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Beaver Creek Hill - Log Cabin; Listen To The Rushing Creek; Blue Ridge Mountians

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

This amazing, quality built, 3 bedroom / 3 bathroom log home has 3 levels of living space.

Relax and listen to the rushing creek from the the two large covered porches. The porches have generous seating including a bed swing. Beautiful artistic touches flowing throughout.

Four TVs, many board games, high-end furniture, wood floors, walls and ceilings. Granite counters, big open kitchen, hardwood floors, custom built-ins, vaulted ceilings, heated tile floors on the lower level, awesome outdoor fire pit. Gas stove fireplace on the lower level. Plenty of room for everyone to enjoy.

Main Level: Vaulted ceiling great room, which includes the kitchen, dining room, bedroom and a spacious bathroom.

Kitchen has an island, four bar stools, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, plenty of dishes, pots and pans, cooking utensils, mixer, griddle, toaster, etc.

Dining area has a beautiful wooden table with 6 chairs. Table can handle 8 people if needed.

Bedroom includes a king size sleep-number bed, and ultra-comfortable bedding. There is also a sizable closet, with additional blankets in case you need them. There is a also a TV in the bedroom.

The spacious bathroom includes a tub/shower and beautiful tile floor. Nice glass bowl sink, on top of a converted antique dresser vanity.

Lower Level: Living area with three comfortable chairs, a queen sleeper sofa and a large flat-screen TV. The living area also has comfortable, plush carpet. There is a door from the living area directly out to the lower deck with a seating area.

The lower level bedroom has a king size memory foam bed and great bedding. The bedroom and en suite bathroom have a heated tile floor. The bathroom has a shower and, like the main level bathroom, a glass bowl sink on a converted antique dresser. There is a dresser and closet. TV mounted on the wall.

Finally, the lower level has a closet with a high end, front loading washer and dryer.

Upper level: The upstairs bedroom includes a comfortable, pillow-top bed (queen sized). The room has a vaulted ceiling and built in shelves. Bathroom includes a shower/tub combination and pedestal sink.

Walk down the hill through the back yard to the creek. Have fun playing in the creek, or just relaxing next to it. Have a nice lunch on the picnic table down by the creek!

The cabin is close to West Jefferson's downtown area, the arts district, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian State University, Ski attractions. Hike to Beaver Creek, Ashe Lake, and the lake waterfall.

Short drive (~15 minutes) to Wal-Mart, Ingles, gas stations, restaurants, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our cabin is in a very convenient location. The drive into the cabin is about a half a mile on a gravel roads, no need for a four wheel drive vehicle, but be prepared for mountain driving into the property. Enjoy!

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Carolyn and Keith Dowdy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Carolyn and Keith Dowdy

We purchased this beautiful log home as a vacation home to share with our friends and large family. My husband and I live in Apex North Carolina, a 3 hour car ride from the cabin. We enjoy spending time at the cabin with our four children and extended family. We enjoy renting out the cabin for others to enjoy when we can't be there. We hope you enjoy the place and make your own special memories.

Carolyn and Keith Dowdy purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Carolyn and Keith Dowdy chose Blue Ridge Mountains

We chose to purchase the property because of its location in the mountains for its year around enjoyment. The roads are also easy to manuver and you don't need a 4x4 to get to this property. We enjoy the 3,000 ft altitude in the summer giving us a perfect average temperature in the summer of 75F. The fall is amazing with the changing of the leaves. Winter brings the holiday season with many Christmas tree farms in the area and shops dedicated to all the trimmings of the season. Appalachian Ski Mountain is the closest ski resort at about 30 miles. Spring is a perfect time to see all the beautiful flowers and Mountain Laurel. Golfing in the area is available in the warmer months.

What makes this cabin unique

The North Carolina mountains are unique and attract visitors from all over the world for its natural beauty of its people and landscape.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My friends and I had a wonderful time! Carolyn was very helpful and answers any questions I had. We loved the house and the area around it! Beautiful views on the blue ridge parkway nearby and great food in West Jefferson! I would definitely recommend this place and would love to come back again!
Nov 2015
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(33 traveler reviews)

Beaver Creek Hill - Log Cabin; Listen To The Rushing Creek; Blue Ridge Mountians
average rating of 4.969697 based on 43 reviews
Wake Forest, NC

