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John Albert

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Family Friendly Mountain Cabin @4400 Feet with Full Club Privileges

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Wolf Laurel Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

The Cabin is our Home away from Home. Stress just seems to jump off us as we drive through the gate. We have so many memories with our children and grands and they love the fact that it's only 200 paces to the WL Country Club. Despite being so close, we feel secluded and love to hunker down on the porch or in front of the fire with a good book. During the Winter, we are one of the most accessable Cabins as all roads and the drive are paved and plowed after snow. Our younger visitors love that there is so much to do inside the WL Gates and all accessable due to our equity membership in the Golf Club and Amenities. The Wolf Mt. Lower Ski Lodge is just inside the Wolf Laurel Gate. Besides the normal stuff (golf, tennis & pool), riding Mountain Trails from the WL Stables is our favorite. We do venture outside the gate as there so many great day trips: rafting; Ashville dining & culture; Burnsville; Hot Springs and Little Switzerland (Blueridge Parkway) for lunch. But the greatest aminity is beautiful Big Bald Mountain and the App Trail which is minutes away from the Cabin.

NOTE: The Amenities are open all year round. The Pool, Golf Course and Club Dining are open 5/1-10/30.

The Cabin:

On the main level, you walk into an all white pine, vaulted ceiling open design that immediately ushers you into the mountain experience. Leather couches and chair around the fireplace is where most of the indoor relaxing is done except during March Madness when the guys camp out to watch the 60' Sony. The dining area is also beautifully furnished with two matching china cabinets and a large dining room table that seats 8-10. A fully equipped modern kitcken is bordered by a bar that seats 3 and large counter that seats 4 more. You've got nice china, serving dishes, wine glasses and cooking utincils that will accomodate a large & special dinner party. There is a powder room on the main level. A large Master is also on the main level. Elegant matching Pine Furnature and King Bed adds to the mountain flavor. My kids like to use the huge walkin closet for an extra crib or blowup bed for young children. The beautiful master bath has double sinks, a jacuzzi bath, shower and tile floor.

The lower level has two more large bedrooms with large closets. Both are beautifully furnished with queen beds. The rear bedroom also has wonderful bunk deds. A full bath is accessable to the bedrooms and den/playroom. The lower level has a computer center (with WiFi), a media center (TV/DVD/Games) with 2 counches (one a queen pullout) and a large round game table great for that late night poker game. Also on the lower level is full washer/dryer, regular refirgerator and all the fishing/camping and other sports equipment you'll need. You can also find a pack-n-play, high chair and stroller stored in the storage closet.

Huge porches run the full length of the upper and lower levels and provide a wonder view the 10th fareway and the mountains. On the upper porch are rocking chairs and a large teak table and seating that can accomodate 8-10 for covered outdoor dining. One other area we use alot is the stone patio off the lower level which has a fire pit. Smores is a favorite for the grands.

Keywords: Beautifully constructed and furnished Log Home that is the closest Cabin to great dining and spectacular golf at the Wolf Laurel Country Club. Don't golf? Then you may enjoy taking advantage of amenities package that goes with the Cabin including: Pool; Trout Pond; Tennis; Rustic Playground & Pavilion. But once you get inside this quiet retreat, you'll probably just want to enjoy it's beauty and restful quiet. For the hiker, don't forget that the App Trail is a quick walk away.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
John Albert (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About John Albert

We have been married for 46 years and raised 4 children (all married now-8 grands) on the water in Savannah, GA. We love the coast but over the past 9 years we've come to know the peace and beauty of the Mountains-particularily at Wolf Laurel/Big Bald Mountain. We purchased the Cabin in 2006 and then a house on the other side of the Mountain in 2011. We also love being so close to the Club!

John Albert purchased this cabin in 2006

Why John Albert chose Asheville Area

Great for the Grands and Close to everything that is happening at Wolf Laurel.

