The Pond Outdoor Retreat Center

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18 Garren Mountain Lane, Fairview NC 28730





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The Pond Retreat Center is seven landscaped and wild acres of  gardens, meadows, woodlands, streams, ponds and outdoor structures at the residence of artist & author Lee James Pantas, and is located  in the mountains just outside Asheville in Fairview, North Carolina. It is available for individuals, small groups of up to 50 persons to gather for self-guided spiritual, family or yoga retreats, artist, writer & dance workshops, or get-togethers  for garden or birding clubs and compassion-centered environmental, educational or business organizations. The retreat center is non-denominational and welcomes individuals and groups of all  faiths, traditions and points of view, both religious and secular. It is available also for small private weddings of no more than 20 people.

The retreat center is available for individual or group use on a donation basis. Facilities on site include pergolas, gazebos and a large covered garden shelter  Availability is from April 1st through November 30th during daytime hours only. There are no overnight retreats. Children over 14 years and older are allowed. Pets are allowed but must be on a leash.










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Lee James Pantas: 828-779-1569


The Pond Retreat Center
18 Garren Mountain Lane

                  Fairview NC 28730           

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