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Shamrock House:Historic Log Cabin, Servant's Quarters, Cottage with Trout Stream

People21
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

3 Cabins available, Total 8 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 21)

Please watch the video! It's a beautiful introduction to this property!

Part of the South Carolina Heritage Corridor!

Former family compound built circa 1925 consisting of 3 cabins:

Standard Booking - The Shamrock House (main cabin) & Bunk House - Sleeps up to 12

Standard Pricing as shown on VRBO is for the Main Cabin & Bunk House ONLY!

The Trout Stream House - sleeps up to 9

Combined Pricing includes all 3 cabins. Contact owner for a quote to book all 3 cabins.

The property has an interesting history; it is alleged to be haunted by Nancy the Ghost, we can’t confirm or deny her presence. We can confirm that former US President LBJ was a guest. He liked it and we believe you will as well. For details, give Nathan a call @ 706-993-5325 any day of the week (no calls after 9pm EST please).

Location: Yes...it is in the mountains, not rolling foothills. Ceasar's Head and Table Rock are just a few miles down the road from The Shamrock House, as well as many, many waterfalls. The property is located in the Rocky Bottom area of Sunset, Upcountry, South Carolina, approximately halfway between Pickens, South Carolina and Brevard, North Carolina on Highway 178 (an easy 30 minute drive to Brevard). The cabin is approximately seven miles north of Highway 11, the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway.

Drive time from Atlanta or Charlotte ~ 2.5 hrs

from Asheville ~ 1 hr

Special Features: Equipped kitchens, Gas grills, basketball goal, horseshoe pits, picnic tables, Sat TV & Wifi in main cabin, trout stream, wildlife (beavers, turkey, deer, bear and other critters).

Dates Available: Year round.

Keywords: Log Cabin /Bunk house / Trout stream house / mountains / hiking / fishing / lakes

More Details

Owner
Nathan McGowan Owner / Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About Nathan McGowan Owner / Manager

My wife and I are the proud parents of the most precious gift from God, our son Nolan. We love to travel when our schedules allow. Sharon is a dental hygienist and I work as an engineer. We both grew up in Augusta, GA and love the outdoors!

Nathan McGowan Owner / Manager purchased this cabin in 2017

Why Nathan McGowan Owner / Manager chose Lake Keowee

My life-long dream has always been to own a cabin in the mountains. I literally searched for years, and never could find a place that "checked all of the boxes"...until I found The Shamrock House. We fell in love with the charm and history of the property, and look forward to creating memories at this wonderful place. We are forever indebted to the previous owner, who renovated the buildings and grounds to bring the property back to its former glory, and now you have an opportunity to enjoy the results.

What makes this cabin unique

It is truly unique. The grounds cover 10 acres bordered by Rocky Bottom Creek and the Jocassee Gorges Heritage Preserve. There are extensive stone walls and walks laid down in the 1920's and many specimen sized trees. Many different wild flowers can be seen throughout out the growing season including rare Oconee Bells and Trillium's. The main cabin is constructed of cedar logs with American Chestnut paneling and floors. The extra large porch of the main cabin has hand made tables, chairs and swings by local artisan Bob McCall. The Trout Stream House has great views of the Bear Meadow and Rocky Bottom Creek. Locals tell tales of Nancy the Ghost who makes herself known from time to time in the main cabin. Maybe yes, maybe no. And, President Lyndon Johnson liked the place well enough to spend some time at The Shamrock House himself. The location is such that one can be on the Foothills Trail in less than five minutes and at Lake Keowee or Jocassee in 30 minutes, and also Brevard or Pickens in about the same time.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin on Sunset on Pickens County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 21
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Gas Grills (BBQ)

Reviews

5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

Shamrock House:Historic Log Cabin, Servant's Quarters, Cottage with Trout Stream
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Father/Son Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Shamrock House for 2 nights. We also had the bunk house. We had 4 men in the Shamrock house and 5 boys in the bunk house. We spend the weekend teaching our sons lessons from "Raising a Modern Day Knight". This cabin was a great location since it was so close to Camp McCall. The only complaint I heard all weekend long was that downstairs got really cold at night, however it was in the low 20's both nights. The other upgrade I would suggest would be to get some flat screen TV's. The reason for this would be so that we could have hooked our computer to the TV to watch a movie. We plan on renting this cabin again for another father/son weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Hidden Jewel!!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a few days at the Shamrock House with our family. What a cool, historic place and it is right in the middle of the Jocassee Gorges wilderness! The place is rustic, has a great trout stream and it's off the beaten path. Brevard, NC is the closest town, but we really did not want to leave once we got there. We explored the Jocassee wilderness and Sassafras Mountain just up the road for an awesome view of the sunset. This place is on our permanent list of vacation spots- what a great way to experience the mountains.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Greenville-Spartanburg
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bob's Place
Nearest Golf
7.5 Miles
The Rock
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Red Lion Inn

Rocky Bottom Creek forms property border, trout fishing, Sassafras Mountain, Bob's Place, Twin Falls, Dining, Brevard, Blue Ridge Parkway, Waterfalls

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin on Sunset, Western South Carolina

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
 
Standard Rate (all 3 cabins)
13 Feb 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£795
for 2 nights
From
£317
 
 
Mem Day (Main Cabin+Bunkhouse)
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£811
for 3 nights
From
£217
 
 
Eclipse (Main Cabin+Bunkhouse)
18 Aug 2017 - 21 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,028
 
 
Fall / Football / Holiday
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£594
for 2 nights
From
£217
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£494
for 2 nights
From
£167
£1,162
£4,167
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £76.53
Cleaning Fee £77.3 + Tax
Pet Fee £42.52 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

The rates quoted above are for either the main cabin and its bunk house or the Trout Stream House. If you party requires all three cabins then the cleaning fee would be $140, and the per night fee would be $380 (depending on the season). All three cabins are clustered together as the property was originally a family compound.
Cancellations received 60 or more days prior to booking date will receive a full refund of booking fees less a $75.00 cancellation fee. Bookings canceled between 59 and 30 days of a booking date will result in a 50% refund of booking fees less a $75.00 cancellation fee. No refunds of booking fees inside of 30 days of the booking date.

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.
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Portable wifi hotspot

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