The 15 Best VRBO Cabins in Asheville NC

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Asheville, North Carolina is a special place where the excitement of city life and the thrill of outdoor adventure collide to offer a Blue Ridge mountain town with a seemingly endless list of things to do.

In the city, there are countless critically-acclaimed restaurants, an impressive number of quality breweries, and the bustling cultural hotspot known as the Asheville River Arts District.

Surrounding the city, there are a variety of excellent outdoor attractions, including the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area, Pisgah National Forest, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Other fun things to do in Asheville NC include taking a drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway, touring the historical Biltmore Estate (America’s largest home), seeing native flora and fauna at the NC Arboretum, and exploring the Montford Area Historic District.

With so many awesome activities and attractions, a multi-day visit is ideal. And with that comes the need for a place to stay in Asheville.

To that end, we’ve gathered some of the best VRBO cabins in Asheville NC, with options ranging from one to four-plus bedrooms.

So keep reading to find your perfect Asheville cabin rental, and start planning your next adventure!

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VRBO Cabins in Asheville NC Guide

  1. The Suite at Bittersweet (Sleeps 2)
  2. Country Cabin (Sleeps 3)
  3. Romantic Asheville Cabin (Sleeps 2)
  4. Namaste Yurt (Sleeps 2)
  5. Simply Divine (Sleeps 6)
  6. Sunset Cottage (Sleeps 6)
  7. New Rustic Modern Cabin (Sleeps 4)
  8. Lucerne Chalet (Sleeps 4)
  9. River Rock Cabin (Sleeps 4)
  10. Blue Ridge Mountain Cabin (Sleeps 8)
  11. Asheville Town Cabin (Sleeps 10)
  12. Charming Private Cottage (Sleeps 7)
  13. Asheville Lodge (Sleeps 21)
  14. Hidden Cove Cabin (Sleeps 10)
  15. Riverbend Lodge (Sleeps 8)

 

1 Bedroom Cabin Rentals in Asheville

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1. The Suite at Bittersweet

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 4.1 miles

Sleeps 2 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Situated on beautiful Elk Mountain, the Suite at Bittersweet is one of the best VRBO Asheville mountain cabins thanks to its far-ranging views.

It’s close enough to downtown for you to enjoy exploring the city, but tucked away from all the hustle and bustle.

Perfect for a couple, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin has a full kitchen complete with plates, glassware, silverware, pots and pans, and a variety of basic pantry items (such as olive oil and spices).

The refrigerator also comes stocked for your first morning, with coffee, juice, eggs, tea, pastry, yogurt, and fruit.

The living area has a full-size couch, fireplace, and TV, and AC and heat are available throughout.

Amenities

Attached to the cabin is a private deck that includes a table and chairs, an outdoor gas grill with tools, and an incredible view of the surrounding North Carolina mountains.

Another perk with this cabin rental is that the road connects with the Blue Ridge Parkway, opening up a plethora of different outdoor adventure opportunities within a close distance!

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2. Country Cabin

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 6 miles

400 sq. ft

Sleeps 3 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

If you’re looking for a unique place to stay close to town, but which gives you that “million miles away” feeling, the Country Cabin could be just the place.

Located on Swan Mountain just 15 minutes to downtown Asheville, this rustic cabin is 120 years old. But it has been updated with all the necessary modern amenities.

The kitchenette has been remodeled with new appliances, including a small refrigerator, microwave, oven, and stove, and the dining area has a table that seats four.

For sleeping, there’s a bunk bed, with a full-size lower mattress and an extra-long twin-sized mattress on top. There’s also a leather Lazy Boy couch with a pull-out queen-sized comfort air mattress.

There’s also two rocking chairs, a wood-burning fireplace, TV, AC, heat, and Wi-Fi available.

Amenities

There are a number of hiking trails on the property for you to explore, allowing you to immerse yourself in the forest that surrounds the cabin.

After a day full of adventure, there’s a soothing two-person hot tub you can relax in while enjoying a peaceful sunset or a glass of wine.

There’s also a fire pit for more chilly nights outdoors, with free firewood provided.

READ MORE: The Best Hiking in Asheville NC Bucket List (Top 20 Hiking Trails)

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3. Romantic Asheville Cabin

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 5 miles

1000 sq. ft

Sleeps 2 • 1 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Located in Beaverdam Valley, just four miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, this newly renovated mountain cabin is one of the most romantic cabins in Asheville NC.

The bedroom comes with an iron and chestnut queen-sized bed (luxury bedding included), a cedar wardrobe, and a flat-screen TV. The two full bathrooms have beautiful granite vanities and stone walk-in showers.

There’s also a newly renovated kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances, a wet bar, and dining nook, plus a cozy living room with a fireplace, leather seating, and smart TV.

