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Lillie's Cub Cabin, Cowboy's Camp Cabin, Fiddle Neck Fern Camp Cabin and Semi-Primitive and Primitive Camping
Upscale Log Cabin for rent located on the Scenic Byway, Highway KY-11, (Mile marker 3 in Wolfe County) , in the Daniel Boone National Forest, minutes from Kentucky Natural Bridge State Park, Red River Gorge Geological Area, Muir Valley, Pendergrass Murray Recreational Preserve in Wolfe County, Campton, Kentucky (near Slade, Kentucky).
Lillie's Cub Cabin Rates: Based on a family of four. Daily: Family - $130.00 per night, plus 10 percent transient tax ($10.00 for each additional guest per night) Weekends: Family - $130.00 per night, plus 10 percent transient tax ($10.00 for each additional guest per night) Week (7 days): Family of 4: $500.00 per week, plus 10 percent transient tax ($10.00 for each additional guest per night) Camp Cabins: Cowboy's Cabin - $30 per night; Fiddle Neck Fern Cabin - $50 per night. Semi Primitive and Primitive Camping: $10.00 per night, per tent;
Cabin will sleep up to 8 people (private bedroom on first floor and 3 comfortable bunk beds in loft); new mattresses with mattress pads. Linens are furnished: sheets, pillows and blankets. Full kitchen (refrigerator, stove, table, chairs, microwave, conventional oven, coffee pot and dishwasher) with pots and pans, dinner ware and eating utensils are furnished. Bathroom has bath tub and shower; bath towels and wash cloths are furnished. Full front and back porches are covered with swing and chairs. Charcoal grill in back yard; bring your charcoal. And open fire ring is in front yard with a half grill; Do not bring wood, we furnish all the FREE wood you will need for cooking outside and camp fires. Note: toilet paper and paper towels provided and bottled water can be purchased at local stores.
Focus: Nature lovers, rock climbers, zip liners, hikers, photographers, fishermen and canoe travelers. Kentucky Wildflowers, LLC, is located at Wildcat Hollow Farm. There are 150 acres here surrounded by hemlock, pine, tulip and many other trees indigenous to Eastern Kentucky. You may hear the eerie sounds of the Baird Owl or the clear, crisp call of the Whippo-will. The Kentucky Natural Bridge State Park and the Red River Gorge is down the road for those who are obsessed with arches and cliff climbing. There is easy access to Natural Stone Arches sculpted by 70 million years of wind and water and towering cliffs encircling steep, forested slopes and narrow stream valley called the 'Clifty Wilderness' by cliff climbers and naturalists. The hiking trails are Easy, Moderate and Strenuous covering hundreds of miles and maintained for hikers of all ages. Yet, if you are looking for the primitive, less traveled trails, you will not be disappointed. Note: The Gorge is a National Natural Landmark and is managed year round by US Forest Service for public use and enjoyment.
All kids are welcome, but playground equipment is not on site. Kids who like to hike, climb and play in the creek will require adult supervision from their family. ...moreless
Non Smoking Only:
Smoking is not allowed in the cabin. Buckets for 'butts' are stationed outside the cabin and can be relocated for convenience. All 'butts' must be put into buckets. A $25.00 fee for cleaning up 'butts' will be added to the credit card for picking up cigarette litter....moreless
Pets Not Allowed:
No animals allowed in cabin. A Pet Smart kennel (10 X 10) and large dog house is located in back yard for 4-legged family members....moreless
Double Beds (1) Double bed is in a private bedroom on the first floor. Mattress pad, sheets, pillows and blanket will be furnished. Room has closet, table and lamp., Bunk Beds (3) There are 3 metal bunk beds in the loft that sleeps six. These beds are extra long and each will hold 450 lbs. A mattress with mattress pad, sheets, pillow and blanket will be furnished. A ladder for climbing and guard rails on each side of upper bunks allow for safe sleeping....moreless
1. Cabin is surrounded by 150 acres of forest with hiking trails on site....moreless
DVD player is available with a selection of movies on request. ...moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Satellite TV is available with wide screen and local channels. ...moreless
Two wall mounted TV's with separate remote control for each. ...moreless
Video games can be played on TV. Bring games and all related electronic equipment to hook up to TV....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
The cabin is surrounded by trees, flowers and rocks. A rock bigger than the cabin sits above the site and can be climbed on. You will experience nature as you see and hear sights and sounds of the mountains....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Dining table with seating for four with an additional bench available for 2-3 more. Back porch has 2 tables with four more chairs. Picnic table near outside fire ring....moreless
