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Modern Log Cabin on 200 acres

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

A great place for your mountain experience!!

A modern cabin 40 minutes from Asheville. Enjoy this 200 acre retreat. City or country adventures. This is a private cabin which up until a few years ago was only used for short visits in the country by our immediate family living in Asheville. You should feel as if you are guests in a well loved vacation home which was custom built and has been tastefully decorated with quality and comfort in mind. To those of you who have stayed before, we recently changed beds to add a King downstairs and a queen + single upstairs!

You will have access to logging trails above the cabin that are good for hiking. There are wonderful views from up there. There are two creeks on the property with one providing particularly easy access for wading in the pure cold mountain water.

Many attractions are within 20 minutes, including the town of Hot Springs with its famous and historic mineral springs spa. The Depot music hall (Marshall) on Friday nights is free with local bluegrass entertainment. Mainstreet Marshall also boasts several art galleries and quirky restaurants. Rafting and horseback riding are close by as is the French Broad River. Skiing and snow tubing at Wolf Ridge is a fun winter activity.

Nearby Asheville is fantastic and was recently named by National Geographic as one of the 220 best cities in the world! Don't miss the Biltmore Estate, the fabulous Grove Park Inn or funky downtown Asheville.

In downtown Marshall, try 'Zuma's' for great deli and heavenly cookies along with mid-week entertainment or pick up a gourmet chicken pot pie at the 'Pot Pie.' 'Sweet Monkey Bakery & Cafe' also offers decidedly worthy treats.

For groceries, stop at Ingles Grocery on your way to the cabin. It's about a 10 minute trip.

More Details

Joan & Tim Galvin
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Joan & Tim Galvin

My wife Joan and I have several rental properties across North Carolina that we own/manage, mainly corporate short-term rentals in the RTP area. I am originally from New Orleans while my wife is from Asheville. We manage the Mountain Log Cabin for her father. This lovely home was custom built with locally milled logs and stone as a family weekend retreat, but we just don't have the time to enjoy it - so we are sharing it with visitors to the area.

Joan & Tim Galvin purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Joan & Tim Galvin chose Marshall

My wife's parents decided to build this cabin 12 years ago to enjoy the land which was most 'recently' acquired by great-grandparents in the early 1900's. (Look for family photos and a 'temperance pledge' in the cabin.) The land can also be traced back to the 1820's when it was originally purchased from the local Indian agent by a distant relative. Note the pre- civil war cabin on the property.

What makes this cabin unique

This cabin is the last property at the end of a mountain cove. Follow the road alongside the cabin to walk along a creek or explore the 200 acres high above the cabin. While it feels remote, it is an easy trip to the grocery store, downtown Marshall and even Asheville for a day trip.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Marshall in Madison County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • whitewater rafting


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Modern Log Cabin on 200 acres
average rating of 4.8208957 based on 67 reviews

Very beautiful & peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin it was such a great relaxing stay. Our goal was to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and to excape to a off the beaten path cabin for some much needed R&R. We checked everything off our list, can’t wait to plan our second trip to this beautiful place.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So much to like

  • 4 of 5

What a lovely setting at the end of the road. Quiet except for the small stream nearby. Many comfy chairs to sit on and relax in front of the fireplace. Many nice touches and plenty of room. House missing a medium cook pot and one large knife. Roof made a lot of noise from sun, wind and don't know what else. Overall a most comfortable place.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic property...Return customer!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this property and it was just as good as the first time around back in late July of 2017. We love this place and intend to visit again and again!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice private and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Love end of the road cabins. I wish i had explored more of the woods out back but had two days of cold weather and snow, and it rained the rest of the time. Enjoyed breakfast at CA's diner and lunch at Smokey Mountain Diner. Only a North Carolinian would understand the appeal of a meat and three, while in Florida its never that simple. Had the cabin not been so warm and very cozy we may have gotten bored, but we cranked up the fireplace sat together on the reclining sofa and either read or used our tablets, Wi-Fi is great. I appreciate a rental property that's so clean and well maintained. We miss not having young kids anymore as they would be all over the side property stream but we enjoyed the constant sound of the water. Must be a great fall destination when the waters not so cold. You need a fire pit! It looked like somebody previously had attempted one, but too close to the old cabin. You can put that on your back burner til next year. Thanks for having us. The Lambs

  • Review Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

Great experience,

WAZE took us right to it. Super cozy, and set far back from everyone it feels secluded. Loved the night sky and the grassy expanse to look at while sitting on the front patio. Easy Fireplace was a perfect touch. Owners were very helpful.

A+ weekend enjoyment. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful cabin!

  • 4 of 5

This is a beautiful cabin. We stayed 5 days the first part of December to celebrate our anniversary. It was decorated for Christmas with a tree and lights! It was super clean, comfortable and cozy with a fireplace. The area is beautiful with lots of places to explore. Owners, Tim and Joan were very helpful, but are a little far if anything should need fixing. We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Asheville Regional
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Momma's Kitchen
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Wolf Ridge
Car: necessary

Take exit 19A on I-26 in North Carolina, heading toward Marshall on Hwy 25/70. Continue to Ingles grocery on the right. Be sure to pick up any supplies at Ingles. Take US 25 from Ingles toward Hot Springs for about 5 minutes until you come to a stop light at the Madison Middle School. Turn right onto upper Brush Creek. Proceed about 3/4 mile on paved road. Turn right at the first gravel road (not including driveways) to stay on Upper Brush Creek. Proceed to Laughing Frog and turn left between two barns to stay on Upper Brush Creek. The cabin is about 1/4 mile from that point.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Marshall, North Carolina Mountains

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £56.66

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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