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Secluded Mt. Cabin & Restored Barn

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Secluded Mt. Cabin & Restored Barn

7 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
7 guests
2 bedrooms
5 beds
1 bath
Great location94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inCheck yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Get away from it all. Perfect romantic, writing or small group retreat. 2 unique structures, remote yet accessible, imaginatively & sustainably created, 1 hr from Asheville NC in Great Smokies. Porch overlooking creek, hot tub, one of a kind treehouse, private hiking trails+


Indoor fireplace
Free parking on premises
Hot tub

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed, 2 air mattresses
Common spaces
1 double bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking, parties, or events
Pets are allowed
Check-in is anytime after 3PM and check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


50 Reviews

Kiersten User Profile
November 2018
Had a great weekend at Don's for our mini-moon. We rented the whole site, but mostly stayed in the off-grid cabin. The cabin was super cozy with the wood stove on, although dropped down to the mid-twenties overnight we were very cozy inside. The hot tub was so much better than ex…
Di User Profile
October 2018
This place is amazing!!!
Christie User Profile
October 2018
Our Good Egg visit will be one we remember fondly. Taking the time to disconnect was just what the doctor ordered. Thank you for sharing your space with us.
Lee User Profile
October 2018
Perfect romantic getaway, exactly as pictured with many thoughtful touches. We also look forward to having our kids here soon.
Mark User Profile
October 2018
One of the best Airbnb's I've experienced!
Sherry User Profile
August 2018
The grounds are beautiful and the Barn is amazing. However, the cabin was moldy and the outhouse looked like it had seen better days.
Don User Profile
Response from Don:
Thanks Sherry. We just added a car air freshener that runs off our solar panels as well as a small charcoal air freshener. Even before this summer, which has had record-breaking rainfall and high temps (and now Hurricane Florence!), we've had to contend with being in the middle of a temperate rain forest. In the heat of summer, the cabin can be stuffy when it's closed up, but airs out quickly when all the windows are open. The outhouse with the composting toilet we meticulously maintain. Sorry it didn't seem up to snuff during your visit.
August 2018
Roxanne User Profile
July 2018
Don's place is tucked nicely off a quiet road. Very private and comfortable. I rented the cabin and the barn both were very nice in a rustic way. The porch on the barn is open and so nice to eat, play games and listen to the rushing creek below. There is a hiking trail right on …

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Asheville, North Carolina, United StatesJoined in October 2012
Don User Profile
130 Reviews
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Most of my life I lived in the Northeast. One summer, I realized I could just as easily work from a beautiful place in the mountains as I could in the urban duplex where I woke to the sound of buses and fell asleep to my neighbor’s radio. In 2008, I moved to Asheville, NC. …
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