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WS Luxury Dog-friendly Chalet W/Large Fenced Yard, Hot Tub on Deck, Fireplace

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2+ Bedroom W/ Loft, 2 Bath Very Private located in the Forest On 1 Acre Lot

Luxury Dog-Friendly Chalet Rentals. Wood burning Fireplace, Luxury Beds with OptiCool Memory Foam Mattresses, Outdoors GreenSpa Hot Tub, Large Pvt Fenced Yards on One Acre Wooded Lots, Outdoor Fire-pit, Satellite TV, Wireless Internet, Washer/Dryer, Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Counter tops, Central Heat & Air, Luxury Linens and Towels. Upper Loft with Reading Area and Queen Sleeper Sofa. Upper Covered Porch with Large Sitting Area.Over 1400 Square Feet Inside Space, 700 Square Feet of Covered and Open Decks. Get a New Leash On Life! With Private Dog Training Sessions During Your Stay!

Please see our website for more photos, videos and other information.

You must check with us on our minimum stays. We don't mean to disappoint you but it is impossible for us the include all these variables on our VRBO rates. At times we accept 2 nights but the majority of the time we require 3 nights or more minimum.

Please note: DogWoods Retreat is a retreat not a party destination. Anyone who is disruptive and disrespectful of the property or other residents while here will be asked to leave.

More Details

Owner
Nan & Will Long
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2017

About Nan & Will Long

Peace Out!

In the Fall of 2001, Nan packed up her two dogs Osmond and Zoe and headed to the mountain town of Brevard, North Carolina to seek sanctuary. Upon arrival she was amazed by the natural beauty of the area and it’s calming influences. Enchanted by the Land of Waterfalls the Pisgah National Forest and the friendliness of the local people she decided to make Brevard her home the following summer.

Searching the area for the perfect property, located not too far from town but in the midst of the forest, she discovered Cantrell Mountain located near the DuPont State Forest. Wanting to share the natural beauty and love of dogs with others she bought the land on which she designed and built the cabins for DogWoods Retreat. Using responsible stewardship of the land and maintaining its natural beauty she has created the perfect private luxury dog & owner vacation.

Please join us to peace out, venture out and find serenity in these wonderful mountains of North Carolina!

Namaste,

Nan, Will, Talia & Pearl

Nan & Will Long purchased this house in 2013

Why Nan & Will Long chose Asheville Area

Welcome to DogWoods Retreat!

Our three chalets are nestled in the mountains just outside of charming Brevard North Carolina, the land of Waterfalls and here lies the ultimate dog lover vacation! Stay in our luxurious chalets at Cantrell Mountain, at altitudes of 3000 feet, with thousands of acres of forest surrounding you. Relax in the privacy of the woods and enjoy the slow pace of the Western North Carolina mountains. Taking dog-friendly to a whole new level with our spacious fenced yards and privately placed cabins on one-acre lots you and your best friend can gain a whole new 'leash on life'!.

Spend your time sunning on the porch, or maybe a relaxing hot tub under the evening stars. Or enjoy a cozy fire with a book in hand and a nice glass of wine to finish off that positively perfect day!

What makes this house unique

Enjoy peace and serenity staying in your own little piece of heaven in a luxurious dog-friendly, new cabin central to everything in the NC mountains. They are very private situated on one acre woodland lots with huge fenced yards. Get a new 'leash' on life during your stay with private training sessions.

3 Chalets on same property,weekly & monthly rates available. Perfect for Weddings, Gathering & Reunions!

Luxury Dog-Friendly Chalet Rentals. Wood burning Fireplace, Luxury Beds with OptiCool Memory Foam Mattresses, Outdoors GreenSpa Hot Tub, Large Pvt Fenced Yards on One Acre Wooded Lots, Satellite TV, Wireless Internet, Washer/Dryer, Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen with Granite Counter tops, Central Heat & Air, Luxury Linens and Towels. Hiking Trails and The Best Mountain Biking in the World!

