Sapphire Valley Resort Lake Fairfield

Sapphire valley 
Resort

As a guest of Once Upon a Stream, Top of the Rock, or TWICE Upon a Stream, you'll enjoy access to all of the wonderful amenities offered at the Sapphire Valley Resort including the private Fairfield Lake. In addition, our guests save 25% at Ski Sapphire Valley and the Vordach Zip Line canopy tour. The Sapphire Valley Community Center also hosts a variety of scheduled excursions and offers discounted tickets to the Biltmore Estate. The Sapphire Valley Resort is located along Hwy 64 and just a short 5-10 minute drive from the cottages.

Sapphire valley 
Amenities

Sapphire Valley Recreation Center (828) 743-1171

  • Three swimming pools- 1 indoor heated and 2 outdoor

  • Two hot tubs (ages 14 & up)

  • Two saunas (wet and dry, ages 14 & up)

  • Locker rooms

  • Fitness center with free weights, dumbbells, machine weights, and cardio equipment

  • WiFi lounge

  • Mini golf

  • Arcade and game room with pool, air hockey, and ping pong

  • Gem mining* 

  • The River Walk

  • Field Games

 

Sapphire Valley Community Center (828) 743-7663

  • The Vordach Zip Line- zip line and canopy tour*

  • Recreation field, running track, playground

  • Pick-up location for guest amenity passes

  • Scheduled tours and discounted tickets to The Biltmore Estate

  • Gift Shop

  • Communal areas

Ski Sapphire Valley (828) 743-7663

  • Two ski slopes- one Blue Diamond and one Bunny Slope

  • Frozen Falls tubing

  • Ski, snowboard, and bib rentals

  • Ski School

  • More info- SkiSapphireValley.com

Activity Field and Running Track

  • Located adjacent to the Community Center

  • Quarter-mile running track

  • Kids playground

  • Soccer field

  • Basketball courts

  • Walking trail with exercise stations

  • Seasonal arts and crafts festivals

 

Fairfield Lake (pictured above)

  • Private 55-acre crystal-clear swimming lake

  • 3-mile Lake Trail 

  • The Boat Dock Rentals (828) 743-1182

    • Fishing, kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, stand-up paddleboards (SUP), electric boats, & sailboats*

 

Sapphire Valley Tennis Center (828) 743-1181

  • 8 HAR-TRU tennis courts- hourly rentals*

  • Equipment rentals*

  • Pro Shop

River Walk

  • Entrance is located near the Gem Mine and Activity Field

  • A meandering 0.8-mile trail through the woods with zero elevation change

  • Suitable for guests of all ages and abilities

  • Follows the Horsepasture River

 

Red Bird Golf Links & Foot Golf (828) 743-1991

  • 9-hole executive golf course*

  • dual purpose- traditional golf and new "foot" golf*

 

Sapphire Valley KIDS CAMP (828) 743-1163

  • Open June through August

  • Ages 5 to 12, reservations required

  • Half-day and full-day camps*

 

* certain amenities are available at an additional cost to the guest

** In order to access Sapphire Valley Amenities, guests must purchase a Guest Amenities Pass. The cost is $2/day/person (ages 14 & up) and there is a 3-day minimum.

 

 

Visit the Sapphire Valley Resort website here.

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