Beautiful, peaceful, family friendly

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful Thanksgiving at the cabin. We could not have asked for a better place for our holiday. Thank you to the Dowdy's for sharing your fantastic cabin with us. We loved sitting on the porch watching the sun come up, listening to the creek below. The city and hustle and bustle of life is left behind at this cabin.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review! We are so happy you enjoyed your Thanksgiving. Please come back again.
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Awesome cabin in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our first visit to the NC mountains (with my parents and teenagers). Everything was perfect! We had weather in the 70's and the gorgeous comfortable cabin was better than the pictures. It was like walking into a magazine! The cabin is welcoming from the time you step out of your car! Special touches can be seen throughout the home. We loved the colorful artwork, mountain theme decorations, high-end furniture and hardwoods! The cabin is conveniently located with beautiful scenery from all angles. I give the cabin five stars because everyone had their own comfortable space for retreating and relaxing, plenty of room to sit or rock on the porch and listen to the water from the stream below. We could all eat together together in the kitchen and watch movies downstairs in the family room. It took us some time to figure out the cable channels, but we were able to find movies we could all enjoy. As others have noted, it is very clean and has top of the line appliances. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you will need, just bring the food to make your family happy! West Jefferson downtown area was great for shopping and restaurants, and not far away you can travel for day trips to Boone, Blowing Rock and Grandfather Mountain. Carolyn the owner was available for questions and she gave great suggestions. She went the extra mile to make this a wonderful weekend vacation. We hope to return in the spring or fall next year! Thanks for an awesome experience!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you and your family had a great time visiting the mountains. I would love for you to rent out the place again next year, we love guests like you. You are right there are a lot of fun things to do in.the.area, one weekend just isn't enough. I hope you make the cabin a home away from home and and.come.back year after year :-) I am so glad your mom and kids found.the place relaxing and fun, my family the place! I so appreciate your kind words, it means a lot you took the.time to write a wonderful review! All the best to you and your family
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Secluded Convenience! If you want to get away without being out of the way, this is the place!

  • 5 of 5

The rushing creek and the wind rustling through the trees provide the perfect setting for relaxation. Beaver Creek Hill combines the perfect combination of seclusion and convenience. When you pull up to the house you are immediately taken by the beauty of your surroundings. Once inside you feel right at home. Within 10 minutes you have grocery markets so you can stock up, because you will want to bring everything back to the cabin so you won't have to leave again. Of course, if you do want to get out (I'm not sure why you would want to but to each their own), an entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway is only 5-10 minutes away. Tweetsie Railroad is only a beautiful 30 minute drive away. The owners, Carolyn and Keith Dowdy, were always extremely helpful and very quick to respond to questions. My family enjoyed our stay at Beaver Creek Hill very much. I strongly recommend a stay at this wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate you taking the time to write a thoughtful wonderful review!! You and your family were excellemt guests. We love guests like you!! We hope you come back and visit again soon!
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Chillicothe , OH

We so enjoyed our stay in your cabin! Everything was very clean and very nice.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very nice and clean. We stayed the week and enjoyed playing the Ring game on the porch daily! Used the fire pit and saw deer in the yard. Thanks so much and we look forward to being able to return@

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy you had a fabulous time on your vacation!! We so appreciate you taking care of the place and would love for you to come back and visit again!
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  • 5 of 5

This cabin was wonderful! Layout was great and The beds were awesome! Everything was better than stated. I was able to prepare large meals and found every utensil that I needed. My boys loved the creek and lake and my parents adored the deck. I've rented many places and this cabin was by far the most beautifully decorated and equipped equal to a high end hotel. Thanks for sharing your cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the wonderful review and taking the time to write it!! We love having guests like you and appreciate that you took great care of the place! Please come back and visit anytime! We are so glad you enjoyed the place and had everything you needed to make a meal. I also love to cook so I understand the importance of having the utensils you need to cook a great meal.
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A beautiful, peaceful cabin on the creek!

  • 5 of 5

We had never been to the mountains in North Carolina. I think we found the best cabin in Ashe County! The cabin was cozy, beautifully decorated and felt like home. It is on a creek and it is very private, but in a great little community. It is also very close to the wonderful town of West Jefferson.Our vacation couldn't have been better!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to review our cabin! You were amazing guests and would love for you to come back soon. You made my day with your excellent review! Guests like you are the reason we love renting out the cabin, so glad you enjoyed it:)
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mountain Aire And Jefferson Landing Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Hillbilly Grill,Smokin Barbecue,Boondocks Brewin
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Appalachian Ski Mountain
Car: necessary

Beautiful log cabin with rushing sounds of Beaver Creek flowing 24/7 nearby. Home is surrounded by forest for perfect privacy, yet the Town of Jefferson is just minutes away. The Town of West Jefferson is a small town with lots of charming country stores. Ashe Lake and waterfalls are upstream about a quarter mile hike. Information will be provided on where to find white water rafting, hunting, kayaking, caverns, gem mining, art festivals, hiking trails and downhill skiing/ snowboarding. The town of Boone and Blowing Rock are a short drive from the cabin.


Rates & Availability

West Jefferson Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 17 2017 - Mar 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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West Jefferson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Main Level Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bathroom
    Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms have towel heaters and hair dryers. Downstairs bathroom has heated tile floor.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs bedroom - 1 queen , Pillow top mattress with private bathroom
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The queen sleeper sofa is on this downstairs level
    Main level bedroom - 1 king , Sleep number bed
  • All bedrooms have cable TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Follow the stream behind the property to Ashe Lake and its small sandy beach and waterfall. Perfect place to kayak or canoe!

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