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Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

'My Back Porch' is located in a beautiful gated mountain community, and is easily accessible, just five minutes from Highway 515. It's three bedrooms all have private baths. With Two King bedrooms and one queen bedroom, it is perfect for three couples on a get a way weekend, or for a large family with children. The guys will enjoy the pool table on the terrace level, or maybe their favorite game on the 50' inch plasma TV in the main level great room. With 5 TV's and one DVR unit, everyone can find their time to relax with their private choice on 'the tube'. Or the kids may prefer a hike in the woods (we have 4 acres), roasting marshmallows at the fire pit, a board game on the deck or a swing on the sunset swing. The girls will even enjoy cooking in the gourmet kitchen, complete with eight place settings, pots, pans and kitchen gadgets galore! Your favorite CD or chick flick can keep you company while you slice and dice.

The main level has a wrap around deck with sunrise mountain views from large screened porch, and a driveway side deck with sunset views. Also on this level are the great room with wood burning fireplace and 50' plasma tv, dining room, kitchen and king bedroom. The bath on this level has double sinks, a shower tub and a fully equipped washer/dryer closet. The stairs lead to the second floor master with king bed, private screened porch with sunrise views and private bath.

The terrace level has a private bedroom with beautiful queen bed, a third bathroom, and a recreation room with pool table, television and games.

Also on this level are the Hot Springs hot tub, another picnic table, and adirondike chairs overlooking the firepit and mountain views.

Come to the mountains to enjoy the breathtaking views, to shop and dine and kayak. Enjoy the scenic train ride with the kids, hike the Appalachian Trail, boat on Lake Blue Ridge, or motorcycle Route 60. Spend your days on mountain adventures, but spend your nights at 'My Back Porch'!

Keywords: Mountain Cabin

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Pam

Bob and Pam are retired baby boomers from West Virginia who wanted a bit of the mountain memories to be close at hand. We built our mountain cabin to 'return to our roots' and loved it so much we built our retirement home in the nearby mountain town of Jasper. We are close by for any emergencies, or for personal tips and recommendations. We are empty nesters, and with our only grandchild on the west coast, we have had to satisfy ourselves with lovin' our 2 papillons, Higgins and Moby (a rescue). They are much better looking than we are, so we have posted their picture here!

We have furnished and decorated our cabin as if it were our full time home. We know you will love it as much as we do. Come see!

Pam purchased this cabin in 2005

What makes this cabin unique

We love bird watching from the front porch, feeding the deer, and grilling to the beautiful sunsets. Quiet times on the back porch with our favorite beverage, the mountain views and and a dog in our lap is almost as great as sharing our mountain cabin with friends and family.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 62 reviews
Murfreesboro, TN

A 4th time, Yes!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at My Back Porch for three visits in the month of January. Our weather varied from ice on the steps to sunny weather, 70 degrees, with windows open and lots of back porch sitting. We have enjoyed each visit equally. The cabin is cozy, charming, comfortable, and complete!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Cabin and area!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week with our 4 kids and was a fun getaway! Especially for not having a vacation in a very long time! The cabin is spacious and we could all fit together by the fireplace or all be separate on the 3 different floors. We had a fire every night and played boardgames. It was cold towards the end of our week, and their is a sufficient supply of blankets and comfy pillows. We food shopped twice and the Kitchen had all the necessary essentials and that helped a lot! The hot tub was enjoyed nightly whether it rained, snowed or was freezing out. It snowed on New Years Eve so the kids saw snow for the first time! We only saw one deer, so hoping to see more next time. The neighbor has a rooster so you will enjoy hearing it in the morning, lol. The top floor, master bathroom's toilet broke two days before leaving, so it was very cold running up and downstairs the last two days. Pam replied immediately, but no one to fix due to Holiday. Be careful on the dirt/gravel road travelling to Cabin, have a good vehicle, very narrow, potholes and the previous people before us ran off the road. Couple neighbors drive it fast, so be cautious. We luved the neighbors behind the home with all their wonderful fireworks. Enjoyed meeting Charlie too. Close to many Activities. Go to the Local Chamber they will give you updated info on events in the area. We went to downtown BlueRidge, Blairsville, Ellijay and a few of the parks. Lots of waterfalls and hiking. We plan to visit the Blue Ridge Area again and Explore more.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at My Back Porch. Everything you needed it was there !! We will be back in the Spring with more friends and family to share the beautiful mountains with a cup of coffee and hot chocolate. Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful home it was soo.... relaxing !!!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sue, it sounds like you got just what you came for!! -----quiet relaxation on the screened porch, complete with the hot cup of coffee or chocolate from the welcome pack! Some of my favorite times are just this for the spectacular sunrise! ( I usually have a dog on my lap!) Thanks for the kind words and do come back. Spring in the mountains is beautiful!
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Beautiful so peaceful a little bit of heaven

