About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
Spacious, hot tub, Private, convenient Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner El
Just a short drive to the Mast General Store and Candy Barrel. Also enjoy the The 1861 Farmhouse deli with fresh sandwiches and desserts. Just a couple minutes to the Watauga River.
Beautiful and Spacious 4 Bedroom cabin offers one of the best locations for your vacation – Historic Valle Crucis. Just minutes to the Watauga River, Mast General Store, Boone, Grandfather Mountain and all the High Country has to offer. Cozy up to the massive stone fireplace or enjoy the ultimate in outside living with the numerous sitting areas. Sink into the luxurious waters of the hot tub while enjoying the mountain scenery that surrounds you.
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few days
- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 31, 2018
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Spacious, well equipped, clean
Quaint Cabin but Needs a lot of Improvements
The cabin location was quiet and quaint with a lot of charm. Unfortunately though the improvements in other posted reviews from 2 years ago did not go noticed as we had experienced the same following unpleasant issues: lights not working either because there were no working lightbulbs or the lights simply didn't work, Lights were not working in the bathrooms which is a safety concern; Fireplace seemed like it was about to collapse and caving in on the right hand side of where you place the logs; grill had some food on it from previous renters and was not cleaned; dishwasher continuously ran and would not end to actually dry; washer/dryer shook the walls on the main floor and was extremely loud; kitchen pots and pans torn apart and metal black chips coming off and into food (please spend $40 for a new set); dresser drawers broken; very old TVs which didn't work (kids were more upset than anything about it but still could use an update); downstairs full bed mattress sunk in and uncomfortable (noone was overweight either); and hardly any glassware provided. Oh and if checking out on a Sunday, please inform renters (in advance, not a memo on the refrigerator) about the trash and having to take it to the dump 15mins away and only open 2hours after checkout when we just wanted to get on the road. Overall, we would consider staying again but not until the above improvements are actually made.
Great location, just OK cabin.
The cabin was very close to everything with plenty of room for all 8 guests but there were a few things that needed improvement, the back sliding door did not lock, the down stairs had a very musty smell and was pretty cold even with the heat turned up and there was lots of broken things in the house, the coffee pot, the dish sprayer etc, also the fact that we had to take our own trash off was a bummer seeing as we left on a Sunday and the dump there doesn't open till 1 pm and we had to be out by 11, so we ended up having to take the trash back to our house. Overall I would definitely stay in this area again but not sure if I would choose this cabin again.
Nice cabin on hillside
Close to Boone, Valle Cruis, Hawksnest. Lots of room for everyone with 4 bedrooms and four bathrooms plus a bonus area with a trundle bed. Clean with no smells. But the cabin could use some new dining and living room furniture (showing wear). Comfortable beds with linens and towels provided. Fabulous hot tub, rocking chair porches and swing. Be aware that private road to cabin is steep and on shady side of hill making it icey in the winter if recent snows. AWD or 4WD is a must have. Would stay here again.
lovely cabin, great location, but...
Cherry Haven is a great cabin in a great location, convenient to Boone and surrounding areas. Having a bathroom for each bedroom was wonderful. Even though it snowed during our stay getting around was easy with our 4 wheel drive.
But there were many things that got to the point of being more than inconvenient. If the owners would put just a little into these issues we would definitely consider renting again in the spring.
The wood burning fireplace chimney needs a good cleaning(chimney), kitchen was not well stocked(ie 4 glasses) and pots that were there are old and damaged, oven would not regulate temp(only broil), dishwasher got stuck on cycle and ran all night, overall disrepair(blinds missing, doors broken/missing on closets, heater in upstairs bathroom broken, power downstairs kept going off, hot tub smelled like mildew).
With a little investment these things could be easily taken care of and make Cherry Haven a mountain cabin heaven.
We will be looking into spring and will inquire about these fixes before we commit to renting again.
I was shocked at the smell and lack of cleanliness
First of all let me say that this cabin has a lot of potential. With that said, we left after about two hours of arriving. I first entered the home fully knowing the cabin allowed pets but was shocked at the smell. I am not a cat owner but have been so before so I am aware of what a clean home with a cat present should smell like. This cabin reeked of cat spray. So much so that we attempted to place dryer sheets near the window units in hopes of calming the smell. I did notice two new odor controllers on the mantle but they were no match. Downstairs was a different story, it smelled of mold and mildew and again dryer sheets did not help. The upstairs bedroom looked as if it had not been painted in many years. The walls had become dingy and they were littered with markings. There was a dresser there with drawer fronts missing. The living room contained several seating choices but the two couches were covered in pet hair. There was a rocker near the dining room that was too filthy for any of us to sit on. Near the hot tub there was a bench that if anyone sat on, I'm certain it would have fallen apart. I was frustrated to say the least at how someone considered this unit rentable and decided to step outside for fresh air and to gather my thoughts as I had every intention of enjoying my weekend with my family. I made a call to the rental company and left a message. We decided to head to a store to grab some food and was contacted by the rental agency. I explained the issues and she promptly moved us to another cabin about 40 minutes away. I was highly disappointed with the condition of the original cabin and frustrated with the inconvenience of having to relocate but there is no way we would have been remotely comfortable with the smell or condition. Hats off to Wendy for doing what she could to make it right. I hope the owners fix the issues as I could see potential in this cabin.