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Comments From Our Guests
August 7-11, 2021
"We had such a relaxing and wonderful stay! Thought we might miss the A/C on mid-80s days, but not at all. The fans and the mtn. breezes were wonderful! Sunrise in the rockers on the porch was amazing!
We slept so well in the beds, I took a picture of the make and of the pillows too. Having the trails to stretch our legs was a nice bonus. This was a perfect base for Floyd, where we saw "Seldom Scene", and
Galax for the Fiddler's Convention. We also enjoyed a wonderful golf course ( Auburn Hills) in Riner one day. Hated to leave!"
July 20-26, 2021
"Such a blessing to enjoy your family's company and this beautiful cabin. I had the best night of sleep in months! Enjoyed coffee on the porch this morning, listening to the birds serenading us!"
"Awesome cabin and wonderful setting! Thank you so much for your hospitality."
July 3-11, 2021
"Years ago as children we would look up at the sky and could see
the two radio towers in Christiansburg, VA. Who would ever know
that they would lead us to this cabin 30 years later with my soulmate
by my side. As strange as it may seem to some, we have been searching
for each other for years and this cabin completed that when we
saw the two towers. We knew each other as kids, we played together
on Little Creek in Bland, Va at my great-grandmother's house.
All that time having no idea that we were meant to be tothether.
Then as we got older we both comtinued to look at those radio
towers, always wondering why we were both so fascinated with them.
Then years later we crossed paths again on I 81 because of a wreck, causing
a traffic backup. We were side by side looking at each other and
we knew we had met before. Three months later we met again, and
two years later we are here in this cabin on our honeymoon. Our
first night here we were amazed while standing on the porch when
we saw those two radio towers in the distance again. Seeing that
just completed our honeymoon. From now on this cabin will hold
a very special place in our hearts, and we will definitely be
back again. A very peaceful get away and a great backdrop for
our honeymoon. With views that hold something special in our hearts
Franklin and Pulaski counties
May 28 - 31, 2021
"Thank you for sharing your cabin and the tranquilty it offers.
It is well stocked to make the stay comfortable. The Bobcat is
the perfect get-away!"
Jumping Branch, West Virginia
May 23-26, 2021
"The quiet and isolation here brought so much peace to us. Three
amazing days of pure bliss! So much attention to detail in the
cabin. We brought equipment to cook all weekend - but you already
had everything we could ever need. Thank you so much for this
beautiful place that we can retreat to - we will be back MANY
Love and Peace
Big Lick, NC
April 8 - 10, 2021
"My husband and I chose to stay at the Bobcat Bungalow for our
37 year anniversary. It proved to the perfect choice. The peacefulness
of the cabin was just what we needed. We were blessed with beautiful
sunrises and beautiful sunsets. We even experiences a severe downpour
of hail and heavy rain on Friday afternoon. The sky cleared perfectly
for us to make our way to the Country Store Jamboree. It was the
perfect ending to our amazing get-away. Thank you so much for
sharing your piece of heaven with us! We will see you again."
March 27, 2021
"Once again a great time at the cabin! We've been here quite a
few times now. It was just my wife and me and our two dogs, Rosco
and Poppy. We really enjoyed the sunrises and sunsets. Our son
came over from Blacksburg for dinner one night as well. Thanks
for all you do to make it a great stay."
March 5-6, 2021
"This was a much needed break from the kids! We've had some trying
weeks with our 6 and 9 yr old boys. This cabin was our first thought
for a get-away! This will be our third trip to the Bobcat. We
absolutely love it here. We love the fire, the bathtub and just
being able to relax, read, play games and talk as a couple. We
will be back again soon! Thanks for everything!" Kernersville,
February 11-15, 2021
"Thank you for sharing your beautiful cabin with us. This was
our babymoon together and first Valentine's Day together as a
married couple. It was perfect and magical. We lost power due
to the ice storm, but as Bob Ross would say, 'There are no mistakes,
just happy accidents'. The place turned into a winter wonderland
- ice hung on every branch. It allowed us a time of togetherness
and tranquility and reflection on how much there is to be grateful
for. We spent days just enjoying fire, nature and time together
- simple and wonderful things. We thank you for your hospitality
and look forward to coming back with baby."
January 16-18, 2021
"We had a wonderful winter stay at Bobcat Bungalow. It snowed
while we were here so we were able to enjoy sledding and the beautiful
snow covered mountains. We made yummy meals and enjoyed the cozy
fireplace. It was a great family time as we head to drop our freshman
back off at Virginia Tech."
December 31, 2020 - January 3, 2021
"We had a great stay to end 2020 (a truly terrible year for all).
Thank you for the warm hospitality. Can't wait to come back soon.
We brought a TV and streamed health documentaries all weekend,
to the delight of our unsuspecting friends. They arrived as carnivores,
but are leaving as vegans. Success!"
"HELP! The girls are holding us hostage. They are forcing us to
watch vegan propaganda and eat plants. They are surprisingly strong,
like an ox, which according to them is due to their 100% plant
based diet....Nooo! I am turning into one of them. I apologize
for the smell, my body is eliminating all toxins and I can't shut
it off. Please if you a reading this bring brisket...and TP."
Virginia Beach, VA
December 17-24, 2020
"We had an amazing time - our second visit. Thanks for the amazing
December 10-13, 2020
"A great excape from regular life for a few days! Friends from
Asheville rented the Cougar and we had a great 'socially distant'
weekend. We'll be back!"
December 4-6, 2020
"Thanks for another relaxing get-away here! Our favorite place
November 25-28, 2020
"What an incredible way to enjoy Thanksgiving! The cabin and atmosphere
is perfect! We plan on making this trip again ~ until then God
November 19-21, 2020
"We greatly enjoyed the clean and peaceful cabin. Having plenty
of firewood and the fat wood to light it with were great. I enjoyed
the Bobcat loop trail as well. Nice to have peace and quiet for
a few days."
November 4-6, 2020
"Thank you for great visit! Cabin so clean and peaceful. I'll
be coming back for my b'day in May 2021."
"Thank you so much for providing such a beautiful cabin for us
to enjoy in such a wonderful setting. It's good to break the everyday
routines and the stresses we live with. We're hoping to buy a
lot in NM or TX and build a small cabin and we got some ideas
from this one which is so nicely done. Hope to see you in May.
Thanks again for providing such a wonderful place that brings
joy to so many people."
Franklin Co, VA
October 23-31, 2020
"We were looking for a place not far from PA and, based on a recommendation
from friends who had been here, we reserved Bobcat. So glad we
did! It was a wonderful, peaceful get-away. Sunrises were gorgeous,
sitting on the porch with coffee. We hiked every day but one -
tropical storm Zeta cane through. The best hikes were Buffalo
Mountain (loved the view -360 degree around), Cascade Falls (gorgeous
waterfall) and McAfee Knob on the Appalachian Trail (spectacular views and
great pictures on the rocks). We hiked Rocky Knob which took us
up a ladder, over a barbed wire fence and into a cow pasture where
you're up close and personal with them! (watch your step.....:-))
We went to Floyd one Saturday for the farmer's market and found
Cocoa Mia!! If you want an indulgent treat, we ended stopping
there again for hot chocolate on one of those hiking days.
We would definitely come back again, loved it!"
"Great get-away with a friend - enjoying nature and the beauty
the Lord created...great meals around the table and unplugging."
October 16-17, 2020
"We had another amazing stay at the Bobcat Bungalow. We picked
up our freshman from Virginia Tech and enjoyed a beautiful weekend
together. We hiked McAfee Knob and took some incredible pictures
at the top. The weather was perfect for fall adventures and fires
in the fireplace. It was a great weekend to reconnect and enjoy
the beauty and peacefulness of the mountains."
October 9-10, 2020
"Thank you for having us here. My mom tried to find a cabin but
they were all booked. I love the view from the porch and I think
my dog like it too. My dog loves the trails. And my mom and I
like the all natural wood and the high vaulted ceiling."
Bryans Road, MD
August 22-27, 2020
"Thank you for a wonderfully tranquil week during such a scary
and tumultuous time. This cabin is a little piece of heaven and
we thoroughly enjoyed our stay."
August 7-9, 2020
"Thank you very much for your hospitality. A weekend away was
exactly what we needed. We can't wait to come back again soon!"
June 6-7, 2020
"As always, our time spent here was perfection. I feel it's worth
noting, (because we will all be looking back on this time someday),
that presently our country is just beginning to emerge from it's
pandemic lockdown. For our family, this means that we've barely
been farther than the end of our driveway since March. We have
spent so much of our time at home talking about our favorite past
vacations and it's been fun to relive all of the wonderful memories
we've made over the years here at your cabins. John and Mary,
THANK YOU so very much for all of the care you put into ensuring
your guests could have a safe and socially responsible vacation.
A long hike, beautiful views, and this gorgeous cabin in the mountains
must be just what our family needed because we're all leaving
here more relaxed, content, and just generally happier than when
we arrived. Happy and healthy wishes to you and your family. Thank
you again, we are looking forward to our next visit!"
Chapel Hill, NC
January 13-14, 2020
"Your Bobcat cabin is so beautiful! You were so sweet to allow
us to spend one night as we were passing through on our way home
from Tennessee! We drove to the Willis Food Market and made a
nice dinner in your lovely kitchen, everything we needed! After
dinner we took a very relaxing soak in the jacuzzi! Then we played
an intense game of Floydopoly! (which he won) The bed here made
for a perfect sleep. We will come back for a longer stay!! Thank
December 8, 2019
"Although our time here was short, we made many wonderful memories
and will have photos to remember it all. The beautiful vistas,
especially the glowing sunrise, were the icing on the cake and
only enhanced the warm, cozy space. We found everything we needed
and more to prepare our meals. The bedding is exquisite! The sounds
of nature barely interrupted by the sounds of other humans-it
was all the prefect setting for a bonding time for co-workers
to become closer friends. Thank you for sharing your little corner
November 29- December 1, 2019
"Our family cannot thank you enough for our stay in your beautiful
cabin. Every touch was fantastic. Loving this area."
November 18-22, 2019
"Such a wonderful honeymoon! We got to sleep, play board games,
cook, and sit by the fire. We were so blessed to get to spend
November 12, 2019
"This is our 9th or 10th time here. Enjoyed as always."
Goochland and Big Stone Gap
"After extensive research for many weeks, we finally found a cabin
remote enough to have total seclusion from other prople. When
you live in an urban area, this is what you need. This was the
only cabin (along with the Cougar Ridge Cottage here) with wood
floors, leather furniture, and a gas stove - three features of
a home we really enjoy- that we could find in Southwestern VA.
We highly suggest watching the sunrise from the deck - you will
be able to take some amazing photos. We also suggest bringing
your own food as the grocery stores are not around the corner.
We were able to prepare meals here with ease - your plates are
bearutiful by the way. We sure enjoyed mountain living and are
not looking forward to going back to city living. All the more
reason to make more time for the mountains! Or, maybe it's time
to move to the mountains??? Thank you for providing this cabin
for city dwellers like us to excape for a few days. We really
enjoyed ourselves here."
October 18-20, 2019
"We enjoyed our 6th stay at the Bobcat Bungalow. It was a great
time to "reset" as a family and enjoy each others company and
the great outdoors. We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Homeplace
on the ride in Friday night. Saturday, we ventured off and hiked
the Cascade Trail. We were rewarded with the most beautiful waterfall.
It was an amazing hike and we definitely recommend it. On the
way back, we stopped in Floyd and the Floyd Country Store.
We brought back a yummy dessert to eat at the cabin. That evening,
we enjoyed playing games and the fireplace, while the gentle sound
of rain relaxed us. On Sunday, we made breakfast and enjoyed another
fire. We really had a great time as a family. It gave us a chance
to unplug and reset from our busy schedules. Thank you for your
October 13, 2019
"There are few things that can match the bonds of love in a large,
close family. There are precious moments in life where those bonds
are invariably strengthened. Being here for five days in this
most beautiful example of God's blessings has brought this family
of nine brothers and sisters more closely to the perfection of
that love than can be described. We are all so grateful for this
growth, peace, insight, appreciation and joy, surrounded by the
grace of a generous God. To our host and hostess, many many heartfelt
"Thanks so much for all you did to make our time here so much fun!"
PA and DE
October 5, 2019
"This cabin is perfect! Our almost week here was memorable. We couldn't have picked a better place to rendezvous with long time friends from Long Island. The quietude is soothing, and Floyd is a special place. We certainly hope to return soon."
September 8-9, 2019
"This mini vacation has been so peaceful and rejuvenating to me. I spent two nights here with myself and my dogs. I enjoyed walking through the meadow, sitting on the porch, the view, the fresh mountain breeze, the sound of God's creation, the comfy bed, and the jacuzzi (my favorite).
This was a soul searching weekend for me and I am so glad that I took it. Sometimes we need to 'unplug' ourselves from all of the world's distractions and get alone with God. The Bobcat Bungalow was a great place to unplug."
