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A Restful Retreat In The Mountains Of Western North Carolina

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Enjoy a quiet retreat in a private wooded setting nestled in the WNC mountains, just outside of Brevard. Although you may feel remote, you'll actually be an amazing short drive to many destinations, that is sure to please anyone! The house was built in a free-flowing floor plan (all rooms connect, no hallways), which was common in rural areas. This older house has a full kitchen, dining room and large family area that has room to stretch out and relax. There are three bedrooms and a large bathroom that is built at the end of the house. The yard has a fire pit that you can enjoy and there is small charcoal grill to cook on. Under the canopy of a huge oak is a homemade picnic table and a two person swing. Here in Transylvania County we have 3 different park lands that provide miles of hiking, biking and horse trails. Fly-fishing, water tubing, rock climbing & picnicking and don't forget to view some of our 250 waterfalls. You are less than 5 miles from the Pisgah National Forest, 15 minutes to DuPont State Park and 30 minutes to Gorges State Park. If the outdoors aren't to your liking, you are just minutes away from Brevard, for dining, art/crafts, music and shops. If you get a chance, check out some of our festivals.

Junette & Mike McCarson
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed the stay. We would definitely come back next summer, as the house is really nice.
Oct 2014
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Pisgah Forest Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please respect house and grounds
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Make up dresser with chair. Large mirror.
  • Freshen up or restore yourself with a hot shower or bath.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Closet. Shelves. 2 mirrors
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Dresser & two separate closets. Full length mirror
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
This area also has...Brewery Tours, Eco Tourism, Kayaking, Spelunking, Various Musical Events, Wildlife Viewing and Winery Tours


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(42 traveler reviews)

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A Restful Retreat In The Mountains Of Western North Carolina
average rating of 4.7380953 based on 44 reviews

Great property!!

  • 4 of 5

We chose this property because it was close to sliding rock. Grocery stores and resteraraunts are close by. We had a great time staying at Carolina Spicewood!! Kids had plenty of room to play and the fire pit is awesome. I recommend staying here!!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and charming mountain house

  • 5 of 5

Before reviewing the house, we have to say that the owners were so thoughtful and accommodating that it really made us love the place even more. Every little detail is accounted for in some way and there is access to many of the things that you would find need of in a home, vacation or not. The owners saw to it that those things are available. As for the house, our family loved it! It was an older style home that has been taken care of through the years. It reminded us all of a mix between my grandmother's house and a beach cottage. Sounds odd I know, but we loved how we could open the windows and doors throughout the house and take in that wonderful mountain air, and at 56 degrees at 7am in July - we will take it! We were able to do everything we intended to do while in the area and the house served as a perfect spot for a home base. We enjoyed ourselves tremendously and loved, loved, loved the gas range and water heater! We would definitely stay again upon return to the area. Cannot say enough good things about the house or its owners. A real embodiment of what the VRBO experience should be about - good people, good homes and good times! Thanks again J & M, we will not soon forget it!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC USA

Quiet getaway with great yard

  • 4 of 5

Nice touches in this mountain house. We especially liked the side yard with picnic table, grill and fire pit. Great place to spend a cool evening in the mountains.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great property when visiting the area

  • 5 of 5

the house served us well for our stay enough room for the 5 of us the mud room worked great with 2 grand kids the fire pit in the evening and the owner was cheerful and helpful with the T V overall we will use again when visiting the area

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Above and beyond expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We walked into a warm cozy cottage 1/4 mile into the woods in the mountains. Like going to Grandmas old home place. The cubbards had everything I forgot and then some, there were treats for the kids, everything was just perfect for our 3 day adventure in Pisgah National Forest...... will go back someday for sure!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and fair price for a cycling vacation

  • 5 of 5

This property I have used before while down here for my team's annual training camps. Being located in Penrose, Dupont State Forest is short distance by bike, and the road routes we enjoy (Ceaser's Head, 276 to the BRP, through Dupont) are accessible right from the property. The car port is also great for keeping the bikes covered at night, with a washing area right out back. Mudroom is a great buffer from the living quarters. Used the fire pit for the first time and that was enjoyable (or maybe it was the smores).

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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