Den looking into kitchenDen looking towards fireplace
Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Easy (one-minute!) access to cabin off Interstate 26. Enjoy the peaceful backyard setting from a rocking chair on your private porch. Watch our entertaining chickens as you have morning coffee in the bright and cheery breakfast room. Relax in the cozy ambiance of this restored oak log cabin that is fully furnished with all you should need during your stay with us. Staley's Respite is a pet-friendly guest cabin located in the back yard of the owner's primary residence. Separate driveway/access.

Den looking into kitchen

Den looking into kitchen

The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Other pet(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $50
Security Deposit: $200
Weekly discount: 20%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Relax in a restored oak log cabin with queen loft, 1.5 baths (shower/no tub), fully furnished kitchen, breakfast room & den. Enjoy gorgeous sunsets from a rocking chair on your private back porch. Easy (one minute!) I-26 access to make getting around town effortless. Jotul woodstove makes for wonderful Winter evenings around a fire. Enjoy fresh eggs from the backyard chickens, Kangen/alkaline water, & fresh veggies from Summer garden. Pet friendly. unlimited Wifi, Charter cable. Separate entrance & separate parking from hosts in main house. The cabin owners have a friendly golden retriever and an 8 year old daughter that play in shared backyard. Mini-splits in den, kitchen, and loft for both heating and air conditioning. The cabin is 1/2 mile off Exit 15 of I-26 which goes straight into Asheville. Easy to get to. 10 minutes to Navitat Canopy Tours (coolest zip lines around!), 10 minutes to French Broad River, 15 minutes to Blue Ridge Parkway, 12 miles to Wolf Laurel Ski Resort and snow tubing, 8 minutes to great restaurants, art, clubs, people-watching, etc... in awesome Asheville, 5 minutes to quaint downtown Weaverville or Mars Hill, location of Mars Hill College.

We have nice (close proximity) neighbors to the right of our home, nobody on the left that you'll see, and there is a nice neighborhood across the street that has good hills for walking exercise. Jupiter Rd. is a fairly busy county road. Pay attention when exiting the driveway.

Interaction with Guests

As much or little as they would like. Guests do a self-check-in.

The Neighborhood

We're located on a county road that allows us to feel like we're out in the country to some degree, yet Weaverville is 5 minutes away, and Asheville is 10 minutes away. We have a great neighborhood across the street where we can walk the dog and get some good hill exercise!

Getting Around

No. Just taxi service or Uber.

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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is after 3PM

There is a queen pull-out sofa downstairs should you need an extra bed.

PARKING: we have driveways on both sides of our main house. Yours is the one to the RIGHT of the house, directly at the mailbox with a red reflective "147" indicator. Pull in directly in front of the garage/workshed and enter the tall wooden gate to your left. Sometimes the gate sticks, so just push hard. Please park as far left in the driveway as possible so our neighbors can get their two cars in.

Please wash all your dishes before departure and place all linens by the washer/dryer.

We'd appreciate the fireplace users placing cooled ashes/leftover charred wood in the provided ash pail on back deck, as the cleaner greatly appreciates this on quick turn-around days. We'll empty the pail in our compost bin.

As part of our quarterly pest control treatment, we leave mice bait boxes out in a few locations around the cabin. They are in out of the way places and supposedly pet and child "resistant", but a determined child or pet could possibly get into them. Please be aware if you're traveling with either, and if you let me know you're concerned, I can remove them before you arrive.


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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
Den looking towards fireplace

Den looking towards fireplace

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States · Member since July 2012

Wife, mother, entrepreneur, artist, outdoorsy music-loving adventurist! My husband, daughter, dog and I consider ourselves fun hosts- we'll interact as much as you want or leave you totally alone- your choice! Come stay with us!

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