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Brett's Falling Waters Cabin, Hot Tub, Central Air, Waterfall, Pet Friendly

49 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Swannanoa Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4 Adults in 2 Beds

Listen to the babbling brook and waterfall just steps away from this cheerful little cabin in the woods. Relax with a morning coffee on the porch, or enjoy a soothing soak in the hot tub after a day of adventure in the village of Black Mountain or downtown Asheville.

We can accommodate up to 4 guests. Pet fees for all bookings are $75.00 for one or two pets.

Nestled in a corner of 15 wooded acres that may be hiked, Falling Waters has a peaceful, back to nature appeal. The cabin is perfect for honeymooners, couples, or small families who want to enjoy a little solitude and comfort in a private mountain setting, but not too far from restaurants and the nightlife of downtown Asheville. Two bedrooms and one bath, modern eat-in Kitchen. A cozy firebox lends ambiance and warmth to the Living Room with cable TV and free internet access. The driveway is gravel, level, and accessible by any vehicle. Brett's Falling Waters is also Pet Friendly!

If you have any questions about the Cabin and its amenities, please contact us at 703.475.8385. If we miss your call, leave a message and we will call you back!

Answers to Frequent Questions: The cabin is screened from the nearest neighbor and roadway by trees and hilly terrain. The Hot Tub is available year round and is located on the front porch. The driveway is gravel and level, so a regular car may be driven right up to the cabin. No steps Kitchen door entry. The front porch (3 steps) is gated. The family owned property is comprised of fifteen acres of woods, with a trail to the top of the property for exercising your pet and enjoying a different view of the surroundings.

Shopping and Restaurants: The nearest grocery store is Ingles Market on Route 70, 4 miles from the cabin. They have a full service pharmacy, movie rentals, extended shopping hours, self-checkout, and accept major credit cards. Black Mountain (10 miles) has many wonderful restaurants; we can personally recommend the Black Mountain Bistro, My Father's Pizza, Veranda Cafe and Las Quezelas. For those who like atmosphere with their coffee, visit the Dripolator Coffeehouse on State Street.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Bob and Lorna
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2016
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About Bob and Lorna

We live in Northern Virginia and have managed this cozy little cabin on behalf of Lorna's father, Brett, since 2006. Before it became a vacation rental, we enjoyed many visits to the cabin with our children as did Lorna's sisters and their families.

Bob and Lorna purchased this cabin in 1990

Why Bob and Lorna chose Asheville Area

The cabin was purchased to accommodate family and other out of town visitors and it's renovation was one of Lorna's father's many projects. We now rent it through Homeaway and VRBO so that others can enjoy Swannanoa, Black Mountain and Asheville as much as he did.

What makes this cabin unique

Built in 1932, the Cabin was renovated and modernized in 1992, and a complete overhaul of the exterior and interior was done again in 2010. Changes and updates to the furnishings are made on an ongoing basis to ensure the comfort and enjoyment of our guests. The Cabin is a perfect place for a weekend getaway. The waterfall can be viewed from the deck and hot tub, and the general tone of the property is quiet, relaxing comfort.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was the perfect getaway. Everything was clean and working well. TV and DVD player was a bonus. Having VS on cable so I could watch the Tour de France was the cherry on top. I could not ask for anything more!
Jul 2009
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based on 49 traveler reviews

Brett's Falling Waters Cabin, Hot Tub, Central Air, Waterfall, Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.7755103 based on 51 reviews

Well kept, charming, private and great location. Dog friendly. A MUST if in the Ashville area.

  • 5 of 5

Our experience was more than expected. The dog loved the cabin and the locked front porch. We loved the hot tub and the views from the front porch. The neighbors are very nice. Only minutes to a very large, "have everything" grocery store. Just a few miles to Ashville/Biltmore.

We had a bit of trouble with the hot tub and Holly and Lee were here in minutes and it was fixed. The hot tub under the stars was an added bonus. Surplus of hot water for the shower!

We needed to relax and connect with nature again and this cabin invites you to enjoy the property. We were here just as the leaves were done for the season, however still plenty of color to enjoy. We visited the Biltmore for the day and had a Ashville Salt Cave experience at the end of the day and finished with a hot tub soak under the stars with wine. Doesn't get any better than that. Highly recommend the property to friends and to those who do not want the boring hotel stay. Thank you Bob And Lorna ; Lee and Holly. from Wende, Tom & Daisy. Novelty, Missouri

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little gem

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Coming back next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Lovely little cabin

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place to stay. The waterfalls are great, late at night, sitting on the covered porch. Just far enough out of town to really enjoy the clear moon lit nights. We got to meet the caretakers and they are a wonderful couple whom make sure that everything is going well. Great couples get away with a level entrance into the back of the house. Fairly recent remodel had all very good appliances and the kitchen was well stocked. We will return in the spring next year. Gene and sandy

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Nice cabin!

  • 4 of 5

Cute little cabin - great "base camp" for exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway and Black Mountains. The little waterfall on property is beautiful and the sound is lovely - the nice, clean hot tub was perfect for relaxing after a long hike!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We are happy that you enjoyed yourselves (and the hot tub), and look forward to having you come back to our little cabin again soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Let me start off with how precious this little cabin is! Tucked away with some gorgeous views! We rented this cute cabin for a weekend couples birthday trip. We had a blast and enjoyed the cabin to it's fullest. Our favorite part was walking out on the deck with a beautiful back noise coming from the little waterfall in the front of the house. The cabin is also a conveniently 20-25min drive to Asheville. I highly recommend this cabin to small families and couples who are looking for a fantastic get away from busy every day life! We will be returning again ❤

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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  • 4 of 5

I totally understood the complaints about the traffic - it was distracting - esp if you wanted to use the tub - you really felt on display. But it was one of the best times I have had and would do again.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry that our cabin did not meet your expectations. The cabin is more than 100 feet from the road, screened by trees and the stream. The main road is a dead end, so the traffic is only that of the residents farther up the hill. We apologize for their need to travel to and fro. Nonetheless, we are glad that you felt it was one of the best times that you had; we want you to enjoy your vacation!
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Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Asheville Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Pisgah Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Black Mountain Golf Club, Exit 64
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Exit 59, Interstate 40
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Okie Dokie BBQ, Athens Pizza, Subway, Burger King
Car: necessary

A four-wheel drive vehicle is not needed to reach Brett's Falling Waters Cabin. Full service grocery shopping, ATM, Banking, Gas Stations within 4 miles. Falling Waters Cabin is just 3 miles from Warren Wilson College and minutes away from the Village of Black Mountain, Montreat College, and UNC Asheville. Go driving and hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway, entry at Milepost 382; Visit the Biltmore Estate, take a Trolley Tour of downtown Asheville, wander the shops of Black Mountain.


Rates & Availability

Swannanoa Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75
Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

Pet Fee - $75.00 for up to two pets; Additional pets upon request.
Seasonal Hot Tub Fee - 50.00 in January, February and March

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Swannanoa Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Queen size bed in Master Bedroom with connecting door to bath. Second bedroom has a Full size/Double bed. All linens and towels are provided. Summer and Winter weight blankets; hypoallergenic pillows. A Pack N Play is available upon request for our guests travelling with infants. Baby linens are not provided.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Prepare an excellent meal in the well-appointed kitchen with full size dishwasher, refrigerator, gas stove, countertop microwave and dish service for eight. Relax in the cozy living room with cable TV and DVD, or enjoy the warmth of the gas log firebox while chatting about the day's adventures. Wireless Internet is available; stay connected by bringing your personal laptop!

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