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Custom River Bear Log Cabin Overlooking Little Tennessee River

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50 X 12 ft deck, two covered porches, all w mtn and river views at 'happy hour'!

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Last updated: 07/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Custom 3 BR 2.5 bath log home overlooking the Little Tennessee River with access to river amenities on the common area. Cherokee Landing is a 63 acre community with hiking roads and wildlife. Relax on the deck with your drink and your loved one while watching the sun set behind the mountains. Fully furnished with antiques and linens, the master bedroom on the main floor has a private bath. Half bath on the main floor for your visitors. The living/dining area has soaring 28' ceilings. Two bedrooms upstairs feature 18' ceilings and share a full bath featuring a 1920 claw foot tub for relaxation. One bedroom features two twin beds, the other bedroom offers a queen size bed. Both bedrooms have private balconys.



Keywords: Log cabin, Log home, Riverview with access,
Western Carolina, deep woods, mountains, easy access, big deck,

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Two covered porches; two decks off bedrooms; and huge 12 x 50 deck fronting river....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom Master: 1 queen

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  • Birdhouse Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Fish Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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  • Queen bed & walkin closet are provided in the Master bedroom and a queen bed is provided in the upstairs 'birdhouse' room. Two twin beds are provided in the upstairs 'fish' room. In the family room, the sofa opens up with a deluxe queen foldout bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Signal booster for cellphone and satellite internet use; High speed Hughes Net; river access in common area with bathhouse, gazebo, fire pit, large picnic dock; game table with many board games; books and DVDs; ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    20 - 30 paperbacks to enjoy!...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Connected to flat screen 42' HD TV...moreless

  • Games:

    Over a dozen board games to play....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Satellite......Hughes Net Gen 4 service.....Wilson DT booster for best cellphone & Ipad connections........moreless

  • Television:

    Upgraded to flat screen 42' HD TV Christmas 2013. Has DVD connected with many classic DVD movies to chose from....or bring your own!...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many DVDs of popular movies available. Or bring your own!...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Watch the sunset every evening on the twelve foot wide, forty-five foot long deck....moreless

  • Water View:

    Down the hill, 100 yard below is the Little Tennessee River, approx. 80 yards wide at our common area....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air throughout....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    All laundry supplies provided....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Remote control gas...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace is remote control. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat throughout....moreless

  • Internet:

    Free High Speed internet service included. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra linens, towels, etc provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    It's called the 'Gathering Room' with seating for six, then two more at the game table right behind the queen sofa. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Two long driveways for additional parking; trailer or boat...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two long driveways offer room for additional cars, boat or trailer. Easy access to property summer or winter....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Two long driveways, one of which can be used for a RV/Boat/Trailer....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free long distance land line. In addition, booster provided to increase cell phone service for most phones....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    All laundry supplies provided....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Enough for twelve........moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough for 8 renters and their guests.......moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Beautiful custom hickory cabinets, stocked with glasses, plates, pots & pans, etc.....spices, some coffee supplies & coffe maker, ice maker, toaster, microwave and more!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Large oven, can handle multi-dishes or that big turkey........moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    (2) Two balconies are available from sliding glass doors from each of the upstairs' bedrooms. Weather proof chairs for sitting out!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (3) Two covered porches and a huge deck for group gatherings in the mornings or early evenings....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    A gazebo, bathhouse, firepit, playground are available on the river on the common area approx. one hundred yards below the log home....moreless

  • Golf:

    Public golf is available in Franklin only 20 minutes away....easy drive....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Stainless steel three burner, with side burner....connected to 325 gal. propane tank....never run out!...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
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$980 $2,850
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Fees:

  • Cleaning $115 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.75%

Notes:

There is a $100 cleaning fee per stay and the owner requires a security deposit of $325 by separate check. The deposit is returned within two weeks of departure. In ten plus years of renting, the owner has never had to use any part of anyone's deposit.


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Last updated: 07/13/2015
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Location

  • Wayah Bald Rd

    "Unbelievable views, hiking, trails. It takes your breath away."

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  • Cullasaja Falls

    "Not only is this a wonderful waterfall to visit, but there are a number of great falls all w..."

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  • Caff-E Rel

    "Off of Main Street, a very unique restaurant, owned by a resort trained Chef, Richard Earl L..."

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  • Historic Downtown Franklin

    "Shopping for fun or supplies - it's all there. Only 20 minutes away from the cabin. Smokey..."

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  • Highlands

    "It's a spring & summer get away place because it is so cool so high up. Many fabulous shops..."

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  • Chris & Charlie's Franklin

  • Little Tennessee River Greenway

  • Cowee Mountain Ruby Mine

  • Scottish Tartans Museum Center

  • Mason Mountain Mine and Cowee Gift Shop

  • Sky Valley Golf & Ski Resort

  • Fun Factory, The

    "Are you kidding me? Bowling, laser tag, merry-go-round, go carts, bumper cars, video games,..."

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  • Rose Creek Mine

    "The Franklin area is considered the "gem mining capital" of the United States. "

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  • Mason Ruby & Sapphire Mine

    "Mason Mine is so close to River Bear Cabin! Less that five minutes away."

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  • Great Smokey Mountain Fish Camp & Safari's

  • Tuckaseegee Fly Fishing Guide

  • Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ

    "You want BBQ? Then "Fat Buddies" is the place for you! Great food, great atmosphere. In t..."

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  • Whistle Stop Cafe

    "Located in the Whistle Stop mall, good eats while you shop the antique mall, candy store, co..."

