King of the Mountain Wilderness with Wifi Access!!!(58 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:6-7 nights
- Property type:Chalet
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
3 BEDROOM ~ 3 Bath, ~ Sleeps 6, maximum 8 allowed. 3,000+ s/f 1st floor walkout.
WE NOW HAVE HIGH SPEED INTERNET/WIFI SERVICE!
for Streaming and all your internet needs
You have been DREAMING about this for a long time... Imagine... relaxing at THE TOP of the Mountain in a NC National Forest.
Sitting on any one of the 4 spacious decks of a Luxurious Timber Frame Cabin, with a cool beverage of your choice and your loved one at your side.
No longer imagining overlooking a 47 mile view of twinkling lights on the nearby majestic Blue Smokey Mountains - a view not seen like this anywhere else in Franklin!!! Crisp cool clear mountain air, beautiful sunsets and blue smokey skies. Some of the most scenic sunsets and smokey/blue ridge mountain views ever seen.
Romantic, Secluded, Picturesque. Travel back in time through the scenic mountain roads to the Mtn. home of your dreams. All the rustic touches -yet the decor of a Disney Wilderness Resort Lodge.
Enjoy the sound of the clear, cool, babbling creek nearby that soothes your soul and rests your mind.
Smell the fresh coffee in the morning with the crisp mountain air.
Gaze at the many colors of the hardwood forest of oaks, pine, Poplar, Beech, mahogany and Evergreens as they change by the season.
Listen to the wondrous calls of many wonderful and rare birds. Mother Nature at her best awaits you here. You can feed and almost touch the nocturnal flying squirrels who become your nightly nature show friends during your stay at BEAR PAW MOUNTAIN RETREAT WITH MILLION $ VIEWS
Once you arrive-You May Never Want To Leave :)
Then........Add These Details:
3 separate floors with 3 separate master bedrooms, one on each floor, with its own ensuite bathroom!
4 separate decks to relax on. Always a place to be alone OR with the group, your choice :)
Perfect RETREAT for ANYONE who wants to get away from the stress of today's hectic lifestyle--- Artists, Authors, Birdwatchers, Naturalists, Photographers, Honeymooners, Stargazers. GEM Rock-hounds and ANYONE who appreciates life's little luxuries and all that Mother Nature has to offer! :)
OH, AND THE REST OF US PLAIN OLE' FOLKS AS WELL:)
47 MILE VIEW OF THE GREAT SMOKEY MOUNTAINS NATIONAL FOREST, PASTURES, PONDS, AND THE ENTIRE GORGEOUS town of Franklin BELOW YOU!
A FABULOUS RETREAT & SANCTUARY
LUXURIOUS SECLUDED HOME backs up to a 200 acre NANTAHALA NATIONAL FOREST
NO NOISE! JUST YOU and NATURE!
SECLUDED yet CLOSE to TOWN.
BEAR PAW MOUNTAIN HOME RETREAT & SANCTUARY has:
Million Dollar TIMBER FRAME MOUNTAIN TOP HOME!
3300 ft Elevation!
You can see the western edge of the Great Smokey Mountains from here!
3 Extra large bedrooms with California King Beds by Jamison in two of the bedrooms, and 2 Twin Beds in the third bedroom. Each bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom. sleeps 6 Adults in beds and plenty of room everywhere to put the Kids :) on air mattresses.
Over 3,000 /SF of living space!
4 separate furnished outdoor decks!
Indoor and outdoor fireplaces!
Professionally Decorated to give that 'Disney Wilderness Resort Lodge Feel.
Mountain Decor from Watauga Furnishings of Asheville.
5 Star Hotel Orthopedic Bedding By Jamison and 600 Thread Count Linens by Waverly!
50' PLASMA HDTV PLASMA SATELLITE TV W/DVD/VCR AND SURROUND SOUND for the guys at night while Mom and kids feed the Night Flying Squirrels that fly in!
