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Explore, Fish, Swim, hike. Spend much deserved time with the ones you care for.

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 story, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, River & mtn views 40 acres 3000 ft of river frontage

Total seclusion. This three story cedar home. Three levels and double decking. 3 bedroom 2.5 baths with central heating and air conditioning with the potential to sleep up to 8 Three bedrooms (King, King, Queen) and 2 fold out twins - perfect for two families traveling together. Hilltop towering over The Elk River with spectacular panoramic views of Forest and the rushing waters of the Elk River – one of America’s cleanest waterways. All linens, towels, bedding, dishes and utensils provided as well as a hair dryer.

40 heavily wooded acres with lots of private river frontage surrounded by cliffs and caves.

Large outdoor fire pit with built in seating perfect for roasting marshmallows or cooking hot dogs over an open flame. Plenty of property to hike, and fish.

Lower level offers a large game room that features a pool table, another living area, stone fire place, & leather sofa. Flat screen TV/Blue ray DVD mounted above huge stone fire place with gas logs adds a cozy, romantic feel... Save the master bedroom suite (King) for someone special with a joining full bath featuring heated floors, Jacuzzi tub and double headed shower. Also, a large laundry room with full size washer and dryer can be found on the first level.

On the second level enjoy spectacular views from the living area with a high vaulted ceiling and glass wall overlooking the forest and river. Cabin has wood accents throughout, beautiful Brazilian walnut hardwood floors on main level. Another stone fire place with gas logs and TV/DVD. Half bath on this main level. Two sets of glass doors open up to massive decking, grill and picnic table.

Also, on this main level you have a Spacious kitchen with all the amenities & appliances from home, includes a granite top island, designer lighting. Dining area showcases a long formal table with ten chairs where you can view the river and woods while eating. This isn’t just a cabin in the woods this is luxury all the way! Adjacent is the living area, with another stone fire place & another leather sofa.

Grilling utensils and bake ware make cooking a pleasure indoors or out. Full sized kitchen is equipped with all the appliances (dishwasher, stove, 2 refrigerators, 12 cup coffee maker, blender, toaster, crock pot, microwave, wine opener, and can opener) dishes, bake-ware and grilling utensils.

The bedrooms (King, King Queen) two on the third story share a large full bath. The master with connecting bath is located on the first level. Both king bedrooms offer large flat screen tv's. All three beds are memory foam top of the line mattress. Additionally there are two fold out twin beds. All have ceiling fans and windows looking up the mountain and into the woods. Zebra hard wood floor and lots of wood work set this cabin aside the rest.

Bristol Race

Roan Mountain

Rhododendron festival


Blowing rock

Grandfather Mtn

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Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals
Member since: 2010
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Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals

Love, Love, Love to hang out on the water and in the woods?

If that description fits then you've found the right place.

Being on the River provides the best fishing in the area. Guests also have great Watauga Lake access. Local marina down the street offers boat rentals. Nature and the outdoors at your finger tips.

Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals chose Tennessee

Guests choose this property all year round. Winter sports to summer sports and the water-ways are some of the cleanest in the country. You have fall foliage to sunny summers with no humidity or mosquitoes.

You have nascar racing in Bristol Tennessee just 40 miles

Ski Beech Mountain, NC for snow skiing is 15 miles. Local Winery's, Blue Grass festivals, and small family oriented vacation villages in every direction. So get a way or get out and have some fun. Either way works!

What makes this cabin unique

Guests really enjoy the versatility of this location. Perfect for summers, with Boat rentals just down the road & river access on the property. Perfect for fishing, kayaking, or just wading around with youngsters. During the winter months family's enjoy Snow Skiing at one of the many slopes like Beech and Sugar mtns. Or just relax in front of gas logs to the beat of your drum. Fall is Full of color and foliage. Watch the world turn from Late Sept to Halloween. Or come & enjoy Spring time in the mountains when the 'earth' begins to wake with flowers blooming & baby doe's running around. Come and get a whole new perspective on life. Change your attitude, make some changes or just get a well deserved vacation. Here you can regroup, repair and rejuvenate.

***From to jet skiing, Fall foliage to wildlife viewing right here on the property. Gorgeous views anytime of the year that are second to none. Paved to your back door, with good access to town, shopping and restaurants. Zip lines, whitewater rafting, Bristol race. Where mtns meet water.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Butler in Johnson County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Weddings, Family Reunions, Party's, Large Gatherings of any kind are NOT permitted.
  • Pet fee is for one pet. With permission you can book more. Email with your request.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Jacuzzi bath tub / double headed separate shower.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large bath upstairs (3rd level) shared by both bedrooms.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Located off living area. main level.
  • Large spacious bathrooms, towels and linens provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Brand new Memory foam top of the line.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Brand new Memory foam top of the line.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Brand new Memory foam top of the line.
  • New memory foam mattresses for a great nights rest. 500 thread count sheets and cozy blankets and quilts. 2 bedrooms offer large flat screen tv's in addition to the Tv's in both game room and living area. There are 3 sofa's (not sleepers) that kids or small adults would be comfortable.This cabin sleeps 6 in beds. Two additional fold our twin beds are provided. Guests can bring their own blow up mattress as our home allows permits up to ten guests. *Extra guest fees apply .
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
This property is unusual as it sits mountain side overlooking a river. Tons of decking and glass windows. This home offers privacy, seclusion with easy road access to town and lots of area activities like hiking, fishing, swimming, kayaking and boat rentals down the street at any of the local marina's. Hike on your own private 37 acres. Fish on your private river with over 2000 feet of river frontage. You don't even have to leave with a great gas grill and full equiped kitchen you are good to stay!


