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2000 feet of river frontage to fish & hike. Private, Paved, 30 mins to Boone.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

3 story, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, River & mtn views 37 acres 2000 ft of river frontage

Hilltop towering over a large river with spectacular panoramic views of Forest and the rushing waters of the Elk River that feeds in the Watauga lake five minutes down the road in Butler Tn. Local marina's with boat rentals, Hiking trails like the Appalachian trail crosses Watauga Lake, one of America’s cleanest waterways. Guests can hike, fish and swim on this private property. The Cabin sits on 37 acres and offers over 2000 feet of river frontage surrounded by cliffs and caves. Total seclusion with the convenience of paved roads 30 mins to nearby towns like Boone NC, Johnson City and Bristol Tn. 5 minutes to the nearest convenience store. Far more private than lake front homes and only a 5 minute drive to nearby marina's that rent boats and offer boat launch and parking.

The back yard features a large outdoor fire pit with built in seating perfect for roasting marshmallows or cooking hot dogs over an open flame.

Free WiFi. Pet friendly. Three stories with lots of decking and cushioned comfortable deck furniture. Gorgeous Views, very quiet, lots of nature to see. 3 bedroom 2.5 baths with central heating and air conditioning with the potential to sleep up to 8. Up to 10 guests permitted as long as you bring their bedding. Top of the line Memory Foam Mattresses King, King, Queen and 2 fold out twins foam chairs perfect for kids. Great for two families traveling together. All linens, towels, bedding, dishes and utensils provided as well as a hair dryer.

Lower level offers a large game room that features a pool table, another living area, stone fire place, & leather sofas. Flat screen TV/Blue ray DVD mounted above huge stone fire place with gas logs adds a cozy, romantic feel... Save the master bedroom suite (King) for someone special with a joining full bath featuring heated floors, Jacuzzi tub and double headed steam room shower. Also, a large laundry room with full size washer and dryer as well as a second fridge can be found on the first level just off the game room.

On the second level enjoy spectacular views from the living area. Relax in comfortable brand new leather living room set that features a sofa, love seat and over sized chair. High vaulted ceiling and glass wall overlooking the forest and river. Sliding glass doors on either side of this large great room open up to massive decking where you'll find a large grill, picnic table and can hear the rushing waters of the River. Walk down to the river, fish and swim or hike up to the top of the mtn explore and discover some of East Tn. This large, extensive property has lots to offer inside and out. Inside the cabin you'll find wood accents throughout, beautiful Brazilian walnut hardwood floors on main level. A second stone fire place with gas logs and TV/DVD. Half bath on this main level.

Also, on this main level you have a Spacious kitchen with all the amenities & appliances from home, includes a granite top island, designer lighting. Dining area showcases a long formal table with ten chairs where you can dine and take in the views.

Grilling utensils and bake ware make cooking a pleasure indoors or out. Full sized kitchen is equipped with all the appliances (dishwasher, stove, 2 refrigerators (one up stairs and one down stairs). 12 cup coffee maker, blender, toaster, crock pot, microwave, wine opener, and can opener) dishes, bakeware and grilling utensils.

The bedrooms (King, King Queen) two bedrooms are located on the third story and share a large full bath. The master with connecting bath is located on the first level. Two bedrooms offer flat screen tv's. All three beds are memory foam top of the line mattress. Additionally there are two fold out twin foam chairs great for kids making it possible to sleep 8.. We allow up to ten guests but remember to bring bedding for the extras. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and windows looking up the mountain and into the woods. Zebra hard wood floor and lots of wood work set this cabin aside the rest.

Bristol Race

Roan Mountain

Rhododendron festival


Blowing rock

Grandfather Mtn

More Details

Property Manager
Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2018

About Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals

Love, Love, Love to hang out on the water and in the woods?

If that description fits then you've found the right place.

Being on the River provides the best fishing in the area. Guests also have great Watauga Lake access. Local marina down the street offers boat rentals. Nature and the outdoors at your finger tips.

Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Watauga Lake & River vacation cabin rentals chose Butler

Guests choose this property all year round. Winter sports to summer sports and the water-ways are some of the cleanest in the country. You have fall foliage to sunny summers with no humidity or mosquitoes.

You have nascar racing in Bristol Tennessee just 40 miles

Ski Beech Mountain, NC for snow skiing is 15 miles. Local Winery's, Blue Grass festivals, and small family oriented vacation villages in every direction. So get a way or get out and have some fun. Either way works!