TV also in Kitchen:) and Master bedroom. Kids TV/VCR unit
*Abundant Wildlife! Property Backs up to National Forest!
Outdoor Natural Log Fireplace for quiet evenings or fun filled SMORES and Hot Cocoa!
Creek at bottom of mountain and small Branch type creek at bottom of the property!
Bob Timberlake artwork.
Disney Wilderness Lodge decor.
Fully stocked Gourmet Kitchen, Black Granite Counter tops, Kitchen Aid and Jenn Air Appliances.
Breakfast Bar seats 5 plus seating for 6 at dining room table.
Paper products, spices, condiments provided.
Million Dollar Home with Million Dollar View and Main Street USA Price!
NEW FRANKLIN 'SMOKY MOUNTAIN CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS' Theatre has arrived in town along with every type of restaurant one could ask for.
Rivers and Lakes nearby for Fishing and Swimming and Tubing and kayaking.
Custom Built Timber Frame Cabin Professionally Furnished with Famous Cabin Furnishings.
NIGHTLY WILDLIFE SHOWS!
Outdoor BBQ Work Station with Hickory Smoker, Steak Sizzler, Rotisserie, Extra Burner, and supply space!
VIEWS FROM OUR DECK HAVE BEEN PHOTOGRAPHED AND PUBLISHED BY PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD FOR ADVERTISING AND SALE.
Come please ALL of your senses with THE VIEW at 3300' ft elevation overlooking a spectacular VIEW, Gaze at the scenic, picturesque, tranquil Great Smokey Mountains from all 3 stories of open glass -or- either of the 4 furnished decks and an outdoor fireplace.
GEM MINING CAPITAL OF THE WORLD!
Indoor and Outdoor Wood burning Fireplaces.
Natural Pine Tung and Groove Cathedral Ceilings
Wood log burning stove/fireplace from Norway in Moose Den
Gas Log Fireplace on Main Floor
Jacuzzi Whirlpool Tub in Master Suite
Hickory log hand-cut stair banisters
Screened Porch, Walk around Deck w/Cedar and Cypress Patio Furniture
VEHICLES Note: Due to the Mountain Top Location, you will need an All Wheel Drive (AWD) Front Wheel Drive (FWD) or 4x4 vehicle to come up the mountain.
NO VANS, NO REAR WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES, NO SPORTS CARS OR OVER EXTENDED PICK UP TRUCKS. :)
Keywords: Timberframe, Rustic, Mountains, View, Creek, Jacuzzi, Dual Master Suites, Cabin, Franklin, NC, Wilderness, Retreat, Gem Mines, Hiking, Vacation Rentals, National Forest, Disney Wilderness Lodge, rafting, water falls,
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Member since: 2008
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8
- King size beds (2) Premier, 5 Star Hotel Bedding! California King size Jamison Utopia Orthopedic beds in 2 master suites, Twin or Single Beds (2) Trundle Bed in the Loft that has 2 twin beds, that can be moved together to make a King bed, or kept separate. When closed the trundle bed has one twin underneath the other in a drop down position., Queen AIrMattress Cherokee Suite to accomodate a 3rd person ensuite...moreless
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Cabin backs up to Natl Forest Service, 3300' elevation, with View 47 miles to western edge of the Great Smokey Mountains, small creek, flora and fauna, wildlife i.e. wild deer, wild turkey, pileated woodpecker, flying squirrels, BIRDERS DELIGHT, Gourmet Kitchen with black granite counter tops, gas Jenn Aire stove, cherry hardwood floors, oak and pine cathedral ceilings, plate glass windows floor to ceiling, hand cut hickory log stairs, 40' Wide Flat Screen Plasma HDTV satellite with surround sound. Rustic Lodge Professional Interior Decor, Fine Lines and Bedding by Waverly....moreless
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Rain Forests
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 9 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Ducted Cooling
- Ducted Heating
- Filtered Water
- Gas Fireplace
- Gas Heating
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Area
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Secure Parking
- Sofa Bed
- Split-System Air Conditioning
- Study Room
- Thermos Bottle
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided:
- Vacuum System
- Washing Machine:
- Wood Fireplace
- Wood Stove:
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Garbage Disposal
- Gourmet Kitchen
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Pantry Items
- Child's Swing
- Deck / Patio:
- Deck Furniture
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Large Cooler
- Outdoor Entertainment Area
- Outdoor Furniture
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Porch Furniture
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 31 - Mar 31, 2017
6 night min stay
4th of July Week
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2017
7 night min stay
labor day week
Sep 2 - Sep 9, 2017
7 night min stay
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Cleaning Fee $175
- Tax Rate 9.75%
*Cancellation Policy: 30 day written notice required
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Franklin NC is considered to be the GEM MINING CAPITAL of the world as featured on the Discovery channel and National
Geographic channel Mines located nearby. Also nearby: Waterfalls, Cullasaja River for Fly Fishing, Appalachian Trail, Standing Indian campground, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Lake Hiawasee, Lake Glenville, Lake Chatuge, White Water Rafting.
