Exceptional multi-building compound on approximately 220 acres abutting USFS land.  Located 40 minutes NW of Asheville, NC in a private valley yet easily accessible.  Plenty of gentle pasture, surface water, woodlands and privacy.  The property has four residences along with a 3,200 s.f. multi-purpose meeting meeting hall as well as a 120′ x 60′ greenhouse.  Has been operated for years as a Christian retreat center, and can be continued as such, or for a private family compound or camp.

The Main House is totally OFF-GRID with power supplied by solar and water via a Ram Pump.  This is a stout log home with wrap around porch, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and wood burning stoves.

The main guest lodge features seven guest rooms on three floors with multiple sitting areas and views across the valley to the mountains.  The third dwelling is an immaculately maintained manufactured home with three bedrooms and two baths.

The large multi-purpose building is called “The Ark” and features a large clear span room ideal for large group meetings and various configurations.  There are two large restrooms complete with multiple toilet stalls along with three showers and a bathtub.  A large bunk room can accommodate up to eight peopled in bunk beds.  There’s a large kitchen with two gas ranges for serving large groups and a wood fired stove helps heat the building.  Down below is a massive walk in crawl space that is perfect for long term or secure storage.

Property Features
Commanding Views, Fenced or Gated
Fenced Pasture, Fields, Garden, Orchard, Pasture
Stream or Pond, Well or Spring
Generator, Off-Grid, Solar/Hydro/Wind
Internet, Satellite
Year Round Road
Home Features
8 bedrooms
7 baths


  • 8020 Meadow Fork Road Hot Springs, North Carolina 28743
  • 35.766894, -82.92826000000002