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The Perch Cabin with Hot tub and Panoramic view atop Grassy Mt.

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

1 queen bed 1 full bath;

Come nest with the wrens! In this cozy cabin. High definition TV in bedroom and living room. Lots of wood and glass, massive stone fireplace. Fully equipped kitchen. Hot tub located on deck with great view of the mountains. Located minutes from the village of Little Switzerland. Gem mining, horseback riding, water falls, hiking, golf and shopping all nearby. Hope you don't mind sharing the property with the family of wrens who nest in a birdhouse right next to the cabin door

Minimum age 12 years old. Discounted Payment options include payment by cashiers check or personnel check. Contact for payment details. During the holidays weeks including Thanksgiving Christmas, New Years and month of October minimum stay is 5 nights unless their is a late cancellation. Check availability calendar for openings.

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Little Switzerland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 12
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Must shower before using hot tub
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Queen size bed.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
one queen and hot tub on deck. Internnet WIFI available.


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The Perch Cabin with Hot tub and Panoramic view atop Grassy Mt.
average rating of 4.7674417 based on 43 reviews

A restful, rejuvenating three days. . .

  • 5 of 5

We were very satisfied with our accommodations. It was peaceful and beautiful. As others have indicated, the view is indescribable. The expansive, panoramic view is breathtaking and as impressive as any we saw along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

We enjoyed visiting the Books and Beans in “downtown” Little Switzerland each morning we were there. We walked to Grassy Creek Falls the first afternoon; hiked to Mt. Mitchell and Crabtree Falls the second day, and Linville Falls the last day.

We cooked breakfast at the cabin and grilled out on the deck in the evenings. We actually spent more time than we typically have when we have taken similar trips, just to enjoy the coziness, the view, and the fireplace.

Rick was very professional and helpful, giving us excellent sightseeing suggestions, and promptly responding later

if we had questions.

We would definitely recommend this as a vacation destination for two people looking for rest and relaxation.

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really happy you folks enjoyed your time at the cabin. A pleasure to meet you both Hope to see you again.
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed here during the recent blizzard, incredible! Sitting in the hot tub in the snow was awesome, we hiked to a waterfall from the house, winter wonderland here!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice rustic cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a good time at the perch and Rick was welcoming. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot for taking the time to post a review and for your business. Hope to see you again.
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Cozy cabin with spectacular view!!

  • 5 of 5

The Perch was the perfect place to relax, unwind and take in nature at its best. The cabin is cozy, and has all you need for either a long or short vacation. It is less than a mile from the Parkway and although you would never realize it being tucked away in the mountains Walmart is only 3.5 miles away , so very convenient for groceries:). The owner Rick is a great guy, super helpful, knowledgeable of the area and couldn't have been nicer, the experience was so great that we plan to make it an annual trip!! We would not hesitate to recommend the Perch, book it, you won't be disappointed just happy you made the right choice!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review and leaving the place extol neat and tidy! It was a pleasure to spend time with you both and look forward to a visit sometime in the near future.
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Incredible view & cute town

  • 5 of 5

Rick, the owner, super friendly! The home has the most breath taking views! Stars at night and mountains in the morning! Home has all your needs to feel like home. Private and comfortable. Internet, direct tv and a grill. Hot tub was awesome at night under the stars! The town offers shopping at Walmart and a lot of free things to do like hiking, biking and small adventures. If your looking for more hip downtown action, it's about an hour drive to Asheville. Otherwise we were very content doing outdoor things!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Views are fantastic! Easy access. Cabin very clean. Owner friendly, professional & accommodating.

  • 5 of 5

Rick met us right on time. Showed us to the cabin and acquainted us with all amenities, hot tub, etc. He offered some recommendations of restaurants in the area as well as local supermarkets and areas of interests. He even brought us fresh vegetable from his garden. Would highly recommend Perch Cabin. It is 5 minutes from BlueRidge Parkway, close to restaurants and tourist sites yet it is extremely isolated, quiet and the views are phenomenal.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Janet really nice to meet you folks and thanks for leaving the cabin so neat and tidy. Also again thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Hopefully will see you in the future.
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Rick Gonsor
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Rick Gonsor

Long time resident of Little Switzerland. I designed and built my vacation rental cabins keeping in mind what I would be looking for in a residence for my self / rental property in the mountains. Enjoy the natural beauty, quality of life and sustainability this area provides. Spend most of my time outdoor hiking and tending the garden..

Why Rick Gonsor chose Little Switzerland

The Perch Cabin has a prime location and all the amenities including a panoramic view that's unrivaled..

What makes this cabin unique

Located on a private road 2/10 of mile with in easy walking distance to the village of Little Switzerland


Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Switzerland Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Grassy Creek Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Blue Ridge Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
2. Closest Switzerland INN and Cafe
Car: necessary

Perch Cabin is located at 305 Grassy Mt. Rd. 2/10 of a mile from the village of Little Switzerland.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $275

Payment by credit card online payment. Cashiers check or personnel check received 2 weeks prior to arrival. 60 day cancellation for full refund. Cleaning fee $75. Minimum age 12.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.