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Tatonka Lodge, 2 Master Suites on a Buffalo Ranch!

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Last updated: 07/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Looking to get away to the mountains with your family? Tatonka Lodge is the perfect choice for large families, or groups, traveling together!

Our custom log home sits on a private 65 acre buffalo ranch. Enjoy viewing our buffalo when you drive in or stop by in the morning at feeding time! The cabin was completed in early 2008 and is over 3500 square feet, plenty of room for everyone to spread out. So, whether you are looking to hit the slopes at Cataloochee Ski Resort in Maggie Valley (only 12 miles away) or visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville (only 30 minutes), there is plenty for everyone to do in The Great Smoky Mountains!

Tatonka Lodge, (Indian word for buffalo), is ideal for large families vacationing together because we have 2 master suites which each have private doors leading to the back deck with a fantastic mountain view.

Once inside, you will be in awe of the huge stone fireplace in the great room, surrounded by plenty of seating area for a large group. Also, rest assured the children will be well entertained downstairs in the game room where we have a life size chess set, pool table, air hockey, ping pong & foosball. Also enjoy an evening in our 8 person hot tub out back!

Children will love the hike through the woods to the brand new play area, The BC Corral! This custom designed area has everything from swings, zip line, slides, teeter totter, cargo nets, rock wall & even a horse shoe pit for the adults! The kids will love it here!

If you are looking for a quiet 'get away from it all' retreat, this is it! Enjoy long hikes on the property, fishing on the Pigeon River (within walking distance from the log cabin) or take a trip into town to do some shopping or antiquing.

We are pet friendly, size doesn't matter!

Our other cabins:
Timber Hollow,sleeps 10- VRBO # 581708
Bison Overlook Lodge, sleeps 8 - VRBO # 131294
Buffalo Bungalow, sleeps 2 - VRBO # 409851
Fun things to do: Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Biltmore Estate, Ghost Town, hiking at Chimney Rock, tubing at Deep Creek, Fun Factory, Indoor skydiving, visit the Elk in Cataloochee Park, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Casino in Cherokee, slide down the rocks at Sliding Rock in the Pisgah National Forest, downhill skiing, snowboarding & tubing at Cataloochee Ski Resort, golf at Waynesville Country Club, Maggie Valley Country Club or Ironduff Golf Course!

We hope many wonderful memories will be made while vacationing at Tatonka Lodge!

Please call Cheryl for more information about Tatonka Lodge. Also, more photos can be viewed of the property & large playground that was just built by visiting our website, be sure to look for the link below.

Keywords: Luxury Log Cabin

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We provide a large kennel that we ask dogs to be kept in when you leave the cabin...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    custom log bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    custom log bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    custom log bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

    custom covered wagon bed & twin over full bunkbed...moreless

  • Loft: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    full sized futons...moreless

  • King size beds (1) 2 master suites, both are custom made log beds. Jacuzzi tubs in each master bath, doube vanities in each along with dual headed custom tiled showers. Both bathrooms also have heated tile floors., Queen size Beds (1) This is also a custom log bed., Twin or Single Beds (1) This is perfect for the kids, this bed is a custom built Covered Wagon bed!, Baby Cribs (1) Pack-n-play, Bunk Beds (1) Log bunk bed, also custom built with a twin over a full....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    dual shower heads in custom shower, heated tile floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    dual shower heads in custom shower, heated tile floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    double vanity, shower in seperate room, toilet in sep. room...moreless

  • Both master bathrooms have heated tile floors, jacuzzi tubs & dual headed showers!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Enjoy time relaxing or you can take a hike up the mountain & see magnificent views! Kids love the outdoor fire-pit w/ FREE firewood for roasting smores! Check out our other cabins: Timber Hollow (sleeps 10): #581708 Bison Overlook Lodge (sleeps 8): #131294 Bison Escape (sleeps 6):#725816 Buffalo Bungalow (sleeps 2): #409851...moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • Books:

    Book shelf up in the loft...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Lots to do in here! Kids & adults love it....moreless

  • Games:

    Plenty of board games...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) Direct tv...moreless

  • Television:

    (2) flat screens in great room & game room...moreless

  • Toys:

    There is a toy chest in 4th bedroom for kids...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table that actually sits the same amount it sleeps!! 14 can fit!!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Free firewood (limited amount)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    separate hot tub towels as well....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free WiFi...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    (2) 2 stone fireplaces with free firewood...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Large kitchen with everything needed to make dinner for 14! Crock pot, spices, wine glasses, punch bowl. It is very well equipped, just bring your food & chef!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Who wants to wash dishes on vacation!...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We supply spice rack ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    side by side with ice maker & water from the door....moreless

