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Murphy NC, Log Cabin on Lake Apalachia, Smokey Mountains, Unicoi Mountains

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Last updated: 11/14/2014
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Lake Apalachia cabin description

If you are ready to get away from it all this is definitely the home for you. This is a real log home and you will find everything there that you need to make your vacation comfortable and relaxing. All you need is your bathing suit! Sit on the porch... morning coffee is a great time to watch wildlife. This home has easy access and there is an area to park your boat trailer if your bring your boat!

It is fully equipped with cooking utensils and linens. There is a canoe available for your use, or feel free to bring your boat. The home is on a lakefront lot but you’ll need to use a flight of stairs and a footpath to get to the shoreline. The peace and serenity of this cabin and the lake is hard to describe.


Lake Apalachia

This pristine 1100-acre lake is about 125 feet deep in front of Apalachia Dam with 31 miles of shoreline. It is a reservoir lake for Lake Hiwassee. This cabin is about 2 miles up the lake from Apalachia Dam and approximately 6 miles down the lake from Hiwassee Dam. Its normal rise and fall is about 3 to 4 feet a day because it is a reservoir lake for Lake Hiwassee. They produce electricity there and reverse the turbines at night to pump back into Hiwassee.



The lake is controlled by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and was built for flood control of the Chattanooga Valley area. The Forest Service controls the contour line around the lake and has designated the land within the 1320’ elevation contour line as a no-touch zone as far as improvements. Neither of them wants commercial activity on the lake so there are no marinas or boat rental places. This is the down side but the up side is the pristine wilderness quality of the lake. You can take any type of boat on the lake that you want – canoe, pontoon, motor but have to be totally self-sufficient. In fact the TVA provides a great boat launch below the Hiwassee Dam that is in great condition, good parking, lights at night and right beside the TVA maintenance area. I usually recommend visitors to try and bring a canoe with them. Fishing is good – lots of fish but hard to catch. It’s a fairly clear lake and cool so they are usually about 3 to 5 feet deeper than you’d think. You can get a fishing license at a number of local places. Be sure to bring your poles, swimsuits, rafts, etc. My family enjoys just throwing a couple inner tubes in the water at times and floating around on them. It’s a great vacation away from the hustle bustle of city life!



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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            yes - but remember, they are people so include them in your total of occupancy, adult supervision required....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please, no smoking inside the cabin. Smoking ok on covered deck....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            Lots of Board Games - Monopoly, etc....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • VCR
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic

          Attractions

              • Churches

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Lakefront:

                    This lakeside cabin overlooks Lake Apalachia - a pristine wilderness lake in the TVA chain of lakes. With Lake Apalachia Dam on the Western end of the lake and Lake Hiwassee on the Eastern end of the lake, this 1000 acre lake is approximately 1/2 miles long. Steps lead from the cabin to the lake 1320' elevation contour line around the lake, then follow the footpath to the shoreline. ...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    table is for 4 people, however, there is a dropleaf table that could be used or a folding table. Also a picnic table on the covered deck!...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central Heat and Air....moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central Heat and Air....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Great Room encompasses kitchen, eating area and Living room - High ceilings, stone fireplace....moreless

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    They do not work in this area - isn't that wonderful!!!!...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone:

                    Local phone service - bring your telephone credit card! Phone number of cabin will be provided to you prior to arrival to leave with friends and family!...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    Beautiful stone fireplace and hearth to sit on....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Brewmaster by Hamilton Beach...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    I'm pretty sure everything is there that you could possibly need! Lots of comments that its fully equipped!...moreless

                  • Dishwasher

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    Great gravel road system to ride on if you have a mountain bike - kids love it!...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Each bedroom opens out onto a deck!...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    we've got a canoe and kayak there to use if you want, please bring your own life jackets. Paddles available....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

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                  $750/week  $150/night 2 night minimum
                  $300/security deposit or you can pay $39 for damage insurance during your stay
                  

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                  Last updated: 11/14/2014
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                  Location

                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Stateline at NC/TN line
                  23 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Murphy
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 294
                  23 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Murphy

                  Think of a hub of a wheel - That's where Lake Apalachia is located! We are about 30 minutes from the town limits of Murphy NC. If you want a day out antiquing, plan a series of stops starting the loop in Copperhill TN, McCayesville GA, Benton TN, Blue Ridge GA, Hiwassee GA, Hayesville GA, and back to Murphy NC. Make a stop a Mercer's Orchards in McCayesville/Blue Ridge area. Check out the train from Copperhill TN to Blue Ridge GA.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Why the Owner Chose Lake Apalachia:
                  The peace and serenity of Lake Apalachia is unbelievable. We have played on this lake since 1984 - our kids have canoed with us, camped with us, explored waterfalls, hiked the mountains, and now as adults bring the grandkids to enjoy it like they did. Tubing, Wakeboarding, skiing are so much fun here because there is very little boat traffic on the lake in comparison to Lake Chatuge, Lake Nottley, Lake Hiwassee, Fontanta Lake, and Santeelah Lake. It is the perfect escape into Peace of Mind! Come and unplug from the real world and get recharged!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  No cell phone service - wonderful! Kids are not texting and tuned away from family and nature. It is amazing how many families come away enjoying life again!


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                  Speaks: english

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                  • Stone Fireplace, Hardwood Floors, Log Home, Great room opens onto Viewing Deck

                    Stone Fireplace, Hardwood Floors, Log Home, Great room opens onto Viewing Deck

                  • Full Kitchen with small island - part of Great room. Picnic table on deck.

                    Full Kitchen with small island - part of Great room. Picnic table on deck.

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/14/14
                  Owner
                  Member since: 2011
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few days
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/14/2014
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                  828-644-9703

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