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Nantahala Lake & River, Topton Nc. Farm, Mountains, Fish, Raft, Hike. Dogs Ok.

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Your vacation rental is 5 minutes from Nantahala Lake.

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Enjoy this vacation home in rural Nantahala at 3200 feet, two miles from Nantahala Lake that has 42 miles of shoreline. In the Smoky Mountains (Smokies) in Nantahala National Forest. You are surrounded by farms, mountains, meadows and streams.

The house is on my farm: Nantahala Farm and Garden. I have Toggenburg goats, Ancona ducks, Dominique chickens, Cream Brabanter chickens, and Bantam chickens. My farm-fresh chicken and duck eggs are available if you want to try some. I grow comfrey, perennial herbs and Appalachian heirloom beans. Have fun on a farm tour.

Local Activities
5 minutes from Nantahala Lake with Lakes End Grill and Marina
(swimming, fishing, boat rentals including jet skis, pontoon boats, runabouts, canoes, kayaks, paddleboats and ski boats). Guides available.
7 minutes from a Nantahala Forest picnic area (+ many other picnic areas).
7 minutes from Appletree and London Bald hiking trails.
10 minutes from fly fishing in streams and Nantahala River (even in winter).
10 minutes from hiking the Bartram Trail and waterfalls.
11 minutes from a trout farm with fishing and tours.
14 minutes from raft put-in at Wayah Road and Highway 19/74.
14 minutes from Nantahala Bikeway (mountain bikes) and Trail.
20 minutes from an outdoor shooting range.
25 minutes from Wayah Bald Observation Tower at 5385 feet. Plus trails, waterfalls and picnic area.
25 minutes from Silar Bald lookout and hiking trails (5216 feet).
25 minutes from Zipline Canopy Tours (travel above and through trees on cable).
25 minutes from a winery and brewery (craft wine and beer).
25 minutes from Nantahala Outdoor Center and Nantahala Gorge (rafting, kayaking, canoeing, restaurants).
25 minutes from hiking the Appalachian Trail.
28 minutes from horseback riding and horse-drawn wagon rides.
31 minutes from gem mining (ruby, sapphire, emerald).
35 minutes from "Tail of the Dragon" motorcycle adventure.
37 minutes from Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino in Murphy.
40 minutes from a farmer’s market in Murphy (open April through October).
48 minutes from historic train rides.
48 minutes from ATV trails.
50 minutes from John C Campbell Folk School.

Escape to the mountains. Local activities include whitewater rafting, fishing, boating, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, hunting, shooting range, jet skiing, snow skiing, snowboarding, sledding, mountain biking, motorcycling, ATV riding, swimming, rock climbing, gem mining, bird watching, photography, wildlife observation, scenic driving, antiquing, waterfalls, walking, flying lessons, picnics, star gazing, nature walks, autumn leaf sightseeing, zipline canopy tours, Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters, John Campbell Folk School, gambling casinos, and Native American cultural events such as those found at the Cherokee Nation Reservation.

Local Guide
I wrote a 10-page guide with map about local activities within a one-hour drive. Most are 5-20 minutes away. It is on the desk in the home. It covers local stores, restaurants, hiking trails, picnic areas, boating, fishing, hunting, waterfalls, swimming, scenic drives, farm tours, bicycling, horseback riding, shooting, and more. There are many activities that are good for young children.

The Vacation Home
You stay in a clean 1000 square foot single-family home with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths.

Bedrooms
It sleeps 10 so there’s plenty of room for everyone. There is a Queen bed in the master bedroom. The other room has a full/double bed, 2 twin beds, and a futon. The living room has a pullout sofabed. I provide you with pillows, sheets, blankets and comforters for every bed including the sofabed and futon. There is a washer and dryer.

Bathrooms
For your comfort, the bathrooms have towels and soap. There is a hair dryer, iron, shower cap plus other amenities. There is a sewing kit and medical kit.

Kitchen
The kitchen has everything you need: refrigerator, electric stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, blender, electric can opener, and toaster. Plenty of dishes, glasses, pots/pans, utensils, flatware, cooking supplies, towels, hot name it. There is salt, pepper, sugar and spices. (You bring your food.) I want you to feel at home.

Heating, Cooling and Water
The house is all wood floor except for the kitchen. Heated with central electric heat. Cooled with central air conditioning but it is not needed much. In the summer it goes down to 50s or 60s at night. The water is from a spring. The water here is very good.

Internet, Entertainment and Phone
There is DSL high-speed internet, both wired and wireless. There is Dish TV in the living room, and a TV/VCR with VHS tapes in one of the bedrooms. In the other bedroom there is a DVD player, TV and DVDs. There is a landline phone with unlimited local and long distance within the United States so you can stay in touch with family and friends.

Porch and Yard
There is a covered back porch with a BBQ grill and chairs. In the back yard there is a picnic table for you to enjoy meals with your family. There is a firepit for a campfire. You overlook woods and farmland.

