Reserve for Spring and Summer Now. Hike, Bike, Raft,Train
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Bryson City cabin description
Smoky Mt. Train, Fontana and NOC IS ONLY 15 MIN. AWAY. This Secluded and Beautiful Log Cabin has a magnificent View of 9 mountain ranges. Not only is the property beautiful, The Gated Community has a 1 mi. easy drive up the mountain. (2450 altitude). Let the wrap around deck welcome you into this spacious 2+ bedroom 2 1/2 bath that also boasts a Kids Kave in lower level so Mom & Dad can have some relaxation and kids can play.
The home entry has a handicap access ramp OR 4 steps. Each side has a wrought iron decorated gate to keep kids or dogs on the deck. Enjoy the long range view of Franklin & Highlands mountains, All the view is of National Forest, not other homes. We have the Largest lot on Glory Mountain with plenty of room for your boat or RV to turn around. All yard is rocked (no mowing or messy clay). Back yard is fenced for your pets.
This Open floor plan on the main floor has a beautiful living room with 24 ft pine ceilings, chalet windows and french doors to enjoy the magnificant view. The cozy rock-gas fireplace is so convenient ( no dirty firewood to handle). Across the room is a gourmet kitchen with high quality black whirlpool appliances. The matching rock island and glass top cooktop is imaculate and a good center of attention. With custom curly maple cabinets, knotty pine wood floors, walls and ceiling, you really are in an authentic log cabin. Also on the main floor is a dining room, powder/laundry room and the Master Bedroom with the most comfortable King size bed , plenty of closet space and a large bathroom with a walk in shower and 2 sinks.
Upstairs is a large, private, loft /bedroom that overlooks the entire great room below, but still offers plenty of privacy for people staying up there. It has the most beautiful views thru the chalet windows you've ever seen. (see my sunrise photo). There is a LOG queen bed, and a sleeper sofa . An electric fireplace inside the log armoire. The spacious bathroom with tub and shower.. Sitting at the massive Log desk drinking your morning coffee, watching the sunrise. makes this a favorite room in the house..
The bottom level has been knicknamed Kids Kave.(3rd BR) It's bright and cheerful down stairs with french doors to the outside and with a view..The Kids Kave may be too cold to sleep comfortably in Winter. I would prefer everyone sleep upstairs during the colder months. It has a portable electric heater, because when the fireplace warms the top 2 levels which keeps the central heat from working. Mom::. A closet holds extra dining chairs.
The house also includes Satelite WIRELESS internet, so bring your laptop. Direct TV, Trane Heat pump & air. A whole house automatic generator in case of power outage.
The dining table has 6 chairs & 2 leaves. Room for 2 extra chairs you will find down stairs. Living room seats 6 comfortably to watch the flatscreen tv. There are books to read, or cd's to watch. Movie rental at Ingles.
The best place is swinging on the deck overlooking the beautiful, relaxing view. Table and chairs under the umbrella on deck also is very inviting to eat out there.
Our area of Bryson City boasts Fishing, Rafting, Boating, Kyaking, Horseback riding, Biking, Canoeing, Hiking all within 15 min. from home. Little Tenn. River is at base of Glory Mt. for Fly Fishing or get that 30 lb catfish...Fontana Lake is 35 Miles of wonderful fishing, & out of this world views. Launch your boat or rent one at Almond Boat Dock. Jet Boat rides are available at the beginning of Needmore Rd. The World Famous Nantahala Outdoor Center has been on GMA, and is only 15min away, and has 3 restaurants on site. You will pass Nantahala Village Inn with '13 Moons Restaurant for fine dining.
For Night Life, Try Smoky Mountain Theater of Performing Arts, in Franklin 40 min. down Needmore River Rd. OR There's Harrah's Cherokee Casino with lots of entertainment, and restaurants.
Of course the kids want to go see the Cherokee indians dancing beside the road, and do some shopping. Winter offers Polar Express right here in town. Ski Resort area less than an hr. away with man made snow IF natural snow is not available.
