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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,550 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property


Escape to this private, quiet, 3-bedroom, 2-bath Alpine Log Cabin snugly nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is conveniently located between Boone and Banner Elk, NC close to Appalachian State University and Lees-McRae College. The cabin, which is at slightly under 4000-foot elevation, provides spectacular year-round Blue Ridge Mountain views. Lose track of time as you bask in the stress relief of this ultimate getaway.

One main floor bedroom features a queen bed with sunrise views ideal for your guests. The other main floor bedroom has two twin beds giving the kids a perfect play space away from the adults. Your spacious second floor master bedroom has a log design queen bed; padded lounge chair for enjoying that good book; a Flat Screen Smart TV and DVD player to watch from your comfy bed; and a beautiful en suite bathroom.

Alpine Log Cabin's great room invites you in to enjoy a cozy, warm gas log fireplace that lights with the flick of a remote and a large relaxing sectional sofa where you can watch your favorite programs on the HUGE FLAT-SCREEN SMART TV with a Blu-ray DVD player. The great room TV also has FREE NETFLIX. Next to the dining table is a cabinet with a stereo, some family oriented DVD's. board games, and giant carpet checkers which keeps the little ones busy. In addition, Alpine Log Cabin features UNLIMITED LOCAL AND UNLIMITED LONG DISTANCE CALLING (within the U.S.)

The dining room table seats six comfortably and the bar area seats an additional three guests. The extremely well-equipped kitchen makes for easy food preparation and clean-up including a dishwasher. The main floor bathroom has a convenient full-size washer and dryer.

Extra features include FREE high-speed internet and WiFi throughout the cabin. Alpine Log Cabin has a large, inviting deck with both a gas and a charcoal grill. It also has a table that seats six which allows you and your friends to experience the changing seasons.

The lowest level of the cabin features a wonderful game room with an antique pool table,air hockey table, foosball table, poker table, magnetic dart board game and bean bag toss game (also known as cornhole). To include the whole family we have dominoes (which can be used to play Mexican Train), bingo game with cage, playing cards and chips along with a Hoyle's Book of Card Games. You can watch your favorite shows on our large flat screen TV while using the recreation room amenities!

Enjoy breathtaking sunrises in a beautiful wooded setting along with the soothing sounds of nature. We provide a handy booster chair and port-a-crib for the baby. Well-behaved dogs are welcome for an extra fee. As owners, we will do everything possible to make this a vacation to cherish.

With easy access off North Carolina Route 105 on all paved roads, Alpine Log Cabin retreat is conveniently located to many major attractions --- Valle Crucis, home to Mast General Store; Horn in the West Outdoor Drama, Mystery Hill, Grandfather Mountain, Linville Caverns, and Tweetsie Railroad. Fun is just down the road at Hawk's Nest Snow Tubing and Zipline. Seven Devils Road and Alpine Drive are also paved and well-maintained. You will appreciate our off street parking for up to three cars. The town has its own police and fire departments a mere two blocks away!

Tennis Courts and a large, modern children's playground along with hiking trails to Otter Falls are available in Seven Devils. The many farmers' markets provide a variety of fresh produce and baked goods for your table. Festivals, like the famous Wooly Worm Festival, and the Scottish Highland Games offer fun for everyone. Blue grass music is available at Mast General Store and other music venues.

Alpine Log Cabin is also very close to the cities of Boone, the

bustling home of Appalachian State University offering both sports and cultural events; Blowing Rock with it's unique shops; and Banner Elk, home to Lees-McRae College with its vibrant theater program. Boone also offers Horn in the West, an outdoor theater extravaganza which chronicles Daniel Boone's part in winning the Revolutionary War. This and Tweetsie Railroad are two of North Carolina's top picks for a vacation destination.

