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Spectacular Mountain View/Hot Tub - 5 min Dwtn. Brevard

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Sweeping long range and city mountain views. Drive 5 minutes and you will arrive downtown with all it has to offer. At night, experience the dazzling view of the city lights. New hot tub now open year round. Despite its proximity to town, this house is very private. From the expansive back decks on a summer day, you can often hear distant music drifting up through the trees from the Brevard Music Center. In the fall, take in the amazing mountain view of changing leaves. Enjoy a huge stacked stone fireplace with large dining room and living room both with fabulous views. The kitchen has river rock granite counter-tops and new stainless steel appliances.

For cyclists... there is also a garage to store bikes or other outdoor equipment. Bracken Mountain Trail is almost just outside our back door.

The property also features a private pool and hot tub (pool open only during the summer) surrounded by beautiful stacked stone rock work. There is a gated playground with a swing set, and a custom made tree-house for the bigger kids. The playground also has a picnic table and fire ring for backyard camp-outs. Also enjoy a lower kids deck with ping pong table and tire swing. For kicking back after an active day, the kids can hang out in the indoor game room with a Netflix ready TV/DVD with wifi and an air hockey table.

Keywords: lodge, retreat, Hunger Games, pool, treehouse, views, cycling, cyclist, biking, mountain biking, hot tub, fall leaves, view, music center, pool,

More Details

Robin McCollough
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Robin McCollough

One of us is a cyclist/hiker and the other an art/ theater lover. Brevard, Asheville and surrounding areas are a haven for both. We live 30 minutes away from the house.

Robin McCollough purchased this house in 2002

Why Robin McCollough chose Smoky Mountains

Husband grew up going to camp here as a child. We vacationed here for 20 years before finally buying a house in the area.

What makes this house unique

When we considered selling this house the realtor said it was so unique he wouldn't know how to compare it to anything. It's a private family vacation compound in the middle of the woods, but you can get in the car and in minutes be in downtown Brevard. When we bought the property in 2002, the pool inspector gave us the history of how the pool had been built and the rock work implemented. It is remarkable because it is on the side of a mountain. He told us that he had actually submitted a bid to build the pool many years ago, but had made it outrageous never believing that it would have been possible to do. We also have an eclectic mix of antiques and contemporary art in this house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home has surpassed our expectations. How beautiful and relaxing even with kids and grandkids! Each child had a spot to relax in and the adults were able to talk. We loved having our family reunion, birthdays and July 4th here. My parents came up twice. They are not in good health so it was perfect for them to come and go as they needed to. You were the perfect host and hostess - helping us with the pool etc. We have made some precious memories here.
Jun 2014
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Brevard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • I will work with traveller regarding cancellation. IF I am able to re-rent the property I will issue a 100 percent refund less minimal admin fee.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) extra double mattress under queen bed in master bedroom
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
gated play/camp area with swingset, picnic table and fire ring/ custom treehouse


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Spectacular Mountain View/Hot Tub - 5 min Dwtn. Brevard
average rating of 4.943396 based on 63 reviews

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Even though the remains of Hurricane Harvey stayed with us for several days we still enjoyed the wonderful Brevard House. The large rooms, big windows and many skylights kept us from feeling closed in while we watched the rain and then was a great place to see the gorgeous view when the rain stopped. It was nice to have the big screened in porch with the gas grill so we could enjoy cooking out despite the weather. The home is comfortable and beautifully decorated and the pool area is wonderful even though we didn't get to take advantage of it.

Robin and Mark were so nice to work with and returned calls promptly when we had a problem with the satellite tv. They made sure the technician got out there to take care of the problem and had their handyman meet him so we weren't tied down.

Brevard is a great town with cute shops and nice restaurants. It was fun to be so close to civilization while being away from it all

Charlotte and Frank Hubbard

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charlotte and Frank --- You were outstanding guests and are welcome to our house ANYTIME. When we came to check on the place after you left we thought the housekeepers had already come and gone. Don't think we've ever had anyone leave the house that tidy before! You definitely had some bad luck on the weather - we hope you get a chance to come back next year and try again and swim in the pool. You have standing invite. Thank again for being such gracious guests. Robin and Mark.
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lovely views and a wonderful house

  • 4 of 5

the property was amazing and we enjoyed all the amenities. The view was so perfect for a mountain house, I could sit on the screen in porch all day.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great overall property!

  • 5 of 5

Nice layout with great views from almost every room. Couldn't have asked for a better home to stay in while on our family biking vacation.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We absolutely loved it here. It's even better than the pictures. It's the perfect family place.

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect with beautiful views. We had everything we needed, and the hot tub was an added bonus. I imagine that it would be just as beautiful in the summer when you could make use of the pool. The location was perfect because it was in the mountains but not far at all from the downtown of both worlds. We will definitely remember this lovely house for future trips.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC

Great place

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to this home - wonderful views, kid friendly, and owners are easy to work with. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best views with best accommodations so close to Brevard NC

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at your house in Brevard...the views are dynamic!!! Probably the bests views of any house we've rented up there so far...and the house was so comfortable...

The play room was perfect for our grandchildren - very comfortable, safe, and entertaining...

The Master Bed was incredible to sleep in...I had to use the step up to get in, which I thought was hilarious.

Your decorating is so great - so tastefully done.

And to our surprise!, you even had a Christmas tree and decorations there!!! - that was amazing to arrive to...really felt so so at home...AND! you had the hot tub readied for our use! - amazing...

The decks are fantastic, all the great stone walls and walkways, the tree house and play yard - every thing!

The drive up the gravel road and then into your driveway is so exciting! so thrilling to arrive to!!! - we all loved it!!!...

You have done such amazing things with the lot - our architect son-in-law was extremely impressed with the use of the sloped land...

We did use the wood stove a little - not a lot, as it wasn't that cold but for one day there...but that was fun to have burning while having that incredible mountain view in front of us while sitting in the living room.

In a nut shell, we would love to return to your home this summer - use the pool, and hear the sounds from the Brevard Music Center echo up the mountain...

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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geocaching, ceramics and pottery classes, gem mining, cycling, fishing


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175


Holiday rates are the same as summer rates: Labor Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas/New Years. Minimum days days depending on holiday range from 3 to 7. Please contact owner for more info and direct quote.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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