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North Carolina Cabin Rentals for a Cozy Winter Getaway

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Whether you’re looking forward to skiing, hiking, snowboarding, or just exploring a new area this winter, a stay in one of these cabins can make the experience even more memorable. Cozy, rustic, and perfect for winter vacations, these cabins offer private stays and are surrounded by nature so you get to experience North Carolina from a different vantage point. 


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Mossy Top Log Cabin
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Mossy Top Log Cabin

Obids, North Carolina | Sleeps 6

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Located in a peaceful wooded setting near the New River, this cabin offers a quiet getaway. There’s a moderate hiking trail from the cabin out to the river, and you’ll also enjoy easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway. Head into West Jefferson — about 15 minutes away — and other nearby towns to go out to eat and enjoy wine tastings, art galleries, country stores, and more. 


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After a day out, the hot tub awaits. The cabin features charming woodsy decor and beamed ceilings. A wood stove keeps the living and dining areas cozy, and you can relax in front of the TV. The kitchenette is equipped with a stove, microwave, coffee maker, and small fridge, so you can prepare meals when you don’t feel like going out to eat. 


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Waterside Cabin
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Waterside Cabin

Buncombe County, North Carolina | Sleeps 2

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This picturesque cabin offers a serene setting that overlooks a natural pond and is surrounded by a bamboo forest. Built on what was originally the foundation of a church, the cabin has been updated with modern conveniences. It features glass sliding doors that open to a large deck for beautiful views and plenty of natural light. 


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Hardwood flooring and a tongue-and-groove vaulted ceiling give this cabin a distinctive look. The kitchenette is equipped with a microwave, toaster oven, fridge, and full size sink, so you don’t have to go out for every meal. There’s a TV with internet channels for plenty of entertainment. 


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Cabin on Coopers Creek
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Cabin on Coopers Creek

Bryson City, North Carolina | Sleeps 4

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This log home is located right on Coopers Creek, so you can hear the sound of rushing water from the home. The nearby Nantahala National Forest offers hiking, fishing, and more. There are also plenty of local shops and restaurants, so there’s plenty to do during your stay. 


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After a day out, you can return home and relax while you watch TV. There’s a fully equipped kitchen for all of your meal prep needs, as well as complimentary toiletries and fresh linens and towels. A gas grill offers alternative meal prep options, and there’s free WiFi to keep you entertained and connected. 


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Bearwallow Mountain Cabin
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Bearwallow Mountain Cabin

Edneyville, North Carolina | Sleeps 6

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This cabin is located a short 20-minute drive from Hendersonville. It offers fabulous views and plenty of privacy. You can enjoy your coffee on the two decks and listen to the sounds of the surrounding nature. Note: This cabin is only accessible by a gravel road, so you’ll need four-wheel drive. 


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The cabin features a fully equipped kitchen, and there’s plenty of entertainment thanks to cable TV, a DVD player, a video library, and games like cornhole. The washing machine and dryer mean you can pack lightly for your trip. 


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Cabin with a River Lot
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Cabin with a River Lot

Obids, North Carolina | Sleeps 4

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Located on a private river lot, this cabin offers a quiet getaway while still being conveniently located. Downtown West Jefferson is just a five-minute drive away, meaning you can easily access the town’s art galleries, shopping opportunities, dining, and more. The Blue Ridge Parkway is also a five-minute drive, giving you quick access to all of your surroundings. 


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This two-bedroom cabin features a brand-new sunroom. An indoor gas fireplace keeps the space cozy, and the large loft area features an office space if you need to catch up on work. The open floor plan with cathedral ceilings is welcoming and spacious. When you’re ready to unwind, you can watch TV in both the living room and master bedroom. 


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Stargazer Cabin with Panoramic Views
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Stargazer Cabin with Panoramic Views

Fleetwood, North Carolina | Sleeps 6

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Thanks to this cabin’s 4,000-foot elevation, you can enjoy stunning mountain views from every room. It’s close to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, and plenty of ski resorts. There’s also plenty of nearby shopping, or you can stay home and enjoy the hiking trails located right on the property. 


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The three-bedroom cabin features vaulted ceilings that make it extra spacious. After a day outdoors, the fireplace offers a great place to relax. There’s a large HDTV, and the recreation room in the basement features a foosball and air hockey table, plus plenty of other games. You can even bring a well-behaved dog during your stay.