Get a New Leash On Life With Private Dog Training Sessions During Your Stay! You must check with us on our minimum stays. We don't mean to disappoint you but it is impossible for us the include all this variables on our VRBO rates. At times we accept 2 nights but the majority of the time we require 3 nights or more minimum.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time at DogWoods Retreat! Perfect place for our family & our dog Duke. Nan & Will were so wonderful to work with as well. We will stay again! A+++
Apr 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Brevard in Transylvania County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath with granite countertops and shower/tub combo
    Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Spacious Master Bath w/granite countertops and linen closet
  • Full bath located directly across from the downstairs bedroom with shower/tub combo. Upstairs Master Bath has granite counter tops and large linen closet. Tile floors in both baths.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Loft sleeping area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Loft Area with Queen Sleeper Sofa
    Bedroom 1/first floor - 1 Large Double Bed , Luxury OptiCool Gel Memory Foam Mattress w/Luxury Linens
    Upstairs Master bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Luxury Gel Foam OptiCool Mattress w/luxury linens
  • Master Bedroom with Luxury OptiCool Gel Memory Foam Mattress w/luxury linens. Bathroom with granite, linen closet and walk in shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Get a new 'Leash' on life during your stay with optional private dog training sessions during your stay with us. We also offer dog care options such as walks and feeding when you are gone.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

WS Luxury Dog-friendly Chalet W/Large Fenced Yard, Hot Tub on Deck, Fireplace
average rating of 4.923077 based on 14 reviews
Shalimar Florida
5

We plan to be back soon!

  • 5 of 5

We have two labradoodles, and my daughter has 2 lab mixes, too. We had 4 people and 4 large dogs staying in the cabin. We had a fantastic week, and we plan to do it again. The location is just great. Close to Brevard, the Parkway, DuPont, and the National Forest. The weather cooperated and we were able to hike the trails every day. As for the cabin, it was terrific. We used the Weber grill for a couple of dinners and had a wood fire in the fireplace every night. Dogwoods is the perfect place for an active vacation with your dog.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Howard We are so glad y'all enjoyed your stay with us, we enjoyed having you. We picked the perfect spot and then made it the perfect vacation for people and their dogs. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Nan & Will
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Seabrook Island, South Carolina
4

Peaceful Retreat

  • 4 of 5

This immaculately clean and comfortable cabin is one of several nestled deep in the woods on Cantrell Mountain, ten to fifteen minutes' driving time from downtown Brevard. Sitting on either of the two decks high among the fall foliage was sublime. The cabin is well stocked and very tastefully accessorized, and its two bedrooms on separate floors allow for private time, almost like having two separate apartments. The kitchen is quite small, but well provisioned and functional for preparing simple meals. We would highly recommend White Squirrel!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Norman We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We love, love, love, porches, that's why we put 700 square feet of them around each cabin. I always joke you can forget the inside of the house except for the bed and bathroom, give me the porch! We hope to see you again. Nan
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5

DogWoods Retreat / White Squirrel Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Wife and I rented the White Squirrel cabin for the weekend to check it out prior to booking a more lengthy retreat during the fall. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Our two dog, Zoey (boxer) and Walter (Staffordshire Terrier/Boxer) had a better time than we did, I feel. Even though it was considerably cold due to the weather, we still took time to do a quick hiking trail that was only a ~5 min drive from the cabin at the Dupont State Forest.

The place was well decorated and extremely clean-- had a very good sense of "home." They actually had the exact kitchen table we have at our house, which made us have a sense of deja vu upon entering.

