The Best Service in The Smoky Mountains!
New Romantic Luxury Honeymoon Riverfront Log Cabins
Near  Hot Springs, NC, Asheville and The Biltmore Estate


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How can I make a reservation?
Call us and we'll take your reservation over the phone. We also offre a PayPal button on our "Rates and Reservations" page where you can securely reserve your Cabin stay. Basic instructions are on that page, but if you have any questions please feel free to call us at our main number on the 
Home Page. Email us anytime also with any questions.

Is there a phone at the cabin?
Yes, we provide a phone at the cabin for the convenience of our guests.

Is there wireless WiFi internet at the cabin?
Yes, we provide wireless WiFi service for convenience of our guests who wish to stay connected :)

Can we fly fish in the river?
Absolutely! Our cabin is set just few feet from Shelton Laurel River, a premier trophy trout fishing destination. You can fly fish in this beautiful mountain stream and keep up to 7 trout per person per day! If you need fishing gear or a license
call Cindy and Harold C&H Fishing Supplies in Hot Springs at (828) 622-3205.

Do you specials for guests who wish to stay longer?

Yes! There are discounts available for stays 7 nights or longer.

Do you offer discounts on "last minute" reservations.
Yes! If you call us at least a day before your arrival we'll discount your stay That discount may vary from 5% to 10%, depending if it's low or high season. 

How can I contact Cabins of Madison County?
Call our main number on the Home Page or email us at
We  promptly respond to all your questions.  We do not typically call guests during their stay, but you are welcome to call us anytime, before, during and after your stay.

How many cabins do you have?
At present we have one luxury waterfront log cabin on our property, it's the Cabin that you see the pictures! We plan on adding two more cabins on the property in the future. They will be quite far apart, minimum 250-300 ft for total privacy.

Are your cabins really new?
Yes! The first cabin was completed in 2012. Its a brand new luxury vacation honeymoon cabin rental in Hot Springs, NC. You will feel like you're staying at a five star luxury mountain resort. Our cabins are authentic log homes built in Appalachian style. Outside is untouched mountain beauty with a gorgeous trout stream right outside your front porch!

Do the cabins have a Television, Sattelite TV and DVD player?
We feature DirecTV Sattelite service, 42" Flat Screen HDTV in the living room, a 32" in the master bedroom, DVD players at both & an extensive DVD movie collection with over 50 recent and popular titles. Enjoy!

How many people can our cabins accommodate?
Our cabins have two very spacious master bedrooms with king pillowtop beds and full baths. We can accommodate 4 adult guests very comfortably. Additionally up to two small children can sleep in the living room.

What is the minimum length of stay.

We have a 2 night minimum including on weekends and Holidays! This is a convenience for our guests who can only get away from work for a couple of days. We do occasionally accommodate guests for Single Night stays at $199/nt based on availability. Please feel free to check our  Availability Calendar.  You can also make secure reservations with PayPal on our Rates and Reservations Page.

What airports are the closest to The Cabins of Madison County?

Asheville airport is about an hour to the South.
Knoxville, TN is about an hour and fifteen minutes.

Greenville/Spartanburg is 2 hours.
Charlotte is about 2 and a half hours.

Atlanta, GA, Nashville, TN are approximately 4 hours.

How is the cell phone reception on the property?
From our experience Verizon cell phones works the best and the signal is ok, enough to call and text.

How far is the edge of Shelton Laurel River from the cabins?
Our cabin is about 60 feet from the water.

If we find native American arrowheads on the property, may we keep them?
We are in the old Cherokee country. Arrowheads have been found on our property. You are welcome to look and keep what you find. 

How far apart are are the cabins?
Right now there is only one riverfront luxury log cabin on our property. In the future there will be two more very similarly desinged cabins built at least 250 feet apart. 

How far is the property from Hot Springs, Marshall, Asheville, NC and the Biltmore Estate?
We are about 15-20 minutes from Hot Springs & Marshall, 40-50 minutes from Asheville and The Biltmore Estate.

Where can I get some information about the Hot Springs, NC  or Marshall, NC area?
Please feel free to visit Also visit our Area Information Page, it has many activity options listed to help make your vacation as fun and memorable as it can be!

