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Authentic Log Cabin, 21 Acres, Rushing Trout Stream, Hot Tub, Wifi

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

"Trout Retreat" is a real and authentic log cabin that, is located just fifteen minutes outside of Boone (just minutes from the Blue Ridge Pkwy) and is situated in a postcard like setting on 21 beautiful acres with nearly 1/2 mile of class A stocked trout stream that runs directly behind the cabin. The stream, Elk Creek, is rated as the second cleanest stream in all of NC. If you are looking for a streamside cabin you will not find a better location anywhere. there is abundant wildlife including trout, deer, turkey, fox, beavers, and birds.

The Trout Retreat cabin sleeps up to four with a king bed, futon sleeper, two full baths, and a full kitchen and includes all the utensils, linens, and towels necessary to make your stay comfortable. The cabin also has a large screened porch and a deck with private hot tub that overlooks the stream and picnic tables where you can have a unique dining experience or simply sit and relax to the sights and sounds of the stream. There is also a gas fireplace to create a warm and cozy atmosphere on those cool mountain evenings. This cabin offers privacy with easy access in a setting that is unique and picturesque.

There is also an additional cabin on this property that can be rented together or individually which makes this property ideal for anything from a honeymoon or romantic weekend, to a large family or multi family vacation. Please see vrbo listing #221538 for photos and information the additional cabin.

Keywords: Cabin

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Jackie Bangos
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017


Deep Gap Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 3:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

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Authentic Log Cabin, 21 Acres, Rushing Trout Stream, Hot Tub, Wifi
average rating of 4.24 based on 25 reviews

It is all it said it was

  • 3 of 5

It was fun for all...especially the tin roof when it rained one night - zzzzz.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always nice to hear that our Guest enjoy it. Thank you for your business.
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Very cute cabin. Well equipped. Clean. Loved the screened porch...saved us while it rained.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely setting...great little cabin. Enjoyed the porch and fishing...although didn't catch anything. Had friends that rented we had the whole property to ourselves. Very clean and well equipped.

So tranquil and relaxing. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you enjoyed the cabin as much as we do. We appreciate your business. Jackie
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Beautiful location...beautiful creek, my son caught lots of fish (and released)

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time, cabin was nice and property was beautiful. Love love love the fireflies!!

Only complaints...water was STINKY, and pull out couch was uncomfortable, porch door needs a slam cushion - was very loud.

Would definitely come back, hopefully those things will be fixed by then :)

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property on the stream, although only about 2 acres of 21 are accessible.

  • 3 of 5

This area of the country is beautiful with streams and mountains. Property was nice with stream, hot tub and fire pit. We also enjoyed the back screened in porch very much. The master bed/loft was very comfortable. Disappointments were the limited lighting in the home, the uncomfortable pull out sleeper sofa and that the washing machine was broken with standing water when we arrived. Suggest checking with owner to see if these are addressed. If so, nice place for a rustic get-away.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This cabin is located on 21 beautiful acres. Not all are flat, however, as you can tell from the photos there is much more than 2 acres accessible. There is nearly 1/2 mile of trout stream alone that is accessible. The sleeper sofa is new, and it is a typical sleeper sofa as far as how comfortable it is. The washer has been replaced.
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Relaxing and quiet mountain getaway

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I just enjoyed 5 peaceful days at Trout Retreat. The weather was pretty bad, but we made the best of it, and there's nothing better than being trapped indoors under a tin roof in a log cabin if you have to endure 4 days straight of rain! My husband did quite a bit of fishing and once he switched to live bait (you can get it at the hunting store next to the Food Lion up the road), he caught bass, bluegill, chub , but unfortunately no trout).

The road down to the property is not for the faint of heart but we both love driving mountain roads and enjoyed every bit of it. We hiked around the area a bit as well. When there is no one occupying the adjacent property, there is a ton of privacy. Even when someone is there, the owners have done a good job of putting privacy screens in the form of trees between the two cabins.

The cabin has everything you could possibly want, though I suggest bringing a beach towel or two for around the area or if you want to stretch out in the meadow or along the rocky area by the stream. The wifi was a very nice surprise, so thank you for adding it - without it, you are completely cut off from the outside world (I am not sure whether that is a good or a bad thing).

A couple of things to note for others thinking about renting - the cabin sleeps 4, but it would definitely have to be 4 people who really like each other. It's a loft bedroom upstairs so expect to share noise if you have two sleeping below you. It is the perfect size for two people. We didn't bring our dogs, but it is definitely pet friendly and ours would have had a great time there. I had an allergy attack when I used one of the blankets downstairs that was on the couch, so I recommend being aware if you have a lot of pet allergies. The owners keep a separate stash of towels and blankets for pets, so obviously a prior guest didn't pay attention to that and let a dog sleep on a "human" blanket. Like other vacation rentals we've used, there is some element of "housework" that is asked of you, like doing a load of laundry before you leave, taking all trash with you, running the dishwasher and putting them away, etc I prefer not to do any housework on vacation as we have 4 kids and one of the best parts of vacation is no laundry! However, we had an issue with an early morning departure and the manager told us not to worry about it. We managed to get it done anyway. Overall it was a great stay, loved the place, and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing get away!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is set in a perfect location and has all the amenities needed. We enjoyed fishing, hiking, the outdoor fire, and trips to local fun. This was our second trip and we plan to go back next year as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always great to hear positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks for your business.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Pet Fee $25

Summer and holidays may require a longer stay.
Weekly rate $800 plus taxes and cleaning fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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