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1890's Historic Log Cabin, Scenic Creek, 6 Acres, 15 Min to Downtown

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Historic 1800's log cabin, completely restored, 15 min. To Asheville/ Biltmore

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

For rental rate quotes on the cabin, simply click the yellow 'get an instant quote' box (to the upper right) and plug in your dates. All fees will be calculated automatically. Due to
the historic nature of this Antique cabin, we do not allow more than 6 people on the property FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME.

'Wright's Cabin' offers an escape from it all in a serene, private setting. The cabin was hand-built by Mr. Newton Wright & wife, Lissie in the late 1800's, using trees from the surrounding forest. Their efforts produced this Very charming home, (and property) which has been completely
Restored and preserved to perfection...

Husband, wife & 9 children worked their 6 acre farm from this 1 bedroom log home. Out-buildings & barns, (from the farm) remain intact & preserved . (Some buildings are not accessable but provide fantastic photos).

The property has been featured in local magazines, The Fairview Town Crier & The Asheville Citizen Times,
(chosen as Asheville's 'home of the week' July, 2012).

The Cabin features 1 bedroom (downstairs) with queen bed and a 2nd floor loft with 2 double beds.
*NOTE...Loft is up a rustic wood staircase, totally private, but not enclosed with a door. (Loft is the whole 2nd floor). (See photos of loft and living room for clarification).

Antique chandeliers, reclaimed White Pine floors & vintage furnishings provide authenticity... Top of the line double- pane, thermal windows, new kitchen, central a/c, and high speed internet make it comfortably-modern year around.

Absolutely perfect 'romantic retreat' for a couple, a family, or a small group of friends. This cabin sleeps 2-6. Very easy drive to all area attractions... 11 miles (15 minutes) to Asheville & Biltmore House, 15 miles (25 minutes) to Lake Lure & Chimney Rock,
17 miles (25 minutes) to Black Mountain.

Relax on the leather sofa in front of a wood stove fireplace as you enjoy the ambience of this hand- hewn, (solid white oak), log home. Wright's Cabin features a cozy country kitchen & modernized bathroom. The kitchen features granite counter tops & 1940's era crystal chandeliers. Dining nook was hand-made from 1850's Tennessee church pews.

Outside, (WATCH VIDEO), take a stroll along 800+ feet of Trantham Creek, ( The creek can be heard from the entire property). Walk in the adjoining 3 acre field to enjoy a mountain view, or hike the additional 3 acre slopes behind the cabin. At night, gaze at the stars from the field or toast marshmallows on the outdoor fireplace. There are a few antique out-buildings, including a wagon barn that has been converted into a creek-side entertainment pavilion. There is a historic double crib barn featuring full dove- tail cornering. Original feeding pens from 120 years ago remain intact. This bldg provides GREAT photo-ops, (please do not explore it's interior).

A very special, romantic setting. Close to everything...

Asheville, Chimney Rock, Black Mountain & Lake Lure

Wright's Cabin is located very close to the heart of Downtown Asheville, (15 minute drive). Asheville and the surrounding area offers something for everyone, be it dining, music, shopping, golfing, museums, or hiking. This cabin is located just 10 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy a hike or a refreshing drive to an overlook. Come enjoy this conveniently located historic cabin for a memorable vacation.

Keywords: Asheville, Log Cabin, romantic

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Beautiful 3 acre level field for playing, 3 additional mountain acres for hiking & exploring. Bold, rocky stream can be heard from entire property....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Absolutely no smoking please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We love (& have) dogs & cats, but not at the cabin. No exceptions....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • 'Historic cabin built in 1895', 'The oldest barn of it's type in Buncombe county', 'Several historic out buildings','extremely peaceful,rustic spot for couple or family'...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    lots of dvd's under the television...moreless

  • Games:

    board games in kitchen cabinet (behind bar stools)...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    32' HD Flatscreen...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Step into the open 3 acre field for a mountain view behind our civil war era barn....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Over 800 feet of bold Trantham Creek runs the length of the property.Let the sound of rushing water wash your cares away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    kitchen booth for 4, plus 3 bar stools...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Lower level has central a/c in bedroom, living room & kitchen. Loft has a portable unit when needed....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    High speed AT&T ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet:

    WIFI, hi speed AT&T...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    towels, wash cloths, toilet paper, bar soap...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood stove insert....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    all firewood included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything you would find at your own home...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    everything you need...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Cooking utensils provided. Kitchen has granite countertops....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175 $225
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$1,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Prep and clean cabin $50
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Due to the antique nature of this home, only those listed on your rental inquiry are permitted. If you plan

To have guests of any kind, you must make us aware (and we must approve them), before you book the

Cabin. We do not want or allow large groups at the cabin. No pets under any circumstance.

