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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Fontana Lake reviews
Totally exceeds expectations!
"This house had me stunned upon arrival. The view is awesome, even in late July! It's peaceful & private. I am an OCD clean freak and cannot find a speck of dust to bust! Every dish, utensil, condiment, and common pantry item imaginable is here! The beds are extremely comfortable. With the layout of this house, you could easily split it with another small family and maintain privacy (and therefore remain friends thereafter!)
I could just rave on and on. It's absolutely perfect. If it wasn't booked, we'd stay even longer than planned!"
Guest: Laura C.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"7 other avid bikers and I recently toured to Smokey Mountains and chose the Euchella Lodge as our starting point. This cabin is perfectly located for the Dragon, the Smokey Mtn Parkway, the Cherohala Skyway, and a beautiful ride to Helen Ga. It was evident from the minute we walked in that the owner takes great pride in maintaining clean, comfortable accommodations and as a bonus, he had enough cover for 1 trike and 7 touring bikes to keep them out of the weather. The bedrooms all have their own entrance and were perfect for the occasional "alone time" that is sometimes needed when traveling in large groups. The driveway was an easy ride, though I wouldn't recommend a beginner coming down it. It isn't steep but it is a downhill grade with very well maintained gravel and no potholes or deep tracks to throw your bike. I'm a short female and I was able to ride my Street Glide down with no problem. The only drawback is it is on a sharp corner and there isn't a lot of room to stage that many bikes. That was an easy fix however as there was a perfect staging area about 1/4 mile down the road. As for the owner, he was there to greet us when we pulled in and was readily available for any questions we had. It isn't easy to find a place that perfectly satisfies this many people, but Euchella Lodge did. There are so many other roads to ride, but if we ever return to the Smokeys, we will be sure to stay at Euchella Lodge."
Guest: Kathie Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 5, 2015
"There were few things on my mind, before I planned to book a cabin. Serene, away from all hustle bustle, nice and peaceful nature and most importantly a real dark sky (we are amateur astronomers).
Jimbo's Farm not only fulfilled all of my above expectations, but it exceeded our expectations. The cabin being a classic one, had those doors and frames that remind of the old times. Therefore, it felt as if we were back to our Granny's home (nostalgia at it's best). The huge front yard with a pond filled with trouts give you own little forest like experience, allowing you to take in the clean air, chirping of birds and the gentle sound of water stream all at once. My wife who was apprehensive of the cabin, was mightliy impressed the moment she arrived and enjoyed the stay thoroughly. The best part was, me and brother were praying for a clear dark sky during those three days. And Bingo, it was clear as it can be. Jimbo's farm being away from the city or major town lights, the sky was excellent for star gazing. We were able to see the milky way galaxy with naked eyes. Through our binoculars, we were able to view other deep sky objects such as Andromeda galaxy etc. Night photography was amazing. Over all, it is worth every penny to visit Jimbo's Farm. James and Carolyn were extremely courteous to answer all of our questions and made our stay even better.
This is a definite re-book place."
Guest: Chandu V.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
"The weather was perfect. The promised rain is just now beginning to start as we leave. The cabin was out of the way yet easy to find. Owners answer promptly any questions. The house is cozy and well maintained and the beds are very comfortable.
There is enough dishware for just about anything. The living room is comfortable and welcoming. We had no trouble with the wifi. I forgot charcoal for the grill.
We brought a telescope and were able to see quite a bit despite the tall trees around the house. But they don't obstruct the fantastic view of the mountains. It's wonderful to sit on the deck and see the layers of mountains near and far while listening to a variety of birds.
From the cabin we drove to Smokey Mtn National Park and hiked Deep Creek and Three Waterfalls trails. Then drove up to Clingman's done. The highest point along the Appalachian trail.
The next day we hiked in Joyce Kilmer and then drove to Fontana Dam along the most hair-raising road of my life. But I did realize that this area of the United States is definitely in contention for the most beautiful. I was as amazed as I was the first time I saw the razor cliffs of the Napali Coast in Kauai.
I suspect these parts get quite crowded in summer so we were happy to be here in early April even if the flowers are only just beginning.
I'm pretty sure this cabin is a good pick for any time of year. We'll be back."
Guest: Tawn E.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 13, 2015