  • Stove:

    Glass top stover...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    Can rent boats at Lake Douglas @ 45 mins. away...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    both master suites have doors leading to the back deck....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Can be done at Lake Junaluska @ 8 miles away...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Just bring your charcoal...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    At Cataloochee Ski Area @ 20 mins away...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Waynesville Rec Center @ 15 minutes away...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    2 master baths each have a jacuzzi tub. Hairdryers in every bathroom....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jul 12 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,350
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
$375
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Dec 1
5 night min stay
$415
$2,765
Christmas
Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015
7 night min stay
$450
New Years
Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2016
7 night min stay
$450
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$325
$2,240

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Hot tub fee $50 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

$35 cancellation fee will be deducted for any cancelled reservation.


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-40
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cataloochee Ski Area
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My brothers & my husband had shared a vision of expanding my fathers buffalo ranch when additional property became available to purchase. With all our knowledge & experiences combine we have built 3 log homes & have been renting them out since 2004. All the furniture in this cabin has been handmade by the wood on the property! Even the covered wagon bed, that was custom built my my father. Once my husband retires from the US Army in about 8 yrs our dream will be to build our log cabin on the property & be more hands on. God has blessed us beyond our wildest dreams. We hope you love the mountains like we have all come to love being transplants from a very flat NY!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
While staying at Tatonka Lodge we feel you will really enjoy the peace & tranquility of being secluded on 65 acres. So many of our previous guest have wrote back & told us they had all these plans to sight see but then just loved hanging out in the cabin together enjoying the big game room & the children all love the uniquely designed playground as well as seeing the miniature horse, buffalo, goats & llamas.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • Tatonka Lodge

    Tatonka Lodge

  • Large Great Room w/ wood burning fireplace (free firewood!)

    Large Great Room w/ wood burning fireplace (free firewood!)

  • Fully equipped kitchen, everything you need to make a meal for 14

    Fully equipped kitchen, everything you need to make a meal for 14

  • Master Bedroom # 1 with king bed & private bath

    Master Bedroom # 1 with king bed & private bath

  • Both master suites have jacuzzi tubs with heated tile floors!

    Both master suites have jacuzzi tubs with heated tile floors!

  • 4th bedroom has custom built "Covered Wagon Bed" & a twin over full bunk bed

    4th bedroom has custom built "Covered Wagon Bed" & a twin over full bunk bed

  • Downstairs has pooltable, air hockey, foosball, ping pong & life size chess!

    Downstairs has pooltable, air hockey, foosball, ping pong & life size chess!

  • Life size chess set!

    Life size chess set!

  • enjoy stargazing while relaxing in our large 8 person hottub

    enjoy stargazing while relaxing in our large 8 person hottub

  • Challenge the kids to a game of Tether-ball at our picnic area!

    Challenge the kids to a game of Tether-ball at our picnic area!

  • We have @ 20 head of Bison on our ranch..

    We have @ 20 head of Bison on our ranch..

  • Ranger Dan is our mini horse...he loves to meet people.

    Ranger Dan is our mini horse...he loves to meet people.

  • 3500 sq. feet..plenty of room to spread out!

    3500 sq. feet..plenty of room to spread out!

  • Custom stairs up to large loft area

    Custom stairs up to large loft area

  • Large dining table seats 14

    Large dining table seats 14

  • Master Bedroom #2 with a king & private bath

    Master Bedroom #2 with a king & private bath

  • Queen bed in 3rd bedroom

    Queen bed in 3rd bedroom

  • Custom log bunk beds, twin over full in 4th bedroom

    Custom log bunk beds, twin over full in 4th bedroom

  • Loft has 2 full size futons

    Loft has 2 full size futons

  • Outdoor fire-pit & charcoal grill area located next to the hot tub

    Outdoor fire-pit & charcoal grill area located next to the hot tub

  • Kids will love hiking the trail to our custom play area, the BC Corral

    Kids will love hiking the trail to our custom play area, the BC Corral

  • The Pigeon River runs in front of our entrance & a great way to cool off!

    The Pigeon River runs in front of our entrance & a great way to cool off!

  • Come meet our llamas, Jack, Jill & J.J.

    Come meet our llamas, Jack, Jill & J.J.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/28/2015
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