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Romantic Getaway in the middle of Wine Country

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About the property

Rustic elegance with all the special touches.

Loft bedroom overlooking living room. Covered balcony from upstairs bedroom, full kitchen, large stone fireplace with remoted gas logs, Jacuzzi tub, patio, large front porch, statelite TV with all channels, VCR and DVD player, bathrobes, complimentary wine, breakfast pastry. For couples only. No children, no pets.

Gray and Pam Draughn
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017

About Gray and Pam Draughn

I built this cabin from the materials from our farm. I gathered the stones that went into the fireplace and foundation. The lumber was sawmilled from the farm and used to build this very special cabin. It took a total of 5 years to complete and was built solely by the owner.

Gray and Pam Draughn purchased this cabin in 1980

Why Gray and Pam Draughn chose North Carolina

In my opinion this area is heaven on earth. It is rural America at its best. We are located in a quiet and tranquil neighborhood where leisurely walks are welcomed.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is located on a hillside on the backside of our farm. Once you cross our bridge and view our waterfall you will find it somewhat secluded, which gives guests a lot of privacy. It has a large front porch for rocking and enjoying a class of wine. It is a place where you can find peace and tranquility.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved the cabin! Relaxed on the front porch...sipping on the wine that you left us to enjoy. What a perfect getaway spot..secluded,romantic and lovely!
Jun 2013
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Romantic Getaway in the middle of Wine Country
average rating of 4.888889 based on 11 reviews
Henderson Kentucky

Romantic and close to many wineries.

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful! The photos don't do it justice!

Very romantic, peaceful and secluded. We loved pulling up and immediately hearing romantic music. The surrond sound system allowed to hear music throughout the cabin and outside! Gray was great! He helped us with which wineries to visit. Most of them are only a short drive from cabin. We were very impressed with NC wine country in general. We were pleasantly surprised!

The only minor inconvenience was that the bedroom and bathroom were not on the same level. I had to go up and down the stairs during night to use bathroom. I highly recommend this property for couples, especially if you enjoy visiting wineries.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect First Leg

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect first leg for our 20th anniversary (on to Pittsburgh or the second leg).. This property is certainly secluded and peaceful. Owners were easily accessible and we encountered not the first problem. There are a couple dozen light switches to figure out, but that is just a testament to all of the hard work that the owner has went to. There was absolutely nothing here to disappoint. The property is ideal for couples. We had the smooth jazz upon arrival (no bottle of wine as others had indicated) and we quickly made ourselves at home. We cooked three nights here, two with the grill in back.

Any trip that we take to the Northeast or Midwest will come with a layover here, as long as it's available.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

With our busy lives something it's hard to getaway to the tranquility and peace we enjoyed at this awesome cabin. This cabin is gorgeous. And that is from my heart. From the decor, to the rocking chairs, to the stained glass in the bathroom, to the deck outside of the bedroom, and so many other attributes, it's wonderful. Thank you! Hope to return!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seymour, TN

just What We Needed!

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent secluded cabin for a couple to relax, unwind and forget about life for awhile. Tastefully decorated and equipped with everything you'd need.

Conveniently located near points of interest in the area.

It's going on our top five favorite getaway spots!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Refuge in wine country

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful secluded little cabin in the woods, but no vineyard in sight. It is located within short driving distance of many vineyards, so it makes a good home base for a winery getaway. It's very well equipped, good for staying several days in absolute privacy. Just make sure to bring some groceries as there is nothing within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dayton, OH

Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin tucked in the woods. Relaxing and private. Close to area wineries. Owners were great!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
PTI Airport, Greensboro
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
The Depot
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Wrightsville Beach, NC

Shelton Vineyards, Stony Knoll Vineyards, Round Peak Vineyards, RagApple Lassie Vineyards, Downtown Mt. Airy (Mayberry), Pilot Mtn., Stone Mountain Park, Blue Ridge Parkway,


Rates & Availability

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1 night minimum stay

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Fees And Taxes Additional 6% Surry County Occupancy Tax and NC Sales and Use Tax

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Ararat Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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