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  • Sunset Restaurant

    "You want country cooking? This is the place! Better than momma's! As you head into town f..."

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  • Franklin Lanes and Skate

    "First Class! Bowling and Skating in side by side buildings. Modern, clean, and fun for the..."

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  • Cowee Convenience & Deli

    "Not just a gas station......less than five miles from River Bear Cabin, the Cowee store has ..."

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  • Sheffield Mine

    "You want to pan for rubies and sapphires? This cool place is only six miles away from River..."

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  • Dry Falls

    "Recently renovated. Plenty of parking on the way the Highlands, NC. You walk down a safe s..."

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  • Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel

    "Huge place for gambling fun! Open 24 hours a day. Restaurants in the casino or very nearby."

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Car: Necessary

Gem mining, white water rafting, Appalachian Trail, fly fishing, Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, Biltmore Estate in Ashville, Fun Factory Activity Center, Smokey Mountain Center of Performing Arts

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: My husband and I are retired and enjoy traveling to this, our second home. We hope you enjoy it as well.

Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
We designed and built this home in Cherokee Landing because of its unique beauty and location. It's only 1.25 hours from the Ashville airport, 30-45 minutes from Highlands/Cashiers, 45 minutes from Cherokee and Harrah's Casino, 40 minutes from Nantahala White Water Rafting Center, 15 minutes to the town of Franklin, NC and all of the antique malls, gem mining opportunities, shopping, and restaurants.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Fishing from the river bank, or fly fishing from the rocks in the river, while watching the grandchildren tubing down the river make this a unique location. This is a family friendly ATV loving neighborhood. PS. Free long distance and WiFi provided at our log home!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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  • 50 X 12 ft deck, two covered porches, all w mtn and river views at 'happy hour'!

    50 X 12 ft deck, two covered porches, all w mtn and river views at 'happy hour'!

  • You overlook the Little Tennesee. You fish. swim  hundreds of feet on river!

    You overlook the Little Tennesee. You fish. swim hundreds of feet on river!

  • Trout, smallmouth bass, rock bass, bream, catfish and more!  Deer dawn & dusk!

    Trout, smallmouth bass, rock bass, bream, catfish and more! Deer dawn & dusk!

  • And now there is a covered pavilion, light, fans, floodlight for all weather use

    And now there is a covered pavilion, light, fans, floodlight for all weather use

  • Benches around the firepit right on the river!  Day or night, it's heaven!

    Benches around the firepit right on the river! Day or night, it's heaven!

  • Dining, games, DVD, DVR and TV in a 28 ft high family room!  The deck is huge.

    Dining, games, DVD, DVR and TV in a 28 ft high family room! The deck is huge.

  • Dishes, pots, washer, dryer, mud room - all attached to a great kitchen.
Custom!

    Dishes, pots, washer, dryer, mud room - all attached to a great kitchen. Custom!

  • Enloy a 28 ft ceiling in the family room and 18 ft in each upstairs bedroom!

    Enloy a 28 ft ceiling in the family room and 18 ft in each upstairs bedroom!

  • Upstairs 'birdhouse' bedroom w 18ft ceiling and your own personal deck!

    Upstairs 'birdhouse' bedroom w 18ft ceiling and your own personal deck!

  • Hugh windows overlooking river and mountain ranges. One can see for miles!

    Hugh windows overlooking river and mountain ranges. One can see for miles!

  • White water is only 40 minutes away! Also Lake Fantana and the Appl. trail!

    White water is only 40 minutes away! Also Lake Fantana and the Appl. trail!

  • There is more than whitewater rafting nearby - zip lines are way too fun!

    There is more than whitewater rafting nearby - zip lines are way too fun!

  • Winter can be just as exciting as the cool summer days!  And still easy access!

    Winter can be just as exciting as the cool summer days! And still easy access!

  • Parts of the Little Tennessee river is shallow enough to wade knee deep!

    Parts of the Little Tennessee river is shallow enough to wade knee deep!

  • A gazebo, grill and picnic tables right on the river - a beautiful place to be!

    A gazebo, grill and picnic tables right on the river - a beautiful place to be!

  • The Cherokee Indian, eagle, bear & wolf -  perfect carving for Cherokee Landing!

    The Cherokee Indian, eagle, bear & wolf - perfect carving for Cherokee Landing!

  • At the entrance turn right until 305 Climbing Bear Drive, and your home!

    At the entrance turn right until 305 Climbing Bear Drive, and your home!

  • A great kitchen allows guests to 'cook up a storm' on your special vacation!

    A great kitchen allows guests to 'cook up a storm' on your special vacation!

  • Such a cozy corner for the fireplace, TV, games, or just a great nap!

    Such a cozy corner for the fireplace, TV, games, or just a great nap!

  • This bedroom has a walkin closet and it's own full bath.  Ceiling fans in all 3!

    This bedroom has a walkin closet and it's own full bath. Ceiling fans in all 3!

  • The 'Fish' room w/ 18' ceilings, personal deck, fish pillows & big closet!

    The 'Fish' room w/ 18' ceilings, personal deck, fish pillows & big closet!

  • Come to River Bear Cabin to relax, swing as you look over the river!

    Come to River Bear Cabin to relax, swing as you look over the river!

  • Terrific brochures are in the cabin to choose amazing activities in the area!

    Terrific brochures are in the cabin to choose amazing activities in the area!

  • Waterfalls everywhere nearby! Angel Falls, Bridal Falls, Dry Falls! Wow!

    Waterfalls everywhere nearby! Angel Falls, Bridal Falls, Dry Falls! Wow!

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  • Calendar last updated 07/13/2015
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