Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Newberry, South Carolina - Updated 2023

airbnb Newberry SC
Anne Marie
Anne Marie 
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Newberry, South Carolina, may be well-known for its local liberal arts college, but visitors will be pleasantly surprised by all there is to do in the area! Downtown Newberry is a quaint town with a wide variety of shops and restaurants featuring local goods. In nearby Lake Murray, guests can enjoy staying right on the water at one of the many beautiful available lakehouses. Other outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and even horseback riding are not far away! Read on for our top ten options for Airbnb vacation rentals in this unique and charming city.

1. Peaceful cabin near the Buncombe Horse Trail (from USD 110)

This lovely cabin is the perfect spot for a rustic vacation! Furnished with rich hardwood interiors, the cabin can accommodate eight guests and has all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay. Though it is only a twenty-minute drive from downtown Newberry, the highlight of this rental are all the wonderful activities nearby that bring you out into nature. A short drive is the Enoree River, the perfect spot for fishing. If you’re up for an adventure, about 15 minutes away is the Buncombe Horse Trail. This diverse trail climbs out of a valley through different kinds of terrain as you gain altitude. At its highest points, you’ll see stunning views of the Black Mountains. Horseback riders, hikers, and mountain bikers are welcome year round!

Newberry, South Carolina, United States
82 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice bathroom with newer washer and dryer
very clean and comfortable
very clean and has everything you need
bedding and towels were all fresh and everything was nicely kept and clean
has extra towels pillows an soap very nice an the cabin is clean outside too
this house was perfect clean comfortable and cozy
this was a perfect escape from the city she is extremely accommodating and has maintained a terrific airbnb
also close to newberry loved it
really nice quiet location
the location was perfect with everything we were looking for
she loved that things were close and not too far
close enough to food and gas but the cabin is situated in a beautiful secluded wooded area
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2. Two-bedroom home close to downtown Newberry (from USD 90)

Located only a ten-minute walk from downtown Newberry, this is the perfect spot for checking out this charming city! Newberry looks like a set from a movie, from the stone tower of the opera house to the red striped awnings over the storefronts! You could spend days browsing all of the shops which sell antiques to books to clothes and jewelry! There are also many delicious places to eat, serving up all kinds of cuisine in settings that range from kid-friendly to fine dining. Depending on what time of year you’re in town, stop by for Oktoberfest, Christmas in Newberry, or the Irish Fling!

Newberry, South Carolina, United States
1 review   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
corey was very accommodating and easy to reach if we had any questions or needed anything at all
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3. Lakefront home close to Dreher Island State Park (from USD 1000)

This brand new lakefront home means you can stay on the water in style! It sleeps up to six guests and has all new amenities and appliances. There is a private dock located outside and a large porch where you can watch the sunset. Nearby is Dreher Island State Park. This park covers three islands and has several nature trails to explore the Lake Murray shoreline. It’s also one of the best spots for striped and large-mouth bass fishing.

Prosperity, South Carolina, United States
Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

4. Family cabin by Lake Murray

This lakeside cabin has everything you could need to feel like your home away from home! The reviews rave about its spacious interior which is ideal for hosting quiet gatherings. Though pets and children are not permitted, adults will love relaxing in the comfy living room, on the screened in sun porch, or on the porch and swing that overlook the lake. It has its own private dock which is great for fishing. There is easy access by car to local stores and by boat you can go to many of the restaurants that overlook the lake.

Prosperity, South Carolina, United States
19 reviews  
Entire house 7 Beds 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
i will if assured that the kitchen & bedroom is cleaned
she was very kind and wanted to be sure we were taken care of
tamra was very responsive to our needs
tamra was very responsive whenever i texted
this location and hostess are both outstanding
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5. French Gothic-style house

This rental has great proximity to the quaint town of Newberry! It is an entire upstairs space with two queen beds and a private bathroom. The space is cozily furnished and has a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, and toaster oven, so guests can be as independent as they wish. While you’re in Newberry, try to snag tickets to see a show at the Newberry Opera House. Constructed in 1881, this French Gothic style building originally housed government offices in addition to being a performance space. It is a landmark in the town and regularly hosts musicians, dance performances, and other community events.

16 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 4 Guests

6. Mid-century-style home near Newberry College

This mid-century styled home has a colorful and cozy interior that you won’t want to leave! Located in a quiet spot backing up to a local park, it is still within walking distance to Newberry College making it an ideal pick if you’re touring the school or visiting a student. If you’re interested in trying new and local wines, take the short trip to the Enoree River Winery. This intimate winery offers tastings and has an outdoor porch where visitors can relax and sip the latest harvest.

