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Cabin subdivision entrance is about 50 miles east of Asheville, NC and 15 miles south of Marion (interstate 40) in McDowell County.It is 21 miles west of Morganton, NC. and it is 22 miles north of Rutherfordton, NC. Morning Star Cabin is nestled in the mountains at an elevation of 1800 feet and provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the South Mountains. This beautiful , quiet and peaceful location is an ideal spot for a restful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
The log cabin is 1700+ square feet.It has 3 bedrooms each capable of accommodating 2 people comfortably for a total occupancy of 6 . King sized bed in master bed room, queen size bed in second bedroom and daybed with pop up trundle in third bedroom. (There is also a raised twin air mattress in master bedroom closet)
Two bathrooms, the master with a jacuzzi tub and the second bathroom with a tub/ shower.
Fully equipped kitchen with dining area, family room, utility room with washer and dryer.
Back porch and deck with beautiful view of mountains with access from family room, master bedroom and third bedroom.
- TV with Satellite - High Speed Internet - Stove - Dishwasher - Microwave - Refrigerator with ice maker - Washer and Dryer - Bedding, mattress pads, including linens such as sheets, towels, pillows, etc. - 3 bedrooms with beds sleeping six people - Starter set of toiletries are provided (toilet paper, paper towels, soap, etc.)
Note: No pets allowed.
- Beautiful panoramic view of South Mountains from cabin. - Hiking trails through mountains around creeks leading to water falls in Grandview Peaks.
Our scenic creek-side nature trail, covers miles of walkways through 40 acres of pristine green space. The main trail is graveled and useful for jogging and mountain biking, and the gentle grade is ideal for hiking. At the end of the trail is a nice open resting spot that overlooks a magnificent waterfall perfect for a family picnic.
We have a recreational lake offering fishing, swimming, canoeing, picnicking and a community pavilion, which is scheduled for completion by January 2013. 1-hour drive from cabin to skiing. Sightseeing with scenic drives along the blue ridge parkway. 35 miles drive from 15 different golf courses. Antique shopping in nearby towns. Winery visits in area. Gem Mining.
Independence Week Jun 28 - Jul 5, 2015 6 night min stay
Late Summer Jul 6 - Sep 30, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
Late Fall Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015 6 night min stay
Christmas & New Years Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016 6 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
$140 Fri, Sat, Sun
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
refundable security deposit$250
ADVANCED RENT PAYMENT: 1/2 of gross rental rate (including administrative and cleaning fees) plus signed rental agreement must be returned 7-days after the same has been forwarded to you. Advanced payment may be paid by personal check, money order or cashier's check. Payment may be made through PayPal with a credit card for an additional 3 % charge.
BALANCE DUE (including taxes, handling fee,
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go to one of the gem mines. There are also various farms for picking your own fruit. We have picked apples at two different apple orchard
There is a wonderful live theater in nearby Morganton that features plays and musical talent. Pat Boone is featured for Dec. 13, 2012
There are places for zip lining and whitewater rafting about 1 hour or so away from the cabin for a day trip. Tweetsie Railroad is a popular theme park in Blowing Rock, NC. Check out the visitor's centers in Marion or Morganton for more ideas.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We are originally from Youngstown, Ohio but presently reside in Louisiana. We are a retired couple and have been married over 40 years.
Why the Owner Chose Asheville: We purchased this property because of the beautiful mountain views and the quiet and peaceful location.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: We both love the outdoors and the opportunity for a variety of outdoor activities including:
Swimming, fishing,golfing, canoeing in nearby Lake James or subdivision lake ( to be completed beginning of 2013).