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Beautiful Cabin in the Heart of Blue Ridge Parkway

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-6)

Experience the authenticity of Mammaw and Pappaw Darnell’s home place ½ miles off the Blue Ridge Parkway and across the street from the Raccoon Holler Campground lake. The beautiful lake is right in front of the home place. Used to about 5 years ago, there was no water or bathroom in this cabin. After Mammaw passed away, it was our dream to restore the home and leave the rooms as Mammaw had them in order to share the love of the cabin with others. Now complete with granite counter tops, hardwood floors, and whirlpool tub with it has all the modern day luxuries. You will really enjoy your time here – two bedrooms (i.e., three full beds as two are upstairs in one room), full bathtub, separate shower, washer dryer, dishwasher microwave, hardwood floors, natural beams etched with pine hardwood to provide the rustic cabin feel yet with the modern day appliances of comfort including flat screen cable television.

Sit on the front porch and look at the lake, view the lake from the kitchen, living room and upstairs bedroom. This home place offers authenticity and comfort. Convenient to Jefferson and West Jefferson, 22 miles out the Blue Ridge Parkway to Boone and a mile from the famous Northwest Trading Post, right off the Blue Ridge Parkway, 15 miles from Wilkesboro, come home to Raccoon Holler.

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More Details

Denver Severt
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

About Denver Severt

I experienced complete love and acceptance when I visited my Mammaws and papaw here as a young boy. The two of them were amazing. Up the line was a spring where papaw went to get water. Down the line, lol, was an outhouse. When I stayed they wanted me to eat and rest and sleep and to this day in the courses I teach at UCF in Orlando to bachelors, masters, and doctoral students, I share about the RACCOON Holler Ritz Carlton experience I felt when spending time there. I wanted their legacy to live on so restore the cabin after they passed in hopes that those that came experienced a similar peace, love, and tranquility that I did when I was there. I hope you do. Currently, I am writing a childhood memoir entitled, Growing Up On Raccoon Holler. When finished, I will place a copy in the cabin. Thank all of you for reading and have a wonderful stay.

What makes this cottage unique

Please contact us directly for longer than weekly stay. We have a special rate for longer stays.

Please email us first before making any payment.

No hidden fees.

We don't charge any cleaning fee or hidden fees. We do appreciate if you leave the place clean. Small tip for the care taker would be appreciated also but not necessary.

Holiday weekends have different price than what listed. Listed price are good for regular days.

We have WIFI.

We prefer that you pay directly using the payment method on VRBO website. We will also accept if you have other preference for payment like checks.

Please email or call us if you have any question that does not answer here.

Reservations are accepted with a two-night minimum deposit.

Check in is 3:00 pm - check out is 11:00 am.

Reservation policy: Payment is due at the time of the reservation.

Cancellation policy: Just let us know at least three weeks before the trip.


Jefferson Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Monument View
  • Water View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (3), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing


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Beautiful Cabin in the Heart of Blue Ridge Parkway
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 72 reviews

Amazing & beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We went here for our honeymoon & we loved it has great location very clean & the owners were really nice & helpful .

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Perfect location to the Parkway. Very nice cabin!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was very nice! The location for traveling on the Parkway was great. This was supposed to be a hiking/photography trip but unfortunately, the weather wasn't so great. The tropical storm went through so there was a lot of rain, fog, humidity and bugs. We made the best of it though. Did get some good shots along the Parkway. I'm already making plans to return next year. The yard was great for playing fetch with the dogs and they enjoyed a dip in the lake across the street.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful setting and location

  • 4 of 5

We recently spent four nights at Mamaw's lakefront cabin in Glendale Springs. The setting around the cabin is very beautiful, especially the view of the incredible lake across the road. It is very restful sitting in the rockers on the front porch enjoying the view. And the location is all the more special because you drive perhaps 1/2 miles and you are on the Blue Ridge Parkway. That enables you to go in any direction you would desire. We always have enjoyed the Trading Post Store on the Parkway and the interesting store in Glendale Springs across the road from the Church of the Frescos, a place we have enjoyed many times. We hope to return as often as possible in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rest and Relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our five days in Mammaw's cabin. It is a lovely cottage in a beautiful setting. Close enough to civilization for conveniences, dining, shopping, etc., but definitely far enough from the madding crowd to relax and recharge. The owner and manager could not have been more helpful. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway!

  • 4 of 5

My daughters and I enjoyed a wonderful weekend together! Thank you for sharing your cozy and lovely home; it was perfect for us! We enjoyed being close to the Parkway and spending the day in West Jefferson. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was a spur of the moment trip and it was wonderful!!! Beautiful cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

From time we arrived the cabin felt like home!! Great kitchen beautiful view sitting on front porch. We hated to leave. Owner was great. Would recommend to anyone needing to relax!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $49
Pet Fee $30
Tax Rate 10.0%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.
These rates don't apply for holiday seasons.
Month long rental will include additional $100 maint fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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