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1 Acre Luxury, Campfire Pit, Secluded, Wifi, Top of the Mtn, Hot Tub, Jacuzzi

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Last updated: 08/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

SWEEPING VIEWS OF THE SMOKIES, GATLINBURG, AND PIGEON FORGE STRIP / WOODED 1 ACRE PRIVACY / MP3 Compatible STEREO's / WIFI HIGH SPEED INTERNET / COMCAST 36' TO 45' PLASMA LED TV'S / DVD PLAYERS / JACUZZI / HOT TUB / XBOX 360 / POOL TABLE / DARTS / FULL KITCHEN / KING BEDS / LEATHER AND MICRO FIBER SEATING / HUGE DECK / SLEEPS 8

Location: Next to Dollywood, 3 mile Pigeon Forge, 10 Miles from Gatlinburg Area, Tennessee, USA

The cabin sits on 1 FULL acre atop of Parrot Mountain above Dollywood and Splash Country. Parrot Mountain Park is at the bottom of our hill! While here, you can listen to the Dollywood Steam Train whistling around the next mountain off in the distance while watching the steam roll out from the tree tops. The cabin setting is quiet with the only noise being the local wildlife going about their day. Also during certain times of the day you can faintly hear the tropical birds singing from the Parrot Mountain Park below. You can literally drive to the bottom of the mountain (1/4 mile) and there is the entrance to Dollywood and Splash Country. We also have easy access to all the bypasses into the Pigeon Forge Strip and Gatlinburg without the headache if getting trapped in the slow traffic jam on the main strip. Instead, pick where you want to go and inject yourself into that spot from the simple back routes in no time.

The cabin is surrounded by woodlands on all sides, except of course for the clearing of the view, have seclusion while still being in the middle of it all at the same time! We took a long time to find this perfect location. We did not want a cabin built on a shear cliff (if you have kids or a long night with friends, no need to worry about going skydiving unintentionally), we also did not want a cabin built right on top of other cabins with the feel of having a cabin in a condo development (the whole point of getting a cabin is to be in the woods not another neighborhood). For us, we needed privacy and did not want to look at 4 other decks while relaxing on ours. This cabin fit that main criteria! We are sure you will also appreciate it yourself!

A campfire pit in the front so you can roast marshmallows while checking out the daytime view of the mountains or night time lights of the Pigeon Forge Strip, and Gatlinburg Ski Slope, while still having the feeling of camping in the woods high up on the mountain ALL at the same time!

**FAQ'S**

Question:
We are bringing small children, where are the sleeper sofas located in the cabin?

Answer:
The cabin has 3 levels.

First Floor Media Room, Large LED TV, Xbox 360, DVD (play the childrens movies, Xbox, childrens shows, board games :) ) This room has 2 red micro fiber queen size sleeper sofas. The children usually sleep here if we have friends staying in the attached King Size bedroom. If it's just us, our kids sleep in this 1st floor master bedroom with the 36' Flat Screen Wall Mount TV and watch their kid shows/sleep over thing and then they are out. This floor is seperated from the top 2 floors by an enclosed stairway (keeping out the top two levels noise).

The 2nd level is the living room/dining/kitchen/master w/jacuzzi tub/fireplace/main deck/hot tub on the deck. This floor's leather couch, folds out into a queen sleeper as well. (if you want your children on the same floor with you). The second floor is open (aside from the bedroom) to the game loft on the 3rd floor.

On the 3rd floor is the pool table, tv, darts, and sitting table. We positioned it this way because we could then stay up later, while kids were in bed, and enjoy the rest of the cabin/gameroom/hot tub/deck, while the kids where asleep downstairs undesturbed due to the stairwell. The gameroom is even farther from the 1st floor reducing any 'wake up noise' while the adults were being adults.

Question:
How close are the other cabins next to the Thistle Britches Cabin?

Answer:

Thistle Britches sits on 1 full acre and is on the highest elevation of all the cabins on the mountain. The cabin is surrounded on 3 sides by woodlands, and open to the front view with various trees.

Here is the perspective sitting on the deck facing out towards the view from the cabin:

Right of the cabin:
To the right is 180 degrees of pure woodlands, that grade up 250 feet to the sloping ridge of the mountain, on the other side of the ridge is another 100 acres of pure woods. If you take the short trail up there you can see a 30 mile view of the Valley on the backside of our mountain.

Behind the cabin:
Behind the cabin is 100% woodlands. The ridge follows straight back from the side of the cabin towards the back about 500 foot until the ridge slopes down and ends at a point. I have walked back through the small trail on the ridge to the point and found an awesome 320 degree view of the valley and Smoky Mountains and LeConte. It is at this point you tell is where the indians and civil war soldiers would have used to spot game or use as a lookout point.

Left-Front Corner of the Cabin
This is the 1/2 of the acre we have that contains woodland, and small brush and gently slopes down 400 foot to the end of the road below, further down the slope is a cabin of which is well hidden and more than far enough away.

