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Spacious Smoky Mountain Chalet with a View of Mountain Vistas

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Last updated: 12/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Franklin chalet description

Spacious Smoky Mountain Chalet with a Killer View
Location: Franklin, NC (off Hwy. 441 south of Franklin)
Hidden Gem is located 5 miles from the GA/NC state line on HWY 441. It is 9 miles from Franklin. As you drive up the paved road to the top of the mountain, there is only one other house on the road. From the large wrap around deck you have a wonderful view of a mountain vista with layers of mountains.
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Inside, the stone gas fireplace provides a warm center for the large vaulted living room. There is a wall of windows looking out over the mountains. There are 2 bedrooms with king beds, 1 bedroom with a queen bed, and 1 bedroom with twin beds. In addition there is a game room with a sleeper sofa. You can relax in front of one of the two TV’s, play a game of pool, or soak in the hot tub in a separate room which looks out on the forest.


Franklin is a quaint, friendly town that loves to have festivals, parades and parties. It has a number of fine restaurants and shops. A recently completed Greenway follows the Little Tennessee River which runs through Franklin. You can hike or bike for several miles along the river. There are nature walks with guides to point out plants, birds and other things of interest. Franklin has a rich history with connections to the Cherokee Indians and to Scottish settlers. “Picking on the Square” during the summer and fall months invites everyone to come downtown with their folding chairs and listen to music and watch the folk dancing.

If your taste is for more lively things there are a number of trails to hike (The famous Appalachian Trail is only a short distance from town). We have recently added a nature trail directly from Hidden Gem. There is also white water rafting, good fishing for mountain trout, viewing some of the impressive waterfalls nearby. Franklin is known as the “Gem Capital of the World” and there are several ruby mines where you can pan for rubies and emeralds. Asheville, with its magnificent Biltmore House is about an hour away.

Come stay in our lovely chalet. Any time is good. In the spring you can enjoy the mountain laurel and other native flowers; in the summer relax in the cool mountain air; in the autumn be amazed at the color display Mother Nature puts on for you. And if you are a mind to, spend Christmas or New Years and have a good chance of having a white Christmas. Wildlife abounds. Other guests have reported seeing lots of deer, wild turkeys, fox and even an occasional black bear.

This is my only vacation rental property. I personally manage it and my family stays here when they come to the mountains. We maintain it in good condition. We would love to share it with you.

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Property Type

      • Chalet

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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                  Other Amenities

                      • The kitchen has everything you need. You can cook a fine meal on the smooth-top cook stove. Dishes, utensils and cookware are all included as are linens for the beds and baths. Gas fireplace. Special News - we have just finished a complete upgrade of paint, furniture, renovated bathrooms, curtains, bedding, etc. Appalachian Trail and other Hiking trails and Greenway, Fishing in mountain streams, biking trails, panning for gems, local museums, shopping, antiquing, fine dining, local festivals, and local musical events....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player
                      • Game Room
                      • Games
                      • Pool Table
                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        46 inch flat screen LCD with HD, plus 32 inch TV with DVD...moreless

                      • Television
                      • VCR

                      Theme

                      • Away From It All
                      • Family

                      Attractions

                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Forests
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Restaurants
                      • Theme Parks
                      • Waterfalls

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Antiquing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Walking
                      • Wildlife Viewing

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Mountain View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Heating
                      • Internet:

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                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Grill
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove:

                        Smooth top electric...moreless

                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                      • Indoor Hot Tub

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card
                           

                          Reviews

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                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $200
                          $985

                          Rates are based on 8 guests; add $100 per night, per additional guest


                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                          • Cleaning $100
                          • Tax Rate 10.75%

                          Notes:

                          If you cancel more than 60 days before your visit, deposit returned in full

                          $100 cleaning deposit charged on all bookings..

                          Weekly rentals only January, February, June, July and October.

                          We prefer Saturday to Saturday bookings but can be flexible. Maximum of 10 people. $100 charge per person over 8 people.

                          $200 refundable deposit due when confirming booking. Check to be sent to Jerry Porter, P.O. Box 60, Franklin, NC 28744

                          Rent is not due until 3 weeks before guests arrive. Personal checks are fine.


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                          Car: Necessary

                          Other Activities: Shopping, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa

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                          A good link for white water rafting and also fly fishing is www.endlessriveradventures.com Phone: 800-224-7238

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2002

                          About the owner: I was born and raised in the Missouri Ozarks. I have always loved the mountains. When I first visited western North Carolina I knew I wanted to spend a lot of time here. When I got a chance to purchase Hidden Gem I jumped at it. We have upgraded with a pool table, furniture, linens, new mattresses, additional decks, a new spa room etc. It is a comfortable, relaxing place to spend a week or a month. I love the deer trail that runs almost under the deck. We have added a lower deck to get down to the nature trail.


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                          Photos

                          • Enjoy dramatic mountain views from the spacious de

                            Enjoy dramatic mountain views from the spacious de

                          • Recently added new furniture makes this house shin

                            Recently added new furniture makes this house shin

                          • From the balcony, you can see the large dining table with a mountain view

                            From the balcony, you can see the large dining table with a mountain view

                          • Our spa looks out over the mountains while you soak

                            Our spa looks out over the mountains while you soak

                          • A paved road to the driveway and plenty of room for multiple cars

                            A paved road to the driveway and plenty of room for multiple cars

                          • A spirited pool game at the end of the day is a relaxing time.

                            A spirited pool game at the end of the day is a relaxing time.

                          • Settle in to an evening with warmth of family and

                            Settle in to an evening with warmth of family and

                          • Living room, large screen HD TV with satellite channels

                            Living room, large screen HD TV with satellite channels

                          • Stay warm with the gas fireplace

                            Stay warm with the gas fireplace

                          • Large deck -  right for a morning coffee

                            Large deck - right for a morning coffee

                          • Our new lower deck to walking trail

                            Our new lower deck to walking trail

                          • Sunset from the deck

                            Sunset from the deck

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Friday, December 12, 2014

                          $200 per night (USD)
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                          4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 50%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/12/2014
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                          Spacious Smoky Mountain Chalet with a View of Mountain Vistas

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