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Maggie Valley Mountains Cabin
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Maggie Valley Mountains Cabin

Maggie Valley, North Carolina |Sleeps 6

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Accessible by paved roads, this cabin offers end-of-the-road privacy with beautiful mountain views. There are two private decks perfect for enjoying your coffee in the morning, and deer and wild turkeys frequent the property. There’s plenty of opportunity to ski in the winter, and attractions like the Biltmore House and Gardens and Harrah’s Casino are just minutes away. 


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This one-level home features wood floors throughout, as well as central air to keep it comfortable. There’s a stone gas fireplace in the living room, and the kitchen is fully equipped. Coffee and biscotti are provided with your stay. If you’re working remotely, there are USB ports throughout the cabin. MERV 13 air filters keep the cabin air clean for those with allergies. 

Windy Ridge Cabin
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Windy Ridge Cabin

Edneyville, North Carolina | Sleeps 6

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From this three-bedroom, two-bath cabin, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There’s plenty of wildlife to watch during your stay. The cabin features an outdoor grill, and there’s also a large outdoor hot tub that’s an ideal spot to relax after a long day. 


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This cabin offers plenty of modern conveniences for a relaxing stay. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the living room features a 50-inch TV. There’s also a recliner that’s perfect for watching TV, reading, or napping. You’ll find beautiful mountain views in the upstairs loft sitting area, and all three bedrooms are spacious and inviting.


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Bear Creek Cabin

Spruce Pine, North Carolina | Sleeps 4

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Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this two-bedroom, three-bath cabin offers a beautiful setting. The deck features an outdoor wood-burning fireplace, and there’s a hot tub underneath the pergola where you can relax. An outdoor grill offers simple meal preparation, and you’ll enjoy a view of the nearby babbling creek. 


Bear Creek Cabin
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This spacious cabin features distinctive rustic decor, complete with a deer antler chandelier in the living room. The fully equipped kitchen includes a coffee maker, fridge, microwave, dishwasher, and stove, and WiFi is included with your stay. 

Kilkellys West Wing Cabin
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Kilkellys West Wing Cabin

Bamboo, North Carolina | Sleeps 6

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Located high on a finger ridge, this cabin offers stunning panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It’s just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, yet offers complete privacy. The 22-acre property features plenty of gardens, woodlands, and fields. 


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The West Wing cabin is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin that’s separated from the main house on the property. It features 1,800 square feet of space and has a private drive, parking area, and entrances. A dedicated heating system keeps the cabin cozy, and you’ll enjoy a private foyer, living room, kitchen, and game room. 


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Valley Creek Cabin
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Valley Creek Cabin

Banner Elk, North Carolina | Sleeps 8

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This two-bedroom cabin offers a peaceful getaway, but it’s conveniently located so you can access the High Country’s attractions in just minutes. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy winter sports, including Hawksnest Snow Tubing, the Sugar Mountain Ski Resort, the Appalachian Ski Resort, and the Beech Mountain Ski Resort. After a day outdoors, the hot tub on the back deck offers a relaxing view of the property's stream and waterfall. 


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The cabin features beautiful woodwork throughout its interior. There are plenty of modern amenities, including satellite TV and a washer and dryer. Pets are allowed, so you can bring your whole family. The fully equipped kitchen makes it easy to prepare meals at home, or you can head out to one of the many local restaurants. 


Shoal Sound Cabin
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Shoal Sound Cabin

Penrose, North Carolina | Sleeps 4

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This cabin is conveniently located so you’ll enjoy easy access to the DuPont Forest trails. It’s a short 10-mile drive to downtown Brevard and Hendersonville, so you can enjoy a meal out and then come home to relax. The large front porch and smaller back porch offer beautiful views, and there’s a charcoal grill out back.


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The living and dining area is equipped with a gas log fireplace, and there’s an entertainment center with games and books. You can also watch satellite TV or use the WiFi that’s included with your stay. The kitchen features new appliances for all of your cooking needs.


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Buck 'N Ham Lodge Cabin
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Buck 'N Ham Lodge Cabin

Maggie County, North Carolina | Sleeps 7

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Located on a private wooded lot, this two-bedroom, two-bath cabin offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. It’s just minutes from snow tubing and ski slopes, and free ski vouchers for kids are available. A paved circular driveway offers easy, year-round access to the property. 


