$155 / night
Total guests, Nights

Close to Heaven -Fire Pit, Now with Internet, Hiking, Biking, Fishing – Home 4289859 Log cabin

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Close to Heaven -Fire Pit, Now with Internet, Hiking, Biking, Fishing – Home 4289859

  • Log cabin
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner



****CURRENTLY DUE TO COVID VIRUS CONCERNS, WE ARE NO LONGER PROVIDING SHEETS, TOWELS OR ROBES. ( Hopefully we can again provide these items when the virus is resolved. ) Bedspreads, shams and a blanket for each bed will be provided and washed before each new visitor. We are removing decorative pillows and throws. We clean and sanitize and put at least 48 hours between visitors checking in and checking out. Mattress pads, pillows are sanitized with disinfectant spray.***

Sitting just off the Blue Ridge Parkway you will find Fernwood Cabin which is a new rough hewn 900 square foot log cabin that sits on five acres 10 miles outside Galax, Va. The home is less than 2 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and approximately 9 miles from the Interstate 77 Exit for Fancy Gap. Come to the Mountains to ride along the parkway, drift down the New River by canoe or float. Trout fish at the Crooked Creek Fee Fishing Area or bicycle down the New River Trail or Parkway. Visit the Blue Ridge Music Center and listen to Blue Grass. Drive to Mt. Airy, NC and enjoy Mayberry and the home place of Andy Griffith.

This charming cabin sits on a hill with one porch overlooking the mountains. A paved drive comes into the house which has a gravel driveway. There is a rock walk leading into the home and another porch at the entrance. Large rockers sit on the back porch and a small dining table is on the back porch that overlooks a mountain. Very few lights are visible in the night sky. There is a picnic table on the front entrance porch.

The kitchen has all new General Electric stainless steel appliances and is fully furnished with refrigerator,stove, oven, microwave and dishwasher. Dishes, pots, pans, blender, toaster and grill are provided. LINENS (SHEETS,PILLOW CASES, TOWELS) ARE NO LONGER PROVIDED AT THIS POINT IN TIME.. There is a 32 inch flat screen tv with a DVD Player with Satellite TV getting SHOWTIME.

The first floor of the home has a combined living room, kitchen, a full bath and bedroom with a poster queen sized bed. The cabin has hardwood floors throughout. The living room has an oriental rug, a camel back sofa and upholstered chair. There is a dry stacked hearth with an electric fireplace with remote. In the kitchen/living room combination there is a small table with four chairs. The 2 bedroom home has an open construction with a loft above the living room and a bedroom and half bath. This bedroom lies to the left of the steps and has rails on one side. There is a half bath and a sitting area with a love seat and chair on the second floor.

The home is minutes from the Crooked Creek Fee Fishing Wildlife Area. Crooked Creek includes six miles of trout streams (some sections are stocked) plus 1,600 acres of mountain land available for hunting deer, turkey, rabbits, squirrels and grouse. The area is home to the New River Trail which is recognized as one of the top ten mountain bike trails in the United States. You can hike, bike or ride horses along the New River. The New River Trail is approximately 15 minutes from the cabin.(MANY EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY CANCELLED). State Parks are open .Close to many mountain cultural events, we hope you will chose us for your visit to the Blue Ridge Mountains. Also nearby is the Blue Ridge Mountain Music Center, the Hillsville Va. Labor Day Flea Market, the Galax Fiddler's Convention and many numerous events. You are only a stone's throw from Mt. Airy which is the home of Andy Griffith. Click "Information about the Area". The Rex Theater in Galax offers live Mountain Music and generally only $5 for admission. S

Note: Cell Phone Signals are Sketchy--Your in the mountains. Call Us Before you Book. We give personal service.


"What a find...2 thumbs up."

"Fernwood Cabin is tastefully decorated, has updated appliances, clean, well-maintained, and the photos do not do justice to the beauty of the cabin." "...."...comfortable and clean, with some lovely features. The owners provided lots of local information and they were very keen to ensure that all our needs were met."

"The surrounding environment was peaceful and the perfect place to relax. The house was well stocked and the bed was deliciously comfortable! "

Come to the mountains. Cut off the cell phone and unplug. Bike , hike, canoe on the New River, golf, fish, ride horse or float down a river.

Return to a simpler way of life.

Location: 1/2 hour from Mt. Airy, NC, 1 hour from Winston - Salem, NC, 1 1/2 hours from Greensboro, N.C.and 2 hours from Charlotte, NC. Virginia Tech and Radford University are only an hour away.

