"Simple Gifts Getaway" features simple comforts in the peaceful, gated community of Riverbend in Lake Lure, North Carolina. If you are looking for a time of tranquility and respite from life’s hectic schedule, this is a great place where you can slow down and enjoy the simple gifts of fellowship and reconnecting with family and friends. Make yourself a cup of tea and relax in the hammock swing under the covered patio. There is WiFi provided, along with Roku/YouTube TV in the bedrooms and great room. Or, if you prefer to unplug from technology during your stay, there are plenty of books and games for your enjoyment. Simple Gifts Getaway offers a simple, but stocked kitchen for preparing meals. There is an Ingles Grocery Store and gas station just 10-15 minutes away if you need to stock up on groceries for your stay. Enjoy two screened-in porches plus a deck, both with ample seating and gorgeous views. Simple Gifts offers air conditioning, plus there are ceiling fans in the great room and bedrooms. The master bedroom has a king bed and en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom has a queen bed and there is a futon in the main living area that can accommodate two people. There is upper driveway parking for two vehicles and a carport for one additional vehicle. The quiet community of Riverbend offers simple pleasures including two lakes, a beach area, fishing, river walk, hiking, and a picnic pavilion with BBQ grills overlooking the lake. Riverbend does not permit gasoline-powered boats but does allow electric motor watercraft, canoes, paddle boats, and rafts. Most roads are gravel. Local activities around Lake Lure include Chimney Rock State Park, horseback riding, fishing, gem mining, mountain climbing, bouldering, zip lining. Lake Lure Adventures offers waterskiing, wakeboarding, wake surfing, pontoon boat rentals, guided fishing trips, tubing, kayaks, and paddle boats. Enjoy the Dirty Dancing Festival in September. Several awesome restaurants and coffee shops are close by at Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Village. For the golfer, two championship golf courses and one municipal golf course will provide hours of trying for that birdie putt! Book your Simple Gifts Getaway stay today! Community Amenities Located in Riverbend, a gated community, guests have use of its amenities just a 5-minute drive from the cabin. - Mirror Lake -a pretty, private lake with swimming beach - Picnic pavilion with tables, charcoal grills, & rocking chairs - overlooking Mirror Lake - Easy access to the Broad River for fishing, swimming, or adventuring - Riverfront picnic area - 'Old Swimming Hole' on the river - a good place for the dogs to swim. Area Activities - Tubing on the Broad River - Variety of hiking/walking trails and areas - Zipline adventure (5 min. drive) - Charming/unique shops - Narrated boat tour of Lake Lure - Chimney Rock State Park - incredible views - Lake Lure Beach - Three golf courses within 10 min. drive - Biltmore Estate (1 hr. 15 min.) - Horseback riding - 2 stables nearby - Car Museum in Forest City - Tryon Equestrian Center - Lake Lure Flowering Bridge And MORE! Lots of unique restaurants within a 5 to 20-minute drive. Pets Welcome Well behaved dogs are welcome! For dogs, the deck is enclosed with a railing and connects to a fenced-in yard. Please clean up any pet waste and dispose of properly. Smoking is prohibited. Parking for two (2) vehicles.