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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


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Little Switzerland Cabin Rental Photos and Description

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.

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed

Rick Gonsor
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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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


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(34 traveler reviews)

The Perch Cabin with Hot tub and Panoramic view atop Grassy Mt.
average rating of 4.7352943 based on 34 reviews

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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Middleton, WI

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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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I made a trip to the mountains to get away from the Florida heat and humidity along with the everyday grind. We had a fantastic trip to The Perch in Little Switzerland. Rick was extremely pleasant to deal with from the beginning to the end. He was prompt in responding to emails and phone calls, check in was very easy and the home was just as advertised! We took advantage of the Blue Ridge Parkway, took a trip to the Biltmore only an hour away, bird watched from the balcony and enjoyed the hot tub most evenings! One morning while watching birds we heard crunching branches 30 ft below us and spotted what we were guessing to be a Momma black bear and a cub or two! Also, be sure to visit the Little Switzerland Cafe for lunch! Enjoyed ourselves and already discussing our next visit!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bradenton fl


  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend Brian and I stayed in Rick's cabin for 1 week. The view was breath taking. No streetlights made star gazing a great experience. The hot tub was clean. We utilized the grill and cooked dinner together instead of always eating out. He had a few games there so we played those and just spent some quality time together. There was plenty of towels, and everything we needed to feel at home. Rick was pleasant and a very nice guy. I would definitely recommend this rental to anyone who wants to get away from the real world for a bit. No cell phone service was actually great for the first time in my life. If u Stand in the bathroom by the window or back porch you will get service sometimes but I loved my phone not ringing or getting texts constantly. Overall it was the BEST vacation we have had. So thank you Rick for accommodating us. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at the Perch Cabin. Looking forward to seeing you all in the future.
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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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Little Switzerland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
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
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
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.

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