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Spacious Smoky Mountain Chalet with a View of Mountain Vistas

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.

Property Type

      • Chalet

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper

                  Suitability

                  • Children Welcome
                  • Pets Not Allowed
                  • Non Smoking Only

                  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

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

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

                      • Game Room
                      • Television
                      • VCR

                      Theme

                      • Family
                      • Away From It All

                      Attractions

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

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      local services and businesses

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

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Mountain View

                      sports and adventure activities

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

                      Arrival Day

                          • Negotiable

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                              Dining

                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 8 people

                              forms of payment

                                  • Accept Credit Card

                                  General

                                  • Gas Fireplace
                                  • Internet:

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                                  • Living Room
                                  • Iron & Board
                                  • Alarm Clock
                                  • Laundry Soap
                                  • Local Maps
                                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                                  • Basic Soaps
                                  • Air Conditioning
                                  • Linens Provided
                                  • Telephone
                                  • Clothes Dryer
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Parking Off Street
                                  • Parking
                                  • Ceiling Fans
                                  • Paper Towels
                                  • Toilet Paper
                                  • Towels Provided
                                  • Heating
                                  • Fireplace

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Kitchen
                                  • Stove:

                                    Smooth top electric...moreless

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

                                  Outside

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

                                  Payment Type

                                  • Visa
                                  • Mastercard

                                  Pool / Spa

                                  • Hot Tub
                                  • Indoor Hot Tub
                                   

                                  Reviews

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                                  Macon County and North Carolina Occupancy Tax - Total 10.75%$200/night (3 night minimum) .. $985/week
                                  $200 refundable deposit
                                  If you cancel more than 60 days before your visit, deposit returned in full
                                  $100 cleaning deposit charged on bookings of less than 7 days; no cleaning fees for 5 or more  days bookings.
                                  Weekly rentals only January, February, June, July and October.
                                  We prefer Saturday to Saturday bookings but can be flexible.
                                  Maximum of 10 people.  $75 charge per person over 8 people.

                                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                                  Last updated: 07/28/2014
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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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                                  Speaks: english

                                   

                                  Photos

                                  • Enjoy dramatic mountain views from the spacious de

                                    Enjoy dramatic mountain views from the spacious de

                                  • Any season is beautiful in the mountains.  The vie

                                    Any season is beautiful in the mountains. The vie

                                  • Recently added new furniture makes this house shin

                                    Recently added new furniture makes this house shin

                                  • Stay warm with the gas fireplace

                                    Stay warm with the gas fireplace

                                  • Our spa looks out over the mountains while you soak

                                    Our spa looks out over the mountains while you soak

                                  • Our new lower deck to walking trail

                                    Our new lower deck to walking trail

                                  • 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

                                  • Hidden Gem, your upscale home in the mountains

                                    Hidden Gem, your upscale home in the mountains

                                  • 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

                                  • 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

                                  • Large deck -  right for a morning coffee

                                    Large deck - right for a morning coffee

                                  • Sunset from the deck

                                    Sunset from the deck

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                                  Date last modified - Monday, May 19, 2014

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                                  4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 10

                                  View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
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                                  Speaks: english

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