Discover the village of Emory when you stay at 'The Edmonson Lodge,' a 3-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental cabin! This lovingly restored and preserved historic cabin was built in 1775 by Col. William Preston Edmonson who led the Virginia militia in the 1780 Battle of Kings Mountain! With 1,600-square-feet of living space, accommodations for 13, and an incredible location steps from Emory & Henry College, this getaway is a rare piece of early American history and the perfect escape!
-- THE PROPERTY --
Bedroom 1: Full Bed, 2 Twin Beds | Bedroom 2: Full Bed, 2 Twin Beds | Bedroom 3: Full Bed, 2 Twin Beds | Living Room: Twin Bed
Step into this historic story and a half cabin to find all the comforts of home with antique furnishings, log walls with chinking, hand hewn exposed beam ceilings, wood plank floors, and old-time decor. Throughout ‘The Edmonson Lodge’ you'll find 3 wood-burning stoves, central heating and air conditioning, and a spacious main living area.
During downtime, relax in front of the fire while reading a good book, or head outside to lounge on the covered brick porch. A porch swing, 2 picnic tables, and grill are also outside, making it easy to entertain guests.
When you get hungry, whip up your favorite recipe using the kitchenette inside or cook your favorite meats and veggies outside on the grill. With so many dining options in and out, you'll have no trouble deciding where to sit!
After a day of trekking the local trails, get a replenishing night's sleep in one of 3 bedrooms, all offering comfortable accommodations. As you wake, take a quick rinse in the shower before your next exciting outing!
-- THE LOCATION --
Ideally located in Emory, you can easily find Emory & Henry College - simply stroll across the street to tour the campus or catch a football game. Nearby you'll also find Macado's serving up tasty sandwiches when you don't feel like cooking!
A scenic 20-minute drive along highway 91 will take you to the notorious town of Damascus, famous for its popular Virginia Creeper Trail for hiking and biking ecstasy. The area is also a great place to spend the day fly fishing or kayaking in Laurel Creek!
Explore more of the natural area at Mount Rogers National Recreation Area or Hungry Mother State Park, both within 40 minutes and offering the serene beauty of evergreen forests and placid lakes.
The historic town of Abingdon is only 7 miles down the interstate, home to several historic landmarks, antique stores, and Mom and Pop shops. Reserve a seat at the Barter Theatre to enjoy an entertaining and professional stage production, and then end your night with a delicious meal from The Tavern or other excellent restaurants in the area! Other charming towns in the vicinity include Bristol and Kingsport.
-- REST EASY WITH EVOLVE --
Evolve Vacation Rental makes it easy to find and book properties you'll never want to leave. You can relax knowing that our properties will always be ready for you and that we'll answer the phone 24/7. Even better, if anything is off about your stay, we'll make it right. You can count on our homes and our people to make you feel welcome--because we know what vacation means to you.
-- ADDITIONAL DETAILS --
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a kitchenette, central heating and air conditioning, 3 wood-burning stoves (wood provided), linens, towels, in-unit laundry machines, complimentary toiletries, a gas grill, picnic tables, porch swing, driveway parking, and more!
- Amazing Emory Location - Steps from the E&H College campus and minutes from several nature areas and attractions!
-- POLICIES --
- No smoking
- Pet friendly with $100 per stay fee (small pets only, must be house trained and well behaved, non-shedding only)
- No events, parties, or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply
- Photo ID may be required upon check-in