1890's Historic Log Cabin, Scenic Creek, 7.5 Acres, 15 Min to Downtown(33 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Antique, 120 yr old Log Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)
the historic nature of this Antique cabin, we do not allow more than 6 people on the property FOR ANY REASON AT ANY TIME.
We require 3 day minimums (or more) during peak seasons and holidays.
'Wright's Cabin' offers a "one of a kind" Asheville Vacation in a serene, private setting. The cabin was hand-built by Mr. Newton Wright & wife, Lissie in the late 1800's, using trees from the surrounding forest. Their efforts produced this Very charming home, (and property) which has been completely Restored and preserved to perfection...
Husband, wife & 9 children worked their small farm from this 1 bedroom log home. Out-buildings & barns, (from the farm) remain intact & preserved . (Some buildings are not accessible but provide fantastic photos).
The cabin has been featured in local magazines,
national wedding publications, The Fairview Town Crier & The Asheville Citizen Times,
(chosen as Asheville's 'home of the week' July, 2012).
The Cabin features 1 bedroom (downstairs) with queen bed and a 2nd floor loft with 2 double beds.
*NOTE...Loft is up a rustic wood staircase, totally private, but not enclosed with a door. (Loft is the whole 2nd floor). (See photos of loft and living room for clarification).
Antique chandeliers, reclaimed White Pine floors & vintage furnishings provide authenticity... Top of the line double- pane, thermal windows, new kitchen, central a/c, and high speed internet make it comfortably-modern year around.
Absolutely perfect 'romantic retreat' for a couple, a family, or a small group of friends. This cabin sleeps 2-6. Very easy drive to all area attractions... 11 miles (15 minutes) to Asheville & Biltmore House, 15 miles (25 minutes) to Lake Lure & Chimney Rock,
17 miles (25 minutes) to Black Mountain.
Relax on the leather sofa in front of a wood stove fireplace as you enjoy the ambience of this hand- hewn, (solid white oak), log home. Wright's Cabin features a cozy country kitchen & modernized bathroom. The kitchen features granite counter tops & 1940's era crystal chandeliers. Dining nook was hand-made from 1850's Tennessee church pews.
Outside, (WATCH VIDEO), take a stroll along 800+ feet of Trantham Creek, ( The creek can be heard from the entire property). Walk in the adjoining 3 acre field to enjoy a mountain view, or hike the additional 4.5 acre slopes behind the cabin, (our property extends all the way to the next street above). At night, gaze at the stars from the field or toast marshmallows on the outdoor fireplace. There are a few antique out-buildings, including a wagon barn that has been converted into a creek-side entertainment pavilion. There is a historic double crib barn featuring full dove- tail cornering. This bldg provides GREAT photo-ops, (please do not explore it's interior).
A very special, romantic setting. Close to everything...
Asheville, Chimney Rock, Black Mountain & Lake Lure
Wright's Cabin is located very close to the heart of Downtown Asheville, (15 minute drive). Asheville and the surrounding area offers something for everyone, be it dining, music, shopping, golfing, museums, or hiking. This cabin is located just 10 minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Enjoy a hike or a refreshing drive to an overlook. Come enjoy this conveniently located historic cabin for a memorable vacation.
Keywords: Asheville, Log Cabin, romantic
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Prep and clean cabin $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 13%
Due to the antique nature of this home, only those listed on your rental inquiry are permitted. If you plan
To have guests of any kind, you must make us aware (and we must approve them), before you book the
Cabin. We do not want or allow large groups at the cabin. No pets under any circumstance.
We require 3 night minimums (or longer) in peak rental seasons. Thank you!
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2010
About: We rented the cabin ourselves & bought it later that year. We get there as often as we can. We continue renting it out, to help preserve the cabin, & allow others an opportunity to take in it's History & charm.
Why Fairview, NC, USA:
Asheville is an awesome city! The Cabin is very close to Asheville but, away from the city itself. The Cabin is in the woods/ mountains, with a lot of land. It's Located in a secluded area among very nice homes. Asheville itself is the perfect mix of beautiful nature, modern culture, & amazing restaurants !!
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Historic, hand-carved cabin from 1895 with a creek a huge field & privacy. Less than 15 minutes to Asheville. A great place to REALLY get away.
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1800's historic, hand-hewn, log cabin, 15 min. to downtown Asheville/ Biltmore
kick back on the rocking chairs or tandem porch swing, 'story book' like charm
barbecue on the side porch, plenty of spots to sit & enjoy nature.
Romantic kitchen nook. hand-crafted from reclaimed 19th century church pews
Cozy, comfortable living room. Solid white oak logs, reclaimed white pine floors
Cozy Loft features 2 full beds & private reading area.
Inside dining Pavillion: Poplar farm table, antique chandelier, poplar log seats
creek is spring fed, runs strong, all year long, numerous "little waterfalls"
beautiful 3 acre field with barn & mountain view. 4.5 wooded acres to hike also.
Postcard settings year around...very romantic setting
Rustic outdoor fireplace, perfect for marshmallow toasting or a moonlit campfire
1890's double crib barn. Great for photos. Please do not explore interior !
Beautiful Setting, total restoration in 2010. 25 min. to Chimney Rock/ Lake Lure
Gated entrance way, private, safe, setting... Great for kids
quaint country kitchen with farm sink & granite counter tops
Rest on the comfy leather furniture. Unwind by the wood stove fireplace
Spacious Main Bedroom (downstairs) features Queen Bed
Antique wagon barn, converted to creek-side picnic Pavillion
Bold Creek runs entire length of property, water can be heard from everywhere
Vintage tree swing in Side yard suspended from 100+ yr old black walnut tree
Barn is a beauty in winter too!
Wonderful during holidays
Huge field for the kids...
Front porch, relax!
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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