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Mountain Cabin Retreat with Breathtaking View

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Cozy and tastefully decorated mountain home, located just two hours from Atlanta and Greenville SC, and 3 hours from Charlotte NC.

This cabin is just minutes from hiking on the Appalachian and Bartram trails, with breathtaking southern views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in NC and GA.

This cabin features livable porches, a huge rear deck, two claw foot tubs for out door soaking, and an outdoor shower. Nearby activities include hiking, antiquing, waterfalls, golf, paddling, swimming (in the new Macon County water park); dining, and entertainment at the Smokey Mountain Center for Performing Arts. For short day excursions visit Highlands, Dillsboro , Sylva, and Cashiers. The Great Smokey Mountain National Park is only 45 minutes away.

The master bedroom features a king bed, and a child's day bed, with French doors that open to a screened in porch and view. The second bedroom has a queen bed, and the third loft bedroom, an full bed.

There is a beautiful wood burning fire place in the family room, fully equipped kitchen, and large farm table in the dining room.


Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 child bed

    Downstairs, opens to screened in porch....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Main level with adjacent full bath, opens to rear porch....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    Loft bedroom with adjacent full bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    No TV service, Netflix provided...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    South facing view of the Blue Ridge Mountains in NC and GA...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Steep slope to lower parking area, parking area is also provided on top of drive....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local calls only, bring calling card for calls outside local calling area. Limited cell signal...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, condiments....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Twin claw foot soaker tubs on rear deck...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 - Nov 30, 2015
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,000 $3,500
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Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Taxes Not included

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Last updated: 10/04/2015
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6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 441

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Our family purchased this property in 2008 for weekend escapes into nature and out of the city heat. We love to to entertain family and friends in our cabin, and continue to explore the area. Every season has its own special beauty and character and we take advantage of the region year round.

Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
This property exemplifies the unique and rich biological diversity of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Just east of the cabin in a hollow is a pure stand of yellow poplar trees, thus the name 'Poplar Cove'. A path to the west of the cabin wanders through a rhododendron to more surprise views. Early morning brings turkeys, grazing deer, and song birds. Its naturalist's delight!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Proximity to Atlanta, quite, and cool. The elevation (3200 feet), combined with the shade and cooling effect of tree leaves, results in an average 12 degree decrease in daytime temperatures. All the outdoor living spaces - its almost like camping with all the comforts of home. Closeness to an abundance of hiking trails.

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  • The spectacular view from the rear deck.

    The spectacular view from the rear deck.

  • Clawfoot Soakers

    Clawfoot Soakers

  • Outdoor Shower

    Outdoor Shower

  • Back Porch

    Back Porch

  • Master Bed

    Master Bed

  • Second Bedroom

    Second Bedroom

  • Kitchen and Dining Area

    Kitchen and Dining Area

  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • 2nd Bathroom

    2nd Bathroom

  • Wildlife on the Mountain

    Wildlife on the Mountain

  • View from the Outdoor Shower

    View from the Outdoor Shower

  • Poplar Cove, our cabin in the woods.

    Poplar Cove, our cabin in the woods.

  • Sunrise


  • The rear deck.

    The rear deck.

  • Seating on the front porch

    Seating on the front porch

  • Fire pit

    Fire pit

  • View from Master Bedroom

    View from Master Bedroom

  • Loft Bedroom

    Loft Bedroom

  • Kitchen


  • Family Room

    Family Room

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Local Hiking

    Local Hiking

  • Evening Vista

    Evening Vista

VRBO #488521

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