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Luxury Golf Rental in Pinehurst. Walk to shops, bars, dining & golf.

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs1
Space 10,000 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

6BR/9BA luxury home. Wifi, flat screen tvs in EVERY room, ping pong and more

With a dozen championship golf courses in our backyard, our Village of Pinehurst rental is the ideal home away from home for the golfer.

Location, Location, Location:

Our luxury golf rental in historic Own Town, Pinehurst. Guests of our estate will find themselves in the center of a golfer's paradise with many of the top golf-rated courses within a 1 mile radius including our personal favorite, the world famous Pinehurst No.2.

Our house to:

🏨The Carolina Hotel- Approximately 5-10 minute walk

🏌🏻Pinehurst Country Club- .09 mile

Forest Creek, Pine Needles, Mid Pines, The National and most of the golf courses in the Sandhills region are 5 to 10 minutes away.

Our fully renovated estate is perfect for a variety of vacation styles – golfers, visitors to our Pinehurst, a romantic getaway, a family reunion, corporate retreats, and for groups of friends. We are located in the historic district of Pinehurst where you will find quaint shops, delicious food, and even better cocktails!

Step inside the mansion and prepare to be amazed. No detail goes unnoticed: We have fully equipped our charming and warm home with all the modern necessities you can think of and more.

Exterior Amenties:

Outdoor Hot Tub

BBQ Grille

Games including Cornhole/Bags and more. 24/7 Amusement


Generous seating areas for an evening of wine and whisky.

Interior Amenities:


6 oversized bedrooms each with its own en suite bathroom.

Bedroom 1: First Floor VIP Suite with King Bed. Includes: Separate sitting area, two flat screen televisions, refrigerator, coffee bar, and private ensuite bathroom.

Bedroom 2: Second Floor Master Suite with King Bed. 2 bathrooms. Her bathroom has a large soaking tub and shower. His bathroom has a shower and jetted bathtub. Flat screen television.

Bedroom 3: Oversized bedroom with King bed, ensuite bathroom and shower, and flat screen television.

Bedroom 4: Oversized bedroom with King Bed, ensuite bathroom and shower, and flat screen television.

Bedroom 5: Oversized bedroom with King Bed, ensuite bathroom with claw foot bathtub.

*** We can add up to 4 additional twin beds in the home if needed. Inquire beforehand. There are additional fees for more people.

- 14 flat screen televisions with cable, Netflix, and Amazon.

- High Speed Wi-Fi

- Two fireplaces

- Luxury bedding, pillows, and linens.

- Chef's kitchen with butler's pantry

- Beautifully appointed 12 seat formal dining room.

- 4 comfortable living rooms located throughout our home.

- Poker/Card Table

Basement Fun Amenities:

With nearly 3,000 sq.feet of space, we guarantee that you will spend 99% of your time in our fully finished basement.

- Eight person movie theatre with USB equipped seating.

- 100 year old imported hand-carved Speakeasy Bar- You may spend the night in there.

- Fully equipped gym with flat screen television.

- Indoor Infared Sauna

- Teak Ping Pong Table

- New Ghostbusters pinball machine

- Latest Golden Tee game

-Multiple televisions to watch your favorite show

**** Thistle Dhu is rented on a very limited basis. We spent two years renovating this beautiful historic home from top to bottom, inside and out and completed the interiors in 2017.

More Details

Patricia Carlin
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2018

About Patricia Carlin

We are a "couple" of golfers who are madly in love with eachother and with the amazing game of golf. We travel the world playing golf, discovering local towns, and taking the coolest golf trips. That's what led us to Pinehurst three years ago!

Patricia Carlin purchased this estate in 2015

Why Patricia Carlin chose Old Town

Our estate has a history like no other! In 1918, the President of Tin Whistles and the original owner of the home, James Barber built the first miniature golf course on his property and called it Thistle Dhu. Donald Ross and Tufts and many other famous golfers of that time used to play on the course. Then they would go have a drink in the hidden speakeasy.

Today, you can play the re-created version of Thistle Dhu at Pinehurst Resort and then come back to our estate and enjoy a cocktail in the original bar where Ross and Tufts hung out.

Our estate is fully gated, private and has every amenity you could ever want including a full gym, movie theatre, ping pong table, Golden tee, an infared sauna, and so much more. We also have the original confessional where you can confess your golf sins! Yes, we have a confessional. After Mr. Barber owned the home, our estate become a retreat for nuns. Like I said, the home has an incredible history.

What makes this estate unique

If you are looking for a place to stay that has every amenity of a luxury resort and the comfort of your own home, Thistle Dhu Estate is where you should come rest your head.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Old Town in Pinehurst

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 10000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • One of the home owners has a severe allergy to smoke if any kind. There will be areas outside for smoking. Deposit will be voided if smoke is detected
  • Due to the location of our property, no more than 12 people are allowed at the home inclusive of the renters. No parties/gatherings are permitted.
  • All guests staying at the home will need to be registered prior to arrival.
Location Type:
  • resort ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • 8 plus full sized bathooms and 3 half baths
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • First Floor VIP Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Sitting Area, Coffee Bar, Very Private
    Second Floor Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , his/her bathrooms with jetted tub, soaking tub, privacy
    Oversized Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ensuite bathroom with shower and flat screen televison
    Oversized Bedroom 2nd floor - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Oversized bedroom, ensuite bathroom and flat screen tv
    Relaxation Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , sultry and sleepy bedroom with ensuite bathroom and tv
    Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Luxury bedding and linens, ensuite bathroom and tv
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • Shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • tennis


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(2 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

House was amazing, communication was great. Owners a great people. Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you! When you are back in Pinehurst, come for a little R&R and Golf! You know we have enough “irons” :)
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Corporate Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This high-end home was perfect for entertaining executives. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Greta. We are thrilled that you, your partners and the clients you hosted enjoyed their stay!
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Nearest Golf
0.09 Miles
Pinehurst Golf Resort

our estate is a short walk from the Village of Pinehurst. Our village has great shops, dining options and bars. The Pinehurst Resort and Pinehurst No 2 is less than a mile from our home.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Old Town, North Carolina Piedmont

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £299.88
Refundable Damage Deposit £759.2
Property Damage Protection £75.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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