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Notice the decking on both levels of the house.

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Last updated: 05/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

(Please Note: A 4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive vehicle is necessary to navigate the drive to the chalet).

Quiet, Peaceful, Private. Two large master suites + 2 loft bedrooms - private bathroom with each and two with indoor Jacuzzi tubs. Three levels of living space make this home Spacious and Comfortable. Two gas fireplaces, TVs and VCRs in every room, Air Hockey, Outdoor Hot Tub, Large Gas Grill. Everything you could possibly need in our well-stocked kitchen and baths.

Snail’s Pace was built in 2007 atop Hickory Ridge and overlooking Bluff Mountain. It is located inside Shagbark, a gated 1300 acre nature preserve. The cathedral tongue and groove ceiling gives the home a unique feeling of spaciousness. The 10-foot ceilings throughout the remainder of the house continue that feeling. All of the woodworking was handcrafted by the home’s builder.

As remote as our vacation home is, it’s amazingly close to all of the fun, shopping, and entertainment of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Area attractions are virtually endless with something for just about every taste. Dollywood is only 8 miles from Snail’s Pace and it’s but a 20-minute drive to the Smokey Mountain National Park.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be at least 21 years of age to rent Snail's Pace....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Bedroom 4

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  • Loft + Den

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  • King size beds (1) The 2 master suites feature comfy king sized beds., Queen size Beds (1) The Yellow Room features a queen sized bed., Double Beds (1) The Green Room has a double sized bed. The fold out couch in the Game Room is also a double., Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Our bathrooms are stocked with hairdryers, shampoo/conditioner, Bath and Body shower gels, lotions, and body sprays, cotton balls and Q-tips. We have an emergency supply of other toiletry items as well....moreless

Entertainment

  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    Board games, cards...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish TV with 150 channels....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    There are TVs in all bedrooms, the Game Room, and the Great Room, which features a 52' TV....moreless

  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Snail's Pace sits atop Hickory Ridge overlooking Bluff Mountain....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 13 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace:

    (2) There is a gas fireplace on the ground level in the Game Room and one in the Great Room. Both have stone fireplaces....moreless

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

    Excess cars can be parked at the Shagbark office or on the street across from the driveway....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone is provided for calls from the house....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry room off of the kitchen with washer/dryer/ironing board and iron. We provide laundry soap and fabric sheets....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker that grinds the coffee beans and brews. Also an espresso machine....moreless

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

    The kitchen is fully stocked with dishware, cookware, glassware, coffee pot, toaster, blender, etc. We provide sugar, teas, coffee, etc. for you to enjoy during your stay....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, sugar, coffee...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    All bedrooms except the master on the lowest level have a balcony....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Both the lower and main levels have decks that wrap around from one side of the house to the other....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Shagbark's community pool is avaiable during summer months for both guests and residents....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    One of the most enjoyable features of Snail's Pace is the hot tub with a spectacular view of the stars....moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    The master suite bathroom on the main level features a Jacuzzi tub. There is also one in a third floor bathroom....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas
Dec 20 - Jan 2
3 night min stay
$350 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,375
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $250
Fri, Sat
$1,400 $5,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

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Calendar

Last updated: 05/28/2015
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22 Today
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Location

Car: Necessary

Dollywood

Splash Country

Great Smoky Mountain National Park,

Severiville Water Park,

Rafting, Canoeing, Tubing

NASCAR Speedway,

Outlet Shopping - Tangier Mall,

Dozens of shows, including:

Dixie Stampede, 10 miles from Snail’s Pace

Wonder Works

Comedy Barn

Horseback Riding

Davy Crockett Riding Stables

Skiing and Ice Skating

Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort (open all year round)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Paul and Stephanie live in Atlanta. Stephanie is originally from Kentucky and used Pigeon Forge as a likely half way point to meet family. They both love Bluegrass music and are always looking for festivals or just street musicians in Gatlinburg. Paul likes cars and enjoys the rod runs along the Parkway.

Why the Owner Chose Pigeon Forge:
Years before building Snail's Pace, we rented a friend's home in Shagbark and fell in love with the area. Every time we came back we looked for a vacation home to buy. Never finding quite what we were looking for, we decided to buy a piece of land and build instead. Our builder was well known in Shagbark so we waited until he finished a $1M + custom home to have him start ours. He was truly a craftsman, as can be seen from the work he did on Snail's Pace. The tongue-and-groove cathedral ceiling is gorgeous. All of the woodwork and crown molding were hand-crafted.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Snail's Pace is an oasis where the hectic, fast-paced life can be left at the doorstep. As soon as you step over the threshold and into the game room you can feel the tension ease out of your body. When you first catch site of the cathedral ceiling and wall of windows overlooking Bluff Mountain from the second story you will let out a 'Wow'. Climb the stairs to the third floor and look down on the great room from the loft and feel the spaciousness of the house.


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • Notice the decking on both levels of the house.

    Notice the decking on both levels of the house.

  • Another view of the Great Room from the dining area.

    Another view of the Great Room from the dining area.

  • Foos Ball, Air Hockey, Movies, Darts, Games, or just TV

    Foos Ball, Air Hockey, Movies, Darts, Games, or just TV

  • Kitchen is open and part of the Great Room. View of the mountains while you cook

    Kitchen is open and part of the Great Room. View of the mountains while you cook

  • View of the kitchen as you head to the third level loft.

    View of the kitchen as you head to the third level loft.

  • From the loft, a view of the Great Room and it's splendid windows and view.

    From the loft, a view of the Great Room and it's splendid windows and view.

  • Master Suite on the main floor. Large attached bathroom with Jacuzzi tub.

    Master Suite on the main floor. Large attached bathroom with Jacuzzi tub.

  • One of 2 bedrooms on the third floor. We refer to it as the Green Room.

    One of 2 bedrooms on the third floor. We refer to it as the Green Room.

  • A great Fall view from the deck.

    A great Fall view from the deck.

  • Enjoy Tennessee in the snow.

    Enjoy Tennessee in the snow.

  • Your first view of the Great Room as you arrive at the main level.

    Your first view of the Great Room as you arrive at the main level.

  • This is the living area of the Great Room with leather seating and a 55 inch TV.

    This is the living area of the Great Room with leather seating and a 55 inch TV.

  • The lower level game room is open to the view as well.

    The lower level game room is open to the view as well.

  • Seating for 6 around the bar.

    Seating for 6 around the bar.

  • The third floor loft.

    The third floor loft.

  • One of 2 master suites. Located on the ground level. King Bed and private bath.

    One of 2 master suites. Located on the ground level. King Bed and private bath.

  • One of 2 bedrooms on the 3rd floor. We call it the Yellow Room. Queen bed.

    One of 2 bedrooms on the 3rd floor. We call it the Yellow Room. Queen bed.

  • A view from the upper deck on a rainy afternoon.

    A view from the upper deck on a rainy afternoon.

  • View of the smoke on the mountains on a rainy afternoon. From the side deck.

    View of the smoke on the mountains on a rainy afternoon. From the side deck.

  • Snail's Pace in the snow.

    Snail's Pace in the snow.

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/28/2015
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