Blackwell Branch Cabin... It's OK, you're in the mountains now...breathe.
It's OK, you're in the mountains now... Breathe.
Blackwell Branch Cabin
Here’s what you need to know…
Sleeps 6 Adults
Family & Kid Friendly
Free Wi-Fi + Roku Streaming
Blackwell Branch Cabin… It’s all about the creek.
And the pond. And the mountains beyond. Peace, nature, serenity. Fall asleep to the sounds of the rushing creek right outside your window. Open the French doors wide and let the fresh breeze in. Enjoy morning coffee on the wrap-around deck overlooking the creek, watch deer in the meadow and geese in the pond. Relax in the evening on the rocking chair porch. Let the kids run – they’ll love the playhouse or just messing around in the creek.
Blackwell Branch Cabin lies nestled between two creeks. It sits right on rushing Tusquittee Creek which can be heard from every room in the cabin and in addition, Blackwell Branch (another small creek) runs along the western edge of the property. This smaller creek is perfect for younger kids to get their feet wet, exploring under rocks for salamanders and frogs. The cabin boasts wide wrap-around decks, a rocking chair front porch and even a two-story playhouse for the kids! A large section of the rear deck is closed off with gates to keep your small children and pets secure. There’s a large fire-pit for nighttime campfires right on the banks of the creek. Take a snooze in the hammock or idle the day away on the yard swing. Watch the kids try their hand at fishing in the creek. Catch your dinner right from your backyard and cook it on the gas BBQ grill.
The property: The cabin sits on three level wooded acres along Tusquittee Creek with a gravel pull-through drive. Serenity Lane is a dead-end road with only four homes– the first is Gili’s Cove Cottage (our sister property), next is an acre of woods, then Blackwell Branch Cabin, another wooded lot, then our own home. Beyond our home at the dead-end is our one and only neighbor. We own all the wooded property between Gili’s Cove Cottage and the Cabin, so children (and grown-ups) can feel free to wander among the trees and wildflowers. Parents can feel comfortable allowing their children to run and play around the property, in the woods and along the creek.
Interior: 3 bedrooms & 2 full baths (1500sf)
Upstairs is the master bedroom loft with queen-size four-poster bed, two closets and one large dresser. The second bedroom upstairs has a single bed with a pull-out trundle. Between the two bedrooms is a full bath with shower/tub and a large closet to stash away all your things. The third bedroom is downstairs and has an antique metal bed (double), closet and large dresser with TV. Next to it is the other bathroom which has an old-fashioned claw-foot soaking tub, perfect for unwinding after a day on the trails. (The stacked washer/dryer is in a closet in this bathroom.)
The downstairs living space has an open plan with kitchen open to the dining room and living room. Dining room has a large farm-style table. There is a second smaller table in the dining room area for games & puzzles and setting up your laptop. The living room has a large wrap-around sectional sofa w/recliner that sits right in front of the river-rock hearth and wood-burning stove, and a large HD TV. Kitchen, dining room and living room all open out to the wide, wrap-around decks with the creek right outside. The large rocking chair front porch is a great place to watch for deer as they trek from the pond up the mountain at the end of the day.
Internet, TV and telephone:
Keeping in mind that cellular service here in the mountains can be somewhat erratic, we’ve provided a landline telephone (unlimited long distance in the continental US) and hi-speed internet (Wi-Fi) to help you keep in touch. TV is provided by DirectTV and a Roku streaming device lets you use your Netflix, Hulu and other accounts.
Equipment & Supplies:
Bedrooms & baths: All sheets and towels are provided, with extra pillows, sheets, blankets & towels in the linen closet. Bathrooms are supplied with bar soap, liquid hand soap, extra toilet paper and Kleenex, and hairdryer. Kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, coffeemaker, crockpot, toaster, blender, hand-mixer, all pots & pans, dishwasher soap and liquid dish soap, hand soap, paper towels, foil and wraps. Living room: We provide a starter supply of wood for the wood-burning stove and for the big fire-pit out by the creek. You’ll also find plenty of dead-fall wood on the property. Reading library, games & puzzles: You’ll find a large collection of books of all types in the bookcase and nightstands. A supply of jigsaw puzzles and games is also provided to help keep the kids entertained.
