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All King Beds In the Bedrooms. Mountain Views, Pets OK, WiFi, Sat TV, Large Deck

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,450 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Sleeps Honest 8 - NO air mattress or couch nonsense. Central Air, Garage parking

We have been awarded membership to the "VRBO Premier Partner Program". VRBO's Premier Partner Program recognizes owners that consistently deliver great traveler experiences.

This can be YOUR place for rest and relaxation. Our cabin is a family friendly place where you will be able to wind down and let the cares of the world vanish. Sit out on the rockers of our large covered deck, enjoy your morning coffee and watch the sunrise kiss the mountains or sit inside in one of our leather recliners and enjoy the view from the bay window. Just replaced and installed a new central air-conditioning unit for comfort during the warm summer days.

The cabin can accommodate an "honest" 8 guests (real beds, not air mattresses or couch surfing) with 3 bedrooms (All King Beds in the bedrooms - plus bonus queen bed just off of the family room that serves as a lounging/reading area). ~Queen Bed is a bonus bed and is not in a bedroom~ The front two bedrooms each have double French doors that open out to the spacious deck. Enjoy privacy in the master ensuite bedroom. There is a Porta-A-Crib if you have a little one. Your 4 legged family members are welcome as we are dog friendly. As mentioned earlier, we have a large deck that is about 1/3 covered with oversized teak rocking chairs and features a secure gate to keep the little ones safe. Paved road access so no worry about inclement weather. The cabin is single story and the living areas, bathrooms and deck are on the same level.

We offer a large flat screen “Smart” television with DVD/Blu-Ray player, DirecTV and Wi-Fi. The Smart TV provides access to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, HBO Now and other on-line streaming services with your subscription. Wi-Fi is Frontier Com DSL, so no limit on use like most satellite Wi-Fi offerings.

Fully equipped kitchen has a fridge w/ice maker, microwave, range/oven, crock-pot, griddle, electric skillet among the amenities plus a Gas Grill on the deck. All pots, pans, dishes and a large drop leaf table that can seat 8. There's even a high chair and booster seat for the baby or toddler.

Looking for a more active get-away, then don’t forget your hiking boots or golf clubs, there are two public golf courses that are less than 15 minutes away and Franklin/Macon County has 16 local water falls, world renown gem mining, with numerous biking and hiking trails including the Appalachian Trail and Bartram Trail along with many other trails. I have provided a list of water fall trails and hiking trails in my guest book.

Grocery shopping and restaurants are less than 5 miles down the road. A quick 15 minutes to downtown Franklin where you can find shopping, restaurants, entertainment and now two new locally owned Micro Brew Beer Pubs (love that Wayah Lager at Currahee Brewing Co.)

I have a couple of additional rules for potential renters:

• Owner intends to rent to family groups only. A family group is defined as parents, children, grandparents and extended family members vacationing together. All non-family groups, including unmarried young adults, high school or college students and other unrelated individuals traveling in groups, are prohibited.

• Firearms are not permitted in the house or on the deck and should be kept locked in your vehicle. This includes air guns (pellet and BB-guns).

• No Fireworks are permitted on the property.

We truly believe that you will enjoy our cabin as it is family friendly, ultra-comfortable, clean and cozy with views to die for. Please be our guest.

More Details

Joe & Becky Cooper
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Joe & Becky Cooper

We are Joe & Becky, parents of 3 and grandparents of 3 little girls. Joe works for the State of Florida and Becky works for a financial planner. We call Tallahassee, FL home, but we have been coming to Franklin as a couple since 1975 (mid 1960's for Becky). We've been best friends (dating and married) for more than 40 years.

Joe & Becky Cooper purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Joe & Becky Cooper chose Franklin

We love, love, love our cabin and it is our place to "re-charge." It is close to town, yet seems like a million miles away. This cabin was once owned by Becky's parents who kept coming every summer until age and poor health got the best of them.

What makes this cabin unique

We have all paved access, garage parking, unlimited Wi-Fi and central heat/air (something not all cabins offer). Becky, our daughter Allie, and our DIL Mallory have chosen paints, pillows and wall hangings and have created a wonderfully decorated place. All 3 Bedrooms have King Beds, two beds with thick memory foam toppers and the "Flag Room" has a new Gel-Infused memory foam mattress. Plus we have a bonus queen bed (with memory foam topper), that serves as a great place to curl up with a book (Becky) or take an afternoon nap (Joe).


Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The cabin is single story and the kitchen, living areas, bedrooms, bathrooms and deck are on the same level. Covered garage parking.
  • Firearms are not permitted in the house or on the deck and should be kept locked in your vehicle and Hunting is strictly prohibited. Includes air guns
  • Unmarried young adults, high school or college students and other unrelated individuals traveling in groups, are prohibited.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - toilet , shower
    Hall Bath (main) - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , with private bathroom
    Map Room - 1 king , 1 baby crib , French Doors open out to the deck.
    Flag Room - 1 king , French Doors open out to the deck.
  • Ceiling fans in all rooms. Porta-Crib can be moved to any room you choose. Bonus Queen bed is not in a bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Go to the Franklin Chamber of Commerce Web site. Macon County boasts nearly 20 waterfalls, Gem Mines, Golf, Hiking, fishing, tubing, Horseback Riding, and more.


