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FALL SPECIAL RATES! *5-STAR RATED SINCE 2007*VERY CONVENIENT LOCATION*CLEAN!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

Overview

About the property

1920 FULLY UPDATED LARGE LUXURY FARMHOUSE ON ORGANIC FARM*ENDLESS HOT WATER!

AVAILABILITY DUE TO CANCELLATION FOR OCTOBER--PEAK LEAF SEASON!!!

10 minutes from Downtown/Main Street Waynesville

20 minutes from Asheville

3 miles from Lake Junaluska

2 miles from I-40

15 minutes from horseback riding, skiing and tubing Maggie Valley/Cataloochee

15 minutes from The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

30 minutes from the elk and synchronized fireflies at Cataloochee Valley

A short drive to Pigeon Forge (Dollywood), white water rafting, Gatlinburg.

2.5 hours from Atlanta

A Magical Farm in the Smoky Mountains where Nature Rejoices . . .

Experience the comfort and coziness of a 1920’s farmhouse nestled amongst the Great Smoky Mountains. Recently fully renovated and updated (2006 and 2014) to include all of the luxurious comforts of home, including a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with inside dining seating for 10 guests. The Gardener's House at Frog Holler combines a beautiful farmhouse with gardens, ponds, breathtaking mountain views on all sides and farm life to it’s fullest! Experience real 'country living' with cows, horses and chickens lazily grazing on neighboring mountainside pastures.

This beautiful, peaceful home is located in the quaint town of Waynesville, with an award-winning Main Street full of cafes, galleries, restaurants, coffee shops and just about any shopping you can imagine.

The Gardener's House has HIGH SPEED INTERNET INCLUDING WIFI. It also has Satellite TV with two new big flat screen televisions.

Sleeps 9 Adult Guests but Additional Children are allowed so just ask us if you have extra little ones.

Everything you need to start your vacation is here--high quality linens and towels, soaps, lotion, shampoo, kitchen cleansers. Just buy groceries at one of the 3 major grocery stores--including the brand new huge Ingles just 10 minutes away!

Enjoy a very special breakfast of complimentary fresh eggs from the beautiful pasture-ranged chickens at Frog Holler. Our eggs are the healthiest available, with bright orange yolks and flavor like you have never tasted before! Our spoiled and happy birds range through mountain pastures and fields, eat certified organic feed, veggies and fruits and are not confined to fences. Delight in fresh-picked vegetables straight from the garden*. Frog Holler is a fully-functional farm with gardens of organic flowers, herbs, fruits and veggies, including a delicious array ranging from varieties found in Grandma's garden to the exotic. *

Relax on the porch swing or rockers while songbirds flutter amongst the flowers and birdhouses. Be mesmerized by the large variety of butterflies floating amongst the many blooms. Curl up in bed on Summer evenings cool enough for a light blanket, even in July! (55 - 60 degrees at night is the norm!)Just open the windows for the cool nighttime breezes and experience 'Mountain Air-Conditioning!' Be lulled to sleep by the night sounds of the frogs’ lullabies and the waterfall outside your bedroom window. You may even hear the mournful wail of a coyote in the distance.

Amongst the beautifully landscaped flower and vegetable gardens are two ponds, a large one in the garden area and another tableside by your kitchen window! Be greeted each morning by two foot long Koi fish from their window-side pond. Stroll down lavender-lined paths through gardens strewn with fountains and statuary. Enjoy all the comforts of a home, not a rental. You should find just about everything you need for a comfortable and memorable stay.

WEDDINGS AND SPECIAL FUNCTIONS AT THE HOLLER! Enjoy the entire farm for use as a very special fairytale wedding and honeymoon, anniversary party, family/friends reunion or other special event! The entire farm is flat and in a secluded location with beautifully landscaped grounds--all for a very low price. Packages start at $999.00 and include three nights or more in The Gardener's House and use of the entire farm for your special function.

Pets welcome with responsible pet owners. See "Rates" for small pet fee.

No Security Deposit!!! Just like a Hotel, we authorize a credit card to save you putting up funds or buying insurance. No damage, no charge.

July and August: Available by the month only until March 1; available by the week only until June 1; less than one week stays available after June 1 for July and August.

*SEPTEMBER AND NOVEMBER SPECIAL: See Rates

*Complimentary produce, eggs and flowers harvested by staff and provided when available/in season.

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More Details

Owner
Robyn Cammer
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2017

About Robyn Cammer

I'm Robyn, Rental Manager for The Gardener's House at Frog Holler, which is family owned and managed. My parents and I moved to the beautiful Smoky Mountains from Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1999 to enjoy mountain and farm living. Mom is still active with farm life and harvests in the gardens -- at the age of 95!

Fortunate to grow up on several family farms, Robyn has continued her love of the outdoors and creative farming techniques. Since retiring from the legal, real estate and construction fields, she has developed three farms and continues to do farm consultation/design/development work in the Smokys.