Favorite vacation ever! The kids have called it their favorite vacation ever! We loved the beautiful creek front cabin in Hayesville. Linda was wonderful to communicate with, she had tons of suggestions for activities & more, and promptly answered emails and texts. She greeted us upon arrival and explained the basics to us. There were… Read more “Favorite Vacation Ever”
Scenery was stunning! My husband and I stayed for a long weekend at Blackwell Branch Cabin. We enjoyed every minute of it! Linda was very welcoming and showed us around the cabin and property when we arrived. The cabin was absolutely spotless and had everything you could possibly need. The scenery around us was stunning… Read more “Scenery Was Stunning!”
Perfectly located! We have stayed at lots of vacation rentals over the years and this very quickly became our favorite. Why? In short, it’s perfect. Perfectly relaxing. Perfectly clean. Perfectly located. Perfectly outfitted. We parked our car when we arrived on Thursday and didn’t get in it again until we left on Sunday. We spent… Read more “Perfectly located Perfectly Clean Perfectly Relaxing”
It’s perfect! We have stayed at lots of vacation rentals over the years and this very quickly became our favorite. Why? In short, it’s perfect. Perfectly relaxing. Perfectly clean. Perfectly located. Perfectly outfitted. We parked our car when we arrived on Thursday and didn’t get in it again until we left on Sunday. We spent… Read more “Perfect! Perfectly Relaxing. Perfectly Located.”
Fantastic views! Lovely property with lots of fantastic views, tons of places to sit back and enjoy a quiet, relaxing afternoon with a book. Big fire pit to enjoy an evening roasting marshmallows and sharing conversation with friends and family. The home is open and warm, very clean and the property manager has thought of… Read more “Fantastic Views”
The views are gorgeous. And so is the cabin. House spotless. Very sanitized. Linda, was great. Linda greeted us with her mask on. Furniture and Beds very comfortable. Lots of water for your pleasure. Nice fire pit just steps from water. Just one thing if you have a boat you will need to find storage… Read more “Views Are Gorgeous”
Hosts Linda and Jorge go above and beyond – they are excellent hosts and do everything to make your stay comfortable. The property is really special- if a pet friendly, waterfront private vacation rental is what you require, this is it! The cabin has lots of charm, neat as a pin and has everything you… Read more “Hosts Go Above And Beyond”
The creek was awesome! We rent a cabin in the mountains every Labor Day weekend. We were very pleased with this cabin and location- very clean, well maintained, and the creek was awesome. Our kids enjoyed the playhouse, playing in the creek, catching critters and fishing in the pond. We’ll be back!
This stay exceeded expectations in every way! A wonderful location away from everything except nature. This stay exceeded expectations in every way and was the best so far. Thank you so much Linda and Jorge for sharing your paradise with us! Absolutely loved it, as did the kids. Hoping to stay again.
Treat Yourself to The Perfect Retreat! This cabin was so perfect to rid us of the cabin fever at home in Florida!! Our reservation was made in January and the NC lock down was lifted on May 8th so we were able to come up and are so happy we did. Linda and Jorge are gracious… Read more “Treat Yourself To A Retreat”
Treat yourself to the perfect retreat! This cabin was so perfect to rid us of the cabin fever at home in Florida!! Our reservation was made in January and the NC lock down was lifted on May 8th so we were able to come up and are so happy we did! Linda and Jorge are… Read more “Treat yourself to the Perfect Retreat”
We loved the small touches everywhere! Thank you so much for letting us enjoy your cabin. We rent cabins often and yours by far has been the most hospitable. The small touches everywhere, from the fresh flowers to the treats for the children, were beautiful and so thoughtful. We so enjoyed our family time here… Read more “Small Touches Everywhere !”
Our kids loved laying in the creek. We LOVED our trip to Blackwell Branch Cabin! My husband and I came with our four children for a much needed family get away after Quarantine. The house was immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. Linda is the most gracious host and even surprised us with fresh picked strawberries… Read more “Our Kids Loved Playing IN The Creek”
The cabin was nestled on the most beautiful property, with a playhouse for the kids and a walkable creek for the kids to play in. The sounds of the rushing creek outside the door. It was just the relaxation we needed during this time in our current climate. We were greeted by Linda who showed… Read more “Nestled On The Most Beautiful Property”
Linda and Jorge’s cabins are wonderfully appointed. They were very clean and Linda has literally thought of everything. She had coffee, filters, salt, paper, starter paper products, and garbage bags for the kitchen. The Tree House was a wonderful place for the children to play and explore their imaginations. Our family enjoyed walks on their… Read more “Family and dog friendly!”
Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful and very clean cabin! We had a wonderful time and were able to to see a few new places this time. Thank you for all the extra special things you do for your guests like the gorgeous flowers, the fresh fruit and snacks as well as… Read more “Beautiful And Very Clean Cabin”
Once again we had an amazing time! We are already looking forward to our next visit. It was just great to breathe the clean mountain air. Great visit but way too short!
Waterfront cabin – This place is nothing shy of amazing! My husband and I were in much need of a quiet and peaceful short vacation. The cabin was so clean and everything I feel was laid out to fit our needs. We had fresh flowers,chocolate covered strawberries,and sparking cider. Was such a personal touch considering… Read more “Waterfront Cabin Nothing Shy Of Amazing”
We enjoyed fishing in the stream and roasting marshmallows in the fire pit at night. We enjoyed everything about this cabin. There was enough room for the six of us – 3 adults and three children. There was a bed for each of us. We had a wonderful time — we enjoyed the quiet and… Read more “Fishing In The Stream”
Incredibly wonderful riverside home! We had a most wonderful stay at Blackwell Cabin. I can’t say enough to describe how incredibly wonderful this home is. My husband, two boys and I wanted to get away from the city and enjoy the outdoors; it was everything we were looking for and more!! From the moment… Read more “Riverside Home- Wonderful”
Just bring your groceries! The cabin is very comfy and well-stocked. If you’re looking for a peaceful mountain getaway this is the place. Ms Linda, the owner, met us there when we arrived and gave us a tour and very useful information about the area. We’ve rented in the mountains for the last four years… Read more “Just Bring Your Groceries !”
Beautiful home tucked in the woods! We can’t wait to stay again!
We had such a wonderful time and didn’t want to leave. We were talking about coming back to one of your cabins from the time we first arrived. Thanks so much for the fresh flowers, sparkling cider and yummy Fires Creek crackers too. We really appreciated all of the thoughtful extra touches you put into… Read more “Didn’t Want To Leave”
This home was by far one of the best we have ever had the pleasure of staying in. Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home! It was so relaxing. And all of your special touches made it extra special. It truly was one of the best we have stayed in, from… Read more “By Far One Of The Best”
We had an amazing time on the creek ! My husband booked this trip for me for my birthday. The location and view of the creek was fantastic. The cabin was beautiful and well equipped. The owners were nearby and answered any questions we had about the cabin and surrounding area. Loved setting on the… Read more “Amazing Time On The Creek”
The river on the property is just beautiful! The property is just as described – even better! Very clean! The property owner Linda was very accommodating and even let my family come a day early due to the hurricane in Florida. They also left delicious peaches and locally-made treats and crackers. Thank you so much!
Serenity of nature … Thank you for your wonderful cabin! We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and relaxing at the great creek right in the back yard. The serenity of nature was so sublime. We loved seeing the deer almost daily and watching the birds at the feeder. We wish you well and will call… Read more “Serenity Of Nature”
Complete relaxation ! If you are looking for a place to go for complete relaxation and tranquility look no further. This house is located in a very small quiet town. The house is super clean and has many extra amenities like soap for washing your clothes, coffee, spices, extra toilet paper, etc. Linda is a… Read more “Complete Relaxation”
Secluded off the road, surrounded by nature with a private creek. This super clean well appointed cabin has large windows and 2 sets of French doors letting in light and the surrounding beauty. The wrap around deck has plenty of room and an outside grilling/eating area. Linda was very helpful and knowledgeable of all the… Read more “Secluded Off The Road”
Best vacation rental! Linda and Jorge are awesome! This place was by and far the best vacation rental we have ever experienced! Thank y’all so much for sharing your property with us! Everyone loved your place and the surrounding area. We will definitely be visiting Hayesville again!
Property was really nice. We loved our stay. The cabin was perfect and the property was really nice. We enjoyed walking in the creek and visiting the pond. The owners thought of everything and provided lots of great info about the area. We plan on coming back.
Cabin was perfect, with beautiful creek in a private location, only a few miles to Hayesville and their friendly local residents. Very clean, well-stocked, and beautiful cabin. Very comfortable beds and living area. All appliances and hi-speed internet worked! And did I mention clean? Never saw a person except during check-in. The hatchery-supported creek provided… Read more “Well-Stocked Perfect Cabin”
The cabin was immaculate! We felt perfectly at home. We loved the creek and the large deck. The kitchen was well stocked with tools and pans for us to cook many meals while staying there. We look forward to returning! Linda, our stay exceeded our expectations! Thank you!