AC, heating, and Wi-Fi are all available throughout the cabin rental.

Amenities

Outside of this private retreat, there are covered porches with plenty of outdoor furniture, a fire pit, and a gas grill.

There’s also an outdoor hot tub where you can relax and enjoy the spectacular year-round views of the surrounding mountains.

Best of all, your furry friends are welcome to join you during your stay, as this is one of the many pet-friendly cabins in Asheville NC.

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4. Namaste Yurt

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 3.7 miles

400 sq. ft

Sleeps 2 • 1 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Providing a unique escape in a captivating woodland setting, this yurt-style rental could be the perfect place for your next solo adventure or romantic getaway.

There is one bedroom and one full bath (including a shower), as well as a kitchen area complete with a stove, oven, microwave, coffee maker, and toaster. Dishes and utensils are provided.

Also included in the rental property is a TV with satellite/cable, AC, heat, and Wi-Fi.

Amenities

Wrapped around the yurt is a deck that has an outdoor table and chairs as well as a grill and a hot tub.

The location of this rental is also a plus if you’re looking for some adventure.

The Mountains to Sea Trail is just a 5-minute walk from your door, while the Blue Ridge Parkway is a short 5- to 10-minute drive away.

READ MORE: The 20 Best Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes for NC Day Trips

 

2 Bedroom Cabin Rentals in Asheville

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5. Simply Divine

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 2.6 miles

Sleeps 6 • 2 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Nestled in the heart of West Asheville, Simply Divine is an artfully decorated contemporary home that provides a great home base for exploring the city.

When you walk in, you’re greeted with a fully-equipped kitchen that includes all the necessary appliances for cooking a gourmet meal. The kitchen opens onto a living and dining area with a table that seats four.

In the luxurious master suite you’ll find a king-sized bed, Smart TV, plenty of storage, and a rainfall shower in the bathroom. The second bedroom upstairs has a king-sized bed and a full bathroom.

There’s also a special office space and media room that offers another sleeping area, with fold-down sofas.

Added perks for your visit include plush towels and lux toiletries, as well as comfy robes and slippers!

Amenities

Off of the kitchen, there’s a deck on the first floor with classy outdoor furniture that’s perfect for relaxing and enjoying a cup of coffee out in the fresh air.

Another deck upstairs offers more outdoor furniture, including a couch, table, umbrella, and chairs.

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6. Sunset Cottage

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 3 miles

2000 sq. ft

Sleeps 6 • 2 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

The Sunset Cottage is a charming two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin rental located just 3 miles away from the center of downtown Asheville.

The front entry of the cabin leads to a beautiful sunroom that includes a dining room table and spacious open windows, so you can enjoy the beautiful views 24/7.

There’s also a full kitchen on this level complete with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, and toaster, as well as a living room with a wood-burning fireplace and TV.

One of the bedrooms features a king-sized bed and a day bed, while the other bedroom features a queen-sized bed and a twin-sized bed. So the cabin can sleep a total of 6 guests.

Wi-Fi and AC are available throughout.

Amenities

A pair of glass doors lead from the living room to reveal an incredible deck that’s the perfect place to stare out in awe at stunning North Carolina mountain views and watch iconic sunsets.

There’s outdoor furniture for you to relax in, an outdoor fireplace for you to warm up next to, and a grill if you want to cook a meal rather than explore the area’s best restaurants.

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7. New Rustic Modern Cabin

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 6.1 miles

640 sq. ft

Sleeps 4 • 2 BR • 1 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Sporting a mixture of sleek and rustic furnishings, this cabin is perfect for nature lovers who want the experience of being immersed in nature, while still having access to all the modern amenities.

The two-bedroom, one-bathroom cabin has a queen-sized bed in one bedroom and two twin-sized beds in the other. The shared bathroom includes a large tiled shower, organic spa products, and clean towels.

There’s also a living area that has plenty of seating for enjoying a good movie or TV show.

Air conditioning and heating are available throughout, and there’s a washer/dryer if needed.

Amenities

This cabin features a loft with a variety of books and games to keep you entertained, but there’s plenty of fun to be had outside as well.

The covered patio is furnished and has a fire pit for making s’mores (all ingredients are provided). Just steps away is a spacious backyard with another fire pit, a large hot tub, hammock, swing, and other outdoor games.

Just a short walk away, there’s also a scenic creek with a picnic table where you can enjoy the tranquil sound of water gurgling as it meanders by.

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8. Lucerne Chalet

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 1.3 miles

1000 sq. ft

Sleeps 4 • 2 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Tucked away in the treetops just minutes away from Asheville’s eclectic downtown area, the convenient location and cozy interior make the Lucerne Chalet one of the best VRBO cabins in Asheville NC.

The Swiss-style cabin features an open floor plan, with a living room complete with a TV, fireplace, and couch.

