A-Frame Cabin Rental with Private Dock on Watauga Lake near Johnson City, TennesseeButler, Tennessee (United States)
· Kid-friendly · Barbecue
This unique A-frame cabin is the perfect rental for a getaway on Watauga Lake near Johnson City, Tennessee. It features two bedrooms and two bathrooms to accommodate up to six glampers. The first bedroom upstairs has a queen-size bed with a private full-size bathroom that features a Jacuzzi bathtub.
All linens, blankets, and bath towels are supplied. The downstairs bedroom is smaller with a double bed, an end table with lamp, large double hung window, a full-size closet, and a dresser with a mirror. Upstairs, the loft bedroom, with a door, is accessed by a spiral staircase. It is larger with a queen-size bed, end tables, lamps, a full-size double hung window, skylights, and open shelving for clothes storage. The full closet is in the bathroom upstairs.
The second bedroom has a double bed with a full-size bathroom that has double luxurious shower heads and ample space. One bathroom has a double shower head, the other with a jetted whirlpool tub for two.
The living room has a futon/double bed that can sleep, two adults. All the bedding is new, the queen-size bed is a premium pillow-top mattress, and the double bed has a new memory foam topper.
The interior of the cabin has tons of wood, a big bright interior with lake views from every room, and skylights. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Running water
- Queen-size bed
- Double bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Shared Barbecue
- Dining table
- Air conditioning
- BR/DVD player
- Sound system
The internet is reliable and works well for streaming.
There is Roku TV that has a Netflix account set up, and guests are welcome to add other channels. There is also a Bluetooth SoundBar for the TV or for guests' own music library. For those who would enjoy a cozy night in, they can choose from the collection of classic movies DVD library to watch together.
There are two kayaks available for glampers to use free of charge. The hosts also have a canoe that is there most of the time, but not guaranteed, as it is their personal boat and they use it sometimes.
The nearby marinas offer boat and paddleboard rentals for those interested.
Location + Surroundings
With gorgeous views, easy lake access, and a private and secluded area with no noisy neighbors or shared lake access, this glamping site is a solitude dream. Less than an hour from Johnson City, Tennessee, and Boone, North Carolina, this property allows glampers to explore the beauty of nature and the outdoors. The rental is located in the Cherokee National forest with 105 miles of shoreline. More than half of the lake is bordered by undeveloped National Forest.
The cabin lies on almost three acres of land on Watauga Lake and boasts gorgeous views of the lake and mountains from every part of the rental. Step out onto the porch with morning coffee or an afternoon cocktail to relax with breathtaking views. Walk down the steps in total privacy to this secluded cove, with only one neighbor, to jump in the third cleanest lake in the country. The private cabin is separated from the main lake by a private peninsula and other houses are miles away. Watauga Lake is great for boating, jetskiing, tubing, skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, swimming, and kayaking. Read More
- Winter sports
- Whitewater rafting
Watauga is like no other—warm during the days, cool evenings, no mosquitoes and relatively uninhabited. Boat traffic is minimal during all parts of the day, and the lake is huge, allowing for plenty of space for glampers to enjoy a number of activities.
Paddle one of the cabin's kayaks from the private dock to fish, view the bald eagles' nest or simply explore the 105 miles of national forest that border the lake. Watch the kids and friends swim from the porch which cooking a grill out on the commercial grade gas grill while listening to tunes on the Bluetooth sound bar and simply forget all cares and make new memories.
Gather around the bonfire sharing stories of a day on the lake and looking at the extensive views of the water and national forest. Glampers can spend endless hours hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and simply exploring the miles valley that surrounds this glamping site. Take a picnic and make a day of the travels and then retreat back to the comfort of the cabin rental.
Fish from the dock, or take a kayak or glampers can bring their own boat down the nearby Elk River. Skiers and wake boarders can easily ski from the cove on some of the least trafficked parts of the lake—not that an
Boat and paddleboard rentals are available at the local marinas, or guests can use the host's boat launch ramp to launch their own boat, tie it up to the dock, or pontoons can beach right across from the cabin.
Guests can easily take day trips to whitewater rafting, a local winery, hike the Appalachian trail or Roan Mountain, known for gorgeous views, rhododendron forests, and cross-country skiing, or find a secluded waterfall with the help of hosts. Drive to the thriving college town of Boone, North Carolina, which is 45 minutes away or visit the popular Banner Elk and Blowing Rock.
Autumn brings beautiful fall colors with even better views. In the wintertime, skiing is a popular option at nearby Beech Mountain. This glamping site and the location is truly a wonderland of recreational activity.
- Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
- Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 60 days prior to check-in.
There is a refundable damage deposit of $200 for this glamping site.