SOOOO MUCH, SOOOO NEAR. Have a wonderful vacation, and I hope to hear from you. This is not just a rental cabin, it's a home away from home. You can have fun hiking all over this mountain also.
Keywords: Log Cabin, Chalet view, Handicap ramp , Large flat yard, lots of parking, doggie door & fenced area for dog. Gourmet Kitchen, Wonderful long range view all seasons, with year round access. Fall leaves, Polar Express. Secluded, restful, home away from home. weekly special. Tenn. River, Fontana Lake, Nantahala River. all right here. Snow sled available to sled down driveway.
- 1675 sq. ft.
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Pets Considered:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
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- Extra Large gravel yard (no red clay mess) , fenced back yard, shelter & doggie door for your dog. 'Kids Kave' in lower level. Home is entirely wood inside and out. Easy access from main road. Private 1/4 mile driveway. Beautifully landscaped with lots of flowers and you can enjoy a salad from the garden when available....moreless
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Location & View
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Roller Blading
- Water Tubing
- Rock Climbing
- Medical Services
- Whitewater Rafting
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Water Skiing
- Mountain Climbing
- Fly Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Hunting Small Game
- Fitness Center
- Autumn Foliage
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Water Parks
- Gambling Casinos
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- NOC is only 15 min away for whitewater rafting. Jet Boat rides goes on Fontana Lake only 5 min. Almond Boat Dock rent a boat or launch yours 10 min., Fly Fish in Little Tennessee River at bottom of our mountain. All your summer excitement is here. Or just relax on the deck admiring the long range view of the National Forest. Extremely private, but secure. Zip Lines available at WhiteWater Rafting Co. near NOC. Smoky Mt. Train in downtown Bryson City. gsmr.com for info. Cherokee is just 15 miles which has the entrance to Smoky Mt. National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Harrah's Casino. Only 1 1/2 hr to Gatlingurg, Tenn. So close to everything. Great Location....moreless
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Our family found this property to be perfect, from the accommodations to the view. The owner was accessible and quick to resolve minor issues when we first arrived. We were 4 adults & 2 teenagers with 2 dogs and found everyone had their space and were very comfortable. Its a beautiful property & highly recommended for a relaxing get away.
- Guest Lissette S.
- Date of stay 12/28/13
- Review Submitted 01/09/14
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Lissette, I'm glad you enjoyed your weeks visit. Thank you for understanding that the plumbing instance you experienced when you arrived was caused by previous renters flushing a diaper down the toilet. That's not a normal problem. I immediately called the septic company to come clear the line and pump the septic. Unfortunately, some people don't take care of a rental home as they would their own. Since this is my home, I live there during off season. I am always upgrading, and maintaining my home, so as not to have any issues.
We really enjoyed three days in the secluded mountains of North Carolina. Bryson City is a quaint little community. We brought our grandchildren to ride the Polar Express. This mountain home more than met our needs. It was perfect.
- Guest Jo M.
- Date of stay 12/20/13
- Review Submitted 12/31/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Joanna, Thank you, and I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to my home, and the Polar Express. Kids of all ages love the train ride to the North Pole. There's lots going on during the spring, summer and fall in the area also. Hope to have you again sometime. Helen
The pictures do not do this cabin justice!
The pictures do not do this cabin justice!
My family and I were blown away by this cabin. It is so beautiful and clean! The views were outstanding. We really did feel like it was a home away from home. It is furnished with everything you could possibly need. We loved it so much that we are considering going back this summer for a week.
- Guest Yvette (Lexington, S.C.)
