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Traditions begin at Whitetail Lodge! Located in a private mountain community just 35 minutes west of Asheville, this home-sweet-home log cabin features a wood fireplace, a hot tub, and a breathtaking mountain panorama from the covered front deck.

Whitetail Lodge welcomes you to Western North Carolina with the warmth of a comfortable, well stocked mountain home that offers plenty of places to relax. Take in the beautiful view from a front porch rocking chair, soak your worries away in the bubbly hot tub, or kick back in a recliner and watch a movie in the loft sitting area. Imagine days filled with Smoky Mountain adventures followed by evenings spent relaxing by a wood fire in the stone hearth with the aromas of a home-cooked dinner filling the cabin. Whitetail Lodge makes mealtimes a breeze with a fully equipped kitchen and family dining table, plus there's an outdoor dining area and gas grill for cookouts on the deck.

If you're traveling with kids, features such as gated decks and two full baths with tubs make Whitetail Lodge perfect for family getaways. Bonus: the main bedroom and the upper level bedroom both have their own TV with satellite service! For groups that need additional sleeping space, there's a queen sleeper sofa in the loft area. A ping-pong table in the garage keeps the young and young-at-heart entertained.

Whether your group wants easy access to fun mountain activities or an abundance of well deserved R and R, Whitetail Lodge has exactly what you've been looking for in a Smoky Mountain log cabin! This property was formerly called O'Leary's Hideaway Cabin.

Amenities
• Pet-Friendly
• 3-Story Home
• Fully Equipped Kitchen
• 2 Bedrooms: 1 King Bed, 1 King Bed, Queen Sleeper Sofa
• 2 Full Baths
• Wood Fireplace
• Satellite and Smart TV Services
• Ping-Pong Table
• Covered Wrap-Around Porch with Swinging Bench
• Outdoor Dining Area with Gas Grill
• Private Hot Tub
• Year-Round Mountain Views
• Square Footage of Home: 1,530 sq ft

Bed/Bath Arrangements
• Main Level: Bedroom One - 1 King Bed; Full Bath
• Upper Level: Bedroom Two - 1 King Bed; 1 Queen Sleeper Sofa in Upper Level Loft Area

Location Details
Whitetail Lodge is only four miles from Interstate 40, where you can access all of the best attractions of Western North Carolina. Explore the picturesque community of Maggie Valley, home to a handful of dining and shopping options (18 min.), visit Waynesville and its revitalized historic Frog Level district (22 min.), drive the Blue Ridge Parkway (24 min. to closest entrance), and spend an evening catching a show at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort (43 min.). Take a day trip to Asheville to explore its thriving culinary and art scenes and area attractions such as the Biltmore House and River Arts District. Outdoor activities in the area include whitewater rafting, kayaking, fly fishing, and, just 30 minutes away, skiing and snowboarding at Cataloochee Ski Area. This Asheville vacation rental is located in Waynesville and is approximately 35 minutes to downtown Asheville, 2,783ft above sea level

Important Property Notes
• 4WD/AWD Recommended in Winter: During the winter months and inclement weather, a 4WD/AWD vehicle is recommended to access this property. Please ensure your vehicle has sufficient clearance (i.e. SUV, Truck, or raised sedan). Low-clearance vehicles with 4WD/AWD are not recommended. For the extra effort, however, you are rewarded with seclusion, beauty, and a lot of fun just getting there!
• Travel Insurance Recommended: During the winter months we ask you to please consider CSA Travel Insurance to protect your vacation investment from potential winter weather events that could prevent access to the home.
• Noise Ordinance: Whitetail 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!
• Firewood is not provided for guest use. If you plan on using the indoor wood stove and/or the outdoor fire pit, please purchase wood locally upon arrival.

