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Log Cabin from the 1800's with modern amenities conveniently located

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Authentic 1800's Log Cabin located 5 miles from Downtown Hendersonville

The Homestead Cabin's main living area is an original 200 year old cabin. One of the oldest structures in the county. Over the years additions were made and modern conveniences were added. The historic log cabin now has 3 bedrooms, including a sleeping loft and 3 full baths. There is also a full eat-in kitchen in addition to the formal dining room which is in the historic part of the cabin. Relax in the hot tub and stay connected with wireless internet and Uverse TV. There is a large family room on the left end. This is all part of this one unit. It is a large room with plenty of room for games or a great way to separate the adults from the children.

If you're looking for an authentic rustic log cabin, this is it. There is something special about walking in the front door to the aroma of a wood burning fire. Sit in the historic living room next to the beautiful stone fireplace that climbs to the top of the cathedral ceiling of this cozy room.

The cabin is centrally located in an area convenient to Hendersonville and Asheville NC. It is easily accessible to Hwy 25 (less than 1/2 mile) just off of a main road but hidden away in the woods. The authenticity of the cabin gives it a unique feeling and aroma of years past. Although it has additions for more modern facilities, it holds true to the 'cabin in the woods' feeling. This is not a newly constructed log cabin. It is a true 1800's log cabin with additions. Therefore, things are not perfect. The floors may creak and aren't level in places, and there are little quirks but it all gives way to the 'warm & cozy with plenty of room' that makes the cabin unique and authentic. You will get the feel of what it was like to live in a cabin in the 1800's, but have the comforts of this century. If you are looking for 'abundantly fancy with frills', this is not it. But, if it is relaxation and comfort with rustic thrown in that is convenient to most everything the area has to offer, I would love to have you as my guest.You'll love its original quirkyness and unique passages from room to room. Other guest continue to use the term 'cozy, with lots of room'.

Nestled among 80 foot tall hardwoods but only 5 miles from Main Street Hendersonville, 7 miles from the Asheville Airport, and 30 minutes from downtown Asheville.

Experience a taste of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Appalachia from the 1800's with modern conveniences. The 2 white squirrels nesting in the woods around the cabin show their presence daily.

Check in is 3:30 PM or after. If no one is checking out the same day you are checking in, I can work with you for an earlier check in time. Check out is no later than 11:00 AM

More Details

Owner
Rebecca Pittman
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Southern
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Rebecca Pittman

Welcome to Hendersonville! I am a native who grew up in the neighborhood and still live in the neighborhood. I love meeting my guest and making recommendations to meet your needs. I love working with land and selling land! I am a NC licensed realtor although they are inactive at this time. My full time position is working for one of the nations largest utility companies as an Research Specialist. I collect green depression glass (some call it Vaseline glass) and usually have a few pieces in the cabin for my guest to enjoy. I enjoy classic cars and going to car and tractor shows around the area. In spring, summer & fall there is always a car show somewhere close on Friday or Saturday night.

I love to cook for my family and also can (preserve) fruit & vegetables.

Rebecca Pittman purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Rebecca Pittman chose Smoky Mountains

The cabin and the property around it were previously owned by my mom & dad during the 1970's. For various reasons it was sold several times, the cabin was added on to and took a different direction for the highest and best use. The previous owners set the property up as a vacation rental. When they listed it for sale in the spring of 2014, I realized it was my opportunity to put it back into the family. I am loving having the cabin in close proximity to my house. When it is not being rented I will occasionally go to the cabin with a cup of coffee, build a fire, sit on the sofa in the quiet and enjoy a good book. Total relaxation! I love the cabin and all of it's little quirks and hope that you will too.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is centrally located in an area convenient to Hendersonville and Asheville NC. It is easily accessible to Hwy 25 (less than 1/2 mile) just off of a main road but hidden away in the woods. The authenticity of the cabin gives it a unique feeling and aroma of years past. Although it has additions for more modern facilities, it holds true to the 'cabin in the woods' feeling. This is not a newly constructed log cabin. It is a true 1800's log cabin with additions. Therefore, things are not perfect. The floors may creak and aren't level in places, and there are little quirks but it all gives way to the 'warm & cozy with plenty of room' that makes the cabin unique and authentic. You will get the feel of what it was like to live in a cabin in the 1800's. If you are looking for 'abundantly fancy with frills', this is not it. But, if it is relaxation and comfort with rustic thrown in that is convenient to most everything the area has to offer, I would love to have you as my guest.

Amenities

Hendersonville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
  • 3 Full Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Loft bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , private bath
  • 3 Bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Log Cabin from the 1800's with modern amenities conveniently located
average rating of 4.756757 based on 37 reviews
Monroe, North Carolina
5

LOVE THIS CABIN!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this authentic 1800s cabin for a weekend girls' getaway and it was more than we could have asked for. The beds were very comfortable and the cabin was fully furnished with everything we needed. The water pressure in the showers was incredible and we never ran out of hot water. We loved the game room and the hot tub. Becky, the owner, was most gracious and we loved meeting her and learning the history of the cabin. The cabin is located close to downtown Hendersonville but it is secluded among huge trees, down a gravel drive, and far enough off the main road to give the feeling of isolation. It rained while we were there and hearing the rain on the tin roof was so relaxing! We will definitely be coming back! Thank you Becky for such a wonderful, special weekend!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Space, Inside & Out

  • 5 of 5

Our group had a great stay at the Homestead Cabin. The space inside was great, shown just like the pictures. The experience staying in such an old cabin was cool. Even the outdoor space was great. It felt very secluded and private, even though there are nearby neighbors. We enjoyed the fire pit and the hot tub.