What restaurants are there in the area?
Some local dining choices are Mountain Magnolia and The Iron Horse Station are downtown Hot Springs across the street from The Hot Springs Resort and Spa. Zuma Coffee in Marshall is great for coffee, soups and sandwiches, they also have Wi-Fi. Check out our Area Information Page for many other dining options.

What activities are available the area?
From Rafting to Skiing to Hiking to Horseback Riding and even Hot Air Balooning, visit our Area Information Page, it is loaded with activity choices in Hot Springs, Marshall, Asheville and the surrounding area. We even provide a map for Asheville Art Galleries! 

What should we bring to the cabins?
Groceries, personal toiletry items like soap, shampoo, shower gel etc. Bring hairdryer and clothes iron if you need to. Rain jacket, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, hat, layers of clothes in winter. Some good books, extra DVD's if you wish (we have a large selection of great recent moves on DVD also). Camera and accessories. Cell phone & chargers. Binoculars. Maps. We provide all of the cooking and dining accesories in the cabin, but you may want to bring specialty appliances such as batter mixer, blender etc. If you forget something from toiletries or need additional grocery items, there is a small convenience store with gas station 1.5 miles up the road from us on HWY 212 open 8 am to 8 pm Monday - Saturday and noon to 8pm on Sundays. Ingles Supermarket is on 25/70 in Marshall. Its a full size supermarket and they have a nice selection of locally microbrewed craft beer. You will pass it on your right if you come up from Asheville side, it's about 20-25 minute ride from the cabin. Don't forget to check the weather for your trip. Hot Springs, NC Weather

Do I need charcoal for the grill?
We have a deluxe full size gas grill on the front porch. Propane is provided, please do not use charcoal in our gas grill.  If propane runs low, you can refil at the convenience store couple of minutes from us. Directions below. We'll reimburse you for the refil, just text or email.

Where is the nearest grocery store and gas station?
There is a small convenience store with gas station 1.5 miles up the road from us on HWY 212. Its open 8am to 8pm, and noon to 8pm on Sundays. There's also an Ingles supermarket on 25/70 in Marshall about 20-25 minutes from us.

Do our cabins have air conditioning and heat?
We feature ductless  mini split climate control systems in living room and each master bedroom. They are super quiet and you will always be comfortable, just set the temperature you want in either room using the remotes. You'll love the cool summer nights, fresh night air is amazing, AC will rarely be needed. Instructions are provided on the backs of all 3 remotes.

Is smoking allowed in the cabins?
There is absolutely NO SMOKING inside the cabins. If you smoke, please do so on the porch. Per our Rental Policy, credit card on file will be charged $300 if our NO SMOKING policy is violated.

Can we bring pets?
We love pets, but we also want to provide the cleanest, best possible luxury accommodations for our guests. NO PETS of any kind are allowed anywhere on our property. Thank you for understanding.
Per our Rental Policy, credit card on file will be charged $300 if our NO PETS policy is violated.

Are camp fires allowed?
Yes! We have a fire ring in front of the cabin by the river with log benches around it. It's the only place camp fires are permitted. Don't forget the hot dogs & marshmellows! We do not provide firewood, don't forget to bring some if you want a camp fire. It's also real easy to collect when hiking. There's a gorgeious hiking trail about 2 minutes drive from us called Shelton Laurel Back Country. See our 
Area Information Page for directions.

Do cabins have telephones?
Cabins do not have telephones, but we get cell reception on the property. Verizon Wireless seems to work better here than other carriers.
Can I arrive on a motorcycle?
Yes! We are Motorcycle Friendly! Access to our property is very safe and level. No four wheel drive is necessary for access. Please drive only on the gravel, no driving or parking on the grass. 

Is internet connection provided?
We will soon be providing free high speed Wi-Fi. Bluff Mountain Outfitters in Hot Springs has internet access and fax. Also there is an internet cafe few doors down from them. Zuma Coffee Downtown Marshall has free Wi-Fi, you can bring your laptop, have a cup of their great coffee and enjoy the local scenery.

Can I bring a trailer or an RV?
RV's, Motor Homes and Travel Trailers are not allowed on our property, light passenger vehicles and motorcycles only.

How is the weather in your area?
Winter weather will  most likely not affect your safe access or arrival here. We are surrounded by beautiful mountains but we have a very level access from the highway to the property. Most of the time two wheel drive is sufficient. Although 4wd or front wheel drive may be helpful if it's actively snowing. Click for local weather - Hot Springs, NC Weather

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