This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Vilas reviews

  • Beautiful!!!

    "Everything was wonderful at this house & everything was just as described or better!!! The setting was quiet & serene...having coffee in the morning on the porch was bliss!! My entire family loved being there & they even want to go back!!!"
    Guest: Donna S. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 22, 2016
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  • Perfect in Every Way

    "This past weekend we planned and successfully carried out a surprise 60th birthday party for a friend. There were 4 couples at Brown Bear Retreat for the weekend and it could not have been a more perfect place for this special occasion. The home design was perfect for us.....4 bedrooms with either queen or king size beds, each with it's own bathroom...and it was tastefully and lovingly decorated to make a homey feel for us. It was the perfect home design for being able to entertain and socialize....very open on the main floor with the kitchen, dining area, great room, and decks flowing together. Also, the fact that no 2 bedrooms were back to back allowed everyone to have their own space....2 bedrooms on the main floor, 1 (plus a smaller bedroom with single bed and bunk beds) on the upper floor, and 1 on the lower level. Each level had it's own "living area" also and the lower floor had a small kitchenette as well as access to a lower level deck with a hot tub. The house it situated to have a lovely view from the decks and although it is one of the first homes as you enter the "subdivision", you still have the feeling of being secluded. This was my first time to rent a vacation home and I must say it will not be the last. The owner of this property was wonderful to deal with in every way. She always answered any questions or concerns that I had very promptly. Should the occasion arise to return to this area, I would definitely book this home again and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a vacation rental for a larger group."
    Guest: Linda M. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 12, 2016
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  • Great for our large family

    "Loved the big, well-equipped kitchen. We used every area--grill, ping-pong, hot tub, wrap-around porch. All electronics and wi-fi worked well, and we appreciated the notebook and labels to let us navigate the house with ease. It's close to the University, Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie, and Blowing Rock, making it a perfect choice for our trip."
    Guest: App Family Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: May 21, 2016
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  • Artsy Log Cabin Bliss

    "Totally enjoyed the lovely log cabin in the Mountains. It provided a really needed restful visit. Home has a covered porch on the back of the house that looks down over a pond. There are rockers and a picnic table out there and it was perfect. We ate all our meals out there even in the fog. Home was beautifully decorated. It was like living in a piece of art for a few days. Bed very comfy, nice baths and great kitchen. Couldn't ask for a nicer place to stay. Close to lots of things to do. We will stay here again."
    Guest: Laura J. Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: July 5, 2016
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