Whimsical Castle Rental for Unique Getaway in Blue Ridge Mountains, North CarolinaMurphy, North Carolina (United States of America)
Whimsical Castle Rental for Unique Getaway in Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina
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This whimsical castle rental is perfect for a unique getaway to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Murphy, North Carolina. It can accommodate 10 guests, and there are three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bathroom. The luxurious master bedroom has a king-size bed, while there is a queen-size bed in the second bedroom, and three single bunk beds in the final bedroom. One of the spacious bathrooms has a toilet, a sink, a shower, and a jetted bathtub. In each of the other two bathrooms, there is a toilet, a sink, and a combination shower and bathtub. Linens and towels are provided.
In the living room, guests will find a television, a DVD player, an AppleTV, a video library, a cozy fireplace, a plush sofa, and an assortment of other seating. Artwork adorned the walls, and there is a revolving art gallery within the premises. A dining table is available for enjoying meals. The fully-equipped kitchen includes appliances such as a stove, a refrigerator, an oven, a dishwasher, a microwave, and a Keurig. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, a washer and dryer, air conditioning, and heating.
Outside, there is a huge terrace with patio seating and a six-person hot tub. The castle sits on 11 stunning acres, complete with nature trails and a sweetheart pond. Glampers will also find patio chairs and tables, fountains, sculptures, and a fire pit.
This remarkable, unique castle rental comes with a fully equipped kitchen and two master suites that walk out onto the giant terrace to enjoy breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views. This is also where the six-person hot tub lives! The living room comes with a propane fireplace, a television, a DVD player, a VHS player, a video library, and AppleTV. The bottom floor has a revolving gallery of original art, a handcrafted bunk room with an electric fireplace and a lounge with huge TV, a DVD player, and Apple TV.
Guests wanting some quiet time can cuddle up in the "shag room" hidden under the stairs. Easy access to the outdoors is available through the moat. The castle has a total of three and a half bathrooms. For guests' convenience, there is a washer and dryer in the castle. Glampers can help themselves to Starbucks coffee in the kitchen using the Keurig or peruse the in-house art gallery in the dungeon gallery lounge.
In addition, there are 11 acres of rolling hills, trails, and untamed mother nature. The grounds include a 50-foot heart shaped koi and goldfish pond with a waterfall, an oversized handcrafted sweetheart chair, along with a myriad of outdoor seating areas, fountains, tables, sculptures, fire pits, and tiki torches. Fire logs, torch fluid, BBQs, and fish food is all left for guests to enjoy. A picnic blanket is also included for those looking to enjoy a meal by the sweetheart pond or take the trail down to the meadow and picnic by the stream.
- Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Air conditioning
- Washing machine
- Shared Barbecue
Check-in: 03:00 PM
Check out: 11:00 AM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Some spaces are shared
Absolutely no smoking inside the castle.
Special Christmas and Thanksgiving family getaway packages are available. 2018 is booked. Guests should inquire about the 2022 Christmas and Thanksgiving package with the host!
Weddings, events, and lodging packages are available.
The newly restored 1000 sq. ft carriage barn is available as an add-on.
Guests interested can inquire further with the host.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location and surroundings
Murphy, North Carolina (United States of America)
Detailed location provided after booking
- Whitewater rafting
- Wine tasting
- Wildlife watching
Guests of this sprawling oasis will love spending time on their private 11 acres, wandering through the peaceful trails or picnicking by the pond. There are a myriad of lovely parks to explore, including Koneheta Park. There, glampers can check out the gym, take a dip in the swimming pool, or play on the tennis courts, the baseball fields, and soccer fields. Famed Murphy River Walk also begins at this park, taking visitors down a lovely three-mile trail along the Hiwassee and Valley Rivers.
Cherokee Lake allows visitors to get out on the water, with boat rentals, kayaks, canoes, and more easily available. Guests can also go for a swim in the warm summer months. For some wine and relaxation, Calaboose Cellars, the smallest free-standing winery in the United States, is within easy driving distance. In the historic town of Murphy, guests will find eclectic shops, delicious restaurants, and friendly locals. Ocoee River Rafting excursions are also only 20 minutes away!
Guests can get creative at the John C. Campbell Folk School just 15-20 minutes away, go for an open studio tour, or sign up for one of their many classes from jewelry making, blacksmithing, pottery, cooking, music, painting, photography, and so much more! The school is known to host free concerts and events on Fridays. Guests should check their website and calendar of events for details!
Try your luck at one of the 70 different card tables or over 1,000 slot machines at Harrah’s Cherokee River Valley Casino.