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Luxurious romantic Blue Ridge Mountain retreat mid-week15%discount January-March

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

A unique, romantic and magical cabin on 3 acres with trout creek and a pond

2 bdrm. 2 bathroom cabin with a spectacular screened porch, gazebo, blue ribbon trout stream, and a pond on 3 acres of landscaped land.

The CreekHouse is an easily accessible vacation destination, located just 3 miles north of the quaint town of Bakersville NC, a romantic luxurious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom 1000 sqft. cabin, with an over 200 sqft. spectacular screened porch, gazebo, boulder garden, pond and manicured 3 acre landscaping, with blue ribbon trout stream on the property. Once you arrive, you won't want to leave, you will be greeted by songbirds and sounds of rushing water, be certain to bring your food, hiking and fishing gear.

We welcome families, if you are reserving a vacation with children ages under 15 we offer free stay for up to two children. Please contact us for the discount.

We got you covered for rain or shine with inside/outside games, books for every age, coloring books and color pencils, stargazer telescope, books about star watching, bird watching, local activities, flower press to create memories of the local fauna and lots of toys for every age.

After spending time at the water, you may want to relax on the large screened porch or in the screened gazebo, walk through the woods or spend quiet time in prayerful meditation in the boulder garden.

The CreekHouse includes all the comforts of a home such as central air, ceiling fans in each room, WIFI, Smart TV, DVD player, lots of wonderful DVD's, washer and dryer, ceramic tile floors, in the master bedroom; DVD/VCR player, private bath, walk-in closet, fireplace. The bedrooms are separated by the kitchen and living room for extra privacy. The fully equipped kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances and waiting for your culinary masterpiece. In the fall season take advantage of the apples and black walnuts on the property.

But being at the CreekHouse it is more about being outside and connecting with nature. You might start your day with coffee on the screen porch or you might want to cook breakfast out on the grill that is located on the multi level deck. You may then wish to take your breakfast platter to the screened gazebo down by the water and enjoy listening the sounds of nature while you eat. Or you might want to walk around the pond to watch the dragonflies and frogs scattering around. In the evening, you can watch in delight as the lightening bugs put on a show that will take you back to your childhood memories of capturing them in a bottle.

Staying at the CreekHouse is certain to be a vacation you will always remember.

More Details

Yindra Vylet
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, czech, hungarian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Yindra Vylet

The magic of CreekHouse brought us to North Carolina. We lived at different parts of the word and spent the past decades in California but after visiting the CreekHouse we decided to leave everything behind and move to Bakersville North Carolina where we first bought another house. Few months later the CreekHouse got on the market, we couldn't resist and decided to buy it for vacation rental. The mountains surrounding Bakersville is the home of many artists, many of them have the similar stories; once they visited the area, decided to move here. We both studied art in Europe but life drifted us to other carriers, but now we have the opportunity to continue our broken path. The beauty of the natural scenery is just indescribable; everyday is a wonder. When we are not at the CreekHouse, we are hiking, creating art, remodeling our other house, visiting galleries, taking pictures of the wonderful wildlife or practicing culinary art. We enjoy making people happy by sharing the CreekHouse with our guests.

Yindra Vylet purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Yindra Vylet chose Bakersville

The moment we saw this property we wanted to call it ours. The serenity of this property just magical. It is a labor of love to maintain the large lush landscaping with private creek bordering the property and a pond but it is worth every effort.

Deer, wild turkeys and many different birds are frequent visitors here, magical to watch them from the large screened porch. Spending time at CreekHouse is a life changing experience as many of our CreekHouse guests called it. We like the fact it is in the center of many activities; ski area, waterfalls, hikes, ziplining, gem mining, horse riding, rafting, Asheville, Johnson City, Burnsville, Spruce Pine. All within 45 minutes of drive which is in Los Angeles traffic term: “very close”.

What makes this cottage unique

Everything about this place is unique, but sitting on the front porch looking straight up at the Roan Mountain while listening to birds chatter ceaselessly against the background sounds of the rushing water makes it a place like no other. As if that were not enough, the spiritual private boulder garden located just to the left of the screened porch is a total unexpected delight. I feel closer to God when I am at the Creekhouse.


Bakersville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , skylight
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , skylight
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) masterbedroom, Queen size Beds (1) guest bedroom
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Luxurious romantic Blue Ridge Mountain retreat mid-week15%discount January-March
average rating of 4.886076 based on 79 reviews

Truly a Treasure!

