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A new cabin that is private yet accessible situated on 5 acres in a gated community (the only rental property) surrounded by the Smoky Mountains overlooking Fontana Lakes with amazing long range mountain views. The cabin, with two porches so you experience the tranquility and spectacular views, has a private drive which connects to hiking trails. For those who want to explore the Appalachian Trail, the cabin is a 10 minute drive to the Nantahala Outdoor Center, location of the Appalachian Trail. The cabin has a feel of a timber frame, log and cottage home. The 3 bedrooms consist of a master bedroom with a king size bed and private bath, a log cabin bedroom with bunk beds and two twin beds and the third bedroom with 2 twin beds. A loft is complete with an entertainment center and comfortable seating. The kitchen is state of the art with ceasarstone countertops and a farm table with seating for 8. There are 2 bathrooms on the first floor and one of the second floor. An indoor gas fireplace in the living room along with a outdoor wood burning fireplace under the covered porch. There is a fire pit perfect for roasting marshmallows and making smore's. A gas grill is provided.
This is a cabin for those desiring a place to nurture the soul and breathe in the beauty of the mountains.
Minutes away from Fontana Lake, a 25 mile lake perfect for swimming, kayaking, fishing, boating, waterskiing. The Nantahala Outdoor Center, the best outfitting in the country, has white water rafting, a wilderness center, rentals, restaurants is a 10 minute drive away. Bryson City with the Smoky Mountain Train, Sylva (the college town), Smoky Mountain Golf Course (open to the public), Cherokee with Harrah's Casino, Tsali Mountain Biking Trail system - all are within 30 minutes from the cabin.
Keywords: Surrounded by Fontana Lake and Smoky Mountain views, private community, hiking trails from property to Appalachian Trail, brand new construction with rentals beginning in July, outdoor wood fireplace, easy access, close to Nantahala Outdoor Center with white water rafting, fishing and boating at Fontana Lake, cottage/cabin feel, mountain biking, indoor gas fireplace, close to Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, 1.5 hours from Asheville, 2 hours from Atlanta, waterfalls close, Tail of the Dragon minutes away, family friendly.
Prior to booking, we always speak with the guests to make sure the cabin is a perfect fit for both parties. If for any reason we feel the cabin is not the best fit, declining the rental request is at the discretion of the owners.
Spring/Summer/Fall May 28 - Sep 8, 2015 3 night min stay
Fall Foliage Oct 1 - Oct 25, 2015 3 night min stay
Thanksgiving Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015 3 night min stay
Christmas/New Years Dec 24 - Jan 3, 2016 3 night min stay
Winter Jan 4 - Mar 20, 2016 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Please inquire about rates. Depending on the time of year and holiday seasons, the rates will increase. Weekly and monthly rates are available. There is a one time cleaning fee of $150.00 and a reservation fee of $20.00. Upon departure, garbage and recycables have to be taken to the recycling center in Bryson City. There will be a $50.00 charge if you leave it at the cabin.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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About the owner: We are a family of 6. and love everything that Western North Carolina has to offer for wonderful family vacation.
Why the Owner Chose Fontana Lake: We have been vacationing in Western North Carolina for years and feel in love with this property. We decided to built a cabin this year and share it with others.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin: Love everything the lake has to offer - the swimming, the boating, the fishing, the kayaking, the canoeing, the floating
Love the mountains - hiking, biking,
Love the local mountain towns with the healthy restaurants, funky coffee shops,
Love Asheville - the shopping, restaurants, atmosphere,
Love the white water rafting, the lazy river tubing,
Loved the gold mining (the kids did)
Haven't explored the horse back riding, but heard it's terrific