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Secluded Mtn Log Cabin with 100' Waterfall, Pond, and Streams

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Two Log Cabins, 6 plus acres, a cascading waterfall, a clear pond, a quiet walk, tall trees, fresh air, a simple moment in time, all wrapped up in the mountain tops of the NC High Country.

The Cabins of Sugar Grove invite you to plan your escape. Our cabins are 2BR/2Bath along with spacious lofts that have high quality futons. We've thought of everything..........

Bring your favorite book or borrow one of ours. Take a walk, take a deep breath, take a minute to remember or to forget......

Spend twilight among the trees, spend an evening under the stars & around a campfire or curl up on a sofa with a blanket and enjoy a movie from our collection.

Only don't miss this moment.

*******************Comments from our guests***********************

'What a beautiful place! Our family reconnected in your cabin. Thanks so much for sharing your place.....We will be back again and again.'

'Our weekend at Bearclaw was wonderful. My husband and I enjoyed our weekend getaway! The waterfall, pond and walk through the woods was very relaxing. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful place. This place helps you remember all the wonderful and many blessings the Lord has given us.'

'Our weekend at Bearclaw was amazing! It was a perfect place to de-stress. We did not want to leave. Thank you for the wonderful memories, the pond, the waterfall and hiking in the woods. We loved the hot tub too! We hope to come back soon.'

'Peaceful place - we thoroughly enjoyed it.'

'A relaxing time in a peaceful setting. Thank you for clearing just enough for the cabin and preserving the rest of nature for all us visitors to enjoy.'

'What a fabulous weekend getaway! Four friends were looking for a mountain trip that was a facet of rest and relaxation! Well, we found it here at Bearclaw! Thank you for opening your home with all the fantastic ammenities! It was exactly what we hoped to get!'

'Breathtaking place. This cabin is beautiful. Loved the hot tub. Loved the privacy. Everything we needed was here. Thanks so much. It was a much needed vacation for our family. We will be back!'

'Thanks for the memories.....'

'When we drove up here, we thought we were driving through an enchanted forest. It was beautiful! It was a treat for everyone!'

'We did think of bringing the family with us next time we came, but I think we'll keep this place our secret piece of heaven on earth.'

'Dear Future Guests,

As one of the most secluded and magical cabins of my time, it is with great joy that I announce how successful this weekend was. I truly enjoyed allowing Andy and Kelly to visit, opening my spacious bedrooms, luxorious hot tub, mystical hiking trails, and true peacefulness that comes with quiet solitude. Over the years now, my excitement at seeing these things never tires.

So now, as you step through my front door, I hope you realize what awaits you! From wherever you come, and whatever you left will be infinitely more difficult to return.'

Keywords: Log Cabin

More Details

Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About The Owner

David and I are Raleigh natives that enjoy retreating to the cabins as much as our guests. We are constantly striving to make the cabin more comfortable for family gatherings, fully equipped to entertain friends, and romantic enough for a getaway for the two of us. We are confident that you will fall in love with the property as much as we have!

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2004

Why The Owner chose Banner Elk

While searching for the perfect cabin for us, I had decided that the Banner Elk area was the setting that I most enjoyed. Close to shopping and dining, but not over done or over-priced like so many nice mountain communities. The realtor showed many a cabin and there was cabin that I had truly liked, but just did not fill the desire that I had created in my mind’s eye.

There was a local “For Sale by Owner” opportunity, but I did not take it seriously because the owner had two cabins and wanted to sell them together. I had settled on one cabin and wanted to buy outright and not take on a mortgage. The gentleman agreed to meet in Sugar Grove at the post office and lead us to his cabins for sale. The first thing that struck me was how the drive up the back side of Valle Mountain was so beautiful. This is starting out on a nice tone, I thought to myself.

We pulled up the driveway and in front of the Treehouse Cabin. Nice setting, clean property, pretty cabin and then I opened the door. The symphony of falling water that welcomed me this early spring day was so overwhelming to me. My immediate thought was I must own this property and I had not even looked inside one of the cabins.

The cabins were in excellent condition and, although in need of a redecorating, provided a strong foundation on which to build. After touring Treehouse, we walked to the waterfall, along the stream, and down to the pond. The topography and natural rolling of the property was food for the soul.

