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Private Mountain Cottage Close to DuPont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom 1 Bath Mountain Cottage with Queen size sofa couch in living room

Enjoy the outdoors while staying in comfort. Cottage sits on 13+ private acres with its very own waterfall. No wonder it is located in “The Land of Waterfalls”. Fully furnished and equipped with all the comforts of home, plus a covered porch to enjoy the wildlife. Lots of deer, white and grey squirrels. Occasionally you may see a bobcat, fox or black bear, but they are shy. Several walking trails right out the front door. The Cherokee Indians used to live in our valley and other near by areas up until the 1800's. Last year was our first year renting the cottage. So many people enjoyed sitting on the deck; we expanded the deck and wrapped it around from the kitchen door to make it more convenient for cooking out, etc. Although the cottage sits in the mountains, we are in the Little River Valley; therefore, the roads traveled are not very steep and curvy. It is an easy drive to near by towns.

Priscilla Tinsley
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Priscilla Tinsley

My husband I built our home in 1993. It is located just up the drive from our guest cottage that was built in 1995. We first purchased a five acre lot and later added acreage for a total of 13+ mountain acres with a waterfall, several creeks and hiking trails throughout the property. We decided to share our mountain tranquility with others and rent out the guest cottage on VRBO.

Priscilla Tinsley purchased this cottage in 1993


Pisgah Forest Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Private Mountain Cottage Close to DuPont State Forest and Pisgah National Forest
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Marvelous place to stay😍

  • 5 of 5

Marvelous place to stay😍

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you can return again soon.
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Great vacation home

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do it justice. Loved the electric grill. Great hiking! Wonderful owners!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you can make it back again for some peace and relaxation. Thank you.
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Perfect location to explore The Land of Waterfalls

  • 5 of 5

Private cottage in the mountains. Clean and cozy. Excellent location to access surrounding hiking trails. We enjoyed hiking to numerous waterfalls in DuPont State Park and Pisgah National Forest. Town of Brevard is also very close, less than 20 min drive, and boasts lots of delicious restaurants (our favorites= Quixote and The Square Root). Tinselys were excellent hosts and it is very easy to contact them during the booking process and while at the cabin. There are also numerous trails on the property. Would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. We enjoyed meeting you and your family. Hope Addie likes daddy long leg spiders now. Looking forward to seeing you all again.
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  • 5 of 5

Love the property, maintained beautifully, so peaceful. Perfect location to DuPont forest and all the waterfalls. The cabin is lovely, very well stocked, has everything you need. Very clean as well. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the waterfalls, bike riding and were comfortable in our cottage! We hope to see you again. Thank you for your visit!
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Private Secluded Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3-nights and very much enjoyed the location - convenient to area attractions from DuPont Forest to Brevard to Pisgah Forest, and many nearby waterfalls. We especially enjoyed the private, secluded location of the cottage, the deck & grill, and onsite scenery. We will recommend it to others. The only thing it lacked was a fireplace and/or fire pit, but no need in August.

While we did use the cottage's electric outdoor grill and microwave for cooking, we also enjoyed breakfast at nearby Cedar Mountain Cafe.

Thank you Priscella & Eric

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and leaving the cottage in good shape! Glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Very cozy, clean and comfortable cottage on the woods

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cottage on the woods. It was the perfect place to retreat to after enjoying the nearby Pisgah Forest and DuPont Forest! It is fully furnished for good sleep, cooking and relaxation!! It does not have wifi- which turned out to be a nice, much needed break from technology!!! We recommend this place for a small family and look forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you all enjoyed yourselves and some of the waterfalls around us. There are many more waterfalls to see! Thank you for leaving the cottage in great shape and taking good care of it! We are looking forward to seeing you all again.
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Car: necessary

Enjoy day hikes just minutes away at DuPont State Forest, or Pisgah National Forest. Only about 20-30 minutes from the Carl Sandburg Home, The Flat Rock Playhouse, and Gorges State Park. Other close day trips for sight seeing excursions are the Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore Estate, Chimney Rock Park, Grandfather Mountain, and the Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino.

Besides hiking, you can enjoy fishing, close by mountain biking trails, white water rafting, swimming, gem mining, kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, mountain climbing, and a trip down the world famous Sliding Rock!

Antique stores, and quaint shops in downtown Brevard, Hendersonville, Flat Rock, and Asheville. Newly opened outlet mall just 30 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Pisgah Forest Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.75%

There are NO EXTRA FEES Or CHARGES for linens or cleaning.

This is a special "get to know us, new listing rate" for a limited time. Reservations will be confirmed by phone or email by the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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