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Farmer's Family Home at Edge of the Forest

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Coker Creek farmhouse description

Your private recreation area is cradled between two heavily wooded hills. Experience life on a small farm in the opulence of the Appalachian Mountains, at the edge of the Cherokee National Forest. Cook family feasts in the country kitchen, where many a peck of peas have been canned or over your bonfire or barbecue pit.

Breakfast on the deck and rock the evenings away on the most comfortable porch rockers ever invented. Catch and release big bass in your own stocked fish pond.

Fall asleep on the queen-sized bed with pillow top mattress to the sounds of the forest and the stream outside the master bedroom window. Awake watching the wooded hillside begin to become light. The custom decor in this bedroom and connected master bath reflect the forest hues.

Another bedroom is custom painted with a magic glow and decorated with mountain whimsy. The full sized futon is covered in plush pillow top for full sized bed comfort. A full bathroom is across the hall.

The third bedroom has two comfortable twin beds with lovely Laura Ashley print comforters and accenting artwork.

All bedrooms are well-lit with overhead lights and bedside lamps for reading your own favorite books, the owner/author's book, books by other local authors, or travel brochures about the many near-by amenities. Ceiling fans and central a/c and heat are available, although hardly ever required.

Horse lovers have four stalls to protect their ponies. Your pastures are very close to the riding trails of the Cherokee National Forest. Electric service allows for several RVs to be used simultaneously.

Your 8 1/2 acres are paradise for puppies and other pets. Nice neighbors are within shouting distance. Pets allowed; we do ask that you kennel them when you aren't supervising them. Kennels, root cellar and stables provided for pets safety and comfort.

Keywords: Farmhouse, Forest, Mountains,

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Farmhouse
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Heaven for large dogs to run and swim. We ask that dogs be kenneled when you are away or unable to supervise them. Kennels provided. Please remember to leave something of yours in kennel, so your pet will feel secure, and remember to clean up after your pet if walked near the buildings. Damage insurance required....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Absolutely no smoking in the house or other structures. Forest fires are a threat. Any smoking materials must be properly extinguished and disposed of....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Must be over 25 with valid driver's license or other picture ID and proof of automobile insurance or homeowners insurance...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Games provided for many age groups. Lots of table space, including a card table. Damage insurance required....moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Queen size Beds (1) Pillow top mattress. Forest-hued comforter, Twin or Single Beds (1) Laura Ashley comforters, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full-size futon with pillow top mattress cover, fabulous floral patterned quilt....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

                Custom decorated...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

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              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining:

                Big country kitchen provides game room and dining for 8-9. Plenty of books to act as 'high chair'....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped country kitchen; huge eat-in kitchen table with lazy susan. Seats 8-9....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Some paper and cleaning supplies provided. ...moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                12-cup coffee maker...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 8 people

              Amenities

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Extra electric service provides for hook-ups. Septic system allows for some tank emptying....moreless

              • Parking:

                Lots of flat area for parking, including covered carport for two vehicles....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Flat, gravel parking for motorcycles, RVs, etc....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Electric, large capacity...moreless

              • Living Room seats 7:

                Wood-burning fireplace...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Fireplace
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Fishing on-site, flat acreage for outdoor games and exercise, area for gardening for longer stays, 4-stall stables, fire pit and fireplace with plenty of unsplit wood on acreage....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Flat screen TV and lots of DVDs available...moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Mostly family friendly fare and comedy...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Outdoor games, board games, dolls...moreless

                  • Foosball
                  • DVD Player

                  Communications

                  • Mobile Phone:

                    There is no cell phone service on the property, but there is a 'hot spot' 3 miles away....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Local calls only. Cell phones work in a 'hot spot' 3 miles away...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    At a 'hot spot' 3 miles away...moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Approximately four flat acres with creeks and fish stocked pond....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Putt and drive to your hearts' content...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Rural:

                    Ask owners about local mountain man/author and oldest citizen of area, both happy to share personal local lore, as well as sign and sell their books....moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    In a valley with forested hills and mountains on two sides. Serene pastureland on two sides....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Museums
                  • Groceries
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Fishing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rafting
                  • Cycling
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hiking
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Swimming
                  • Medical Services
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Restaurants
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Festivals
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Photography
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Laundromat
                  • Hunting
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.7
                  from 21 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $95
                  $570 $1,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Cleaning $75
                  • Game room access $25
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Pet Fee $25
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Rates are subject to change until deposit is received.

