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Tastefully decorated with antiques, artwork and pottery

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Relaxation with picturesque views of nature from every window

This property is detached from the main house. It serves as a vacation rental and self-catering Bed and Breakfast featuring a beautiful, second floor, 800 sq ft studio apartment. The Studio boasts a full kitchen, full bath and gleaming pine floors. Experience tranquility and solitude 4.5 miles from I-40/I-85 in sleepy Mebane, NC. Neat, clean and tastefully decorated with antiques. Sleeps up to 4. Centrally located 30 minutes from UNC Chapel Hill, Duke University, Elon College and UNC Greensboro. 10 minutes from Mebane Antique Auction Gallery. Direct access to miles of wooded trails yet minutes from the mall and restaurants. Hike, walk or bring your mountain bike to traverse the gently rolling trails. Enjoy peace and refreshing serenity in a country setting. Relax in the evening listening to choir of crickets, frogs and cicadas.

Guests are provided with coffee, tea, half-and-half, milk, cereal, eggs (organic free-range when available), English muffins and other complimentary items to get started. Use the fully applianced kitchen to make your favorite meals or take advantage of the covered grill area. The large gas grill is accompanied by outdoor seating, a lazy hammock and dining options which are available year round.

Enjoy immediate access to miles of rolling trails by foot, bike, or any non-motorized vehicle.

Take in a show from one of the many performing arts centers such as DPAC, tour a museum, catch an ACC sporting event, visit a flea market, take advantage of the Tanger outlet mall or just catch up on some R&R from the hammock on the verandah.

More Details

Holly Sims
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Holly Sims

The Studio was built by the original owners as a temporary place to live while their main home was being constructed. They started their family while living in The Studio and moved into the main house in 2005.

As empty-nesters with 2 dogs and 2 horses we purchased the property early in 2014 and subsequently moved into the main house. Soon after, we began hands-on renovations to The Studio to include painting, refinishing the beautiful pine floors and updating the kitchen. During the many weeks of hard work, we came to appreciate the gorgeous views of fields and forests offered by the second floor venue and thought others might enjoy it too.

After much discussion and research we decided we would offer The Studio as a Bed and Breakfast/Vacation-type rental to the general public. In 2015 The Studio was opened for business as a self-catering Bed and Breakfast. Since that time, we have enjoyed meeting some very interesting and lovely folks from around the country and perhaps one day, we will meet you too!

We extend a warm and friendly welcome to our guests to experience firsthand the tranquility and solitude of The Studio, its expansive grounds, access to rolling trails, universities, restaurants/shopping and business centers.

Holly Sims purchased this studio in 2014


Mebane Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Pedestal sink with tile floor
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
This property operates as a self-catering Bed and Breakfast. Please inquire about the availability and cost of a private chef. The Studio has WiFi over DSL which allows guests to check email, get directions/maps and visit web sites. The band width will not allow for internet gaming or streaming movies like NetFlix. Guests are provided with a library of DVDs and VHS tapes. Cable is not available at this location. Some pets are allowed. Please inquire.


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Tastefully decorated with antiques, artwork and pottery
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Fantastic stay. Was short unfortunately due to other circumstances but we had a great stay with Holl

  • 5 of 5

Very clean very well appointed place. What more could you ask for. She had fresh-baked cookies there for us, breakfast food available including eggs and sausage, cereal, etc. Nice privacy and pretty fun location, above a horse stable and right next to a horse and mule. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time Cindy, Digger and I have been guests of Holly in The Studio at Jonquil. It is clean, comfortable, and convenient. It's a great place to stay and the homemade chocolate chip cookies topped it off!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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White House, TN

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful. We had a great time and enjoyed grilling and relaxing on this wonderful property. We loved the warm yummy cookies when we arrived. Holly was such a sweet lady. Thank you for making our stay wonderful.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous Property

  • 5 of 5

The loft was beautiful and had everything you would need for a stay away from home. The owners are very helpful and we were pleasantly surprised by delicious homemade cookies when we showed up. Close to Mebane in addition to Hillsborough and Chapel Hill.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fleming Island, Florida

Perfect Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect hideaway in Mebane NC. Close enough to Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh for shopping, sightseeing and awesome restaurants. The owners were most gracious and accommodating. Which contribute to our stay. The spacious apartment located over a barn which houses a horse and mule, you would never know are there, very peaceful. The apartment is clean, nicely decorated, and spacious. My husband and I enjoyed the breakfast items and coffee provided and the beautiful wooded area. We were welcomed by Holly and John, and freshly baked chocolate chipped cookies - thank you again Holly and John.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely, well equipped studio apt

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable stay. The property feels secluded, lots of windows so it felt like we we were sleeping in the trees. Would definetely stay again. The hosts were very nice and accomodating.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Nearest Airport
57 Miles
Raleigh Durham
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Karma on Third
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $500

Please ask about our pet policy.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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