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Best Secluded Cabins In Asheville, North Carolina - Updated 2020

secluded cabins in asheville nc
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These secluded cabins located in Asheville and the surrounding areas of North Carolina are the ideal place to base yourself if you’re seeking a tranquil hideaway in the mountains that is still close to a charming town with world-class dining, a thriving art scene, and craft beer breweries which dot the streets. There’s something for everyone in this leafy region of North Carolina, from lodges which have been designed for large groups to tiny cabins which have everything that two people would need for a romantic getaway. Be sure to have a look at some of the region’s finest rental properties to find a place that suits your needs. Here is a list of the best secluded cabins in Asheville, North Carolina.

1. Cabin surrounded by lawns and forest (from USD 225)

secluded cabins in asheville nc | cabin surrounded by lawns and forest
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Slip quietly away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a stay in this two-bedroom cabin, situated on 73 acres (29.54 hectares) of land. This secluded cabin can sleep up to eight people and has everything that you would possibly need for a relaxing stay; including a fully equipped kitchen, covered decks, and a hot tub and fire pit to bubble away your evenings in. Whilst staying here why not fully embrace nature by visiting the WNC Nature Center which offers visitors a chance to see the indigenous animals and birds that come from the surrounding areas.

Hummingbird Cabin - on 73 acres, 15 min to DT, Hot Tub, Hike Trails
Asheville, NC, US
146 reviews
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Beds are super comfortable and the kitchen is very well-appointed
The house is set up perfectly with included kitchen necessities towels and sheets
The kitchen was one of the best-equipted that we've ever run across I will use this rental again plus recommend it to others
The furnishings in the cabin were the best quality from Sleep Number king size beds to a Cuisenart coffee maker
The management cleaned the hot tub at least once during our stay which was amazing and unexpected The price was more than reasonable and Asheville offers a ton of opportunity for families or couple...
Cleanliness:
The property and cabin were exactly as described
It was very clean and the beds were very comfortable
The cabin was clean and well appointed
Host:
They have a fire pit outdoor jacuzzi 2 separate living areas and sleeps 8 very comfortably
We had a great vacation and plan to return next year
had a beautiful property and very close to town
Nice tucked away cabin with all the amenities for a week with close friends
It was totally gutted and beautifully decorated and stocked with every kind of amenity you could think of
Location:
Hummingbird Cabin is in a perfect location
Away from the excitement of beautiful active Asheville
and it's setting Close to Asheville but feels a world away
The location is extremely convenient to downtown Asheville and the River Arts District
The cabin is located on such a serene beautiful location
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2. Tranquil pond-side accommodation (from USD 98)

Let the sound of frogs and crickets gently wake you in this comfortable cabin for two people, this secluded cabin is only eight minutes to the large Biltmore House, however, it feels a lifetime away. With one queen-sized bedroom and a small kitchennette, WiFi, and air conditioning you have everything that you need to hide away from the world for a while. For a truly relaxing stay, there’s a deck that goes out over the pond with a table and chairs to enjoy long meals or relax with a good book. Make use of the close proximity to Biltmore House and visit the house and its grounds, especially in the spring when the gardens come alive with blossoms in the annual ‘Biltmore Blooms’ festival.

Beautiful Waterside Cabin (2), Great Location, View, 8 Min To Downtown, Biltmore
Asheville, NC, US
133 reviews
cabin 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The shower was like a spa
(about the size of a larger hotel room) that sits right on a pond
Inside is modern and very clean pine wood ceiling beautiful updated bathroom and a wonderful balcony overlooking the pond
Inside was quiet and cozy Lots of windows for natural light
The cottage was absolutely adorable
Cleanliness:
Very clean and very nice
Very cute and clean QUIET and peaceful surrounded by beautiful plantings
Host:
Patti was super sweet and gave us our space but made it clear we could let her know if we needed anything
awesome deck overlooking the pond
The deck and pond are so relaxing and delightful Easy short drive to Asheville and Biltmore
We love The Lily Pad
Patty is very accommodating and pleasant
Location:
Very quaint and tucked away but close to the downtown area and blue ridge parkway
Good place to get away and relax
Quite and beautiful location everything
This property is just perfect very close to town but far enough to be quiet and serene
The Lilly Pad was the perfect little place to relax after a long day of meetings
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3. Pet-friendly cabin situated in green pastures (from USD 149)

Gather all of your family, including the pets–this stunning cabin is waiting for you in the green pastures which line downtown Asheville. This stunning wooden cabin comes complete with two large bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and an open fireplace where you can cuddle up to a crackling fire in the winter months. The quaint and quirky town of Asheville is only a 10-minute drive from this property–use theproximity to explore some of the great things Asheville has to offer, especially the New Belgium Brewing Company, which offers some of the best local craft beer in the region.

