|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Experience log cabin living in a true Nature Lover's Paradise. Visit A 'GEM' in the Forest and leave your troubles behind. Located in 'The Land of the Waterfalls,' this cozy log cabin is situated on 17 private acres with its own trout pond.
Comfort in a rustic, private setting, this adorable cabin has it all. Fully furnished throughout, the master bedroom has a king-size bed and the 2nd bedroom has queen-size and twin beds. Warm yourself by the wood-burning fireplace, or relax in a rocker on the huge covered porch.
If you enjoy hiking, fishing, mountain biking, waterfalls, wildlife, outdoor adventures, or just plain relaxing, you are just going to love A 'GEM' in the Forest! Area attractions include the NEW Dupont State Forest which is home to High, Triple, and Hooker Falls (three miles away), Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests, Blue Ridge Parkway, Biltmore Estate, Chimney Rock Park, Grandfather Mountain, and Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino.
Plenty of activities to enjoy including hiking, pond fishing, fly fishing, mountain biking, swimming in lakes and streams, gem mining, kayaking, canoeing, wildlife watching, horseback riding, mountain climbing, and so much more ... if you want to do something, anything, you can find it here.
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Very accommodating property, with the comforts of home.
The cabin was fantastic! It is buried in the woods; possibly the most private place we have ever rented. The last bit of the road can be tricky; steep gravel and a bit wash-boarded. It is obviously maintained, but still...should be noted. For the record, we drove it for a week in a Ford Flex with purely street tires and survived, so most vehicles should be fine. The proximity to multiple waterfalls, Brevard, A Pretty Place (a MUST see!), and Asheville if you need something bigger, makes this a near perfect location for a trip to western NC. Would definitely recommend!
Pros and Con List -.August 2016
Pros: Fair rate, close to state forest, nice hiking trails behind cabin, fairly clean, nicely decorated, good supply of essentials (paper towels, towels, soap, etc), good supply of pots and pans in kitchen, etc. Plenty of space/beds for people, hot/cold water, nice large porch on front of cabin, neat and tidy grounds. Supply of books and magazines to read was a nice touch. AC works very well. Everything was simple and useful in the cabin - nothing took away from the beautiful logs and fireplace. Simple clean up list (wash and put up dishes, sweep, take trash to their garage building on way out, put all towel and bedding in hamper).
Cons: **$3.00 per pound trout fee** this fee needs to be listed on here instead of a note left on the table at the cabin upon check in. Had we known of the fee we would have just left our fishing gear at home! I understand the cost involved to stock a small pond, but a 1-fish per person limit would have been just fine. Cleanliness.. the cabin could have been cleaned better. Hair in the shower, half empty Gatorade bottle stuck in the couch,.dried food on dishes, etc. Just general cleaning issues, nothing too bad. Beds are uncomfortable - to each their own, but IMHO the old mattress could stand replacing (only slept in master, so I do not.know the comfort status of the loft beds. Privacy.. while we were thankful to be given space and not contacted, we didn't know the owners lived right across the small trout pond. Lastly *road to cabin* would be somewhat difficult for a driver with a low clearance vehicle that is not accustomed to driving mountain roads.
P.S. Cotton strip drenched in peppermint oil stuffed in vent was so strong our eyes burned and watered upon walking into cabin. We removed strip of cotton and opened the windows. A small defuser might work better for this approach.
P.S.S. Visitors to the area make sure to check out sliding rock for some summer water fun there are two great roadside ice cream establishments in town of Brevard!
Enjoyed our visit to the cabin. Definitely in the "woods". My two 14 year old boys loved it. They TRIED to catch every fish in the pond. Convenient to visiting the Pisgah National Park and the Dupont State Park. The waterfalls were beutiful.
My wife and I enjoyed this mountain cabin thoroughly . It is very quiet, clean, safe and beautiful. Internet works great and the trout pond is stocked . Very easy to get in and get out without issue. All falls and hikes in Brevard are close and easy to get to. It is just what we were looking for in a mountain cabin.
Great property and house! Beautiful surroundings and close to everything! The owners made the house warm and inviting, couldn't have been better! Perfect vacation for our family. We will definitely be coming back.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$100|
Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails all around, Waterfalls, Wildlife viewing, Trout Fishing and much more