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WIL-DEER-NESS CABIN- Secluded*Firepit*Hot Tub *River *Hammock *WiFi*Dog Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bed/2 bath cabin nestled on 2 private wooded acres w/hot tub. New River access

Are you looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? Why not escape into the Wil-deer-ness! This secluded log cabin nestled on 2 wooded acres off a private road is located just minutes from the towns of West Jefferson and Boone in the North Carolina mountains. Access to the New River is only a short walk from the cabin down a nature trail. Go fishing, put in your kayaks or canoes, or just cool off on a warm summer day. The path and clearing by the river are completely owned by Wil-deer-ness Cabin. The river area is for our guests only, it is NOT a public access area. This cozy, two bedroom, two bath cabin which sleeps up to five people, comes fully equipped with everything you need to enjoy a relaxing, peaceful and memorable vacation. The cabin is fully furnished, linens included, all kitchenware provided and offers lots of activities. Relax on the covered wrap-around porch, surf the internet, watch a DVD from the DVD library or catch your favorite satellite TV shows on the 32' LCD TV. Lounge in the 5 person outdoor Jacuzzi Hot Tub, read a book in the hammock, enjoy a friendly game of horseshoes or make s'mores and tell stories around the fire pit.

There are plenty of local attractions to keep you busy when you go out for the day. You'll discover many fine restaurants, championship golf courses, winter ski resorts, antique and craft shops and many cultural events. You can go fishing, canoeing or tubing on the New River or visit Mt. Jefferson State Park. Other attractions include Grandfather Mountain, Blue Ridge Parkway, Tweestie Railroad, Mast General Store in Valle Cruis, Linville Caverns and much more! Wil-deer-ness cabin is also conveniently located near the Tennessee-Virginia border. So no matter where you're from, if you're looking for a quiet, secluded, romantic getaway, a nice family vacation, or just to get a million miles away from everyday life, then you need to escape to Wil-deer-ness Cabin!

Additional Amenities:

* 2-level log cabin (loft)

* Wood Floors

* Family, Secluded, Romantic

* Linens included (no extra fee)

* Towels & paper products included (no extra fee)

* Travel-size toiletries included

* Hair dryer

* Gas log fireplace (seasonal - Nov thru Feb)

* Ceiling Fans

* Air Conditioning (seasonal)

* Covered wrap around porch with 4 porch rockers

* Charcoal Grill & utensils

* 3 dining areas - inside, outside, and outside covered

* Activities guide & local attractions brochures

*Full kitchen including:

- Full-size stove/oven

- Microwaves

- Full refrigerator with freezer

- Blender

- Spices

- Coffee maker

- Complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate & more

- Toaster

- Can opener

- Towels, hot pads, etc

- Paper products provided

- Dishes - service for 5 plus extras

- Cookware / Bakeware / Utensils

- George Foreman Grill

- Electric Skillet

- Hand Mixer

- Crock Pot

- Skewers

* Games - board games, cards, checkers, bean bag toss, etc

* Satellite TV

* Telephone (local & 911 only)

* 3 LCD TVs - 32' in living room, 19' in both bedrooms

* 3 DVD players and a DVD library with over 90 titles

* High Speed Wired & Wireless Internet

* Stereo with inside and outside speakers plus a connection for your MP3 player

* 5 person Jacuzzi Hot Tub - open year round

* 2-person Hammock (except during winter)

* New River Access - short walk away down a nature trail

* Dog Friendly

* Non-Smoking Cabin - permitted outside

* Washer / Dryer

* Iron / Ironing Board

* Horseshoe Pit

* Fire Pit - wood, matches & roasting forks provided

* Add-on Packages available for purchase

- Romance Package - 3 levels available

- Birthday Package - 2 levels available

- Gift Baskets - 4 to choose from, each available in full-size and mini versions

More Details

Michael & Donetta
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 March, 2018

About Michael & Donetta

Think of what you want your vacation to be like and make it what we did with Wil-deer-ness Cabin. We're always striving to make it the best it can be and are actively involved with our cabin. We manage the cabin completely on our own which means you and the cabin get our personal attention. Many rentals are managed through management companies which have so many properties they can't give the time and attention that's deserved to each property. Those owners might make it to their property once a year, if that. And we all know, no one is going to take pride in and give extra care to a property the way the owner will. That's why we handle everything from advertising, to bookings, to maintenance and follow-up on our own. We don't want to trust someone else to make our cabin want to know it is firsthand. We are there personally at least once a month to make sure everything is in good working order. We listen to our guests. We always ask for feedback after every stay and take your suggestions seriously. We have implemented many guest recommendations over the years which is why our guests return over and over again. We feel vacations should be a time to make family memories, give your relationship an extra spark, and just relax & unwind. At Wil-deer-ness Cabin you can do just take care of everything else!

Michael & Donetta purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Michael & Donetta chose Lansing

We are originally from a small mountain town and fell in love with West Jefferson. We wanted to offer a beautiful cabin to others at a reasonable price and great value. When vacationing ourselves, we love our privacy which is the main reason we chose the location we did for Wil-deer-ness Cabin. It's close enough to town for restaurants and activities if you want to venture out. But if you want to be completely surrounded by nature and never leave the cabin your entire stay you'll be perfectly happy here.

