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Beautiful Hand-Hewed Log Cabin on the Edge of the Smoky Mountains

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

LAST MINUTE SPECIALS FOR AVAILABLE DATES IN FEBRUARY! Email for pricing.

Three Little Birds Cabin opened in October, 2012 and has been delighting our guests ever since! Our tranquil setting and many amenities will make this a one-of-a-kind retreat for couples, families, and hikers.

Three Little Birds has 2 bedrooms + a large loft with a twin trundle bed, 2 bathrooms, 2 fireplaces, a 6-person hot tub, and 2 beautiful covered porches with plenty of rockers to relax. This is a newer and spacious handcrafted home nestled in a tranquil wooded setting just minutes away from the Cosby entrance of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and an easy 25 minute drive to Gatlinburg. We are also 15 minutes away from whitewater rafting and 5 minutes from Climbworks ziplining.

Spend your days doing nothing or filling them with adventure.

Within the home, you will find luxury in a cabin setting. A true escape from everyday life yet the comforts of home. Most everything in the home was built or bought locally so guests will enjoy local craftsmanship and art.

The home has an open floor plan with plenty of entertainment space. The living room is equipped with a 55' HDTV, surround system (which also plays on the back patio and hot tub), and woodburning fireplace. Each bedroom also has a large flat screen TV.

The outside of the home has plenty of places to relax and play. Read a book on one of the porches, soak in the hot tub, or enjoy a game of horseshoes in the yard. There is also an outdoor firepit patio to take the chill out of the evenings or cook up a smore.

If you can't leave work behind or just need a change to your remote setting, Three Little Birds has a unique set up. The home has high-speed internet, boosters to provide WIFI access anywhere - outside or inside, and a small private office with 2 desks just off the loft area upstairs.

For families, the cabin is equipped with the goals of never hearing the words 'I'm bored' or 'why is this car packed to the roof'. The cabin has a bouncy seat, brand-new Pack and Play with sheets, Kelty baby carrier perfect for day hikes, and plenty of plasticware in the kitchen. Within the house, you'll find many board games, a game table, and tons of toys to keep everyone entertained.

Hikers will envy the 2-car attached garage. With charging stations for your walkie talkies to a place for your pole and backpacks, you'll find it easy to enjoy the National Park and return to the comforts of home. Also provided are river tubes, inflatable boats, bicycles, and plenty of yard toys.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for the house is 25....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The house is beautifully equipped for children of all ages. We have baby equipment for the little ones, and plenty to do so that the older kids won't ever be bored. It is the perfect family cabin!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No, I'm sorry but we are pet-free. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are stairs at the entrance of the cabin...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • The large master bath has whirlpool tub, standing shower and walk-in closet. There is also a full bathroom on the main level....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Outdoor brick patio and firepit Covered BBQ area Small private office 2-car garage Plenty of baby gear Extra hiking and camping equipment River tubes Inflatable boats Bicycles Starter supplies provided (small amount of toilet paper, paper towel, laundry and dish soaps provided to get you started)...moreless

Entertainment

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining tables seats 6-8 plus additional seating for 4 at breakfast bar...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Woodburning fireplace in living room plus a gas fireplace in master bedroom...moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Handcrafted gas fireplace in the master bedroom...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High-speed internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full laundry room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High-speed internet throughout the cabin...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Very well equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Very well equipped, gourmet kitchen....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Convection oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    4 bicycles and helmets are available for use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    2 large covered porches - one screened with a hot tub...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    There is a grilling area on the backporch with both a gas and charcoal grill. Also available is a Weber kettle and smoker....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Extra large 6-person hot tub on the back patio. ...moreless

  • Jetted Tub:

    There is a whirlpool tub in the master suite...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May SPECIAL
May 1 - May 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$140
$945
Peak Season
May 21 - Nov 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$150
$1,000
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$1,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $90 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $350
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

Notes:

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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Location

  • Carver Applehouse Restaurant

    "Carvers is a family friendly atmosphere with homestyle country food. Every meal comes with a..."

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  • CLIMB Works – Smoky Mountains

    "You won't find ziplines like these anywhere else. The views are amazing from the platforms a..."

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  • Rafting in the Smokies

    "Rafting in the Smokies has adventures for all levels. Their whitewater trip offers class III..."

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  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cosby Entrance

    "The National Park entrance is less than 5 minutes from the cabin. There are beautiful hikin..."

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  • Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community

    "This is an 8-mile historic loop with over 120 local artists shops. This makes a fun day of ..."

