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LATE CANELLATION OFFER: July 8-13 is now open at $95 night. Call now to reserve 828.342.6480 This beautifully remodeled 1658 sq ft home is a short paved road up the Cowee Mountain 5 miles north of Franklin, NC. From the covered deck facing the west you have a spectacular view of the Nantahala Mountains and Little Tennessee River. The mountain views are also visible from anywhere in the great room. A short paved access road goes directly into our paved drive and parking area. A motorcyclist's dream. Very fast internet free wifi. The great room, recently re-floored with solid hardwood has a dining room at one end and a relaxing sitting area in front of a fireplace at the other. FreeWiFi. Centrally located to fly fishing and trout fishing on the Tuckaseegee River, The Nantahala River, The Pigeon River, The Ravens Fork, in the Smoky Mountain National Park. The owner is a Western NC fly fishing guide on the Tuckaseegee River and other local mountain streams and fly fishing instructor. Reserve today for a wonderful experienc
Motorcycle Friendly: All access roads and driveway and parking at the home are paved asphalt. Plenty of room to park 8 or more motorcycles. Facilities for washing bikes, is near parking area. Tail of the Dragon is about 45+ minutes away...and the drive to the Tail is absolutely beautiful along the Little Tennessee River on beautiful winding Hwy 28.
Local Fishing Information: The owner of the property is a popular fly fishing guide and fly fishing/fly tying instructor. You can make reservations for a charter or for local information with Tom Hopkins for these areas: fly fish the Tuckaseegee River; fly fish the Oconoluftee River; fly fish the Pigeon River; fly fish Cherokee; fly fish Waynesville; fly fish Sylva; fly fish Highlands; fly fish Cashiers; fly fish Maggie Valley; fly fish Nantahala; fly fish the Cullasaja River; fly fish Franklin, NC. If you are a beginner or need help with your casting, fishing techniques, how to read the stream, sign up for a 1/2 day casting instruction/trout fishing trip on one of the local trout streams. Fly rod and flies provided.Go to the website: www.westernncflyfishingguide.com or http://westernncflyfishingguide.blogspot.com.
The master bedroom is a high queen size bed with ample closet and chest storage. Adjacent Bathroom. The new box spring and mattress are of the highest luxury hotel quality.
The 2nd bedroom has two twin beds with new box spring and mattresses of the highest luxury hotel quality. bathroom adjoining.
The 3rd bedroom has a queens size bed .In the daytime it also serves as a quiet getaway from the rest of the house for naps etc. Bathroom is across the hall.
There is a very comfortable Queen Size inflatable mattress for parties of more than 6 people. Auto inflate and auto deflate....moreless
Bathrooms were totally remodeled recently. They are not as the pictures show. They are absolutely beautiful as is the new granite topped kitchen cabinets....moreless
Tom Hopkins a fly fishing guide for the Tuckaseegee River, Nantahala River, and The Smoky Mountain National Park as well as Cherokee. Tom also guides on the trout streams near Highlands NC and Cashiers NC. To also make reservations please see contact information on this site or go to wwwwesternncflyfishingguidecom. This site will not allow me to use periods in another web address....moreless
We have an extensive library for our guests who enjoy reading in the loft library and also in the entertainment center....moreless
We have several popular board games for adults and children...moreless
Fall/Winter Oct 31 - Nov 20, 2015 3 night min stay
Winter/Thanksgiving Nov 21 - Nov 27, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter/Christmas Dec 19 - Dec 26, 2015 4 night min stay
Winter/ Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$75 + tax
$150 deposit required to make firm reservation. Full payment is required 30 days before occupancy date.
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Our Cowee Woods property is 5 miles north of Main Street Franklin, NC just off Hwy 28....the foot hills of the Smokies. Minutes from many gem mines. It is an easy drive to Bryson City, Cherokee, Waynesville, Maggie Valley, Sylva, Murphy, Nantahala etc. The access road is short and paved, as is our driveway and parking area.
There are festivals and art/music events from spring to winter. Mountains, beautiful falls, lakes, whitewater and fishing rivers, snow skiing 30 minutes away in the winter. We have remodeled and decorated our home to make you feel like it is your second home. It is not rustic, but it is furnished in such a way to make you feel like you've been here before. The gas fireplace is a welcome treat on the chilly months. The view across the valleys of the Nantahala Mountains and overlooking the Little Tennessee River
The owner, Tom Hopkins, is a fly fishing Guide on the Tuckaseegee River, Pigeon River, Oconoluftee River. See wwwwesternncflyfishingguidecom.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: We purchased this property for a vacation home rental. We totally remodeled the home from the roof down and throughout, including the kitchen and bath with granite and stainless, plus a paved drive and large parking area.
Why the Owner Chose Franklin: Our home is central to just about everything in the mountains. Gem mines just down the road and all around us. Fishing across the road plus streams all around. Hiking trails close by and Applacian Trail about 20 minutes away. Restaurants and shopping just 5 miles into town. So comfortable in the home and on outside covered deck, many guests stay real close to home.
42' flat screen TV in great room to watch movies, cable, ball games. Extensive reading library. Easy paved road to home from Bryson City Road. Toll free land line for incoming and outgoing calls when your phone doesn't have good coverage. Huge paved parking for motorcyclists. Surrounded by beautiful drives through the mountains.