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“A slice of heaven”
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THE GENERAL'S CABIN
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THE GENERAL'S CABIN
Spend sunny days or listen to rain drop on our tin roof tucked under the porch Just step into this beautiful poplar and oak cabin
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47 reviews
THE GENERAL'S CABIN
Spend sunny days or listen to rain drop on our tin roof tucked under the porch
Just step into this beautiful poplar and oak cabin
Dappled morning light
View from the loft.
Cozy fire
Pet Friendly- No Charge
twin beds with egyptian cotton bedding- get ready for a good nights sleep
Enjoy a good book  or read about the General and his wife
Even cooking becomes a pleasure overlooking woodland views
dreamy days
stocked pond with woodland views
Sun dappled kitchen in the afternoon
picnic by the pond
watch a good movie and tuck in by our second fireplace
Lovely kitchen
Take a peek into the cabin
tree lined drive to the cabin nestled in the woods
Sunny dappled window
Main Bathroom with tiled shower/tub as well as washer/dryer.
Handmade cabinets with double granite sinks in master bathroom
A good read in the master bathroom?
Wall of windows from the outside looking in.
Bathroom with step in shower off second bathroom with twin beds
Relax in comfort on our sectional sofa around a cozy fire.
A peek into the second bedroom with 2 built in twin beds
Sun dappled trees in early spring
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Beattyville, Kentucky

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Laurhowla
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A slice of heaven”
Reviewed 9 January 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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We fell in love with The Generals Cabin the moment we opened the handmade walnut doors and walked inside. It's everything you dream of when you think about a rustic, cozy cabin but with all the comforts of home. Soft sheets, fully stocked kitchen, toiletries, endless amounts of literature and a fireplace.

We stayed for a extra long weekend over Christmas, spending our days in the Daniel Boone National Forest exploring and our evenings hanging around the fireplace enjoying each other's company. The big kitchen table was perfect for great meals with our family and the view in the kitchen area reminds you how lovely it is to be surrounded by nature!

We explored down by the pond and around the land on the paths, our Yellow Lab was in heaven as well! He was a fan of taking long naps under the table and by the fireplace after long walks!

The Generals Cabin was everything we expected and more! To find such a lovely spot to spend our holiday that also allowed dogs (with no additional fee) is hard to find these days.

As a bonus, Joy and Michael were so easy to work with as we made the booking and so flexible through our whole experience.

One of our favorite parts of The Generals Cabin is the history and the life of General Little. Such a great story; it reminds us all how important our roots, family and stories are. We enjoyed learning more about the history of the Red River Gorge and surrounding areas throughout our stay as well.

The Generals Cabin is a slice of heaven that we were ever so humbled to be able to enjoy!

We will be back!

Thank you for sharing such a special place!

Lauren, Duke and our four legged son!

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Management Response
10 Jan 2017
We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you return. Thanks for taking your time to review our Little " slice of heaven."
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Amy G
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovers of the timber❤️”
Reviewed 15 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
1
person found this review helpful

Heaven on earth!! Everything you could possibly want here! Rustic and elegant all at the same time. So many things included down to shampoo, charcoal and coffee! We just came back from a night stroll after a rain shower!
If you have ever wanted to rent a cabin and get away from it all.... This is the place!

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sdeopere
Bardstown, Kentucky
1 review
“Fantastic Get away from it ALL!”
Reviewed 20 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We absolutely love the generals Cabin, as it's now become an annual summer trip for our family. Our 8,6 and 5 year olds look forward to it every year. Both years we've been, we've stocked up on food and never left the cabin. From fishing on the private pond, to enjoying the amenities that the rustic but modern cabin provides, it's the perfect combination of nature vs. modern convenience. The only critique I could offer, would be a larger grill... I love to grill steaks and it's a little small for that...but that's being nitpicky...overall we absolutely love our stay and will be back.
-The Deoperes -

Travelling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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backpacke...
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
“Absolutely perfect spot”
Reviewed 29 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016

You will NOT be disappointed with this cabin! The privacy, seclusion, and proximity to Daniel Boone National Forest make it the ideal spot for a quiet and nature filled getaway. The beautiful decor and warm hospitality of our hosts made us feel like family from the moment we arrived. The cabin is fully stocked with anything you could need or want and the surrounding pond, hiking trails, and night sky views are unmatched for this area. Would recommend the General's Cabin to anyone!