Seating for 4 people
Central Air for heating and cooling is used. There is a propane wall heater for Emergency Heat....moreless
Catering is available with ADVANCE NOTICE. Menus can be provided for special meals, to include gluten free foods. ...moreless
MUST BE WASHED BEFORE USE plates, cups, bowls and eating utensils. Pots and pans hang over the stove....moreless
Dishes & Utensils
WATER CONSERVATION is encouraged. Dishwasher is standard sized and user friendly....moreless
Kitchen has refrigerator, stove top, microwave oven, conventional wall oven, dishwasher, double sink, counter space and storage cabinets....moreless
Microwave is standard sized and user friendly....moreless
Refrigerator is upright and standard sized with freezer on bottom. Ice cube trays are provided....moreless
Deck / Patio:
(2) Porches for front and back are attached to cabin. Both are covered. A picnic table and fire pit are in the yard and can be moved to the front or the back. The fire pit stays in front, due to hot cinders and fire hazards....moreless
Vacation Rental May 20 - Nov 15, 2016 2 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate 1 night min stay
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
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1. Dancing at Hoe Down Island, Natural Bridge, every weekend: Square, Contra and Line Dancing.
2. Jeep Jamboree's are held in this area. Check Jeep's resources for dates and times.
3. ATV Trails are near.
4. Music In The Park features Blue Grass and Gospel Music summer weekends at Campton, KY.
5. Zip Line attraction located nearby.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: We enjoy living in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. Although we are not totally isolated, traffic jams are rare. The air seems fresher and clearer. We enjoy traveling on the 2-lane blacktop road (KY 11) lined with trees and wildflowers; a couple times a wildcat has leaped across our route and scampered up the roadside hillside; too fast to get a picture, but a memory was created. One early morning, Ken rounded a corner about a mile from here and a black bear was running ahead of him in his lane. Ken was braking and the car was almost sitting on the bear's butt when finally, it veered off into the forest. In the winter, we feed the wild turkeys. Turkeys have a hard time surviving bad winters. There are days that we are delighted with things that happen in our environment; this is a good thing for us - to be delighted.
Why the Owner Chose Natural Bridge: Sheila's Tale: My mother and I would ride a taxi to Natural Bridge and spend the day. She packed our food in a red plastic carrying cooler with 'Coke' written on the front. Home canned green beans, and fried potatoes, corn bread fritters wrapped in a dish cloth, a mason jar of water and a bunch of green onions were our food for the day. We hiked the trails and swam in a lake with turtles and fishes nibbling on our toes. The taxi would pick us up in the evening and take us home to Irvine, KY, 30 miles away. I learned to appreciate trees and wildflowers and the beauty of nature in the Natural Bridge, Red River Gorge and Danial Boone Forest. My heart has been softened to nature's beauty throughout the world because of my visits to this area. And, I brought my daughters, their friends and my Girl Scout Troop here. We camped out and did all the things that I did in childhood and more. Further, I brought my grandchildren here. Where else could I retire but to the place that heart-felt memories of my mother teaching me about nature and the natural world and, me, in turn, teaching my daughters and grandchildren to cook a meal on an open fire; and further, helping young girls experience the self awareness that almost everyone has bad hair in the morning. My heart is here because what I value is here: all kinds of natural beauty. I am here and I welcome you to visit us at Kentucky Wildflowers, LLC. You're gonna love it.
Ken's Tale: It has been my life-long dream to live in a log cabin on the hill in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. We live on the farm year round.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: We have 150 acres to hike. There are trails cleared for convenience and enjoyment; the trees and flowers can be enjoyed during nature walks. Also, you can invent your own trail if you want to get off the beaten path. Best of all, a creek runs through this property; the creek has never been completely dry. Some of the holes are deep enough to get really wet. The property is called Wildcat Hollow and is surrounded by cliffs. A cool breeze blows all summer down the hollow across the creek. At night, birds get tuned up and sing. You can see the stars when the clouds are gone and it is so dark at night.