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Mountaintop Views:, Hot Tub, Fishing Rafting:Hypoallergenic1 Rating W/ Canoe

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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This ridgetop lodge is the largest on the mountain. This cabin is among the finest rental available, when you combine the custom nature of the construction, the detailed level of detail, and the ridgetop views location of the cabin, which borders 11,000 acres of US Forest/Park land, and is directly accessible. Private trail (with no motorized vehicles allowed) leads down to the Tsali mountain biking area.

This home has all the amenities, appliance, and comfort one would expect in a modern well appointed home. Post and beam construction with a cathedral ceilings give this home the views and feel reminiscent of a great Western Canadian lodge. The great room features a towering stone grand fireplace surrounded by leather furniture, cathedral ceiling with a walk around rail loft balcony, and massive picture windows overlooks the mountains and stars. Enjoy an evening in front of the gas fireplace, or outdoors, under the stars with a campfire or Jacuzzi.

Bedroom layout:
-Master bedroom with queen bed and master bath and soaking tub on main floor
-2nd and 3rd bedroom have queen beds, with a bathroom between on main floor.
-4th bedroom upstairs has queen and 2 single (possibly for small children)
-Loft 1600 sf: 1 queen, 1 double, 2 singles, full bathroom, fireplace, sitting room, two high - balcony decks.

Walk out basement feature pool table and ping pong table

Big Sky II is a new 4900 sf rental cabin sited on a mountain top with long range views of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. Centrally and conveniently located to the Nantahala River, Lake Fontana, kayaking, white water rafting, swimming, Bryson City, the Cherokee Indian Reservation, the Tsali mountain biking and horse riding trails, and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. If you are looking to just relax or prefer the excitement of whitewater rafting, kayaking, fishing, water sports, mountain biking, horseback riding, or motorcycling the 'Tail of the Dragon.', you have come to the right place. This cabin is located in the center of it all. Check out our website for nearby activities such as whitewater rafting and kayaking, mountain biking, boating, and horseback riding

Long range mountains views. Cabin has all amenities including cooking, barbecuing, television, and available internet with 4g connection. Backs up to mountain trails and bike paths. Perfect for family gatherings, Groups of friends, or a romantic getaway. Babysitting services available. This cabin is located in a secure, gated, private mountains.

No hunting is allowed. Not unusual to see wild turkeys, deer, cardinals, hummingbirds, whippoorwills, quail, and an occasional fox.

This property grows grapes, rhubarb, blueberries, raspberries, apples, plums, and peaches. You are welcome to pick what is ripe. Please do not pick the rhubarb yet in that it is not past the non picking 1 year mark (rhubarb must be plucked from the root, for it stops growing it cut)

Age requirement: 30+

*** The hot tub from Jan 3 to April 1, due to the possibility of winter power outages and freezing of pipes. ***

MAXIMUM SLEEPING CAPACITY IS DIFFICULT TO ACHIEVE AND IT IS STRONGLY ADVISED AGAINST LARGE GROUPS MADE UP OF MOSTLY ADULTS. As the number of adults increases the realistic functionality and comfort of this cabin significantly diminishes. It is recommended that groups with large numbers of adults look into combo options and add more units to their selection as the number of sleeping spots in this cabin alone is very high in proportion to the overall space and functionality of the cabin.

Please note that the Google Map provide to us is not entirely accurate. The USFS road called "Horse Branch" (visible if you zoom in adequately) is a non-vehicular road so is excellent for hiking and biking, but does not allow motorized vehicles. The map shows it connecting to and terminating at Birch Rd, which is incorrect. Horse Branch Trail will lead you all the way down to highway 28N and terminates about 1/4 mile north of the entrance to the Tsali Recreation Area. One can mountain bike all the way to the Tsali trails directly from this cabin.

