Last Updated June 15, 2021 6/15/2021

14 Coolest Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals in North Carolina

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The Blue Ridge Mountains extend all the way from southern Pennsylvania through Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia. This article is going to focus on North Carolina cabins along this picturesque mountain range. Visiting brings the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of outdoor adventures along with relaxation among spectacular natural beauty. One of the best ways to experience it is to book a cabin that will put you in the heart of all while providing that quintessential ambiance that makes this type of accommodation so appealing. All of these rentals are sure to fit the bill and then some.

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Cabin Next to DuPont Forest - Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Cabin Next to DuPoint Forest

Cabin Next to DuPont Forest - Hendersonville, North Carolina

This enchanting mountain cabin is nestled in the woods next to DuPont State Forest in western North Carolina. There are waterfalls so close that you can hear them right from the front door, setting the scene for blissful tranquility while world-class hiking and biking is only a half-mile away. The cabin has a covered porch ideal for reading, napping, or just enjoying the scenery. It also comes with Wi-Fi, a TV with all the streaming channels, a full kitchen, and a washer/dryer.

Pisgah Highlands Off-Grid Cabin - Candler, North Carolina
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Pisgah Highlands Off-Grid Cabin

Pisgah Highlands Off-Grid Cabin - Candler, North Carolina

Located on a 125-acre private gated property that backs to the Pisgah National Forest, this tiny off-grid cabin is a favorite. Enjoy sweeping mountain vistas in a most unforgettable way, from a two-person swing. You’ll have easy access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Asheville and after a day of exploring, a grill for cookouts, and a fire pit for making S’mores. Afterward, roll open the glass garage door and you can fall asleep under the stars in the comfy queen-size bed. The cabin accommodates two and also includes a propane 2-burner cookstove, a solar generator for lights and charging cell phones, a water cooler for drinking and washing, a propane heater.

Pisgah Highlands Hammock House - Candler, North Carolina
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Pisgah Highlands Hammock House

Pisgah Highlands Hammock House - Candler, North Carolina

This off-grid cabin for two is the perfect place for disconnecting and enjoying the simpler things in life. It offers plenty of privacy and seclusion along with amazing mountain views on top of Mount Pisgah on a 125-acre property near Pisgah National Forest. Downtown Asheville is just a 25-minute drive away and you’ll be close to swimming holes and hiking off the Blue Ridge Parkway. The cabin is powered by solar panels that provide limited electricity, with propane heaters keeping it cozy and warm during the winter. It includes a 3-burner propane cooktop and a water dispenser for drinking water along with an outdoor shower and outhouse. There’s a giant hammock under a tree that’s ideal for relaxing among the scenery too.

Couples Getaway Cabin - Hot Springs, North Carolina
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Couples Getaway Cabin

Couples Getaway Cabin - Hot Springs, North Carolina

Located on an over 7-acre property, this one-bedroom cabin for two is surrounded by nature and includes all the modern comforts along with a hot tub for soaking under the stars. Look forward to watching the sunrise through the woods while sipping your coffee in the rocking chair on the front porch before enjoying a wealth of outdoor adventures nearby. A wood-burning stove is included along with countless other impressive features.

Tiny House with Giant Views - Asheville, North Carolina
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Tiny House Giant Views

Tiny House with Giant Views - Asheville, North Carolina

This tiny cabin is jam-packed with luxuries, tucked into the hillside just a couple of miles from downtown  Asheville in the Town Mountain. It will put you close to the famous Biltmore Estate and Blue Ridge Parkway with its access to practically an endless number of scenic hiking trails. While the hosts are next door, you’ll have plenty of privacy. It includes a fully equipped kitchen with a Keurig coffeemaker, an HDTV, and special extras like a welcome bottle of wine and chocolate.

Stay on the River in Chimney Rock - Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Stay on the River in Chimney Rock

Stay on the River in Chimney Rock - Hendersonville, North Carolina

You’ll be right on the river enjoying more than 200 feet of private river frontage by booking this cottage-style cabin. It accommodates up to six in two bedrooms plus a queen-size sofa bed in the living room. You’ll have a well-equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, multiple cable TVs and DVD players, Wi-Fi, and a Franklin stove with gas logs. The outdoor living spaces make it a real standout, with an outdoor grill and back decks overlooking the water, and a fire pit. There’s also a double swing that overlooks two small waterfalls. All this and it’s close to Chimney Rock State Park for hiking and the town of Chimney Rock where you can shop, dine, or go gem mining.

Secluded River Retreat - Mars Hill, North Carolina
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Secluded River Retreat

Secluded River Retreat - Mars Hill, North Carolina

Enjoy peace, quiet, and gorgeous surroundings with the Ivy River right outside the back door and your own private trail that winds through the woods by booking this secluded one-bedroom cabin. Just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville and numerous activities like rafting, zip-lining, and skiing, it’s ideal for a couple, with a queen-size bed in the bedroom, although it can accommodate up to four with a comfortable pull-out sofa in the living room. You’ll have a kitchen with all the usual essentials plus a coffeemaker and some basic items such as coffee, tea, salt, pepper, cooking oil. Wi-Fi and a washer/dryer are included too.

