|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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MOUNTAIN SOLITUDE!! UNCROWDED!! ALL OF THE AMENITIES!! The regional fires in late 2016 did not affect our property or the majestic views. Very private, very open interior design, three bedroom, two bath, wood burning fireplace in great room, propane gas stove in master bedroom. Cathedral ceiling in great room. 9 foot ceiling in master bedroom. Wrap-around deck on main level offers fabulous 270 degree views to the south flank of the Smoky Mountains National Park. 1,350 square feet heated and cooled plus oversized single car garage plus 600 sqaure feet of outside decks -- one deck covered, one open. The cabin is sited on a 2 acre heavily wooded ridge line lot.
In January 2017 nearby Bryson City, North Carolina was listed as a top 16 Family - Budget Conscious vacation destination. In October 2016 "Trip Advisor" rated nearby Bryson City the best of 24 mountain communities in the United States. Nearby Cherokee and Gatlinburgh were recently praised as best small town to view fall folliage. In 2005, "Forbes" magazine rated western North Carolina as the most underrated value in the United States. In 2002 "Outdoor" magazine rated western North Carolina as the best value for vacations because of ease of access, price point, wide variety of activities and amenities, and non-commercialized charm.
HUGE PRIVATE MASTER SUITE - COUNTRY COMFORT (NOT an open loft) has KING SIZE log bed and log accessories, entertainment center with wide screen satellite TV, great stereo, cordless phone with voice mail. Propane gas stove on stone hearth with remote control thermostat -- lots of charm on those cool mountain nights. Coffee bar with sink, microwave, Keurig coffee pot, undercounter refrigerator compliments the master suite. Private bath. Book library. Walk-in closet. TWO SLIDING GLASS WINDOW WALLS lead to the covered private lower deck with HOT TUB and also offers fabulous views. The lower deck has separate, no-stair access to the parking areas and garage. Full-size clothes washer and dryer in garage. Hot tub is on deck just off master suite
GUEST BEDROOM #1- ELK ROOM, has QUEEN SIZE rustic log bed and accessories, SLIDING GLASS WINDOW WALL, access to main deck and upper level parking - 4 stair steps, cordless phone. GUEST BEDROOM #2 - MOOSE DEN has a DOUBLE-SIZE rustic log bed and accessories. Guest bath, with tub/shower combination, is between guest bedrooms. QUEEN SLEEPER SOFA in great room.
GREATROOM / KITCHEN - THREE SLIDING GLASS WINDOW WALLS, Programmable central heat (propane gas) and air conditioning (electric heat pump), propane BBQ grill, full-service kitchen for eight people, rustic log dining room table seats 8, breakfast bar with 4 stools, outside dining table seats 6, full-size refrigerator, 5-eye glass top electric stove, single oven, super quiet dishwasher, microwave, dishes, pots, pans, Keurig coffee pot, blender ,utinsels, two sets of bed linens and towels, 50 gal. hot water heater, full-size clothes washer and dryer in garage, entertainment center in great room with surround stereo, wide screen satellite TV, CD/DVD player, telephone , adequate parking for 4-5 vehicles, LOTS OF FIREWOOD - BRING YOUR OWN FIRE STARTER LOGS / KINDLING. Access road is asphalt and concrete - 4 wheel drive not necessary!!! AVAILABLE YEAR YOUND!!!
WELCOME MANUAL filled with area activities, restaurants, grocery store, directions, weather patterns, internet WiFi instructions, hot tub opereation. Trail maps, trail books, area maps, river maps, birding encyclopedia, five bird feeders, squirrel feeders, blackberries in July and August, wild turkey, grouse, raccoons, occasional bear in August.
Easy access, endless year round recreational activities, great value. In 2002 Forbe's magazine described the area as one of the best vacation values in the US . In 2016 TripAdvisor touted the area among the best little mountain retreats in the US.
Private, Quiet, Complete, Essential Services are Nearby.
The cabin was nice, cozy, beds were comfortable and it was in a good location close to town but, not too close. Very private location. The driveway leading up to the cabin was very steep and only partially paved.
The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, dishes, etc. Tvs, satellite was in good working order and there was plenty of fire wood available.
A couple of negatives: while the cabin was clean, there were some areas that could use a little more cleaning. For example, there was dust on almost every piece of decor in the bathrooms, spider webs around the light fixtures in both bathrooms and the door frame in the bathroom downstairs. The hot pool does not get very hot. It was also not filled when we arrived and it takes about 4 hours to fill and heat up. Who has time to wait that long when you are only there for two nights?! The hottest we could get it was about 87 degrees. The water pressure is also lame. You can't fill the hot tub and run water in the house at the same time. Even when you are not filling the hot tub, the water pressure in the shower/sinks is still very low.
There was also some kind of alarm, as best as we could tell-in the kitchen cupboard, above the fridge, which was locked, that went off every morning around 6am. This is pretty annoying when you have little kids and specially when you are on vacation, trying to catch up on sleep.