My husband and I and our little dog just loved our stay at Blackwell Branch Cabin in Hayesville, NC. The cabin was totally immaculate and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped with every possible necessity right down to foil paper and salt and pepper! The large dining table (with a gorgeous view of the surrounding… Read more “A Perfect Place”
This location is amazing. We love the Tusquittee Valley and being next to the creek. The owners are very nice and attentive and was a great place for our little doggie’s first vacation.
From beginning to end, we could not have been more pleased with the cabin and it’s owners. One of the most well-appointed VRBO’s we’ve rented (we started booking through VRBO in 2000), with comfortable furnishings and BEAUTIFUL surroundings. Linda met us upon arrival and showed us around the cabin and the property, and even had… Read more “Well-Appointed VRBO s”
We had a magical time on the creek! The cleanliness of the cabin was superior and contained everything we needed. We did leave to hike one day but almost wish we hadn’t and had spent more time on the cabin property. We loved exploring the creek and hanging out in hammocks! The fireflies and stars… Read more “We Had A Magical Time!”
We had a great time despite the rainy weekend! We arrived to fresh flowers, prizes for our kids, and snacks! We will definitely want to come back.
Don’t miss this gem! I almost don’t want to tell anyone about this special place, but that would be unfair! It was so well kept, clean and comfortable. The creek is absolutely beautiful as are the other surroundings. Close to many things… but tucked away. Linda and Jorge are wonderful hosts.
This Cabin was absolutely beautiful and so full of amenities unlike anything I have ever experienced. The Owner was very kind and helpful to us as we were late getting there. We loved sitting on the back porch and enjoying the running creek and the sounds all around from nature. Just wish we could have… Read more “Sounds All Around From Nature”
This house has amazing views, very spacious, comfortable, & well stocked with all the extras including the kitchen. . You just bring yourself!! This is one of the best rentals hands down. Linda is the perfect landlord and always leaves yummy appetizers & flowers upon arrival. She will even walk your dogs or provide kennels.… Read more “Amazing House”
“Fantastic spot, very comfortable, just as advertised, and immaculately clean! We loved the cabin and the playhouse. Perfect location for a creek-side getaway. We will definitely be back.” Dates of stay: April 12-14, 2019
We had a great stay at the Creek Cabin. It was centralized for any direction we wanted to go for day trips. The kids enjoyed the tree house, creek and seeing everyday a new baby calf was born in the cow pasture. The cabin was perfect for all 6 of us (2 adults and 4… Read more “The Cabin Was Perfect”
Our family of 5 had a wonderful stay! Everything you could possibly need has been provided! Linda and Jorge have thought of all the details. We didn’t want to leave and we all want to go back!
My family visited for a few days for Spring Break and I cannot say enough positive about the Cottage, the location and especially Linda and Jorge. The cabin was perfect and very clean and homey feeling. We enjoyed the fire pit right on the creek and being outside and just walking in the area. It… Read more “The Cabin Was Perfect, Very Clean and Homey”
One of the best vacation experiences we’ve ever had, Linda and Jorge are excellent persons, on top of every detail and communicating about everything we would need, even before our trip. The cabin was impeccable, clean and comfortable, with every necessity for a perfect stay. The whole property was beautiful and perfect for relaxing. Frankly,… Read more “Best Vacation Experiences”
Fantastic! The location was excellent, the cabin immaculate and the owners extremely helpful. Made the trip with my parents, daughter and son in law as well as 2 pups. Plenty of room for all of us. The pups had a great time in the yard while we enjoyed the fire pit. My father is on nocturnal… Read more “Fantastic Location Was Excellent”
Very peaceful setting. Great location and very relaxing spot. Cabin has everything you need and loved hanging out at the fire pit beside the creek. Thanks!!
