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Log Cabin in Idyllic Setting-Private and Peaceful-13 mins to downtown Asheville

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

2 scenic acres w/fire pit, water wheel, mini waterfall, stream and game room!

This rustic custom built log cabin is located 13 minutes from downtown Asheville in the rolling, pastoral hills northwest of Asheville, just outside city limits. Close enough to downtown for couples or families looking to enjoy all the entertainment and food Asheville has to offer, or those just looking for some peace and quiet in your own private paradise.

The front porch has a whiskey barrel table, chairs and rockers at which to enjoy your morning coffee and view the lush grounds filled with weeping willows, shady evergreens and small brook in the middle of it all. The updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops has all the modern large appliances: dishwasher, microwave, gas stove/oven and the basics in dishes, small appliances (including a Keurig), utensils, cookware and spices. All 3 bedrooms are on the 2nd floor. The large master bedroom has a comfy king size bed with a 32" flat panel TV and lots of closet space. The other two bedrooms each have queen size beds and both overlook the outside gathering area with fire pit, water wheel and mini waterfall. Two full baths, one on each level. The living room has a large leather sectional and 50” flat screen with cable and free Netflix. Wood burning stove insert in floor to ceiling stone fireplace will keep you warm on those chilly mountain evenings. Charcoal grill and fenced in dog area in back of house (please, no cats), you can bring your dog (up to two for a $75 dog fee). Basement is also available for hanging out and and has a pool table, ping-pong and shuffleboard with a stone fireplace and 50" flat screen TV. WiFi is reliable.

Lively downtown Asheville is less than 15 minutes away and has an abundance of shops and Art Galleries and its restaurants are world famous. On the northwest edge of Asheville, you're minutes from the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway with its many trail heads and spectacular views. Biltmore Village and Estate is less than 20 minutes away and trendy West Asheville with it's funky shops and restaurants is 10 minutes away by car. Hiking, rafting and zip lining is in all directions.

This cabin is perfect for a romantic getaway or a relaxing, peaceful vacation away from the demands of city life.

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More Details

Tony and Birgit DiBartolo
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2017

About Tony and Birgit DiBartolo

In late 2016 we moved to Asheville but before we were able to move here full time, in 2014 we purchased our first cabin on Buffalo Mountain so that we could spend more time in Asheville with our dogs and not have to worry about finding hotel rooms that allow pets. This is now our 3rd cabin in Asheville (all allow dogs) and we are enjoying the interaction with vacationers from all over the country who have visited our cabins.

Tony and Birgit DiBartolo purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Tony and Birgit DiBartolo chose Asheville Area

We fell in love with the property before we even entered the house. We think the grounds are amazing and peaceful. That the house was so rustic and charming was a bonus.

What makes this cabin unique

The previous owner recognized the uniqueness of the property and went to lengths to maximize the appeal of the grounds with a waterwheel and small waterfall. We built a firepit/gathering area near the water features and have created an outdoor space that is beautiful and peaceful. The custom built log cabin (built in the 70's) feels like it was built in the early 1900's and has so much rustic charm.


Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Car: necessary

The cabin is less than 10 minutes from the intersection of New Leicester Highway and Patton Avenue which is a major thoroughfare in Asheville. The cabin is also 10 minutes from trendy, funky West Asheville and it's popular restaurants and shops. The corner of NLH and Patton Avenue is a busy intersection with a number of stores, grocery, restaurants, etc. A large grocery store is 2 miles away from the cabin on NLH. Downtown Asheville is less than 15 minutes away, a straight shot down Patton Avenue.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Leicester in Buncombe County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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average rating of 4.8985505 based on 69 reviews

House was excellent....clean, roomy and very comfortable!! Loved the fire pit area!

  • 5 of 5

Great for family get togethers as well! Would definitely come back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grandparents to kids loved this real log cabin!

  • 5 of 5

It was so fun for our family of grandparents, parents, and kids to stay in this real log cabin. The home was clean and well-equipped. The kids loved the downstairs game room. Grandparents loved the porch and comfortable bed. Parents were glad everybody else was happy! Very close to Asheville and trips to Black Mountain and Hendersonville as well.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for my family's stay recently and Tony and Birgit were so available when I had questions. The cabin was very clean and very comfortable with great mountain vibe. I would highly recommend for anyone needing a stay near Asheville.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful. Very clean. The owners went above and beyond to make everything perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We just loved the house and the entire property. The house was so cozy and clean. The owners made sure everything was perfect during our stay. One example of this was the Keurig coffee maker was not working. I called the owner to inform her of this but told her the regular coffeee maker supplied was sufficient for us. Within 2 hours a brand new Keurig coffee maker was waiting outside the door.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Log. Cabin Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Clean, cozy, charming, and well equipped. The owners have anticipated our every need and then some. Rural setting easy to get to, but close to Asheville..

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Mountain Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wow...wow....wow- Tony and Birgit really thought of everything for their guest's comfort! The cabin was beautifully appointed and the grounds were relaxing and peaceful. We visited the Asheville area with friends and our two dogs; while the cabin makes you really feel away from it all, the cabin is only 15 minutes from downtown. Our group enjoyed exploring downtown Asheville and checking out some of the local cuisine, we did a day trip into Saluda for whitewater kayaking, and we enjoyed some hiking around the Blue Ridge Parkway. We all had such a wonderful experience, I would recommend this cabin to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Leicester, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New Year's
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
27 Mar 2018 - 5 Apr 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July 4th
30 Jun 2018 - 10 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
17 Nov 2018 - 27 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New Year's
20 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £56.87
Refundable Damage Deposit £151.64
Cleaning £75.82 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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