Mountainside Cottage in Trees, Peaceful - Easy Access !!
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Franklin cottage description
PEACEFUL -- PRIVATE -- SAFE -- EASY ACCESS -- FREE WiFi -- REDUCED RATES !!!
Escape to the mountains and enjoy this peaceful and centrally located two-level cottage tucked in the trees in a SAFE, lovely mountainside community. The Cottage is VERY clean, freshly painted Inside & out with all lovely furniture!! First level features fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and living area with 47in LCD TV above gas fireplace, DVD player and opens to a full-length screened deck. This level also has the master bedroom with a new mattress, master bath with large walk-in shower and walk-in closet.
Take the open stairway downstairs to another bedroom with queen bed, full bath with shower/tub combination, NEW washer/dryer, den with TV/DVD, full-size sleeper-sofa opening to another deck and the lower driveway. We also provide Broadband Internet service and local & long-distance telephone service. The cottage is paved to the door and only 10 minutes to downtown Franklin and your gateway to outdoor activities! NO SMOKING & NO PETS, PLEASE.
The cottage is a perfect get-away for 2 couples as there are 2 floors and the lower floor has an exterior door; so, there is privacy -- or bring your family as there is plenty of room for everyone! Our cottage has been completely renovated, is very clean and will provide a comfortable base for anything you choose to do -- or do nothing at all and relax!!
Franklin is located in the southwestern corner of North Carolina between two popular scenic gorges: The Cullasaja and the Nantahala and is famous for its gem mining and beautiful mountain ranges. We are just 6 miles west of downtown Franklin, NC (about 10 minutes); 4 miles west of the intersection of 441N/64W off of Wayah Rd. Elevation-wise, it's about 2300 ft. Highway 64 is a scenic wonder in itself! Venture to the waterfalls, river rafting, tubing, hiking, swimming, canopy tours, golf - you name it! In your shopping excursions, don't forget to include a trip to Highlands - it is unforgettable!
Of course, out kitchen has everything you'll need (plus a NEW gas grill), but experience the local restaurants. You'll be surprised! Atlanta is just 2 hours away to the south while Asheville is one hour to the east. Other cities nearby include Highlands, Cashiers, Dillsboro, Sylva, which are all within about 30 minutes.
Keywords: cottage, peaceful, convenient to Franklin and surrounding towns, Nantahala Forest activities, Great Smoky Mountain Park
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Cooking Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Linens Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Wireless Internet
- Free Long Distance
- Wood Deck
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Away From It All
- Mountain Biking
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Water Tubing
- Mountain Climbing
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
- Autumn Foliage
- Eco Tourism
- Miniature Golf
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Wildlife Viewing
- Outlet Shopping
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
ReviewsWrite a review
This quiet cabin has everything you need to enjoy your vacation in the mountains. We have rented a number of cabins in this area over the years and this one is right up there. It's just so comfortable and clean and we like the location and layout. Judy and Louis are really nice and hospitable and have priced their cabin reasonably. The town of Franklin is a perfect spot to locate. Lots of attractions within an hour. We always enjoy a meal at Cafe' REL downtown. Thank you Judy and Louis for making your cabin available. Bob and Terry Schwartz
- Guest Bob S. (Clearwater, Florida)
- Date of stay 10/19/13
- Review Submitted 12/06/13
Lorraine M. Athens, GA
Lorraine M. Athens, GA
Beautiful place - very clean and well supplied. Even the pantry was well stocked! Comfortable seating in the living room. This place had all we needed and much more than we ever expected. Conveniently located to so many points of interest. I don't have a negative thing to say about this place. I MUST RETURN!
- Guest Lorraine M.
- Date of stay 10/03/13
- Review Submitted 11/09/13
Beautiful home for a fantastic vacation!
Beautiful home for a fantastic vacation!
We had a fabulous stay at Worrell's home. What a retreat! We loved the layout of the house, and the screened in deck was waiting for us every night for dinner and relaxation. I've recommended this place to several of my friends who have mentioned vacationing in the Smokies. The location is central to so many activities. While we were there we enjoyed the town of Franklin with it's Scottish heritage and little shops; visited the Biltmore in Asheville, went hiking near Bryson City, rafting, ziplining, gemming, and we didn't even scratch the surface with all the things to do. We would love to go back in the fall!! Thank you Judy for letting us stay in your home! Chris and Mike King
- Guest Christina N.
- Date of stay 06/07/13
- Review Submitted 09/15/13
Close in, easy access, best stocked kitchen ever. Very clean and well furnished. Nice gas log fire place the only way to go in winter for convenience. Nice owners.
- Guest Donald C.
- Date of stay 01/11/13
- Review Submitted 02/15/13
Sorry it has taken me so long to review your wonderful property. Fall and winter are our busiest time, and I just haven't had time. We have rented many HomeAway properties, and this was by far the best. We arrived to find the home exactly as the pictures show, and exceptionally clean. In fact, it was spotless!!! The home was well equipped and you couldn't ask for anything more. Judy was most helpful; even sent us a packet of info about the area. We stayed a week and enjoyed every minute of it. We ate most of our meals on that wonderful screened in porch. The porch was a great place to relax and play cards. We went exploring during the day, and came back to kick back and relax. The kitchen was great, in fact we only ate out one time while we were there. The only possible addition to the kitchen might be a crock pot. We cannot say enough good about this property and would recommend it to anybody!!! We hope to be able to come back again. Thank you Judy and God Bless!!! Ilene
- Guest south (Rock Hill, SC)
- Date of stay 08/30/12
- Review Submitted 01/04/13
Owner response: Hi Ilene, We are so glad that you and Carroll had a relaxing stay, and thank you so much for your kind words about our "cottage in the trees"! We have added a crock pot to our kitchen because of your suggestion, and we're sure that our guests will be glad that we did! We hope that "y'all" will be back!! JUDY & LOUIS WORRELL
We have stayed at numerous vacation rentals. I have to say that Judy & Louis are by far the best owners we have worked with. Their attention to detail was fantastic...sending a big info packet to us about the area ahead of our visit, and following up on everything very promptly with no surprises. Lois even had a hand held shower head installed to meet a special need of one of our party. Also unlike some other previous rentals, all the basic supplies, such as toilet paper, etc, were in stock when we arrived at the house. The house was perfect for our needs. We took my Mom, who is 93, back home to visit with family & friends. Having everything she needed on one floor with easy access was wonderful. We entertained friends all week long and had plenty of room to cook and visit with the open floor plan & room to spread out on the screened in porch. The downstairs was a quite get away for a couple members of the party. What a wonderful new state of the art washer and dryer in the downstairs bathroom! Location was excellent as well. The house is easily accessible on paved roads and a quick drive into town. I would recommend this location for anyone looking for a vacation home.
