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Riverfront Cabin, Fishing steps from front porch, Private & Secluded

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8)

We invite you to visit our North Carolina Mountain, one-of-a-kind riverfront vacation cabin conveniently located to Asheville, Biltmore Estate, Black Mountain, Chimney Rock, and Lake Lure.

Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Rock Creek Retreat is the perfect place to leave the world behind and enjoy a secluded natural paradise offering the ultimate in privacy, yet located only minutes from popular Western North Carolina Mountain locations and activities.

The natural beauty begins on the Blue Ridge Parkway as you make your way to the cabin and then continues as you turn into the hidden driveway and see the Broad River as it makes a tranquil bend just in front of the home. The river winds its way down the mountain through the lush green of rhododendron, dogwood, spruce, and pine that landscapes the 2 1/2 acre property.

You can enjoy the relaxing sights and sounds of the river right from the rocking chair porch of this vacation home in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Stroll down to the edge for a closer view, cool your feet, or cast for a few of the native trout. Above all, just relax and feel the stress of daily life melt away.

Special Features include:

* Three cozy bedrooms... two with queen-size beds, and a third with twins

* Breakfast room/den with comfortable futon that sleeps an additional two persons

* Two full baths... equally accessible to all bedrooms

* Large stone hearth and wood-burning stove... perfect for relaxing any time of year. Wood is provided.

* Spacious river-view porch with rocking chairs, porch swing, and outside dining

* Riverside outdoor fireplace and picnic area

* Everything needed for a comfortable and carefree stay... all linens, towels, cooking utensils, washer and dryer, Satellite TV, DVD, grill

* Sleeps eight comfortably

* Lovely path down to river from cabin to enjoy fishing, floating and wading, or sunbathing.

Keywords: Cabin, river, fishing, mountain, secluded

More Details

Owner
Debbie Miller
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We arrived with our 8 children and never dreamed of the memories we would make at this perfect cabin by the creek. Our four boys explored the beauty of God's Beautiful Creation by the flowing river. The girls laid blankets out and read under the big, colorful trees. My husband taught my boys how to cut wood and we sat on the front porch wrapped in blankets and talked of "family things" and our future dreams… The smell of the wood stove will be a special reminder of our stay at Rock Creek.

Oct. 2011.
Oct 2011
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Amenities

Black Mountain Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Stone Hearth with Wood-burning Stove, Outdoor Fireplace, Direct TV, Electric grill. No Pets-no exceptions.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Riverfront Cabin, Fishing steps from front porch, Private & Secluded
average rating of 4.736842 based on 59 reviews
Memphis, TN
5

Quiet Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Rock Creek Retreat. It is in a lovely setting where you feel as if you had the woods and river all to yourself. The outdoor fireplace and lovely porch where we could eat while we saw and heard the river made us feel like we were completely in the woods, but when the rain came we could go inside and watch a movie and play games. We loved watching all the hummingbirds that came to feeder on the porch. It was also located near Black Mountain, Montreat, Asheville, Chimney Rock and Lake Lure. What a wonderful combination of the great outdoors and the modern conveniences! Thank you for a serene and restful time at your cabin!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great setting

  • 3 of 5

The setting is very nice, you can see and hear the river from the house and property.

The electric heat is ample and the wood stove was nice to burn in the mornings.

A few updates would be nice... The TV is tiny, and the overall condition of the home is a little rough. (Nice for a fishing cabin, but as a vacation home, and I feel it is priced as a vacation home,) it is a bit rough.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have made some recent updates. We are committed to minimum technology and maintaining a true retreat with the feel of another time, place and pace. This is our own retreat with all the comforts of home yet reminiscent of the simplicity of days gone by.
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4

Very beautiful and cozy cabin.

  • 4 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful vacation at the cabin. The veiw was breath taking would love to come back in the spring.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Buxton, NC
5

Reunion at Rock Creek Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our family have the opportunity to gather at Rock Creek Retreat for a family reunion. The cabin was absolutely what we all needed and wanted in a mountain retreat. The cabin's front porch with a view of the deck and creek water babbling below was very welcoming. We all were able to relax, reflect and rejuvenate. The house was very well appointed. The cabin and furniture was very comfortable and cozy. We will be back again to visit. We all agreed we would want to stay longer in this magical place.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

Great view of the river from the porch. Loved sitting on the rocking chairs and watching nature go by.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Lovely property, located on a small river, off the beaten track

  • 4 of 5

My family and i stayed here for a long weekend in August. It was very hot, but the cabin air conditioning worked well, and it was cool enough at night to open the windows and enjoy the sounds of nature. The kitchen was well-equipped, the beds were clean and comfortable. The Millers provide entertainment - puzzles, games, movies, etc. However, our favorite activity was sitting outside on the porch or deck, watching the river and talking. We also enjoyed splashing around in the water. Communication with our hosts before, during, and after our trip was prompt and comprehensive. several items were left behind, and they very graciously helped us retrieve them. Lovely weekend!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Straightaway Cafe and Pub
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Straightaway Cafe and Pub
Nearest Point of Interest
Chimney Rock State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Cedar Creek Stables
Nearest Point of Interest
Asheville Yoga Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Edan Art Festival (LEAF)
Nearest Point of Interest
The Biltmore
Nearest Point of Interest
Cheshire Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Mt. Mitchell State Park
Car: necessary

Fishing on the property. Tubing and swimming in the river.

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Rates & Availability

Black Mountain Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak
May 1 2017 - Nov 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Holiday
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Housekeeping $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

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