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Mountain-top Location; Wheelchair Accessible; Superb Views w/Yard & Playground

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Space 2,010 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Master BR + 2 Game Rooms (one w/c Accessible), 4 baths, sleeps 11/NonSmoking

Above the Clouds has spectacular views and easy access to the Cades Cove side of the National Park. Cabin has great accessibility for wheelchairs/scooters or those with limited mobility.

Truly rent by owner and we do not use the VRBO or HomeAway payment system that charges you - the guest - a surcharge. Check our reviews and Facebook Page and be confident when you rent directly with this owner! The only way to reserve is to phone Connie.

Custom-built chalet-style log cabin designed by owners to take advantage of surrounding mountain views.

Very private - nothing but mountain views on 3 sides.

You must phone the owner to reserve this cabin! We don't take internet orders and our guests appreciate speaking to the same person they can call 24x7 if needed during their stay. Owner-managed, not internet-managed.

Truly wheelchair accessible including 2 roll-in showers. Please call to confirm access for your needs.

Main Level:

• Kitchen with pots/pans, nice plates, etc., dishwasher, icemaker, coffee maker, blender, 6 qt. Slow Cooker. Just bring your food & spices

• Dining room/breakfast bar can seat up to 11. High chair or booster seat available upon request

• Great Room with gas fireplace, huge picture windows, HDTV, Wii, comfortable seating for 5 - queen size sleeper sofa

• Deck facing west with panoramic mountain views, large hot tub, swing, rockers

• Master bedroom with king-size bed, TV, mountain views

• Bathroom with lots of counter space and roll-in shower

Lower Level :

• 2nd master suite - this bedroom has a Jacuzzi tub, king bed, TV and Valley/Mountain views

o Adjoining private bath has a large roll-in shower. It is wheelchair accessible via outdoor ramp

• 'Third' bedroom is a combination recreation room with an air hockey table and TV plus custom-built log bunk bed - full over queen

o Adjoining large bathroom with a bathtub/shower

• Laundry room with full size washer & dryer

Loft Level:

• Pool table, darts

• Twin-size sleeper sofa

• Full bathroom

• Balcony facing east for sunrise & stargazing

The cabin has a small yard and playground.

Pampered, well-traveled dogs are welcome. Pet fee applies.

Paved Road access with ample flat parking

High speed WiFi (8mb download with upload speed of 6mb).

More Details

Owner
Connie Hartke
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Connie Hartke

Connie & Paul Hartke own several vacation rental properties. Connie manages our two cabins in the Smoky Mountains and runs our online real estate school. Paul co-owns a very busy real estate company in Northern Virginia and is our school instructor. We live work and play in Reston, VA, but always have "one foot" in the Smokies.

Connie Hartke purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Connie Hartke chose East

The Views. Come see and you will understand.

This cabin has a small flat yard with swingset so it is great for small children and dogs of all sizes. Older kids will welcome the freedom to "roam and explore."

We fell in love with the Great Smoky Mountain National Park and bought our first cabin, Eagles View, in 2005. Above the Clouds was purchased in 2006. We love the friendly people in the area and hiking in the park. Both cabins were destroyed in a fire in March 2007, so we rebuilt and were renting again by Thanksgiving.

We visit several times a year to hike to a new waterfall and keep our cabins in A+ shape.

What makes this cabin unique

'Above the Clouds' has a unique central beam with wildlife carvings by a local artist. The cabin is truly wheelchair accessible, including the lower level game room!

Located 1/2 hour or less from Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge (10 miles), Sevierville and Townsend. Less than a 10 minute drive to the Smoky Mountain Park. 'Above the Clouds' is a deluxe cabin with the best views in the entire area. It borders the Great Smoky Mountains and overlooks Wears Valley with one of the most scenic, panoramic views in the Smokies. A previous guest said 'everyone should see this view at least once in their lifetime.' This rental is pet friendly and handicap accessible with a mountain boardwalk along the ridge over toward private community swimming pool.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This wheelchair accessible cabin made it possible for our entire family to enjoy a beautiful vacation together. My husband is in a power wheelchair and 2 of the 3 levels of the cabin are accessible allowing him to be part of the family activities. The beds are on an open frame so we were able to easily use our hoyer lift and there are 2 roll-in showers which worked well for our needs.

The owners of the cabin were very helpful leading up to our trip. The cabin itself is well equipped with everything you would need in the kitchen, entertainment options, and even WiFi.

The location is fantastic for getting into Smoky Mountain National Park on a less traveled entrance. The only thing that surprised us was the very steep drive up to the cabin if you're not used to driving in the mountains.

