We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other traveler has booked this property

Castle McKenzie Vacation Rental in Murphy, NC

Castle McKenzie at Tulach Ard (The high ground).
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
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.
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Inquiry
4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
29 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.
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Inquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Castle -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Murphy, North Carolina
Contact Owner | See more properties
Listing #FKN3923112 by: FlipKey
Reviews from our community
 of 5 stars
4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 29 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Jennifer...
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

More
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...

More

Report response as inappropriate
Addytynda...
Charlotte
Level Contributor
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
Mackenzie...
Detroit, Michigan
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 for a stay in September 2015
1
person found this review helpful

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...

More
Amenities
  • 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
  • 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
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    No
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Showing rates for up to guests.
Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
$165
$165
$1,050
$4,100
Jan 8, 2016 -
Jan 2, 2017
holiday
3 nights
$175
--
$1,050
$4,150
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $60 / stay - Fee
Hide Rates
Map
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Atlanta: 100.0 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
Nearby cities
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
If the owner has provided contact information, you may contact him or her directly. If not, you can contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner
How will the owner contact me?
This owner may contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox, your personal email, or phone.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to check if the property is still available. If the owner has listed a phone number, you can also call to follow up. If you still don't hear from the owner, TripAdvisor recommends that you send inquiries to other properties.
How do I pay?
For this property, you may use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox; the owner may also offer other payment options. \n You must pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox if you want to be covered by our Payment Protection. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
If you pay online via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox, your payment will be covered by our Payment Protection.
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from inquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travelers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travelers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
from
$165
/
Night
Week
Month
Additional fees may be applied by owner
Book Now
Or, send the owner a message
this property has payment protection
Never pay for your vacation rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.