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Romantic, Log Gap-Hand-Hewed 1800's Logs with Hot Tub

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Log Gap Cabin was built with logs that were hand-hewed in the 1800s. This cabin is only 15 miles to downtown Asheville and to the Biltmore Estate. Four- wheel drive is required year around because of the steepness of the mountain and the ground clearance for the large water breaks.

This peaceful retreat has a bedroom loft with a queen bed, and there is a Day Bed in the Living Room. Relax in the comfort of Egyptian Cotton Linens.

This kitchen has everything you need – a bread-maker, a coffee maker, a blender, a toaster, dishware, cookware, & utensils. There is WIFI, a flat-screen TV with a Blu-ray DVD player, and a phone (for local calls only). Soak your cares away in the four-person hot tub under the stars.

There are plenty of places to sit outside and enjoy nature – a screened-in porch with a wrought iron table set, a deck with four rocking chairs, and a flagstone patio with a grill & seating. The front porch is made of wide-planed pine boards (18”).

Keywords: Mountains, Cabin, Asheville, private, hot tub, hiking

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

About The Owner

After retiring from a 33 year career in sales management/ marketing, we visited our eldest daughter Etta and fell in love with Asheville. We moved to the Asheville Area in 2002 and lived in the house that became our first rental, “Our House.” (We built a cabin on the property and moved into it). Soon to follow, came our youngest daughter, Farris, and her now husband Danny. In 2009 their daughter Alyssa arrived and in 2015 Haley was born, making this a true family business.

We fell in love with Asheville and all it has to offer. We then decided to share the beauty of the Asheville Area and the hospitality of the Smokey Mountains with others. “Our House” and “My Roundette” were on the property when we originally bought it. Both have since been remodeled. We then purchased additional land and built “My Place,” “The Huntley,” and “The Garden Cabin.” “Log Gap” and “Prayer Ridge” were both bought at separate, more remote locations. Both were extensively remodeled.

The benefit of staying at “The Cove at Fairview” is the unique experience. Each home offers you a different experience in small ways – outdoor fireplaces, swinging beds, and a fifty mile view are just a few. Also, enjoy waterfalls, Koi Ponds, a Lotus Pond, horses, chickens (enjoy fresh eggs), donkeys, goats, native plants, & flower gardens.

By staying here, you are nestled into all of the beautiful natural settings in this peaceful cove.

While being very private and close to nature, you are still afforded all of the conveniences of technology and are located near all this area has to offer. Truly a place to come and renew yourself. Kick back, relax, and have a true retreat or a wonderful place to land after an exhausting day of fun (downtown is only 15 minutes away).

Why The Owner chose Fairview

We fell in love with Asheville and all it has to offer. We then decided to share the beauty of the Asheville Area and the hospitality of the Smokey Mountains with others. “Our House” and “My Roundette” were on the property when we originally bought it. Both have since been remodeled. We then purchased additional land and built “My Place,” “The Huntley,” and “The Garden Cabin.” “Log Gap” and “Prayer Ridge” were both bought at separate locations. Both were extensively remodeled.

What makes this cabin unique

By staying here, you are nestled into all of the beautiful natural settings in this peaceful cove.

While being very private and close to nature, you are still afforded all of the conveniences of technology and are located near all this area has to offer. Truly a place to come and renew yourself. Kick back, relax, and have a true retreat or a wonderful place to land after an exhausting day of fun.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a beautiful house, with breathtaking views! We enjoyed every minute of our stay and the surrounding amenities! We even got the men to abandon the football games ! Thanks for making our mountain getaway the perfect weekend.
Sep 2010
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Amenities

Fairview Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Day Bed in Living Room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Romantic, Log Gap-Hand-Hewed 1800's Logs with Hot Tub
average rating of 4.7238097 based on 109 reviews
Cartersville, GA
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 4th visit to the cabin. It is exactly what we look for in a quiet get away from everyday life. If you are looking for a quiet, secluded place to stay then this is it. It's a short 12-15 minute drive to Biltmore and downtown and only 30 minutes to Chimney Rock. This visit we didn't even enjoy the hot tub. We spent our time reading on the deck enjoying the weather and views.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, we love having you. Thank you for coming back to visit.
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Romantic secluded nature getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Fantastic stay. If you want to get in touch with rustic nature with some modern convinces ie. microwave, washer and dryer, cable tv. This is it. Need 4x4 to get to it but well worth it. Did have black bear cub visit us but it was adorable to see.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and cozy and private!

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at this cabin. The road up was exciting and the stay was very quite and private. A short drive to Chimney Rock and the Biltmore Estate. Will definitely consider going back some time.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We loved this cabin and the costumer service!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the privacy of the cabin! It takes about 20-25 mins to get to town but we loved the drive. The cabin is very well decorated to give it a nice homey feel. It is also well stocked with kitchen utensils. I personally enjoyed the rocking chairs on the porch and the trail up to the top of the mountain. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay, perfect private getaway for a romantic weekend, the hot tub was nice but does need some repairs, the skimmer didnt work, and the cap is missing off the return in the bottom.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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LOved it

  • 4 of 5

I had a really good time.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75 + Tax

Cleaning fee $75.
Taxes 13%
All Holidays require a 2 night stay with a charge of $215 Nightly rate
$100 Cancellation fee

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.