a vacation rental
tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains,
near the historic and quaint town of Hot Springs North Carolina
Secluded in 200 (not a typo- two hundred) acres of wooded privacy this log home has been a popular vacation rental for many years.
We have many guests who have been here several times because…they love it here!
You won’t find another vacation rental in the area with this much acreage… the ultimate in privacy!
In the words of country musician Dwight Yoakam… you’ll feel like you’re “a thousand miles from nowhere”.
Yet, you’ll find the town of Hot Springs (pop. 600+-) just 13 miles away. You’ll find a slow pace there, too!
In this forest-like setting, there is an absence of traffic, noise, and street lights. No thru road or other homes in view from Wilderness Lodge.
In the words of the owner Wilderness Lodge “is not a Disneyworld or city experience… this is the wilderness.”
To get an idea of what some of our guests have experienced at Wilderness Lodge
view our Guest comments page.
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Whether your searching for a vacation rental for a:
weekend getaway ~ vacation destination ~ honeymoon location
special place to re-connect with family, a friend
celebrate a special occasion or holiday
private and peaceful setting to focus on your creative skills- art, music, writing
ideal gathering spot for small groups of individuals with shared interests/hobbies
just the girls or guys getaway
you’ll want to considerWilderness Lodge !
OPTIONAL & ADDITIONAL ACCOMMODATIONS
We also offer a private and cozy studio apartment (maximum 2 people) if you don’t want to rent the main log home, or have budget restrictions.
This apartment can also be rented if you’re renting the main log home and need additional space.
The apartment and log home are NOT rented separately at the same time to ensure everyone
receives the full benefit of the privacy at Wilderness Lodge.
YOUR EXPERIENCE HERE CAN INCLUDE:
THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE… only interrupted by the sounds of the
stream that flows through the property, birds chirping,
maybe tapping of rain on the metal roof!
Visitors here are tiny hummingbirds (seasonally visiting our feeders) to larger sized red tail hawks, turkeys… you may even see deer or a bear!
If you’re wandering on the trail through the property you may want to explore (at your own risk) the small cave.
IN THE AREA…
The Appalachian Trail passes
through the town of Hot Springs
by bridge across the French Broad River
If you’re wondering what there is to do around the area, click here for area activities & attractions.
Asheville is 30 miles away, and offers many options to experience
more mountain culture, diverse cuisine, and craft breweries.
The closest airport is also located in Asheville.
We hate to say “no, those dates aren’t available”.
NEW IN 2019
A TEEPEE by the CREEK!
CLICK HERE for more information
TAKE A TOUR THROUGH WILDERNESS LODGE
for a slideshow tour of the garage apartment click here.
E-MAIL: [email protected]
This property is managed by: Only in the Mountains Realty
Website: www.onlyinthemountains.com E-mail: [email protected]
*If you check in the same day another guests check out the hot tub won’t be hot until the next day. Unless a guests informs us they haven’t used the tub, and our inspection appears to confirm that, it will be drained after each guest checks out. Due to the temperature of the well water, and the heater it takes many hours to heat back up to a comfortable temperature.
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Website design by: Susan K. Crosby & her son Matthew Alberti
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