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Spectacular Views & Privacy in a Luxurious Custom Home!

Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (sleeps 8)

The Guest House at Camp Davis was designed to offer you the finest Smoky Mountain experience! This luxurious home is located at the top of the Plott Balsams Range at an incredible 5,400 ft. elevation allowing for the finest views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park to be found anywhere. To the East you are face to face with Waterrock Knob on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

This custom designed home offers you luxury throughout! The Great Room features an all glass wall facing the panoramic views of the Park, an extra large stone fireplace, dining area, vaulted ceilings, and a complete entertainment system including Dish TV, video, DVD, and Surround Sound. The Master Bedroom downstairs offers great views through the French doors, which open onto large private decks.

A fully furnished custom kitchen also opens onto a large deck for outdoor dining and includes everything required to prepare extraordinary meals including an ice machine! A custom built Double Shower Steam Room awaits you in the Bath for relaxing after your day spent exploring the miles of trails out your backdoor.

UPSTAIRS LOFT (REACHABLE ONLY BY A CUSTOM MADE LADDER), HAS TWO BUNK BEDS (4-BEDS) AND A FULL SIZE BED, WITH FRENCH DOORS OPENING ONTO ANOTHER PRIVATE DECK. The entire home is very comfortably furnished through including a fabulous art collection. As equally impressive as the home are the grounds. Surrounding the home is a spacious yard, beautifully landscaped with flowers, herbs, and even some vegetables in season. 8,000 naturalizing flower bulbs were planted in 2002!

A stainless gas grill in the back and a fire pit out front beckon you to enjoy the great outdoors. The 20-acre property is surrounded by hundreds of acres of privacy with trails that connect to the Blue Ridge Parkway or the 5,800 ft. Black Rock Peak, an unforgettable hiking adventure! Waterfalls are also easily reached on the property.

Should you wish to explore more you are within 1/2 to 1 1/2 hours of Cherokee, Asheville, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Nantahala Gorge, and Gatlinburg TN. Whitewater rafting, Horseback riding, Harrahs Casino, fishing, golfing, and more are found nearby.

The Guest House at Camp Davis is very secluded and at the end of 5 miles of gravel road. A 4WD (four wheel drive) VEHICLE IS REQUIRED TO ACCESS THE PROPERTY. Altogether, The Guest House at Camp Davis offers you an incomparable Mountain Vacation experience!

Keywords: Luxury Home

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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 20, 2017


Cherokee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1) Bed is only accessible via a ship/captains ladder and is located in the loft with the bunk beds, Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (2) Beds is only accessible via a ship/captains ladder and is located in the loft. with the Queen bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
Steam Shower with bench , Surround Sound , DreamCast Video game , & 300/or better count linens


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Spectacular Views & Privacy in a Luxurious Custom Home!
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I just spent a wonderful weekend at Camp Davis. If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing get-away this is the place. The scenery is just beautiful, as previously stated pictures don't do it justice. We enjoyed the walks through the recommended trails, especially to the picnic table in the woods overlooking one of the most beautiful views we have ever seen, don't miss this adventure!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa FL

Top of the mountain excellence

  • 5 of 5

I forgot to write a review after our stay. This is the place to unwind and let go; the best we have ever experienced by far! We come to the mountains every single year for many years and stay in different homes. We have stayed on this mountain many times before, but never this far up the road. The road was challenging for our aging 4 wheel drive Honda Element--but it finally made it up the road. We brought our 2 dogs, and they had a great time. Sadly we lost our labrador a couple of months ago, but we have great pics of him on the mountain. We didn't leave the cabin but once or twice in a week and that was perfect. If I could choose anywhere to stay in NC it would be HERE. Thank you so much! The steam shower was a joy.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review, Anne! And I am so terribly sorry to hear about the loss of your sweet lab. I can imagine your mountain trips won't be the same without him, but hope if you decide to visit again... it will bring back some precious memories for you. We would be honored to host you again. And thank you again for taking a minute to provide your feedback - as it is greatly appreciated!! Sincerely, Rachael
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Smoky Mountain High

