Quaint Appalachian Mountain Cabin in the Heart of the High Country of NC
James Rice JR
- English, Spanish
About James Rice JR
I am originally from North Carolina and Diana is from New York and we met and married in South Florida.Its the classic tale of country boy meets city girl and the rest is history. We have 4 grown children and 5 grandchildren who we love spending time with. We enjoy nature and the great outdoors which is the main reason that we purchased Doublehead Mountain Retreat and the more than 100 acres of wild mountain land around it.
James Rice JR purchased this Cabin in 2004
Why James Rice JR chose Newland
While growing up in a small North Carolina town as a child we took frequent trips to the NC mountains to enjoy the cool mountain air as well as the endless activities including fishing, hiking,caving and tubing -rafting down the numerous area rivers. When I first saw this property and Its seclusion I knew that this would be the place that our family would enjoy and make many memories.We are within walking distance to several caves, waterfalls and stocked trout streams as well as being able to enjoy our own 2 acre pond right in front of our cabin. Our cabin is also a short drive to many of the High Country attractions including Linville Falls, Grandfather Mountain, Mount Mitchell( Highest Elevation east of the Mississippi River), Beech and Sugar Mountain Ski Resorts and many white water rafting and ziplining excursions.
What makes this Cabin unique
The reason I love this place is the seclusion and remoteness of this property. Although there are a few other cabins in the area you cant see any from our cabin. We are not in a development not subject to any rules and regulations~Jim To be able to unplug and decompress in nature without WiFI/Internet (I begged Jim not to have a TV, but I lost that fight...lol) puts life back into perspective and grounds you to what`s really important in life, being one with our Creator through the amazing natural creations that we take for granted and to truly connect w/ your love ones in peace and tranquility. Plus it is a great place to write and take nature pictures!!~Diana
Pool / Spa
$10.00 per pet/ per night (Consult with owner)
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Max guests:6 (sleeps up to 4 adults)
Extra guests allowed for a fee of $25.00 per person per night and must bring own bedding.
Off road vehicles (motorcycle-atv-side by side) are not allowed on this property .
Weather in the High Country can be unpredictable. We do not offer a refund due to inclement weather.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Beautiful, secluded property
We had a lovely vacation here. The cabin had everything you could, the best stocked home we've stayed out. Property was beautiful and quiet. Kids loved the hot tub and all the land to play in. Only bad thing was no wifi or cell service (AT&T). We loved unplugging, but no communication was challenging when splitting up to go into town. Other than that, would definitely stay here again! You do need 4 wheel drive.
Just what we needed!
Decided to spend Christmas skiing and could not have asked for a better place to stay. The cabin had everything we needed. The hot tub was an added bonus at the end of a long day on the slopes. I highly recommend this place to anyone looking to get away from the hustle of life and just relax.
We enjoyed our time at the property. It was roomy and comfortable. It was everything advertised.
This was our second stay at this property. We ran into no issues, property very well taken care of. My wife and I look forward to our next trip to Newland and will be here for a 3rd time.
I appreciate the kind words and we look forward to seeing you again.
Doublehead mountain retreat
Nice property, definitely need 4 wheel drive.
Need 4w drive
We almost didn’t make it up to the property, the road up to it is very steep with wet leaves and loose gravel. Once we did make it up to it, we were afraid to leave because we didn’t think we would make it back up again, so that completely changed our plans for the weekend. I was extremely unhappy about the cleanliness of the inside of the cabin. The outside of the cabin was beautiful and peaceful. We did enjoy the pond and the hot tub.
I`m sorry that our property didn`t meet your expectations. In our listing we recommend that you bring a 4 wheel drive vehicle however many people do fine with a 2 wheel drive.Our cleaner does a fantastic job cleaning the cabin as well as maintaining the hot tub. You must be refering to the new barnwood look vinyl plank floors which have a rustic weathered look.