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Cozy, Private, Romantic

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

StarLite Cabin has one master bedroom with a queen size bed and a second bedroom (loft) with two twin beds and a full-size pool table. The hot tub comfortably accommodates four adults. We have a fully equipped kitchen, washer and dryer, fireplace, and multiple HBO, Starz, and Encore movie channels included in our satellite TV programming that is available on our widescreen TV. If you can't get away from your email, we also have HughesNet broadband internet service that is broadcast throughout the cabin via our wireless network.

You will not want to leave once you arrive at StarLite and discover all that it has to offer!

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Keywords: Secluded, Romantic, Mountain, Cabin, hot tub, fireplace, internet, satellite, TV, full kitchen, pool table, billiards, wifi, wi-fi, wi fi, private, nantahala, smoky mountain, rafting, fly fishing

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Sean Rahner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Sean Rahner

We are a thirty-something couple with a teenage daughter. We work in South Carolina and we travel to StarLite once a month. Sometimes we bring our daughter, but we escape to the cabin alone whenever we can. We love the peaceful seclusion and have spent hours just sitting on the front porch swing. We also like to explore all of the little towns at the bottom of the mountain. After a long day of adventure in the towns, on the Nantahala River, or in the woods, we like nothing more than sharing a drink in the hot tub. (That's me mountain biking at Tsali Recreation area -- only a short drive from StarLite!)

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Sean Rahner purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Sean Rahner chose Smoky Mountains

I love the mountains, and StarLite's location has all of the best qualities: seclusion without being too remote, beautiful views, numerous nearby activities and attractions..

What makes this cabin unique

StarLite Cabin is on facebook! StarLite Cabin is close to so many beautiful outdoor destinations and a million miles away from your everyday. StarLite offers relaxation and seclusion that is not too far from civilization. This place is perfect for adventure-seekers and romantics alike. We offer free satellite on our widescreen television, free wireless internet, a fully equipped kitchen, a professional size pool table, views of the beginning of the Nantahala river and surrounding mountains, a private hot tub, washer and dryer, and enough reasons to never want to leave!


Topton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Wall mounted hair dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new mattress set, just purchased January 2011, Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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average rating of 4.946429 based on 56 reviews

We keep coming back

  • 5 of 5

Sorry it taken so long to write this, BUT, we have been twice now & will surely keep coming back every year the good lord willing. My girl friend & I just love the place. Quiet out of the way & yet around just about any thing. Sean & his wife are always so helpful with anything we need help with & very personable. The place is clean, spacious & we just love every thing about it. We especially loved the new hot tub they had put in just a couple of weeks before we got there. The old one was nice, but we think this one is better. Quick advice though, I love being outside a lot & on the deck. I would recommend taking 15 min. of your time when you get settled in is to sweep the deck off. I always seem to have wet feet, or am generally just a guy I guess, but it helps me from tracking in a mess every time I walk back in to get a beverage or some thing to eat & my girl friend frowns on that, so....(It's worth it guys). Over all, we just love the place & never want to go home when our time is up. As before, we plan on coming back every year.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The Starlite Cabin was everything we expected! Clean, easy to get to, comfortable. Lots of information about the area for us! Everything we needed.. Loved hearing the creek , very peaceful! Thank you for the wonderful accommodations!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful cabin. My fiancé and I loved it so much that we didn't leave the cabin to explore the area until around noon each day. The peacefulness, the comfortable surroundings, and the decor of the cabin with the comfort of the furniture made it possible to relax and enjoy our vacation. The very informative guide that you provided made it easier to locate areas that we had been to before. Unfortunately, we ran out of time to do other things we wanted to do. Loved, loved , loved this cabin. Thank you for sharing it with us!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely decorated cabin, very spacious, with all the amenities you will need for a great getaway. Located in a secluded, very peaceful area very near Nantahala Lake. You can hear the flowing creek just down the hill from the deck. Owners make renting this property completely painless, even calling soon after our arrival to make sure we made it and to see if we needed anything. Nantahala area is a very beautiful part of western NC, with much to offer for the adventure seeker, or just the average sightseer. Temperature at the cabin was at least 25 degrees cooler than the near 100's we left behind in SC. This was our first visit to this area, but definitely not our last!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying at the cabin. It was perfect for my husband and I, and for our teenagers. They were never bored as they spent a lot of time touring the grounds right around the property when we weren't rafting the river!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I got married back in November and booked Starlite Cabin for Christmas as a mini "honeymoon". We couldn't have chosen a better place to spend the holiday. We got to bring our doggies with us and spend a few days together in complete relaxation. The location was great - secluded for sure, but that's exactly what we wanted! We loved the fire place, hot tub, and pool table. We can't wait to come back in the warmer months to go hiking and try out the rafting just down the street! Thanks again Sean for a wonderful stay!!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Tsali Recreation Area
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Junaluska
Nearest Point of Interest
Nantahala Lake

Gem mining, Casinos, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Fly-fishing, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Maggie Valley's Ghost Town in the Sky


Rates & Availability

Topton Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 16 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

***Discount for Police, Fire, and EMS***

Holiday rate of 175 per night with 3 night minimum stay.
(Holidays: Valentine's Day weekend , Easter, Memorial Day weekend, Week of July 4th, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving week, and December 15 -- January 2)

Pet fee of $50.00 PER pet.

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$200 deposit. Balance of rent due thirty days prior to checkin.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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