Lake Toxaway, NC Vacation Rentals | Natural Retreats

Lake Toxaway

Surrounded by the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests of Western North Carolina, Lake Toxaway has 14 miles of pristine shoreline, making it the largest private lake in the state.

Explore the lake by kayak, canoe, SUP board, or an evening champagne cruise on the famous, Miss Lucy. Venture out to experience the “Land of Waterfalls,” try your hand at the ancient art of falconry, hit the trail on horseback, tube down the river, or get your adrenaline pumping with a whitewater-rafting adventure. Just an hour from Asheville, North Carolina, our Lake Toxaway vacation rentals will be a comfortable base in between your adventures.

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Happy Bear Cove
Sleeps 6 Starting from $290 / night

Cozy 3 bed home located in a private cove stylishly decorated with rustic appeal and original artwork.

Grant-McDonald Lake Home
Sleeps 10 Starting from $650 / night

Beautiful five bedroom home within easy walking distance of Lake Toxaway County Club, Marina and all amenities.

Coursey Toxaway Mountain Retreat
Sleeps 12 Starting from $270 / night

Stunning log cabin that epitomises luxury. This mountain cottage blends rustic chic and Blue Ridge elegance.

McCord Lake Home
Sleeps 13 Starting from $385 / night

Sleeps 13 | Pet Friendly | Spacious Backyard | Private Dock

Zen House
Sleeps 6 Starting from $320 / night

Zen House Home offers unbeatable views with serene surroundings

Mountainview Cottage
Sleeps 6 Starting from $260 / night

Spacious 3BR Home with Large Covered Porch

Seminole Cottage
Sleeps 6 Starting from $250 / night

A lovely 3 bed cottage nestled within a private and quiet setting in the woods at Lake Toxaway.

Hickory Knoll Cottage
Sleeps 7 Starting from $179 / night

A charming 3 bed cottage located just a few steps away from Lake Toxaway Country Club and the Greystone Inn.

Sweet Laurel Lodge
Sleeps 9 Starting from $260 / night

Wonderful 4 bedroom home on the golf course in Lake Toxaway

Thunder Bear Ranch
Sleeps 10 Starting from $275 / night

Beautiful mountain home nestled up in the trees of Lake Toxaway

A Summer Place
Sleeps 10 Starting from $585 / night

A Summer Place is the perfect lake front property for families in close proximity to the Inn and Club

Fowlers Cottage
Sleeps 8 Starting from $260 / night

Charming, light and bright two bedroom, two bath cottage with a stunning long range lake view.

La Coccinelle
Sleeps 10 Starting from $260 / night

La Coccinelle sleeps up to ten and offers beautiful mountain and golf course views

McDonald Panther Ridge
Sleeps 6 Starting from $289 / night

3 bed home in a mountain setting with beautiful views from each room

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Activities & Experiences

Top 5 Things To Do

  • Mountain Treasure's Gem Mine

    As seen on "The Learning Channel," adults and children alike can hunt for amazing treasures.

  • Mountain Heritage Center

    Located on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowee, North Carolina, showcases the cultural and natural heritage of the southern Appalachians.

  • Whitewater Equestrian Center

    Pilot your horse through a bevy of Native American trails and historic logging roads while learning interesting local history.

  • Pisgah National Forest

    Explore the 500,000 acres of protected forests and admire the impressive Appalachian Mountains along the way.

  • Bear Tracks Trading Co.

    One-stop shop for all of your travel, shopping and adventure needs.

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US Xplore Team Member

"After 18 holes, a waterfall tour, and a relaxing kayak trip around the lake, I love to refuel with the unique food at the Toxaway room."

After having been bitten by the travel bug at an early age, Leigh is constantly chasing adventure. She loves skiing out West and visiting the Carolina coast whenever possible, and she is excited to continue sharing her experiences with others.