Our well appointed 1-story cabin has NO stairs to climb and is wheel-chair accessible. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths, queen sleeper sofa & roll-away single bed available, total sleeping capacity is 7. Located in the middle of private heavily wooded 1.28 acres in a small community in Lake Santeetlah area surrounded by Nantahala National Forest. You will enjoy year-round panoramic long-range mountain views and lake view from covered front porch balcony, inside living area windows and back deck patio areas. All pictures shown on website are current as of 2017. Approximate cabin elevation is 2200 feet. Built in 2006, 1100 SF, open concept living areas, with Lake Santeetlah boat launch access approximately 1/2 mile away if you bring your own boat. Amenities include king bed, queen bed, pull-out sleeper sofa and extra roll-away bed to accommodate 7 guests, Satellite Internet/Wi-Fi, 47" flat screen TV in living room, 32" flat screen TV in master bedroom, central heat and air-conditioning, propane gas fireplace stove in living room with remote control, washer and dryer, iron, telescope for star gazing, stainless steel appliances in fully-equipped kitchen with ice maker, microwave, dishwasher, bread maker, toaster, coffee maker and blender, master bath has hair dryer, magnifying make-up mirror and double-sized shower area with 3 shower heads and additional hand-held shower head. Both showers will accommodate wheel chairs. Guest bath has hand rails installed in toilet area. French double entry front door, and master BR French doors to back patio will accommodate wheel chair. All single width doors are 3 feet wide. Safety features include smoke & carbon monoxide detectors-checked annually, fire extinguisher-checked annually, and front & back door entrance/exits. There are 3 vehicle parking spaces at cabin and roads within the community are gravel. There are 2 entrances into the community, front main entrance is 1 1/2 mile to cabin; back entrance is 7/10 mile to cabin. Mountain roads within Graham County are curvy and can be steep in areas. Gravel/dirt roads within our community have some inclines and a few tight curves. If guests are concerned about the gravel roads and their specific vehicle clearance, please contact owner for additional information. There is parking for trailers at boat launch area.
We have verified 3 bars of cell phone service available in cabin for Verizon and AT&T customers, unknown for other service providers. On a clear day you can see cell antenna towers on distant mountain top approximately 4-5 miles away. While driving through the rural mountain country side cell service is intermittent to not available.
There are 2 boat rental facilities on Lake Santeetlah, 8.7 miles away & 14.2 miles away with a large variety of boats to rent, or you can bring your own boat, jet skis, canoes, kayaks or paddle boats & store at boat launch 1/2 mile from cabin.
Graham county has some of the "best" sports car and motorcycle roads in North Carolina for driving enthusiasts including the world famous "Tail of the Dragon" (318 curves in 11 miles) on US 129 very close by and Moonshiner 28. Other area activities include whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River Gorge, Cheoah River and day trip to TN Ocoee River. Two-thirds of Graham County is National Forest (Nantahala Forest & Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forests) with numerous waterfalls, walking/hiking trails (Appalachian Trail, Bartram Trail, near historic Tapoco Lodge and others), back road sightseeing, photography and fishing in nearby Lake Santeetlah, Fontana Lake, Calderwood Lake, Cheoah Lake and numerous mountain streams, zip lines in Andrews & jet boat rides in Bryson City. Mountain biking is also available in Tsala Recreation area and Fontana Village. Cherokee Chief Junaluska's grave site is located in Robbinsville along with a portion of the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Stecoah Valley Center sponsors numerous summer festivals June - mid August. The annual "Azalea" festival 3rd weekend of June (June 14-16, 2018). Other day trips include Great Smoky Mountain National Park, The Cherohala Skyway, Blue Ridge Parkway, Foothills Scenic Parkway, Road to Nowhere near Bryson City, a trip on the Smoky Mountain Railroad, Harrah's Casino located in Murphy & also in Cherokee, Biltmore Estate in Asheville.
Cabin has central heat and air, with ceiling fans in both bedrooms, living room, kitchen area and on outside front balcony. Propane gas fireplace stove with remote control in living room is also available during colder winter months.
Cabin is on a spring-fed community well with soft water. You have excellent water pressure and pleasing taste to the water. There are 2 outside water hoses, 1 near parking area and 1 near back outside deck for your convenience too.
A fire-pit area is also available for those evening campfires outdoors.
During spring time the woods around cabin put on a spectacular show with blooming Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel, wild daises, Flame Azaleas, plus the tulips and Weeping Cherry tree planted at the cottage.
*One last note: If you have a group larger than Sundance Cottage can accommodate and looking for an additional cottage close by, please check out Trillium Cottage #4731364ha. It's a very short walk away and can accommodate an extra 6 people.