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5-Star Reviews! Fishing Lake-Hot Tub-Large New Deck-WiFi-Close to Everything!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,190 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

***Swaying Pines did not experience any damage from the recent wildfires***

Looking for something special and not a cookie cutter rental? Scroll down and read our reviews and discover what others are saying about this newly-remodeled, pet friendly rental. This cabin lives like your own home--comfortable, clean and convenient to everything in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Only 5 minutes to either town. And you're right around the corner from a 6 acre community lake, so it's great for taking family walks, exercising the dog or catch-and-release fishing. Swaying Pines is now in it's 15th year as a vacation rental cabin and we continue to make improvements every year. Come discover what our past guests are talking about!

* Private HOT TUB under roof

* Walk or fish at the PRIVATE LAKE 250 feet away


* Electronic DARTBOARD

* Pioneer STEREO system

* 42-inch Flat Screen TV in living room; 32' TV lower BR; 32' flat screen TV upper BR

* HIGH SPEED INTERNET (wifi) by Charter

* CABLE TV includes Local and Network channels


* GameCube with 20+ games

* LARGE GAME COLLECTION and toys for kids

* We're PET FRIENDLY: SMALL YARD is perfect for your pet (dogs only)

* UPDATED KITCHEN with eat-in bar

* New in 2014: WALK-IN SHOWER on first floor; KING LOG BED in master bedroom; STORAGE bookshelves by kitchen.

* New in 2016: NEW DECK and roof; WALK-IN SHOWER on 2nd floor; updated living room

The new deck is 50% larger than the original and features dining table seating for 6 plus 3 bar stools. The hot tub electronics have been replaced and updated as of February 2016. We will stain the new wood next year after it has fully seasoned.

Swaying Pines has 2 bedrooms and an open loft for sleeping quarters. The first floor bedroom features a king log bed while the upper bedroom has a queen size log bed. The loft has a double bed. We have also added a twin pullout bed in the living room. The ottoman converts in less than 30 seconds to a bed that will comfortably sleep a guest up to 200 pounds.

Swaying Pines's location is right between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg--only a few minutes' drive to either town. Well-paved roads with no scary mountain drop-offs or challenging curves. Just a steady climb that most vehicles can easily manage.

We have four other cabins, including VRBO listing 51745 'GrandView' and VRBO listing 134504 'TreeHouse Hideaway'. If a smaller 1BR cabin will do, please check out our VRBO listing 308275 'Water's Edge' or 816480 'Key to My Heart.'

Thank you for considering our pet friendly cabins. Even if you don't bring a dog along--and most of our guests don't--we pride ourselves in maintaining a fresh, clean cabin that you'll never know is pet friendly! Pet stays are a separate fee and must be approved in advance.

Keywords: Pet friendly, dog, family, fishing, lake, family, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, private, cabin, games, video games, horseshoes, fireplace, hot tub, jacuzzi, WIFI, wireless, high speed, internet, access, parking, trailer, motorcycle, access

More Details

Amy Greener
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Amy Greener

Hi I'm Amy Greener and along with my husband Rick, we own and self-manage our 5 cabins in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Our goal is to give you the best vacation rental experience ever. We hope to retire to the Smokies someday but for now, this is our family business and it keeps us busy! Rick is a hydraulics sales engineer and the technical mind in our family. I'm the art-sy one with a long career as a voice talent but more recently a professional photographer who specializes in real estate and vacation rentals. We would love to be your hosts at Swaying Pines.

Amy Greener purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Amy Greener chose East

Lots of people ask us why we chose this area to buy a vacation rental, when there are so many beautiful properties in our home state of Michigan. Honestly, it boiled down to two big factors: money and weather. With three young children, we didn't have much money to work with. We were looking specifically for a modest, fixer-upper. And Michigan gets mighty cold after October, so we headed south for our cabin search. We love the Smokies, the history of the area and it's welcoming people. We've made many friends and acquaintances there over the years, and you can't help but feel that wonderful southern charm and hospitality wherever you go.

What makes this cabin unique

Swaying Pines is a hidden gem...only 5 minutes from either Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. We especially enjoy the short drive to either town when it's really busy, like holidays. The 6 acre lake is privately owned so you don't need to buy a fishing license. It's so relaxing to take a walk around the corner to the lake and drop a line...or just make a loop around the lake for some exercise. The horseshoes are lots of fun, too. It has been a joy for us to gradually update and upgrade the cabin and hear comments from guests who remember it having a blue exterior, dial up internet or the old jacuzzi in the bathroom (and no shower, ugh). Humble beginnings, for sure.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your home with us. You have done a wonderful job of making it comfortable and cozy. My kids loved the hot tub. We looked forward to it every evening after we had done all the "touristy" things in Gatlinburg. We love all the little touches that you did, like having enough hooks in the bathroom. My boys 2,5 and 8 call this the "fun house" as there was so many toys for them to play with. Thank you for making spring break special for us this year.
Apr 2004
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Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1190 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , first floor, large walk-in shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , second floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , First floor
    Upper Bedroom - 1 queen , second floor
    Open Loft - 1 double , second floor loft; no closet or TV.
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Ottoman folds out to a twin bed. 200 pound maximum weight.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
(100 traveler reviews)

