Bishop's Retreat - Waynesville House

Bishop's Retreat - A very special retreat on Lake Junaluska with amenities abounding!
Waynesville, NC, US
Sleeps 13
5 Bedrooms
4.5 Baths
No Pets
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4 Nights x 399
Host Fees
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Service Fees
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The Cabin

  • Property type: House
  • Sleeps: 13
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Smoking: Non-smoking
  • Check In Time: 4:00 PM
  • Check Out Time: 10:00 AM
  • Min Renter Age: 25+
  • No Pets Allowed


The ultimate mountain lake escape! Mountain splendor, old-world craftsmanship, and luxurious surroundings.....this is the place to create memories for a lifetime. Bishop's Retreat has supplied luxurious accommodations for hundreds of guests over the years, and was newly renovated in 2018 to raise the bar of luxury. This destination is unmatched! Location: Private home located in an iconic mountain community, Lake Junaluska, just outside of downtown Waynesville. App. 25 minutes outside of downtown Asheville, 30 minutes to Asheville Regional airport, 25 minutes to the gates of Biltmore Estate. Accommodations: (Sleeps 13-15) 5 bedroom, 4 full baths, 1 Half baths/Powder Rm Occupancy Summary / Sleeps in beds: 13 Max. Occupancy: 15 (PLEASE NOTE: Yonder provides linens for all beds; other occupancy will require guests providing their own linens.) Description: Bishop's Retreat is a spectacular mountain lake vacation home, built for relaxation, with vaulted spaces, upscale finishes, and hard wood floors throughout. The great room, with stone fireplace, and fully equipped gourmet kitchen, is where everyone will want to gather to enjoy their time together while inside. Once outside, enjoy the expansive deck and patio areas, cornhole, or meander down to toss bread crumbs to the fish in the lake. Bishop's Retreat is one of Yonder's most requested vacation rentals, booking years in advance, and is a perfect and popular location for weddings and events. Come experience a stunning and luxurious lakeside lodge that will melt your worries away, and replace them with an experience of a lifetime. The expansive, partially covered, deck is just off the great room. Pull up a chair and take in the view of the lake, observe the night as it fills with stars, and watch the fire flies come out to play in your backyard. Or, meander down to the fire pit to toast some s'mores and share stories. Bishop's Retreat is also a destination for weddings, and we host quite a few. We can certainly get into much more detail if you are interested, but you could host an outdoor affair with up to 30 people, with tents, etc. You are just minutes from America's favorite scenic byway, The Blue Ridge Parkway, biking, hiking, white water rafting, rock climbing, kayaking, canoeing, zip lining, Segway tour…just about any outdoor activity! Or, take a quick ride to downtown Asheville to enjoy the first-rate restaurants, shopping, galleries, and entertainment. The Lake Junaluska offers community Putt Putt, Playground, Tennis, and Lake Activities; Community Pool with Pass and 18-hole Golf – Extra cost. For more information: Internet Speed: Download - 225.2 Mbps Upload - 10.7 Mbps Bedroom/Bath Layout: Bedroom #1 -Main Level - Master Suite - King Bed W/Private ensuite Full Bath (#1) Bedroom #2 - Main Level - Guest Room - Queen Bed W/Private ensuite Full Bath (#2) Bedroom #3 - Main Level - Guest Room - Queen Bed W/Shared Full Bath (#3) Bedroom #4 - Lower Terrace Level - Family Guest Suite - Queen Bed, plus Twin-over-Double Bunk Bed W/Shared Full Bath (#4) Bedroom #5 - Lower Terrace Level - Guest Suite - 2 Twin Beds W/Shared Full Bath (#4) Additional Powder Rm Bath Lower Terrace Level Occupancy Summary / Sleeps in beds: 13 Max. Occupancy: 15 (PLEASE NOTE: Yonder provides linens for all beds; other occupancy will require guests providing their own linens.) Additional Rate And Fees information: *4 night minimum required for all holidays & special events / Full week rentals required from Memorial Day-August 1st, annually (Sunday-Sunday) These observed holidays and occasions are subject to holiday rates: New Years, MLK, Valentines, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas $425 Cleaning Fee** ** - Yonder openly shares & clearly posts our Cleaning Fees in a manner of full disclosure, as we think this is the most honest and forthright approach with respect to our guests. Our Cleaning Fees are backed by our Clean Guarantee, which reflects the highest level of standards, pristine environments for our guests, and a level of clean that surpasses any other vacation homes; we literally guarantee it! processing fee Current local tax rate is 13% No Security Deposit / Guests are responsible for damages. Early Check In and/or Late Check Out may be possible, depending on cleaning schedules and other reservations. If it is possible, there may be an additional fee that would be determined based on the time that you wish to check in or out and the seasonal rates. Events are allowed at this property for up to 30 guests. There would be an additional fee for this that would be determined based on the number of guests that you anticipate hosting. Pets: Many of our guests have allergies so we have maintained a pet-free environment so they can enjoy their vacation without the potential of an allergic reaction. If you have a pet we can recommend some alternatives nearby. Please inquire for details regarding payment, the cancellation policy, military discounts, and trip insurance.


  • Books Available
  • Breakfast Available
  • Car Available
  • Central Air
  • Chauffeur Available
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee Maker
  • Concierge Available
  • Deck Patio
  • Dishes Silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Dvds
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Indoor Entertainment
  • Ironing Board
  • Kitchen
  • Living Room
  • Microwave
  • Nearby Attractions
  • Outdoor Entertainment
  • Oven
  • Parking Included
  • Private Chef
  • Refrigerator
  • Resort Pool
  • Seasonal Decor
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Towels Linens
  • Washer Dryer
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible
  • Wifi




Host Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy works in three phases:

Phase 1: Cancellations that are made more than ninety-one (91) days prior to the arrival date will be eligible for a full refund, less the processing fee, a $350.00 service charge and the Travel Insurance Premium (if purchased).

Phase 2: Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, that are made within ninety (90) to sixty-one (61) days of the arrival date, forfeit the initial 50% payment.

Phase 3: Cancellations or changes that result in a shortened stay, made within sixty (60) days of the arrival date will forfeit all payments, except cleaning fees and applicable taxes. Early departure does not warrant a refund of rent*. *Email constitutes effective written notice and is governed by the timestamp of email receipt Service Fee Cancellation Policy

If you choose to cancel or not use your reservation, the Service Fee is always non-refundable.