What a peaceful perfect hidden treasure! This cabin was so perfect, spotlessly clean and comfortable. The owners live just a close enough to keep up with and care for everything but I didn’t see them except when needed. Linda gave us a very thorough but quick tour of the home and surroundings and all directions… Read more “What A Peaceful Perfect Hidden Treasure”
Serenity Lane – my home away from home… This was our second time staying at the Blackwell Branch Cabin. You turn onto the road and you immediately start to feel your troubles melt away. The property is so beautiful and if I were to purchase my own cabin one day, I would look for the… Read more “Serenity Lane – My Home Away From Home”
The pictures online don’t do this property justice! The grounds are beautiful and secluded. The creek is just a few steps away from the back deck. I loved being able to look out the large French doors to see the water flowing by while at the dinner table. Our family enjoyed a very relaxing week… Read more “I’d Give It 10 Stars If I Could!”
This family came to our little corner of the mountains for a late-summer getaway prior to the start of their daughter’s senior year of high school. And while they were here, they learned that she had been selected for the varsity cheer-leading squad – a big event in the lives of this wonderful family. And… Read more “One Of Our Best Vacations Ever”
The porch is lovely. This house is very clean and neat. A fire pit was surrounded by several benches and plenty of dry wood was provided. There are many little touches which made this special: bowl of local produce, fresh flowers in a vase, folder with much information, granola that was locally made. There were… Read more “There were even treats for the dogs!”
Outstanding! Very nice and clean cabin. Peaceful and quiet. Linda and Jorge were very welcoming. Thank you for sharing your place!
Perfect in every way– a great vacation. Our entire stay went so smoothly from easy communication with Linda to finding it and loving the seclusion. I can’t say enough about the cleanliness of entire property. It’s nice to walk in to all being ready for you. There were things to do in Hayesville, but plenty… Read more “Perfect In Every Way!”
I had a group of 4 kids and my husband and I, we had all the room we could ever need. The creek was the highlight as you can imagine. The kids played in it the entire time. It was a bit cold naturally but for the young’ns it didn’t bother them during the 90… Read more “Absolutely Amazing !”
We are a family of 4 with children 8 and 10 years old, and all 4 of us give this house 5 stars! We fished in the creek (and caught trout), walked to feed the donkey and the bull, cruised to nearby creeks (Fires Creek was a favorite), and both cooked and ate locally. We… Read more “Gorgeous Smokies/Appalachian Getaway”
My husband and I booked this cabin to celebrate our anniversary. It was just what we needed. Linda and Jorge have thought of everything you could need during your stay. There was fresh fruit, cookies, cider and fresh flowers upon our arrival. The upstairs bed was very comfortable and restful. The claw foot tub was… Read more “True Serenity”
Enchanting! Our stay at Blackwell Branch Cabin could not have been better. Our family of five was deeply pleased with the privacy and beauty of the wooded location, and we spent hours just enjoying the sounds and sights of the creek. The house is fitted with every amenity a person could need, from an excellent… Read more “Enchanting!”
The place was practically perfect and Linda was a terrific host. The place was spotless and all the amenities were readily available. I’m sure we’ll be back!
Amazing! My husband and I spent our anniversary here. What a wonderful home! A perfect location, a spotless home, all the amenities you need and a fantastic caretaker. Linda Went above and beyond to make it special for us. We highly recommend this place. Wish we had more time to spend there. Will be back… Read more “Perfect Location, Spotless Home”
If you are looking for Peace/Serenity…Look no further! We can’t say enough about this wonderful vacation home! When you pull up, you can see and hear the beautiful sounds of the creek rushing just a few feet away. Wow! The views of the mountains are breathtaking…Beautiful! Then you walk in to such a “clean” and… Read more “True Serenity!”
We’ve booked many VRBO’s in the past, but none of them even come close to this magical home! Our hostess, Linda, was extremely accommodating from start to finish and her hospitality was above and beyond anything I’ve ever experienced before. She met us at the home and gave us a quick tour. There was a vase… Read more “Magical! A Tiny Slice Of Heaven”
We had an absolute blast and loved every aspect of the cabin! The creek was definitely a major highlight as well as the details the owners put into the place. Everything you could possibly imagine is provided with care. The drive to the grocery store takes 15 minutes which proved to be quite easy to… Read more “Loved Every Aspect Of The Cabin!”
Special touches throughout the home. Very comfortable, clean and private. It was cold outside but inviting inside. Nice touches throughout home and private. The water outside was beautiful as well as the grounds around the home. Coffeemaker and a blender! Clothes tree to hang coats was very nice.
