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Hidden Gem - Privacy, Tranquility

Bedrooms 2
Space 768 sq. ft.
Property type cabin


About the property

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

Don Murray
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2018

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 Cleveland

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cleveland in Pickens County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 768 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • 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
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 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...


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Hidden Gem - Privacy, Tranquility
average rating of 4.909091 based on 33 reviews

Cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

We love this cabin. Two of us stayed there and it was great. We were there for 4 days 3 nights during our Christmas break. It was a wonderful getaway.

Don is a gracious host. He replied our texts promptly before we arrived. He provided details directions and instructions in the cabin. Like other visitors said, he stocked the refrigerator and pantry up before we got there. We had stayed in a lot of houses and nobody had done that.

Don’s cabin is impeccable. It was cozy and comfortable. We brought our own portable WiFi device and had no problem on our reception.

We went out hiking for a 16 miles hike from sassafras mountain to table top view point. It was a great! Did not eat out while we were there. Drove to Greenville one day and it was only 45 min away.

We definitely enjoyed our stay there. Don, thanks again for everything and we highly recommend this place to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tranquil stay

  • 4 of 5

A small cabin but very neat, clean and cozy. Comfortable for two people, but not more. Very thoughtful amenities included.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good place, generous host, nice and peaceful environment!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Hidden Gem house last weekend.It was good atmosphere, house full of games and food, very clean, a lot of extra things which usually you do not have at renting place. Don is a very friendly and kind host, he let us feel like at home. The place is very close from Table Rock State Park and from Ceasar Head State Park. Our trip was great. I recommand to stay at Don’s house. Thank you for having us we had a awesome time!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Nice and quite

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

The place was perfect for 2 people! We had a wedding and it was a great location for all the gartherings. Was only 5 minutes from the church.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Time away

  • 5 of 5

Nice quiet get away. The Place is clean and the owner does well providing for the customer. Really enjoyed the stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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