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Log Cabin~Easy Year-Round Access~'No Mtn Rds'~Nat'l Pk 1 Mile!

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Whisperwind Log Cabin

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Last updated: 11/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Wears Valley cabin description

Whisperwind is a rustic log cabin nestled at the base of Cove Mountain with easy 'no mountain roads' access & level driveway/parking, located just one mile from the Wears Valley/Metcalf entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The main entry level hosts a cozy living room with gas log fireplace crafted with river stone, full kitchen with dining area seating six, a queen log bedroom with TV, and a bathroom. Upstairs, the open loft offers two single beds plus a private king log bedroom with TV and bathroom. The downstairs area features a game room with a very nice pool table, games, TV, Playstation 2 (bring your favorite games!) and third bathroom. You'll enjoy the three-sided covered wrap around deck with outdoor table/chairs, rocking chairs, porch swings, benches, and an inviting hot tub. A backyard picnic area awaits with charcoal grill, picnic table and chairs. If you live in a 'house in the burbs' all year long, we invite you to come experience our rustically appointed cabin for your Smoky Mountains get-a-way!


You'll find it in the Smokies!

From a quiet retreat back to nature, to a great outdoor adventure, to tourist attractions, to picnic places along the stream, to city life, to places of history, to wildlife from birds & turkeys to bears, deer & elk, to early settler cabins & native Indians, to hiking trails & mountain tops, to old fashioned swimming holes & floating down the river, to refreshing water falls, to horse backing riding & bike riding, to live entertainment, to DollyWood Theme Park & Splash Country Water Park, to bird & animal watching, to beautiful valleys, to awesome views, to nature photography, to letting a ranger teach you something you didn't know, to local arts & crafts, to the Aquarium, to church, to antiquing, to a selection of restaurants, to ice skating & skiing, to rock hopping at Chimney Park, to riding the tram up the mountain (at night!), to wildflowers, to catching the train, to catching a fish...YOU'LL FIND IT IN THE SMOKIES!

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Many of the places 'YOU'LL FIND IN THE SMOKIES' area are located within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Over 10 million people visit each year and we highly recommend this very special place to our guests. Do stop in at one of the national park 's visitor centers - they are a treasure of information and you will find everything there you need to know to plan your park visit.

How May We Help You?

If you would like information regarding an area of special interest to you in the Smokies, please let us know and we will do our best to assist you. 'The mountains are calling and you must come!' We would be delighted to host your visit!

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Cabin
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Responsible adult must be at least 25 years of age and must be present during visit. Drivers Lic. Number of responsible adult is required....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Kids are welcome but little ones should be watched closely as there are two sets of stairs in the cabin and an open loft....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            While smoking is not allowed IN the cabin, you can enjoy smoking outside the cabin - there are containers on the cabin decks/yard for disposing of 'butts'....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We're sorry but we are not able to accommodate pets at this time....moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Loft

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          • King size beds (1) King Log Bed in Private Bedroom/Loft, Queen size Beds (1) Queen Log Bed in Private Bedroom/Main Entry Level, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two Single Beds in Open Loft overlooking LR/Fireplace...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

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

            Cabin has DISH TV...moreless

          • Television:

            (4) Cabin offers 4 TVs: Living Room ~ Bedroom/Main Entry Level ~ Bedroom/Loft ~ Game Room/Downstairs...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

          • Monument View:

            A Monument in Wears Valley? Not exactly...however, if you would enjoy seeing what 'rural America' looks like before more of it is gobbled up by 'modern America' -- Wears Valley is your opportunity to soak up and enjoy that beauty while it lasts! And when you are a guest at Whisperwind you are living right inside that picture postcard!...moreless

          • Mountain View:

            Enjoy rocking on our front deck and looking up to Cove Mountain! And the moon shinning over Cove Mountain - 'Priceless'!...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Spelunking
          • Swimming
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Cabin has central air and heat throughout....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Washer/Dryler located on Downstairs Level...moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            Gas Log Fireplace crafted with River Stone....moreless

