This website began as an online journal of our experiences of restoring our forever home – a 1940s cabin and a barn with sleeping quarters situated on 7.5 pristine mountain acres located between Hendersonville, NC near DuPont Forest and Brevard, NC. The website now features our affordable rental cabin, and an online shop carrying handcrafted pearl jewelry, and more items as we have time to create them.
The Acorn Rental and Amenities
Once a Barn
The living/dining area of The Acorn was once literally a barn. We made some upgrades to this area without compromising its heritage. Now it’s a comfortable room for watching a smart tv with cable, cooking, and playing board games or streaming your favorite music and relaxing. See more photos of...
Once a Library
The large sleeping room accommodates up to six guests and was built as a private community library serving the neighbors of Crab Creek with convenient access to books and reading literacy. Both areas of The Acorn suffered quite a bit of mildew damage due to being uninhabited for many years....
Catch and Release
During your stay, grab a fishing pole (or bring your own) and enjoy some time on King’s Pond catching brim and a rare bass or two. The property also has walking trails, a downhill bike trail, two creeks, and a fire pit. And while we encourage you to disconnect from...
Once upon a time, the owners, Donna and Keith, lived far, far "yonderways" in Shanghai, China. Shanghai is home to one of the largest freshwater pearl markets in the world. And soon after moving there they began to import beautiful pearls. Yonderways' online shop features handmade pearl jewelry from Donna. Items will be limited and change frequently, so visit often.