FLETCHER — Developer DreamCatcher Lodges offered web site plans for a brand new eight-story upscale resort with 12,000 sq. ft of assembly and convention area on the Broadmoor Golf Hyperlinks web site at Nov. 18’s Asheville Regional Airport Authority Board assembly.
DreamCatcher has been managing the golf course, which is positioned in Henderson County, for the reason that airport purchased it in 2020, and plans have been within the works for a resort for over a 12 months. The resort can be named Dream Catcher – Asheville and is about to interrupt floor within the spring. Building ought to take round 20 months, DreamCatcher President and CEO Zeke Cooper informed the board, however might differ relying on how extreme winter climate will get.
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Of the 152 rooms deliberate within the resort, 62 may have king beds and 56 can be double queen-sized beds, with the remainder distributed amongst prolonged, parlor and suites. Bigger rooms and suites are positioned close to the highest of the eight-story tower, however the second ground will embrace a health middle, plans present.
Board vice-chair George Erwin Jr., mentioned the resort can be an “asset to your entire area,” particularly with the entire convention and assembly room it has deliberate. Plans present a 7,500-square-foot ballroom, three assembly areas and an virtually 3,000-square-foot courtyard.
Board chair Brad Galbraith referred to as the plans “respectful” and “intentional” after Cooper defined that the resort’s design will incorporate Asheville’s tradition and id. The prevailing clubhouse on the positioning can be saved, renovated and related with the resort construction by an out of doors lined path. Stonework on the resort will match the clubhouse’s current stone, additional linking the 2 collectively.
Between the clubhouse and the resort, a pool and sizzling tub are deliberate, web site plans present.
The resort might accomplice with a neighborhood restaurant, Cooper mentioned, if one is . The standard of the restaurant throughout the resort, which is deliberate to be a three-meal institution, would probably be the distinction between a three- and four-star score, he famous.
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Dream Catcher solely builds resorts; it does not handle them. However within the design, it prioritizes the visitor, Cooper mentioned. He spent a number of minutes earlier than displaying web site plans speaking about pillows, sheets, showers and the route that air-con blows, emphasizing the care DreamCatcher takes in its course of. An as-of-yet unannounced multi-national administration firm can be employed by DreamCatcher to run the resort.
The resort can be roughly the identical high quality as The Foundry positioned in downtown Asheville, a four-star resort, Cooper mentioned. The rooms could also be luxurious, however the golf course will stay public and reasonably priced even after the corporate has put “vital funds” into it, he mentioned, as DreamCatcher is devoted to the people who find themselves taking part in there now.
Now the resort must get Henderson County permits earlier than it might probably begin development, Cooper mentioned.
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DreamCatcher not too long ago accomplished The Cherokee at Harrah’s On line casino Resort in October 2021, a four-star resort that options 725 rooms and a Man Fieri restaurant.
Christian Smith is the final project reporter for the Asheville Citizen Instances. Questions or feedback? Contact him at RCSmith@gannett.com or 828-274-2222.