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Private Log Cabin/Waterfall/Pond/Great King & Queen Bed!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Step back into yesteryear, but with all the modern conveniences of today in this quaint log cabin nestled amid the Nantahala National Forest. This cabin is so cute you won't ever want to leave! The back yard is totally private with a pond and soothing waterfall to rest and unwind with. It is conveniently located right in the middle of Cashiers and Highlands. Shop till you drop for anything you could imagine, and dine with the best! Or stay back at the cabin and cook in your fully equipped modernized kitchen after a day of hiking or visiting waterfalls.

There are two bedrooms (both upstairs, and the bathroom is downstairs, and the stairs are steeper and narrower than normal....so if you any health problems or problems with stairs, this may not be ideal for you....we want our cabin to be a perfect fit for everyone!) It is also 5 miles off the main road...and the road is half paved and half gravel. And then another 4 miles into town. Easy drive, no cliffs or anything like that.

The master bedroom has the wonderful Marriott king size bed and the second bedroom has the same comfy queen size Marriott bed. (We are fanatics when it comes to sleeping well on vacation! Comfort is very important to us, as well as the comfort of our guests!) There is a wonderful Lane double reclining sofa and matching 'bubba' recliner in the living room for a total meltdown after your busy day.

Relax by the firepit!

Be sure to pack marshmallows to enjoy in the evening by the firepit! You can also eat dinner out on the covered back porch. Both porches are covered....the front porch has a porch swing and rockers, and the back porch has big old comfy chairs and a dining set. There is also a hammock in the totally private back yard, along with Adirondack chairs. So, pick your spot and settle in!

If you are a nature lover or a hiker, you will absolutely love it here. We are less than two miles from the trail head of the Ellicott Rock Wilderness Area of the Nantahala National Forest and we are a mile and a half from the Chattooga River, made famous in the movie 'Deliverance'.

The cabin is also a short drive (about an hour) from Franklin, Bryson City and Cherokee. And you're about an hour and a half from Asheville. What are you waiting for! I promise you'll love it and come back again and again!

Area Description

This area of Western North Carolina is truly breathtakingly beautiful. From the many, many waterfalls, overlooks, rivers and streams, the area is one of the most popular around. There is so much to do and see. Lake Glenville has all kinds of boats to rent and watersports to partake in.....there is watertubing in Sapphire in the summer, and skiing in the winter. Horseback riding, hiking, fishing, rafting, great restaurants, golf, and unbelievable shopping!

Whew! I'm sure I've missed something!

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Owner
MJ Hennesy
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About MJ Hennesy

Scott and I have three grown children, two beautiful grandchildren, and we live in the lowcountry of South Carolina. We have furniture/bedding stores and stay on top of design, comfort and quality. We've had rental properties for over 20 years and that's how we travel, personally. We love staying in homes rather than the sterility of a hotel room. We are very picky in choosing where we stay....so we make sure our rental homes are top notch! (Check out our previous guest comments....we get rave reviews! ALWAYS check out previous guest comments before you rent...it tells volumes! Also be sure to check out how current they are.)

We do our very best to make our rentals five star vacation destinations and we love our renters!

We love the mountains, and there is no better mountain destination than Cashiers/Highlands! Our little slice of heaven is ideally located between both, nestled in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest. We're priced excellently and offer pure comfort in a rustic setting. Just the experience you're looking for! Come visit us!

MJ Hennesy purchased this cabin in 2006

Why MJ Hennesy chose Smoky Mountains

Sometimes you just find a 'spot' unlike any other you've ever found. That is the case with our cabin. Many, many renters have said it also. You are transported to another time, where peace and tranquility reined! My spine unfurls the moment we arrive and yours will too!

What makes this cabin unique

There are so many unique things about our little cabin...sitting on the back porch (or front porch) in the morning, enjoying your cup of coffee! Sitting around the bonfire at night listening to the waterfall, and the sounds of the forest, just visiting. Laying in the hammock at night, with the porch lights off, looking up at the sky and feeling like you're at the planetarium with all the stars just out of your reach! There are times when I just need the mountains and our little cabin.

'The mountains are calling, and I must go.'

Amenities

Cashiers Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • We just put a brand new modern, beautiful shower in!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Comfortable 'Marriott' bed!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Another comfortable 'Marriott' bed!
  • Both beds (King and Queen sized) are very comfortable mattress sets...the very same beds used in Marriott Hotels!
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.873418 based on 79 reviews
5

Great little cabin to get away.

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

REMOTE, long way to town and main highway

  • 3 of 5

Cabin is cute, but not well equipped, 1 roll of TP ? Not good. I would give an average grade. Would not return

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so sorry to hear that! A simple error on my cleaning people's part that could have been rectified by a phone call. I always ask every renter to call me when they arrive, after they've settled in and read our info book on the coffee table. You chose to email me, which is fine, but your exact email was "Great, thank you, we are here and all is good." And I never heard again from you. I am very responsive to our renters and answer my phone and emails immediately. More toilet paper was in the basement...like I said, probably an oversight on our cleaner's part. As for the distance from town, (9 miles), it is on our website and in our communications to you. We truly want our cabin to be a good fit for everyone who rents it. We even give early check in and check out whenever possible....as was offered to you as well. All I can say is this: we have 77 5 star reviews (and every one of them think the cabin is well equipped)....I'm sorry you chose to inform us this way, instead of calling when you first got there, when we could have done something about it. Next time you rent from someone, my suggestion would be to be in contact with the owners. Have a good summer, MJ
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5

Quaint and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cabin for mountain getaway!

Enjoyed the firepit in the evenings.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anderson, sc
5

Favorite tradition!

  • 5 of 5

Once again our family of four enjoyed Thanksgiving weekend at this precious cabin! We enjoy all the hiking, shopping, and dining around the area, but most of all we enjoy the family time at the cabin. Somewhere we all unplug and enjoy the fire and board games together. It is always stocked with everything we need! Thanks MJ!

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

Every year my wife and I give each other a small trip for Christmas. We love to get a way in secluded mountain cabins. This year ranked right up there with the best. MJ's cabin was just as described!! Secluded, quiet, and beautiful. We had a great time and look forward to coming back. Nice big fireplace and plenty of wood was supplied. We did the shopping thing in the Highlands but spent most of our time at the cabin watching college football and cooking our favorite meals. If you want seclusion but still want to be close enough to go out for a great meal, you can't go wrong with this cabin. Loved it!! Thanks MJ.

Carlos and Teresa Thomson - Monticello Ga

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

So relaxing!!

  • 5 of 5

This is my favorite place in cashiers to visit! MJ was a great host. The cabin was clean and cozy. It is close to town and hiking! It is truly a magical place!!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
High Hampton Inn
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
High Hampton
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
107 N
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
The Orchard
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Sapphire Valley
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Elderly or disabled guests...please note: The bathroom is on the main level and the bedrooms are upstairs (stairs are steeper and narrower than normal).
And if you wish to pay by credit card, there are additional fees. Most pay by check. CALL FIRST...

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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