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Private Home on Former Summer Camp W/Trout Pond, Fields & More

81 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Brevard Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + 2 Queen-size Convertible Sofa bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

This luxurious mountain cabin is nestled in a hardwood cove surrounded by a babbling brook, blooming rhododendron, and landscaped with native plants. The cabin is tastefully furnished with mission-style antiques, has a wood-burning, field stone fireplace, and all of the amenities of a home away from home. A wrap around porch with outdoor living room surrounds the cabin---perfect for outdoor relaxation by candlelight while listening to the beautiful sounds of nature and a babbling brook. A large grill and stereo speakers make the porch perfect for outdoor lounging and entertaining. Inside is a large great room with a cathedral ceiling with hardwood paneling, dining table for 6, fully equipped modern kitchen, 2 sofa beds, WiFi internet and satellite HDTV with premium movies and sports channels, and BluRay/DVD player.

Originally a summer camp over fifty years ago, the property on which the home sits now is a private, family estate comprised of 66 mountainous acres with two ponds that are fed by 3 streams that originate on the property. There are two small fields at the top of the mountain that are perfect for playing games with the family and throwing balls to the dogs. Gravel roads and trails weave throughout the property for leisurely strolls, short hikes, and outright bush-whacking for the brave hearted! A great place to roam through the woods, play in the streams, and have some fun adventures with kids! Structural relics of the old summer camp still exist----old stone foundations from the cabins, a stone amphitheater in a mountain cove, outdoor fireplaces, etc. make for interesting exploration as you walk the property. The largest pond is over an acre and is stocked with Rainbow Trout. An outbuilding that serves as a workshop/garage with a large front porch deck overlooks the pond with a grill and patio furniture making the perfect space for relaxing while fishing for your evening meal. This is more than a rental home --- it's an adventure!

The Master BR has a King-size bed and a bathroom with a full bathtub/shower (the home's other bathroom has a spacious shower with a Waterpik high-pressure showerhead with an extra long hose if your dog happens to need a shower too!). One of the two additional BRs has a Queen-sized bed, and the other is a King. The LR has two, new Queen-size sleeper sofa beds.

Note: If this home is booked, there is one other home on this same property that isn't within seeing or hearing range (a small mountain separates them). Both homes have similar amenities, but it is a 2BR/2BA. You can check its availability by searching for property number 565064.

Keywords: Family retreat, large acreage, private, fishing, forest, hiking, mountain, cabin, stream, pond, Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Brevard Music Center, summer camps, waterfalls, DuPont State Forest

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

David DeLozier
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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What makes this cabin unique

The property has plenty of room to play with an acre trout pond, ball field, multiple streams, and hiking trails for long walks. Just down the road is the Frozen Creek entrance to Gorges State Park which is very close to the property. The Blue Ridge Parkway can be accessed approximately 10 miles away, and whitewater rafting and canoeing on the French Broad River is a mere 1.5 miles away.


based on 81 traveler reviews

Private Home on Former Summer Camp W/Trout Pond, Fields & More
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 81 reviews

Amazing cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing stay in your cabin this weekend. We found the accommodations clean, comfortable, adequately supplied and beyond our expectations. You have created a wonderful place to rest and relax. The property is beautiful and we enjoyed exploring, fishing and sitting on the porch. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time staying at David's cabins and we wouldn't think of staying anywhere else. The setting is beautiful and the grandchildren love fishing in the trout farm. We spent a lot of time sitting on the porch enjoying the wonderful weather and just experiencing the peaceful surroundings. Everything we could possibly need is stocked in that kitchen. The only addition we can think of is to add a light over the sink in the kitchen and a nice big rocking chair on the porch! We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay in this cabin tucked away in a cozy cove!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of women hiking at Dupont Forest for a weekend. We loved the cabin, it was easy to find, clean, kitchen was well stocked, comfortable beds and very nice sheets. We would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A peaceful mountain retreat!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our global family of 8 (6 adults and 2 kids) really enjoyed this awesome place and we can't wait to come back! It is so quiet and peaceful, and mid August was a great time to come. The cabin is so fully equipped and comfortable, that we lacked for nothing! Even the kids were entertained and explored safely around the grounds. We sipped wine on the porch at sunset and just enjoyed the evening sounds of nature. Everyone slept soundly, especially after our wonderful tour of the local waterfalls. Here are the words our family used to describe our stay:

"Incredible, awesome, relaxing, comfortable, quiet and a very unique experience for Taiwanese visitors"!

