Cabins for Sale in Western North Carolina

Finding the right investment property in Western North Carolina can be difficult. This is simply because the number of cabins for sale is relatively low. The expertise needed to identify the right investment cabin for your family’s use while also earning a revenue stream can be found in the partnership of Watershed Cabins and Fontana Realty. Below are some cabins we have selected specifically for their attractiveness to a vacation rental investor.


3 bedrooms / 3.5 baths

Brown Bear Lodge

Consistently a top producer on Watershed Cabins’ rental program, “Brown Bear Lodge” is a luxury log home, warm and welcoming, tucked away on 5+ acres of wooded mountainside close to Bryson City. The 3 BR, 3.5 bath home on 3 levels overlooks the Smoky Mountains Nat’l Park and Fontana Lake with stunning long range mountain views from every room.

The main floor living includes great room, 1/2 bath, gourmet kitchen, laundry, pantry, master BR with en suite bath. The focal point of the home is the massive floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace in the great room with a blower for additional heat. You will love the custom cabinetry and granite counter tops in the kitchen and baths. The loft level includes the 2nd master BR and bath, plus media room. On the lower level, find the game room with billiards, add’l living area, 3rd bedroom/bunk room and bath.

Additionally, there’s a man cave/workshop with exterior entrance on the lower level. Also find plenty of space for carport or garage outside this room. The firepit, 6 person hot tub and covered porch complete the retreat with no need to ever leave until the wine and marshmallows run out. New HVAC system added 2018/wireless capability. Excellent cell signal. High speed internet. Paved community road.

This cabin is for sale by Diane Jones Real Estate. Call Diane Jones at (239) 940-1000 for information.


3 bedrooms / 3.5 baths

Lake's Way

99 Lakes Way - Lakefront with Private Dock

This distinctive Western North Carolina, Lake Front Home is designed with expansive panels of glass throughout the home to encapture the exquisite views, light and landscape. The custom post and beam design includes specifically-chosen, massive, western red cedar character logs which truly support the structure. This home as an all-encompassing, open concept style of architecture, so you can enjoy an elegant but casual lifestyle with plenty of privacy. All of this luxury is located lakefront with a private dock. The home includes all amenities a distinctive buyer would look for.

As you breeze through the images, you will see close up the architectural details that make this home distinctive. Additionally, it is located in the prestigious Fontana Lake Estates community.

The sellers are licensed NC Real Estate Brokers at Fontana Realty. For info about this home or any cabins for sale in the area, call Dan Sikorra at (828) 488-1090.


2 bedrooms / 2 baths

Wren's Nest

Welcome to your new nest, Wren’s Nest, a profitable superstar on the Watershed Cabins rental program. This custom crafted log home has an open concept with soaring ceilings and stone fireplaces both inside and out with a wall of windows to take in the stunning views through the tree canopy. Professionally decorated, the home has the look and feel of the Smokies with natural accents of wood and stone and an air of comfortable sophistication.

The master bedroom and full bath are on the main floor along with the kitchen, living and dining areas. From this level, you can sit and relax in the screened porch, enjoy sunning on the deck, take a dip in the hot tub or toast marshmallows in your outdoor fireplace all while looking out at the long range, sunset views. There’s another BR and full bath upstairs off of the loft, rec area that sports a pool table, queen futon for additional sleeping and a covered balcony. Fontana View is a gated community with paved roads and an active association providing year round road maintenance..

This cabin is for sale by Fontana Realty. Call Diane Jones at (239) 940-1000 for information.