The dining table offers seating for six, and the newly remodeled European kitchen includes a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, stove, toaster, oven, and basic pantry items. 

There’s a master suite with a king-sized bed, a second bedroom with a queen-sized bed, plus one full bathroom and one half-bath.

Free Wi-Fi, soaps and shampoo, paper towels, toilet paper, AC, and heat are also provided.

Amenities

Outside you’ll find a large covered deck where you can enjoy the sounds of nature while enjoying a cup of coffee in the mornings, or peer out over the lights of downtown Asheville in the evenings. 

This is another pet-friendly cabin rental in Asheville. But only one dog under 50 pounds is allowed (with prior approval), and an additional pet fee is required.

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9. River Rock Cabin

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 4.9 miles

2000 sq. ft

Sleeps 4 • 2 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Ranked as one of the Top 10 cabins in the US by VRBO, this luxury cabin in Asheville NC offers a peaceful paradise that is practically guaranteed to impress.

The secluded retreat is located on a dead-end street in a one way in/one way out neighborhood. It has a beautiful bamboo forest on both sides of the property, which adds additional privacy.

Inside, the main floor includes a kitchen with all new appliances (including a coffee maker) that opens up to an artfully decorated living area with a fireplace, couches, and TV.

One of the bedrooms is located on the main floor, and comes with a queen-sized bed. The loft bedroom upstairs also includes a queen-sized bed, as well as a private bathroom.

Wi-Fi, AC, and heat are provided along with all of the bed linens, towels, and soaps you’ll need.

Amenities

One of the newest additions to this posh cabin rental is the lower level.

It has been redesigned into a game room, complete with a shuffleboard, Smart TV, dartboard, vintage 1948 Victor Billiards pool table, and a 10 x 10 foot open area that’s perfect for yoga and pilates.

The game room opens up to the lower porch, where you can soak in incredible views of the Swannanoa River or walk along the river’s edge to the outdoor fire pit and make some delicious s’mores.

There’s also an upper-level deck that can be accessed from the living area, which offers plenty of outdoor seating for you to sit back and relax in.

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3 Bedroom Cabin Rentals in Asheville

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10. Blue Ridge Mountain Cabin

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 2.2 miles

1500 sq. ft

Sleeps 8 • 3 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Located just over 2 miles from downtown Asheville, this 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom cabin is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking to enjoy both the perks of the city and spectacular Blue Ridge Mountain views.

The cabin’s open living area includes couches, chairs, a fireplace, and a TV, as well as floor-to-ceiling windows offering an incredible view of the gorgeous scenery.

On the same floor as the living area is a kitchen that includes an oven, stove, toaster, blender, kettle, microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, dishwasher, and plenty of dishes and utensils.

There’s also a dining table that seats six, as well as a kitchen island with two additional seats.

Free Wi-Fi, AC, and heat are also available along with basic soaps, towels, and linens.

Amenities

Connected to the cabin is a screened-in porch, as well as an expansive outside deck that can be accessed from the living area.

As you step out onto the deck, you’ll be greeted with expansive views of the mountains, showcasing particularly breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. 

READ MORE: The 15 Best Western North Carolina Mountains For Hiking

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11. Asheville Town Cabin

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 2.5 miles

Sleeps 10 • 3 BR • 4 BA

Reservations: VRBO

This VRBO Asheville cabin rental features three levels of living space, with hardwood flooring, soaring cathedral ceilings, and plenty of spots to spend some time alone or gather together with friends and family.

There are three bedrooms (all of which have a TV), three full baths and one half-bath, and a bonus reading room.

In the living area, you can find comfy couches as well as a TV and spacious windows that allow for plenty of natural light.

Connected to the living area is a fully equipped kitchen complete with a dining table, breakfast bar, and all of the necessary appliances you need to make a gourmet meal.

Amenities

In the lower level of the cabin you’ll find a game room where you can play darts or ping pong.

Outside there’s a hot tub and a huge wrap-around deck where you can relax and soak in the sights and sounds of nature.

There’s also a fenced-in yard that is perfect if you choose to bring your pups along. This is one of the nicest pet-friendly cabins in Asheville NC, but note that an additional pet fee is required.

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12. Charming Private Cottage

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 0.2 miles

1800 sq. ft

Sleeps 7 • 3 BR • 2 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Located just 2 blocks from the heart of downtown Asheville, this beautifully restored, 100-year-old cottage is equipped with all of the modern amenities you could need.

When you walk in, you’ll find a cozy living room with plenty of comfortable seating, including two sofas (one pull-out) and an overstuffed chair.

The dining room has seating for six and opens into a fully functional French country-style kitchen, with a large refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, oven, and stove.

The three bedrooms are located upstairs, and Wi-Fi, heat, and AC are available throughout.