  • 5 of 5

What a treasure we have found! Beginning with the warm and friendly greeting we received, toy blocks and toy trucks set up for my two little ones, coloring Easter Pages, as we were there easter weekend, and a sweet welcome note on the kitchen table with easter bunnies and other sweet treats. We felt so at home! Walking out onto the screened in porch you can hear the water running behind the house. The yard is large and perfect for my 2 outside loving boys to run around. We loved playing in the yard but especially playing in the water. It is shallow enough on the edges that we could sit and watch the children splash in the water, throw rocks play in the mud etc. It was no doubt their favorite spot as they asked to go there as soon as they woke up each morning. Each evening we cooked outside on the grill and ate outside on either the screened in porch or on the table on the outside porch and enjoyed the evenings outside.

The inside of the house is really clean and cozy and very home like, beds are comfortable and the kitchen has everything that you could need. We honestly didn't spend much time inside as the weather was beautiful and the outside of the property is beautiful and so peaceful. It was the perfect weekend getaway spot and we cannot wait to come back again!

Thank you so much for sharing your home with us and for all of the extra touches truly making us feel at home.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Katie for your kind words. Making our guests feel at home and happy at the CreekHouse is truly a joy for us. The fact that your boys had so much fun it is the greatest reward for us. We're looking forward to seeing you and your "little ones" soon.
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Perfect home away from home!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing time during our visit. The owners go out of there way with 'special touches" around the home that made our stay very memorable. The home is beautiful and very well maintained!! Would love to come back in the spring and enjoy all their property has to offer!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Phillip, thank you for the beautiful review! We are so happy you and your family enjoyed your stay! It was pleasure to have you and we will be looking forward to host you again if you decide to come back in spring.
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Beautiful place, perfect hosts

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this beautiful place was perfect. The hosts are wonderful. They have thought of every detail. The whole place was decorated for Christmas, with a timer turning on the Christmas lights at dusk. Every room was stocked so well, we could have moved in and lived there. They even left a card and some baked items for my husband's birthday. I can't wait to go back in summer when we can enjoy the river and the pond. It was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Stephanie and Fred, thank you for the nice review! It was such a pleasure to host you ! You were wonderful guests and we will be looking forward to seeing you again in summer! Happy New Year to you and to your family!
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  • 4 of 5

Clean; well maintained; would love to return in the spring when it's warm! Enjoyed the generosity of the owners in providing so many amenities in the house.

Too cold to enjoy outdoors, but is a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert and Kay, thank you for your review. Yes, it was chilly this December...almost down to 20 F...we are so pleased to hear you had a good time and were keeping warm inside with the help of the central heating, buck stove, fireplace in the bedroom, heating blankets and the patio heater at your disposal. We are looking forward to your visit in spring.
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Gorgeous house and property, superb hospitality

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked into the house we felt welcome. There was a personalized welcome letter and banana nut bread waiting on the table. The house was wonderful, from the cute dishes to the beautifully arranged screened in porch. The master bed had a headed blanket which was perfect after a day hiking. The grounds we breathtaking; morning view from the porch, a private moment in the rock garden and relaxing in the gazebo next to the creek were just the highlights.

We were just a quick drive from town. We took the opportunity to drive over to the Grassy Creek Falls. We completely enjoyed the weekend and were sad to leave.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Ben, thank you so much for the beautiful review! We are so happy that you loved the CreekHouse! Because you liked the heating blanket we got one for the second bedroom too. We love to listen, learn and improve! Thank you! It was a real pleasure to have you as guests. We hope to see you again soon!
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A Peaceful Oasis

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we walked in until the moment we left, everything was perfect. Upon entering Creek House we were greeted by softly playing music and an aura of peace. A personalized greeting and bundt cakes awaited us in the kitchen. It was obvious a lot of care, love and attention to details have been put into this home. We were only there for two nights, and on Saturday we hiked to the top of Roan Mountain. It was glorious. However, you don't need to go anywhere if staying in and relaxing is your goal. The grounds are large and well maintained. There is a beautiful enclosed porch area that overlooks a gazebo which will lead you down to the rushing creek. I could go on and on about how much we enjoyed our time here. Oh, and if you like to cook, the kitchen has all the tools you will need for a gourmet meal, and there is a grill outback for hamburgers, or whatever you want. A wonderful experience at a beautiful location that I highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jamie. thank you for your beautiful review! It was such a pleasure to host you and to hear you had a great time!
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Nearest Barpub
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Spruce Pine
Nearest Train
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Nearest Restaurant
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Nearest Ski
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Car: necessary

The Creekhouse is located within 10 miles of world class hiking on the Appalachian Trail. Penland School of Crafts is within 15 minutes. White water rafting guided tours is also within a 10 minutes drive from the property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 9.75%

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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