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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 4900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    30...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twin/ single

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  • ·Master bedroom: with master bath soaking tub, full shower and cedar walk in closet. Bedroom 2: Queen Bed, Bedroom 3: Queen Bed, Bedroom 4: Queen Bed and single Bedroom 5: Loft: a queen bed, and a triple bunk bed that folds out from a bottom couch to a double and the upper single ....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Master bath has shower and soaking tub, Main bathroom is on the main floor and between bedroom 2 and 3 on main floor. Upper loft has complete bathroom....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The property is on the border of the National Forest. Behind the house is an emergency fire trail, and is a great mountain biking trail, in that it is 99% downhill for about 5 miles. Cars are not allowed on trail, and the Trail ends up within 1/4 mile of Tsali State Bike and Horse Park. We have a canoe available which is great for the lake and less turbulent area of the rivers. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    full size pool table and ping pong table...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Can connect via 4g via tether to mobile phone or verizon hotspot...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    all dishes and utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator and second refrigerator in main floor laundry...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas stove...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Decks in front and back, and 2 large balconies on 2nd floor ...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Boat:

    Rental a boat or pontoon at Prince Boat Dock. ~$200 for full day pontoon....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck on front and back see pictures...moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    available for your use...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn suitable for lawn tennis, badminton...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Aug 18 - Oct 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$300
Fall
Oct 7 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
Christmas/New Year
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
$450
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$400
$2,450

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • cleaning fee $130
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 10%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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Location

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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Atlanta 3 hours Knoxville 1.5 hrs

Car: Necessary

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
This is a hypoallergenic cabin. That means we wash all bedding and bed spreads before you arrive. That means the hot tub is drained and water replaced between all visitors. (that is unheard of, at most cabins) That means we heat and air condition the cabin year round to eliminate mold and mildew. That means there is no mold and no drywall to hold mold. We do not allow dogs, cats or pets to provide a allergen free environment for our guests. The cabin is fresh and clean.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, russian

 

Photos

  • Great room with dining area in background.   Also entrance to master bedroom

    Great room with dining area in background. Also entrance to master bedroom

  • Kitchen w/serving bar.   We provide pots/pans, cooking utensils, & silverware,

    Kitchen w/serving bar. We provide pots/pans, cooking utensils, & silverware,

  • spacious upstairs loft

    spacious upstairs loft

  • Master bedroom with master bathroom and cedar walk-in closet

    Master bedroom with master bathroom and cedar walk-in closet

  • Queen bed in bedroom # 3 on main floor

    Queen bed in bedroom # 3 on main floor

  • Upstairs loft sitting room/ 2 high balconies, private tv and beds for 6

    Upstairs loft sitting room/ 2 high balconies, private tv and beds for 6

  • Early morning view from front deck--- on top of the world

    Early morning view from front deck--- on top of the world

  • Getting ready to going rafting and kayaking

    Getting ready to going rafting and kayaking

  • Private trail (no motor vehicles) behind cabin for hiking, biking & horse riding

    Private trail (no motor vehicles) behind cabin for hiking, biking & horse riding

  • Hot tub or campfire under the stars.  Yes !!  we provide dry wood.

    Hot tub or campfire under the stars. Yes !! we provide dry wood.

  • View from front deck

    View from front deck

  • Great room with spiral staircase to upstairs and basement amusement room

    Great room with spiral staircase to upstairs and basement amusement room

  • Full kitchen and serving bar to dining room,  kitchen with previous countertop

    Full kitchen and serving bar to dining room, kitchen with previous countertop

  • View from loft

    View from loft

  • Master bathroom with shower and 6' soaking tub

    Master bathroom with shower and 6' soaking tub

  • Queen bed in loft

    Queen bed in loft

  • Spa seats 6

    Spa seats 6

  • Rafting on the Nantahala River.   Kayaks and white water rafts available.

    Rafting on the Nantahala River. Kayaks and white water rafts available.

  • Large back yard with hot tub and firepit.

    Large back yard with hot tub and firepit.

  • View from back porch.  Cabin backs up to 11,000  acre National Park and Forest.

    View from back porch. Cabin backs up to 11,000 acre National Park and Forest.

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    12
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
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Speaks: english, spanish, russian
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