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Guest House at Dogwood Ridge-Fabulous View, Gazebo, Wi-Fi, Southern Hospitality!

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Our lovely Guest House and beautiful Japanese maple in full fall color!

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Last updated: 08/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge - More than just a vacation rental! Like a blending of a vacation rental and a bed & breakfast, The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge is a beautifully appointed mountainside home, where you are not just renters, you are guests! Our Guest House sits perfectly perched on 23 acres of private mountainside property next door to our main home with majestic views and woodland contentment in lush Iotla Valley, Franklin, North Carolina.

The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge is actually TWO HOMES IN ONE with a two bedroom unit upstairs and one downstairs in a lovely studio unit, making this ideal for families who travel together and share or large families with older children who like their privacy. The units are separate, but both are always rented out as one for your comfort and enjoyment. Our lovely Guest House features three spacious, comfortable bedrooms - the upstairs unit features one with a king size bed and one with a queen and a full and the downstairs unit features one with a queen. There's a full bath upstairs and a full en suite bath downstairs. The living room is in the main area upstairs and has a gas 'wood-stove styled' fireplace to create the perfect ambiance. Everything you need for a home cooked meal is at your disposal in TWO fully stocked kitchens. Our Guest House also features two laundry rooms! Wake each morning to a beautiful sunrise and enjoy your coffee on the enclosed porch while the birds serenade you! Take a walk on the property and enjoy the woods and breathe the fresh mountain air!

The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge is conveniently located! Just minutes from the Macon County Airport (no, there is no noise. It's only small privately owned planes and barely any traffic :) ), 10 minutes to downtown Franklin, 45 minutes to Highlands, 45 minutes to Bryson City, and Cherokee and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We are only a few miles from great gem mining, zip lining, tubing and white water rafting. There are many fabulous trails in the area as well, including the Appalachian Trail and the Bartram Trail. If antiquing and crafts are your thing, that's here, too. For motorcycle enthusiasts, the Tail of the Dragon at Deals Gap is just in the next county. If you are looking for something a little more metropolitan, Asheville is only an hour and a half away. There is so much to do in the area that you'll have a hard time deciding!

The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge has captured our hearts! We love it here so much that we want to share it with others! That's why we've opened our Guest House to you! We live next door to The Guest House in the main house on the property, but we are committed to your privacy and peaceful vacation. We take pride in our property and are responsive to any of our guests' needs. We enjoy providing great perks for all our guests like a batch of our award winning signature cookies, TWO bottles of wine and even a breakfast casserole for your first morning in the fridge. Since we are local, we can deal with our guests directly, but unless you need us we will leave you to enjoy yourselves. Most of our guests never see us and the ones that do have asked us to come over and say hello! We want you to feel that this is Your Home Away from Home in the Smokies, not just a place to sleep!

We invite you to come, be our guest and share in the beauty of the mountains with us!

For more photos and information please visit our website: theguesthouseatdogwoodridge com

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Low Allergen Environment

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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          • Upstairs king size room has seating area and TV with Direct TV. Bedroom two upstairs features a queen size bed and a full size bed. Downstairs unit features a queen size bed, flat screen TV with Direct TV, en suite bath and kitchen....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Upstairs unit features one full bath that services both upstairs bedrooms. The downstairs unit has it's own full bath....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Upstairs and downstairs are separate units for added privacy yet we rent them as one to accommodate large groups and for additional comfort and space. NEW! Now offering exclusive shopping discounts for our guests to all the Historic Downtown Franklin merchants!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Books
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Adventure
              • Sports & Activities

              Attractions

              • Festivals
              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Theme Parks
              • Forests
              • Live Theater
              • Waterfalls
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Monument View
              • Mountain View:

                Gorgeous year round 12 mile view of the Cowee Mountains and down into the rolling pastures of Iotla Valley!...moreless

              • Mountain:

                Perched on a mountainside at 2349' in elevation, Dogwood Ridge is 23 acres of gorgeous private property! Enjoy magnificent 12 mile views down into Iotla Valley and beyond!...moreless

              • Rural:

                The 'quieter side of The Smokies', yet close to many activities!...moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Hiking
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Spelunking
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Rafting
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Water Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountaineering
              • Roller Blading
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hunting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Dining:

                    Dining table with seating for 6 plus 4 bar stools at the counter....moreless

                  • Seating for 10 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      General

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Parking
                      • Garage
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Gas Heating
                      • Split-System Heating
                      • Split-System Air Conditioning
                      • Ducted Heating
                      • Ducted Cooling
                      • Carport
                      • Living Area
                      • Activities Guide
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Living Room

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Stove
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Freezer
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Grill
                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster
                      • Kitchen:

                        The main kitchen is in the upstairs unit, and the downstairs features an en suite full kitchen as well, minus the dishwasher....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Stove

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Courtyard
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda
                       

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                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      Rates are all-inclusive - cleaning fee and taxes are included in rental rate. Refundable Damage Deposit extra.


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                      Last updated: 08/08/2014
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                      Location

                      • Caff-E Rel

                        "A fabulous French bistro in a gas station! Cozy dining and awesome food! Worth the wait and ..."

