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Exclusive Getaway W/ Fabulous Mountain & Lake Views, Hot Tub!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Simply Gorges Cabin is an exclusive mountain getaway nestled between the Gorges State Forest and one thousand acres of protected private sanctuary. Take pleasure in the unparalleled views of the Carolina Mountains overlooking Lake Jocassee as you discover the definition of God’s country. The breathtaking vistas and tranquil surroundings are reserved only for the guests of this spectacular mountain haven. You, your family and friends will be captivated by the scenery and find yourselves immediately at peace.

Located in Transylvania County where 50% of the land is protected state and national forests and where you will find the highest concentration of waterfalls in North America, Simply Gorges also borders South Carolina State forests. Guests of Simply Gorges awake each morning to views most visitors to the mountains must drive or hike to see anything comparable. Imagine yourself being inspired every day and so relaxed that not going anywhere and 'staying in'...can be a real treat!

The top floor has an inviting open floor plan with large picture windows. This is the main living area with walnut floors, a fully equipped kitchen, living room, dining room, sun room, and deck with seating and grill. The kitchen features all stainless steel appliances including a great gas stove and pot filler, a large refrigerator, and a Bosch dishwasher. There are custom glass front cabinets and beautiful granite counter-tops. You will find everything you need in this kitchen and throughout the home: plenty of glassware, cookware, small appliances, spices, basic condiments, a tea selection, coffee, creamer, sugar, cooking oils, baking supplies, storage supplies(foil, baggies, etc), all paper products, soaps, detergents, dryer sheets, etc. Simply Gorges is also equipped with a supply of toddler items such as sippy cups, utensils, toddler plates, etc. Even four-legged guests are supplied with dog bowls! All you will need to bring is your main food items and drinks.

A large granite bar seats 4 in addition to 2 other table and chair options for dining. The living room area has a stone fireplace, leather furnishings, and a sofa bed opposite a lovely window seat. The queen bedroom has a plush comforter and pillows, a dresser, ample closet space, and complimentary robes.

On this level is also where you will find the upper deck, which is the perfect spot for viewing the amazing sunsets. The deck has glass balusters so as not to interfere with the views. It also has comfortable seating and a stainless steel gas grill. The deck is gated, so your small children and furry family members can safely enjoy the views with you while you grill!

The second level is where you will find a large partially covered deck, an outdoor dining area, a cozy swing and a wonderful hot tub overlooking North and South Carolina mountains as well as Lake Jocassee. Also on this floor is a spacious bedroom with a King bed, dresser, a separate sitting room, full bath, and complimentary robes. The utility room housing the washer and dryer is also on this level.

Simply Gorges is located on 5 acres of private property. The natural forest surroundings lends itself to being very private and peaceful. Garden areas provide 360 degrees of beautiful views. Children soon discover the rope swing and parents soon discover the difficulty of getting them off the swing! A short trail on the property will lead you to huge stone outcroppings and stone steps in the back of the cabin lead to a garden area and places from which to pick wild blackberries.

After dining inside or outside, gather around the fire pit and enjoy making some smores for dessert! A supply of wood for burning is available for guests to use as well as some fire logs(non wood/clean burning) for use if you prefer to burn environmentally friendly logs in the fireplace.

***Upcoming events and activities***

APRIL 12: 15th Annual Assault On The Carolinas...bike rides through the Carolinas fundraiser

MAY 23-25: Brevard's White Squirrel Festival, Annual Squirrel Box Derby, Old Time Music Competition

JUNE-AUGUST: Brevard Music Center Festival and Concert Series

JUL 4: Brevard's 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Celebration

AUGUST-SEPT.: The Carolina Youth Mountain Bike League

SEPT. : Pisgah Mountain Bike Stage Race

OCT. : Halloweenfest

NOV. : The Swank 65 Mountain Bike Journey

DEC. : Brevard's Annual Twilight Tour

ONGOING: Weekly Jam Sessions by local musicians and Bluegrass bands at Silvermont and other local spots, Cycling and Mountain Bike Group Rides, Group Runs/Jogs, Weekly events/tours at P.A.R.I., Transylvania Tailgate Market, other activities can be found by clicking on the visitwaterfalls link.

More Details

Owner
Deborah Scott
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

Why Deborah Scott chose Asheville Area

We have lived and traveled to many places and even lived in many different parts of this county (Transylvania). Nothing can compare to this hidden gem that we found in 2006. Simply Gorges has been our home until recently, when we bought another property in the same neighborhood. Guests that stay at Simply Gorges awaken to views every morning that other people have to drive or hike to in order to see anything remotely comparable. Every day when you gaze upon the beauty of the surroundings, you immediately feel at peace. One can't help but be reminded of God's blessings He has bestowed upon us. We have been absolutely thrilled to be able to share this little piece of Heaven on earth with our guests.

What makes this house unique

Simply Gorges is a secluded luxurious home located in a private neighborhood which borders protected state forests. The unobstructed view from this cabin is spectacular and unbeatable. You will be mesmerized from the moment you walk in the door.

Within a 25 mile radius, you can reach everything---Gorges State Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, PARI, Table Rock State Park, Jocassee State Park, Pisgah National Forest, Dupont State Park, Sapphire Valley Ski Resort, Brevard Music Center, fishing, golfing, skiing, water sports, hiking, shopping, antiquing, live music, theater, crafts, fine arts, dining and more.

Or you just might want to stay in and enjoy the hot tub, the view, huge rock outcroppings on the property, picking wild blackberries in the back yard, swinging on the swings, or hiking around the area.

