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The Zen Retreat

The front of The Zen Retreat...at night...there is landscape lighting surrounding the house.
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The front of The Zen Retreat...at night...there is landscape lighting surrounding the house.
One of the TWO waterfalls and ponds in the tranquil back yard, perfect to enjoy while in the hot tub
Another view of the front of the house.  As you can see, trees everywhere!
The Living Room with vaulted ceiling and an extensive cookbook collection. (I am a chef).
A view of the Living Room from above. Guests can cozy up to a book in the 2 story living room
The Master Bedroom with Asian accents...king size pillow top bed.
Bedroom #2 with queen size pillow top bed.
Bedroom #3 with twin day bed and desk, perfect for a teen or young adult.
Enjoy one of two grills available for you to use.  Use this Grill Dome, or the brand new gas grill.
The Dining Room with frosted glass table, buffet and glass chandelier.
One of the ponds and waterfalls
The Kitchen with goodies
A view of the other waterfall.
Relax in the peaceful tranquility and enjoy the running waters of the waterfalls and ponds.
Enjoy your time on the deck with the gas dining table, hottub, firepit and outdoor day bed.
The main hallways, with the thermostat to the air conditioner and the washer/dryer.
A view from the back door looking out to the back yard.
The Office with wireless high speed internet (available in the entire house) and a great view.
Getting into The Zen Retreat couldn't be easier. Each guest will be provided a custom code to enter
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Charlotte, North Carolina
Welcome to The Zen Retreat! This is a gem of a house, one that is truly unique. Be prepared to spoil yourself to a hidden paradise with an abundance of options for relaxing and having fun, both inside and outside in an inspiring retreat setting! If you are looking for a traditional house, this is not the house for you. If you are looking for something special, then you have found the right spot. As soon as you set foot on the property, be prepared to have all your worries disappear as you are surrounded by peace and tranquility. The atmosphere is pure magic and with every breath you take, your mind and body will begin to feel as one. Nestled in the very private neighborhood of High Timbers, the house truly brings its neighborhood namesake to life as the entire property is tress lined and brings a welcome serenity and privacy to your stay... Read more
About the Owner, Richard G
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2015
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 1 review and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I travel quite a bit for work and will not be available in person, but will always be in touch remotely. Guests will have full use of the house, with the exception of the garage and 1 closet.
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Listing #FKN6701258
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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 14 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (20)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Full baths
    1 Twin
    2 Kings
    1 Super King
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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 Per month
Default 1 night
R 2 086
R 2 320
R 13 871
US$1 190
R 57 559
US$4 938
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand 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 : R 641 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 5 828 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The neighborhood is called High Timbers and The Zen Retreat reflects the name of the neighborhood as the property is tree lined and very shady, offering loads of privacy. The entire neighborhood is full of mature trees and is in essence a private Cul-De-Sac community. There are only 2 entrances to the neighborhood and it is ALWAYS very quiet. If you have children, rest easy knowing that this is a very safe spot for them to play and be kids. The neighbors are great...Check out my neighbor Bob across the street, he has the most quirkiest back yard you have ever seen. It has been featured on numerous TV shows nationally. Just say hi...he is super friendly.

The Zen Retreat offers a 1 car enclosed parking garage and enough parking for multiple cars on the property. The house is located...
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Charlotte Douglas: 35.0 km
Directions will be emailed to parties that book the house
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 273.0 km.
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