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One Vacation a Lifetime of Memories

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 3-8)

Blackberry Ridge Cabin is a luxury log cabin located in a gated community minutes away from highway 74. This cabin is located on the ridge of the mountain approx. 2689 elevation, close and away from it all. The cabin is situated approx. 7 minutes from grocery stores,fast foods,dry cleaners,ice cream parlor,gas stations and restaurants. It is also 10 minutes away from Harrah's casino,helicopter rides,Cherokee reservation,shops,rivers,fishing,and zoo/amusement park for the children.The property is also 15 minutes away from Whitewater rafting,tubing,horseback riding,scenic train rides includingDowntown Silva with shops and pubs, 30 minutes away from Maggie Valley where you have skiing,tubing,sleighing and amusement parks, 50 minutes away from Asheville is the Biltmore Estates and Gatlingburg Tennessee. The cabin has views from every room:the bedrooms face The Smoky Mountains National Park.The community is secluded and gated with paved roads which make it easier to get around with a vehicle or just for walking. Please request photos

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Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2017

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Amenities

Whittier Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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One Vacation a Lifetime of Memories
average rating of 4.45 based on 20 reviews
2

Rules rules rules

  • 2 of 5

Literally everywhere you look there are rules for everything and everything has labels on it. The view was great but all the rules made it seem not so enjoyable. I won't be visiting back.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice cabin in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Our family enjoyed our visit very much. The cabin has great views and the drive up isn't too scary if you take your time. It's in a great location not too far from Deep Creek, Bryson City, Cullowhee, Waynesville, and Maggie Valley.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin and and view from it are lovely. The road to the cabin itself is steep with sharp curves. The views from the cabin are breathtaking. The bed/bedrooms are spacious with plenty of closet space. The kitchen is equipped with utensils, plates, pots/pans; however there is no Tupperware in which to store leftovers. We had a pleasant picnic on the porch. There is limited comfortable seating in the living room area. The basement pool table and board games provided many hours of entertainment for us all. The cabin is convenient to many scenic rides and places to visit. Remember to plan trash removal prior to departure as the nearest dump facilities are closed on Sundays. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great cabin with a great view!

  • 5 of 5

The Cabin was well maintained and had stunning mountain views. The Master bedroom suite is a great retreat as it has the entire top floor to itself. Our family had a truly wonderful time while at the cabin. I would highly recommend this cabin to those looking for a private mountain retreat. You can't even see any of the neighboring cabins from this one...and we never even heard anyone else. It was an amazing retreat nearly at the top of a mountain. Awesome location views, really private/quite, surrounded by wildlife (My wife got pictures of Birds, Squirrels, rabbits, etc.), and rather luxurious inside.

The driveway the entire way to the cabin is indeed paved though it is a bit narrow at times, has some steep hills, and sharp turns. I truly enjoyed the driveway personally and it was to be expected to have a good climb if approaching a cabin really high up on a mountain. Though it would be a concern for folks not use to mountain driving.

Also, there is limited comfortable seating in the living room (seats 3 on the couch) which leaves several guests sitting in wooden dining room chairs. This isn't as much of an issue if you are utilizing the game room downstairs, reading loft, etc. the home also has to offer. Though if you have a large family wishing to watch TV together in the evening that will be difficult.

Finally, this cabin is a fairly good place to disconnect from it all. There is no internet and only 2 TVs (Living room & Game Room) which have Direct TV service. Regarding Cell phones AT&T gets little to no service unless you are on the top floor though Verizon does fairly well around the entire property.

Overall I would be very happy to return to this cabin again. If you are looking for either a family vacation or just a romantic getaway this cabin is great for both. The cabin is large enough and has a great game room to occupy a family. while the master suite upstairs is a great romantic retreat with or without your family also staying in the cabin. Great design/layout for having a true owners retreat upstairs. We will certainly keep this cabin in mind for future trips to the Smokey Mountains.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cabin, in good shape; great views; would stay again in the future

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location for a family get-away or celebration (we did my daughter's 21st Birthday). Gated community, very private and very quiet; fantastic mountain views morning and evening; lots of stars (very little light pollution) at night. Can't go wrong with this one (Blackberry Ridge). There were a few blackberry bushes just springing up (May 13-15), but only early buds -- late summer there are sure to be plenty of blackberries to pick! Give this one a try!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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1

Not exactly what we expected

  • 1 of 5

The drive up to the house was exactly as the reviews said. Very narrow roads and hair pin turns. Do not take trucks up there. I emailed the owners & they said it would be ok. No it was difficult especially at the hair pin turns. The house is beautiful. The photos make the house look larger than it really is. For it to sleeps 8 ppl. There was not enough seats in the living area for the 6 of us to sit. One couch that seats 3 ppl and 2 wooden kitchen chairs. The house was very dirty. Make sure you wash the dishes before using them. Several items were clearly dirty. Coffee still in cups that were in the cabinet. Utensils had food still on them. The master shower curtain had residue left from previous uses. The tub/shower had pink scum in it. The house is extremely dusty and lots of huge cobwebs. I emailed the owners the photos of the house and that they needed to look for a new cleaning crew. There were rules everywhere. If you check out on Sunday the dump is not open. We were not aware of it. We ended up bringing all of our garbage back home. The owners worked with us when the cleaning crew said we left garbage in the yard, which we did not.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $95
Tax Rate 10.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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