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Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views

Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Sep 26, 2014
Cabin, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 4 Sleeps

Falls Branch Chalet is nestled in a small cove with a private waterfall that cascades down the granite ravine behind the home. The Falls Branch then flows alongside the back yard and by the house. The sound of water flowing can be heard year round. We have a unique setting that offers privacy yet convenience to a number of attractions within a ten to thirty minute drive from the house. This is an original logging cabin from the 1920's and was also featured on the cover of Mountain Living magazine in the 1980's because of it's unique setting. There is a variety of Heirloom and native flowers blooming for most of the year and their are blueberry bushes growing along Falls Branch. A stone path leads you around the home to the granite boulders lining the ravine behind the house that glow at night from the phosphorescent lichen. The whole setting has good energy and it is truely a magical place. Like many of our guests once you have visited Falls Branch Chalet you will surely want to return. We also have lots of wonderful comments left by our guests listed on our website. Let us send you a link to it.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pets welcome

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Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7056401
-8282904813
Weaverville Asheville Area
Ohio
5

What a great cabin!

  • 5 of 5
We loved the birds and flowers too. We left you a taste of Peach-Blueberry cobbler we made Carolina Peaches and Falls Branch Blueberries...Yum!

We hope to be bafck often.
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: We have a couple of Blueberry bushes that grow along Falls Branch which is just a few feet from the backdoor of the chalet. This guest stayed while the blueberry's were in season and we are happy to share them.The cobbler was delicious and how thoughtful for this guest to leave it for us. Thank You!
business
Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7056401
-8282904813
Weaverville Asheville Area
5

Lovely, immaculate cabin

  • 5 of 5
You could not ask for a more lovely, well maintained and well equipped cabin. The kitchen and bathroom were abundantly supplied with staples, such as extra toilet paper, paper towels, coffee filters, spices etc. There were extras of just about everything. The towels were fresh and clean as were the sheets. My husband would have liked an additional comfy chair in the living room so we could sit closer to the main television, but there were many comfortable deck chairs on both the front and back decks we brought one in during our stay. Of course the waterfall is the primary attraction and we joined all the former guests in spending as much time as possible outside.
We also had the opportunity to meet Sheila, the owner, when she came by to mow the lawn. We really enjoyed the face to face after our numerous
emails etc. We found her to be delightful and most pleasant.
Unfortunately I was still recovering from a knee injury so hiking was out. If anyone does have any issues with mobility this lovely place may be a bit daunting....the steps are steep and numerous, even though well lit and with a railing. My only other suggestions would be to consider providing a telephone, since we were surprised to find that we had no cell coverage (AT&T) so no way to call for help in any kind of emergency (which fortunately we did not need). Last of all as someone who lives in coastal Maine, I found the hairpin turns in this area of NC a bit daunting. The cabin was so pleasant that we ended up spending the bulk of our time enjoying it.
Linda and Frank Heller
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7056401
-8282904813
Weaverville Asheville Area
Columbia, SC
4

Cozy & Quaint

Cozy & Quaint
  • 4 of 5
We enjoyed our short, but much needed get-a-way. The sound of the waterfall was awesome. Picked blue berries and made blue berry pancakes. The cabin is close to the Chimney Rock State Park, which we enjoyed very much. Picked apples at Coston Farms, had homemade apple cider slushies (such a wonderful treat). Sight seeing throught out Chimney Rock and Ashville. Took our dog, Toby, to the river walk. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable time. Thank you, Sheila, for sharing your chalet with us!

The McMillan Family
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
business
Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7056401
-8282904813
Weaverville Asheville Area
Triad, NC
5

Awesome base camp

  • 5 of 5
We spent a week at the cabin and had a wonderful time. It was small enough to be cozy but not feel cramped. It was a perfect base camp as it seemed to be less than 20 minutes from everywhere you'd like to go. We had great day trips to Asheville, Chimney Rock, Hendersonville and Lake Lure. It sits right off the road but noise was never an issue. The owner was very attentive and helpful. I'm sure we'll be going back again.
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
business
Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7056401
-8282904813
Weaverville Asheville Area
Fort Lauderdale, FL
5

loved it!

