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Beautiful cabin with 2 acre lake, 2 streams, apple orchard and large open yard

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

4 BR, 3-1/2 BTHS, sleeps 14+, 2 eating areas, Screen Porch & Deck, HDTV & WiFi

Linger Lake Lodge

Come and discover the peaceful tranquility of this mountaintop retreat, nestled on a 5 acre plateau high in the mountains, centered in the middle of surrounding attractions and shops in Historic Hendersonville, Black Mountain and Asheville where the Biltmore Home is located. Enjoy your get-away with family, friends or just the two of you in the serenity of the mountains with nature and wildlife where you may catch a glimpse of deer, eagles and red tail hawks.

Explore the many trails and scenic views Western NC has to offer. Take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway and view as far as the eye can see the most beautiful mountains east of the Mississippi . Wild turkeys, deer, bear & bobcat still roam the rolling hills on top of Bald Mountain. Or you may select to stay in seclusion with your own private 5 acres and fish in the 2 acre spring-fed lake, Enjoy the screened porch and deck in this 2300 plus square foot living area with central air and heat. You may choose to retreat down the mountain to Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Park or to soothe your soul on the Rocky Broad River, which has some of the best fly-fishing in the Mountains. Ideal for family retreats or a romantic get-away, we know you will want to…’Linger longer with us'.

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Owner
Brian & Barb Meckes
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

About Brian & Barb Meckes

I was raised in the country outside of Palmerton, PA. My wife grew up in Morrisville, NJ. We met at work in the mid 80’s and married shortly afterward. We moved to the Orlando, FL area in the late 80’s and lived there for approximately 20 years. While in Florida we had two children – Jessi & Alex. Jessi loves anything and everything about horses and Alex enjoys living the big city life (lived in NYC after college and now lives in Boston). In 2006 we moved to the Raleigh, NC area and shortly afterward fell in love with the Asheville, NC area. We decided we would someday retire in this area.

Brian & Barb Meckes purchased this cabin in 2016

Why Brian & Barb Meckes chose Asheville Area

Barb and I grew up in the northeast where mountains surrounded the area. Shortly after we were married our work led us to Orlando, FL. While Florida offered warm weather, many attractions and beautiful beaches – we missed the mountains. A friend owned a cabin in the Smokey Mountains in Blairsville, GA. We vacationed there often and enjoyed the hikes, views and country air. Eventually work led us to Raleigh, NC. We vacationed in the Asheville area and immediately fell in love with the beauty of the mountains. We decided we wanted to purchase an early retirement home in the area. It took three years and many miles of driving but we finally found the house we knew we would call home.

What makes this cabin unique

Private and peaceful setting overlooking a 2 acre stocked lake. Two streams on the property, an apple orchard and lots of open area for children to play. Approximately 15 minutes from Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. The shops of Hendersonville and Black Mountain are approximately 25 minutes. The city of Asheville is approximately 40 minutes from our home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for your stay at Linger Lake Lodge. We hope it was exciting and enjoyable. Please offer any comments about your stay that will help us evaluate our lodge to better serve you and others in the future
Aug 2005
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Beautiful cabin with 2 acre lake, 2 streams, apple orchard and large open yard
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

a great hidaway!

  • 5 of 5

We took the whole family for a week to this house. It was wonderful. The view from the wrap around porch was beautiful. The family enjoyed fishing and hiking. Perfect in everyway. The house was unbelieveable.

The owner was helpful and freindly.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marda, it was nice meeting you, Ron and your family around the lake as your kids fished...and caught several. I am glad you had an enjoyable and relaxing time.
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5

Relaxing and Enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at LLL during our daughter's wedding at Grand Highlands at Bearwallow Mounttain. The entire bridal party stayed at the lodge and really loved it. If you are searching for the right spot to relax you can stop searching. We have stayed at many cabins in the Blue Ridge Moutains and none were as comfortable and accomodating as LLL.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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TINLEY PARK
5

Perfect for our family gathering!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 adults, 3 youngsters, and one baby had a wonderful time at LLL in June of 2013. The accommodations were exactly what we needed and the kind of location we were looking for - all 4 couples had their own bedroom, and the kids had the loft. There were plenty of bathrooms for all and the dining and relaxing areas were big enough too. Lots of outdoor space: screened porch, deck, and a huge grassy area for games and gathering. The creek runs through the property and the waterfall or sliding rock were not far away. We spent time at Chimney Rock (town and Park), and Lake Lure beach. Short day trips to Biltmore, Asheville, Black Mountain and Montreat were easy to do. But hanging around the property was tons of fun on its own.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deb, thank you for your kind review. Dianne and I are happy that everyone had an enjoyable time and you are certainly welcome back anytime. john & dianne
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Aiken,SC
5

