Book Retreat Space

Heartwood Refuge and Retreat Center

Booking retreat pace in North Carolina is expensive and stressful. We intend to make this an easy and affordable experience.

There are some stipulations however that you should know before moving on. Heartwood Refuge is a spiritual retreat center that makes space available for non-spiritual events. However, we will not consider your event if it promotes, disseminates, sells, or anything having to do with violence. Mainly, this excludes gun shows.

The Space

Several meeting and conference rooms are available. at varying sizes. Additionally, we have two conference/event halls. The main hall hold about 100 people, seated. Our secondary hall, about 60 people seated. Both spaces can hold more people if hosting a trade show or other tabling events.

The Technology

All gathering spaces have P.A. ,sound, and video recording. Additionally, we have an online booking system available for your use.

The Accomodations

Heartwood’s facilities include a historic thirty-room Victorian-era mansion, and additional thirty adjoining courtyard rooms. Three conference spaces and commercial kitchen are designed to support short-term and long-term retreats, conferences, and workshops. Quiet spaces indoors and out invite contemplation and conversation.

Heartwood’s focal point is our historic thirty-room mansion, built in 1905. The mansion houses one of Heartwood’s three halls/conference spaces, a library, a commercial kitchen, a dining room, a smaller residents’ kitchen, and a community room with comfortable couches for reading or conversation. All bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms.

In addition to the mansion, there are two courtyard wings. The bedrooms in these wings have their own bathroom, a study table, individually controlled heat and air conditioning, and plenty of personal space.

Our Dining Hall


If you are considering booking with us, you can call 828-356-5568. Alternatively, you can email Retreat@Heartwoodrefuge.Org.