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Honeymoon Retreat - Less than 16 miles from Tryon Equestrian Center

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property


This is a custom-built, 1672 sq. ft., 2 BR/2BA log cabin, only 1.5 miles from the Lake Lure Ingles grocery, gas station, pharmacy, and Red Box. This is the only major grocery store in the area. Tryon International Equestrian Center is 15.9 miles away. Chimney Rock State Park is a 6.5 mile drive. The Beach at Lake Lure is 5.5 miles away.

This charming home is in a private, secluded setting, while still a short drive to the touristy attractions in Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. It comes w/ full Directv channel lineup in high def., NFL Sunday ticket, and free HBO, Cinemax, Starz, and Showtime.

Main floor bedroom has king bed pillow top mattress, ceiling fan, 32' flat panel tv. Double closets have ample storage space. Standard full bath w/ tub/shower combo is directly across from this room.

Upstairs bedroom has queen bed pillow top mattress, ceiling fan, 32' flat panel tv, and private bath. This bathroom has Jacuzzi tub and separate shower with body jets. Plenty of storage.

Living room has a 55' flat screen tv. There are two single floor mattresses for a 5th and 6th guest to use.

Dining area seats 6 and kitchen is fully stocked with cookware, dishes, spice rack, new appliances, etc.

The theater room has a 110' movie screen with ample seating and popcorn machine.

The 8 ft, covered, wrap around deck has gas grill, outdoor sound system, ceiling fans, rocking chairs, swinging bench, and spacious dining area.

There is parking for 3 vehicles.

The home has free Wifi.

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Carl Bocchino
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2016


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Honeymoon Retreat - Less than 16 miles from Tryon Equestrian Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Awesome cabin. Highly recommend it!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was amazing. Looks even better than it does in the pictures. Cabin has everything you could need. The movie room downstairs is awesome. Carl is great, very responsive if you need anything. Can't say enough good things about this place .Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clinton, NC

Amazing Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is roughly the 10th cabin we have rented over the years and it is hands down the best. Carl has thought of everything you would need to have an awesome trip. Our party was really impressed with his story of building the cabin and we loved the detail that was throughout. I would recommend this cabin to anyone who was looking for a place to stay that really offered you the option to spend your entire trip their.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind words. So glad you enjoyed the cabin and we do hope to see you again next year!
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Couldn't ask for a better house!

  • 5 of 5

This house is truly delightful. I can't think of anything negative to say--except that you may not want to leave after your time is done! We were coming to Lake Lure for a family reunion. Most of the other family members were staying at Lake Lure Inn, but I wanted a house for our family of three. I looked through many many options, and while I was hopeful that this house would be good, it is always hard to tell for sure just by pictures and descriptions on a website.

It was a long drive for us down to NC, and after 9 hours on the road we were a bit grumpy and more than a bit tired of being in the car. All of that faded away as we pulled into the driveway, drove down through a wooded area, and got our first sight of the house. It looked even better than the photos. There are so many special, unique touches that make this house a stand out. We marveled at Carl's workmanship the entire time. The house was very clean, very well stocked, comfortable and fun! It is obvious that the owners put great thought into the house and really care about their guests. There was more than enough space for two adults and one child and I can easily imagine up to six people being very comfortable here.

We enjoyed the theater room downstairs-except the seating was so comfortable I found I had a hard time staying awake for the whole movie! The waterfall is great--the sound of the running water really added to the feeling of being away from it all. But we were very close to the grocery store, and the Lake Lure beach, so it felt like the best of both worlds. All of the outside amenities were great--there was quite a bit of outdoor game equipment as well as the zip line which was a big hit with both our little boy and our big one (aka my husband). I liked sitting on the swing looking at the waterfall, listening to the frogs and birds, and watching the rabbits and wild turkeys that would venture into the yard if it was quiet. We didn't use the bonfire set up as we were there in the hot summer, but I would love to return in the fall and enjoy that.

The owners were incredibly responsive and helpful. All of my initial pre-booking questions were answered within hours, and they were easily accessible during our stay for any questions. I would absolutely stay here again if we ever go back to Lake Lure, and I can recommend this property without hesitation. Our extended family members who stayed at the inn were more than a little envious of our accommodations!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carey, Thank you so much for such a lovely review.! We do hope you return again if you to come back to this area.
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent three nights for a belated anniversary get-away and could not have been happier with our choice of lodging. The cabin was very clean. The owner, Carl, met us when we arrived and gave us a detailed tour. Carl built the cabin himself and answered our questions about all the gorgeous details. For instance, the kitchen counter is made from reclaimed wood from a barn in New Jersey. He showed us how to operate the impressive technology, especially for the media room. We slept in the king bed downstairs and it was very comfortable. We cooked in all three nights and the well appointed kitchen had everything we needed to make our chosen meals. We had inclement weather one day and spent most of the day relaxing in the cabin and enjoyed the amenities. The next day was beautiful so we climbed Chimney Rock, walked the nature trail by Lake Lure next to the welcome center, and took a one hour pontoon boat tour of the lake. Bridget and Carl were very nice and helpful. We recommend this cabin without reservation. We hope to return and will bring our two sons next time.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights with our 2 daughters , 8 & 10, for a long weekend to explore Lake Lure and Chimney Rock. The cabin is beautiful and hand built by Carl. The entire property is immaculate and fully equipped in both the kitchen and bathrooms. The beds were very comfortable. It is located in the most peaceful setting and surrounded by trees. We really did feel like we were in our own little world! Not to worry though, the Ingles supermarket and Lake activities are a quick trip down the road and the home is fully wired for all sorts of technology. The girls loved the zip line and we enjoyed playing croquet and horseshoes in the evening and just sitting with a glass of wine on the deck. The movie room (complete with popcorn and candy!!) was a real treat. And a highlight for the kids was the upstairs bathroom!!

Carl and Bridget were wonderful to work with and despite us not needing to contact them for any issues I'm confident any would have been resolved in a timely manner. They have really gone to great lengths to make this property a perfect getaway. Thanks Carl and Bridget!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maria, Thank you for the lovely review! At first when I read that the kids loved the master bath, I thought - wow they have such good taste for such young children. And then it hit me that they probably loved the blinking shower head colors, and the 3D toilet lid, along with the pull string tank. Or maybe they just liked the jacuzzi tub....ha! We'd love to have you back.
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Plant City, FL

This is the Place!

  • 5 of 5

Not only is the cabin immaculate, cool, creative, well appointed, and in a super convenient location...the owner's hospitality was warm and accomodating. Thanks Carl and Bridget...we really enjoyed our time at your cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kenny. Would love to see you again next year. Thanks again for leaving all the extra travel brochures for guests. They came in very handy for me too, as I don't get to Asheville often. Take care!
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.92 Miles
Larkin's on the Lake
Nearest Restaurant
1.92 Miles
Larkin's on the Lake
Nearest Beach
5.23 Miles
Lake Lure Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Lake Lure House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
President's Day
Feb 10 2017 - Feb 13 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $105 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $225
Tax Rate 11.75%

CANCELLATIONS: A 90 day notice is required for cancellations. If the reservation is cancelled, a refund of any money paid will be returned, less a cancellation fee of $200.00. For cancellations within 90 days of arrival, no partial refund will be given, unless the property can be re-rented- and a $200 cancellation fee will be taken out of any money refunded. Reservations outside of 21 days of arrival require payment through E-check. Reservations made within 21 days of arrival are given the option of E-check or credit card. Both are done through VRBO payment system and are covered under their basic rental guarantee. Trip insurance is recommended for possible cancellations.

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Lake Lure House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1672 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Shower with body jets
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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