ABNER'S CABIN - DOG FRIENDLY (no extra pet charges) Close to Downtown Asheville
116 reviews
cabin 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
one night The cabin was comfortable for two people tiny bathroom and a few kitchen items as mentioned in cabin description
I'm unsure of how hanging out in the living room would be with more than 2-3 people considering the cabin sleeps 6
and that was 100% true
Abners cabin is a 1921 very rustic cabin
I stayed here for three nights and loved the cabin
Cleanliness:
The property was very clean and comfortable
and we were so glad because it was cold and rainy when we visited This cabin
The cabin is clean and well furnished
Host:
They said we would have everything we needed except to eat
I pulled back the sheets and the mattress looks nice
unfortunately We also checked in the day after Christmas and the cabin had some decorations strung up which was a really nice little extra
We loved hanging out on the back deck each morning & evening
Our GPS directions tried to bring us up the wrong side of the mountain Thankfully the Woodfin police department came to our rescue at 1:00 a m and got us there
Location:
Wooded area but not secluded
It's in a beautiful spot and just a short drive or Uber to downtown Asheville
It is tucked in the woods and near Ashville and close to Woodfin/Weaverville where cute little restaurants can be found Our days were spent touring BRP and hiking the many scenic byways
The property is big and has a bit to explore which the dogs LOVED
and I felt safe alone
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4. Tree-lined, secluded house (from USD 130)

This rustic cabin situated in a green and tree-lined field is the perfect place to base yourself if you wish to escape from the daily grind. This wooden cabin is suitable for up to four people. With one bedroom and one sofa bed, the interiors have been recently renovated back to their original standard with a modern fireplace being fitted as a centrepiece. Be sure to visit the Biltmore Estates Vineyard, where local wine is produced throughout the year. Hire a taxi and sample some of the best wines in the region.

Cedar Mt. Lodge, Romantic 1921 Log Cabin, Close to Downtown, Hot Tub, Pet Friend
93 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The yard in front was mostly muddy so that it was easy to track mud inside
The cabin has all of the amenities that we need including the hot tube wifi and a fenced yard for the dog
Great little cabin in the woods
The bed was very unique and comfortable
Everything needed for a relaxing escape
Cleanliness:
Everything was very clean and cozy
We found it nicely appointed and very comfortable and clean
The kitchen was clean and had everything we needed (but the non-stick pans were not in very good condition
clean and comfy great location
Host:
Despite our outdoor adventures being rained out we had a great trip
Very clean and updated Hot tub was well maintained
Absolutely had a fantastic time and Rebecca is so thoughtful
Love the cabin and will definitely be back soon
The fireplace added a wonderful glow
Location:
The cabin is secluded but is still within minutes from a grocery store restaurants and downtown
The location is perfect for visiting The Biltmore
the Blue Ridge Parkway and downtown Asheville
Lyft/Uber was easily accessed with a short 10 minute drive into downtown Nearby grocery store
it was not too busy
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5. Luxury home in the mountains (from USD 125)

secluded cabins in asheville nc | luxury home in the mountains
Source: HomeAway

This large cabin situated in the mountains, just 10 minutes from Asheville is the perfect retreat for couples looking to detach from reality. This one-bedroom home comes with wooden finishings, a large farmhouse-style kitchen, and living area with an open fireplace, which beckons you in for warm cosy nights during the winter months. The close proximity to Asheville means that you’re able to explore the great attractions right out your doorstep, so why not visit The North Carolina Arboretum which plays host to beautiful botanic gardens, that lie within the grounds of Bent Creek Experimental Forest.