Amenities

Brevard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1) - This is a Queen size, very high quality Sofa bed and is located in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Fire pit, garden areas, full size second refrigerator/freezer in lower deck area.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(91 traveler reviews)

Exclusive Getaway W/ Fabulous Mountain & Lake Views, Hot Tub!
average rating of 5.0 based on 91 reviews
Lexington, SC
5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! Tremendous view! Great birdwatching from decks. Probably the best family vacation time we've had in years! The house has pretty much everything we needed for our stay. Beds comfy. Even the pullout sofa had memory foam mattress! We had our 20 something children with us and really enjoyed the hot tub after some long hikes. And the owner, Debbie, took us to some exceptional waterfalls in the neighborhood that we knew nothing about. Loved that part of the trip! Thank you Debbie! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exquisite views, beautifully decorated home!

  • 5 of 5

In addition to the spectacular views, this was the most completely stocked (with supplies and staples) home rental we have ever stayed in-- all we had to do was buy our food. The setting is secluded, beautiful and peaceful. We were extremely pleased, and couldn't have asked for more!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fun and relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing time at Simply Gorges! Debbie was mindful of every small detail and was very proactive about assuring we were getting the most out of our stay.

The view looking over Lake Jocassee and the surrounding mountains was a breath taker every day. The hot tub was a real treat for a relaxing wind down. The short ride into Brevard kept us going back to explore the waterfalls and local breweries! We also went zip lining at Navitat which was about an hour away, and even braved the cold waters at sliding rock.

We felt as though we only scratched the surface as far as discovering what the surrounding outdoors had to offer and cannot wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great house and view. Very well maintained. Secluded. Definitely going back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing view

  • 5 of 5

One of our favorite getaways we've ever experienced. With four kids it's nice to have a few days to ourselves and we would love to visit this home many more times to come.

Richard and Lisa, South Carolina

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Raleigh, NC
5

Perfect Weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect 2 night getaway without the kids at Simply Gorges. As the other reviewers said, Debbie had thought of everything to make our stay comfy and worry free. Even down to the 'old towels' to use for sitting on the wet deck chairs. The hot tub was actually HOT and soaking under the stars was amazing. It was a weekend we will not soon forget and we are looking forward to returning someday.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed your short getaway at Simply Gorges! I hope you can make it back again soon and continue to explore and enjoy all this magical area has to offer :)
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Map

Nearest Airport
37 Miles
Asheville Regional (AVL)
Nearest Barpub
16 Miles
Downtown Brevard
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Brevard, Lake Toxaway, Cashiers, Pisgah Forest
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Highway 64
Nearest Restaurant
16 Miles
Brevard, Lake Toxaway, Cashiers, Pisgah Forest
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Sapphire Valley Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
The Gorges State Park Access
Nearest Point of Interest
Whitewater Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
PARI
Nearest Point of Interest
Historic Downtown Brevard
Nearest Point of Interest
Dupont State Forest
Nearest Point of Interest
Pisgah National Forest
Nearest Point of Interest
Looking Glass Waterfall
Nearest Point of Interest
Sliding Rock
Nearest Point of Interest
Wolf Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Ridge Parkway
Nearest Point of Interest
Headwaters Outfitters
Nearest Point of Interest
Jocasse State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Table Rock State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Sapphire Valley Recreation Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Fairfield Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Toxaway
Car: necessary

Simply Gorges is located on a private mountain with unparallelled views of Lake Jocasse and both North and South Carolina Mountains. The cabin is 16 miles from shopping, restaurants, golfing, music events, etc. It is 37 miles from Asheville Regional Airport and approximately 60 miles from Greenville Spartanburg Airport.

Secluded in this mountain paradise, you will discover hiking trails, breathtaking waterfalls that only homeowners and their guests are privileged to see and experience. Many people will have to drive long distances then hike for hours in order to be able to see anything like the views you will see from Simply Gorges!

If golfing is your desire, you may choose from several beautiful courses located between 30-45 minutes from Simply Gorges. Included among them are those designed by Arnold Palmer with signature waterfalls as backdrops. If you enjoy cycling or mountain biking, Transylvania County is fast becoming the hottest destination for these activities with weekly group rides and many cycling events scheduled throughout the year. If music is your passion, enjoy weekly jam sessions in Brevard and weekly jam sessions at locations throughout the area. Many restaurants provide live music as well. Concerts are scheduled throughout the year at Brevard College and Brevard Music Center hosts nationally and internationally known musical events and concerts. If fishing is your what you love to do, then you can fish at the pond, or fish the Davidson or French Broad Rivers...and catch some of the most beautiful rainbow trout you have ever seen! You can even trailer your boat or rent one for use on the rivers or on Lake Jocassee , Lake Keowee or some of the other lakes located in the surrounding areas.

Whether you enjoy sporting activities, music, shopping or simply wish to get away to relax....Simply Gorges is perfectly located to be able to accommodate your needs.

Below are some of the things that describe this location:

Land of Waterfalls, Transylvania County, Blue Ridge, Smokies, National Forest, Gorges State Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, French Broad River, Toxaway River, Lake Jocassee, Pisgah National Forest, art, Brevard Music Center, White Squirrel Festival, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, white water rafting, tubing, golf, skiing, antiquing, theater, bluegrass, Mountain Music Festival, scenic drives, Sliding Rock, Mt. Pisgah, Grandfather Mountain, Devil's Courthouse, Caesar's Head State Park, Pretty Place, lakes, wildlife, horseback riding, fall foliage, Whitewater Falls, fly fishing, gem mining, dining, PARI,

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Rates & Availability

Brevard House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,200
 
 
High Season 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
$1,300
 
 
Late Fall/Early Winter
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.75%

Holidays are subject to higher rates and/or longer required length of stay.

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