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 50 Amenities
Accessibility
  • 4WD Not Required
Car
  • Necessary
Elevation
  • 2500 - 2999 Ft. Elevation
Entertainment
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Smart TV
  • Stereo
  • Television
Essentials
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bed Linens
  • 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
  • Keurig Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Tea Kettle
  • Toaster
Location
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Wooded Views
Outdoor
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Grill
  • Porch
Pool
  • Hot Tub

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Reviews Rating (29) Reviews
Great Week Spent
Spent the week here and had such a great time. Ended up going to the Biltmore, Soco Falls, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, and so much ore. Have fun Exploring!
Abbie S from Clearwater, FL - Posted: 9/29/2022 - Stayed from: 8/31/2022 to 9/6/2022
Hot Tub was PErfect
We really enjoyed our stay at this property! The home itself was warm and inviting, the hot tub was perfect and the views were even better!
Mary F from USA - Posted: 9/22/2022 - Stayed from: 8/19/2022 to 8/21/2022
Perfect for Our Winter Getaway!
This cabin was perfect for our winter getaway with our dog! We loved the hot tub and wood-burning fireplace and the king bed. There were games and puzzles and all the amenities we needed. It felt very private and clean.
Sarah H - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 1/20/2022 to 1/23/2022
Fun Place for a Weekend Getaway!
Such a great, fun place for a weekend getaway!
Ashley R - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 2/4/2022 to 2/6/2022
Very Cute Cabin!
Very cute cabin! It seems much bigger than the pictures show. Very nice view from the back porch, but there is a tiny bit of road noise from the highway. Would stay there again!
Mckenna R - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 2/23/2022 to 2/26/2022
Beautiful & Well Stocked!
The cabin was beautiful and well stocked! The porch allowed for easy mornings and beautiful sunsets. We'd love to come back again!
Anna K - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 3/3/2022 to 3/6/2022
Photos Don't Do It Justice!
My partner and I booked this cabin last-minute for an anniversary trip to Asheville! I have to say, the photos don't really do this cabin justice. It was so incredibly clean & cozy. We didn't want to leave! I cook a lot, and the kitchen was incredibly well stocked. We loved the wood-burning fireplace and hot tub downstairs. View was amazing, and we even got some snow on our last day there. It's not far from Asheville, and yet you feel like you're miles away from anything. We didn't really explore outside very much as we had some very cold weather, but felt very secluded and safe. Internet was reliable and fast as well! We will definitely be coming back here.
Laura T - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 3/11/2022 to 3/13/2022
Loved it!
Loved it! Highly recommend. Great views.
Devon F - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 3/13/2022 to 3/19/2022
Awesome relaxing spot with great views!
Awesome relaxing spot with great views!
Stewart S - Posted: 6/27/2022 - Stayed from: 3/19/2022 to 3/23/2022
Amazing Week!
Thank you so much for sharing this amazing place! We were double celebrating. My wife's retirement from a 35-year teaching career, and our 34th wedding anniversary. We were able to slow down and relax - even with our Jack Russell, Rugis. We highly recommend shopping in Waynesville, The 209 Diner, and the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad.
Anonymous - Posted: 6/17/2022 - Stayed from: 6/8/2022 to 6/15/2022
The cabin was great!
Why use a lot of words when a few words do the trick? The cabin was great!
Kerri K from Brewton, AL - Posted: 3/24/2022
My family really loved the property. Very well maintained.
Chris M from Raeford, NC - Posted: 12/9/2021
Loved it
Gary K from Summerville, SC - Posted: 11/15/2021
Property is located in a beautiful area with a spectacular drive in. Perfectly distanced from neighbors to feel private without feeling too secluded!
Angelica K from Miami Lakes, FL - Posted: 7/15/2021
"We absolutely loved whitetail lodge.it was clean, quiet and spacious, perfect for our family of 4 adults plus our dog. Highly recommend it!"
Kate E from Tallahassee, FL - Posted: 7/15/2021
We had a lovely time here! If you are lucky you will be visited by a red cardinal each day. Usually announces his visit by tapping on the master bedroom window every morning.