- Guest Loved Our Week Here (Wisconsin)
- Date of stay 06/30/12
- Review Submitted 11/27/12
Franklin NC house
Franklin NC house
This was the perfect place for us to stay. It was close to downtown, yet we felt like we were miles out in the country. Lots of trees....we could not see our neighbors and certainly did not hear any neighborhood noise....very quiet and so peaceful!! It was spotless, comfortable and had everything you would need in the kitchen. (If you WANT to cook.) We were there for a couple of concerts at the Smokey Mountain Performing Arts Center. A great three days!!! Highly recommend!!
- Guest Mary John T.
- Date of stay 07/19/12
- Review Submitted 08/07/12
My fiance and I wanted a relaxing summer get-a-way from the Florida heat. We found that here and much more. The cottage was very clean, relaxing, and spacious, truly a home away from home. The owners were tentative and made sure our needs were met. The welcome basket, which contained useful products and information was a great touch when we arrived at the cottage. We found that there were many fun things to do in Franklin, inluding a stroll through the shops downtown and a delicious dinner at Cafe Rel. We also visited Ashville and Highlands. We always looked forward to returning" home" to the cottage after a long day of sightseeing! We will definately be returning for future vacations. Thank you Louis and Judy for helping make this trip enjoyable and memorable.
- Guest Tonya F.
- Date of stay 07/07/12
- Review Submitted 07/30/12
This place exceeded our expectations. Perfect for family getaway with master bedroom on main and an excellent basement. Having a garage was nice for my Jeep, not something we usually have on vacation. Plenty to do nearby including excellent whitewater rafting. A must do for adventure seekers is "Bust Your Butt" falls, only minutes away. The attention to detail by our hosts was amazing, everything you need to know about the area will be in the home awaiting your arrival. Highly recommend!
- Guest Jim H.
- Date of stay 06/25/12
- Review Submitted 07/08/12
Nice place for a vacation
Nice place for a vacation
This was our first time to stay at this cottage and will most definitely not be our last. The place was very clean and comfortable. The location was perfect for the things that we wanted to do. Judy and Louis were very accomodating and easy to talk to.The value matched the price. I would recomend this cottage to any one looking for a relaxing vacation in the NC mountains.
- Guest Rex H. (Plant City, Florida)
- Date of stay 05/19/12
- Review Submitted 06/13/12
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3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
THREE NIGHT MINIMUM
Check-in time is after 3 pm; check-out time is at or before 10 am.
Rates are based on 1-4 guests per day. A $5.00 charge per day for each additional guest per day.
$100.00 security deposit; refunded within 14 days of check-our after inspection.
We accept personal checks, traveler's checks and PayPal (renter is required to pay PayPal fee).
$100.00 reserves your date!
Additional Fees and Taxes:
10.75% NC taxes
$50.00 cleaning fee
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- Nearest Airport: Asheville, NC at 75 Miles
- Nearest Train: Asheville, NC at 75 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: 64W at 1 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Mill Creek Country Club at 2 Miles
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We have been vacationing in this beautiful area for several years and just knew we wanted to retire here. So, in October of 2011, we found the perfect property, purchased it, refurbished it, and here we are! We want to share this gem with folks who appreciate God's country -- the mountains are truly magical!!! Happy Traveling, Judy & Louis
Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
The town of Franklin, NC and its surrounding areas is an exceptional area which has all of the amenities of a city, but the culture and appeal of a mountain community. We have many restaurants, a fully staffed hospital, a 'Main Street' to beat none and access to the Great Smoky Mountain Park for all of its recreational wonders! And the casino in Cherokee is about 40 minutes away and a fun experience for all! We know that our decision to become a part of this mountain community was the right decision.
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UPPER DRIVEWAY TO THE FRONT DOOR OF OUR COTTAGE
SIDE VIEW OF OUR COTTAGE !!
COZY UP TO THE FIREPLACE AND WATCH TV TOO !!
SCREENED-IN UPPER DECK
FULLY-EQUIPPED KITCHEN JUST WAITING FOR YOU !!
MASTER BATH WITH DOUBLE VANITY & WALK-IN SHOWER
VIEW FROM THE QUEST ROOM
COZY BENCH IN THE DEN
VIEW OF THE BACK OF THE COTTAGE
LIVINGROOM WITH VIEW OF UPPER DECK
DINNER ON THE DECK !!
Dining Table Set for 4; 2 Extra Chairs Available
MASTER BEDROOM WITH QUEEN BED, DRESSER & WALK-IN SHOWER
QUEST ROOM WITH QUEEN SIZE BAD, DRESSER, CLOSET & FULL BATH
FULL-SIZE SLEEPER-SOFA IN THE DEN
LOOKING OUT THE FRONT DOOR AND THE DINING ROOM
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