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Recent Upcountry reviews

  • A Great Find!

    "The house was all it claimed to be and more! It looked just like the pictures, was clean and well maintained. It really felt like home with comfortable furniture and plenty to do (easy access to the dock, kayaks, fishing, many board games, ping pong, tv and dvd's, deck with grill). My son never got bored for a moment. The views from the house were great but sitting on the dock was wonderful. There were comfortable chairs provided and the fish were jumping out of the water. Besides the noise we made the only sounds we heard were the birds. It was very relaxing. I contacted the owner for a last minute booking and she responded right away and exchanged several emails to work around my schedule. I highly recommend staying here and can't wait to go back!"
    Guest: Shelley Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 21, 2014
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  • Perfect for a Large Group!

    "I wanted to plan a reunion trip to a Clemson football game with many other friends, but was having trouble finding a home large enough to accommodate our group. I was beginning to look at renting two smaller homes when I found this listing. John is a wonderful owner; he is very prompt, friendly and informative if you have any questions about the property. I booked the trip and the house was better than I could have ever imagined - The house is massive inside! The bedrooms are set up well, and the two kitchens and living rooms are wonderful. There are plenty of bathrooms and the house was clean with tons of linens. Everyone was comfortable during our stay! The dock was perfect for our rental pontoon, and the location is very close to campus. I am extremely happy with how everything worked out, and cannot wait to rent this property again!"
    Guest: Julie Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 15, 2014
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  • Greenville Easley area

    "Absolutely perfect in every way! Loved the views and wrap around porches. Downstairs was great to watch TV and great view from there. Can walk out from downstairs to dock or sit and swing. Also very private. Will return again."
    Guest: Debbie B. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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  • Excellent get away for a large family

    "We were introduced to VRBO.com with friend at work, and with my large family we found this property that is big enough to swallow my entire 16++ family members.. We gave it shot and it turned out fabulous.. As soon we got to the front door everybody was like wow!!!! The house was very clean, and very well stocked, the bedrooms were neat and there was enough supply of linen and towels.. The jacuzzi on the main floor was the bom.. Kids had blast in the jacuzzi.. On the basement we never got tired of games.. Wish we had like week because the 4days we were there, we never felt like leaving.. The kitchen is very big and open making it easy to prepare meals, there were enough pans and pots and enough utensils for big family. Costwise this property was budget friendly Plus we had last minute discount "can't get it any better than we did". The owner is very efficient with his paperwork and as long as you take care of his property he gets your depost back in less than 2weeks.. And he is just a phone call away incase you need anything while at the property.. The driveway was big enough to carry all our six cars, though your packing brakes must be good because the driveway is a little bit sloppy😊 My parents used to wake up early and sit on the screened deck and enjoy looking at the lake.. We loves this property and it beck in the woods in gated community, very nice and quiet.. We are planning to go back again when time allows.."
    Guest: The jojeta's Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 15, 2015
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Upcountry Travel Tips

South Carolina Upcountry Lodging in the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains

Set in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, South Carolina Upcountry vacation rentals are found in a wonderful location. The "Upcountry" is made up of the counties of Oconee, Pickens, Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg and Cherokee. Visitors to this unique paradise may wish to use Greenville/Spartanburg airport which is served by most major airlines. For those looking to drive here, the region has excellent major roads with I-85 running through the area, connecting to I-385. There are also several highways, such as US 123 (Calhoun Memorial Highway), US 25, US 29 and US 279.

The Upcountry of South Carolina has less subtropical weather than the coast, with hot summer temperatures averaging between the mid-80s to high-90s Fahrenheit. Winters fall below freezing but rain is more likely than snow.

Wonder at the Waterfalls of South Carolina

With at least 25 waterfalls around these South Carolina Upcountry lake rentals, visitors may find at least two vacations here are required to explore them all. Each and every one is well worth the effort it takes to get to them, ranging from an easy hike up to difficult climbs. The Brasstown Falls is a moderately difficult hike, with the reward of three waterfalls. For the more adventurous, head to Long Creek Falls. This 1.6-mile unofficial trail may not be well-marked but the 50-foot cascade is worth the effort. Those seeking a moderately easy walk will find the waterfall at the Station Cove Historic Site is a nice one to start with. An added bonus is the wonderful wildflowers and rare plants growing along the way.

Explore the Mountains, Parks and Towns

There is much to keep even the most demanding visitor occupied around South Carolina Upcountry lake rentals. The obvious attractions are the outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and climbing. However, there is much more on offer in this wonderful region. If visitors want a thrill to remember, the whitewater rafting is amazing! The State Parks here are all worth visiting, with great recreation activities, trails to be explored and lakes to be fished.

Among the many parks is Keowee-Toxaway State Natural Area. This area, with its incredible vistas of the Blue Ridge and woods brimming with wildflowers, rhododendrons, mountain laurel and more, is seriously breathtaking. Here, visitors can hike the trails through the 50,000 acres of undisturbed, protected land to view the 2,000-foot fall where the Blue Ridge Mountains lead to the Piedmont below.

No trip to South Carolina Upcountry vacation rentals will be complete without a visit to Devils Fork State Park. Why? Because it is the only public access to Lake Jocassee, an undeveloped 7,500-acre reservoir hidden deep in the Blue Ridge. This area is great for lakeside fishing, boating, and even scuba diving. While here, visitors should keep the camera handy; they might spot one of the black bears that live here. Hiking the nature trails, visitors should also keep an eye out for the bald eagles and peregrine falcons that swoop through the bright blue skies.

Turkeys and Bobcats and Bears! Oh My!

Imagine waking in your chosen South Carolina Upcountry lodging to watch the wildlife--turkeys, wild boar, deer, racoon and, if you are very lucky, a bear--within an easy drive to the nearest town. These spacious properties provide everything you need to make your dream vacation. Many come with extras such as hot tubs, DVDs and games systems. Visitors with four-legged family members will find a choice of properties that cater to them too. No one is overlooked!

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