Amenities

There’s a large back patio with two tables and chairs. The front porch offers charming views of Church Street and the artfully designed mountain laurel fence that runs along the front of the property.

Parking for up to 4 vehicles is also included. So you can leave your car while you enjoy all the best restaurants and shops of downtown Asheville on foot.

READ MORE: Downtown Asheville, NC History: From Biltmore to the 21st Century Boom

 

4+ Bedroom Cabin Rentals in Asheville

Asheville Lodge

13. Asheville Lodge

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 3.1 miles

4700 sq. ft

Sleeps 21 • 5 BR • 3 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Sleeping up to 21 guests, the Asheville Lodge is perfect for larger groups who are looking for a roomy space to enjoy an Appalachian getaway.

The captivating 3-story cabin has warm wood walls and furnishings, as well as high ceilings and expansive windows that cover the entire back of the home.

In the great room you’ll find comfortable couches and chairs as well as a stone hearth wood-burning fireplace, making it the perfect space for everyone to gather in.

There’s also a dining area on the main floor and a kitchen with a microwave, refrigerator, coffee maker, stove, toaster, oven, blender, and dishwasher.

Wi-Fi, AC, and heat are available, as well as 6 flat-screen TVs spread throughout the cabin and a landline phone you can use if needed.

Amenities

The Asheville Lodge is located at approximately 3,000 feet in elevation, which makes for some breathtaking mountain views. 

To soak them all in, there’s a spacious deck that runs the entire length of the cabin, with lots of furniture and even a hot tub to relax in.

There’s also a fire pit on the deck to warm up next to on cooler nights, and make a yummy s’more or two!

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14. Hidden Cove Cabin 

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 2.2 miles

3120 sq. ft

Sleeps 10 • 4 BR • 5 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Nestled in Chunns Cove, just a few minutes from Asheville’s downtown area, the Hidden Cove Cabin offers the privacy of a mountain cabin combined with the convenience of an in-town rental. 

The cabin’s main level has an inviting great room complete with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, comfortable furniture, a stone hearth fireplace, and a large flat-screen TV.

Just off of the great room there’s a fully equipped gourmet kitchen. The kitchen bar offers seating for six, which looks towards the dining area, which has a table with seating for 10.

There are also four bedrooms, a bunk room, four full baths and two half-baths, as well as air conditioning and heating throughout.

Amenities

Wrapped around the outside of the cabin rental is a partially covered deck that has a table and chairs, a grill, and plenty of rocking chairs that are perfect for enjoying a cup of coffee and watching the sunrise.

There’s also a game room in the lower level of the cabin that includes foosball and a ping pong table, plus a hot tub outside for your enjoyment.

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Riverbend Lodge on the Swannanoa River

15. Riverbend Lodge

Distance from Downtown Asheville: 6 miles

2000 sq. ft

Sleeps 8 • 4 BR • 3 BA

Reservations: VRBO

Situated right on the Swannanoa River just 2.5 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Riverbend Lodge offers a peaceful nature escape 6 miles from all the excitement of downtown Asheville.

The rental cabin has three levels, with the great room, dining area, fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, and a bathroom all located on the main floor.

The upper level has a king-sized bedroom with an ensuite bathroom, while the lower level has a king-sized bedroom and bathroom with a walk-in shower and double sinks.

Also on the lower level are a TV room with a kitchenette and full refrigerator, along with a hot tub, ping pong table, and outdoor shower.

Linens are provided, and AC and heat are available as well as a washing machine and dryer.

Amenities

On the main floor, there’s a covered patio with a fire table, heated swing bed, and chairs that provide a tranquil space to enjoy the sights and sounds of the river as it runs by.

Off of the covered patio you’ll find a propane grill and Green Egg for cooking, as well as a fire pit by the river. It makes for an excellent spot for roasting some marshmallows.

This is another pet-friendly cabin: Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome to join you during your stay for an additional pet fee. –by Christina Maggitas; all images via VRBO

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We encourage anyone who loves the Blue Ridge region to learn about the Leave No Trace principles of responsible environmental stewardship. 

Stay on marked trails, take only pictures, pack out your trash, and be considerate of others who share the trails and parks you explore. 

Remember that waterfalls and rocky summits can be dangerous. Never try to climb waterfalls or get close to a ledge to get a selfie.

When you're exploring the wilderness, it's better to be safe than to be a statistic!

Growing up in rural south Georgia, Christina Maggitas developed a love for nature at a young age and spent the majority of her formative years outdoors. Since first visiting the Great Smokey Mountains with her family as a child, she has always admired the beauty of the Blue Ridge region and spends as much time as she can hiking north Georgia. She has a passion for writing and storytelling with the hopes of inspiring others to enjoy the great outdoors. Currently, Christina is a senior at Kennesaw State University where she is studying Journalism and Emerging Media.