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Scott

Member since: 2001
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Speaks: english

Pet friendly-Cozy & Comfortable log cabin, 2 screen porches, fenced yard

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Riverbend Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Futon, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

We have three weeks of October available. Check your schedule...these highly sought after weeks won't last long. Book today!

This cozy log cabin in Lake Lure, North Carolina, embraces you from the moment you enter - any time of year. Whether it's morning coffee on the porch, watching the sunset over the mountains from the deck, enjoying the beach on a sunny summer day at Mirror Lake or Lake Lure, or cuddling in front of the fire on a winter's eve, you are encouraged to catch your breath and relax in a tranquil, natural setting in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Perhaps the window seat or the hammock will encourage you to indulge in a good book or a well-deserved nap. Enjoy lunch on either screened porch. We are pet friendly!

NOTE: Please read the descriptions under each of the photos. This cabin is not on the lake.

MINIMUM RENTAL NIGHTS

November to middle of May: minimum rental is 3 nights.

End of May through October: minimum rental is 6 nights (weekly rate applies)

PICK YOUR SEASON

Springtime brings the cabin's great show of azaleas and dogwoods in bloom. From the deck during the summer watch the hummingbirds and bluebirds by day and the fireflies in the evening. The variety of trees provides a colorful, wondrous autumn. Winter mountain views are majestic.

CABIN FEATURES

Lovingly furnished with an eclectic mix of antiques and rustic pieces, the great room has a fireplace, cathedral ceiling, skylights, and ceiling fans. TV, VCR, DVD player, a large collection of movies, satellite TV, WiFi, and board games provide many choices for entertainment.

Sleeping accommodations offer two bedrooms (one king; one queen), and a futon in the great room converts to a double bed. Two full baths (linens provided). Ceiling fan in each room. Central heat and air.

WiFi included - convenient for checking out local attractions and keeping in touch.

Kitchen is fully equipped including refrigerator/freezer, stove/oven, dishwasher, microwave, toaster over, coffee maker, crock pot, blender, pots and pans, utensils, and dishes.

Favorite spots are the deck and the two screened porches. A hammock chair, cedar porch swing, gas grill, and patio furniture are provided for your enjoyment. The double hammock under the trees is a great spot to read.

COMMUNITY AMENITIES

Located in Riverbend, a gated community, guests have use of its amenities just a 5 minute drive from the cabin.

- Mirror Lake -a pretty, private lake with swimming beach

- Picnic pavilion with tables, charcoal grills, & rocking chairs - overlooking Mirror Lake

- Easy access to the Broad River for fishing, swimming, or adventuring

- Riverfront picnic area

- 'Old Swimming Hole' on the river - good place for the dogs to swim.

AREA ACTIVITIES

- Tubing on the Broad River

- Variety of hiking/walking trails and areas

- Zip line adventure (5 min. drive)

- Charming/unique shops

- Narrated boat tour of Lake Lure

- Chimney Rock State Park - incredible views

- Lake Lure Beach

- Three golf courses within 10 min. drive

- Biltmore Estate (1 hr. 15 min.)

- Horseback riding - 2 stables near by

- Car Museum in Forest City

- Tryon Equestrian Center

- Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

And MORE!

Lots of unique restaurants within a 5 to 20 minute drive.

(Menus from several of them on hand at the cabin.)

PETS WELCOME

Well behaved dogs and cats are welcome! For dogs, the deck is enclosed with a railing and connects to a fenced-in yard. Cats will likely enjoy the screened in porches.

SMOKING

No smoking at all, please.

MINIMUM AGE

Renter must be at least 25 years old.

READY TO RESERVE?

To start a reservation, click on 'BOOK IT' on right.

HAVE A QUESTION?

Click 'EMAIL OWNER' or 'SHOW PHONE NUMBER' on right.

Happy to chat with you!

Keywords: Log Cabin, pet friendly, Lake Lure NC

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Scott (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Scott

The pups and I enjoy walks and play time, both at the cabin and at home. Hard to tell which of us gets more enjoyment our of our daily morning walks.

I'm a former high school teacher and college professor. For the last 20 years I've been with a software company where I do training and customer support.

The cabin is a labor of love, and it's fulfilling to share it with guests. I take great pride in providing a welcoming and comfortable retreat for you.

Scott purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Scott chose Lake Lure

Although only a two hour drive from Columbia, SC, the Lake Lure area is a world away from the city. The scenic vistas inspire and soothe the soul. There's something very special about hanging out at the cabin - whether on a porch or on the swing. Peaceful and welcoming.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is in a private setting on over a wooded acre on a gated road, yet it is convenient to a large grocery store, restaurants, and the area attractions. Being in a gated community, guests have access to a private lake with swimming beach and a scenic picnic area along the river. The town of Lake Lure with a large town beach is a 15 min. scenic drive away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Anne,

We really enjoyed the peace, quiet, and getting back to the simple things in life at your cabin. It is very obvious that you work very hard to make sure your guests are supplied with anything they could possibly need. The kids had a wonderful time and enjoyed games and movies that are available. We look forward to coming again to your lovely cabin. Thanks a million! Helen, Kim, Derrick & Kids
Apr 2010
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(163 traveler reviews)
Pet friendly-Cozy & Comfortable log cabin, 2 screen porches, fenced yard
average rating of 4.969325 based on 164 reviews
4

Extra clean and very nice. Had everything needed for a relaxing week.

