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Unique lakeside cabin with exclusive access to Lake Logan and use of two boats

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

If you're looking for a mountain/lake getaway, our peaceful retreat has something for everybody: outdoor adventure and fishing, quaint mountain towns to explore, and R & R in a beautiful setting. Days spent in our cozy 1910 lake cabin are guaranteed to take you back to a simpler time and rejuvenate your spirit.

Our cabin sits on the shores of spectacular Lake Logan. It is on North Carolina 215, a National Forest Service Heritage Scenic Byway which climbs alongside a beautiful stretch of the upper West Fork of the Pigeon River towards the Blue Ridge Parkway. Lake Logan is a crystal clear mountain gem which lies in a pristine valley. Our secluded cabin is currently the only building on our side of the lake and sits on a 40 acre tract subdivided into 4 lots and surrounded by forest service land. We share our roads and dock with three neighbors, only one of whom lives in town. We are also neighbors with the 300 acre Lake Logan Episcopal Center. Most of its campus is just up the road from us. Part of their property includes 5 cabins across the lake from us which provide reassurance that we're not totally isolated. Once an exclusive retreat for Champion Paper Company executives, Lake Logan, a 90 acre lake, is one of the most beautiful mountain lakes on the East coast and is completely surrounded by forest service land. Motorized boats are prohibited. So come soak up the serenity of God’s glorious gifts in this mountain sanctuary. Watch the sun set from the dock on Lake Logan after a day of fishing. The lake offers excellent fishing for trophy trout and bass, bluegill, crappie and perch. It is only open to guests of the conference center and us. You can relax in the swing on the covered porch, open the windows and fall asleep to the sound of the creek, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee and a good book free from distractions. Children will enjoy playing in the creek next to the cabin, swimming from the dock and paddling around in the jon boat or kayak. We've enjoyed spotting wildlife from the cabin and on the lake. We have a resident bald eagle. We've seen deer, wild turkeys, otter and beaver. The lake is home to geese, ducks, kingfishers, and heron.

Thousands of acres of Wilderness area surround the Lake. The Blue Ridge Parkway, the Sunburst swimming hole and a multitude of waterfalls and hiking trails are right next door. We're minutes from the highest points along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Extensive shopping & dining are only 15 minutes away in downtown Waynesville. The historic Biltmore House or eclectic Asheville is only 40 minutes away. Perfect for a romantic getaway, celebration of a special day, or a family vacation.

Although our cabin was built in 1910, it was completely renovated (in 2011) with all the modern conveniences, but period architecture (leaded glass windows, hard wood floors and bead board ceilings and walls) and furnishings remain. We have paid particular attention to craftsmanship and details inside and out, and worked to preserve the integrity of the period and mountain setting. The cabin has an open floor plan, large kitchen, two bedrooms and two full baths. The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, chest of drawers, and comfortable reading chair, as well as a full size closet for your belongings. The second bedroom also has a queen-size pillow top bed , dresser, and armoir. The sectional sofa in the den can be used to sleep 2 additional people. The second bathroom is off the den and has a shower and vanity with mirror.

The large living area is a combination kitchen/dining/living room and has great views of the wooded areas surrounding the home. The living room is accented with a gas log heater and comfortably furnished with a sectional sofa and television with DVD player. A windowed door opens to the front porch that overlooks the lake. From there you can view activity on the lake and the dock or grill your favorite foods.

The kitchen is fully equipped and in keeping with the period of the house. It contains an antique refrigerator/freezer and electric stove/oven. The microwave, dishwasher and coffee maker are new. There is also a breakfast bar that seats three and separates the kitchen from the den area. Dishes, silverware, pots, pans, and other cooking utensils are available for your use. The dining table, next to the kitchen, comfortably seats six and has a lake view.

Smoking is not permitted. Pets are allowed for a small additional fee.

Keywords: Fisherman's paradise completely remodeled 1910 cabin tucked in the woods overlooking a private mountain lake in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Boat dock, V-hull jon boat and aluminum canoe available for guest use. Creek runs beside cabin, hot tub on deck off master with creek view, large retro kitchen, washer/dryer, open floor plan, front porch,

More Details

Owner
Dan Smith
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Dan Smith

We are a family of four. Dan is a youth minister, Leslie is a school counselor, our oldest daughter is in law school at Campbell, and our youngest daughter works at the local pharmacy. We have a dog and a cat who are also a big part of the family.

Dan Smith purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Dan Smith chose Waynesville

Our cabin on Lake Logan is a dream come true. We have always wanted to have lake front property, but never imagined we'd find just what we were looking for so close to home. When four lots on Lake Logan went up for sale, we jumped at the opportunity because it had everything we were looking for: seclusion, fishing and boating on a beautiful lake which doesn't allow motorized boats and rarely has anyone else on the lake, a creek and mountain views.

Amenities

Waynesville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sectional sofa can sleep 2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Notes:
Private dock (shared with 3 other lot owners) and boat on Lake Logan, a 90 acre private-access lake where motors are prohibitied. Excellent trout and bass fishing in the lake and easy access to delayed harvest trout waters on the West Fork of the Pigeon River. Stone spring house behind cabin sits beside the creek. It is very rustic but good for children's imaginative play. Close proximity to Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Cherokee and casino. Views of Cold Mountain from the lake. Established trail system with Pisgah Game Lands, Shining Rock Wilderness, and Nantahala National Forest for access to hiking, fishing, climbing and other outdoor recreation. 15 minutes from quaint downtown Waynesville for shopping and restaurants. Cataloochee Ski Resort is a 30 minute drive.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Unique lakeside cabin with exclusive access to Lake Logan and use of two boats
average rating of 4.860215 based on 93 reviews
5

Exactly as described. Mountain idyllic views and great cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Beautiful fall scene and cozy cabin. Just right for a family of four and our dog. It was a nice escape for the weekend. Dan was a great host with fishing tips. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

Great trip!

  • 5 of 5

Fishing was great.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Awesome Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Beautiful spot to get away from it all

  • 5 of 5

Dan was very accommodating and the Lake and cabin were great

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Diamond in the ruff

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the cabin! We were able to bring the whole family, including our 2 dogs, who took full advantage of the lake. The only reason that I did not give this property 4 stars is because of the proximity to the road and across the street from lake...other than this, the cabin is just perfect! The owner and his wife are friendly, accommodating and available. It was our first trip up into the mountains, and we will be returning! There is so much to take advantage of doing there...we focused on fly fishing, which was great fun. My daughter caught her first trout, worthy of a trophy! We had campfires and made s'mores, enjoyed the hot tub...good old fashioned family fun! It is like stepping back in time when things were a lot simpler. We will be returning! Thank you for some very fond memories!

Lisa

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Great family time spent in this charming mountain cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay!!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Springdale
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Blue Ridge Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Jukebox Junction
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Cataloochee

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 12.0%

Optional boat motor rental is available. Please contact owner if you would like to rent a trolling motor & battery for the jon boat.

Cancellation policy: We refund if we can rebook the time that you reserve less a $100 re-booking fee. We do not refund for late arrival, leaving early, or “no shows.” Consider traveler's insurance if you feel the need.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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