What makes this cabin unique

Love sitting by the fire, on the porches and cooking smores at the fire pit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

(From the Guest Book) We had a wonderful stay. The Cabin had everything we needed & more. The FL kids were so excited to see snow & build a SNOWMAN....Thanks
Jan 2016
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)
Family Friendly Mountain Cabin @4400 Feet with Full Club Privileges
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews
5

Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin for our needs and great location. The owner John was easy to work with and very personable.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome New Years Weekend in the mountains!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We (my sisters and nieces) thoroughly enjoyed our time at this beautiful cabin. From the moment we walked in it felt like home. It is spacious, modern, well kept and stocked with everything we needed. The views are spectacular with windows everywhere you turn. It was easy and wonderful planning the trip with John and we can't wait to go back. Thank you John for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Flagler beach fl
5

Christmas with our kids

  • 5 of 5

We have 5 teenage kids ad wanted to do something more than exchanging gifts this year for Christmas. We live in Florida and our kids have never seen snow- so we decided a ski trip would be a great surprise.

We had an amazing time! We had ten hours on the road (remember 5 teenagers) so imagine our surprise and relief when we pulled into the driveway at 8pm and the cabin greeted us very well lit, a welcome card and a bottle of wine! And our trip only got better from there!

The house is beautifully decorated, has a tremendous amount of space, and is very inviting!

We would definitely come back. The house faces a golf course and our kids used it to sled down- the house even came equipped with sleds!!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heather & Gang-So glad you had a great time!Please cpme back and see us! John & Liz
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5

Fabulous visit!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a nice trip to Wolf Laurel and stayed in this adorable cabin. We had everything we needed and it was in a great location. Private and yet right near everything. We hiked a bunch, played golf, and ate at the club's restaurant. Mostly, however, we just relaxed. Our dog loved the neighborhood. SO many great places to walk her. The owners were so helpful if we needed anything. The house was super clean and the bed..... so comfortable.... we slept like babies!! We will be back. We have stayed all over the world in VRBO's and this is one of our favorite stays.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patty-great to have you stay with us and if you need more insight into buying at Wolf Laurel please call!
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Bluffton, SC
5

Quiet Beautiful Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Mornings come to life with birds, chipmunks, and the smell of coffee. No delivery trucks, school bus stops, or neighbors running noisy lawn equipment to spoil that extra hour of sleep. Aaaahhh . . . Short drive to Asheville, Mt. Mitchell and the Blue Ridge Parkway. We had an excellent stay. The house is great. No mosquitos, sand gnats.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC Area
5

The Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

My golf group has stayed at another house in Wolf Laurel for years, but we've found a new home base! The location of the cabin is perfect (near enough the clubhouse to easily walk, yet tucked in the woods and private). The owner was very helpful every step of the way, and the house was well appointed.

I plan to come back with my family as well as my golf gang too.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: David-glad the visit worked so well. We will look forward to your return visit! John & Liz
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Tri-Cities TN
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
WL Counrty Club Lounge
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
WL Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Just 5 Miles up the Mountain from I-26 Exit 3
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
WL Country Club Resturant
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Wolf Mt. Lower Lodge with the Wolf Laurel Gate

Wolf Laurel Stables offers a great Mountain Riding Experience for all ages. The lower ski lodge is within Wolf Laurel and 1.25 miles from the Cabin.

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Rates & Availability

Wolf Laurel Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Club Season
May 6 2016 - Oct 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 
 
Christmas Week
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,650
 
 
Ski Season
Jan 5 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning/Linen Fee $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.75%

In the Rental Agreement you can opt for providing a credit card # in leau of a security deposit. Ours is a valuable property, but we have found that it is easier for our guests to give a credit card # as a security deposit versus paying for the Rental Insurance ($59 for $1500 damage insurance) or providing a personal check ($500). Fortunately we've never had a damage claim!
This year VRBO has instituted an 8% surcharge paid by the renter directly to them. To save this fee you need to not book directly online, let us know you want to pay directly by check when you make your inquiry.

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Amenities

Wolf Laurel Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1) 2 Twin Matresses
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
2 large porches with plenty of rockers and large dining table under cover on the upper porch that will seat 10. The slate patio on the lower level has a fire pit where the kids love to cook smores. Bieng on the very tough 10th fareway provides kids a great opportunity to hunting golf balls (avg. harvast 300/season). Great game table in the lower level den.

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