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5 Star Rated Cozy Mtn. Log Cabin, Easy Access, Close Evrythng

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Apple-achia is a genuine log cabin decorated in an apple theme and pronounced like the mountains where it is located just outside Pigeon Forge, Tennessee overlooking the Smoky Mountains. Designed as a quiet, peaceful getaway where you can relax and refresh your spirit.

You'll enjoy the wrap-around porch with its Amish rockers, swing and relaxing hot tub. The cozy gas fireplace in winter or the charcoal grill and picnic table in summer will draw you into its charm. The pool table, air hockey, book and movie library, over 200 satellite TV channels plus XM satellite radio and movie channels will help you unwind. The huge log king bed in the loft area or the queen bed in the lower bedroom welcome you at the end of the day.

All the excitement you may want is close by in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Dollywood. Most furnishings are Amish built for us, and the cabin is decorated in country decor, cozy and comfortable. Apple-achia is a fully furnished home; all you bring is your food to prepare in the well equipped kitchen. Water quality is a big concern these days and Apple-achia has mountain well water with a state-of-the-art filtration system for pure, sparking clear water.

Think of having your morning coffee on the large porch while listening to the birds in the wooded surroundings and looking out over the Smoky Mountains stretched out before you. Spend a special holiday, vacation, anniversary, honeymoon or just a getaway. You'll want to come back again and again.

Keywords: Real Log Cabin

More Details

Betty and Gordon Griffin
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 19, 2017

About Betty and Gordon Griffin

We are Betty and Gordon Griffin, originally from Ohio, retired to Tennessee. We have been providing log cabin rental for over 16 years and have the skills to provide a quality vacation experience. No skimping on quality. Living nearby we can maintain the log cabin so that guests feel they are the first to enter. Also, we are available to address and issue that may arise.

We are retired insurance executives, have many years experience in property management. Our goal: to provide the best cabin at the right price to maintain quality. We love pets and maintain a pet guest book in the cabin. We are available to help in vacation planning.

Betty and Gordon Griffin purchased this cabin in 1999

Why Betty and Gordon Griffin chose East

We chose this location for it's accessibility year round, high enough for a nice mountain view, great roads and the private, wooded, acreage level enough to enjoy.

What makes this cabin unique

Relaxation and renewal are key offerings. All the attractions are nearby and after enjoying them you can return to a quiet, peaceful log cabin to unwind, relax and take in the atmosphere.


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King size beds (1) Huge king log bed in loft made of sassafras and cherry woods by Amish craftsmen. New comfy mattress., Queen size Beds (1) In lower bedroom with decorative net canopy at the head.
  • Air Hockey
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Apple-achia is a genuine log cabin pronounced like the mountains where it's located. Decorated in apple theme, furnished with Amish built furniture in a cozy, comfortable country decor. Amish rockers and swing, bar table with chairs, and hot tub on porch. Huge log king bed in loft area. Mountain well water with state-of-the-art filtration system for crystal clear, pure water. Wooded, private cabin designed as a quiet, relaxing retreat for a couple, 2 couples, or a couple with up to 3 children. Pet friendly. Non-smoking. Privacy on 4 acres. Paved roads.


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

5 Star Rated Cozy Mtn. Log Cabin, Easy Access, Close Evrythng
average rating of 4.5 based on 18 reviews
Smithfield nc. 27577

We loved the cabin and everything about it. Got to see our first Scorpion also.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks for allowing us to stay in your cabin, it was perfect. We loved everything about it. The privacy was perfect. We would stay again!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Words cannot express my joy when a guest enjoys their visit to our cabin. Our very first priority is to provide a place to recharge the spirit. As for the scorpion, these little guys do appear from time to time despite our best efforts to keep them away. We will address this with our exterminator. Thank you for taking the time to share your love for this cabin. Your happy memories are our reward. Gordon
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  • 5 of 5

Although the drive was steep, we absolutely had a great stay. When we build our house, we'll probably use some of the same building design. The owners were very nice and made our stay feel like we were at home.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2008
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Betty who is from the ultra-flat state of Deleaware chose this lot because it was not steep. Compared with many drives this one is very easy. We get great reviews from nearly every guest which makes our efforts very rewarding. We continue to provide a quiet getaway for couples or small family yet very close to all activities
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Hayden, AL