Fernwood Cabin is for anyone wanting to get away from it all. Escape from the congestion of modern day living. Sit on a porch, look at the stars and enjoy a simpler way of life. Fish, golf, canoe, ride bikes or horses, listen to the music, read a book......relax. At your request, NOW WITH INTERNET

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Full bed
  • 1 Full bath, 1 Half bath


  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Housekeeping Included

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

You will need a car to get around. When you arrive you get a local map, a list of restaurants, events and places you should visit.


Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $100.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Only guest listed at the time of key pickup are allowed on the property without prior authorization. No parties allowed. No pets, sorry. No smoking.


About the owner

Judy A.
Average reply time:
3 hours 25 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 Sep 2021
Years listed:
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English





32 reviews

Very Good


Reviewed 8 Apr 2021

Cabin was very quiet and relaxing. Stove & hot water breakers were off & we had to figure out where the breaker box was to turn on. For future renters I would recommend that you check out th… More

Response from the owner Sorry about the breakers. We do check before folks come. The housekeeper didn't flip all the breakers but I take responsibility for not notice. Regrets, Judy

“Great Getaway!”

Reviewed 28 Jul 2019

We had a wonderful vacation at Fernwood Cabin! Our hostess did everything possible to make our visit relaxing and memorable. Highly recommend, and hope to return someday!

Response from the owner Thanks so much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed yourself. Judy/Fernwood Cabin


Reviewed 20 Apr 2019

Fernwood Cabin has always been a favorite place for us to stay but this year was The Best! The addition of Internet Service made it Perfect! We could even make Wifi Phone calls. A Clean, Quiet, seclud… More

Response from the owner It is always great having you all visit. We try to continually improve the cabin. Glad you enjoyed the new WIFI. Have a great year. Thanks for the great review

“Totally relaxing for us”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2018

Cabin is nicely equipped to meet the needs of up to 4 people for a 7 day stay. Plenty of fluffy towels, comfortable beds, and climate control to ensure comfort regardless of the year. One note, show… More

Response from the owner Sorry about Mildew on the back of the shower curtain. Did not notice and took care of immediately.

“Beautifully appointed accommodations in the mountians”

Reviewed 18 Apr 2018

Picking up our key was the beginning of a great stay. Judy warmly greeted us and provided a loaf of fresh bread to enjoy. There were fresh cut flowers on the kitchen table welcoming us as we entere… More

Response from the owner So glad you enjoyed the cabin. Thank you for leaving the cabin so clean We appreciate your choosing us for your vacation time. Judy

“Relaxing Mountain Retreat”

Reviewed 4 Apr 2018

We spent a long early spring weekend at this charming cabin. It was private but had easy access to Galax, Hillsville, Mt. Airy and is only 4 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway. Great hospitality - fres… More

Response from the owner Dear Julie, Thank you for staying with us I am glad you enjoyed the mountains and our cabin. Judy

“Peaceful Getaway”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2017

We really enjoyed the cabin. The location is not far from nearby stores and restaurants, but far enough out that you have plenty of privacy. We had deer in the yard one evening and enjoyed coffee on t… More

Response from the owner Thanks so Much. We try to provide a clean, comfortable place to kick back and enjoy life. We have added rocking chairs to the front porch. Looking forward to your visiting again. Thanks for leaving things so clean upon your departure. Judy


Reviewed 11 May 2017

Situated in the mountains of Virginia, this cabin offers the perfect retreat away from the hustle and bustle of life. Amenities abound, peaceful, private and cozy.....

Response from the owner So glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come to the mountains again soon.

“Love Galax”

Reviewed 9 Nov 2016

The cabin was beautiful. It was exactly what we needed.we had a great time in the Galax area. The cabin is very close to the blue ridge parkway, which was our goal. The Rex Theater is a very cool plac… More

Response from the owner We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. This is a lovely time to visit the mountains. Since the cabin is in such a deeply forested area and because of the topography we are unable to get good cell service and even wifi. But isn't it great to take a break from all that? Hope you will return. Thanks for the great review. Judy

“It was a great visit to the mountains.”

Reviewed 25 Oct 2016

The cabin was clean and had everything we needed during our stay. We enjoyed the back porch for nature watching and star gazing. The cabin's location was perfect for all the local points of inter… More

Response from the owner Thanks for your review. We hope you enjoyed the mountains and the mountain music and sights. Judy

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How do I find more info about the property?

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If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Judy (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Judy (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Judy the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Judy (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Judy (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Judy (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Judy (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Judy (the owner) before booking?

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If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

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How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Judy (the owner) a message.

If Judy (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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