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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

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.

Keywords: Cottage/House

More Details

Owner
Paula Kvarnberg
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Paula Kvarnberg

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!

Paula Kvarnberg purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Paula Kvarnberg chose Smoky Mountains

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.

What makes this cottage unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful home with us and WHAT a setting! It really is like being on the real on golden pond. We appreciate your hospitality and helping us plan a great vacation for our entire family. We loved all of the suggestions for restaurants and things to do in the area. My favorite part was sitting on the dock in the evening fishing or just having a relaxing glass of wine as the sun set. We also appreciated how clean your house was and that every room was exactly as pictured on the website. (We've been unpleasantly surprised a few times.) We'll definitely be back!!!
Jun 2012
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Amenities

Brevard Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms are new with stand-up showers and vessel sinks.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Other (See Description) - We have 2 air mattresses for young kids
  • Queen size Beds (3) There are new luxury quality pillow top queens beds in all bedrooms. There are air mattresses for young kids.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
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
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lakefront Mountain Retreat - WiFi/Pets/Pool/Golf/Tennis
average rating of 4.931818 based on 45 reviews
5

Awesome property, very clean and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. I loved the lake and the view. Enjoyed the canoe. We loved Brevard, spent several hours at Oskar blues, with our chocolate lab Zeke. Great weekend,house was perfect. Can't wait to come back when it's warm enough to swim.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed my home and all of the things that the neighborhood and area have to offer. Come back anytime!
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Port St Lucie, Florida
5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully appointed cabin on a lake with a spectacular view every day. Great hiking all around Sherwood Forest and we almost never saw another car so it was also very private. Our dogs loved the hiking and the weather was so wonderfully cool but the fireplace really warmed us up in the chilly mornings as we had our breakfast.Not to miss if you go is the town of Brevard with wonderful restaurants and shopping and do go to the Dupont Forest and hike to the falls, they were gorgous as our pictures we took can attest to. Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2008
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Luci and Ron, I'm so glad you enjoyed the house and the area. Please come back when you can! Paula
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed my home and the area! Come back anytime!
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5

We had a wonderful visit!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the house, the lake, and the beauty of the area! It was a wonderful time! We especially enjoyed being close to Brevard, the waterfalls, and the restaurants!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you took advantage of all of the things that Brevard has to offer!
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Jacksonville, FL
5

Fabulous place, fabulous things to see and do, fabulous vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I rented the house for 5 days - just me and my 2 border collies. Everything was perfect - the house, the location across the street from a private lake, the serenity of it all. My plan was to take the dogs hiking and swimming every day and we met that goal. The house is convenient to both DuPont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest. We ventured to Chimney Rock too, although that trip was a bit further. The city of Brevard was just a 15 minute drive and there were lots of great places to eat in town. I can't wait to come back and next time I'm dragging my friends with me! I have other friends who rented this house in the past and raved about it, and they were right!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay, quiet and secluded yet close to town and parks.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation! Paula was a great host who maintained contact throughout our stay. The house was fully stocked with everything you would need. We were able to grill outside, swim, canoe, and fish in the lake, and hike throughout the rest of the neighborhood. Having our beloved dog with us was a plus. Close to the city of Brevard nearby state parks and national forest. Small local grocery store right at neighborhood entrance. Plan to stay again, we had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Jamie! It sounds like you took lots of great opportunities to enjoy the area. Please come back anytime!
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Map

Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Asheville, NC or Greenville, SC
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Too many!
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sherwood Forest Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
276
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Too many!
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
sapphire valley, NC
Nearest Point of Interest
Lakefront Mountain Retreat
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.

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Rates & Availability

Brevard Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Memorial Day - Labor Day 2017
May 26 2017 - Sep 3 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
$7,000
 
 
Fall thru Spring 2017
Sep 4 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
$5,600
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
$5,600
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

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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