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Liked best: seclusion, privacy, cozy decor
Liked least: A jetted tub or jaccuzzi would have put this place over the top, but we hardly missed it!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kathleen...
Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“A truly magical place”
Reviewed 16 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Simply put, I'm in love. My husband and I visited The General's Cabin for our wedding anniversary and we just loved it. It was beautiful, well-appointed, comfy, and inviting. The owners went out of their way to leave flowers and champagne to celebrate our anniversary (and my birthday, which is the same week!). They also called on our first night to make sure that all was okay and to walk me through the fireplace ignition switch (and answer any questions we might have). We walked the trails on the property, which were terrific, (our dog LOVED it there), visited the pond, and gazed upon the stars at night, which were easy to see in the country. I would love to title my review, "Terrible, don't stay here!" so I can keep this place as our own personal secret getaway, but that wouldn't be nice! When I posted photos of our trip on Facebook we had an overwhelming response of positive responses about how gorgeous the cabin was, etc. We are already planning on returning next year for our anniversary and hope to make it an annual trip.

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Liked best: The cabin itself was so unique and so beautiful and so clean
Liked least: The winding country roads leading to the cabin were a bit dicey at times for this nervous passenger
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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davidmmet...
New Albany, Indiana
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Another wonderful stay”
Reviewed 11 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Everything was as agreed. Cabin is wonderful. Property is wonderful. Owners are a pleasure to work with. Recommended for a quiet get away.

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assirac12...
Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best Cabin You'll find in the entire area, secluded, private, peaceful.”
Reviewed 1 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015
3
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In the early afternoon of a beautiful September day we arrived delighted to drive down the long pathway, treelined, to the General's Cabin. The quiet sounds of nature immediately relaxed us (except for our babies Ellie Mae and Macy May:) the dogs wanted out right away!
That was just the beginning of what turned out to be the best mini vacation of our lives.
Eventually, after walking around the General's Cabin in awe, we finally took a stroll to the pond with the dogs. I can't remember the last time I felt that serene. The sounds of nature surrounded us, the chairs were very comfortable. Later that night we went back to see the Super Moon reflecting off the pond…amazed at the beauty and peacefullness.
Everywhere you look in the cabin you will find another photo or book or lamp you didn't see before, Joy and Michael take this business to heart…the energy in the cabin tells it all.
The cabin gave me a feeling of freedom, all of the walking trails to hike with the beautiful trees, and all the leaves changing, letting the dogs roam free without worrying about them, the surroundings of the cabin were gorgeous…I am a native of Kentucky, I have been to Natural Bridge many, many times, we never even left the property of the General's Cabin, had no need to.
(if you have never been to the gorge I would like to note it is very worth checking out the attractions there, or to hike etc…)
The cabin itself is literally breathtaking, the ceilings are extremely high, every single room had a uniquness to it, and the ambience was perfection, dimmer switches and huge ceiling fans, the really easy to use fire place, the granite counter top in the large main bath. The beds were amazingly comfortable with plush pillows. There are plenty of kitchen utensils, even a coffee grinder.
I loved reading General Little's Bio, (I believe written by Michael) I took it out to the hammock which is sooooo comfortable and I don't even like hammocks. If you visit the cabin I hope you take the time to read one of the hundreds of books that lined the shelves from classics and above.
I was really sad to leave that paradise built by General Little himself but we will be back with Ellie and Macy who will never for get the word "Cabin!"
If nothing else please take with you the appreciaton of what General Little, USAF did for our country. Had it not been for men, women and Veterans who served our country we would not have the freedom to take vacations like this or people like Joy and Michael to provide it.

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Liked best: The privacy
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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