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Morning mists overlooking NC Gorges State Park from the cabin

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Last updated: 10/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brevard cabin description

NEW: Wi-Fi !!

Mountain Song is a comfortable two bedroom cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Rosman, North Carolina. Its multi-level decks allow for covered outdoor dining, as well as open air viewing of the mountain ridges rising beyond Rock Creek and Lake Jocassee. This two-bedroom cabin has two full bathrooms, a washer and dryer, and a modern kitchen with all-electric appliances ... including a dishwasher. Just opened for rental, the cabin has been furnished with comfortable new mattresses on all beds.

Mountain Song sits atop a sunny South-facing ridge surrounded by the high peaks of North Carolina's Gorges State Park and South Carolina's Jocassee Gorges. Easy access to these wilderness preserves, as well as Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway, provides some of the best hiking in the eastern United States. The area offers many other outdoor activities too, such as mountain biking and river rafting.

Mountain Song's quiet atmosphere makes it ideal for reading, meditating, or simply relaxing on the deck.

Mountain Song is within easy driving distance of Brevard, North Carolina, home of the Brevard Music Festival, one of the country's most exciting summer music festivals. The Brevard area is also a center for the creation of handmade pottery, with several galleries offering traditional and creative ceramics at reasonable prices.

Keywords: Cabin

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Not rented to singles under 25 years old...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Not suitable for younger children due to stairways off the deck. Games, movies, & some toys. Fishing in private community pond....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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              • Master BR has a large dresser with mirror. A sliding glass door opens to the Bedroom Deck - watch the sunrise over Round Mountain and Chestnut Ridge while lying in bed! The 2nd bedroom has 2 twin beds & a glider chair w/ottoman as well as a dresser with room to spare. Both bedrooms have large closets....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                This bath opens to the Master BR....moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                The larger bathroom opens to the hall between the 2 bedrooms...moreless

              • Bath 1 is off Master Bedroom - has walk-in shower, sink & toilet. Bath 2 is off hallway - has tub with shower, large vanity & toilet. Towels are provided in both bathrooms....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The floors in the cabin (main level) are all either wood or ceramic tile. Cushions for outdoor chairs are provided inside the cabin. Mountain Song has ongoing RADON MITIGATION, to remove radon from the entire cabin. A small pump in the basement provides continuous removal of the radon which is naturally released from the bedrock in this area of Western NC....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player:

                    Select DVDs suitable for children or adults...moreless

                  • Games:

                    Board games for various age-levels...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Reception for the TV is through a roof-mounted antenna. ...moreless

                  • Television:

                    32' flat screen TV with remote....moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Library:

                    Older and newer VHS movies for kids & adults....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        Long views over Gorges St. Park & into SC...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rafting

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Table in kitchen seats 4; patio table on covered Dining Deck seats 6...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 4 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Central heat & AC. Ceiliing fans in every room. ...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Dryer is in basement. Iron & ironing board are also in the basement....moreless

                      • Garage:

                        The garage is not accessible to renters/guests....moreless

                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet:

                        Wi-fi IS NOW AVAILABLE! Bring your lap-top & HDMI cable to stream movies on 32' TV....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        The living room is furnished with a couch, two rocking chairs, a swivel chair, as well as a coffee table, side tables and bookshelves. ...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Mountain Song has a private driveway....moreless

                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone:

                        Unlimited local calling; bring a phone card for long distance calls....moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Washer is in basement. Please replace laundry supplies used; they are provided for the Housekeeper....moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        Firewood for FIRST fire only is provided by owner. Please do NOT build a fire in summer months, or when the AC is in use!...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Drip coffee maker (basket-type filters)...moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Full set of standard cooking utensiils...moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Two full sets of dishes. Lots of coffee cups, beverage glasses & wine glasses...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        New Maytag dishwasher...moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Calphalon frying pans & griddle; new cooking pans; microwave safe Corning pans; Crock-pot...moreless

                      • Microwave:

                        Large microwave...moreless

                      • Oven:

                        Full size electric oven...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Four decks -a covered dining deck & bar, a covered long sitting deck with rocker, porch swing, lots of seating & views, master bedroom deck faces east, viewing deck for star gazing and long views over Gorges St. Park....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Please do not walk on rhododendrons, azaleas and other native plants we are trying to establish in the natural areas around the cabin....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Included
                           

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                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning $60
                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
                          • Tax Rate 11.75%

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                          Last updated: 10/27/2014
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                          Location

                          Located within easy driving distance of the BREVARD MUSIC FESTIVAL, Blue Ridge Parkway, City of Brevard, Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park and Dupont State Forest; Biltmore House and Asheville.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: I am a museum curator, and formerly worked with McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina. This work informed me about the folk life and history of North and South Carolina. I enjoy hiking and other outdoor activities, as well as attending concerts, such as those featured at the Brevard Music Festival.