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All King Beds In the Bedrooms. Mountain Views, Pets OK, WiFi, Sat TV, Large Deck
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews

Such an amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

We got a chance to stay with some friends at Joe and Becky’s cabin and we loved it. The bedroom setup with king beds in the rooms really worked out for our group as everyone had some privacy. The beds are super comfy and we really liked opening up the French doors in the morning. We loved sitting out on the deck in the evening and having a glass of wine and enjoying the view. The deck has a small gate at the stairs so our kids could play and we were not worried about them leaving the area. They had pretty much everything we needed and Joe made some suggestions about going to some local breweries. The cabin is close to the town yet is very rural. Good times and good fun. We will use their place again; my husband is ready to go back now!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time staying at our cabin.
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lovely view from the porch, comfortable king size beds, very accomadating

  • 5 of 5

Everything was immaculate! We really enjoyed being able to sit out on the porch watching the deer in the morning and evening. Also enjoyed all the birds and the hummingbirds that did not mind our prescence!

Just a couple of suggestions would be: a nice table outside to have dinner with company and family so they could enjoy the view, too. Maybe a couple of tvs in the spacious bedrooms. Thanks so much for letting us enjoy our stay in North Carolina!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable and cozy home

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed this home. The Coopers were very hospitable and eager to make sure everything was perfect.

Having king beds in all the bedrooms was a very nice bonus. We really liked the decor, and the furnishings were nice and comfortable. The rooms were spacious. There were many thoughtful touches. We enjoyed the deck/porch and the beautiful mountain view . It was “out in the country” and peaceful, but a very short drive into Franklin, which, by the way, is a wonderful town. This home receives very good reviews for a reason. Lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jan for the kind words. You and your family are welcome back anytime and we appreciate that you chose our cabin for your stay. Joe & Becky
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Deck is the best!

  • 4 of 5

Loveley view... The deck is the best part of this house, our party spent a lot of time there (weather permitting). We loved watching the humming birds come to drink from the feeder.

Beds were very comfy, kitchen is well stocked. Dining room can do with more seating though. Having a folder with info about the area, hiking trails and waterfalls was a big bonus.

Apart from the house, do yourselves a favor, and drive up Wayah Rd to the Wayah Bald lookout tower for fantastic views!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time at our cabin. I wish you would have asked about extra chairs, I have several antique wooden church folding chairs that allow seating for 8 at the table. They were in the front closet. Out last trip up, we drove up to the bald. We had not been up there since the fire. Glad to see they rebuilt the tower roof that had been burned out. My cleaning person said you left the cabin spotless. Thank you for choosing our cabin and you are more than welcome to visit again. I would recommend you and your family to any other host.
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Perfect vacation spot for our family

  • 5 of 5

My husband, two adult daughters, toddler grandson and dog had a wonderful time staying at this house. The house is nicely decorated with comfortable chairs and couches with good lighting for reading. Ate most meals in and the kitchen was more than adequate. The beds and pillows were very comfortable. The view is beautiful from the large, partially covered deck--even better than the picture. There is a gate on the deck which kept dog and toddler on deck and gave us peace of mind. We also liked that the deck had 6 comfortable chairs, one recliner and some small tables. The deck was covered with outdoor carpeting which we really appreciated as our dog is uncomfortable seeing the space between the wood, and at previous VRBO he would not come on deck with us. The house location was perfect--close to town ( ten minutes) and close to many wonderful hiking trails. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear that our cabin met your family's needs. Thank you for your wonderful response. Our favorite time spent there is with our grown kids and grandkids too. You are more than welcome back and I would recommend this family to any host. Our cleaning person said you left the place in excellent shape. Also, glad that the dog liked it too. Our dogs love the place and lay out in the sun on the deck for hours.
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Beautiful getaway!

  • 4 of 5

Four of us had a wonderful time here and plan on returning next year. We would return each evening to enjoy the beautiful views and sounds of nature. The king beds are very comfortable along with the windows open at night make great sleeping! House is on one floor which made it nice too!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review and we look forward to you coming back to the area again. One of our favorite things to do is to chill out on the deck (morning and evening).
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Ashville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lazy Hiker Brewery, Currahee Brewery
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mill Creek Golf Club
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Great Smokey Mountain Railroad (Bryson City)
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Blue Ridge Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
21 Miles
Scaly Mountain (Snow Tubing and Ice Skating only)
Car: necessary

Readers of the Blue Ridge Outdoor Magazine voted Franklin, NC the 2015 "Top Small Outdoor Town"

This area is truly Mother Nature’s playground where the sights and sounds of nature surround you.

The Franklin and Nantahala communities offer you activities such as gem mining, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, canoeing, tubing, rafting, kayaking, and boating.

Franklin, NC , nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, this quaint southwestern North Carolina town offers a change of pace and a never-ending supply of activities for the entire family.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until rental reservation is confirmed. Pet fees are $50 for first dog and an additional $25 for extra dog (maximum number of pets = 3). Smoking is prohibited in the house and only allowed on the deck or other outside areas. Evidence of smoking in the house will result in forfeiture of security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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