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Lakefront Mountain Retreat - Wifi/Pets/Pool/Golf/Tennis

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Last updated: 05/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Surrounded by the gentle grace of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this stunning lakefront home is the real 'On Golden Pond.' The lakefront mountain retreat is nestled on a private, 1+ acre wooded lot in Sherwood Forest, a 1000 acre Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary with only 200 houses, in Brevard, NC. Relax, watch and enjoy the natural surroundings of the lake and mountains and look for the white squirrels local to the area. Golf awaits on the 18-hole, par three course with pro shop (open year round). You may also swim in the heated junior Olympic-size pool, play tennis, hike on any of the 22 miles of well-marked hiking trails located within the neighborhood, and enjoy the five lakes for fishing, swimming or canoeing (canoe, paddles, and life vests are provided for use). Lakes are stocked with bass and bluegill with no fishing license required.

The cabin is beautifully furnished and features 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths with two master bedrooms each with its own full private bath plus one additional bedroom and additional full bath. There is also central air conditioning/heat, a fully-equipped remodeled kitchen with new appliances, a wood burning fireplace in the living room, vaulted ceilings, and a new glassed-in sunroom with a gas fireplace, a screened-in porch and outside decks all overlooking the lake. For your entertainment there are 3 HD flat-screened televisions with satellite service with pay-for-view and 2 DVD players. And for your convenience, there is wireless internet and a full laundry with washer and dryer.

Our lakefront mountain retreat is located only ten minutes from DuPont State Forest and Caesar's Head State Park with its incredible waterfalls, over 80 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, and amazing overlooks. You are also within 10 miles from the Pisgah National Forest where you will find the Davidson River which boast more trophy trout per mile than any other stream in the country and unbelievable waterfalls. There is also tubing, rafting, horsebacking and Sliding Rock!

Brevard truly has something for everyone besides the 250 named waterfalls and hundreds of acres of the six state and national forests that surround it: There is also a thriving music and arts community, fantastic shopping, and outstanding dining in this charming Appalachian town. You may also want to visit The Flat Rock Playhouse, Biltmore Estate, and Carl Sandburg home that are but a few of the nearby cultural attractions. Visit and you'll understand why Rand McNally, The Wall Street Journal and National Geographic Traveler name this area one of America's top ten places to live and play.

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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    This is a NON SMOKING unit both INSIDE AND OUT....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We love well-behaved pets but there is a $75 pet fee....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Other (See Description)

    We have 2 air mattresses for young kids...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) There are new luxury quality pillow top queens beds in all bedrooms. There are air mattresses for young kids....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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  • All bathrooms are new with stand-up showers and vessel sinks.

Other Amenities

  • We have a canoe with life jackets and paddles for our renters use tied to our private dock. There is a golf course, tennis courts, ping pong, a pool and 21 hiking trails in the neighborhood. There are 5 lakes in the neighborhood that are stocked with fish. No fishing licenses are required. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library:

    on dish network...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (3) There is dish network connected on all three TVs with pay-per-view....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

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
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    The house sits on Betty Kay Lake, the largest of five lakes....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    The elevation is at 3000 feet overlooking the mountains....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Inside dining for 6, screened-in patio for 4, outside overlooking the lake for 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Gas Fireplace:

    There is a gas fireplace in the glass enclosed dining room overlooking the lake....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All luxury linens provided with 500 thread count sheets....moreless

  • Living Room:

    leather couches, love seat, and overstuffed chair...moreless

  • Parking:

    enough space for at least 3 cars ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Maximum of 4 days....moreless

  • Telephone:

    2 landline phones...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    yes ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full-size washer....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    There is a full brick fireplace in the living room....moreless

Kitchen

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The balcony overlooks the lake....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) There are outside decks with seating for 6 and a screened-in patio all overlooking the lake....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    There is a public gazebo....moreless

  • Golf:

    There is a golf course in the neighborhood....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We allow all of our guests the utilization of our private dock, canoe, paddles and life jackets....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a heated junior Olympic-size pool opened Memorial Day to Labor Day...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

4.9
from 43 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day - Labor Day 2017
May 26 - Sep 3, 2017
4 night min stay
$250
$1,750 $7,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Fall thru Spring 2017
Sep 4 - Nov 17, 2017
2 night min stay
$200
$1,400 $5,600
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
$1,750
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200
$1,400 $5,600
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 11.75%

Notes:

During the summer season we rent weekly with turnover days on Saturdays.