Right - Front Corner
The front of the cabin contains plenty of trees to block the neighboring cabin of which is about a football field length away, this is the closest cabin to ours which is a very good distance. This neighboring cabin also is set up that their deck is on the other side so any visitors there are on the other side of the cabin from us.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1480 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Allowed on Decks Outside...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We allow up to 2 - 1 year old, house trained dogs. $75 per stay for 1 dog, $125 per stay for 2 dogs....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 36' LCD Flat Screen w/5.1 Surround Sound, on Main Level, 46' LED in Media room Xbox 360 Campfire Pit, Leather and MicroFiber Furniture, Electronic Dart Board, Chess Table, Game Table, Poker Set, Board Games iHome Alarm Clocks...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Pool Table Dart Board Chess Table...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Mp3 Docking Station to Play your Mp3 Songs on Cabin Thumping 5.1 Surround System...moreless

  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (5 tvs) Includes Premium Comcast Package - All movie channels...moreless

  • Stereo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Pigeon Forge Nestled in From of the Smoky Mountains, See Ober Gatlinburg Ski Slope in the distance in the winter...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Adjoining dining room to the kitchen and upstairs living room....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed Broadband/WIFI Internet...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Propane Fireplace...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Broadband Internet through Comcast...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking is available for trailers...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Landline Available...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Includes bath and kitchen towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry soap and detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Keurig and Regular Coffee Pots...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    also Crock Pot...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Cooking Spices ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    1 acre with Fire Pit...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Aug 29 - Nov 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$200
$1,065

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $152 Nightly

Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 - Nov 29, 2015
5 night min stay
$225
$1,499

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $214 Nightly

Winter
Nov 30 - Dec 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$200
$1,065

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $152 Nightly

New Years Eve
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
2 night min stay
$250
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$200
$1,065

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $152 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $75
  • Cleaning Fee $85
  • Tax Rate 12.938%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is made.

Pet Fees - 1 dog $75/stay, 2 dogs $125/stay


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/22/2015
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Location

33 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knoxville Airport - Tyson McGee
4.6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Island in Pigeon Forge
3.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Gatlinburg Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 321
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Old Mill Restaurant
10.4 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ober Gatlinburg

Car: Recommended

Sky Diving Simulator

Wedding Chapels

Helicopter Rides

ATV and WhiteWater Rafting Trips

River Tubing

Smoky Mountain National Park

Dinner Shows

Theatres

too much to list!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Highest Cabin on the Mountain, Privacy space away from loud neighbors or prying eyes on 1 acre property, surrounded by 800 acres of woods. Views of Dollywood, Pigeon Forge Strip, Smoky Mountains, Ober Gatlinburg. Only 2 miles to the main drag of Pigeon Forge. One of the best locations in the area!


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Speaks: english

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  • 1 acre of privacy top of the mountain

    1 acre of privacy top of the mountain

  • Front of Cabin

    Front of Cabin

  • Full Kitchen, Counter height Dining Set for 8

    Full Kitchen, Counter height Dining Set for 8

  • King Size Bed, TV/DVD, Jacuzzi Tub, Full Bathroom

    King Size Bed, TV/DVD, Jacuzzi Tub, Full Bathroom

  • Gameroom w/Black Felt Pool Table, Darts, 26" LCD TV, Chess Table/Poker

    Gameroom w/Black Felt Pool Table, Darts, 26" LCD TV, Chess Table/Poker

  • Private Luxury Hot Tub

    Private Luxury Hot Tub

  • Spacious Deck to Take in the Views, Relax, and Converse

    Spacious Deck to Take in the Views, Relax, and Converse

  • Open Front Decking

    Open Front Decking

  • Winter Snow View

    Winter Snow View

  • Luxury Living Area, 36" LCD, DVD, IPOD Stereo, Gas Fireplace, Leather Furniture

    Luxury Living Area, 36" LCD, DVD, IPOD Stereo, Gas Fireplace, Leather Furniture

  • View of the Smokies, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge Strip, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Slope

    View of the Smokies, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge Strip, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Slope

  • King Size Master Bedroom, Upscale Bedding, Jacuzzi Tub, Tv/DVD, Full Bath

    King Size Master Bedroom, Upscale Bedding, Jacuzzi Tub, Tv/DVD, Full Bath

  • Level Lot on 1 Acre on top of the Mountain, w/campfire pit, offstreet parking

    Level Lot on 1 Acre on top of the Mountain, w/campfire pit, offstreet parking

  • King Size Bed, 36" TV/DVD, Attached Full Bathroom

    King Size Bed, 36" TV/DVD, Attached Full Bathroom

  • Cafe Section - Great for Laptop/Newspaper and Coffee in the Morning

    Cafe Section - Great for Laptop/Newspaper and Coffee in the Morning

  • Enjoy the Bistro Style Seating Perfect for Laptop and Coffee in the morning

    Enjoy the Bistro Style Seating Perfect for Laptop and Coffee in the morning

  • Trout Fishing in the Smokies

    Trout Fishing in the Smokies

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