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FREE USE OF CANOE AND 2) KAYAKS ON YOUR OWN PRIVATE COVE. 1ST DAY FREE BREAKFAST

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

This is a Beautiful New Log Home On The Nicest Private Cove On Lake Lure.

This is a Brand New Log Home with everything Brand New. It is custom built with top quality Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counter Tops, and a huge deck and wrap around porch, with a Gas Grill and Picnic Table. WIFI is also provided FREE. It is furnished and decorated with an intended 'Lodge' feel that is like something like you don't typically see in this area. It has custom hand made furniture from Mexico in the bedrooms and Kitchen, with Log Beds in the guest bedrooms for that Mountain feel. A pontoon boat is available for rent, upon availability. The cabin also comes with the use of 2 kayaks, one 8' and one 17', and a 12' canoe. There is a 32 foot long and 8 foot wide dock. It's a beautiful cabin on one of the most beautiful coves on 'one of the most beautiful man made lakes in the world'. ~National Geographic Magazine.

A pontoon boat is not included with this cabin but is available at a discounted rate, by advanced reservation, depending on availability. Pick up and delivery is right at the dock.

More Details

Owner
Bob
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Bob

I have always loved log cabins. I lived in my first log cabin in Montana in 1972. There was no heat, nor running water. Except for the wood cook stove and the stream that ran past the cabin. My dog used to wake me in the mornings, in the winter, because his water bowl was frozen over,,,in the cabin.

We bought our first log cabin in Chimney Rock in 1993. It was a one room, 450 square foot cute little place with no heat nor air conditioning. I have loved this area for many years and have always thought about the cabins on Grey Log Cove and thought how much fun it would be to have a cabin there. Well, as sometimes dreams do come true...I bought a lot there in 2012 and the dream of having a cabin there is finally coming together. I think this is one of the nicest log homes, on definitely the nicest cove on the Lake Lure.

Bob purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Bob chose Blue Ridge Mountains

This is a very unique piece of property. It is right on the lake, on one of the nicest private coves on Lake Lure. You and your guests can take the canoe or kayaks out onto the cove for a nice peaceful paddle without having to get out onto the traffic of the Lake. Or if you choose, there are 8 restaurants, with nice bars, on the lake that you can canoe or kayak to. You can sunbath on the 32' long dock or the large wrap around deck.

Staying at 'The Lodge on Grey Log Cove' is an experience that you won't soon forget.

There is also a full basement with it's own Bath and shower, as well as a LIVING ROOM, WITH FRIDGE, FLAT SCREEN TV, POOL TABLE, FOOS BALL TABLE, AIR HOCKEY TABLE, PING PONG TABLE, AND BEAN BAG TOSS.

What makes this cabin unique

In building 'The Lodge on Grey Log Cove' I wanted to add some of the flavor of the West and the time I spent living in Montana near Yellowstone National Park, as well as some of the influences of my years living in Santa Fe New Mexico. This cabin is be like nothing some people have ever seen before. I wanted to keep with a 'Lodge' theme and I think it has come together pretty well.

One of the things I am most proud of is my Housekeeping staff. They are the best around. Also provided are on-site massage and baby sitting with advanced notice.

Breakfast is also provided. So don't rush out for something to eat on your first morning here. Relax, have some COFFEE and ORANGE JUICE on the deck while the HAM AND EGGS are cooking on the stove. Then taste some of my Housekeepers fresh homemade JAM, on an ENGLISH MUFFINS. Made Exclusively for the Guests of the 'Lodge on Grey Log Cove'. Also provided is free popcorn and a variety of DVD movies and a new 42' flat screen TV for your at home evening entertainment.

Also provided with the cabin's key is an 'Ingles Advantage' card. For discounts at the local grocery store. So they'll treat you like a local.

I know there are lots of places to stay on Lake Lure, but I wanted to provide more of an 'experience' to your vacation than just a place to spend the night. I've tried to add some simple 'extras' and things that you don't get at a regular 'canoe paddle on the wall' type of rental unit.This is a new log cabin, that was completed in the spring of 2014. It is a one of a kind, custom log cabin, with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, ceiling fans in every room, large closets, and many other custom features.