Year Purchased: 2016
About the owner: When an opportunity presented itself my wife Konnie and I decided to take that leap and purchase a vacation home in Franklin, we had been looking for the past 8 years and even purchased a couple mountain view parcels in Sapphire valley with the intent to build, which the Franklin, Cashiers, Sapphire and Highlands area is central to all of the fun the Smokey Mountains have to offer. A dream come true. Yay! Vacation home in place and an escape from the Florida heat and a task of mild winters an extreme departure from the frigid winters of the Midwest were i was raised! We were worried a bit, however it was for no reason as the people that have visited our home are good, hardworking and thoughtful people just as we are. Even a few celebrities have visited our Mountain Chalet :):) For that we are grateful and blessed.
Why the Owner Chose Franklin, NC, USA:
Why this property? Well, this wonderful mountain top home became available and was truly more than we ever thought possible to obtain. Mountain top! New Timber Frame Construction! Million Dollar Home! All the best of construction! 47 mile view in the winter (documented) A Castle in The Sky!!! Creeks, Forest. Nature. Privacy yet not too remote. Central to everything. No hustle bustle noise with the exception of the birds and wildlife. How good does it get? Things seem to work out for a reason. . . . 'if one door shuts, another better one will open.' We truly feel that this is what happened. We chose to believe that nothing happens by coincidence and that it was all predetermined long before we arrived here ....
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
World Class views, normally reserved for 5 star resort properties Seclusion and privacy unsurpassed. Cool breezes breath-taking sunsets wake up above the clouds
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YOU WANT A VIEW? How About a 47 Mile View to the Western Edge of Great Smokies?
TIMBERFRAME INTERIOR AT ITS FINEST LIVING AND DINING
Hearshaped Valley View
Upper Level Guest Room with ensuite full bathroom
AND FINALLY-----THE MAN CAVE! YAY!!!
47 Mile View at Dusk of the Great "Blue" Smokey- Mountains!
BBQ/DECK VIEW of Great Smokeys Mountains
Another!!!Deck!!!Patio Just Outside of the Cherokee Suite.... Sweet........
MORE Spacious Decks all around cabin
YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME!
Kids Love the Nightlife! Carolina Southern Flying Squirrels! Endangerd Species!
How's This For A Timberframe Wilderness Retreat Cabin in the SMOKEY MOUNTAINS?
Fall View ! Sense the cool crisp air and spectacular colors
Luxurious Master Suite Bathroom
Lavender Sunset. TRUE VIEW! Not photoshopped!!!!!
Stunning Private Deck off of Master Suite
Bears Den Main Living Room with Fireplace and Ambient night lights
Cherokee Master Suite with Full Bath. Furniture is subject to change when needed
S'MORES!!! Fire Pit for Fun Evenings Roasting Marshmallows and making Smores!
Nearby waterfalls on hidden trail. Trailguide book provided:)
Awaiting your arrival. . . . to relax.......
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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