Mountaintop Views:, Hot Tub, Fishing Rafting:Hypoallergenic1 Rating W/ Canoe
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- Minimum stay:3-5 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
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.
-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 semi-finished basement is a great play room for kids, and features 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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Member since: 2009
- 4900 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- 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
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Coin Laundry
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone
- Parking Off Street
- Parking On Street
- Security System
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Gated Community
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
- Outdoor Hot Tub
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- cleaning fee $130
- Tax Rate 10.75%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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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.
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Great room with dining area in background. Also entrance to master bedroom
Kitchen w/serving bar. We provide pots/pans, cooking utensils, & silverware,
spacious upstairs loft
Master bedroom with master bathroom and cedar walk-in closet
Queen bed in bedroom # 3 on main floor
Upstairs loft sitting room/ 2 high balconies, private tv and beds for 6
Early morning view from front deck--- on top of the world
Getting ready to going rafting and kayaking
Private trail (no motor vehicles) behind cabin for hiking, biking & horse riding
Hot tub or campfire under the stars. Yes !! we provide dry wood.
View from front deck
Great room with spiral staircase to upstairs and basement amusement room
Full kitchen and serving bar to dining room, kitchen with previous countertop
View from loft
Master bathroom with shower and 6' soaking tub
Queen bed in loft
Spa seats 6
Rafting on the Nantahala River. Kayaks and white water rafts available.
Large back yard with hot tub and firepit.
View from back porch. Cabin backs up to 11,000 acre National Park and Forest.
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