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8 acres of privacy , stream and waterfall, Dupont, pets ok

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 2-1/2 bath beautiful home with great views

Welcome to Happy Acres! This beautiful and well-maintained cabin sits on a knoll overlooking a nice stream that waterfalls into a pond! The surrounding grounds are landscaped with native plants and there are many places to sit and enjoy the surroundings. This property is surrounded by a forest of old growth deciduous trees--it will show spectacular fall color that you can enjoy from your porch.

The master bedroom is on the main floor with a private bathroom. Upstairs are two comfortable bedrooms with a queen and full size beds that share a full bathroom. Additional sleeping on the trundle day bed in the loft area.

The wood accents and some of the furnishings and flooring were made from trees that grew on the property!

The property adjoins the Watson-Cooper Heritage Conservancy. This project is intended to extend from Table Rock in SC through Ceaser's Head, Dupont and Gorges state park. Lots of room for exploring, biking and hiking. Enjoy wading in the pond or just relaxing in the nearby swing. No need to leave the property--plenty of wildlife and beautiful surroundings to appreciate.

But when you are ready to explore the area, you will find that we are at the center of great things to do! Dupont State Forest with its magnificent waterfalls, horse, biking and hiking trails is just down the road. Brevard is only about 7 miles away with shopping, arts and crafts and great restaurants! Go the other direction and enjoy the day in Hendersonville. Other parks in the vicinity include Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park and Caeser's Head--all the hiking you want with lots of scenic waterfalls and overlooks. Access the Blue Ridge Parkway and take in some spectacular scenery. Be sure to go and see the Pretty Place Chapel while you are here--just a few miles down the road. Happy Acres is just off the East Fork river--known for excellent trout fishing!

Traveling with a group or need different dates? Check out our other properties in this area VRBO #348021 and 294967.

More Details

Property Manager
Ray Bode
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Ray Bode

I live and work in Billings Montana. I visited western NC for the first time in 2014. Fell in love with the area and bought this beautiful property! Happy to be living down the road from my brother and his wife! Looking forward to spending lots of time in this area!

Ray Bode purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Ray Bode chose Brevard

This is an amazingly beautiful property. The property backs up to the Watson Cooper Heritage Preserve which will extend hiking /biking opportunities from Table Rock in South Carolina to Gorges State park southwest of Brevard. Enjoy unlimited access to pristine park area previously unavailable for public use.

What makes this cabin unique

Total privacy. This is the ideal spot for finding the balance of a great location for multiple activities while enjoying the privacy of being secluded and private in a beautiful setting.


Brevard Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half bath off kitchen/living area
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shared bath between bedrooms 2 & 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with king bed and adjoining bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second bedroom with queen bed upstairs. Shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Third bedroom with full size bed upstairs. Shared bath
    Extra sleeping area - 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed in loft area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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8 acres of privacy , stream and waterfall, Dupont, pets ok
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews

Spacious house in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Large ,clean, tastefully decorated home in peaceful surroundings with easy access to hiking trails and town.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home in a serene location

  • 5 of 5

My family had an absolutely perfect stay at this property. The house itself met our needs in every way - the kitchen was great and well appointed, the beds were comfortable, and it was easy to sit back and relax in the space. There are even puzzles and games in the house that we took advantage of. The location was great as well - although it's a little difficult to find, that makes it a real winner in my opinion because we were far from busy roads, noise, light pollution, etc. We were able to let our dogs roam free on the land without much worry. It's also a great spot for mountain biking. My husband and I were able to get a fun ride in right from the front door. I would absolutely visit again, and I hope to very soon!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words about your stay at the cabin in Happy Acres, Anna. I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again! Ray Bode
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Summerville, SC

Very Quite and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Very Quite, Peaceful and Relaxing!!

Loved sitting on the front porch playing games and watching the Hummingbirds at the feeders. Even saw a few deer. Home was very clean and it was nice that we didn't have to go to the store and buy paper products, they were all supplied. Had everything We needed as far as kitchen items.

Was great that there was Firewood cut, we used it inside and outside.

Close to many Waterfalls and Great Hiking.

About 20 min to Bervard

About 40 min toHendersonville

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This was the third time we stayed at this house. It was wonderful! We loved being on the porch watching the hummingbirds. The house is also the perfect location for hiking and shopping. We will rent this piece of heaven again!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eustis, FL

Excellent cabin! secluded but close to town and close to many adventures

  • 5 of 5

The owner was prompt as this was a last minute decision for a weekend getaway. Ray made a very easy transaction. The location is very secluded with awesome privacy for a nice getaway! The location made it easy for us to visit Dupont forest and the Pisquah forest in one day and do 10 miles of hiking. Saw so many beautiful waterfalls. Ray told us of some great places to eat and beautiful places to see. Next time we will go to the fishing spot he suggested. The house is huge and so well kept and clean. Just beautiful and peaceful. The kitchen had everything you could possible need. Bed was comfortable.I loved that I did not have to run to store to buy toilet paper, dish soap and other paper goods.very stocked . Many rental cabins tell you to bring your own . Loved sitting on the front porch and listen to the waterfall. Saw a deer as we were driving out. The directions to cabin was great, although my GPS took us right there. Only an hour drive to Asheville. A must see is the Pretty Place Chapel on top of the mountian, not far from house. go to web site to check schedule , it may be in use for a wedding. . Thanks again for such a lovely experience in your beautiful well kept home. Well be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Welcome Home

  • 5 of 5

All the comforts of home away from home. A beautiful setting, cozy house and thoughtful amenities make this a great vacation getaway spot. From the outdoor fire ring to the creekside swings and the wonderful covered porch, it is easy to enjoy God's beautiful creation in comfort. Hummingbirds and native birds flitting to and from the feeders are delightful. Lots of fun puzzles to work on. Well supplied kitchen. Short distance to lots of great adventures like hikes to High Falls, Triple Falls and Hooker Falls. Also super close to Brevard and Pisgah National Forest where we enjoyed the well known Sliding Rock and the Pisgah Inn. Also, the Cedar Mountain Cafe is delicious. Has been such a relaxing place to spend a few days, sad to leave tomorrow! Hope to come back and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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DuPont State Forest has some incredible waterfalls and hiking trails. Pretty Place Chapel, Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest. Lots of great local artists, potters and weavers in this area.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $200

Multiple payments may be made. Payment in full is required at 90 days from rental. Accept check or credit card

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.