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Green Mountain Farm's Creekside Cabin Set Amongst Pastures, Forests & Streams

Bedrooms 1
Space 578 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath on 365 acres to explore in the mountains of North Carolina

Welcome to your own private park. Nestled among hickories and tulip poplars, Green Mountain Farm boasts 365 acres of natural beauty. Located between Burnsville, NC and Spruce Pine, NC we are a 20 minute drive from Penland School of Art and Craft. Numerous streams run down from our mountains helping to create two ponds. Deer and turkey abound for your viewing pleasure. We offer peaceful enjoyment in a quiet place. Our farm residents include Barley the dog, four laying hens, Daisy the goat and two paint horses.

Creekside Cabin has one twin bed on the ground floor and one queen size bed up in a sleeping loft accessible only by wooden ladder. This is an antique log cabin taking you back in time 150 years, but with modern amenities. A Microwave oven, Keurig coffeemaker, glass top stove, oven with warming drawer, claw-foot tub/shower and t.v. with blueray dvd player all await your arrival.

We have Haven Lodge, another antique log cabin as well as Pinegrove Cottage additionally available for rent. Please contact us to rent out the farm for your wedding or event. Our other available rentals are: Haven Lodge Listing #888329 and Pinegrove Cottage Listing # 888358.

More Details

Ben & Brywn Philips
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 11, 2018

About Ben & Brywn Philips

We are Ben and Brywn Philips who met and married in Jacksonville, FL. We currently live full time on Green Mountain Farm.

Ben & Brywn Philips purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Ben & Brywn Philips chose Green Mountain

There is something special about the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Standing on Green Mountain Farm gives you the sense of walking back in time. Walking amongst our forests and crystal clear streams enables you to connect with nature in a quiet, peaceful way that our forebearers probably experienced on a much more regular basis. In 2007 we started to search for a family getaway. The traffic, mowers, and blowers of Florida became overwhelmingly damaging to our health and peace of mind .

We then discovered Green Mountain Farm -our dream of a getaway nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We purchased the property and lived on-property for one year while buiding our house and barns, then moved back to Florida. For years we came up for summers as we improved the land. In June of 2015 we were finally able to move here full time and enjoy our beautiful wilderness year-round.

To walk outside each morning and hear only birdsong, rushing streams, or wind in the leaves is a wonderful luxury in our post modern world.

What makes this cabin unique

Green Mountain Farm is a mountain cove, meaning our property line runs along the ridge tops surrounding us on three sides. The naural landscape is beautiful and timeless, causing everyone who comes here to eventually slow down and appreciate each breath here on earth.

Our love of antiques is obvious in the old log cabins we purchased and moved to the property. Being in these structures brings a quiet awe to your day that can only be felt when in the presence of history.

One of our cabins (Haven Lodge) sits next to a beautiful pond and grotto created back when Feldspar mining was done here up until the 1950's. These spaces were filled with spring water over time and have become a wonderful feature of our farm. All three of our properties are within walking distance of each other and make for a wonderful hike.

Ben and I make it a point to walk three miles each day, perhaps we'll see you!


Green Mountain Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 578 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Brand new claw foot tub with antique sink and faucet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , The queen size bed is in the sleeping loft.
  • Beautifully furnished sleeping loft with one queen-size bed and one antique daybed that could be used for a small child.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • water tubing
Creekside Cabin sits right along a beautiful rushing creek with soothing sounds you can hear from the front porch. This is an antique log cabin newly re-constructed for your comfort. Kitchen appliances are all new and furnishings are either new or antique.


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Green Mountain Farm's Creekside Cabin Set Amongst Pastures, Forests & Streams
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
North Liberty, IN

Serene getaway, cozy cabin, peaceful escape.

  • 5 of 5

The Creekside Cabin was exactly what we needed to get some rest and relaxation. We enjoyed our morning coffee on the front porch rocking chairs and overlooked the pasture with the gentle stream beside us. This cabin is surrounded by beautiful trees and 2 horses in a pasture. We loved venturing out onto the trails and exploring the rest of the farm. The rest of the property is absolutely stunning as well. Ben and Brywn were friendly and very helpful with suggestions on what to do in the area. As far as preparing for guests and decorating the space every detail had been attended to. There was a lot of love put into this space. It was hard for us to leave, pretty sure we left a piece of our heart there. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was beautiful and very peaceful!!

  • 5 of 5

Nice view and the owners were very nice and accommodating. Great place to relax at!!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Powdersville, SC

Perfect place to rest and revive!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year staying in this beautiful cabin on Green Mountain Farm. Again, it did not disappoint and was such a treat. Even a rainy weekend is incredible by a warm fire and views of the gorgeous landscape. It is truly a home away from home without any distractions and opportunities to wander a beautiful landscape or rest by the fire.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tupelo, Mississippi


  • 5 of 5

Outstanding, peaceful, beautiful place! A little piece of heaven on earth!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A most unexpected, wonderful surprise - What a gem.

  • 5 of 5

My associate and I were traveling to the area to look over various parcels of land. We needed a place in the middle of our search area and found the Green Mountain Farm on VRBO. What a wonderful "accident". The cabin it true to the period.... large logs, chinking, old hardwood floor, exposed rough hewn beams and tin roof. What was not "period" accurate were the amenities. The bathroom was a full on bathroom with a wonderful clawed foot tub with shower set up. The kitchen was fully equipped with refrigerator, microwave, and most importantly a coffee maker. The cabin has a wonderful rocking chair porch complete rocking chairs. Rock the porch while listening to the creek and drinking coffee - totally relaxing. The queen size bed in the loft was easy to get to and comfortable. The couch and day bed downstairs were large enough for adults to sleep on and plenty comfortable. The cabin has a wonderful fireplace - wood provided - but also has a modern unit for heating and cooling if needed - we just used the fireplace.

The grounds are a mini-Biltmore Estates grounds. The road follows a wonderful little stream and leads up to the larger rentals on the property. One is right next to a large cave/grotto (Ravens Cave) and is genuinely out of this world. As we were walking up to the cave a large raven flew out of the entrance - what a nice experience. The pool in front of the cave looks like something out of the movies - very beautiful and tranquil.

I can go on and tell you about the beautiful stables and trails but I won't have room to tell you about the Ben and Brywn, I meet them only briefly as I moved around the property. They were nice and very helpful when we met them. Told us about the uniqueness of the property and structures. It was the extra touches that showed us who they really are. The welcome bag with goodies, the fireplace totally prepped for a fire before we arrived. The shelter for the car to park, the lighting - the pottery art work throughout the property - all wonderful.

What a fine place to stay. I will bring my wife back on a pleasure trip instead of business and stay longer. Thanks Ben and Brywn for a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, son and I loved our stay at creekside cabin! This is a quaint cabin on beautiful property. We especially enjoyed visiting the horses, goat and picking tomatoes in the vegetable garden. This is a great vacation spot for a couple or a family. We will definitely be coming back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Car: necessary

Whether you love the great outdoors, want to shop local crafts or wish to recharge in a quiet spot, Green Mountain Farm can be your perfect getaway. Located in the Toe River Valley of North Carolina, Yancey and Mitchell counties have over 400 artists living amongst these mountains. Green Mountain Farm is in Yancey county, home to six of the tallest peaks east of the Mississippi, including the highest, Mount Mitchell. Nearby you can find horseback riding, trout fishing, artists studios, quilt trails, gem mining, caving, soap-making, tubing, biking, farm tours, antiquing, and zip-lining among our many attractions. Contact us and let us know what interests you, we'd love to help you craft a wonderful getaway!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Property Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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