Nature created the setting, but you all have added the frosting to the cake with all your thoughtful touches– the fresh fruit, flowers, etc. The cabin was so complete for our every need and the fall decor outside put a smile on our faces each time we returned. You truly created a 5-star experience for… Read more “Nature Created The Setting”
From a thank-you card:
Thank you so much for having us at your cabin! We have rented many times over the years and this has been the most pleasant of all our experiences! All the holiday goodies — a very nice and kind touch! We would love to return in the summer! Blessings to… Read more “The Most Pleasant Experience Of All”
From a thank-you card:
We would like to thank you for opening and allowing us to stay at Blackwell Branch Cabin. t was truly home away from home. Our stay not only brought us peace and relaxation, but lasting memories as well. and… from a very sweet little girl: “Thank you Miss Linda.… Read more “I Loved My Room And Playhouse”
My family stayed there for a couple of days at Christmas. We had a very peaceful and relaxing time. This was one of the cleanest places we have ever stayed. Linda was wonderful to work with. She even had decorations for us, which was a nice touch.
Extremely clean and peaceful! I have stayed in the mountains tons of times and this was the first cabin with a custom playhouse for my little girl! She loved it! The creek is super peaceful! The Owners go above and beyond to help guest feel at ease! The cabin feels like new with lots of character and comfort! I… Read more “Extremely Clean And Peaceful!”
Another great getaway weekend. This Place Is A Hidden Treasure. Very relaxing. Best Air B&B experience yet. Thanks for being extra accommodating.
Very clean and cozy. Everything you can think of and need is at your fingertips.
We loved our week and the cabin. We were sad to have to leave, we do want to come back and try Gili’s Cove Cabin too. Thank you so much for an amazing week. The cabin was immaculately clean and so enjoyable. As we ate breakfast, one morning we watched 5 deer come down to… Read more “We Loved The Creek!”
Serenity! This cozy cabin has all the necessities for a relaxing get away. The full sized kitchen allowed us to prepare all of our meals right there, and there is also a gas grill if you want to cook out. The pond on the other side of the creek is the best fishing hole ever according to… Read more “Cozy Cabin Has All The Necessities”
Cant say enough about this place!! Pure tranquility and the owners Linda and Jorge are top notch! One of the cleanest and organized places i have ever seen! Thanks again for such a wonderful time!!
Comfortable and peaceful! My kids, mother, sister and I stayed in the cabin over the weekend and I can’t say enough positive things about it. It was very clean, with comfortable furnishings, beds and plenty of space. The cabin is right on the creek so the kids were occupied all weekend between the water and… Read more “The Cabin Is Right On The Creek”
We stayed for the eclipse and we’re very happy that we did. Very nice cabin and nearby stream. All the comforts of home while being able to get away from it all. We had 5 adults, 2 kids, and 2 dogs and while that pushed things a bit, we we’re all still very comfortable (we… Read more “Very Nice Cabin And Nearby Stream”
My family and I had a wonderful stay in the mountains. It was everything we had asked for. The owner was very friendly and nice. The temperature was very good, but it did rain all day on Friday, but that did not dampen our stay. We had plenty things to do. We really enjoyed the shows… Read more “Wonderful Cabin In The Mountains”
Beautiful setting with a lovely house with everything we needed. The creek was wonderful! We will definitely be returning. Great local restaurants, shops and beautiful scenery.
We had one of the best long weekends we’ve ever had! So much so, we were talking on our home about our next stay with you. We fell in love with Blackwell Branch Cabin the minute we saw it. I swear I heard a little voice in my ear saying “Welcome Home” it was just… Read more “One Of The Best Long Weekends We’ve Ever Had”
This is our second trip to the creek and we are already planning our next. We absolutely love it in Hayesville. We’re a family of 6 and there was plenty of room inside and out. Our children tubed the creek for hours every day and caught many fish in the pond. We hiked a few… Read more “Truly A Little Piece Of Heaven”
We stayed with 3 kids, ages 3 to almost 8. They absolutely loved the creek and the playhouse, and I enjoyed swinging in the hammock while the kids played in the creek! We also enjoyed walking over to feed the bull and the donkey, and we appreciated the little treats that Linda had waiting for… Read more “Perfect For Kids…And Their Parents!”
