|Minimum Stay||2 - 4 nights|
This quaint log cabin is a once in a 'Blue Moon' mountain experience! (View virtual tour link at bottom of listing for more and larger photography) Blue Moon Cabin is located in the 'Lakes' log home neighborhood, in Seven Devils, conveniently situated off Hwy. 105 in the Heart of the High Country - just 15 minutes to Boone & App State University, Grandfather Mountain, Linville, Sugar Mountain & Banner Elk and a 25 minute drive to beautiful downtown Blowing Rock - via Shulls Mill Road - one of the most scenic local drives on the mountain. Just over one mile from Blue Moon is Hawksnest Resort where you can enjoy winter snow tubing, and the Hawksnest's zipline course in the spring-autumn months. There are several small lakes within Seven Devils for you to explore & hike to right from the cabin - and within a short distance - there are many hiking trails, fly fishing streams, golf courses, gem mining, and numerous outdoor activities for all seasons! A variety of local restaurants are within 10-20 minutes away.
Blue Moon is situated on a quiet street and features a friendly rocking chair front porch where you will find yourself gravitating too. Enjoy the surrounding lush native woodlands and beautiful boulder rock formations across the street. There is a circular driveway for ease in parking & a safe (for children) and expansive yard to enjoy. The Town of Seven Devils provides winter snow plowing throughout the mountain for your convenience.
The main living area exemplifies mountain rustic elegance with plush, comfortable furnishings, a soaring 2-story wood-burning stone fireplace, exposed hand-hewn beams, custom-crafted wood shutters, beautiful wood floors with decorative area rugs and a pine farm table for casual dining. This cabin is newly appointed with brand new carpeting, linens and bedding and special mountain decorative touches throughout - all which are updated for the season. There is a fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel sink if you choose to stay in - or feel free to fire up the gas grill on the back deck. The cozy back porch sun room features a comfortable sofa, television, and hand-painted bistro table for lingering with your morning coffee - and is the perfect spot for a quiet escape with your favorite book. After a long day of hiking, shopping or just relaxing, you'll love retreating to the charming first floor master bedroom.
Upstairs: There's plenty of room to stretch out in the spacious upstairs bedroom & loft suite, painted in maple leaf red, featuring a luxurious queen bed with chandelier overhead, and a sitting room with a full size futon sofa, overstuffed chair and ottoman, TV, VCR & DVD player - as well as its own private bath.
Relax and enjoy the serenity and authentic mountain charm of Blue Moon Cabin - we know you will love its central location to everything and hope you will come back and experience each of the glorious seasons that the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. We look forward to welcoming you back time and time again!
Keywords: mountain cabin, log home, log cabin, log cabin rental, near appalachian state university, blue ridge mountains, north carolina rentals, blue moon log cabin, near boone nc, near banner elk nc, near blowing rock nc, near grandfather mountain nc, near hawksnest nc, near sugar mountain ski resort, minutes to hiking-goilfing-fly fishing
Our family has been coming to the mountains for years - and have all enjoyed some of our fondest memories in the High Country. There is so much to do in each of the four seasons as far as outdoor activities - and we have also grown to appreciate the great music, concerts and plays, fun restaurants, shopping, ASU football games and the many festivals throughout the year. It is our favorite place to get away from city life and enjoy nature and breathe the beautiful mountain air as well as slow down and RELAX....spending quality time with our family and friends. We hope you cherish your time at Blue Moon Cabin as much as we do with our friends and family!
Mike and Marianne purchased this cabin in 2008
They say you are either 'mountain' people or 'beach' people - and although we enjoy both - we love and adore the Blue Ridge Mountains. After renting for years all over the surrounding area, we narrowed our search down to the Seven Devils area of the High Country - specifically due to its central location to all the unique and quaint mountain towns close by. Boone and Appalachian State University are 15 minutes up Hwy 105, Sugar Mountain Banner Elk, and Beech are just 10-20 minutes away, Grandfather Mountain and Linville are 10-15 minutes away - and the charming town of Blowing Rock is 20-25 minutes away via Shulls Mill Drive - one of the most scenic mountain drives in the High Country! Since the ski slope has closed, Seven Devils is now home to one of the largest Snow Tubing Resorts and Zipline courses on the East Coast - which is located 1.5 miles away at Hawksnest. Many folks drive up and buy their tickets for a time slot - and then go back and relax at the cabin until then.
You will enjoy the mountain rustic elegance of the cabin which is updated for each season. Relax in big, overstuffed, comfortable furniture. The great room features a wood-burning, 2-story fireplace, exposed hand-hewn beams, custom crafted wood shutters and wood floors. The cabin has been appointed with brand new linens and Pottery Barn comforters, as well as new carpet in the bedrooms. The main great room is the perfect gathering spot for families and the sun room offers a quiet little escape to relax and renew. Everyone loves the large rocking chair front porch with comfy seating for six. The property sits in a picturesque wooded setting on a quiet circle culdesac of charming log homes. There is parkland across the street with huge boulder rock formations where children love to play while parents can watch from the front porch.
We can't thank you enough for sharing your beautiful cabin with us - especially since you had to change your own plans to accomodate us after our original date got "iced out". What family memories we have made - snow tubing at Hawksnest was a blast! Then it was on to Sugar Mountain for snow boarding - the kids couldn't wipe the smile off there faces! Sunday was spent by the fireplace playing board games - we nearly made our goal of playing every game in your cabinet! We've used VRBO for years, and have always had positive experiences, but this experience rises well above the rest! Blue Moon Cabin is in a fantastic location, is so beautifully decorated - and generously well-stocked. You have thought of everything to make your guests feel so welcome. We're already talking about our next trip back.
This cabin had everything needed for a comfortable getaway with the kids. Great front and back porch, loved the fireplace. Not too big, not too small for a family of four. The heat worked awesome with some temps in teens at night. We would definitely stay here again.
It was such a charming cabin. We loved building fires at night and exploring the area!
Great Thanksgiving stay with the family. Well decorated and comfortable. Terrific location for adults and kids. Blue Moon owners go out of their way with every detail to make sure you have what you need and are quick to respond if you have any questions. Thank You!!
The whole experience was great, making the reservation, getting in the door and the cabin itself. Very comfortable and homey. We hope to return in the future. Thank you.
The homeowners provided everything we needed for a relaxing and comfortable long weekend to celebrate our son's 18th birthday. The neighborhood was absolutely lovely with the stunning color of the fall leaves to the gorgeous tall evergreens. We enjoyed the chipmunks scurrying about and the deer that walked right past the front porch one morning as we had our coffee. Blue Moon Cabin was so beautifully decorated and inviting that we were able to enjoy times of rest and reading. Everything was comfortable from the sofas to the beds to the rockers on the front porch. And the location made it easy to get out and enjoy Hawknest zipline, Otter Falls, Grandfather Mountain, dinner in Boone, and shopping in Blowing Rock. A memorable time. Thank you!!
My family enjoyed the comfort of nicely decorated cabin which was in easy reach of Boone, Blowing Rock and other attractions near Grandfather Mountain. We were able to entertain our family and friends. Overall, the experience was very nice.
Hawksnest Resort, just a short 5 minute drive, boasts a brand new zipline course as well as a popular snow tubing course in the winter months -- check out their website for times and rates: Visit Grandfather Mountain, just 15 minutes away, for a full day of adventure: Finally, for the kids, Tweetsie Railroad is just 25 minutes from Blue Moon
The following holidays are an exception and require 3 night minimum stays (rates are listed above per season): Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day
Firewood is provided Thanksgiving thru March ($7/night)