The investment group, which owns the new $100 million, 1,400-acre Tryon International Equestrian Center, plans to renovate the Rutherfordton, N.C., property’s golf course and clubhouse, with plans to build a farm-to-table restaurant in the plantation’s main house.
Tryon Equestrian Partners announced on April 15 that it has acquired the Cleghorn Plantation Golf & Country Club in Rutherfordton, N.C., the Hendersonville, N.C.-based Blue Ridge Now reported.
The investment group, which owns the new $100 million, 1,400-acre Tryon International Equestrian Center, said it plans to renovate Cleghorn Plantation’s golf course and clubhouse. The group said it plans to put a farm-to-table restaurant in the plantation’s main house, which was constructed in 1837, Now reported.
“The Cleghorn Plantation serves as a historic landmark in this region and we are honored to incorporate it into what is an expanding resort location in the Carolina Foothills,” said Mark Bellissimo, managing partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners. “We hope that this acquisition will lead to a strong growth in member registrations, as well as draw more individuals to this beautiful area of the country, whether it be for equestrian competition, or to experience the range of recreational amenities available at Tryon Resort and in the foothills region.”