September 2, 2019
"Return visit for us.... Loved it even more than last year, and hope to be back again! Floyd Yoga Jam was magical this year - third time for us. Music, Yoga, intergrative healing 'community'... and much more. This cabin is special.
Stargazing, flyfishing, quietude. Visit from a bear! And any numerous other critters. Beautiful sunrises, and sunsets. Floyd is fun. Arts, food...ditto the whole Blue Ridge. Beautiful area.
Heading back home (sadly!) today after one week. Considering a longer stay next yr. With gratitude to our hosts for the lovely space they have created and maintained! Namaste!"
July 19, 2019
"Thank you for having us in this beautiful cabin! We have enjoyed the serene environment that allowed for relaxation and an escape from our busy lives. The Bobcat Bungalow is a wonderful place to slow down and enjoy
spending time together. My husband, our dogs Zada and Onyx, and I loved exploring the incredible town of Floyd. Five Mile Mountain distillery and Chatteau Morisette are a must visit for anyone that enjoys a good drink!
We loved meeting the people and taking in the sites! How could you not love a town that is dog friendly!? This is a magical place with it's history and amazing views! We will definitely be coming back!
For you fellow travelers, let us recommend some activities:
Drive the Blue Ridge Parway, if only for a short time. It's beautiful and full of incredible overlooks.
Get ice cream from the Floyd Country Store. It's delicious.
Walk Main St. and Locust St. in Floyd. The shops are full of local artists and indulgences (Cocoa Mia)
Enjoy the nature, the quiet and the view!
We hope you enjoy Floyd as much as we did."
June 21-24, 2019
"A very beautiful cabin and location. A quiet respite was needed and achieved. God is good...and the beauty of his creation. Thank you for providing a lovely place to stay."
Upstate New York
May 4, 2019
Thank you for letting me stay in this cabin for free Aunt Mary and Uncle John"
Rehobeth Beach, DE
March 29-31, 2019
"We had a lovely stay in the Bobcat Bungalow. It is secluded and rustic enough to satisfy the country mouse in our travel party while charming, cozy and safe enough for the city mouse.
This cabin is wonderful to return to after a long day of hiking with the dog and exploring the neighboring towns. Thank you for making us feel welcome!"
February 15-16, 2019
"Thank you for a wonderful weekend. This is our 2nd stay here. This is the only time we spend together away from electronics and our busy lives and just reconnect together. We love it here and will be back again!"
Winston Salem, NC
February 10, 2019
"Thank you so much for letting us celebrate our anniversary in your beautiful cabin. We really appreciated the nature, fresh air, and lying by and fire. We sincerely hope to visit soon and keep creating memories in here. Many, many thanks!
We loved it."
October 12-14, 2018
"We enjoyed our 5th stay at Bobcat Bungalow. The weather just started to cool off (highs in the 50s and lows in the 40s) so we enjoyed the fireplace a great deal. On Saturday, we took our daughter to Virginia Tech to explore the school and attend an open house. She
loved the school and it is definitely on her list of college choices. We then went in to Floyd and visited the Floyd Country Store. We enjoyed listening to some music and ate dinner.
On Sumday, we enjoyed a rainy day inside the cabin. We really enjoyed our stay and feel relaxed and refreshed."
August 30 - Sept 2, 2018
"Wonderful stay in this beautiful cabin and wooded, natural setting. We were visiting for the annual "Floyd Yoga Jam". Will return. Thank you!" Namaste
August 25-25, 2018
"The serenity and peacefulness are so rejuvenating, the bushwacking trails and spiders were amazing. You have an incredible property. We will return. Thank you for being patient with all our calls."
August 3-5, 2018
"Really enjoyed our third stay here at the cabin! One of our favorite places to spend a weekend relaxing and getting away from all the stress of life! Will be back soon for sure!"
March 30, 2018
"We arrived around 6 pm in the evening and stayed 'til 8 am next morning. What a disappointment we could not stay longer!!! This is so beautiful and peaceful. Thank you for a wonderful place."
Charles City, Va
February 16-18, 2018
"We had a wonderful, relaxing weekend at Bobcat Bungalow! We stayed here 2.5 yrs ago on our babymoon and it was just as wonderful this time for an adult weekend away! We are leaving thoroughly relaxed and renewed! We will definitely be back again1"
December 30, 2017 - January 1, 2019
"Ahhh!!! Sweet relaxation! Thank you for your hospitality, so wonderful to be surrounded by God-made rather than man-made sights!"
Winston Salem, NC
November 26, 2017
"Happy Thanksgiving! We had a great time!"
"We had a great four night stay! The hiking trails ourside of the house were wonderful. We couldn't ask for a better stay!"
Georgia and Ohio
November 3-5, 2017
"Beautiful, peaceful cabin gave us a much needed escape to recharge and enjoy our dogs. Even with the rain, we leave refreshed and ready to plan another visit to this amazing cabin."
Great Falls, VA
October 27-29, 2017
"Our second visit to this beautiful cabin. We love it! Had a great weekend."
October 20-22, 2017
"What a happy surprise this cabin turned out to be! Bobcat Bungalow exceeded our expectations! We arrived after dark and were so impressed when we walked in the door. We didn't realize our spectacular view until we woke up in the morning! We loved the big porch and rocking chairs. They were perfect to drink our morning coffee on while watching the
sunrise! We hiked down on the trails, explored the town of Floyd, and visited Chateau Morrisette for a wine tasting and fantastic dinner with a sunset view! I wish we could stay longer! thank you for providing a quiet and luzusious getaway for us!"
October 13-15, 2017
"Thank you for another amazing weekend at the Bobcat Bungalow. This marks our fourth stay at you amazing cabin. This time we enjoyed dinner at the Homeplace, went apple picking at Doe Creek Farm, went to the fall festival at Sinkland Farms,
shopped in downtown Floyd, and enjoyed hiking and the beautiful scenery. The weather was perfect..70s during the day and 50s at night. We wish we could stay longer. Thank you for a fantastic weekend getaway. It is just what we needed !"
October 5, 2017
"We are celebrating our 31st anniversary and were looing for a quiet, secluded get-away. This was perfect! We felt like we were the only people for miles around. The cabin is beautiful and much nicer than most of the cabins we've stayed at in the Smokies.
Words can't describe the beauty of this property. We wanted to be on the deck, but at the same time we wanted to be sitting in the field. The full moon rising and shining into the open field was one of the most beautiful things we've experienced.
It is obvious that a lot of care and attention has been given to the building and upkeep of this cabin. We don't want to leave...But we will be back! Thank you for your hospitality and for making this such a wonderful celebration."
Oak Ridge, TN
September 29 - October 1, 2017
"Thank you for a beautiful relaxing atmosphere to celebrate by daughter's 40th. We enjoyed Jubilee in Floyd. The Black Snake Meadery, Chateau Morrisette, Octoberfest and Farmhouse Restaurant. Capping it off with pancakes at Mabry Mill on our way home.
Great memories were made here."
September 24, 2017
"Thank you for being so flexible with our last minute reservation! It was an amazing night and the Bobcat! We will definitely reccommend you services to other family and friends."
September 24, 2017
"My family and i had a lovely time celebrating my 23rd birthday at the Bobcat! It's so peaceful, I want to stay here forever. We will definitely be coming back. Thenk you for having us!"
June 22, 2017
"What a delightful 40th anniversary celebration se've had at Bobcat. We are spoiled by the beautiful setting, the utter quiet and the spectacular view. Thank you for making our visit special!"
June 12, 2017
"This is our second time staying here and we LOVE it! We stayed last month for our anniverwary and this month for our daughter's dirthday - she is 14 now :-) We are so glad to have found this cabin and we will continue to rent it as
often as we can get away! We enjoyed visiting the Floyd shops, getting ice cream and grilling on the back porch. We brought our 2 dogs, also, who were very happy here, running and chasing each other around the yard! Thanks for everything and providing everything
we need to be comfortable!"
June 10, 2017
"I was SO LUCKY to find this beautiful cabin when searching for a place to stay near Floyd. A get-away was a surprise birthday gift to my husband, so you can imagine how delighted we were to come here. Coffee while rocking in the chairs watching the baby birds in the
nest on the ceiling fan...relaxing in the jacuzzi after hiking... having no schedule but to enjoy this lovely cabin...
We did dance with the locals at Floyd's Country store on Friday night too.
We met Mary when we picked up our cabin key and enjoyed our visit with her while admiring her flower gardens. Just a beautiful place inside and out!"
May 29, 2017
"We have made the Floyd area our family Memorial Day weekend get away. Every year a new cabin to explore. The Bobcat Bungalow has been so nice. The kids (6 and 3) enjoyed swimming in the tuband playing games and puzzles. We emjoyed the hiking trailsguide as well.
Fireplace was a great perk every night and morning. Thank you for this place so we can get away from the city."
Virginia Beach, Va
January 2, 2017
"As usual a thoroughly relaxing and peaceful New Years weekend. Great Place to snuggle with the kids, play games and eat our way into 2017. Here's to a 2017 filled with hope, peace and love in America."
December 24-25, 2016
"What a wonderful cabin. Loved the peace and quiet and the quaint setting. Would love to see it with snow or in the spring. Thank for providing such a nice place as we visited family over the Christmas holiday."
November 12-13, 2016
"Second trip to Indian Creek. It is so quiet and relaxing here. Time much needed by the both of us. Saw a big buck this morning at first light. Looking forward to the next visit."
October 10-12, 2016
"We found our time went all too quickly, but may well stay again sometime. We're going to enjoy one last fire, then depart early."
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
September 2-4, 2016
"Our fifth year and running for the Floyd Yoga Jam. See you same
time next year."
June 29-July 6, 2016
"After vacationing at the Floyd Hotel for the past ten years,
we decided to try something a bit different. We are not disappointed
by our choice to stay this past week at the Bobcat Bungalow! As
soon as we pulled up to the cabin, we all knew we were in for
a treat. The quiet, serene hills, beautiful views, and amazing
trails were more than we expected. The cabin itself was more luxurious
than expected as well. It is very well kept, very open and spacious
to accomodate a few guests we had for the fourth of July, as well
as lovely and peaceful for the nights - watching the Milky Way
float by. We even brought my son's telescope to see Jupiter (I
think) and a few other stars. Even though it stormed (pretty heavily)
one night, it was beautiful to watch the lightning from the porch,
rocking in the rocking chairs. Oh, and did I mention I want to
pack that Jacuzzi up and take it with be back to Jersey!! All
in all best family vacation ever! Thanks again for an enjoyable
stay!!! See you again next year for our wedding."
Brooklawn, New Jersey
June 10-12, 2016
"We had a great anniversary weekend. The temp was nice and cool
on the weekend and this was the peace and quiet we needed. Floyd
was a cute town and Christiansburg had everything you could need.
Thanks again for the use of your cabin."
May 27-30, 2016
"We had a wonderful, long Memorial Day weekend staying in Bobcat
Bungalow. This was our third stay here, and we loved it! We hiked
to Dragon's Tooth on the Appalachian Trail. Then we enjoyed a
delicious dinner at the Homeplace. The next day we visited Chateau
Morrisette. We enjoyed some wine, cheese and nuts while taking
in the gorgeous scenery. Later that evening, we grilled out and
had smores for dessert by the fire pit. We really enjoyed relaxing
in this cozy cottage. Thank you!"
May 1-3, 2016
"It's hard to believe that we first came here in August 2007,
first just the two of us. Then we came with 7 of our friends in
March 2009. Now we're back with our 2 1/2 year old daughter. This
was the perfect place to take her on our first family vacation
ever. You just cannot beat the beautiful, quiet, hilly countryside,
especially when you're with the ones you love. Thank you for taking
such great care of the cabin! We've rented a number of cabins
in Ohio and they usually don't stand up to the wear and tear over
the years. But yours definitely does! All our best."
April 29 - May 1, 2016
"It was another perfect weekend in the mountains (our 4th visit
here!) and again we thank you so much for making this possible.
This time, we were so happy to bring my parents along and they
loved averything as much as we do. We spent a lot of time talking,
laughing, and enjoying the view from the porch. We built the best
campfire every, hiked the trails, and finished a 500 piece puzzle!
It was my mom's birthday on the 28th and we were so glad we could
celebrate together here. We're already looking forward to the
next visit. See you soon!"
"Thanks so much for the details - we enjoyed playing Blockhead
w/ the grandsons and the porch is a peaceful place- from the early
morning w/ coffee to the drizzly evening - a wonderful opportunity
to visit and make mamories. Can't compliment you all enough on
the thought and care you put into this cabin. We hope to be back."
Chapel Hill, NC and Sneads, Ferry NC
March 4, 2016
"We enjoyed the lovely cabin and all the accommodations it held.
What a wonderful relaxing experience. We will come again. Thank
Winston Salem, NC
February 19, 2016
"North Carolina girl and Virginia boy met here in the middle for
an awesome "lost weekend". We didn't see any buffalo from Buffalo
Mountain and we did not see a single bobcat at the cabin. We want
our money back!! Fantastic cabin. We want to live here. Thanks!"
