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Treat yourself to a stay at Lakey Gap Lodge, a beautiful log home where all the ingredients of an excellent vacation come together: mountains, adventure, and convenience!

Driving into the private community of Lynch Cove, located just outside Black Mountain, you'll discover a secluded neighborhood with desirable homes on spacious lots. Lakey Gap Lodge features a vaulted ceiling and stone fireplace in the living room, perfect for cool nights when good company and the warmth of a wood fire will melt away all your worries. The modern kitchen is fully equipped for gourmet cooking, and the outdoor dining table on the wrap-around deck allows you to take advantage of the excellent mountain weather!

Everyone in your group will appreciate having their own relaxing space in the evenings. A lower level living area with cable TV and a free-standing gas fireplace gives your group an extra gathering room. The lower level also features an extra large dog crate that can be found behind a door to the right of the fireplace, perfect for situating a pet on vacation. For a sound night's sleep there are bedrooms on each of the home's three levels, including the main level owner suite with an attached bath. The lower level also offers guests walk-out access for enjoying a break in the hammock!

After dinner, unwind with a walk through the neighborhood or a soak in the hot tub. Everything you need for a fun-filled vacation is here - even the family dog will be begging to come back to Lakey Gap Lodge!

Amenities
• Pet-Friendly
• 3-Story Cabin
• Fully Equipped Kitchen
• 4 Bedrooms: 1 King Bed, 3 Queen Beds
• 3 Full Baths
• Wood Fireplace in Living Area
• Lower Level Living Area with Gas Fireplace
• Outdoor Dining Area, Gas Grill
• Wrap-Around Deck with Hot Tub
• Seasonal Mountain Views
• Square Footage of Home: 1,746 sq ft

Bed/Bath Arrangements
• Main Level: Main Suite/Bedroom One - 1 King Bed, attached Full Bath
• Upper Level: Bedroom Two - 1 Queen Bed; Bedroom Three - 1 Queen Bed; shared Full Bath
• Lower Level: Main Suite/Bedroom Four - 1 Queen Bed, attached Full Bath

Location Details
Only a quick drive away from downtown Black Mountain (7 min), Lakey Gap Lodge is perfect for convenience coupled with an authentic mountain experience. Groceries are just down the road (6 min), and outdoor activities are plentiful, including hiking on the Blue Ridge Parkway (entrance 16 min. away), and paddling the Swannanoa River, plus there's two public parks close-by, Lake Tomahawk (10 min) and Robert Lake Park (14 min), and both have great kid's activities. With easy access to I-40 and I-240, the best area attractions are at your fingertips, including the Biltmore Estate (20 min), and a scenic drive down Highway 9 will take you to Chimney Rock State Park (34 min) and Lake Lure (41 min). It's also a short, smooth drive to downtown Asheville, offering celebrated culinary and entertainment scenes. This Asheville vacation rental is located just outside downtown Black Mountain and is approximately 20 minutes to downtown Asheville, 2,765ft above sea level.

Important Property Notes
• While staying at Lakey Gap Lodge, please be mindful of the enforced 20mph speed limit on all neighborhood roads.
• Guests must furnish their own firewood to use the wood fireplace.
• Guests at Lakey Gap Lodge are required to display a car pass in their vehicle(s) during their stay. The car pass will be available at the lodge upon check-in.
• Noise Ordinance: Lakey Gap Lodge is located in a quiet neighborhood and has a very low noise tolerance. The home is under a noise ordinance between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. It is not suitable for groups that are looking for late nights of celebration on the deck. Carolina Mornings offers many properties that offer seclusion, so if this is an inconvenience for you, please give us a call and we will help you find the perfect property to match your needs!
• 4WD/AWD Recommended in Winter
During the winter months and inclement weather, a 4WD/AWD vehicle is recommended to access this property due to the steep paved driveway. Please ensure your vehicle has sufficient clearance (i.e. SUV, Truck, or raised sedan). Low-clearance vehicles with 4WD/AWD are not recommended.
• Travel Insurance Recommended: During the winter months we ask you to please consider travel insurance to protect your vacation investment from potential winter weather events that could prevent access to the home.

Property Cancellation Policy
Please note that this property’s Non-Refundable Period is 31 days prior to arrival. If your reservation is made within this period, it will be non-refundable from the time of booking. Cancellations are permitted outside of this period, per our vacation rental agreement. We encourage you to consider travel insurance to help protect your vacation investment against the unknown! Learn more about Travel Insurance here.

