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Charming, private log cabin with beautiful layered long-range views

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

About the property

Cabin, sleeps 8, VIEWS!! ***Wireless Internet Available***

Relax in the peaceful mountain surroundings of this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom log cabin. Wake up to the crisp mountain air and swing on the porch overlooking beautiful long range mountain views. Take a stroll through the 3.75 wooded acres up to the neighboring pasture to see the cows and horses. Enjoy an evening of grilling out on the back deck or take the scenic country drive down to Banner Elk for a nice evening out.

There are many activities in close proximity to the house. The Watauga River has three nearby access points to go fishing, tubing, or picnicking. Nearby Valle Crucis has a large park with lots of weekend events, and another river access point. Boone, Banner Elk, Watauga Lake (Tennessee), Beech Mountain Ski Resort, Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, a winery, a blueberry patch, and much more are within a short drive.

The two bedrooms on the main level have their own bathrooms. The two lower level bedrooms share a hall bathroom. Recently renovated lower level!! Plenty of room for multiple families to spread out.

NOTE: We have hired a new cleaning service as of 1/20/16, thank you for your comments as we strive to ensure the upkeep of our home!

WINTER RENTALS: If there is snow or ice, you MUST have all-wheel or 4-wheel drive to access the cabin. The area has many hills, as does our driveway. There is a paved road to the house that gets plowed, however this is a rural area! Please plan accordingly.

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Bobby Greiner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Bobby Greiner

The Greiner Family purchased this wonderful property in 2010, to be able to come to the mountains more often and enjoy the cool, refreshing mountain air and scenic views with our children. We get to spend quality time as a family roaming the mountains, to escape the hectic life of school and work at home!

Imagine How: We also strive to support research to find a cure for Muscular Dystrophy, as our second son Matthew (age 4) has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. DMD is a degenerative, fatal muscular disorder that currently has no cure and not many options to even help mitigate the effects.

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy ( is one group that is dedicated to providing funding for muscular dystrophy research, and has helped us run several fundraisers. As parents we can only hope and pray that a cure is found for all these young boys.

Please help support our cause by renting our cabin. A portion of the income generated will go to support muscular dystrophy research. See Matthew's website: for more information or if you are interested in supporting directly.

Bobby Greiner purchased this cabin in 2010


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Charming, private log cabin with beautiful layered long-range views
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This place is fantastic, the porch has a great view and the property was well kept and clean, I would definitely go back and recommend this place to anyone. 4 comfortable bed rooms and 3 nice bathrooms, wish I had more mornings on the back deck with a cup of coffee, I really enjoyed my stay here

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family booked this cabin in hopes of a quiet weekend getaway. Our expectations were exceeded! The description provided was exactly what we found. Vey nice and clean cabin, spacious, and beautiful view! I loved that there were toys, rocking chairs, even a small high chair for our 2 children. Would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cornelius, NC

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family decided to plan a last-minute mountain getaway last weekend. We found this cabin on a Wednesday night, corresponded with Bobby on Thursday and arrived on Friday afternoon. Bobby was super prompt and great to deal with.

The cabin was exactly as described. Lots of sleeping room, a very usable, stocked kitchen, lots of indoor hangout spaces and beautiful views out the back porch. The ping pong table was a hit with my family. We also had movie night with the great TV setup in the basement rec room.

It is a long (40 minute) drive to the nearest grocery store, so make sure you stop on the way in to stock up! We made several meals at the cabin & grilled out as well. The kitchen is well stocked with necessary ingredients as well as cookware.

There are fun things to do nearby - we went to Otter Creek Falls in Seven Devils, Elk River Falls and Grandfather Mountain. The weather was perfect for July - much cooler than where we came from near Charlotte.

We will definitely consider coming back to this property. I would recommend something with 4WD if planning to come when there's snow on the ground. Any other time, it's well accessible with 2WD cars.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Impressed with the Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great cabin experience! The directions were easy to follow and helpful for folks not from the area. The cabin was exactly as described with more than enough sleeping options and things to do when we had dreary weather. The cabin was clean when we arrived and there were plenty of linens and towels provided. It was a beautiful weekend escape location that I would certainly recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sarasota, FL

Excellent Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

I would agree with the other reviews that the cabin was roomy and provided enough space for everyone to spread out. The location is semi-secluded meaning there are houses nearby but it is away from surrounding towns. If you want to get out and do things around the area, plan accordingly as it will take time to get to most destinations. I would also agree with the cleanliness of the house could use some work. There was a lot of dust specifically upstairs living area and we cleaned out under the couch cushions as there was a lot of leftover snack food from the previous guests. Water pressure in the downstairs bathroom shower is pretty low but manageable. I wouldn't say there was much of an area to walk our dogs but it sufficed. There is a cow pasture right next to the house which was neat for our daughter to see them up close but you could possibly get their smell by the front door. Beautiful views off the back porch. There is a perfect spot on the lower deck for a hot tub which would have set this cabin far above the others we have rented previously. The metal fire pit was great and a lot of seating available on all levels of the back decks. We did some shopping in downtown Boone - the shops were really cute and had a great variety of things. There is hiking nearby on Beech Mtn (right near the dump and they don't recycle so no need to separate items). We saw a beautiful deer on our first trail. We also went ski skating at the Sugar Mtn Resort -- it is outdoors and nice scenery all around. Elk River Falls is beautiful but took us a long time to get there an there isn't much else to do around there as far as hiking or shopping. Overall, wonderful cabin, wonderful area. Thank you for a great Thanksgiving family vacation!

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have hired a new cleaning service as of 1/20/16. Thanks for your comments!
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Great place, HOWEVER

  • 3 of 5

We booked this cabin because it was very open, had in house games, and a great view. When we got there, all these things were true and the view was better then on line. Perfect get away place. Our issue was there was tons of dust, like it hadn't been properly cleaned in a few weeks, the towel that were provided were musty smelling and (this is my fault for not reading the directions) we had to take away our own trash. The local trash place is about 15-20min or so down the road....however they are closed on Sundays :( which made our short trip a lot longer. Great place even though.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments about the cleanliness. We have hired a new cleaning service as of 1/20/16.
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Charlotte International Airport (CLT), NC
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Banner Elk, NC
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Beech Mountain, NC
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Banner Elk, NC
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Beech Mountain, NC
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Banner Elk Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Winter 2017
Feb 18 2017 - Mar 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Spring 2017
Mar 6 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Early Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Summer Peak 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $200

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Banner Elk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , In Bedroom #1 on Main Level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , In Bedroom # 2, on main level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , In lower level hallway
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep sofa is a twin
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There are 2 non-pull out sofas, and a double air mattress available.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
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