NC and VA
January 1-3, 2016
"What a way to start the new year! This cabin is amazing, and
just what we needed to close out the holiday season and prepare
to return to reality. One weekend is not enough to absorb it all.
Thank you so much for the serenity."
December 31, 2015
"The cabin was exactly what we were looking for to ring in the
new year in a peaceful and reflective way!"
December 4, 2015
"What a lovely cabin! We had an amazing, peaceful, beautiful evening.
Thank you for providing the perfect place to celebrate our 9th
November 26-27, 2015
"Happy to be here to celebrate Thanksgiving with our family. What
a glorious day! Everthing is just perfect. We are leaving with
a gladdened heart. Thank you for the perfect place."
High Point, NC
October 31, 2015
"Happy Halloween!! Great weekend again. Peak colors were probably
about 7 days ago, but there are still plenty of trees with leaves
in color. Mom and the dogs have enjoyed a lovely quiet weekend."
Chapel Hill, NC
October 11-12, 2015
"Thanks so much. Our stay in the Bobcat Bungalow was just what
we wanted and more. We were fortunate in that weather could not
have been much better. We loved walking aroung the property and
talking to the cows and taking in some absolutely beautiful fall
colors! The sunset, sunrise and especially the night sky with
the stars was very special. Our trip to the Floyd Country store
for the Sunday afternoon jam session will never be forgotten.
The cabin itself was so inviting and comfortable. We felt really
relaxed and had everything we needed. We will miss the big room.
We hope to be back some time, all the best."
October 10, 2015
"Thank you for sharing your beautiful cabin with us. This week
has been the most relaxing we have had in years. Beautiful weather!
Hope to see you again."
Chesapeake, VA and Columbia, NC
September 25-25, 2015
"Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with us! We did
not get to 'explore' very much due to our rainy weekend but that
was okay. We enjoyed listening to the wind and rain and the sood
stove kept us toasty warn. We had a relaxing visit!"
September 11-14, 2015
"We had a wonderful weekend at the Bobcat Bungalow on our "babymoon".
It was the perfect excape before we welcome our baby girl! We
can't wait to bring her back here next year!"
September 4-6, 2015
"Third year staying here for the Labor Day weekend. Attended the
Floyd Yoga Jam. We will definitely be back next year - don't get
any ideas...other guests."
August 21-23, 2015
"What a beautiful and peaceful spot! The view is fantastic! The
hike may have been a little steep, but worth it. A perfect weekend
away - hope to make it back soon. ! Thank you guys for everything."
July 24-26, 2015
" We loved our weekend at the Bobcat. It was very spacious and
a perfect place to stay to relax with family and friends! Hope
to come back some day! Thank so much!"
July 3-5, 2015
"Great place to wind down after a week with family in Virginia
Beach. Cabin is well kept and the town of Floyd was great. Our
stay was very relaxing."
June 21-28, 2015
"The moon, the stars, the fireflies, the campfire, the exciting
storms and cool mountain breezes... Breakfasts on the porch and
hilarious games at the table at night...The well-equipped kitchen,
spacious living area, and comfortable bedrooms... All these and
more made our stay here so relaxing! We enjoyed our stay so much
two years ago that we came back and brought friends. The trip
up and down from the car was challenging, but one inside, the
cabin was pretty handicap-friendsly."
June 21, 2015
"We came for our 21st anniversary. Got to see a wonderful rainbow
from the porch."" May 30, 2015
"Peace. Time finally did not rule our days. Sleep when we were
tired, get up when we were rested. Napped, read voraciously. Crocheted.
Hiked. Enjoyed being alone together - not having to share one
another with anyone else! Thank you for this haven. We celebrated
our 17th fabulous wedding anniversary here. Life hands everyone
ups and downs but with the right person and God in your life it
can be well with your soul. Bayberry Soap will always make be
think of our time here."
May 17, 2015
"We absolutely loved this place! My family and I booked both cabins.
Very beautifully furnished and tastefully appointed. Best cabin
ever. Loved the peaceful surroundings with the deer in the meadows.
Loved the Jaccuzzi. Loved the kitchen and most of all the big
table to play games at!"
May 12, 2015
"We arrived at Bobcat Bungalow after our exciting yet hairy trip
in MYC and Washington. This place was a welcome retreat of peaceful
relaxation and we absolutely adored our short time here! We wish
it could have been longer. Thanks for a delightful stay. P.S.
Best bits - The veranda rocking chairs and the Jaccuzzi bath."
Chester and London, UK
April 24, 2015
"We bid on a nigh's stay here at Mardi Gras in Floyd in Feb. of
this year. It was a silent auction. We had fun there and were
tickled that we won the bid for a night's stay here. The cabin
and view is beautiful. We enjoyed the Jaccuzzi and grill and wood
stove very much. Didn't have time to do firepit. We will be back
though. Had a great time!"
April 3, 2015
"This was a great get-away! We loved the view and being away from
the hustle and bustle! We loved it!"
March 31, 2015
"Came for our girl's weekend and had a blast! The cabin is wonderful
and fully equipped with all the amenities! We recomment taking
a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway for some beautiful scenery.
We also recommend doing a wine tasting at Chatear Morrisette.
It's lovely. If you don't mind an hou's drive and enjoy hiking,
McAfee Knob cannot be beat! The view is incredible. I've had a
wonderful time and enjoyed a much needed break from the hustle
and bustle of city life. Can't thank you enough."
March 14, 2015
"First time here for a girl's weekend. We arrived on Friday to
rain and wind. Loved the wood stove and comfy beds. We can't wait
to come back! Hopefully we can do more hiking next time."
Washington, DC and Wilson, NC
March 5, 2015
"We enjoyed a very nice, relaxing evening here. Thanks so much
for giving the two night's here to Blue Mountain School silent
auction. We appreciated it so much."
November 4, 2014
"This was our first time here. Thanks so much for your kindness
and hospitality. It could not have been any better. It was such
a relaxing time which we greatly needed. We wish we could do this
a lot. It was a great get-away. Hopefully, we will get to come
October 26, 2014
"Third time here. Once again perfect. This time with our friends
(one of forty years). Weather was beautiful. Had great food, great
wine, great scenery - a great time. Looking forward to the 4th
October 20, 2014
"Thanks so much for providing a great place to relax and enjoy
being away from it all. We had a wonderful time hiking and spinning
year. Can't wait to come next year. The spinners"
October 10-12, 2014
"This was our 2nd visit to the Bobcat Bungalow. This time, we
had rainy weather, but that did not stop us from having fun. We
enjoyed cozy fires and delicious meals. We also went apple picking
at Ayer's Orchard. Our family once again enjoyed spening time
together and relaxing. Looking forward to coming back. P.S. The
trees were at peak color this weekend! They were gorgeous!!"
June 27, 2014
"This is my seventh trip to Indian Creek and once again we enjoyed
every minute. I hope to return many more times. Hope to see you
'Back again - great weekend with the power out for Sat. am. As
always very relaxing to be here."
Chapel Hill. NC
June 12-15, 2014
"Again, 5 years later for our 15th anniversary! Such a beautiful
area, and lovely relaxing and quiet cabin. We thank you! We have
refreshed and restored in body, soul, and marriage. Blessings
May 26, 2014
"Thank you for the wonderful cabin! We had a relaxing weekend
of hiking and wine and wineries! The beds were very very comfy
and the fans we powerful. We will definitely be back to pick some
May 17, 2014
"The Bobcat Bungalow provided the most perfect meeting for two
long distance loves from Charlotte, NC and Fairfax, Va. Everything
about the cabin was super comfortable and romantic.We hiked the
trails, made cookies, and had a beautiful night under the stars
fireside. Thank you for a wonderful weekend. We are definitely
NC and VA
April 27, 2014
"Once again we enjoyed our trip to Indian Creek Cabins. Love this
place.... God bless all who stay here. We got to see the International
Space Station on Friday night. Good Times!"
Gretna and Lynchburg, VA
January 5, 2014
"We started coming here before we were married and now are a family
of four! We love it each and every time and - of course- will
be back. Happy 2014! P.S. Played Floydopoly ass day yesterday!
January 1, 2014
"Once again we absolutely loved our stay. We're debating which
cottage we want to stay at next. We've tried them both and they're
equally wonderful! Thanks for the hospitality!"
December 21, 2013
"Fabulous place! We got to watch a huge storm move in over the
ridge. Lovely setting."
Silver Springs, MD
"It took us exactly two seconds to plan our wedding anniversary
celebration vacation this year. We all knew that we wanted to
repeat last year's celebration and spend a weekend in Bobcat Bungalow.
The boys are 5 and 2 this year and we are celebrating our 7th
anniversary. what a beautiful weekend! It was chilly and the skies
were clear. We ventured out to Sinkland Farms and had a blast
at their pumpkin festival. We spent the rest of the weekend in
the beautiful cabin and loved every minute of it. Thank you so
much for sharing your beautiful little part of this world with
us. See you next year!"
Chapel Hill, NC
October 18-20, 2013
"My 4th visit. As relaxing and restful as ever. Look forward to
October 11-13, 2013
"This cabin is beautiful. We have really enjoyed our time here
reconnecting as a family after by husband's deployment. The rain
could not keep us from hiking and a campfire, complete with roasted
hotdogs and smores. It has been a wonderful place for two little
boys to explore. We hope to return again someday."
October 4-6, 2013
"We had an incredible first stay at the Bobcat Bungalow. We enjoyed
the hiking trails and explored the beautiful surrounding area.
We visited Chateau Morrisette, where we purchased some delicious
wine. We also purchased some local apples, honey, and tickles.
Our stay was very relaxing and just what the doctor ordered. We
enjoyed the beautiful mountain views and lots of wildlife. On
our last night here we had a fire in the firepit and made s'mores.
We love this cabin and all that it offers. We plan to make this
a yearly tradition for our family."
September 27-29, 2013
"An awesome cottage get-away for the weekend. We loved sitting
on the deck sharing our morning coffee with our dog, and taking
walks around the area. Gorgeous nature site and a relaxing environment!!
We look foward to returning again." Alexandria, VA
August 24, 2013
"I grew up coming to Indian Valley for weeks at a time in summer.
My grandparent's 100 acre farm was at Mack's Mountain and we would
take walks up the mountain. What wonderful memories."
"Had an awesome visit, great hospitality and very relaxing. We
definitely want to come back when we can stay longer."
August 1-3, 2013
"Best Friends Get-away! Just exactly what we were hoping for -
nature, peace, and quiet. The beds are wonderful! I slept better
here than I have in a long time. Delightful to enjoy a large firepit.
Thank you for creating this wonderful, secluded, peaceful area
for others to enjoy."
July 28, 2013
"We have very much enjoyed our visit to your beautiful corner
of our world. Your cabin provides perfect comfort and between
the music and the magic of FloydFest and the wind in the trees,
we return to Indiana and New York with hearts full and grateful."
July 15, 2013
"Great cabin - looking forward to returning in the future."
June 30 - July 5, 2013
"You have created a truly special place!!! The Bobcat Bacin was
a real treat; peaceful and truly serene. We felt like mother nature
was in our living room. What a wonderful relaxing and most enjoyable
time we had with some special friends of ours. Your warmth and
inviting hospitality will not be forgotten. We hope to see you
again in our life's journeys. The best to you and your family!
Thanks soooo much."
Cobleskill, New York
June 29 - 30, 2013
"This place is amazing! Thunderstormed last night and we were
albe to sit on the porch rocking chairs and listen to the rain.
We came in from LA so this has been incredibly relaxing compared
to what we're used to. Also, anyone who stays here must take advantage
of the Jaccuzzi! We hope to be back for another romantic get-away
at some point."
June 16, 2013
"Once again we returned to Bobcat for our reunion and had a fabulous
time in this great space and setting. Perfect for two couples
who love to hike, cook and talk together."
Asheville, NC and Charlottesville, VA
June 7, 2013
"Lovely porch and view!"
May 19 - 26< 2013
"Love, Love, Love the cabin and the views, mtns and meadows. We
already knew we loved the area to ride our motorcycles! We will
be back. Thank you for your hospitality, esp. the yummy jam."
May 16 - 19, 2013
"Our family returned to "Bobcat Bungalow" this weekend to attend
our son's graduation from Virginia Tech. Our daughter and son-in-law
also stayed with us (along with our grandson-to-be). This is such
a quiet and peaceful place and serves as a nice 'base' for driving
in and around the area.. Once again we all enjoyed our visit."
Mt Pleasant, SC
"We loved it here and will definitely be back! Thanks so much
for the wonderful accommodations!"
April 26, 2013
"The cabin is awesome! We really enjoyed our stay. On our way
to ride the Blue Ridge Parkway. Thanks for everything - the jelly
"Totally kitch and wonderful. planning to build our own, hope
you don't mind - going to take a few ideas from you lovely place.
Can't wait to tell others and come back for longer. Jelly rocks!!"