Ramon C from Kissimmee, FL - Posted: 2/2/2021
Thank you so much for taking such good care of our mountain Home! We appreciate you very much and hope you have a wonderful new year!
Travellers from USA - Posted: 1/25/2021
"The cabin was great - clean and accommodating. The beds were comfortable, there were plenty of extra blankets and towels, and the amenities were great. Truly well done! Recommend driving an AWD as the graveled driveway is a little steep. Nice quiet neighborhood with some long range views. The hot tub was functional and perfect for a nice afternoon soak and there was an added measure of security with Ring cameras and sensor lights on the outside of the property. Thank you for the great hospitality, it made our stay that much more relaxing. "
Amanda H from Tampa, FL - Posted: 12/10/2020
"We had an amazing time! This is a beautiful place in a great location. We loved the view, the furnishings, cleanliness, and quietness. We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend and will be back! 5-star cleanliness, furnishings and bedding - kitchen was well stocked."
The W from Oxford, AL - Posted: 11/14/2020
"Even tho we are very young, this was a lovely 50th wedding anniversary gift from our children. Wonderful home, beautiful weather, gorgeous sunsets - foliage!! Thank you for allowing our doggies to enjoy the trip as well - great home for our furry friends! likewise we missed the rafter bears as well ! Wonderful vacation! An announcement - another grandbaby coming - their 1st child - our 4th grandchild. Next time we come, we will have a ""screamer"" - my daughter's 1st child. Her husband was a significant part of that. That's OK, he's absolutely great! Although we missed seeing your house trained bears, we didn't miss seeing the ""outside"" non-trained variety. The house is/was fabulous! We are glad that you allowed us to share the beauty of your home & the environment that it is a part of. Thank you so very, very much. A great 50th anniversary gift, and a great ""life"" gift! Felt like I was staying in a private home! Clean, well appointed, relaxing. Carolina Mornings is extremely professional and SO informative to its clients. Everything! View from balcony, fireplace, kitchen had everything needed, clean, nothing negative to add at all! Everything was great! "
Lewises & from Hampstead, NC - Posted: 10/19/2020
"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."
Angela K from Fort Mill, SC - Posted: 9/16/2020
"We had the best time here. No deer or bear, but still some sights to see. We will remember this forever!"
The D from Boiling Springs, SC - Posted: 9/7/2020
"We loved the view, the hot tub, the swing and rocking chair on the front porch. It's nice and secluded, too! We had a very positive experience with Carolina Mornings and this property - we would recommend. 5-star cleanliness and bedding - kitchen was well stocked."
Thomas G from Tampa, FL - Posted: 8/16/2020
"We had a fantastic stay, it had everything we needed. Loved the view and hot tub, also that my pup could come along :) 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."
Aimee H from Pensacola, FL - Posted: 8/10/2020
"Amazing views from the back porches and hot tub, clean and cozy! 100% recommend we had our family of 6 and our two pups and our stay was absolutely amazing!"
Ashley W from Palmetto, FL - Posted: 7/21/2020
"What a nice weekend away we had! We enjoyed hiking and exploring around the area! We ate wonderful food, and spent time together as a family. The hot tub was a big hit! Thank you for the memories -:)"
The S from Midland, NC - Posted: 5/25/2020
Carolina Mornings! We were supposed to be in Aruba for our honeymoon! This little getaway was the perfect substitute!
The W from Concord, NC - Posted: 5/14/2020
Carolina Mornings - we feel so blessed to have enjoyed a week in the mountains during our girls spring break. These are some uncertain times and we are so glad we were able to have a week of normalcy before returning home. We look forward to coming back and unwinding in the mountains.
The F from Macclenny, FL - Posted: 5/14/2020
"Day 1 - we made a big breakfast & had sweet porch talks. Day 2 - we went to the Biltmore & Early Girl Eatery (breakfast - WOW), & French Broad & made enchiladas for dinner! Day 3 - we slept in and explored downtown Asheville. Ended the day with baked ziti & the Bachelor Finale. Last morning - we packed up & are headed home. It was an amazing trip full of laughs, relaxation & sweet chats. Love, some college gals. War Eagle!"
Makenzie M from Dothan, AL - Posted: 3/18/2020
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