- Date of stay 12/13/13
- Review Submitted 12/20/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you Greig, I'm glad your family enjoyed my home and the Polar Express. Kids get excited about wearing their pajamas on a Polar Express that caters to them with cookies, cocoa, Santa etc. My cabin was my full time home for 5 years till my husband died 3 yr ago. It's not just a cabin built and decorated just to rent. My 2 cleaning ladies, (my best friends on the mountain). take pride in cleaning my home after each guest. They only clean my home, so they don't have to rush thru like others do. I never have to worry about how clean my home is. I also pay them the same amount after I leave there. I do hope ya'll will come back again. Check my calendar, and get your date scheduled with a 1/3 or 1/2 deposit. Plus being a returning guest, you will get a 10% discount off the regular rental rate. I rent from May 1st to Jan. 15th each year. Thank you again, Helen
This was such a beautiful home, and perfectly clean, and views, that were unbelievable
This was such a beautiful home, and perfectly clean, and views, that were unbelievable
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our few days, and will come back for sure. It is the perfect mountain get away. We were a little late in the season, so the local shopping, was closed. But the home was indeed a home away from home. We loved it. Thank you. The rocker/glider in the living room was the best part. I sat in that rocker, and all the troubles and worries and work of the outside world fell away. I have never been so relaxed. Thanks Helen, this was such a wonderful and healing respite for my very tired soul. Beth<><
- Guest Beth S (Columbia SC)
- Date of stay 11/07/13
- Review Submitted 11/18/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Beth, I am so glad you were able to relax and enjoy your visit. I agree, I love the glider rockers. Sometime you don't even realize you are rocking, it's just so comfortable and relaxing. I'd rather have a glider than a recliner. I want to thank your husband for being so helpful while there. Ya'll indeed left the home as clean as you found it. Thank you, and I hope you come back again, then, you will get a 10% discount off the regular price as a returning guest.
The perfect place to stay
The perfect place to stay
My husband and I own land in Bryson City. We plan to build someday. For years we've been renting all over the Blue Ridge area. Franklin, Bryson City, Glenville, Highlands. I can honestly say Helen's place is the best. By far, the perfect place to stay. Breath taking views. There are short and long range mountain views. There seems to be a natural valley that comes together, which allows you to see further down the valley without trees obstructing your long range views. Just stunning. A Beautiful home. Wonderful location. The kitchen is fully stocked. And the beds are extremely comfortable. What more could one ask for. Your right near Fontana lake. One of the most pristine lakes in that area. The fishing is out of this world. There are 3 major rivers to chose from. Hiking, mountain biking. All within a short drive away. And, if you want to gamble. There is a casino 45 minutes away. Thank you Helen for sharing a slice of heaven...... We will be back again and again.
- Guest Bob Q, (Atlanta, Georgia)
- Date of stay 10/19/13
- Review Submitted 11/04/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you Sue, I'm always glad to have you as a regular visitor to my home. I remember when we were going up renting every year and just looking and measuring, planting flowers and trees on our Lot only. We bought the lot in 1993, but couldn't build until 2005., So, keep coming and yours will all come together one day. Just keep renting my home any time you can come up.
Glory Mountain Sunrise
Glory Mountain Sunrise
Cabin was everything stated & more! Beautiful view, beautifully decorated cabin, access was good-pet friendly was a plus-great back yard-will definitely be going back!
- Guest Vicky (Jackson, GA)
- Date of stay 10/12/13
- Review Submitted 10/17/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you Vicky, I know ya'll were wanting to rest and get away from it all. This is a perfect place to relax and do nothing. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Remember your next visit is 10% off the regular rental rate.
Our stay was wonderful, we could not ask for more. 2 people and 2 dogs in the mountains of North Carolina. The property, the home and the surrounding area are just beautiful. You have all you could need if you just wanted to veg and enjoy some peace and quiet and the beautiful views. You do have to drive up gravel roads for about a mile, but unless there was snow or very slick conditions a car could make it up these roads, otherwise yes I'd suggest a 4 wheel drive vehicle but not necessary most of the time. We found pictures can't do justice to the beauty you find in NC including this home. Cabin is kept clean and well maintained. When outside during the morning you could hear the dew falling from the trees, but at night outside the chorus of birds, bugs, and animals was just amazing. That said we didn't see a single bug in or around the house which was amazing. Ellen takes very good care of her property. I have already recommended this Cabin to a coworker and friends who plan on making a trip for fall. I would definitely stay here again when we come back down to the Mountains from Chicago. Ellen was very helpful she included places to see and eat, which was great for 2 people who really didn't plan or even look into where we wanted to eat, we just planned what we wanted to see while visiting. We did ALOT of driving and exploring, we visited Bryson City several times to eat. It was great as it has your grocery store, gas, fast food restaurants and wonderful bakeries, ice cream shoppes, bars, and eateries. We took trips to Asheville, DuPont Forest, Lake Lure, Blowing Rock, and Grandfather Mountain. All were wonderful and I would go back to both the DuPont Forest and Grandfather Mountain. We really enjoyed our stay and can't wait to return.
