Heartward Sanctuary

2196 Tom Stevens Rd

Siler City, NC 27344

Directions, navigation & pro-tips for a smooth journey

 

We are IN. THE. COUNTRY!  Lots of lovely roads, cows, meadows, rolling hills.

Quality time for reflection and meditation.

 

SILK HOPE vs SILER CITY

Silk Hope is a small rural town without a post office. So, our mailing address is Siler City (which is 15 minutes away.) Please navigate directly to our address. The GPS may direct you to a mailbox just before the turn off to our driveway. 

 

GAS

There are no gas stations in our immediate vicinity, so get gas BEFORE you get out on the country roads.

NAVIGATION & CELL SIGNALS

GPS signal is generally consistent for the whole ride here. However, it can be hard to pick up a signal to navigate away from here. You may want to enter the address for navigation at the house rather than the parking area.  

 

We get fine cell reception at the house and in the yard. There is good internet (fiber) at the house, so if you’re struggling to connect and need to check texts or make a call, walk uphill to the house.

 

PARKING  

Some events are held near the barn and others near the house. Depending upon where the event will be held, there is also parking near the house reserved for elders and those who need closer access for whatever reason.

If you park at the house, walk around the right side of the house to the ceremony space between the barn and house.

Parking for Larger Events

Ample parking on the RIGHT side of the gravel driveway as you enter between the road and a magnolia tree.

Please park PERPENDICULAR to the road on the right. Once you park, you'll walk towards the barn. 

For for Sunday Dances

Drive to the end of the gravel road and park near the house. 

Parking for the Ancestral Grove at Heartward Sanctuary

If you are visiting the Ancestral Grove, there is a separate entrance just around the corner on Plainfield Church Rd. The driveway is currently marked by two stone griffins.

Please pull in the driveway and park immediately on your right.

Directions in case you'd rather print:

DIRECTIONS FROM JONES FERRY in CARRBORO (35 min from downtown Carrboro/CH)

Take Jones Ferry away from Carrboro

Turn right onto Crawford Dairy Rd (at Aidan’s Trading Post) for 1.5 mi

Turn left onto Chicken Bridge Rd (Fire Station on the left) for 4.0 mi

Sharp right onto NC-87 N for 2 min (2.2 mi)

Turn left onto Pete Thomas Rd for 2.9 mi

Continue straight onto Van Thomas Rd for 2.6 mi

Turn right onto Silk Hope Lindley Mill Rd for 37 s (0.5 mi) 

Turn left onto Moon Lindley Rd for 2.0 mi

Turn left onto Tom Stevens Rd for 1.1 mi

Destination on left

 

DIRECTIONS FROM 87N / Saxapahaw (20 minutes from General Store)

Turn left onto NC-87 S

Turn right onto Moores Chapel Cemetery Rdi

Turn left onto Lindley Mill Rd for 6.9 mi

Turn right onto Moon Lindley Rd for 2.0 mi

Turn left onto Tom Stevens Rd 1.1 mi

Destination on left

 

DIRECTIONS FROM DURHAM (55-60 min)

There are routes from 40/85, Orange Grove Rd and 15-501

From I-40W, take exit 147 for 87S, then merge with directions from Saxapahaw above

 

From 15-501S, take exit for Jones Ferry, then merge with directions from Carrboro above

 

DIRECTIONS FROM HILLSBOROUGH (40-45 min)

Take Orange Grove Church to 54W

Turn left onto Morrow Mill Rd for 1.4 mi

Slight left onto Orange Chapel Clover Garden Rd

Turn right onto Old Greensboro Rd for 1.0 mi

Continue onto E Greensboro Chapel Hill Rd for 5.5 mi

Turn left onto Lindley Mill Rd for 4.3 mi

Continue onto Silk Hope Lindley Mill Rd

Turn left onto Moon Lindley Rd for 2.0 mi

Turn left onto Tom Stevens Rd for 1.1 mi

Destination on left

 

 

DIRECTIONS FROM RALEIGH (60 min)

Take I-40W to 64W to exit 381 for 87N

87N for 1.8 mi

Turn left onto Silk Hope Gum Spring Rd for 8.1 mi

Continue onto Silk Hope Liberty Rd for 1.8 mi

Turn right onto Plainfield Church Rd for 2.3 mi

Turn right onto Tom Stevens Rd for .2 mi

Destination on  right

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