What makes this cabin unique

Guests really enjoy the versatility of this location. Perfect for summers, with Boat rentals just down the road & river access on the property. Perfect for fishing, kayaking, or just wading around with youngsters. During the winter months family's enjoy Snow Skiing at one of the many slopes like Beech and Sugar mtns. Or just relax in front of gas logs to the beat of your drum. Fall is Full of color and foliage. Watch the world turn from Late Sept to Halloween. Or come & enjoy Spring time in the mountains when the 'earth' begins to wake with flowers blooming & baby doe's running around. Come and get a whole new perspective on life. Change your attitude, make some changes or just get a well deserved vacation. Here you can regroup, repair and rejuvenate. Free WiFi.

***From to jet skiing, Fall foliage to wildlife viewing right here on the property. Gorgeous views anytime of the year that are second to none. Paved to your back door, with good access to town, shopping and restaurants. Zip lines, whitewater rafting, Bristol race. Where mtns meet water.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Butler

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Our home is large but not a venue. No parties, no large gatherings Please ask & we'll recommend some that are nearby & happy to handle your event.
  • Pet fee is for 1, extra charge for additional pets. Email with your request. Smoking outside, please don't throw butts on the grounds.
  • Sleeps 6 in beds & 2 on small foldout sleeper kids chairs great for little people & easy to move & relocate anywhere in the home.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Jacuzzi bath tub / double headed separate shower.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located off living area. main level.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Large bath upstairs (3rd level) shared by both bedrooms.
  • Large spacious bathrooms, towels and linens provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Brand new Memory foam top of the line.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Brand new Memory foam top of the line.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Brand new Memory foam top of the line.
  • New memory foam mattresses for a great nights rest. 500 thread count sheets and cozy blankets and quilts. 2 bedrooms offer large flat screen tv's in addition to the Tv's in both game room and living area. There are 3 sofa's (not sleepers) that kids or small adults would be comfortable.This cabin sleeps 6 in beds. Two additional fold our twin beds are provided. Guests can bring their own blow up mattress as our home allows permits up to ten guests. *Extra guest fees apply .
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
This property is unusual as it sits mountain side overlooking a river. Tons of decking and glass windows. This home offers privacy, seclusion with easy road access to town and lots of area activities like hiking, fishing, swimming, kayaking and boat rentals down the street at any of the local marina's. Hike on your own private 37 acres. Fish on your private river with over 2000 feet of river frontage. You don't even have to leave with a great gas grill and full equiped kitchen you are good to stay!


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2000 feet of river frontage to fish & hike. Private, Paved, 30 mins to Boone.
average rating of 4.4142857 based on 70 reviews

Relaxing stay with fun abounding for all!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at Elk River Cabin! Clean and inviting with big open floor Plan that allowed for us to gather together for cooking, meals, and playing games. Comfortable beds too. The view was wonderful and we enjoyed fishing at the river and exploring. Definitely want to return for some summer fun. Thanks for all the great suggestions for restaraunts. Loved Shirleys and La Cucina!!

The Andersons

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Know you are welcome back.
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Wonderful Mountain

  • 5 of 5

Excellent home... Fantastic Kitchen, well stocked. Convenient location

Very clean / well kept cabin

  • Review Submitted: 22/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is typical of what guests can expect when checking into this property. Go ahead and book your dates now for a great mountain get-away experience.
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Great views and very peaceful!

  • 3 of 5

House was built nicely and amazing views, just wish it had been cleaner. Refrigerator needed to be cleaned before I would put my food in it, which I was very disappointed in based on price I paid. I also had to unload the dishwasher and fold clothes in dryer upon my arrival. Kitchen could have been cleaner for sure! I would recommend bringing your own bedding. Several light bulbs were burned out, which made lighting a challenge at night. If you go to river below be prepared to be greeted by elderly couple that is not very friendly. We did not venture beyond the signs, but still were question what and why we were there. They were not pleased to see us to say the least. It was a bit awkward. Lake is amazing and I would high recommend doing a boat day using the Fish Springs Marina, they were fantastic! Boats were clean and great.

  • Review Submitted: 02/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lot of thunderstorms pasted thru that afternoon that may have blown a bulb. There are extra light bulbs stored above the fridge. For future guests know that you may find clean dishes in the dishwasher or clean towels still drying in the dryer. This helps us give you and the next guest the earliest check in possible. Guests are given phone numbers to local contacts (housekeeper and maintenance) if anything isn't just right feel free to call. The only neighbors who live (way far back away) are very elderly and said they felt a bit threatened by this group. With 40 acres to roam and fish staying off other peoples property should be easy.
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The most breathtaking views you will ever see!!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first family trip with two little one's, and it started off on a ruff patch with little one being sick, but the cabin and the views around it where amazing! This is a must for abyone who wants to escape the busy life. The only downfall would be it didn't have a hot tub like most places, but not to much of a draw back. There is only one thing I dont understand why they charge a cleaning fee when they have a whole list for you to do yourself.

