At The Sanford House Inn & Spa, guests can relax during an overnight stay in ornately decorated rooms and suites, which sprawl across the bed-and-breakfast’s beautifully manicured property like a peacefully slumbering ostrich herd. All rooms feature such amenities as high-speed Internet, flat-screen TVs, and a full breakfast. Homemade cookies and juice greet guests arriving to the inn, which is located close to Six Flags, Rangers Ballpark, Cowboys Stadium, and many other attractions. The four upstairs Manor House rooms ($149/night Sunday through Thursday, $199/night Friday and Saturday) are decorated with antiques both real and reproduced and offer luxuriously patterned carpeting and king-sized beds comfortable enough to lull an epileptic grizzly bear to sleep. Four private cottage suites stand just off the courtyard and boast exquisite marble bathrooms, Jacuzzis, walk-in showers, and separate bedrooms and living rooms. The Sanford House also has two villa suites available hidden near the secret garden; both include double bedrooms (a master and a guest) and Jacuzzis. Pricing for cottages and villas is $199/night Sunday through Thursday and $249/night Friday and Saturday.
The first LEED-certified spa in the United States, Nusta Spa fuses beautification services with sustainable practices, pampering clients with organic and environmentally responsible products. Nusta Spa's experienced massage therapists soothe tense bodies with an array of techniques, including the 25-minute Nusta Calm massage ($65) and the 25-minute Nusta deep massage ($70). Infiltrating lightning-bug soirees becomes simple with the glow from a 50-minute Super Scrub, a sea-salt scour that gently exfoliates skin, eliminates water retention, and stimulates circulation, finishing with a rinse under the rainforest shower and a moisture-locking hydration lotion ($100). After a thorough skin analysis, the 25-minute Fresh Fix facial cleanses, exfoliates, and massages skin of any mien, from the most sensitive to the most likely to insult your hats ($65). Clients can add on a 15-minute shoulder-and-neck or scalp massage ($30) to any body treatment or facial.
One of Maryland's top mattress retailers, Casa Furniture, Inc. has spent a decade perfecting a business model that allows for a well-stocked inventory of high-quality furniture at low prices. The masterminds behind the furniture emporium scour the world for well-crafted furnishings for the living, dining, and bedrooms, and arrange to directly import the best pieces they discover on the back of their highly trained, ginormous eagle. Additionally, two factories produce furniture exclusively for the store, driving costs down further. Once customers select their new piece, Casa schedules a prompt delivery time to which its professional staff takes pride in adhering.
Nestled between bay windows with verdigris awnings, Just Paper & Tea’s bright-red door serves as a cheery invitation to enter the store. Behind the cardinal-hued portal, happy sighs cut through the rustle of paper as patrons riffle through the shop’s hand-picked assortment of stationery accented with custom designs and elegant lettering. Perched at their workstations, calligraphers artfully emblazon blank cards with birth announcements or legally binding grocery lists, and staffers help brides- and grooms-to-be draft up dream wedding invitations. Along with lavish paper wares, Just Paper & Tea’s shelves also brim with a vast selection of teas that call to mind distant landscapes with smoky darjeeling and herbaceous green matcha.