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'Fireman's Dream'' 5 BDR/3BA Beautiful Log Home! Hot Tub WIFI WE ❤️ DOGGIES!

Bedrooms 5
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

'The Fire in your heart, will lead you to your Dreams'

This Log cabin is completely wooded and private with a great view! 2800 sq ft, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3 level home with basement. Private driveway with easy access off of main road with half being cemented. Huge wraparound covered porch with mountain views for you to relax and enjoy your morning coffee while listening to the sounds of the many types of birds we have. Hot Tub has 30 massaging jets to soak away all your stress. Cabin is completely equipped and furnished with upscale decor and linens. Flat screens in every room including a 60' Flat screen in the living room, 32" flat screens in bedrooms, propane BBQ grill, fire pit area and much more. There are 3 king bedrooms with log furniture, and all 3 have brand new pillowtop mattresses. 2 rooms with full and twin beds. Every detail has been taken care of to insure your best vacation ever. This cabin is nestled in the middle of 4 acres of woods for your privacy. There are not many log homes in the area that offer the extras and luxury of this home. From coffee, filters, toilet paper, spices, hand and dish soap it's all there! The decor is an upscale rustic theme with upscale sheets, towels, and comfy throw blankets.

We are a pet friendly cabin..We Love dogs!

A log home in the Cowee Valley, 1 hour from Asheville, 2 hours from the Atlanta Airport, 35 minutes to the Cherokee Casino, 35 minutes to Waynesville, Sylva and Dillsboro. Near Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway for lovely scenic drives and hiking trails. Locally known for gem mining, several in our area including Cherokee Mine, the only unsalted mine in the Cowee Valley. Also close to hiking, rafting, fishing and beautiful waterfalls. Hospital located 10 miles away in Franklin, as well as a Lowe's and Wal-Mart. Many excellent restaurants, antique stores and shops located in Franklin. For the motorcycle enthusiasts, the Tale of the Dragon is only 30 minutes away.

Keywords: Log cabin home

More Details

Wallace Nix
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Wallace Nix

I have made a career in the fire service for over 20 years in central Florida. My wife works full time working with people. We are looking forward to retirement in Franklin N.C. Lots of love has been put into 'Fireman's Dream' We pray that your stay at 'Fireman's Dream' will be as life changing as both of ours has been.

Wallace Nix purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Wallace Nix chose Franklin

We came to Franklin 7 years ago and fell in love with the area and people. Working in the fast pace of central Florida we were looking for a quite place to retire. We found it in Franklin N.C. We fell in love with what is now called 'Fireman's Dream'. Peace of mind is what you will find here.

What makes this cabin unique

What we enjoy most about our home is the beautiful 4 acres, and the layout of the property. Our rocking chairs on the porch and the privacy we have is amazing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

January 7, 2017

Thank you for working with us last minute in booking you cabin for our family vacation. You not only were helpful with recommendations but checking with us upon arrival was extra nice! We just got home and I wanted to take a minute to tell you what a great time we had. The cabin was more than we expected and the pictures do not do it justice. Every corner has a personal touch that makes it feel like home, all of the signs giving us positive reminders throughout the day. We were spread out enough to give everyone their own space, and I can say our bed (master on the main floor) was so comfortable! We used the fire place daily, the hot tub was used twice, the grill often, the fire pit (just once due to time doing things) and porch often. You have everything we could have thought of that we would need…a crock pot for soup; a large pot for our country boil, coffee makers, soft blankets, books, games, wine glasses, there wasn’t a thing we needed. The cabin was decorated so cozy for Christmas. We read your guest book for tips and left some for others. Oddly, my daughter knew someone in the group before us! Although we did not get to enjoy any real snow we did visit Sapphire Valley and Gatlinburg for some of the fake stuff. Thank you again for sharing your piece of Heaven in the mountains!
Dec 2016
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Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
  • King size beds (3) (3) Huge king bedrooms 32' Flat screen in Bedrooms. Double Beds (2) (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding


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'Fireman's Dream'' 5 BDR/3BA Beautiful Log Home! Hot Tub WIFI WE ❤️ DOGGIES!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 46 reviews

Perfect! We even had snow.

  • 5 of 5

Property is well-maintained and provided everything we needed. Beautiful and secluded, with great views!

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this cabin justice - it is so warm and inviting, you won't want to leave! It is easy to get to and you don't need to bring anything but food! The owners have thought of everything, so you can enjoy the space to spread out and relax. Our group loved the hot tub and the outdoor firepit! The bedrooms are spacious and mattresses comfortable, blankets by the fireplace on cold winter nights and beautiful mountain views. You won't be disappointed if you choose to stay at Fireman's Dream! Our dog loved being able to come with us, too!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cabin for families!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin sleeps 12 comfortably...very well equipped except shampoo body wash....only disappointment was no dishwasher which I never noticed on the ammenities...with cooking for 12 hand washing is not my favorite is well stocked and lots of condiments in fridge and cabinets..gets really warm with heater and fireplace on in main living floor..but basement is really cold...we used 2 space,heaters which helped...never ran out of hot water...easy access from main road....very pretty cabin....our King mattress on main floor very comfortable...i would suggest maybe replacing main couch in living room...very tv works great!! Wi-Fi good during day slow at night..I would recommend to anyone esp families with older kids...lots of stairs to worry about with littles... we spent cold nights playing Uno in front of the fire...thanks for a great week!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review! Unfortunately when you run our gas fireplace for long periods it gets extremely hot on two of the floors and the regular heat will not kick on therefore the basement will get cold. Glad the 2 heaters worked great down there for your group! You were also there on a very cold week when temps got down to single digits and the teens at night. With a 3 story home it's going to have stairs one set goes to the basement which has a door and the other set goes to the master and we do have child gates there to put up. The living room furniture is only 2 years old and we think it's very comfortable as it came from Ashley furniture and we picked it out. Glad you all had an awesome time with your family!
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Wonderful Christmas in a beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time in the Fireman’s Dream cabin. Everything was decorated beautifully for our family Christmas in the mountains. The owners were so sweet and caring about making sure things were ready and great for our vacation. The kitchen had everything we needed to make our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners. With me being a lover of cooking, it was great to have every utensil needed to make great meals. The area is beautiful and close to so many sightseeing places in the mountains. We had plenty of room to accommodate my big family of 10 adults and 3 kids. Thank you so much for opening up your beautiful cabin for us during the Christmas holiday. We definitely recommend staying in The Fireman’s Dream!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Everyone enjoyed the area, cabin room, location! We had the best time! Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was amazingly perfect.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin had everything we needed. The property was beautiful and the house was clean and beautiful.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! You all are welcome back anytime! Wallace and Linda
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Car: recommended

White water rafting, Motorcycling, Gem mining, Harrah's Casino


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

· For groups larger than 10 people there is an additional charge of $10 per person, per night.

Check In: 3 p.m.

Check Out: 10 a.m.

Required Stay: Two night minimum. And a one-week minimum for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

FOR PEAK MONTHS: June July October Weekly Rate $1799.00/ Minimum stay 7 nights Saturday to Saturday.
Fireman’s Dream Cancellation Policy

For months June, July, October and Peak weeks Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

If you have to cancel your vacation within 60 days of your arrival you forfeit the 25% deposit. If we are able to rent your week then we will give you back your deposit.

If you cancel before 60 days of your arrival you will get back your deposit of 25%.

For all other months its 30 days notice and your deposit will be returned.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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