What makes this cabin unique

We have stayed at vacation rentals in various areas ourselves and learned from those experiences. Like everyone, we hate packing for vacation and almost always leave something behind. At Wil-deer-ness Cabin, we provide all the bedding, linens & paper products so you don't have to worry about them. A hair dryer is provided so that's one less thing to pack. Plan to arrive late but can't survive without your morning coffee? We provide complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate & more so you have some supplies to carry you over until you can make a grocery store run. What about rainy days? A lot of places may have outdoor activities but if you're stuck inside it's boring. Not at Wil-deer-ness Cabin! We have a full game chest, over 100 DVDs in the DVD library, and Satellite TV. You can even enjoy the porch in the rain since it's covered. The porch is also large enough you can set up the provided bean bag toss game on it and still enjoy an outdoor activity even in the rain. A lot of cabins advertise privacy & we deliver it! Wil-deer-ness Cabin is the only cabin on our side of the road. There's nothing but trees completely surrounding the cabin. When the leaves are on the trees you can't even see the gravel road you entered on in front of the cabin. The peace & quiet here is unbelievable. Don't take our word for it though, read through our reviews both here and on our website to see what our past guests had to say. Then contact us to book your stay at Wil-deer-ness won't be disappointed!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lansing in Walnut Hill

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 is in the loft upstairs. Both bedrooms have their own bathroom. A twin-size roll-away bed is provided in the downstairs bedroom closet that can be set up to accommodate a 5th guest (small child only).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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(29 traveller reviews)

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WIL-DEER-NESS CABIN- Secluded*Firepit*Hot Tub *River *Hammock *WiFi*Dog Friendly
average rating of 4.827586 based on 29 reviews

It was great.

  • 5 of 5

Many wonderful touches by the owners as we spent Christmas there. We have stayed at several cabins over the years in the mountains of NC & VA. This was our favorite.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Can't wait to come back

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this cabin. The owners have really gone out of their way to make sure this cabin has all the essentials for the perfect getaway. The cabin is very clean and well kept. The fire pit area is the perfect setup complete with plenty of seating, a horseshoe pit, and outdoor speakers. The cabin is well stocked with DVD's, games, corn hole, and even chairs and a picnic basket to bring down to the river which is just a short walk from the cabin. The hot tub actually gets hot and is very relaxing to sit in. The owners are very easy to work with and are quick to respond. We are looking forward to our next stay at the Wil-deer-ness Cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Quiet peaceful stay just what we needed slept in everyday loved watching the deer every morning and evening enjoyed the outdoor speakers we had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the cabin, and wish we would have been able to stay longer. The property was super tranquil, relaxing, and had everything you could possibly need. We definitely plan to return!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Post-deployment getaway

  • 5 of 5

Husband and I stayed here after he returned from a seven month deployment. We absolutely loved the cabin/area!

The cabin is so clean and well-kept, and the owners have thought of everything. My husband and I enjoyed the cabin amenities along with being surrounded by gorgeous nature and seclusion.

We also loved being just a short drive from Grayson Highlands State Park and exploring the quaint little town of West Jefferson. This week has been full of refreshment and relaxation. We will definitely book the Wil-deer-ness cabin again!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect !!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this cabin for a quick getaway from our busy world, and to check out the area to see if it is where we want to buy our mountain house/retirement home. It is !!! We loved the area and would buy this cabin in a heartbeat if the owners would sell, (hint, hint). Our favorite thing about this cabin was the outdoor speakers. We loved sitting in the hot tub and being able to listen to the radio (very nice touch) . The owners have thought about everything and have put a lot of effort and time into making sure you are comfortable and well taken care of. Hopefully we will own our own mountain house soon but if we don't we will definitely be back.

Alfreda and Randy Bowlin

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Boondocks Brewing
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Jefferson Landing
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Shatley Springs
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
Appalachian Ski in Boone
Car: necessary

Wil-deer-ness Cabin is located just outside Jefferson & West Jefferson in the North Carolina mountains. These towns offer everything you'll need during your stay - activities, parks, restaurants, & shopping.

However, if you have a specific activity in mind, we're centrally located near many other areas as well. The cabin is only a short 30 minute drive to the town of Boone, NC. The towns of Blowing Rock and Banner Elk are only a few minutes more down the road. The cabin is also only a 20-30 minute drive to the Virginia border or about 45 minutes to the Tennessee border. So no matter where your plans take you, Wil-deer-ness Cabin is the perfect place to call home while you explore all the area has to offer.

Wil-deer-ness Cabin is secluded and peaceful and we do everything we can to keep it that way for our guests. To cut down on traffic noise from cars driving by to 'take a look' and to preserve the privacy of our current guests we do not provide an exact address on our website or anytime before booking. Detailed directions to the cabin will be provided when you reserve your dates, return the signed rental agreement and have paid in full. Wondering how long it will take you to get to the cabin? Map your route to West Jefferson, NC and the cabin is about a 10 minute drive from there.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £46.94
Pet Fee £36.1

Weekly rate reflects a special we offer year round - stay 5 nights or more and get a 6th night ($119 value) for free!

If you choose to pay through VRBO, a 10% booking fee is included in the nightly rate quoted. To avoid the 10% booking fee, please contact us directly for other payment options.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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