          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Bed, Bath, & Kitchens Linens...moreless

          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street:

            Level Driveway & Level Parking adjacent to cabin...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Level Driveway & Level Parking adjacent to cabin....moreless

          • Telephone:

            Cabin does NOT have a land line; cell phone reception is available at the cabin. FYI - Keep in mind that there is no cell phone reception in the National Park...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Please 'bring your Beach Towels' as beach towels are NOT provided at cabin....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washer/Dryer located on Downstairs Level...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Cabin has a nice assortment of cooking utensils, dishes, pots, pans, blender...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Refrigerator - Stove - Microwave - Dish Washer - Double Sink...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator:

            Refrigerator-Freezer...moreless

          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony:

            Cabin is decked on three sides; hot tub is located on covered back deck...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Extended Deck Area adjacent to Hot Tub, with outdoor table/chairs/bench...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            We refer our guests to the Pigeon Forge Recreation Complex/Community Center which offers both an outdoor pool & an indoor pool, plus other activities, for a very modest fee, (approx./person: $2.50 Outdoor Pool, & you can bring your own food/snacks/drinks; $6 Indoor Olympic Size Pool, but no food allowed)....moreless

          • Hot Tub:

            Inviting Hot Tub on Covered Deck - Enjoy the Stary Night Sky! Adjacent outdoor table & chairs on extended deck....moreless

           

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          Snowing in the Smokies
          Nov 20 - Dec 26, 2014
          5 night min stay
          $125

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Tax Rate 12.75%

          Notes:

          Responsible person must be at least 25 years of age and be present during stay.

          Credit/Debit Cards & Checks are accepted. Five Night Minimum Booking.

          50% Deposit Due within one week of booking.

          Balance Due thirty days prior to arrival date.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 11/03/2014
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          Location

          • Sugarlands Visitor Center

            "The Great Smoky Mountains National Park's Sugarlands Visitor Center is a must stop place for..."

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          • Cade's Cove Riding Stables

            "Beautiful Cades Cove takes us back to a simpler, more peaceful time. Although we've driven ..."

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          • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

            "The Great Smoky Mountains National Park -- what can we say? It is one of those very special..."

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          • Kroger

            "We often shop at Kroger which is located near the intersection of Wears Valley Rd/Hwy. 321 a..."

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          • Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

            "Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail is one of our favorite drives. Really enjoyable!"

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          • Alum Cave Bluff Trail to Mt. LeConte

            "Alum Cave Bluff Trail up to LeConte Lodge atop Mt. LeConte is, we think, the favorite trail ..."

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          • Elkmont Synchronous Firefly Viewing

            "No need to go to Elkmont for the Synchronous Firefly Viewing -- you can linger on our back d..."

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          • Log Cabin Pancake House

            "One of our very favorite places to enjoy breakfast - the atmosphere is so log-cabiny with th..."

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          • Pigeon Forge

            "Pigeon Forge is a great place for family vacations -- attractions galore. Someone noted tha..."

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          • The Village Shops

            "The Village is our very favority 'stopping place' in Gatlinburg - very nice setting with qua..."

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          • Mel's Diner in Pigeon Forge

            "Enjoyed the 50's? Enjoy them again at Mel's. The Fonz surely would have eaten here!"

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          • Country Tonite Theatre

            "Country Tonite Theater always puts on a great, entertaining show. If you do shows, this is ..."

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          • Newfound Gap

            "Newfound Gap is certainly the place to stop and enjoy the view. Fantastic! "

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          • Downtown Gatlinburg

            "We enjoy strolling the strip in Gatlinburg, ducking in and out of our favorite shops - and s..."

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          • Chimney Tops Trail

            "Chimney Tops Trail is an adventure to hike. Takes about two hours to hike up and it is a tr..."

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          • Apple Barn Winery

            "Ah, Apple Barn - we never miss stopping there. A really enjoyable outing."

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          • Dollywood

            "Dollywood is, well, Dollywood. A fun place for all of us. Very nice entertainment which we..."