On to the Bearclaw Cabin, where I was shocked to find that it had its own source of natural charm. The separate, gorgeous stream that can be seen from Bearclaw’s back deck provided its own surround sound. You can hear the stream from Bearclaw’s deck 365 days of the year. It is a healthy, vibrant courier of natural mountain water. Little did I know at the time that particular stream would be the source of our favorite family picnic spot, swimming for the kids, as well as fishing.

What makes this cabin unique

The Bearclaw Cabin is our family’s favorite cabin. While we enjoy the sophistication and romance of Treehouse, Bearclaw has an ease that is unmatched. The openness and closeness of the kitchen, den, and back deck make us feel like we are never far from one another and we enjoy the interaction in this comfortable, relaxing lodging. Once a meal is prepared, be it in the kitchen, on the grill, or over the firepit the transition to the dining table, the coffee table in front of the gorgeous LG flat screen to watch Downton Abby in HD, the table on the back deck to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and listen to the nearby stream, or the wooden table right off the fire pit while a fire roars make many easy options for whatever we find ourselves in the mood for. The sunken hot tub provides a perfect setting to watch the stars, enjoy the snow, or the cool mountain air. We love to make a picnic lunch then head to the stream that is a three minute walk from Bearclaw and enjoy the beauty that nature has provided.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to tell you how much that we enjoyed your Cabin this passed weekend. Everything was perfect from the décor to the flatware. We will be returning!
Sep 2016
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Banner Elk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Second Floor
    Loft - 1 Full Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ground Floor
  • Queen size Bed (2), Double Bed (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Porch Swing Fire Ring Very Private Wooded Setting 100' Cascading Waterfall Pond Various Streams


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Secluded Mtn Log Cabin with 100' Waterfall, Pond, and Streams
average rating of 4.8 based on 21 reviews

This is an absolutely beautiful cabin which is perfect for families and even just couple getaways!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this cabin was wonderful, there are dishes in every drawer in the kitchen, card games, movies, and video games. It has anything you would possibly want for entertainment purposes. We were shocked at how beautiful and well taken care of that this lovely cabin was. I wouldn’t hesitate to spend time here every year, it is absolutely wonderful. Thank you so very much for such a pleasant experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your compliments! We are thrilled you enjoyed the cabin!!
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Hoover, AL

Charming cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed the warm & inviting cabin. It was just what we were hoping for. Very private but close enough to hit the slopes. I would definitely stay here again. The property is beautiful!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kissimmee, FL

Magical Christmas in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with our 3 boys stayed from Dec 24th- Dec 30th. The cabin was very clean and beds were very comfortable (although a few more pillows would have been nice). It was amazing to see it snowing Christmas eve. Christmas day we spent walking around the property, relaxing in the hot tub, and grilling steaks on the gas grill. We skied and snowboarded 3 days at Beech mountain and spent one day shopping at local spots like mast general store and the beef jerky store. We made unforgettable memories this Christmas and the cozy cabin was a big part of that. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Myer, Virginia

A luxurious and quiet escape from the city

  • 5 of 5

My family and I truly enjoyed the peaceful mountain setting, the sounds of nearby water features, and the quaint local sites. Cabin had everything we needed, with awesome indoor and outdoor spaces to enjoy. A great fire pit, plenty of porch seating, (to include a swing), grill, hot tub, and easy trails to a waterfall and pond. At night we spent time playing games and watching old movies in front of the blazing fire. Everything was clean, well maintained, with clear instructions that were easy to find. A superb overall experience. Thanks for starting our Christmas holiday on a high note. We will come back again!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bloomingdale Georgia

Wonderful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay 10 inches of snow was a pleasant surprise can’t wait to book again

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Cabin

  • 4 of 5

Property was comfortable for a family of 4, although 2 people can sleep in the loft. Kitchen was adequately stocked for the cooker in your family. We booked this place for it’s reasonable isolation (one neighbor across driveway and 12-15 mins to downtown Banner Elk) and hot tub. Fire pit was great to hang with family and discuss life. Only drawback is the heat rises very quickly to the upper level of the A-frame structure so it was very difficult to moderate the temperatures between the first and second floor. Would suggest a stair on rear deck connecting hot tub platform to fire pit area. I would recommend this property to others and rent it again.

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Downtown Banner Elk
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Sugar Mountain

Beautiful falls and rivers are minutes from our location.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Deposit $162

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.