During major holidays rates for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's are $17500 per week or $250 per night and most require a one-week minimum.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

29 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville, NC or Greenville, SC
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Too many!
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sherwood Forest Golf Course
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
276
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Too many!
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
sapphire valley, NC

Car: Necessary

Our lakefront mountain retreat is located only ten minutes from DuPont State Forest and Caesar's Head State Park with its incredible waterfalls, over 80 miles of hiking and mountain bike trails, and amazing overlooks. You are also within 10 miles from the Pisgah National Forest where you will find the Davidson River which boast more trophy trout per mile than any other stream in the country and unbelievable waterfalls. There is also tubing, rafting, horsebacking and Sliding Rock!

Brevard truly has something for everyone besides the 250 named waterfalls and hundreds of acres of the six state and national forests that surround it: There is also a thriving music and arts community, fantastic shopping, and outstanding dining in this charming Appalachian town. You may also want to visit The Flat Rock Playhouse, Biltmore Estate, and Carl Sandburg home that are but a few of the nearby cultural attractions. Visit and you'll understand why Rand McNally, The Wall Street Journal and National Geographic Traveler name this area one of America's top ten places to live and play.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I am a wife, mother, business owner, and dog trainer. I fell in love with this house and area on vacation and purchased it in 2007. If I could earn a living there, I would be there full-time so maybe when I retire... I get great pleasure from guests renting my house and enjoying it as much as I do. My guests tend to be fun and fabulous people who want to enjoy the mountains and water in a beautiful place and not be cooped up in a hotel room. Most of my guests are repeat renters and come back every year. I enjoy helping them get the most out of their time in Brevard and have a lot of documents I can provide on "best and favorite things in the area" based on your personal desires. Please let me know how I can service you best!

Why the Owner Chose Brevard, NC, USA:
After looking for a vacation home for over 10 years, Steve and I finally found this unbelievable place. When we saw it I knew right way it was "the one" when we saw the lake view. The realtor was smart and showed us the property even though I told her it was more than I wanted to spend because it was waterfront (: 10 years later we love it even more each time we are there.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Having a combination of lake and mountains cannot be beaten. We love that we are close to such a quaint town with lots of restaurants, but even closer to beautiful parks with waterfalls.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/25/2017

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Photos

  • Front yard view in the summer

    Front yard view in the summer

  • Betty Kay Lake in the late fall

    Betty Kay Lake in the late fall

  • Front of the house in the spring

    Front of the house in the spring

  • Glassed-in dining room facing the lake with gas fireplace

    Glassed-in dining room facing the lake with gas fireplace

  • Newly renovated kitchen

    Newly renovated kitchen

  • Great room (wood burning fireplace not shown)

    Great room (wood burning fireplace not shown)

  • Master bedroom #1

    Master bedroom #1

  • Newly renovated bathroom with a glass shower.

    Newly renovated bathroom with a glass shower.

  • Bathroom #3 with glassed-in stand up shower and walnut counter top

    Bathroom #3 with glassed-in stand up shower and walnut counter top

  • Our road in the fall

    Our road in the fall

  • At the top of the neighborhood overlooking our lake

    At the top of the neighborhood overlooking our lake

  • Front yard view in the early fall

    Front yard view in the early fall

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • Glassed-In Dining Room that faces the lake

    Glassed-In Dining Room that faces the lake

  • Screened-in patio overlooking the lake

    Screened-in patio overlooking the lake

  • Wood burning fireplace in great room

    Wood burning fireplace in great room

  • New Master Bath #1

    New Master Bath #1

  • Master bath #2

    Master bath #2

  • Master bedroom #2

    Master bedroom #2

  • Trout Lake with a set of swings for the kids

    Trout Lake with a set of swings for the kids

  • Caesar's Head Park overlook 5 minutes away

    Caesar's Head Park overlook 5 minutes away

  • Triple Falls in DuPont 10 minutes away

    Triple Falls in DuPont 10 minutes away

VRBO #143907

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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