Unique Tipi Rental in the Wilderness near Mortimer, North Carolina

Collettesville, North Carolina (United States)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Pets allowed

This unique tipi rental is located near Mortimer, North Carolina, and can accommodate up to four guests. The structure is made of concrete with natural wood finishings. The tipi is open plan with a comfortable, double-size bed and two single bunk beds. Hot showers and flush toilets are available nearby. Linens and towels are not provided. There is a small fridge and TV available for rainy days with all the essentials available from the old-style store on site.

Outside, there is a private wraparound deck overlooking the campsite, perfect for al fresco dining or relaxing under the stars. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Double bed
  • Bunk bed
  • Fridge
  • Television

The property is open year round for families, fisherman, hunters, and sightseeing, and is the only campground in the valley to offer flush toilets, hot showers, and warm coffee in the morning.

The old-style country store offers daily hotdogs and fresh sandwiches made with local bread and cuts of meat. There are more than 10 different craft sodas from around the Carolinas as well as jams, jellies, pickled items, local honey, and candies. Glampers will also find firewood and fire starters for sale, as well as chances to catch trout from the pond, with an extra fee, and maps are available to explore the breathtaking area.

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Location + Surroundings

This secluded property with an old-style country store is located near Colletsville and was established in 1924 when the town of Mortimer was a booming logging town. Built at the corner of North Carolina Highway 90 and Brown Mountain Beach Road, it serves as a general store and post office where, deep in the woods, it also has a small campground. The drive on the dirt road to reach the property sets the scene for a simpler place and time within the Mountains.

The site is located in the Wilson Creek Recreation Area in Pisquah National Forest and is just outside the city of Lenoir. There is a campsite around a private trout pond on the creek with the area's best fly fishing and outdoor activities.

The nearest international airport is Charlotte Douglas International airport, which is 77.4 miles from the site. Read More


  • Bird watching

The site has an abundance of activities for glampers to enjoy with the private trout pond on Wilson Creek, the area's best fly fishing, as well as hiking, mountain biking, and bird watching.

The local town of Lenoir has many sites of interest such as a local family pottery, antique shops, restaurants, breweries, and a few galleries. For the more adventurous, there is the Lenoir Greenway bike trail, as well as many stunning waterfalls such as Harper Creek Falls, Huntfish Falls, and Upper Creek Falls. In a place of such stunning natural beauty, glampers can explore the area before relaxing back at the site beside the campfire beneath the star-studded sky.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Pets allowed
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

. Free cancellation up to 24h
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

A deposit is required for reservations.

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