Entire house 3 Beds 5 Guests

7. Quiet, private getaway by Lake Murray

This comfortable home is located right on the shores of Lake Murray. It has its own dock and two kayaks guests can use on the water. Lake Murray is a peaceful but popular man-made reservoir that attracts wildlife like turtles and many kinds of birds including blue herons. If you want to go out on the water at a faster speed than the kayak, the hosts can help you arrange a boat rental from a local marina. Use this to visit one of the waterfront restaurants which often have live music!

Prosperity, South Carolina, United States
22 reviews  
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

8. Chalet by Lake Murray

This cabin rental does not have TV or internet, but with its lakefront location and all the activities to do, you won’t even miss being connected to the outside world! It has its own dock on the lake for swimming, fishing, and sunbathing. A canoe is available for guest use as well as life jackets for adults and kids. The hosts have provided lots of other games like bocce ball, horseshoes, cards and board games, and puzzles! If a quiet evening relaxing is more your speed, watch the sunset from the swing in the yard or eat a meal cooked on the grill at the picnic table. This house sleeps up to six guests and has beautiful wood interiors with lots of light. It’s the perfect place to relax, recharge, and have fun!

Prosperity, South Carolina, United States
75 reviews  
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
however the french doors leading into the carolina room provided abundant natural light and lake views from inside
even with the fluctuation in the weather the heating and cooling system kept the house comfortable
the home doesn't have tv or wifi and that's one more thing that we love
comfortable house with plenty of space
jim’s place was beautiful and offered a quaint comfortable homey feel
house was clean and as descibed
a very charming clean home stocked with all we needed for our stay
very nice lake house: quiet clean and a restful place
the house and yard are always kept up and clean
everything was so clean and perfect love that there is no internet
jim is a great host
he and his wife are awesome hosts
the host is awesome and there when you need him
jim is a very attentive and thoughtful host
jim is a great host and his communication and hospitality is the best
great location on the lake
the house and location are absolute perfection
really a wonderful location on the lake
beautiful home and gorgeous location
all over great place and great location
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9. Vacation Home by Lake Murray with dock and launch

This idyllic cabin is located on a peaceful cove of Lake Murray. It was hand-built by the owners over several years, and from the pictures you can tell they did a fantastic job! It has front and back porches, its own private dock, and an impeccably kept garden. Inside, the cabin is warm and cozy with a full kitchen, high ceilings, and lovely rustic touches in the decor.

Prosperity, South Carolina, United States
44 reviews  
Entire cabin 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also there is no wifi but we all got good cell service in the cabin
would like to have had wifi
and especially nice enjoying the view at all times of day under the overhead fans and in comfortable seating
this cozy cabin is located on a quiet street and has a great view of lake murray
kitchen has everything you need great porch for sunsets long dock and a big backyard for games
beautiful open log home very clean with all the extras
we had a great (email hidden by airbnb) fortable cozy clean with everything you need
their home was very clean and comfortable and located on a quiet cove with little water traffic
the hosts were very helpful and easy to work with
chris and jan were very responsive to our inquiries before confirming our reservation and also during our stay
amazing house and excellent host will definitely be coming back
the owners thoughtfully have everything you need for a day on the water from beach towels to floaties
i would highly recommend this place for a family vacation the communication was perfect with the owners
great place in a great location on the lake
awesome location very nice cabin & cove
the location on the cove was perfect quiet and peaceful
chris and jan's place was a beautiful home and a great location on lake murray
chris and jan's cabin is a great place for family or friends to spend time together
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10. Historic suite near downtown Newberry

This gorgeous rental suite is located in the upstairs of a home from the 1800’s, and the decor and atmosphere evoke that historic feeling perfectly! The suite is made of two adjoining bedrooms which share a private bathroom. The exterior of the house has a lovely brick stoop with lots of flowers and plants surrounding it. Quaint downtown Newberry is only a short walk away. Aside from the cute restaurants and shops, make sure you stop by the Wells Japanese Garden behind City Hall. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is significant for being designed in a specific style while using local materials. With a temple, bridges, and a tea house, it is a serene spot to gather one’s thoughts.

Newberry, South Carolina, United States
1 review   Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Relax and unwind in Newberry

Newberry has a pleasant mix of small town charm and rustic relaxation. It has nearly every kind of store or restaurant you could want to frequent, and an arts and cultural scene that rivals larger cities! If staying in nature is more your speed, there are many beautiful rentals nearby in Lake Murray. Whichever setting you prefer, there is an Airbnb on this list that will more than accommodate your needs for your trip to Newberry!

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Anne-Marie works in publishing by day and aspires to travel as much as she can. While she has not yet seen the whole world, she's eager to learn and write about it!

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