This lovely lodge style home is located in a lush mountain setting, with easy access for all standard two wheel drive vehicles, as well as motorcycles. A short drives take you to the Great Smokey Mountains or to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway. Skiing and winter sports, Kayaking, rafting, hiking are all nearby. We are conveniently located to NE Geogia's wine and vineyard trail. If you enjoy comfortable days and cool nights this is the perfect setting for you. Excellent restaurants nearby in a charming old Main Street setting, in nearby Franklin. Relax and have a craft beer from one of two local breweries. Franklin is located in the heart of the Gem Capital of the world, where you can try your luck at finding a precious stone to go home with. Waterfalls, wildlife and beautiful scenery abound, wherever you turn. Franklin is just a short drive to Asheville, the home of the famous Biltmore Estate, where you can enjoy a day of fine dining, hiking, horseback riding and so much more.
Our home is conveniently located near the Appalachian and Bartram Trails. A large screened porch overlooks the forest and another porch for cookouts, lounging and star gazing. A BBQ grill, satellite and wi-fi are additional amenities. Parker Meadows Recreation Park, is within walking distance with access to river activities , nature walks, picnics, and ball fields and a special park for the little ones. .
Long term stays are welcome. A washer and dryer are located on the premises. Ample parking on two levels. No RV's please. Located just 45 minutes from Cherokee NC and Harrah's Casino, excellent trout fishing' and river tubing. Convenient to three airports within a 2 hour drive, Asheville NC, Greenville SC, and Atlanta GA. There are lakes nearby where you can rent a canoe or pontoon boat and enjoy a day out on the water surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery and crystal clear waters. Antique and art shows, festivals and music fairs are weekly throughout the summer and fall. Of course, fall colors in the mountains are spectacular and a perfect getaway for amateur photographers and hikers. In winter, our location is 20 minutes from skiing, snow tubing, and ice skating, weather permitting Cataloochie Ski Resort is just a 45 minute drive from the beautiful small town of Franklin, NC.
Your vacation home comes fully stocked with linens, utensils and appliances. The Franklin NC area is situated at an elevation of approximately 2.400 feet above sea level. A short drive takes you to mountain peaks of 5. 000 feet or more , where you can enjoy panoramic views encompassing three different states. Shopping, supermarkets, and restaurants are nearby. There is no smoking allowed in the house, however, you make smoke responsibly outdoors.
We hope you enjoy your stay as our guests and come back and see us soon.
Paula and Allen Steinman
The entrance to the home has only two small steps which are very easy to negotiate. It has central air conditioning fo summer, baseboard electric heating and a cozy gas log fireplace for cool evenings.