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Romantic Getaway-private with Hot tub & Fireplace-Eco-Friendly

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

600 sq ft mountain cabin with hot tub, gas fireplace and full kitchen.

Plush mountain cabin with 20-jet hot tub, gas fireplace, queen bed with luxury bedding, walk in doorless shower, 40' TV with satellite package, wireless internet, gas grill, high power telescope and much more.

The cabin is located just minutes away from Asheville, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Mt Pisgah, and the Biltmore Estate. Also, there are many nearby outdoor adventure activities: hiking, whitewater rafting, kayaking, flyfishing, mountain biking, climbing, and waterfall tours.

Spend the day in downtown Asheville dining, tasting our local beers, shopping or people watching.

Great day trips to nearby small towns: Waynesville, hendersonville, Brevard, Flat Rock, Chimney Rock, Highlands, and Cashiers. Scenic routes to each, with great lunch spots. Enjoy shopping for locally made crafts in the quaint atmosphere of small mountain towns.

Try to make it back to the cabin at least one night before dark to see the sun set over the mountain.

More Details

Tammy Capps
Member since: 2012
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Tammy Capps

Tammy is from North Carolina and has directed non-profit youth programs and a local AmeriCorps program.

Both Carmen and Tammy work to be good stewards of the land, these mountains and our mother earth: growing our own fruits and vegetables, preserving them for the winter, recycling and composting all garbage,trying to reuse instead of buying new when possible. Efforts are always made to buy local and American made products.

After a great deal of planning and hard work, Carmen and Tammy are excited to invite you for a luxurious, romantic stay in our new cabin!

Tammy Capps purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Tammy Capps chose Candler

Tammy and her ex-partner, Carmen planned and built this cabin with their own two hands, while continuing to work full-time. It took two years! Starting with the goal of building a cabin with a small carbon footprint and utilizing green building techniques the two women started the project. WOW, what a project! A local builder got us off to an amazing start. With lots and lots of hard work and the loving support of our families the cabin was completed in August, 2012.

Why the property? Tammy spent most of her childhood in this area and fell in love with the beauty and majesty of these mountains in the Pisgah National Forest at an early age. When looking to move back to the area and purchase a home in 1991, she would only look at homes in the Candler/Upper Hominy area believing this to be the most beautiful community in the Asheville area. Twenty years ago Tammy began to clear land and landscape the 4-acre property. The project was worth it, as it is now a mountain oasis beyond belief.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin provides all of the modern comforts in a peaceful wooded setting at the base of Mt. Pisgah. The fall and winter views of the mountain through the large glass windows are spectacular. The wooded canopy of oaks, poplar and maple cover the mountain view during the summer months, and provide cool shade for relaxing outside on the deck or patio.

The cabin was built so that passive solar would assist the heating and cooling. In addition, NC made eco panels, rostra block and other sustainable products were used as our building materials making it very well insulated, so it will use very little energy. The tankless water heater and radiant floor heat are also eco-friendly ways to conserve energy while allowing our guests to try out these new 'green' products out for themselves.

The 100 year old oak barnwood posts and inside trim throughout the cabin took several months to pull rusted nails, plane and refinish. The wood was purchased in Candler for $100.

The cabin is centrally located to so many diverse day-trip activities. There is something for everyone here!


Candler Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 large bathroom with walk in shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1) Luxurious bed with down alternative hypoallergenic mattress cover, 600 thread sheets, medium density jumbo down hypoallergenic pillows and lots of throws.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • alternative lifestyle
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Plush robes and towels provided for the hot tub, and a high powered telescope for star gazing,


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average rating of 4.823129 based on 147 reviews

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cabin for a romantic weekend getaway. Awesome to be able to bring the dogs. Well kept and everything you need is right there at your fingertips!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and this cabin was the perfect getaway. Just far enough from Asheville to feel like we were away from the city but close enough to enjoy dinner and visit friends. Our dogs really enjoyed exploring the nearby trail as well. Thank you so much for thinking of everything from the robes for the hot tub to the dog covers for the furniture. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cabin was great and had everything we needed! We only wish they we could have rated longer!

  • 5 of 5

We only wish we could had stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chatanooga, TN

Cute, cozy cabin

  • 4 of 5

Nice weekend getaway despite the drizzly weather.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Miss. Tammy is awesome! She has thought of everything you could need for a sweet getaway and provided it! Cabin is charging perfect for a couple getaway! Pipes got frozen our first night there and Miss. Tammy came right away to fix the problem. I would highly recommend this cabin! It's a quick 30 min drive to downtown Asheville and really great breweries!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Central Florida

Great little cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Big enough for two, comfortable, beautiful view. Enjoyed the hot tub and the hiking trail out back. No problem getting up the driveway and down the hill to the main road even with some snow and ice. If these FL people can do it in a non-4x4, you can too!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Car: necessary

Only 16 miles from downtown Asheville our cabin is located beside the Pisgah National Forest.

Hiking trails are abundant only minutes away on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

March to November you can enjoy breakfast at the Pisgah Inn on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

A favorite downtown shopping spot in Asheville, Hendersonville, and Waynseville is Mast General Store.

Our favorite restaurants are the Admiral and Curate', you must make reservations early though.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $55
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $70
Tax Rate 12.0%

Pets are welcome with prior approval - Pet fee is $55 PER PET.
Refunds accepted with 30 days advanced notice.
Check in is 3.00pm, Check out is 11.00am.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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