Atop Lookout Mountain near Mentone, Alabama in a most unique serene sylvan setting is "The Respite" mountain retreat facilities. The Respite has a perfect ambience for retreats and conferences. Complementary, all-inclusive services are tailored to your individual needs and tastes as well as your budget. Hiking, skiing, golf and horseback riding are available. There's even a covered bridge.
The retreat complex is in a private wooded two thousand acre preserve near Mentone, AL with a wild river running through it.
The following facilities are for your exclusive use:
The Appalachian Chapel with cedar shake roof, stained glass windows, steeple bell, oak pews and wood floors offers a peaceful spiritual setting for seating up to 50 guests.
The Preston House adjacent to the chapel is and unequaled facility of grace and charm. The Preston House with its thirty-foot open beam ceiling, mountain stone fireplace, immaculate catering kitchen and a two thousand square foot wrap around porch can accommodate up to eighty guests. This is an excellent location for seminars, group meetings, and special gatherings. A baby grand piano and sound system is included.
Alpine Place sits privately on the chapel grounds. Architecturally akin to the complex with thirty foot open beam ceilings, and mountain stone fireplace. It is fully furnished with three bedrooms, three baths plus private Jacuzzi, and two-in-one glass block showers. It also has a two thousand square foot wrap around porch. Alpine Place sits a stones throw from the south edge of the DeSoto Falls State Park.
The Gate House is a new but authentic farmhouse, fully furnished with stone fireplace, Jaccuzi, three bedrooms and two baths and a generous porch/patio.
Our in-house mountain retreat accommodations are for a maximum of 12 guests. However, a total number of thirty people can be accommodated by using the independent bed and breakfast facilities located in our complex.
Come experience a new horizon with us.
Bill and Linda Patterson
Phone: (256) 634-4181
Mentone, AL 35984