Large Log Cabin on App Ski Mtn, Blowing Rock W/ Kayaks, Location!

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Log cabin with multiple levels on safe lot with lots of space


Last updated: 11/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

- On App Ski Mountain
- 3 levels, 3500 sf
- 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms
- All new furnishings and finishes
- (3) king beds, (1) queen beds, (2) twin beds, (3) folding beds
- Large hot tub with LED Lighting, speakers, and 98 jets.
- 6 kayaks, 2 canoes with trailer
- Central AC, central heat, gas log fireplace
- best location (between Blowing Rock and Boone)

Right on Appalachian Mountain, beautiful modern log cabin with mountain views and lots of safe outdoor spaces to enjoy. Over 3500 square feet on three levels including 5 Bedrooms PLUS bonus room and 3.5 baths. Modern open kitchen includes gas range with warming drawer, stainless steel refrigerator, contemporary cabinets and island with abundant space for seating. Breakfast nook with huge farm table with seating up to 12. Kitchen overlooks BIG Great Room with soaring vaulted ceiling offering views to the outdoors. Lower level has bonus room with foosball table, TV and lots of space for the kids to relax. Home includes three TVs, Cable, high speed internet, high speed HD wifi and Nintendo Wii System. No problems with cell phone reception!

Two large rooms upstairs, one with King bed and the other a Queen bed, share large bathroom with separate vanities. On main floor, the Master Suite includes a King Bed, private bathroom, Vaulted Ceiling and private access to deck. 2 Additional rooms (one with King Bed and the other 2 twin beds) downstairs with full private bath. Three additional roll out beds and two sofas perfect for the younger guests. A pack and play folding crib is included.

Great outdoor spaces including covered deck, paver patio and backyard with plenty of space for fun and games. Evenings are a blast roasting marshmallows and relaxing around the large fire pit. Relax and watch the sunset from the covered deck.

New carpet, paint and furnishings 2012! Central Air, Central Heat, Gas Log Fire Place/Stove. Non Smoking! No Pets!

Easy access (under 10 minutes) to Julian Price Lake where you can kayak or canoe or try kayaking down the New River for a truly beautiful North Carolina experience.

Take a hike on one of the many trails along the Blue Ridge Parkway or at Moses Cone Park. Enjoy fishing at Trout Lake (stocked) less than five minutes away or try your hand at fly fishing at one of the many nearby creeks. Bring your swimsuit and experience Hebron Falls just a 15 minute drive.

Only five minute drive to historic Blowing Rock. Five minutes to Boone where you can find all your modern day conveniences including Wal-Mart, Harris Teeter Grocery, Walgreens, Chick-Fila, McDonalds and several choices of great pizza places! Between both and just on Hwy 321 you can find Tweeties Railroad amusement park, Doc’s Gem Mining and Mystery Hill which provide hours of fun for kids!

Winter visitors require 4x4 or all wheel drive.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    Safe yard, no steep drop offs. The best yard for letting kids explore the woods, hide and seek or run around the home....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Into den, lower two bedrooms and bathroom...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 10-15

  • Master on Main Level: 1 king

    private bath and access to deck. Vaulted ceiling and TV....moreless

  • Master on third level: 1 king

    Vaulted ceiling, TV, and fully furnished...moreless

  • Guest room on 3rd level: 1 queen

    Vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan and fully furnsished...moreless

  • Bedroom first floor: 2 twin/ single

    small room with two twin beds, dresser and ceiling fan. ...moreless

  • Guest room first floor: 1 king

    Views of mountain range, soundproof room, fully furnished...moreless

  • Large Den / Playroom 1st floor: 3 murphy bed

    Three twin folding portable beds, can be moved to any room...moreless

  • Linens included. King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Regular Sofa (2) and (3) folding beds (ok for adults but ideal for teens and children)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3 - level 1: toilet, shower

    all new finishes...moreless

  • Half Bath - main level: toilet

    This is a half bath in the main living area...moreless

  • Master Bath 1: toilet, shower

    double sinks and window...moreless

  • Bathroom 2 - 3rd floor: toilet, combination tub/shower

    split vanities, two sinks, private door to shower, window...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Hot tub, New large deck overlooking magnificent sunset view of Tennessee Blue Ridge Moiuntains, Canoes & Trailer, Fire Pit with Chairs, Small Garage for Storage...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    large game room on first floor with door from main level living area (second floor -grade access from kitchen). Cannot hear kids playing in game room when in the family room....moreless

  • Games:

    mixed collection of board games, building blocks, sports stuff and a few toys for children...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Charter cable TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    small iphone/ipod/ipad stereo in family room ...moreless

  • Television:

    TV located in family room, playroom (with game cube) and master bedroom...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Game cube & games. We have a mix library of games ...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Library of game cube games with four controlers / Game Cube gaming system ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Cinemas
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    We are located on 3.5 acres of beautiful and private mountain landscape. We have a mountain view visible through the tree line during the summer months. What we offer is a vast open mountain range views with a beautiful wooded private site that is safe for exploring (no cliffs)and has many grass areas for activities. We also have a full mountain range view during the winter....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    LARGE table - currently set up with 8 chairs but we have additional folding chairs and leafs to add to table - can seat up 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    central air conditioning...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    small garage (not for cars) perfect for storage of sporting gear and ski gear...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    central heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    although we have wireless you can also connect with ethernet in the family room...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    sheets, pillows, blankets, extra blankets...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Great cell phone reception at the cabin...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Plenty of parking in cabin driveway or at lower area on our private drive...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Upgraded high speed wireless internet...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig Coffee Maker as well as a standard 12 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    fully furnished with everything you need - just like home. Includes electric griddle, waffle maker and baking utensils...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Five burner large cook top and large oven with warming drawer...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Deck with access from family room and master bedroom...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio with nice yard off of kitchen with table, great for grilling. Also has a 600 square foot deck in the front with a newly installed hot tub....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We offer 6 kayaks and 2 canoes for 3 or more night stay. Additional $200 damage deposit required. LIfe vests provided...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    No gazebo BUT awesome fire pit area within a wooded surrounding on a knoll above the house. Located in the rear yard near the kitchen and barbecue...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We have a grass lawn around the house which allows for very safe play of kids. We are not located like most homes with only a balcony access due to terrain. We are on a gentle slope side of App Mt...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Grill on paver patio off second level from kitchen (home has ground access to 1st floor from front and 2nd floor from rear)...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    newly refinished public pool at the park in Blowing Rock...moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Newly installed in July 2015...large wellness hot tub with LED lights, speakers and 98 jets overlooking the mountains....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 49 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Presidents Day Weekend
Feb 11 - Feb 15, 2016
3 night min stay
Summer 2016
Jun 10 - Aug 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$2,750 $9,000
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 - Nov 27, 2016
5 night min stay
$2,750 $9,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$2,500 $7,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.75%


1. No charge for use of kayaks. An additional $200 refundable trailer deposit is required if you would like to use the trailer.

2. Guest has option to pay for a renters insurance ($49 non refundable) in lieu of the $200 refundable deposit.

3. Taxes will be applied to rental, rate as required (6.75% state use tax + 6% county rental tax) / cleaning fee is $150.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are a family of four, our kids are 10 and 12 years old. This is our vacation home and we really love it. We spent the last 15 years traveling to the beautiful North Carolina Mountains before we decided to purchase our own. We enjoy snowboarding and skiing at Appalachian Ski Mountain, snow tubing, trout fishing and more during the winter months. During the warmer months, we enjoy kayaking, hiking, picnics, horseback riding and whitewater rafting. Long story short, we love the outdoors.

Why the Owner Chose Blowing Rock:
As John Muir said, 'The mountains are calling and we must go!' We live in South Florida and enjoy the beaches and the outdoors, but we miss the mountains and the incredible countryside vistas. We enjoy Blowing Rock and Boone for many reasons. Berry Blessed Cabin is the perfect place for families and friends to come together and spend some quality time. We first started vacationing in the area by renting homes and truly enjoyed ourselves every time. Blowing Rock is located only 2 hours from Charlotte which makes it a really easy drive. We love all the choices for outdoor activities. Our kids' favorites are kayaking the calmer parts of the New River (little and safe rapids) and climbing the rocks at Hebron Falls. We also have become quite good snow boarders spending many winter weekends at App Ski Mnt. We are going to take up fly fishing next.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The feeling of being in the woods without a lot of homes around us yet very close to all the comforts of Boone and the downtown historic environment of Blowing Rock. What we like about our cabin is that we can send the kids (and their friends) down to the playroom where they can be noisy and we can relax on the main area and kitchen. We rented a lot of cabins and homes first and the noise with kids and crowded feeling with many family guests was always a problem. Our cabin is perfect for a lot of people and the location is as good as it gets. We hosted a Thanksgiving family reunion a few years ago. We had 10 adults and 10 kids and it was a total success. We have the shutter fly album on the coffee table.

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  • Log cabin with multiple levels on safe lot with lots of space

    Log cabin with multiple levels on safe lot with lots of space

  • View from the fire pit - we have added more chairs (not shown)

    View from the fire pit - we have added more chairs (not shown)

  • Fully equiped kitchen

    Fully equiped kitchen

  • Dining area with expandable table (we have three more sleaves)

    Dining area with expandable table (we have three more sleaves)

  • Family room

    Family room

  • Hot Tub with 98 jets, LED lighting, speakers, subwoofer and bluetooth

    Hot Tub with 98 jets, LED lighting, speakers, subwoofer and bluetooth

  • Front entrancd porch with view

    Front entrancd porch with view

  • second master with king bed on upper level (third floor)

    second master with king bed on upper level (third floor)

  • guest room with queen bed on upper level (third floor)

    guest room with queen bed on upper level (third floor)

  • Currently have 6 kayaks and 2 canoes available with trailer

    Currently have 6 kayaks and 2 canoes available with trailer

  • Steps from driveway two back yard - driveway also has direct access to front dr

    Steps from driveway two back yard - driveway also has direct access to front dr

  • Family Room on Main Level

    Family Room on Main Level

  • kitchen and dining area with door to patio

    kitchen and dining area with door to patio

  • Family Room on main level

    Family Room on main level

  • Bonus room on lowest level

    Bonus room on lowest level

  • great yard for barbeque and cornhole (included) - safe for kids

    great yard for barbeque and cornhole (included) - safe for kids

  • Master with king bed on main level

    Master with king bed on main level

  • Guest room with king bed on lowest level

    Guest room with king bed on lowest level

  • guest room with two twin beds on lowest level (also have 5 folding beds)

    guest room with two twin beds on lowest level (also have 5 folding beds)

  • Amazing sunset view from the deck

    Amazing sunset view from the deck

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