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Authentic Appalachian Log Cabin at Lake Front Waters Edge

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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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*****A LAKE AND MOUNTAIN VACATION!*****
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You have found a spacious and beautifully decorated log cabin on lovely Douglas Lake. The Pioneer offers the best of both worlds...a lake and mountain vacation.

Stay at the beautifully appointed, Pioneer Trading Post, located just 17 miles from Dollywood and only 30 minutes from Gatlinburg and the National Park.

*5 BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED BEDROOMS:
Each room has it's special own special charm and appeal. You will find 100% cotton sheets, feather pillows and authentic hand stitched quilts for the feel you only get at Granny’s house.

*SCREENED IN SLEEPING PORCH
There is also a screened in sleeping porch with an antique 3/4 bed and a sitting area.

*YOU HAVE A 4 ACRE PRIVATE PENINSULA TO YOURSELF
Parents can relax knowing their kids are always within ear-shot on the 4 acre gentle sloping knoll overlooking the lake.
PLEASE NOTE : This is a TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) dam controlled lake. Levels fall slowly beginning in September and rise again in April. (See TVA website for levels)

*4 BATHROOMS:
1- modern two- person shower.
3- claw footed tubs with showers
2- outdoor showers
1- Outdoor claw foot tub
6- person hot tub over looking the lake.

*APPALACHIAN CULTURE AND HISTORY:
Built by the first American settlers to the region, each log was hand hewn. You will find early American chestnut walls and ceilings, vintage oak and heart pine floors, spinning wheels, church pews and butter churns, pie safes, cedar chests and family antiques throughout, yet with all the amenities of plush modern living. The Pioneer is a living museum to Appalachian history.

*A REAL CHEFS DREAM:
6 burner gas stove
Full range of modern cookware
Stainless steel appliances
Carrera marble counter tops
7’ antique porcelain sink.
An includes an arsenal of stocked spices

*AN OUTDOOR KITCHEN, GRILL AND DINING AREA OVERLOOKING LAKE:

*TOTEM POLE:
Pull up a seat next to the fireplace and study the vintage hand-carved totem pole made for Grandaddy by Chief Blue Cloud of the Cherokee Nation.
The totem pole stood outside the family store, The Pioneer Trading Post since the 1930's

*NATURE:
FISH OFF THE DOCK
FOOT TRAILS around the woodland property.
SECLUDED SPOTS and HAMMOCKS to get away.
LARGE FIRE PIT
YOGA / CAMPING PLATFORM
BOATING
SWIMMING
JET SKIING


*AMENITIES:
FLOATING DOCK
46-FLAT SCREEN TV in Livingroom
DVD
I- POD
WIFI
27-INCH SCREEN TV in bedroom
WRAP AROUND DECKS
LARGE STAINLESS STEEL BBQ
FIRE PIT
CENTRAL HEAT AND AIR
ADT SECURITY SYS
SECURITY GATE
JACUZZI
BOAT LAUNCH
AMPLE PARKING
CABIN GUITAR


*GATEWAY TO THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS:
Located in a rural setting on beautiful Douglas Lake in Sevierville, TN.
Just 15 minutes from Hwy 66
Gateway to the national park, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.
Skip the traffic and take the back-roads the Pioneer to surrounding attractions.

*HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE and KID FRIENDLY RANCH STYLE LAYOUT:
With ramps and wrap around decks, it easily accessible to the elderly, handicapped and small children.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    24...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great place for kids. Large yard, bonfire, camping platform, places to explore. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    This property is accessible for those in wheel chairs with the assistance of others. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • LOFT BEDROOM: 2 twin/ single

    The Loft- a step ladder is used to access the room. ...moreless

  • IRIS ROOM: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • MASTER BEDROOM: 1 queen

    Sleeping porch adjoins, sleeps 2...moreless

  • LAKE VIEW ROOM: 1 double

    This room has a half bath. Opens onto lakeside deck ...moreless

  • SLEEPING PORCH: 1 double

    Antique 3/4 size bed, sleeps 1-2 on screened in porch...moreless

  • THE POKER ROOM: 1 double

    Full size bed with poker table and TV, half bath...moreless

  • 2-QUEEN size beds,each with a full private bath 2-FULL beds with a private half bath 2-TWIN beds in the loft 1- 3/4 antique size bed on sleeping porch ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Private Bath, could be shared with sleeping porch bed...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Grannie's room has a private bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    The room with antique double bed has a private half bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Full bath off of kitchen. The washer and dryer are in here....moreless

  • Take a rinse in the outdoor 'Hillbilly shower' next to the cabin. Or enjoy a private bath in the outdoor claw foot tub. There is also an additional outdoor shower by the Jacuzzi...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We recommend that you host your own pirate party!!!Everyone dresses up like a pirate. Every one talks like a pirate as best they can. It is rowdy, silly and fun for all ages. Rent a Boat, turn it in to a pirate ship, ARGH!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Douglas Lake is dam controlled by TVA. The lake level fluctuates throughout the year. The level starts receding around October and starts increasing April, but changes from year to year. ...moreless

  • Lake View:

    The lake level is dam controlled, so in the winter months the lake level reduces from the cove. Guest enjoy walking, playing and fishing from the exposed shoreline....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    The property is located on a 4 acre private peninsula surrounded by water with a lovely dock and swimming area. ...moreless

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The harvest table inside can seat 8-10; additional seating for three at the island on bar stools. The outdoor table seats 10-12....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central ...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Lovely fire place which looks as real as possible ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Catering available upon request...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Quality cookware...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well above what you will find in most rentals. We are a family that likes to eat. If you need it we have it. All dishes are vintage from the days we our grandmother lived here. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything a chef could want. ...moreless

