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The Perch Cabin with Hot tub and Panoramic view atop Grassy Mt.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 queen bed 1 full bath; 1 queen 1 bath down stairs

Come nest with the wrens! Cozy cabin with two levels, each with its own entrance. This layout allows privacy for couples and families. LCD high defintion TV in all bedrooms and living room. Lots of wood and glass, massive stone fireplace on each level, decks, kitchens and bathrooms on both levels. Hot tub on deck. Located minutes from the village of Little Switzerland. Gem mining, horseback riding, water falls, hiking, golf and shopping all nearby. Hope you don't mind sharing the property with the family of wrens who nest in a birdhouse right next to the cabin door

Minimum age 12 years old. Payment options include payment by cashiers check or personnel check. Contact for payment details. During the holidays weeks including Christmas and New Years the minimum stay is 5 nights.

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Rick Gonsor
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

About Rick Gonsor

Long time resident of Little Switzerland. I designed and built my vacation rental cabins keeping in mind what I would be looking for in a residence for my self / rental property in the mountains. Enjoy the natural beauty, quality of life and sustainability this area provides. Spend most of my time outdoor hiking and tending the garden..

Why Rick Gonsor chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

The Perch Cabin has a prime location and all the amenities including a panoramic view that's unrivaled..

What makes this cabin unique

Located on a private road 2/10 of mile with in easy walking distance to the village of Little Switzerland


Little Switzerland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 queen
  • all bedrooms have premium quality bedding and high defintion TV,s
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
one queen and one queen downstairs. hot tub on deck. Internnet WIFI available.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

The Perch Cabin with Hot tub and Panoramic view atop Grassy Mt.
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 36 reviews

Gorgeous Christmas Gettaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed at the cabin over Christmas, and attended a Christmas Eve candlelight service in Marion, about a half-hour drive away. After a hectic year for our family, the beauty of the mountains, and the peace and quiet of Rick's cabin, were just what the doctor ordered. The view, as everyone else has pointed out, is simply breathtaking, and we spent at least part of every night in the hot tub, stargazing. If you do book in the winter four wheel drive is advised in case of snow. We thoroughly enjoyed our time in the Perch. And Rick is a great host, easy to work with and very accommodating. Thanks for sharing your cabin, Rick!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Happy that you enjoyed your time spent at the Perch. It was a pleasure meeting you and hope to see you again in the not to distant future.
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It was a nice place with a wonderful view.

  • 4 of 5

It was a long drive to get something to eat but only because lots of things were closed for the winter season.

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtakingly Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I like to take a little getaway prior to the hustle and bustle of the holidays and this was just the place to stay. Rick was very welcoming. The cabin was very comfortable and cozy. The scenery from the deck and hot tub was magnificent. We would highly recommend "The Perch Cabin" if you are seeking rest and relaxation.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post review. Nice meeting you folks and hope to see you again!
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Happy times

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful view from the deck and comfortable bed. We had so much fun at the cabin. The fall colors were truly amazing, especially on the drive on Blue Ridge Parkway. Thank you. Please bring your Epi pen if you are allergic to bee stings ( no, I was not stung.)

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Happy you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again.
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Spectacular View

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the most relaxing vacation at Rick's cabin. We loved hanging out on the deck; we had to pry ourselves away from the view. We enjoyed the Blue Ridge parkway, trips to Mt. Mitchell, Crabtree Falls and Carolina Hemlock State park. Rick was most helpful with recoomendations for places to go and places to die. We enjoyed eating out on the deck, it was great to have the charcoal grill. We weren't sure if we'd use the hot tub on the deck, but decided to try it. Loved it! Would have been a mistake to miss out on it. It was really hard to leave, glad we took a lot of pictures to relive the memories.

There was an excellent Wi-Fi connection. We found that there was good cell phone coverage with Verizon.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again for your business and very happy you enjoyed your stay at the Perch. Thanks for taking the time to post a review and hope to see you again in the not to distant future. Rick
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  • 5 of 5

It was my wife and I's second stay at the Perch Cabin and it was just as great as the first. I couldn't say enough great things about this property and Rick! We are already planning to be back next year!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Car: necessary

Perch Cabin is located at 305 Grassy Mt. Rd. 2/10 of a mile from the village of Little Switzerland.


Rates & Availability

Little Switzerland Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $275
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%

Payment by credit card online payment. Cashiers check or personnel check received 2 weeks prior to arrival. 60 day cancellation for full refund. Cleaning fee $75. Minimum age 12.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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