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

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
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
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
13 April, 2017

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 Asheville Area

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 Transylvania County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • 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


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

8 acres of privacy , stream and waterfall, Dupont, pets ok
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews
Eustis, FL

Excellent cabin! secluded but close to town and close to many adventures

  • 5 of 5

The owner was prompt as this was a last minute decision for a weekend getaway. Ray made a very easy transaction. The location is very secluded with awesome privacy for a nice getaway! The location made it easy for us to visit Dupont forest and the Pisquah forest in one day and do 10 miles of hiking. Saw so many beautiful waterfalls. Ray told us of some great places to eat and beautiful places to see. Next time we will go to the fishing spot he suggested. The house is huge and so well kept and clean. Just beautiful and peaceful. The kitchen had everything you could possible need. Bed was comfortable.I loved that I did not have to run to store to buy toilet paper, dish soap and other paper goods.very stocked . Many rental cabins tell you to bring your own . Loved sitting on the front porch and listen to the waterfall. Saw a deer as we were driving out. The directions to cabin was great, although my GPS took us right there. Only an hour drive to Asheville. A must see is the Pretty Place Chapel on top of the mountian, not far from house. go to web site to check schedule , it may be in use for a wedding. .https://campgreenville.org/pretty-place/reservations/#chapelschedule. Thanks again for such a lovely experience in your beautiful well kept home. Well be back.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Welcome Home

  • 5 of 5

All the comforts of home away from home. A beautiful setting, cozy house and thoughtful amenities make this a great vacation getaway spot. From the outdoor fire ring to the creekside swings and the wonderful covered porch, it is easy to enjoy God's beautiful creation in comfort. Hummingbirds and native birds flitting to and from the feeders are delightful. Lots of fun puzzles to work on. Well supplied kitchen. Short distance to lots of great adventures like hikes to High Falls, Triple Falls and Hooker Falls. Also super close to Brevard and Pisgah National Forest where we enjoyed the well known Sliding Rock and the Pisgah Inn. Also, the Cedar Mountain Cafe is delicious. Has been such a relaxing place to spend a few days, sad to leave tomorrow! Hope to come back and stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Remote, but so peaceful and beautiful. It is not hard to get to.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very nice, VERY CLEAN - which was great. It is spacious and well stocked. Beds were comfy. It is close to great hiking and the town is very cute. If we ever go to that area again, would stay there.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Bit of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

With the lovely cabin located in a beautiful cove, it is an ideal spot for those who want to get away, but not too far from the quaint town of Brevard. If you like hiking, nearby is DuPont State Forest and Caesars Head State Park. We highly recommend this Happy Acres getaway for those who love the mountains of NC and SC.

Tom and Celeste Walton

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lafayette, LA

Wonderful relaxing get-away in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our get-away at this cabin very much. We stayed over the Thanksgiving week and found everything we needed to prepare our Thanksgiving meal in their well-stocked kitchen. The weather was quite cold but the cabin was cozy and very comfortable for our family of four, with plenty of wood available for the wood burning stove. The property is beautiful and peaceful, just what we were looking for. Great location, convenient to the very charming Brevard, and also convenient to Asheville and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Thanks for giving this family a wonderful place to relax and enjoy our holiday together. We can't wait to come back.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, SC

Wonderful Home; Short Distance to Brevard

  • 5 of 5

Great home! Warm, homey and Clean. Lovely property that is well maintained. Very welcoming and great location, close to Brevard (15 minutes). Kitchen had everything we needed. I slept in the king bed in the downstairs bedroom - very comfortable! We will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from 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.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Brevard, North Carolina Mountains

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £156.45
Tax Rate 11.5%

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.
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