*Gorgeous Mountain Home 10 min to Downtown Asheville - Couples Retreat*
Asheville, NC, US
89 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Second floor has beautiful open kitchen/dining/living room area
The bed and bedroom was so comfortable and cozy
the story of the cabin was wonderful
The craftsmanship of their cabin is exquisite
Great views off the covered porch
Cleanliness:
The cabin was very clean and comfortable
Host:
I definitely recommend the hiking trail as well
Patty was so good to work with and always responded quickly
The homeowners have done the most amazing job in make you feel extremely welcome
The owner was great to work with and we hope to be back soon
There are some beautiful hiking trails on the property which gave us a nice workout
Location:
It's also just a few miles from downtown Asheville
We were close enough to the city to enjoy restaurants and culture but far enough away to steep ourselves in nature and its beauty
If you are looking for a place to get away this is great place and only 10 minutes to downtown
The cabin is close to the Blueridge Parkway which is way
the back porch - peace and quiet Location was very nice 2 miles from Blue Ridge Parkway and 4 miles from downtown Asheville
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6. Quaint riverside lodge (from USD 225)

secluded cabins in asheville nc | quaint riverside lodge
Source: HomeAway

This stone chalet located on the outskirts of Asheville is the most idyllic hideaway in the mountains, this one-bedroom home is located on the river and is a unique mixture of traditional stone and wooden interiors. The home is modern with a comfortable aesthetic. From the plush living area to the new, fully equipped kitchen, you will certainly feel at home in this lodge. Don’t miss out on a visit to the nearby Folk Art Center, as this local art centre is the epicentre for locally made Appalachian arts and crafts in North Carolina, so you’ll be sure to find a unique gift for yourself or your loved ones.

Private Riverfront Beauty close to Downtown Asheville, OZONE SANITIZED
Asheville, NC, US
231 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Great sitting on the deck listening to the river
Nothing like waking up to a cup of coffee and listening to the water in the stream rustling by
Great place to use as a home base while exploring Asheville
The cabin looks just like its photos on Vrbo Perfect
There is something very special about leaving your windows open at night and falling asleep to the sound of the river right outside your doorstep
Cleanliness:
Cabin very well decorated and stocked Want to return
Host:
Lyn was great host and the cabin was superb
The rushing river and privacy was what lured us to this property
Great location and well equipped
The sound of the river and the deck with views were refreshing Lovely setting that we'd highly recommend
Beautiful place and the owner is great Would recommend it to anyone
Location:
The property is just about perfect
We love the location Close enough to all the excitement of downtown yet far enough away to enjoy the beauty and peace of the area
We really enjoyed its location close to Asheville while in a quiet riverfront area
Beautiful cabin feel 15-20 minute drive to downtown Asheville
Secluded feel but also very conveniently located for enjoying Asheville About a mile from the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway as well
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7. Lovely lodge suitable for large groups (from USD 675)

secluded cabins in asheville nc | lovely lodge suitable for large groups
Source: HomeAway

Large groups rejoice! This luxurious wooden lodge is available for groups of 11-21 people, this high-roofed wooden lodge is the definition of luxurious mountain living. The lodge boasts light cedar interiors and large living space with stone wood-burning fireplace. It also has entertainment options such as foosball and or poker to enjoy within the lodge. If you want a slice of culture then visit the Cathedral of Basilica of Saint Lawrence, as this European-style church offers visitors a chance to marvel at stained glass windows and religious artwork.

Asheville Lodge- Sleeps 11-21
Asheville, NC, US
178 reviews
cabin 21 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen was well equipped and the everything was immaculate
The views from the deck were beautiful
it was easier each time
The owners generously provide many items like toilet paper hand soap bath wash and cleaning supplies
The house was roomy enough for 17 people Every person had a comfy bed
Cleanliness:
and it was close to everything we needed
Host:
The owner was responsive and accommodating
Property is well maintained and as good as advertised
We loved the place Totally relaxing Mercedes was so responsive to any questions we had
We had a wonderful time and plan to return next year
My only cautions is to arrive with daylight upon your arrival as the driveway is tricky at night
Location:
I had the impression that the house was a bit of a distance from Asheville
Close to downtown but secluded enough to really enjoy to views and the quiet
You are high enough in the mountains to get the views but close enough to drive or uber downtown for dinner and drinks
The driveway was very steep and scary and once we did it
Delivered everything that was promised Location up in the mountains secluded yet minutes away from downtown Asheville well equipped and maintained everything worked great Easy communications ...
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8. Mountain-view family home (from USD 135)

