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The Commander's 'In Port' Cabin with large 7 x 7 Hot Tub

Bedrooms 5
Space 252 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 10

The Skipper has built his large, custom built log home in the gated community of Brookside Forest on 3 1/2 acres. The cabin is beautifully decorated and has five bedrooms, three baths and lovely views of the mountains. The cabin entry brings you into the livingroom, dining area and kitchen, all with cathedral beam ceilings, hardwood oak floors, a beautiful stone fireplace with a 42' plasma television and a 5.1 home theater system. The five bedrooms consist of the Master with one King sleigh bed, the second and third bedrooms with Queen size beds. The fourth and fifth bedrooms each have a set of antique twins on the lower level. The Master bath contains a jacuzzi tub and separate shower. The lower level has an Irish Pub Bar for entertaining family and friends. Three large decks facing west with two sunsets per night from the different deck elevations. A third elevation has a large 6 person hot tub! The lower level has a billiard room, dart board, family room and Pub bar with a second stone gas fireplace. 2717 sq feet of living area. Plenty of room for family gatherings. Luxury and comfort at its best! Compare costs to other 5 bedroom homes in the area. Hughesnet satellite WiFi available.

A preliminary inspection visit can be arranged.

More Details

Randy Carter
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 16, 2017

About Randy Carter

Retired Supervisory Special Agent with US Customs, Office of Investigations.

Retired Reserve Navy Commander with NCIS.

Randy Carter purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Randy Carter chose Asheville Area

Built the Cabin in 2006 from the ground up. Large log home in a very quiet area. Beautiful Irish Pub bar for entertaining. Large 400 gallon hot tub on exterior deck landing. 20 minutes from the Equestrian Center. 5 minutes from Rumbling Bald Resort.

What makes this cabin unique

Very quiet location. Beautiful Sunsets from the multiple decks. Interior built with multiple variety's of wood; Red Oak, yellow pine, white pine and hickory. Fully equipped and supplied for extended stays.


Lake Lure Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 252 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Beautiful bath off the Commander's Stateroom.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Family bath upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large Lower bath off den.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Sleigh bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Antique Queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , log queen bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , two antique twin beds
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2 antique twins
  • Three bedrooms upstairs and two bedrooms downstairs.
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • library
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Double hammock for those lazy evenings watching the sunset and listening for the deer crossing the stream behind the cabin. Three sunsets per evening from the different deck elevations. Extremely quiet and romantic. dual zone central heat and air conditioning. Furnished kitchen and laundry with utensils and linens provided. Jacuzzi tub in Master bath. 6 person hot tub out on the deck facing west to enjoy the sunsets! Pool Table and Dart board (bring your own darts). 42' Plasma TV w/ home theater upstairs & DVD, DirecTV satellite system. Downstairs TV w/ DVD in den with second fireplace and Pub bar. Outside Porch/deck rockers, Wrap around decks Located on a quiet cul-de-sac on 3 1/2 acres in a very private, mountain gated community. Charcoal/gas Grill on upper deck. Antique Persian rugs through out.


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

The Commander's 'In Port' Cabin with large 7 x 7 Hot Tub
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Amazing cabin in just the right place

  • 5 of 5

Being from Miami we didn't know what to expect, but we were so surprised at how beautiful the cabin was and how family friendly it is along with space for adults to enjoy. Very spacious cabin with all the amenities you need for a home away from home with the perks of a bar room, pool table room, large wrap around balcony on both levels. We enjoyed the drive to all our adventures such as ziplining, horseback riding, trout fishing, chimney rock, gem mining, blueridge parkway hiking, biltmore estate, local dining. What an adventurous week but also very relaxing in this cozy yet spacious cabin with the fire place. Randy was very attentive always checking in to make sure we were always happy. We will definitely return in the fall for the beautiful colors.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the visit. Hope to have you visit in the fall when the leaves are changing.
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Gaffney, SC USA

Quiet getaway...

  • 4 of 5

This was a vacation long overdue. I recently retired and treated my family to a week of family fun. This location is in a gated community and offers a quiet retreat to re-charge. Lake Lure offers something for everyone. The house is wonderful. It has all the amenities you will need for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fleming Island

A Gem of a house in beautiful Lake Lure!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed at this luxurious home on three separate occasions! It is one that will bring you back time and time again! We always find it immaculate, beautiful, and very relaxing. The owners have truly outdid themselves with the accommodations and attention to detail with all the amenities! A pool table, gorgeous bar, dart board, corn hole, two gas fireplaces,and jacuzzi overlooking the mountain are just a few examples. The home is located close to shopping, restaurants, horse back riding, zip lining, Lake Lure, Chimney Rock, Hendersonville and Asheville! It is the perfect place to make memories that you will have for a lifetime! David & Debbie Goslin

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting! Consider a visit during each of the four seasons. The mountain laurel is in bloom is the spring, snow around the hot tub occasionally in the winter, lots of golf in the summer, and, of course, the beautiful leaves changing in the fall! Come again!
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Wonderful place to relax and enjoy family.

  • 5 of 5

The Commanders In Port Cabin is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy family. It's spacious with a down home feel. We've visited three times and look forward to the next family gathering. The accommodations are welcoming and complete with everything needed to enjoy your stay! On one occasion we've had more than 10 stay comfortably with the use of additional air mattresses. There is easy access to Ingles supermarket as well as shopping and family fun activities with Lake Lure and Chimney Rock Village close by. We've been there in April, October and December, the scenery is spectacular year around.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Rincon Georgia

Excellent Customer Service!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family celebrated Christmas and Mom's 80th Birthday weekend. The house was accommodating and spacious. At times we had 3 cooks in the kitchen and plenty of laughter. The atmosphere was filled with love and lots of coffee.The Christmas tree and stockings were a welcoming and pleasant surprise. This felt like home away from home. Thank you for your service and hospitality.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have a returning warrior to spend time with his family! Come again.
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  • 5 of 5

Booked the cabin for two weeks during the Tryon Horse Show. This is the second time we have used it for the event. Now that the compound has moved, the cabin is much more accessible. Only 20 min. away. Very convenient! With the five bedrooms and large living area it accommodated the three adults and 6 girls very comfortably. Since we were showing on a daily basis, we spent very little time at the cabin but it was nice to come home to it, not a hotel. Even saw the neighborhood bear on one occasion:).

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the visit! Our 5 bedroom cabin is great for visitors/participants at the Equestrian Center near Tryon/Mill Springs! Many Equestrian visitors have their support crew stay on one level while the families' stay on another floor with all meeting on the decks for meals and other down time from competition. Hope you will come again. R
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Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Rumbling Bald Resort
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Chimney Rock park.

* Biltmore Estates.

* Apple Valley Golf Course.

* Bald Mountain Golf Course.

* Resort Spa near by.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Horseback riding.

* Large Hot Tub on cabin deck.

* Tubing down the Broad river.

* Antique shopping.

* Hiking.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Beach at the lake.

* Cookouts on the decks.

* Pool table in cabin.

* Shopping in Chimney Rock Village.

* Zip lining in the Mountains.

5 minutes to two mountain golf courses (Bald Mountain & Apple Valley) and resort Spa!

Horseback riding and Broad River tubing near by.

Lake/beach access down the mountain.

Beautiful Sunsets

Biltmore Estates

Chimney Rock Village

Zip-lining within 10 minutes from cabin.


Rates & Availability

Lake Lure Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
4th of July week
Jul 2 2017 - Jul 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
Off season
Jan 15 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $100

Call for reoccurring specials!
Two night minimum for weekend visits.
15% discount for Active/Reserve Military & military retirees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.