The cabin is surrounded by an outdoor enthusiast's dream come true. Hiking, Fishing, Public Golf Courses, Geocaching, Skiing (Both downhill and cross-country), Ice Skating, Snow Tubing, Snowshoeing, Sledding, White Water Rafting, Mountain Biking, as well as Hunting in Pisgah National Forest provide a variety of seasonal activities. To top it all off are the magnificent views when you drive the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Fun family activities, summer and winter sports, coupled with wonderful shopping at local boutiques and the outlet mall, plus art galleries and museums make this cabin an exceptional place to stay for a week or weekend. The peaceful privacy of this cabin is ideal for a honeymoon or romantic couples getaway. Wineries and gourmet dining opportunities enhance your enjoyment of this vacation paradise.

Alpine Log Cabin truly redefines worry-free luxury in a mountain setting. Your perfect cabin experience awaits you. E-mail or call TODAY for reservations or to check availability.

More Details

Carole and Forrest Byron, Owners - Alpine Log Cabin
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Carole and Forrest Byron, Owners - Alpine Log Cabin

Forrest and I have always been part of the entertainment and vacation industry. Before buying Alpine Log Cabin we owned and operated a Yogi Bear's Camp Resort providing family fun for kids of all ages. Giving you that same type of vacation experience seemed a natural fit. We love our renters and strive to make sure they have the ultimate vacation experience at an affordable price. We are detail oriented which will be obvious when you come to the cabin and see all of the literature, brochures and restaurant menus we have collected to make your stay both inviting and easy.

Carole and Forrest Byron, Owners - Alpine Log Cabin purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Carole and Forrest Byron, Owners - Alpine Log Cabin chose Blue Ridge Mountains

We came up to the Boone on a vacation and absolutely fell in love with the area. There was so much to do within a 15 mile radius. We bought the cabin so we could share our love of the area with others. We looked at many cabins before buying Alpine Log Cabin. When we first arrived at the property we realized that while close to LOTS of activities, it still provided the peace and serenity that many of our renters are looking for.

What makes this cabin unique

We were wanting to buy a cabin that reminded us of the cabins we had built at Yogi Bear's Camp Resort. We realized that the Cabin and the surrounding area provided a variety of things to see and do. We are close to Linville Caverns, a top North Carolina pick for attractions. Tweetsie Railroad is definitely another attraction that draws people into the area. The cabin was completely modern but still had that rustic "cabiny" vibe. However, if kicking back is what you are looking for, Alpine Log Cabin has that too, You have a fully stocked recreation room, three TV'S, Netflix and amazing views without ever leaving the property. You might even see one of the deer that roam the area!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I stayed here for a quick getaway. It was absolutely wonderful! Very clean and had everything you could need for a trip away from home. The location was great and close to many attractions and restaurants. My family will hopefully be back to enjoy the beautiful area over the summer. Thank you Carole and Forrest for opening your amazing home to us.
Nov 2015
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Banner Elk Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , MAIN FLOOR - DOUBLE SINK - ACCESS TO WASHER AND DRYER
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , PRIVATE BATHROOM FOR UPSTAIRS BEDROOM
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , FULL CLOSET WITH DRESSER
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , LARGE UPSTAIRS BEDROOM WITH DRESSER + BATHROOM - MORNING SUN
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Should you have any concerns while you are staying at Alpine Log Cabin, we have Property Managers who live less than a mile from the cabin and can be there in a matter of minutes. Please don't hesitate to contact them.


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Viera Florida

Awesome time at the Alpine Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great time at Alpine Cabin. The owners, Carole and Forrest, have done an outstanding job on making the cabin feel like home. The place was absolutely immaculate. Our youngest son really enjoyed the game room and had a blast playing pool. The view from the back deck is fantastic and provided a great back drop for evening meals. There are plenty of things to do with the family within a short drive. We were able to enjoy hiking at Grandfather Mountain and Linville Falls, white water rafting, trout fishing, and toured Linville Caverns. For those willing to zip line, Hawksnest is a short 5 minute drive. I would highly recommend the Alpine Cabin for those wanting a relaxful and stress free get away. Hope to return shortly.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW!! Looks like you and your family really made the most of what Alpine Log Cabin and the Blue Ridge Mountains have to offer. We can't thank you enough for the wonderful review and look forward to your return visit. Carole and Forrest Alpine Log Cabin
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Better than expected!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin as it exceeded our expectations! Highly Recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. Hope to see you again soon. Also, thanks for being such great renters!!! Carole and Forrest Byron Alpine Log Cabin
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Great location, beautifull views, awesome cabin