We are already talking about planning our next vacation to the cabin!



(Owner's Note: These great guests have returned several times! The steep part of that paved road is only 1/2 mile. We know it seems longer, especially the first time, but the views are well worth it!
Mar 2011
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Amenities

Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2010 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Baby Gate
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Loft level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level; off the bunk bed room
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , main level roll-in shower w/pull down seat (200# limit)
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , LowerLevel large roll-in shower w/pull down seat: 200# limit
  • 4 - Jetted tub in alcove of bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , queen sleeper sofa in living room; twin sleeper sofa in loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , on main level. Has TV/DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed , double over queen bunk bed. Has TV/DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , On lower level - has jacuzzi tub and TV
  • King size beds (2) One in each of the two master bedrooms. The lower level master bedroom is wheelchair accessible via an outside ramp., Baby Cribs (1) Please request this before check-in so we can have it available for you. It is a Pak-n-Play - holds children up to 35 inches tall and 30 pounds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen sleeper sofa in the Great Room. Located in the Loft GameRoom is a double chair that opens to a twin sleeper sofa., Bunk Beds (1) Full (double) over Queen log bunk bed in the RecRoom/3rd bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Notes:
playground/swing set; picnic table, Walk/Roll-in showers in both master bathrooms.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Mountain-top Location; Wheelchair Accessible; Superb Views w/Yard & Playground
average rating of 4.977778 based on 58 reviews
5

Fantastic cabin, breathtaking view, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We could not be happier with our choice to stay at Above the Clouds. The cabin was gorgeous and has everything we needed and wanted. We loved the location, far enough from town to be surrounded by nature, yet conveniently close enough for easy access to the National Park each day. The view was my favorite part. And the fact that we could stay here with our dog! The owners were so responsive and easy to work with. We would definitely choose to stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

First time renting here. Excellent accomodations, very clean. Owners very helpful. Totally would stay again. View is pheonmenal....and one morning we were above the clouds.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

On top of the world!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time. This cabin was the perfect place for our family. One of our boys is paraplegic and it was great to see him enjoying his freedom in such an amazing place. My other son is starting to hike with my husband and they loved the hike up the mountain. The view was incredible and it was close to everything we wanted to see while we were visiting Tennessee.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved the cabin and the view. Will be back soon!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cabin and the view. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Well-equipped cabin with fabulous views!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was clean, appropriately decorated with tons of amenities! Connie is easy to work. Views of the mountains are breath-taking! Great cabin for someone who is wheelchair bound! My only concern is the road to get to the cabin. The road is paved...however, very steep with not a lot of room for two cars to pass. If you are a brave and experienced driver you won't have any problems.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are lucky that it is only the last mile that is steep and curvy! Paved all the way and low-rider vans make it fine. We are unusual in the Smokies to have so much level parking next to the cabin. Many consider arriving at the cabin their first "adventure" in the Smokies! Thank you for visiting!
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4

smokey mountain cabin

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful clean cabin with fantastic views. Loved it want to return some day.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
31 Miles
McGhee Tysons Airport (Knoxville)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Wears Valley Road (321) and Covemont Road
Nearest Restaurant
2.9 Miles
Grandmother's Kitchen (cash only); Gepetto's
Nearest Ski
16.3 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Grocery Delivery service available!

Ridgetop cabin with panoramic views of Wears Valley and the Smoky Mountains to the south and west, toward Gatlinburg, Smokies, and Pigeon Forge to the north and east. Close enough to everything, yet semi-secluded and peaceful. 20 minute drive to Pigeon Forge, 27 mins. to Dollywood. 5 mins. to GSMNP entrance. If you want to visit Cades Cove early in the morning -- this is a great starting point. Beautiful drive through the Park -- cabin is located half way between Cades Cove and Gatlinburg.

Explore Townsend - the Quiet Side of the Smokies. Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center has free areas & minimal admission -- very interesting! Caves, bike riding & good restaurants in and near Townsend also.

There are only 8 cabins on this dead end road -- this is not one of those cookie cutter resorts! 3 cabins are owned by my family -- great for a reunion - ask about renting multiple cabins!

Summertime - Private swimming pool is shared by only 8 cabins.

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Rates & Availability

Sevierville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall 2017
Sep 29 2017 - Nov 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$310
$1,860
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$2,100
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,995
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$210
$1,260
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Reservation Fee $40 + Tax
Housekeeping $110 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.

$50 per dog pet fee.

Travelers insurance is highly recommended. Refunds on cancellations will not be made unless cabin is rented during the time you cancelled (prorated).

Downpayment with payment in full 60 days in advance. All credit cards accepted.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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