Top 10 Luxury Rentals In North Carolina, USA - Updated 2023


In the southeastern side of the US, you’ll find the state of North Carolina. It is home to gorgeous municipalities that are tourist destinations in their own right. Asheville overwhelms its visitors with its vibrant art scene, home to The Downtown Asheville Art District and River Arts District. Swing by Durham and check must-visit local attractions such as Nasher Museum of Art, The Museum of Life + Science, and Duke Chapel. If you are more into old towns, Mooresville should be on your itinerary. There, you’ll find plenty of green spaces where you can relax, restore, and replenish. Planning to spare no expense on your getaway to North Carolina? To give you the best accommodations in the area, browse through this list of top luxury rentals in North Carolina, USA.

1. Beautiful lakehouse with a game room, Chapel Hill (from USD 1147)

If Chapel Hill is your dream holiday destination in North Carolina, how about a luxurious stay in this lakehouse accommodation? What was once a B&B is now a full-property rental. Boasting well-kept indoor and outdoor beauty, this Airbnb charms Instagram-savvy tourists and meticulous guests.

With five bedrooms to share, it is a fantastic choice for families and friends. It houses four-and-a-half baths, a cozy living area, and a majestic open kitchen. You can take advantage of the game room and enjoy a round of pool and foosball.

Lake House B&B Luxurious Spacious Lakefront - Home
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
62 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the gorgeous view and comfortable beds
this is a beautiful home with lots of room access to the lake and stocked with plenty of amenities
sherry made our team breakfast and it was over the top delicious
the rooms are set up nicely and you have everything that you need
hosts are fantastic
wonderful home and sherry and david are amazing hosts
hosts are great as well
sherry and david were very responsive and marvelous hosts
the hosts were wonderful and provided all of the information we needed prior to check-in
the location was great
the location is beautiful and convenient
the house & location is beautiful and perfect
this is a beautiful home in a perfect location on the lake
if you need a place to stay in chapel hill without a doubt stay here
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2. Spacious six-bedroom guesthouse with hot tub, Asheville (from USD 850)

For vacationers on the hunt for the perfect vacation home in Asheville that can accommodate family reunions or corporate team-building getaways, this sophisticated retreat might pique your interest. With 6 bedrooms, a total of 10 beds, and 6 baths, a group of 16 are sure to find comfort in this upscale, WiFi-ready retreat.

Amenities include a sleek kitchen, a dining area with a view, a laundry room, an in-house cinema, and a game room. The balcony boasts an alfresco dining area and a hot tub on the lower deck.

Asheville-Million Dollar Views, Hot Tub, Theatre Room, Billiards, Sleeps 16
142 reviews  Wifi Available
House 16 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a group of 13 and it was very comfortable for all
movie room large dining table two fridge/freezers hot tub all nice additions to this house
the location view hot tub games movie theater room excess bedrooms and amazing kitchen were awesome
owner was very responsive and easy to communicate with
furthermore when we had questions the hosts were very responsive and accommodating
great house and close to town
location is great — about 8-12 minutes to about everything
additionally the location was great just minutes to grocery downtown biltmore and grove park inn
everything about the house was perfect from the location to the size and layout
a wonderful location fabulous house great accommodations dazzling decorations
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3. Modern three-story treehouse, Asheville (from USD 441)

Seclude yourself in nature while enjoying modern conveniences when you stay in this contemporary treehouse. Surrounded by lush greens, this luxurious guesthouse will mesmerize your eyes with the beauty of Mother Earth. Thanks to glass walls, you can enjoy the scenery in comfort. Six bedrooms, four customized full baths, and an updated kitchen await vacationers.

Not only that, a recreation area with games and a smart TV, a deck with alfresco dining and barbecue facilities, and high-speed internet are present in this three-story haven.

Tree Tops - Stunning ' Treehouse' With Upscale Amenities In A Memorable Setting
187 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was comfortable and had everything we needed
plenty of room for 6 women to enjoy
bathrooms were beautiful and two of them featured full sized soaking tubs as well as showers
everything was clean and modern
everything was super clean comfortable and well stocked with everything we needed
the bedrooms and bathrooms were clean comfortable and well designed
excellent property clean very well outfitted close to downtown and markets
owner was responsive to questions on-site
the hosts were always responsive and helpful
hosts are very responsive and nice
we should have planned for more time to just hang out at the treehouse owners were great
owners were very responsive for the few questions we had and the beds and linens were fabulous
great location as well
great location about 11 minutes to downtown
this is a well furnished beautiful home located in a quiet residential neighborhood
tree tops is the perfect spot for a group of friends (or family) to stay so close to asheville
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4. Stunning lakehouse with beach area, Roxboro (from USD 899)

Instagram-savvy tourists are in love with this interior design masterpiece nestled in a dreamy waterfront location. The impressive interior design of this four-bedroom house is worth commending. Stunning details, impeccable woodwork, cathedral ceilings, stone walls, and expansive windows dominate the look of this luxurious retreat.

With a beach area, kayaks, a boathouse, an outdoor fire pit, indoor and outdoor living spaces, a game room, smart TVs, and WiFi, there are no dull days for vacationers staying in this Airbnb.

