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Rushing River 3 Story Mountain Cabin Paradise on 20 Acres!

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + 1000s/f Bunk Room, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11-13)

Rushing River 3 story Paradise on 20 acres -- Riverbend of Alleghany is an amazing place!

Riverbend is a custom-made, three-story, 2,800 square foot(approx), Log Cabin Home located on a secluded, privately owned, wooded 20 acres right on the Little River in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Our 1,000 square foot bunk room with built in Swiss bunks, game room and french doors out to the river is amazing!

Some properties have a great view and some properties have a great house but THIS PROPERTY has both. Don't settle for an average living space just to get the view or sacrifice the view to get a great living space. Get both! The house is gorgeous and the river and property are stunning. When you compare us to other rentals, ask them 'How much land do you have?' Most of the other rentals in the area have a thin strip of land. We own the 20 acres Riverbend sits and another 10 or so acres with another house in close proximity. We have hundreds and hundreds of feet on the water! When you compare us, ask the other property 'are you right on the river?' The river is our front yard! You'll just love Riverbend! Check out our video at riverbendmountaincabins.com.

Keywords: Riverfront 3 Story Log Cabin

More Details

Owner
Susan Baron [administrator], Kat & Spencer [member/owner]
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are so excited to open our first guest book this first day of February 2006! And we are even more thrilled to announce great additions to Riverbend! Last summer and fall, we were booked almost every single day. This winter, we added a 1,000 square foot Bunk Room with hand made built in bunks, entertainment center, game room [with ping pong] and a separate laundry room. Riverbend went from a great rental [we have mostly repeat customers] to a superior rental. Please call me personally if you have ANY questions. We know you will love this place! Kat, 305-710-2935 [member, Riverbend of Alleghany, llc]
Jan 2006
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Amenities

Galax Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • LEASES: We require signed leases on all rentals which we exchange by email. Print, scan and return prior to booking.
  • ACTIVITIES: We ask about intended activities on the property so we can protect our investment.
  • PETS: Our fee is $20 nightly non-refundable per pet. Dogs only and subject to assurances and lease.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bunk Room Bathroom - toilet , shower , This is the favorite of all who love showers!
    Main Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , This tub is great for bathing little ones!
    Master Jacuzzi Bath - toilet , jetted tub , The giant jetted tub is great after swimming in the river!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Wagon Wheel King Room - 1 king , This room is so cool. Check out pics. A real wagon!
    Bunk Suite [Kid Heaven] with 3 Swiss Bunks and 1 Queen Futon - 3 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This kid heaven is on its own private floor w/ game room
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Suite [whole floor] with Imported Aspen King Log Bed - 1 king , Also, two queen mattresses in hideout closet for little kids
  • Both King beds were imported works of art. One from Colorado made out of Aspen logs and the other made from a real wagon! Gorgeous and incredibly comfortable. See photos for all bedding. The master suite has a giant 'hide out' closet where we put two queen mattresses for kids who want to be close to the parents. We added this when our own son was little. He loved it! We did too.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
Notes:
Awesome private frontage on Little River, Native stone Fireplace, 1,000 sq/ft bunk room with game room and entertainment unit, Central AC, Central Heat, Cooking Utensils, Linens, Large Capacity Washer & Dryer, Jacuzzi tub in large master bedroom suite, Ping Pong Table, Fully stocked game closet, Covered Porch with rocking chairs overlooking river, Open air Deck with gas grill & picnic table, rock pit by river -- no smoking inside cabin

Reviews

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Rushing River 3 Story Mountain Cabin Paradise on 20 Acres!
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 31 reviews
5

April 2016, men's getaway FISHING trip!

  • 5 of 5

We were a 6-man group doing a 3-day trip, though 1 ended up not going due to work.

Upon visiting, there were some things that stood out that we didn't get out of the previous reviews we read:

1. The magnificent panorama of picturesque space & depth you see when you pull up to the house. To take in the backdrop of the open plot of land, geese, lengthy flowing river, distant trees, hammocks, stone fire pit area, and quaint downward path of wooden steps, all while having an elevated view & an impressive cabin behind you, was an amazing thing. We all stopped for a while and just stared, saying nothing. Neither picture nor words will give you that "wow" moment of being there in person. Very cool.

2. Taking the steps down toward the river from the cabin isn't as bad as some reviews made us believe. Granted, going up & down a lot (if you forgot something, need to use the bathroom, or just looking for one of your friends) will of course give your legs a workout. The steps are nicely done though, and anyone that has difficulty can easily take them at a slower pace. Being outdoorsy people, we saw it as a luxury by having steps that take you from a cabin on a hill down to a river. Maybe some expect an escalator.

3. The river was deeper & closer than we thought. We threw a stone into it from the front porch, though it took our hardest throw. We were pleased to find it was the perfect depth to wade in (range of 1 to 4ft, avg of 2½ft), good flow for moving fish around, and clean & clear water (we had no rain).

4. The fishing was better than we expected. We went mid-spring when the water was at the right temperature for the bite to be "on". First cast landed a 14" trout. Bottom fishing with Gulp trout bait worked, but even better was light-tackle lure fishing with beetle spinners. I'm guessing some visitors aren't used to river fishing. It's not like fishing a lake or pond. Wading through the water is best so you can keep on the move and cast a lot to find the holes & rocks the fish are hiding by. We waded hundreds of feet in both directions. Mainly, 3 of us fished. We caught 17 fish in 2 days, consisting of brown trout, horny head chub, and smallmouth bass. Tasty!