Wonderful Spring Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay at Apple-achian. It was very conveniently located to all attractions. The cabin has everything you need to have a comfortable stay. The hot tub was wonderful to relax in after a day sightseeing. We visit the mountains several times a year and will certainly keep this rental on our favorites list. Thank you Betty and Gordon for sharing Apple-achian with us.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are honored that you chose Apple-achia for your visit to the Smokies and overjoyed that you enjoyed your visit. In this unsettled world we now live in our goal is even stronger to provide a getaway, for even a little while, to refresh and renew your spirit. Nice comments such as yours prompts us to work even harder to maintain a level of excellence in this cabin. We do hope to have you return and look forward to your visit. Gordon and Betty Cabin Getaways
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R&R was GREAT!!!!!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed Sept. 13-19. Great cabin. Very inviting and cozy. Beds slept good. Loved the porch, swing and chairs.

It was a great get-a-way, and much R&R. Thank you so much for sharing this cabin with us. We would love to

come again, weather great. Thank you Gordon and Betty

Joyce & party

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joyce for your great review. We are so happy when guests have such a great experience in the cabin. It makes us work harder to make sure everyone has a great experience, as you did. We look forward to having you visit us again soon.
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Failure to disclose pest infestation

  • 1 of 5

We were not properly disclosed of the pest infestation at the cabin prior to our arrival. In fact, we were not disclosed until we discovered it first hand. When we arrived, we placed our two dogs in dog crates and brought our groceries and personal belongs in inside. We left for several hours and returned to cook dinner. It was at that point we discovered rodent feces in every kitchen drawer and on the kitchen counters. We even discovered that rodents were into our personal food items we brought. We also observed 3 inch long scorpion in the upstairs bedroom. None of which was ever disclosed. We called the property owner that same night and told him about the findings. After speaking with the property owner, we observed a mouse come up through a ac/ duct vent in downstairs bathroom. The owner advised that he would have the exterminator return and maid return the following day. The owner did tell us on the phone that night that he had the exterminator take care of the problem prior to our visit.

We were so distressed about the disgusting condition of the cabin that we felt like the right thing to do was to leave early the next day which we did. We had already paid for a two night visit there and believed we should receive a refund for the one night. However, the owner has refused to provide a refund at this point.

My wife was 8months pregnant at the time of our stay and having a sanitary environment is a must. We travel to the area several time a year and have never experienced this kind of problem.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The problem was brought to my attention at night about 10:00 PM. Normally I am right there to address any issues but I was in Ohio having just buried my wife who had died suddenly of a heart attack. Working thru the grief of losing my wife I worked immediately to get this problem corrected. Could not get help there till morning but when exterminators and cleaners arrived the guests were away leaving dogs inside, so they could not enter. Shortly the guests left and the cabin was cleared of the problem, completely sanitized and spotless within two hours time. The guest gave us hardly any time to correct the problem for them. Later we were contacted by the guest and asked for a refund. In lieu of refunds we provide future re-booking and usually add free time in the cabin to compensate the guest. This information regarding refunds was provided the guest when he booked the cabin as part of the written agreement. Over our 16 years of business, guests who have had to leave early for emergencies have been overjoyed at our liberal policy. It seemed we could do nothing to satisfy this guest even though everyone involved made this number one priority. Compliments on our cabin cleanliness have been the most common we receive and are due to the determination of us and our staff to have the cleanest cabin in the area. The cabin had been occupied immediately prior to this guest with no problems so we're at a loss to explain the rapid escalation of the mouse problem. The fact that we all got right on this at once and took care of it is an example of our commitment to a spotless cabin.
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Connellsville, PA

Home Sweet Home

  • 4 of 5

Just got back from the smokey mts. This cabin was very nice, well stock with everything a cook would need. Location is great just 10 min. to the Kroger in Pigeon Forge. Owners Betty & Gordon were wonderful answering all questions in a timely manner. Very peaceful and relaxing. Great place for your pet to wonder. Safe and secure. The acorns dropping fro m the trees were a little extreme when the wind would blow. (try parking in the center of and driveway no dings on the car).

i would love to own this cabin. YES YES YES I will book again.

Thank you Betty & Gordon !!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your great remarks on your visit to our cabin. Comments like this make us work harder to be the best we can be. Thank you and please plan to visit us again. Betty and Gordon Griffin
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Only 35 miles to Cherokee, North Carolina. Indian reservation with shopping restaurants and Harrah's Hotel and Casino. Lots of local music, bluegrass, country, gospel and popular. Many theaters and huge shopping.


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

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Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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