Charming Home Nestled in Forest Near Trails and Duke(29 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Private Home Nestled in Forest (2+ BR, 1 bath, Sleeps 1-6)
The master bedroom has a Queen-size Sleep Number bed, blackout curtains and a private, enclosed deck off the back of the house. The second bedroom has a full-size bed with a sateen comforter set, blackout curtains and two windows into the forest. The 400 square foot loft has a large forest-view skylight and is outfitted with two desks and reading chairs, as well as a futon sofa/bed. The loft provides an additional semi-private sleeping space (there is a door). Linens are provided for the full-size loft futon bed and a twin air mattress upon request. The bathroom is newly remodeled and the kitchen is fully equipped with all that you need to enjoy cooking and baking during your stay (including a new side-by-side refrigerator, a new glass-top stove/oven, a dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster and basic pantry items such as salt and pepper, spices, flour, sugar, olive oil, basic condiments, tea, honey, and coffee to start your first morning). We strive to provide all of the comforts of home including high-speed wireless internet, a charging station, a hair dryer, ironing board and iron, shampoo and conditioner, first aid kit, hand lotion, zip lock bags, saran wrap, food storage containers and more.
This home is ideal for visiting scholars, couples and families of all varieties, parents visiting adult children at Duke or in the general area, patients/families visiting or receiving treatment at Duke Medical Center (ask about our discounts for medical visits), solo travelers and anyone seeking some peaceful time.
We welcome families with small children (we have two of our own!). There is a play area in the side yard, which we put together for our daughter on her second birthday--it includes a small slide, a children's picnic table and a sand box. A gate for the bottom of the stairs, a twin air mattress, pack-n-play, high chair, and children's toys and books are also available upon request.
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Member since: 2011
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Large vanity with drawers, medicine cabinet over toilet, combination bathtub/shower with luxury shower head and secondary hand-held shower head; heavy duty vertical safety hand rail on wall at edge of tub. Hair dryer, first aid kit, cotton balls, cotton swabs, hand lotion and hand soap provided. ...moreless
- Guitar available for use.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Aug 31, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee $90 + tax
- Tax Rate 13.5%
SMOKING IS PROHIBITED ANYWHERE ON THE PREMISES.
There is a $15 per night fee for each guest over 4 (up to 6). Mid-stay cleaning ($70) is required for stays longer than 3 weeks. Maximum stay is 6 weeks. Pets are allowed only when approved in writing and for an additional $100 deposit.
Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to arrival (45 days for monthly rentals) are subject to a $50 or 5% (whichever is greater) service fee. Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within 30 (45) days of arrival date, forfeit full advance payment.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: This was our home for years. We were married next to the Eno River within walking distance of the home and our reception was held on the deck afterward (in April when the azaleas are in full bloom)! With the birth of our second child we moved to nearby Chapel Hill. We love this beautiful forest location so much that we couldn't bear to part with the home and instead decided to share it with others. We still visit often.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love to walk the miles of nature trails that begin at the end of the driveway and lead to the Eno River. The Eno River trails are a favorite in our family- they provided the backdrop for our wedding and we still walk them often!
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Front deck with table seating four and two Adirondack chairs for forest viewing.
Dining area and kitchen.
View of living room and dining area. Hallway to bedrooms is out of view to left
Living room with vaulted ceiling and skylights.
Master bedroom with Queen-size Sleep Number bed and attached private deck
Forest view from back deck off of master bedroom.
Updated bathroom with luxury shower head and large vanity.
Entrance to Eno River State Park Pump Station Trail ~10 minute walk from house.
View of Eno River from the Pump Station Trail.
Seating for 4 on front deck looking away from front of house toward forest view.
Fully equipped kitchen.
Living room and picture window with forest view.
Semi-private loft room. Full size futon provides extra sleeping space.
Master bedroom with Queen-size Sleep Number bed and attached private deck.
Antique full size bed in second bedroom with Sateen quilt.
Nature trail, which begins at the top of driveway leads to Eno River State Park.
The beginning of the Pump Station Trail.
Wild flowers blooming alongside the Eno River Park Pump Station Trail.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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