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Isolated Log 360 Degree View, Wi-Fi, Hot Tub, Fishing Lake, Hiking, Gold Panning

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Last updated: 10/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Coker Creek cabin description

The BEE HIVE is a true log cabin built in 2000; it is very private with its own stocked lake for fishing. It is located inside the Cherokee National Forest and is located close to lots of activities from gold panning, hiking, fishing & antiquing to numerous waterfalls. We are minutes away from the famous Cherohala Skwyway and close to the Dragon's Tail - a motorcyclist's dream! It truly is a 'paradise lost' It is not luxurious or large. But as you cross the first creek, you begin to breathe more slowly and all your cares go away. Because we are mountain-top with an amazing 360 degree view and tremendous privacy, you will get your money's worth for this log cabin. Because of it's altitude (2200 ft above sea level) and privacy, be prepared for a 2 mile drive up a mountain road! Coker Creek is very historical, and we have many books written about the area. Hikers love to come here, and the Benton-McKaye trail is only minutes away. Everything in the cabin is modern from the leather sofa with recliners on each end to new porch furniture. Bring your 10 lb or less dog or cat and enjoy the seasons here in Coker Creek. You will want to come back each season. While you are out in the area you will find the most wonderful people from artists to authors who have chosen to make this community their home. If you do not like seclusion and mountain living, this is not for you. If you do, it's Heaven on earth. We have stocked the lake with Bluegill and Bass. It is our vacation home as well as yours, and we love sharing it

. Coker Creek is also close to the Olympic white-water rafting Ocoee lake, Blue Ridge Ga and Murphy North Carolina. The views from the mountains of our area, including the Cherohala, the Bald River Falls, Coker Creek falls, and other mountains are more than comparable to the great Smoky Mountains. We are also not far from the Appalachian Trail. Come sit on the porch and stay awhile. We have the lowest rates for the amenities that are offered.

We enjoy the area very much, and find so much to do that we have to put it on our 'let's do this next time' list. It IS rustic, after all, it's a log cabin through and through. The Cherokee National Forest is our nearest neighbor, so you will not hear 4 wheelers, big trucks nor traffic of any kind. You do cross a creek to get up the mountain, which is delightful to youngsters. You do not need a 4 wheel drive unless it is rainy. Our little Smart car made it many times.

The sunrise and sunset views are undescribable, especially from the hot tub, which is cleaned after every person leaves. We have our own staff who maintain the cabin, and they also serve as your concierge!

The two bedroom one bath home with a wood burning fireplace has provided peace and comfort to those who needed solace; those in grief, those celebrating milestones, those recuperating after surgery, and those who wished to come alone to read, write and regroup. We have been told that the screened in porch swing called out to them early in the morning and late in the evening.

Book today. We have the lowest rates in the area.

Keywords: 360 degree view on mountain range near Cherohala Skyway, goldpanning, fishing, lake on property, historical, pet friendly, hiking, motorcyles, secluded, quiet, clean, hot tub,

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

            depends on the situation, BUT no singles for parties...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            the lake is nearby; hiking, hunting, canoeing, goldpanning, don't bring their game boys....they won't need them...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            we back up to the Cherokee Ntl Forest. It would be a shame to set fire to a National Forest!...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Ask us about your dog or pet. We will accomodate with prior approval...small dog or cat only..fee attached. Please don't ask to bring big dogs no matter how well mannered you say they are....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Sleeping Porch


          • Queen size Beds(1) We bought new mattresses for the queen bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) daybed with trundle underneath converts to king if needed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • This cabin is THE place for those who seek solitude and quiet. The front porch(with a huge homemade swing) faces Unicoi Mountain and the back with the hot tub and new screened porch faces the sunset and Starr Mountain. WINTER VIEWS are 360 degree views with the leaves off the trees. You will hear birds singing, the rustle of wind in the trees, and you may see wild turkey, deer, and wild game. It's hard to describe the uniqueness of this cabin, as it is truly one of a kind. It's called the BEE HIVE and it is decorated with a bee theme. The owners use it as a second home, so all one needs is available. While 3 miles away to the nearest grocery store and gas station, it's still very private with no cars passing, nor horns blowing. Many people do not leave the mountain at all, while others use it as a base to hike, ride motorcycles, and go goldpanning. It's the lowest priced cabin in the area with the most to offer. ....moreless


              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Who wants to watch TV? But it's available if you need it....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television


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


              • Churches
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Lake View:

                we have a lake stocked for fishing. You cannot see it from the cabin but it's a 2 minute walk ...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                there is a 360 degree view, especially in winter; all seasons are wonderful. Mt Laurel, dogwoods, color all year...moreless

              • Village:

                Coker Creek Village for gold panning 5 miles away...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Sailing
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting


              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people


              • Air Conditioning:

                NEW C H&A AND PLENTY OF CEILING FANS!...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:


              • Internet:

                DSL ...moreless

              • Linens Provided:


              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                You can bring your bike, boat, RV...moreless

              • Telephone:

                local calling available. Phone cards can be used for long distance...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Wood Fireplace:

                The natural stone fireplace is very attractive. Burn seasoned wood and the ambience is fantastic...moreless