Thank You!


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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Location

Ideally located!! Only10.5 miles (15 minutes) to Downtown Asheville, 15 miles (25 minutes) to Lake lure & Chimney Rock, 17 miles (25 minutes) to Black Mountain, 4 miles (10 minutes) to Blue Ridge Parkway, 2 miles (5 minutes) to groceries, restaurants.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2010

About: We rented the cabin ourselves & bought it later that year. We get there as often as we can. We continue renting it out, to help preserve the cabin, & allow others an opportunity to take in it's History & charm.

Why Asheville:
Asheville is an awesome city! The Cabin is very close to Asheville but, away from the city itself. The Cabin is in the woods/ mountains, with a lot of land. It's Located in a secluded area among very nice homes. Asheville itself is the perfect mix of beautiful nature, modern culture, & amazing restaurants !!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Historic, hand-carved cabin from 1895 with a creek a huge field & privacy. Less than 15 minutes to Asheville. A great place to REALLY get away.


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  • Historic 1800's log cabin, completely restored, 15 min. To Asheville/ Biltmore

    Historic 1800's log cabin, completely restored, 15 min. To Asheville/ Biltmore

  • kick back on the rocking chairs or tandem porch swing, 'story book' like charm

    kick back on the rocking chairs or tandem porch swing, 'story book' like charm

  • quaint country kitchen with farm sink & granite counter tops

    quaint country kitchen with farm sink & granite counter tops

  • Rest on the comfy leather furniture. Unwind by the wood stove fireplace

    Rest on the comfy leather furniture. Unwind by the wood stove fireplace

  • Spacious Main Bedroom (downstairs)
features Queen Bed

    Spacious Main Bedroom (downstairs) features Queen Bed

  • 100+ yr. old wagon barn, converted to creek-side picnic Pavillion

    100+ yr. old wagon barn, converted to creek-side picnic Pavillion

  • Bold Creek runs entire length of property,
can be heard from everywhere...

    Bold Creek runs entire length of property, can be heard from everywhere...

  • beautiful 3 acre field with barn & mountain view. 3 wooded acres to hike also.

    beautiful 3 acre field with barn & mountain view. 3 wooded acres to hike also.

  • Postcard settings year around...very romantic setting

    Postcard settings year around...very romantic setting

  • barbecue on the side porch, plenty of spots to sit & enjoy nature.

    barbecue on the side porch, plenty of spots to sit & enjoy nature.

  • 1890's double crib barn. Great for photos. Please do not explore interior !

    1890's double crib barn. Great for photos. Please do not explore interior !

  • Huge field for the kids

    Huge field for the kids

  • Hand-hewn logs, built  in 1895, as authentic as it gets! restored in 2010

    Hand-hewn logs, built in 1895, as authentic as it gets! restored in 2010

  • Gated entrance way, private, safe, setting... Great for kids

    Gated entrance way, private, safe, setting... Great for kids

  • Romantic kitchen nook. hand-crafted from reclaimed 19th century church pews

    Romantic kitchen nook. hand-crafted from reclaimed 19th century church pews

  • Cozy, comfortable living room. Solid white oak logs, reclaimed white pine floors

    Cozy, comfortable living room. Solid white oak logs, reclaimed white pine floors

  • Cozy Loft features 2 full beds & private reading area.

    Cozy Loft features 2 full beds & private reading area.

  • Inside dining Pavillion: Poplar farm table, antique chandelier, poplar log seats

    Inside dining Pavillion: Poplar farm table, antique chandelier, poplar log seats

  • Spring fed creek runs strong all year, over 800 feet to explore

    Spring fed creek runs strong all year, over 800 feet to explore

  • Barn is a beauty in winter too!

    Barn is a beauty in winter too!

  • Wonderful during holidays

    Wonderful during holidays

  • Rustic outdoor fireplace, perfect for marshmallow
toasting or a moonlit campfire

    Rustic outdoor fireplace, perfect for marshmallow toasting or a moonlit campfire

  • Front porch, relax!

    Front porch, relax!

  • Antique School House, Great photo opp, (no access to inside)!

    Antique School House, Great photo opp, (no access to inside)!

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