- Guest jen23il (United States)
- Date of stay 08/31/13
- Review Submitted 09/10/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing.
Owner response: Thank you Jennifer, Seems like you packed a lot into your 3 day visit. I'm very glad you, Your Mother, and dogs enjoyed your visit. The roads are kept in very good condition by our neighborhood caretaker. I have spent the last 7 Winters up there. Although I have a 4 wheel drive suv, I rarely have to use the 4wd. We have 3-4 snowfalls usually during Jan and Feb. The deepest I've had in those 7 winters has been 6 inches. I would still go down to the mailbox every day. (1 1/2 mi. down from the cabin). I grew up in Fla. and am excited about having snow. I do hope you will come again, remember you will get a 10% discount next visit. HELEN
The cabin was great. I have a hard time calling it a cabin with an island kitchen, central air and great internet connections. The house was fully stocked with kitchen utensils and spices. House was very clean and up to date. Owner was great with answering questions and suggestions. I would definitely recommend and plan on going back. I would recommend the Bistro which is the closet restaurant to the house. NOC is the outdoor activity center of the area. The Smoky Mountain Railroad was fun and interesting trip. Do not miss Na Bors Drive-in. Great cheeseburger on a tray on your cars window! The Filling Station has good sandwiches as well.
- Guest Roy (St. Louis, MO)
- Date of stay 08/17/13
- Review Submitted 08/31/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, romantic getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
Beautiful home! The views were breathtaking and we really enjoyed how private it was. The rental was stocked with everything you could ever need and was very clean and nicely decorated. We had two other couples with us and both of them took down the information so they could rent it again another time. The owner was super nice and made herself available for any questions we had. We enjoyed going into Bryson City and riding the train and eating at a one of the mom and pop restaurants. We also enjoyed hiking in the area. Will definitely rent this one again!
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 07/16/13
- Review Submitted 07/26/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, girls getaway, people with disabilities, sightseeing, families with teenagers.
Owner response: Thank you Gigi & Tim, I'm so glad you and your friends enjoyed your visit. I love getting referrals and repeat visitors. You were recommended to my cabin thru Facebook friends of my son. (my friends & my kids friends receive discount). Because of the referral you received a 10% discount on your rental. You will also receive a 10% discount each time you or the 2 couples who came with you return as " repeat guests." I have 2 wonderful cleaning ladies who have a 3 hr. system of cleaning each and every time someone stays, whether visitors stay 3 nights or 2 weeks. They only work for me because we are friends. I am so pleased I can always be confident in how clean my cabin is.
The house is wonderful with plenty of room to spread out, though my kids preferred to stay all together in the loft upstairs! The view is breathtaking. It was great to have a fully equipped kitchen as it rained so much we couldn't grill outside. The location is close to many activities and beautiful drives. Very clean cabin. Our only challenge was that we didn't realize that we needed to bring our own tp and paper towels which required a quick drive to the market! The drive up the mountain can be a little challenging would suggest an suv and take it slowly!
- Guest Michelle S.
- Date of stay 07/05/13
- Review Submitted 07/13/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, pet owners, romantic getaway, people with disabilities, families with young children, families with teenagers.
