A state located in the southeastern region of the United States, North Carolina is a state of scenic discovery, boasting plenty of awe-inspiring scenery. It is home to scenic waterfalls, lakes, rivers, and four national forests. North Carolina is also filled with booming music scenes, plenty of shopping and restaurants, as well as activities such as surfing, hiking and zip lining for adventure lovers. Not to mention, you have got to tuck into one of their ranches for a comprehensive North Carolina experience! Get ready to watch wild horses roaming around while you enjoy the laidback ambience of a ranch accommodation. We have rounded up the top ranches in North Carolina, the USA. So get ready to go on an adventure with your loved ones, all at an affordable price.
Situated 7 minutes away from the quaint river town of Marshall and 20 minutes from Asheville, this cabin is a simple and cosy home with a spectacular mountain view. It is surrounded by orchards and gardens and guests are even welcome to pick homegrown fruits and vegetables. The host also offers tours at USD 30 per hour where you get to explore a agroforestry farm owned by them as well. A great spot to unwind, this cabin makes a romantic getaway or even a perfect spot for exploration as it is located near many hiking spots as well.
Hilltop Cabin at Raven RidgeMarshall, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsand very clean and cozyeverything was clean and as expectedthe space is clean and all your basic needs metthe cabin was clean easy to find and stayed warm all through the nightgreat place clean and close to scenic hikes
Host:great hosts that provide an awesome private outdoorsy getawayawesome hiking trails around and super friendly hosts and neighborsa wonderful little place with nice wholesome hosts :—)james and sofia are very sweet and accommodatingwe couldn’t be happier with the hosts and their homeRead more reviewsthe location is great-so close to some phenomenal hikes and cute townsgreat location and overall great staycozy and unique stay in a great locationit's also very close to some great hiking and ashevillequiet enjoy the sound of the birds in the morning
Accommodating up to five guests, this spacious carriage house has a total of two bedrooms and four beds. Each bedroom has a dresser and closet, providing you with ample space to store your personal belongings. High-speed wireless internet with Youtube and Netflix, as well as on-site washer and dryer are also provided. The home is also surrounded by woods and trails and is located close to hiking paths where you can spend a day exploring nature and immersing in the serenity. Alternatively, sit by the outdoor covered porch while making use of the outdoor grill to cook up a delicious meal for you and your loved ones. Not to mention, a parking space that fits up to five vehicles is also available right at the front of the carriage house. Do note that the owners have pet dogs, a cat, and Mallard ducks you might find roaming the property - let them know ahead if you’re planning to bring a pet!
Carriage House with Pond and Trails on 32 AcresChapel Hill, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewssofa and beds super comfy and extra blankets if neededbeautiful land and a comfortable housesuper clean plenty large enough for 4 full kitchen coffee and a natural alarm clock (2 roosters)a comfortable quiet well-designed space in lovely countryside near chapel hillthe carriage house is very comfortableso clean and comfortingsuper clean and very privateit was clean and had everything we neededthe accommodation was spotlessly clean and very well equippedthe place was clean spacious and comfortable
Host:really lovely place and great hostsmike & alicia are excellent hosts and we’re very responsivealicia and mike are great hostabsolutely beautiful property and very gracious hoststhey are incredibly responsive and accommodating and the property is gorgeousRead more reviewsclose to everything but feels like you're a world awaypeace & tranquility in a beautiful setting close to chapel hill areathe location was perfect it was about 15 min from everything we wanted/needed to dothere are trails to walk chickens to see and even cute ducks to feedwe were close to town but really felt like we were away from everything out in the country
Located in Waxhaw, this beautiful farmhouse is only minutes away from the downtown Waxhaw, making it a convenient place to stay at. If you are an animal lover, you will be thrilled to know that this place is home to plenty of animals such as horses, donkeys, and goats! Nestled in the woods, this home gives you beautiful views of North Carolina from the outdoor porch. Guests are also allowed to take a walk around the farm and will get the chance to feed the farm animals as well. If you are looking to explore the surroundings, the hosts have also kindly provided two bicycles for their guests.