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

We felt like we were living history and the size and many places to sleep and bathrooms worked out.

  • 5 of 5

It was a very quaint rustic little place which made you feel like you were out in the woods when you were a short distance from many different places and attractions. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the hot tub however it was too rainy to have a bonfire and after exploring the area we were a bit too exhausted at night and just enjoyed the comfortable quaint little TV room. Thanks Rebecca for opening up your families place.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic, charming, quaint cabin

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for modern, up-to-date, sleek accommodations, this isn't the place for you. However, if you are looking for rustic, charming and cozy, then this is the place to stay. We arrived on Friday afternoon in cold and rainy weather. It rained on the tin roof all night and it was wonderful - the king size bed was very comfortable. The house was warm and cozy with no drafts. The clawfoot tub in the master bath is a treat! The only suggestions I have would be to add a curtain to the front door (there are neighbors but not too close) and a privacy screen next to the hot tub (again, there are neighbors). The cabin was full of history and charm and we definitely enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Cabin for weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is awesome, and we will definitely be returning soon. Perfect cabin for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, has a rustic feel while still being close to everything Hendersonville and Asheville have to offer. Only down side was it rained most of the weekend so we didn't get to enjoy the fire pit or hot tub as much as we would have liked to. This was my 10th rental on VRBO and by far the best place I've stayed. Becky was also very accommodating, and by far the best owner I've ever delt with. If you are looking for a cozy cabin feel that's still minutes from civilization, look no further!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! I look forward to working with you again. I have the best guest ever! Becky
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Exactly as described. Charming, rustic, spacious and comfortable. Wonderful owner.

  • 5 of 5

Becky was very kind, considerate, accommodating and easy to work with. The cabin was surrounded by trees making it feel isolated yet surrounded by neighbors and close to town. Hendersonville is a delightful town filled with a lot of local flavor - lots of great shops and restaurants. And Becky has compiled a great restaurant guide for the cabin, which was a very convenient location for visiting The Biltmore. The beds were very comfortable and we especially enjoyed the wood burning fireplace and hot tub. Fabulous girls' trip!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I enjoyed meeting you. Please come back and visit me again sometime. You are always welcome.
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Asheville Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 25
Car: necessary

Hendersonville has it all! Theaters, restaurants, outdoor events, Beer Capital of the South (Sierra Nevada, Oscar Blues) with many microbreweries, Wineries, trout fishing, biking, all located in the back yard of the Great Smoky Mountains. There is now tubing in the French Broad River and zip lines in Asheville and over a gorge in Green River. But the biggest attraction is Biltmore House and Gardens. George Vanderbilt certainly knew how to live. Stand out on the back deck and imagine owning all the land you can see! Next, the outdoor enthusiast love Dupont State Forest. Its an easy 20-30 minute drive with spectacular waterfalls and hiking trails. The Last of the Mohicans was partially filmed there as well as one of the Hunger Game series. It is truly a treasure. My personal favorite drive is to go one exit up on I 26 to the Airport Exit (also where Sierra Nevada is located) turn left onto Hwy 280 go about 15-20 miles toward Brevard. After you go up the mountain and back down (watch the speed limit) turn to the right onto Hwy 276 at the Pizza Hut. Stop for an ice cream cone at the entrance to the National Forest. This road will take you to Looking Glass Falls, Looking Glass Trail, The Cradle of Forestry (the first forestry school in the country; thank you George Vanderbilt), and the Pink Beds. When you reach the top of the mountain, you can take the scenic route to Waynesville or, my preference is to take a right towards Asheville onto the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is a leisurely drive and a MUST STOP at Pisgah Inn for a meal in their fabulous restaurant overlooking the mountains. After a fabulous (and inexpensive) meal continue to Hwy 191 where you can exit if you prefer. You might enjoy some shopping at the Outlet Mall if you turn to the left, If you turn to the right it will take you along the French Broad River and eventually make the loop back to Hwy 280. Take a couple of hours to enjoy the mountain views. I am a native of Henderson County and will be more than happy to help you plan your itinerary while you are here.

I look forward to working with you.

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Rates & Availability

Hendersonville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$155
$1,085
 
 
fall
Sep 6 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
 
 
Winter
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 2 2018
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$825
 

Additional information about rental rates

Standard Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.75%

VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT
Capell’s Homestead Cabin
319 Brookside Camp Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-774-8135 828-691-4691
capellshomesteadcabin@gmail.com
THIS IS A VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT UNDER THE NORTH CAROLINA VACATION RENTAL ACT.
THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES TO THIS AGREEMENT ARE DEFINED BY LAW AND
INCLUDE UNIQUE PROVISIONS PERMITTING THE DISBURSEMENT OF RENT PRIOR TO THE TEN

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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