Riverfront Family Home in Cullowhee, 5 Min to WCU!

City: Cullowhee, North Carolina Property ID: 422924

grand total: From $135 total Per Night

    This family-friendly Cullowhee vacation rental home is situated directly on the Tuckaseegee River, offering a quiet home base for a peaceful retreat. Located just 5 minutes to WCU campus and about 8 minutes to downtown Sylva, you'll enjoy shopping, dining, and unbeatable convenience. The Tuckaseegee River area offers plenty of outdoor fun including hiking and mountain biking trails. Find skiing just 30 minutes away for fun on the slopes, and a casino if you're feeling lucky!

    -- THE PROPERTY --

    Master Bedroom: Queen Bed | Bedroom 2: Full Bed | Bedroom 3: Twin-over-Full Bunk Bed | Loft: Full Bed

    Arrive at your home-away-from-home to discover a truly elevated abode. Climb the stairs and admire the view from the deck before stepping in side to settle in.

    You'll feel completely at home as you set foot into the living area. Large windows and vaulted ceilings create a bright and welcoming ambiance, and the couch offers a cozy spot to relax. Watch a movie on the flat-screen cable TV as you wait for dinner.

    Set just off the living room, a dining table offers seating for 4. Two additional guests can plant themselves at the bartop to enjoy a home-cooked meal.

    The fully equipped kitchen offers everything you need to whip up family-favorite recipes, including ample counter space and updated appliances.

    Your group will love spending time on the large deck overlooking the river, or even taking a dip to cool off on those warmer days.

    -- THE LOCATION --

    Situated directly on the Tuckaseegee River in Western North Carolina's mountains, this home offers an unbeatable location for those seeking a peaceful yet convenient retreat.

    The home is only a 5-minute drive to the campus of Western Carolina University, making it easy to attend a game, tour the campus, or visit a current student!

    After touring the campus, take the short drive to beautiful downtown Sylva, where you'll find local restaurants, breweries, shops, and more. There's even a paved greenway for blissful bike rides. Feeling lucky? Head to the casino just a short drive away.

    Enjoy abundant outdoor activities in the area, including mountain biking and hiking. You're also just 30 minutes away from the ski slopes!


    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 find a property you love, offer world-class support seven days a week, and make sure our properties are safe, clean, and ready for your stay. Even better, each home has a Guest Contact available 24/7 for anything that’s on your mind. It’s a fresh new approach to vacation rental. Try Evolve today!


    Key Residence Features:
    - Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, free WiFi, flat-screen cable TV, central heat and air conditioning, laundry machines, river-view deck, inner tubes, parking for 4 vehicles, and more
    - Ideal Cullowhee location just 5 minutes to Western Carolina University, 8 minutes to downtown Sylva, situated directly on the Tuckaseegee River and 30 minutes from skiing and the casino
    - Nearest commercial airport: Asheville Regional Airport (56 miles away)

    -- POLICIES --

    - No smoking
    - Pet friendly with $25 per stay fee
    - No events, parties or large gatherings
    - *NOTE: Your safety matters. This property features 4 exterior surveillance cameras, under the house, facing out. They do not look into any interior spaces.*
    - NOTE: The property sleeps 6 guests in beds, the maximum occupancy is flexible up to 8 with the use of the non-pullout couch
    - Must be at least 25 years old to book
    - Additional fees and taxes may apply
    - Photo ID may be required upon check-in

  • Location

    Area Activities

    • Antiquing
    • Cinema/Movie Theater
    • Cycling
    • Downhill/Alpine Skiing
    • Eco Tourism
    • Farmers Market
    • Festivals
    • Fishing
    • Fly Fishing
    • Gambling
    • Golf
    • Health/Beauty Spa
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding
    • Horseshoes
    • Hot Air Ballooning
    • Kayaking
    • Live Theater
    • Mountain Biking
    • Museums
    • Nightlife
    • Playground
    • Rafting
    • Restaurants
    • Rock Climbing
    • Shopping
    • Sledding/Tubing
    • Snowboarding
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
    • Wildlife Viewing
    • Winery Tours

