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Murphy ‘Castle of Joy’ on 11 Acres w/ Hot Tub!

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3 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
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Enjoy a romantic fantasy vacation in the Western North Carolina Mountains. This 3,500-square-foot 3-bed, 3.5-bath vacation rental villa featuring 2 floors, a full kitchen, fireplace, terrace w/ mountain views, hot tub, turret, sweetheart pond, fire pits, original art, 11 acres of castle grounds, trails, and sculptures is perfect for 8 guests. Whether you’re seeking a honeymoon getaway, special event, family gathering or exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains, this is the magical oasis for you! -- THE PROPERTY -- *NOTE: Your safety matters. This property features 2 exterior security cameras, above the front door and barn door, all facing outward. They do not look into interior spaces* Master Bedroom (King Suite): King Bed | Bedroom 2 (Queen Suite): Queen Bed | Bedroom 3 (Dungeon Bunk Room): ...Enjoy a romantic fantasy vacation in the Western North Carolina Mountains. This 3,500-square-foot 3-bed, 3.5-bath vacation rental villa featuring 2 floors, a full kitchen, fireplace, terrace w/ mountain views, hot tub, turret, sweetheart pond, fire pits, original art, 11 acres of castle grounds, trails, and sculptures is perfect for 8 guests. Whether you’re seeking a honeymoon getaway, special event, family gathering or exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains, this is the magical oasis for you! -- THE PROPERTY -- *NOTE: Your safety matters. This property features 2 exterior security cameras, above the front door and barn door, all facing outward. They do not look into interior spaces* Master Bedroom (King Suite): King Bed | Bedroom 2 (Queen Suite): Queen Bed | Bedroom 3 (Dungeon Bunk Room): 2 Full-over-Full Bunk Beds, 2 Twin-over-Twin Bunk Beds The entire castle is all yours! The Top Floor ‘Royal Quarters’ has 2 Master Bedroom Suites, with a king bed, and a queen bed. Each suite includes a full bathroom, designer **** blankets, and access through french doors leading to the large terrace that spans the entire length of the castle. The turret is the best place to watch the ever changing Blue Ridge Mountain landscape. This is also where the 6-person hot tub lives! Original art and decor can be found throughout the upstairs as well as hand plastered and abstract painted walls and ceilings. There’s a fully equipped kitchen with all the necessities you’ll need to prepare a hearty feast. We even include Starbucks coffee and a Keurig for your convenience. Sit outside on the terrace for an al fresco dining experience and open a nice bottle of wine to sip while breathing in the fresh mountain air. Listen to the waterfall from the sweetheart pond and enjoy the views! During downtime, unwind by the fireplace in the living room, play a game, read a book, or choose from the large selection of DVDs and VHS cassettes to watch on the flat-screen Apple TV equipped with Netflix, Hulu, Youtube and more. There’s great streaming from our fiber optic internet, WiFi included! The Bottom Floor, also known as the ‘Dungeon Gallery Lounge,’ has the 3rd bedroom with 8 uniquely handcrafted beds - 4 full-size beds and 4 twin XL beds. The electric fireplace makes for a great moody nightlight. It’s a real one-of-a-kind experience to sleep in there! There’s 1.5 bathrooms, laundry facilities, the lounge, a secret room under the stairs, and a gallery of art. Access the castle grounds through the moat! Guests staying for 5 or more days receive gifts from the castle that will be left on the table upon arrival! -- THE LOCATION -- These unique castle grounds offer more than enough entertainment. Take the 'Joy' trail down to the meadow and meditate, read a book, sunbathe, or picnic by the stream. When you’re ready to venture out and explore the Blue Ridge Mountain area, this ideally located property grants easy access to all the best attractions. Ocoee River Rafting excursions are only 20 minutes away! Hike the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, go for a scenic drive, or stop in at one of the many antiques shops to browse the unique items these stores have to offer. Check out Downtown Murphy where you’ll be greeted with a smile! You’ll find coffee shops, restaurants, antiques and boutiques in this sweet, quaint little town. Stop in the ‘Wherehouse' for unusual oddities or Serenity Mountain for a beautiful selection of meaningful gifts and local handmade crafts. Gallery 26 offers local fine art, photography and more. Try your luck at one of the 70 different card tables or over 1,000 slot machines at Harrah’s Cherokee River Valley Casino. Another fun outing your group can enjoy is wine tasting at nearby wineries such as Nottely River Valley Vineyards or Valley River Vineyards. Get creative at the John C. Campbell Folk School just 15-20 minutes away. Go for an open studio tour, or sign up for one of their many classes from jewelry making, blacksmithing, pottery, cooking, music, painting, photography and so much more! The school is known to host free concerts and events on Friday’s. Check their website and calendar of events for details! For a fun-filled family day, check out Wagonmaster Adventure Ranch and Gem Mine to enjoy exciting activities such as pontoon rentals, gold panning, skeet shooting, mini golf, bounce castle, gem or fossil mining! If you’re up for a scenic drive past the Ocoee River, take a day trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee only 1.5 hours away. Enjoy the amazing Rock City or go 25,000 feet underground to the caves at Ruby Falls! There’s so much to do and experience in the Western North Carolina Mountains! Special events such as weddings are welcome with approval, and an additional event fee will apply. Contact Evolve for more information. -- THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE -- Evolve Vacation Rental wants your vacation experience to be everything you hoped for and exactly what you needed. To make it easy, we help you fiMore
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Languages spoken:English, Spanish
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Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

I toured Castle of Joy with my fiance and we fell in love with this place immediately. We actually just booked Castle of Joy for our upcoming wedding in October. I highly recommend that you either stay at Castle of Joy as a vacation, or...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Stove
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Washer
Central Heating
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Cycling Trips
Iron
Ceiling Fans
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Fireplace
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