Fuquary Varina, NC
April 21, 2013
"I have stayed in many cabins in my day, but this is by far the
best. In fact, the word 'cabin' seems too pedestrian for this
lovely, well-appointed haven of happiness. The location and view
are perfect, and I could sit in one of these rocking chairs forever.
I have been fantasizing about a place exactly like this for decades
and now I know what I want: this! So this is my new plan - get
a Bobcat Bungalow of my own. I've never been happier or more at
peace than here - it just feels right. The spirit of these mountains
has steeped into my bones and soul.
I love Floyd - came for the music and discovered the best kept
secret of this area. Food's not bad, either! The jam was incredible;
in fact, we couldn't control ourselves and ate it all so we have
none to take home with us. The only downside: we have to leave
tomorrow. However, we'll be back. Thanks for everything."
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
April 21, 2013
"There is a oneness, a synergy to this place where everything
fits. Whether by chance or design, you have accomplished great
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
April 12, 2013
:Our stay was just wonderful! Don't need to say any more..."
April 5, 2013
"We could have not asked for a better treat! We could stay here
forever. All you need is here, peace, quiet, comfort, fresh air,
nature at it's best, four rocking chairs looking out to the best
view ever, a warm fireplace, and even a little snow on April 4th
to top it off! Thank you!"
March 26, 2013
"I have been searching for a little piece of heaven on earth and
I finally found it here at Bobcat Bungalow! Thank you so much
for this needed get-away from it all. The peace and serenity -
the beauty, I will keep in memory forever - Can't wait to come
March 25, 2013
"Needed a vacation from work with some R & R...Found it here at
the Bobcat! :-) I will be back as this was better than I could
have imagined. The hosts were so nice and this town is just so
quaint and full of nice people. Great views, fresh air...wow!
Be back soon!:-) Thanks again."
March 14 - 17, 2013
"We bought tickets to Chateau Morrisette's 'Murder Myster Dinner
Theatre' and decided to make it a 'weekend' get-away. We found
these cabins on line and made reservations based on the reviews
and pictures. The Bobcat Cabin exceeded our expectations. We live
in a log house in south central Virginia so we love the rustic
yet superb features to this rental cabin. We thoroughly enjoyed
our stay and we will be back soon."
Sycamore, Va and Forest, VA
March 10, 2013
"Thank you, thank you, thank you for a lovely (and much needed)
night away. The cabin is beautiful, the views are spectacular,
and the wagon is really fun to ride down the hill (theoretically,
of course). You seem to have thought of everything to make this
place special, and we really appreciated all the extra touches.
We hope to be back soon!"
5 Mommies from Roanoke, Va
February 16, 2013
"Absolutely wonderful evening in your beautiful cabin. So relaxing.
Hope to come back soon."
King, NC and Beckley, WV
February 3, 2013 (Superbowl Sunday!)
"Thank you so much for letting us stay in your beautiful cabin.
We had such a peaceful weekend. We enjoyed the views and the snow.
Hope to make it back again, maybe when it is warmer :-). Our dog
had a great time too!! All the best."
October 28, 2012
"On our first night here, our 4-year-old son excitedly proclaimed,
"This is the best vacation ever!" The rest of the family whole-heartedly
agrees. We are here celebrating our 6th wedding anniversary with
our two boys (ages 4 years and 18 months). I ca't imagine a more
perfect place to get away to, to celebrate our family. We loved
hiking the trails and found this beautiful cabin to have everything
we needed. What a treat to have nothing to do but to relax, laugh,
and enjoy our time together in such a gorgeous setting. We are
looking forward to many, many return visits. Thank you so very
much for sharing this with us."
Chapel Hill, NC
October 21, 2013
"Our second stay. This time with our two boys and our two dogs.
Had a terrific time! The dogs walked with us on our hike. Leaves
were beautiful!! Had a great pizza in Floyd, breakfast at Maybry
Mill, and a dinner here in the cabin. No TV, No car noise, just
the wind. We will be back again!"
October 14, 2012
"We enjoyed our weekend in your beautiful home! It is so peaceful
and is also a beautiful home. Thanks for allowing us to stay here
for the weekend. We hope to come back soon!"
October 14, 2012
"Another enjoyable stay! Thank you for your beautiful property.
I enjoy it so much. See you again soon!"
Oct. 7, 2012
"Thank you for a wonderful weekend! We met our friends from DC
and had a great time catching up by the fire. The visit couldn't
be more perfect."
Charleston, SC and Washington, DC
Sept. 17, 2012
"Thank you for a beautiful night. We so enjoyed being here. Spending
our anniversary together at your bungalow. We talked about our
future together and this place will forever be in our lives. Thank
"My boyfriend gave me a ring!!! Thank you for your generous hospitality!
Sept. 14, 2012
"6 friends from 6 different places sojourned from across the country
to rendezvous for a boys reunion. From CA, NJ, MS, Richmond, VA,
Lynchburg, VA, and Roanoke, VA, all made the trek to this oasis.
We all met at Liberty Univ. in 2003 and since then this group,
and many others who couldn't make it, have created many a memory
via camping trips, road trips, and all sorts of shenanigans. It's
been four years since we have all been together again like this.
Rendezvous in the past have typically taken place in the woods
of VA at some secluded spot where boys could be boys; harvesting
wood, making fires, pitching tents, exploring the land, building
fishwheels and lean-tos, and falling asleep to the sound of a
babbling brook. So a cabin was new to us and it DID NOT disappoint!
As we rolled up to the cabin we were all smiling like it was Christmas
morning. A heavenly light beamed down upon the cabin and I'm pretty
sure I could hear the sound of a heavenly host of angels singing
as we gazed upon what would be our shelter and refuge from the
monotony of daily living. Once the cabin was occupied what followed
was STRAAIIIGT FELLOWSHIP! Trips down memory lane were followed
by non-stop laughter, tears were shed (from the laughter), cheeks
hurt, and we've all developed 6-pack abs after all the laughing.
There were no kids or girls here, it was boys night. So we had
our bonfire, we drank (modestly) and smoked cigarettes (modestly)
and went for a woods-walk, cooked some brats, and played 'Mario-cart'.
Every one of us was impressed with the beauty of the cabin and
God's creation that encompassed us. Everything we needed was here,
even firewood! The sky was magical and we eventually went to sleep
with all the windows open, listening to nature as cool breezes
of happiness put us to sleep. Thank you!"
6 from all over
Sept. 10, 2012
"Thank you for sharing this with us. Our journey here took us
from Afghanistan and the tranquility was wonderful. Much needed."
Sept. 3, 2012
"This is a perfect place to enjoy a 20th anniversary. Thank you
for allowing us to enjoy the cabin. Nice and private."
Aug. 19, 2012
"Thank you for a lovely weekend. Our stay in the Bobcat cabin
was great and we enjoyed the hiking trails. Wine tasting and dinner
at the Chateau Morrisette was also excellent."
Aug. 5, 2012
"The Bobcat cabin was lovely and relaxing. A nice spot to get
away from it all and relax. The surroundings were beautiful. Thank
you for the blackberry preserves - excellent."
July 25, 2012
"Oh what relaxing fun we had! We have stayed in some cabins before,
BUT NOTHING like yours! The old wood interior, the porch, rocking
chairs, etc. were so charming. And that you built "Bobcat" yourselves
simply added frosting to the cake. And the weather! Wow- how do
you do it? Pleasant days with nice breezes to keep all comfortable
day and night!!! Finally, but not least, we so enjoyed FloydFest.
Our first 'out in the country' music festival. The nicest people
by the 1000s we've ever been around. Between the Feistival and
the shops/stores in Floyd we met the neatest fan people over and
over. Almost got on a first-name basis with the ladies in Floyd
hardware store at "The Traffic Light". Because of them and all
the important items (practical, unique, interesting, unusual,
etc.) they carry, each trip was almost like going to a toy store
at Christmas time. Whether in eateries, shops, grocery stores,
gas stations, small convenience stores, etc., everyone was nice
and so helpful.
Back to FloydFest. The people were as great as the music! For
example in the very crowded Pink Floyd "Beer Garden Stage" area,
very crowded on Sat., a couple were leaving for a while. They
came over where we were sitting on rocks around a pool and asked
if we would like to sit in their chairs while they were visiting
elsewhere!!! Who ever heard of such a thing from total strangers?
And the Music - wonderful! We came mainly with our daughter and
son-in-law to hear Brandi Carlile --she is more awesome live than
on her cds. She made everyone feel like she was having such a
great time at her first FloydFest. All four of us 'danced in the
pit' for over a half hour to HaHa Tonka at the Beer Garden stage
under the shade of the great trees (never done that). The bluegrass
bands at the VA Folklife Workshop Porch were really great - and
we were up-close and personal with them. The Drew Emmitt Band
and also Drew with Leftover Salmon (what a name) were wonderful!
Sara Watkins at the main stage was so good and fun with her energetic
fiddle work and great voice. Wayne Henderson at the Workshop Porch
was also great. Good music, fun stories, up-close quality entertainment,
and the nicest people everywhere. We'll be back!"
July 1, 2012
After a 100 degree day we arrived at Bobcat by 7, a good six hours
in the car, Chambersburg to Indian Valley. The 'prince-ly' cabin
greeted us with a cool shower with ammenities to prep our pre-prepared
dinner. "Oh Annie..." I says..."look at the bank of clouds
flanking the sunset".... After our toast, and first bite, Pow!!
Thwack, Zip, Zap and the power of the wind...slamming over our
roof. We easily found the flashlights provided, lit up our votives
and enjoyed the storm with the lights out!! Now that's romantic...little
did we realize 'til morning, as we met up with other wedding guests,
that a tornado touched down in Roanoke, and pulled down three
posts of the circus-sized tent set up for the reception at the
The Pelusos provided water, a shower at their generator fed home...and
we proceeded to have a grand Venezuelan/Virginia wedding!
May your stay be as memorable, and may you find an arrowhead nearby!"
June 24, 2012
"We had a great time! Cabin was well stocked, we had a quiet breakfast
with local foods. The stars were fabulous. As we are from northern
Virginia, the peace and quiet were a welcome respite from the
hustle and bustle we live in. The hike gave us a good cardio workout,
(lots of hills!). We are ready to see some more wineries! We will
June 16, 2012
"What a wonderful place to immerse yourself in nature and indulge
in a little luxury at the same time. Thank you so much for sreating
this very special place, with so many thoughtful touches! I can't
wait to visit again, and next time try out the trails."
Rocky Mount, NC
May 20, 2012
"This was our first trip to these cabins and we had the time of
our lives! This is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy company.
We went to the winery on Saturday and had a great time. Thank
you for the wood, we had a fire both nights and sat out by the
firepit and laughed until we hurt. We have had such a great time
and want to thank you for sharing your cabin with us. Lastly...what
happens in Floyd.....stays in Floyd! We will be back soon! P.S.
The jam was great!"
The Firepit Five, Salem,VA
May 3 - 6, 2012
"Our third trip to "The Bobcat" and another perfect visit for
the entire pack. Gemma flushed out a deer Saturday on our mini-hike
and chased for quite a while. On the morning of our departure
we heard an odd bird calling. It sounded like a monkey, then I
saw a huge (crow-sized) bird fly near the front door porch. It
was a pileated woodpecker!! It was so much bigger than any other
woodpecker either of us have ever seen! We are hoping to spy it
again on our next visit. We will need to some back for a summer
visit, then we will have experienced "The Bobcat" during each
season. How fortunate for us. Thank you. We are so grateful for
your hospitality and friendship. Until our next visit - keep well."
March 23-25, 2012
"Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cabin! We will treasure
the memories here always! Your hospitality and special touches
in the cabin, along with the views, have blessed us immensely!
We pray God's blessings on you and all your endeavors! May God
richly bless you with peace and hope!! Thank you again!
March 10-16, 2012
"From beginning to end our many stays in your beautiful cabins
have been memory-makers. Many thanks for all the gracious hospitality.
We look forward to returning to this place often. We know that
future guests will come to love it as we do."
February 9-12, 2012
"Another perfect stay! Gorgeous cabin, so relaxing - no stresses
from home, but all the comforts of home. Delicious blackberry
preserves, and beautiful Virginia views. Thank you, you have something
January 28, 2012
"We came here on Friday and we went dancing at the Floyd Country
Store! Then today we went to Maybry Mill. Then we are just chillin'.
Love the quiet place here, hope to be back soon! Thanks Bobcat!"
Union, WV and Greenville, NC
January 21, 2012
"Looks as though we are the first to stay at Bobcat in 2012! We
had a very relaxing time, just the two of us. Next time we will
bring our two children and do some exploring on the hiking trails.
We will be back sooner than later. Thanks Bobcat!"
December 2, 2011
"A truly wonderful place... My partner and I staying here to celebrate
her birthday away from the hustle of our everyday and it was everything
we had hoped for. Thanks you."
