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Charming and unique Mountain vacation cabin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 133 m²
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

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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Butler

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 133 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
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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(41 traveler reviews)

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Charming and unique Mountain vacation cabin
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 41 reviews
5

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay at the cabin, the owners were very inviting and made sure we had everything we needed; and then some. The cabin itself was cozy, and enough room for more than a few people. Will definitely consider this property again in any future trips.

  • Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Florida
5

simply perfect

  • 5 of 5

The owner Karen was super nice. The cabin wA just what we expected and more. The story behind it made ya fall in love with it even more. It was literally handmade by the owner & his sons.... there is a book showing you pictures of the process. It’s 2 stories, / full beds & a pull out couch upstairs. A single pull pit couch downstairs a long with a re liner and leather couch. They have games, movies & WiFi, outside there is a fire pit, volleyball net and other things to do. We stayed out most the time exploring the mountains & snow. Our favorite was Beech Mountain, a out 1hr away but the views are so pretty didn’t feel like it was that far and it’s only that far bc your going up and down and around the mountains. There is tubing, skiing, boarding & ice skating there. They have a little village like set up, absolutely beautiful. Sugar mountain was nice but we liked Beech better. Back to the cabin...: there was everything you needed....the only thing is if your older the stairs maybe a little challenging bc they’re steep but they have washer, dryer, towels, dishes... everything. I think we went side by the coldest time of the year but we’re already talking about returning. The ages ranged from 9-70 and we all loved it!!! Beauty duo mountain experience. Thank you Karen for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: 7-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan
5

just right

  • 5 of 5

Cozy little getaway. Charming and clean. Served our purpose perfectly.

  • Submitted: 5-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beyond a beautiful relaxing place to get away! Would recommend to anyone!!

  • 5 of 5

Beyond a beautiful relaxing place to get away! Would recommend to anyone!!

I will be back!

  • Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Greg and Karen were wonderful hosts and made sure we had everything we needed. The cabin is cozy and was perfect for our getaway trip to the mountains. We hope to come back again in the future.

  • Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cabin was BEAUTIFUL!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was peaceful with a beautiful view! The owners went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable. Even sent our newlywed daughter and husband out for lunch as a gift from them! I looking forward to staying with them again!

  • Submitted: 5-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Owner

Karen Visser
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 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.

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
 
Nightly Rate
Jan 1 2018 - Feb 28 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$108
C$540
 
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$108
C$540
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$108
C$540
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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