|Per night:||$100 - $135|
|Per week:||$595 - $700|
Description of the Little Switzerland vacation cabin rental
When your not relaxing at the cabin or exploring the property, you are close to groceries, restaurants, hospital, mountain music venues, and various tourist attractions like Emerald Village. You are also close to many wonderful natural attractions. Just hop on the Blue Ridge and you are close to Crabtree Falls and Mount Mitchell to the south. Head north and you come to the Apple Orchard at Altapass (where free mountain music is played frequently), Linville Falls, and Grandfather Mountain. My favorite local activity is going to majestic Roan Mountain where beautiful rhododendron gardens and evergreen forests await. This is also where the Appalachian Trail follows the N. Carolina/Tennessee border and a short and easy walk up Carver's Gap will bring you to mountain balds with some truly spectacular long views. We provide our guests with a booklet of suggestions with directions that includes a varied mix of information to fit different tastes and interests.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. In the meantime, we sincerely believe that you will have a wonderful and memorable experience if you try our cabin.
Just 2 miles from the property, you can also hike to Grassy Creek Falls, a high, delicate fall that is quite lovely. Its a lovely walk and If you go at dusk, your chances of spotting a bear are pretty good if you are interested in that.
Visit Little Switzerland downtown and Spruce Pine for interesting shops and a wide assortment of restaurants. I particularly like the funky but extensive bookstore located in Little Switzerland. Besides the usual mix of fast food there are 2 good barbecue restaurants close by as well as fine dining at the Switzerland Inn, Little Switzerland Cafe, Mountain View and Knife and Fork restaurants.
Spruce Pine is the site of a blacksmiths fair each spring as well as a large gem and mineral show and a bluegrass and barbeque festival in the summer. The nearby towns of Burnsville, Micaville, Old Fort and Black Mountain all have their own charms as well as festivals, especially during the summer months.
Gems and minerals continue to play an important role in this community, and our property is just a few miles from the only commercially viable emerald mine to have ever operated in the US. You can also see historic mines and try your luck at finding gemstones at the Emerald Village, less than a mile from the cabin. From the road you will see a very picturesque old mine that now contains water below the multi-hued rock walls that climb 50-70 feet above.
Authentic mountain music is played regularly at many local venues that are close by, including the Apple Orchard and Young's Mountain Music. A little further, but within an hours drive, are Asheville with its diverse art and music offerings, the Biltmore Estate, Grove Park Inn and Spa, and an extensive and international selection of fine restaurants. A wellspring of new music that often combines bluegrass, rock and international rhythms, Asheville hosts a lot of concerts as well as free music events like the Downtown After Five, Bele Chere, and Shindig on the Green series.
Be sure to also check out my favorite local spot, Roan Mountain, with its famous rhododendron gardens and evergreen forests. When you go, also take at least a short walk on the Appalachian Trail that crosses at the entrance to the Park at Carver's Gap. Just an easy and short hike up the natural balds that characterize the tops of some mountains in this area are some of the most spectacular views in NC. On the way to Roan Mountain, you can also stop in Bakersville for some wonderful gourmet goat cheese that is produced by a local farmer. You also might try one of the great hamburgers sold at Bonnie and Clyde's in nearby Loafers Glory.
There are many, many other things to do in the area and we provide our guests with a guide to the foregoing mentioned activities as well as a host of other activities ranging from horseback riding, golf, canoeing, skiing, whitewater rafting, etc. at the cabin. But you will also find plenty to do right on the property as you explore the hardwood knoll across from the cabin, playing in or lounging by the creek, or simply sitting on your porch or in the hot tub watching a beautiful sunset or the amazing stars seen on clear, dark nights. Deer may wander into the pasture and the fireflies can be magical
|Nov 01 2013||Apr 30 2014||$100||$100||$595||$1,960||2 Nights|
|Dec 24 2013||Jan 02 2014||$135||$135||-||-||3 Nights|
|May 01 2014||Oct 31 2014||$125||$125||$700||$2,520||2 Nights|
|Nov 28 2014||Dec 01 2014||$135||$135||-||-||3 Nights|
|Check In: 4 p.m. Check Out: 11 a.m.|
|Lodging tax: 9.75|
|Tax I.D.: 46-1852870|
|Deposits: $150 refundable deposit. Deposit will be returned upon proper vacation and inspection. We strive to inspect and return deposits upon departure, but if that is impossible, same will occur within no more than 7 days. Guests are liable only for damage or injury caused by their negligence or misconduct.|
|Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, Personal Check|
|Other Fees: $30 cleaning fee We are presently working to allow payment by credit card..Please feel free to contact owner about payment and booking options.|
- 1 Queen Bed
- 1 Sofa Bed
- Air Conditioning
- Hardwood Floors
- Hot Tub
- Linens Provided
- View (Lake)
- High Speed Internet
- Parking Included
- View (Mountains)
- Full Kitchen
- CD Player
- TV (Cable/Satellite)
- Ceiling Fan
- Hair Dryer
- Refrigerator (Full)
- Coffee Maker
- Ice Maker
- DVD Player
- Cross-Country Skiing
- Grocery Store
- Movie Theater
- Basketball Court
- Volleyball Court
- Water Skiing
- Live Entertainment
- Children's Pool
- Miniature Golf
- Gym/Fitness Center
- Horseback Riding
- Shopping Area
- Whitewater Rafting
- Downhill Skiing
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Reviews for this vacation cabin rental in Little Switzerland, North Carolina
Cozy and charming
October 28, 2013
The cabin was super clean, (looked new), charming and cozy. We really enjoyed our stay and hiked every day at nearby hiking trails located 10-50 minutes from the cabin. The owner and property manager are very thoughtful and accommodating.
Great vacation cabin
August 28, 2013
Nice new cabin and great location. Owners were terrific and made my stay very comfortable. This is a great location if you like the Blue Ridge Parkway, hiking, biking or just kicking back and enjoying the mountain views. I'd give it ten stars if that were an option.
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School:Harvard, Univ.of Miami
About:Hi, I am Steve Pearson, owner and General Manager of Logs and Stones Vacation Rentals. With wife Soony, we have been working hard to start our vacation rental business in a beautiful area that we love and think that you will too. Our dream is to maintain the 14 acres as a peaceful nature preserve as...
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