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

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 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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Brian & Barb Meckes
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Brian & Barb Meckes

I was raised in the country outside of Palmerton, PA. My wife grew up in Morris Plains, 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 Black Mountain

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. It happened to be Linger Lake Lodge.

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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Black Mountain Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Rental Agreement must be completed by responsible party and returned to owners for screening to determine if reservation will be accepted.
  • Rental Agreement screening review by Owners will typically take 24hrs. Owners have the right to cancel the initial reserved booking after screening.
  • If the initial reserved booking is cancelled after screening review, a full refund will be provided if any payments have been already made.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 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.
  • 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 Loft Area - SEE NOTES - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft area is secured ladder access only - see photo section
  • 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. -> NOTE: Loft area can only be accessed by a secured ladder. Please review ladder access in photo listing section to determine your accessibility if needed before renting. 
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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
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 BROWSING ONLY...ABSOLUTLY - NO STREAMING VIDEO -NO MUSIC DOWNLOADING & NO ONLINE GAMING.


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Beautiful cabin with 2 acre lake, 2 streams, apple orchard and large open yard
average rating of 4.97561 based on 42 reviews

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: July 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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The house was perfect for our 3 families!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for families to enjoy the mountains! Plenty of space to run and play and an awesome pond to fish! Very close to shops, restaurants, and great hiking at Chimney Rock!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect mountain retreat choice!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures say alot but being there confirms it. LLL is the ideal family or couples retreat. Roomy, pristine inside and out, and fully stocked to accommodate your every need be it a coffee on the screened-in porch, or a peaceful rocking chair on the deck while listening to the constant stream just feet away. I walked the property to get my exercise without worry of falling off a steep precipice. We enjoyed the fire pit immensely but overlooked the weenie/marshmallow roaster sticks in the utility room until we were packing up. That's how equipped this place is - coffee pot, filters, you name it. We contributed just a few items to the "if you need" items in the kitchen pantry. And the welcome basket was a complete surprise. The cooks in our group were full of praise for the thoughtful owners. Barb and Brian have thought of EVERYthing a group needs to avoid last minute drives down the mountain for what you may need. Even Benedryl was helpful to one guest that was stung on the foot. The drive up to LLL is a bit daunting for those with height fears but once you arrive, the property is nothing but peaceful, calm and soothing to your soul. We hope to be back again next year!

Thank you Brian and Barb for all your prompt and helpful messages during the planning stages of our trip to Linger Lake Lodge. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Ginger - Thank you for your kind words. It sounds like you and your guests had an enjoyable stay. Our family will be spending Thanksgiving at LLL and everyone is so excited. I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday and it would be great to see you back again in the future. Brian & Barb
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Perfect Fall Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this property with two other families and there was plenty of room. The property has open fields, a stream that runs through it, Apple trees, a fire pit and so much more. The kids enjoyed the cool weather outside and we did a campfire s’mores night one night.

The property is very clean. I was especially happy that the bathrooms were spotless and new. We lost power one night but luckily, there was a generator on site and the owners were very helpful responding and helping us.

Overall this was a wonderful stay. One other side note, the driveway was easy to access. We have stayed at other properties where the driveway was very steep and hard to get to should it snow. That shouldn’t be a concern here.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cynthia, We are glad you and your guests enjoyed your stay at our NC mountain house. The property does allow kids ample room to play and explore. I'm also glad the generator came in handy the one night during your stay. We hope to see you back sometime in the future. You were great guests! Brian & Barb Meckes
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Beautiful home and property

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay Oct 2017. Home slept comfortably. Gorgeous deck. Plenty of room to roam. Not quite as secluded as we thought.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Dawn, We are glad you enjoyed the house and property. When Barb and I have the opportunity to stay at the house we spend most of our time on the deck or porch area enjoying the sounds of nature. Hope you visit our house again sometime in the future. Brian & Barb
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Gorgeous property!!!! Perfect place for a move relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved the house! Perfect for all of our needs! The property was gorgeous!!! Exceeded our expectations

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ned! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you back sometime in the future. Brian & Barb Meckes
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Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Asheville Regional 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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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

The Rental Agreement must be completed/signed and returned to owners for review/screening before final determination of reservation acceptance or cancellation. The review/screening process typically will be performed within 24 hours.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.