Robyn Cammer purchased this house in 2005

Why Robyn Cammer chose Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area

The farm is in the middle of just about everything! Even though it is in a very rural area of farms surrounded by beautiful mountains, it is only minutes from Downtown Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Lake Junaluska and Asheville and all their great events--The best of both worlds. If you want a trip to the city, you are 20 minutes from Downtown Asheville. We are just over the mountain from Maggie Valley--about 10 minutes, just 12 minutes from Downtown Waynesville and 5 minutes from Lake Junaluska! And being only 2 miles from Interstate 40 gets us everywhere really fast and easy. Also great in challenging Winter weather since the road is not steep to get in and out of the farm and it is so centrally located in areas where the roads are cleared in increment weather.

What makes this house unique

The farm offers a serene atmosphere to get away from it all. Become another one of our wonderful regular guests who visit each year! Enjoy fresh veggies, fruit, flowers and eggs from the farm. It does not get any more 'Local' than that! The farm is teaming with songbirds and much wildlife, butterflies, frogs, bees, hummingbirds, not to mention the surrounding mountain pastures with cows and horses, chickens. Just sitting on the deck in the afternoon is an experience you will not soon forget. There is so much activity between all the beautiful flowers. Enjoy a bonfire by the pond at night while listening to a multitude of frogs', coffee on the deck in the morning next to the waterfall and koi pond while enjoying the mountain views. All of this is just minutes from great hiking, rafting, art galleries, festivals, and so much to do. You will want to return again and again like many of our repeat guests (and like we did!).

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautiful and unique place! We enjoyed it all.
Feb 2017
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Waynesville, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Very large Downstairs bathroom and dressing area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Upstairs with vaulted tongue & groove ceiling
  • 2 Full Bathrooms--one up and one down (ENDLESS HOT WATER HEATER, no cold showers!)
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Other (See Description) - 1 sofa bed/futon , Comfy Sofa in Livingroom
  • Two Bedrooms and a full bathroom downstairs (bedrooms on front and back of house) Two Bedrooms and a full bathroom upstairs plus a Library (bedrooms on each side of house)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Complimentary organic vegetables when in season/available; eggs, flowers, Highchair, 3 large covered decks, mountain/garden views on all sides, outdoor dining (mostly covered) seating for 20 or more, rockers, porch swing, stroll-through gardens with statuary; two ponds with Koi fish, whole house fan, whole house water filtration, red oak flooring, walking sticks, hats, Wi-Fi, on-demand hot water (NO COLD SHOWERS!), library, vanity dressing area/lighted make-up mirrors, back massagers, large closets, waterfall sounds, masseuse on call, private chefs available, birdfeeders, birdhouses, birdbaths, wind chimes, fine art; kitchen is fully-equipped: breadmaker, cappuccino/espresso machine, coffee grinder, coffee makers, crockpot, food processor, gas stove and oven, large dish and Emeril copper bottom pots and pans selection (no cheap aluminum pans), Corningware, spice grinder, spice rack, toaster oven, waffle iron, ice cream maker, ironing board/iron

Reviews

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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

Just spent one month at Frog Holler and enjoyed every minute of it. House was great and very well equipped kitchen. Robyn made sure you had fresh eggs and vegetables from the farm. Robyn is just an email away and very responsive. Robyn works the farm and was very nice chatting with her learning the history of the area. The house was wonderful and the back deck great. House has huge back deck you can entertain on or just sit and look at the neighboring hills and mountains and relax. I spent hours doing jig saw puzzles under the shady cover of the deck. House near Waynesville nice town with many nice restaurants and not far from Asheville. On arrival house was immaculate with fresh flowers, wine and chocolates to welcome you. Allowed to bring your dog which I did and Holly enjoyed it also. Deck outside kitchen window has koi fish pond and very nice touch . Even got to know the neighboring farmer and was greeted on arrival evening with fresh picked corn. I can only say wonderful things about the house and property would truly recommend . Wish I had rented for another two weeks was sad to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary, It was a pleasure to have you and Susan visit. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again!
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Waynesville/Canton, NC/Raleigh, NC
5

Delightful Charming Country Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

Frog Holler is bursting with charm! Decorated beautifully and so fun to explore the organic gardens. Everything you need for a wonderful visit. Close to the interstate, near good little cafe for meals out, but kitchen is fully equipped including delicious organic eggs. Thoughtful special touchs by the owner made our stay special. Thoroughly enjoyed our short visit!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed your stay, Sharon!
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Ormond Beach
5

Serene and happy place to run from Hurricane Irma!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and welcoming! The owner Robyn, did absolutely everything possible to make our stay wonderful. We had a bottle of wine, fresh flowers, fresh eggs, fresh organic vegetables and so much more waiting for us on our arrival. The lovely gardens were such a joy for both dogs and people. Robyn was even sweet enough to bring a baby bunny for our 2 year old granddaughter to pet. Words cannot describe what a lovely home this is. We will forever be grateful to have been able to stay here during such a trying time. We look forward to returning!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Lori--Glad you were able to relax and enjoy yourselves after going through so much to get here. Hope to see you again!
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Seattle, WA
5

