Blanche Manor Yurts

A privately owned 70-acre ranch nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our guests enjoy miles of shaded mountain trails astride our beautiful and smooth Tennessee Walking Horses.  We also offer "City Slicker" packages, which allow our fledgling wranglers to participate in true cowboy games such as steer roping, barrel racing, obstacle courses, and more.  Our overnight guests can enjoy week long dude ranch packages that include meals, riding, entertainment, and outdoor activities with a few minutes drive such as white water rafting, zip lining, tubing, kayaking, mountain biking, trout fishing, and hiking.

Breakfast style served continental; Breakfast ranch activities available

Horseback riding, hay rides, cattle roping, barell racing, pole bending, obstacle course, riding lessons, fishing, dinner, and entertainment.

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Latitude: 35.0142516 Longitude: -84.4189453 Elevation: 1536 ft
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Peggy Blanche

Lodging Style and Amenities

We have eco-friendly yurts.  We call it "glamping." Each air-conditioned and heated yurt is appointed with sleeping for six with log-style bedding. There is a grill, deck, and hammock to enjoy cooking in the outdoors with a mountain view! For the true pioneers there is a firepit to cook a true cowboy feast. Each unit also has its own restroom and shower, and there is a shared hot tub to enjoy the evening stars. The yurts are located on our ranch and offer privacy, yet conveninece to town and activities. Our yurts share one common septic system and could be moved without leaving an enviornmental footprint. It was our answer to our guests request to stay on our ranch with destroying the reason we all flock to these beautiful mountains.

Season Open

March-November

Rate Range

$85– $200 per night

Driving Directions

Take highway 64 east to Ducktown, TN.  Take highway 68 south for 2 miles.  Turn right onto Grassey Creek Road, go 1 mile.  turn left onto Deal Road, go 1 mile.  Turn right onto Mount Harmony Road, go 1 mile, turn right onto Deal Hollow Road.  Come down gravel road, turn left at Blanche Manor Yurts, take road to end and follow signs to yurts.

Eco-Friendly Notes

Our yurts will leave no footprint.  We used an existing septic system, so the yurt village had to impact on the forest or envoirment. We will be going off grid witht the yurts within the next year.

Locally or Family Owned Business Notes

Our ranch is owned by our family, Bernie and Peggy Blanche and our four children Josh (9), Jacob (7), Joel (6), and Maya (4). We work the ranch and yurts from the ground maintenence to booking reservations. My husband built the yurt bathhouse himself, and constructed the yurts and their furniture.

Pet Friendly Notes

no pets, due to working livestock dogs on site.

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