Mountain Discovery Pass
Each reservation comes complete with our exclusive Mountain Discovery Pass, which now includes a Biltmore Estate pass -- in addition to seasonal activities such as ziplining, whitewater rafting, and skiing! This extremely valuable pass is a special gift from Carolina Mornings to our guests, and is not available anywhere else. Enjoy Asheville the way it is meant to be enjoyed, and let us spoil you with activities and the best customer service in Asheville!

Amenities 48 Amenities
Accessibility
  • 4WD Not Required
Car
  • Necessary
Elevation
  • 2500 - 2999 Ft. Elevation
Entertainment
  • Access to Streaming Channels
  • Smart TV
  • Television
Essentials
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bed Linens
  • Cable
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free wifi
  • Hair Dryer
  • Hangers
  • Heating
  • Hot Water
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Kitchen
  • Parking
  • Washer
  • Wifi
  • Wireless Internet
Facility
  • Free Parking
Family
  • Childrens Dinnerware
Home Safety
  • Contactless check-in and checkout is available
  • Enhanced cleaning practices are used
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector
Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Basics
  • Dining table
  • Dishes & Silverware
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen Island
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Tea Kettle
  • Toaster
Location
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Wooded Views
Outdoor
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Grill
  • Hammock
  • Porch
Pool
  • Hot Tub

