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Rustic Chestnut Log Cabin Near Mt Pisgah

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

'Chestnut Cabin' is located just 4 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway where Mt. Pisgah, at over 5300 feet in elevation, offers hiking on marked trails with many spectacular vistas to view the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains. Nestled on 2 acreas of land that borders Stoney Fork Creek and the Pisgah National Forest, Chestnut Cabin offers a covered patio with grill and amenities for outdoor dining. To enhance the outdoor dining experience, the covered patio has a ceiling fan, electrical outlets and outdoor furniture. A cast iron chiminea is also provided. Relaxing on a huge screened porch with a ceiling fan, skylights, and patio furniture will unwind you after your daily activities.

The master bedroom with a queen-size bed is furnished with Egyptian cotton sheets, chest of drawers, TV, and a large walk-in closet. Extra linens and iron with ironing board is also available. Upstairs open area houses two twin beds, TV, chest of drawers, dresser and sitting area. Open living area with gas firelogs situated in a rustic rock fireplace offers additional sleeping on a queen-sized sleeper/sofa. The kitchen/dining area (and bathroom) has ceramic flooring while the remainder of the cabin is hardwood. Full bathroom with tub/shower and washer on main level. Outside clothes line available for drying.

Only 20 miles to downtown Asheville with quaint shops and a wide variety of cuisine in all dining atmospheres. Located on a dead end paved road, Chestnut Cabin offers tranquility in a quiet country setting in harmony with nature.

Pick your entertainment: The Grove Park Inn, The Biltmore House & Gardens and Winery, Historic Biltmore Village, Thomas Wolfe PlayHouse, Grove Arcade, Asheville Community Therarte, Colburn Rock Museum, or Asheville Art Museum, minor league baseball-Asheville Tourists, varities of music, including nearby Hominy Valley Singing Grounds.

All houses of worship nearby.

Keywords: Log cabin, rustic log cabin

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Nice, home-like, quiet, clean & comfortable place to stay. Right at the bottom of the mountain from the Blue Ridge Parkway with access (when not closed) at the top. Enjoyable to kick back & watch TV after a long day of running around the area.
Feb 2011
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Candler Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Rustic Chestnut Log Cabin Near Mt Pisgah
average rating of 4.9054055 based on 76 reviews

Beautifully tucked away gem!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was wonderfully rustic and beautifully decorated! Close to small town amenities...groceries etc. There are so many rentals that are missing one thing, such as a fireplace or outdoor grill. Chestnut Cabin had everything we wanted. Easy to book and pay with full instructions on everything through the Home Away app!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lela, thank you so much for the kind review. We are so happy you found the cabin to be everything you wanted & needed. We agree, we're close enough to be convenient but far enough away to be peaceful & relaxing. We sure hope you will find your way back to the cabin soon & that you will tell all your family and friends about us. Safe travels, Wanda & Marie
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Perfect cabin for our Asheville adventure!

  • 5 of 5

Chestnut Cabin is exactly what I envision when I think of the perfect log cabin. It is beautifully decorated with a stone fireplace in the large living room, and screened porch with fan. Everyone had their own space with the bedroom is on the first floor, and my children loved the adorable loft area with their own beds. It is located just 4 miles down the mountain from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our first morning there, we took a little drive that ended up an unexpected hike near the Buck Springs Gap Overlook.

The cabin is well equipped and so relaxing. They even had a bin of toys and stack of picture books for the kids! We rarely turned on the TV's (with cable) and just enjoyed playing cards on the screened porch, reading, and soaking in the quiet. Our kids loved playing in the creek behind the cabin.

There is so much to see and do in the Asheville area that we are already talking about returning next year so that we can spend more time hiking and exploring. The mountains have won over the beach for this family!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Denise, we are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our little cabin. Thank you for the kind review. We strive very hard to make sure our guests can relax and be comfortable while here. Kids do love the creek behind the cabin AND the sleeping loft. We are very fortunate to live in one of the most beautiful areas on the east coast and feel as though our location is perfect for any activity one may want to do. Having the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of the most scenic drives in the USA, so close is an added benefit for those who enjoy hiking, bike riding and camping. Please know you are welcome back at Chestnut Cabin anytime...we love having guests like you and your family stay with us. Don't forget to tell your family and friends :) We hope to see you soon. Happy Travels, Wanda and Marie
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Charleston SC

Peaceful and relaxing stay for our family of five.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at this property as we fell in love the first time. This time we took our three children; 10, 7, and 6. They loved the cabin but as I suspected fell in love with the creek. We had our boys sleep in the loft upstairs which provides ample privacy for them and us. Our daughter on the couch and of course our own little rustic room.

