Perched atop a mountain overlooking the French Broad River, Doolittle Mountain Cabin sits on 30 acres of land in gorgeous Madison County, North Carolina. Seclusion, outstanding views, and great amenities make this log cabin a real treasure! Inviting and comfortable, this mountain getaway features an open living and dining area on the main level with a centerpiece stone fireplace, exposed beams, and vaulted ceilings. The amazing combination of mountain and valley views provides a picture perfect setting almost everywhere around the house and property. Take in the refreshing mountain air as you grill out on the deck, where you'll enjoy outdoor... dining with a mountain backdrop. The huge hot tub, covered by a gazebo for year-round, all-weather protection, offers an incredible vantage point overlooking the river. Separate levels for each of the three bedrooms and three full baths gives everyone plenty of private space for downtime, and makes Doolittle the perfect size for one or two families to share. The Master on Main features a Jacuzzi tub, and the upstairs bedroom opens to a private balcony. The loft is ideal for kids with its own TV and two pull-out, queen-size futons. Amenities • Fully-Equipped Kitchen • 3 Bedrooms • 3 Full Baths • Satellite TV & DVD Player • Gas Fireplace • Private 6-Person Hot Tub • Outdoor Dining Area with Gas Grill • Fire Pit and Grassy Yard • Long Range River and Mountain Views Bed/Bath Arrangements • Main Level: 1 Queen Bed, 1 Full Bath • Upper Level: 1 Queen Bed, 1 Full Bath • Lower Level: 2 Twin Beds, 1 Full Bath • Loft: 2 Queen Futons Location Details If you're seeking some adventure with your luxury log cabin, Doolittle Mountain Cabin offers on-site activities such as hiking trails up the mountainside and a fire pit for evening gatherings. This is a perfect location for those who want rustic, mountain privacy yet still want the opportunity to experience Asheville and the Biltmore Estate, which are only 25-30 minutes away. The quaint riverside community of Marshall, with a grocery store, coffee shop, and restaurants, is less than 10 minutes away. Outdoor activities in the scenic Madison County area include hiking the Appalachian Trail in Hot Springs, fishing, kayaking, and rafting on the French Broad River, zip-lining, and horseback riding. This Asheville vacation rental is located in Marshall and is approximately 25 minutes to downtown Asheville. Important Property Notes • A 4WD, AWD, or front wheel drive vehicle is recommended due to the steep driveway. 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!
Left on 01/21/2010 for a stay in November 2009 | willie13
We totally enjoyed our stay at the Doolittle Cabin. One suggestion I would have for the owners is the kitchen supplies (pots, pans, casseroles) leave a lot to be desired. We were there for Thanksgiving so had to go out and buy alot of disposable foil pans and disposable serving utensils, to cook a holiday dinner. The layout is great for a large family or several families, we would consider renting here again.
The view was awesome!!! Read more
Thank you so much for sharing your Thanksgiving with us! We also really appreciate the great review :)
We tend to stock the kitchens sufficiently for family gatherings- our standard is enough for the maximum occupancy times 1.5- which can be less than needed for some for the holiday meal. If this is not sufficient, we would suggest packing a few of your essentials so that you do not have to purchase more. Having said that, we will definitely pass on the information regarding the kitchen supplies to the owner; an important aspect of a fully- equipped kitchen, especially for the holidays, are the supplies. Maybe the owner will add a few extra during the holidays. Please visit us again soon!
Chapel Hill, NC
What a way to relax!
Left on 08/13/2009 for a stay in July 2009 | Birthday Group
A few of us rented the cabin to celebrate 3 consecutive birthdays (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). We were most impressed with the hot tub - the water changed colors and really set the mood of relaxation! The cabin itself was gorgeous with stunning views.
The only two drawbacks were that the fireplace was disabled (likely due to the fact it was July), and we were not able to use the grill (had not been cleaned and no propane tank).
Overall, the cabin exceeded our needs and expectations, and we are looking forward to returning during the winter months!
State College, PA
This Cabin Made Our Christmas Complete!
Left on 01/08/2009 for a stay in December 2008 | Lisa
Our stay at Doolittle Mountain Cabin was amazing. The layout of the cabin was perfect for the scenario of our families. This cabin brought two families together following the marriage of their son and daughter on Dec. 20th. Following the honeymoon, our children met us (parents and siblings) at the cabin to share in Christmas festivities together. As honeymooners, they occupied the entire lower floor which was very private. The grooms parents and brother occupied the main floor utilizing the nice bedroom and bath and living room sofa. The brides parents and siblings occupied the third floor, the loft and attached bedroom and bath. It was a perfect setup. The main living area was so picuresque as was the amazing view on Christmas morning of fog lying on the river in the early morning. The trails, lovely deck and hot tub (the temperature did not get as warm as we would have liked it but it was still pleasant) were put to much use as the weather was very cooperative for the end of December. The cabin was stocked wonderfully for preparing meals for a large group. (The dishwasher was not working during the time we were there, however).
In conclusion, we loved spending time in this cabin and are planning on meeting there again! It sits in a beautiful spot with such spectacular views. The driveway was very steep but we had no problems. Any bit of ice or snow would definitely be a problem, even with four-wheel drive. However, it just added a little more flavor to our whole experience. Thanks Carolina Mornings for your recommendaton of this cabin in a last minute sitution for a large group. It was truly meant to be "ours" over Christmas 2008! Read more
Thank you for sharing your story and Christmas with Carolina Mornings. We always enjoy hearing about positive experiences at Doolittle!
We would have wished to hear from you about the dishwasher and hot tub so that we could make things for comfortable for you - the dishwasher has a wall switch that seemed to have been turned off during your stay. We are glad to have this brought to our attention, and will add this information to our property notebook to make the operation of the dishwasher easier for future guests!
Hot tubs are usually set to around 102 degrees, but on really cold nights they have to work really hard to reach and sustain that temperature. Unfortunately, this is especially with large groups, as there is often a lot of use and the tub remains uncovered for long periods of time.
Thank you for such wonderful feedback and we hope you will make Doolittle Cabin a Christmas tradition.
L. Kindrick, East Tennessee
Left on 10/15/2008 for a stay in September 2008 | L. Kindrick, East Tennessee
This is the first time I have rented through Carolina Mornings and I cannot remember a time when the staff for a managed property that I used was more professional and accommodating. Further the cabin was even better than represented online. Excellent experience and when a property is desired in NC, I will again rely on Carolina Mornings for my needs.
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