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Hemlock Point cabin, in gated Leatherwood Mountains subdivision, 2 bdrms + loft

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Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Log Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + loft, 2 Baths, 2 horse stalls available

WOW, what a top of the ridge view! Hemlock Point is an Appalachian Log Homes cabin built in the vernacular of the Appalachian style. Square logs reminiscent of the Scotch Irish settlers in the 1700's make you feel as if you have stepped back to an earlier time. Large hemlocks, abundant on this property give Hemlock Point cabin its name. Furnished with antiques, a claw foot bathtub, natural materials, comfy furniture, quilts, a soapstone fireplace (albeit gas logs), a gun over the mantle, a variety of varmints hung on the wall (bought at auction)... collections to create an atmosphere of make believe. You are a now in the role of mountain settler, cozy up to the fire and set a spell.

The mountain ridge views from this log home are phenomenal. The breezes of refreshing mountain air are exhilarating. Looking out over 7 to 9 ridges (depends on the day) you can imagine how it looked to 'first nations' peoples and early settlers seeing it for the first time. Daniel Boone traversed these mountain ranges, living just few miles away on the Yadkin River. You certainly will believe that God was at work in building all the mountain's glory. Most of our guests have commented on God's blessings for this space, this mountain, this respite in their lives. Leatherwood Mountains subdivision, a 5000 acre gated community in southwestern Wilkes County, NC, is well known in the horse world for its extensive horse trail system, some of the most rugged in the eastern United States. Hemlock Point cabin has two horse stalls and pasture available for our guests.

The 75 miles of trails within the subdivision are perfect for hikers as well as horsemen. The views, the trails, the nature, the glory will abide here for all time.

Sitting on the top of a ridge, Hemlock Point cabin's views toward the western mountain ranges encompass up to 7 distant ridges. Nearly every window in the cabin features a long range mountain vista. Hemlock Point cabin is located in private wilderness Leatherwood Mountains subdivision. But being in the wilderness does not mean that one should be without modern comforts. The cabin features Digital television with Chromecast, WiFi, a new hot tub, and a well stocked kitchen for your convenience. Leatherwood Mountain's swimming pool, tennis courts, hiking and riding trails, and mountain fishing streams are also available. Check out the owner's link below to for additional information and photographs.

Keywords: Boone, Blueridge Mountains, North Carolina, Blowing Rock, Lenoir, Wilkesboro, log cabin, cabin, horseback riding, views, Blue Ridge Parkway, Merlefest, Yadkin Valley Wineries, rustic

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Mary Helen Ellis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 28, 2016
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About Mary Helen Ellis

'The Human Spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man,' written by an unknown author. We love the rural life! Our passions are the Blue Ridge Mountains and Eastern North Carolina on the Pamlico River. We surround our lives with history and culture; finding joy in the lives of those that came before us. We relish all things of nature: woods, wildlife, Celtic Music, boating, hiking, horseback riding, crafting, gardening... we see God's hands at work in the land and the creative spirit.

Mary Helen Ellis purchased this cabin in 1999

Why Mary Helen Ellis chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

In 1997 we made a leap of faith and purchased our first property at Leatherwood Mountains Resort. We appreciated Leatherwood Mountain's concept of stewardship in creating a human presence but maintaining the wilderness for all generations. Our 16 acres at the center of 5000 protected acres will always be a home for God's creatures. Our views across the mountains will pretty much be the same for our lives and the lives of those that come after us. The North Carolina High Country in northeastern N C has a tremendous cultural history that speaks to our interests. The beauty and availability of wilderness areas soothes our souls. We feel very blessed to have found our spot that brings all of our loves together.

What makes this cabin unique

Hemlock Point is designed to take you away from where ever you come from...away to an earlier time in our history, back to life of our forefathers. Mountain life was part and parcel to the environment...the home was made from trees, the scene taken in was of God's handiwork, everything was slower and more deliberate in nature; one heard the cicadas, saw the stars in the night sky, witnessed the morning sunrise. We want there to be a place left in this busy world to relish nature. Take a horse back ride through the mountains. But all that being said, Hemlock Point is situated close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and is close to many Blue Ridge Mountain activities and points of interest. Best of both worlds!

Hemlock Point cabin is located in gated Leatherwood Mountains Resort. The square Hemlock logs, gas fireplace, rustic wood cabinets and antiques, including a claw foot tub, are all meant to give you the true North Carolina mountain settler cabin experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mary Helen

Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know how much we enjoyed Hemlock.

Very sad day for us.

We decided on a whim to head out of town with our 2yr old son and just regroup as a family. Arriving at Hemlock in time for sunset on the deck was perfect.

