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Wildside Television Hideaway @ 3500' the Great Smoky Mountains

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'The Lazy Cricket @ 3500' Helipad - Views of 4 states 90 50 miles E & S

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Last updated: 11/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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'ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED'

From the moment you arrive, BY LAND OR BY AIR, you'll see the awesome views. You'll feel the openness, and sense the quietness! 'The Lazy Cricket' nests at 3500 feet. Within minutes to all attractions and activities - shopping, restaurants, shows, amusements, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, tons more, etc.

As you enter the home, you'll feel cozy and absorbed. The Lazy Cricket @ 3500' is a

[A PERSONAL RESIDENCE - NOT A CABIN]

Panoramic views in excess of 90 miles East and 50 miles South. On a clear day, look East and see NC; look South and see the -The Great Smoky Mountains.

The elevated outside sun deck and the outside roof covered patio deck are great for enjoying the breath taking views sunrise to sunset!

For early morning treats 'sunrises are magnificent'!

When it comes to bedroom comfort, you are sure to find it in the bedrooms all of which are warmly furnished and cozy.

The Lazy Cricket (TLC) is a COMPLETE VACATION RENTAL - or if you prefer.. to be catered too...[it can be a full service Bed & Breakfast] - Lunch Dinner and more - Fully Licensed!

TLC is clearly a realm of magic tranquility inside a panoramic majestic scene of tranquility. It's packed with vast amenities, perched on a mountain top, surrounded with natural beauty, and showcasing the best views of The Great Smoky Mountains.

TLC was completely transformed in 2012 - The main entry way and grand foyer, is finished with detailed woodwork, with solid marble floors. The bedrooms are all tastefully decorated with custom furniture, and floor coverings. The main floor bedroom has a king bed and the other two bedrooms have queen beds.

The family room with all its charm, is crafted throughout with original chestnut walls. A wood-burring fireplace is constructed of handmade brick, and for entertainment is equipped with a 60” flat screen TV, and Xbox 360 that is perfect for watching romantic movies or enjoying the sports channel.

The drawing/music room [views 90 miles East] also on the main floor is complete with an “out of this world” French chandelier. The marble wood burning fireplace finishes this fantastic room.

The ground floor has an awesome English Pub that is known to the locals as 'The Moonshine Mountain Pub''. it is equipped with a TV, and a wood pellet stone fireplace. [only open based on renters request] There is ample seating for 6-8 guests in the Pub area.

Additionally, TLC has a (private) helipad onsite which can provide a romantic backdrop - picnics, family pictures, or even a fairytale Smoky Mountain wedding or reception.

Also, FCC - Amateur Radio Station - Available for use with valid license. Prior approval and authentication required.

Plus a Yamaha TYROS workstation and stereo sound system. Prior approval is required for accessibility and use.

If you prefer to be catered [the B&B concept] we can accommodate you and yours with complete breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks... (priced separately)

Also the downstairs has a full second well-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms each with its own TV, and a custom full bathroom

Should you feel like working out... TLC has a complete fully appointed exercise room.

The property has gated security access, is extremely private and secluded and is custom landscaped should you like to stroll the private grounds..




Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Chauffeur
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Events Allowed
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        21 with named major credit card...moreless

      • Alternative Lifestyle
      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

      Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • The private heliport is available [prior approval] for landing and also supports private tours with landings and picture taking! FCC- Amateur Radio Station - Available for use with valid license. Prior approval and authentication required Yamaha TYROS workstation and complete sound system (PRIVATE OCCASIONS) - PRICED SEPARATELY - Corporate Function, Dinners, Weddings, Banquets, Parties, Reunions, Catering, ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable:

            60' flat screen TV in family room is perfect for watching a romantic movie or enjoying the sports channel. TV in Pub, workout room, and 2 bedrooms....moreless

          • Stereo
          • Television:

            Flat screen TV's throughout......moreless

          • Video Games

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Rustic
          • Spa
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Autumn Foliage
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Coin Laundry
          • Forests
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Miniature Golf
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Downtown
          • Lake View
          • Mountain
          • Mountain View
          • Resort
          • Rural
          • Village

