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Hidden Gem

14 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Cleveland - Mountain Cabin

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Home, Sleeps 4

This Home is in the foothills of South Carolina. It sits atop a 100 foot high ridge that overlooks a 'hollow' containing a beautiful spring feed creek.

It sits at the back side of a heavily wooded ten (10) acre lot creating the sensation of being in your own little world.

Local dining includes 'Victory Valley Vineyards' and 'Aunt Sue's'. You can find both of them on the Internet.

Breakfast foods will be provided if requested. The pantry is usually stocked with miscellaneous items that you might need... such as condiments, spices, sugar, etc.

Shuttle Service is available for Hikers, or travel to/from town.

There are so many things to do in our area including Hiking, White Water Rafting, Tubing, Fly Fishing, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking and Biking. The list goes on and on. There is something for everyone.

Keywords: Central Heat & Air, Hardwood Floors and Carpeting, Full Kitchen (no d/w), Central to activities such as Hiking, Boating, Skiing, Tubing, Guided Tours, Fishing, White Water Rafting, and much more...

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Don Murray
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2016

About Don Murray

I grew up in the Southeast United States. I finished High School and College in Pensacola, Florida. I spent four years in the Marines as a crewmember in the F4, Phantom, aircraft.

I am retired from Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. My last position was a Computer Systems Analyst, mainly working on WEB applications.

After retiring, my wife and I moved to Upstate South Carolina. Since that time, I have spent most of my time building our rental cabin.

Don Murray purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Don Murray chose Table Rock

After retiring, my wife and I were looking for a place to build in the local area. After being shown this lot, I was hooked. I called my wife and told her that I must have died and gone to heaven.

What makes this cabin unique

The solitude and privacy is wonderful... and it is truly a wilderness setting. You can hear the creek at the bottom of the hill making little tinkling noises.


based on 14 holidaymaker reviews

Hidden Gem
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Cozy hideaway!

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing and secluded retreat! Wish I could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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A quiet retreat in a lovely cabin!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I celebrated our 9th anniversary here and we can't say enough good things about this place! We felt at home in the cabin and really enjoyed relaxing on the porch while taking in the view of the woods, especially in the mornings with coffee.. It is a hidden gem and you do feel secluded. The owner was very helpful and the cabin was equipped with delicious breakfast foods (oatmeal, cereal, waffle/pancake mix, muffins, butter, , eggs) as well as lots of other common cooking items. I highly recommend trying out the waffle maker. Well stocked kitchen with the essentials. We used the grill as well and enjoyed that. The cabin also had a lot of toiletry items which was helpful because I accidentally left my toiletry bag at home and didn't have to replace too many things. There is a Bluetooth player in the living area that I was able to hook my phone up to and listen to a local Asheville station which played mostly bluegrass which we enjoyed immensely. We went to Table Rock park one day (5 min away)and hiked the foothills trail. We're going to go kayaking at Devils Fork the next day but honestly just enjoyed relaxing so much at the cabin that we didn't do that. Went into Greenville one night (30-40 min away) to meet friends and ate at The Trappe Door (very good). We had a great time and can't wait to come back!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin !

  • 5 of 5

It is a lovely cabin, perfect for small group or single family. The owner is very kind and prepared everything you need. The whole cabin is spotless, smells fresh all the time. It gives warm feelings, like you are home. We all enjoyed it very much. Best cabin I've ever stay, will definitely come back when visited in the area next time !!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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This is just a dream place in the middle of the forest. If you need peace and love nature come here

  • 5 of 5

I loved the cabin, simple, cozy, super clean and friendly. Be sure you have a good car to climb the slope. Or talk with the very firendly owner about that last part of the road. It is absolutly worth, you will arrive to a peaceful forest cabin. Home out of your home, everything works you can spend days and days or just one night. I went with my two adults kids and they really enjoyed.

Do not miss this one


  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully Peaceful :-)

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was very much set in a private secluded area atop a ridge. Driveway is steep, but for my VW Jetta it was not a problem given that the owner has placed concrete pads at the steepest points. The cabin was clean and well equipped with all that was needed for our week long stay. To our surprise the owner did some stocking of various breakfast food items which was thoughtful and greatly appreciated.

Inside the cabin, Mr. Murray left various pamphlets for activities and sights to see in the area, and that was one thing we used everyday. Seeing the numerous waterfalls and hiking and various trails was just the getaway my wife and I needed and this cabin is located in the perfect spot to enjoy it all. Not one thing we did was ever considered to far away to enjoy.

Our list of places visited: Jones Gap State Park (hiking and waterfalls), Table Rock (hiking and waterfalls), Caesars Head State Park (unbelievable view from mountain top), Whitewater Falls located just overstate line in NC (wonderful view), Devils Fork State Park on Lake Jocassee (kayaking, waterfalls, hiking & swimming in crystal clear water) & Sassafras Mountain (highest point in SC and another unbelievable view of 4 states all from one spot). These are only a few of the locations in the area and coupled with the seclusion of the cabin made it well worth our weeklong stay.

Well placed Mr. Murray, you for sure have that "Hidden Gem" as described in you listing. We could not have asked for anything more and what you provided was more than appreciated. I would for sure recommend this cabin to others seeking the private getaway just to just sit on the deck and enjoy the sounds of nature or to get out and explorer the area. Well worth my money and time to enjoy something a hotel could never give me.

Thank you Mr. Murray for giving my wife and I the refreshing getaway we needed.

Until we meet again, stay safe, stay well and be Blessed.

Donald & Julie C.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Total Seclusion

  • 5 of 5

This little cabin is very secluded. The forest is 100% quiet except for the sounds of nature.

Don's cabin is clean and well stocked -- a very comfortable hideaway. He is very accommodating and will try to meet your needs.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Victoria Valley Vineyards
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
The Rock (Golf Course)
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Clemson, SC
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
South Saluda Road, Cleveland, SC
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Aunt Sue's
Nearest Ski
150 Miles
Maggie Valley, NC


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Cleveland, Western South Carolina

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Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cleveland in Western South Carolina

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 768 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Barbecue
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
Perfect getaway for 2

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