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Mod Lodge Close to Bike Trail, Furman University and Travelers Rest

Bedrooms 5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Newly Renovated Mid-Century Modern #IKEA Furnished Bike-Friendly Lodge

Great for large gatherings! Family friendly, and pet friendly, this 5 bedroom mid-century modern ranch sits on 12+ acres and is just a few feet away from the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 19 mile paved bike/running trail, that is 1.5 miles from downtown Travelers Rest or 7 miles from downtown Greenville, SC. This property is just outside the north gate of Furman University and at the base of Paris Mountain. Come bike, hike and explore the area in this cozy lodge. Great outdoor spaces including a deck, hot tub and grill and .7 mile mountain bike/nature trail on the property. Also own property #620599 The Furman Cottage which backs up to this property for larger gatherings. #bikeinnbikeout

Five Rooms at the Swamp Rabbit Lodge:

George Room: 4 xl twin bunks, sleeps 8 , shares 2 hall baths

Astro Room: same as the George room

Jane Room: 1 queen bed, shares 2 hall baths (ADA accessible)

Judy Room: 1 queen bed, 1 trundle bed with two twin beds tv, Kuerig, private en suite bath

Elroy Room: 2 full beds, tv, Kuerig, private en suite bath

Cosmic Lounge: 3 twin daybeds in the lower level

More Details

Wendy Lynam
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Wendy Lynam

I moved to Greenville from Chicago in 2005 in search of a better climate and quality of life. Greenville has exceeded my requirements. We are a very cosmopolitan Southern city and have so much in the way of restaurants, culture, shopping, and natural beauty in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

One of our crowned jewels is the GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 19+ mile paved bike/running/walking trail.

Two years ago I started renting my properties on VRBO. I own the Swamp Rabbit Inn in downtown Greenville SC, a six-bedroom, bike friendly inn. #596004 I also own The Furman Cottage #625099. We like to furnish in IKEA.

I began cycling in 2012 and enjoy the excellent riding we have all over Greenville. I recently published a guidebook called 'Cycling Greenville' that has 20 great rides in Greenville County from the bike path to road rides to mountain biking.

I am a real estate investor and agent and recently received my real estate license. I focus mainly on downtown Greenville urban living (condos) but if you are considering a move to the area I would be happy to point you in the right direction. Please feel free to email me or call me with questions about relocating to Greenville. I have raised my family here for 10 years so I have knowledge about schools and activities for children as well as insight into good neighborhoods and investments.

I look forward to welcoming you to Greenville and I am here to help you get the most out of your visit so please reach out for recommendations and with your questions.

Hope to see you soon!

Wendy Lynam purchased this lodge in 2014

Why Wendy Lynam chose Upcountry

This property sits on 11 serene acres at the base of Paris Mountain, just outside the north gate of Furman University and a few feet from the Swamp Rabbit Trail. I thought this property would make a great gathering spot for cycling groups, families and friends attending weddings or events at Furman University and those who wanted to hike or mountain bike Paris Mountain. Just 1-1/2 miles from Travelers Rest, this is a quaint little town with a lot to do.

What makes this lodge unique

This lodge has large gathering rooms, 5 bedrooms down a hall and a game room in the basement. The outside areas include a grill and a hot tub and nature trail. This property sits on the same property as The Furman Cottage #625099 if you would like to rent both for large groups.


Greenville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 26 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Jane Room - 1 queen , shared hall bath
    Elroy Room - 2 double , private en suite bath
    George Room - Bunk Room - 8 bunk bed , xl twins, 2 shared hall baths
    Astro Room - Bunk Room - 8 bunk bed , xl twins, 2 hall baths
    Cosmic Lounge in Basement - 3 twin/ single , xl twins, daybeds
    Judy Room - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , private bath en suite
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading


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Mod Lodge Close to Bike Trail, Furman University and Travelers Rest
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 36 reviews
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Total Solar Eclipse!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the lodge for a large group to see the total solar eclipse. This house was perfect- and everyone was amused that we had a Jetsons themed house for the eclipse! We had about 25 people who stayed the night and there were beds for everyone! Having 4 bathrooms with 4 showers was very helpful with all of these people! The kitchen had everything we needed to cook and bake with, and the grill was used more than once. There was ample seating inside and outside so we could all spread out and a couple different table-top games were going on before and after the eclipse hours. And it was a perfect place to view the eclipse- the patio area, the driveway and the grassy areas were perfect for us to spread our lawn chairs out and enjoy the eclipse together. Later, many people enjoyed a dip in the hot tub while some of us took advantage of the walking trail nearby. The only thing we would have changed was we needed more refrigerator space! Luckily many of us had coolers to keep additional food in. Thanks for a very memorable weekend!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and for your nice review! We love hearing about people making memories in our spaces!
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Spacious, clean, easy access, close to everything

  • 5 of 5

A+ felt like home.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and for your nice review! So glad you enjoyed your stay! Wendy
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  • 5 of 5

We booked this house for our girls mentor group of 27, called Ladies of Excellence. We were attending a performance of The Lion King at the Peace Center and wanted to all be together. When we arrived, it was more than we expected! It was beautiful, spacious enough to accommodate 17 teenagers and 10 adults! The best part was the eat in kitchen and the beautiful deck. We were able to have so much fun indoors and outdoors and the owner was very helpful and responded to all our needs promptly. The zoo, the Peace Center, the mall and all of the colleges were within a 20 minute range from the lodge! It was convenient, comfortable and really wonderful! We are already planning another visit for the near future! Thank you again Wendy!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and andjoyed your trip to Greenville! We look forward to having your group again!
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Group of 70 year old high school friends had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

The Swamp Rabbit Lodge and setting was perfect for our group of ten. Cabin "in the woods" yet easy and quick access to all that Upstate South Carolina has to offer. Thanks to Wendy, who was gracious and responsive in every way.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent for large groups. Plenty of space to relax and be comfy. Clean and well appointed

  • 5 of 5

Large group for a church conference. Everyone enjoyed the space and convenience of a home versus a hotel room will definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and for your nice review. We work hard to make sure our guests have a great experience in our properties! Hope to see you again! Wendy Owner
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Great for our large group!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our large group (college sports team) for our travels to the playoffs. Everything was well-stocked and clean and there were enough beds for everyone. The firepit and hot tub were added bonuses, as well as the large outer deck. We were very happy with the location and will hopefully return if our playoffs are in the same location in future years. The owner is so helpful and nice. We had one player leave her wallet in the house and the owner mailed it back to us after our stay. She was very accommodating to our specific needs (had a service animal, needed early check in for a small fee). Thanks Wendy!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your nice review! It was a pleasure hosting your group!
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Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Swamp Rabbit Brewery and Tap Room
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles

The property is a great launch pad for the best cycling in Greenville SC. The GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail is just a few feet from the property and it sits at the base of the foothills close to Paris Mountain and Furman University.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $50

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. We rent bikes at the rate of $25/day. Please message us if you would like to rent bikes (number of bikes and number of days you would like to rent) and we will deliver to the property on the dates you would like and add to your bill. We provide helmets and locks. Please message us with any questions. Mountain bike paths are on the property and Swamp Rabbit Trail is 500 ft. from the property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.