It's been close to a year since our visit, and we all can't wait to go back. This place immediately transcends time, in that you feel you have known & made fond memories there your whole life. The custom details inside the cabin seem limitless, and the back lawn is perfect to use your own cornhole boards!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve, my name is Spencer; my wife and I own Riverbend. Thank you for the awesome review. You really captured the essence of the place. It's hard to put into words, but Riverbend does inspire a sense of timeless wonder. I have only one request--teach me how to fish the river!
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5

Cozy, Clean and Beautiful!!!

  • 5 of 5

My Husband and I rented this cabin for a week dec 26-jab 3 for our family ( 7 total ) and it was a delight in every way!! I would consider myself pretty high maintenance when it comes to accommodations and this place hit all the marks, especially when it comes to cleanliness. As soon as I walked in, it smelled clean and cozy. The cabin is decorated nicely and is what you would expect.....each room had a nice basket with fresh towels, wash cloths and soaps (a nice touch.) As far as the property goes....it is absolutely breathtaking!!! I will especially miss sitting outside listening to the river and drinking my coffee in the morning.

We all had a blast and we would definitely rent again. I was a bit hesitant to rent off here, as I have never used Vrbo, but this went off without a hitch. The only thing I'd say is that we have AT&T and were unable to get any service. We hooked up to their wifi ( which worked great ) and they also have landlines to use in case of any emergency. The couple that runs the place deserves a shout out BC they were a huge help! So nice and always willing to help us out with any questions we had...just a phone call away. A+ all around

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beyond expectations

  • 5 of 5

This is honestly the first time I have ever reviewed anything in my life. I felt compelled because so rarely in life do things work equal to or better than promised or expected. Our stay was originally for Friday the 12th but we made such good time driving that we found ourself a couple of hours away the day before and the owners let us stay the night before free of charge...we were shocked.. We have been so used to paying for half day rentals that this was beyond accommodating ...then we got to the cabin and it was in pristine condition ...no smells ...no dirt...no remnants of previous guest...couldn't see much outside because of the night but could hear the water rushing at the bottom of the property...woke up in the morning to just an incredible sight ...the trees the water the views the PRIVACY...secluded secluded secluded...yet 10 min drive away was Galax Va where we took the kids to see Jurrassic World 3D ...just opened day before....point is cabin gives feeling of middle of nowhere but your at movies and restaurants in minutes...we tubed the river we played horseshoes we barbecued and just relaxed in the hammocks .. Inside plenty to do ping pong video games board games and great wifi...then the topper...the wildlife...aside from the horses surrounding the property ...we had a few baby deer that would wobble right up to our porch every morning...rabbits...cows ...all around. It's just incredible...finally the cabin is modern but rustic and had way more room than we needed ..it was just perfect...this is our new home away from home....I've rented many Carolina cabins over the years and never had such perfect hosts or surroundings...thanks riverbend

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Zebulon, NC USA
5

Riverbend = Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Our trip was wonderful. The house was just as beautiful as the pictures. We cooked on the grill each night and had a regular visit from a raccoon just wanting to see what was happening. Riverbend is a great vacation spot that I would recommend to anyone.

RP

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC
5

Return to Riverbend

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from another fabulous visit to Riverbend. If you like private vistas of clear river, pine trees with the sound of waters flowing. Or love having wood fires while relaxing on a deep leather couch. Or enjoy sitting around a dining table with room for 8. Or love cooking in a small yet so functional kitchen that can make amazing meals like Zuppa Toscana, chocolate chip pie, pulled pork, French toast casserole or maple syrup brown sugar bacon. Or showering in an amazing shower spa. Or bracing yourself in fresh air while rocking on the porch. Or comfy rooms and bunks....then this place is for you too to enjoy! It is consistently clean. Always welcoming. And I will be coming again! Thank you Riverbend for another wonderful stay. KAF

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mint Hill
5

Winter Wonderland!!!

  • 5 of 5

Returning to Riverbend for our annual "Girl's Weekend" is one of the things I look forward to the most to start the new year. The Cabin surroundings are magical and I grip the railing at departure, because it is so hard to leave this beautiful place. The river views outside and the comfy insides are beyond perfect to truly relax and reflect. Over the years, the owners have continued to add to the decor and furnishings (as if anything could make it more wonderful than it already is) making every addition fun to discover. Riverbend is a special place to enjoy friends and nature like no other...I can't wait until next time...just wish it was not a whole year away!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It brings us so much joy when others are blessed by Riverbend! Thank you.
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Our other rental property THE COTTAGE
Nearest Point of Interest
NO HOUSES IN SIGHT!
Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Ridge Parkway
Nearest Point of Interest
On the NC/Virginia State Line
Nearest Point of Interest
No Visible Houses Across the River
Car: necessary

Hike, Blue Ridge Parkway, Canoe/Kayak/Raft, Hunt [not permitted on our private property], Mountain Bike, Golf, Antique Shop, Music festivals, Square Dancing, Local Winery and so much more

Photos

Rates & Availability

Galax Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

pets per night/per pet $20 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $563.75
cleaning [up to 6] $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

We will reduce the security deposit at the time of the quote if you have 6 guests or less to $338.25. Again, this is refundable if property is returned in great shape.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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