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Castle McKenzie Vacation Rental in Murphy, NC

Castle McKenzie at Tulach Ard (The high ground).
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
30 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
Murphy, North Carolina

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: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 21 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 30 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3923112 by: FlipKey
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

First I want to say the photos and description don't do the castle justice. There are so may little details and surprises that we weren't expecting. My husband and two young sons barely wanted to leave the castle even for an hour to go into town and get some groceries. Btw, the kitchen is fully stocked and even the flatware resembles something you'd eat off of in a castle. There were coffee filters, salt and...

Management response:

Yassoo, Marisa! :) Thank you so much! John and I are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your vacation at the castle. It is so nice that you appreciated the amenities and made the most of what our little castle property has to offer! It is people like you and your family that give us a wonderful feeling...


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Moncks Corner, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 for a stay in December 2015

My husband and I celebrated our 6th anniversary here. Beautiful place, good service, beautiful surroundings. If you are into the medieval period and cannot afford a European trip yet, definitely give this a try! The only thing we didn't like was that there were still other people just through the trees, so you are not 100% isolated. We recommend Castle McKenzie to others and would return again. We LOVE all things medieval and brought with...

Management response:

We so glad that you enjoyed the castle! Would love to see some of your photos of you dressed in your medieval clothes if you don't mind sharing! Normally there is no one around--the couple you saw only come up to their cabin a few times a year. And when the trees are in full foliage, you don't even see...


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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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 definitely be coming back in the future!

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • 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
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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Jan 8, 2016 -
Jan 2, 2017
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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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