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A “GEM” in the Forest Vacation Rental

A “GEM” in the Forest is not just a vacation rental, but a vacation destination

Precious, cozy log cabin vacation rental by owner situated on 17 beautiful, wooded, totally private acres with a TROUT POND and hiking trails all around. During your stay, you will enjoy comfort in a rustic, totally private setting, and enjoy Mother Nature at her best with abounding wildlife. In addition, our trout pond is totally private and is only for vacationers; so come and catch a rainbow trout and FISH all that you want!!

Do you love the outdoors? Then, come and experience the beauty and tranquility of A “GEM” in the Forest in Cedar Mountain, North Carolina. There are so many adventures and activities to choose from: hiking, fishing, mountain biking, waterfalls, wildlife and bird watching, white water rafting, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing, gem mining, rock climbing, zip lining, micro-brewery hoping, shopping, dining in or out, or just plain relaxing.

Perfect log cabin vacation rental in a great location

Our log cabin vacation rental is in a great location near Brevard (20 minutes), Hendersonville (20 minutes), and Asheville (50 minutes). Most importantly, our cabin is within walking distance of the most famous state park in North Carolina, Dupont State Forest. Come stay at the “GEM” and visit the Dupont State Forest waterfalls, Hooker Falls, High Falls, Triple Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls which are only 3 miles from the cabin, yes, just 3 miles!! In addition, the cabin resides in Transylvania county, “The Land of the Waterfalls” and is close to hundreds of waterfalls for you to explore.

Western North Carolina mountains are unmatched in uniqueness and beauty. Most noteworthy, this area is the only natural temperate rain forest east of the Rockies with distinctive beauty in all four seasons. The flora and fauna found here are breathtaking. It is a transformational environment that will be memorable, therapeutic and soul refreshing.

Why choose A “GEM” in the Forest 

We have been operating this vacation rental for over 19 years and have had over 750+ happy vacationers. In addition, we have hundreds of documented reviews with a 4.9 out of 5 stars rating. So, you can be sure that we know what we are doing, and, we’ll treat you like family. Did we mention that our property is unique and truly one-of-a-kind, has a stocked  trout pond, has hiking trails, and has 17 acres to explore!

Upon entering the property, you will see a place with God’s fingerprints all over it. Hopefully you’ll be greeted by one of our local deer, or wild turkeys. As you travel down the road, you’ll see the log cabin and trout pond surrounded by wooded, pristine forest and flora and fauna of all kinds.

About the Cabin

Our log cabin vacation rental boasts a huge covered front porch with 4 over-sized rockers.  Consequently, you can enjoy all the sights and sounds of mother nature in comfort.  Relax and listen to birds sing and water rush, enjoy view of trout pond, and watch for wildlife all in comfort from the massive front porch.

Furthermore, the cabin is fully furnished with many amenities. All you need bring is your food and clothing, all linens and other essentials are provided.

The cabin sleeps 5-6 people. It has a large master bedroom (king size bed) and a spacious loft (queen bed + twin bed). Cabin has a fully stocked kitchen with all you need for preparing delicious meals. Kitchen has a refrigerator with icemaker, microwave, stove, pots, pans, crock pot and much more. Cabin has a wonderful living room with fireplace with Direct TV and Wi-Fi. It has a TV, DVD-VCR combo, stereo, and many movies and board games. Cabin has a full bath with a walk-in tub/shower combo. All the comforts of home can be found at A “GEM” in the Forest vacation rental.

Above all,, A “GEM” in the forest is a place where you can escape the madness of your world for a short while and become one with nature and the forest. It is a one-of-a-kind property that is great for couples, honeymooners, groups of friends, and fun-filled family vacations. Stay at the “GEM”, you will be glad you did. Check out our affordable rates and  booking calendar. See our fishing photos and other photo galleries.

601 Laurel Creek Dr
Cedar Mountain, NC 28718

Amenities include:

  • Credit Cards accepted
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Linens & Towels Provided
  • Open Year-Round
  • Parking at Cabin
  • Recreational Activities
  • Wi-Fi