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Quaint Log Cabin - Private River Access to French Broad River

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Last updated: 09/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hot Springs cabin description

If you have been looking for the perfect log cabin rental in the Hot Springs and Asheville area, YOU HAVE FOUND IT!!! Our mountain getaway is surrounded by the Pisgah and Cherokee National Forests. The French Broad River flows just below the small bluff upon which we perch overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, and you have private access to the river! We are a 6 mile, scenic, flat, straight drive along the river to the town of Hot Springs. (3 of the 6 miles along River Rd. are gravel). The drive to Asheville is an easy, 45 minutes of beautiful mountain farm land scenery. This is not a sterile vacation rental; this log cabin is filled with unique finishing touches designed to give you a true North Carolina mountain getaway experience.

Enjoy a sunny deck or a screened porch with fans as you relax in the privacy Paint Rock Cabin offers. Linens and kitchenware are provided, and well-behaved pets are welcome to enjoy the mountains. The master bedroom offers a Queen sized bed and a Jacuzzi Tub, while the downstairs room offers two daybeds with trundles that can be configured in multiple ways, including 4 twins or two kings or the kid favorite, Giant Super Bed. Terraced garden beds are landscaped with different flowers blooming throughout the growing season. A fire pit is located in the woods, and a hammock always begs for a breezy nap.

Our private access to the river includes 5 acres of shoreland where you can peacefully enjoy our calm French Broad river pool. This is the perfect location to bring your fishing rod and picnic, build a fire, and enjoy a slower pace everybody deserves. You can also easily launch a river vessel here to enjoy the casual flow of the river. Kayaks, rafts, tubes, and canoes all work well in the French Broad and make for perfect afternoon fun.

Paint Rock Cabin is THE place to enjoy the North Carolina Blue Ridge mountains. Pull out your calendar and find the time to book a truly unique and relaxing vacation cabin experience.

ADVENTURE DISCLAIMER- *****PLEASE NOTE*****: The French Broad River has flooded about 6 times in the last two years (2013 was a record flood year for this area/ NOT normal), and when it floods, River Road floods. Of course we have no control over this happening. Usually, guests can exit one of 2 back ways into Tennessee which adds an additional 45 minutes to the trip back to Asheville; however, if the river is exceptionally high, you will be flooded in both ways. Good news is the river recedes quickly, but this could mean an extra one or more unexpected days if you are already there, or it could mean you not being able to get to the cabin for check-in. We, of course, would be in touch with river gauges to notify you, but we just need to know our guests have a sense of adventure when they book our cabin! If this sounds like a nightmare to you, you probably should book something in town. We keep extra gallons of water at the cabin, wifi has never gone out during flooding, and there's a woodstove with firewood provided should it happen during the Winter along with a storm that knocks out power too! (Yes, it has happened!) We will help you rebook closer to town and apply your Paint Rock Cabin money towards a comparable rental or give you credit to come stay with us another time should flooding affect your arrival. Normal cancellation policies will apply if the road is not flooded and you simply decide not to come to Hot Springs.

Keywords: Log Cabin, privacy, vacation rental, mountain getaway, Hot Springs NC lodging, western north Carolina rentals

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cabin
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Well-behaved dogs OK. Trust you to take flea/tick precaution and clean up after your pet- poop in immediate yard, hair on furniture... Do not leave your dog unattended to scratch our doors trying to get out. Excellent place to let dogs play off-leash and swim in river, creek, or swimming hole!...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking OK outside on deck but PLEASE do NOT leave butts lying around....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Other (See Description)


          • Queen size Bed (1) Master BR, Twin or Single Beds (1) 4 twins in group room (2 daybeds with trundles that pop up to make 2 Kings); 1 twin daybed in Master Bedroom, ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Guest bath: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Outdoor shower: outdoor shower

            Yes, hot water...moreless

          • Master bath: toilet, tub, jetted tub, shower

            Handheld shower attachment in tub & shower...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Ice Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Heating:

            Mini split system; temperature adjustable on each floor. Woodstove. ...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Mini split system; temperature adjustable on each floor....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            private circular drive. Partially paved (on steep part)...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            Fire wood provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            in unit...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            in unit...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board


          • CD Player
          • Video Library
          • Games


          • Internet:

            This is satellite Internet service, not cable. In bad weather, the signal may be spotty, & we will not be able to handle complaints. Useage-based service, so please limit to emails. No big downloads...moreless

          • Free Long Distance
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Bring your own charcoal, starter fluid......moreless

              • Lawn / Garden
              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony


              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                French Broad River (not so visible during Summer months)...moreless

              • Mountain View


              • Restaurants
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Rafting
              • Laundromat
              • ATM/Bank
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Shopping
              • Walking
              • Scenic Drives
              • Bird Watching
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Groceries
              • Kayaking


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              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $985 $2,500
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning $60
              • Pet Fee $40
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Tax Rate 6.75%


              VRBO splits fees into 2 payments, time of booking (minus the security deposit), then remainder including security deposit 1 week prior to your stay. Will consider discounts for stays of a week or longer during slow times. Three night minimum desired for holiday weekends; owner will attempt to book 3-night minimum until 2 weeks prior to holiday date, then drop to 2-night inquiries.

              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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              Last updated: 09/21/2014
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              45 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Asheville, NC or Tri-Cities, TN
              6 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Hwy 25/70
              6 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Several in Hot Springs
              45 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Wolf Lauren Ski Resort
              45 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Greenville, TN or Asheville, NC
              6 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Several in Hot Springs

              Car: Necessary

              Hiking on AT which runs directly through town of Hot Springs, mineral bath soak at Hot Springs Spa, located in pristine Paint Rock Corridor offering swimming holes, fishing pond, stocked trout fishing, unlimited hiking in Cherokee National Forest.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2001

              About the owner: Bryan & GeGe and Ava love the great outdoors and places that are not too 'developed'. Great locals here in Hot Springs and not a single red light in town.

              Why the Owner Chose Hot Springs:
              Awesome little town with natural hot springs, Appalachian Trail, French Broad River and convenient to Asheville.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
              Privacy, private river access, unlimited hiking trails just behind the cabin, dogs love it... Cabin full of personal touches- warm & inviting! No sterile rental cabin here!

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Rocking chair screened porch

                Rocking chair screened porch

              • Ground level - swing & hammock. Looking out towards river.

                Ground level - swing & hammock. Looking out towards river.

              • Den


              • Kitchen


              • Master Queen bed

                Master Queen bed

              • Master bath

                Master bath

              • Daybed room with workstation behind

                Daybed room with workstation behind

              • Work station downstairs

                Work station downstairs

              • Fire pit on River Frontage land

                Fire pit on River Frontage land

              • View from old Paint Rock campground (1/2 mile from cabin driveway)

                View from old Paint Rock campground (1/2 mile from cabin driveway)

              • From driveway

                From driveway

              • Fire pit at cabin

                Fire pit at cabin

              • Den/Woodstove looking out to screened porch

                Den/Woodstove looking out to screened porch

              • Kitchen


              • Dining table

                Dining table

              • Daybed nook looking into Master bedroom

                Daybed nook looking into Master bedroom

              • Master bath shower & jacuzzi

                Master bath shower & jacuzzi

              • Downstairs bath

                Downstairs bath

              • Private river access
 shared with 4 other lot-owners. Ask for gate code.

                Private river access shared with 4 other lot-owners. Ask for gate code.

              • Entrance gate. Must exit car and lift. 30 degree incline. Partially paved.

                Entrance gate. Must exit car and lift. 30 degree incline. Partially paved.

              VRBO #218648

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              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

              $155 per night (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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