    Community Amenities

    • Onsite Laundry Facilities

    Inside Amenities

    • Air-Conditioning
    • Kitchen

    Key Amenities

    • Carbon Monoxide Detector
    • Coffeemaker
    • Complimentary Toiletries
    • External Surveillance Devices
    • Fire Extinguisher
    • First Aid Kit
    • Free Parking
    • Hair Dryer
    • Iron/Board
    • Smoke Detector
    • Trash Bags/Paper Towels
    • Wireless Internet (WIFI)

    Kitchen Equipment

    • Dishware and Flatware
    • Dishwasher
    • Ice Maker
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Spices
    • Stove/Oven
    • Toaster
    • Water Filter

    Nearby Amenities

    • Mountain View
    • Private Beach
    • Riverfront
    • Rural
    • Water View
    • Waterfront

    Outdoor Amenities

    • Balcony
    • Beach Chairs
    • Beach Towels
    • Canoe
    • Charcoal Grill
    • Deck
    • Dock/Boat Slip
    • Fire Pit
    • Garden
    • Hammock
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Outdoor Speakers
    • Patio
    • Patio Furniture

    Property Amenities

    • Books
    • CD Player
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • DVD Player
    • Dryer
    • Flat-Screen TV
    • Games
    • Home Theater System
    • Internet Connection
    • Laundry Detergent
    • Linens Provided
    • Pack-N-Play
    • Security System
    • TV
    • Towels Provided
    • Video Game Console
    • Washer
    • iPod Dock / MP3


    • Access Only By Stairs
    • Bathtub or Shower On First
    • Car Recommended
    • Events Allowed
    • Extended Stay
    • Flexible Max Occupancy
    • Long Term Renters
    • Minimum Age Requirement
    • Non Smoking
    • Pets Allowed
    • Suitable for Children
    • Suitable for Elderly
  • Guest Reviews (13)
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    Perfect Location

    Reviewed by: Son N. on


    We had a mixture of needs due to the ranges of our ages. This house met all of our needs. It was a very short trip to the hiking trails during the day and close to the casino for the adults during the night. Our family brought food to cook for all of our meals and the kitchen had all the necessary supplies. Overall, great experience!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in December 2019

    Not my preference

    Reviewed by: Robert W. on


    I stay in the mountains yearly at least for an entire week. We arrived to find spider webs all over the outside lights, just seemed unkept. Upon entering the house, there were spider webs hanging from the ceiling fans, the light fixtures and the ceilings in places all over the house. The kitchen is far from being a “good” stocked kitchen. 1 pot, 1sauce pan and 1 frying pan. We opened the utensils drawer only to find dried food on several of them. We had to wash everything before we could use it. The house shook all over when others were walking around in the house. The location looked questionable. I do not see myself or my family staying in this residence again. It is to far away from Maggie Valley/Waynesville where everything was going on. We had to drive 35+ minutes for the apple festival, craft shows etc. just very inconvenient and not clean enough for us.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in October 2019

    Western Carolina parents weekend

    Reviewed by: Lisa E. on


    Very close to the University My family had a relaxing stay.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in October2019

