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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
"Thank you for such a lovely and well-maintained chalet! Future guests can feel confident that the pictures accurately represent the condition and amenities of the chalet. Lots of decorative accents give the home a real lived-in and high-end feel. It is really tough to keep a property in the middle of a wooded area clean and bug-free, but this was immaculate upon arrival.
The master bedroom has a four poster bed which sits very high. I had to use the steps every night, but my husband was fine without them. The mattress was super comfy (and I am VERY picky) and the linens were not the scratchy typical rental linens we have experienced in other cabins. In the past, I have gone out and purchased a set because we like high thread count, but these were great. One should note that to shut the doors to the master it is necessary to move the bench at the foot of the bed. The room is cozier than it appears in the photos.
It was super nice, however, to have a make-up area outside of the shower/toilet area. Also a huge bonus is having an indoor jetted tub in case the outdoor hot tub is not your cup of tea.
The downstairs area is where our teenage daughter and her friend stayed almost every moment in the chalet. Having their own bathroom made mornings (or mid-afternoons when they finally got moving) easier. The sofa in the reading area of the downstairs is more comfortable than the one in the main living room in our opinion and a perfect place to curl up with a book. The gas grill is also right off of this sitting area so the person doing the grilling is not out-of-the-loop while cooking.
The eat-in kitchen was great and the coffee basket is much appreciated. A few small additions like an ice cream scoop, a couple of serving bowls for salad or veggies, and a soup ladle would be nice additions. (And I mention this because the owner truly cares about her guests' experience and wants to make things as easy as possible for them to return.) Also, unlike other rentals we have used, this one had dishwasher and dish soap, toilet paper and paper towels provided. Nice to be able to forgo the grocery one night one if you come in rather late.
I loved the roller screens on the hot tub area. Best of all is how easy it is to get everywhere while avoiding the main parkway traffic! Lots of back roads to get where you want to go without every setting foot in the madness."
Guest: Sherrie R.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"This is our second trip to the Great Smoky Mountains. We had such a wonderful time at Back to Nature. The cabin was roomy for all of us and we had everything we needed. Sitting out on the deck was one of my favorite things to after a day of exploring. We used the pool everyday we were there. It was private with all the trees but we had a wonderful view of the mountains. I would definitely recommend this cabin, and would love to stay again!"
Guest: SharonDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 15, 2015
"We had a nice time staying in the cabin. It was quite the adventure to get to there! I was excited to find a nice cabin that was pet friendly and a good price. Thanks for renting to our family. Very easy to communicate with Geri the owner."
Guest: Joey K.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 21, 2015
"This was our second stay at Glimpse of Heaven. The previous was nine years earlier. The cabin was just as beautiful and clean as I remembered! It provides lots of privacy and the views.... It's breathtaking. The beds are SUPER comfortable and you feel right at home as soon as you walk in. It's great because it's away from the 'hustle & bustle' of downtown but close enough where you you can be in town in less than 10 minutes. I can't say enough good about this cabin. It's extremely clean and inviting. You essentially need to only bring personal items as everything else is already there for you. Just a great experience and I cannot wait to return!! It will not be 9 years before the next trip!!"
Guest: LisaDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 9, 2015