Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076
Book Online or call VRBO Booking Assistance: 888-829-7076

Upscale Mountain Vacation Home - Beautiful Wooded Setting

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This beautiful mountain home is nestled high in the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounded by two gentle streams on 26 private, wooded acres. It is adjacent to Jones Gap and Caesar's Head State Parks, a part of the 10,000-acre protected environment for many rare and endangered plant and animal species known as the Mountain Bridge Wilderness. Hiking and mountain biking trails abound here and in the nearby DuPont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest.

The house itself has the warmth and charm of gentler times when families from Greenville came to the mountains to escape summer’s heat and humidity. It has since been thoroughly reconstructed with the installation of a gourmet kitchen, totally new infrastructure including new bathrooms, central heating and air conditioning. We call it “Pentimento” because the charm of the old subtly shines through the new.

There is a master suite with a king-sized bed and adjacent full bath on the first floor. Upstairs, a second master suite has a king-sized bed, a private full bath and walk-in closet. Two more bedrooms, one with a queen-sized bed and the other with two double beds, share a third full bath.

The house comfortably sleeps three or four couples, or two couples plus several single adults or young children. The dining area table seats a maximum of eight people.

The wrap-around porch and wood burring stone fireplace in the living room are both great places for gathering family and friends.

In addition to hiking and biking, there are several great golf courses nearby as well as fishing horseback riding, river rafting and many other outdoor adventures. The nearby City of Brevard, home of Brevard College and world famous Brevard Music Center, offers great restaurants, arts and crafts and shopping. There are many summer children’s camps nearby including YMCA Camp Greenville and its a great wedding venue, Pretty Place (Symmes Chapel).

We’re centrally located to conveniently explore the entire Upstate South Carolina/Western North Carolina area. Hendersonville, Asheville and Greenville are all within 40 to 80 minutes away.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
October 21, 2017

About The Owner

My husband and I are high-tech industry retirees who are fortunate enough to be able to spend part of our year in the fantastic Upstate South Carolina/Western North Carolina mountains. We rebuilt this wonderful vacation home in 2004 and are happy to share it with others who love the area as much as we do.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose South Carolina

This property has been in our family since it was built in 1939 by my grandmother as a respite from Greenville's summer heat. Previously used only in the warm months, the house has been completely renovated with a gourmet kitchen and a totally new infrastructure including comfortable, year-round central heating and air conditioning.

We were able to perserve the warmth and charm of this mountain get away while still having all the comfort and conveniences of the 21st century!

What makes this house unique

We are ideally surrounded by state parks in both North and South Carolina which provide many hiking and mountain biking trails with great waterfalls and wilderness vistas. You can escape the feeling of suburbia while still having ready access to shopping and entertainment in nearby Brevard or, a little further away, Asheville NC and Greenville SC.

Or you just walk out the door and hike down the fascinating Jones Gap!

Amenities

Cleveland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Overnight occupants are required to use only the five beds provided. Infants can be accommodated in renter-provided “Pack ’N Play” or similar cribs.
  • Use of air mattresses, sleeping bags, camping outside, use of couch as bed, etc. is prohibited.
  • Guests are required to comply with all items on the Guest Check-out List posted in the kitchen.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Set on 26 private wooded acres with two small streams adjacent to Jones Gap State Park with many nearby hiking and mountain biking facilites.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Upscale Mountain Vacation Home - Beautiful Wooded Setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Best House for the Location and Money

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 and another family of 4 just stayed over Memorial Weekend and we all loved it. You will not find a finer nicer home for your family to stay in. We all said that we could live in this house. It has everything that you could possibly need plus everything was top of the line. No expense spared in this house. The views were excellent and everything is near by. We said we would come back to this house again and again if available.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful stay in the mountains for the holiday. The house is down a drive in the middle of a rhododendron woods. The house was incredibly stocked, no need to pack anything but your clothes for your stay. The living room was a perfect size for family to sit and visit and enjoy the fire. Beds were very comfortable with very cozy bedding and the firewood was fully stocked for our evening fires. Nearby Brevard is a wonderful little town. I can only imagine how beautiful the property would be in the spring with the rhododendron in bloom.

The owners were very easy to contact and very helpful. I would love to go back in the warmer weather for fly fishing and hiking.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Atlanta, GA
5

A perfect central location; beautiful, comfortable cabin that welcomes you home away from home!!

  • 5 of 5

I so enjoyed the ease and convenience of this great cabin. So close to Caesar's Head, Dupont Forest, Symmes Chapel, and Pisgah --- we hiked each day and didn't have to travel that far to get to these awesome places. The cabin is just beautiful! You could feel the love and history in all the great details of the cabin and its surroundings. It was very clean, well equipped kitchen, big bedrooms and baths, and a great comfy living room with a big fireplace! Awesome porch. Owners are a pleasure to work with -you will not be disappointed in this great cabin. Look forward to a return visit!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this beautiful and well appointed home. Great kitchen with everything you will need and more, wonderful beds with high quality bedding and sheets and an absolutely fabulous porch. We spent most of our time there. The porch had a swing and comfortable chairs and was especially alluring at night when it was a little cooler. The home is centrally located to many local attractions including hiking and waterfalls. We plan to return.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
near Atlanta
5

Beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Great getaway!! Four couples in all, for four nights at this lovely cabin built in 1939; but has since been renovated. A lot of time spent on roomy porch enjoying the surrounding wooded views. 2 couples had their own en suite bathroom. 3rd spacious bathroom shared by 2 other couples. Kitchen very well equipped with 2 ovens, microwave, coffee maker and large walk-in pantry that stored all kinds of dishes and pots and pans. In short, we lacked for nothing! Easy day trips were taken to Brevard, Asheville, Greenville & quaint Hendersonville. What differentiated this cabin from other cabins, was the care taken with the decor. Loved the rustic charm and vintage feel of the cabin; tastefully decorated.Lots of wonderful books scattered about, but too busy going & visiting to do any reading! Maybe on next visit!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
Bluffton,South Carolina, USA
5

"Pentimento" is "Excellento"

  • 5 of 5

This was our fly fishing groups 2nd time renting "Pentimento". It is such a great place, very comfortable and relaxing. The home is set back from the main road and surrounded by woods, so it's very private. Downtown Brevard is only about 12 miles away. The kitchen is the best equipped rental we've ever been - two ovens, microwave, toaster oven, lots of flatware, pots/pans, dishes, etc. It also has any kitchen tool/utensil you would ever need, and everything is good quality. The beds are very comfortable and the home is very clean, and well-maintained.

Drawbacks? - The front access stairs might seem intimidating at first glance. However, we are in our 60's and 70's and had no real problem. However, I would not recommend this rental for anyone with a serious physical disability.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Approximate Location

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Registration Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund