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A River Runs Through It: Vacation Cabin for Rent Vilas North Carolina

A River Runs Through It: Vacation Cabin for Rent Vilas North Carolina

If you're looking for the perfect riverfront retreat, you'll certainly love this cabin!

Vacation Cabin in Vilas North Carolina
550 Old Tweetsie Road

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms • Sleeps 6
Bed Arrangements: 2 King, 1 Queen
Bathrooms: 2 Full Bathrooms
Location Setting: Waterfront - River
Air Conditioning: Yes
Hot Tub: Hot Tub (Private)
Internet: Internet Access
Washer/Dryer: Yes
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(Rates Displayed in USD)

  • Daily Rates from $165 to $310 per night
  • Weekly Rates from $1,050 to $2,045 per week

Rate Period Nightly Weekly Monthly
Fall Season 2019
Sep 30, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
$165 $1,170 n/a
Off Peak 2019
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019
$175 $1,050 n/a
Thanksgiving 2019
Nov 24, 2019 - Dec 01, 2019
$310 $1,725 n/a
Off Peak 2019
Dec 02, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019
$175 $1,050 n/a
Christmas New Year 2019
Dec 20, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
$310 $2,045 n/a
Off Peak 2020
Jan 06, 2020 - Jan 15, 2020
$175 $1,050 n/a

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Property Description

Last minute fall discounts! Price lowered from $265 to $165 per night through the end of October 2019

OFF-PEAK SPECIAL: Stay longer than the minimum number of nights and automatically receive a 10-25% Discount -
Excluding Holidays.

"Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it." 
- Norman MacLean 

The Watauga River begins its 60 mile journey on the northern slopes of Grandfather Mountain and flows generally north and west into Watauga Lake on the North Carolina/ Tennessee border. The word "Watauga" is derived from the Cherokee word "Watagi" meaning "beautiful waters" or "whispering waters." This dynamic riparian zone is actually a migration corridor for many varieties of fish, birds and animals and plays a significant role in preserving biodiversity.

During good weather you can explore the river or try your luck at catching a variety of trout such as brook, brown or rainbow. This section of the Watauga River is now privately stocked and is exceptional for fly fishing! ALL fishing is single artificial lure, catch & release only (no live or scented baits or corn please). Fly fishing guide services are available upon request. When it rains, the river rises and the kayakers come out to shoot the rapids.

A River Runs Through It is situated on 2.75 acres with the Watauga River running through the center of the property. The cabin was built of hand-hewn hemlock from Washington State and pine paneling from Watauga County. Access to the property is a tree-lined gravel road that was once a portion of the railroad bed of the Western North Carolina- East Tennessee Railroad.

A circular driveway winds around Rhododendron and welcomes you to A River Runs Through It. On the covered entrance deck you will find plenty of rocking chairs and a limited stack of firewood.

This cabin provides a cozy feeling with hand-hewn hemlock logs and beams, leather furniture, oak floors, area rugs and a stone fireplace with firewood provided. Original artwork and pottery along with track lighting with dimmers accent the main level. A surround sound TV/DVD/CD system with Charter On Demand premium channel movies and high speed wireless internet provide entertainment. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. One bedroom with a king size bed, flat screen TV and a full bath with a granite top double sink vanity and Jacuzzi tub complete this floor inside.

Upstairs you will find a large bedroom furnished with antiques, quilts and a flat screen TV, along with another full bath, and the air hockey game room with a Queen sized air mattress tucked in the closet.

Step from the kitchen onto the new deck and use the grill, table and chairs to dine on the river; or enjoy the six-person Hot Springs spa with moto-massage and a fountain. Stairs lead from the deck to the river.

A River Runs Through It is conveniently located near a main artery that connects the ski slopes of Avery County with the exceptional antique shops of Foscoe with the rich history of Valle Crucis with the great dining and entertainment of Boone and Blowing Rock. Several whitewater and fishing guide services are also located nearby. 

(limited firewood provided)


Activities and Special Interests

This property provides access to the following activities and special interests:

» Pet Friendly
» Fishing

Property Amenities

Featured Amenities

» Hot Tub (Private)
» Internet Access
» Air Conditioning
» Washer/Dryer
» Fireplace
» Grill

Other Property Amenities

  • Indoor Jacuzzi
  • Mountain View
  • King Bed
  • Game Table
  • Pet Friendly
  • Large Dogs OK
  • River/Creek/Pond
  • Fishing on Property
  • Offering Special Discounts

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