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Real Lincoln Log Cabin on Rushing Creek

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 3-4)

This two bedroom, two bath, hand hewn log cabin is suspended in the air over a large rushing creek. Located 15 miles from Murphy, the cabin offers the best in quiet luxurious living. From the plush bedding to the jetted tub to the Hot Springs hot tub on the lower deck, you may not want to ever leave.

A large stacked rock fireplace creates a warm environment during cooler weather. The upstairs deck is perfect for morning coffee and evening wine. The cabin overlooks Beaverdam Creek, long known to locals as one of the best areas to flyfish for Rainbows. There are steps to the creek that makes it easy to enjoy swimming and fishing.

The cabin is in Vineyard Creek, a small private log cabin development that includes an actual working vineyard and a common area on Beaverdam Creek There's no golf course, no tennis courts, or a lot of other people. There are wild turkeys, hummingbirds, and an occasional shy deer. Boating on Lake Hiawassee is a beautiful way to view the surrounding mountains. Shook's marina, five miles from the cabin, offers boat rentals. Grocery stores are 30 minutes away, so plan accordingly.

Keywords: Log Cabin

More Details

Susan Bengtsson
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2017

About Susan Bengtsson

hydrogeologist that enjoys nature and all sorts of outdoor recreational activities like kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking and rock hounding.

Susan Bengtsson purchased this cabin in 2005

What makes this cabin unique

Like camping in the woods on a creek, but you got all the comforts of home.


Murphy Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(68 traveler reviews)

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Real Lincoln Log Cabin on Rushing Creek
average rating of 4.882353 based on 68 reviews

Beautiful inside and out

  • 4 of 5

Great place for peace and quiet. We didn't see another person around the cabin for the week we stayed. The cabin has everything you need except groceries. The stream below and the birds in the woods provided beautiful background sounds. Enjoyed Lake Hiwassee and the town of Murphy. People are very friendly. Be aware that the roads to the cabin aren't paved, but are in good shape. The Wi-Fi worked great and we used it to make calls on our cell phones.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tranquil, Relaxing and all the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is wonderful, very secluded with all the comforts of home, we so much enjoyed the hot tub, loved sitting on the huge back deck, grilling out and watching the stream below the cabin. Great small town restaurants in Murphy Chophouse, Irish Pub, Red Brick Cafe and Bakery right across the street. Homemade gray at the Red Brick Cafe is a must try...Very good place to get away from it all, we only saw a four wheeler drive by the whole time we were there...cant wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best cabin rental!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Easter weekend at this cabin! The Easter bunny found us without a problem ;-) The kids (4 and 6 years old) had a blast by the creek and in the hot tub. The kitchen is very well stocked. I mean really well - every pot/pan/utensil you could imagine. Perfect! The only thing I would advise is to make sure you bring a powerful car or a truck. We have a Mazda minivan and there were a few times I wasn't sure we were going to be able to get up the hill to get off the property. Coming down the drive was a little sketchy, but OK during the day.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

This was the best cabin my wife and I have ever stayed in will definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded Wilderness with Soothing Sounds of Creek Waterfalls

  • 5 of 5

Great appointed cabin with everything you need to enjoy a private getaway. Some of the key attributes we enjoyed: private setting, peaceful atmosphere, water access for trout fishing, spa, wood burning fireplace and cozy cabin size for the two of us.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, Peaceful, never wanted to leave

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for a private honeymoon weekend. We absolutely loved it here and hated leaving to go back home. We were set to arrive in the middle of the night due to some travel set backs, and Susan was wonderful by leaving some lights on and the cabin nice and warm, as it was a very cold night! We enjoyed laying out on the deck bundled in a sleeping bag listening to a fire crackling and the rushing creek, looking up at the stars at night, and jumping in the hot tub to warm up from the 30 degree weather! This is truly a peaceful and relaxing cabin, and we can't wait to come back. Comfortable beds, all towels, linens, cooking supplies are provided. There is even a spot for dog dishes and a dog bed for your pet! Plenty of info about surrounding restaurants and trails is provided. All you need is clothes and groceries and you're set. We will be back often to experience different seasons and will be bringing our son and dog along in the future.

Thanks so much, Susan :)

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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2 night minimum stay

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Cleaning Fee $75

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