This Appalacian Log Cabin 'Solitude' is an especially cool place to just 'BE'! It's Charming, Romantic and quite Rejuvenating while located on The Little River & creekside waters. Soothing sounds of nature are all surrounding while you breathe calming Fresh Air. Beautiful logs & chinking INTERIOR is so much more welcoming & special compared to other rentals. The Rock Patio with fireplace is a grounding place to gather alone with a book or connect with each other. The (2) red rockers & table on the front porch are great for your breakfast with your morning coffee or 5 o-clock cocktail viewing a focal point of the babbling creek and rhododendrons. Spend a few days in this unique spirit lifting space to take the weight of the world off your shoulders. FROM INDOORS - The living room has The Little River right out the windows and is such a delight. You can watch your loved ones playing in the river without stepping foot outside. Watch a movie on Netflix, or listen to BLUEGRASS or the BLUES for something different. Read, write or journal a few pages. Draw or Paint. Rig up your fishing pole at a leisurely pace or carve a walking stick. PROVIDED - Gather together for meal prep time in the charming open kitchen. Cabin Solitude provides all soaps, paper products, salt & pepper, coffee K-Cups for Keurig, cream and sugar, coffee filters, (but bring your own ground coffee for the Mr Coffee) or attempt to make the most tasteful coffee the old fashioned way in the stove tope TIN PERCOLATOR. Grill perfect steaks on the outdoor charcoal grill located on the rock porch. (sorry, No garbage disposal or dishwasher, thus no irritating sounds competing with 'Solitude'.) New, soft linens & towels, Wi-Fi, Smart TV only Netflix, YOUTUBE, Cell Phone Dock, Wood is stacked next to the fireplace, pie maker, roasting sticks. SLEEP - Sleep deeply in the totally comfortable QUEEN Bed or up the timbered staircase to find the loft area with (2) lovely TWIN beds. This area has writing journals, books, a painting easle w/supplies and a unique Rocking Chair Space. Sleep in the twin nearest the windows to fall asleep viewing the stunning stars of the night sky. The sense of height and the views from here are very nice. BATHROOMS - Choose to soak your troubles away in the antique claw tub (cabin salts are provided) or clean up with great water pressure in the upstairs shower. BE AMUSED while you wash your hands and brush your teeth in these most unique sinks! OUTDOORS ON THE PROPERTY - Spend a special day exploring The Little River (the largest tributary to the NEW RIVER). You can jump and play in it. You can paint it, write it, photograph it or can fly & cast for Brown, Brook & Rainbow Trout, & Black Bass. There are Sculpin and also the Kanawha and Sharpnose Darters! You'll be amazed at Mother Nature's Appalachian habitats, animals and a huge variety of plant life by taking a WALK IN the river or up the hillside road. You may catch a view of white tailed deer, turkey, blue river heron, red tailed hawks, red squirrel, coyote, the downstream beaver, fox and even a local cow. Bring your old shoes to do the childhood adventure of a 'Creek Walk'. Flip those flat rocks along the babbling creek and be pleasantly surprised at the salamanders or crawfish! Be so still to watch deer drinking from the delicate flowing waters. Kick back later in the Soaring Rock Fireplace porch for your evening fire. Make S'mores or a pie or simply play cards then cuddle up together while watching the flickering flames. This has become the 'Best KEPT Secret GETAWAY' for people from Charlotte and Greensboro to quickly drive the scenic 1 & 1/2 hours. US - 21 going west from I-77, 7 miles west of the Blue Ridge Parkway (MP 229) and 7 miles east of Sparta. Biking or Running is amazing on The Blue Ridge Parkway. Drive or hike the beautiful Doughton State Park (MP 240) to find the Brinegar Cabin and the Basin Creek Trail to the Historic Caudill Cabin. Drive down the mountain to Stone Mountain State Park for fishing, hiking and touring the Historic Hutchinson Homestead. There are plenty of public golf courses for the golfing addict to get his fix and feel refreshed. In December, Cut your Christmas Tree & Photograph Cow Country, Attend Downtown Live Bluegrass & Clogging, visit The Main Street Farmers Hardware Store, Leisure the Coffee Shops & Art & Craft Galleriesl You can attend an Indoor workout at The Alleghany Wellness Center & Pool. There are plenty of local events taking place throughout the year in and around town. You have multiple countryside wineries for Wine Tasting enthusiasts. Your best bet is to Simply REST, BREATHE & RELAX near the river, the pines and rhododendrons while enjoying the sounds of 'Solitude'.