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Visit Chattanooga, then get out of town and stay in a log cabin on the Ocoee River, just 45 minutes away. This beautiful cabin is located just 5 minutes from the Ocoee River Scenic Byway and entrance to the Cherokee National Forest. Our Ocoee Cabin is a two-story log cabin situated on the banks of the scenic Ocoee River. A cathedral ceiling and a 'wall of windows' provide guests with an unobstructed view of the river which is less than 40 feet from the cabin's large front porch. Interior walls and floors are finished with knotty pine boards to maintain the authentic cabin experience.
Our cabin combines the seclusion of a rustic woodland retreat with the luxury of beautiful furnishings and appointments. The focal point of the great room is a large stone fireplace with handcrafted log mantle. Directly across the great room from the fireplace, a sunken 2-person Jacuzzi tub sits in an alcove surrounded by windows, offering the ultimate relaxation spot.
Bring your favorite book, beverage, or maybe a guitar to the front porch and enjoy the serene environment. Guests have reported seeing river otters, ducks, beavers, eagles, and giant blue herons all tending to their business along the river.
The Ocoee House is a romantic and cozy retreat for a couple, small family, or you and a few friends. A private downstairs bedroom features a queen size bed. The open loft bedroom has a double bed, twin bed, and twin trundle bed. Additional sleeping is provided by a full-size futon with spring mattress in the great room. The cabin has one bathroom with a shower.
The cabin has a fully-equipped kitchen with everything you need to cook in, or you can venture out to one of several casual restaurants in the area with wonderful local flavor. Only 5 minutes away, the 'Ocoee Dam Diner' has earned wide-spread popularity for serving delicious fresh food in a fun and unique environment.
And if Mother Nature doesn't provide enough entertainment, the cabin has a 32' Samsumg flat-screen TV, DVD player, movie library, Sony CD player/radio with iPod dock, and games.
On our property, you can fish or swim from the riverside dock, play a game of horseshoes or basketball, explore our walking trails through the woods, or enjoy a warm fire under the stars in the outdoor firepit.
Offering 'the best of both worlds', we are located at the edge of the Cherokee National Forest, but only 45 minutes northeast of Chattanooga (via Cleveland). In the national forest, you'll find numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation. One of the most popular activities during the warmer months is taking a guided whitewater rafting trip on the Ocoee River, site of the whitewater paddling events during the 1996 Olympics. Guests also enjoy tubing or kayaking on the Hiwassee River, pontoon boat rentals on Lake Ocoee, hiking, fishing, glider rides, horseback riding, zip-lining, or taking a scenic train ride.
Then change the pace with a fun-filled day exploring all the attractions, restaurants, and shopping in the fabulous city of Chattanooga!
Keywords: Log Cabin Rental, Ocoee River, Near Chattanooga TN, near Cleveland TN, near Cherokee National Forest, Benton TN, Whitewater Rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, tubing, hiking
The downstairs bedroom has a double bed and wing back chair and 2 night stands. The loft bedroom (open to living room below) has 1 double bed made of logs. It also has a twin bed and a twin trundle bed (child size) underneath. Wicker chairs, tables, and a few games.
