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Smoky Mountain Winter Getaway

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Ready for Santa and snow!


Last updated: 11/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Wears Valley cabin description

5500 square foot log cabin with wrap around porch overlooking Wears Valley with 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths. Great for family reunions and retreats. Located in Wears Valley between Townsend and Pigeon Forge - there is something for everybody for every season! From outlet shopping, to exquisite crafts, hiking, rafting, and tubing - you are just a 20 minute drive to Pigeon Forge, 30 minutes to Gatlinburg or 35 minutes to historic Cades Cove and Townsend.

Keywords: Log Cabin


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 5500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 year minimum age for rental....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Booster seats and plug in intercom available....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Dogs permitted on case by case basis w/$40 non-refundable pet fee....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            All doors on main floor - wheelchair accessible. Master bedroom w/wheelchair accessible attached bathroom....moreless

          Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 16-18

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Bedroom 4


          • Bedroom 5


          • Bedroom 6


          • Convertible bed(s)


          • King size beds (1) Master king bedroom w/Jacuzzi tub and shower, Queen size Beds (5) 1 Master queen bedroom suite w/Jacuzzi tub and shower combo. 2 queen bedrooms each w/twin bed and trundle with 2 baths - 1 with Jacuzzi tub and shower combo. 2 queen bedrooms - 1 with private bath/shower., Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twin beds w/rollaway trundle in 2 large rooms with queen beds as previously described., Baby Cribs (1) Portable travel crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) 2 queen size sleeper sofas...moreless

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 6: toilet


          • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Master Bath 2: toilet, jetted tub

            Jacuzzi tub & shower combo...moreless

          • Master Bath 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

            Wheelchair accessible with low, open step in shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, jetted tub

            Jacuzzi tub & shower combo with double sink...moreless

          • 5 1/2 Baths

          Other Amenities

              • Wrap around porch with rockers and hammock swing. Portable wheelchair ramp, wide doors and main floor bedroom w/private bath for wheelchair accessibility....moreless


              • DVD Player
              • Game Room:

                Sleeper sofa, love seat and TV with cable....moreless

              • Games:

                Assorted games available....moreless


                  • Family


                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Mountain View:

                        2 miles up from Hwy. 321 overlooking Wears Valley on 2 acres of land. Gently sloping driveway with ample parking for 5+ cars....moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Hunting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting


                      • Dining:

                        Seating for 10 at table. Additional seating available at bar area as well as drop leaf table with seating for 4...moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 16 people


                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer:


                      • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                        Olympic weight set available....moreless

                      • Garage
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        Main floor and basement game room with sofas....moreless

                      • Parking:

                        Ample parking for 6 vehicles. Gently sloping, rocked driveway....moreless

                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Must provide own HE detergent....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        $5/day charge for internet access...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace


                      • Coffee Maker:

                        Additional large group coffee pot available....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Cuisinart food processor, Crock Pot, Blender, toaster and large group coffee maker provided....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Cuisinart, blender, assorted pots, pans and baking dishes, sheets available as well as measuring cups and spoons....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Kitchen has 2 self-cleaning ovens to cater to large groups/retreats/family reunions. Large group electric coffee maker as well as regular electric coffee maker with extra carafe....moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator:


                      • Stove:

                        Jenn-Air stove & oven with additional convection oven for large groups....moreless

                      • Toaster


                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Wrap around deck with rocking chairs....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Picnic table and fire pit area....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Weber Charcoal Kettle Grill....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa



                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 17 traveler reviews
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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • $10 per./ngt 13+ people $10 + tax
                          • Pet Fee $40 + tax
                          • Cleaning Fee $130 + tax
                          • Damage Protection Fee $49 + tax
                          • Tax Rate 12.75%


                          No refunds will be given due to inclement weather or road conditions. We cannot provide transportation for guests and are not liable for any towing charges you may incur during your stay. The weather can change rapidly here during the

                          winter months from November to April. We advise that you plan your trip with that in mind and purchase travel insurance - available here on VRBO.

                          1/2 down upon reservation

                          Balance due 30 days before arrival

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                          Last updated: 11/11/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates


                          32 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          McGee Tyson Airport in Knoxville - 40 mins.
                          9 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Calhoun's - Pigeon Forge
                          21 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Ober Gatlinburg

                          Car: Necessary

                          5 miles from the entrance to the Smoky Mountains National Park and a short drive to historic Cades Cove. 2 hours to historic Asheville, NC and Biltmore House. 1 1/2 hours to Maggie Valley and Cherokee. 21 miles to Ober Gatlinburg for skiing.


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1999

                          About the owner: We are Steve and Tracie Silkwood and we have 5 children, almost all grown now. We live in Houston, Texas and attend Calvary Community Church.

                          Why the Owner Chose Wears Valley:
                          We found Tranquility Gate in October of 1998 while on a retreat with several other couples from Texas. The vision for the cabin is for couples, families and businessmen to have a place where they can 'retreat' and find a time of rest and rejuvenation from the business of this world.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                          Our cabin is very spacious allowing folks to spread out either inside or on the wrap around porch. There are plenty of bathrooms as well!

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                          Speaks: english



                          • Ready for Santa and snow!

                            Ready for Santa and snow!

                          • Waiting patiently for Santa!

                            Waiting patiently for Santa!

                          • Meal Time Gathering

                            Meal Time Gathering

                          • King Master Bedroom w/ private jacuzzi tub, separate shower & wheelchair access

                            King Master Bedroom w/ private jacuzzi tub, separate shower & wheelchair access

                          • Queen Bedroom with twin bed and twin pop-up trundle

                            Queen Bedroom with twin bed and twin pop-up trundle

                          • Queen Bedroom

                            Queen Bedroom

                          • Christmas at Tranquility Gate

                            Christmas at Tranquility Gate

                          • Front Porch View

                            Front Porch View

                          • Picnic and marshmallow time!

                            Picnic and marshmallow time!

                          • Queen Bedroom w/twin bed and twin pop-up trundle

                            Queen Bedroom w/twin bed and twin pop-up trundle

                          • Queen Master Bedroom with private jacuzzi/shower tub combo

                            Queen Master Bedroom with private jacuzzi/shower tub combo

                          VRBO #154939

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                          This listing was first published here in 2007.

                          Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                          $270 per night (USD)

                          6 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 18

                          View calendar: Updated 11/11/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2007
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 90%
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/11/2014
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