  • 5 of 5
My family loved our stay at the cottage! For our small family it was the perfect size. We loved the waterfall in the back that my daughter had so much fun playing in and the hiking trail that was right next to the property was also really great! The house was well furnished. I especially like the cute kitchen! It was perfect for our family and we loved how close it was to so many fun things! It was only 15 to Chimney Rock so we went there a few times and we ate the village there several times and also enjoyed Lake Lure. Asheville was pretty close too, so we went there a few times as well. There is an entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway very close by as well that we took advantage of.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Private Waterfall Oasis and Long Range Mountain Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7056401
-8282904813
Weaverville Asheville Area
Delray Beach, FL
5

Straight out of a Fairy Tale..Loved it!

  • 5 of 5
We loved our three nights here. We spent most of the time reading and sunning at the base of the waterfall in the backyard. The nature preserve trailhead is 50 yards away with miles of great trails and little waterfalls. We'll be back soon.

Thanks Sheila,
Chris and Linda.
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway

Location

Activity and Interests

The local activities within a ten minute drive include The Chimney Rock Park and Village. Chimney Rock provides long range views, pic-nic areas, hiking, gift shop and an elevator within the mountain for those who want to go up to Chimney Rock without having to walk very far. The views expand out as far as 60 miles and below is Lake Lure. Here is a mountain beach on the lake and a small waterpark. You can also rent padel boats or a canoo. All along the Hickory Nut River leading to the Lake are shops and restaurants and all this is a short drive from the home. Drive back toward Asheville and you will find the Famous Biltmore House and Winery, the Blue Ridge Parkway for long scenic drives and of course Asheville. Most all areas are dog friendly with the exception of the Biltmore House itself. We have maps, brochures and local publications provided in the home for your convenience and to familiarize yourself with the area.

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Notes

  • Nightly Rate: $100 - $115

    Weekly Rate: $650 - $650

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  • Their is a two night minimum with the exception of holidays and then it is a three night minimum. For holiday rentals there will not be any turn over dates allowed during these days. Check out will need to fall on the following day after a holiday. I also offer military and senior citizen discounts for our guests who qualify. We are flexible about Sat. to Sat. or Sun. to Sun. for the weekly rentals but Holidays are an exception. The holidays are Jan 1st, Easter, Memorial Day, Labor Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving and then Christmas. Please send me an e-mail or call if I can explain this in more detail.
    The cleaning fee is a reasonable $65.00 and can be reduced if you bring your own bed and bath linens to $50.00. This covers cleaning the house, washing the laundry (unless you bring your own), carry away the garbage. If the futon is used an extra $10. linen fee is required to cover the extra wash load.
    The house is pet friendly and the pet fee is $10. per pet per day. However I discourage guests bringing pets that are less than one year old. I do not allow pets to be left alone in the home and a crate is available should guests need one. I also have a nice fluffy pet bed and mat to set their food and water on. If your pets are accustomed to sleeping on the furniture or bed then just please bring another bedspread and something else to cover our furniture to protect it from dog hair, chew bones, etc... If I need to do excessive cleaning then the deposit will not be returned. Sorry about having to mention this but it is necessary for our guests with pets to realize the pet fee is for the priviledge to bring your pet with you and is less than a kennel.
    I also require a security deposit of $75.00 for a weekend for guests without pets and it is $100. for guests with pets for a two to three day weekend. The deposit doubles for a week stay. To rent this rental property the reserving guests must be 21 or older.

Amenities

Property Type

  • cabin

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Suitability

  • pets considered

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1

Notes:

  • We provide lots of extras! Here you will find all paper products, condiments and spices. There are a variety of teas and coffee available and a water cooler with fresh Spring Water. We also try to keep Charcoal and Lighter Fluid for the grill available. All bed and bath linens and cloth napkins, placemats and kitchen hand towels. We have a Blueberry theme throughout the kitchen and here you will find blue enamelware and porcelein cookware, hand mixer, coffee pot, microwave and toaster oven, etc... We also provide Direct TV Satellite service with the Family Channel line up. There are three televisions in the house and we also have a DVD Player in the Livingroom. If you like to have a fire to roast Marshmallows or Hotdogs then we have a firepit for you to use. We can also provide the wood should you plan to build a fire. The fireplace is not yet equipped for gas logs. The front deck has seating for two people and the back porch can seat four people. The back porch also provides an up close view of our 75 foot cascading spring fed waterfall in the back yard. Want to cool down then take your shoes off and dangle your feet in Falls Branch.
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