Fox Farms Little HouseWaxhaw, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe amenities were perfect extremely comfortable and we used her local tips for food choices (amazing)the room was a lot better than we expectedbeautifully decorated house with many personal touches and every convenience for a comfortable stay on a beautiful horse farmit was cozy and the bed was extremely comfortableclean super comfortable and cozythe place was very clean spacious and adorably decorated with a southern charmit was very clean and there were so perfect little touches that made it so specialvery quiet and clean enjoyed walking around feeding the animalsthe space was super stylish extremely peaceful and very clean
Host:lauren was a great hostlauren was the greatest hostlauren was a wonderful host and communicatorlauren is an amazing hostlauren was very responsive and patient with all my questionsRead more reviewsgreat location away from city but oh so closethis place is super cute and relaxingthis location is only 5 mins from town with plenty of restaurants and a cool little downtown areai would highly recommend this locationthe town is also very cute and calm
Decked in stone walls, this one-room home sleeps up to two guests and is fully furnished with a queen-size bed, a mini fridge, and a coffee and tea bar. This home is nestled on an eco-friendly farm with lots of farm animals. A perfect place for all seasons, the stone house comes with a wood-burning stove to keep you warm on colder days and an outdoor pool for you to dip into on warmer days. Not to mention, an outdoor fire pit is also available if you are hoping to organise a barbeque session with your friends. The bathroom, located just steps away from the house, also comes with a rainforest showerhead - talk about being fancy. If you are hoping to explore this beautiful state, the house is also only a short drive away from downtown Concord where you can find plenty of restaurants and shopping spots.
Elegant Stone Greenhouse on 40-Acre FarmConcord, North Carolina, United StatesSuperhost
Top guest reviewslori's place was very clean and modernthe outdoor bathrooms were very nice and clean as was our spaceeverything was so clean and eye catchingthe green house was adorable and very cleansimply amazing warm welcoming different clean exciting
Host:quick responses helpful friendly and a wonderful experienceshe was very patient with me with something i had forgotten and was a great hostlori was a great hostthe host lori was great and very quick to respond to any questions we hadif there was a problem my host was more than happy to help alleviate the issueRead more reviewsthe location is beautiful and great for just relaxingsuper close to downtown with restaurants and little shops to go tobeautiful location recommended to all of my friends looking to stay in the areaall the little touches of their charming location really made our stay very enjoyablei’d recommend anyone looking for a private and peaceful getaway to stay at lori’s location
Sleeping up to eight guests, this luxurious home is located within a farmland and includes a patio where you can chill at with a cup of coffee while immersing in nature. Amenities such as a salt-water pool, hot tub, and entertainment facilities such as a pool table, darts, and Blu-ray player are also available for the guests. Guests can enjoy the whole farm. There’s a stocked pond plus pasture-raised meat and fish products available as well.
Luxury Retreat on Farm with Pool, Hot Tub, FishingHurdle Mills, North Carolina, United States
Top guest reviewscozy cabin set on a beautiful farmit was cleanRead more reviews
Host:the kindness and hospitality of the host and owners was beyond amazingpat and mike are lovely and generous hoststhey are flexible kind and sincerely wonderful peoplethe hosts are exceptionally welcoming and communicative and we loved the farm tourtheir guest house is beautiful and surprisingly toddler friendly
Travelling with your pet? This rustic home is the one for you. Your pet dog can freely run around the property that also features other animals and a pond. While unassuming, the home is fully equipped with basic necessities such as a washing machine, dryer, smart television, as well as wireless internet. With two bedrooms, the cosy home sleeps up to nine guests and has an outdoor porch where you can gather with your loved ones while watching the beautiful sunset over the Steep Rock Mountain. Surrounded by nature, this home makes a great escape with your family or friends.
Great for Travelers with Dogs and or Horses! Or Large Groups! Beautiful Views
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :
Top guest reviewsit is as clean as humanly possible however and my family felt very comfortable staying there
Host:the hosts were exceptionally friendlythe hosts (key and les) are extremely friendly and accommodatingvery beautiful land and exceptional hostsRead more reviewswill definitely use this location againpeaceful location beautiful scenary a wonderful pond to fish and let the dog play inthis place is great if a remote rustic stay is what you are looking for
An ideal space for large families, this spacious home has a total of 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and room for up to 18 people. With a pond, farm, and hiking trail in the property, this magnificent place is perfect for both adventure and leisure getaways. With a fully equipped kitchen, including a double Thermador oven and a six-burner Thermador range, an outdoor pavilion with fire grill, as well as a sunroom with a ping pong table and 65-inch plasma television, the possibilities at this home are endless!
