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Once Upon a Stream PET-FRIENDLY & perfect for FAMILIES. Stream Included!

Your storybook adventure awaits!
7 reviews
Your storybook adventure awaits!
Our amazing stream- view downstream
Master bedroom- main level
Rear of home
The kitchen has everything a gourmet cook will desire!
Welcome  home
Open Family and Dining Room
Beautiful Lake Fairfield located within the Sapphire Valley resort
The Bunk Room- upstairs
Another view of the family room and fireplace
Another view of the kitchen
Large soaking tub with a view!
Master bathroom
Bedroom 2- upstairs
Bedroom 2- upstairs
Loft overlooking living room with sofa bed
Guest bathroom- upstairs
large stone patio overlooking the property downhill to stream
Stone patio down the hill at the stream
Our rushing stream and pools- View upstream
Fairfield Lake- just a few minutes from the cottage
Boating on Fairfield Lake
Sapphire National Golf Club- adjacent to neighborhood
Indoor heated pool with hot tub and two saunas
Mountain mini-golf for the  kids at Sapphire amenities center
Two outdoor pools (seasonal)
Tennis courts
zip-line canopy tour
Playground at Sapphire amenities center
Ski Lodge and restaurant
Fitness center
Game room at Sapphire amenities center
Arcade at Sapphire amenities center
WiFi lounge
Ski Sapphire Valley tubing run (seasonal)
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Sapphire, Jackson County, North Carolina
We are PET-FRIENDLY! Welcome to 'Once Upon a Stream!' Escape from the ordinary and plan your next 'adventurcation' in our storybook English mountain cottage complete with a rushing mountain stream that will keep the kids busy for hours! Create memories with family and friends in the waterfall capital of the eastern U.S. that will last a lifetime. Don't settle for another ordinary vacation! Our goal is to offer a concierge-like vacation experience- not just a place to stay. That is truly what makes us different.

Just over an hour from Asheville, NC, the cottage is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in beautiful Sapphire, North Carolina. The cottage is conveniently located near shopping, dining, and all sorts of recreation. Cashiers, NC is just ten minutes away and the quaint town of Highlands, NC is o...
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About the Owner, Travis E
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : May 2016
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Our goal is to provide each of our guests with a first-class and concierge-like vacation experience, not just a place to stay. We pride ourselves on helping guests plan the perfect mountain getaway by offering recommendations for our favorite places to see and restaurants in the area. All guests will have our cell numbers.
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Excellent - based on 7 reviews
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Huntersville, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 16 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

We really enjoyed a super relaxing long weekend here! We had plans to go skiing and tubing, but after the whole family was recovering from a virus, we opted for restful weekend instead. My kids loved the bunk beds & toys. My pups loved exploring the woods & path to the stream. Hubby and i enjoyed snuggling on the couch...

Management response:

Thank you for the thoughtful review and very kind words! Your feedback is paramount to the success of our business and we greatly appreciate you taking time to review us. We aim to provide a first-class experience for each of our guests and not just a place to stay. Please come back and see us in the summer as there...


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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 23 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Absolutely beautiful home with great views and access to everything! The owners are so kind and made our stay so easy. Great amenities in the Sapphire Valley Resort and the location is minutes to Cashiers and Highlands. We will definitely stay again!

Management response:

Thanks so much for the kind words. We strive to make every guest experience perfect and are thrilled you agree! We'd love to have you back in the Spring or Summer for a completely different mountain experience! Please stay in touch.


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Grady S
1 review
Reviewed 18 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

The owner is very friendly and willing to adjust your schedule if necessary. The home is located in the beautiful mountains and is centrally located between Brevard and Cashiers with Highlands just a short distance. The Girls had a great time shopping these areas. The guys were able to play golf at several nearby courses and had a splendid adventure...

Management response:

Thanks for the kind words- we are so happy you enjoyed your stay at Once Upon a Stream! We hope you will come back again soon. Cheers! Travis


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Shared Indoor Pool
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please refer to Rental Agreement Addendum A for house rental rules.
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
    1 King
    1 Sofa
    4 Twins
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
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5 Mar 2018 -
28 Mar 2018
Spring Break A 2018
3 nights
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29 Mar 2018 -
2 Apr 2018
Easter Weekend 2018
3 nights
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3 Apr 2018 -
30 Apr 2018
Spring Break B
3 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: $276 / stay - Fee
  • Pet Fee: $173 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $346 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The cottage is part of the Sapphire Valley Master Association which offers all of the amenities you'd find in your local country club. The amenities center offers indoor and outdoor pools, hot tub, saunas, game room, arcade, mini-golf, tennis, par-3 golf course, tennis, gem mining, lounge with free Wifi. In the winter and early spring, Ski Sapphire Valley offers a blue-level ski slope and also snow tubing.

Sapphire Valley is also close to other small mountain towns:
* Cashiers, NC- about 25 minutes
* Brevard, NC- about 45 minutes
* Sylva, NC- about an hour

We are also just an hour away from Ashevile, NC.
Car recommended
How to get there
ONCE UPON A STREAM is convenient to several area airports:
* Asheville, NC (AVL)- 46 miles, just over an hour away
* Greenville, SC (GSP)- 81 miles, just under 2 hours away
* Charlotte, NV (CLT)- 144 miles just under 3 hours away
* Atlanta, GA (ATL)- 157 miles, just under 3 hours away

Our cottage is easily accessible all times of the year by wonderfully maintained paved roads and a relatively flat gravel driveway. The HOA provides snow removal and de-icing in the winter months. 4WD is not necessary to reach our cottage, although it is nice to have whenever there is snow and ice.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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