November 13-15, 2011
"My husband brought me to your 'place of peace' for a couple days
after the passing of my beautiful and beloved mother. My children
in Roanoke were of great comfort too, but it was so good to be
here in your lovely cabin to collect my thoughts before returning
home. Thank you for allowing us to enjoy the peace and quiet of
your cabin and it will be a part of our memories. Hope we can
come back again soon. P.S. Thank you so much for the jam, we always
enjoy it." Richmond, VA
October 27-31, 2011
"Where to begin!? What a perfect location to celebrate my husband's
50th trip around the sun. The cabins are more lovely and beautiful
than the photos on the website can convey. This is the first time
we've arrived and found the property better in person than in
the photos. This is truly 'luxury in the woods'. We cannot thank
you enough for sharing this most amazing, rejuvenating, quiet,
soul filling of places. This was our first visit to the area/cabin
but most definitely not our last. Being able to fring the whole
family (dogs included) makes this the most wonderful of locations."
October 19-25, 2011
"This is the perfect spot to show our family from Idaho the beauty
of Virginia. Our stay here has been delightful, the cabin is great
and the scenery is spectacular! Every direction you go it is wonderful
countryside and we were right in the center of all the places
we wanted to see."
Fort Worth, Texas
October 15, 2011
"Romance and Reunion
Merriment and Memory
Nature and Nurture
Sugar (blackberry) and Spice (bayberry)
and everything nice.
That's what Bobcat Bungalow is made of.
As a simple hymn says "There's a sweet, sweet spirit in this place."
P.S. Sophie and Sparky (woof) loved it too.
"Another great visit. My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm
looking at events in the future to celebrate coming back. The
autumn foliage was beautiful."
September 30, 2011
"We had a perfect mountain get-away! Loved sitting on the porch,
hiking, exploring the area - the monarch butterflies are amazing!
We'll be back!"
September 5, 2011
"This place is the next "Best" place to home. We loved everything
about it. We will be back if you will have us! Everything was
August 21, 2011
"The past two days have been fantastic! We came to celebrate our
anniversary and it truly was the best one yet! Your hospitality
and attention to detail was truly appreciated. Waking up on a
Sunday morning and watching the sun is the closest to God I think
you can get. we'll be back for sure."
Elizabeth City, NC
July 24, 2011
"Just a few of the things we loved about the Bobcat Cabin:
*big comfy beds
*beautiful view from the porch
*well-constructed fire ring
*watching the sunset over the meadow
*the Jacuzzi tub
*the big, open center room
*the attactive, rustic decor
*the fact that the cabin was so nicely stocked with firewood,
soap, fluffy towels, etc.
*the proximity to Floyd
Thanks so much for everything!"
"We've had a great week here in the Bobcat Cabin, Again we appreciate
all the wonderful details that make this such a special place.
Hope to be back very soon!"
July 7-10, 2011
"A refuge for those who seek calm, peacefulness and to reconnect
July 7-10, 2011
"Wow, what a spiritual and soul satisfying place. I love the quiet,
the sounds of the birds, the breezes and cool temperatures in
July! This will become my favorite getaway in the future. I can't
wait to bring my sister here for our weekend in October. She is
so excited to be coming for her first visit. The jam was great
and all the comforts are fabulous! See you in October."
July 1-2, 2011
"Thank you for another beautiful stay at the cabin. Great get-away
- peaceful and serene."
From All Over
June 10-12, 2011
"What a beautiful cabin! This was our first visit to Indian Creek
Cabins and the Bobcat Bungalow was perfect for the celebration
of our first wedding anniversary. We hiked along the Bobcat Loop
and ventured into Floyd to eat at the Pine Taven. All the windows
really bring the outdoors in and what a beautiful sunrise on the
porch! Thanks again for such a beautiful place to share our anniversary
and we look forward to making another trip in the fall! P.S. Preserves
were excellent and wish we had been here when the blackberries
were ready to be picked!"
Rocky Mount, VA
June 2-4, 2011
"Wow!! So much fun!! Four generations here for K's graduation
from Med School. Some came as far a CA. Great food, great company
and great accomodations!! This is my third time here and I know
I will be back. We went tubing down a river, hiked, ate out and
in, dogs had fun. Thanks for helping make this a memorable time
for our family'"
"I and my family had the funest time at the cabin. My ant was
grageiwating. That is why we came heer. We went rafting in tires
in a river. I reely reely reely reely like it heer. The last cabin
we went to was dusty, dirty, spiders every ware. I couldent go
to bed because I was scarde of the spiders. I love this place,
I think I am going to come heer again. I love the ches."
Chapel Hill, NC
May 14, 2011
"Visiting from CT...This is a great place. Had a party for family.
Nephew graduated from VT. What a place to enjoy family."
April 21-25, 2011
"This was our second Easter in this cabin, third visit. As always
love the view and seclusion of the cabin. The kids found an Easter
egg (plastic) that we had hidden the year before and was unable
to find. We have decided to hide another with a dollar to see
if someone else's child finds it, if so leave us a message that
it was found and place back into the same place, for we shall
be back next year for Easter. (Hint) Check beside the cabin toward
the field that is where we found it this year. We had beautiful
weather as always love watching the sunrise from the porch, so
peaceful. The kids and I were able to pet one of the horses this
year. Can't wait until next year to come back."
April 9-10, 2011
"We loved the home - the view, the walks, the weather. Thank you."
April 2-5, 2011
"We enjoyed every aspect of our stay in the lovely Bobcat Cabin.
The views, the trails, the comforts of home, and without the intrusions
of TV or phones. A most relaxing and rejuvenating retreat for
this artist. Many thanks. P.S. Especially liked the picnic area
off the Cougar trail."
March 11-13, 2011
"Thanks so much for letting us stay in your beautiful cabin. We
enjoyed everything from the peace and quiet to the cozy accomodations.
We are looking forward to coming back real soon."
March 5, 2011
"Thank you for accomodating us on short notice - we loved the
Feb. 27, 2011
"A wonderful visit and celebration of John's birthday with your
friends and family. Smiles and laughter rang supreme. Your creative
labors are a joy. Thank you. Many more celebrations to come!"
Feb. 11-14, 2011
"This is a beautiful cabin on such beautiful land. We enjoyed
our relaxing stay so much and plan on coming back many more times.
You have decorated this cabin so it feels like we are at home
but away from all the stresses and responsibilities. It was good
to breathe in the mountain air while hiking on your trails. I
had fun cooking and baking and we loved watching movies by the
wood stove. You both were very sweet and very hospitable. We plan
on telling our friends all about these beautiful cabins. See you
again. PS the jam was delicious! Thank you!"
Jan 28 - 29, 2011
"A most sacred space in a sacred place. There will have to be
return visits to further explore what there is to offer here.
Namaste and thanks!"
Jan 15-16, 2011
"We had another wonderful stay in your amazing cabin! We have
been coming for many years now for our anniversary and we love
it! This year we celebrated our 17th together. Thank you so much
and we'll see you next year!"
December 31, 2010 - Jan.1, 2011
"We so enjoyed our stay in your very beautiful secluded cabin.
This is definitely the way to go to get some peace and quiet.
We have four kids and two very busy jobs and this was the perfect
getr-away for us. We love it that there is no TV. We talked for
hours and were able to really enjoy one another - ALONE :-) The
cabin is amazing and we will be back for sure. Thanks for everything
(the jam, the hospitality) it's amazing!"
December 11-12, 2010
"We loved our stay here at Bobcat Bungalow! We were blown away
when we walked in, it is so beautiful! We enjoyed a visit to Chatteau
Morrisette this weekend. The next morning we woke to a beautiful
snow fall and sat out on the porch taking it all in. The wood
stove was our favorite, super cozy. Thank you so much for providing
such a nice, gorgeous place to celebrate our 2nd anniversary!
Next year we home to come back and we will have an addition, baby
December 3-4, 2010
"We all had a great time. It was a birthday surprise for me. This
is a very relaxing and peaceful place. I wish that we could stay
longer but we will return later. I'm happy that it snowed because
it was the most beartiful scenery. Thank you for a wonderful birthday
experience in the Bobcat Cabin. PS The jam was great. We loved
it with our breakfast this morning. Thanks for everything."
November 19-21, 2010
"This was our second visit here at the Bobcat and found it to
be even better than the first. We celebrated our 34th year of
marriage this time and we couldn't have found a more peaceful
and relaxing place to do that. We are hoping one day to return
with our children and grandchildren so we can share this peaceful
place and experience with them. Thanks."
Newport News, VA
October 31 - November 6, 2010
"Thank for your wonderful accommodations! We could not have picked
a better place to spend our honeymoon. Also, thank you for your
warm welcoming gift - it was much enjoyed. We loved Floyd and
Willis and hope to return again soon!"
October 20-22, 2010
"We had a wonderful time in this beautiful cabin. Hope to see
you again next fall."
October 23-25, 2010
"We eight girls brought our grandmother, who's 91, here after
our granddad passed. What a beautiful way to be able to enjoy,
remember and mourn our loss. Loved the cabin - it was just like
heaven! - Loved it! What a beautiful place. Our granny thought
it was wonderful and enjoyed the splendor of it all - down to
the furniture and how we made this trip especially about her and
what she likes.. God's creation and wonder. PS We were at the
Cougar Cabin too, and its' super as well!"
Holdes, NM,Amarillo, TX, Breckenridge, TX, Lubbock, TX, Dimmett,
TX, Houston, TX, Abilene, TX and Sunnyside, TX
October 8-11, 2010
"This is our second time here and again we had a wonderful time!
We came here for our honeymoon the 1st time and the 2nd , this
time, to celebrate our 1 year anniversary. Thank you for the blackberry
jam, wine and thoughtful card! We both hope to come back next
year to celebrate our 2nd anniversary."
October 2-3, 2010
"My husband and I received this weekend from my dad. It is so
beautiful up here. All you can do is relax. The cabin is phenomenal.
I would love to have a getaway place like this one day. Until
then.....this it it."
September 29 - October 2, 2010
"Three lovely nights in your cabin surrounded by this quiet beauty-do
we have to go back? The well is now dug and that's another step
closer to being here year round. Thank you for creating such a
wonderful place to be - "
September 24-26, 2010
"Thank you so much for letting us stay at this cabin this weekend.
It was perfect for a mom, dad, and virginia Tech enrolled daughter
to spend time together. A particular favorite visitor was Benna,
our four-year-old birthday dog. She loved meeting the horses!
Thanks again for letting us stay!"
September 13, 2010
"Thank you for the beautiful space to sit, think, and just be.
The field, the porch, and millions of stars kept us company. Sunrise
on the porch and through the window cannot be described."
September 4-5, 2010
"Thank you so much for sharing your lovely cabin! We loved the
porch and enjoyed relaxing in the rocking chairs, taking in the
scenery, and listening to nature. Last night we went to Chateau
Morrisette for Movie on the Lawn! It was a little chilly, but
we bundled up in a blanket and enjoyed some wine while watching
"Rear Window" It was perfect! We hate we can't stay any longer,
but we hope to be back as soon as we can! Can't wait to try the
jam at home - it looks yummy and from reading past entries we
know it's going to be! Thank you again."
August 31-September 4, 2010
"We had a fantastic time here! We had a rough start with the luggage
being lost for two days, but you were so gracious! From waiting
up for us to check in late to directing the airport delivery people
to the right place, you were incredibly kind and understanding.
We spent many hours on the porch looking out at the gorgeous view
and waking up in the sunshine each morning was just wonderful.
My mother-in-law and sister-in-law joined us for the last day
and night and they both raved about the lovely cabin and how comfortable
it is. We will treasure our memories of the starry nights, golden
hazy mornings and serene, fragrant hikes. Thank you so much for
the amazing relaxing time we had! Very best wishes."
Brooklyn, New York
"Had a great time. Love the Bobcat! See you in October."
August 13-15, 2010
"Once again we had a very relaxing weekend at the beautiful Bobcat
Bungalow! The temps were warm during the day but cooled off so
nicely at night. We appreciated your warm hospitality and wonderful
meals. Back to the grind on Mon. Ugh...We will see you again very
June 26 - July 11, 2010
"Again we loved every minute in the beautiful bungalow. What an
inviting and comfort-filled place to be. Your kitchen and outdoor
grill were wonderful. We are again taking the blackberry jam home
to remind us of this fine time here. Thank you for the hospitality.
'Til next time..."
June 18 - 20, 2010
"We came here for my husband's birthday and to spend some time
alone together. After hectic work schedules, we were able to slow
down and relax. We tasted excellent hard cider, mead and wine
while we were here. It was a great weekend.
P.S. Thanks to our friends who stayed on Apr. 16 for recommending
Indian Creek and the Bobcat Bungalow. We loved the jam!"
June 4 - 6, 2010
"What a fabulous welcome to Virginia! We are in the process of
relocating to Roanoke and needed a few days respite from the chaos
of moving. Plus I wanted to turn 50 somewhere peaceful w/ natural
beauty and your cabin couldn't have been more perfect a spot.