Pets
I do allow dogs (no cats). The house has a small fenced in yard (25 feet x 41 feet) that has shelter for protection from rain and sun. It is a great area for them. I do not have a weight limit or breed restrictions. Dogs need to be house broken, on flea medicine, and well behaved. If your dog is alone in the house, he needs to be in a cage/crate. When outside the fenced yard, your dog should be on a leash. I have cats, goats, ducks and chickens so I can't have any dogs that want to chase and kill animals. If you are bringing a dog(s), let me know how many.

One renter wrote: “You have great lodging for our dog. He had room to be outside safely without us.”


Smoking & Parties
No smoking in the house as consideration for other renters who do not smoke. You can smoke on the covered back porch and walkway. Please no house parties with large numbers of people.

Accessibility
The vacation rental has a ramp to the door if needed for wheelchair or walker. The bathrooms are not wheelchair accessible. The house is 1 floor.

Snow
It does snow here sometimes during November through March. The average is about 10 inches a year though that varies a lot from year to year. Some years there is almost none. If there is snow, the driveway will be shoveled. But if it is snowing when you show up, you may have to park your car by the street (on the driveway) and walk to the rental. It is only about a 3-4 minute walk. The local roads are very well maintained when it snows.

Boating
You can park a small boat (18 feet or less) on my property near the road. Let me know if you are bringing a boat to the rental. Boat rentals are available 5 minutes away at Nantahala Lake.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least one renter must be 18 years old or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    This is a great place for kids....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    I do allow dogs at my vacation rental. I understand you love your pet. (Cats are not allowed since some people are allergic to cat dander.) There is an extra $30 per pet. Dogs need to be house broken, on flea/tick medicine, and well behaved. I do not have a weight limit or breed restrictions. However, I do have outdoor cats, goats, ducks and chickens so I can't have any dogs that want to chase and kill animals. If your dog is alone in the house, he needs to be in a cage/crate. When outside the fenced yard, your dog should be on a leash. Please limit barking. And please clean up after your pet. The house has a small fenced in yard. It is a great area for them. They even have a great view. There is shelter for protection from rain and sun. You and your pet will love it here. Thank you....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking is allowed outside of the rental. There is a covered walkway and porch with a nice view that is good for smoking. No smoking in the house....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a ramp going to the front door that is good for a wheelchair or walker....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • The master bedroom has a full bath next to the room. The bed is a queen bed. The large bedroom has a double/full bed, 2 twin beds and a futon. There is a sofabed in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

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  • Both bathrooms have a shower and tub.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There are farm and garden books plus others in one of the bedrooms....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Plus many DVDs on a wide range of topics for everyone....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    This vacation rental home is at 3200 feet in the mountains of Nantahala Forest. The scenery here is fantastic. Very relaxing and invigorating....moreless

  • Rural:

    This area is very rural. You are surrounded by farms, woods, streams, lakes and rivers. It is a woodland paradise. Great for nature lovers. Find peace and quiet....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are 4 chairs at the kitchen table now. There are other chairs in the house that can be added to the table if needed....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There is electric central air conditioning....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There is no fireplace in the house but there is a firepit outside where you can have a campfire....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    There is electric central heating....moreless

  • Internet:

    DSL from Frontier, wired and wireless....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All beds have sheets, blankets and comforters. There are extra linens for the sofabed and futon....moreless

  • Living Room:

    The living room has Dish TV....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is plenty of parking....moreless

  • Telephone:

    There is a landline phone with unlimited local and long distance calls in the United States. ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    There are bath, hand and wash cloths in both baths. There are 2 beach towels in the closet....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    There is a wood stove but it is not active so is not going to be used....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen has an electric stove and oven. There is a microwave above the stove. There is a coffee maker and toaster. There are all the dishes, glasses, pots, pans, cutlery and utensils that you need...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Electric Oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, spices, vinegar, salt, pepper and more....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    The refrigerator has an ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric stove....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    You can rent boats 5 minutes from the rental....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a covered back porch with chairs and BBQ grill. Also a picnic table in the yard....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    You can rent kayaks and canoes 5 minutes from the rental....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    There is a small lawn next to the back porch....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a large BBQ grill....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
June-July
Jun 1 - Jul 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$89
$530 $1,868
October
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$99
$530 $1,868
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$79
$420 $1,490

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $30
  • Cleaning Fee $45 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

If you need to cancel your reservation:

Cleaning fee and security deposit are always refunded.

If cancel 1 week or less before rental date, then no refund.

We have turned people away to keep the date open for you.

If cancel more than 1 week before date, then 50% refund.