We loved our stay in your beautiful cabin. The kids had a great time in the creek and by the pond. It truly is a place of serenity. thank you for our warm welcome and all your work in making it so memorable for our family. Abundant blessings to you Linda and Jorge!
a gorgeous place nestled into the mountains. A beautiful scenic little town just 15 minutes away, but plenty to do at home if you stay in. Fishing, games, relaxing, hammock swinging or just enjoying the creek. Can’t recommend this place enough. Our hosts were amazing. Always available and willing to go above and beyond.
We (hubby, two kids, two dogs, and myself) stayed at this awesome cabin for four nights. Linda and Jorge were excellent hosts and left the best welcome goodies for the whole family, including the dogs. The cabin is immaculate, comfy, and is fully stocked with everything one would need for cooking, laundry, etc. The best… Read more “Loved This Cabin!!!”
Surrounded by God’s creation (and much hard work by the property owners). Quietness and serenity. Beautiful, large creek – many places to walk and enjoy outdoors. Large decks for outside enjoyment. The cabin was stocked with everything you could possibly need for your home away. Pristine and organized. The owners have placed much thought in… Read more “Quietness And Serenity”
Absolutely Wonderful! Linda and Jorge could not have been any better hosts! The cabin was exceptionally clean, comfortable, and equipped with everything needed to unplug and enjoy the beautiful stream and mountains. It was apparent throughout the stay that the hosts go the extra mile to think of everything. Our crew included my wife and… Read more “We Do Not Want To Leave The Cabin!”
Serenity Lane is definitely the perfect name for the road leading to the cabin. The setting is absolutely beautiful on the creek. We have stayed in numerous cabins in western North Carolina and north Georgia and Blackwell Branch Cabin is definitely one of our favorites that we would return to. The owners are very responsive… Read more “Serenity On The Creek”
We enjoyed our four night stay very much! The cabin was very clean, tidy, had everything we could possibly need for cooking our meals. We relaxed on the porch/decks, the boys fished in the pond and even tried their hand at trout fishing in the creek! We went to Fires Creek hiking–beautiful area. We will… Read more “The Cabin Was Even Better Than I Had Imagined !”
Absolutely amazing! If you’re looking for a peaceful, remote cabin, this is it!! Pictures cannot do this cabin justice and it is immaculately clean and well-furnished. The beds were exceptionally comfortable with nice linens. The kitchen is well-stocked with everything you need. Our hosts, Linda and Jorge, went out of their way to make us… Read more “If You’re Looking For A Peaceful Remote Cabin”
What a grand place and a wonderful host! So beautiful and inviting! Loved the creek.
Our three night stay at Blackwell Branch Cottage could not have been more ideal. Linda greeted us with not only a brief tour but a birthday balloon and treats for my husband whose 65 birthday we were celebrating. The cottage is sparkling and includes all amenities such as crisp linens, wifi, fresh flowers, and a great… Read more “Perfect Getaway – Even In The Early Spring”
We needed a weekend getaway that was close to a trail that we were hiking on Sunday. This was the perfect place tucked back in the woods. My mood can only be described as giddy as I took in all the views from around the property. A great fire pit with endless wood is supplied.… Read more “Amazing Property!”
WOW! My husband and I love the mountains, so we’ve stayed in our fair share of cabins…this is by far the BEST yet! So cozy and a beautiful property with all the amenities one can need for a weekend, a week or a month! Not to mention—completely spotless! The house was stocked with fresh linens,… Read more “A Mountain Home Away From Home”
Owner was very responsive and helpful during the booking process. When we arrived there was everything and more that we needed! She had treats for the kids and our two dogs along with a mug full of popcorn, hot cocoa and tea. The sound of the rushing creek behind the house was wonderful! The kids… Read more “Love The Creek!”
Loved the Casa on the Creek! House wonderful. Had a very enjoyable long new years weekend. Very quiet alongside creek and pasture with long range mountain views. Everything we needed in kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms. All well appointed and very clean. Welcome by owners who are very accommodating.
The owner is a great host with an impeccable cabin, top notch communication prior to arrival and a welcoming demeanor. Anyone looking for a quiet, secluded getaway cant go wrong in Linda’s cabin. Wonderful Cabin!
Our recent trip to Hayesville, North Carolina was not a pleasure trip. We were going for a sudden death in the family and had to scramble to find a place to stay-ASAP! We found Blackwell Branch Cabin online and it was available for our travel dates. Booking was simple and quick and we were on… Read more “Treasure In The Woods”
Great cabin with impressive attention to detail – from welcoming gifts to many supplies provided. Fully furnished and beautifully decorated with everything needed and then some. Great deck and yard. Nice location along creek in really fantastic mountain valley. Easy to get to and convenient to town.
