Unique Restored Barn Rental Perfect for Families near the Croatan National Forest, NC

New Bern, North Carolina (United States)
1 unit
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue

Built in the 1940s, this unique barn rental is near the Croatan National Forest and was converted into a home in the '80s. It is a unique space which has been redesigned as a relaxing glamping getaway. The rustic atmosphere is complimented with antique furniture and nostalgic decor items. To improve guests' stay, this property has added new memory foam mattresses, linens, pillows, towels and more. This accommodation includes two bedrooms, each with a double bed. An overhead loft has one extra long twin bed and one additional cot. Additional cots are also available. The great room, two bedrooms, and bathroom are all located on the second floor. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Cell service
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Double bed
  • Child's bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Shared Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Barbecue additional charge
  • Fireplace
  • Iron
  • Washer
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • Stove
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Highchair
  • Television
  • BR/DVD player
  • Video games
  • Movie library
  • Sound system
  • Games

This property offers parking spots for up to two vehicles. The host will wash all towels and linens with non-scented, hypoallergenic products. Guests do not have access to the private residence, garage, and greenhouse. Additionally, a new Rinnai water heater provides ample hot water for all.

This barn is set with all the items guests will need for a night or an extended visit. This includes beach chairs, towels, and toys. There is a washer and a dryer available on site for guests to use.

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Guest Services

  • Kayak/Canoe rental

Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Museums
  • Shopping

Nestled near the Neuse River with easy beach access, this private residence is just north of the Croatan National Forest and south of New Bern. Only five minutes from historic downtown and 15 minutes to USMC Cherry Point, this private getaway is located within a mile of restaurants, a grocery store, a gas station and other necessities. This property is located less than three miles from the Craven County Regional Airport. Read More


  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Tennis
  • Kayaking/Canoeing on-site

Thie stunning glamping site boasts working honeybees, which guests can learn about if interested in beekeeping. Honey is for sale when in season and guests are asked not to pass through the beehives. Offering about 160,000 acres of pine forests and bordered on three sides by the Neuse River, the Bogue Sound, and the White Oak River, the Croatan National Forest offers plenty for guests to do. Here, glampers can enjoy hiking trails, where they can spot a red-cockaded woodpecker, owls, quail, bald eagles, wild turkeys, and even alligators. Canoeing, fishing, and kayaking are some additional activities.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
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Additional Information

There are no animals on site, besides the host's dog, Tatum. Pets are not allowed in the barn. Service animals will be permitted and are not considered as pets. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property. The house is not handicap accessible.

This host aims to treat each visitor as a unique guest and will respect the guests' individual privacy. They will greet guests upon arrival and are able to assist guests as needed. Please ask the hosts for any local recommendations.

The Neuse River does not have a sandy bottom. The host advises that guests wear water shoes to protect their feet from rocks. Occasionally there is a fish kill and it is not recommended to use the beach or enter the water during this time.

There are honeybees at work on the property. Honeybees are more interested in plants and trees than in people. If guests would like to learn more about honeybees and beekeeping, please ask the host for additional information. Read More

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