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I just returned from our 3rd stay at Camp Davis. Each time we go we can't wait to get there & hate having to leave. The views of Great Smoky Mtns Natl Park and the Blue Ridge Pkwy are beyond don't do them justice...& the home is the perfect combination of rustic & lux. The artwork is beautiful, beds & furniture are comfy, the linens high quality, the kitchen is well furnished with newer appliances/dishes/pots/pans/ice maker and there is satellite tv/DVD w/surround sound/VCR, as well as wifi and a landline phone. Our cell carrier is ATT & we've never been able to get cell svc at Camp Davis so the addition of the landline & wifi this time were greatly appreciated! Some suggestions for first-timers: the drive up the mountain is an adventure itself & part of the fun, but it's steep, winding, narrow...there are switchbacks, steep drop-offs, "moguls," & in the fall the leaves completely cover the road in places. It's best to have a 4wd or high-clearance vehicle & just take it slow. It takes us anywhere from 20-30 minutes to get to the house once we turn off the main road & I would highly advise first-timers to get there before dark. It's not an easy or quick in & out situation, so for those wanting to constantly be on the go & close to lots of "attractions," this probably isn't the place for you. You'll want to bring all your groceries, including spices, plastic/foil wrap, ziplocks, containers for leftovers, etc., with you, as well as paper towels & tp. We come to Camp Davis to escape the rat race, to enjoy the amazing views, the peace & quiet, to stargaze at night, to hike & to reconnect with nature & each other. This time the weather was all over the chart...warm sunny days, rainy days, days we were in the clouds & a winter storm that dropped 3-4 inches of snow at Camp Davis & 22 inches on Mt. LeConte. It was beautiful beyond words & we were thankful that the power stayed on! Camp Davis is our definition of Heaven at 5,000+ ft elev. & we love EVERYTHING about it, starting with making our reservations thru Rachael Carter, who is wonderful to deal with...the epitome of friendliness & southern hospitality. Thank you for everything, Rachael, and to Mr. Davis for sharing his magical mountain hideaway with us once again. All the best to you both!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear LaVon and Ben, Thank you so very much for your thorough and very helpful review. There are a couple of items that I had not thought about - and sincerely appreciate your comments as I will look into the supply of some of the more basic items our renters may need. It is always such a pleasure to have you as our guests. I always look forward to hearing from you and hope you stay in touch! Until next time... Rachael
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Cummington, MA

What a view!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just returned from a very nice stay at Camp Davis. We found the cabin to be exceptionally clean and comfortable. It's well equipped with nice linens, cookware, and dinnerware. Stocked with minimal non-perishables including some salt & pepper (no flour, sugar, spices, etc.) but that is just fine as I brought from home the items that I'd use. It's situated along a ridge top via a maintained gravel road with some tight switchbacks and steep grades. As with any rural location, advance meal planning and shopping is necessary. There are fantastic views in all directions and privacy! We arrived late on Tuesday night, Wednesday was spent touring the nearby historic sites at Oconaluftee, within the SMNP, doing some shopping, and spending the rest of our time just enjoying the cabin. Thursday was a full day of touring the park including Fontana Dam, Cades Cove, and Clingmans Dome. Our stay at Camp Davis was part of a longer tour including WV. We really like this area for its spectacular mountains, only wish we had more time here! Rachael was nice to work with and helpful to us. We've rented vacation properties all over the country and found this property to be nicely appointed and's apparent that this cabin is cherished…we felt very much at home…thank you for sharing!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review Camp Davis - and for selecting us for your vacation destination! It sounds like your trip was full of sight-seeing! We appreciate you being our guest and hope we have the pleasure of hosting you and your husband again in the future. Warmest Regards, Rachael
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Getaway at the Top of the World

  • 5 of 5

Camp Davis was an amazing place for me and my husband to retreat to for a week. The drive up was gorgeous and breathtaking and once we got to the cabin we couldn't believe the view. The pictures on the website do not do it justice. It was secluded and quiet. We were completely relaxed and didn't have a care in the world. Camp Davis was well furnished and everything was comfortable from the bed, to the hammock swings to the couch. We ventured to the Great Smokey Mountains and the Cherokee Reservations and fell in love with the whole area. The property manager was great to deal with. We had no problems at all and would love to come back and recommend this is anybody looking for a quiet getaway from the busy city life.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you and your husband chose Camp Davis for your getaway, Hannah! Thank you for sharing about your experience- we sincerely hope we can host you again. Sincerely, Rachael
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This Home Is One Of Those Best Kept Secerts, But . . .

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at this home several times. Peace, quite and privacy makes this a very special place. This is defiantly our favorite mountain retreat . The house has been very well designed inside and out. It's clean and has all the comforts of home plus more. Mountain life should always be this good! We spent a lot of time just checking out the view from the wrap around deck. It's an incredible view of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, including the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. As you can imagine, this vast view changes by the hour. This property also connects to a really cool ridge trail, that will give you some great day hikes and when you come back down from your days hike, relax and enjoy setting in the steam room. Need we say more, we couldn't ask for better mountain living then this? <smile>

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30
Cleaning Fee $120
Tax Rate 11.0%

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