The grounds include eight-plus acres of garden and green space and include the Shelton Barn Events Center, the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop,  the HART Performing Arts Center, and Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market. A garden landscaping concept was developed in 2012 and included the following featured garden areas:

  • Mother’s Day Garden and Mary Cornwell Garden, Sponsored by Waynesville Garden Club & Leigh Johnson
  • Cottage Garden, Sponsored by Mountain View Garden Club
  • Will & Hattie Shelton Dahlia Garden, Dale Reece
  • The Serenity Garden, Sponsored by Leigh Johnson
  • Heritage Garden,  Developed as a Monarch Way Station by Carol Litchfield and the Waynesville Garden Club.  Infrastructure sponsored by Haywood County Master Gardeners.
  • Individual Gardens (Birds & Bees Garden, Herbal Garden, Corner Garden) – Sponsored by Private Individuals
  • Shelton House Garden Design Concept – Iron Tree Landscaping & Design

Perfect for Special Events

Southern hospitality meets rustic charm in this welcoming and laid back space. Ideal for intimate gatherings and outside activities. The Historic Shelton House promises happy get togethers that harken to a simpler time in this mountain Historic Site

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Shelton House

PO Box 145

49 Shelton Street

Waynesville NC 28786

Special Events Year-round.

Museum open April 1 through October 28, 2023, Thursday – Saturday, 10am-3pm. Tours begin on the hour from 10-2 pm.


Come Visit the Shelton House Today!