Private Island Cabin Rental on the French Broad River near Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, North Carolina (United States)
Cabins
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Pets allowed · Barbecue

Situated on a private island in the beautiful French Broad River near Asheville, North Carolina, this cabin offers a unique opportunity to get away from it all and reconnect with nature. Shops and restaurants are a short 10-minute drive, and downtown Asheville is just 25 minutes.

Up to two guests will love the rustic feel they have while staying in this glamping site. The cabin comes with a queen-size bed. There is also a bathroom with a sink and an outdoor shower that is rain-fed. The dining area has a refrigerator and seating area for everyone to enjoy their meals. Guests have the options to cook over the fire pit with a campfire grill, on the deck's gas grill, or in the induction burner in the cabin. The seating area is a great place for guests to read a book, or to gather to talk about all the fun the had during the day. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Picnic area
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dining table
  • Hammock
  • Fire pit
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace

This glamping site offers the use of tied up floating tubes and emergency Wi-Fi. There is free parking available in the parking lot on the mainland. The cabin is equipped with an induction cooktop, a wood stove, a mini refrigerator, a water cooler, a coffee pot, a blow dryer, and an alarm clock. All kitchenware, cooking utensils, and linens are provided.

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Guest Services

Special event and wedding packages are available. If interested, please inquire with the host.

Location + Surroundings

This Americana cabin is situated on a private island in the beautiful French Broad River near Asheville, North Carolina. This cabin offers a unique opportunity to get away from it all and reconnect with nature. Shops and restaurants are a short 10-minute drive in Marshall or Weaverville, and the Biltmore Estate, Downtown Asheville Breweries, and other fun are under 20 miles from the door. The island is accessed via a sturdy swinging bridge just 100 feet from the parking area. Glampers will find a cozy, well-appointed cabin with a modified bath (sink and incinerating toilet), a rain barrel fed outdoor shower, a hammock, fire pit with camp chairs, floating tubes, and island privacy. Guests have the option to cook over the fire pit with a campfire grill, on the deck's gas grill, or in the induction burner in the cabin.

The Blue Ridge Parkway offers beautiful views and wilderness for glampers to explore just minutes away. Horseback riding, whitewater rafting, and zip-lining are within a 30-minute drive as well. Support is just across the bridge on the mainland if needed and travel to the cabin is on major roads which are easily accessible. Asheville Regional Airport is just a 35-minute drive and Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is only one and a half hours south. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Whitewater rafting

The French Broad River offers a wide variety of activities, with fishing, kayaking, canoeing, floating and tubing being a few of the most popular. Glampers can fish the French Broad, cook the catch over on the open fire pit grill, experience an outdoor rain-fed shower, and watch the fireflies light up the mountainside. They can also catch some rays on the private, riverfront beach or just relax in the porch hammock. Spend evenings by the campfire toasting s'mores and listening to the wildlife serenade. Guests can also save some time for an interesting delve into history with a day trip to visit the Biltmore Estate, Grove Arcade, historic downtown Asheville, and the Vance Birthplace.

Guests can go for a drive on the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and have lunch on top of Mount Pisgah. Whether looking for a casual stroll or to hike the Appalachian Trail, the Asheville area offers endless hiking opportunities. If looking for a real adventure, there are several companies up the road in Marshall and Hot Springs (Madison, County) offering guided whitewater rafting. For those glampers bringing their bikes, Old Marshall Highway, also known as North Carolina Highway 251, is a historic level road for bikers which follows the river. Sandy Bottom Trails, under a half hour drive away, offers incredible horseback riding trails through gorgeous mountain acres.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 3:00 a.m.
  • Check-out: 10:00 a.m.
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.
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Additional Information

This glamping site is not suitable for children under 12 years of age.

There is a $100 refundable security deposit.

Pets that comply with the property's "Pet Guidelines" and are approved by the host are welcome for an additional fee, in addition to a refundable pet deposit per approved pet of $50.

There is no smoking allowed indoors. Outdoor smoking permitted with extreme caution; butts must be collected and discarded in the trash. Read more

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