Blackberry Farm Farmhouse
The wonderfully romantic Blackberry Farm, situated on a pastoral 4,200-acre estate -with additional access to 5,000 acres of private wilderness, in the heart of Tennessee’s gorgeous Great Smoky Mountains, has all the amenities one could wish for. From start to finish, Blackberry Farm gets it right. Once you arrive at the idyllic property, everything is taken care of for you.
Blackberry Farm Wellhouse Exterior
Blackberry Farm Wellhouse Interior
The new destination Spa called The Wellhouse features Naturopathica -signature holistic skincare and well-being therapies from the Hamptons, and Natural Farm Fresh Rejuvenation Treatments from the Tata Harper organic farm in Vermont, to pamper your mind and body, surrounded by beauty and tranquility. And with world-class annual music -many GRAMMY award-winning artists, epicurean, and enrichment events throughout the year, regardless of the season, Blackberry Farm offers countless activities and adventures to fulfill your every desire. From on property fly fishing to forest therapy, to kayaking the pristine waters of surrounding lakes, and cycling the scenic back road routes of East Tennessee.
Blackberry Farm Gardens
Blackberry Farm’s renowned cuisine is definitely rooted in what comes from the farm as well as the region. Often described as “Foothills Cuisine.” Lovers of farm-to-table cuisine and the lost arts of Southern cooking will find bliss in the inspired seasonal produce grown a few feet away, where meals are “out of this world,” accompanied by wines from the 8,000-square-foot cellar on property. And the Blackberry Farm Shop makes it possible for guests to savor the best of seasonal tastes of Blackberry in their own homes after a memorable visit.
Blackberry Farm Barn Restaurant
The Barn serves exceptional Foothills Cuisine that borrows from both classic haute cuisine and foods indigenous to Blackberry’s Smoky Mountain heritage. To the farm’s master gardeners, food artisans and chefs, meals are an opportunity to express not only the earth and the culture of this remote spot, but also its spirit. The restaurant has earned several high-profile awards, including three from the James Beard Foundation.
Blackberry Farm Barn Restaurant Interior
Blackberry Farm Farmhouse Interior
In addition to the amazing views of nature, the Relais & Châteaux property also features fabulous interior design that creates a rustic, yet elegant aesthetic. The epitome of chic. Blackberry Farm was designed by Suzanne Kasler –As the principal of Atlanta-based Suzanne Kasler Interiors, she often asserts that “a room should be collected, not decorated.” Incorporating the personal collections of her clients with fine art and antiques, contemporary pieces and custom-designed furniture, Suzanne’s meaningful interiors straddle that rare middle ground between sophisticate and ingénue. Distinct and artful interiors, adding to the many reasons why Blackberry Farm is one of the top rated small luxury properties in the world.
The Foothills Cuisine of Blackberry Farm: Recipes and Wisdom from Our Artisans, Chefs, and Smoky Mountain Ancestors, Hardcover, 288 pgs, 2012.
Blackberry Farm has long been lauded as one of the country’s most excellent resorts and sought out for its perfect mix of rusticity and refinement. The Foothills Cuisine is a love letter to the experience and cuisine of Blackberry Farm. Here, owner Sam Beall takes food lovers deeply into the secrets that make Blackberry Farm cuisine so magical.
It all starts with their roots in the rich traditions of “foothills cuisine.” Every day, Blackberry Farm’s chefs, gardeners, cheese-makers, and preservationists use wisdom passed down through generations of mountain residents. Following the natural rhythms of eight seasons or “times” allows cooks to coax the most heady dishes out of what’s fresh and best. Interspersed throughout the book are stunning, photographs, artisanal craft lessons, canning and preserving, and seasonal recipes.