  • Microwave

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (3)...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Lovely dining area and grill on back porch over looking the lake. This is where we have most of our meals in the summer. ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    The lawns and grounds of the cabin are beautiful, lush and well kept. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large stainless steel grill over looking the lake. ...moreless

  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Step back in time: Sit on the front porch on Granny's church pews from the old Methodist church. You can study our Great Grandmother's coal stove and our Great Great Grandmothers corn shucker! ...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Lovely Hot tub overlooking the lake....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring High Season
Apr 16 - May 21, 2015
2 night min stay
$375
$2,250
memorial day
May 22 - May 25, 2015
4 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
Summer High Season
May 25 - Oct 31, 2015
5 night min stay
$375
$2,250
Low Season Fall
Nov 2 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$250
Thanksgiving
Nov 26 - Nov 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$425
Low Season Holidays
Nov 29 - Dec 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$210
$1,260
christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2015
3 night min stay
$425
New Years
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$425
Low Season Winter 2015
Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$210
$1,260
Spring High Season 2016
Apr 1 - May 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$375
$2,250
Summer High Season 2016
May 16 - Sep 15, 2016
5 night min stay
$375
$2,250
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$375

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $140 + tax
  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

Holidays:$425/nt

CANCELLATIONS:
*If you cancel more than 31 days before check-in, You are entitled to a full refund of as well as your deposit less a $75.00 processing fee. *If you cancel between 15-30 days before check-in, you will forfeit 50% of the cost of your stay .*If you cancel less than 15 days prior to your check-in, you forfeit your Deposit as well as the Full Rental amount of your stay.


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Location

Car: Necessary

Bass Pro Fishing Tournaments! Jet skiing, hunting, hiking, horseback,

Minutes From Dollywood!

Short Drive To Gatlinburg!

Dolly Parton’s family’s homestead ¼ mile from our historic cabin.

Boat rental right around the corner

Dock on the property

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: We love the great outdoors. We enjoy good food and coming together around the large harvest table at the Pioneer.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes, Stoplight 5:
When you rent this property you help keep the spirit of old Appalachia alive. The pioneer is a living museum to a people, their unique way of life and their land. The building techniques of the Early American settlers have lasted to this day and will stand another 100 years. Each log is a work of art.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Guests get to experience a glimmer of what life might have looked like during the early 1800's, but with all the comforts of modern living. Guests get the pleasure of staying in a real home that was full of love and music...you feel it right at home as soon as you walk in the door. Staying at The Pioneer it is like having the best of both worlds. You have the lake shore vacation that is within easy driving distance of the mountains and all the action of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Relax and enjoy the views of the lake.

    Relax and enjoy the views of the lake.

  • HUGE old fashioned kitchen with all new appliances and 6 burner stove.

    HUGE old fashioned kitchen with all new appliances and 6 burner stove.

  • Simply understated country charm w Quality mattresses and bedding through out.

    Simply understated country charm w Quality mattresses and bedding through out.

  • The front doors of the Pioneer looking out over the woods, not another cabin.

    The front doors of the Pioneer looking out over the woods, not another cabin.

  • The Poker room has one Queen Bed.

    The Poker room has one Queen Bed.

  • Relax in old world charm.

    Relax in old world charm.

  • The lakeside kitchen seats 10, with sink, grill and additional refrigerator.

    The lakeside kitchen seats 10, with sink, grill and additional refrigerator.

  • The Loft with two twin beds, is loved by grown-ups and children alike.

    The Loft with two twin beds, is loved by grown-ups and children alike.

  • This lovely deck over looks the Douglas Lake.

    This lovely deck over looks the Douglas Lake.

  • Sun rise from the back porch.

    Sun rise from the back porch.

  • Queen bed, private bath in a solid chestnut room, an extinct North American wood

    Queen bed, private bath in a solid chestnut room, an extinct North American wood

  • Just another beautiful room.

    Just another beautiful room.

  • The Greatroom has two seating areas. With a vintage totem pole, fire place, TV

    The Greatroom has two seating areas. With a vintage totem pole, fire place, TV

  • Come together around a hand-made walnut harvest table for a home-cooked meal.

    Come together around a hand-made walnut harvest table for a home-cooked meal.

  • Relax or fish off your own private dock.

    Relax or fish off your own private dock.

  • This hand carved totem pole used to stand outside the family store..The Pioneer.

    This hand carved totem pole used to stand outside the family store..The Pioneer.

  • The early american dovetail construction is made of 200 year old vintage timber.

    The early american dovetail construction is made of 200 year old vintage timber.

  • The Iris room is full of charm with an antique cast iron tub & queen bed

    The Iris room is full of charm with an antique cast iron tub & queen bed

  • Antique 3/4 double mattress bed inside the wonderful screened in 
sleeping porch

    Antique 3/4 double mattress bed inside the wonderful screened in sleeping porch

  • All rooms have new comfortable mattresses, hand stiched quilts and cotton sheets

    All rooms have new comfortable mattresses, hand stiched quilts and cotton sheets

  • Relax in the jacuzzi overlooking the lake, just steps from the waters edge.

    Relax in the jacuzzi overlooking the lake, just steps from the waters edge.

  • Sleep like a baby under these hand stitched quilts.

    Sleep like a baby under these hand stitched quilts.

  • Rinse off in the outdoor shower. We call it ...
'The Hillbilly Shower'

    Rinse off in the outdoor shower. We call it ... 'The Hillbilly Shower'

  • Beautiful all year round!
Come share a Smoky Mountain Christmas with us.

    Beautiful all year round! Come share a Smoky Mountain Christmas with us.

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Cabin
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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AUTHENTIC APPALACHIAN LOG CABIN AT LAKE FRONT WATERS EDGE

Gatlinburg #207299

4 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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