Thank you for the extra finishing touches that make your place
more comfortable than most. We'll look forward to future visits
during the other seasons!"
Golden Valley, MN (but not for long!)
May 29 - 30, 2010
"You truly have a piece of heaven here. Everything was just perfect
here. We needed a place to come and relax and forget the world
for awhile and you provided a place to do just that. We are already
planning when we are coming back. Thanks you so much!"
May 11-12, 2010
"Thanks for providing us with a fun night away. We're graduating
from VT this week and it was a nice last hurrah for the five of
us. We loved everything about the Bobcat Bungalow!"
April 26, 2010
"We came for time alone, to reflect on our past, we found peace
and beauty. Our time to reflect lead to new dreams, of honesty
spoken to open hearts. We talked to each other, and to the heavens
until we were touched by the hand of God. Thank you so very much."
Newport News, VA
April 16 - 18, 2010
"Thanks so much, this was our 1st visit and it was very relaxing
and the cabin is beautiful! Hit up some wineries and had a great
weekend! Thanks for the yummy jam. Hope to be back soon."
Falls Church and Bridgewater, VA
April 2 - 5, 2010
"Our second visit here, again a wonderful time. The 2nd was my
birthday so this was a great birthday and a great Easter. Both
my kids came to spend it with us. We had a beautiful sunny weekend
which made Easter nice. Can't wait to come back next time. This
place is a great place to get away from all the busy times we
have in life and be able to relax in the quiet. Thanks for such
a great weekend - hope to be back soon."
Dec. 31, 2009 - Jan. 2, 2010
"Really enjoyed our stay and will return in the spring. It was
the nicest way to celebrate our 1st year anniversary in the US."
"A wonderful place to relax and recharge after a very difficult
year. I am ready for 2010 now. Thank you."
December 24 - 26, 2009
"Another enjoyable visit, our first with snow. It's beautifiul
here and a great place to spend Christmas. Looking forward to
our next visit."
November 21-22, 2009
"Thank you! We enjoyed celebrating another anniversary here. We
love the hiking trails, and hammocks in the woods. This cabin
is a perfect mix of luxury and nature. Thank you."
November 13 - 15, 2009
"Thanks again for a wonderful stay - the 'summer weather' made
our stay here better than we could have hoped for!! We'll be back
as soon as you get some snow. We'd like to go sledding..."
Chapel Hill and Sweden
November 1 - 4, 2009
"We had only been in the cabin for about 30 seconds when my bride
decided she wanted to return next year! The pictures online do
not do the Bungalow justice; it was like spending time inside
a cedar chest - with a wood stove and a jacuzzi! We would recommend
it to anyone. With much appreciation,"
Oct. 30- Nov. 1, 2009
"Another great weekend. We had intended to go to the parkway and
leaf-peep but it rained all weekend, which was fine with us. We
stayed in and played board games and relaxed in front of the fire.
Our dog had a good time as well, we bought him a huge bone at
Food Lion. So big our German Shepard couldn't hold it in his mouth
for long. He chewed on that all weekend and patrolled around the
cabin. Awesome time." Newport, VA
October 23 and 24, 2009
"Well, returned as we said we would and what a wind storm Friday
night! Whew! Love the peace and quiet. Hiked a trail. Don't want
to leave but the real world beckons."
October 16 - 20, 2009
"So much peace and quiet once again to renew our inner spirit.
What excitement while having breakfast on Saturday, looking out
the window and below the stairs there stands a beautiful black
bear! Nothing like it. We hope to see you in October of 2010.
Have a wonderful year ahead and by the way, Mary, your jam was
the best ever!"
October 9, 2009
"We are back for another great stay. This visit we used the fire
pit and walked one of the trails. The leaves were just great.
Hope to see you again soon."
Raleigh and Chapel Hill, NC
October 7 - 9, 2009
"We first visited when I came to pick up a pair of your fabulous
microphones. For those of you not involved in audio, Peluso makes
world class microphones for the professional recording industry.
Peluso is well known, as are the microphones, to be a stickler
for delivering high quality at an affordable price. The same goes
for the cabins. We visit Mountain Lake every year because of the
cabin quality and the nature we can't enjoy in Richmond. From
here on we'll be visiting Indian Creek Cabins as least once a
year.""We have really enjoyed our stay in Bobcat Bungalow these
last two days. It was great to get away from home and enjoy such
a beautiful and relaxing place. The cabin is beautiful and you
have furnished it so cozy and comfortable. We enjoyed the wood
stove last night and a steak dinner on the grill. We had a good
nights sleep, the bed was so comfortable. We are looking forward
to coming back again. We are going to have my adult kids come
from Roanoke and enjoy the cabin and trails also. Thank you so
much for the blackberry jam. We will enjoy it at home. Thanks
for your kindness."
October 3 - 4, 2009
"A last minute trip turned out to be an amazing experience! We
love this cottage, the views and setting. We will return very
soon for a longer stay! Thank you for the wonderful preserves
- I'll bring it back home with us!"
Chapel Hill and Sweden
September 25 - 27, 2009
"Another lovely weekend here! Two days of rain and fog didn't
interfere with exploring Floyd County and hiking. Evenings cooking
together with a fire and rain pounding on the roof, were a sweet
way to do our annual reunion here."
Asheville, NC and Charlottesille, VA
August 15 - 18, 2009
"Thank you for letting us stay in your cabin this weekend. You've
given us a beautiful place to stay this week while moving our
daughter into her apartment in Blacksburg to start her sophmore
year at Virginia Tech. Staying at the cabin was so much more peaceful
and beautiful than being stuck in a hotel for days. We love going
camping so this place was perfect for us. The view at night watching
the stars and we even got to see a few shooting stars and the
Milky Way one evening was breathtaking. Thank you for letting
us use your phone when my cell phone died and for providing us
with a place for our trailer to be parked. You've done a great
job with providing all the necessities for the kitchen. Can't
wait to come back soon. This will be our place to stay when we
visit our daughter."
August 11, 2009
"Thank you for wonderful time at your beautiful Bobcat Bungalow.
After losing our little angel to tragedy this year, a quiet, peaceful
few days was a blessing. It was wonderful to watch the children
run and play. As a family we really needed this level of quiet
and disconnent from the hussle of the world. While everyone sleeps,
the view and sunrise from the rocking chairs on the porch makes
the most peaceful place to praise the Lord and count your many
blessings. I have found where I need to go when I need a break
to take a much closer walk with the Lord. Thank you for your kindness,
and your preserves. I can't wait to return and curl up with a
book, a warm fire, and pot of soup. I am so blessed to have found
you and your wonderful cabin. I feel rested and ready to return
to life as we knew it. We will tell everyone they must spend some
time in this very beautiful part of Va and must stay here and
feel what it is like to not hear cars, trains, tvs, phones, computers,
fax machines, golf carts, and neighbors lawn mowers at 7 am."
Moncks Corner, SC
July 23 - 26, 2009
"We truly enjoyed our stay here at Bobcat Cungalow and hope to
come back some time when we aren't running back and forth from
Floydfest. The sunrise was incredibly beautiful, the accomodations
perfectly relaxing, and the wildlife stunning. We counted five
foxes in one day, along with plenty of deer, oppossoms and a weasel.
What a welcome and much needed change! Thank you for sharing your
piece of appalacian soliture with the world. Bless you.!"
July 20 - 23, 2009
"Thank you so much for profiding us with your cabin! Everything
was just perfect! The kiddies especiallly enjoyed the bath tub.
Our little one and the fireplace didn't play so nice resulting
in a blistered index finger :-( Needless to say, fireplace 1,
Little One 0. The trails were great - look for a nice place to
recharge *hint: it's blue*. Outside fire pit was killer until
the showers came. We cooked everything from steaks to ribs, corn
on the cob, buttered zucchini and squash on the grill. Overall,
what a fantastic getaway from pharmacy and Petsmart. Lastly, highly
recommend getting up for the sunrise - what a view! Thanks again
and see you next year!"
July 11 - 19, 2009
"Sorry we didn't get to visit with you this trip. We thoroughly
enjoyed our stay. The weather was incredible! We walked your trails,
(ate some blackberries along the way - we always take our blackberry
preserves home to help us 'flashback' to our wonderful time here.
) Thank you for the marvelous hospitality. Your cabins are truly
unique places to excape. You are so very kind to provide such
a memorable place. Our house plans are coming along and we hope
to solve the pine tree trouble this year. (They have gotten so
big so quickly!) We'd like to return over Christmas break. We'll
be in touch."
July 9 - 10, 2009
"We so enjoyed staying at the Bobcat, and will highly recommend
your place to everyone we know. Your place is awesome, and facilitates
the kind of serenity we were looking for. The view was awesome
and basking in the breeze on the porch was heavenly. You've done
a great job and you're so kind. "
July 2 - 6, 2009
"Thank you for letting us stay in your cabin for our anniversary
weekend. The cabin is beautiful, the view incredible and the peace
and quiet priceless. Only one problem you maqe it harder to go
back to the lives we don't want to be living. We want to homestead.
(someday I hope) The grilll was great, I cooked baby back ribs
and I think the dog enjoyed it more than we did." Newport, VA
June 30, 2009
"The Bobcat Bungalow was our 'home away from home' for five wonderful
nights. We travelled from California for two special events. A
beautiful wedding for our niece and a family reunion. The cabin
provided everything we needed and we were able to sneak in a hike
between all the activity. The sunrises were spectacular, the evening
breezes were cooling and the views were amazing. With all the
running back and forth, the cabin provided a calming retreat.
Thank for building a beautiful cabin!!"
June 12 - 13, 2009
"Exceeded all expectations - Well equipped in all aspects - Loved
Danville and Clemmons, VA
May 14-17, 2009
"What a wonderful place to celebrate our daughter's graduation
from VA Tech. The family could get together, relax, grill out
and then go hiking on your trails. Everyone really enjoyed themselves.
We have stayed in Cougar Ridge Cottage years ago and we enjoyed
this one just as much. Our son could just walk the trails forever,
but he is 12 so he never gets tired. Our 21-year-old had no cell
phone service and no internet - he had plenty of family bonding
time. Papa told Nana they need to spend a week here. And our graduate
was thrilled everyone could be here, now she has to concentrate
on getting a job and begin her journey in life."
May 10, 2009
"Wow Mom, you really outdid yourselves with this cabin! Happy
Mother's Day! We really enjoyed spending the weekend with you.
And our first stay in the Bobcat was so relaxing and peaceful.
We love being here." " 'Wow Grandma, my mom and I slept so great
and we loved the sunshine and rain that greeted us each day. I
can't wait to come back and swim in the tub for real!' Thank you
so much for the delicious hospitality!"
April 16-17, 2009
"What a peaceful setting! This was exactly what we needed - some
quiet time alone. Hopefully we can come back soon!"
April 10-12, 2009
"Easter Weekend. We have been here at the Bobcat again. Our 5th
stay. This is becoming our home-away-from-home. We keep things
packed just for our trips here. We plan our meals and so enjoy
cooking in this great kitchen. We always bring something to grill.
Thanks again for providing such a quiet place to recharge."
Chapel Hill and Raleigh, NC
April 3-5, 2009
"As always, nothing like such wonderful tranquility and peacefulness
of this environment. Plus the great treat of Mary's blackberry
"March 6 & 7, 2009
"Thank you so much for the beautiful mountain getaway and wonderful
hospitality! We really enjoyed the cozy, rustic decor and amenities
- you've thought of everything we might need on our relaxing,
romantic weekend. Sammy (our puppy) also really enjoyed the long
walks on the trails and meeting a horse for the first time!!
Thank you so much for a very special weekend. :-)"
February 22, 2009
"Thanks for providing such a great getaway. We had a relaxing
retreat from the "real world". No TV, no phones, no problem. :-)
Our dog loved the trails and all the new smells outside. The cozy
woodstove just made everything perfect. We woke to snow Sunday
morning, a surprize ending that made everything gorgeous. Thanks,
Great view of the stars!!!!"
January 31, 2009
"What a wonderful place to get away. The views are gorgeous and
we loved being able to take a walk and explore. We will definitely
be coming back now that we know there is such a great place to
escape to just a short distance away."
January 18, 2009
"Thanks for a great visit, as always everything was perfect. We
have stayed here for three anniversaries, and we just love it.
It is so nice to get away from all the hustle and bustle of life.
Also I love to see my wife of 15 year's face when we get here.
Thanks for all your work and preparation to keep these cabins
near perfect." Roanoke, VA
December 28 - Jan 4, 2009
"We can't think of a finer place to celebrate the end of a year/beginning
of the next. Your beautiful bungalow affords your guests comfort
and privacy. No traffic, no schedules, the luxury of time in a
beautiful setting. You've thought of everything! Once again our
November 26 - 30, 2008
"What a great place to escape the hectic pace we endure week after
week. By far, we enjoyed the best Thanksgiving holiday - ever!
