Located in the Lodge, The Great Room (40’ x 30’) seats 60 in comfortable conference chairs. The full-length windows on the eastern exposure offer beautiful views of surrounding mountains while the western side of the room centers around a hand-crafted 20’ stone chimney and fireplace. The southern exposure opens onto a large deck overlooking the Nantahala National Forest. The vaulted ceiling and exposed beams create a spacious ambiance, while couches around the fireplace provide a comfortable atmosphere for smaller groups. A Steinway grand piano, sink/refrigerator area, projector screen and TV with DVD are located in the Great Room.
The Commons (46’6” x 24’6”) is located adjacent to the Dining Hall and is a great space for workshops, informal gathering and classes of 30-40 people. Wooden ceilings and floors give the room a cozy, warm feel. Doors open to a porch overlooking a wooded area and a play area for our smallest guests.
The Tree House (57’ x 25’ + 21’ x 11’6” stage) is a meeting space for large groups and gatherings of up to 100 people. The high ceilings, wood beams and wooden floors make it a perfect place for concerts, lectures and meetings, as well as workshops and seminars where participants need the freedom to move around. A stage, projector screen, sink/refrigerator area, grand piano, sound system and TV with DVD are located in the Tree House.
The Rec Hall (57’ x 25’), below the Tree House is ideal for workshops, classes and informal gatherings. Couches and oversized chairs provide comfortable places to sit around the fireplace. A foosball table and ping pong table give the room a relaxed, playful feel.
The Fire Ring is located adjacent to the Tree House and is excellent for campfires and outdoor ceremonies.
A large outdoor Amphitheater provides groups with space to gather around a campfire, have a drumming circle or enjoy an outdoor meeting or class.
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P.O. Box 1299
3872 Dillard Road,
Highlands, NC 28741