The Country Life away from it All

  • 5 of 5

Robyn what a great job you do with your rental. Your property at Frog Holler was just what I needed at this time in my life. Getting away from the City and the big Corporate Job with all its noise and stress was wonderful. There were so many places on the property that allowed for peace and quiet watching nature. Your library room upstairs looking out over the pastures was one of my places to sit and read a book. Having a glass of wine in the evening and watching the cows come home! Or in the morning with my coffee watching the birds and animals playing on the front lawn. The chickens and bunnies were a real treat. The fresh vegetables and fresh farm eggs in the AM were wonderful. The beds were comfortable, good mattress's, nice sheets and enough towels and blankets. For the warm days it was nice how it cooled down in the evenings and you didn't need air-conditioning. Plenty of ceiling fans that kept everything moving through the house. The location was great being located near large grocery store that had everything you needed. Coffee/wine/specialty foods. The town of Waynsesville was close as well as Asheville which was 30 min away. Plenty to do and see for families or if you are on you own and just want to relax. Thanks again for being prompt to answer any questions I think this is a great location that offers great restaurants close by and a big house for a family to spread out through out the house or grounds outside. I would highly recommend your home to family or friends who would be traveling in that area. Thanks for all the extra work you provided to make my stay with you a pleasant one. Warm Regards, Theresa, Seattle WA and Marion Q Durham, NC

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Note to Guests: Although The Gardener's House is air-conditioned, most of our guests prefer to open the windows for the clean mountain air and cool breezes. Normal mountain Summer evening weather is upper 50's-low - 60's even in July and August. Just this past June we had an evening low of 47! Summer daytime temps are generally upper 70's to low 80's. As I write this in July, the highs are 76-82 this week. Come escape the Summer heat!!! Theresa, it was a pleasure to meet you and Marion! So glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope your travels being you back this way again soon!
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5

Amazing Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family had a great stay!!! The property is so quaint and homey. The neighbors were friendly; we even got to meet the owner who was very gracious to our family.

I would recommend any family to stay and take a load off from their everyday hustle and bustle...will certainly like to do a repeat stay in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Soraya, it was a pleasure to meet your wonderful family and we look forward to seeing you again!
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5

Quiet and Beautiful country setting

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay over Memorial weekend could have been more enjoyable. The Gardner's Cottage was well appointed, clean, and the grounds are stunning. We would highly recommend this place to anyone staying in the Waynesville area!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Frog Level Brewery, Bearwaters, Classic Wineseller
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Many within 2 - 25 miles
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Smoky Mountain Railroad
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-40
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Many within 2 - 6 miles
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Cataloochi Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Nearest Point of Interest
LAKE JUNALUSKA
Nearest Point of Interest
MAX PATCH/SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Car: recommended

Hot Springs Spa, Folkmoot, Great Smokies National Park, The Biltmore, The North Carolina Arboretum, The Nature Center, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah’s Casino, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, road biking from the farm, motorcycling/Blue Ridge Parkway, numerous Art Shows and Festivals, Wheels Through Time Antique Car and Motorcycle Museum, The Elk at Cataloochee, Colburn Gem & Mineral Museum, Thomas Wolfe Memorial, Diana Wortham Theater, Zebulon Vance Birthplace, Gem Mining, Nantahala National Forest, Pisgah National Forest, Cherokee National Forest, Joyce Kilmer National Forest, Waterfalls, Maggie Valley, Asheville (20 minutes), local Artists and Craftsmen

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Waynesville, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
FALL SPECIAL!!!
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$195
From
A$220
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,255
A$5,018
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$207
From
A$232
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,501
A$5,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest
 
November SPECIAL!
1 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$195
From
A$220
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,286
A$5,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest
 
ART AFTER DARK WEEKEND FOR TWO
3 Nov 2017 - 5 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$647
Flat fee
 
 
THANKSGIVING
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
From
A$245
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,639
A$5,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest
 
July 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
30 night minimum stay
A$5,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$245
A$1,501
A$5,395
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$19 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$94.2
Additional Guest Fee A$18.84 per person per night
Pet Fee A$62.8

Stays of less than one month during July and August will be available for reservation after March 1.
Stays of less than one week during July and August will be available for reservation after June 1.

Just like a hotel, an authorized credit card serves as a security deposit/damage protection--so you do not incur non-refundable insurance fees or pay a deposit. No damage/no charge.

One week minimum stays are required for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and other holidays/special days unless those dates are still available one week prior.

See Policies/Rental Agreement for complete rescheduling/cancellation terms: http://frogholler.net/policies.html

Weddings/Special Events Packages start at $999.00 (3 Nights) for use of the farmhouse, farm grounds and rear parking area.

Rates/fees subject to change without notice.

Owner/Landlord is not responsible for errors caused by rental listing sites. Please refer to your Rental Agreement for complete and correct policies/terms.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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