This wooden home in the mountains is the perfect place to base yourself if you’re looking to explore Asheville and the surrounding regions, whilst still feeling as though you’re away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. This unique two-bedroom home boasts a large family-style kitchen and comfortable living areas. If you don’t want to cook then visit the family-friendly restaurant of Jargon, which has a full menu including vegetarian options and a children’s menu.

'Good Intentions' - rolling mountain views 10 minutes from downtown Asheville
Asheville, NC, US
138 reviews
cabin 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The kitchen could use a microwave
great for 2 couples no dining room table limited cooking pans
Kitchen could use a few more staples new drinking cups
The only complaint is that the trash removal requirements are less than desirable as you either have to leave it at the bottom of the hill on Mondays or take it with you
Nice cabin with adequate amenities
Cleanliness:
Cabin was clean and well kept
the house is clean and smelled good beautiful view
Host:
Host was very accommodating and the cabin met all expectations
Very well kept and cute cabin
everything was as advertised couldn't be happier
no microwave had a huge problem with the tv internet
had most everything we needed and was very convenient to all of the wonderful stuff that Asheville has to offer
Location:
min Uber ride into town
No issues at all being picked up by Uber
Only real issue is that the drive way is hard to negotiate
We really enjoyed our time at this beautiful cabin
The house pretty much had everything that we needed Great location for places along the river including the New Belgium Brewery
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9. Peaceful log cabin in the woods (from USD 145)

Let the soothing sounds of the woods surround you in this tranquil one-bedroom country cabin which dates back 150 years and situated only 10 minutes from downtown Asheville. This rustic cabin is the perfect romantic getaway, with a small kitchenette available and a cosy living area for snuggling up with your travel partner. If you’re looking for a romantic meal then a trip to Jargon in downtown Asheville is a must–this local favourite restaurant is infamous for its global cuisine.

Country Cabin - TRANQUIL AUTHENTIC LOG CABIN, 15 min to DT, Hot Tub, Hike Trails
180 reviews
cabin 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Very well appointed with enough comforts to be cozy
The cabin is in the perfect location-
The cabin had everything we needed and we loved the private hot tub
The cabin is well stocked with all the utensils you might need
The best selling point of
Cleanliness:
The water doesn't have that bad of a smell which I was worried (I'm sensitive to smell too)
Property was exactly as advertised
Host:
We could not have been happier
the ihome alarm clock and noise maker and let me tell you about the bed
Good time to keep all of us together for good ole family time
Well stocked cozy had a great time
We were so happy to find the hot tub already heating up when we got there
Location:
Perfect setting Close to alot of activities but very secluded
this cabin is the location Close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and downtown Asheville
has that secluded feeling but is only a ten to fifteen minute easy drive to downtown Asheville
This is a great location
you can get to everything from here
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10. Rustic wooden cabin

Up to six people can sleep in this three-bedroom rustic wooden cabin near Asheville. There is a king-sized bed, a double bed, and a queen-sized bed to ensure that everyone in your party can sleep in the utmost comfort. You can while away your time in the steaming hot tub which is situated on the large deck which cocoons the house or snuggle up in front of the fireplace in the colder months. Either way, your stresses are sure to melt away. To embrace the culture of Asheville, be sure to visit Thomas Wolfe Memorial, as this was once the home to the infamous author. This home also plays host to a variety of events and classes to enjoy such as yoga.

Rustic Cabin In Asheville Forest-15 Minutes From Downtown AVL, yet worlds away!
108 Buffalo Trail
147 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Hidden getaways near the quaint town of Asheville

If you’re looking for a quiet break away from the everyday grind then a visit to the wooden lodges and chalets surrounding the quirky town of Asheville, North Carolina is the perfect getaway. With misty mountains, rolling green pastures, and meandering rivers allowing you to connect to nature, it makes for the perfect location for your trip.

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