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The Jennifer- Beautiful Mountain Retreat!

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The Beautiful Log Home is stylishly furnished and offers 3 Large Bedrooms and 2 1/2 Bathrooms. The Downstairs Master Bed Room offers a King Bed with adjacent full bath with Jacuzzi Tub. In the Upstairs/ Open Loft level you will find an 2 additional bedrooms, full bath and Sitting/Entertainment Area. The Upstairs bedrooms each can sleep 2 guests. The first room has a full size bed and the other has 2 matching twin size beds. On the Downstairs/Main Floor you will find The Great Room, (with spectacular views of 6 different smokey mountain ranges) a Floor to Ceiling Hand Crafted Stone, Wood burning Fireplace, the Dining Room, as well as the Full Sized Open Floor plan Kitchen. The Beauty of the Mountains is displayed and enjoyed from the attached wrap-around deck. Our log rental home is in Mars Hill (Wolf Laurel Area) minutes from Asheville. This beauty is available year round as a seasonal rental, with the beauty of the Mountains to seen in their glory. Come relax and be refreshed.

Also see the Mariah #: 410082

These two cabins are located a block apart.

More Details

Mary Anderson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Mary Anderson

This Log Home was lovingly crafted over a 2 year period by the Minnesota native owner/ builder himself. Much of the lumber used to construct this beauty was harvested from the land it is seated on. This home is one a kind and must be seen to truly appreciate its beauty.

Mary Anderson purchased this cabin in 2000

Why Mary Anderson chose Mars Hill

This House is a Builder's Dream accomplished, and like none other in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is set apart from any other home due to it's many special unique touches.

What makes this cabin unique

Quiet Solitude, Breathtaking Views, Untouched Blue Ridge Mountain Scenery, and Fresh Mountain Air.


Our Hand-Crafted Log Home is lovingly named after our granddaughter, Jennifer and is a beautiful vacation retreat spot with numerous local attractions. These attractions are sure to appeal to and be enjoyed by everyone. Some activities include, but are not limited to hiking, river rafting, tubing, horseback riding, natural hot springs, fishing, and skiing, As well as world famous Asheville attractions, such as, world class dining, shopping, sightseeing, and entertainment for all ages, The historic Biltmore and Grove Park Inns are less than 30 mins away from our beautiful location. We invite you to, Come and experience tranquil solitude, any season of the year.


Mars Hill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1) Antique Four Post Bed in Downstairs Master Bedroom, Double Beds (2) In Upstairs Bedroom #1 and Upstairs Loft, Twin or Single Beds (2) In Upstairs Bedroom #2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (5) There are 5 couches in this Home. Each of them would easily be suited for additional sleeping areas.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


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The Jennifer- Beautiful Mountain Retreat!
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Great house for family get away!

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful with wonderful views of the mountains. Mary was a pleasure to deal with.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing property and location

  • 5 of 5

The host shows amazing hospitality from the beginning to end. I felt like I’ve known her forever! The property is on top of a mountain with some amazing views. Inside boast some of the best architecture I’ve seen that’s hand made and built. After reading about the property before booking, I wouldn’t have expected the archetectural perfection that I walked into. The amenities were amazing and to be able to have thanksgiving with the family, we wanted for nothing. Anything you need is in this place and the host would accommodate if it isn’t. The space is very open and spacious, great for families. Well situated where the sun hits it just right. Very well heated and the sun provides the natural heat it needs. All in all, I have to say I couldn’t have chosen a better cabin to spend Thanksgiving with th Family. Thank you Mary for being a great host.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice property!

  • 4 of 5

The Jennifer is a lovely home situated near the Appalachian Trail, Weaverville (quaint town), the Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville. It has lovely views and is a great space for gathering a family.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful weekend at The Jennifer!

  • 5 of 5

The Jennifer cabin was the perfect place for our mountain weekend away this past weekend. Mary is such a warm and welcoming hostess and made sure everything about our stay was perfect! The cabin has such a “home away from home” feel, and the views from the floor to ceiling windows are absolutely beautiful - especially with a great back porch area - such a delight for early morning coffee! We enjoyed the fire pit area in the evenings and nearby hiking trails for daytime activities. We were also able to enjoy nearby Downtown Asheville for an arts festival and live music. It was such a wonderful weekend, many thanks to Mary and her beautiful home!!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review, I so love it when other know the story of the cabin and are able to enjoy its legacy . You were great quest and please come back again. ....Happy Thanksgiving. Mary
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Beautiful Mountain View

  • 4 of 5

Loved the nature around and scenic views.

Close to Ashvile. The owner very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joanna, It was a pleasure having you stay here. The way you left our log home was incredible. Joanna hope you come back again .
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Awesome time at The Jennifer!

  • 5 of 5

The Jennifer came just as advertised and more. Beautiful, very clean cabin with all the amenities. All this combined with the awesome service provided by Mary, the owner, made our labor day weekend one of the most memorable for our group of 10 adults. The cabin is nestled in the mountains of North Carolina in the city of Mars Hills. It came fully stocked with toiletries that served 10 adults over the weekend. Spacious, well-furnished rooms and a living room with a spectacular view of the mountains. Everyone unanimously agreed that's the spot we'll be staying the next trip to the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, also the respect that you showed for the cabin
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

if there is need to make payment arrangements please call 954 873 8035

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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