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

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Woodfin Cabin Rental Photos and Description

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
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Rebecca Robertson. Or Wann Near
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, polish, Cambodian; a little Spanish
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
December 6, 2016
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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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(26 traveler reviews)

Sweet Cabin In The Woods, 10 min to Ashvl. A cosy Artist Retreat w Lovely Garden
average rating of 4.730769 based on 27 reviews

Beautiful Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the best time at the Wishing Tree Cabin in Asheville! It was up a hill and tucked away so very secluded - perfect for the mountain escape we were looking for. That said, it was just a 10 minute drive into downtown Asheville where we enjoyed a beautiful dinner out one evening. It's close to many grocery stores (and Starbucks!) so we had fun cooking at the cabin. The kitchen was stocked with great tools and a nice gas stove, and we enjoyed eating by the fireplace. The bed was very comfortable with a great view and lots of morning light. Rebecca was a great host and gave us plenty of privacy. Very clean and well maintained. Overall it was a fantastic stay. We hope to be back soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We came to Wishing Tree originally just to vacation, due to an accident where my husband broke his leg it became a healing retreat. Rebecca worked with us as we had to change our dates at the last minute and was very understanding. The directions were great, the cabin beyond what we were hoping for. Everything we could need and even the discount card for the nearby grocery store was waiting for us. I wish I could make a suggestion for improvement but can't think of a thing. Very comfortable bed room with huge closet and laundry, gas fireplace, well equipped kitchen, easy parking and even on crutches my husband had no problem with access. We love the Asheville area and we're glad to be there for leaf peeping time, found plenty of restaurants and lovely drives nearby. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad to have helped
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Lovely hideaway close to town and National Forests

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a wonderful relaxing time. Rebecca was great to rent from and her personal touches to the cabin made us feel right at home. We didn't want to leave! Location is prime with close access to Asheville and major highways, central location to two major National Forests, and private and quiet. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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Blissful Retreat ~ Lovely in All Ways

  • 5 of 5

I deeply appreciate the beautiful time I had in your delightful, peaceful cabin... thank you for creating such a perfect space for me to relax and flow in inspiration, surrounded by nature within harmonious design. Everything about my stay was perfect! I look forward to the next time.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aimee, I really enjoyed our time in my Bee yard. Your children's book " the Amazing Adventures of Mellisa Bee" is truly amazing. I recommend your book for all children to learn more about bees and their incredible role in the web of nature. Thank you for visiting Asheville and me. I hope you will come back again Rebecca
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Cute Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

I enjoyed my stay in the Wishing Tree Cabin. If you want peace, quiet, and proximity to Asheville, this is the place for you to stay. The cabin is clean, and comfortable. The kitchen is well stocked with all of the necessary essentials. The washer, dryer, and the walk in closet are extras that I appreciated.

Rebecca and Wann were both gracious hosts, and since they live in a cabin on the same property, they are available for any unexpected emergencies.

I am looking forward to a return visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • 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

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas/New Years
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
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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Woodfin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
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
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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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