the serenbe inn located in palmetto, georgia is the most idyllic sounding town with the  name of serenbe.  it has been described as a place where the quality of life is extraordinarily high, where there is an easy sense of community, where the principles of sustainability touch everything from your home’s methods of construction to the organic produce on your table that was grown by one of your neighbors.  serenbe is 900 acres of serenity nestled about 30 miles south of atlanta in the chattahoochee hill country and is protected with a master plan that calls for 80% green space.

accom mainhouse serenbe

the community sounds ideal with farms, creative neighborhoods, and miles of well-worn footpaths that make walking easier than driving.  AND, the restaurants sound amazing...the farmhouse at serenbe serves a prix fixe weekly changing menu that features organic prodcue grown right at the serenbe organic farm.  this week's menu features a tasting of artisan cheeses, oyster croquettas, "chicken and dumplings" (confit chicken thigh with buttermilk gnocchi, and spinach), and gran marnier brioche french toast with mulled "summers past" berries with tahitian vanilla bean ice mouth is watering!  the hilfeatures a seasonal, classic american menu created by executive chef/owner hilary white that features a variety of appetizers, gourmet pizzas, entrees, farm-fresh vegetables, and desserts with many ingredients coming from the serenbe farm.  and, the blue eyed daisy bakeshop is a casual neighborhood eatery serving a variety of breakfast items, classic sandwiches, salads and snacks AND it is also stocked with yummy treats like cupcakes, pies, cookies, and tarts.

blue eyed daisy

i really want to go for a day trip...maybe one weekend SOON...