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Private Luxury Mountain Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

This home is located on the southernmost edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in a spectacular canvas of rolling hills and mountain views. Entrance to the home is through the lush vineyards at Domestique, an intimate French Inn. George & Rich Hincapie have purchased La'Bastide. The duo plans is to transform the property which includes a French inspired Inn as well as a vineyard into a training destination for athletes from across the world.

This beautiful estate home has European-inspired architecture and exposed wood-beam exterior and is in keeping with the natural wooded setting. A three car detached garage with a large finished bonus room above offers a great recreation area with pool table, kitchen bar, sitting area and private bath.

Open floor plan and screened porches give way to stunning mountain views. The family room has a rustic floor to ceiling stone fireplace, large entertainment center, and cathedral ceilings with enormous viewing windows. A spacious kitchen contains high-end appliances, Silestone counters, butler's kitchen and island bar. The dining room area seats 10-12 and is perfect for family gatherings & entertaining friends. The master suite has its own private screened deck and bath with claw foot tub and rain shower. The upper level has a large open loft area, office and two guest suites with private baths and large walk-in closets. Bonus room over garage has a 2 full size, very comfortable futons available, couches, kitchenette and custom-built pool table.

Keywords: estate home, mountain home

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for renting your beautiful home to our family! We loved every bit of our visit here. Everywhere in this house, we saw evidence of your love for your family and your love for the Lord Jesu Christ. Our stay at "Luberon Castle" could not have been more perfect. Thank you for your part in his wonderful family celebration. We will cherish the memories of our time here gathered as a family from around the globe.
May 2010
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Travelers Rest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Beds (2) Master on main lever with queen size bed. Quest bedroom upstairs has queen bed and full size futon bed., Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 daybeds and 2 trundle beds in 3rd bedroom (safari themed) sleeps 4, Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 very comfortable full size futon beds in bonus room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Private Luxury Mountain Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 38 reviews

We absolutely loved this home and the location. It was beautifully decorated, very enjoyable!

  • 5 of 5

This house was more than we had hoped for. It had a luxury cabin atmosphere, surrounded by tall trees and vineyards. We all fell in love with the high ceilings and spacious rooms. The huge kitchen that my boyfriend, who is an executive chef, had the greatest time cooking in, is fully stocked with anything you need to make a homemade feast. The living room was inviting and comfortable that no one wanted to leave. Plenty of parking and the Bonus apartment is super cute and came in handy! We would come back to S. Carolina just for this house!!

Norma was also very prompt at answering all my questions and was very helpful. Norma seems very seasoned in vacation rentals, her welcoming folder was very informative and it covered everything I wanted to know. I appreciated the organization.

I would recommend this home to anyone with a big family, multiple families getting together, or girls week or a boys week. We were all very sad to leave this beautiful house, hopefully we will be back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was exactly what our family needed.

  • 5 of 5

Great care and craftmansship went into creating such a welcoming home. From the moment we entered we felt comfortable.

Whether taking advantage of breakfast together at the kitchen island, relaxing on the screened in porch, or having some laughs playing pool in the bonus room, we truly enjoyed our stay..

Thank you,

John R. Galik

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We absolutely loved the home, the amenities and the view. It was a perfect gathering place.

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect for us!

We enjoyed the gathering and social time we had in the kitchen. Everything I needed was available to me!

We used the home to celebrate my daughters birthday and bachelorette weekend.

Preparing breakfast was delightful, and being able to ALL eat together was wonderful.

The homeowner was wonderful to work with. We will definately be renting again for family gathering in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful private home in serene setting

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying here and it's just as beautiful as we remembered. We have everything we could possibly need and the seclusion makes for a relaxing trip. It is the perfect place to stay whether a large group, or small. We will be coming back next year for sure!

The Slock Family

Milwaukee, WI

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice Stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property. Great location. We were a group of four guys on a golf trip and the house suited us perfectly with private baths for all. I agree with other reviews that the pictures don't do it justice.

A few things to note on your stay. Liquor stores in SC close before sunset so head north into NC if you need to re-stock. The TV's in the house are great but they do not have even basic cable. It's a few local Greenville stations and then a few channels that most people wouldn't watch (Scifi Channel and the like). We were there for the final four and thankfully one of us had an HDMI cable to hook to my computer and we used my slingplayer at home to get TBS. Most people probably aren't watching a lot of tv on vacation and I understand the frustration of not wanting to get ripped off by directv or dish but I think you can get a basic Dish setup for $50/month. We had a workaround so it was no big deal but others should come equipped with a HDMI cable and access to programming if that's important. We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi! Brian Just wanted to let you know that we took your review seriously. We added Sling TV to our Wi-FI Roku which has ESPN, ESPN2 and the golf channel. We also have Netflix movies and air-tv with local channels. Thanks Again! Norma Dotson
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Savannah, GA

Wonderful place for family gathering

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect home for our family of twelve. The home is large with a very open floor plan. Lots of room for us to have a variety of activities going on at once. We loved the beautiful setting in the woods! It was so nice to sit in the great room and look outside from the floor to ceiling glass windows. We also enjoyed sitting on the screened porch to drink coffee and chat. Unfortunately, it was rainy and overcast during our visit but it didn't put a damper on our indoor activities! The house is well-stocked which was a big plus for us as we enjoy cooking our own meals. The one drawback for us was that we could not get ESPN on the television! We made the best of that situation with our computers but it just wasn't the same for our football fans to not watch the games on the big screen! There are many other channels available and also netflix so no problems at other times. The house is an easy drive to area towns. We braved the rain to visit Hendersonville, Traveler's Rest and Greenville. We particularly enjoyed spending time in Greenville. The Falls at Reedy Park is a great area for walking and there are lots of shops and restaurants in the North and West End areas. Norma was so nice to work with and we appreciated the warmth of family displayed in their home. If we have occasion to be back in that area we would love to spend more time in this lovely setting!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI! Catherine Just wanted to let you know that we added Sling TV with ESPN, ESPN2 and the Golf Channel . We also have Netflix Movies free and air tv local channels. Thanks Again! Norma Dotson
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Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Property Damage Protection $59

Base rate is $300 a night. Over 6 people is $350 and 10 or more is $400. There is also a $225 cleaning fee and $59 for damage insurance added. If you wish to avoid the vrbo service fee you may contact me for booking.

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Car: necessary

World class cycling area, with bike trails, Hwy 11 and Old US 225. (Remote highway by Greenville Water Shed) Near all Cliffs Community Golf and Athletic Facilities. Close to Furman University and the Bob Jones University.


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