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Rushing Stream Wraps Around Modern Cabin on 5 Acres

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

A rushing stream wraps around the back of our mountain cabin in the woods. Located on five acres, the cabin features a cozy dining/living area where you can dine to the sound of the creek or relax in front of the wood stove with a picture perfect view of the stream. The recently renovated cabin features Corian kitchen counters, beautiful wood floors throughout and lofted ceilings for a spacious feel. We purchased top of the line mattresses for the two bedrooms and for the futons in the living room and in the den. Walk into any room in the cabin and you can hear the soothing sound of the creek. Plan a picnic in our outdoor area with its vintage wood stove and grill or relax on the deck--we have two--one in front of the cabin and one behind it right over the creek. Excellent hiking is available right outside our door.

Highlands with its gourmet restaurants and inviting shops is a 40 minute drive from our door. Franklin is a twenty minute drive and it has museums, gem mines, restaurants and shops. If you're looking for peace and quiet and the refreshing solace of nature, this is the cabin for you. Lots of room for the kids to run around and they will love playing in the creek. Teenagers will love hiking up the stream and sliding down the rock into the refreshing stream. This is also the perfect romantic getaway for the two of you. It's nice and cool up here--we have often made fires in the wood stove in the middle of the summer.

Keywords: Serene, creekside, lovely, newly renovated, peaceful, acreage, waterfalls, hiking, photography, fall foliage, antiquing, spacious, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, rafting, fly & trout fishing, smokey mountain railroad, meadows, pond, secluded, gem mining, smokey mountains, smoky mountains, gem capitol, stay and play in the smokies, wildlife, BBQ, rushing creek,

More Details

Marina Fisher
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

Why Marina Fisher chose Smoky Mountains

We wanted a place to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, a place where our kids could explore, play baseball and run around.

What makes this cabin unique

Refreshing escape from city life. Time for reflection, rest, quiet conversation and tons of fun. There is nothing like the sound of a rushing stream to ease your stress.

Guestbook comments from the owner

November 22-30, 2008. Thank you so much for sharing your piece of heaven with us. We truly enjoyed our stay with the peaceful sound of the brook heard throughout the house. We would recommend this cabin to anyone wanting to get away from it all. Made many day trips to the surrounding attractions--Highlands--train ride in Bryson City--Gatlinburg--the Dillard House-etc. Again thank you and perhaps we will rent again in the future.

Laurie, Paul & Cookie
Jul 2009
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Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Please do not rearrange furniture. If you need to, please put back.
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) This is a futon with a top of the line matress, Double Beds (1) This is a futon with a top of the line mattress, Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • water tubing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

Rushing Stream Wraps Around Modern Cabin on 5 Acres
average rating of 4.9814816 based on 55 reviews

Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about how wonderful this hidden treasure is. We went here for a romantic getaway, and it was perfect! We are planning our next trip here soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Very relaxing and peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay if you want to relax. This was our third visit. The cabin is equipped with everything you could need and we have always found it to be very clean. We enjoy wading in the mountain stream and love the sound of the water running down the creek.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lexington, ky

Absolutely in love with this home!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures honestly don't do it justice. The Creek is amazing! Plenty of room for every one had a blast.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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A wonder place, Paradise !

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin. It was right on the stream! The sound was so relaxing, the trees were beautiful. All we needed to bring were our clothing and food, dish detergent, laundry detergents, trash bags and paper towels were provided. There was even hand sope and body wash too. We did not realize the place was so well stocked. It was a very relaxing place, remote, away from all the hussel and bussel of the city. A place to unwind and feel the presents of God every where in the beauty of nature He created.We

didn't want to leave. We will definitely return next year if the Good Lord is willing! Thank you for allowing others to enjoy your place.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamson, Ga.


  • 5 of 5

Best cabin in the mountains hands down.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect setting in remote mountain area

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was just what we needed. The location and surroundings are just as described. Cool mountain stream, spacious rooms and nicely appointed kitchen. Our family enjoyed grilling out, exploring around the cabin and family game times in the large family/dining area. Our dogs had plenty of room as well. Families who stay here need to know the location is about 20-30 minutes from any available grocery shopping and should plan accordingly.

Cellular service is nonexistent from highlands up to the cabin for Verizon customers so mapping is imperative in advance of leaving the service area. The wifi at the cabin was acceptable and allowed FaceTime contact when needed.

On day one, we traveled to NOC in Bryson City NC for white water rafting on the Nantahala river and had a blast. This is a must do outdoor adventure for those capable of participating. This is about an hour north of the cabin. On another day, we ventured into north Georgia to explore Tallulah Gorge state park. We hiked, fished, swam and picnicked. This gorge is beautiful!! This is also about an hour from the cabin but to the south.

Marina is a wonderful property manager and extremely easy to work with. I appreciate our opportunity to have gotten to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gem mines in nearby Franklin


Rates & Availability

Franklin Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

We ask for a $200 check for damage protection. This check is not cashed if all check-out procedures are met and the housekeeper confirms no damage to the cabin. Then we will shred the check or, if you would like the check returned, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope along with the check. In our four years of operation, we have never cashed a damage check.

Return guests receive a discount!

Please ask about pet fees!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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