Bend of Ivy Lodge is located on 63 acres of private gorgeous mountain land cradled by the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.
Bend of Ivy Lodge is a place for renewal, created to support those coming together to learn, create, grow, renew the spirit, and to produce new possibilities.
Need a great meeting place for your gathering? Our venue is chosen over and over again for the look and feel that the lodge and land captures.
- The Lodge: The centerpiece of this unique venue is a 3000 sf renovated 1950 tobacco barn. The main hall looks out over the valley with a 22 foot high grand window, and will hold up to 40 people for meetings or gatherings, sleeps 17. Includes new commercial kitchen with all equipment, dining area seats 32 people in a variety of seating combinations that you can arrange.
- The Farmhouse: Additional accommodations are available in the completely renovated lower level of the farmhouse
- The Studio apartment sleeps five in a double and four twin beds. A kitchenette, bathroom, and porch with spectacular East views (think sunrise! And, moonrise!) overlook the Lodge and pond areas
- The Roadhouse, in the back, is a dorm-style area with four Pullman-style single beds in individual booths. A spacious spa-like bathroom and tiled shower enclosure finish this space.
- Pavilion: The Pavilion is a 720 square foot enclosed meeting space overlooking the pond and gardens with a wood stove/fireplace, three window seat "pods" for intimate conversations, a lovely deck with tables and chairs, a high quality audio system, small kitchenette, and teacher's loft. It can accommodate 30 in a circle or 45 people theater style.
- Gardens and Boathouse: The Boathouse is comfortable with wicker furniture; with additional chairs, it can seat 12 or more. It serves as a breakout room for meetings, a staff hangout, or a massage room.
The whole pond/garden area provides a wide range of possibilities for swimming, reading in a hammock, looking at flowers and butterflies, or talking with a new friend in the shade by a waterfall.
A perfect venue for:
- Leadership, Organization and Training
- Residential and Personal retreats
- Yoga, Wellness & Creativity retreat
- Weddings and Commitment Ceremonies
- Special events
We are grateful for your interest and we invite you to explore.
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