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Blanche Manor Yurts offer Affordable Family Vacations!

Yurts are portable circular dwellings with a permanent wooden floor and a dome roof supported by beautiful wooden rafters that leads to wonderful skylight. Our structures can be taken down and moved if needed. The natural light from above and the four large windows truly gives you the feeling of being outside.

The yurt allows you to feel as if you are part of the wilderness, but does not leave a permanent environmental footprint. Mother Nature gives her stamp of approval!

Stay in a yurt at Blanche Manor!

Our structures are cooled by mountain breezes that flow freely through the multiple windows; the large ceiling fan keeps the cool air in and pushes the hot air out. In very hot weather each yurt is equipped with an air conditioner, to ensure your total comfort.  In cooler weather the windows are closed and small eco-friendly heaters will help this efficient, well insulated structure to keep the chill out.  

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These wonderful abodes were the perfect option for us because they are not only beautiful and environmentally respectful, they also offer the safety and structure of a home, with the earthy feeling of camping.   Talk about having it all!

 

Being environmentally friendly does not mean you cannot be comfortable!   We designed each yurt to feel as if you were “glamping”.  They were thoughtfully and beautifully appointed with everything you should need to enjoy your stay away from home.  The queen size log bed boasts high thread count sheets, elegant comforters and pillows, and a space- saving trundle bed underneath for two additional  guests.

 

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If you have more than four guests, there is a sleeper sofa or queen air mattress, depending on which yurt you choose. 

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The kitchen area is simply and efficiently designed to meet the needs of a honeymoon couple wanting a sunrise cup of coffee or a bustling family excitedly looking forward to a full-blown mountain cookout.  There is a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, dishes, utensils, utility towels, and pots and pans for grill cooking. 

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The patio area was designed for guests to appreciate the reason we all migrate to the mountains.  Our outside kitchen has a view that is unmatched.  We have gas grills so meals can be prepared.  Your grilled masterpiece can then be conveniently enjoyed in the outside dining area that is shaded by an umbrella and situated at the optimal point to enjoy refreshing mountain breezes.  

My favorite is the hammock – a great place to read a book, supervise all that cooking, or do nothing at all!  For the true mountaineers, there is a fire pit if you really want to cook your dinner the old fashioned way!  This centrally located amenity , just steps away from your yurt,  is also equipped with running water for washing off your dishes, hands, shoes, etc.

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In keeping with the earth friendly theme, the yurts share a bathhouse with a common septic system.  This allowed us to reduce our impact on our forest, which was of paramount importance.  

 

 

Each yurt has its own bathroom at the bathhouse.  The facility is at the bottom of the yurt property. A winding path, illuminated at night makes the commute to the facilities short, safe, and scenic, about a one minute walk.

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We made sure the bathroom was worth the short jaunt.  They are appointed with fluffy towels, quality fixtures, a well lit vanity and sink, a shower with deluxe shower head, and toilet.  There is also a shared hot tub in the bath house area for enjoying incredible views of star-filled nights. Getting back to nature has never been so luxurious!  But please keep in mind, this is more of an outdoor activity that staying in a cabin - if you are the type who would never camp this is not for you!

 

You should be in relatively good physical condition and not mind the walk to the bathroom to be up for this adventure.  This retreat is suitable for families with small children, couples, girls or guys weekends,  or the single guest looking for some quiet time.  The only think they all have in common is that they love the outdoors and want to get closer to it. 

 

The bathhouse is also where the parking area is located. The photo on the left shows the distance from the bath house to the yurt.  This photo was taken from the porch of the bath house. You will have to walk your luggage up the hill to the yurt, so please pack accordingly.  The walk is short, but it is uphill.  We have gone out of our way to make sure you have everything you need, so packing light should be easy.  Also, the walk up the hill Is well worth the beautiful view you get from your deck!

 

 

There is a lot of nature at Blanche Manor.  Gorgeous sunrises, colorful sunsets, and all kinds of wildlife await you. When you are ready to explore, our secluded   wooded location has walking paths, a small pond, and of course horses passing  by at the bottom of the property. 

The Bunkhouse

The bunkhouse is a new addition for those City Slickers who do not want to rough it at all! It sleeps four guests, and features a private bathroom inside the cabin, central heating and air, full kitchen, fireplace, private deck, gas grill, and shared hot tub!

The bunkhouse is open all year-round, whereas the yurts are closed in the winter.

The bunkhouse rents for $85 per night, plus tax, and one time $25 cleaning fee.

Click Here to Reserve the Bunkhouse  NEW!

Equestrian Vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Equestrian Vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Equestrian Vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains

When you are ready for some outdoor activities, the ranch is steps away, the Ocoee River is just 10 minutes,
and unlimited hiking and biking are available at the White Water Center just 15 minutes from our property. 

Rates & Reservations:

Rate: $85 per night, plus tax.  Rate is based on 4 person occupancy, there is a $5 per person,
per night charge for extra persons max 6 guests per yurt.  For large groups, please contact us.

Full payment is charged with reservation.  $30 processing fee charged on all reservations cancelled
prior to seven days of reservation.  No refunds within seven days of reservation.

One night rental will have $20 cleaning fee.
No refunds for early departure.

No pets, or smoking.

PLEASE RESERVE ONLINE:

Click Here to Reserve Yurt 1

Click Here to Reserve Yurt 2

Click Here to Reserve The Bunkhouse

*Please do not call the barn numbers to reserve the yurts.
*If you would like to book a yurt and horseback riding, please click on the reserve
yurt link to see if the yurts are available, then call the barn to see  if the riding time is available.

*For questions not answered on the online reservations page
please email us at blanchemanor@aol.com or call: (706) 455-7433.


Any guest displaying loud, disruptive, or drunken behavior will be escorted off premises immediately with no refund.
Being in close proximity to the ranch and our home, any guest not respecting the yurt village
boundaries will be asked to leave immediately, without refund, no exceptions!

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