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Sweet Cabin In The Woods, 10 min to Ashvl. A cosy Artist Retreat w Lovely Garden

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

WISHING TREE- a Peaceful cabin spilling over w charm. Just 10 min fm Dwtn Ashevi

Sweet 1 bed +1bath cabin in the woods. So special and unique because it an authentic 75 year cabin on well tended ,well loved land. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Asheville and the River Arts District , 5 minutes to UNCA , Driving or hiking the Blue Ridge Parkway ,tubing and rafting the French Broad River,. Walking at Beaver Lake

Easy access to the interstate.

Located just 1 mile from I-26.

Our home is Quiet and comfortable , filled with sun light and artwork. There is a "Gas log " stove for romance and warmth. Hardwood floors throughout .

You will find a Luscious queen sized bed with linens and a bay window overlooking lush gardens. A window air conditioner keeps it cool although here in the Mountains quite often it's cool enough to sleep w the windows open during the summer months

A Fully stocked kitchen with a gas stove, full sized fridge, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster and blender etc. Large walk- in closet w full sized Washer/Dryer.

Hang out on the deck with a cool drink or have your morning coffee on the front patio. Perfect for a romantic get away.

Lovely organic gardens w medicinal plants and blooming flowers from March-October. Sit outside and you may hear my favorite bird call,,that of a "Woodland Trush". Early in the year you ll hear the small Spring Peeper frogs. And there is the sound of the fountain in the goldfish pond at the bottom of the yard.

This is a very unique cabin located behind my own home which is an 100+ year old Log Cabin. The land is filled w spirit and love, abundance and life. I am so lucky to live here and to be able to share the enchantment with you.

Ps..I am also happy to give you a tour of my BeeLoved Bee yard

More Details

Rebecca Robertson. Or Wann Near
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, polish, Cambodian; a little Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Rebecca Robertson. Or Wann Near

I live in the 100 yr old Log Cabin at the front of the 1 acre property. Our land is filled w blooming trees ,bushes and flowers from March till October. I have extensive organic flower and vegetable gardens surrounding the cabin.We are glass artists and urban bee keepers.

Rebecca Robertson. Or Wann Near purchased this cabin in 1999

Why Rebecca Robertson. Or Wann Near chose North Carolina

Located, only 6 miles from Downtown Asheville and minutes to Weaverville. So sweet. A rare opportunity to glimpse an artist lifestyle. The propery is filled w flowers and gardens,a pond ,mature trees, oaks, dogwoods,redbuds. Medicinal garden includes solumans seal ,trilliums,comfrey ,Motherwort and borage.

I have an apiary( bee temple) at the lower end of the property- our bees are out of site but, you are welcome to walk over to the properties edge and come sit and observe them.

It's a mountain retreat , so enchanting you may even glimpse a Farie from the corner of your eye.

The YMCA and Beaver Lake are close by for a workout or walk. Grocery stores with in 3 miles. Stoney Knob Restaurant,Bavarian Restaurant and Thirsy Monk are within 2 miles and downtown Asheville is only a 10 minute drive.

What makes this cabin unique

Unique 75 year old cabin in the woods. Cosy, charming and quirky. Comfortably outfitted w luscious queen sized bed and fully stocked kitchen . There is a Deck on the back of the cabin and garden for morning coffee or sunset glass of beer or wine.

Gas log stove adds charm, romance and warmth.

Brimming w artwork. It is both peaceful and quiet.

NOTE: The road is a little bumpy and walkway is a little uneven and the charm is unequivocal

Guestbook comments from the owner

We spent a long week -end Hiking the trails on the Blue Ridge Parkway. The cabin was the perfect location for access to restaurants in Asheville and then hiking during the day. Rebecca recommended a hike along the Larel River and then we rented Hot Tub ( # 5) at nearby Hot Springs. We had a fantastic vacation. The cabin was very clean ,comfortable and quiet. We loved staying at the Wishing Tree. Only wished we could stay longer
May 2015
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Woodfin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Small bath w tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Possibility of bringing in a folding bed
  • 1 bedroom w Queen bed, bay window ,dresser, walk in Closet IN living room there is a SLEEPER SOFA with A TWIN BED Walk in closet
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The Wishing a Tree cabin is located on a private gravel driveway. The road gets bumpy after a big rain. It's about a 3 minute drive on gravel. The property was built many years ago and the walkway is not perfectly level so take care.


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Sweet Cabin In The Woods, 10 min to Ashvl. A cosy Artist Retreat w Lovely Garden
average rating of 4.6764708 based on 35 reviews

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! The location was perfect and easy access to everything. We would stay here again in a heart beat and will recommend to friends and family!!!:):):)

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Oasis

  • 5 of 5

A great cabin to get away from hectic life and listen to the birds. Cabin is located with easy access to Asheville and surrounding area. Well stocked with needs for daily life (except tissues...that would've made it perfect) and owner is very nice. Rebecca even accommodated my request to compost the kitchen scraps. We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint and quiet

  • 5 of 5

10/10 would recommend

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Blacksburg, VA

Great spot near Asheville

  • 4 of 5

This place is exactly as it looks in the pictures. Yes there are other houses near it, etc, but it is really a nice cozy little cabin for a romantic getaway. The area behind the cabin is a peaceful zen garden kind of thing. Overall exactly what we were looking for.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time here! Sometimes you see these cabins in the pictures but then in real-life they are right next to other cabins. This was not at all. Very private and secluded but still close to the amenities and sites of Asheville! Cozy, comfortable and a perfect stay for 1-3 people. We'd book this again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Surprise in the Woods

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is rustic with very cute touches. Very quiet considering the location. We reside in rural Pa. and this cottage so reminded me of our area. Bed very comfy, kitchen clean. I would have liked paper towels and storage bags or containers for leftover food. We would return. Barbara McRath

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stoney Knob Cafe
"Unusual ,eclectic decor. Really good food.many Greek food choices. "
The Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe
Blue Mountain Pizza
"Local music"
Vance Birthplace
Thirsty Monk
"Extensive Beer Menu"
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Thirsty Monk
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Fireplace Resturant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Car: necessary

Hiking the 100s of miles of trails near - by. Browse dozens of art galleries,check out the live theater and symphony. Enjoy" Mountain Music" at the free event , Shindig on the Green. Leaf looking. River rafting and oh yes THE FOOD, ! Ps...Beer City USA


Rates & Availability

Woodfin Cabin Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

I have a 6 week cancelation policy except for 1 month+ rentals . On long term rentals I do not take cancelations unless you give me a 90 day notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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