Cave Hill Log Cabin

West Union, OH 45693  |  Vacation

$140 - $1,055

1 bed, 1 bath

Listing Info for Cave Hill Log Cabin

Cave Hill Log Cabin is a hewn log cabin built before the Civil War, painstakingly restored by local Adams County craftsmen. The solid rock fireplace was crafted by hand using locally quarried stone. The massive rafters exposed in the loft were sawn from poplar logs in a local Amish sawmill. The interior paneling is 14 to 16 inch wide white pine boards supplied by Patty's family lumberyard. The roof is hard slate salvaged from the house in Cincinnati where George grew up.Check out our 3-D Virtual Tour of the Log Cabin at cavehillcabins. It gives you a really good idea...
of what to expect.We re-built the cabin at the edge of a little field behind our historic log barn, tucked away in a clearing by itself like a pioneer cabin would be. Surrounded by woods on 3 sides and the old barn on the 4th, it's in its own world. Your first view of the cabin, coming around the old log barn, will transport you to another place and time.Attached to the antique log home is a new lean-to with a modern kitchen and bath. Hidden behind the ancient logs are electricity, heating and air conditioning. The cabin smells of fresh cut pine boards.One of our first guests said: We absolutely fell in love with your cabin and the feeling and experience it gave us. Along with the woods surrounding it. You all have done an incredible job capturing the look and feel of an original cabin, yet keeping all the necessities and amenities we are accustomed to. I just can't say enough good things about this lovely place. We just loved it! A few added touches that I loved were the sconces, the little lamp in the bathroom, all the little candles and candle holders throughout the first floor. They all brought an added romantic side to the cabin. Sleeps 4 guests (in a king bed and two twins in the open loft)Pet friendlyOne bathroom with showerAmenities We offer amenities comparable to a boutique hotel - crisp hand ironed sheets and pillow cases, handsome comforters on the beds, fluffy towels and natural soap. We do our own laundry, without the harsh chemicals and industrial finishing of a commercial laundry.Cozy living room with fireplace Relax in the living room before a sparkling fire, surrounded by antique log walls. We supply local seasoned hand split hardwood, kindling, newspaper and fire lighter.Fully equipped kitchen Prepare your family meals in our well stocked kitchen. We include flatware and china, wine glasses, coffee maker and filters.Dining room seats 6 guests Enjoy your meals gathered around the oak dining room table . . . or make it a game table or jigsaw puzzling table for great family memories.Free WiFi for email or light browsing; not for streaming movies or the like.Entertainment We have a flat screen TV with satellite service and a DVD player. Bring your own movies.Pet friendly Your dog will enjoy romping and exploring the woods and fields surrounding the cabin.Porch Out on the porch overlooking the field and woods is a gas grill and table and chairs for dining and lounging. Have your meals on the sun-dappled porch (weather permitting). We do not have a hot tub.Outdoor fire ring In the evening, start a fire in the fire pit by the barn and roast marshmallows. Star gaze from the field next to the cabin, where the Milky Way shines across the sky.Immerse yourself in nature Your children will be intrigued to stay in an authentic log cabin surrounded by woods, and to sleep in the loft. Stroll over to the log barn where you enjoy a spectacular view of the Appalachian foothills in the distance. Walk up our woodland path to the cave. Bring a flashlight to explore the cave.About Adams County:Adams County is one of the most beautifully scenic counties in Ohio. The Great Serpent Mound is the largest effigy mound in the country. The Amish community offers shops and tidy well kept farms. The southern boundary is the Ohio River, with gorgeous views, fishing and boating. Nature Conservancy's Edge of Appalachia Preserve and numerous state natural areas showcase the county's unique features.Suggested activities:Visit the Great Serpent Mound and its visitor center. Check out the Wheat Ridge Amish community shops and well kept farms. Travel the Quilt Barn Trail and see the rural countryside by car. Follow the ride of Confederate John Hunt Morgan and his Raiders through Adams County in 1863.In neighboring Brown County, visit the boyhood home of US Grant in Georgetown; see where Liza reportedly crossed the Ohio River on the ice in Uncle Tom's Cabin. Visit the Rankin House above the Ripley bluff, where lanterns hung to guide slaves escaping across the river from Kentucky.Hike in one of the many nature preserves and natural areas in Adams County. Our favorites include Chaparral Prairie (a remnant prairie a mile away). Buzzardsroost Trail (a moderately strenuous hike in the Edge of Appalachia Preserve) and Davis Memorial Nature Preserve (features a pristine stream, high rock cliffs and a geologic fault in the cliff face).Enjoy birding on our farm or.

Property Details

Rental Fee $140 - $1,055 Property Type Vacation
Bedrooms 1 Community Cave Hill Log Cabin
Bathrooms 1 Zip 45693
Size Not available Pets Allowed Yes
ID # 38899206 Provided By FlipKey
Direct Link Last Updated 7 days ago

Unit Amenities

•  Air Conditioning
•  Intrusion Alarm
•  Balcony/Patio
•  Cable/Satellite TV
•  Dishwasher
•  Fireplace
•  High-Speed Internet
•  Microwave
•  Pets Allowed
•  Refrigerator
•  Washer/Dryer Hk-up
•  Washer/Dryer In Unit

Rental Terms

Minimum stay required: 2 nights. Maximum occupancy: 4 guests. Lodging tax: 3%Deposits: 25% deposit at time of reservation; balance 30 days before arrival.Payment Options: Mastercard, PayPal, Personal Check, VisaOther Fees: The stated rates are for two people. Additional people are $25 per person per night. Children under 4 stay free. Pet friendly, but we charge $40 per stay for extra cleaning.

Additional Info

Vacation rental in the Cave Hill Log Cabin community in West Union, OH 45693 has 1 beds, 1 baths, pet friendly and available to rent for $140 - $1,055. The property was listed on RentalSource 28 days ago via FlipKey. The property is in zip code 45693 which is located in West Union, OH.

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Timeframe Rate
Jan 18, 2016 - Apr 1, 2017 $140 /day
Jan 18, 2016 - Apr 1, 2017 $1,055 /wk

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