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Log Cabin~Hot Tub-~Walk To Town~on Appalachian Trail~wi-fi~

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6) NEW! private wi-fi

The Chestnut Log Cabin is an absolute treasure hand crafted from the rare Chestnut logs of yesteryear. The interior is beautifully restored to its original 1922 Arts and Crafts style creating an inviting, soothing mountain get away. This two bedroom, fully equipped cabin includes a private outdoor hot tub, relaxing fire pit and large covered, rocking chair front porch. Just added, secured wi-fi! Original hardwood floors throughout the cabin and relaxing sunroom looking out on private back garden. It is located directly on the Appalachain Trail within walking distance to town and all of the Hot Springs attractions.

Choose the Chestnut Log Cabin for your utlimate romantic venue or family mountain getaway. Once you experience the magic of this property you will claim the Chestnut Log Cabin as your home away from home.

Keywords: log cabin, hot tub, romantic getaway, Asheville NC, complete kitchen, in town, Smoky Mountains, Appalachian Trail, French Broad River, free wi-fi

More Details

Owner
Melanie Prater
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 August, 2017

About Melanie Prater

We have always been mountain and outdoor lovers with family activities including hiking, camping and boating. We were drawn to Hot Springs for the peaceful surroundings and wonderful town.

Melanie Prater purchased this cabin in 1991

Why Melanie Prater chose Asheville Area

Our family purchased this property as a second home, magical getaway in beautiful Hot Springs, NC. We loved the area so much we now call Hot Springs home. We now offer this beautifully restored 1922 Arts & Crafts Chestnut Log cabin as a vacation rental for your special home away from home.

What makes this cabin unique

We fell in love with The Chestnut Log Cabin as it was an original 1922 Arts & Crafts home with a special feeling. Bonuses for us is the cabin is directly on the Appalachian Trail and walking distance to town with a wonderful rocking chair front porch. New! Secured wi-fi!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful stay a the Chestnut Log Cabin. It was very peaceful and convenient to town. It was a great escape from our busy lives for a couple of days and enjoy nature. Thank you!
Sep 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Hot Springs in Madison County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Original 1920's bathroom fixtures. Tub/shower combo.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Bunk Bed
    sunroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , single fold down futon bed in sunroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Double Bed , fold down futon sleeper in living room
  • Bedroom one; queen bed Bedroom two; bunk beds Living room; double bed futon Sun room; single bed futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Private Outdoor hot tub, fire pit, situated directly on the Appalachian Trail, relaxing rocking chair front porch, a short 4 minute walk to town and all Hot Springs activities. This historic Chestnut Log Cabin offers all amenities!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(33 traveller reviews)

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Log Cabin~Hot Tub-~Walk To Town~on Appalachian Trail~wi-fi~
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 34 reviews
4

Very nice place and conveniently located. Perfect for hiking the AT. Great host.

  • 4 of 5

The property was just what we wanted. 4 stars since the plaster was pealing in places and the bathroom faucet dripped. But we really enjoyed the property and would stay again. Very thoughtful host.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Right on the Appalachian Trail our 100 year old, updated Arts & Crafts log cabin is a very unique mountain getaway experience. The private outdoor hot tub is just what you needed after you hike in! Thanks for letting me know about the faucet, we are close by and can get maintenance over during your visit or offer a temporary solution. We have slated repairs to the original plaster between guests stays. Second bedroom is complete as well as the sunroom.
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New London
4

Great location in first town on the AT.

  • 4 of 5

This was our second year here. Melanie is great and even dropped off more linens and towels a few days into the stay. Some of the paint is peeling but the cabin is warm and spacious. It is 2 houses away from the AT trail head into Hot Springs. We got some cold weather but cooked marshmallows over the fire pit. Great porch and yard.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for returning to our treasure; Chestnut Log Cabin. What a perfect location for your team's Appalachian Trail research project! We are close by and available to bring additional supplies, answer questions and provide activity suggestions. As we complete repairs and updates we keep in time with the age of the 1922 cabin. Glad you appreciate the effort to provide an authentic Arts & Crafts retreat.
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Knoxville, TN
5

Lovely home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Hot Springs. We loved the town and we loved this home. Melanie was a wonderful host, calling before we came to give us any info we needed. We would definitely book with her again.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Return to Hot Springs again, now that you found us! Thanks for your recommendation of our special Chestnut Log Cabin. Built in 1922, an authentic Arts & Crafts home, fitted out with furnishings keeping with its time with added amenities; outdoor hot tub, secured wi-fi and full kitchen. Perfect property for friends getaway, family fun or that romantic escape!
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5

Cute quaint cottage!