                  Seventh night free with purchase of six nights.

                  Monthly discounts available.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                  Location

                  • Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center

                    "This and the adjoining Charles Hall Museum are a wealth of local lore and area information."

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                  • Tellico Plains

                    "The beginning of the crossroads to the Cherohala Skyway, intersection of the Cherokee Nation..."

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                  • Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center

                    "This and the adjoining Charles Hall Museum are a wealth of local lore and area information."

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                  • Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center

                    "This and the adjoining Charles Hall Museum are a wealth of local lore and area information."

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                  • Tellicafe

                    "Good local food."

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                  • Tellico Kats Deli

                    "We absolutely love everything about this place, the sister owners, the perfect paninis and h..."

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                  • Tellico Grains

                    "Can't beat this bakery, no matter where you are from or where you go. Everything about it is..."

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                  • Mountain Creek Hideaway & Grille

                    "Good food, close by."

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                  • Ocoee Whitewater Center

                    "Site of 1996 Olympic Whitwater Events"

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                  • Bald River Falls

                    "Largest falls in area with 100' drop"

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                  • Indian Boundary Lake

                    "Sand beach wringed by mountains"

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                  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

                    "A national treasure!"

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                  • Bill's Pit Stop

                    "Gold panning and other local guidance from the friendliest family in the business."

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                  • Coker Creek Welcome Center

                    "Local lore and crafts from area artists. Souvenirs, directions, and accurate information fro..."

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                  • Buck Bald

                    "Incredible views and picnic tables, no matter what the season."

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                  56.1 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Knoxville (McGhee Tyson)
                  127.33 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak Atlanta
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  TN Hwy 68
                  25.91 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Indian Boundary Lake
                  34.42 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Skyway Sports Bar and Grill Sweetwater, TN)
                  90 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Ober Gatlinburg
                  25.62 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Madisonville Golf Center
                  11.31 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Tellicafe

                  Car: Necessary

                  Wonders of the Wilderness close to civilization.

                  Beaches, Swimming, Fishing, Gold Panning, White Water Rafting, Rappelling, Skiing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Bird Watching, Zip Line, Shopping, Craft Classes, Golf, Music, Restaurants, Churches, Museums, Library, Bakery, Ice Cream Shop.

                  14 Waterfalls, Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River (site of the 1996 Olympic whitewater events), Beaches, Riding trails, Gold panning, Local artisan shops, Appalachian Trail, Unicoi Trail, Fly Fishing, Gatlinburg skiing, Dollywood amusement park, Tail of the Dragon, Citico Creek Wilderness, Big Frog Mountain, Big Frog Wilderness, Atlanta, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Field of the Woods, Lost Sea.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About: Wild Cajun Woman, Yvette, is a writer Author of Our Tennessee mountain Home I & II) and publisher and also a gourmet cook and caterer. Richard grew up on a chicken breeding farm in Massachusetts and loves tinkering and woodworking. He is also quite the cook, especially when it comes to decadent desserts. We love gardening with friends, collecting wild nuts and berries for cooking and canning collecting fresh eggs from neighbors with yard hens, watching area artists at work, gold panning in Coker Creek (only 1 mile away), swimming at Indian Boundary Beach, day trips to whitewater rafting on the Ocoee, Chattanooga Riverfront venues, fresh vegetables at the near-by Mennonite market, Bluegrass music at local pickin' sessions, and learning the local lifestyle of the farm folks. Waterfalls throughout the area are some our favorite places to take a dip and fabulous photographs. Tubing on the Tellico River is an awesome way to unwind. Our favorite places for lunch, when we're not picnicking, are Tellico Kats for perfect paninis and Tellico Beach Drive-In for fifties family style food while playing in the rushing river. Pastries from Tellico Grains Bakery are a must for all our breakfasts with guests and we love the funky, down-home atmosphere and food at Town Square Bakery and Cafe. Tellico Library and The Bookshelf fill our needs for reading and reference materials, as well selling as Yvette's book. The Heritage Gift Shop is a must-see souvenir place, and most of our family and friends wouldn't leave without Bill of Bill's Pit Stop taking them gold-panning, a dozen yard eggs from Mamie's hens, and one of the books autographed written by local author Jack Darnell and published by Yvette.

