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Crystal Coast Log Cabin Retreat

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Wood Fireplace


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Gorgeous waterfront log cabin in the Crystal Coast. A relaxing get-away within 25 minutes of ocean front activities. Perfect for couples, families, fishermen, and anyone who wants to relax and enjoy life and the beauty that surrounds. It's tucked between the Croatan National Forest and the Newport River Bay.

Unique to this property are the rustic log cabin walls, hardwood floors, a wood burning fireplace and comfortable chairs for an ideal retreat. Find open common areas, a fully-furnished kitchen, and a large waterfront deck. Views of sunrise, shrimp boats, and crab point across the bay are admired from big picture windows and the deck. A platform tree house is built in a large oak tree next to the deck.

The 150 foot private pier is for fishing, shrimping, crabbing, kayaking, or watching egrets, crabs, and other native North Carolina wildlife along the protected coastline.

First Floor:

Main level of the cabin. Large water-facing picture windows in open living area and kitchen/ dining areas. Magnificent view of the water. A large full bathroom and the master bedroom are on the main level.

Second Floor:

Two bedrooms, a large bathroom, and an open social area. The upper level balcony in front of the bedrooms also has a waterfront view. The upstairs social area and bedrooms overlook the lower level living area.

Note for boaters: At the pier, there is no ladder into the water, and the water depth at low tide at the end of the pier is only inches of water. During low tide, the pier may not be accessible by water for motorized boats, and may be grounded if docked. The entire river basin is two to six feet deep, and best suited to kayaks/canoes or smaller low drafting boats.


How close is it to...

Morehead City- 20 minutes

Atlantic Ocean beach- 30 minutes

Keywords: Crystal Coast, Waterfront, Cabin, Retreat, Newport, North Carolina, Beaufort, Morehead City, Atlantic Beach, NC, Honeymoon, Romantic, Getaway, Log Cabin, Family, Vacation

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 9, 2017

About Natasha

Owners Scott Wyckoff and Natasha Wyckoff are continuing the dream of their mother to create a beautiful peaceful retreat for all to enjoy.

The cabin is on the waterfront, tucked in the Croatan National Forest near Mill Creek.

Natasha purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Natasha chose Coastal North Carolina

Our mother chose this area for the waterfront, open land, and privacy. She and others spent 4 years building this cabin. Susan labored over cleaning up the land, rebuilding the pier after a previous hurricane, selecting and cutting cedar wood to create the cedar closets in the bedrooms, and finding the perfect hardwood flooring to further beautify her cabin.

What makes this cabin unique

Peaceful retreat

Waterfront views

20 minutes to Morehead City or Beaufort

30 minutes to the Atlantic Ocean

Cabin moments...

- Relaxing on the deck while the morning sun rises and reflects on the water.

- True peace and quiet. Large oak trees and open areas perfect for relaxation or meditation.

- Family meals in front of huge picture windows facing the water.

- Watching delighted kids' faces as they watch the marsh crabs scurry under the dock.

- Curling up with a good book or your loved one in front of the wood burning fireplace.

- Shopping in Beaufort's unique shops and boutiques nearby.

- Boating to tour the nearby Cape Lookout Lighthouse.

- The magical experience of watching dolphins in the Atlantic Ocean a few miles away. Fort Macon has a great public beach where we have seen dolphins in the distance. Ecology boat tours guide you to NC wildlife, wild ponies, and dolphins playing in the ocean.


Newport Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Level 2 Convertible bed(s) - 2 sleep sofa /futon
    Level 2- Bedroom - 1 double
    Level 2- Bedroom - 1 queen
    Level 1- Master bedroom - 1 queen
  • Main level - Double Bed (1). Second level- Double Bed (1) Queen size bed (1). Sleep Sofa or Futons (2). Futons sleep 4 total.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Crystal Coast Log Cabin Retreat
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 36 reviews
Wilmington, NC

Great. We had an awesome time and made some wonderful memories

  • 4 of 5


  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cabin for Thanksgiving. It was amazing. The cabin has everything you could possibly need plus more. It was quiet, cozy, great location and great view. We created memories with the family that will never be forgotten. Love love love it. We will be back!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Crystal coast cabin

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the cabin. Very nice out by the water on the dock. Very close to Morehead and very private. Very nice flea market in Newport. Natasha was very easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Raleigh, NC

Family fun over Labor Day Week-end

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Natasha for sharing your wonderful log cabin with us. We had a wonderful time and the cabin is beautiful. There was plenty of room for our 3 families (5 adults, 4 children) to spread out and enjoy our time together. The bed I slept in just at the top of the stairs was the most comfortable bed I have ever slept on in a rental. I had my sister lay down on it and she had to have one too. She took a picture of the label and ordered one for herself! The kids as well as the adults loved the tree house and the dock. We spent hours fishing and enjoying the view. The kitchen was well stocked with all the essentials and then some! I highly recommend this property if you want to relax in a casual atmosphere and enjoy the local area.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and layout was perfect for our needs. 4.5 stars

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I plus our two adult college age sons and dog stayed for a long weekend. Home is very nice and we like the hard would floors. layout worked perfect for us with my wife and I have the main floor bedroom on the boys in the 2 bedrooms upstairs. They like having their own more private area to hang out in. we did not eat in so can't speak to that, but the kitchen met our needs fine. We loved the large back yard to play games in and run around with the dog. Very quiet and friendly neighbors who take care of the property.

Natasha was easy reach and work with. She was very accommodating to our needs. Our security deposit was returned shortly after we had arrived back home.

There were 2 reasons I rate this just short of 5 stars. Do not plan on doing any laundry. There is a combination washer / dryer that you can only use one at a time. Small and took forever to dry. If no need for laundry obviously this is not a concern! The water view is as awesome as the pictures show! However, there really is not a good use of the water unless you have a boat. We did enjoy sitting on the dock and catching blue crab one evening. Lots of them, however non were large enough to keep if you are looking to catch and eat. Also at low tide the water receded out beyond the end of the dock so that all the mud is exposed. So if you do have a boat it will be grounded at low tide.

Overall though I want to stress we had a great time at a lovely home in a nice quiet area right on the water!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic location and great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days and 4 nights with our large family. Cabin has new mattress, new TV and new outside grill. We had no issue with the appliances. The cabin's location is ideal for a getaway. It is close to the beaches and other locations, but the joy is being able to enjoy the water and dock on the property. We caught fish, shrimp, and crabs from the dock. The yard is big and gave our children a place to play. Our children all asked if we could stay longer. We will be back again to enjoy everything the cabin has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Morehead City
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Morehead City
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Cherry Pointe
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Atlantic Beach
Car: necessary

Atlantic Beach and Fort Macon State Park are just 20 miles away for the ocean beach and the fort. At Fort Macon, enjoy fishing, hiking, picnics and swimming as well as touring the old fort.

Morehead City and Beaufort boat cruises will escort you to the famous Cape Lookout lighthouse as you sail among diving dolphins and by the island wild ponies.

Experience deep sea diving for spectacular views of coral reefs and shipwrecks along the Crystal Coast.


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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