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Brevard NC 4 Bedroom Stone Farmhouse Set on Gorgeous 84-acre Property

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2-Story 4-bedroom, 3-bath stone farmhouse in beautiful valley landscape

BREVARD, NC - This property is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom stone farmhouse sitting on 84 breath-taking acres. It is set in a beautiful valley, providing beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. The property is gated, offering plenty of privacy. It is located only ten minutes from one of North Carolina's favorite small towns, Brevard. The house itself features 4 bedrooms. The master bedroom features a king bed and is attached suite style to an amazing master bathroom. Another bedroom features a queen bed, while the two remaining each offer two twin beds. There are two other bathrooms outside of the master, making three total. The kitchen area and dining room are open and flowing, and provide easy access to a patio via a sliding glass door. The den downstairs features a stone gas fireplace, a couch and loveseat, and a high definition television. High definition television and wireless internet access are available, as are all standard kitchen utilities (fridge, oven, microwave, etc.)

The Sykes family assumed stewardship of this property in 2011, after it had been continuously owned and farmed by the Shuford family for over 160 years. We have paid homage to the Shuford family by carefully restoring the Shuford’s “stone house” which was originally constructed in 1940. It should be noted that this house was actually constructed prior to wide-spread usage of plywood, sheetrock, or many other “modern” construction materials. In fact, it was constructed approximately a dozen years prior to electric power reaching this portion of the Little River valley. Completely renovated in 2012, the house now has 4 generous bedrooms and three bathrooms, all completely restored to reflect the original craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into the original house. Perhaps the centerpiece is the master bathroom’s clawfoot bathtub sitting on stone flooring, in front of a second story window overlooking the distant Pisgah National Forest ridgeline. Behind the house is a grand barn of approximately the same vintage. The Sykes family is currently remodeling the barn to function both for the Shuford Farm’s herd of Registered Red Angus cattle, but also as a unique venue for celebrating the numerous outdoor adventure activities to be pursued in and around Transylvania County. Hence, the “Pisgah Gravity Research Center” – dedicated to low gravity days and high gravity excitement! In addition to the Assault on the Carolinas, we also support at a significant level the 6-time National Champion Brevard College Cycling Team, Brevard High School Junior Cycling Program, Boy Scouts of America, Trout Unlimited, Free Rein Equestrian Program, Carolina Climbers Coalition and the Southeast Climbers Coalition.

The Sykes family makes the Shuford Farm “Stone House”, the “Pisgah Gravity Research Center”, and the two vacation cabins comprising Bear Ridge Cabins, located on Mine Mountain available for vacation rentals.

More Details

Owner
Lisa Sykes
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

Why Lisa Sykes chose Smoky Mountains

The Sykes family assumed stewardship of this property in 2011, after it had been continuously owned and farmed by the Shuford family for over 160 years. We have paid homage to the Shuford family by carefully restoring the Shuford’s “stone house” which was originally constructed in 1940. It should be noted that this house was actually constructed prior to wide-spread usage of plywood, sheetrock, or many other “modern” construction materials. In fact, it was constructed approximately a dozen years prior to electric power reaching this portion of the Little River valley. Completely renovated in 2012, the house now has 4 generous bedrooms and three bathrooms, all completely restored to reflect the original craftsmanship and attention to detail that went into the original house. Perhaps the centerpiece is the master bathroom’s clawfoot bathtub sitting on stone flooring, in front of a second story window overlooking the distant Pisgah National Forest ridgeline. Behind the house is a grand barn of approximately the same vintage. The Sykes family is currently remodeling the barn to function both as the office and garage for the Shuford Farm’s herd of Registered Red Angus cattle, but also as a unique venue for celebrating the numerous outdoor adventure activities to be pursued in and around Transylvania County. Hence, the “Pisgah Gravity Research Center” – dedicated to low gravity days and high gravity excitement! In addition to the Assault on the Carolinas, we also support at a significant level the 3-time National Champion Brevard College Cycling Team, Brevard High School Junior Cycling Program, Boy Scouts of America, Trout Unlimited, Free Rein Equestrian Program, Carolina Climbers Coalition and the Southeast Climbers Coalition.

The Sykes family makes the Shuford Farm “Stone House”, the “Pisgah Gravity Research Center”, and the two vacation cabins comprising Bear Ridge Cabins, located on Mine Mountain available for vacation rentals.

Amenities

Penrose Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Downstairs Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We also provide a bike wash station behind the house.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
Oak Island, NC
5

Wonderful Christmas vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family rented the house the week before Christmas 2016. The grounds are beautiful and the views were absolutely amazing. So close to brevard, Asheville, and Hendersonville we always had something to do. Had a great time hiking to the falls as well. So nice and peaceful we decided to make it a tradition to take a trip before Christmas every year and I could see us returning!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Camden NC
5

The view was awesome!

  • 5 of 5

The house was extremely nice.High end furnishings and very comfortable beds. The house was surrounded with spectacular views of mountains as far as you could see. The pastures beside the house had cows but we were not bothered by noise or any unpleasant smells. My husband, myself, and our dog stayed for six nights and really enjoyed the house and views.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Homestead in the WNC Mountains

  • 5 of 5

We had our first company retreat for Avoda (avoda.io) there for 10 people. 7 people stayed at the house very comfortably. It was the perfect place for us. We got to eat and work together for a couple days, which is great since normally we all work remotely across the Eastern US. We love being surrounded by the mountains. It was really relaxing, clean, and fun. The property is incredible. My wife and I would love to have a property like this someday.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful farm house with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the Stone Farmhouse. It was clean and well appointed. The grounds were beautifully well kept. Our dog had so much wonderful space to frisbee! This location worked very well for us being a short drive to Dupont and Pisgah forests for MTB and gravel riding. We also did rides right out the door. This spot is perfect for cyclists. Some of our favourite things about this house...the cows, the beds (so so comfortable), waking up to the birds, the bath tub. We definitely recommend this spot. Thanks to Clay and Lisa for hosting us.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Accomodations in the Brevard Area

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying at Shuford Farm for two weeks in April. As last year, everything was excellent. Hosts were courteous - there when we had a question, but did not impose at all if we didn't request it. Location is perfect for what we came for - road cycling Spring training for one, and sightseeing/shopping for the other three. Accomodations could not have been better - only a few steps up for the main floor (one of us is 96), availability of privacy, great deck with wonderful views, well appointed kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and social space. We definitely hope to be back again next year.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta
5

Book Club Anniversary Trip

  • 5 of 5

My book club fell in love with this property and plan to make this an annual trip.

The house was well equipped for our needs. We loved having a tour of the barn by the owner.

The view of the mountains was incredible. A perfect place to come rest, reflect and feel refreshed.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Car: necessary

Our property is located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, providing of plethora of outdoors activity as well as a number of charming small towns. The city of Asheville is about forty minutes away, and is a great attraction for day trips from the property.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Pet Fee $10

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.