Spacious Log Cabin - Owner Managed !

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front view of cabin in Summer


Last updated: 10/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to Summer in the mountains. Enjoy the gardens on property and fresh brown eggs from our chickens. Make yourself at home in our lovingly restored Lincoln-log cabin located on more than an acre of pine and rhododendron half-way between Boone and Banner Elk off highway 105 S on a quiet dead-end street. Enjoy the beautiful open floor plan. Fireplaces in living area and master bedroom. Very large, fully equipped eat-in kitchen. TV with cable in living area and cable TV in all bedrooms. Wireless internet, washer and dryer. Front and rear decks . Back yard offers peace and quiet among the pines with Grandfather Mountain view. Enjoy cooking out on the grill or gather round the fire pit. No mountain driving or 4-wheel required to get here. 1 king, 3 queen and 1 roll-away bed. Please inquire about pets, no smoking in-doors.

Let Us Work for You: We strive to give you and your group an old-fashioned vacation for all seasons. We will work with you to customize your stay with us for maximum comfort and enjoyment.

We welcome Multi-generational Families: Our easy access makes it possible for the whole family to enjoy mountain living. Two bedrooms on the main level next to bathroom are quiet for early evening retirement. Large kitchen and living area accommodate family gatherings for TV watching, game playing or just visiting with each other. Outdoor seating, family bar-b-ques, a dog run - accommodate everyone. Plenty of easy parking.

Activities, Culture, Shopping, Restaurants: Close to river swimming, fishing, hiking, skiing, Grandfather Mountain, zip-line. The cabin has its own sledding hill when there is snow. Boone's Appalachian State University holds concerts and other lecture, music, and theater events throughout the year. Many local art galleries, antiques and unique shopping await you. Excellent dining or eat casual - many bar-b-que recipes to sample as well as other traditional fare.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    At least one responsible adult over 26 on site....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Games, puzzles, and movies for indoor activities. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    sand buckets are on both decks for smokers....moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Location, location. Central to all area activities.


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    View of Grandfather Mountain profile from property....moreless

  • River:

    Walk across road to Watauga River for fishing....moreless

  • Rural:

    Feels like a rural setting yet minutes away from Boone, Banner Elk, Valle Crucis, and Blowing Rock,...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    window units in all bedrooms...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided. Beds are made up for guests....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Has wood-burning fireplace....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Table seats 8 ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    2 ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Decks in front and back of cabin....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large instantly hot infra red grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.3
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,200 $3,500
Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,200 $3,500
Mar 1 - Jun 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$1,000 $2,800
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$195 $195
Fri, Sat
$1,250 $3,500

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • exit cleaning fee $75 + tax
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 6.75%


50% confirmation deposit.

Balance and security deposit due at or before check-in.

Accept VISA, MasterCard, PayPal, personal/business check, money order, cash

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/24/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tri-City, TN
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
breakfast/lunch, 500 yards, many nearby
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
15 minutes

Car: Necessary

Perfect just off-highway location with no steep driving, half-way between Boone and Banner Elk. Close to river rocks - swimming, fishing, skiing, tubing, sledding, hiking, Grandfather Mountain, gem mining, ASU, galleries, antiques, shopping, restaurants and more.

Other Activities: Hawksnest family zip-line and tubing center, largest in the East is only 3 miles from the cabin. Tweetsie Railroad, Mystery House, Blowing Rock, Mast General Store near-by.

Ski: 15 minutes to Sugar Mountain skiing, 15 minutes beyond that is Beech Mountain. 5 minutes to Hawksnest Family Tubing Center and 20 minutes to Appalachian Ski Area. Winter hiking and fishing close by as well.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: I am a retired school teacher and college administrator in love with the western North Carolina mountain communities around Boone. I spent my childhood in Ohio, raised my family of 5 children in Michigan and lived and worked in Chicago for 20 years before retirement. As a mid-westerner I especially enjoy our wonderful mountain climate; warmer in Winter, cooler in Summer and so so beautiful in Spring and Fall.

Why the Owner Chose Boone, NC, USA:
I have always been attracted to older homes, with large trees on the property, and enjoy returning them to their intended grace and beauty. We bought this tired, older log cabin in 2005 and spent 3 years restoring it to its current condition. I love being an Inn Keeper and sharing my home and its beautiful setting with our guests and my family when they can come for a visit. In addition to the upper cabin with its 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, etc, there is a separate apartment on the lowest level which is where I live when I am not traveling.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This property used to be a Christmas tree farm - the trees now tower over 70 feet and provide a year round green buffer from the local roads that make getting to points of interest easy and convenient. I like sitting on the hill next to the cabin and looking at the profile of Grandfather Mountain. It's a great way to start the day with a cup of coffee and an even better way to unwind after a busy day of mountain activity or just sightseeing our beautiful mountain area.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • front view of cabin in Summer

    front view of cabin in Summer

  • comfortable gathering area - open floor plan

    comfortable gathering area - open floor plan

  • Master Bedroom - King size bed

    Master Bedroom - King size bed

  • Bedroom #3 - Queen size bed

    Bedroom #3 - Queen size bed

  • Master bath - 2 sinks, separate tub and shower

    Master bath - 2 sinks, separate tub and shower

  • Enjoy viewing Grandfather Mountain from picnic area

    Enjoy viewing Grandfather Mountain from picnic area

  • view of Grandfather across the road

    view of Grandfather across the road

  • Please come visit us again!

    Please come visit us again!

  • large family kitchen and dining area

    large family kitchen and dining area

  • Bedroom #2 - Queen size bed

    Bedroom #2 - Queen size bed

  • Bedroom #4 - Queen size bed

    Bedroom #4 - Queen size bed

  • Bears welcome our guests to peaceful back deck and yard

    Bears welcome our guests to peaceful back deck and yard

  • Fall atop Grandfather Mountain

    Fall atop Grandfather Mountain

  • Watauga River close by

    Watauga River close by

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