    Hot Mess

    Reviewed by: Ann C. on


    I realize that the property was not newly built as indicated on the add online when I arrived Thursday afternoon. The amount of spider webs inside and outside the property was astronomical. There were loose boards on the steps leading up to the entry door. Once inside I found the coffee pot dirty, towels in the dryer, dead bugs in the window seal. The floors had a layer of dirt that had to be cleaned up. Went to use the vacuum and had to remove the clogged filter and container. Then to top it off the house was warm upon arrival. Went to turn the a/c down and nothing happened. Thank God we were in the mountains where the temperature dropped so it was bearable threw the night. The next day when we returned from brunch the temp had shot up inside . So I contacted the property manager and after about 3 hours the a/c man showed up. Who then told me it was my fault the unit was not cooling. That made me feel great!!! Absolutely not!!!! When I tried to ask about who cleaned the unit I was told by the property manager it was her and her crew and that it was clean. I asked if she wanted photos and she said no. But I sent them anyway. Not a I'm sorry.... nothing. The area was pretty and I really expected a lot more as far as cleanliness. In the ad it states that there is tubes to use in the creek. There was alright... flat! Sorry on vacation I don't take a air hose. So no creek adventure for us. The outside chairs had not been cleaned in years it seems. But I guess I should assume on vacation you have to clean everything before you actually get to start that vacation!!! Not me for sure!!!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in September 2019

    Manager's Response:
    Ann, the homeowner would like to pass along the following message:

    "Thank you for your review. Cleanliness is a top priority for our guests and we'll take this feedback in the good faith that it was received and make changes accordingly. We, the owners, do genuinely apologize. The HVAC dilemma was very unfortunate and this issue has been resolved." Best, the Evolve Team

    Vacation Stay was tooooo SHORT!

    Reviewed by: Colleen R. on


    The home was beautiful and being on the river was GREAT!! The beds were comfortable, there was lots of space for 5 adults and 2 dogs, and it was nice having a small area fenced in for our dogs. The boys had a great time fishing in the back yard and caught more then a meals worth of trout. They had more fun fishing in the backyard then anywhere else in the area. The house was out of town on a quiet road, yet close enough to town if we needed anything. PLUS...there are so many things to do in area towns. My family started asking to return before we even left.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in August 2019

    Needs attention

    Reviewed by: Josie Z. on


    House dirty upon arrival. Hair and dust abundant. Poop on toilet seat. Stinky bedding still in washer. Great location for our family and lovely setting next to river. NOT new as stated. Could be great with a few enhancements and new cleaning crew. Would stay here again when this is addressed.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in August 2019

    Manager's Response:
    Josie, the homeowner would like to pass along the following message:
    "Thank you so much for your informative review! Rest assured we will work on the cleaning issues you uncovered and this will not be an issue going forward. Thanks for your stay and we do hope you'll come back!" Best, the Evolve Team

    Reviewed by: Kathy on


    This house is in a great location. There were issues with poor housekeeping and cleaning and a toilet that wouldn't flush. Once these were mostly resolved, we were able to enjoy the house.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in July 2019

    Manager's Response:
    Hi Kathy, We are sorry to hear that there were some cleanliness issues during your stay. You can see from other guest feedback that the cleanliness of this vacation home has not been an issue before, and we are confident that this situation will not reoccur for upcoming guests. We are glad that your concerns were addressed by your local contact, and we would love the opportunity to travel with you again the next time you book a vacation rental! Best, the Evolve Team

    Reviewed by: Kimberly on


    Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay! We would stay here again!!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in July 2019

    Reviewed by: Amanda on


    The place was great! Great location especially with WCU down the road. More family trips in the future with all the beds and open space. Everything you need to have a comfortable stay.
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in June 2019

    Had a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by: Sammy J. on


    Really enjoyed being able to walk out the back door down the back deck and trout fish right in the Tuskegee river.
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in May 2019


    Reviewed by: Tracy R. on


    The property was clean and perfect for our family that gathered for graduation weekend. There was plenty of space for us and the location is great for events at WCU. If you have issues with stairs this may not work for you (we had older relatives with us but they still can handle stairs), but otherwise this was a great find!
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in May 2019

    Beautiful house and setting!!!

    Reviewed by: Marlene C. on


    Excellent stay. Wish we would have had more time to enjoy the river from the back deck and yard. Perfect location close to Western Carolina University. Very private yard! We will be back next year :)
    *This review was originally posted on HomeAway for a stay in May 2019

    Reviewed by: Sherri on


    Great location loved being on the river. Will definitely consider staying here again!!
    *This review was originally posted on Airbnb for a stay in April 2019