Also for your enjoyment is a full basement, with a Ping Pong table, Pool Table/Air Hockey Table, Foosball Table, Bean Bag Toss, Flat Screen TV, Refrigerator, and a Private Bath. Also many comfortable chairs and couches.

Treat yourself. Stay at 'The Lodge on Grey Log Cove'. You're worth it

Guestbook comments from the owner

Bob,

Your cabin is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! We enjoyed our stay; however it was not long enough, but it never is. Mark & I will definitely be back. Thank you for all your help. We gave out a lot of your business cards. There were quite a few people from our group who were definitely interested in the cabin.

PS: Hillary ( the housekeeper) is very nice & helpful.

Mark & Alice
Apr 2016
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Amenities

Lake Lure Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • the Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , A huge bathroom w/an extra large tub and double sink vanity.
    the Guests bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , a nice cozy bathroom with everything you need.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , There is also a bathroom in the living area of the basement.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • the 'Moose' guest bedroom. - 1 queen , the larger of the guest rooms is spacious with big windows.
    the Master Bedroom, 'Western' style - 1 queen , French doors that open to the deck overlooking Grey Log Cove
    the "Bear Den" bedroom. - 1 queen , a wonderful cozy bedroom with a Black 'Bear' theme.
  • The Master Bedroom is large with a Huge master bath and a large walk in closet. It has large French doors that open onto the deck that overlooks the cove. It faces East for that nice warm morning sun. The 'Bear' guest bedroom is a wonderful cozy bedroom with timbered ceiling and a ceiling fan. The 'Moose' guest bedroom is the larger of the guest bedrooms. It has large windows on 2 walls and has excellent lighting as a study. All three bedrooms have ceiling fans and extra large closets.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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FREE USE OF CANOE AND 2) KAYAKS ON YOUR OWN PRIVATE COVE. 1ST DAY FREE BREAKFAST
average rating of 4.90566 based on 58 reviews
5

Great House, Great Owner, Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family just returned from a week in Lake Lure staying at this wonderful cabin. Great location for exploring Chimney Rock, Asheville, Pisgah Forest, and all of the activities around Lake Lure. House was perfect for our family. And Bob, the owner of the house, is an awesome host. He does so many little things in the house to make it really feel like a Bed and Breakfast. And he was so responsive and helpful from the time that we reserved the cabin until the time that we left. The dock, canoes, kayaks, and floats were perfect for our two kids. Loved Lake Lure and we really enjoyed this perfect cabin for our vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Accommodating and courteous

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was so clean and accommodated our family perfectly. We swam and paddled all day in the rain and had the best time. At night we put the kids to be bed and played table tennis and cards. Hillary was so friendly and ensured we had everything we needed. Bob was accommodating and very helpful. Thank you both so much for your hospitality and we will absolutely be coming back to lake lure and will not be renting from anyone else.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Wonderful accommodations in a prime location.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful accommodations in a prime location.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had a great long weekend here! Loved the canoe and kayaks and hanging out on the dock. Very nice!

  • 5 of 5

Super!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mt. Airy, NC
4

Graduation celebration 2017

  • 4 of 5

nice place, clean and had items needed for successful stay

would have liked to have basement entrance not available from main living area clarification prior to arrival

well stocked and inviting

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Farmington
4

Beautiful Lake Home

  • 4 of 5

Coming here in the off season was okay. The house is beautiful! Game room a bit unfinished. No water to canoe in this year as the lake was drained down. Breakfast food in fridge was awesome to start our first morning with! This is a place for a family to play in for sure during the summer. We enjoyed the area very much! Chimney Rock was spectacular! Thank you, Bob, for the last minute accomodations...we truly appreciate it! Denise and Corey W.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
La Strada Restaurant about 2 minutes away
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lake Lure Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
NC Hwy 64/74
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Strada A great Italian Restaurant
Nearest Beach
1.3 Miles
Lake Lure Public Beach

Lake Lure noted by National Geographic Magazine as, 'One of the 10 most Beautiful Man Made Lakes in the World.' Also Chimney Rock Park was noted by USA Today, Travel as, 'One of the 10 Best High Places in the World.'

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Rates & Availability

Lake Lure Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$1
$1,875
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$279
$1,875
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Damage Deposit $300

Remember~ This is on the Lake so PLEASE bring your own beach towels. ~Thanks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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