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Reviews Rating (42) Reviews
Clean!
The layout of the house, location, and cleanliness. Loved the property! Will return again!
Doug I from Wilmington, NC - Posted: 11/21/2022 - Stayed from: 10/13/2022 to 10/17/2022
Sweet and Cozy
So sweet getting to see Barkers and explore around Black Mountain and Montreat. First family vacation with the first grandbaby. A sweet and cozy stay and memories we will cherish.
Kevin B from USA - Posted: 7/21/2022 - Stayed from: 5/27/2022 to 6/3/2022
hot tub under the stars
We had a lovely time in Asheville/Black Mountain area. We even had some black bears visit us. The hot tub under the stars was so enjoyable.
Laura C from Wheaton, IL - Posted: 7/21/2022 - Stayed from: 6/18/2022 to 6/24/2022
Clean and Man Cave Basement
Loved the basement that was my man cave. Anyway, the place was super clean. The stairs weren't steep at all—awesome hot tub. The basement TV is BIG and awesome. Recommend going to the Biltmore and all over the great place.
Shelly W from Yukon, OK - Posted: 7/21/2022 - Stayed from: 6/12/2022 to 6/15/2022
Lovely Time
We had a lovely time at the cabin and really enjoyed exploring the town. Plenty of hiking, breweries, and shopping to make this trip a most wonderful 40th birthday gift!
Kevin T from Irvine, CA - Posted: 7/21/2022 - Stayed from: 6/6/2022 to 6/11/2022
Clean
Clean and comfortable cabin - living room seating was a little tight and mattresses a little hard, but overall a very positive experience. very convenient to town and Asheville yet remote and tranquil.
Robert F from Houston, TX - Posted: 7/14/2022 - Stayed from: 6/27/2022 to 7/2/2022
The cleanest Airbnb I’ve ever stayed at.
We had an amazing stay at this beautiful cabin! The cleanest Airbnb I’ve ever stayed at. The kitchen was supplied with everything that we needed and loved that they had labels on all the light switches. Very convenient location just outside of Asheville.
Priscilla G from St. Augustine, FL - Posted: 6/21/2022 - Stayed from: 3/4/2022 to 3/7/2022
Clean and Well-Stocked
Stayed here with my husband although the house would very comfortably accommodate 8 people. Incredibly clean, well-maintained, and well-stocked. There are also lots of helpful tips and labels throughout the house. All wood cabin on a secluded lot in a quiet neighborhood makes for a perfect getaway. Very close drive into town and to various hikes and outdoor activities.
Justya F from USA - Posted: 6/21/2022 - Stayed from: 4/14/2022 to 4/17/2022
The Views were Stunning
We had a wonderful time at the Lakey Gap Lodge! The views were stunning, especially with the snow! We loved the hot tub and the wood-burning fireplace!
Ellie D from Irvine, CA - Posted: 6/21/2022 - Stayed from: 4/1/2022 to 4/7/2022
Gorgeous Views
This was the perfect spot to enjoy a short weekend with family. Although it was only minutes from the center of Black Mountain, it truly felt like a log cabin tucked away in the mountains. Gorgeous view and close to everything we wanted to do last weekend. Highly recommend!
Beth S from USA - Posted: 4/14/2022
We LOVED it. Thank you!
Alex A from Weston, FL - Posted: 1/20/2022
Great property. TVs in the bedroom would be great.
Amanda D from Emeryville, CA - Posted: 12/9/2021
Kitchen was nice
Colleen K from Irvine, CA - Posted: 7/27/2021
"Very well stocked. We loved the baking stone, iron skillet, and the huge round pizza pan/ cookie sheet."
Carey E from Leasburg, NC - Posted: 7/27/2021
overall very nice
Belinda L from Fredericksburg , VA - Posted: 7/27/2021
Close to charming little downtown of Black Mountain - about 20 minutes from downtown Asheville.
Barry T from Matthews, NC - Posted: 2/2/2021
"We had an incredible stay at this property! The house was extremely clean, had contactless check-in, and was well stocked! The house itself was absolutely beautiful with amazing views of the mountains. Also very close to the center town of Black Mountain. The management company was very responsive and prompt as well! I would highly recommend this property. We hope to stay here again in the future!"
Nicole M from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Posted: 1/7/2021
"mazing location and property! Very clean, well stocked and maintained home. Beautiful views of the mountains! Loved the location, amazing patio, and views of the mountains! Property Maintenance was Great - helpful and very prompt. We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness, furnishings and bedding - kitchen was well stocked."
Nicole M from Fort Lauderdale, FL - Posted: 12/4/2020
"Beautiful house, nice neighborhood, plenty of space, nice updates in kitchen. Good property maintenance. We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness and furnishings - kitchen was well stocked."
Sarah D from Troutman, NC - Posted: 11/10/2020
Extremely clean upon arrival! We planned on cooking most of our visit and were pleasantly surprised by the very clean and fully stocked kitchen. Perfect house for 5-6 adults. Management team is very responsive. We had a maintenance issue that was fixed quickly. We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness and furnishings.
Robbin O from USA - Posted: 11/5/2020
It was clean and very nicely decorated. We enjoyed the views and comfortable seating area - excellent property maintenance! We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness and furnishings - kitchen was well stocked.
Jane A from Parkland, FL - Posted: 10/26/2020
Beautiful property - location was great! We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness and furnishings - kitchen was well stocked.
Vicki S from Wheeling, IL - Posted: 10/2/2020
We had such a wonderful and relaxing family getaway to Lakey Gap Lodge. The house was very clean with a beautiful mountain setting! We will definitely be back!!!
Staci J from Lexington, SC - Posted: 8/26/2020
