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Unique Waterfall Chalet, Decks Over Huge Waterfall!

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Ledford Falls, rushing and full with spring thaws!

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Last updated: 06/19/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This two bedroom, one and a half bath chalet is perched atop Ledford Branch Falls, offering amazing waterfall views from its extensive network of decking. Relax on the decks and enjoy the sound of rushing water cascading over the rocks, or for a true sense of refreshment, dip your toes in the cool, pure mountain water in the natural bathing pool at the base of the falls! The waterfall is fully illuminated with landscape lighting to provide dramatic night-time views as well. This cabin is the perfect home base for the outdoor enthusiast. Hiking trails wind through the five acre property and trout fishing in the rushing creek above and below the falls is top-notch.

This two bedroom mountain retreat is fully equipped with every amenity to ensure your visit is comfortable and carefree. Amenities include an open concept floor plan with very cozy stone fireplace with gas logs, rustic and relaxed furnishings, a loft style master suite upstairs, hardwood floors, Direct Satellite TV, telephone, wi-fi, linens, a full size laundry room, a complete equipped kitchen and covered parking. The kitchen has been recently renovated and feautes granite countertops, new appliances and stylish new lighting. Outdoor areas are really special, feautiring a nice patio set and gas grill for outdoor dining on the deck overlooking the waterfall.

Located in the heart of the Nantahala National Forest, midway between Highlands, Franklin, and Lake Glenville, this cabin offers the ideal mountain getaway. The fresh ionized air from the rushing falls and the pure, ice cold spring water is remarkable! The fantastic location with easy paved access makes this property an idyllic retreat. The waterfall, natural bathing pool, the rushing creek and hiking trails promise that this property is the most unique vacation getaway in the North Carolina Mountains!

A rustic bunk house on the property is also available for rent to accommodate a larger group. The 2 bdrm/1.5bth bunk house sleeps 6 people in bunk beds and a king size bed. The property has a living room/dining room combination with small equipped kitchen. The bunk house is clean and very simply furnished. The bunk house is only for rent in conjunction with the Waterfall Cabin and is not leased to separate parties. Please inquire for rates and additional photos.

Pets are welcome with an additional fee at the Waterfall Cabin, but due to the steep decking and very large 60 plus foot waterfall on the property, young children are discouraged.

Keywords: Mountain Cabin, Waterfall, Nantahala, Mountains of North Carolina, Franklin, Smoky Mountains, Highlands, Glenville, Macon County

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chalet
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Stone Fireplace, Central Heat and Air Conditioning, Ceiling Fans, Satellite DIRECT TV, Satellite Radio, 1 King size bed, 1 Full size bed, Outdoor Patio Furnishings...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DIRECT TV...moreless

  • Television:

    50 inch, state of the art flat screen TV in the living room, and secondary TV in downstairs bedroom. ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront:

    Located directly on a huge waterfall with natural bathing pool and rushing stream....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    Property has a lovely dining room table that seats 6, and and outdoor patio table that seats 4-6. Additional built in deck seating for 10....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full capacity dryer. ...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens provided, clean and nice!...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open concept living room with 3 couches, a stone fireplace, a large flat screen TV and more. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Paved drive with off street and covered parking. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Fully stocked linens and towels! ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full capacity washer....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Bring your laptop to stay fully connected!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    New Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Recently renovated with granite countertops and new appliances!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    New Stainless Steel...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Starter supply of paper goods is provided. ...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    The most incredible multi-level decks....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Lay in the ice cold natural pool above the falls, or wade in the pool at the base of the falls! The water is ICE cold!...moreless

 

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$849 $3,000
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Fees:

  • Pet Fee $75
  • Cleaning Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 10%

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Last updated: 06/19/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville, NC
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Glenville

Car: Necessary

Hiking, Gem Mining, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala Outdoor Center Whitewater Rafting, Harrahs Cherokee Casino, Numerous Gem Mines, Upscale Highlands Restaurants, Saturday Night Performances at Picking on the Square in Downtown Franklin, Freshwater Trout and Small Bass Fishing, Cherokee Reservation, Antiquing, Relaxing!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: I bought this cabin in 2003 with my family for our perfect mountain retreat from the long, hot Savannah GA summers! My wife and I often bring our two dogs, Ginger the bassett and Rodeo the lab, with us to the cabin and they love running and playing at the base of the waterfall. This picture is of us on the deck. We think this is one of the most relaxing places in the world -- to leave the doors and windows open at night and hear the rush of the waterfall is one of my greatest joys! We love to go hiking on one of the many world class trails in the area, and come home in the evening to grill out on the deck and relax. We are thrilled to be able to share our special place with family, friends and guests and hope you love the waterfall cabin as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Franklin:
We have never seen another property that has its own waterfall. It is a magical place.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
We love listen to the rushing waterfall, read and relax on the decks!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Ledford Falls, rushing and full with spring thaws!

    Ledford Falls, rushing and full with spring thaws!

  • Newly renovated kitchen with NEW stainless appliances!

    Newly renovated kitchen with NEW stainless appliances!

  • Great, updated kitchen with a lovely picture window looking out to the forest!

    Great, updated kitchen with a lovely picture window looking out to the forest!

  • Living Room with gas Stone Fireplace.

    Living Room with gas Stone Fireplace.

  • Comfortable Master Bedroom with King size bed.

    Comfortable Master Bedroom with King size bed.

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed, TV, sliding glass doors to deck.

    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed, TV, sliding glass doors to deck.

  • Huge decks to relax upon and soak up the mountain air!

    Huge decks to relax upon and soak up the mountain air!

  • Ledford Falls Waterfall ebbs and flows with the seasons.

    Ledford Falls Waterfall ebbs and flows with the seasons.

  • Rushing stream above the waterfall, the perfect place to dip your toes!

    Rushing stream above the waterfall, the perfect place to dip your toes!

  • Relax and unwind overlooking Ledford Falls!

    Relax and unwind overlooking Ledford Falls!

  • Ledford Falls rushing at its peak!

    Ledford Falls rushing at its peak!

  • Walnut Creek Cabin, The Little Waterfall House.

    Walnut Creek Cabin, The Little Waterfall House.

  • Fully equipped, beautifully updated kitchen with granite countertops!

    Fully equipped, beautifully updated kitchen with granite countertops!

  • Cozy up by the stone fireplace! Ample sitting areas ensure a comforatable stay.

    Cozy up by the stone fireplace! Ample sitting areas ensure a comforatable stay.

  • HUGE flat screen TV with Direct TV!

    HUGE flat screen TV with Direct TV!

  • Stairs to loft Master bedroom!

    Stairs to loft Master bedroom!

  • Upstairs master bedroom with 1/2 bath.

    Upstairs master bedroom with 1/2 bath.

  • Stone sink vessels add to the unique rustic elegance of the cabin!

    Stone sink vessels add to the unique rustic elegance of the cabin!

  • A bridge off the path in the woods above the falls! Perfect place to relax!

    A bridge off the path in the woods above the falls! Perfect place to relax!

  • Easy stairs to the base of the falls.

    Easy stairs to the base of the falls.

  • Outside dining on the decks! Perfect place to grill and dine!

    Outside dining on the decks! Perfect place to grill and dine!

  • Front porch entry.

    Front porch entry.

  • Ask about the small bunk house also available for rent for an additional fee!

    Ask about the small bunk house also available for rent for an additional fee!

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    5
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Chalet
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 06/19/2015
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