Looking forward to the next visit where we can hopefully invite along a few friends; as it is small enough for a couple but large enough for a group of 6 easily.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Christopher We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that the dogs had fun as well! I guess we must frequent some of the same furniture stores:) Thank you for your compliments, we take great pride in DogWoods Retreat. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Nan & Will
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Charleston, SC
5

Perfect Rental, Cozy & Modern

  • 5 of 5

Three couples (and our fur babies) stayed in White Squirrel for a friends weekend getaway. I don't think we could have had a better time! The rental was impeccably clean, the layout was perfect, furniture was very comfortable (beds and dog beds included!), and everyone loved it. We went hiking with our pups and saw several of the waterfalls, visited downtown Brevard and toured the Oskar Blues brewery. We grilled on the charcoal grill and cooked every meal at the house. It truly was a perfect weekend. Thank you Nan & Will for the experience. We hope to return one day!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Liz We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We love hearing that people appreciate our attention to details. We choose furnishings, mattresses, dog beds of the same high quality we use in our own home. It's always important to know our high cleaning standards are noticed as well. We look forward to hosting you in the future and also see you at the beach for our vacation! Nan & Will
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Shaker Heights, OH
5

A great place to vacation with dogs

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect place for us to stay. The cabin was clean and didn't smell like other dogs, the beds were extremely comfortable and the large fenced yard made bringing the dog so much easier. Plus it's close to lots of hiking and downtown Brevard. Thank you Nan and Will for a wonderful week!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Anna We are so glad you enjoyed your time at DogWoods Retreat. We searched a long time for a perfect location that was in the woods but close to town. Being close to DuPont State Forest (our personal favorite hiking spot!) was an added bonus. Our dogs talked us into adding the spacious fenced yards that surround each cabin. :) We look forward to seeing you again! Nan & Will
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5

Great Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took our two dogs to the cabin and had a wonderful time! The cabin was beautiful, clean, spacious, and relaxing. The yard was awesome and we loved playing around in it! The fireplace was used every night and the hot tub was great. What a wonderful place!!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kelsey We are happy to hear you and the pups enjoyed your stay with us! Glad they enjoyed the fenced yard while you hot tubbed and then y'all got a chance to relax in front of a cozy fire. Come back and visit us again! Nan & Will
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Location

Cradle of Forestry
Looking Glass Falls
Whitewater Falls
Brevard Music Center
Sora
Bracken Mountain Bakery
Brevard
Rocky's Soda Shop
Dugan's Pub
Marco Trattoria
Glen Cannon Country Club -- CLOSED
Pad Thai
Sora
Dolly's Dairy Bar & Gift Shop
Whitewater Falls Transylvania County/ BlueRidge Mountains, North Carolina
Brighter Day Coffee
The Falls Landing
Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School
O P Taylor's
Broad Street Wines
Jordan Street Cafe
La Petite Spa
Ingles Market
Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Brevard
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Connestee Falls
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
276
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Brevard
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Sapphire
Car: necessary

You are centrally located to all of the wonderful sights of the mountains. The gateway to the Pisgah National Forest with its 157,000 acres of forest and its hundreds of miles of hiking trails lies just below. At the top of the Forest road lies the Blue Ridge Parkway with high altitudes of over 6400 feet and some of the most beautiful sights on the entire Blue Ridge Parkway. On the other side of you is the DuPont State Forest where The Hunger Games was filmed with 10,000 acres of trails and stunning waterfalls.

Within less than an hour lies the city of Asheville with its historic downtown and the Biltmore Estate in the opposite direction are the quaint towns of Hendersonville and Lake Lure. Head south and the road takes you over to Caesar's Head State Park in South Carolina. Yet another way will lead you to Lake Toxaway and further on to the towns of Highlands and Cashiers.

There are many great activities in the Brevard area such as world-class trout fishing, hiking, rock climbing, rafting, river tubing, horseback riding, zip lining and mountain biking. We are happy to point you in the right directions for activities that might suit you and suggest some of our favorite hikes. The Western Mountains of North Carolina are known for their hospitality so come and join us in the mountains for the ultimate vacation experience with your best friend!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Brevard, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Winter Season
7 Jan 2018 - 16 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£475
for 2 nights
From
£238
From
£255
Fri,Sat
£1,577
£3,023
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£527
for 2 nights
From
£263
From
£281
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Tax Rate 11.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Minimum stays and additional charges are subject to change during high season and at the discretion of owners.
$25 per extra dogs (over 2) per stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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