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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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 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
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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.

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5

Fabulous R & R

  • 5 of 5

We had such a fabulous time at Simply Gorges Cabin! My husband Dan and I decided to take an R&R to Brevard because of its mountainous beauty, and as a way to relax and reflect after a stressful few months after having Breast Cancer surgery. Sitting on the back deck and looking at the beautiful view was in itself gratifying, but going on nature walks, eating at the restaurants in town, touring some of the magnificent waterfalls, talking with the locals, and even stopping at a friendly brewery, we both came alive and will definitely come back to repeat our time spent here.

The cabin was very clean which was extremely important to us (thank you Debbie), we felt warmly welcomed along with our 4-legged fur babies, the cabin was tastefully decorated and fully stocked, but most importantly, Debbie made us feel like we were home. After we left, she even called me to make sure we got home safely. Now that's what I call being neighborly!!!

Dan and I travel quite a bit and we've used VRBO many times, but this is the first time we wish VRBO had a rating higher than a "5".

Thank you Debbie...next time we will stop and have that glass of wine with you! We'll check our dates and get back with you.

Cheers,

Dan & Mary Giovannelli

Summerville, SC

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just right for R & R

  • 5 of 5

If you love a view, this is the place for you. Just walking in the front door the first thing you see is mountains. Also visible from living room, dinning area and kitchen. Master bedroom was very comfy and spacious. And the view from the top deck spectacular! Hot tub felt great after hiking. Stocked well with everything needed for a pleasant stay. Enjoyed being able to bring our dog. And respectfully kept clean, no traces of previous pets. Debbie is gracious and accommodating. Hope to return. Thanks, we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

The view was spectacular, the accommodations were comfortable, clean and we had everything we needed. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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A great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Simply Gorges is just that, gorgeous. A great place to go to relax and leave your troubles behind.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
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Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Will definitely be staying here again if my children work at the camps during the summers. The view is amazing. The house was cleaning and had everything we needed plus stuff we didn't think to bring. She even left dog biscuits for our dog 😊?

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
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Simply Gorges is a wonderful scenic spot to charge your batteries in a serene setting!

  • 5 of 5

Debbie has done a marvelous job overhauling & outfitting this mountainside slice of heaven - from the well-equipped, new appliances in the kitchen to the nearly 8 ft Windows overlooking the lake valley to the south, this place is THE spot to get away from the hubbub!! The roads back into it are challenging to track the first time, but after that you're zipping in & out of paradise in NO time. Can't wait to go back, & see the on-property waterfalls & kayak the Toxaway down to the Lake!! Well done, Debbie!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
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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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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