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Amazing 3 Story Log Cabin with View/Jacuzzi/Loft/Pool Table/Wi-Fi

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, loft, gameroom, wifi, sleeps up to 12.

Your Home Away From Home. New, beautiful 3-story log cabin vacation rental located in the Blue Ridge Mountains has all the luxurious features that you could ask for. Appalachian Dream is perfect for any size family (2-12 guests), multiple families, business travelers, and the honeymoon couple. With each level offering a large bedroom and bathroom, 3 families can spread out with ease. There are color televisions with cable, DVD players, and ceiling fans in every room in the house and living areas for a total of 6. Free WiFi is offered and unlimited local calls to those in need of keeping up with the outside world. Appalachian Dream has long range views from almost every window in the cabin. There is a short walk to a running waterfall stream, with hiking and sledding all around the area. The house also has central AC for your summer stay and a quiet heat pump to keep you comfortable in the winter. With all these amenities, why look anywhere else.

Main Level.: This amazing tri-level mountain getaway is named for its incredible amenities. The main level of the home is where you will find the full-service kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances and desirable eclectic décor. The main living area is located here and features a professionally decorated living and dining room, complete with brand new furnishings, and dining for 10. The living room features an elegant sofa, love seat, and chair and is set around a hand stacked-stone fire place and a 47' HD flat-screen television. This spacious room makes for a great area to relax with family and friends. The balcony door leads out to a large covered patio equipped with an outside dining area, 2 hand-carved rockers, and a gas grill for barbequing. This main level also has a master suite with a comfortable king size bed, authentic quilt bedding and a whirlpool tub/shower.

Upstairs, Loft and Gameroom: Upstairs is another large master suite with a queen size bed, walk-in closet and full bathroom. There is a cozy loft which overlooks the living room area and is a great place to spread out, read or play games on the game table. The loft is furnished with a twin daybed, queen sleeper sofa, a 36’ television / DVD player, books, and many board games and puzzles for the kids. The lower level game room area has a regulation sized pool table, ping pong table, 50’ HD flat-screen television / DVD player, along with a pub style table with stools and a new L-shaped italian leather sofa surrounding all the action. The downstairs bedroom has two new queen sized beds, dresser, and night stand with hand-made bedding, and a full bathroom with granite countertops. Enjoy the mountain ambiance to the fullest as you walk through the double French doors to a private 6-person heated hot tub Jacuzzi with an amazing mountain view. This additional deck has even more outside dining and additional seating.

More Details

Mark Skolnick
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

About Mark Skolnick

My wife Stacy and I purchased this new cabin and completely upgraded the home one room and one floor at a time. We've tried to combine the mountain ambiance with some of the modern necessities we all look for in a vacation home. Appalachian Dream is our family's stress relief and provides an escape from the Florida heat. We wanted to show our 2 young children that there really are 4 seasons and each is as beautiful as the next. Appalachian Dream always brings our family and friends closer together. There are so many memories to be shared and I'm glad I have the opportunity to share my home with you and your family.

Mark Skolnick purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Mark Skolnick chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

The cabin is centrally located between Boone, Blowing Rock, and Valle Crucis to the East and Sevin Devils, Banner Elk, and Linville to the West. The cabin is less than 15 minutes to virtually anywhere in the High Country.


Banner Elk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 12
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2 baby crib , Pak n Plays
  • House is also equipped with an additional queen size sleeper sofa, two pak n' plays for infant and toddler use.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Please remember 4WD and/or chains are always recommended and necessary during the winter months.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Amazing 3 Story Log Cabin with View/Jacuzzi/Loft/Pool Table/Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.9298244 based on 57 reviews

Great mountain feel in a great mountain location!

  • 5 of 5

This house is close to everything yet has a great mountain location, has all the amenities you want, and is perfect for multiple families. We had 6 adults and 6 kids and had plenty of space for all. There is even a waterfall at the end of the street for the kids to explore. Comfortably furnished and full of kid friendly items (pool table, ping pong, TV) + outside hottub. We have stayed here multiple times and would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Clayton, North Carolina

Excellent cabin in the NC mountains!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our trip to the mountains at the end of last month! This is a nice and cozy house that is well maintained, the owners Mark and Stacy have done a great job with it and you really feel at home. Everything is as described. The location is excellent for activities in the High Country area. We were able to find plenty to do despite that the weather had been unseasonably warm and also very windy!

