4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, stone fireplace, grandfather mtn. view
About Sally Schwyn
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.
Sally Schwyn purchased this Cabin in 2005
Why Sally Schwyn chose Banner Elk
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.
What makes this Cabin unique
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.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Our family enjoyed the log cabin.
The 4 bedrooms and large large kitchen made our family weekend comfortable. Thank you for letting us stay. The location was close to everything.
Nice cabin in a peaceful area
Great location, central to Boone and the area's attractions. Plenty of room for 7 of us. Only complaint would be the "paper-thin" walls and some doors/cabinets that didn't close very well but, otherwise, was ideal for our needs.
The cabin was beautiful, exactly what we wanted out of the trip.
The property surpassed our expectations. Such a nice place to stay for our first trip to the NC mountains. Close to Beech, Sugar, and App ski resorts. Great location.
Location is great if wanting to shop in Boone. Very spacious!
A Classic Beauty
The best part about this home is location, location, location....centralized and easy access. In addition, there was plenty of room for gathering and enjoying time together. The beds were very comfortable and we did not lack for a thing. While the decor is dated, it does provide an authentic log cabin experience. We would definitely visit again!
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.