Linda and Jorge were fabulous hosts, and went out of their way to make a celebratory weekend very special. We had a Saturday morning bonus as one of the local planes took to the air and did stunts right above the airfield! Very peaceful setting, super clean house, and great service by the owners.
Our family of 6 had a wonderful time. Our elementary aged boys played in the creek for hours, we fished in the pond, we played nerf gun wars, we roasted marshmallows, and hiked a few trails. The cabin has all of the finishing touches of a bed and breakfast. It was amazingly clean, nicely updated… Read more “Fabulously Perfect”
Not only is Blackwell Branch Cabin our yearly fall vacation retreat, this cabin, this vacation, is sometimes a daily or weekly mental respite! My husband and I both literally think about this vacation spot when we’re having a tough day or a tough week. Knowing we have a reserved week every year is our way… Read more “Our Yearly, Must-Have, Wouldn’t-Miss Vacation Destination”
In full disclosure, I am a beach lover, not a mountain lover; the fact that a beach lover is already considering a return trip speaks volumes about this retreat. From the welcoming wrap around porch with multiple areas for gathering (rocking chairs on front porch, picnic table with gas grill on side porch, an artisan… Read more “The Gold Standard For Customer Service”
Our stay was way too short (long weekend) to really enjoy this awesome location! Linda is the only cabin owner we have ever rented from who met us upon arrival.even though it was close to 8pm, just to walk us through and show us where to find towels, light switches, etc. the cabin was immaculate and I was so… Read more “Wonderful Attention To Detail And Super Clean!”
My wife and I, son and granddaughter spent three lovely nights at the Blackwell Branch Cabin for Labor Day weekend 2016. We had a wonderful time in this quaint cabin located on a bold creek. While we didn’t catch any trout from the stream, my son caught nine nice bass from the pond on the… Read more “Peaceful Stay In The Mountains On A Beautiful Stream”
Thanks so much, we had a very relaxing time. thank you for the cookies and treats (I sure hope they were for us!) A very nice touch to remember our trip. Hopefully we can come back to explore more when we have more time!
We stayed in the Blackwell Branch cabin for three nights after being forced to evacuate our home on the coast in SC. The setting next to the creek was perfect. The cabin was clean, comfortable, and very tastefully decorated, with every amenity you could want. The playhouse was so much fun for my 3 year… Read more “Great Cabin In A Fantastic Setting!”
A beautiful peaceful spot, away from it all, but convenient to necessities like grocery. We had a great time relaxing at the Blackwell Branch cabin by the stream. It was exactly as advertised, plus some nice surprises like fruit, fresh flowers and cookies when we arrived! Linda took great care with all details, including providing info… Read more “A Beautiful Peaceful Spot Away From It All”
We were able to spend a month at Blackwell cabin. Loved being surrounded by all the trees with the rushing creek out back. Spent many hours on the wrap around porch from early morning til late in the evening. Fishing in the pond, playing in the creek. Watching the small planes take off and land close by.… Read more “Loved Being Surrounded By All The Trees”
We had an absolutely wonderful stay in the forest! The kids had a great time splashing in the creek that runs behind the house and the older ones enjoyed canoeing and fishing in the nearby lake. Our little dog had fun swimming after the ducks in the pond ( of course she never did catch… Read more “Wonderful Stay In The Forest!”
I would highly recommend this property to any prospective rentals. The house is lovely and beautifully decorated. We were there with 8 and had plenty of room. It was incredibly neat and clean! It is nestled on a wooded lot with a lovely creek running at the back of the property. You could stay here and… Read more “Nestled On a Wooded Lot With A Lovely Creek”
Lovely cabin by the creek – furnished with everything you’d need – a delightful place! Linda provided a beautiful cabin, fully furnished with plates, cups, towels, sheets, and everything else you could want in a home. Open the doors and hear the delightful sound of the creek flood into the house – the screen doors keep… Read more “Lovely Cabin By The Creek”
We have been VRBO renters for many years now and have stayed at many places in the NC, N. GA area. There were not enough stars in the review rating to rate Blackwell Branch Cabin. As much as I would like to keep this place to ourselves, it wouldn’t be fair. After staying for 5… Read more “It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than This!”
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