                  Why Coker Creek:
                  Writer and publisher, Yvette, needed a place to renew herself after her husband's heart transplant and the couple's loss of their waterfront Louisiana home to Hurricane Katrina. We are quite charmed by the tranquil lifestyle offered at our Tennessee Mountain Home, so much so that Yvette wrote a books 'Our Tennessee Mountain Home' I and II about the life, our family visits and friends at this edge of the forest. It has provided the home base for making many new memories with children grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends and family galore.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                  This is a perfect hub for vacationing in the mountains of Tennessee. The many adventures offered in the area bordering on your property draw many to our door. We have always been thrilled to hear about the swims guests took at Indian Boundary Lake, the gold they found in nearby creeks, the wildlife and other sights they saw rocking on the porch and hiking on nearby trails, the Appalachian arts they discovered in local shops and museums, and the local whitewater rafting and kayaking they were able to enjoy. You are less than 2 hours from Greater Atlanta's bright lights and big city, Chattanooga's riverfront charms, and Knoxville's nice neighborhoods. There are first class medical facilities in all three areas. Gatlinburg and Dollywood are also only 2 hours away. Your Tennessee Mountain Home is 2 miles from the North Carolina state line and 30 miles from the North Georgia mountains. Four wheel drive is not required to get to your mountain retreat, even if there is mud or ice. Half the property is up high and half is in the holler. Plenty of place for RVs, trailers, soccer matches, baseball, badminton, boccie ball, fishing, etc.


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Sweet Serenity

                    Sweet Serenity

                  • Read, relax or watch your flat screen TV. Nice library of DVDs and books

                    Read, relax or watch your flat screen TV. Nice library of DVDs and books

                  • Fully equipped country kitchen with  expandable island, desk and laundry closet

                    Fully equipped country kitchen with expandable island, desk and laundry closet

                  • Cozy kitchen corner

                    Cozy kitchen corner

                  • Custom master bathroom with granite texture, wainscoted walls and great storage

                    Custom master bathroom with granite texture, wainscoted walls and great storage

                  • Fairy dust fantasy bedroom/writer's room/ game room. Games and puzzles provided

                    Fairy dust fantasy bedroom/writer's room/ game room. Games and puzzles provided

                  • Swing in your hammock. House your horses in your own very private property

                    Swing in your hammock. House your horses in your own very private property

                  • Snowy view out your back door. One of many private scenic paths to peruse.

                    Snowy view out your back door. One of many private scenic paths to peruse.

                  • Fish for bass in your own stocked  pond or go trout fishing in the Tellico River

                    Fish for bass in your own stocked pond or go trout fishing in the Tellico River

                  • fabulous fire pit in front yard

                    fabulous fire pit in front yard

                  • Waterfalls abound in our area. This is Bald River Falls with a 100 foot drop

                    Waterfalls abound in our area. This is Bald River Falls with a 100 foot drop

                  • Lots of roads less traveled winding through the woods

                    Lots of roads less traveled winding through the woods

                  • The world's most comfortable rockers await you

                    The world's most comfortable rockers await you

                  • Family fun in front of fireplace

                    Family fun in front of fireplace

                  • Family feasts or game nights around the kitchen table for up to 8.

                    Family feasts or game nights around the kitchen table for up to 8.

                  • Beautiful master bedroom with queen pillow top mattress

                    Beautiful master bedroom with queen pillow top mattress

                  • Writer's/guest room with fairy dust paint, hand-painted desk and full-size futon

                    Writer's/guest room with fairy dust paint, hand-painted desk and full-size futon

                  • Comfortable twin beds with Laura Ashley duvet covers and lovely artwork

                    Comfortable twin beds with Laura Ashley duvet covers and lovely artwork

                  • Mountain boarding in your backyard

                    Mountain boarding in your backyard

                  • Outdoor activities

                    Outdoor activities

                  • Lots of firewood provided on property

                    Lots of firewood provided on property

                  • Fun around the fire pit

                    Fun around the fire pit

                  • Two creeks cavort across your property. The spring fed creek feeds the fish pond

                    Two creeks cavort across your property. The spring fed creek feeds the fish pond

                  • Beach or mountains? You can have both at Indian Boundary Beach

                    Beach or mountains? You can have both at Indian Boundary Beach

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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