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Castle McKenzie Vacation Rental in Murphy, NC

Castle McKenzie at Tulach Ard (The high ground).
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
28 reviews
Castle McKenzie at Tulach Ard (The high ground).
The 'wee' moat and bridge lead to the lower level of the castle. (Not a guest entrance yet.)
Gated Entrance to Castle McKenzie takes you through our enchanted forest and up to Castle McKenzie.
The road (Castle Court) leading up to Castle McKenzie from the gated entrance.
Living Room view from kitchen. Flat screen TV, VCR, DVD, Stereo and of course a glowing fireplace
Living Room view from the Master Bedroom Suite. A cozy couch to cuddle on.
Kitchen and breakfast bar offers everything you'd expect... and maybe a wee bit more.
Dining and breakfast bar view from Living Room. Make gourmet meals to a pizza in the equiped kitchen
Dining Room with swords and mace ready and at hand should the castle be attacked during a meal.
Master Bedroom... a King bed fit for a queen too. French doors lead to the covered hot tub outside.
Master Bath offers Jacuzzi tub, shower, copper sink and fixtures, and even a built-in hair dryer.
Guest Bedroom decorated in Mackenzie green. French doors lead out to the terrace and the view.
Guest Bathroom with copper sink and ceiling and hand-made stone floor tiles.
View of Garden area and lower terrace from the turret. Beautiful when spring flowers are in bloom.
Upper Terrace view from Master Bedroom French doors. Note gas grill and rockers to relax in.
Upper Terrace from Guest Bedroom French doors. Note hot tub in the covered turret.
Braveheart Pond and the Mountains in the winter months still make for a beautiful view from turret.
Mountain and Braveheart Pond view from hot tub during autumn 'leaf season'. BOOK EARLY!
Morning sunrise from the turret. What a way to start the day.
Castle McKenzie rendering with future addition illustrated on the right. We hope to add it by 2015.
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Why stay in a cabin, when you can have your very own private, romantic castle situated on more than ten acres of gated mountain seclusion and privacy? Created and waiting--- just for you--- and that special someone.

High Speed Internet Access - Hot Tub With Mountain View - Large Hi-Def Flat Screen TV - Total Privacy

Why settle for a hotel room... with their crowds and paper-thin walls? Why compromise your privacy... sharing your time and each other with guests of a bed & breakfast? Why settle for a cabin or cottage... when you can have your own intimate, luxurious castle to share with that special someone?

After exploring our nature trails, shopping, or after visiting the many local shops and activities in and a...
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About the owner, Lorraine P
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 28 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3923112 by: FlipKey
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 28 reviews
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English first
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

We had the most amazing time at the castle for our anniversary, and our friends even got engaged on the trip! The hot tub was so romantic with the mood lights, and the whole house was just beautiful. We also had slight issues (most likely user error) but the owners were so helpful and accommodating when we called. We will... more

Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Castle McKenzie was wonderful! The pictures really don't do it justice. Every room had such detail. We walked along the trail, and loved the facts about famous Scottish people that were placed along the trail. One of my favorite parts was when the family of deer came out to the front yard. It was very relaxing at the castle. The...


Scott C
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
person found this review helpful

Saw the the McKenzie Castle online and it looked to good to be true. So, I phoned them and everything was in fact real. I booked with ease and took the 10hr drive down from Chicago. Finding it was a breeze too. Upon driving up we were in awe of this place and going inside even more so! The pictures... more

Management response:

Thanks a million! So glad you loved the castle and appreciated the amenities....especially the natural ones such as the hiking trail and the beautiful view from the terrace!! Hope that you can return to Castle McKenzie again in the not too distant future!! more

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
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  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Airport: Atlanta: 100.0 mi
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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