Architect's Dream! "The Lodge on Hyco"
Roxboro, North Carolina, United States
56 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi and direct tv were well-used and appreciated by all
the boathouse and covered pier have some beautiful outdoor furniture that was very comfortable and allowed quiet time
the beds were comfortable with plenty of pillows and a view of the lake from each bedroom
all 8 adults could comfortably sit in the living room play games and watch tv
the living room with the fireplace was perfect for games and conversations
the house was meticulously clean
the house was very clean so well put together updated and the beds slept great
the bedrooms were spacious comfortable and clean
micheal was an awesome host
michael was an amazing host and responded to our questions quickly
he was very helpful with instructions on how to enter the home using the key pad
he is my favorite host by far on airbnb or (hidden by airbnb)
michael is a wonderful host who pulls out all the stops to make the experience remarkable
wonderful location right on the lake
michael’s house was truly a great place to spend sometime away from noisy miami
the dock/boathouse is paradise and probably my favorite place
the bathrooms were great with huge walk-in showers plus the tub in the master suite
this property was beautiful and the perfect place for a group to get away for a weekend
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5. Mountain dwelling with spectacular views, Bryson City (from USD 445)

What’s more exciting than staying in a gorgeous vacation rental with an equally breathtaking view? This modern rustic retreat, perched atop a private mountain with lush greenery for a backdrop, boasts priceless nature scenery that you will remember forever.

Besides the view, you will enjoy its stylish and fully furnished interior with three bedrooms, three baths, and a stunning kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances. The best part is that the rate comes with free admission to popular local attractions and activities.

Sunset Falls - Free Brewery Tour Pass+ Amazing View + Private Mtn Cabin +
3 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

6. Serene and scenic abode with a pond, Raleigh (from USD 789)

Captivated by the allure of the countryside? If so, this six-bedroom accommodation in Raleigh is perfect for you. Adorned with pines and birch trees, this rental boasts endless views of lush greens and a pond. With a sunroom, you can soak up vitamin D in the morning from the confines of the house.

The balcony is the ideal spot to enjoy drinks in the afternoon, while the kitchen comes with modern appliances that will make preparing meals a breeze. And with a dining area as elegant as the house, every meal is extra special.

Beautiful Home on 5+ Acres w/Barn, Private Pond & Heated Saltwater Swimming Pool
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
69 reviews Premier Host  Wifi Available
Private vacation home 6 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
upon arrival we were greeted with a very clean home with excellent accommodations
owners were friendly and accommodating
owners are a lovely couple who clearly take pride in their beautiful home
this property was beautiful secluded (yet close enough to everything) spacious and accommodating for a big group
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7. Urban Escape, Durham

When old-world charm meets modern-day luxuries, you get this upscale four-bedroom abode in Durham. Urban Escape is a historical abode from the 1800s that comes with contemporary fittings to reflect present-day trends. With four cozy bedrooms, a group of nine is sure to enjoy a good night’s rest.

In your leisure time, you can indulge in a refreshing soak in the indoor pool, relax over drinks in the sunroom, or prepare meals in the state-of-the-art kitchen. The spacious driveway can fit up to six cars.

Luxury and Modern Amenities meet Old World Charm with Heated Indoor Pool
26 reviews  Wifi Available
House 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

8. Lakeside French country retreat, Mooresville

Are you planning a much-deserved seaside escapade to Mooresville? Complete the holiday plans by booking this luxurious four-bedroom abode that you can share with eight of your loved ones. Boasting a gorgeous French country interior design, this Airbnb is a sight for sore eyes.

Inside, you’ll find two-and-a-half baths, a sunny living area with a fireplace and a smart TV, a game room, a full kitchen, and a dining room. The outdoor space comes with a swimming pool, a gazebo, a fire pit, and access to the lake with a dock.

Norman Garden with pool/Steps to private dock
24 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 6 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and deck area are beautiful as well
beautiful layout pool and deck
the beds were very comfortable and the house was in general
however we spent most of our time on the huge back porch and in the pool
great outdoor space and pool lake with cabana and bonfire less than a min walk
everything about our stay was fantastic the house is beautifully updated clean and comfortable
the home is gorgeous clean spacious and equipped with all the necessities - we had an amazing time
the owners were extremely helpful and accommodating throughout all of our interactions
host was very responsive and made sure we had what we needed
the home yard and private beach is immaculate and the host is wonderful
the hosts are very gracious and easy to communicate with
everything was amazing about this house and the hosts were amazing
also wonderful location close to the city but still with a private feel
a great place with a lot to offer especially for the summer
we’ll definitely be looking this place up next time we’re in nc
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9. Villa Capri, Sherrills Ford

This exceptional waterfront guesthouse has all the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday. Besides its fully furnished concept and space for 12, this 4-bedroom abode is sought after for its excellent location on Lake Norman. With the water for a next-door neighbor, you can expect a holiday full of swimming and sunbathing. Lake toys are provided for your enjoyment. A fire pit and a hot tub are available as well.

Aside from a top-notch kitchen, Villa Capri also boasts a cottage with a Netflix-ready smart TV and XBOX gaming system and a garage with electronic basketball and ping pong.

Villa Capri | Ranch style living on LAKE NORMAN! Gorgeous Lake Views - Sleeps 12
3 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
very nice and clean place
very clean spacious and beautiful views i thoroughly enjoyed my stay
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10. Luxurious estate for 16, Mooresville

What is more luxurious than a holiday by the lake? With spectacular views and access to Lake Norman, your vacation is sure to be packed with relaxation and bliss. If you are into cooking, you will love this accommodation’s kitchen with upscale cookware and cutlery. When not frolicking at the beach or enjoying a bonfire outdoors, the kids can take the fun inside in the game area that comes with a pool table and a foosball.

Air-conditioning facilities, water purification and air filtration systems, two bathtubs, wide-screen TVs, and high-speed internet are its top amenities. Boat and jetski rental is possible on site.

Luxury on Woodstream - 5 Bed 4BA, 5,400 sq ft on 3 acres w 420’ of Lake Front
20 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 7 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
we enjoyed the table and yard games that were provided by the hosts
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Enjoy luxuries in North Carolina

North Carolina is a fabulous destination for all vacationers, offering stunning cities, beautiful towns, and breathtaking natural wonders. A holiday on this side of the US will surely be more memorable if you choose to stay in a luxurious rental.

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