5-Star Reviews! Fishing Lake-Hot Tub-Large New Deck-WiFi-Close to Everything!
average rating of 4.95 based on 149 reviews

Very happy with our stay

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were very happy with our stay. The house was in great condition, it had everything that we needed for our stay. It was relaxing to come back to the house after site seeing and relax in the hot tub or enjoy the air conditioning. The location was perfect too, it was pretty much equal distance to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing that you enjoyed Swaying Pines! I love the location, too. You can't beat being right between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge for convenience. I hope you'll come back again. We would love to host your next trip to the area.
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Truly Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house, well taken care of and has ALL the comforts of home! The owner goes above and beyond to provide you with all the extras that you may forget while your packing, including the pet bowls and a jar doggie treats. It is perfectly located right in between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge with easy access to both but set back in its own very quiet setting. Hot tub, horse shoes, board games, game console or tons of movies are available here for your entertainment. We had a wonderful family time here and would recommend this house to anyone wanting to explore the beautiful mountains of Tennessee.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I just love to read reviews like yours, Christine. Thank you for the kind words :) There's nothing better than reading our guests were pleased with the cabin and had a nice experience with us. I hope you'll be our guests again someday!
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This cabin and surrounding property are beautiful and so peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at Swaying Pines! The kids loved fishing and playing around the property. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kinah. I'm thrilled you had a great experience at Swaying Pines. There's nothing better than to hear that the guests had a good vacation. I hope you'll come back again!
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Fabulous Vacation Accomodations

  • 5 of 5

Our vacation experience was wonderful, thanks to Amy and those who help with the cabin. We traveled with a group of 7 ranging in age from 1 to nearly 60. The chateau was very easily accessible from the parkway. It was well appointed and comfortable for all of us. It is very family friendly and provides a gorgeous view of the "off the bustling parkway" Tennessee environment. The children enjoyed a few of the videos in our downtime and everything we wanted to see and do was just minutes away! Thanks for a wonderful family vacation experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rick, thanks for giving a shout out to the people who make me look good every day at our cabins. Without Donna and her crew of housekeepers and Robert our maintenance man, we wouldn't be able to do this. They are the "boots on the ground" as they say! I'm pleased you had such a good vacation and everyone was comfortable. That's what we strive for! Please come again anytime.
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Lovely cabin in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed this cabin. It had everything we needed and was in such a good location for going to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Definitely hope to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Alicia, thank you for the review of Swaying Pines! Of course we would love to have you as our guests again--anytime.
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Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England

home from home

  • 5 of 5

after 4 weeks of touring the southern states and staying at some wonderful places, our final destination was Gatlinburg, we've been to the area many times and stayed at various cabins over the years. Swaying pines is by far the best we have stayed at, there is everything you could possibly need and much more.

The cabin is easy to get to and the location is perfect for both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. We would certainly stay again the next time we visit the U.S.A.

Gary and Jeanette from Scarborough, England

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jeanette and thank you for the kind praise. I'm so glad we'll be hosting your stay next year. I was thrilled to receive your phone call that you'll be back. We don't have many guests from across the pond. Maybe next year I'll have a chance to meet you in person :)
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Rates & Availability

Sevierville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sept. 5-30
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sept. 9 & 10
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall Color
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
November non-holiday
Nov 5 2017 - Nov 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov. 6 & 7
Nov 6 2017 - Nov 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
December non-holiday
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
Early Winter 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
MLK Jr. Holiday weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
Mid winter
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
Valentines/Presidents Day
Feb 9 2018 - Feb 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
Late Winter
Feb 20 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break 2018
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 7 2018
4 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 8 2018 - May 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day weekend
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2018
May 29 2018 - Jun 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
Fourth of July 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Jul 4 2018
4 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jul 5 2018 - Aug 30 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $30 + Tax
Cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Should you need to cancel your your reservation with more than 60 days notice before your arrival date, you will be charged a $200.00 cancellation fee. Cancelled reservations with 60 days or less notice are not refundable. TRIP INSURANCE available through Homeaway is strongly recommended for full protection of your vacation investment.

Pet stays are $50/dog plus tax. Pets must be adult dogs, house-trained and current on flea/tick medication. Dogs up to 100 pounds will be considered and must be approved in advance. Please provide on your inquiry your pet's name, age, breed and weight.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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