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Historic Log Cabin On 90 Acres for Maximum Relaxation

Mebane, NC, USA
  • Cabin
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps7
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay1 nights

Spacious 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths With 2 Porches and Views for Days

Located in Mebane, NC, this historic, Civil War era cabin was restored and is now open for your relaxation and hiking pleasure. Situated on 90 acres of woodland with walking trails and a pond, the cabin is surrounded by peaceful nature.

A full kitchen, dining area, bathroom and living area make up the central area of the home and lead out to a front porch or a screened-in back porch. The home has 3 bedrooms. (Please note that rates are based on number of occupants/beds used. Example: 1 bed = $100 per night, 2 beds = $200 per night, 3 beds = $300 per night) Bedroom 1 is a loft style (full height) above the kitchen area with a queen sized bed, lots of space and a half bath. Through a hallway to the smaller connected cabin is the master bedroom (bedroom 2 - queen) with a fireplace and a full bath. Up the stairs from the master is another loft style (full height) bedroom (bedroom 3 - queen).

Nearby are colleges and universities, the Tanger Outlet Mall, many restaurants and museums. Something for everyone.

NOTE: Not suitable for small children.


Avis Rice

Member Since 2015
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
Calendar last updated:
Jan 11, 2018


    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 3
        1 queen


        • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower
        • Bathroom 2
          toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
        • Bathroom 3

          Location Type

            • Rural
              nestled on 70 acres of fields and forests


                • Adventure
                • Away From It All
                • Budget
                • Family
                • Historic
                • Romantic
                • Sports & Activities
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Fireplace
                          2 gas fireplaces
                        • Heating
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Living Room
                        • Parking
                          Parking in driveway - Suitable for up to 4 standard sized vehicles.
                        • Towels Provided


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Dishes & Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining
                                • Dining Area
                                • comfy seating for 6 people


                                    • DVD Player
                                      DVD/BluRay Player
                                    • Television


                                        • Boat
                                          Lake Michael - 1 mile Quaker Lake a/k/a Graham-Mebane Lake - 5.3 miles Burlington City Lake - 16.3 miles Lake MacIntosh - 19.3 miles
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                        • Golf
                                          Mill Creek Golf Club - 2.7 miles Quaker Creek Golf Course - 8.5 miles The Challenge Golf Course - approx. 15 minutes Shamrock Golf Course - 15 miles Indian Valley Golf Course - 17.8 miles
                                        • Kayak / Canoe
                                          Lake Michael - 1 mile Quaker Lake a/k/a Graham-Mebane Lake - 5.3 miles Burlington City Lake - 16.3 miles Lake MacIntosh - 19.3 miles
                                        • Lawn / Garden
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Tennis
                                          Tennis Courts located downtown Mebane - 2 miles


                                            • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                            • not suitable for children
                                              Not suitable for small children.
                                            • wheelchair inaccessible


                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • library
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • water parks
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • photography
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • tennis

                                                              13 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Great experience!

                                                              Candace I.St. George SC

                                                              We enjoyed our stay very much! The old place is calming and serene with the quietness and wildlife. We loved the gas logs in the den and master bath.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              It is always wonderful to hear from our renters and how much they enjoyed the countryside! Lots of wildlife can be seen now as the deer are rutting, turkeys are strutting, rabbits, squirrels and foxes are scrambling about. Having the gas logs in the living room and master bedroom helps you realize that Thanksgiving is near. We look forward to having you again!

                                                              Description would always fall short

                                                              Dwight D.

                                                              Have stayed here with family several times over the last dozen years; and each time it's like coming home to visit an old friend. Making the turn down the drive and the pasture opens up for that first glimpse of the cabin just takes one back in time. The deer, turkeys, split rail fencing, turtles in the pond, coyotes serenading at night, pitch black velvety skies twinkling like diamonds made of thousands of stars.... The history within the walls of the cabin itself could keep one entertained for days. I'm retired USAF and have travelled the world, and I don't exaggerate when I say it's truly a one of a kind place that you will never regret visiting. Mebane is a beautiful town, well maintained, safe, and relatively easy to find your way around in. Burlington; the nearest larger town... Not so much, but you'll find everything you need in Mebane!

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Thank you for your kind words. It is the same way I feel when mowing the yard and many trails. I have recently added some acreage to the property and am cutting more trails for exploring and solitude.

                                                              Perfect in every way!!!

                                                              Debra J.

                                                              The Old Place, is just that!!! It took me back to visits with my grandmother, simple living, family gatherings, and peaceful surroundings... It was perfect for out small reunion, comfortable, charming, and relaxing. I can't wait to go back.

                                                              Owner's Response:

                                                              Serenity and peacefulness are just two of the positive qualities found at The Old Place. If you're looking for a relaxing, quiet retreat, you've found it! We look forward to having you back!

                                                              Exactly as described and reviewed!!

                                                              Linda S.Ocala FL

                                                              We really enjoyed the front porch with the rockers and swing as the weather was very pleasant with nice breezes and afternoon showers. Watching the deer feed in the field and walking the trails was just what the doctor ordered! The house is well equipped for a get away and very comfortable, thank you for sharing your home with us!

                                                              Wonderful, peaceful 4 days!

                                                              Sylvia R.

                                                              We loved this cabin amd what it represented....something wonderful from the past. It was peaceful and a beautiful setting.

                                                              Heaven on Earth

                                                              Eileen A.

                                                              Absolutely LOVED The Old Place! We thoroughly enjoyed entering into a different time, and catching a glimpse of history! There is such a feeling of peace and comfort within the walls of the cabin, that I cannon describe. I stayed up until the 2 a.m. reading the memoirs and taking a tour of the cabin, with all of it's beautiful and historic belongings. I cannot remember a more peaceful time, while on vacation! I would like to add that the town of Mebane is also so warm and welcoming! The historic district was absolutely beautiful, and full of wonderful people. We will definitely be back - only wish we lived closer, so we could enjoy it more often. Thank you, so much, for sharing your family history with all of us! You definitely have a hidden treasure!


                                                              Mebane, NC, USA

                                                              The best thing about our location is that there is a whole lot of nothing to do. Just sit back or hike and relax. There are nearby restaurants, museums, nightlife, wineries and shopping if you get 'cabin fever.'

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Our rates are $100 per night, per bed with the exception of specific holidays outlined in our rates. One night stays on the weekends are $150 per bed. NOTE: VRBO has attached an additional fee for use of the website. That portion ONLY is payable to VRBO. BEFORE YOUR RESERVATION IS COMPLETE, payment for your stay must be made following telephone contact with the owner. Credit cards and cash are accepted.

                                                              13 Reviews
                                                              Exceptional 5/5
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