  • 5 of 5

Owners provide great experience, will definetly come back. Cabin has more than you need, with great attention to detail. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We're glad everything went well for you and your family. We look forward to your return visit. Carole and Forrest Byron, Owners Alpine Log Cabin
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Mountain home

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable. Great location.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a family with both 2-legged & 4-legged kids!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is centrally located to all the many activities in this area. We enjoyed privacy & quality family time at the cabin, but were able to engage in many adventures with our 2 teens & the dogs. We immediately felt at home, since you provide all the necessities - no detail overlooked. It was refreshing to have our 15 & 18-year-old abandon the "screens" for time in the game room every night! We really appreciate that you allow dogs, as we would not have been able to come if we could not have brought them along. They certainly enjoyed the cooler temps & no humidity - since we are from Florida! Keep up the great work & thank you.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you, your family, and your four-legged friends enjoyed the time spent at Alpine Log Cabin. Thank you for taking such good care of the cabin. We look forward to having you and your family pay us a return visit. Carole and Forrest Byron
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Second Home with Blue Ridge Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5

Alpine Log Cabin is the perfect place for a week stay in the Piscah National Forest. It feels secluded and is very quiet but is centrally located to so many outdoor activities that we were always active. This is the way we like our vacations. The cabin is beautifully furnished, has very comfortable beds and couches, and lots of room. The back deck is a great place for dinners, relaxing, and enjoying the lovely layers of the Blue Ridge Mountains. And by the way, on the one rainy day that we had that week, the game room, many board games ( marathon Catan matches), and wonderful fireplace made the day one to remember fondly. Carole and Forrest have done it right!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Thank you!! THANK YOU!!! We appreciate the fact that, despite all of the technical problems (caused by VRBO/HomeAway) that you had while trying to write a review of Alpine Log Cabin, you stuck with it until it got accomplished. You took such excellent care of the cabin during your stay that we can't wait to welcome you and your family back for another visit. Your Alpine Log Cabin hosts, Carole and Forrest.
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Tri-cities Airport-Blountville, Tennessee
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Family Billiards Grill 9021 Highway 105
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Hound Ears Golf Club. 328 Shulls Mil Rd
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy. 105
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Grandview, 10575 Highway 105 Banner Elk
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Sugar Mountain
Car: necessary

Centrally located to all major attractions,-- Grandfather Mountain,

Tweetsie Railroad, Mast General Store, Linville Falls and Caverns, Horn in the West Outdoor Drama, Appalacian, Sugar and Beech Mountain Ski Resorts, Hawks Nest Snow Tubing, and Zip Lines, Moses Cone Craft House, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Mystery Hill. Lots of boutique and antique shopping plus fine dining in Boone, Blowing Rock & Banner Elk. Many nearby gem mining, cave exploration and white water rafting attractions, plus hiking trails, mountain biking trails, horseback riding, & fishing. There's mini race cars and miniature golf for the kids.

Banner Elk hosts the popular Grandfather Mountain Scottish Highland Games and Wooly Worm Festival. We are just off N.C. highway 105 southwest of Boone ,N.C. and are easily accessible from U.S. routes 221, 321, and 421. all of which funnel in into Boone.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Pet Fee $50


Cancellation Policy: For NIGHTLY AND WEEKLY rentals - Full refund if guest notifies us of cancellation in writing at least 30 days in advance of Check-in Date. For MONTHLY rentals - Full refund if guest notifies us in writing at least 60 days in advance of Check-in Date. If a NIGHTLY or WEEKLY guest cancels less than 30 days prior to the Check-in Date or a MONTHLY guest cancels less than 60 days prior to the Check-in Date, we will make every attempt to re-rent the property and issue a proportional refund to the guest.

In the winter, your vehicle should be four-wheel drive or should have studded snow tires or chains. All roads leading to the cabin are completely paved and snow removal is excellent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.