There are many ways to enjoy the fall color display in North Carolina as travelers have an abundance of ways to enjoy the show, either by car, train, bicycle, boat or horseback. However, there is only one place to stay and that is at The Horse Shoe Farm, nestled on 85 stunning acres along the ancient waters of the French Broad River.
The Horse Shoe Farm is a destination for everyone, as it is perfect for romantic getaways, family reunions, weddings or corporate retreats. Guests looking to connect with nature will marvel at the picturesque valleys and mountains of the Blue Ridge Mountains which host the area's best views of the trees dressed in their colorful fall finery.
The Turchin family bought the farm in 2017 and they were captivated by the breathtaking beauty and serene elegance encompassing the property. With a desire to complement the authentic essence and natural landscape, the Turchins transformed The Horse Shoe Farm into a private retreat.
The Horse Shoe Farm is minutes from downtown Hendersonville, Asheville, and Tryon offering luxury accommodations for up to 61 guests, an unparalleled spa experience in an authentic renovated barn, on-site fine dining and bar, and private event space for weddings, family gatherings, and retreats. There are eight total luxury vacation homes, cottages and a loft available for booking individually or combined. With a total of 25 guestrooms and 23.5 baths, The Horse Shoe Farm can be rented in its entirety starting at $8,500 per night during high season and from $6,500 per night in low season. All accommodations are well-appointed and equipped with modern amenities such as fireplaces, kitchens, television, and wireless internet.
With a combined 15,500 square feet of climate controlled event space, The Horse Shoe Farm can accommodate groups of 10 to 450 people, and with unlimited outdoor space, it can be customized to suit any size occasion. While only 61 guests may stay on property at one time, the on-site event coordinator can assist with recommendations of nearby accommodations for larger parties.
When you're not unwinding indoors, venture around the farm to explore. The grounds feature a newly finished pool & pool house offering a heated resort-style pool surrounded by lounge chairs, a hot tub, sauna, steam room and gathering space year round. Stop by the Labyrinth, go fishing in the pond, tend to the organic garden, paddle board or kayak in the spring fed farm pond, or ride along the biking trails. All equipment needed is provided complimentary.
Everyone can enjoy The Farmhouse, the central hub of the farm; it serves as the communal living, game, and conference room on the farm. Regardless of which house you are staying in, The Farmhouse is yours to enjoy. A great place to socialize and meet your neighbors at. It features a game room with a pool table, ping pong and arts & crafts.
Guests will love visiting with the 2 horses, 3 sheeps, 5 goats and the many chickens and ducks on the farm and they can pick their own eggs for breakfast. The Horse Shoe Farm produces their own honey, has cherry trees and blackberry bushes, as well as a vegetable garden.
The Silo Cookhouse offers a culinary experience that is truly farm to table. Set amidst the tranquility of The Horse Shoe Farm, The Silo Cookhouse’s eclectic dining room is set amidst sweeping views of the mountains, including Mt. Pisgah, rolling pasture and farm land, and the French Broad River. Enjoy delicious food prepared with the freshest ingredients, predominantly sourced from the gardens on property, and supplemented by local artisans and purveyors located right here in Western North Carolina.
The menu changes daily, based on the ingredients available. The menu features one protein a night along with a complement of other dishes. Menu items may include Pork & Shrimp Dumplings, Butternut Squash Pierogi with Apple butter, fennel and arugula, Roasted Joyce Farms Chicken with Salsa verde and Grilled Bavette Steak with Black garlic chimichurri. Desserts include Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta topped with fresh farm berries, toasted coconut and Dulce de Leche Pot de Crème with Blood orange caramel and sea salt. Set up in the style of a supper club, dinner is at 7pm daily and includes 3 courses. The restaurant is open Wednesday – Saturday and reservations are required.
At The Horse Shoe Farm you can also pamper yourself in the luxury of its eclectic, whimsical converted horse barn, Western North Carolina’s most unique spa experience. Surrounded by sweeping pastures, distant mountains and the occasional crow of a rooster, The Stable Spa has a simple approach to bring “life on a farm” into your spa retreat. The spa offers signature and specialty massages, wellness & transformative therapies, acupuncture, body and foot treatments and classes, workshops and retreats. The Stable Spa offers immersive experiences as well, such as vibration healing sessions, inner guidance sessions and sound baths that will have guests leaving soul-connected and grounded in serenity.
The Horse Shoe Farm offers different luxury stay packages including their Romance, Seasonal Bliss and the Corporate Wellness Retreat Packages . The Romance package includes Luxury accommodations for 2 nights, flowers, champagne, and chocolates in-home upon arrival, one 90-minute couples massage with warm basalt stones, 2 private wellness classes, romantic dinner for 2 at The Silo Cookhouse, Continental breakfast each morning in The Silo Cookhouse, Farm bonfire and s’mores each night under the stars and much more. The Seasonal Bliss package includes luxury accommodations for 3 nights, Champagne, chocolates, and welcome gift in-home upon arrival, Continental breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day for 2 in The Silo Cookhouse, one 75-minute couples Seasonal Bliss Herbal Immersion Wrap, and Farm bonfire and s’mores each night under the stars.
For corporations and businesses of any size, The Horse Shoe Farm corporate wellness retreats offer organizations the opportunity for eight or more colleagues to spend four days and three nights together in the luxury accommodations with all meals included. Guests will also enjoy guided yoga or meditation class each morning, farm field day and team-building activities and bonfire & s’mores each night at The Silo Cookhouse.
The farm is 10 minutes from Asheville Regional Airport with direct flights to several major cities (Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, New York, Washington DC, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, etc.)
The Horse Shoe Farm 155 HORSE SHOE FARM DRIVE HENDERSONVILLE, NC 28791 +1 (828) 393-3034 Thehorseshoefarm.com | @thehorseshoefarm