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Life in the MOUNTAINS. What could be better? Get away to real peace & quiet.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms,2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6 (8 with pull out sofa)

Serenity features 3BR,2Baths, full kitchen,two level living area. Satellite TV, WiFi, DVD player, central heat and air. It also has a wood stove on each of two levels. The downstairs level also has a wall gas heater as well as the wood stove. There is a nice quaint sitting area on the front porch where you can enjoy your favorite beverage while admiring the Smokey Mountain view. Please see the pictures uploaded on this website.

This location is removed from the city but the town of Rosman is only minutes away and the city of Brevard is a must see and only 20 minutes away. There are many outdoor activities available in the area. Many biking,hiking,and waterfall trails are nearby. Also during the season you can travel down the French Broad river by canoe or kayak. There is a good whitewater outfitter nearby. Fly fishing is also available in the area. Golf is available as well. The Blue Ridge Parkway is 40 minutes away. Asheville is 45 minutes away.

The property is located at the top of a hill off of Line Runner Ridge and offers privacy and tranquility. You can hear the birds singing and when conditions are right, you can see the clouds gathering in the valley below while you see the mountains rising up through the clouds.

We look forward to having you stay with us at Serenity.

More Details

Amenities

Brevard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Basement bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking

Reviews

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Life in the MOUNTAINS. What could be better? Get away to real peace & quiet.
average rating of 4.9772725 based on 47 reviews
5

Pictures don't do it justice!!

  • 5 of 5

From the very moment you turn off the main road and head up the gravel road you can tell this is a special place. We saw a large buck and several turkeys even before we made it to Serenity's drive. The climb up the drive leaves keeps the anticipation building and once you round the bend you are greeted with a remarkable view. The house on the left and the mountains to the right!! The wooden rocking chairs and swing on the front porch are nice touch and with the mountain view they definitely got plenty of use. The inside was remarkable and decorated very nicely. There was more than enough sleeping space for our family of 6. The brochures on things to do were nice and covered everything either rain or shine. Would love to see the view in the fall. We had a great experience and will definitely consider staying here again in the future!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your glowing review. We are glad that you got an opportunity to see some of the wildlife we have up here and had such a wonderful time. We hope that you book with us in the future. Thanks, Don and Kathie
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Tampa, FL
5

Amazingly Peaceful Christmas at Serenity

  • 5 of 5

We just enjoyed a wonderful week at Don and Kathie’s beautiful mountain home. The directions that they provide are spot on – and as you drive up the gravel road you are greeted by a secluded cabin on the top of a mountain with a panoramic view. Upon entering, we felt “at home” already. The décor is mountain fresh and you can tell that a lot of personal touch went into making this home feel welcome. We used this cabin as our home base to explore the Pisgah National Forest, Dupont state forest, as well as Jones Gap and Caesar’s Head state park. We found the location extremely convenient as we drove into Brevard to Ingels to stock up on groceries. We made use of the fully stocked kitchen to make our meals at home and for the day of hiking. We enjoyed the Charcoal grill out back. A couple of nights we made it to Hendersonville for some great dinners. Everything about this cabin made for a great week. One of the best features is the old school wood burning stove / fireplace, which we used a couple of times that made for a fantastic sit by the fire evening. Only a couple of minor things – the kitchen does not have a dishwasher so that is a manual process. In addition, the master bedroom is a smaller bed so we split the bedrooms for our trip. Coming from Florida I never had to use a gas furnace – so lighting the downstairs heater was a bit tricky for me – but I finally got the hang of it. The owners called to check on us the night we checked in to make sure that there was nothing we needed – I thought that was a very nice personal touch. Serenity lived up to our expectations and we hope to be back in the fall in 2018 for the fall color change. I hope that Don and Kathie consider splurging for a hot tub to make this the Perfect Get-a-way :)

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time. This Place was clean, roomie, and peaceful. It certainly takes after it’s name, Serenity!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean well decorated place. The small lake and canoe are a very nice plus.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for a Family of 4 during 3 nights. Fire pit is great. We love Brevard (25 minutes away) and hikes.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saluda, SC
5

Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

Spent most of our time at Serinity or chasing waterfalls. House was well equipped, comfortable and quite. No problems.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summerville SC
5

Amazing view and great location for exploring the area.

  • 5 of 5

I had such an amazing time at the cottage. It was quiet and restful. The house is charming and had everything I needed. The long range view of the Blue Ridge was incredible. I found that this location is just right for accessing visits to the Brevard area as well as Sapphire and Cashiers. Kathie and Don were very helpful and great hosts! I hope to make it back to Serenity again!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Don & Kathie Briola
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2018

About Don & Kathie Briola

Don & Kathie have been married 26 years. We fell in love with the area immediately and after vacationing here for 13 years we decided to retire here. We moved in the summer of 2013 from Savannah,Ga with our two cats and our dream realized.

Don & Kathie Briola purchased this house in 2013

Why Don & Kathie Briola chose Brevard

We bought this property for the mountain view and quiet, serene location. It is for us an ideal mountain retreat, with the Smokies as a backdrop. The remote location is still within minutes of supplies and recreational activities for all ages. We also like the close proximity to Line Runner Lake.

What makes this house unique

When we purchased the property the basement was unfinished. It is now a cozy area for entertainment, reading, and playing games. There is a bedroom & bath in the basement.

The front porch swing and sitting area is a great place to have your morning coffee and look at the mountains.

The master bedroom also has a view of the mountains, so why not have breakfast in bed!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Don & Kathie,

Thank you for opening your lovely mountain home to our family! Everything we needed, or wanted, was right here! Gorgeously decorated home, cozy & comfortable. And the View! We were able to completely relax and enjoy our mountai get-away! Thank you,
Jun 2015
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Map

Red Lion Inn and Restaurant
Headwaters Outfitters
Pisgah Inn Restaurant
Hobnob -- CLOSED
The Square Root
Our Country Store Incorporated
Jaime's Creole Basserie
Oskar Blues Brewery
carmichael training systems
"bicycling training camps and tours "
D.D. Bullwinkel's
"Fun soda shop good hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken salad, pimiento cheese,ice cream, sodas, sh..."
O P Taylor's
"awesome toy store! For young children through adult "
Earthshine Discovery Center
"Outdoor discovery center.Includes a lot of activities including climbing wall, ropes course,..."
Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Motorway
2.7 Miles
178
Car: recommended

Located just minutes from Brevard, Serenity is located near Rosman NC. It is within 35 minutes of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The French Broad river is nearby and an outfitter is near Rosman where canoe and kayak trips/rentals are available. The town of Brevard is 25 minutes away and offers shopping and fine dinning opportunities. The towns of Cashiers,Highlands, and Franklin are also great day trips for shopping as well as many hiking and waterfall stops along the way. (A hike around Whiteside mountain is a must). This is Transylvania county and is known as land of the waterfalls. (There is a magnificent waterfall within 10 minutes of Serenity.

The cabin itself sits on top of a hill at about 2800 feet with a mountain view. As it is 2.7 miles from the nearest highway it is calm and serene. Enjoy mornings or evenings sitting on the porch with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. Come in the fall to enjoy the changing of the leaves. Take a short walk from tha cabin and see Line Runner Lake. We hope that you enjoy Serenity as much as we do!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%

DAMAGE/RESERVATION DEPOSIT - A reservation deposit of $200 is required. This must be received within five (5) days of booking the reservation. The deposit automatically converts to a refundable security/damage deposit upon arrival. Review contract for details. Weekend rates do not apply to stay of six nights or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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