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Explore, Fish, Swim, hike. Spend much deserved time with the ones you care for.
average rating of 4.4615383 based on 52 reviews
Rock Hill

Beautiful Cabin, Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful few days here … gorgeous home, warm and welcoming. Met up with the housekeeper at the local store about a five minutes drive. She was sweet and willing to baby sit our dog while we were gone one day white water rafting. Great country for that kind thing. Went down the street to the local marina and bought a fishing license and fished most of the weekend. Cooked trout on the outdoor gas grill every night too. My grand-kids were with us and every evening we enjoyed the outdoor fire pit yard. There was also a jungle gym that the kids played on while we told stories around the campfire. The fire pit is large and perfect for families to gather around and tell tails. Our family loves the outdoors, hiking and fishing so this property was perfect. You have about 40 acres to roam, fish and hike, we even found a cave down by the river to explore. We saw no one, no snakes and were surprised that we didn’t even see poison ivy. This place looks out over a large river. You can hear the water running from the deck. Its about a 7 minute walk down to the water. The walk down to the river is easy, down your drive way and theres pretty much the river on the right. We let our young children and dogs go down to the river daily with out us. We could see them fishing from the deck and could keep an eye on them. All roads are paved, but hardly no traffic. You can also drive down to the river, the drive takes just a minute and is the great if you are caring a heavy cooler full of food and beverage. We caught more trout than we could possibility eat. So if fishing is your intention you have found the right place. Whole group was very concerned with internet. We are all working and needed to stay in touch during our stay. Wifi at this place worked great. I believe the service is with hughes. Were all able to check and answer emails in a timely fashion. We received a very detailed welcome package that was very helpful. The directions to the property were spot on. We usually use navigation now a days but found their directions easy to follow. Restaurants mentioned were excellent. We tried the gamekeeper, twiggs and one place right down the road called the Captains table. Its on the water with beautiful lake views. The home itself is all log (no dry wall). The furniture inside is very nice, the bedding is wonderful, got the best nights rest we’ve had in a while. This is a great cabin for large families to share with 3 stories, lots of room. A+ rating on this home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cant thank you enough for all your kind words. So good to hear these days ... Thank your husband for all the extra fish he caught. Our local fire department had a fish fry so know they were put to good use. Look forward to seeing everybody again this fall. Love our returning guests.
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Remote and relaxing as advertised

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and the beds were comfortable. Within 45 minutes of Virginia and North Carolina. We were able to do something different each day- visited quaint towns, toured caverns, hiked, rafted and fun-yakked down the Watauga River, spent a day on the lake and took morning walks along the scenic creek. We visited Blowing Rock, Grandfather Mountain, and Bristol Caverns. Be sure to stop at Big Dans Bar-b-que in Elizabethton for delicious food. Thanks for a great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, clean cabin

  • 5 of 5

The property is fantastic and the cabin is clean and comfortable. Love being able to explore the mountain and the river. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind words. Glad you found the place clean and that you enjoyed exploring the mountains and river. Look forward to seeing you and your family again when you're ready for a return trip here to the Elk River Cabin.
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  • 4 of 5

Large and spacious home.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful property and setting, but beware....

  • 3 of 5

In the spirit of another reviewer, I will give you an honest review and start with the positives:

This home is a beautiful property in a quiet remote setting, overlooking a crystal clear river. You have to walk a few meters down the main roadway to access it (small children and pets beware). The home is well stocked, and feels very cozy and well kept. The views from the A-frame windows in the living area are a reminder you are away from home, and the sky from the wrap around deck at night is so clear that star gazing is enjoyable. Both fireplaces work perfectly to heat the home during the winter (it was below freezing the nights we were there), and the internet works at a decent speed for surfing (not so much Netflix) and using Wifi for Cellular as our Verizon phones had no service the time we were there. Pool table in the basement was a nice treat, as was the steam shower in the basement master bath. Overall, a lovely home with just one thing that needs to be addressed...