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Racquetball
          • Rafting
          • Rock Climbing
          • Sailing
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Snowmobiling
          • Spelunking
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Activities Guide
          • Air Conditioning:

            Remote controlled seasonally available...moreless

          • Alarm Clock
          • Basic Soaps
          • Ceiling Fans
          • Clothes Dryer:

            Maytag...moreless

          • Filtered Water
          • Fireplace
          • Fitness Room / Equipment
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            Luxurious monogrammed towels, robes and bed linens...moreless

          • Living Room
          • Local Restaurant Guide
          • Mobile Phone
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Maytag...moreless

          • Water Cooler
          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Fireplace:

            (3)...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            wood pellet stove insert available with priro approval...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Blender
          • Catering Available
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils:

            Kitchen Aid & Cuisinart small appliances, Paula Deen cookware, Gibson serving utensils, and many more too numerous to mention....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Grill
          • Kitchen:

            (2) Everything available to make a gourmet breakfast, lunch or dinner (except for the groceries)...moreless

          • Kitchenette
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator:

            (1) full size refrigerator, 1 small in workout room....moreless

          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Patio
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Wood Deck

          Payment Type

          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Thaksgiving
                  Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $475
                  Christmas/New Years-14
                  Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $475
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $300 $350
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,250 $8,850
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Reservation Fee $65 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 9.75%

                  Notes:

                  All Holiday rates and/or Private Occasion: Reunion, Corporate, Dinners, Weddings, Banquets, Receptions, Parties, Catering may be subject to additional charges and Nonrefundable

                  Holiday(s) per night $475.00 and nonrefundable. Holiday nightly rate might extend multiple days up to a week

                  Standard bedroom availability based on double occupancy

                  All rates are subject to change until confirmed


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Last updated: 11/18/2014
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                  Location

                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  McGee Tyson Airport - TYS
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Local
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Local Golf
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Local Many
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Ober Gatlinburg

                  Car: Necessary

                  Private helipad access (ONSITE) Prior landing approval required!!! All attractions approximately 15 minutes away.

                  Just a few more fun activities that are nearby, Zipline, Gem Mining, Comedy shows, Mystery Dinner theater, Ghost & Haunt tours, Ripley's Aquarium, Sky lift, Aerial tramway, laser tag, and the largest group of Artisans in North America, Dollywood, Cades Cove, Elkmont historical preservation. With the area growth, due to this popular vacation destination, now includes nearby Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Tennessee.

                  The Great Smoky Mountains is THE most visited National Park areas in the USA. Gatlinburg has been a primary family vacation destination for many years. Area growth, due to this popular vacation destination, now includes nearby Pigeon Forge and Sevierville, Tennessee.

                   

                  Manager info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About: I was born in Alabama and raised in Tennessee. I am a christian and I love to travel and I have enjoyed vacationing all over the United States and Europe with my wonderful husband, however, I have always considered the Smokey Mountains in East Tennessee not only my favorite place, it is what I call my home. I am a nurse by trade and with a final leap of faith, a cookbook author. TLC is my place for inspiration and where I give birth to edible concoctions. “Cooking At Top of The World” [THE SERIES] is scheduled to be published Spring of 2014. It is a compliment of three cookbooks. The Lazy Cricket’s walls hold many special memories for me. The laughter of family and friends, and hundreds of wonderful cooking ideas as well as aromas like baked bread or roasting turkeys during the holidays, these are the things I know you are looking forward to making your memories with. These walls are also what inspired Herkimer J. Snerd III, TLC's mascot - after all it does stand for 'Tender Loving Care'. I hope you enjoy your stay at my personal home and take away many wonderful memories. Can't get into TLC? Check out our other number one cabin in Gatlinburg, 'HGTV, Top of the World', - HomeAway # 985163

