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Summer Family Reunion Getaway!

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Ready for Santa and snow!


Last updated: 04/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property 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

Pool / Spa



Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 9 - Nov 20, 2015
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Nov 21 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay

Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 12 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $130 + tax
  • Pet Fee $40 + tax
  • Damage Protection Fee $49 + tax
  • $10 per./ngt 13+ people $10 + 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 45 days before arrival

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Last updated: 04/06/2015
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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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