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Quintessential Private Log Cabin: Overlooking French Broad River

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bathroom, Sleep 4

The French Broad River Log Cabin is waiting for you to spend your next vacation! This private retreat is nestled on 4 private mountain acres with a straight view of the French Broad River. It is great for a couple who wants a cozy romantic get away with their sweetheart or for a family vacation with the kids. The stone wood burning fireplace will immediately invite you sit and relax with a good book. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to cook up a fabulous meal. If the outdoors is what you seek, look no further than the rocking chair front porch or deck with hot tub, where you can relax and listen to the roar of the river below. No matter what the occasion, you will enjoy the rustic luxury of this special place.

We are the actual owners of this property, you will not be working with rental agency. We live in the area and will be available to assist you in any way possible during your visit. Dogs are allowed under certain conditions.

More Details

Owner
June Weitz
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2017

Amenities

Alexander Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Loft - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Quintessential Private Log Cabin: Overlooking French Broad River
average rating of 4.677419 based on 62 reviews
Greensboro, NC
5

Labor Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! The photos do not do the cabin justice. The kitchen is perfect to cook breakfast, lunch and dinner, the upstairs bed was sooo comfortable and the cabin was decorated so nicely. Everything was so wonderful and we were so sad to leave. It was so peaceful, the hammock was so relaxing. Sitting on the front porch in the early hours was so nice. We especially enjoyed hearing the river. We will definately be back. The road up was such an adventure and we are so glad we brought the Tahoe! This cabin is so relaxing and so romantic. You feel like there is no one else around. It was so difficult to actually venture out and visit the area because we didn't want to leave the cabin.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2007
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice Cozy Cabin with No Frills

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for a rustic cabin to unplug - look no further. That is exactly what my wife and I wanted to do after our wedding and that is exactly what we got in this place. It is close enough to Asheville (about 15 minutes to downtown) so you can go explore the city, but also remote enough that you can forget the rest of the world if you would like to. It is near to many of the trails and streams that the Appalachians are known for. It is exactly what you would expect a cabin in the woods to feel like.

Make sure your car has 4x4 and listen to the owner's advice about the drive up. It can be quite steep and my wife found it a little scary (I didnt think it was that bad). I had no problem negotiating the curves and bends in our large SUV. The drive is what really makes this place feel remote. Make sure you purchase your own firewood before you go up.

The kitchen is small but functional and we found the beds to be comfortable. It was perfect for the two of us and our dog. If you start bringing many more people, I could see this place feeling small very fast. There is a washer and dryer and all of the linens are provided. We stopped at a grocery store (about 5 minutes away) and were able to get everything else that we needed. The porch has great views of the French Broad River. The hot tub right off the house is great to relax in after a long day hiking the nearby trails.

My wife and I loved our stay and would come back again in a heartbeat. If anything - its location is a GREAT jumping off point for anything in Asheville or the surrounding mountains.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely cozy cabin stay

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time with our romantic getaway at the Private Log Cabin.

The cabin is cozy and it has the perfect amount of rustic and comfort.

Cabin was clean and it had simple and clear instructions on how to enjoy all of its amenities.

It has a great view of the river and that makes hanging out at the porch or the hot tube an incredible time.

We plan to come back and recommend it to friends!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway close to Asheville

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful. So relaxing. We will certainly book this cabin again.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Augustine
5

Cozy, private, and beautiful. Excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this cabin for our honeymoon and it was PERFECT! Close enough to get to town if we wanted to be active but private enough we could be completely reclusive if that was our mood:) we used the hot tub every day and every night and really enjoyed the fire place. We've already talked about going back. We did note though that, despite the fact it's a two bedroom, we wouldn't recommend traveling with others unless you're EXTREMELY Comfortable with one another as it's a very small space and, due to how it's built, sound travels everywhere and it would be very difficult to have privacy amongst yourselves. Perfect for a couples weekend away though! June was so easy to work with and was very responsive. Literally, our only complaint was that we had a very hard time getting the bottom floor to warm up so we spent most of our time upstairs. Also, definitely would recommend 4 wheel drive. It rained the whole first two days we were there and the drive up the mountain was a bit slippery!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We love this cabin, but it needs a little work...