  • Review Submitted: 25/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: To clarify for future guests the cleaning fee covers trash removal, mopping and vacuuming. We only ask guests to do a few things like start the dishwasher when walking out the door. When its time to check out guests can walk out the door so the cleaners can get inside in a timely manner and have the place ready for the next family. This property advertises a ton of stuff like free wifi, game room, pool table, 40 acres to hike and over 2000 feet of river frontage to fish and swim, it does not advertise hot tub. The filters here on homeaway/vrbo help guests select features and amenities that are important to them so be sure to take advantage of their tools.
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Beautiful Cabin on the Mountain

  • 4 of 5

The home was beautiful and the views of the mountains were so peaceful. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 18/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good review, ty.
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Rustic view with a Modern feeling.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was in a nice secluded area, nestled back in the woods. The overall feeling was relaxing and inviting. All the amenities were exactly what we needed and being able to sleep 8 people comfortably was great. I highly recommend booking this lovely cabin for a weekend or longer get away.

  • Review Submitted: 29/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a relaxing place
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Tri City Airport
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Mtn City 'Red Tail'
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 321
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Elk Mills general store
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Ski Beech
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Shook Branch Beech
Car: necessary

Elk River, Watauga Lake, East Tennessee, Western North Carolina, Boat Rentals, Watauga River, Cherokee National Forest, Roan mountain state park, Rhododendron Festival, Blowing Rock , Boone NC, Grandfather mountain, Lineville , Banner Elk , Ski Beech, Sugar Mtn , Bristol , Bristol Speedway, Race week, Blue Grass festivals. Just a short distance from the NC / TN state line in East Tennessee. Nestled between the Appalachian and Great Smoky Mountains. Excellent access to NC and TN Attractions. White water Rafting, Hiking, Hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking. Unique Location. You get the benefits of both lake & river access. Kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing and is a water skiers paradise. From your boat slip down the river or out to the main body of Lake Watauga- skiing & sailing can be enjoyed. Cliffs & caves ready for those who seek adventure. Fisherman's dream - Both river & lake access. Skiers paradise - water like glass. Secluded yet convenient to many neighboring vacation villages.

Other Activities: boating, boat rentals, fishing, fly fishing, near by local marina's, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, skiing, wildlife viewing, snowboarding, whitewater rafting, unique shopping and dining. Out door fire pit, scenic drives, Boat Rentals, White water raftin, Watauga lake is just a five minute drive, Near-by golf

redtailmountain 15 min drive

We are a mile from the NC state line where you can enjoy both Tn and NC

Ski: Beech Mountain, Boone NC, Sugar Mtn, Applachian ski resort, HawksNest,

Ski Area's

skibeech nc

skisugar nc

appskimtn nc

hawksnest-resort nc- tubing and zip line


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin around the Butler

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall Foliage week days
29 Sep 2018 - 3 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Fall Wknd 2018
4 Oct 2018 - 7 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall Week Dates
8 Oct 2018 - 10 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add AU$7 per night, per additional guest
Fall Foliage Wknd
11 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall Foliage Dates
14 Oct 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Peak Foliage Wknd
24 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late fall
28 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Early Nov Wknd
1 Nov 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Nov Week Days
4 Nov 2018 - 8 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
Nov Week Days
12 Nov 2018 - 14 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
Nov wknd
15 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov Week Days
18 Nov 2018 - 20 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
21 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
Early bird Winter discounts
25 Nov 2018 - 23 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
27 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
Summer 2019
25 May 2019 - 7 Sep 2019
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning/trash removal AU$212.69 + Tax
Pet Fee AU$137.22 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$548.88

Once your deposit is paid you'll receive an extensive welcome package giving direction to area activities, restaurants, boat rentas, ski resorts. Pet fee applies: If you choose to bring a pet be sure to click the pet box when reserving here on line. The pet fee is for one pet. If you have multiple pets please send an email with your request for multiple pet approval. Be sure to include the correct number of guests in your party so enough bedding is provided. All persons staying on the property over the age of 2 should be listed in your party.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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