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Charming and unique Mountain vacation cabin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,440 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (sleeps 8)

Country Cordwood is a very unique vacation cabin nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee. Close to the Appalachian trail, ski resorts, Bristol Motor Speedway and situated on a blue ribbon trout stream, it is a relaxing location away from the stresses of everyday life. It is minutes from Watauga lake, a large TVA managed recreation lake known for it's clean water, good fishing, swimming and boating.

Easy access to the Tri Cities of Johnson City, Kingsport and Bristol as well as Boone NC and Abingdon VA. Butler is a rural community in the history rich upper East Tennessee region. Less than an hour from Interstates 26 and 81, it is accessible by good roads year round.

The owners live on the property and maintain a small mountain farm with a wide variety of semi-exotic animals and livestock.

Keywords: mountains, cabin, Bristol Speedway, Appalachian Trail, family vacation, trout fishing

More Details

Owner
Karen Visser
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Karen Visser

Your hosts have raised nine children on the adjoining property. We are a homeschooling family and operate a family manufacturing business, here.

Karen Visser purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Karen Visser chose Butler

This cabin was built entirely by our four sons, with Dad's oversight, as a homeschool project. Working every Saturday, from daylight until dark, for nearly three years, was a tremendous family experience and educational opportunity. The result is a handcrafted cabin with unique charm.

What makes this cabin unique

Nights around the fire ring, picnics and cookouts, peace and solitude. Lots of recreational opportunities, hiking, biking and boating.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Butler

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1440 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Double Beds (2), Child Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outdoor Lounging Area with Fire Ring, Doe Creek Trout Stream on property, Hiking Trails

Reviews

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(49 traveler reviews)

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Charming and unique Mountain vacation cabin
average rating of 4.9591837 based on 49 reviews
Salisbury
5

country cozy

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, quiet, relaxing stay. The story behind the cabin is wonderful, you'll have to stay there to learn about it. Even though it rained almost the whole time there as still plenty to do. Our hosts thought of everything and even checked with us to be sure we were having a good time. Wouldn't hesitate to book with them again.

  • Submitted: 2-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Country Cordwood is very beautiful and cozy cabin.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved staying at the Country Cordwood cabin. The property owners, Greg and Karen, are extremely nice and everything inside the cabin was thought out and placed well. I definitely give this place 5 stars and 2 thumbs way up!!!

  • Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing and refreshing retreat

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, rustic setting with all the convenience of home. Owners are wonderful to work with and provide many extras to make sure you're comfortable. Very relaxing and peaceful. Great place for kids and pets. We had breakfast on the sunny front porch and spent evenings around the bonfire. Took kayaks out on the lake. Mountain City is close by with great restaurants, grocery and antiquing. Great artistic retreat or simply a place to disconnect and relax. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: 4-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, Mo.
5

Exactly what we wanted!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very unique and was exactly what we wanted. Karen and Greg were both very nice and accommodating. We definitely would recommend renting this property.

  • Submitted: 18-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Country cordwood is a wonderful mountain retreat. The images are no substitute for seeing this home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful. The owners of this property are very thoughtful and the home was well stocked with options for family play and relaxation. In addition the cabin is well appointed if you need to work as the technology is on par with any resort. The owners provide support for any need and the cabin is so well appointed you will not need anything more than food and clothes. A very nice surprise is the well stocked DVD collection with many family movies. As a professional I travel often and must say this stay exceeded all expectations my family will be back to enjoy the changing seasons at country cordwood.

  • Submitted: 5-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Quaint cabin and great hosts (owners).

  • Submitted: 26-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Tri Cities Regional
Car: necessary

Convenient to the Appalachian trail for hiking, the Virginia Creeper trail for biking, Watauga lake for fishing and all kinds of water recreation, Roan Mountain State park

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Butler

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$113
C$565
 

Additional information about rental rates

Contact owner for stays longer than 5 nights for a custom quote

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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