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MoonDance River Cabin, Experience The Romance! Upscale Cabin With Hot Tub.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Craftsman Quality Riverfront Cabin

New Craftsman Riverfront cabin on 7 plus acres with beautiful mountain and river views. Decks and porches with hot tub and lots of outdoor furniture. Large great room with fully equipped gourmet kitchen, wood burning stone fireplace, very comfortable first quality furnishings, HDTV, blu-ray , stereo and high speed WIFI. Two romantic bedrooms and two beautiful bath rooms. Designer linens, spa robes, comfort and care all put together to provide you a special experience here in the mountains at MoonDance! Convenient location just outside the quaint mountain town of Hot Springs and the Hot Springs Spa. Five minutes to the Appalachian Trail. White water rafting and tubing right at your doorstep! MoonDance is perfect for a honeymoon, anniversary, romantic escape or just a getaway. Come and Relax!

Property Manager
MoonDance River Cabin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

About MoonDance River Cabin

We have lived in the mountains here for many years and enjoy the beauty and serenity this special area affords. We built MoonDance River Cabin so that our guests can also share this experience and relax and be refreshed in the beauty of the mountains and river.

Steve and Cindy

MoonDance River Cabin purchased this cabin in 2015

Why MoonDance River Cabin chose Asheville Area

The location is so special by the French Broad River. It is just outside the town of Hot Springs, in a tranquil, quiet setting. It gives a great place to relax and enjoy the river, woods and trails. Come back to the cabin and sit back in the hot tub on the private covered porch and take in the beauty of the mountains! You can be to restaurants and shops in less than 5 minutes. The Hot Springs Spa is close by also where you soak in the amazing natural mineral water and have a massage. A great place to ride your bike, fish or boat. Our desire is to create a quality cabin which reflects all the charm and style of the mountains combined with the comforts and amenities to make your vacation enjoyable and a special experience.

What makes this cabin unique

Unique riverfront location. Just outside the town of Hot Springs with the National Forest, Appalachian Trail, white water rafting, horse back riding, whitewater rafting, kayaking, biking, fishing, etc. all at your doorstep.


Hot Springs Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Beautiful master bath with double sinks, soaking tub, toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Spacious 2nd bath, double sink vanity, large shower, toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious with luxurious King sleigh bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Spacious with very comfortable queen bed
  • Spacious master suite with king bed and designer linens
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Right on the river! Great location near Appalachian Trail, white water rafting, National Forest, Town of Hot Springs and the Hot Springs Spa.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

MoonDance River Cabin, Experience The Romance! Upscale Cabin With Hot Tub.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Lovely cabin

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was so clean and looked nearly brand new, we had a delightful stay. The owners provided a high chair and pack n play, which was great to help contain our toddler twins. The view of the river (which is across a small, seldom-used creek) was beautiful. The cabin was a great jumping off spot for small hikes in the area. The beds were very comfortable, and the bathrooms luxurious. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was in immpecable condition and exactly as described!! Very clean, organized and stocked with the perfect essentials!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Everything as advertised and more...

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had a kid-free getaway weekend at the beautiful and cozy Moondance River Cabin in the adorably quaint town of Hot Springs. This cute cabin is everything we expected and more. From the moment we arrived, before we even got out of the car, we were taken aback by this gorgeous little gem of a cabin. Everything is nice, new and most importantly squeaky clean. We could tell the owners put a lot of care and love into this place. It couldn't be more perfectly located in relation to the town of Hot Springs (a short 3-minute drive) while still feeling "out in the sticks." The river is directly across the street from the cabin, and the owners took time to build a sturdy staircase down to the river. Our favorite part about this cabin was the fireplace and listening to the sounds of the river roll by from the front porch. We even had a lovely visit from about 50 wild turkeys one morning, which was neat to experience.

The tiny town of Hot Springs does have a few really good restaurants and places to get a drink, but as described, there is no grocery store, only a Dollar General and The Hillbilly Market (we found the Hillbilly Market to be quite charming and actually shopped there a couple times) but stop at a store on the way or bring your groceries from home because it's a 30-minute drive back to civilization.

This place was worth every penny and we will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That was really great that the wild turkeys showed up to welcome you! Thanks for coming to MoonDance. So glad you had a wonderful visit and experience and we certainly welcome you back anytime!
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Beautiful cabin -- clean and well equipped

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time. Everything was as expected and we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marion, North Carolina

An AMAZING slice of Heaven!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful slice of heaven!!! We wish we had more time to spend in this gorgeous, newly built log home on the French Broad River, but this was meant to be a spontaneous Ellen's getaway for us to celebrate Valentine's Day, my birthday, and our upcoming five year anniversary! We never realized how hard it would be to leave this beautifully decorated and well stocked home! The house was immaculately clean an inviting upon our late night arrival (kudos to the cleaning crew!) Everything was thought of in this home-away-from-home, and nothing left to be desired! The view and privacy was exactly what we were looking for, for our weekend of celebration and relaxation! Truly cozy and romantic, we enjoyed cooking meals together in the gourmet kitchen, snuggling on the comfy couch watching movies in front of a warm fire, soaking in the hot tub on the private back deck, and retiring in the beautiful king sleigh bed at the end of the day! We ventured into town Saturday afternoon to walk around and do some shopping, since the weather was absolutely amazingly warm for February in the mountains! We also enjoyed a cocktail on the screened-in front porch while taking in the sounds and view of the river. Every amenity is thought of in this cozy home as if it were lived in everyday by the owner themselves! We have even discussed coming back and bring our 12 & 10 year old daughters for a week of fun on the river this summer, as well as another Ellen's getaway with our best friends! We are definitely going to return, and are counting the days until our return! Our only regret is that we ran out of time and were unable to add an entry into the guest book!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming to MoonDance! We diligently work to provide just the special experience you described and are so happy you enjoyed yourselves here. Welcome back anytime!
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This was honestly the best cabin we have ever rented.

  • 5 of 5

Everything was thought of and provided, not to mention beautiful. I loved the back yard and the area beside the river. The beds were very comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked. Coffee, which I always forget was even provided. We love Hot Springs as a get away and we will do our best to best to rent this cabin. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed MoonDance! Thanks for coming.
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Spring Creek Tavern
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Reems Creek
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Iron Horse Station
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Wolf Laurel or Cataloochee
Car: necessary

MoonDance River Cabin is located in Hot Springs, NC. This is a quaint mountain town with many recreational activities. The Appalachian Trail runs through the town and also the French Broad River with great white water rafting, kayaking, tube floating and swimming. The Pisgah National Forest surrounds the town for additional exploration on the many trails through the beautiful woods, along the river and the famous Lover's Leap. Enjoy mountain biking and horse back trail riding in the area. You can also enjoy the many nearby pristine creeks and rivers for fly fishing. There are real natural hot springs here to soak in, a wonderful private and natural experience just 2 miles from MoonDance. For a nearby day trip you can take in Asheville and the Biltmore Estate. It is just a short distance from the Cabin to the trails of National Forest including the Appalachian Trail. Then you may just want to sit back and relax in comfort at MoonDance River Cabin, an amazing experience in a beautiful, scenic and peaceful setting!.


Rates & Availability

Hot Springs Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Wild Goose Festival
Jul 12 2017 - Jul 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.75%

Holiday Rates: $205.00 per night for Christmas, New Years,Thanksgiving and Valentine's. 3 night minimum stay.
*Please note our Cancellation Policy is different from the one stated on Homeaway. We cannot change this. Please read carefully our Rental Agreement Terms & Cancellation Policy. We require a signed Rental Agreement before arrival.

Manager'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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