Stunning views all year around.

Full view of Chimney Rock and magnificent sunsets.

Comfortable living and eating areas.

Your home away from home.

Spacious front porch.

Area Attractions

You will find that Sadie’s Retreat is close to many Lake Lure Area Attractions. Here are a list of some of our favorites.

Biltmore Estate

Approx. 30 miles away.
Explore George Vanderbilt’s extraordinary home, beautiful gardens, and Antler Hill Village & Winery, nestled on 8,000 acres in the mountains of Asheville, NC.


Blue Ridge Parkway

A Blue Ridge Parkway experience is unlike any other, a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. Protecting a diversity of plants and animals, the Parkway meanders for 469 miles, providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special.


Broad River Gems and Mining Co.

Approx. 7 miles away.
Mineral Museum area, Jewelry, gemstones and gifts. Rock, mineral and fossil specimens. Meteorites, mounted insects. On-site mining, and fossil dig.

Canopy Ridge Farm

Approx. 3.4 miles away.
Zip Line Park, Tube & Kayak Center

Step into adventure… soar through the trees, gain a new perspective and have a truly unique, exciting experience in nature. The 40-acre zip line park consists of 6 zip lines that are each designed with exhilarating features, including Zip Zilla which is close to 1000 feet long and engineered for speed. Great fun for all ages!


Cedar Creek Stables

Cedar Creek Stables offers trail rides from 1 to 1-1/2 or 2 hrs in length and are safe for all riders ages 6 and up and all riding skill levels from beginner level to expert. All of our rides have creek walks and go through the mountains. We also offer pony rides for children under 6, fishing, picnicking and gem mining.


Chimney Rock Park

Approx. 2 miles away.
Only minutes from Lake Lure, Chimney Rock offers the best of the mountains in one place – spectacular 75-mile views, hiking trails for all ages, a 404-foot waterfall, a variety of special events and much more. Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park is proud to be part of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area and is located just 25 miles southeast of Asheville, North Carolina.


Chimney Rock Village

Approx. 1 mile away.
Our quaint village welcomes you with its delightful assortment of hostelries, eateries, attractions, shops and services; the friendliness of the Villagers; the permanence of the mountains; and a state park with an entrance right on Main Street. Come linger awhile with us.


Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure

Less than 2 miles away.
And no one will ever forget the magic that Baby and Johnny shared on the dance floor. Channel your inner Baby or Johnny as we celebrate and raise money for dance and the arts at a “Dirty Dancing Festival at Lake Lure,” in the film’s original, breathtaking backdrop. Whether you have two left feet or can dance circles around the best of us, this family-friendly weekend is dance-packed from lessons and games to competitions and entertainers.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to remember a treasured film, raise money for a noble cause and dance the night away!


Flat Rock Playhouse

The State Theatre of North Carolina – the Flat Rock Playhouse is dedicated to producing meticulously crafted and staged professional theatre while teaching drama and the performing arts.


Lake Lure Tours

Less than 2 miles away.
Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure. Relax on one of our covered tour boats while your skipper guides you past local attractions and landmarks such as the locations used in filming the popular Dirty Dancing and the recently restored historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa. Listen to the legends, and learn about the natural and cultural history of Hickory Nut Gorge, home to Lake Lure, North Carolina.


North Carolina Arboretum

The Arboretum focuses on the education, economic development, research, conservation, and garden demonstration with respect to landscape, architecture, and plant sciences.


Riverside Riding Stables

Approx. 12 miles away.
Scenic, guided trail rides with spectacular views and overlooks. All ages fun.


Navitat Canopy Adventures

Approx. 50 miles away.
Navitat Canopy Adventures Asheville offers an exhilarating, world-class zipline canopy tour experience. Featured in the New York Times as a must do when in the Asheville area and called “one of the best in the nation” in USA Today, our Asheville canopy tour put us on the map. Created, owned, and operated by a group of industry leaders, we’re proud to have shared this adventure with thousands of happy participants.
Whether you’re drawn to the thrill of zipping, Navitat’s focus on education and conservation, or simply can’t wait to get outside and experience the Blue Ridge Mountains in an entirely different way, you’ve found what you’re looking for.

You’ll find a unique place where exhilaration meets contemplation. And we hope you will plan to join us today!


Pack Place

Located in the Heart of Downtown Asheville, this bustling complex includes the Asheville Art Museum, The Colburn Earth Science Museum, The Diana Wortham Theatre, The Health Adventure, and the YMI Cultural Center. Explore Museums and More at Pack Place – the place for everyone!