The beware part: Do you love ladybugs? If so, this is place for you. We arrived at 10pm to a home covered in hundreds of dead lovebugs. You could not walk anywhere without stepping on them. After 60 mins of cleaning it was tolerable in the living area and one room we chose to sleep in (didn't bother with 3rd level). I emailed the property team and the next day the housekeeper (she is lovely) came by to apologize explaining that pest control was there earlier in the week. She had been given the incorrect arrival date (so did we on our confirmation paperwork), and assisted us with the small things we needed (dish soap, etc) that would have been part of her cleaning that day. The office (via the Housekeeper) did not offer a concession of any type but stated we could extend our stay. Well, if it were not for the LIVE ladybug infestation that rendered us to the basement for the duration of our stay, that would have been lovely. We were left to deal with the rafters, windows, chandeliers, and lighting on the main level covered in live ladybugs, which were the worst in the evening (trying to stay warm I assume). We had a pet, so we had to sweep and clear them daily in order to use the home as they would fall onto/into whatever we were doing at the time. **Please have this wonderful and lovely home tented and cleared for the next guests so that they do not have to deal with this. We have stayed in many places in the area, know that they can get it, but the #'s here are overwhelming.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your compliments and sorry for the lady bugs. They hit this area once yearly for about a week and then disappear for another year. All cabins are effected and treated for them. Keep in mind these cabins are all in the Cherokee National forest. This guest was offered a refund if they left the property. They said they wanted to stay, didn't expect money back and asked for a late check out. They were told to leave as late as they like on Sunday or stay an extra night at no charge. We thought they were really good sports by staying and wanted to accomate best as we could. Know the lady bugs are long gone now.
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Charlotte, NC

Ski Trip with Friends

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here over the weekend and really enjoyed. The place was very clean, both fireplaces worked, lots of TV stations and wifi service was fast. Everyone in our group talked about how comfortable the beds were so we all slept well. Didn’t do much cooking but there were two fridge’s which was really nice. We also used the outdoor grill. The view off the deck is all mountain and Forrest, you look down over a pretty big river. Its very relaxing to listen to the running waters. You can’t see any other neighbors, no ones around you but the nearest store that sells gas and beer is less than five mins. We hiked the property and fished, caught a lot of trout. We skied Sugar and Beech because this place is centrally located to all the slopes, easy scenic drive. too. I know that me and my friends will be back to enjoy this place again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Its just so good to hear these words. Thank you so much for making our day. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Its such a unique property with 37 acres to hike, roam and explore. Your right this is very private property with no neighbors, but still convenient with a local store less than five minutes and towns in every direction in about 30 mins. Centrally located to all the slopes too. Glad you got to fish. With over 2000 feet of river frontage its hard to resist. Thank you for taking such good care of our home. It is most appreciated and know you are welcome back anytime.
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38 Miles
Tri City Airport
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Mtn City 'Red Tail'
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1 Miles
Hwy 321
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Elk Mills general store
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Car: necessary

Elk River, Watauga Lake, East Tennessee, Western North Carolina, Boat Rentals, Watauga River, Cherokee National Forest, Roan mountain state park, Rhododendron Festival, Blowing Rock , Boone NC, Grandfather mountain, Lineville , Banner Elk , Ski Beech, Sugar Mtn , Bristol , Bristol Speedway, Race week, Blue Grass festivals. Just a short distance from the NC / TN state line in East Tennessee. Nestled between the Appalachian and Great Smoky Mountains. Excellent access to NC and TN Attractions. White water Rafting, Hiking, Hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking. Unique Location. You get the benefits of both lake & river access. Kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing and is a water skiers paradise. From your boat slip down the river or out to the main body of Lake Watauga- skiing & sailing can be enjoyed. Cliffs & caves ready for those who seek adventure. Fisherman's dream - Both river & lake access. Skiers paradise - water like glass. Secluded yet convenient to many neighboring vacation villages.

Other Activities: boating, boat rentals, fishing, fly fishing, near by local marina's, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, skiing, wildlife viewing, snowboarding, whitewater rafting, unique shopping and dining. Out door fire pit, scenic drives, Boat Rentals, White water raftin, Watauga lake is just a five minute drive, Near-by golf

redtailmountain 15 min drive

We are a mile from the NC state line where you can enjoy both Tn and NC

Ski: Beech Mountain, Boone NC, Sugar Mtn, Applachian ski resort, HawksNest,

Ski Area's

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hawksnest-resort nc- tubing and zip line


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Butler, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
End of Summer dates
20 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Summer Season 2017
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
Fall Foliage 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Late Fall 2017
29 Oct 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Early Winter 2017
25 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Holidays 2017
16 Dec 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas-New Years 2017
20 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £120.4
Additional Guest Fee £3.88 per person per night
Pet Fee £77.68
Damage Deposit £233.04

Once your deposit is paid you'll receive an extensive welcome package giving direction to area activities, restaurants, boat rentas, ski resorts. Pet fee applies: If you choose to bring a pet be sure to click the pet box when reserving here on line. Rates are discounted for only a couple or you can bring a full house. Extra guest fees apply: Be sure to include the correct number of guests.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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