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          1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          Hwy. 321 / Wears Valley Rd.
          7 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          Wears Valley / Pigeon Forge
          12 Miles
          Nearest Ski
          Gatlinburg - Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
          2 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          In GSMNP / Metcalf Bottoms Picnic-Swimming Area

          Car: Necessary

           

          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2004

          About the owner: What more can we say ~ we honeymooned in the Smokies! And we both fell in love all over again - with the Great Smokies! Never missing a chance to return to those beautiful mountains, we spent many vacations there, as a couple, with friends and family, and then with our children, exploring, hiking, rock-jumping at Chimney park, picnicing, playing in the river, horseback riding, biking Cades Cove, tubing, visiting Cherokee, occasionally crossing paths with a bear, and more! It didn't take us long to decide we wanted to have a place in the Smokies and eventually purchased our little half-acre in Wears Valley, which we discovered quite by accident one day as we were out exploring the area. (You never know where a little mountain road will lead and we seldom pass-up a chance to 'take the road less traveled'). In 2004 we completed construction of Whisperwind and have been sharing it, and the Smokies, with our guests ever since. We'd be delighted to count you among them!

          Why the Owner Chose Wears Valley:
          Because of our enjoyment of the entire Smokies area and all that the GSMNP has to offer, when a little piece of land came up for sale just one mile from the Wears Valley/Metcalf entrance into the National Park, we couldn't pass it up. For several years prior to building, when we visited the Smokies we would pack a picnic lunch, drive to our property, park the truck, hike one mile to the national park entrance and one mile more to Metcalf Bottoms Picnic Area in the park -- enjoy our lunch, splash in the river, watch for bears (yes, they 'picnic' too) -- and hike back to our property after a delightful outing. We often drive to Metcalf now and walk the picnic loops - its a great exercise program! And if visitors picnicing at Metcalf only knew where that little blacktop road across the one-lane bridge leads to...!

          The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
          Our cabin is located, as the mountain folk say, 'down looking up'. That means we get to enjoy the beautiful mountains without having to drive those 'exciting' mountain roads. Our land was once part of a tobacco farm and, while there are homes/cabins nearby, we still very much have that rural, countryside feel with old barns and scattered empty acres everywhere. We feel we truely are in the middle of it all. Take your pick...Just 1 mile from the cabin, the Wears Valley/Metcalf entrance into the GSMNP will take you to Gatlinburg along Little River Road right thru the National Park, with 'zero' traffic lights; Pigeon Forge Parkway is just 9 miles away on Hwy. 321N; and Hwy. 321S takes you to Townsend, just 5 miles, and the Townsend entrance to the National Park, including the historically popular Cades Cove. Sometimes when we are in the mood for a drive, we'll make a picnic 'loop trip', heading first to Townsend, & perhaps Cades Cove, and then, taking Little River Road from Townsend, we travel thru the National Park to Gatlinburg (passing Metcalf picnic area along the way), then on to Pigeon Forge, turning toward 'home' at Wears Valley Road in Pigeon Forge. We'll stop along the way to enjoy our picnic lunch - and whatever catches our fancy - and whatever we can catch with our camera!


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          Speaks: english

           

          Photos

          • Whisperwind Log Cabin

            Whisperwind Log Cabin

          • Dining Area seating up to six

            Dining Area seating up to six

          • Private Bedroom/Main Entry Level with Queen Log Bed

            Private Bedroom/Main Entry Level with Queen Log Bed

          • Private Loft Bedroom with King Log Bed

            Private Loft Bedroom with King Log Bed

          • Cozy Living Room w/Gas Log Fireplace

            Cozy Living Room w/Gas Log Fireplace

          • Full Kitchen

            Full Kitchen

          • Open Loft features two single beds and walls of windows

            Open Loft features two single beds and walls of windows

          • Downstairs w/Pool Table - TV - Sofa/Chair

            Downstairs w/Pool Table - TV - Sofa/Chair

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          $125 per night (USD)
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          2 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
          Sleeps 6

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          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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