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Airbnb's Top 10 Quiet Mountain Getaways Near Brevard, NC

Molly
Posted Sep 13, 2017

Brevard, North Carolina, has a population of only around 7,000 people, (one of them being Steve Martin), and is located in the heart of Transylvania County, the Land of Waterfalls. Nowhere else in the world will you find such a concentration of natural beauty. If you’re planning a trip to Brevard, take a look at our list of top recommended Airbnb getaways, to guarantee a good stay.

1. Cabin by a creek

While just 5 miles (8 km) from downtown Brevard, this cabin makes you feel like you are away from it all. It is nestled in the woods just 5 miles (8 km) from Pisgah National Forest and located right beside a creek. Here you can enjoy a screened in porch, fresh air, and nature. You will also be close to three breweries, local Brevard restaurants, music festivals, and all the outdoor adventures you can dream of.

Cabin by a creek

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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2. Trailcreek cabin

Here you will discover a very private cabin in a peaceful, natural setting. It offers a front porch and spacious yard, surrounded by pasture and woods. Enjoy your time here sitting on top of a hill, overlooking a creek, watching the sunsets and taking in the beautiful views of the woods. You will also be able to take advantage of a fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, and a fire pit during your stay here. A five-minute drive will take guests to either Pisgah National Forest or downtown Brevard.

Trailcreek cabin

Price: from 145 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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3. Mountain view

Imagine climbing up a dirt road to a mountain top, to a cozy cabin with a full view of the mountain range. Here you can relax, experience nature, and really get away from everything. Known as a “mountain biker’s dream,” this cabin is riding distance to many trails, but only a short drive to downtown Brevard, Ashville Airport, and many breweries and galleries.

The space includes three bedrooms, a private bathroom, coffee maker, mini-fridge, and flat screen television. There is no kitchen access.

Mountain view

Price: from 65 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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4. Tiny house

This comfortable and adorable tiny house is located on Just Ripe Farm, a certified naturally grown vegetable farm, in Brevard. They are located just across from Oskar Blues Brewery and the greenway, which leads you to Pisgah National Forest and downtown. The farm also borders the French Broad River, so you will be close to plenty of attractions during your time here.

Staying here proves to be a unique and fun experience for guests. It has a full kitchen and bathroom with composting toilet, and since it is located on a working farm, you will get the opportunity to meet people working the farm around you. You can even ask for a tour or volunteer to work on the farm yourself!

Tiny house

Price: from 95 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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5. Cozy Pisgah cottage

This cottage is ideal for outdoor fun and exploration. While just 3 miles (5 km) from downtown Brevard, it is within walking distance of the Pavilion at Key Falls. There are hiking trails right outside your back door, a river across the street, a covered area to clean your mountain bike, and you will be just minutes from DuPont State Forest.

Guests will also be able to enjoy a sofa, large flat screen television, kitchen, fire pit on a hill, and a private back porch area with grill. You will even have access to a hot tub on your back porch. And if you need more images, feel free to get in contact with the home’s owner.

Cozy Pisgah cottage

Price: from 139 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Point of view

This home is all about the views. It is situated on a mountain ridge, overlooking the southern entrance to Pisgah National Forest and the French Broad River Valley. A large, wrap-around deck allows you to take in the scenery from all angles, and the five acres of land you can access will take you among many trees and natural rock formations.

The inside of the home features a mid-century modern interior style and vast floor-to-ceiling windows. The open floor plan and wood burning fireplace ensure a fun and comfortable stay for all, and with 2500 square feet (232.3 square meters) of space, you will never run out of room or things to do.

Point of view

Price: from 272 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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7. Mountain cabin retreat

This amazing cabin actually has a small waterfall on the property. Here, you can relax on the deck or in the hammock and listen to the water flowing through the stream, over the waterfall, and into the pond, or just take a peaceful walk in the woods. The property also includes a small, kid-friendly zip line, a slack line, and a large open field to play games in.

The house itself has a full kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, a dining area that seats 8-10 people, a large flat screen television, washer/dryer, WiFi, and a media room.

Mountain cabin retreat

Price: from 297 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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8. Beautiful cabin

This charming log cabin is part of a private equestrian estate, nestled in its own secluded valley. Enjoy looking out onto rolling pastures and hear the pleasing sounds of the streams and springs flowing into a pond directly in front of your cabin – there is even a small waterfall here. Watch the horses and ducks mill about the property, and even go meet them, if you would like.

Inside the cabin, you will find an open floor plan, floor-to-ceiling windows, a flat screen television, and washer/dryer. The cabin is located 10 miles (16 km) from downtown Brevard, 2 miles (3.7 km) to Jocassee State Park, and it is close to DuPont State Forest, Pisgah National Forest, and all the hiking and mountain biking you could want.

Beautiful cabin

Price: from 120 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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9. Blue Moon Lodge

Located on the splendid Cantrell Mountain, just 15 minutes from Brevard and DuPont State Forest, this lodge is a great launching pad for all the outdoor fun you could want. Rivers for kayaking, trails for hiking, and some of the best mountain biking in the country are just a few minutes away.

The lodge itself is at 3200 feet (975.4 meters) elevation and comes with a screened-in porch, outdoor patio, gas grill, bike washing station, bike storage, and washer/dryer.

Blue Moon Lodge

Price: from 110 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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10. Sarah's cabin

This restored, pre-Civil War cabin allows guests to spend some time in history. It is private and secluded and on a lot next to one other historic cabin that you can also rent, if you have a large party. It includes a floor-to-ceiling raised stone fireplace, lighting, antiques, glass shower with a heated floor, and a wet bar, downstairs. Brevard, Pisgah National Forest, and DuPont State Forest are all just a short drive away.

Sarah's cabin

Price: from 150 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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Enjoy Brevard

If you’ve never considered Brevard a vacation destination before, we hope we changed your mind with this article. See a lot of natural wonders and waterfalls, enjoy a local music festival, and hope Steve Martin pops in, with his banjo!

Molly is a technology marketing and sales professional. She earned a Bachelor's degree from Baylor University and has been writing for many years. Currently, she is a contributor at trip101.com...Read more

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