My biggest pet peeve with the cabin was the fact that we had to take our own trash with us! That's right, the GUEST is required to take all trash with them and dump it in some dumpsters down the road. Keep in mind we did pay a cleaning fee, so I'm not sure what that was for because we were also limited to the use of one towel each. If we had used more than one towel, the GUEST, has to launder them before leaving.
Check out is also too early-10am. Most places it's 11am.
Cabin owner was nice and quick to respond.
My wife and I needed to get away and relax. The glass doors throughout the house offered amazing views anywhere you sat. We accomplished our mission we came home completely renewed. Thanks Tom and Faye.
House was as advertised. Only problem was with Wi-Fi and no cell phone service.
Well furnished and very comfortable cabin on a quite mountain if you want to get away from it all! My son and I had a great two night visit. No cellular service but access to internet and text messages through Wi-Fi. The only down side is that you have to fill the hot tub with water and heat before using, which took several hours so it was not ready for use until next morning after arrival. There was little to no water pressure to the rest of the house while filling the hot tub.
Our family stayed at this cabin this week. When we arrived, the cabin was clean. They provide everything you could possible need, fresh linens, fully stocked kitchen with newer appliances (including a dishwasher), and a mini fridge sink, microwave, and toaster in the downstairs master suite! The beds were VERY COMFORTABLE! They might have been the best beds we have ever slept in away from home! They provide bird food and corn for feeders located around the decks, and it was interesting watching the birds and squirrels in the morning! The cabin is high enough up the hill to feel very private, even though there are other cabins nearby. We could only see one, through the trees below us, and we couldn't see much, just a little light and the color of a car parked there.
We brought our motorcycle to take a few rides while we were here. There is enough room to trailer in, as long as your trailer is small, and you can unhook and walk it around to turn around (there isn't quite enough room to turn it around at the cabin). Yes, the road up is steep, and perhaps a little scary the first time, but it's not horrible. I was a little worried about riding the bike down and up the road to the cabin, but my worries were unfounded. I think it was easier than driving the truck up. We only rode a few hundred miles through the mountains (our teenage kids were with us, so we didn't think it fair to leave them for long), but this is some beautiful riding! I can't imagine much prettier except for some of those bucket list place like the Pacific Coast Highway.
We were looking for a place, away from the hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but close enough to the Smoky Mountains National Park to make day trips. This location perfectly fit the bill. We took day trips into the park to Cades Cove, Clingmans Dome, and many other parts of the park. We grabbed meals in Townsend, Bryson City, and Cherokee, and was happy with each meal (check tripadvisor for the highest ranked places). We also prepared several meals in the cabin, especially breakfasts, but also used the provided grill to prepare steaks and burgers!
If were return to the Smokies, we would definitely book this place again.
My husband and I, a couple friends, our son and daughter-in-law all really enjoyed our short weekend in the mountains. This cabin was so comfortable with three good sized bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen, two large decks and hot tub! The master suite on the lower level was awesome and had it's own bath and mini kitchen for morning coffee. Beds were very comfortable. We loved that they even supplied bird food and corn cobs so that we could fill the feeders and watch all the wildlife. We got a real chuckle out of the squirrels. There was not much of a view during the summer and road was a little steep but well worth the privacy. During our stay we took the Smoky Mountain "Carolina Shine" train and had a blast! Definitely would recommend that. We did some stream fishing and then just hung out at the house and relaxed! The hot tub was wonderful. No cell service (but did not care). Really loved this cabin and would stay there again. Very easy to book and owner was quick to respond. Thank you for sharing your cabin with us!
LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF AMERICAN WHITEWATER BOATING -- Rafting, Canoeing, Stream and Lake Fishing, Harrah's Casino, Blue Grass Music, Living History Museums, Mountain Crafts, Biltmore Home, MOTORCYCLE and SPORTS CAR TOURING through Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, DEAL'S GAP, CHEROHALA SKYWAY, TSALI is ten miles away for Mountain Bikers, Horseback Riders and Hikers, APPALACHIAN TRAIL accessible at Stecoah Gap or Hike Inn - each three miles away, Railroad Touring, Gem Prospecting, HANGING DOG is 25 miles away for 4-wheelers/motocross trail riders, ALPINE SKIING at Gatlinburg/Maggie Valley or OR just relax!!
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|janitorial up to 6 people||$75|
|security deposit - up to 6 people||$150|
Available year round
$700.00 per week
4 night minimum for Holiday periods at $150.00 per night.
4 night minimum stay for the months - May through October
Call for last minute specials
Janitorial service fee is higher for groups greater than 6 or 7 nights visit.
Deposit may be higher for groups over 6 and for Holiday periods.
No fireworks. Renter must be 21 years old
For reservation longer than 7 nights we can arrange for janitorial service - minimum $75.00