You have a beautiful place. Thank you for sharing it with us.

Sep 2012
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Hemlock Point cabin, in gated Leatherwood Mountains subdivision, 2 bdrms + loft
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Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is beautiful! Hot tub and fireplace on a big covered deck with mountain views... Who could ask for more? Amazing kitchen and bathrooms. Lots of fun stuff to keep you busy, like ping pong and great movie selection. Bring records, because there is a record player!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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Exceptional mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family, including our dog, enjoyed a relaxing break at Hemlock Point. No one wanted to leave come Sunday. The posted pictures of Hemlock Point don't do the property or cabin justice. Our first thoughts were, "it's bigger than it looked and really cute" as we came up to the property, followed by "wow look at that view" as we climbed the wrap-around porch steps and "it's so pretty" as we entered the cabin. The cabin was well maintained, stocked, and very clean. Even the outdoor areas were well cared for despite being submerged in Nature. The only thing we thought missing at the cabin was a reclining chair on the deck for when you couldn't help but close your eyes and enjoy the peace. Hemlock Point provided us an opportunity to relax and enjoy family time. Thank you, Ms. Ellis, for sharing your home with us. We hope to be back soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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I will recommend this. Great get away.

  • 4 of 5

Hostess was great, everything we needed was there. We shared a couple things with the owner and our communication was great. The area was quiet and peaceful.

The only negative thing is we have not received our security deposit back yet?? It's been 12 days.

I expected 7 to 10 days.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Here is Michael's note back to me: "Today is 9/22/16. I did get the refund +. Thanks. I Failed to check the AMEX statement until today. Again thank you M Warren" I'm sorry there seemed to be confusion about the refund.
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This mountain cabin is amazing! We came to NC to move our son into college and ended up finding the perfect vacation spot. Hemlock Point is just beautiful - very well-stocked and exceptionally clean, with all the comforts of home. The wi-fi worked perfectly so we were able to keep tabs on our business while enjoying a relaxing vacation. The location is private but not too secluded. Rocking chairs on the front porch are the best place to enjoy the gorgeous mountain views. The owners are wonderful to work with - quick response times and very accommodating. We will definitely be back. Thank you for making a week that had the potential to be very stressful into one of the best trips our family has taken!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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As advertised! Clean, relaxing, had everything we needed!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for my family of 5 to get away from the heat of the summer and the hustle of daily work life. The property was clean and comfortable. There were plenty of dishes and cooking wares as well as a nice supply of spices and condiments. A nice place to relax after hiking in all the nearby trails. Beautiful views, deer and hummingbirds stopped by several times during our stay and the hot tub was a nice way to unwind. I would definitely come here again and recommend to anyone!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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great mountain views

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful mountain views from everywhere in the cabin...great stay for the weekend...we saw deer..lightning bugs...had a great time..the community is very nice..I just wish it had hiking trails...if it did, we didn't find any..and we tried..I guess they are more like horse trails..but it is located close to Blue Ridge Pkwy for hiking...Cabin was very clean and had great beds and bed linens...great location...easy to get to from eastern NC...wifi..TV..cell service was all good...the owner had games, DVD' rained one day and we went to the community restaurant for a drink and bite to eat..everyone was very friendly...we will be back...thankyou to the owners for a great mountain view cabin...

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Car: necessary

Guided horse back riding, hiking, mountain creek tubing. This cabin rents with Rollin N the Hay for a 10% discount on both.


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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
cleaning $80 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 7.0%

2 night rentals considered except during holidays
$150 refundable security deposit
$80 house keeping fee
$50 pet fee (under 50 lbs)
7% NC State Occupancy Tax
Ask about 2 stalls available at $20 for each horse per day, 2 horse trailer maximum allowed to barn.
$50/night for each additional guest beyond 6

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Ferguson 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
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , hand rails and hand held shower for handicapped use
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Claw foot tub
  • Main floor bathroom is handicapped friendly with shower and toilet hand rails. Upstairs bathroom features a shower and a claw foot tub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , wider doorway for wheelchair access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Master bedroom, bath with claw foot tub and walk-in shower
  • King size beds (1) Upstairs bedroom, shares bath with loft; Queen size Beds (1) Main floor bedroom, wheel chair accessible bathroom (1) Loft futon (double bed size)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 stall barn with pasture available, within walking distance. Ongoing 10% off offer to rent Hemlock Point in same contract with Rollin N the Hay, totaling 2 houses, 5 bedrooms, 6 stalls, 2 pastures ...all on same 16 acre property in Leatherwood Mountains gated subdivision.

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