I had several interactions over the phone with Mark prior to our stay, and he was very helpful and informative. Nothing but good things to say, he provided excellent customer service. In fact, we loved our experience so much we will likely find our way back staying in this cabin again in the future.

I highly recommend this place to anybody looking for a nice cabin in a great location in the North Carolina High Country. Check it out!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

This house provided the perfect mountain weekend for myself and several of my friends. The quiet mountain neighborhood where the house is located offered seclusion while being only minutes from Sugar Mountain, Banner Elk and Boone. It was very easy to spend a day on the slopes and then come home and unwind by enjoying the beautiful mountain views from one of the two back decks. The selling proponent for this house, however, was the owner, Mark. I spent several weeks dealing with rental companies and other owners and none of them were as responsive, reliable or informative as Mark was. He answered every one of my phone calls and returned any email within the hour. If you are looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and explore the NC high country, I would say look no further than the Appalachian Dream.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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GReat family get away

  • 5 of 5

Great location, 20 minutes to Grand Father Mountain, 15 minutes to Boone-centrally located. House was perfect for our family of 5 and 2 Grandparents! Everything you need is in this place and it was neat and tidy as well! Mark was very easy to work with and answered questions very quickly! Look no further, book now!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Perfect fall weekend

  • 5 of 5

This house made for the perfect fall getaway. The kitchen, bathrooms, and bedrooms were all well stocked. It was a private, rustic setting but still close by to plenty of activities, such as hiking trails, Grandfather Mountain, and several wineries. The hot tub was the perfect way to relax at the end of each day.

The owner made check in and check out super easy. We would come back, for sure.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Fantastic birthday weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast! The weather was nice. The views are lovely. I bet when the leaves are off the trees it is even more beautiful! The house was nice and clean. I was impressed with all the cooking utensils in the kitchen. Also towels, toilet paper and other necessities were very well stocked. I didn't expect that. The young kids enjoyed the ping pong and pool. We all enjoyed the jacuzzi, which also was nice and clean. The pups loved being on the deck. One note : the Keurig 2.0 takes very specific cups. Because I brought the kind for the older model, we had to use the other coffee maker, not a huge deal but if someone asks, they need to know that. I didn't snoop around enough to see if you had the specific K-cups, the good ole Maxwell House served us all just fine. We are already talking about coming up sometime during the winter to go tubing. I bet the fireplace when lit is very inviting. We were trying to figure out how we would fit 4 more (2 adults, 2 kids) people in there. I think we could do it. I enjoyed dealing with Mark. He made it easy and seamless.He responded within an hour to my initial inquiry. Handled the lease and financials quickly. He wanted me to call upon arrival to make sure everything was as expected. It was! We hiked Grandfather Mountain, went out to eat and shop in Blowing Rock, went apple picking and did a little nostalgia tour through Boone and App State. GPS is right on target, and when Siri says you have arrived, you just have to look ahead a little bit. Mark had warned me of that, so it was very easy. You can just see the very beginning of the leaves turning. Great way to spend a long weekend. Definitely give this house a try!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Car: necessary

Appalachian Dream is ideally nestled in a quiet wooded community, centered between Boone, Blowing Rock, and Banner Elk with a breathtaking view of Grandfather Mountain. Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway and a short drive to every major attraction including: Ski slopes at Sugar, Beach, Hawksnest, and Appalachian Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, Linville Caverns / Falls, Grandfather Mountain, ASU college campus and so much more. White water rafting, zipline, hiking trails, horseback riding and mining are just a few other activities for you and your family to enjoy.

Other Activities: Zipline, go-carting, miniature golf, sight-seeing, & mining


Rates & Availability

Banner Elk Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 5 2017 - May 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 25 2017 - Sep 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Changing of the Leaves
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
Oct 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
5 night minimum stay
November / December
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas / New Year's
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 6 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $95 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Avoid paying website fees and cc fee by booking through me directly. Call first (Mark 954-806-4600)
$350 Refundable security hold required.
12.75% sales/lodging tax and $95 cleaning fee not included.
$325 per night (Thurs - Sun) on all holiday weekends w/ a 4
night min stay (Excluding Thanksgiving week, Christmas and New Year's week)
3% credit card fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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