Lake Lure Log Cabin - Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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Lake Lure Log Cabin

Lake Lure Log Cabin - Rutherfordton, North Carolina

Just minutes from Lake Lure and Chimney Rock, this adorable tiny two-bedroom log cabin is surrounded by nature, located on a private lot within walking distance to a pond and acres of forest. It accommodates up to five and includes a full kitchen with all the essentials, a comfy couch and a TV with an excellent DVD collection. You’ll probably want to spend lots of time hanging out on the screened-in porch and enjoying the fire table too.

Couple's Escape, Outdoor Hot Tub Cabin - Mill Spring, North Carolina
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Couple's Escape, Outdoor Hot Tub Cabin - Mill Spring, North Carolina

This magical retreat is one of six cabins nestled in the woods, part of “The End Of The Road,” a property that includes beautiful views of mountain peaks, a fire pit to gather around, and even a yurt that serves as a mini “fitness center” with a treadmill and elliptical. If you’re up for a challenge, there’s a rigorous trail that runs around the property too.  It accommodates up to four but may be best for a romantic couples’ escape, complete with an outdoor hot tub. You’ll also have an electric fireplace, heating and a/c, a well-appointed kitchen, Direct TV, Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer.

Stone Cottage Creekside with Jacuzzi - Hot Springs, North Carolina
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Stone Cottage Creekside with Jacuzzi

Stone Cottage Creekside with Jacuzzi - Hot Springs, North Carolina

A charming post and beam stone and cedar shake cottage-style cabin, this rental looks as if it came straight out of the pages of a storybook. It sits along the banks of a mountain stream that has a sandy beach for swimming and fishing for trout and includes a deck with a Jacuzzi overlooking the rushing water. It sleeps up to four, best for a small family as it’s an open-plan concept with room for two in the large bedroom loft that has a king-size bed, and a double-size futon downstairs.

Romantic Log Cabin - Leicester, North Carolina
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Romantic Log Cabin

Romantic Log Cabin - Leicester, North Carolina

This postcard-perfect authentic log cabin is filled with antiques and handcrafted items with red oak hardwood floors throughout and large windows that showcase gorgeous views from the loft. Just 15 minutes from Asheville, close to opportunities for whitewater rafting, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, golfing, fishing, horseback riding, and more, you’ll have plenty to do during the day while enjoying the perfect base to come back to. The cabin sits on 1.5 acres of private land, nestled among rolling hills with views of the mountains in the distance. Relax in the rocking chair on the porch, enjoy cookouts on the Weber charcoal grill with charcoal supplied, and roasting marshmallows at the fire pit.

Tucked Up and Away With an Incredible View - Hendersonville, North Carolina
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Tucked Up and Away With an Incredible View

Tucked Up and Away With an Incredible View - Hendersonville, North Carolina

Looking for privacy, seclusion, and incredible views of the Blue Ridge Mountains? Hummingbird Hideaway is a three-bedroom cabin that sleeps up to seven, providing all that and more. It sits at the top of a narrow, steep road, which means you’ll need an all-wheel or four-wheel vehicle to get there but it’s worth the reward of being able to enjoy your morning coffee from above the clouds. Despite the remote feel, it’s just 15 minutes from Hendersonville and Flat Rock, multiple state parks for hiking, waterfall viewing, fishing, and more. On the upper deck of the cabin, enjoy alfresco dinners while watching the sun go down, with propane heaters provided for chilly nights. A full kitchen, TV, Wi-Fi, and a washer/dryer are included too.

Craftsman Style River House on French Broad River - Hot Springs, North Carolina
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Craftsman Style Riverfront Cabin

Craftsman Style River House on French Broad River - Hot Springs, North Carolina

Enjoy a riverside retreat in this craftsman-style cabin constructed from reclaimed materials. Bring tubes, rafts, canoes, kayaks, and/or fishing gear to take advantage of the French Broad River just steps from your door, or relax with a view from the beautiful wrap-around porch. There’s also a fire pit for campfires and lots of trails nearby for hiking. Inside you’ll have a full kitchen/living/dining area, a fireplace, and a master suite with French doors that lead to a private covered veranda overlooking the river.

Magical Winding Falls Cabin - Hot Springs, North Carolina
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Magical Winding Falls Cabin

Magical Winding Falls Cabin - Hot Springs, North Carolina

Located on over 42 acres with waterfalls, a whitewater creek, and hiking trails, a stay in this spectacular one-bedroom cabin is almost, like staying in your own private resort. Enjoy outstanding trout fishing and campfires at the fire pit with wood provided. While you’ll be in a remote, secluded location, it includes Wi-Fi access throughout and you can even take advantage of the licensed massage therapist available for in-cabin massages. It includes a gourmet kitchen and satellite HDTV with a DVD player too.

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