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Lotus Rising Since part of Lafayette Flats’ business plan is to promote local West Virginia art, each year we dedicate a portion of its vacation rental income to a fund that is used to buy a new piece for our guests to enjoy.  (You can read more about this component of our business plan here.) […]

“Local, original art will be a key design feature of Lafayette Flats.” “Ambition” This was a line in our business plan when we first dreamed up the idea of Lafayette Flats, but it was more than just words on paper. It is really a little piece of the heart and soul of our project. We […]

May marked the one-year anniversary of the opening of Lafayette Flats. As we begin our second year of welcoming visitors to Fayetteville, we are thrilled that some of last year’s guests have already booked their flats for this summer, and that we continue to receive nothing but 5-star reviews from each and every guest that […]

We love art and we love Fayetteville, so we were doubly pleased when we learned of an influential stained glass artist who made her home here. Elizabeth Grafton died several years ago (at the age of 99) but left a legacy of influence far and wide; seemingly more well known elsewhere than in her home […]

The Tree of Life Stained Glass by Fayetteville Native, Elizabeth Grafton

Naming Lafayette Flats came easy to us, but we’ve struggled with naming the individual flats. Old mine town names felt too lonely; local celebrity names already garner plenty of attention, and names of natural elements don’t quite capture the spirit of the Gorge. In an effort to respect the past while looking toward the future, […]

Flat No. 2, Corten

Last month we promised an update on the local artist and art collector’s offer to help us cover the walls of Lafayette Flats with original, local art, and here it is: Mark Tobin Moore Mark Tobin Moore and his wife Donna Whitten have become friends of the highest order to Lafayette Flats, and by extension to all […]

The most amazing thing happened; a truly extraordinary act of benevolence that will benefit many people. We were approached by a friend who is an artist, an art professor and collector of local West Virginia art. He told us that he has far too much art in his collection to display in his home and he is […]

“Local, original art will be a key design feature of Lafayette Flats.” This was one of our very first thoughts when we began dreaming up plans for Lafayette Flats Boutique Vacation Rentals. We want to have lots of locally created art in the space because we both love art, and we want visitors to take away […]

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