                  Why Other Gatlinburg Properties:
                  As you drive up the drive you will notice the rows of Rhododendrons and Dogwoods. You might even catch a glimpse of an old stump that is entwined with blackberry vines, how beautiful every square foot of this place is no matter what time of the calendar year you have chosen to visit. The driveway will bring you closer to a pastoral paradise that will open to a view that astounds your very soul. You will enjoy viewing English Mountain, Mount Le Conte and the Great Smoky Mountains. Your excitement will mound as the key slides into the lock and you push open the door to witness the architecture, character, and charm of my home, the perfect symmetry. My first gaze was the moment that I fell in love with this place and I could see the evolution of “The Lazy Cricket.” You have chosen to vacation at one of America’s most-visited National Parks. The Great Smokey Mountains is within a 10-hour drive for nearly one-third of the country.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  'The Lazy Cricket' has its own Helipad. It is a FAA private landing location. Custom tours are available, and priced respectively. Also, FCC - Amateur Radio Station - Available for use with valid license. Prior approval and authentication required. Plus a Yamaha TYROS workstation and stereo sound system. Prior approval is required for accessibility and use.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

                   

                  Photos

                  • 'The Lazy Cricket @ 3500' Helipad - Views of 4 states 90 50 miles E & S

                    'The Lazy Cricket @ 3500' Helipad - Views of 4 states 90 50 miles E & S

                  • The Cozy Den @ The Lazy Cricket with wood burning fireplace

                    The Cozy Den @ The Lazy Cricket with wood burning fireplace

                  • Above the clouds - The Lazy Cricket deck - 90 mile views

                    Above the clouds - The Lazy Cricket deck - 90 mile views

                  • Sunroom @ The Lazy Cricket Estate 3500' Views of the Smokys

                    Sunroom @ The Lazy Cricket Estate 3500' Views of the Smokys

                  • Luxury bedroom suite with views of the Smokys

                    Luxury bedroom suite with views of the Smokys

                  • The Lazy Cricket main floor bedroom suite

                    The Lazy Cricket main floor bedroom suite

                  • The warmth of a canopy bedroom is alluring!

                    The warmth of a canopy bedroom is alluring!

                  • The music room with all its charm!

                    The music room with all its charm!

                  • Land your Helicopter @ The Lazy Cricket Helipad - Prior Approval required.

                    Land your Helicopter @ The Lazy Cricket Helipad - Prior Approval required.

                  • A 90 mile view, from the rear deck! - Above the clouds.

                    A 90 mile view, from the rear deck! - Above the clouds.

                  • Sun-room to kitchen transition with 90 mile views...

                    Sun-room to kitchen transition with 90 mile views...

                  • Above the clouds... Once again!

                    Above the clouds... Once again!

                  • Relax and enjoy @ 3500'. Privacy, views in excess of 90 miles Above it all!

                    Relax and enjoy @ 3500'. Privacy, views in excess of 90 miles Above it all!

                  • A fantastic start of the Day!

                    A fantastic start of the Day!

                  • From the deck of 'The Lazy Cricket' above the clouds

                    From the deck of 'The Lazy Cricket' above the clouds

                  • A fantastic day above the clouds...

                    A fantastic day above the clouds...

                  • Relax on the Sundeck, 90 mile never ending views @ 3500'...

                    Relax on the Sundeck, 90 mile never ending views @ 3500'...

                  • Above the clouds, what a magical site.

                    Above the clouds, what a magical site.

                  • The Lazy Cricket kitchen. A gourmet chefs enjoyment. Complete!

                    The Lazy Cricket kitchen. A gourmet chefs enjoyment. Complete!

                  • Stay in shape @ The Lazy Cricket

                    Stay in shape @ The Lazy Cricket

                  • The Lazy Cricket - Monshine Mountain Pub - Access is limited!

                    The Lazy Cricket - Monshine Mountain Pub - Access is limited!

                  • At 3500' you can see forever... 90 mile views. Great Smoky Mountains plus!

                    At 3500' you can see forever... 90 mile views. Great Smoky Mountains plus!

                  • The Lazy Cricket nestled @ 3500' and The Great Smoky Mountains

                    The Lazy Cricket nestled @ 3500' and The Great Smoky Mountains

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                  Date last modified - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

                  $300 - $475 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/18/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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                  Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/18/2014
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