Making New Friends

Julie Yoder and her friend Amy Wurst have driven the 900 miles to Barkwells with their collection of Collies in the backseat (and sometimes in the front) four times now. Julie asserts that it wouldn’t be worth the 14-hour trip if Barkwells weren’t such a wonderful place. One of the things that makes Barkwells so […]

Getaways are Good for You

As many of you may know, Barkwells was inspired by our annual family trips to the lake in the northwoods of Minnesota. We wanted to replicate the cabin coziness, the communal splashing and lounging around the lake, and that yearly sigh that we all breathed at the first sight of our magical home away from […]

We Have New Deneen Pottery Mugs at our Pet Friendly Cabins near Asheville

What better way to celebrate Asheville’s colorful fall than enjoying a warm drink out of a mug from your favorite pet friendly cabins? Before the meteorologist mentioned a cold snap, before you ever considered calling the chimney sweep for the first season’s fire, before Starbucks brought back the pumpkin spice latte, the dogs knew. It’s […]

Fisher’s Cabin: Finished and Anticipating your Arrival

Here is the story of our latest adventure in Barkwells construction. From foundation to finishing touches, we have captured the progress of Fisher’s Cabin, which opened its doors officially on September 11th, 2013.                                             […]