The Amherst Retreat was built in the mid 1960's. The home was built on the cliffs overlooking the New River Gorge at Arbuckle Creek. The home has been completely renovated to its original glory. The mansion was built using nothing but the finest materials from around the globe. The siding is redwood and stone. The doors are mahogany. The cabins are wormy chestnut. The house has marble fireplaces, countertops and showers. with 15 beds this house is perfect for family reunions and small weddings.