Our family stayed for a week in July with three adults, three teens, and two kids. Everyone adored this beautifully decorated and comfortable home. The wilderness setting is postcard perfect. A large covered front deck sits up in sweet smelling evergreens with a view and sound of the river running below. The hot tub is perfect after swimming in the cool river water. The large kitchen and dining area is very user-friendly.
On the river's edge is a screened gazebo and deck with a picnic table, chairs, lights, ceiling fan, and a couple of tubes for the river. The large beautifully kept lawn along the riverfront has an open stone patio with a fire pit and chairs and is perfect for evenings spent with fireflies and the moon overhead. We roasted hotdogs and ate in the gazebo one night.
The steep driveway is tricky but a parking place is available riverside. Also, the stairs down to the bedrooms, or the fun spiral staircase up to the loft might be tricky for little tots. We spent a lot of time in the river and found that water shoes are a good idea because the rocks can be slippery.
The cabin location is excellent. Within a 20 to 30 minute drive there are hikes to waterfalls, white water rafting, drift tubing, zip lining, and a large public beach for swimming in the mountain lake.
The nearby town of Blue Ridge has grocery stores and a charming weekend morning market in the old town center.
This little slice of mountain heaven was a perfect fit for our family. We absolutely loved it and it's one of our best family vacations ever.
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We were hoping the water would still be warm enough in September to use the waterfront area but it had cooled off by mid September. We did have a pleasant stay though and Nevaeh cabin rentals are wonderful to work with. The hot tub was not heating and needed repair while we were there and they sent a repair man out right away on the weekend but it wasn't fixable without a part to order so we were disappointed but they offers to let us go to another cabin that was vacant to use their hot tub. We declined nut it was a nice offer. It looks like the hot tub is working as the other 9/14 review here mentions it. The driveway is crazy and scary at first, but it's the mountains! The pavilion and waterfront area are very relaxing. The double bed was uncomfortable our friends said and our king bed was fine. The kitchen and furnishings were very comfy and we overall had a great time. We have stayed in another cabin before and of it's not hot enough to get in the water I suggest getting a mountain view cabin for the money.
I'm easily swayed by the reviews (or lack thereof) when I look for rental properties and wasn't sure what to expect with this one since it doesn't have many reviews. I was very pleasantly surprised to find this gem in Blue Ridge. It's very spacious, has a large deck overlooking the water with a large grill. The kitchen has everything you may want to cook with (we used much of it). We had some family over for dinner and there was lots of room to hang out together. The driveway is something to be weary of if you're not used to much of an incline, but once I got the hang of it I had no concerns. Something to note is that you do have to walk down the driveway, across the small gravel road to get to the covered pavilion & adirondack fire pit beside the river. I didn't realize it would be across the street but it's a beautiful area so we didn't mind the super short walk over. My 10/12 yr old kids loved the foosball table and loft area. The hot tub was in excellent condition and very inviting. We were overall very thrilled with this cabin and are planning to book again for next year.
Relaxation for all 7 of us.
Heavy rain was magical under the roof of the porch.
Foosball was a big hit for the grandkids.
Location, location , location.
Guaranteed to please anyone!