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River cabin with cozy comfort and a view.

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Creston Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

The OWL'S NEST cabin nestled in the heart of North Carolina's beautiful 'BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS' overlooking the North Fork of the 'NEW RIVER'. A short distance from Boone, Blowing Rock, W. Jefferson & Mt. City TN.

Our appropriately titled Owl's Nest cabin is the ideal 'VACATION SPOT', with gorgeous mountain and river views. The 'BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS' are beautiful in every season, each one presenting it's own array of events, places to visit and things to do and see. A getaway at the Owl's Nest is sure to catch you up on that much needed R&R, or just provide a quiet place to escape from the hustle and bustle while still being within driving distance of a variety of activities.


* Air conditioning

* Washer/Dryer

* Full kitchen

* Deck w/fireplace overlooking the river and mountains

* Tubing, Kayaking, Fishing, Hiking & Cycling

Keywords: Log Cabin

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Glenn Creech
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2016
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About Glenn Creech

Kathleen & I live and work in Charlotte NC but enjoy the piece & quiet the Owls Nest has to offer. I was raised in eastern Kentucky and have always been drawn to the mountains. We were fortunate to find this property and enjoy taking family & friends when the opportunity arises. I don't think anyone can find a more relaxing rental in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Glenn Creech purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Glenn Creech chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

The Owls Nest is located on 5 acres and has trees behind the cabin and the river running through the front yard. The views are wonderful and the sound of the river, birds and wind in the trees is soothing to the soul!!

What makes this cabin unique

The Owls Nest is the perfect location to get away and relax without being to far from civilization if you choose.

A large new covered porch with fireplace makes Owls Nest more enjoyable even through the coolest months.


based on 26 traveler reviews

River cabin with cozy comfort and a view.
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

LOVE IT!!! Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was great, very comfy. The furnishings were perfect, but the fireplace on the porch was the best part of all. Although it rained all day we stayed on the porch with a cozy fire all day long! Of all the cabins we have been to this is the one... already making plans to return. Why drive to Gatlinburg TN when the best is in Creston NC 👍𣐽򓘍

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and myself along with my sister and her husband have stayed at the "Owls Nest" twice this year. We highly recommend this property as it feels like home. Location is beautiful, peaceful and totally relaxing. Love sitting on the porch and listening to the stream bubbling along with nature sounds. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this property justice. It is truly a magical location-- beautiful views, river literally a few steps away, plus a wonderful porch with fireplace to enjoy your hot coffee in the cool, misty mornings. Our kids log-rolled down the hill, played in the river, hung out in the hammock, and roasted s'mores at night. It was perfect. More than one of my Instagram followers wanted to know more after seeing the pictures I posted this weekend. It felt like I was letting them in on a big secret! Another bonus: the Ingles in West Jefferson is an awesome grocery store, particularly if you are used to getting organic produce or have folks in your family with special food needs, like gluten-free, etc. That is often hard to find but this store is huge with an awesome selection.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anniversary getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The place looks like a post card. The views were wonderful and the sound of the stream in the front yard was so relaxing. It was our 40th anniversary and we could not have picked a better place. Checking the calendar for next trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The place to getaway from the day to day hustle

  • 5 of 5

The best part of this rental is the location. Far away enough to relax but within 45 min of Virginia creeper. Grayson highlands and Boone. The new river is right there in the front yard I put the wife and son on a tube and picked them up about 1.5 later downstream. The outdoor porch with fireplace was very relaxing. You are surrounded by mountains river and only a few homes not close enough to impead your privacy. The home had linens. Kitchen. Supplies. All we needed were

Personal belongings which made packing easier. Will be going back

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We're glad you have discovered one of the treasures of the Blue Ridge Mountains and want to return. We love sharing our cabin with people who appreciate what this property has to offer.
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Amazing hidden treasure!

  • 5 of 5

The place is private but about 20 minutes from west jefferson. It is so clean and spacious! We enjoyed fishing on the new river but nothing quite like sitting on that beautiful porch in the mornings and evenings. We also enjoyed going downtown west jefferson for a day of shopping and visiting the cheese factory! Thank you Glenn and Katherine for sharing your beautiful home with us we will

Ould definitely love to stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and for choosing Owls Nest cabin. We would love to have you return to enjoy the cabin, river and mountains. The welcome mat is always out.
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Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Black Jacks, Boonedocks Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Jefferson Landing , Mountain Aire , Redtail
Car: necessary

W. Jefferson/Jefferson 20 min, Boone/30 min, Blowing Rock 40 min & Banner Elk approx. 45 min, Mt. City TN 20 min.

Other Activities: snowboarding & skiing, shopping, kayaking, tubing, fishing, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, bike & hiking trails, State Parks.


Rates & Availability

Creston Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 7.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Creston Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Outdoor fireplace on porch with wood provided

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