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Springtime at Serenity - Lakefront Log Cabin- 8 Boats, Internet, Foosball

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

Discover the fresh mountain air and breathtaking views from the decks of luxurious log cabin 'Serenity on Cedar'. Have a hot cup of coffee each morning watching the fog over the mountains cross the lake in quiet stillness. Read your favorite book from a rocking chair or hammock or delight in the company of your family or friends in our swings and deck furniture. Eight boats are provided for your paddling/peddling enjoyment or bring your own boat to dock here. Also for your fun is a 5 person peddle boat, foosball table and 5 flat screen TV's.

Whether you're into the serenity of a hammock or rocking chair with a breathtaking view or a more active lifestyle geared to high energy children, WE HAVE IT ALL! 'Serenity on Cedar' is the perfect mountain vacation getaway for a family vacation, retreat, reunion, or a secluded honeymoon haven. WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS!!

Situated on pictureque Cedar Cliff Lake, just north of Cashiers and a few miles south of Sylva, North Carolina, our mountain lake cabin is the essence of tranquility for peace seeking travelers and family vacation fun. This gorgeous, yet serene, 2 mile long lake is fed by the Tuckasegee River and is a favorite for swimmers, skiers, fishermen and boaters preferring a more private setting.

From it's breathtaking mountain view, relax and enjoy the serenity from one of two decks or from the spacious, wrap-around covered porch. You may want to lounge around one of the cozy rock fireplaces or fully experience nature from a canoe, recreational kayak, or rowboat. All of these are provided for your mountain vacation enjoyment. Feel free to use the paddles and oars or bring your own motor. A boat slip adjacent to the cabin is provided for your own personal boat as well (including motor boats and jet skis).

Our cabin is located within close proximity to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Highlands, Nantahala, historic Dillsboro, the Great Smoky Mountain Railway, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Casino, Smokey Mountain National Park, Maggie Valley, Bryson City, Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Only one hour away is Asheville, North Carolina and the Biltmore House.

Come restore your body, mind and spirit and have lots of family vacation fun with a stay at 'Serenity on Cedar' this vacation season.

Keywords: Lakefront Log Cabin in peaceful mountain setting

More Details

Carol Taylor
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Carol Taylor

We built this cabin as our dream home and love sharing with others.

Carol Taylor purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Carol Taylor chose Tuckasegee

Serenity on Cedar is a wonderful escape from the busy life we all live. Come enjoy the awesome views, easy paddling lake and wonderful attractions nearby.

What makes this cabin unique

Lakefront with 8 boats, internet and foosball. 2 complete kitchens. 5 flat screen TVs and sports channels available for the sports enthusiast. Just 15 minutes to Western Carolina University, 20 minutes to Sylva, 30 minutes to Cashiers, NC and one hour to Asheville.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Today is Ed's birthday and we could not have found a better place to spend it than right here at "Serenity on Cedar".

I had either forgotten or possibly never heard what it is like to experience stillness, calmness, quiet time like we have here. "Serenity" is a perfect way to describe the feeling that we experienced.

I loved waking up and seeing the fog over the mountains cross the lake. We watched the wind blow across the water and enjoyed the sounds of the water running down the creekbed beside of the cabin.

For several years I have wanted to spend a weekend away in a log cabin in the mountains, but the opportunity never presented itself until now. This has been a wonderful place and time beyond what I had imagined. Normally when we travel, we drive around and check out all the local sites. Staying here at Serenity on Cedar leaves me with no desire to look any place further. There just cannot possibly be anything better or more to see than is right here.

We thank you for sharing this beautiful place with us.
Feb 2005
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Tuckasegee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • Three full bathrooms with bathtub/shower combo on each level of cabin.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 king , 2 queen , 5 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 sofas with recliners
  • King size beds (1) Main level, Queen size Beds (2) One on main level and one on lower level, Twin or Single Beds (5) Three in loft and two on lower level, Baby Cribs (1), 2 Sofas with Recliners
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Two wood burning rock fireplaces, laundry room, five flat screen satellite TV's with news and movie channels, wireless internet access, Verizon Cell Phone Extender, two fully furnished kitchens including cooking utensils, microwaves, refrigerators with ice makers, stoves and a dishwasher, For babies, we have a high chair and playpen available, Linens are also provided, Canoe, five recreational kayaks, one rowboat, one peddle boat, oars, life jackets, boat slip, No Pets


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Springtime at Serenity - Lakefront Log Cabin- 8 Boats, Internet, Foosball
average rating of 4.983333 based on 78 reviews
estero, fl

serenity on cedar

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was more than we expected. The different levels made it very private for the family to be together.

Everything was provided for cooking and they had a lot of board games for enjoyment.

The cabin was very clean and lake was beautiful.

I will go back and try it out in the summer months as well!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2008
  • Stayed: November 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Lee Ann, Thanks for your positive comments on your visit to Serenity on Cedar. We're looking forward to having you return this summer. With kind regards, Carol
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Ocala FL

Perfect family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time! Perfect family getaway! Better than described! Will definitely be back! Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Other than a few minor issues we had a great stay. Cabin is nice and area is beautiful.

  • 4 of 5

Owners were great and responded quickly to a few issues. Cabin is nice, lake is beautiful. Was way too cold to do much and stayed busy keeping a fire burning. Would recommend this cabin to my friends.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best vacation at a mountain log cabin that we have had!

  • 5 of 5

The log cabin house was ideally set up for a multi-family vacation. The lower level is really a separate living space with complete kitchen, bath, and two bedrooms. The view is spectacular and even though it was mid-November we used the kayaks and canoe each day. There was plenty to do and see in the area. We will definitely return. Carol was very helpful in making sure we had an enjoyable stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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All was as advertised and all of our expectations were very high and exceeded. Thank you, Carol

  • 5 of 5

this is the second time I have responded. What did you do with the first set of positive


  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Petersburg FL

Water crafts the highpoint

  • 5 of 5

Our family reunion in the mountains was here at Serenity on Cedar. There were 9 of us who came together from 5 different states. We were on the beautiful and peaceful lake every day of our 5 day stay, using the provided kayaks, canoe, paddle boat, and row boat (thank you so much Carol!) They were an added benefit of staying at this beautiful, very clean, and roomy log cabin. The path and steps from the house to the lake are very well done, with wooden or rope railings, making it very manageable for the older ones, and out of shape ones. One late night we laid on the dock to watch the shooting stars (I saw my first one!!!) We cooked all our meals there, sometimes using both kitchens. The biggest disappointment was that the dining room table only sat 6 people, which is surprising when the house sleeps 11. When the weather was warm, we all ate outside and enjoyed the BEAUTIFUL view. There was no fire pit outside, but a very nice and big fireplace where we had a fire going every night. Yes, the road and driveway was very steep, but we handled it very well. There is plenty of parking (we parked 5 cars and a trailered motorcycle). We SO enjoyed our stay here!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Other attractions are fishing, golfing, exploring waterfalls, whitewater rafting, pontoon or fishing boat rental, snow skiing, gem mining, antique shops, great dining and much more




Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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