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The Rustic Cottage in Scenic Iotla Valley

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Relax by the fire, it may be cold outside but it's warm inside


Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Franklin cottage description

38 REVIEWS AND COUNTING; FANTASTIC LITTLE JEWEL OF A CABIN, THE GREAT ESCAPE, STRESS RELIEF, ABSOULTELY PERFECT, LOVED THE PLACE, SO PEACEFUL, A MOST DELIGHTFUL VACATION EXPERIENCE, EXACTYLY WHAT WE NEEDED. FAIRYTALE CABIN. CHECK OUT THE COMMENTS SECTION OF THIS WEBSITE. This Rustic cabin is near beautiful farms and pastures nestled in the western end of Iotla Valley. A creek meanders in front of the property, a mountain view, sunrises and sunsets are enjoyed from the covered deck. You may hear the cattle conversing in the pastures nearby. Bluebirds thrive in the special homes prepared for them around this property. See the chickens in their nests next door.

Come and enjoy the quietness and serenity of this little get-away with us. Many activities abound or you may just want to relax and read a good book.

Keywords: Peaceful, quiet, beautiful serene setting. Minutes to river, tubing, canoeing and gem mines. Enjoy the hammock and swing by picnic area. Walking distance to other available cabin. Call 828-349-2925 for reservations. See also vrbo370240 . IF CALENDAR IS FULL, PLEASE CALL. THERE MAY HAVE BEEN A LAST MINUTE CANCELLATION.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 480 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                21 YEARS OF AGE...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Nice dressing space in shower area

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Everything you need, if not, ask and we will get it for you....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Table with chairs, storage cabinet, dish cabinet. ...moreless

              • Dining:

                Hardwood table. Can seat 4 to 6 persons...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full size refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Heating:

                Gas logs, tower heaters, shower ceiling heater ....moreless

              • Gas Fireplace:

                Iron gas stove for additional heating...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Remote control air conditioning....moreless

              • Living Room seats 6:

                Mountain view from living room...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Private parking area....moreless

              • Parking:

                Parking for 2-3 cars...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Iron & Board
              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer

              Other Amenities

                  • See also our other cottage listing at vrbo 370240.


                  • Television
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player


                  • Broadband Access:

                    Wi Fi Connection unit available for your laptop ....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Bicycles:

                    Designated bicycle route passes in front of the property on Burningtown Rd to Hwy 28 North....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Access to Little Tennessee river with 2 l commercial rental facilities within 5 miles....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Picnic area with hammock, picnic table, swing and fire pit down by the creek....moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Large covered porch off Living Room...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Covered wood deck with railing...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Two outdoor grills on premises...moreless


                  • Adventure
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View
                  • Water View


                  • Museums
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Rafting
                  • Hunting
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hospital
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Cinemas
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sledding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hiking


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 38 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Year Round
                  Apr 14 - Apr 13, 2015
                  1 night min stay
                  $553 $1,652
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $553 $1,652
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • One time cleaning charge $50
                  • Tax Rate 9.75%


                  Smoking allowed outside only.

                  Pets not allowed.

                  Individual parking area for each cottage.

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                  Last updated: 07/30/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  65 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Asheville, NC
                  2.6 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Hwy 28 North, US 441, Hwy 64 East & West.
                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Maggie Valley
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Franklin Country Club
                  2.8 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Cafe Rel

                  Car: Necessary

                  Macon County and the Franklin area is a gemstone area for collectors, professional and amateur alike. Many facilities are available for this purpose. We will send you information on request about this favorite attraction. Also see for our cabin #2 listing


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: We, Gene and Diane, love to receive our guest to our quaint little cottages. We live on the property and are available to assist you in any way we can to make your stay with us a pleasant one.

                  Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
                  Orchard Hill Cottages are located in the Mountains in the midst of rolling pastures. Plenty of flowers, cows, rabbits and birds of all kinds to enjoy. We are close to the river where tubing and canoeing are available and also close to good hiking trails for those who prefer the woods. A few miles up Hwy 28 offers white water rafting.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  This is truly country living where front porches, rocking chairs, swings, a comfortable hammock and a good little fire-pit can be used daily. We have a picnic area all set up for grilling and just relaxing down by the little creek. Do come and enjoy the beauty with us!

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                  Speaks: french, english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • Relax by the fire, it may be cold outside but it's warm inside

                    Relax by the fire, it may be cold outside but it's warm inside

                  • Photo of kitchen thru living room door, Orchard Hill Cottage VRBO #113889

                    Photo of kitchen thru living room door, Orchard Hill Cottage VRBO #113889

                  • To the cottages

                    To the cottages

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                  • Firepit


                  • Shower with dressing area

                    Shower with dressing area

                  • Summer flowers

                    Summer flowers

                  • Comfortable living room

                    Comfortable living room

                  • View of deck from living room

                    View of deck from living room

                  • Beautiful flowers on property

                    Beautiful flowers on property

                  • Happy in the flowers

                    Happy in the flowers

                  VRBO #113889

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

                  $89 per night (USD)

                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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