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Absolute Heaven Retreat, 4 Bedroom/3 Bath - Log Cabin

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Absolute Heaven Retreat is a three-level, 2000 square foot, log home located on a secluded mountainside, just six miles south of Bryson City. Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of the "purple mountain majesty" while soaking in an outdoor hot tub. All four bedrooms are spacious, have queen beds, private access to decks, and a view. Facing the west, you will experience incredible sunsets while sitting in a swing, rockers, wicker benches, or while eating dinner on the picnic table outside. No two sunsets are ever the same!

For a perfect retreat, bring yourself, your personal items, and maybe some groceries. If you want to prepare your own meals, you will find everything you need in our fully-equipped kitchen, even a crock pot! You will enjoy the comfortable furnishings and decor such as oil paintings, creative designs, antiques, books, games, cards, puzzles, and much more. Sorry, Pets are NOT allowed, No Smoking.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2018


My family & I live outside Atlanta Ga but I am originally form Greensboro N .C. Absolute Heaven was built by a friend of mine in 1999. We purchased the property in 2002. We love to share it with people form everywhere to give everyone a change to experience the Great Smokey Mountains.

MICHAEL VESTAL purchased this cabin in 2002

Why MICHAEL VESTAL chose Bryson City

Absolute Heaven Retreat has a view of the mountains form every level and has a covered porch for every bedroom, plus a bedroom & full bath on the main level if you have someone in your group that would rather not do steps. Sleeps 10 so plenty of room for several generations to visit and enjoy the Great Smokey Mountains.

What makes this cabin unique

Absolute Heaven Retreat has foosball table for the sports person, hot tub to relax under the stars plus a view of the mountains form the hot tub. All the cook wear you will need for a family event as well as a charcoal grill. paved roads lead to the cabin located in Fontana Ridge Community. Only min away for Nantahala Outdoor center fly fishing, river rapids, down town Bryson City, The Great Smokey Mountain Rail Road, & hiking trails


Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Two Fireplaces Private master suite with private bath and private balcony/deck Foosball Table


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Absolute Heaven Retreat, 4 Bedroom/3 Bath - Log Cabin
average rating of 4.571429 based on 7 reviews

It was OK, but probably wouldn’t rent it again.

  • 3 of 5

We had three families with four 3-year olds spending the weekend for the Polar Express. We liked the basic set-up of the house, and the parents were excited to have some drinks and fun in the hot tub after the girlies went to sleep...except we got an email a few days before saying it was broken, and it looked like it had been broken for quite a while. When we arrived, there was no water pressure, and we had to call to get the caretaker to come and turn on the pump. (Which he did fairly quickly and was awfully nice—even giving us a roll of toilet paper since the cabin was not stocked with any; another frustration.) We liked the communal spaces for the most part, and we liked that most things in the kitchen were stocked, but the oven was ridiculous: we had to crank it up to over 500 and turn on the Speed Bake just to get some pre-cooked lasagnas to warm up, and then we STILL had to microwave it! The next day, the oven quit baking completely, and one of the eyes on the stove quit working—very frustrating for 10 hungry people! While we know that a cabin in the woods is not a luxury rental, the ladybug infestation was a little much, as were the FOUR wasps we found (and had to kill). The layout of the house, the rooms, the bathrooms, the porches, swings, etc. were all very nice, and we had a great time together, but the overall stay was a death by a thousand papercuts.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin was clean. We saw the Eclipse from the cabin and it was beautiful. Plenty of space. Close to the lake . Saw no bears but did see fresh prints.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guest ,Please come back to visit Absolut Heaven Retreat
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Awesome View/Drive

  • 4 of 5

Everything was perfect however, sink was clogged even before we started using it and there were not enough supplies. Overall, it is a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Unfortunately the garbage disposal was jammed therefore making it seem as if the sink was clogged. The sink has 2 bowls so if one side was not working to capacity the other side is always available. That disposal was recently replace with a new one. The renter is responsible for all of the supplies. Occasionally there will be remaining supplies from a previous renter but that will always be limited.
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Great weekend in a relaxing cabin with fantastic views.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the multi-floored cabin with three levels of decks for fantastic views. Beautiful place that our family enjoyed this Father's Day weekend. Close to the NOC outpost where we spent the day on Saturday doing zip lines, rafting, and hiking.

Thanks for allowing us to stay in this wonderful cabin.

Andy, Chris, Isobel, Elliot Wilkes

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your visit, there is so much to do in beautiful Western North Carolina, Great Smokey Mountain Rail Road, The Road to Nowhere, Cherokee casino's the list goes on...
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Awesome cabin

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 10 along with 4 babies in pac n plays and still had plenty of room. The cabin is fully stocked with whatever you may need, just bring your clothes and paper products. The views from the hot tub are spectacular. If you are planning to ride the train it is within 15 minutes of the cabin there is also a grocery store located 6 miles. We had a great time and would highly recommend this property to anyone with a big family.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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This cabin is lovely!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin. The kitchen is fully stocked for any cooking - for any amount of people. Plenty of cookware and serve ware. Bedrooms are spacious, bathrooms are nice, plenty of towels. The decks are wonderful, the views amazing. The road up to the cabin turns into one lane, so that made for interesting arrivals & departures a couple of times. We did not miss internet, but we did appreciate the decent cell signal.

Michael called soon after our arrival with great recommendations for things to do and places to eat. Overall, we had a super experience with this rental and would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Train
5 Miles

Whitewater rafting at Nantahala Out Door Center, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Casino, Asheville, North Carolina, Blue Ridge Parkway, Fontana Dam, Cherohala Skyway, Hwy 129 Deals Gap, The Dragon, Pigeon Forge, Western North Carolina 'Road To Nowhere' Snow Skiing,

Trail of Tears,




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $275

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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