A portable crib is available if requested. The sofa in the living room is a full-size futon with a spring mattress...moreless
This cozy bathroom has a lavatory, toilet, and shower. For a bath you'll need to use the Jacuzzi in the living room (there are curtains)....moreless
Riverside pavilion with fishing/swimming dock, and outdoor campfire pit. The cabin and surrounding area are beautifully landscaped. We also have a basketball court, horse shoe pit, and hiking trails onsite with many more in the Cherokee National Forest just 5 minutes away....moreless
Mountains to the east of us in the Cherokee Nat'l Forest are seen driving down our street to the cabin. Ocoee Scenic Byway provides access to CNF for more mountain views. Our property is 'hilly'....moreless
Welcome Valley Village is a small private resort with hiking trails, basketball, horseshoes, access to the Ocoee River from our Riverside Pavilion. Nearby whitewater rafting, horse riding, train rides...moreless
This cabin is located at Welcome Valley Village, a log cabin rental resort on the Ocoee River. Grocery stores and restaurants are within 5 minutes of our cabins....moreless
The Ocoee River is visible from nearly everywhere in the cabin. The river is about 30' from the front porch. Ducks, eagles, river otters, deer, turkeys, and owls, have all been seen from this cabin....moreless
This cabin is located on 1the Ocoee River. A creek draining Todd Hollow enters the river on one side of the cabin, so there is water on 2 sides. A riverside pavilion and dock (shared) are 100' from the cabin....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Small Game
The kitchen, dining room, and living room are one big 'great room'. A dining table with 4 chairs is there just steps from the kitchen....moreless
All cooking and eating utensils are provided. Additionally we provide paper towels, napkins, paper plates, plastic cups, coffee filters, salt, pepper, sugar/sweetner packets, and dish washing soap....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Dishes for up to 8, and plenty of the ordinary things you'd expect to need if you were cooking a meal....moreless
Fully furnished with cooking and eating utensils. Also provided: paper towels, napkins, plastic cups, paper plates, dish soap, coffee filters, salt, pepper, sweetener, matches, and dishtowels....moreless
$129/night Sun-Thurs Nov-Mar 15
$149/night Sun-Thurs Mar 16-May, Aug 21-Oct
$185/night Sun-Thurs Jun-Aug 20 & Holidays
$145/night Fri-Sat Dec-Mar 15
$169/night Fri-Sat Mar 16-April
$185/night Fri-Sat May-Nov & Holidays
Rates for 4 persons or less. Extra persons $5/child/night or $10/adult/night
10% discount applied to 5 or more nights. There is no cleaning fee!
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Our Ocoee log cabin is located at Welcome Valley Village (WVV), near the Western gateway to the Cherokee National Forest on Highway 64, and is about 15-20 minutes East of Cleveland, and 45-50 minutes North and East of Chattanooga. If approaching our area from the west, or coming up GA Hwy 411 from Atlanta, you'll begin to see the mountains in the CNF getting closer and closer. You'll begin to see numerous adventure companies along the highway offering whitewater rafting trips, ziplines, and horseback riding. After crossing the Ocoee River, take your first left hand turn onto Welcome Valley Road and our resort is 2 miles on the left.
The Ocoee Region is popular with vacation travelers looking for outdoor adventure, scenic driving tours, hiking, mountain biking, boating, or a beautiful quiet spot to retreat to for some rest and relaxation.
Within 10 minutes of WVV you will find lots of lovely rural scenery, 2 grocery stores, several restaurants, a zip-line, a corn maze, and nearly a dozen whitewater rafting companies.
Our area does not offer a lot of options for shopping but a few are notable to mention. Ms. Be's Purple Bus, on Hwy 64 is a neat place to shop for handmade necklaces, bracelets, bags, clothing, and beading supplies. Benton Shooters Supply, on Hwy 411 in Benton is reportedly the 'largest gun store in the south.' Also, every whitewater rafting company has a gift shop for local souvenirs.
Year Purchased: 1994
About the owner: Kevin and Jenny are both Tennessee natives and graduates of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. We have a 17 year old son, two dogs, and two cats. We love to play in our Ocoee Region and love sharing our beautiful Ocoee Cabin with guests.
Why the Owner Chose Chattanooga: This location is absolutely beautiful and suits our family's lifestyle perfectly. The Cherokee National Forest is just 5 minutes away where we enjoy kayaking, hiking, backpacking, swimming, and mountain biking. We enjoy floating from the Ocoee Dam to our property in the summer. When we feel like a little city life we travel about 45 minutes to Chattanooga where we can enjoy shopping, great restaurants, the TN Aquarium, music and art festivals, University of Tennessee events, minor league baseball games, scenic river cruises, and so much more. Also, Lee University is just 20 minutes away in Cleveland and hosts numerous cultural and sporting events.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Many of our guests at Ocoee House enjoy the simple beauty of their cabin and surroundings, rarely leaving our property. We have 17 wooded acres where you can take a stroll, cast a line for trout or bass, take a swim, or just watch the river roll by.