biscuits. Lucky Bar also offers dinner, which might include Steve’s filet mignon with vegetables, wild mushroom risotto and, for dessert, the farm’s own ice cream. Steve, a certified specialist through the Society of Wine Educators, also teaches a wine education course.
The B&B features a deck ideal for sunbathing and walking paths to visit the farm’s horse, donkeys and goats. The Adams’ golden retriever, Sundance, and barn cat, Wyatt, can usually be found lounging nearby. Nancy and Steve try to anticipate every need for true rest, so, as Nancy says, that includes “good food, good conversation, animals, nature and organic cotton sheets.”