Owner response: I am glad you had a wonderful time even with the rain. The entire country is having to experience a change in weather. We have all had lots of rain this summer. The gravel mountain roads are well maintained . Gravel making for better traction than paved roads in rain or snow. Getting to my home is very easy access and a 4wheel drive is not necessary unless you go to the top of the mountain, where it is a steeper grade. Some neighbors have front wheel drive cars. My home has 3 bathrooms, there is tissue on the roller, and at least 1-2 rolls under each of the 3 sinks. Granted that may not be enough for your 5 people for a week, but there is also an Ingles discount card attached to the house key, to help buy all your groceries. I'm sorry you were the 1st person, in 3 years of renting, to have a 4 star experience in my normal 5 star reviews. I take pride in my home and the 2 cleaning ladies work hard to have it the cleanest home you ever rented. Hopefully your next visit to the beautiful Smoky Mountains will have less rain. (More rain ==less fires.)
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Apr 5 - Apr 30, 2014
2 night min stay
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2 night min stay
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CLEANING FEE: 1-7 PEOPLE 100.00
PET FEE: $25.00 each pet
2 PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE IF PRIOR TO 30 DAYS,
10% DISCOUNT OFF REGULAR RATES FOR REPEAT GUESTS
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Pet Fee: $25
- Property Damage Protection: $49
- Cleaning Fee: $100
- Taxes Not included
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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- Nearest Airport: Asheville, NC at 80 Miles
- Nearest Train: Smoky Mt. Railway/ Polar Express at 13 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: Smoky Mt. Expressway Hwy 74 & hwy 28 at 4 Miles
- Nearest Barpub: Nantahala Village Inn at 6 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Smoky Mt. Country Club , Franklin at 16 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: Nantahala Village Inn, Rivers Inn, Fryday's at 6 Miles
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: My husband Jerry & I used to take vacation to various parts of the Smoky Mountains every year.. In 1996 we found this lot and view. We knew at once ''this is IT''. We bought the lot and waited till we got old enough to retire. Jerry retired from Publix warehouse in Lakeland and I retired from owning 2 hair salons and a wedding consultation/ cake business. We sold house and everything, moved here, built our chalet log cabin of our dreams. We really enjoyed living here the last 5 yr. till Jerry, a disabled Viet Nam veteran, died in Oct.at the Asheville VA Hospital. Although I absolutely love my home, I feel I need to be closer to my family in Florida now. I hope you will love this home even 1/2 as much as I do.
Why the Owner Chose Bryson City:
Bryson City has so much 'water', so much entertainment for kids of all ages to enjoy. We built this as our home, but now I will be renting or selling it for others to enjoy.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Total RELAXATION, awaits you sitting or eating out on the deck, with such a fabulous view of undisturbed National Forest. At the end of a private 1/4 mi. driveway you have total privacy. A flat gravel yard and a great mountain to hike on. Fire Pit in back yard to roast marshmellows.40 mi. Views of Fall leaves or snow covered mountain tops. Holiday Retreat.
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My favorite photo. Sipping coffee, watching the sunrise
Fenced in Back yard
Fall leaves everywhere
My favorite Winter photo
'Smoky Mt.' up above the clouds
42 in. flat screen hdtv. hddvr w/ list of movies, dvd and wii.
Loft Bedroom, queen bed, queen sleeper sofa, tv, elect fireplace,desk.
Looking up 3 floors
Bring your telescope to view moon and stars from the deck or the large windows.
Same old log cabin winter view my upper driveway
24ft propane fireplace. stairway behind
View from loft
Front of home, ramp/steps. Lovingly landscaped entire yard.
No need to drive around to see leaves, Its all here.
Another beautiful sunrise from the deck.
Winter Storm Pax 2014. 9 in. of beautiful snow.
Beautiful Kitchen, built in Microwave and oven. Glass top in island
Master--King Bed, fabulous mattress, private bath, lots of storage.
'Kids Kave' Day Bed w/ trundle, twin beds. Strider, tvcr, table, games
Retractable screen doors to enjoy the outside. Rarely do we need AC
Rhododendron Way has an old log cabin; flag/cherry tree memorial for my husband
Winter view from deck without snow
Kitchen view from loft. Glass top stove still in perfect condition after 8 yr.
View of living room from loft. Flat screen, sleeper sofa, gliders, recliner
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