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Come Visit Western North Carolina's Premier Cattle Ranch - No Cleaning Fee

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Kitchen And Bath On First Floor

Walnut Hollow Ranch offers a clean and spacious loft, two floors, quiet, comfortable and close to town.

Walnut Hollow Ranch is a working cattle farm in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Walnut Hollow Ranch offers RV camping, barn loft lodging and tent camping.

The farm store features the farm Premium Black Angus Beef, local foods from 14 farms and crafts. The farm hosts Agri-tourism events, such as farm to table suppers, cookouts, pasture walks and cooking classes.

There are two beautiful ponds loaded with bass and sunnies. One pond is near the campground shaded by stately willow trees. There are a couple of miles of hiking trails on the 175 acre farm. Bring a tent for the kids to camp by the pond.

The ranch can accommodate big rigs and is pet friendly. Amenities include WIFI at the farm store, picnic area and fire rings. Activities on the farm are fishing, hiking and swimming. The town of Hayesville is only 5 minutes away with a major supermarket. Lake Chatuge and Harrah's Casino are nearby.

Walnut Hollow Ranch is dedicated to providing high-quality all natural - grass fed beef. Our Black Angus Cattle are raised responsibly, with top standards, producing the finest beef obtainable. We are committed to offering a healthy beef choice direct to your family.

Walnut Hollow Ranch welcomes visitors and farm stays. Farm tours are offered year round. Charlie will personally introduce you to his ranch and share a wealth of knowledge about sustainable management of productive pastures, genetics and animal husbandry. You can see the herd up close and learn about the ranch's safe and humane handling system.

In addition, you’ll see many conservation practices used to protect the farm’s resources, water quality and environment. Walnut Hollow Ranch was bestowed the 2014 Area 1 Conservation Farm Family of the year award.

Walnut Hollow Ranch is the first business in Clay County to receive recognition from the NC Department of Environmental Quality. The NC Green Travel Program recognizes businesses in the travel industry that have established and adhere to a set of guidelines that protect the environment.

More Details

Owner
Charlie Kissling
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

About Charlie Kissling

Discover a working cattle farm in the mountains of Western North Carolina at Walnut Hollow Ranch. Charlie will personally introduce you to his ranch and share a wealth of knowledge about sustainable management of productive pastures, genetics and animal husbandry. You can see the herd up close and learn about the ranch's safe and humane handling system.

The tour begins at the entrance of the farm store of the main red barn. The importance and management of productive pastures will be explained as you stroll down the concrete drive. The ranch manages the pastures with a rotational grazing system, so keep your eyes out for the herd. As you enter the breeding and handling building, Charlie will demonstrate how the cows are artificially bred and explain why certain genetics are chosen. The health and growth of the cattle are examined in a safe, humane handling system. Just outside, you will view the feeding facility; if you visit during the winter season, it’s easy to get real close to the cattle. There are many photo opportunities, especially seeing the kids with the farm tractors and equipment. Around the corner are other feed, material and hay sheds. Charlie wants visitors to experience the sights and smells of the farm while discussing the cattle nutrient requirements. Discover how the ranch manages the complete beef production from conception to plate. In addition, you will see many conservation practices used to protect the farms resources, water quality and environment. Keep you eyes open for a glimpse of our horses before you enter the main barn to see the horse stalls and barn loft. The tour will end in the farm store where you will learn about the healthful benefits or our wholesome beef. Traveling a distance, no problem, we’ll ship or safely pack your order!

Buses, RV’s and pets are welcome. Lodging, hook-ups and a picnic area are available with plenty of parking. Walnut Hollow Ranch Trail Vacation Stables offers pasture board for your horses.

Charlie Kissling purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Charlie Kissling chose Lake Chatuge

Come stay with us and experience a real working cattle ranch in the mountains of Western NC. Lake Chatuge and the quaint Historic town of Hayesville are only minutes away.

What makes this apartment unique

Lake Chatuge and the quaint Historic town of Hayesville are only minutes away. Enjoy scenic drives through Clay County. Harrahs Valley River Casino is only 20 minutes away. Fantastic area for hiking, boating, biking and horseback riding.

Walnut Hollow Ranch is dedicated to providing high-quality all natural - grass fed beef. Our Black Angus Cattle are raised responsibly, with top standards, producing the finest beef obtainable. We are committed to offering a healthy beef choice direct to your family.

Walnut Hollow Ranch Premium Black Angus Beef is produced without hormones or antibiotics. The ranch is certified by Animal Welfare Approved caring for the health and well-being of the cattle using the highest animal welfare standards. Our grass fed beef is low in saturated fat and higher in Omega3 fatty acids. Our progressive breeding ensures a tender, high quality beef product. The result is the finest beef you’ll ever put on your plate.

In addition, you’ll see many conservation practices used to protect the farm’s resources, water quality and environment. Walnut Hollow Ranch was bestowed the 2014 Area 1 Conservation Farm Family of the year award.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Come Visit Western North Carolina's Premier Cattle Ranch - No Cleaning Fee
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Beautiful Peaceful Ranch

  • 5 of 5

My family and I very much enjoyed our stay at Walnut Hollow Ranch. The steak and eggs we bought from Charlie were delicious!! The best you will ever eat! I so enjoyed eating breakfast on the patio every morning listening to the cows and the birds!! It is such a peaceful retreat! Seeing the 20 wild turkeys was so cool! Watching the morning sky reflect on the pond was beautiful. Charlie was a wonderful host and very informative about the ranch and the area! The Loft had everything we needed. Our daughter enjoyed all the animals. Learning more about the true local farmer and their humane ways was truly enlightening. Support your local farmer, food co-op, farmers market, etc. Thank you for everything Charlie!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: September and October are beautiful months on the ranch... and its calving season. Everyone loves to see the newborn calves playing in the pasture.
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Nice stay at the ranch

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed the weekend at Walnut Hollow Ranch. Charlie was very friendly and had an eagerness to share what they do at the ranch. The ranch itself was beautiful. The loft apartment was perfect for our needs. My kids enjoyed giving treats to the horse and donkey as well as talking to the cows. We enjoyed our stay and will try to return, hopefully with more time to spend at the ranch. Thanks Charlie.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Springtime is gorgeous on the ranch. Next time take a farm tour and have a burger lunch with me.
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Charming Ranch

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and charming property! The host was very friendly and happy to give advice on sightseeing. We were able to squeeze in a hike around the property which was beautiful! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You need to come visit and see Bell Mountain in Hiawassee, GA. 360 degree mountain top views and a complete view of Lake Chatuge. Accessible by car all the way to the top!
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
ATL
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Chevelles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Chatuge Shores
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 64
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Rib Country
Car: necessary

Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino is only a 20 minute drive

Massage therapist, yoga and dancing nearby

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Rates & Availability

Hayesville Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$89
From
$99
Fri,Sat,Sun
$495
$1,485
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 9.75%

Holiday Rates: 2 Night Minimum $109.00 Weekly $545.00
Bring your DVD or VCR player and movies/ tapes. The loft does not provide any live television or satellite.
Pet Fee: $25.00 Guests are required to clean up after pets.
Pets are required to have flea and tick control. Pets are not to be unattended unless caged. Pets are not permitted on furniture or beds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Hayesville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Full bath on first level - shared Guests are required to clean up after themselves
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • 1 King bed, 2 single beds, 1 couch
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Nearby: Massage therapist, Yoga classes, Dancing

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

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