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ABNER'S CABIN - DOG FRIENDLY!!! Close to Downtown Asheville... WIFI/Gas FP

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Sofa bed, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Welcome! Come stay with us at our charming cabin and enjoy some good old Southern Appalachian hospitality. Situated on two private acres north of Asheville and less than 10 minutes from downtown Asheville.

As its largest city, along with its central location in the southern Appalachian mountains, Asheville has become the nerve center of the area simply known as 'WNC' (Western North Carolina). Set in the beautiful French Broad Valley, which flows northwest to the Mississippi basin, Asheville is surrounded by the highest mountains in eastern America, some of the oldest in the world.

The temperate climate enjoys four distinct seasons, with comfortable summers, mild winters, early spring and panoramic fall colors. The geographic features, combined with the climate, allows the area an abundance of outdoor activities from hiking to fishing to skiing and golf. A vibrant downtown Asheville offers a cultural diversity hard to find anywhere else in the US. Asheville attracts internationally known artists in every genre. Shops, antiques, artist's studios and restaurants, from local grills to fine dining, are all a part of what makes Asheville unique.

So...just here for a few days or for a little while longer? Remember, a whole lot of nothing to do is fine and relaxing too! Almost anything you would want to do is here or nearby. Situated between the Great Smokie Mountains and the Blue Ridge, Asheville makes a great home base for all of your adventures. From Boone to Brasstown, Mt. Pisgah to Mt. Mitchell, you can get there from Abner's Cabin.

Come stay with us and see why we think our southern mountains are one of the most beautiful places in the country to visit.

Keywords: Log Cabin

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Amenities

Asheville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Sofa/Sleeper - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Queen Sofa Sleeper
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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ABNER'S CABIN - DOG FRIENDLY!!! Close to Downtown Asheville... WIFI/Gas FP
average rating of 4.5084743 based on 74 reviews
5

Cozy, quaint cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is quaint & cozy and out of the hustle & bustle, yet conveniently close to downtown Asheville and surrounding areas. We drove about 45 minutes to Pisgah National Forest for amazing hiking. We found the cabin clean and nicely furnished. Towels, dishes, linens are all included. The property is beautiful with lovely views. As dog owners, we appreciated that it was pet friendly. We were also pleased to find no pet odors and that previous renters did a good job of cleaning up the yard after their pets. We had a great time visiting and would definitely come back to Abner’s Cabin.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little cabin with a wonderful view. My dog enjoyed the openess around the cabin

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed my stay, great location to nearby sites. We toured The Biltmore and enjoyed the close ride there and back. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clayton , NC
5

Great views, cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed the cabin and property as did our dogs. Great views with wonderful accommodations. The cabin is off the beaten path but located close enough to Asheville, the Biltmore, and the BR Prkwy. We will visit again!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tennessee
4

Wonderful stay at Abner's Cabin

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in the cabin. Was very close to everywhere we planned to go yet you feel like you are away from the city. Very appreciative that the cabin was pet friendly as well. The views from the cabin were nice and we saw deer two days in a row when returning in the evening. Owner was easy to work with and I would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved staying at this cozy cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was super cute and cozy! It was easy to get to and the direction were very clear about how to access the keys to get inside. It was the perfect getaway!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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High Springs Fl
4

Wonderful cabin close to town but quiet retreat

  • 4 of 5

Cabin was roomy . Lovely views of horse farms and mountains ! Gas fireplace not working , so that was disappointing as it was in the mid 40s at night and we really looked forward to a fire. Agent tried to get it fixed to no avail. Kitchen was well stocked with utensils, etc, and very clean. Close to Asheville and Weaverville. Check out Blue Ridge Pizza and Brewery in Weaverville. Pet friendly! Nice back deck with awesome views.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owner

Leslie Osborne
Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Leslie Osborne

Moving to the Western NC Mountains from Charlotte NC back in 1990 was a new venture for my family. Having lived here for nearly 30 years now and falling in love with the area and its people, it lends me to call Asheville my home. Being in real state sales, I get to see so many beautiful properties in the greater Asheville area so I am grateful to have an older cabin to offer folks to rent that is reminiscent of the cabins I stayed in during my youth across Western North Carolina.

Leslie Osborne purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Leslie Osborne chose Asheville

Abner Gwaltney built the cabin in 1928 for his wife and children. Since then, the cabin has passed through several generations of families until my parents purchased the home as their summer getaway from the heat of the lowlands of NC. I purchased the cabin in 2004 when my parents decided they could no longer make the trip to Asheville. By that time, I had moved to Asheville and decided to keep the cabin available for family memebers to use. In 2008 I decided to open the cabin to the public because of its great location to downtown Asheville.

What makes this cabin unique

The gorgeous views of the mountains and the surrounding horse farms.

Accessibility is the greatest asset. Privacy and the rural setting that lends to a quiet and peaceful stay. Please read the reviews!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Once again we have had a wonderful time. Last time, were here in the fall, and enjoyed the cool air and beautiful fall foliage. And this time when we drove up, we saw your lovely hostas and lacy blue hydrangea. They were so vibrant and natural. Thanks once again for letting us enjoy the area by staying at Abner's Cabin. It very much makes us feel at home. We are branching out more and more to explore the area every time we come. P.S. we loved watching the wild turkeys and their babies from the front porch.
Jun 2013
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Map

Asheville
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Asheville Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Stoney Knob Restaurant
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Reem's Creek Golf Club (Public)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate I-26
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Stoney Knob Restaurant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Wolf Laurel Ski Resort

Nearby attractions are the Biltmore Estate and Biltmore Village, the BlueRidge Parkway, National Forests, fantastic local breweries and restaurants, the GrovePark Inn and Spa, the Center for Retired Living, beautiful waterfalls and more!!!

We have horses located just beside the property for your viewing pleasure. Local wildlife roam in the yard almost daily. Please say hello to Gertrude - our lone wild turkey. You are in a prime area for native flowers in the Spring, fire flies in Summer, leaf looking in the Fall and sledding in the Winter (provided we have snow!)

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

-Check-in is 4pm or after
-Check-out is 11am or before.
-Pet-Friendly!!! Dogs Only as many people have allergies to felines.
-You will need to provide a 4-digit code prior to your arrival that will be your personal code to access the key in the lock-box.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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