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This cabin features plenty of modern conveniences for a comfortable stay. A fireplace and central heat ensure the entire space stays warm, and there’s a full washer and dryer so you can pack lightly. An HDTV, Blu-ray and DVD player, GameCube, free WiFi, and plenty of board games and puzzles will keep the whole family entertained. 

Cabin Near Great Smoky Mountains
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Cabin Near Great Smoky Mountains

Bryson City, North Carolina | Sleeps 4

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This newly constructed cabin is surrounded by the mountains and offers a convenient location. It’s a five-minute drive to Bryson City, and the property is easily accessible year-round. It’s just a mile from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, so there are plenty of opportunities to explore and enjoy nature during your stay. 


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With a queen bed on the main floor and two twin beds in the loft, this cabin is spacious enough for a smaller family. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, and there’s a Smart TV in the living space. Linens, paper products, and towels are provided for your stay. 


Cabin Near Bryson City
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Cabin Near Bryson City

Charleston, North Carolina | Sleeps 6

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This cabin offers beautiful views in every direction, making for a private, quiet stay. While it may feel secluded, town is just a short drive away. There’s access to hiking trails and waterfalls right from the cabin, and there’s also a fire pit on the property. The front deck lets you enjoy those views while you drink your coffee, or you can head inside and still see them thanks to the large windows. 


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During your stay, you’ll enjoy all-new furnishings and amenities. The PlayStation 3 with Blu-Ray can keep the kids entertained, while Simmons BeautyRest mattresses ensure everyone is comfortable at night. The kitchen is equipped for cooking meals at home or head into Charleston for a bite to eat.

A Heavenly View Cabin
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A Heavenly View Cabin

Buck Mountain, North Carolina | Sleeps 8

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This chalet-style log cabin offers panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. It’s just five minutes from West Jefferson, so you can shop, dine, and explore. After a day out and about, you can come home and relax in the hot tub that’s on the porch. 


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The cabin features impressive vaulted ceilings, and a stone fireplace and central heat keep it cozy. There’s satellite TV in the living room, and the modern kitchen features everything you need to prepare your meals. Two master suites each have king beds and private bathrooms, offering plenty of space for a larger family or group. 

Cataloochee Mountain Cabin
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Cataloochee Mountain Cabin

Cataloochee Ranch, North Carolina | Sleeps 14

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Located in the heart of Maggie Valley, this cabin is between the entrances to the Ghost Town in the Sky and Cataloochee Ski Area. Its convenient location means you can easily get to the Blue Ridge Parkway, Waynesville, and Cherokee Indian Village for shopping, dining, and outdoor activities. Or stay home and enjoy the hot tub and fire pit. 


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This four-bedroom cabin is spacious and suitable for larger groups. Its great room has 25-foot ceilings, log beams, and a stone fireplace. There are two game rooms that feature a billiard table, wet bar, air hockey, and arcade-style basketball to keep the whole family entertained. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances for your cooking needs.


Couple’s Getaway Cabin
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Couple’s Getaway Cabin

Swain County, North Carolina | Sleeps 4

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Centrally located just five miles to both Cherokee and Bryson City, this cabin is an ideal choice for your Smoky Mountains adventures. Your stay includes daily free admissions to area attractions like the Biltmore Estate, Wildwater Jeep Tours, brewery tours, and more. The porch features a hot tub that makes for a great way to unwind.


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This cozy home features a bedroom and full bath right on the main floor, while an upstairs loft area has a futon and a full bath. There’s a seven-foot slate pool table for entertainment, and a gas log fireplace keeps the space warm. Pets are welcome, so your whole family can come along for the trip. 

Nantahala National Forest Cabin
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Nantahala National Forest Cabin

Valleytown, North Carolina |Sleeps 6

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Offering beautiful forest and mountain views, this cabin is conveniently located on a property with multiple hiking trails on site. The Nantahala National Forest, Nantahala Outdoor Center, and Appalachian Trail are also nearby. You can also enjoy scenic drives through the Cherohala Skyway to enjoy all that the area has to offer. 


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This family-friendly cabin features two fireplaces to keep the whole space cozy. There’s a TV as well as books and a reading loft with a futon to keep you entertained. The kitchen is fully equipped with a coffee maker, slow cooker, and blender. The master suite features a walk-in shower and large soaking tub, perfect at the end of a busy day.


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