Welcome to 

Once Upon a Stream

Plan your next mountain getaway in our storybook English cottage complete with a rushing mountain stream that will keep the kids busy for hours! Enjoy tree-top views from the large back deck of the private two-acre wooded property. The cottage sleeps up to 14 guests and features four bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms, and a large lower-level "kid-cave" and rec room.







4 Bedrooms plus "Kid Cave"- sleeps up to14

Master en-suite(main level)- King bed with luxuriously soft sheets and blanket, premium down-alternative pillows, and decorative quilt and shams- sleeps 2

Bedroom 2 (second level)- Queen bed with premium sheets and blanket, duvet, and premium down-alternative pillows- sleeps 2

Bedroom 3 (second level)- two log Queen beds with insanely comfortable memory foam mattresses, premium sheets, blankets, decorative quilts, shams, and down-alternative pillows - sleeps 4

Loft (second level)- a pull-out couch that sleeps 2 (overflow)

4th Bedroom en-suite (lower level basement)- Queen bed with premium sheets, blanket, decorative quilt and shams, and down-alternative pillows- sleeps 2

 Rec-Room & "Kid Cave" (lower level basement)- Two sets of log Twin bunk beds- with very comfortable new memory foam mattresses, premium sheets, blankets, decorative quilts and shams, and down-alternative pillows- sleeps 4



Kitchen & Dining

Refrigerator, freezer, ice maker, dispenser in-door

Oven and Gas Cooktop

Small appliances include toaster, toaster oven, blender, coffee maker, hand mixer, & Crock Pot

All kitchen utensils one would need

Plentiful dishes, cookware, and baking dishes

Drinking glasses, coffee mugs, and wine glasses

Paper towels provided- two rolls

Farmhouse dining table seats 10 people

The breakfast bar has 4 bar stools

Outdoor upper deck- seats 5

Outdoor picnic table on the lower stone patio at the stream






3 full & 1 half bathroms

Master bathroom has jetted tub, separate shower, his/hers vanities (main level)

Guest bathroom has tub/shower combo (2nd level)

Half bathroom (main level)

Full bathroom in the basement with tub/shower combo (lower level)

Soaps, shampoo, conditioner, and toilet paper provided



Interior Amenities & Entertainment


Dish Network satellite- Top 120 channel package

Telephone (land-line) with unlimited local and long-distance calling

Central heat & air conditioning

Great Room- 50" HD TV with Blue-Ray player and Dish Network

Master BR- 32" HD TV with Dish Network

Rec-room (lower level)- 50" 4kHD TV with Blue-Ray player, Dish Network, Polk Sound System, & Foosball table

Washer and dryer, iron and Board, hair dryer

Gas fireplace in living room (main level)

DVD library, assorted toys, games, and puzzles

All linens and towels provided

For our smallest guests

Port-a-crib with memory-foam mattress

Hiking pack carrier for baby or toddler

Booster chair

Outdoor Amenities



Rushing mountain stream

Large covered upper deck with Jenn-Air gas grill, dining table, and Adirondack chairs 

Lower deck

Stone patio off of the lower level with firepit

Stone/boulder walkway downhill to the stream

Stone patio at the stream with picnic table and chairs

Access to all Sapphire Valley Association amenities for $2/person/day (extra charge for golf, Skiing, snow-tubing, and zip-line)- please see "Sapphire Amenities" tab

Fairfield Lake- private for SVR residents & guests

Hogback Lake for fishing





Most dogs okay with owners' permission (we request a non-refundable fee)

NO CATS- the owner is allergic to cats

Large Dog Crate and dog bed available



Flat and level gravel driveway 

Room for 3 or more cars in the driveway



No renters under 25 years  of age 

Children and families are welcome

Most dogs okay with permission from the owner and paid non-refundable pet fee




Sapphire Valley Resort amenities

Ski Sapphire Valley (seasonal)


Several Golf Courses

Gambling and casinos (at nearby Harrah's)

Biltmore Estate (in Asheville)

Waterfalls- too many to name

Hiking & Horseback riding

Shopping & Dining

Nearby North Carolina mountain towns: Highlands, Cashiers, Brevard, Asheville, Sylva, Franklin, Maggie Valley, Bryson City, and more

Lake Fairfield

Lake Toxaway

Lake Glenville

Blue Ridge Parkway & Scenic Drives


local services



Ingles Grocery Store


Starbucks and Buck's Coffee Shop 

Gas stations

Hospital and medical clinics

Emergency 911 service

Pet Services and Veterinarian

Automobile repair



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