  • 5 of 5

It was quiet and private. A wonderful retreat for the week.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking advantage of our weekly special rate at Chestnut Log Cabin. What a 'away from it all' feeling with the added features of secured wi-fi, Direct TV, outdoor hot tub, full kitchen and rocking chair front porch! And if your looking for a close walk to town just off the Appalachian Trail, this is it!
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5

So very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I added a couple of days on to the beginning of a conference to just get away and stayed at the Chestnut Log Cabin this turned out to be a great idea! The view from the front porch was a place I could have stayed our entire time.

The town is an easy distance to walk to, it's very quaint with a surprising amount of dinner options. We went to the Tavern and the Iron Horse Inn, both were enjoyable. We hiked the Lover's Leap just across the river. It has some spectacular views and though we are novice hikers, we found it a moderate challenge but worth the effort.

The hot tub was great to relax in after hiking. It's not state of the art, but it is very comfortable and relaxing. The only critique I would give is the need for bigger and softer towels for drying off. You might even consider bringing your own. If this is the only critique, then that's pretty good, but the towels were just small.

Overall, Melanie was extremely easy to work with. Our time here was so great, just what we needed!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You found it!! The wonderful rocking chair front porch! A favorite feature for many guests! We have a virtual school teacher who returns often and works off that large front porch with the provided, secured wi-fi. Glad you enjoyed the outdoor hot tub, one our most requested features. Good news!!! Along with our ample supply of regular bath towels we now add large body sheets for those guests really wanting to wrap up! Future guests appreciate your suggestion! Return soon!
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4

Nice cabin in Hot Springs, NC

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was as described - clean, roomy, nice front porch and yard and everything we needed. . Melanie was available and made us feel very welcomed, even supplying fresh towels half way through the week. Easy 1/2 mile walk to Hot Springs, restaurants, the spa hot springs baths and drive to hiking trails. It is not on a wooded trail but a highway, which is the only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5, as we were looking for a more remote location.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the convenient location of our Chestnut Log Cabin, walking distance to trails and all Hot Springs attractions! This property is off the main hwy 25/70 traffic yet right on the Appalachian Trail. We live close by and glad to accommodate you during your stay...extra towels, questions and activity suggestions. We have several properties as vacation rentals, let me know what features are important to you (hot tub, remote and private location, etc) and we can help you shop by feature. Return soon!
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Location

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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Asheville NC
Nearest Barpub
Iron Horse Station, Spring Creek Tavern
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Asheville,Greenville TN, Maggie Valley
Nearest Restaurant
Smoky Mt Diner, Iron Horse Station, Spring Creek
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Wolf Laurel, Maggie Valley
Car: not necessary

Step outside your cozy cabin and you are hiking the Appalachain Trail where the French Broad River meets the trail. Hot Springs was listed as 'Best small mountain town in the South' by Blue Ridge magazine. Many hiking trails, natural mineral baths, downhome restaurants, local music and arts, seasonal festivals and friendly folks.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Hot Springs, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nightly Rate
7 Aug 2017 - 23 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£288
for 2 nights
From
£129
From
£129
Fri,Sat
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Holiday
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£404
for 3 nights
From
£124
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
23 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£404
for 3 nights
From
£124
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Holiday
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£404
for 3 nights
From
£124
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
French Broad River Fest 2018
3 May 2018 - 7 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£417
for 3 nights
From
£129
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£272
for 2 nights
From
£120
From
£129
Fri,Sat
£769
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £31.09
Additional Guest Fee £7.77 per person per night

Open all year

*We allow 1 night rentals even on weekends ask for details
Rates are for 2 guests. Additional guests $10 per person/per night
Call 8AM-11PM EST (828) 380-0399

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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