About Us

Butterfly Ridge Mountain Retreat is the perfect destination for a getaway to the beauty and peace of the upstate South Carolina foothills with so many activities to enjoy.

What Makes Us Different?

Our 10-acre retreat is a destination to itself or a base camp for area activities. We currently offer 4 double occupancy suites, a large guest kitchen and property amenities that lend themselves to family gatherings and celebrations or company retreats.

Your stay will include a healthy and delicious breakfast. Our property is pet-friendly and plant-based. We make every effort to follow sustainable practices and minimize the use of chemicals property-wide.

Wellness offerings: Kim has a Master’s of Science in clinical nutrition, is a massage therapist and an exercise trainer. She has been teaching fitness and plant-based cooking classes for many years and specializes in work with metabolic syndrome disorders, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Lifestyle and wellness counseling can be included in your stay or join scheduled retreats that will be listed on our website.

Our story

We searched several states over many months before we found our perfect property…in fact, it was love at first sight. We could not resist the beauty and peace of the upstate South Carolina foothills and our active lifestyle meshed with the multitude of activities at our fingertips. Check our links under “The Area” tab.

Location and Activities

Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee are minutes away offering boating and other watersports; whitewater rafting and zipline tours are available at nearby Chattooga River; a seemingly endless supply of hiking trails and waterfalls can be found to accommodate any fitness level; enjoy college sports at Clemson and Furman; visit neighboring Greenville or Asheville; check out area breweries and wineries featuring local music…or just relax at our retreat. So many choices, so little time!

Lake Jocassee

Water sports, scuba diving, and fishing

Lake Keowee

Scenic lake for swimming and boating

Clemson University

The second most populous university in South Carolina

Lake Jocassee