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  • Proffitt's Woodworks

    "Third generation woodturners, Jackie and Janis, create amazing works of art from local wood...."

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  • Hungry Bear BBQ

    "This restaurant can easily be found at the Greenbrier entrance of the Great Smoky Mountains ..."

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  • Biltmore Estate

    "You can easily spend the entire day touring the 250 room castle and amazing gardens. The 1-..."

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  • Christopher Place

    "Christopher Place is one of the most romantic fine dining experiences in the Smokies. You m..."

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55 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
6.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Foothills Parkway
18 Miles
Nearest Train
Gatlinburg
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Great Smoky Mountain National Park Cosby Entrance

Car: Necessary

Three Little Birds is located within 5 minutes of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park entrance. We are 15 minutes away from white water rafting and ziplining, and just an easy 25 minutes from Gatlinburg. Go antiquing and visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC just 1 hour away. The house is set in a tranquil wooded setting surrounded by nature. No hills to climb or crazy roads to get to our house.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We love the Smoky Mountains and have always dreamed of owning a home here. Our dream came true in June, 2012, and we're looking forward to sharing our knowledge of the park and our home with our guests. For the past 20 years, we have escaped our hectic lives in Chicago to hike and backpack the beautiful trails in the Smokies. We were engaged on the top of Mt. LeConte, and both of young children had their first (of many) backpacking adventures here in the Park. We've hiked most of the trails, including much of the famous Appalacian Trail. We still live in Chicago but once the kids are off to college, our next dream will be call Tennessee our home.

Why the Owner Chose Cosby:
We fell in love with this home from the moment that we saw it. We wanted to find a place where we could get away from it all yet be connected to work through high-speed internet (not a easy find in the mountains). We wanted to be as close to the National Park as possible -- it's practically in our backyard. We also needed a place to unwind and leave the hectic world behind. Most importantly, we wanted to build beautiful memories with our family, and share our experience with others. We found everything on our wish list at Three Little Birds.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The cabin is beautifully handcrafted. It was build to last forever in this peaceful setting. The rooms are spacious with high-end finishes which was far more appealing to us than the average home built specifically for rentals. Three Little Birds was build to be 'a home'. We absolutely love our home, and hope that you will treasure it as we go.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Welcome to Three Little Birds Cabin!

    Welcome to Three Little Birds Cabin!

  • Our relaxing covered porch has rockers, swings, and ceiling fans.

    Our relaxing covered porch has rockers, swings, and ceiling fans.

  • Come on in!

    Come on in!

  • Spacious and open floor plan

    Spacious and open floor plan

  • Handcrafted log dining room to seat 8

    Handcrafted log dining room to seat 8

  • You'll find everything that you need to pack a picnic or cook up a gourmet meal

    You'll find everything that you need to pack a picnic or cook up a gourmet meal

  • Come relax by the fireplace and read a book

    Come relax by the fireplace and read a book

  • Large master bath

    Large master bath

  • There is small, private office with 2 desks in the loft area

    There is small, private office with 2 desks in the loft area

  • Spacious 2nd bedroom is on the main floor

    Spacious 2nd bedroom is on the main floor

  • NEW!  Brick patio and backyard firepit

    NEW! Brick patio and backyard firepit

  • Welcome to Three Little Birds!

    Welcome to Three Little Birds!

  • Rockers for all sizes!

    Rockers for all sizes!

  • Come relax on the porch swing

    Come relax on the porch swing

  • Spacious living space with a woodburning fireplace and an entertainment center

    Spacious living space with a woodburning fireplace and an entertainment center

  • Everything is brand new!

    Everything is brand new!

  • The kitchen is spacious and well equipped

    The kitchen is spacious and well equipped

  • The granite island seats at least 4 more

    The granite island seats at least 4 more

  • The romantic master suite has a fireplace, a log desk and attached bath

    The romantic master suite has a fireplace, a log desk and attached bath

  • The spacious loft has a trundle bed, game table & Xbox 360 with Kinect

    The spacious loft has a trundle bed, game table & Xbox 360 with Kinect

  • The 2nd bedroom has a queen bed and a flat HDTV

    The 2nd bedroom has a queen bed and a flat HDTV

  • The laundry room has an extra capacity washer and drier, and plenty of counters

    The laundry room has an extra capacity washer and drier, and plenty of counters

  • Relax in the hot tub after a romantic dinner on the screened in patio

    Relax in the hot tub after a romantic dinner on the screened in patio

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
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  • Calendar last updated 04/22/2015
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