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                wonderful old cast iron pots, skillets for old timey cooking flavor, Bee Plates and cups for the Bee Hive, very well decorated kitchen...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Kitchen:

                gas range and oven, full refrigerator, microwave. + smoker outside and fire pit!...moreless

              • Microwave:

                new microwave...moreless

              • Pantry Items
              • Refrigerator:


              • Stove:


              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio:

                eat on the back porch with a view of Starr Mountain and a new screened in porch allows a wonderful place for a meal...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                CANOE AND PADDLEBOAT AT LAKE...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                new spacious screened porch and a new deck overlooking the mountain with new wooden benches...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    The view from the porch is unbelievable at sunset...moreless



                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 23 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Oct 10 - Nov 4
                  3 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $623 $2,400
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • PER DAY PER PET $20
                  • Pet Fee $20
                  • Taxes Included


                  all holidays require 3 night minimum due to high volume and $125 per night for holidays.

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                  Last updated: 10/10/2014
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                  • Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center

                  • Bald River Falls

                    "stunning waterfalls located on River Road"

                  • Buck Bald

                    "one of the most beautiful sunsets on earth."

                  • Tennessee Gold and Gems

                    "less than 3 miles away, a quaint village where you can actually pan for gold"

                  • Tellico Plains

                    "step back into history with the logging town of Tellico Plains. enjoy homemade breads and pa..."

                  • Tail of the Dragon


                  • Ocoee Adventure Center

                    "The Ocoee River, where the Olympics were held, is less than 30 minutes away"

                  50 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Chattanooga and Knoxville TN
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Springbrook Country Club
                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Tellico Grains
                  70 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Ober Gatlinburg

                  Car: Necessary

                  LAKE ON PREMISES FOR CANOEING AND FISHING, almost all seasons. paddle boat available. short hike down the mtn.There are caves, Indian artifacts, gold panning, trails for hiking, many waterfalls, swimming areas, nice restaurants nearby, antiquing, great spot for motorcycling or biking, fly-fishing, horseback riding. Many people come to rest, and many come looking for adventure! It is NOT Pigeon Forge, It's better! Because of the natural surroundings, the gravel road, the creeks you actually drive through, the spectacular views, the Mountain Craft stores in the community, This is mountain living at it's finest.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2006

                  About the owner: We love to go to the cabin to relax. We take Max, our poodle, with us. We have the lake nearby for paddleboating and fishing, and we take our motorcycle and ride the Cherohala or the back roads of the mountains. We've added the screened in back porch and deck, and we have found so many exciting places to hike and visit. We are just plain people who have been blessed with this cabin and we want others to be blessed by it as well.We have met the most wonderful people who have made Coker Creek their home. They have lived all over the world and traveled many miles, yet have decided to live here.

                  Why the Owner Chose Coker Creek:
                  We chose the mountains of Coker Creek/Tellico Plains and the Cherohala Skyway because of the small town atmosphere and the quietness of the area. No loud noises, no sounds except for the birds and the gentle winds. No putt putt, no bungee jumpers, no go carts but certainly nice restaurants, fly-fishing, rafting down the river, and just sitting in the river in a lawn chair.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  The very nicest thing is not seeing any houses....just looking at the mountains from the front and the back porch. Starting the gravel road and crossing the first creek and seeing the rushing water gives the sense of peace and rest. The next creek you actually drive through, and start up the mountain, and as you pass the mountain laurel and rhododendron you get the sense of finding true peace.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  • the road beginning your new adventure

                    the road beginning your new adventure

                  • John and Louise, owners, enjoying a winter day at the Bee Hive

                    John and Louise, owners, enjoying a winter day at the Bee Hive

                  • great woodburning fireplace GAMES GALORE

                    great woodburning fireplace GAMES GALORE

                  • Larger bedroom with queen bed and antiques

                    Larger bedroom with queen bed and antiques

                  • antiques in master

                    antiques in master

                  • beautiful lake for fishing, canoeing and paddleboating

                    beautiful lake for fishing, canoeing and paddleboating

                  • Hot tub - all season- but especially wonderful on snowy days and nights

                    Hot tub - all season- but especially wonderful on snowy days and nights

                  • reflection in lake ON PROPERTY

                    reflection in lake ON PROPERTY

                  • our mountain home

                    our mountain home

                  • newly remodeled kitchen

                    newly remodeled kitchen

                  • enjoying the screened porch

                    enjoying the screened porch

                  • ANOTHER LIVING ROOM VIEW

                    ANOTHER LIVING ROOM VIEW

                  • trundle bed that makes king bed in smaller bedroom

                    trundle bed that makes king bed in smaller bedroom

                  • New Screened in Porch

                    New Screened in Porch

                  • leather reclining sofa, comfy chairs in open living room with fireplace

                    leather reclining sofa, comfy chairs in open living room with fireplace

                  • view from front porch swing

                    view from front porch swing

                  • See - even a SMARTcar can go up those mountain roads!

                    See - even a SMARTcar can go up those mountain roads!

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                  Date last modified - Friday, October 24, 2014

                  $99 - $125 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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