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Custom Log Home on River - Beautifully Decorated

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

3br/3ba Mountain View Directly on River for Fishing, Hiking and Relaxing

If you want to stay at a beautiful house that replaces the constant sound of your television, cell phone and wasteful time on the internet with the soothing sound of a river, chirping birds and wind rustling through the trees than this is the place for you. Get away from the daily grind and immerse yourself in nature. This is an unplugged vacation: no internet, no cable television but there are 200 DVDs, and limited cell phone coverage. There is an Internet cafe 15 min away in Cashiers.

The 'The River House' property is located on the Western North Carolina fly fishing trail (west fork Tuckasegee River) and sits on 12.5 acres. The property is about 10 minutes from Lake Glenville and 15 minutes from downtown Cashiers. Also close to Sylva, Highlands, Waynesville, Franklin and Asheville. This is an outstanding property offering fly-fishermen, naturalist, hiker and adventurist the ultimate experience.

This Moss Creek designed log home, 2BR/2BA home, is now complete and looks amazing. No expense was spared in creating a luxurious log cabin with marble counter tops, stainless steel appliances, antique wood floors, claw-footed bath tubs for each bathroom, 3 fireplaces and many carpentry details that can only be explained by visiting the property. This property is exceptional in every way. Some of the materials used in the construction include: antique logs, bricks, dry stacked stone, reclaimed wood & barn wood timbers.

The property also includes a 1BR/1BA guest house that overlooks the pond and the length of the river. Both houses show great attention to detail. This property is breathtaking and offers a completely relaxing experience. You can sit on the back porch and watch the river rush by, fish from the banks or wade into the river that is only a few steps away. There are also many miles of hiking trails directly adjacent to the property that follow the river or uphill toward the top of the mountain. The interior of this home was designed by CJ Brownhouse and has everything you need except the food.

The river house is located directly on the fly fishing trail along the Tuckasegee River. The fly fishing trail begins in Western North Carolina and provides a suitable habitat for trout.

Other amenities include a large pavilion with Jenn-air grill and open air fireplace. All buildings are located directly on the river and provide unprecedented views of the river.

More Details

Owner
Dax Battaglia
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Dax Battaglia

I am an 20 year active duty Marine stationed in Marine Forces Pacific.

Dax Battaglia purchased this house in 2010

Why Dax Battaglia chose Smoky Mountains

This house and property offers the best river views and privacy. You will not find another house with this much charm so close to the river. The house is amazing and your stay here will offer you every opportunity to relax and fill your lungs with clean mountain air.

What makes this house unique

No other log cabin sits this close to the river and has this much privacy. It is off the beaten path but also close to Cashiers, Cullowhee, Sylva and Lake Glenville.

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Ashville, NC
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Saphiere Valley
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Saphire Valley
Car: necessary

Located in the Smokey Mountains 2 miles North of Lake Glenville, 7 miles North of Cashiers, and 60 miles west of Asheville, NC. The property sits only steps away from the Tuckasegee river. You will be amazed at how relaxing the sound of the river is while you are sitting on the porch or living room reading a book or taking a nap.

The house is also only 18 miles to Sylva, NC, which is home to Western Carolina University, restaurants and grocery stores. If you want more of a small town feel you can venture into Cashiers, NC, which is only 7 miles away and enjoy shopping for antiques or dining on the local cuisine.

The location of the house also provides close access to hiking, biking and numerous trails that lead to waterfalls and wildlife. Numerous deer and turkey live on the property and can be seen even during the day.

Amenities

Cullowhee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3 - toilet paper provided
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (3) All towels and linens are provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The house offers you an opportunity to get away from the distractions of everyday life. There is no cell phone coverage but there is a phone with free long distance inside the house. There is also no internet service but Cashiers (7 miles away) offers both cell phone service and internet at the local coffee shop. Also, a short drive to the top of the mountain will give you cell phone coverage.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Custom Log Home on River - Beautifully Decorated
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Phenomenal!

  • 5 of 5

Found this amazing gem while running from hurricane Irma and will definitely be back! Could not ask for a cozier, cleaner, and cooler spot to ride out a storm.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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perfect long weekend escape!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderfully unique cabin - great architectural details and very private!! Hubby, kiddos, dog and I loved playing in the river. There is so much to do in the area that we didn't miss the internet or TV at all. Great communication from the owner too!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Home

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful spot on the river with lots of privacy. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our 12 days there.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet beautiful location and amazing home. Truly lovely place to rest and unwind. Cooked great meals, relaxed by river, slept to the soothing sounds of river and woods.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time! Lots of butterflies, turkeys, even saw an otter paying in the stream in front of the cabin! Dax is so great to work with, any questions were answered very promptly. We liked it so much we booked our next stay there as soon as we got back home. Loved, loved, loved being unplugged from internet, cell phone and TV. The Ingle's grocery store a few miles away is HUGE and their cheese selection and deli has to be seen to be believed.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect River Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Being an architect and growing up summering in Colorado at the family cabin, this was the perfect getaway for us. The cabin is quaint and cozy , but is also thoughtfully appointed and beautifully designed. The setting can't be beat for privacy and for getting away from it all. With no cell phone signals, no wi-fi and no cable, we spent our days hiking and playing in the river with our dog Jez, and our evenings doing puzzles by the fire and playing darts on the porch. Wonderful stay, we recommend to anyone wanting to disconnect from the outside world and reconnect with nature. One recommendation: to hike to High Falls access via the lower (North) trail head along 107. The trailhead adjacent the lake is an extremely steep hike straight down and the north trail head is much flatter (though a bit longer). Thank you Dax for sharing this beautiful place with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 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 $60
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.