The cabin/property has plenty of places to sit back and read a book or just take it all in.

The kitchen is well stocked and there wasn't anything we lacked during our 4 day stay. I would highly recommend updating the coffee pot to a auto shut off as we left the pot on several times upon leaving only to come back to a crusty burnt coffee smell.

We enjoyed the proximity of the cabin to Asheville and the hiking trails just up the road from the cabin. Graveyard Fields/Falls is always an enjoyable morning. Get there later and you will suffer the overcrowded trails, parking and miss some of the beauty of the river and wildlife.

I would point out that our family is small in stature and the cabin is fitting for us however for larger built families I could see where it would feel confined. The upstairs loft is A Frame style and requires bending and squatting.

Lastly, the owner was responsive and clear with expectations and has been a pleasure both visits. We would highly recommend to our friends Rustic Chestnut Cabin.

Travis Carpenter and family.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Travis, thank you so much for the kind review of Chestnut Cabin. I am so happy your family enjoyed the stay and found everything you needed. I'm glad you reminded me of the coffee pot as I had been looking for a replacement but lately it has slipped my mind. I'm also glad you got to get out and enjoy the surrounding areas, both Asheville and The Blue Ridge Parkway. The cabin is small, actually, the "little rustic room" was built for a playhouse for me and my younger sister by our Dad. He later added the rest of the cabin on but we must have still been little kids in his mind when he constructed the loft :) because it does require bending for most people. I'm honored that you would recommend the cabin to your friends because that is a testament of true satisfaction. Thank you for returning to the cabin and I hope to see you again soon. Wanda
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Plover, Wisconsin U.S.A

Cabin with our grands

  • 5 of 5

What a great experience for the four of us: the grandparents and 2 grandchildren! It was our 6th annual Oma and Opa mystery week outing with our grandchildren. The cabin was perfect for us with the kinder having their own space upstairs. We so enjoyed the gazebo and had a great time grilling and telling stories and enjoying the candle light and visits from Maggie, the dog. The cabin was comfy and cozy and well equipped. The screened porch was great for breakfast and then later in the day for us to gather and share stories! A fun place to make memories!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you all had a good time during your "mystery week outing" in Chestnut Cabin. We're sure the kids enjoyed having their own space in the loft and hope they got to explore in the woods and at the creek behind the cabin. The gazebo is a great place to gather and when the bugs get to be too much, the screened porch is perfect. Maggie has gone back home too, as she lives in Wilmington with my sister who was here visiting during the time of your stay. Maggie is a sweet dog and our guests really enjoy it when she's in town. We hope you will consider returning to Chestnut Cabin in the future and make more wonderful memories with the family. Happy Travels, Wanda & Marie
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Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property. Lots of room and everything you need! We loved the outdoor space and the screened in patio.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Martin, Thank you for the great review of our cabin. We are so happy you enjoyed the amenities we provide for our guests. We hope you will find your way back real soon. Please be sure to tell your family and friends about us. We would appreciate your Dad giving us a plug every chance he gets down at The Feed & Seed. Happy & Safe Travels, Wanda, Marie and Bill
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columbia, sc

Relaxing vacation with my family

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at the Chestnut Cabin. The cabin is extremely clean and provides all the comforts of home. My kids had so much fun playing in the creek. We even had a visit from Maggie, the owner's dog. We were missing our own dogs, so we were so glad to see her! She is so friendly and fun.

The screened porch is fantastic. We ate most meals there. We took several walks around the neighborhood and had a great time watching the fireflies in the evening. The cabin is not far from grocery stores, restaurants and gas stations. It is also very convenient to the Asheville area.

The upstairs bedroom is better suited for kids or shorter people. We are a tall family and had trouble with bumping our heads. It wasn't a big issue though.

Overall, the cabin was great. We would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura, thank you so much for the great review of Chestnut Cabin. We strive VERY hard to make sure the cabin is the way we would want to find our own vacation spot and I thank you for recognizing our effort. We are conveniently located to most anything in the area and offer a quiet country feel so we're really glad to hear you appreciated that detail also. Maggie belongs to my sister who is here visiting and does love attention. Yes, LOL, the loft is perfect for kids or vertically challenged people. I'm not sure what Dad, RIP, was thinking when he built it that way but it is what it is...we 're glad you didn't find it to be a big issue. It is such a pleasure to have guest such as you we do hope you will come back again. Please be sure to tell your family and friends about Chestnut Cabin. Safe Travels, Wanda & Marie
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Rates are subject to change unless reservation is confirmed.

$100 cleaning fee for monthly rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund