PRIVATE RETREAT/VIEW - 5 MIN DTWN. BREVARD

Robin McCollough

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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PRIVATE RETREAT/VIEW - 5 MIN DTWN. BREVARD

Brevard House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Most Brevard area homes with amazing mountain views are half an hour or more away from town. Here, just drive 5 minutes and you will arrive downtown with all it has to offer. At night, experience the dazzling view of the city lights. Despite its proximity to town, this house is very private. From the expansive back decks on a summer day, you can often hear distant music drifting up through the trees from the Brevard Music Center. In the fall, take in the amazing mountain view of changing leaves. Enjoy a huge stacked stone fireplace with large dining room and living room both with fabulous views. The kitchen has river rock granite counter-tops and new stainless steel appliances.

For cyclists... there is also a garage to store bikes or other outdoor equipment. Bracken Mountain Trail is almost just outside our back door.

The property also features a private pool with a 'twisty'slide and hot tub (both open only during the summer) surrounded by beautiful stacked stone rock work. There is a gated playground with a swing set, and a custom made tree-house for the bigger kids. The playground also has a picnic table and fire ring for backyard camp-outs. Also enjoy a lower kids deck with ping pong table and tire swing. For kicking back after an active day, the kids can hang out in the indoor game room with a Netflix ready TV/DVD with wifi and an air hockey table.

Keywords: lodge, retreat, Hunger Games, pool, treehouse, views, cycling, cyclist, biking, mountain biking, hot tub, fall leaves, view, music center, pool,

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Robin McCollough (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Robin McCollough

One of us is a cyclist/hiker and the other an art/ theater lover. Brevard, Asheville and surrounding areas are a haven for both. We live 30 minutes away from the house.

Robin McCollough purchased this house in 2002

Why Robin McCollough chose Brevard

Husband grew up going to camp here as a child. We vacationed here for 20 years before finally buying a house in the area.

What makes this house unique

When we considered selling this house the realtor said it was so unique he wouldn't know how to compare it to anything. It's like a private family vacation compound in the middle of the woods, but you can get in the car and in minutes be in downtown Brevard. When we bought the property in 2002, the pool inspector gave us the history of how the pool had been built and the rock work implemented. It is beautiful but also remarkable because it is on the side of a mountain. He told us that he had actually submitted a bid to build the pool, and had made it an outrageous amount never believing that it would have been possible to do. He told us 'I see she went and got herself someone to build it!' We also have an eclectic mix of antiques and contemporary art in this house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Your home has surpassed our expectations. How beautiful and relaxing even with kids and grandkids! Each child had a spot to relax in and the adults were able to talk. We loved having our family reunion, birthdays and July 4th here. My parents came up twice. They are not in good health so it was perfect for them to come and go as they needed to. You were the perfect host and hostess - helping us with the pool etc. We have made some precious memories here.
Jun 2014
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 21 traveler reviews

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Private Retreat/View - 5 min Dtwn. Brevard
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
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Private Retreat/View - 5 min Dtwn. Brevard
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Brevard Asheville Area
Columbia, SC
5

Perfect Group Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
All I can say is PERFECT! We stayed here following our team race on the Blue Ridge Parkway! Everyone was blown away by the views, the amenities, the location...all of us want to come back and stay longer.
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Brevard Asheville Area
Benton, AR, USA
5

Hidden gem in the perfect location!

  • 5 of 5
From the moment we first arrived and saw that view, we were hooked! The house with all its amenities was true to its claim and provided our family with a beautiful retreat from the world. And, yet, in a few minutes we could be down the hill and into the quaint town with its great shops. The owners were so attentive to our needs and conscientious about caring for the property to assure our stay was enjoyable. We especially appreciated the screened in porches for outdoor dining and ping pong, both with a view to die for, and the hot tub was such a treat. The area is a great location for nature lovers who want to explore the local state parks (Sliding Rock and the waterfalls featured in The Hunger Games made for fun days out.); but if you seek a world class historical site, visit the renowned Biltmore Estate. We've stayed in numerous vacation rentals, but this one was the most beautiful!
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Brevard Asheville Area
Charlotte NC
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5
Our favorite vacation house in 14 years! It was everything we needed and more. The pool, view, location & owners were the best. We stayed busy with all there was to do in the area and we did see a white squirrel! The week went by too fast. We loved it. Perfect place for a 15 & 9 yr old as they loved the rec room.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brevard Asheville Area
Woodstock, GA
5

Great hidden gem

  • 5 of 5
A lot bigger than it looked in the pictures. Stayed with my now finance, purposed during our trip, in this cabin. Incredible mountain views through the large windows in the family room and huge screened porch. Loved watching the morning clouds roll over downtown brevard. You feel so sucluded yet your less than 10min from brevard. We are mountain bikers and this location was perfect for us. 30min to dupont and 10-20min to most of Pisgha's great trails. The owners were extremely nice and helpful with places to eat and trails to ride. Deffinently plan on returning in the near future.
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Private Retreat/View - 5 min Dtwn. Brevard
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Brevard Asheville Area
Boston, MA, USA
5

Relaxing Rendezvous

  • 5 of 5
We booked this property for a bachelorette party and it was splendid! For 8-10 girls, there was plenty of sleeping room and lots of things on-site to keep us entertained (hot tub, air hockey, ping pong, firepit).

It was a bit chilly during our stay, so we camped out mostly in the downstairs den around the fireplace and in the hot tub (as well as the kitchen, the heart of any home).

The kitchen was well stocked, as were the linens, and the place was much more spacious than the pictures make it seem. The girls were stoked about our choice of lodging and said repeatedly "This is like a 'Real World' house! So cool!"

It was close enough to downtown that we had a great dinner at a Mexican place 5 minutes away, we went to a winery in Hendersonville 45 minutes away, and even braved the chilly waters of Sliding Rock (it was 55 degrees outside that day) a scenic 30 minutes away.

Robin and Mark were available via phone to answer any questions; always with a warm dose of cheer and Southern friendliness.

It was much needed relaxing respite from the upcoming wedding craziness and perfect for getting girls together for a few nights of laughs and stories.
  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Private Retreat/View - 5 min Dtwn. Brevard
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p415247vb
+1 8285061627
Brevard Asheville Area
5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5
This home is just a perfect escape from big city. We had a great 2 night stay. Kids were amazed with all there was to do and the view was really amazing. Owners were great, flexible with our last minute plans, and easy to work with. We took some suggested kid friendly hikes which were also very enjoyable. Highly recommend!
  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Young Children
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geocaching, ceramics and pottery classes, gem mining, cycling, fishing

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Brevard House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Leaf season
Sep 8 2014 - Nov 2 2014
3 night minimum stay
$325
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$275
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,925
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%
Notes THE POOL AND HOT TUB ARE ONLY OPEN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS, APPROXIMATELY MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY. When pool is open, higher rate is always in effect.

Holiday rates are the same as summer rates: Labor Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas/New Years. Minimum days days depending on holiday range from 3 to 7. Please contact owner for more info and direct quote.
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Amenities

Amenities

Brevard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) extra double mattress under queen bed in master bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • Private Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
  • sledding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • rafting
  • golf
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • spelunking
Notes:
gated play/camp area with swingset, picnic table and fire ring/ custom treehouse
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