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Romantic Getaway in Leatherwood Mountains!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2br 2b , Large Open Kitchen And Family Room With Views Mountain from windows!

The 'Catbird Seat' is our beautiful custom cedar home in exclusive Leatherwood Mountians, 'sitting pretty' on the top of a ridge with 270 degree views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Breathtaking sunsets, morning mists, autumn colors and milky way nights can be seen from the hot tub on the front covered porch.

We have updated the kitchen with all new appliances and huge sink giving everything a sleek look.

2BR/2B ; Large Family Room/Kitchen Area, wood floors, tongue and groove walls & Cathedral ceiling make this home very inviting . On cool nights you can sit in front of the gas fireplace and get toasty warm. It's 23,000 BTU's warm up the entire house.

The kitchen has beautiful stone tiles and solid pine cabinets.

Washer/Dryer has it's own niche , behind bi-fold doors.

Master Bedroom has a king size bed and adjoining full bath; Guest room has a Queen bed across the hall from another full bath.

Numerous windows allow natural light to come in, along with views of wildlife and nature.

On almost 5,000 acres and 100 miles of private trails, Leatherwood Mountains is the perfect getaway for trail riders and hikers who enjoy packing a lunch and heading up the mountain to enjoy the rushing water of the creeks, the views, and the serenity.

Horse boarding available; Guided trails rides can be arranged.

Hiking can be done starting right out the front door. There are over 100 miles of hiking trails in this development of 2,000 acres. Also available: Kayaking, rafting, fishing, restaurants.

18 miles(40 min) from Boone, Blowing Rock, all the ski resorts are an hour away; you will have your days filled.

Or, you just might want to spend the time in the hot tub with that special someone enjoying a romantic, secluded getaway.

Word of caution, in the mountains there are many "bugs," insects, etc.

Chiggers are the worst. They reside in the grass . It is best not to wear shorts in the summer..but pants and use a good bug spray. Bring a bottle of clear nail polish along in case you do get a chigger bite. Apply nail polish to the bite .

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About management

My husband and I fell in love with horses and mountains on a family vacation to Montana. To get away from the Arizona summer heat, we went every summer.

After my son started college we decided to buy horses. What a disaster ! Eventually we did find 2 well broke Tennessee Walkers that we rode in the Arizona mountains, across rivers no less! We were naive; We trusted the advice of other horsemen, and had a great time. We felt no fear crossing rushing water waist deep. NOW, 20 years later? You would not be able to get me to do that for love or money!

We relocated to the Southeast with our 2 horses, dogs, and kitties and set up Morningstar Farms.

Suddenly, finding myself on 40 acres, instead of a postage stamp, my horse collection grew!

We enjoyed 10 years of breeding and raising Tennessee Walkers; getting involved with rescue organizations , and trail riding with friends.

management purchased this cabin in 2010

Why management chose High Country & Blue Ridge Mountains

Our dream was to find a place in the mountains with trails right outside our door. Loading up horses in the trailer and driving hours was no longer do-able.

We found our 'Catbird Seat' on top of the mountain surrounded by nature's beauty. Vacationing in the mountains has always seemed the ultimate in relaxation. In it's casual setting, our cabin is easy to feel relaxed and laid back in.

What makes this cabin unique

With retirement still a few years off, we enjoy our cabin on occasional weekends. I want to share the peaceful feeling of these mountains with others. When my guests arrive home after a few days, or week in these tranquil surroundings, they can pass that feeling onto their family and friends. It will make the world a better place.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great time. LOVELY VIEW. Birthday week.


Stonewall, NC
Jul 2012
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Ferguson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 full baths . Hall bath has shower; master bath has combined tub/shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , with attached bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1),
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Romantic Getaway in Leatherwood Mountains!
average rating of 4.625 based on 54 reviews

Beautiful Little Piece of Quiet

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in the Cat Bird Seat over a long weekend for our anniversary. It was absolutely perfect! The cabin is warm and inviting. Liz has lots of amenities set up, including a small library of books, games, and toys to keep people entertained. Not that we used any of it. With a stunning vista on either side of the house, our choices were mainly "grill out while gazing at beautiful mountains" or "sit in the hot tub while gazing at beautiful mountains."

The best part about this cabin is its privacy. It is part of a neighborhood that's wrapped around the mountain. However, it's no cheap camp ground with cabins lined up in a row. They are spread out, and the foliage is dense enough to completely obscure your view of anybody else. We could not see the road from our cabin or our cabin from the road. It was far more secluded than most of the other cabins on the mountain.

At the base of the mountain is a little restaurant and horse ranch. The cabin is not affiliated with them, but they are very friendly and inviting. We wandered around on their trails and rented a couple horses for a tour, and the whole experience was wonderful. The scenery is truly idyllic, with rocky mountain streams babbling around every corner.

We will definitely recommend this place to others. From my limited experience, it's hard to find a rental cabin that isn't part of a cookie cutter chain. This is definitely out of that mold, and for anybody trying to get away from the world for a bit, it's exactly what you need.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin was as advertised and the views were wonderful. In the mornings we would walk the dog and of course see a family of deer doing the same thing.

We would return for the beauty and peaceful surroundings. On top of that the shower and water pressure were awesome!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the cabin for a long weekend getaway. The views from the porch and hot tub are awesome! The kitchen has everything you need to cook big meals. You can walk right from the cabin to miles of hiking trails. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to others looking for a peaceful getaway.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Amazing all around!!!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful cabin tucked away in the middle of nowhere! It was very clean, stocked well with supplies and very quiet. We loved watching the sunset fall behind the mountain range from the rocking chairs on the front porch and hot tub. Blowing Rock is a quick 45 minute drive through beautiful scenery for a great meal and shopping! Hiking trails are less than a 10 minute walk (head right out of driveway, you'll see Ambush Trail on the right side of th road). It's a moderate to strenuous hike! Our dogs loved running around the woods without a leash, freeing them from the normal restrictions of city life :). Liz was very easy to work with and ensured our stay was pleasant. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Raleigh, North Carolina

Very quiet and charming

  • 5 of 5

My honey and I booked for a 2 night weekend stay in early October. The house and surroundings were lovely. We especially enjoyed the hot tub and the beautiful view from the deck. It was very quiet and peaceful, exactly what we needed.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful setting

  • 4 of 5

This cabin felt remote but still an easy drive to a lot of local attractions. Very quiet and relaxing, beautiful views and the cabin itself was clean and comfortable. I would happily book it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Charlotte, NC
Nearest Barpub
Saddlebrook Restaurant located at entry gate
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
Hwy 421
Nearest Restaurant
Saddlebrook Restaurant located at the entry gate
Nearest Ski
44 Miles
Beech MT, Sugar Mt, etc, all an hour away
Car: necessary

-Stone Mountain Golf Club overlooking Stone Mountain State Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway

-W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir; Environmental Center and Kerr Scott Trails

-Wilkes Heritage Museum: Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame

-Wilkes Play makers Community Theater

-Yadkin River Green Way

-Wilkes Art Gallery

-Midtown Garden Market

-Taupe Gallery: contemporary craft, handcrafted jewelery and paintings.

-Book Exchange

-Super Fly, Kayak, Canoes, & Tube Rental


Rates & Availability

Ferguson Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 24 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 2 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 8 2017 - Nov 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter I
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 8.0%

to avoid paying the VRBO fee, you can send me a bank check or make a deposit into my account.

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