"The cabin is beautiful. We would absolutely stay here again. We had a great time exploring Asheville, Hendersonville, and even Gatlinburg, TN. We visited Grotto Falls, Looking Glass Falls, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Pisgah Forest, and many other places. Thank you for keeping this place with great amenities and we look forward to coming back! We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness, furnishings and bedding - kitchen was well stocked."
Cynthia & from Miami, FL - Posted: 8/23/2020
Great memories! We would absolutely stay here again. Thank you for the hospitality!
Mike & from Mechanicsville, VA - Posted: 8/2/2020
"We had a wonderful time in this beautiful cabin. This was our first outing after quarantine. The house was spotless clean and we felt very comfortable. The views are beautiful & drinking coffee in the morning on the deck was so peaceful. Lots of birds singing! Hot tub was sparkly clean. Comfortable beds & kitchen has everything we needed. We did some fantastic hikes. We brought our chocolate lab ""Nutella"" and she enjoyed it as much as we did! We don't want to leave & but we definitely know we will be returning! Wish we could give you 10 out of 5 stars! Everything exceeded our expectations! "
Cristina & from Zionsville, IN - Posted: 6/1/2020
"We stayed there February 15-17 and were very impressed with the whole property. Lots of room for kids and adults to spread out. Beautifully constructed, decorated, appointed- everything extremely clean. Picturesque neighborhood and views close to the heart of Black Mountain. We would love to stay there again!"
JM M from Hillsborough, NC - Posted: 2/24/2020
My experience as a Carolina Mornings' guest was absolutely positive!
Cory J - Posted: 2/23/2020
This was our first Christmas since my brother passed away and this cabin and Black Mountain eased the sting. It was a truly magical Christmas! Three generations in the house and tons of memories. We hiked Stoney Knob to the ridge over 6 of the 7 sisters and came down GreyBeard for a grand total of over 12 miles! It was amazing! We ate at almost every restaurant BMt has to offer AND caught a phenomenal concert by the Asheville Jazz Orchestra at White Horse Black Mountain. Love it here!
Crater F - Posted: 12/30/2019
We had a wonderful weekend in this beautiful home! Thank you so much for opening it up to us!
The D from Kenly, NC - Posted: 12/16/2019
"Everything was perfect for our long weekend stay at Lakey Gap Lodge! There were 4 adults and 4 children. The kids had room to play, outside scavenger hunts and they LOVED the hot tub. Close to downtown Asheville and Black Mountain Historic district is adorable! We loved every minute of it!"
Michelle F from Brookhaven, GA - Posted: 11/22/2019
"We are leaving today, but we don't want to. Every morning we see the beautiful sunrise from the valley beyond. It's such a delight to walk out onto the terrace and see the beautiful fall leaves. We came here to showcase the Black Mountains to my mom and in-laws. They're in their 80s and they were blown away by the beauty of our cabin lodge and the surrounding area. Thank you so much for everything. P.S. Love the shower and fireplace."
Nathalie T from Boca Raton, FL - Posted: 11/11/2019
"We really enjoyed our stay here at Lakey Gap; it is a beautiful cabin and cute little area. We had a full, fun packed week of the BIltmore, the Arboretum, Sierra Nevada Brewery Mount Mitchell, many overlooks on the Parkway, the Folk Art Center, Downtown Asheville and downtown Black Mountain. There is so much to do and so many places to go and we highlight recommend all of the above. I hope everyone reading this enjoys their time as much as we did. * We were also lucky enough to see a mama bear on the Parkway!"
Mary & from Blue Ridge, VA - Posted: 10/28/2019
"We enjoyed your cabin! There were 3 couples and we enjoyed each couple having their own floor. We celebrated birthdays by brew hopping...Dirty Jack's, Burial, Wicked Weed, Black Mountian Brewery, & Lookout Mountain Brewery. Good times with friends! Buxton Hall and Cultura are must eats! Hope to hit Sierra Nevada on our way back to IN. Hope to visit again!"
Jackie F from Murfreesboro, TN - Posted: 10/24/2019
Our family enjoyed our stay so much! It was such a great weekend. We loved the serenity of the woods the most.
David G from Memphis, TN - Posted: 9/10/2019
We had a great time! Beautiful home. We missed the bears. Maybe next time.
Joy B from Clayton, NC - Posted: 9/10/2019
"Lakey Gap Lodge is beautiful and situated in the perfect spot, just far enough from downtown Black Mountain to feel like a retreat. Relaxing and clean and so lovely! We will come back!"
Alli Q from USA - Posted: 8/20/2019
Thank you for a wonderful Black Mountain Experience - we so enjoyed the Lakey Gap Lodge - our family had everything needed. We all had a great time and the house was wonderful!
Howard a from Miami, FL - Posted: 8/5/2019
"Thank you for an amazing time, Black Mountain! We met friends up here for a quick mountain getaway, and it was perfect! The home, clean and beautiful. The town, picturesque and scenic! Thank you!"
Jenna R from Vero Beach, FL - Posted: 7/10/2019
"We loved our stay in the cabin, so close to everything. We enjoyed the weather mostly, we are from Florida. We enjoyed Asheville shopping, Linville Caverns, Lake Lure and Nantahala rafting so fun! And to top off our trip we loved Asheville Adventure Center where my son and husband ziplined and the family did treetops canopy tour."
Buck & from Naples, FL - Posted: 6/17/2019
"Our family couldn't have enjoyed Lakey Gap cabin any more! Asheville, Biltmore, Ziplining, Lake James - the list goes on. We hope everyone enjoys it as much as we did."
Robin M from Bexley, OH - Posted: 6/17/2019
"We loved our time here at Lakey Gap Lodge! The cabin is beautiful and fit the needs of our family of 4. Perfect size to be together and to have our own space when needed. The cabin's location to stores and restaurants was appreciated after long days of hiking and being in the car. We highly suggest Black Mountain Ale House for a casual lunch or dinner. We love coming to the mountains, and will hopefully have the opportunity to stay at this lovely, clean cabin again! Thank you!"
Michelle B from Charleston, SC - Posted: 6/17/2019
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