Everyone feels so calm and peaceful as we head home.

We have filled up on nature's wonderful negative ions! (which are very positive to one's health!!!) Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very good

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cabin. Clean with all the necessary items for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Beautiful Quiet Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was comfortable, complete and lovely. The grounds were beautiful surrounding the cabin with mature trees, ferns and hosta. It gave us a quiet restful break from city life yet close to parks and downtown brevard. We plan to return in the fall for a week. David was very friendly, helpful and quick to respond to any questions we had. The area waterfalls were majestic and the hiking trails were at different difficulty levels making the area accessible to all. Great place to spend some time for fun and relaxation,

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.3 Miles
Forks of the River Taproom at Headwaters Outfitter
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Sapphire Valley
Car: necessary

Gorges State Park Frozen Creek entrance is just down the road within biking distance where trails can be used for mountain biking and long hikes to some of the better waterfalls in the county, the Brevard Music Center host the Brevard Music Festival each summer with the conductor of the Boston Pops, Whitewater Rafting, kayaking, canoeing, water tubing, zip lining, and river snorkeling are about 2 miles away, and the Blue Ridge Parkway's most scenic views (in my opinion, at least) are located between the onramp of hwy 276 from the Pisgah Forest entrance to the exit ramp onto hwy 215 down the mountain to the cabin and property, the county has numerous Summer Camps, Dupont State Forest is well-known for it's waterfalls as well as having been the setting for several movies such as the first of the Hunger Games series, Craft Beer Breweries and Brewery Tours at Oskar Blues East Coast Brewery in Brevard, Brevard Brewing Company, Pisgah, and Sierra Nevada's brewery in Mills River about a 35 minute drive away. Transylvania County is the East Coast mountain biking capitol with some of the best trails in the country. Similarly Pisgah National Forest and the Shining Rock Wilderness area contain some of the best hiking east of the Mississippi.


Rates & Availability

Brevard Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Fall Season
Oct 5 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%

Early check-in and late check-out possible, pending availability, and a small fee may apply depending time of early arrival and late departure.

The minimum age to rent this property is 25. A lease agreement that complies with the NC Vacation Rental Act will be provided by the owner at the time of reservation and must be signed and returned upon booking. Confirmation of identity via copy of driver's license or equivalent government-issued identification can be sent via USPS, email, or through photo text messaging service to the owner. A refundable damage deposit of $100 provided with a major credit card issued directly to the tenant cardholder who signs the lease agreement. Renter has 24 hours from the time of booking for complete refund, and further details about tenant cancellation thereafter are specified in the lease agreement provided at the time of booking.

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.
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Brevard Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 Master BR - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is a full bathroom in the Master BR suite.
    Bathroom 2 Hallway Bathroom - tub , shower , This Bathroom services the entire home. Large shower.
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 Master with Full Bath - 1 king , King-size 4-post bed; Stearns & Foster firm mattress
    Bedroom 2 - Yellow, rear - 1 queen , Queen Stearns & Foster, Very Firm Mattress (no bathroom)
    Bedroom 3 - "Forest" Bedroom - 1 king , This BR is surrounded with windows, view of forest & rhodend
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) One sleep sofa and one futon in great room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Trout Pond, Fishing, Field, Hiking--very large acreage with streams and lots of room to play.. The home has a large woodburning outdoor fire pit just outside.

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