Known for its grassy plains across stretches of beautiful coastal shores, North Carolina is a sensory feast for nature lovers. Disconnect from the constant hustle of your daily life, and seek refuge up in the kaleidoscope-colored mountains, or down by the high seas.
Spend your serene days surrounded by Earth’s majestic creations with one of these five affordable HomeAway and Vrbo vacation rentals near sublime natural views:
On slow summer afternoons, sit down by the harbor and gaze idly at the boats floating by, as the cool summer breeze tugs at your hair. Enjoy a simple meal on the deck with your loved ones, as the beautiful sunset graces the horizon. Step back after dinner into a modernly furnished condominium, with hues of gray and black elegantly adorned across the walls. Lounge on the luxurious leather sofa as you watch your favorite romance films, accompanied by a glass of classy red wine. Mix your own drinks by the bar area, or whip up a simple supper to satisfy your appetite with the fully functional kitchen. Rest up for a long day ahead in the cushy king-sized bed. With a walk-in closet right beside you, pamper yourselves by living in luxury over the weekend.
The Inn at South Harbor
Top guest reviewswe enjoyed a very comfortable stay in this well appointed one bedroom one and half bath condo unitthis property was very clean and had plenty of towelsvery clean comfortable picturesquethe place was spotlessly cleanthis property was very clean and perfect for two peopleproperty surpassed my expectations very clean and tastefully decorated
Host:owner was very amenable to our concerns and hopefully we can return in the futureRead more reviewstwo restaurants were in walking distance and very goodthe place was immaculate and the location was perfectgreat location comfortable and cleanthe location is perfect with water view and 2 restaurants in short walking distancethe condo is perfectly located between our favorite places: oak island and southport
You can play at being king or queen of your castle in this Falcon Ridge cabin. Isolated from the hustle of human civilization, this vacation home is nestled high up in the skies at 3,900 feet (1,189 meters), overlooking the expanse of forestry and mountaintops. Once you arrive, leave your luggage downstairs and head up to the main living room. Colored with autumnal tones of brown, the spacious interior extends a warm invitation to you and your family. If you’re feeling tired after the long trip, relax in the reclining chair as you fall asleep to the familiar buzz of your favorite TV show playing in the background. On cold winter nights, snuggle up with the little ones by the fireplace before bedtime. The crackling fire will keep older members of the family warm and toasty as you tell spooky stories till dawn! Cook up a delicious breakfast with fresh supplies of ingredients in the pantry. Enjoy your meal in the comfort of your home, or move outdoors for the true al fresco experience. With the thicket of trees as your companion, refresh yourselves with a change of environment by dining up in the skies! Surrounded by wildflowers bobbing idly in the summer breeze, immerse yourself in the healing environment by melting your stress away in the outdoor hot tub provided.
Falcon Ridge - Mountain views all rooms, hot tub, 2 decks, clean, great reviews!
Area: Maggie Valley, NC
Price: from 114 USD
Number of Guests: 4
Located amongst the tall white pines, this brightly painted home is impossible to miss. Accommodating up to 6 people, the remodeled cabin is perfect for your next family vacation if you’re looking for some privacy amidst the scenic natural attractions. Escape the chilling winter winds by hiding out in the open living area, filled with all the necessities you could possibly need for a comfortable stay. Turn on the ceiling fan to circulate the stale air when it gets too stuffy, and if you feel the sleep monster catching up on you, have a short snooze on the leather couch by the fireplace. For a burst of fresh air, head up to the outdoor patio with your travel read in hand. Sink into the rocking chairs that overlook the flourishing canopy, and spend a quiet afternoon in the heart of tranquility. Retire back to your rooms at the end of the day, and prepare to be greeted by a luxurious sight. With paisley-printed sheets complemented by dimmed lighting, you can sleep like royalty on the plush king-sized bed. Alternatively, channel your inner Rapunzel by using the quaint bedroom on the highest floor.
Serenade Cove: Privacy & Views! Hike, Bike and Fish In Pisgah & Dupont!
Top guest reviewsthe cabin was very comfortable and had all of the amenities that we expectedthe furniture is comfortable and the porch has a great mountain viewa lot of nice little extras made the stay even more comfortableproperty was clean and very comfortablethis property was very clean and well appointedthe cabin was awesome all the essentials were well stocked and the place was clean
Host:the owners were very responsive and helpfulcolleen was a great hostproperty owner was excellent to communicate with and we found the home with easecommunication with the property owner was good - she was very responsive and accommodatingalso a short drive from some good family friendly hiking optionsRead more reviewslocation was great tooit's close to several great hiking trails downtown hendersonville and sierra nevadait was great being so close to dupont and pisgah
Tucked slightly away from the main road is this cozy cottage in the bustling downtown of Asheville. Featuring Craftsman architecture, the carefully designed cottage offers you the convenience of a good location layered with detailed interior designs. Upon entering your new home, you will find yourself in a well-arranged compact space that is comfortable even for people who have slight claustrophobia. The detailed construction of the furniture reflects the authentic Craftsman style; the period-appropriate furnishings with conventional uses will make living in style much easier. When night falls, chill out by the outdoor firepit with a ready stock of dry logs at your disposal. Relive nostalgic memories with your significant other by telling campfire stories. Who knows, you may learn something new about your partner!
Arts & Crafts near downtown Asheville
Area: Kenilworth, Ashville, NC
Price: from 141 USD
Number of Guests: 3
If you were just exploring around the National Forest and came across this dwelling, you may think that you stumbled upon a woodland elves’ house by accident! With organic plant structures replacing the normal staircases, experience for yourself the unique connection to the natural world in this delightful mountain cabin. The staircase isn’t the only intriguing part of the house. Embellished with woodwork furnishings all around the house, take some time to admire the quirky pieces of decor, such as the vintage oil lamp beside the woven basket. The clean and simple interior of the master bedroom has its own special charm. When you lie on the bed with the patchwork quilt wrapped around you, you can be sure to feel warm thanks to the thoughtful personal touches that the hosts have included.
Magical Winding Falls Cabin
Top guest reviewshence all the heat collects in the upstairs loft bedroom A warm living space downstairs results in a hot sleeping areais very special with its own waterfalls streamHow old is the mattress?The cabin itself was extremely well - appointed and so cozyThe online phots do not do the place justice Better than the photos Hope to be able to return soonThe property and cabin were exactly as describedThe cabin was beautifully appointed and decorated I especially liked the whimsyThank you so much for sharing this beautiful private secluded and AWESOME cabin with us and others
Host:etc along beautiful mountain driveshiking trails fishing wildflowers and wildlifeIt is remote and really helped us to unplugDespite these minor problems we had a great week and so did our dog AugieWe had a wonderful week and hope to return againRead more reviewsThere is a great local prodcue market about 30 minutes awayAugust 15th - August 18th 2019There is landline phone service (local and Long Distance) and good Internetand we've stayed in many places in the AdirondaksThe setting and the cabin are beautiful
Get close to Mother Nature without blowing your budget
Enjoy the natural views that Mother Nature left us without burning a hole in your pocket when you choose one of these lovely HomeAway rentals. Often, accommodation hosts also play a huge part in your vacation experience, and many are willing to take you out on a short tour of the area for no cost. Just make sure to share your own cultural experiences and travel adventures; the bonds formed over different lifestyles could be a lasting one!
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