Great family reunion

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful inside and out and easily accomodated our family of ten. The children loved the loft area and the ladder to reach it. The kitchen was very well stocked and was immaculate. We were able to have a campfire at the fire pit, play baseball in the spacious yard, and enjoy the small island in the creek as it morphed into a pirate ship. We stayed the first weekend in December and were delighted to have the house alread decorated for Christmas. We all hope to go back in warmer weather.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carlotta, Thank you for your comments and we hope you will come back...spring and fall are nice too. John & Dianne
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Cranberry Township, PA
5

Pittsburgh Crew

  • 5 of 5

Three couples stayed at Linger Lake Lodge for a week in late fall. It was a beautiful property, well-maintained and extremely clean. The lake house had many large windows that let in lots of natural light. It was also well-stocked with kitchen items, linens, games, etc. The owner was extremely helpful and willing to address any questions before and during our stay. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Peggy, Thank you for your kind review and we are glad everyone had a good time. Hope to see you again soon. John & Dianne
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Palm Harbor, FL
5

The Perfect Spot for our "Old Friends" Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our group of retired teachers chose Linger Lake Lodge for this year's reunion. This was just the perfect spot in the NC mountains and a wonderful time of year to enjoy the Fall foliage color and activities. Located between Bat Cave and Black Mountain, this home is within easy driving distance to Lake Lure, Hendersonville, and Asheville and many activities and restaurants that we enjoyed.

The house has four nice bedrooms plus a loft for extra guests. The layout had everything our group needed and more. The view from the porch rocking chairs is delightful with morning coffee or an evening snack.

John, the owner, was very helpful and easy to reach. As a great host, he has gone beyond the expected to provide a perfect get away experience for groups or just a couple. And this would be a great spot for families with kids, as well as all adults, as we were. I have already recommended LLL to some friends and I hope we can return some day.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Carol, thank you for your kind review and I am glad you had a good time. You are welcome back anytime. John & Dianne
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Asheville Reigional Airport
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
I-40 & I-26
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Lake Lure / Chimney Rock
Car: necessary

Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, 23 miles from Asheville, NC where the Biltmore Home is, 16 miles from Historic Hendersonville, 6 miles from famous Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Park, 21 miles from the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway and 17 miles from Historic Black Mountain where all the shops are.

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Rates & Availability

Black Mountain Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$229
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.75%

Contact Owner at 919-302-7536 or 919-414-6440. Rates vary depending on number of nights & number of guests over 6.
Please review video link to see our home and surrounding area. Nightly Rates: 2 nights $289, 3-4 nights $269, 5-6 nights $249 and 7+ or more nights $229. Any guests over 6 there will be an additional charge of $10 per night. Cleaning fee $150 plus NC Taxes @ 11.75%(Rates and Tax Subject To Change).

1st nights deposit plus security deposit to reserve dates. Balance due 2 weeks or sooner prior to your arrival date. Owner accepts personal checks, money orders or bank certified checks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Black Mountain Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master - First Floor off Den
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , First Floor Kitchen Side
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Loft on Kitchen Side
  • 3-1/2 Baths - 1 on Den side in Master BR-Tub/Shower, 1 Upstairs on Den side-Tub/Shower, 1 on Kitchen side-Shower and 1/2 in Loft toilet & sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master 1st Floor 1 Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1st Floor 1 Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1st Floor 1 Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2nd Floor 1 Queen Bed & 1 Queen Futon
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft 1 Queen Bed & 1 Queen Futon
  • 3 Bedrooms on first floor w/Queen Beds & 1 Bedroom on 2nd floor w/Queen bed & Queen Futon plus Loft w/Queen Bed & Queen Futon - split plan- Master Bedroom with Master Bath on one side off den w/Bedroom & Full Bath upstairs and 2 Bedrooms with Full Bath on the Kitchen side.  Loft has Queen Bed & Queen Futon plus 1/2 bath.  Sleeping for 12+. Call owner for more than 14.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Property with 5+ acres, lake and mountain streams is nestled on plateau 2 miles up mountain centered in the middle of surrounding attractions in Ashville, Hendersonville, Black Mountain, Bat Cave, Chimney Rock and Lake Lure.  Enjoy your get-away in the serenity of the mountains, nature and wildlife (deer-eagles-red tail hawks and more) with family, friends or just the two of you. Explore the many trails and scenic views Western NC has to offer or take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway and view as far as the eye can see the most beautiful mountains east of the Mississippi. Bring your cell phones...good reception Verizon & most others. WiFi internet available FOR E-MAIL AND WEB ONLY...ABSOLUTLY - NO STREAMING VIDEO -NO MUSIC DOWNLOADING & NO ONLINE GAMING. Ask for passcode from owner.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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