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Smoky Mountain Retreat - Handbuilt Log Cabin #5

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Smoky Mountain Log Cabin #5 offers a beautiful retreat year round amid in the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains where you can unwind in the clean air and panoramic views.

When most people talk about building a log cabin, they plan to use a "log kit" of pre-milled logs that are already notched and ready to be stacked. Not Linda and Ivor, the owners and builders of a Smoky Mountain Retreat. They constructed the "real McCoy", and guests can notice the difference. Because the cabin is made with logs sawed at the local sawmill from trees that are harvested by Ivor, the fragrance and grain of the floors, walls, ceilings and porches are remarkable.

Cabin #5 has 2 bedrooms each with a queen downstairs. One bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, dining and living room are downstairs too. Upstairs provides 2 bedrooms each with 2 double beds, 1 loft area with 2 double beds, and 1 bathroom. The kitchen has a microwave, coffee maker, toaster oven, full refrigerator, and range. There is also a washer and dryer, cable television and VCR, grill, ceiling fans, air-conditioning, and wood for the fireplace. Linens and towels are provided. All the things you would need to make yourself feel at home.

Nature is at your doorstep. Relax on the lovely covered porch and watch the sunset or listen to the crickets. There are plenty of places to go hiking, fishing, horseback riding, tubing, rafting, swimming, or biking. Visit the Cherokee Indian Reservation or Oconoluftee Indian Village. Other attractions in the area include Deep Creek, waterfalls, gem mining, Gatlinburg, Dollywood, Biltmore Estate, Fontana Dam, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, Dillsboro and Pigeon Forge.

Fun for the whole family. You won't be disappointed by this fantastic cabin built with lots of love and labor.

Renting for a group or family reunion? We have adjacent cabins: see additional listings 920101, 920102, 920103, 920104, 925240.

Keywords: Log Cabin

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Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Loft - 2 double
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
authentic log cabin,


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Smoky Mountain Retreat - Handbuilt Log Cabin #5
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Awesome time!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was my very first cabin stay in the smoky and it was beyond my imaginations. We absolutely loved the place and the view. The cabin was neat and clean and Bryson city was so close by. Will definitely return back to this amazing cabin. Linda was lovely and very helpful with everything. Had an amazing stay and loved it.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Best Time Ever !

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Cabin 5. Ivor and Linda are the best host you could ask for. The cabin is spacious and the night sky is amazing. We did a lot of sight seeing in Bryson City, Deep Creek, Cherokee, Cashiers, Dry Falls and Highland Falls. Our next trip will be to just stay in the cabin, hike around the area and maybe enjoy some snow. When we arrived the fire place was already set up to start a fire, the kitchen has anything you need to cook and there is a gas grill on the porch. This was a much needed vacation and we could not be happier with our stay. Thanks Linda and Ivor !

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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La Quinta,CA

Great Mountain Get Away

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have been yearly regulars at Smoky Mountain Retreat since the first cabin was built. We have stayed in all 5 cabins and have enjoyed each for its own comfort and style. We’ve always enjoyed our stay at Smoky Mountain Retreat and return every year. The beauty of the surrounding mountains and cool summer nights can’t be beat. Ivor and Linda are the perfect hosts. Everything is always provided to make our stay enjoyable and memorable.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Taste of Heaven !

  • 5 of 5

I have been there including this year will be 3 times,My family loves staying there,Its so beautiful & peacful,It is going to be a family tradition every year.....

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property Manager

Linda Parris
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2018


Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Sequoyah National
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Car: necessary

Hunting and fishing guides. White water rafting nearby, horseback riding nearby, gem mining nearby, waterfalls and swimming holes


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 10.75%

Pay 6 nights - stay 7 nights.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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