  • 3 of 5

Let me start by saying that my wife and I love staying here and we will likely do it again. The location is absolutely perfect; close to the airport and downtown while also private and secluded. We love the fireplace and the outdoor jacuzzi. Unfortunately, the price keeps getting steeper while the quality of the cabin seems to be declining. For instance, the last time we stayed the outdoor deck had several low level lights and also rope lighting all around it. That made for a romantic ambiance but also a safer environment. This time, all the lights were either gone or broken. We had to stumble outside with a little flashlight to use the hot tub at night. The shower has definitely seen better days and really needs to be replaced. It's obvious that water frequently runs down the wall from the curtain being left slightly open, and the tub is littered with chips and stains. We were also surprised to see many spiderwebs hanging from and between ceiling joists. Finally, I find it downright annoying that the visitor is expected to do the laundry. Stripping the bed and piling the towels in a main room is one thing, but the instructions indicated that we were to actually run everything through the wash, and remake the beds. Huh? All of these things are pretty simple fixes, but they detracted from the stay and we couldn't help but think that we might be better off staying at one of the new hotels in the city. I smile whenever I think of this place and I absolutely love visiting, but some improvements could definitely be made. One last tip for the owners: have some hot dog skewers on hand so visitors can make smores! We searched high and low for big skewers but only found some that are about a foot long. We singed our fingers pretty bad but the smores were worth it :)

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, and for being a repeat customer. It seems you enjoyed your stay and would come back again, so we want to make sure that the items that affected your stay will not be a concern for you next time. We have checked on the landscape lights, and the cobwebs in the bathroom, dust does collect more at this time of year with the wood burning fireplace getting a lot of use, both of these things have been taken care. The lights are working again and the cabin interior has a through cleaning . We are planning to get the clawfoot tub resurfaced in the next couple months. As for the laundry, we do ask that you help with the laundry but do not expect it to be completely done and are flexible on this if there are time constraints. The checkout list says " If you are using our linens, begin the laundry doing a fair amount of what you use, if load is complete put back in appropriate place. Please do not leave any wet laundry in washing machine, you may leave a load going in the dryer." We feel as though we keep our rates very reasonable and the cleaning fee low, only $40, because of this we do ask our guests to help clean up some before they leave. We feel very fortunate that 99% of the time our guests leave the cabin in great shape. We are open to discussing this further with any guest that feels this a problem, and work to come up with an appropriate solution. We truly value our guest reviews and apologize for any inconveniences you had during your stay.
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Several in Weaverville NC
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Reems Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
19/23
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Several in Weaverville NC
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Wolf Ridge
Car: necessary

The French Broad River Log Cabin is located between Asheville and the artsy little town of Weaverville. Both of which offer wonderful restaurants, shopping, arts and entertainment. For the outdoor enthusiast, you can hike or bike on our property or on the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway. The Ledges River Park is nearby our cabin on river road so bring your kayak or travel 10 minutes away for white river rafting. Western North Carolina is home to the beautiful Biltmore house, Chimney Rock park, and numerous waterfalls in Pisgah National Forrest. Asheville and the nearby town of Weaverville are both filled with great restaurants, shopping, arts and entertainment.

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Rates & Availability

Alexander Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$875
$3,000
 
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$3,750
 
 
Fall 1
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$150
Fri,Sat,Sun
$825
$2,250
 
 
Fall 2
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $40 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

3 night minimum is required on all weekends year round, in the summer months, June, July & August and October during leaf season

5 night minimum is required on all Holidays

$200 Deposit Required.

We require full payment one month in advance.

We do not allow pets on the furniture, and they must be up-to-date on their flea and tick medication, pet fee varies by length of stay

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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