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High End Chalet at 3,200 Feet - Long Distance Mountain Views!!

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Cardinal Ridge is a 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom 4,200 SF chalet that sleeps 14. Built in 1999, it is new to the rental market in 2012. The property sits at one of the highest elevations in Tennessee with unobstructed clear day views of 70 miles. The home is located across the street and has direct access to the 500,000 acre Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Ten minutes to Gatlinburg town center and Ober Gatlinberg year around attractions.

Cardinal Ridge can accommodate/sleep up to 14 people. It has ample off street parking within its gated driveway. Additional accommodations for large groups totaling up to 26 people can be arranged with the rental of the two adjacent and walkable cabins (sleep 6 each) to Cardinal Ridge through our local rental management company.

We have taken care to convert this once private residence to a very comfortable rental chalet. There are 3 king suites, 1 queen suite and 1 bonus suite that includes a queen, a full, two futons and a baby crib. All the bedrooms have HDTV flat screens and ceiling fans.

The lower level game room consists of a wet bar, pool table, Foosball and a dartboard. It also has a media room with a 52 inch flat screen 'smart' TV and a gas fireplace. Outside the game room on the lower deck you will find a new Hot Tub with wonderful views.

The main floor living room has a 18 foot ceiling, a gas fireplace, a 55 inch flat screen 'smart' TV, and a tall-boy table and chairs for mountain viewing while dining.

The main level kitchen features a center island with plenty of counter and cupboard space, matching stainless steel side-by-side refrigerator, microwave, and stove/range. An eat-in kitchen table and chairs with a 32' wall mounted HDTV completes this room.

The main floor is also comprised of a entry foyer, formal dining room, full laundry room, full bathroom, a master king bedroom suite and doors leading to an outside covered deck.

The upper floor consists of three large bedroom suites (all with mountain views) and a full bathroom.

Outside, the front entrance has been professionally landscaped with flowering shrubs and ground cover. The covered front porch has bench seating, a full guard rail system and a key-less front door lock system.

This home has central heat and air conditioning, thermal-pane screened windows, and all doors have screen doors. New wooden planked floors or ceramic tile is found in all living areas. Original, signed and numbered framed art work is hung throughout the chalet.

This is a pet-friendly property for up to a 25 lb pet. We have a large metal portable kennel available for pets when guests are away from the chalet.


Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 4200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff


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

    Min age is 25 years old....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed out doors....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    One pet. Metal kennel available for guest use. See extra fee....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    main level...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    main level...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    lower level...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    upper level...moreless

  • Four (4) full baths.

Other Amenities

  • Hiking trails into Great Smoky National Park are available just across the street from our property. Roads are maintained and plowed/salted by the City of Gatlinburg....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Dart board....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Charter Communications cable (HDTV), Netflix, Wireless Internet....moreless

  • Television:

    (9) All new flat screen TVs. Samsung 55' and Sharp 52' 'smart' TVs. 2 Emerson - 37',3 Vizio - 32', 1 Panasonic - 32 & 19'. Two (2) Blu-ray DVD's...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Unobstructed layered mountain views of up to 70 miles from an elevation of 3,200 feet! ...moreless

  • Resort:

    Guests will have access to Chalet Village Owners Club upon check in....moreless

  • Village:

    Gatlinburg downtown is 10 min drive or take the ariel tram ride from Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort to downtown for a fabulous view and ride....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    Table seating for 16 in three dining areas....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    Concrete driveway with 4 + car capacity....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Concrete pavement driveway....moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Separate laundry room with large capacity....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Full home wireless connectivity. 'Smart' TVs work off wireless Internet....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Blender, chopper, toaster, carving and steak knives....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    18 count dishes, utensils and glassware. Fully stocked with pots and pans, electric griddle, mixing bowls, BBQ tools....moreless

  • Microwave:

    New SS....moreless

  • Oven:

    New SS self cleaning oven with broiler....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with in-door ice and filtered water....moreless

  • Stove:

    New SS coil burner stove....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Covered upper and lower total 1,000SF....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Front yard well landscaped, rear yard wild for the bears....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber gas....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    5 mins to Ober Gatlinburg Ski resort for downhill, tubing and indoor skate rink....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Owner's Club Clubhouse with outdoor pool, tennis courts etc. Use guest card available at check in....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Kept at 100 degs with 104 degs max....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August 2015
Aug 2 - Sep 3, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $286 Nightly

Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay
Sep 8 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $286 Nightly

Oct 1 - Nov 1, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $364 Nightly

Nov 2 - Nov 23, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $286 Nightly

Nov 24 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2015
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $286 Nightly

Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 4, 2016
4 night min stay
Jan - May 2016
Jan 5 - May 20, 2016
3 night min stay

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $257 Nightly

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $105 + tax
  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.75%


Pet fee is $75 per stay, Cleaning fee is $105 per stay, Tax is 12.75% additional

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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The Gatlinburg, TN area is a premier family vacation destination that combines world class attractions and amusement parks with the bonus of free access to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Located in Eastern Tennessee near the Appalachian Trail, Gatlinburg features the only snowboarding and skiing destination in TN.

Lodging alternatives to typical motels and hotels include a large network of cabins and chalets that can be rented for overnight stays of a few days to a full month or more. Chalet Village is a sought after residential community that is built on one of the highest elevations in the SE USA and features winter-time skiing, extensive wildlife including the black bear, swimming and tennis at the Owner's Club facilities and plus easy access to the villages of Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

Well known area attractions include Dollywood, Titanic Museum, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Old Smoky Moonshine and Wonderworks. Gatlinburg also is known for its 120 person capacity Ober Gatlinburg Tramway to the mountain top, the Trolley System and the 400 foot tall Space Needle. All this with the back drop of the Great Smoky National Park system makes this a special destination. July and October are peak demand months.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: David and Betty (owners) are semi-retired Snowbirds. We are residents of Bradenton, FL but summer over on the cool waters of the Great Lakes. We are active investors and have found Gatlinburg TN to be a promising retirement and resort area a day's drive from FL to plant a flag! We have an English Cream Golden Retriever, Ivy, who loves to travel along with us.

Why the Owner Chose Chalet Village:
We fell in love with this property because of its high elevation in the mountains and the close proximity to our FL and Great Lakes homes. We desire to have access to all four seasons without the long cold northern winters nor the hot and humid summers found in FL. This property is relatively new and it is good size for accommodating large families and friends. The long distance mountain views are on pare with beach-front property in terms of being special.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
One unique benefit of being at 3,200 feet elevation is that the temperature here is about 10 degrees cooler than downtown Gatlinburg which is at 1,200 feet. This property provides a welcomed summer temperature drop from the surrounding SE USA. Another is that no structures will ever be built on the National Park land across the street!

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  • Front of home.

    Front of home.

  • Morning view.

    Morning view.

  • Entry and living room

    Entry and living room

  • Dining room.

    Dining room.

  • Kitchen eating area

    Kitchen eating area

  • Main level master bathroom.

    Main level master bathroom.

  • Upper level master bedroom king.

    Upper level master bedroom king.

  • Media room.

    Media room.

  • Upper deck

    Upper deck

  • Lower deck

    Lower deck

  • Early sunrise view.

    Early sunrise view.

  • Clear day long distance view.

    Clear day long distance view.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen.


  • Main floor master bedroom king.

    Main floor master bedroom king.

  • Lower level master bedroom king.

    Lower level master bedroom king.

  • Game room.

    Game room.

  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub

  • Upper deck

    Upper deck

  • Black Bear off rear deck!

    Black Bear off rear deck!

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