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8 acres of privacy , stream and waterfall, Dupont, pets ok

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroom 2-1/2 bath beautiful home with great views

Welcome to Happy Acres! This beautiful and well-maintained cabin sits on a knoll overlooking a nice stream that waterfalls into a pond! The surrounding grounds are landscaped with native plants and there are many places to sit and enjoy the surroundings. This property is surrounded by a forest of old growth deciduous trees--it will show spectacular fall color that you can enjoy from your porch.

The master bedroom is on the main floor with a private bathroom. Upstairs are two comfortable bedrooms with a queen and full size beds that share a full bathroom. Additional sleeping on the trundle day bed in the loft area.

The wood accents and some of the furnishings and flooring were made from trees that grew on the property!

The property adjoins the Watson-Cooper Heritage Conservancy. This project is intended to extend from Table Rock in SC through Ceaser's Head, Dupont and Gorges state park. Lots of room for exploring, biking and hiking. Enjoy wading in the pond or just relaxing in the nearby swing. No need to leave the property--plenty of wildlife and beautiful surroundings to appreciate.

But when you are ready to explore the area, you will find that we are at the center of great things to do! Dupont State Forest with its magnificent waterfalls, horse, biking and hiking trails is just down the road. Brevard is only about 7 miles away with shopping, arts and crafts and great restaurants! Go the other direction and enjoy the day in Hendersonville. Other parks in the vicinity include Pisgah National Forest, Gorges State Park and Caeser's Head--all the hiking you want with lots of scenic waterfalls and overlooks. Access the Blue Ridge Parkway and take in some spectacular scenery. Be sure to go and see the Pretty Place Chapel while you are here--just a few miles down the road. Happy Acres is just off the East Fork river--known for excellent trout fishing!

Traveling with a group or need different dates? Check out our other properties in this area VRBO #348021 and 294967.

More Details

Property Manager
Ray Bode
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Ray Bode

I live and work in Billings Montana. I visited western NC for the first time in 2014. Fell in love with the area and bought this beautiful property! Happy to be living down the road from my brother and his wife! Looking forward to spending lots of time in this area!

Ray Bode purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Ray Bode chose Brevard

This is an amazingly beautiful property. The property backs up to the Watson Cooper Heritage Preserve which will extend hiking /biking opportunities from Table Rock in South Carolina to Gorges State park southwest of Brevard. Enjoy unlimited access to pristine park area previously unavailable for public use.

What makes this cabin unique

Total privacy. This is the ideal spot for finding the balance of a great location for multiple activities while enjoying the privacy of being secluded and private in a beautiful setting.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Brevard in Dunns Rock

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Half bath off kitchen/living area
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shared bath between bedrooms 2 & 3
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Master bedroom with king bed and adjoining bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Second bedroom with queen bed upstairs. Shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Third bedroom with full size bed upstairs. Shared bath
    Extra sleeping area - 2 Single Bed , Trundle bed in loft area
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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8 acres of privacy , stream and waterfall, Dupont, pets ok
average rating of 4.9 based on 20 reviews

Loved the property

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and property. Totally peaceful with literally no traffic on the road outside the house. Perfectly situated for hiking and just chilling out. We were 5 adults staying there and had more than enough room. Loved the porch especially and sat there many hours just enjoying the scenery. The only thing we brought to the house were groceries and ourselves; everything was supplied. Would love to go back in the fall.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

We were sharing the house with a mouse :). That's to be expected when your in the woods and it's freezing out. The owner had someone come out quickly and once we bought a fan we couldn't hear it when we were sleeping. We had to fix the satellite in the bedroom because the receiver was broke and needed to be replaced. Those are the only negatives and I wouldn't let it stop you from renting it because those problems are now fixed. The house is lovely and the property is beautiful. My son and nephew loved playing in the creek and the sound of the waterfall was relaxing. My husband saw a chipmunk in the front yard and we saw deer on our drive to the cabin and white squirrels. Yes white squirrels. If you want a great chance at seeing them go to the college in Brevard. They hang out in the open field.

The cabin is secluded, which is a plus for us, but still close to everything. If you are looking for waterfalls Dupont Forest has some beautiful ones. Triple Falls, Hooker Falls, and High Falls are short walks. Pisgah Forest also has some nice ones. You will probably pass Connestee Falls Park on your drives. There's a waterfall there that is 100 yard walk maybe less.

If you want a great view of the mountains go to Pretty Place Chapel. It's a short drive with a beautiful view from the chapel.

Lola's Old Hickory House has some great food. Their chicken and mashed potatoes are delicious. My husband loved the pork chops.

Rent this cabin. You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful secluded lot with comfortable cabin

  • 5 of 5

We rented Happy Acres with our kids (ages 4 and 6) for spring break. Cozy cabin on a secluded lot that was fun to explore! Great location, 10 min from cedar mountain and Brevard. The fire pit was perfect for s’mores! Beds were comfortable and kitchen was well stocked. Whistlestop was a great market for supplies, wine, and local beer. Great hikes close by, we really enjoyed Pisgah and the ice cream shop at the entrance. JP Taylor’s toy shop is a must if you have kids, best toy store I’ve ever been in. Kids and adults also loved Oskar blues brewery, only 15-20 min from house. We will definitely be back! Thanks Ray

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious house in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Large ,clean, tastefully decorated home in peaceful surroundings with easy access to hiking trails and town.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful home in a serene location

  • 5 of 5

My family had an absolutely perfect stay at this property. The house itself met our needs in every way - the kitchen was great and well appointed, the beds were comfortable, and it was easy to sit back and relax in the space. There are even puzzles and games in the house that we took advantage of. The location was great as well - although it's a little difficult to find, that makes it a real winner in my opinion because we were far from busy roads, noise, light pollution, etc. We were able to let our dogs roam free on the land without much worry. It's also a great spot for mountain biking. My husband and I were able to get a fun ride in right from the front door. I would absolutely visit again, and I hope to very soon!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words about your stay at the cabin in Happy Acres, Anna. I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope to see you again! Ray Bode
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Very Quite and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Very Quite, Peaceful and Relaxing!!

Loved sitting on the front porch playing games and watching the Hummingbirds at the feeders. Even saw a few deer. Home was very clean and it was nice that we didn't have to go to the store and buy paper products, they were all supplied. Had everything We needed as far as kitchen items.

Was great that there was Firewood cut, we used it inside and outside.

Close to many Waterfalls and Great Hiking.

About 20 min to Bervard

About 40 min toHendersonville

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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DuPont State Forest has some incredible waterfalls and hiking trails. Pretty Place Chapel, Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah National Forest. Lots of great local artists, potters and weavers in this area.


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Damage Deposit £151.84

Multiple payments may be made. Payment in full is required at 90 days from rental. Accept check or credit card

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.