There may be flexibility with these.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 07/28/2016
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Location

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2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lakes End Grill

Car: Necessary

Escape to the mountains. Local activities include whitewater rafting, fishing, boating, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking, motorcycling, hiking, hunting, jet skiing, snow skiing, snowboarding, sledding, mountain biking, motorcycling, ATV riding, swimming, rock climbing, bird watching, wildlife observation, scenic driving, antiquing, waterfalls, walking, flying lessons, Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters, John Campbell Folk School, gambling casinos, and Native American cultural events such as those found at the Cherokee Nation Reservation.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I have lived in Nantahala for 10 years. I love it here. It is very peaceful and relaxing. I started Nantahala Farm and Garden because I love country living. I have Toggenburg goats, Ancona ducks, Dominique chickens, and Banty chickens. I have a large herb garden and grow vegetables. The mountain life is wonderful.

Why the Owner Chose Kyle, NC, USA:
I moved here because I wanted to live in harmony with nature. I gardened starting as a child when my mother taught me about plants. I loved it then, and I love it now. I enjoy walking in the mountains. The whitewater rafting is a lot of fun with great restaurants overlooking the water at Nantahala Outdoor Center. I love bird watching. It is especially nice here in the autumn with a colorful display of falling leaves.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a great neighborhood where there is real community. Most people here know each other. People wave to each other when driving by. You will enjoy the small-town atmosphere. The vacation rental is located in Macon County, 2 hours west of Asheville, North Carolina. Atlanta is 3 hours away. It is 40 minutes northeast of Murphy, North Carolina. Franklin is 40 minutes away. It is 40 minutes to the closest Walmart or Lowes in Murphy. The closest town is Andrews which is 20-25 mintues away. In Andrews are the nearest grocery store (Ingles) and drug stores (Walgreens or Turner). There are 2 restaurants (Lakes End, Wayah Cafe) 5 minutes away. Nantahala is a great place to vacation.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Your vacation rental is 5 minutes from Nantahala Lake.

    Your vacation rental is 5 minutes from Nantahala Lake.

  • Springtime. A 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1000 square feet single-family home.

    Springtime. A 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1000 square feet single-family home.

  • The rental in fall. It is beautiful. Close to many popular destinations.

    The rental in fall. It is beautiful. Close to many popular destinations.

  • Vacation rental on a snowy day. Romantic getaway. Great for kids.

    Vacation rental on a snowy day. Romantic getaway. Great for kids.

  • Cozy kitchen: pots, pans, dishes, coffee maker, toaster, salt, sugar, etc.

    Cozy kitchen: pots, pans, dishes, coffee maker, toaster, salt, sugar, etc.

  • There is a washer and dryer next to the kitchen.

    There is a washer and dryer next to the kitchen.

  • Living room with Dish TV. Relax after your day's activities.

    Living room with Dish TV. Relax after your day's activities.

  • In living room looking at master bedroom with queen bed.

    In living room looking at master bedroom with queen bed.

  • Other bedroom with double bed and 2 twin beds. Also books to read.

    Other bedroom with double bed and 2 twin beds. Also books to read.

  • Backyard in the fall. Have a picnic.

    Backyard in the fall. Have a picnic.

  • Nancy, your hostess, with her goats. You can meet them.

    Nancy, your hostess, with her goats. You can meet them.

  • A foggy mountain day. The rental is in the middle. A greenhouse is upper left.

    A foggy mountain day. The rental is in the middle. A greenhouse is upper left.

  • Nantahala Lake: Rent a ski boat, fishing boat, kayak, canoe, jet ski.

    Nantahala Lake: Rent a ski boat, fishing boat, kayak, canoe, jet ski.

  • Vacation rental in summer. The house is in the bottom left corner.

    Vacation rental in summer. The house is in the bottom left corner.

  • Enjoy Nantahala Lake in the fall. Beautiful. Close to your holiday rental.

    Enjoy Nantahala Lake in the fall. Beautiful. Close to your holiday rental.

  • In the kitchen looking at the living room and master bedroom.

    In the kitchen looking at the living room and master bedroom.

  • Looking at kitchen from living room. Everything you need.

    Looking at kitchen from living room. Everything you need.

  • Living room with Wi-Fi internet and landline phone. Sofa is a sofabed.

    Living room with Wi-Fi internet and landline phone. Sofa is a sofabed.

  • Master bedroom with dvds- a wide range of topics.

    Master bedroom with dvds- a wide range of topics.

  • Master bedroom with full bath. There is another full bathroom in the hall.

    Master bedroom with full bath. There is another full bathroom in the hall.

  • Other bedroom showing twin beds and futon. There is a VCR and VHS tapes.

    Other bedroom showing twin beds and futon. There is a VCR and VHS tapes.

  • Picnic table, firepit and grill. Kids love the outdoors.

    Picnic table, firepit and grill. Kids love the outdoors.

  • Nancy with an Ancona duckling in her pasture.

    Nancy with an Ancona duckling in her pasture.

  • Parking area of rental. Above it is pasture with goats and barn.

    Parking area of rental. Above it is pasture with goats and barn.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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