Welcome to Bend of Ivy
Retreat, Restore & Renew. And Play.
Savor Nature & Blue Ridge Mountains in Beautiful Nature Sanctuary
A Private 63-Acre Retreat Center
near Asheville, NC & artsy local towns.
Winter Special Now!
Extraordinary property in Western North Carolina for mountain stays, retreats and events. Unique nature sanctuary property is available for private rental.
Intentional Growth is our mission, and our company name.
What makes Bend of Ivy special?
The magic of nature, nurture & energy.
Enjoy private access to over 63-acres of beautiful mountain property,
and are just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville!
Buildings are well-maintained, beautiful and nestled amidst
zen gardens, ponds, beautiful views and friendly goats.
The Lodge - Our main facility on the property, which can sleep up to 17 guests. It is also a great space for meetings and dining.
The Studio & Roadhouse - Additional lodging for up to 8 guests. It can also be rented separately for Friend & Family Stays.
The Pavilion - An amazing, open hall, which is great for indoor group activities or a reception area. This space is available for an additional fee.
The Boathouse - Located at the pond, this quaint building is a great place to relax, work or meet.
Intentional Growth is our mission, to intentionally steward nature, people, planet, conscious business and purposes.
Intentional Growth is our company name.
Bend of Ivy is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains with amazing views of the surrounding area. The tallest peak east of the Mississippi, Mount Mitchell, can easily be seen from our property. In addition to the mountain views there are charming spots to sit and relax, such as the river bank and koi pond.
To see a full list of our viewing areas, click here.
Enjoy private meandering well-maintained trails, through scenic nature, organic farm, woodlands, river and more. Days can be spent exploring, walking, running and hiking on the land. Many spots for group activities.