We relaxed by the fire while our entree slowly cooked atop the
oven. We watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from beginning
to end and spent the entire day in our pajamas - now that is relaxing!!
The Bobcat Bungalow has it all: privacy, quiet, comfort, coziness,
and beautiful scenery, including picturesque sunrises and sunsets!
I stirred up 4 white-tail deer this morning while walking along
the tree-line between the cabin and the wheat field just beyond
the outside fire pit. It was quite a sight as I watched them run
and jump across the field and into the woods. Thanks to John and
Mary for providing such a wonderful venue for so many to stay
and enjoy. We will be sure to tell our firends all about it as
they view all of the pictures we took during our stay. We shall
November 22, 2008
"We drove a short way to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We
love the outdoors, so this was the perfect mix of nature and luxury.
We enjoyed the trails (great hammock!). We enjoyed the views.
We enjoyed getting away from people for a while. Great place to
November 14 - 16, 2008
"My time in the cabin provides me the solitude my life does not.
The quiet is so welcomed and needed. This cabin has become a spiritual
place for me. P.S. To those who follow me - enjoy, relax, and
Chapel Hill, NC
Nov 7-9, 2008
"We go to a mountain cabin every year (4th yr) and this is, by
far, the best! The luxury, privacy, quiet, etc. was welcome after
the looooong Pres. election!! We will definitely be back.....the
accomodations are super. Visit Floyd's shops (and hardware store,
Smith Mountain Lake, Va
Nov. 1, 2008
"It's too bad we could only stay one night! The cabin itself is
just as amazing as the wonderful view! We had a great time walking
the trails and relaxing in the cabin! We will definitely be back!"
Oct. 26-27, 2008
"We love this place! The view, the jacuzzi tub, the decor, the
porch, Floyd! - The country store Friday night dances and especially
the street musicians. OddFellas Cantina. The Schoolhouse Fabric
Store - 3 stories of fabrics - bought lots of great yardage for
my TablesGoneWild.com tablecloth adventures. Enjoy your stay!"
October 25, 2008
"My husband and I came up to see my son who is attending Virginia
Tech and discovered this beautiful 'Bobcat Bungalow'. We only
stayed one night but the peace and quiet were simply incredible!
The view of the fall colors was breathtaking! We will definitely
plan another visit to this lovely cabin and stay longer for some
R & R. Thank you for sharing your place with us! Thanks y'all
from the low country of South Carolina."
Mt. Pleasant, NC
October 16-18, 2008
"We came to the area for a short family vacation and to visit
with relatives in Woolwine. It was our great good fortune to find
thie peaceful getaway. Thanks for a great family vacation!"
Staley, NC and Pittsboro, NC
October 15, 2008
"Thank you for making our 'Mommy-Baby' mini-vacation so wonderful
and relaxing. We needed peace and quiet with a few beautiful sunrises
and that's exactly what we got. Thanks! We'll be back."
October 10, 2008
"Sitting here, in this big overstuffed shair, nibbling on crusty
brown bread topped with Blackberry jam and listening to the wind
whistle outside the door and yellow leaves float past the windows,
I wonder - Is this what heaven is like?"
"Floyd has long seemed like a vortex of art, music and fairy-like
fantasy. These cabins capture the magic that is the mountains
of Virginia with an ease, grace and comfort that belie its many
Oct. 4 - 6, 2008
"Thank you for this wonderfully comfortable space in which to
retreat - The cabin's amenities are delightful - the quality of
your furnishings and accoutrements are outstanding. The architecture
of the cabin allowed us to fully relax and soak in the natural
beauty of this space and place. May you be well."
Charlottesville, Va and Asheville, NC
Sept. 25 - 28
"Rained all 3 days and we didn't even mind. The cabin and setting
is wonderful. Enjoyed the fireplace every day - even better than
T.V. Worked on puzzles and even managed a Galax to Foster Falls
bike ride (in the rain - but who cares!) The jacuzzi was the best,
especially with unlimited hot water to fill it (we've rented other
cabins where we couldn't even begin to use theirs) Had a great
time and would definitely come again. We were actually thankful
for the bad weather because it forced us to stay in more and really
enjoy your wonderful cabin. Thanks again."
Sept. 14, 2008
"We thoroughly enjoyed the beauty and peace of the cabin. It was
a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of working life.
We both covet the beautiful place you have and thank you for the
oopportunity to borrow it for a while."
Aug. 23 - 24, 2008
"This 'cabin' definitely exceeded my expectations. I didn't expect
to find a 'cabin' in rural VA that can best be described as upscale.
My towels at home aren't this fluffy and soft. The almost absolute
silence (the bugs are pretty noisy) was great. And being able
to view the stars without city lights was a treat. I only wish
the trails weren't quite so steep, but a nice jacuzzi bath kept
be from being sore the next day! Thanks for the experience, I
hope to have an opportunity to return at a future date."
Aug. 15 - 17, 2008
"We had a reallly nice weekend and enjoyed our stay at the Bobcat.
Friday night at the Floyd Country Store is always a memorable
evening. We hiked to the top of Buffalo Mountain and the views
are well worth the effort. With a daughter at Roanoke College
and VA Tech football (Go Hokies!) nearby, we hope to return to
the Bobcat Cabin soon."
August 1 - 3, 2008
"Everything that is the Bobcat Bungalow is exactly what we needed
to put our minds and souls where they should be. Your hospitality,
the scenery and the comfort that you have created is unbelievable.
Here, this weekend, we celebrated J's birthday and she was blown
away to speechless the entire time - thank you so much! We will
July 12 - 19, 2008
It is always so hard to leave. There's so much to miss and remember.
(Thank goodness for memory.)
We loved every minute of our stay. This year we walked your lovely
trails and even looked for arrowheads. We had family visitors
who marveled at the luxury inside this cabin - (The terrific beds,
fluffy towels, well-equipped kitchen.)
We did more exploring in Floyd and even had meat-loaf sandwiches
at the Blue Ridge Restaurant. The General Store looks great with
all the new trappings.
Thanks again for the gracious hospitality evident in every thoughtful
aspect of your cabin."
July 2 - 5, 2008
"It was so wonderful to spend time with all the cousins and renew
our family ties! You are outstanding hosts. Your place is so beautiful
and the cabins are fabulous. It was fun sharing the cabin. Hope
you can all come and celebrate in MT real soon. We loved meeting
your young people, you are all so warm and gracious - God's blessings
July 2 - 5, 2008
"This is truly a slice of heaven! We loved the Bobcat...especially
the Jacuzzi! Scenery is spectacular. The trails are fun. So fun
to get to know and spend time with the other side of your family.
They were so warm and friendly. Thanks for putting together this
family reunion. We had a blast!"
June 22, 2008
"Sun Music Hall was great last night thanks to a great group of
people and the music of the "Carolina Chocolate Drops". The cabin
is incredible, everything we needed and a little more. Thank you
for making our stay so pleasant."
May 24 - 26, 2008
"Perfection! A piece of heaven on earth! Indescribable! We absolutely
loved our stay at the Bobcat Bungalow! The porch and peaceful
spring evenings were our favorite. The starry nights with only
sounds of nature were very relaxing and exactly what we needed.
The Jacuzzi tub was very nice after the long hike at Rock Castle
Gorge. Everything is very nice and top of the line. Makes you
feel right at home! This is such a wonderful place and more than
we dreamed of. We will be back! A Memorial Day tradition??"
May 8 - 11, 2008
"Our family found the perfect place to help celebrate our daughter's
graduation from Virginia Tech. We saw wonderful sunrises each
day, as we rose to attend an event on campus. Each afternoon and
evening we returned to this beautifully appointed "cabin" to have
lunch and dinner and take lovely walks. By Saturday, we sat on
the porch and took in the views of the glorious mountains.
The quiet was a reprieve from our busy days and gave us time to
rest and reflect. The kitchen, dining, and living room were very
comfortable for our visiting family and gave us the great space
to spread out and relax. Though five of us stayed, our daughter,
her boyfriend and our son came for dinner on Saturday and we easily
had supper around the table just like at home! The barbeque allowed
us to create incredible salmon, skirt steak, and marvelous roasted
veggies. Where other guests saw birds of all types, we ate foods
of all kinds. The kitchen and grill were well stocked and we loved
the blackberry jam, which we all agreed was the best we have ever
tasted. Thank you so much for the tasty treat!
The walk was great and gave us the much needed exercise from a
long ride each day. We took the Cougar loop and then headed to
the pasture to visit with the horses, sheep, cows, and llamas.
We spotted "tree mushrooms" and many blackberry bushes.
We all have wonderful memories of the graduation and our fabulous
stay at the Bobcat Bungalow. This is a rare find that was such
a pleasant surprise! Thanks!!!"
Trumbull, CT; Fairfield, CT; Enfield, CT; VA Tech 2008; Derby,
CT; UNCG 2010
May 3-4, 2008
"What a wonderful cabin!! We enjoyed our quiet restful time, the
beautiful views, steaks on the grill, and the fireplace burning
last night. We have been friends for over 30 years and rarely
see each other so this was a great time to share laughter and
Franklin County, VA
April 9 - 12, 2008
"This cabin was far beyond our expectations! We walked the beautiful
trails during the day and built fires at night. Our children were
able to really experience nature in its fullest. The beds were
comfy, the jam was yummy, and the scenery breathtaking...We will
recommend this to everyone who truly wants to get away!"
West Palm Beach, FL
April 9, 2008
"We loved every moment of your generous hospitality in these magnolia-covered
mountains! Thank you."
"Many thanks for a wonderful visit."
Maryland and Washington, DC
April 5-6, 2008
" It has only been two months since we were here and we are back
again for another great weekend. We just needed a weekend of peace
and quiet and to spend some time together. We enjoyed sitting
in front of the fire as the rain came down hard outside. We really
do enjoy the cabins here. We plan to return as much as possible.
(The blackberry preserves are to die for!)"
South Boston, VA
March 16, 2008
"This is our 2nd stay @ the Bobcat Bungalow. The fresh air, warm
fires and the comfortable bed make our stay here so memorable!
It's like taking a step back in time. We look forward to returning
here soon to this piece of heaven on earth! Thanks again for the
"What a blessing to spend time with family @ such a wonderful
March 9, 2008
"Wow! What a wonderful retreat you have built! We felt completely
at home and away from it all for our weekend together. On Saturday
evening, we attended the Ceilidh event at Chateau Morrissette,
and all in all have had a blissful experiece. Thanks for the hospitality
and the jam. We look forward to future visits."
Craig Co, VA
February 24, 2008
"Our stay was sonderful and we look forward to visiting soon.
Feels like home."
February 17, 2008
"We enjoyed our stay at the Bobcat Bungalow - it is so warm and
inviting. Our dog, Maggie Mae loved the trails and retiring by
the wood stove. This morning we watched a herd of deer feeding
in the pasture. Thank you for sharing your private reprieve and
the blackberry jam was out of this world."
Oak Ridge, NC
February 9, 2008
"We are back once again. In '03 we stayed at the Cougar Ridge
Cabin and loved it. When our 15th wedding anniversary came we
wanted a quiet getaway and so we thought of the Indian Creek Cabins.
The Bobcat Bungalow was a wonderful place to stay to celebrate
our anniversary. My husband and I really enjoyed each other. The
cabin in the woods was so peaceful even though the winds howled
all night. On Sunday morning we awoke to a beautiful sunrise.
We relaxed together all day Sunday and enjoyed each others company
and we really hated to have to leave but we do plan to return
one day. The owners are really great and thanks for the blackberry
jam. It's a great place to stay."
South Boston, VA
January 19, 2008
"A wonderful getaway - fabulous way to spend our 2nd anniversary
- pleasantly quiet and relaxing! We loved all the trails and thank
you for allowing us to bring our dogs - they are sleeping at my
feet as I write this. We all look forward to a return visit to
this little piece of heaven!!
January 1, 2008
"Happy New Year! We enjoyed the peace and quiet! A beautiful place
December 1, 2007
"What a lovely place to watch the Hokies win the ACC championship
game! The "Bobcat" was everything we expected and then some. We
loved it! Hope to be back again soon."
November 15, 2007
"Thank y'all so much for the gracious hospitality and privilege
to stay at Bobcat Bungalow The cabin was beautiful, the view off
the porch - amazing. You though of every need we might have -
it was the perfect getaway and will always be a delightful memory!
And thank you for the basket of "newlywed"gifts. The made us feel
November 11, 2007
"Thanks again for a wonderful time! We got to stay in the Bobcat
this time and it is so beautiful!! We had a lovely time and got
to relax in this adorable, cozy place in the country! We will
definitely be back again. Thank you so much for the jam - yummy!"
November 5, 2007
"A very comfortable cabin in a beautiful area. This is a good
way to remind us that the natural world still exists."Herndon,
November 2 - 4, 2007
"We had such a lovely weekend here in the Bobcat Bungalow. The
peace and quiet was much welcomed, as well as the beautiful views.