  • 4 of 5

Set up nice for our four legged kids. Had a relaxing week and enjoyed the area. Cabin and porches were extra clean, and had everything we needed during the week.Master bed was very comfortable. Only a few miles to a nice grocery store, and some nice restaurants within 15 minutes. Saw a lot of deer passing by.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC
4

Very quaint cottage in the woods.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was great. The owners take care of everything and communicate well. Everything was taken care of and worked perfectly. Cabin is well appointed and very nice to have the fenced in yard. Dog love it.. Also loved the swimming hole. Back deck was nice. Had a great time. Wish cabin had a view. Nice forest setting but no mountain or lake views. Trade off was a cozy cabin with a fenced in yard and everything you need provided.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Nice Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was very charming with the antique furniture and decorations. Much in line with my tastes and preferences. Nice quite community, back deck and screened porches. The owners were very helpful and responsive to questions and wanted to make sure we had a good time. We had a much needed relaxing few days in this cabin. Hope to visit again in the future.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charleston, South Carolina
5

Perfect pet friendly cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th trip back to the cabin and as always, was a perfect stay. We have 2 Scottie's who we rarely leave at home. If you are looking for a place to stay with your furry kids, this is the place. It's cozy, comfortable and has everything you need. The yard is fenced in which is rare. I recommend Larkins for lunch, Point of View and La Strata for dinners. But to be honest we cooked most of our meals in the cabin and sat in one of the screened in porches or at the table by the window. It is the perfect getaway!!!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The cabin and the area were just perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is a true log cabin, but full of all the creature comforts needed to make for a wonderful week.

It honestly appeared like something out of a magazine. Real logs for walls. (Clean and attractive), wood paneling and ceilings, and awesome character wood floors.

The decorating was just perfect also. Lots of character and interest that was in line with what you would expect in your home.

Everything was high quality in the kitchen. We especially appreciated the wide selection of spices that were made available.

The two screened porches, the hammock, and the double seated swing got a lot of relaxing use from us.

The owners clearly takes pride in providing a great cabin, and we appreciated it. A great setting for a relaxing carefree week.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. We're so pleased you enjoyed your time at our cabin. Please come back again.
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5

Our 20th Anniversary Trip

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was everything and then some of what we wanted and expected in a cabin. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and will definitely go back. Great location and was very convenient to the attractions we wanted to see. Fantastic setup for taking our furbaby - he definitely liked going on the walking trails and swimming at the Old Swimming Hole.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Map

Car: necessary

Zip line outfit 5 min. drive, Antique and Craft Shopping, Boat Tours, Area attractions, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Black Mountain, Biltmore Estate, 3 golf courses within 10 min. drive. Good birdwatching area.

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Rates & Availability

Riverbend Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer (7 nt. min.)
May 28 2016 - Sep 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$925
 
 
September (7 nt. min.)
Sep 10 2016 - Sep 30 2016
7 night minimum stay
$895
 
 
Fall (7 nt. min.)
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
$925
 
 
November (3 nt. min.)
Nov 5 2016 - Nov 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$140
$825
 
 
Thanksgiving (4 nt. min.)
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$160
 
 
December (3 nt. min.)
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$135
$775
 
 
Christmas/ New Yr (4 nt. min)
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$165
$925
 
 
Jan/Feb (3 nt. min.)
Jan 4 2017 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$775
 
 
Spring 2017 (3 nt. min.)
Feb 25 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
$900
 
 
Summer 2017 (7 nt. min.)
May 27 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$940
 
 
Fall (7 nt. min.)
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$925
 
 
Nov/Dec (3 nt min)
Nov 5 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$850
 
 
Christmas/New yr (4 nt min)
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$175
$950
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit (refundable) $200
Tax Rate 11.75%

Payment by CHECK is preferred (instead of credit card) in order to reduce costs and, therefore, offer reasonable rates. Well behaved pets with responsible owners allowed. Security deposit ranges from $200 to $300 based on the number/ages of occupants and pets, and it is refundable per terms in the contract within 7 days of departure. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Amenities

Riverbend Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Town ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full baths
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom with adjoining bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon on great room converts to double size
  • King bed in master bedroom, 3 windows, ceiling fan. Queen bed in second bedroom, 2 windows, ceiling fan. Double size futon in great room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Access to Riverbend amentities (private lake with beach, picnic area, river access), central heat & air, ceiling fans, skylights, screened in porch, selection of movies, board games, books, CD players, porch swing, hammock chair, Heated mattress pads (winter), No Smoking please, Well behaved pets welcome.

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