Feel your stresses slip away as you turn onto the gravel driveway towards the secluded farm located 30 minutes from Raleigh, NC. A stay at Turtle Mist Farm will provide guests a wonderfully relaxing get-away to the country. Enjoy the privacy of the 3 bedroom, 2 bath guesthouse with eat-in kitchen.
At Turtle Mist Farm you can enjoy the quiet of the country or take a short drive to the city. The surrounding area provides a variety of attractions, activities and opportunities. The cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill offer museums, the arts, fine and casual dining, and shopping. Some brochures are provided for your convenience.
Guests are welcome and also encouraged to accompany and/or assist the owners with the daily farm maintenance.
Guest can relax in rocking chairs on the front porch overlooking one of the two stocked ponds, the vegetable garden, and the pastures. Bring your fishing poles or borrow one of ours. You can fish from the pier or our paddleboat.
Cable television and Wi-Fi are available, however, phone service is not. We also offer an extensive video and DVD collection for loan. The kitchen is stocked with appliances, utensils, basic condiments, and a whole house water filter is installed for your use. Washer and dryer and iron are available. All linens and complimentary goat milk bath soap are provided. During your stay, housekeeping is up to you.
Franklinton is about 20 miles north of Raleigh, NC & 15 miles south of Henderson, NC. Written directions are mailed or emailed with confirmed reservations or call for directions.
Terms and Conditions
- One pet per visit is permitted with a $50 pet cleaning fee. You must be able to show proof of your pet being up-to-date on vaccinations. Dogs and cats are not allowed to roam freely around the property because of the free-range animals.
- No smoking in the house. If you smoke outside, please crush and dispose of all cigarette butts in a safe manner since we are surrounded by pastures and forests. If we have to clean up after you or your pets, there will be an additional charge.
- Check-in is 4:00 p.m. and check-out is 11:00 a.m. Early check in must be approved by the owners.
- Occupancy is restricted to 6 persons without prior approval of the owners.
- Cancellations: There will be a cancellation fee of $150 for reservations cancelled 10 or fewer days prior to arrival. There are no refunds for unused nights resulting from the late arrival or early departures, except under extraordinary circumstances which will be at the discretion of the owner.
- There will be a $35 charge for all returned checks.
- There are no refunds due to natural disasters or weather.
- Turtle Mist Farm reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.
- In the event that the owners determine that these restrictions have been violated, they reserve the right to terminate your stay immediately and retain all payments and deposits.