We enjoyed everything about our stay here, especially hiking on
all the trails. Thanks so much for this opportunity to let us
spend a relaxing and meaningful weekend together. We're already
planning a return visit!"Fairfax, VA
October 27, 2007
"We are back once again and now the weather is cold and leaves
are changing color. This place has provided me once again a place
away where I have found peace. Thank you so much for this peaceful
lovely place to recharge by battery. I will come back."Chapel
October 22-25, 2007
"Our 2nd visit this year to the Bobcat Bungalow was restful and
fun. We look forward to returning again soon."Fairfax and Brightwood,
October 19-22, 2007
"Once again our stay has been delightful. The colors of the mountains
were just what we hoped for. We visited Floyd this time around
and found it to be such a quaint little village. We enjoyed part
of our Saturday there. As always, your jam was outstanding. Many
thanks; also the trails were fun and gave us plenty of exercise.
We hope to visit a few times in the coming year. The porch is
by far our very favorite place to relax and connect once again
with our souls."Burlington, NC
October 12 - 14, 2007
"Floyd, Va has been a magical place to me since I first 'discovered'
it about 10 years ago when my sister moved here. Now that she
has moved away, I wanted to re-experience it's beauty and musical
charms on my own. Your perfect cabin makes my dream of coming
back to Floyd every October (at least) an exciting and relaxing
reality! My husband and family can now experience this magical
place with me in peace and comfort year after year. A new family
tradition is born! What a sanctuary you have created in what is
already one of my favorite places on earth. Thank you, thank you."
"Arriving late Friday night, we enjoyed the wood stove and a very
quiet night. Saturday, we ate our way thru Floyd Co. from Blue
Ridge Restaurant to the Bread Box. We returned at 4 p.m. to enjoy
the porch, then moved to the outdoor fire ring for sunset and
an evening of stars. The cottage is cozy with individually zoned
rooms and we loved the east bedroom for warm, cozy sunrises. We
plan to book today for this time next year."
October 5 - 7, 2007
"Thanks so much for a wonderful weekend getaway! It truly was
a wonderful experience. The blackberry jam was delicious. We look
forward to our next trip!"
October 1 - 3, 2007
"Although we live by the beach, our hearts remain in the mountains.
My husband and I had no idea what we were getting into as we found
ourselves on the front porch of the Bobcat Bungalow with the breathtaking
view. Needless to say, we found the rest we were in need of, a
romantic place to enjoy our one year anniversary, and a place
to come home to when we long for the mountains again. See you
again soon! *Bring water on the trails! Get ready for a great
Sept. 23, 2007
"Once again I have had a peaceful weekend here in the Bobcat.
I will be back."
"Great time again. Truly wonderful, looking forward to Oct. and
Chapel Hill, NC
Sept. 7 - 9, 2007
"We've been looking for a good cabin in this area for several
years now. Guess what? It's been found. The first impression when
we walked in was of "wow, look at all that wood." The wood smell
and all the nice furnishings that were provided in the cabin were
great." "Thanks for the wonderful weekend with our friends."
August 30-Sept.3, 2007
"This was our second annual friends reunion in the Floyd area.
Another great time was had by all. In addition to catching up
and remembering good times passed, we made new memories to recall
at future gatherings. Here are some of the highlights from our
1) The Big Flea Market of Hillsville
2) Virginia Tech's opening football game
4) Hiking the cabin trails
6) Cooking and eating good food
7) Completing two jigsaw puzzles
8) Gazing at the stars by campfire light
9) Sleeping soundly in those comfy beds
10) Listening to old time radio on the porch
Thank you for sharing your place with us!"
August 27, 2007
"Thank you so much for the beautiful place to spend a peaceful
weekend. The cabin is the perfect refuge and we enjoyed the countryside
of Floyd tremendously."
August 19, 2007
"Thank you for the hospitality. We had a great time and are already
talking about a return visit. You really have a truly special
place here. Thanks again."
August 11 and 12, 2007
"What a shame that we were only able to stay here one night...
We enjoyed the beautiful view and the relaxing Jacuzzi while we
could. After a week of vacationing with fourteen family members,
a nice quiet night here was exactly what we needed. No TV, no
kids, no messes to clean up. Just peace and quiet. We are already
planning on who to bring with us the next time that we visit (hopefully
this fall). This is a great place to work on my novel while still
spending time with favorite friends and family. Hope to be back
July 27-29, 2007
"We had a great anniversary weekend (#11) here at the cabin. We
also experienced "Floyd Fest 6, It's in the Mix". The bands were
great - the event is really well organized and lots of fun. Word
to the wise - DON'T forget sunscreen! :-)
We hope to come back again soon.
July 22, 2007
"Arriving on Fri was like stepping into Heaven. The temperatures
during the day were in the mid-70s and in the low 50s over night.
We walked the trails (watch out for the Bobcat Loop, it's a killer),
picked ripe blackberries for pancakes and ate them as we picked
them (which tasted like blessed warm sweet sunshine). Sunset is
an incredible experience! Watching the world settle in and pull
a nice comfy blanket over itself until sunrise, when the Blue
Ridge Mountains show themselves through the mist. The cabin, after
running around the countryside and shopping in Floyd, was like
"comin' home". The Bobcat Cottage definitely allows one to completely
escape and relax."
"I found a quiet time away here in this cabin. My mind has rested
and by soul has fed. I will go back to the real world refreshed
and ready to carry on. Thank you."
Chapel Hill, NC
July 16, 2007
"I came with my father, mother, and sister. We wake up and look
at the view from the cabin. We also went to Foster Falls, and
we tubed, kyacked and fished. We also got really good pizza from
Dennys. We have a campfire outside every night. To top it all
off we went to the Pine Tavern to eat dinner, it was delicious.
Can't wait to come back."
"Thank you for the incredible hospitality. We couldn't have asked
for anything more as far as accommodations. We will hopefully
be returning to see this beautiful place again.
June 8, 2007
"We celebrated Cynthia's birthday weekend here. The bungalow has
so much space! The views are spectacular and the "sounds of silence"
soothe our souls. Thank you for building the bungalow and sharing
June 1-2, 2007
"Once again our stay was heaven on earth. We hate to see our time
when we have to leave, but have our visit in October to look forward
to. Mary, the jam preserves were outstanding. Thanks for always
sharing it. See you in October!"
May 19-20, 2007
"The stay at the cabin was a brilliant journey. Thank you for
your unique vision - it's hard to believe you were able to make
a quaint and secluded cabin feel like a private mansion in the
country. The much needed time away gave us a calm, quiet sense
May 12-13, 2007
"Your new cabin is fantastic. Stepping into it is stepping into
a place of comfort and retreat. You have thoughtfully filled it
with lovely things and carefully set it in the perfect place.
Your keen creativity is so much a part of the pleasure of being
here. Thank you - we wish we could stay."
May 4-6, 2007
"Your lovely cabin
A secret to be kept
We whispered to each other
Moments before we slept
Loopy trails and foggy mist
In the early morn, 'twas dew kissed
Every detail thought through and through
Fans on the porch, a breathtaking view
And who knew....silence could awaken
For miles and miles, ours for the taking
Magical place - we hate to go
Rest assured - we'll return
Before the year's next snow"
April 27 - 29, 2007
Eastern Phoebe (Nest in light fixture above entrance to front
Blue Headed Vireo
Black and White Warblers
Blue Jay (heard)
Pileated Woodpecker (heard)
Black Throated-green Warbler (heard)
Carolina Wren (heard)
Northern Flicker (heard)
Eastern Screech Owl (heard)
Red-Bellied Woodpecker (heard)
Brown Thrasher -in creaked
American Robin -in front of cabin
At Buffalo Mountain:
On the Road:
"We had a great visit! Birding and exploring in the day, music
in Floyd at night. The cabin is beautiful, certainly the most
luxurious "cabin" we've experienced. We particularly enjoyed the
porch, where we cooked and ate a nice steak as the sun went down.
The trails were well maintained and provided a nice tour of the
valley. Hope to return!
Hanover, NH and Norfolk, VA
Apr. 21, 2007
"The cabin was much much more than the four of us expected. First
class all of the way. We will be back."
Fairfax and Brightwood, VA
April 6-8, 2007
"This makes our second stay, first at the Cougar, now the Bobcat.
The joy of staying is beyond any words of greatness. The quiet
time and solitude are what help to bring peace back into our souls.
We look forward to our next stay in June. Once again, thanks for
the jam. It was outstanding. By the way, our son and his wife
found their way right to the Bobcat door and loved every minute
spent here with us for the Easter holiday."
Burlington, NC, Kernersville, NC
March 31, 2007
"We loved the Bobcat Cabin with it's old comfortable feeling yet
modern convenience. Beautiful bathroom! I love the old wooden
floors and ceilings. Just wonderful. We loved walking the trails
with plentiful rhododendron, mountain laurel and all the lovely
mountain plants. You have a wonderful place here. Our dog loved
being able to stay too - and hiking all over the woods. This is
a dog paradise. Hope we can come back soon."
Smith Mountain Lake, VA
March 16-18, 2007
"Thank you for such a nice place to stay. It was a cold weekend
but the woodstove kept us cozy and warm. We loved waking up to
the snow showers Saturday morning. The Bobcat Bungalow is decorated
so beautifully. We had such a great time we hate to leave. It
was just the getaway we so desperately needed. We hope to come
back in the future. Thank you so much."
March 10, 2007
"Bobcat Bungalow was a beautiful place to stay on a chilly evening
in March! Everything in the cabin was topnotch, from the wood
floors, to the beautiful curtains, to the dishes in the cabinet.
Aside from a beautiful house in a beautiful setting, the amenities
included were wonderful. Our pup enjoyed the cabin as much as
we did and having a house where pets are welcome is something
you don't find much anymore. He appreciates it as much as we do!
Thank you for making us feel at home! You will be seeing us again
in the future.
Thanks for everything.
March 2-4, 2007
"This is our second visit to Bobcat and each time proves to be
more special. We both live such busy lives, with work, kids and
other responsibilities, that we need to "make-time" to stop the
clock! This beautiful mountain and this cottage always serve that
we will leave relaxed. We don't know a better place where we can
sit for hours and listen to the wind furiously bring the front
in, and be so entertained! Where else can you sit in town at (Odd
Fellas) and enjoy a great meal, wonderful music and meet people
who really have time to get to know you!
This morning, Sunday, we awoke to discover a fresh layer of snow
- it was amazing. It then made sense that the previous day's wind
was busy bringing us a wonderful good-bye gift - (snow). One of
our favorite past-times while staying here is to "bundle up" and
sit on the porch at night and listen to the silence. You will
find a quiet place in your soul very quickly - please try it and
let us know if it works for you too. We believe that we have found
a special place and look forward to returning in July for Floyd
Feb. 25, 2007
"We celebrated my husband's 40th birthday here at your Bobcat
Bungalow. It was everything we expected and more. It was great
to escape everyday responsibilities and yet still have all the
conveniences of home. Thank you for the blackberry jam and your
warm hospitality that made our stay so special. Hope to see you
again real soon!
"Every Presidents Day weekend we travel to a secluded spot for
a quiet rejuvenation. It is hard to beat Indian Valley and Bobcat
Bungalow. We just loved the wind, the snow flurries, and the warm
wood stove. The accommodations here are first rate, so much better
than where we have stayed in the past. We'll come again."
Jan. 1, 2007
"Thanks for another perfect NYE! We love the Bobcat bungalow -
so well done!!
Our "newlywed" New Years could not have been better. Thanks!"
Dec. 29, 2006
"What a wonderful place to escape the hustle and bustle of the
city! This charming cabin proved to be the perfect medicine for
two stressed-out parents after the holidays ( without the kids
- of course!)
Sitting on the porch last night all bundled up, listening to the
serene silence was an incredible blessing. It was truly a magical
experience. When was the last time you heard nothing? Amazing!!
Thanks for your incredible hospitality. We will be back!"
December 21, 2006
"Thank you for the privilege to stay in Bobcat Bungalow. We were
more than comfortable and touched by your hospitality. You were
more than accommodating and our family will be back."
New South Wales, Australia
Dec. 3, 2006
"Thank you for offering such a beautiful view and warm and welcoming
accommodations here at Bobcat Bungalow. We had very cold weather,
but the wood stove kept us nice and toasty the whole night. We
enjoyed bundling up and rocking on the rocking chairs, taking
in the beautiful mountain view and rolling hills. What a wonderful
discovery when we traveled into the town of Floyd and found great
restaurants (we recommend Odd Fellas) and amazing works by local
artists. The cabin is beautifully designed and had everything
we needed for a relaxing weekend stay. We look forward to visiting
again and truly appreciate the delicious blackberry jam."
"What a treat to be the first to stay at Bobcat Bungalow! Everything
is perfect - the view, the rooms, the whirlpool tub and all the
little luxuries, including John's bread and Mary's jam. The weather
has been warm and wonderful too. We're looking forward to coming
again in July. Bobcat is a beautifully designed house in a wonderful
location with tremendous views and great walks."
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