                          Why the Owner Chose Brevard:
                          Our cabin, named Mountain Song, sits atop a sunny South-facing ridge surrounded by high peaks. Located in the Round Mountain area of Transylvania County, North Carolina, it commands a view of the peaks of North Carolina's Gorges State Park and South Carolina's Jocassee Gorges wilderness preserve. It is within easy driving distance of Pisgah National Forest and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The area offers some of the best hiking in the eastern United States, and also access to other outdoor activities such as visiting waterfalls and river rafting. The area is also a major center for pottery and other crafts. The Brevard Music Festival, about a half hour's drive away, offers world-class musical events all summer.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                          Mountain Song cabin is located in a part of Transylvania County that is relatively undiscovered, very close to the eastern entrance to Gorges State Park. We have easy access to Pisgah National Forest and all its trails, too. Transylvania County is known for its waterfalls, which number in the hundreds. Several of them, especially those in Dupont State Forest--also a short drive away - were used as locations for famous movies. When we aren't hiking, we often go into downtown Brevard, which has wonderful shops and restaurants. The cabin is only about an hour's drive down US Highway 178 to one of the few working grist mills in upstate South Carolina - Hagood Mill. At this historic site there are regular shows of authentic mountain crafts, performances of folk and bluegrass music and you can see grits and corn meal being ground in the old fashioned way. Even if you don't set foot off the property, just being at the cabin is so relaxing. The view from the deck is superb, and when we are not hiking or taking part is one of the activities in the Brevard area, such as the Brevard Music Festival concerts, we enjoy simply sitting on the deck with a good book and a glass of wine. We also enjoy collecting handmade pottery, which can be found at several studios and galleries in the Brevard area.


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                          Photos

                          • Morning mists overlooking NC Gorges State Park from the cabin

                            Morning mists overlooking NC Gorges State Park from the cabin

                          • Long view of the ridges from the outer deck.

                            Long view of the ridges from the outer deck.

                          • Living room is open and airy, with views of the mountains from every window.

                            Living room is open and airy, with views of the mountains from every window.

                          • Flowering Dogwoods below the Master Bedroom deck

                            Flowering Dogwoods below the Master Bedroom deck

                          • 2nd Bedroom has two twin beds, with room to read or relax during the day.

                            2nd Bedroom has two twin beds, with room to read or relax during the day.

                          • Private view from outer deck overlooks Gorges St. Park & Blue Ridge escarpment

                            Private view from outer deck overlooks Gorges St. Park & Blue Ridge escarpment

                          • Rock Creek Falls is a short drive or walk from the cabin

                            Rock Creek Falls is a short drive or walk from the cabin

                          • A cozy, private spot to read, relax or just watch the mountains and the birds.

                            A cozy, private spot to read, relax or just watch the mountains and the birds.

                          • Lake Jocassee & Gorges State Park lie at the foot of the escarpment near cabin

                            Lake Jocassee & Gorges State Park lie at the foot of the escarpment near cabin

                          • Sunset from the deck at Mountain Song cabin, overlooking NC Gorges State Park

                            Sunset from the deck at Mountain Song cabin, overlooking NC Gorges State Park

                          • Sunrise over Round Mt from the bedroom deck

                            Sunrise over Round Mt from the bedroom deck

                          • Long views toward South Carolina from cabin

                            Long views toward South Carolina from cabin

                          • Mountain Song Cabin with azaleas in bloom offers many views of the mountain

                            Mountain Song Cabin with azaleas in bloom offers many views of the mountain

                          • Azaleas, mountain laurel and rhododendron bloom in the spring around the cabin.

                            Azaleas, mountain laurel and rhododendron bloom in the spring around the cabin.

                          • Well-equipped kitchen with inviting views on three sides.

                            Well-equipped kitchen with inviting views on three sides.

                          • Roomy master bedroom opens to deck, has large closet , Queen bed & private bath

                            Roomy master bedroom opens to deck, has large closet , Queen bed & private bath

                          • Enjoy informal dining or just relaxing on the covered dining deck and bar.

                            Enjoy informal dining or just relaxing on the covered dining deck and bar.

                          • Lots of outdoor seating to enjoy the views and breezes

                            Lots of outdoor seating to enjoy the views and breezes

                          • Morning mist from bedroom deck

                            Morning mist from bedroom deck

                          • Deer below the outer deck

                            Deer below the outer deck

                          • The Toxaway River in nearby Gorges St. Park

                            The Toxaway River in nearby Gorges St. Park

                          • Springtime view of mountain ridges & dogwoods from the Master Bedroom deck.

                            Springtime view of mountain ridges & dogwoods from the Master Bedroom deck.

                          • Mountain Song cabin tucked into the hillside near Round Mountain

                            Mountain Song cabin tucked into the hillside near Round Mountain

                          • Winter snow at the community pond

                            Winter snow at the community pond

                          VRBO #266185

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Monday, October 27, 2014

                          $120 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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