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Spectacular Retreat! Family Get Togethers, Wedding Parties and Much More!

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our guests are awed by the beautiful Lodge on Pickard's Mountain. We host wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, reunions, business retreats, basketball and football getaways and a host of other truly special events. The Lodge is available for a minimum of three nights with full access to the property or for daily rentals for corporate meetings/events.

Fabulous stone fireplaces in the great room with huge glass doors lead to private walkways throughout the property. Cross the bridge to the Saltwater pool, relax on the slate patios or on your private balcony. Our guests enjoy coffee or a cocktail while they watch the sun rise or set. Or you can curl up with a book in a private area on the property.

A private, detached guest wing houses two bedrooms, both with queen beds and private bathrooms. The master has a king bed, private bath (with soaking tub), private balcony and a spiral staircase leading to the outdoor patio and pool.

The master is adjacent to the fourth bedroom which has two twin beds, a private bath and staircase leading to the fourth level reading nook and ladder to the turret. Bedroom five and six are in a private wing of the Lodge and have queen beds and private baths.

The commercial grade kitchen has double dishwashers and ovens, Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, three sinks and expansive Italian Marble counter tops. Our on site Property Manager can arrange grocery delivery, catering and full event planning as well as transportation, local farm visits and reservations at world class restaurants.

The amazing underground cave offers a fireplace, wet bar, home theater, pool table, wine cellar and exercise room and can host your entire party plus other guests in a very special space. Head up to the 4th level turret at sunset for a cocktail while enjoying the 360 degree view.

Keywords: Mountain Lodge, 8 miles to the Heart of the University of North Carolina, 8900 square feet with four massive fireplaces, expansive outdoor patios, balconies, outdoor kitchen, saltwater pool, six bedrooms plus a bunk room, 7.5 baths, 360 degree views from the 4th level, spectacular cave features fireplace, wet bar, pool table, home theater, wine cellar and exercise room, On Site Property Manager,


Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 9500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Guests and Events reviewed by owners on a case by case basis....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 12-20

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master with private balcony, private bathroom....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Separate wing of house, private bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Private Bath with Private Balcony...moreless

  • Bedroom 4

    Private Bathroom, private patio...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Private Bath, Private Balcony....moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 2 twin/ single

    Private Bath...moreless

  • Bunk Area: 2 double, 2 twin/ single

    Private Bath...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (2), Bunk Beds (2), Double Beds (2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 7 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Schedule a visit, you'll be amazed by Chapel HillTop Lodge.


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table:

    Located in the cave, which also includes the theater, with full satellite system, BluRay, DVD, Internet with NetFlix...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Full Satellite Selection of Channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Full House System with Spotify, Internet Radio, I Pod Hook up...moreless

  • Television:

    Three Televisions...moreless

  • VCR


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


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Chapel HillTop Lodge sits on 46 pristine acres with 150 acres of Conservation Land surrounding the Lodge. Amazing views down on Chapel Hill are perfect from outdoor patio or balconies of the bedrooms...moreless

  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    Up to 40 people inside plus another 100 on patios....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Four fireplaces including a massive two story great room fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Kitchen:

    Amazing Chef's Kitchen, fully stocked with dinner ware, pots, pans, cooking utensils, serving platters....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Double ovens, Conventional and Convection...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Three Private Decks, Two Patios, 600 square feel of outdoor slate pations...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Forty Six Acres with Organic Garden...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    On the patio with gas grill, counter area, full sink...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    55,000 gallon saltwater pool with Rock Diving Board...moreless



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  • Taxes Not included


50% of Rental Fees Due on Signing Contract, Plus Security Deposit

Balance Due 45 Days Prior to Check in

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NOTE: We've never kept a security deposit to date, all guests have been tremendously respectful of the property, which we appreciate.

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Raleigh Durham
8 Miles
Nearest Train
90 Miles
Nearest Beach

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: When we retired from the corporate world we wanted to use our 30 years of Corporate Hospitality to offer spectacular properties to discerning travelers. Truly memorable events deserve amazing facilities and The Lodge at Pickard's Mountain is certainly amazing. Hiking the trails, watching the sunrise from the private balcony or slate patio, visiting with your guests in the cave or great room or enjoying the sunset from the upper meadow are all possible at the Lodge. We enjoy making your stay at on the Mountain spectacular in every respect.

Why the Owner Chose Chapel Hill:
Chapel Hill is the most beautiful place in the Piedmont. This home offers the best of the mountains while still being convenient to everything the area offers.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Totally Private Environment for Guests. The Lodge sits on Pickard's Mountain and is surrounded by 46 acres for the Lodge property. In addition an adjacent 180 acres are in conservation preservation land. The Lodge is the most spectacular property in the area. Treat your guests to an amazing experience in this multi-million dollar retreat.

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  • Grand Lodge Entry

    Grand Lodge Entry

  • Black Walnut Dining Table

    Black Walnut Dining Table

  • Full Commercial Kitchen

    Full Commercial Kitchen

  • Breakfast Nook

    Breakfast Nook

  • From the Master Bedroom

    From the Master Bedroom

  • Master Bath w/ Spiral Staircase to Patios

    Master Bath w/ Spiral Staircase to Patios

  • Saltwater Deep Water Pool

    Saltwater Deep Water Pool

  • Dining on the Patio of the Outdoor Kitchen

    Dining on the Patio of the Outdoor Kitchen

  • Enjoy the Pool Table, Wet Bar and Home Theater in the Cave

    Enjoy the Pool Table, Wet Bar and Home Theater in the Cave

  • Completely Safe, there are no Lions at the Lodge!

    Completely Safe, there are no Lions at the Lodge!

  • Stained Glass Entrance Foyer

    Stained Glass Entrance Foyer

  • Soaring Fireplace in Great Room

    Soaring Fireplace in Great Room

  • Sunrise over Chapel Hill, from the Master Bedroom

    Sunrise over Chapel Hill, from the Master Bedroom

  • Gathering Spot with Fireplace

    Gathering Spot with Fireplace

  • Master Bedroom with Fireplace

    Master Bedroom with Fireplace

  • View from the Pool

    View from the Pool

  • Slate Patios Surround the Lodge

    Slate Patios Surround the Lodge

  • Full Home Theater in the Cave

    Full Home Theater in the Cave

  • Beautiful Flowers throughout the Grounds

    Beautiful Flowers throughout the Grounds

  • Sunset over the Garden

    Sunset over the Garden

VRBO #401536

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