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The Tranquility - Mountain Cabin - Your Peaceful Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This 2-story mountain log/stone paradise is secluded for optimum privacy. Located just 1 mile from the New River, you can raft, kayak or fish. The decor is country and rustic.

The total square feet is 1800 with 900 s.f. upstairs including a master bedroom suite with a king-size bed and master bath with separate shower and Jacuzzi tub and double vanities; a family room with gas fireplace, dining room, half bath and eat-in country kitchen. Downstairs is another 900 s.f. with a family room/game room, a large second bedroom with a queen-size bed, a full bath, laundry room with full-size washer/dryer, and double bunk beds with a large closet in open area of the family/game room. The downstairs sofa is a double hide-a-bed to accommodate additional guests (10 maximum).

A rippling creek runs through the front of the property and can be enjoyed from the front covered balconies up/down. You can listen to the sounds of nature and see the sights of wildlife as you drink your coffee on the front porch or back patio. The property is located on a gravel road among several privately-owned log cabins. Don't miss the Friday night 'hoe-down' at the Todd General Store for dinner and an evening of country entertainment! Equipment rentals for rafting, fishing or kayaking are just two minutes away in Todd. You can be in downtown Boone in less than 15 minutes for shopping, restaurants and entertainment. Snow skiing available within 25-30 minutes. The unit provides wireless internet for multiple users, satellite tv with three televisions, and free local and long distance calling.

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More Details

Rod Trusty
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

Why Rod Trusty chose Blue Ridge Mountains

Our home has recently (12/16) been redecorated and gives every guest a cozy, homey feeling.

What makes this cabin unique

Tranquility and secluded with mountain creek running in front of our property.


Todd Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1) Brand new King Bedroom set in Master Bedroom., Queen size Beds (1) Queen bedroom set in downstairs bedroom., Double Beds (1) Trundle double bed downstairs., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The downstairs sofa is a double hide-a-bed., Bunk Beds (1) There are two bunk beds downstairs. One unit is twin beds and the other unit is a twin up and double bed down.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
The Tranquility is located within 25 minutes of the much-desired ski areas of Boone and Banner Elk. This cabin is a doll house.


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The Tranquility - Mountain Cabin - Your Peaceful Retreat
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews

This was our first experience with VRBO. The bar was set very high! Looking forward to the next time

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful and very spacious house. Spring water was delicious as expected. House is naturally well lit during the day. Furniture was high quality, especially the beds. The drive into Boone was a lovely ride and made it feel like we were far enough away from town that we were away from the city without being too far removed from civilization. There were only two minor drawbacks that may or may not be important to most people. The driveway was a bit on the steep side and could be challenging for some drivers. I enjoyed the experience in my Subaru, but a 2 wheel drive pick up truck it could be an interesting experience. The other point is that the Internet was quite slow. We had to reset the Wi-Fi router multiple times during our stay. We have had this problem in many other places as well including hotels, etc. if you're looking to unplug obviously there are no issues with this. The problem was also intermittent. We were able to stream video occasionally and there were times when he took over an hour to post pictures on Facebook. Despite these drawbacks, we really did have a great time. The only reason I held my rating to a four star rating was because this is my first experience, and I want to leave room for something that could possibly be over-the-top. For now, this experience exceeded anything we could have imagined. We look forward to coming back.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review and we look forward to your stay again in the future.
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Great value.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. Secluded location, totally away from the outside world.

This is a well maintained property with a lot of features. We will be keeping this cabin in our list of places to visit again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments about our home. We look forward to having you as our guest again.
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25th wedding anniversary- The perfect mountain cabin!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent the weekend at the cabin to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It was perfect! We loved the swing on the front porch and easily spent 2 hours every morning on the swing listening to the creek and birds while enjoying coffee and a good book. The decor of the cabin is lovely and I appreciated the blanket to snuggle with on the couch.

Rod was wonderful and provided everything we needed to know in a timely fashion.

We enjoyed hiking at Elk Knob State Park and shopping in Boone and Blowing Rock. Melanie's restaurant in Boone is a must! Fantastic food and service!!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Paula thanks for your awesome review and kind comments. Hope you can visit us again in the future.
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice place to stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect get away!

  • 4 of 5

Spent 4th of July weekend there and it was a great weekend

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Billy. Hope your family can stay again!
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Weddington, North Carolina, USA

Cute Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay for the weekend, very clean, everything we needed was there. Close enough to Boone/ASU. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lance thanks for the great review. Look forward to having you as a returning guest.
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Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Boone Country Club
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
NC Highway 194
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Todd General Store
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Appalachian Ski Resort


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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