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Handmade Private Log Cabin on 75 Wooded Acres

Bedrooms 1
Space 910 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

New Handmade Secluded Log Home Between Mount Airy & Winston-Salem

Escape to serenity in handmade 1 bedroom, 1 bath spacious floor plan in this recently built log house from nearby milled timber and tobacco barn logs over 150 years old. Locally renowned builder has just completed for unique rental experience. Cabin offers wraparound porch to deck with view of Sauratown Mountain and access to private pond with views of Hanging Rock.

Take advantage of a dozen or more wineries in the area, visit downtown Mt. Airy, Andy Griffith Museum, Carolina Zipline, or stay in and watch roaring logs in the fireplace. There is seasonal hunting available on property with permit.

Dexter Sams
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Dexter Sams

Dexter Sams is a General Contractor in Pilot Mountain, NC who specializes in period renovation as he has restored a number of 19th century log and classic homes in the Foothills area over the last 25 years. He also does new construction.

Dexter Sams purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Dexter Sams chose North Carolina

This log home is the result of reinventing the role of the local builder to make the most of the natural materials at hand by manually felling each tree and milling the logs for building materials on site. Coupled with the desire to preserve tobacco farming memorabilia, this first of several cabins displays the original logs from historic 1880 circa barns.

What makes this cabin unique

This space was created with an appreciation for natural scenery, simple quiet and to support human need to decompress and reconnect with the great outdoors within a short ride from the Triad and Southwest Virginia.


Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Mount Airy Regional
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Pilot Mountain Country Club
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Amtrak Greensboro, NC
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Highway 52
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Boone, NC
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Car: recommended

Pilot Mountain is a favorite destination for outdoor enthusiasts with nearby Pilot Knob and Hanging Rock Parks. There are a dozen or more wineries in the Yadkin Valley area. For Andy Griffith fans looking to experience the real Mayberry and Mount Pilot, you are here X . We are one of a few of log cabin retreats in Pilot Mountain.

Guests can enjoy long walks in nearby woods, access to fishing pond, paddle boat and horse trails. MayFest occurs every Mother's Day weekend and the classic car show, Cruise-In, takes place the first Saturday each month, May through October on Main Street in Pilot Mountain.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Pilot Mountain in Pilot

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 910 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • One full bath, 4ft shower with seat
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen bed handmade furnishings
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • water tubing
Firewood offered in winter months.


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Handmade Private Log Cabin on 75 Wooded Acres
average rating of 4.977778 based on 45 reviews

breath taking

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived I was astounded at the wood work throughout the whole house. I was blown away by the view I had swinging on the front porch. We had plenty of firewood on our rainy evenings. That and Chuck Berry's Greatest Hits record kept us entertained. Overall, great place to stay at a very affordable price.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This cabin was perfect!!! Quiet, relaxing, very clean . Spent lots of time on front porch swing.

  • 5 of 5

Great experience overall. No complaints! Comfy bed, very comfy couch for taking a nap!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anniversary Trip

  • 5 of 5

This is one of our places to visit. Love it here. We visited here on our honeymoon 2yrs ago.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

This place was so peaceful, I wish we could have stayed longer. Dexter has a great thing going here and I wish him and his brother all the best!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to receive your feedback and appreciation for the place. My brother is a great steward of our environment and I do my best to follow his lead. Thanks, again.
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Salisbury, NC

Great cabin. Friendly host. Lots to do nearby

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing weekend with our dog. Everything we needed was there. We ventured out to Pilot Mountain, Hanging Rick and a couple of wineries (JOLO and Herrera). The lack of Internet and TV added to the relaxation and time for reflection. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback. We hear more and more from guests that the absence of internet and television is a plus for added relaxation and appreciation of the surroundings. We really appreciate your review.
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Words can't describe

  • 5 of 5

A true treasure. We stayed for 2 days and we wish it could've been longer. There is so much to see and enjoy right outside the front door. Our fur babies had the most amazing time being able to run free and explore, and plenty of exploring they did. There are multiple ponds, fishing poles and a paddle boat ready to be put to use! The kitchen is soooo well equipped! We have rented so MANY cabins and the little things like sugar, cooking oils, some condiments, variety of spices free to use is absolutely lovely! One of our favorite things was the garden!! We loved being able to pick it ourselves and grill it up as we enjoyed the view on the porch. I really have to say that Dexter is quite the guy. He is so inviting and kind, before we even arrived he makes you feel like company, not just a tenant. When talking with him and exploring the area you truly can feel the love put into the home and the land. We are ready for our next trip already. Thank you again Dexter, couldn't have asked for anything better!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Pilot Mountain, USA

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £41.7
Refundable Damage Deposit £75.06
Cleaning fee £22.75 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.75%

Minimum 2 vehicles per rental period. Smoking allowed outside of cabin.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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