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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"Thank you for sharing your wonderful mountain house with us this past
weekend! We had an amazing time. My 4 and 2 yr old boys loved their
own room and everything at the house was so nice. We had a wonderful
time cooking on the deck and in the beautiful kitchen. We got to do
some great hiking on Roan Mountain and the AT, as well as some
waterfalls near Little Switzerland. Everything at the house was
perfect for our family. Our only complaint was taking the trash with
us. The recycling place we were told to take it to was closed on
Sunday and we had to drive our trash over an hour before we found a
place to throw it away. That was our one and only complaint! We will
defiantly book your wonderful house again next time we go hiking in
the area. Thanks again!!"
Guest: Elizabeth F.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 29, 2015
If you like the photos and reviews, the Coal Train house is even better in person!!!
"First I would like to thank Doug and Kathy for being so awesome. We were coming to the area for work instead of vacation (which ended up being a little bit of both). Our schedule was not set in stone unlike vacationers so thank you Doug and Kathy with working with us on the schedule. The property is just amazing to look out and see the pond and the Toe River. One of the contractors stayed with us a couple of nights he is an avid fly fisherman and thoroughly enjoyed being out on the river. My 3 year old caught the most fish with his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pole in the pond. Everyday we would see deer, turkey and would watch Osprey catch fish in the river as well. The trains came by sporadically my son absolutely loved them the engineers only honked if we were waving to them. As far as closest grocery stores about a nice 15 minute drive into town. Also for the travelers that cannot get away from the internet and need phone service since we travel we have a wifi jetpack for our internet, it worked better at the Coal Train house than at our home just outside of Atlanta and our phone service was perfect. If you need a little more room or the Coal Train house is too big they are building a one bedroom cabin on the next hill over that should be ready anytime. Our two dogs never once barked at the train. We all enjoyed our stay so much. We would come back and highly recommend."
Guest: TKDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 29, 2015
"Everything about this place is perfect, from the breath taking views to the quirky art in every corner. We kept discovering some new piece around the place! The cabin had a well stocked kitchen with thoughtful extras, (like plastic picnic boxes and foil, salt & pepper). We also appreciated the printed hints and tips.
There are DVDs, games and books, but you'll find yourself too busy gazing out, distracted by the views, watching the changing skies, the hawks soaring majestically overhead, and the humming birds feeding. It was almost too beautiful to leave each day, but there are some wonderful attractions within an easy drive. We loved the hiking on Roan Mountain and at Linville Falls, and the scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
We would recommend DT's Coffee Shop for lunch, and Knife and Fork for dinner, both in Spruce Pine."
Guest: CarmelDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015
"Our family had a wonderful visit to this cabin! If you want to get away from it all, this is the place! We got about 6" of snow while there and couldn't really go anywhere thankfully there were some sleds at the cabin so could enjoy something fun to do in the snow! Asheville was only about an hour away and a great place for a day trip. The kitchen was well equipped for cooking! Thanks for the owners that were so great to work with!"
Guest: Sherri F.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 2, 2014