sabbaticals at fruitland
Refresh Your Spirit in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Come enjoy the beauty of the mountains during your sabbatical at Fruitland. Our beautiful campus offers easy access to Hendersonville, Asheville, and Lake Lure/Chimney Rock. Our library, walking track, and other amenities are available to help you recharge.

Our suite-style hotel rooms are reserved specifically for SBC ministers and alumni when not in use for professors and school functions. Availability is not guaranteed and is closed during school and camp functions. Rates are $60 per night for SBC ministers. Space is limited.

Rooms Amenities:

  • Kitchenette
  • Living room
  • Dining table
  • 1 queen bed
  • 1 twin bed

Campus Amenities:

  • Fruitland library
  • Walking track
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Grill & Fire Pit
  • Cafeteria (meals available for $6 during regular class schedule)
Only $60 per night! Availability Not Guaranteed
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    Downtown Hendersonville: 15 minutes

    Lake Lure/Chimney Rock: 20 minutes

    Asheville: 30 minutes

    Apple Orchards: 3 minutes

    Located in the heart of Apple County, Fruitland is mere minutes from many popular apple orchards such as Grandad’s, Justus Orchards, Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchards, Pilot Mountain Pear, and many others!



    Bearwallow Mountain and the Trombatore trail – 10 minutes away

    Chimney Rock: 20 minutes away

    Blue Ridge Parkway: 30 minutes away

    Dupont State Forest: 35 minutes away

    Pisgah National Forest: 45 minutes away



    The Blue Ridge Mountains are a fun place to play and recharge. Fly fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and ziplining abound in our region.



    McFarlene’s Bakery – Hendersonville (a must-try!)

    Mountain Deli – Hendersonville

    Hot Dog World – Hendersonville

    Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack – Arden

    BiscuitHead – Arden