Doing away with the sleepy bed and breakfast feel, The Clifton’s new design appeals to a more urban crowd, with richer tones and soft textures on rugs, drapery and upholstery. Photo: Read McKendree

Inn and out: The Clifton plays it cool

When Charles D’Angelo, managing director of D.C.-based Westmount Capital Group, first saw the Clifton Inn and its surrounding countryside, his initial thought was, “Wow.” “It’s a stunning property, from the 19-acre lake and Blue Ridge mountain views to the infinity pool with the canopy of trees overhead,” says D’Angelo. As a business enterprise, however, the […]