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Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

HOOKED BY THE VIEW: Thanks for visiting our home.

Witness for yourself one of the most amazing panoramic views in the Smoky Mountains located on Nantahala Lake. Nantahala Lake is one of the most pristine lakes in America. Explore the waterfalls and other amenities of our natural environment.

You will be consumed by your ability to relax and enjoy Lake Nantahala. You will make it a must visit place on your calendar each year. Our home is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows that offer views of the lake and mountain range that you won't soon forget; not to mention the three full length decks. You're only a few yards from being on the dock relaxing or in front of the fire pit making smores and sharing your fun filled day with others. There are kayaks and paddle boat for your lake enjoyment. Also, a foosball table, table games, movie library three deck levels of outdoor seating. Enjoy your coffee early each morning in the cool mountain air while gazing at 5,600 feet mountain peaks and day dreaming at the beauty.

The Lake Nantahala area has a lot of local activities. You are within 45 minutes to an hour of shopping, antiquing, crafts, white water rafting, U.S. Forest trails, horseback ridding, mineral and gem mines, golf, gambling in Cherokee, snow skiing, bluegrass concerts. Mountainside Theater, located in the heart of Cherokee Indian Country. The theater is famous for its production of “Unto These Hills”, which is a live re-enactment of the story behind the Cherokee Indian historic “Trail of Tears” journey. Or, hop aboard the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad for your choice of scenic family train rides or romantic gourmet dining. The Railroad also presents a Mystery Theater dinner on select Friday nights.

Thanks for visiting our home and we hope you pick Lake Nantahala for your final destination. We would love to have you.

Keywords: 'Lake Nantahala', Beautiful Lake Front Cabin/House, 4BR/3B in a pristine cove on Lake Nantahala facing on unbelievable view of the lake and the Smoky Mountains. Enjoy morning coffee and picturesque view from your deck outside your bedroom. Each room is uniquely decorated in a mountain theme (the fishing room, bear room, garden room,peace and tranquility. You'll feel at home with a fully supplied kitchen, comfortablly furnished with every little extra to create a real feeling of home. Unbelievable views, 3 levels, 3 BR with private balconies for morning coffee or watching the sunset. All hardwood floors, large basement main room with extra options for beds. Comfortably sleeps 8-9. Private dock, 2 kayaks, canoe, floats, additional boats available for rent at marina. Live a dream at Lake Nantahala. Located high in the North Carolina Smokey Mountains. A comfortable lake front home with all the amenities. Swim, fish boat or sleep in the fresh mountain air. Whole house generator.

More Details

Dwight Houser
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Dwight Houser

My name is Dwight Houser. I'm retired from at&t. My wife, Liz, works with special needs children and has a small antique business in Marietta, Ga. Our daughter Brittany is a graduate of the University of Georgia and works in Alpharetta, for a textile company. Our son graduated from Georgia College and State University served in Africa for the Peace Corps, has his masters degree in economics, from Georgia and recently got married.

Dwight Houser purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Dwight Houser chose Topton

Many years of searching by my wife and children resulted in discovering Nantahala Lake and our dream home. After the first visit, it was clear that Nantahala Lake was the place. We looked at many beautiful homes but this one had everything we had dreamed of.

What makes this cabin unique

You will enjoy easy access to our house. You will experience a view that is second to none, on the lake. Once there, the dock is only a few yards from the house. A new fire pit and outdoor cooking and eating area are just a few feet from the lake. We have kayaks, a canoe and floats to enjoy the water. If you'd like to water ski or explore water falls, the marina is close and you can rent the boat of your choice.


Topton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No video or audio streaming. You're allowed 4 gigabytes of data a week.
  • No discharging of firearms
  • Kayaks must be replaced in rack.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bath in the master has a shower, only. The other two baths are tub/shower combinations.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Other (See Description) - 3 twin/ single
  • There are 4 bedrooms. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs: the master has a California king with bath, one bedroom has a double bed and the 3rd one is a double with a bunk. Down stairs is a double bed with a bath.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Boat dock, 4 kayaks, 1 canoe, great area for swimming, numerous floats, noodles and water fun, garage, fire pit, stone sitting area, steps from lake, swim, ladder, ample parking Rope swings on the lake, waterfalls to climb, cliff jumping, hiking and so much more


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average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews
Silver Spring, MD

Quiet, comfy haven in scenic surroundings

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of the property do it little justice! "Hooked by the View" was spacious, comfy, modern and well-equipped; a perfect family getaway for 4 adults and 5 kids. The view is spectacular and the peace and quiet invaluable. The home was clean, super comfy and cozy. There were plenty of supplies in the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and fire pit. We felt right at home! We just loved canoeing everyday on the beautiful, pristine lake and only wished we could come back in the warmth of the summer. We feel so lucky to have spent quality family time in such a warm and welcoming home. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that your family enjoyed themselves. Thanks you for the kind words. Please come back and visit us again. Dwight
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Excellent property with an awesome view

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed spending a few days in this beautiful home. The house was spacious, inviting and very comfortable. We had everything we needed. The kayaks, canoe, dock and fire pits were a big plus. The view of the lake was great. I can definitely see why it is called Hooked by the View. Dwight responded quickly to our request and provided all the information we needed to know. He was available and helpful. This is a great place for a family. We had two teen boys with us,and they loved it. We had a delightful time. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin is worth the drive! Amazing views, beautiful lake, lots to do at the cabin and in the area. Me and my family were up in Nantahala for my daughter's wedding and couldn't have picked a better place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Deborah, thanks for the kind words. I hope the wedding went well. It's important to us for our guest that our guest are able to relax and have a enjoyable experience. Thanks again, Dwight
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Peaceful & Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this cabin is enjoyable & perfect. Comfortable beds, nice pillows, comfortable sofa, it's kept very clean and the view is beautiful. The location is great and it's very peaceful. The owners supply nice kayaks and canoe, life jackets, wood for fire & even beach towels. Something we never thought about, but we stayed during a storm and lost power; thankfully this cabin has a generator. I would definitely stay here again; highly recommended!!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our second family vacation there. Beautiful house with a beautiful view.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house and view were amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Our family had an amazing vacation. The house and time on the lake were so nice, relaxing, and fun.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Lakes End
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Marina & Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Water Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Rope Swing
Nearest Point of Interest
White Water Rafting
Nearest Point of Interest
Fly Fishing
Nearest Point of Interest
Public Launch Site
Car: necessary

Located close to white water rafting, zip lining, gem hunting, Appalachian Trail, Harrah's casino and other outdoor activities


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.75%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.