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ROMANTIC LOG CABIN GREAT VIEWS FP, WIFI ,FIREPIT,10 MIN.AVL,

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

To lighten your heart, ease your mind, relax your body, renew your spirits, there is no better place than 'TranquilityKnoll' to experience it all.

This magical retreat is an authentic log cabin with beautiful antiques and many articles handcrafted with love by Carl. Family paintings and treasures are scattered throughout the cabin. Guests say it reminds them of being in Switzerland- they are close since Germany is my birthplace. Our cabin boasts red oak hardwood floors throughout, huge windows with beautiful views from the loft. The 'old time' look of the The kitchen has a gas stove/convection oven, there are plenty of dishes, pots and pans to make any cook happy.. The bathroom with shower is well supplied with plush towels, soaps, shampoo, conditioners, hairdryer, and starter supply of paper products. Both the full size bed in the downstairs bedroom, and queen bed in the loft have top quality mattresses, sheets, pillows, and beautiful quilts in the summer and warm down comforters in the winter. Everything to make you sleep like a baby. Enjoy central A/C, ceiling fans, or the cool mountain breezes in the heat of summer. In the winter cozy up to the gas log fireplace, relax on the comfortable sofa and upholstered rocking chairs and watch your favorite shows on the flat screen TV. Kick back and enjoy your 'home away from home.'

This alluring cabin and our larger cabin 'Country Haven' are situated on 1 1/2 acres privately owned land nestled on a knoll among rolling hills with majestic mountains in the background. As you relax on the rocking chair porch you will enjoy the scenic views along with the country sounds of chickens, cows,horses,braying donkeys and wild turkeys on the neighboring land. Take a short stoll and make friends with the West Highland cows and soon to arrive buffalo

Outdoors you can grill on the Weber charcoal grill, yes we supply charcoal. Then sit and ejoy your meal on the picnic table while taking in the pastoral views. Our fire pit is ready for you to roast your marshmellows or just sit around and enjoy its warmth.

The cabin is the perfect location for a special weekend, honeymoon, or extended stay. You'll be so happy here you'll never want to leave.

If you enjoy the outdoors, the cabin is conveniently located to countless activities from white water rafting,canoeing,hiking,mountain biking and climbing,golf,horseback riding,fishing just to name a few

Downtown Asheville, a vibrant city with its artists and street musicians is only 15 minutes away. It has world class restaurants,year round live entertainment,museums,art galleries,theaters,concert halls,exhibits at the Civic Center,great shops,coffee houses,Farmers Market,Nanture Center,UNC Asheville. Asheville is an antique hunters pardise. The River Arts District produces some of the best art in America. Take the trolley and visit them all.The Biltmore House 'America's largest home' is about a 20 minute drive from the cabin as is Historic Biltmore Village with its unique shops, restaurants and galleries, the Grove Park Inn and Spa a world class resort and golfers delight. Black Mountain is within a 30-minute ride and in an added 15 minutes you can reach Lake Lure,Chimney Rock Park,and Wolf Laurel Ski Resort. The Blue Ridge Parkway offers beautiful trails, picnic spots, overlooks and waterfalls. Off the Blue Ridge Parkway are the Folk Art Center, Craggy Gardens, Mt. Mitchell which is the highest point east of the Mississippi, NC Arboretum, Mt. Pisgah @5,721feet, Graveyard Fields. In about one hours drive is Linville Falls, Grandfather Mountain @5,846 feet. It has the highest swinging footbridge in America.

Other points of interest include Penland School, Cataloochie Valley Ski, Montreat, Looking Glass Falls, Sliding Rock, Harrah's Cherokee Casino and Indian Reservation,Appalachian Trail and of course Great Smoky Mountain Park.

TRanquility Knoll is open year round and is easily accessible. We are local owners who are available anytime to meet your needs. Our property is spotless, well maintaines to assure you a most comfortable stay. Our #1 goal is your comfort and satisfaction.

Need more room?? We are already booked?? Check out our other cabin 'Country Haven'. VRBO # 351614 sleeps up to 8

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Keywords: Mountain Rental,log cabin,Romantic Get-Away,Cozy, Private, Awesome Views

More Details

Owner
Linde Lutz
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great weekend we had here. So peaceful and cozy. The views are awesome. Loved having dinner at sunset at the picnic table out back. Later roasting marshmallows over the fire pit.
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Leicester Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has shower..no tub Starter shampoos, conditioner , liquid soap, toilet paper. Plenty of towels. Hair dryer
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Loft - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (1)in loft , Full bed in bedroom. Bedroom has ceiling fan, chest of drawers. Iron and ironing board
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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average rating of 4.9590163 based on 141 reviews
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Relaxing!

  • 4 of 5

My husband, one year-old and I recently stayed here for two nights. This cabin is small, but was very comfortable for the three of us. It's also very clean and we felt very comfortable staying here. We enjoyed cooler temperatures while sitting on the front porch in the evenings, and our little one absolutely loved looking at the cows, bison, donkeys and the bunny rabbits hopping around the fields. Only complaint is no A/C in the loft. There was a fan, though, and we were able to open the windows at night and slept fairly comfortably. Take paper plates if you don't want to hand wash dishes as there is no dishwasher.

Overall, we had a very pleasant experience and look forward to returning at some point.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our cabin came from British Columbia and they don't have a need for AC. When installing the Central AC in the cabin the installers had no way to vent it to the loft. The Kit/dining, LR, bedroom, bath on main floor are all cooled with the central AC. Very comfortable. Tranquility Knoll has been a home away from home for the past 17 years to so many wonderful guests. We are proud of all the 5 star reviews they have given us.
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Tranquility Knob, we had the most beautiful views to watch the sun rise each morning, We even enjoyed the rainy days sitting on the porch in one of the warm throws that were provide for our comfort. The inside of the cabin was warm and inviting with a quaint decor that fit the cabin perfectly.

Terry & Ricki Hudson

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The cabin was totally equipped and we didn't want for anything. Far enough removed from the crowd, but close enough to everything. We highly recommend this cabin to anyone. We definitely would return.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property is perfect. We had a super time walking the area and visiting nearby sites.

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect. We had a wonderful time walking the property and visiting the Asheville area and local sites. We'll be back and will recommend the property to friends.

Thank you for sharing it.

Donna and Joe, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Idyllic, peaceful getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Stunning and peaceful are two words that come to mind when describing Tranquility Knoll. We we're looking forward a home base during our vacation outside of the city where we could enjoy nature. We came across this cabin and were captivated by the description and pictures. We were blown away by the location and the cabin when we arrived. It is such a beautiful location. The cabin is wonderful, it's nicely decorated and well provisioned. It was peaceful at night and waking up to the mountain view every day was just amazing. It was great as a base camp for visits to Asheville and the surrounding areas. Communication with Linde was easy. We didn't have any issues with the cabin. It's a beautiful place and we hope to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place to Visit

  • 5 of 5

We stayed four nights and were completely comfortable. Lovely cabin with everything you could need. We didn't do much cooking but everything was there if you wanted to. It was nice to see all the animals around the cabin, cows, bison, rabbits. Sitting on the front porch, the view was absolutely amazing. Could have stayed there all day. Had a lovely chat with Linde and Carl. Wonderful hosts. Would visit again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

ALL HOLIDAYS $200/nt 3 nt min. Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day *** 3 night Min. months of JUNE, JULY, AUGUST, OCTOBER

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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