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Recent Upcountry reviews

  • Great house - will definitely stay here again.

    "loved it."
    Guest: Tricia T. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 3, 2014
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  • Perfect for families with children over four years old

    "Our family, which included five adults and seven children ages 4 to 13, had a great time at this house over the weekend. It is exactly as pictured. Positives: 1.Everybody agreed that the beds were comfortable. All of them were actual beds; none of them were sleeper sofas. There were plenty of sheets, blankets, and quilts to go around. 2. The "water toys" were a lot of fun. We enjoyed the john boat, canoe, pedal boat, and kayak. It helped that the weather was unseasonably warm: high of 82 degrees one of the days. 3. The house was very lived-in; nothing too fancy which put our minds at ease concerning the children. 4. The ping pong/pool table was well-used by the kids during our indoor hours. 5. We had brought our own games, but if we hadn't it would have been okay because there were quite a few already there. 6. There were plenty of towels to go around if we had kept track of our own towels and used them more than once. 7. The water pressure in the showers was great. 8. There was a basket of goodies on the table welcoming us upon check-in. It was the perfect start to our vacation and such a nice touch. Negatives: 1. The water heater is apparently too small to accommodate 12 people. I was always the first to take a shower in the morning, and by the time I was finished, the water was already cooling off. Several family members commented that their showers had been cold. 2. The kitchen, while well-equipped, was very small. The table in the kitchen only seats four. There is, however, a picnic table on the screened porch. 3. One of the bedrooms in the basement was also the home to the hot water heater (I think) which is out in the open and not in a closet. We didn't feel comfortable having any of the kids sleep in that room because if they had awakened during the night, it probably would have scared them. My brother and sister in law graciously volunteered to sleep in that room, but I'm not sure they slept very well because of the noise. 4. The home is not very aesthetically pleasing. The furniture in the great room leaves much to be desired. There was a comfortable couch but everything else was wicker with vinyl cushions. Nothing in the house matches and there is not even a color scheme of any kind. However, as I said above, it was nice not to be afraid the kids were going to mess anything up."
    Guest: R and H S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 28, 2014
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  • Family Reunion - celebrating new grandchildren, this is the place to be!

    "While our family lives all over the USA, we were able to meet in this lovely home and celebrate the births of 2 new grandchildren! The babies are 1 and 2 months old and when I saw the pictures of the porch with the rocking chairs, I knew this was the place we wanted to be. It is so comfortable and spacious! We enjoyed having the space to come together for meals and movies but also loved the personal spaces available for rest or time alone. The proximity to amenities is phenomenal yet one can easily forget the hustle and bustle of every day life and enjoy time and life on the lake. The owners are respectful, considerate and easy to work with. They obviously care about keeping their home in excellent condition and providing a quality product for your money. I am so glad we found this home on VRBO and would love to return one day."
    Guest: Paula R Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: May 3, 2015
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  • Wow

    "We truly enjoyed our stay. Home was inviting, comfortable, and beautiful."
    Guest: Bubbadoo Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014
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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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