Emerald Gate Farm - Farm Stay Vacation -13 Acre Mtn Estate - Farm and Fishing

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

This 3 (or 4) bedroom, 2 (or 3) bath vacation rental is located on 13 acres of beautiful rolling mountain property with so much to do you'll spend most of your time right here. It's very accommodating having the main quarters all on one floor. Drive into the two car garage and go right into the kitchen. There are ponds, gardens, creeks, springs and mountain hiking trails to explore. The 'Farm Stay' experience has a horse, yard birds, fish and egg laying chickens. You're welcome to enjoy the eggs and sample whatever is in season from the fruit trees, grape vines and gardens.

Besides the two-car garage, 13 acres and barn; there is a newly finished living unit in the basement. This provides the optional 4th bedroom and 3rd bathroom to sleep 4 more than the 7 on the main floor.
A complete unit with a kitchen, 3 beds, TV and a bathroom. A private entrance and a one car garage make this ideal for families vacationing together or just for extra kids.

A great place for home schooling. Lots of fun things to do and learn any time of the year.
A real Farm Stay vacation.

Red and black raspberries, blackberries, apple, peach, pear, cherry, elderberry and black walnut trees will add to your menu. Our fully equipped kitchen: 2 ovens, 6 gas burner cook top, microwave, trash compactor & ice making fridge make it easy to use our home grown produce.

Three ponds have resident ducks, geese, bluegills, catfish, and trout that you can catch and release.

Bringing pets is conditional on several things. Must talk about the possible issues with the resident dogs and other free range animals.

This estate is very private and secluded yet we are close to the small towns of Waynesville and Maggie Valley where there is golf, antiquing, river rafting, restaurants and Lake Junuluska.

Only 3 miles from route 40 which will take you to Asheville or Gatlinburg. Close to 3 different entrance points for the Blue Ridge Parkway and very close to the Smokey Mountain National Park, Cataloochee Valley where Elk can be seen every afternoon and the Cherokee Reservation with Harrah’s Casino.

At 3600 ft it is usually cool enough to just open the windows, but we have a 'Green' geothermal heat pump that provides both heat and ac when needed. There is a beautiful mountain view from your bedroom window and from the half-covered wrap around deck where you can relax and barbeque in the shade or the
sunshine. Summer nights are spectacular with fireflies competing with the stars.

Close by we also have fishing, hunting, foraging, skiing, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, museums, sightseeing, rafting, tubing, archery, sporting clays and even sky diving.

Inside and out there is wireless high speed internet, High-Def DirecTV and free long distance anywhere in the continental US.
Contact me for more current pictures and details.
Rates are negotiable, the new basement quarters are optional.
Let's talk and make a deal based on your specific wants and needs.

DIRECTIONS to Emerald Gate Farm
472 Medford Hannah Road
Waynesville, NC 28785

Find exit 20 on Route 40 go south and immediately turn right on Cove Creek road.
Go 1.2 miles and turn left on Suttontown Road.
Go 1.3 miles and turn left on Medford Hannah Road.
Go 1/2 mile and enter at the white mailbox on the right.

Keywords: Vacation Rental, cabin, farm, farmstay, teaching, fishing, private, secluded, home school,


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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Children Welcome:

    Kids love this place! Great place for Home Schooling....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Wheel chair access from deck through French door in dining room. There are special handles for easy bathing in the bathtub. House is all one level, no stairs except to basement. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please use the covered deck to relax and smoke. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are very welcome here! Pet fees negotiable. Large kennel in basement if you want to go to dinner and know your pet is safe at home. If you don't have pets, there are plenty already here. Two Great Pyrenees, three cats, chickens, ducks, geese and guineas. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Wheelchair ramp from driveway to deck on side of house. Then from deck to inside through dining room....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Bedroom 4


  • Other (See Description)


  • King size beds (1) New bed in master bedroom, Queen size Beds (2) One each in second and third bedrooms on main floor., Twin or Single Beds (4) One single in third bedroom with a Queen bed. Twin beds and one full size bed in the newly finished fourth bedroom in the basement....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Seasonal fruits and veggies fresh from the gardens, Separate barn for horses, Local wrangler available, Large comfortable kennel in the basement, Grounds keeper, guide, handyman close by....moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) DIRECTV flat screen tv's in master bedroom and living room...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Watch the mountains light up in the morning without getting out of bed in the master bedroom....moreless

  • Water View:

    Watch the ducks, geese, fish and horses from the covered deck....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Three ponds in the front pasture....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Air Conditioning:

    Green-geothermal heat pump for heat and air conditioning....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    On same level as house- no stairs to climb...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Room for 3 cars in garage and basement....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free in Continental US....moreless

  • Garage:

    Two car garage with remote opener. Same level as house. No stairs to climb to enter house. Another 1 car garage through basement door also....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Remote controlled gas fireplace....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    Spare clean linens for all beds. Plenty of towels and wash cloths....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Paved parking area for several cars....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of room for trailers, horse trailers, ATV's and more with easy access and turn around....moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Washing Machine:

    On same level as house- no stairs to climb...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless access inside or out on the deck....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood burning stove in new basement room....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Wood burning stove in new basement room.....moreless


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Complete supply of utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    (2) Gourmet kitchen with two ovens, six burner gas stove top. Microwave, trash compacter.....New basement quarters has a full kitchen also....moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2) One in each kitchen....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (2) Side by side with ice dispenser in the door on maim floor. A second refrigerator in the basement quarters....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck surrounds 3/4 of the house. Some covered and lots of comfortable chairs and lounges as well as the dining table. A supply of cracked corn and fish food stored by the front door and a dinner bell that will call the yard birds to the feast....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Down by the first pond, sit and feed the fish and geese....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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from 23 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,200 $4,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Cleaning fee both flors $0
  • Tax Rate 11%


Tax and cleaning fee included in weekly quotes.

Tax and cleaning fee added to the nightly rate.

All rates negotiable.

Occupy the cabin and the optional basement quarters for $1400 per week.

Down payment at time of booking. Balance due before on on arrival.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville, NC

Car: Necessary

home schooling, gardening, cooking, wind tunnel flying, tubing, rafting, paintball


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I retired at 65 from the heat and hustle of Miami to the cooler and laid back community in the mountains. Like when I ran charter fishing boats, I love to share my experiences here on this 13 acre mountain farm. I built a cabin by the barn so I can stay here and tend the gardens, orchards and animals.

Why the Owner Chose Waynesville, NC, USA:
I came here to enjoy the seasons and to learn how to live close to the land.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
I love doing the chores on the farm, being close to the animals and protecting them. Planting gardens and helping things grow so I can preserve them and use them in my own kitchen. Keeping the grounds and getting firewood keeps me healthy and tired at the end of the day. I am very fortunate to be living this lifestyle and I am eager to share whatever I can.

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Speaks: english



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  • Therapy dogs, Polly and Clyde

    Therapy dogs, Polly and Clyde

  • View from the master bedroom and deck.

    View from the master bedroom and deck.

  • The living room

    The living room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Kitchen


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    Where Food Comes From

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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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