At Whispering Springs Haven guests enjoy total privacy & seclusion, conducive for creative contemplation and total relaxation. Here, you can disconnect from everyday life, and reconnect to source, to self, to each other.
Whispering Springs Haven is perfect for those seeking simplicity & casual elegance void of distractions - yet minutes from the scenic Elk River Water Trail, Sutton and Summersville Lakes, and the small town charm of Gassaway & historic Sutton's art district galleries, shops, restaurants and events.
Nestled within a beautiful valley at the head of a hollow, at the head of 3 rushing creeks, guests experience peaceful days & starry nights within the immense natural beauty of our private wildlife refuge. Explore our wildlife pond & waterfalls. Wildlife habitats surround our casual, elegant, smoke-free cabin, 'The Hummingbird House', filled with natural light & cool mountain breezes. Every room has a view. Read a book from our library or write one. Draw, paint, sculpt or weave in our studio. Kids love our children's activity corner and library featuring puzzles, art supplies, building blocks, play dough, board games, dress up costumes, stuff toys and more! View wildlife from our decks. Play classic outdoor games within our fields during the day, and tell stories around our fire pit into the night. Choose a movie from our library before relaxing in our 2 person spa tub. Take our canoe for a day trip. Or simply be together alone with nature.
To enhance your vacation experience…design a custom retreat or choose one of our retreat packages which includes a catered dinner selection of your choice upon arrival for you to heat and enjoy in the privacy of our haven. We offer therapeutic massage, by licensed/certified wellness practitioners, as well as individual instruction by masters in fine arts, clay, photography, wellness and nature studies. Management is on site during professional service sessions.Upon conclusion, your privacy is restored. Call for personal service. Additional fees may apply.
In accordance with our respect for all life, hunting & fishing within the property boundaries is prohibited and strictly enforced.
River towns, mountains, lakes & wild adventure…: Our haven is just off the Elk River between Frametown, Sutton, Gassaway, and Flatwoods. The Little Birch River is also nearby. Culturally, our region offers the best in WV made arts & crafts, bluegrass and original country music, country food, wines, gourmet dining and events. Five of West Virginia's major lakes are located within the region. Sutton Lake is the nearest, followed by Summersville, Burnsville, Stonewall Jackson, and Stonecoal offering protected swimming, fishing, boat rentals and scenic tours. Full day trips to extreme outdoor recreation activities include hiking, mountain biking, New River Gorge & Gauley River whitewater rafting, kayaking and canoeing, zip lining, horseback riding, rock climbing, hot air ballooning and Snowshoe Mountain skiing.
About our remote location…: Off I-79, Exit 51, our haven is accessible via a 6 mile rural road that leads to a mountain gravel road into the valley. Our private road is gated for guaranteed peace and privacy. Though standard vehicles can traverse the gravel road with caution, vehicles slightly higher off the ground, 4x4 or all wheel drive vehicles are recommended. Enterprise rental agency is located in Flatwoods Factory Outlet Stores.