Huge House with Pond on 55 Acre Horse Farm 10 Minutes from Asheville. Weddings!
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsthe house was beautiful and well-stocked from the kitchen to the game roomthe beds are all super comfyall the rooms are spacious / beds all so comfortablethe property was very clean and comfortable for our large groupit was exceptionally clean and very well equipped for meals and family activitiesthe bedrooms and bathrooms were very clean and the beds themselves were comfortablethe home is clean and pristinefrom the cleanliness to an abundance of firewood everything was perfect
Host:our hosts were the nicest people and the home was gorgeousthe owners are lovely people who really care about your experiencethe owners are very responsive and friendlythe homeowners are incredibly responsive and graciousthey were the best - great place and great hostsRead more reviewsgreat location near ashevillethe house is also very central and easy access to everything around ashevillethe farm is close to west asheville and an easy drive to restaurants hiking and attractions
A cosy cottage overlooking horse pastures and ponds, this secluded home sleeps up to five guests and is only a short walk to the shopping and restaurant district. A fire pit is also situated right outside of the home, making for a perfect place to chill while enjoying a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. The host will also be providing coffee and marshmallows for the guests to roast by the fire pit. Guests are also welcome to stop by the farm to check out the animals, such as horses. Alternatively, head to the nearby nature trail for a morning walk.
Cozy Farm Cottage, 17 Acre Horse Farm, Ponds, & Tranquil secluded setting!
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewscomfortable furniture soft bedding and linens and the kitchen has every amenity you could needhouse was clean and everything we needed was thereRead more reviews
Host:the owner was kind and attentive to us responding quickly to any questionsextremely easy dealing with owner and grounds keeperthe owner has thought of so much to ensure your stay is perfect
Located southwest of the town of Lillington, this remodeled home is 15 minutes away from Campbell University and 20 minutes away to Fort Bragg. It is situated on 62 acres (25 hectares) of farmland with animals such as horses. Decked in neutral brown tones, the interior of the home exudes a cosy ambience, making it a great home away from home. There is also an outdoor porch where you can sit by while watching the beautiful sunset. Sleeping up to six guests, this place makes a perfect spot for a family getaway.
Farmhouse on 62 acres - Beautiful Views - Near Campbell Univ. and Ft. Bragg
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
Top guest reviewsvery comfortable and nice amenitiesit is clean tidy and comfortable with all the amenities you would expect from your family visithouse was very clean and comfortablethe house and property was beautiful and cleanwe felt right at home and the house was incredibly clean and very comfortable with everything we neededthe home was clean and everything was convenient
Host:darrell was a wonderful host and very accommodating and availablegreat experience in a superior home and the owner who makes you feel like a familywe loved everything about it the owner was hands on and made everything run smoothly for usowner's were very kind and welcomingdarrell is a perfect host and made sure that we had everything that we neededRead more reviewsthe location was perfect for our family to meet after campbell's graduationthis location was perfect peaceful serene and the house was well stockedperfect place for family
A farmhouse built in 1940, this inviting home has been recently restored. It is situated in a family-run farm where you can visit the animals, go fishing, or enjoy a picnic. Sleeping up to four guests, the house has two bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, and coffee maker, as well as a back deck with a fire pit and a charcoal grill available. It is conveniently located close to many tourist attractions such as Uwharrie National Forests, Morrow Mountain State Park, and NC Zoo. This home also makes a great escape from the bustling city life and offers plenty of outdoor activities like kayaking and fishing.
Peaceful Acres Farmhouse at Fine Family Farm
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
An escape from the bustling city life
A state with plenty of magnificent scenic views, North Carolina is a great destination that also offers plenty of dining options, outdoor activities, and cultural spots. However, North Carolina also makes a great place to recharge in the countryside. Immerse in nature and stay at a ranch, enjoying the company of animals and going back to basics.
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