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Secluded Mountain Cabin, Wheelchair/Powerchair Accessible

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Adorable privately owned, custom-built log cabin has 1,400+ square feet and is situated on 3 wooded, secluded acres, yet is just 15 minutes from quaint historic downtowns in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia, including Blue Ridge. Entering on a specially built ramp (wheelchair and powerchair accessible), the door opens into a large great room with cathedral ceiling. The fully equipped kitchen--microwave, stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher and panini grill--has a farmhouse table that seats 6. The living room, complete with ceiling fan, is furnished with a large sofa and oversized chair and 48' flat screen HDTV with satellite service, DVR, DVD and wall-mounted stereo speaker system. It opens onto a covered porch that runs the length of the cabin and is cooled by 3 ceiling fans helping the mountain breeze; a perfect place to enjoy the quiet woods while resting in Amish-crafted rockers. Above the living room is a loft furnished with matching twin beds, nightstand and dresser. The master bedroom, furnished with antiques, original art and a queen-sized iron bed, has access to the screened section of the porch through lovely French doors, fitted with adjustable shades for privacy. The bathroom is equipped with a handicap shower with removable shower head, seat and railings. All doorways on the main floor are 36' wide. One side of the furnished basement has a full-size, regulation pool table, air hockey table and two counter-height chairs. The other side has a queen-sized Murphy bed, 37-inch HDTV with built-in DVD player and satellite and DVR service as well as a full bath.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Owner
Larry or Joyce Dumas
Member since: 2010
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:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018

About Larry or Joyce Dumas

Cabin owner Larry Dumas, a retired Navy Chief and Orange Park FL firefighter, volunteers with the Benton-MacKaye Trail Association and is an avid hiker on both the Benton-MacKaye and the Appalachian Trail. He knows all the area's best hiking trails and other local information.

Larry or Joyce Dumas purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Larry or Joyce Dumas chose Mineral Bluff

We built this cabin in the woods to be both away from the hustle and bustle of city life and near all the things we love to do including hiking, horseback riding, nature photography and just enjoying the great outdoors.

What makes this cabin unique

Walks in the woods or 3 miles of wooded road walk.

Amenities

Mineral Bluff Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bathroom1, handicap
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 murphy bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1) cot available, Murphy Beds (1) Queen size
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 1 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outdoor Fire Pit, Great trout fishing near by, 15 to 25 min away

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

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Secluded Mountain Cabin, Wheelchair/Powerchair Accessible
average rating of 4.887324 based on 71 reviews
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The reason we chose this house as it is one of the few that is handicap accessible. My husband is wheelchair bound and we always take our two dogs. To find a place that will accommodate both is rare! We were very pleased. The house is very clean and nicely decorated. Kitchen well equipped The doors were wide enough for my husband to get through easily, shower was easily accessible for him to transfer to the pull down bench in the shower. There is a small ramp to get him out on the porch which we enjoyed very much. The cooler mornings on the porch with a cup of coffee was a welcome relief from the stifling heat of the city! Very quiet and peaceful. The bed was very comfortable. It is high but was doable for him to get in. Fenced back yard was perfect for my two dogs, a beagle and a pomeranian, to be able to get off leash and sniff around. We regretted not renting it for longer!

We will definitely go back again. We want to go back when the leaves start to turn and I bet it will really be gorgeous. Thanks Larry and Joyce for sharing your place!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved the cabin.

  • 5 of 5

The location was beautiful. It was quiet and we enjoyed the stay. Larry and Joyce were wonderful host. We were traveling with our 20 year old grandson who has CP and is in a power chair. After rearranging some furniture for more space, the main floor of the cabin was perfect for us.

Larry did research and found an accessible waterfall. It was beautiful. We did the train ride from Blue Rudge, GA to Copper Mill, TN. Following the river. The train had an accessible car. Wonderful location that met our special needs. We will be doing a return trip to the "Little Cabin in the Woods"!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was very nice. The cabin is kept very clean.

  • 5 of 5

It was very nice to relax at the cabin. It was very clean. The cabin had everything you needed which was very nice. We really enjoyed sitting by the firepit. I would definitely recommend anyone staying there to cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything looked great, the cabin is clean, we liked the beds, comfortable.Loved fresh mountain air especially in the morning. The owner was helpful when we got lost in the woods.We enjoyed hiking, the only thing that stoped us from activities is the rain every day.The tv Chanel's were great, so basically we would definitely come back.Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wheelchair accessible does not mean handicapped friendly

  • 3 of 5

In researching cabins for rent, we had some special needs as my husband is wheelchair-bound and we are in our mid-seventies. Husband cannot stand without a grab bar or something solid to hold onto. The following is our experience:

There is a ramp and the owner has added a small concrete pad which aids in getting the wheelchair off the trailer and passenger loading. The transition from ramp to porch is a little high or sharply angled though and I almost fell a couple of times coming out of the house to the car because it is easy for shoes to slide on it.

Inside, the great room is nicely furnished but not crowded so that my husband could get around in the wheelchair just fine. I just removed one of the dining chairs and he could sit at the table in his wheelchair.

This is a lovely cabin which is exceptionally clean and well-maintained. It is nicely decorated and appointed, good appliances, dishes, etc. It has a great kitchen.

The owners are very nice, accessible and have supplied very good information on the area with restaurant and tourist details. There are clear instructions for using the TV, DVD player and connecting to the internet. We had no problem using the entertainment options on the main floor.

The master bedroom is pretty and has a very comfortable mattress. The problem is that the new hightop mattresses are too high for some people to get into. I am 5' 4" and my feet would not touch the floor if sitting on the side of the bed. I had to sort of slide off. Husband could not possibly get in, so he slept on the sofa during our stay.

The owner had installed a chair-type addition on the toilet which was very sturdy, but is low and isn't high enough to provide any stability while standing. It did help with the transition back into the chair, but he would have to leave the room in order to get to a place where he could safely pull his clothes back up. The shower has a fold-down, padded seat and grab bars, but was not accessible for my husband. It was strictly a "wash up" situation for him during our stay.

Obviously we could not avail ourselves of amenities like the pool table or the firepit since stairs had to be navigated to get to them. I did walk around and could see that those without mobility problems would enjoy them.

We loved the wildlife and this is a lovely cabin which I can highly recommend, if you don't have the special needs we did. We enjoyed the things we could use and urge you to consider it.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Patricia, Thanks for the very helpful review. Because of your comments, we will paint the ramp with a non-slip paint When we have to replace the mattress it will be with a lower type one. I have found a toilet seat that will raise the seat four inches and have ordered it. We try to make it as accessible as we know how and your information was just what we needed to make it better, even if we can't make it ADA comparable.
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5

Quiet and secluted

  • 5 of 5

We had a great relaxing and quite. It was nice to wind down from the heavy schedule at work and just slow are minds down. We listened to all of wild life and hearing the rain on the steel roof. The owners are great and we can't thank them enough.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
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Map

Nearest Airport
127 Miles
Atlanta
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
515
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Butternut Creek
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
515
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
515
Car: necessary

scenic railway, public library, public park with playground, wineries, wine shops, apple orchards, petting zoo, blueberry and cherry picking, Blue Ridge Art Center, art galleries, dog-friendly downtown, pet lover shop, monthly classic car shows, state parks, Cherokee National Forest, Appalachian and Benton-MacKaye Trails access, hiking/trail shops, outdoor/fishing outfitters (guides), Toccoa River suspension bridge, mining museum, Ocoee Whitewater Welcome Center, photographic destinations, waterfalls

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $25
Refundable Damage Deposit $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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