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                      • Cullasaja Falls

                        "A must see when visiting Franklin! A magnificent falls right off the side of the road. Be ca..."

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                      • Wayah Bald Rd

                        "A beautiful scenic drive and one of our favorites - especially in the fall! Make sure to tak..."

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                      • Rose Creek Mine

                        "The folks at the Gem and Mineral Museum recommend Rose Creek Mine as very family friendly mi..."

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                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Macon County Airport
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway 28 to Bryson City or Franklin, NC
                      18 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Cliffside Lake
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub
                      56 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Cataloochee Valley
                      6 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Franklin Golf Course
                      5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Caffe REL

                      Car: Necessary

                      The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge is located in gorgeous Iotla Valley, Franklin, NC. It's hard to go wrong in this area of Macon County! There are mountain views, lush farmlands and fabulous gem mining all right here in this historic area of Franklin!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: Providing a unique vacation rental experience is my goal. I want you to feel as if a friend has invited you to stay! You are guests, not renters and my hospitality reflects that. We pride ourselves in making The Guest House truly a home away from home and our service sets us apart! All our guests receive a complimentary breakfast casserole for their first morning in the fridge along with juice and coffee, a batch of our signature cookies - Black & White Macaroons and two bottles of wine. We live next door to our rental in the main house on the property, but we are committed to your privacy and peaceful vacation. We take pride in our property and are responsive to any of our guests' needs. Since we are local, we can deal with our guests directly, but unless you need us we will leave you to enjoy yourselves. We want you to feel that this is your home away from home. We invite you to come, be our guest and share in the beauty of the mountains with us!

                      Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
                      The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge was founded in 2011 after we moved to our favorite vacation destination, Franklin, NC in the Smoky Mountains. With a guest house next door, we decided to get into the hospitality business and provide a wonderful vacation experience! The 12 mile views of the surrounding mountains and green, rolling pastures of Iotla Valley make The Guest House a great mountain getaway!

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The Guest House at Dogwood Ridge is just a beautiful place to be! From the 7/10 of a mile drive through the woods, to the abundance of birds and plants,to the flowering dogwoods, to the spectacular view - it's an easy place to love!


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Our lovely Guest House and beautiful Japanese maple in full fall color!

                        Our lovely Guest House and beautiful Japanese maple in full fall color!

                      • Gorgeous fall view from The Guest House!

                        Gorgeous fall view from The Guest House!

                      • Magical moonrise over Dogwood Ridge!

                        Magical moonrise over Dogwood Ridge!

                      • Gorgeous new fire pit in the gazebo common area!

                        Gorgeous new fire pit in the gazebo common area!

                      • View of the living area as you walk in the front door.

                        View of the living area as you walk in the front door.

                      • Kick your feet up in the comfy recliner.

                        Kick your feet up in the comfy recliner.

                      • Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and a Stunning View!

                        Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and a Stunning View!

                      • Bedroom 2 with the queen and the full. High quality sheets in each room!

                        Bedroom 2 with the queen and the full. High quality sheets in each room!

                      • Downstairs unit with a queen size bed and en suite full bath and kitchen.

                        Downstairs unit with a queen size bed and en suite full bath and kitchen.

                      • The Guest House rocks! :)

                        The Guest House rocks! :)

                      • Cooler weather means you can dine on the porch with fall colors all around.

                        Cooler weather means you can dine on the porch with fall colors all around.

                      • Some of our beautiful laying hens enjoying the view! (Gazebo below)

                        Some of our beautiful laying hens enjoying the view! (Gazebo below)

                      • Winter beauty at The Guest House!

                        Winter beauty at The Guest House!

                      • Fantastic year round view from The Guest House and Gazebo Terrace Gardens!

                        Fantastic year round view from The Guest House and Gazebo Terrace Gardens!

                      • The new Gazebo Terrace Gardens common area!

                        The new Gazebo Terrace Gardens common area!

                      • We've rolled out the red carpet Guest House style!

                        We've rolled out the red carpet Guest House style!

                      • Nicely decorated spaces make you feel right at home; away from home.

                        Nicely decorated spaces make you feel right at home; away from home.

                      • Full and spacious kitchen complete with dining for 6 and 4 bar stools.

                        Full and spacious kitchen complete with dining for 6 and 4 bar stools.

                      • Seating area in the king bedroom.  Lovely handmade table!

                        Seating area in the king bedroom. Lovely handmade table!

                      • Cozy bath services both upstairs bedrooms!

                        Cozy bath services both upstairs bedrooms!

                      • Downstairs Full Bath. Watch out for Bears :-)

                        Downstairs Full Bath. Watch out for Bears :-)

                      • Relax and read a great book or catch a nap on the porch!

                        Relax and read a great book or catch a nap on the porch!

                      • Dogwood Ridge from across the cove. Main house left, The Guest House right.

                        Dogwood Ridge from across the cove. Main house left, The Guest House right.

                      • You never know who'll be checking in behind The Guest House! :)

                        You never know who'll be checking in behind The Guest House! :)

                      $135 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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