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at My Back Porch. Will be going back next year, has everything you every need. Yvonne said Pam was great to work with and my daughter loved feeding the corn to the deers. And the candle from the Tyler candle company fill the whole cabin, wish I had looked on bottom for the name of scent. Thank you so much for sharing with us your beautiful cabin. Only bad part was having to leave, I kept saying let's stay one more nite.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandy and Yvonne, it is so wonderful to have guests that really love the peace and tranquility of My Back Porch. It sounds like you took advantage of it all. Please do come back and spend that "one extra night"! Pam
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A wonderful month

  • 5 of 5

We spent the month of July in this wonderful cabin, and it quickly felt like home. It's setting in the woods within a gated community between Blue Ridge and Blairsville can't be beat. Everything we wanted or needed we found in the fully equipped kitchen. It's not often you can go away and find a bed you like as well as your own, but we found that at My Back Porch. I spent every morning with my coffee and a book on the screened back deck, loving every minute of cool I found there. Our dogs were equally at home there, all of us thankful for the respite from the summer heat of SWFL. Pam and Bob responded quickly to any questions or concerns we had. The cabin decor is particularly pleasing, and everywhere you look there are decorative items that make you realize you truly are in the mountains. Unfortunately for us, July was just too hot to use the hot tub, although we probably should have used it anyway after horseback riding and ziplining! There is plenty to do if you just want to relax at the cabin, books, movies, games, etc. All in all, a great place to get away for however long you are lucky enough to be there. Thank you again, Pam and Bob. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Audrey, we are so pleased that you had a great month.Bob and I are at the cabin now preparing it for fall visitors. I am now sitting on the front porch watching the sun set (two dogs at my feet). We did have two deer in the yard, but they did not last long once the pups saw them - a bark gets rid of deer very quickly! Come back soon! We loved having you, Pam
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Wonderful, Clean, Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was everything described and more. We have stayed at several cabins over the past 38 yrs throughout Great Smoky Mtns. and Blue Ridge. This by far was the best ever! Very accommodating, not to mention the beautiful decor throughout the cabin. The screened in porch was our favorite place to relax, made it great for our little fur baby, too. We definitely will be back to My Back Porch. Pam was wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shirley, I am so pleased that the cabin was everything you had hoped for. The screened porch is our favorite too! Please come back another time and bring your fur baby. Thank you for the kind comments! Pam
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Morganton Cabin Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.0%

First payment due within a week of booking to hold the date. Remainder due two weeks before arrival. No refunds made. If cancellation, the amount paid is credited toward another stay. If cancellation insurance is purchased, the insurer pays the refund.

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Morganton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Main floor with double sinks and laundry closet. Off a main floor master. Up is a single sink with full bath off a master with private screened porch. Down is a pedestal sink full bath with exterior hot tub and fire pit.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2) Two King Beds, one master on main and one on second floor., Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Pack and Play; Also high chair in dining room, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen convertible in living room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Beautiful Sunset view, Mountain Swing, Fire pit.

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