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Rustic luxury, privacy, view, hot tub. Ask about summer specials for 5+ nites.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin w/ mountain view, 2 bedrooms + sleeper sofa, 2.5 Bath, (4-5 guests max)

Walden’s View is in a private, elevated location with beautiful mountain views and glimpses of the lush valley below. It is perfect for a couple or a small family.

It is a true log cabin with all-wood tongue and groove interior and salvaged wood floors, a cathedral ceiling and wood spiral staircase. The kitchen boasts reclaimed barnwood cabinetry and stainless appliances. Not an inch of sheetrock, wall to wall carpeting or ceiling tiles! There is no place quite like it.

From the front deck you can listen to the tree frogs, or hear an occasional moo from a cow or gobble from a wild turkey in the valley below. Fireflies light the summer night sky and the scent of honeysuckle fills the air in the spring.

In the living room you can curl up in front of the wood-burning stone fireplace on the sleeper sofa. Entertainment includes a 42” plasma tv with satellite and Blu-ray.

The cozy queen bedroom is on the main level and has an LCD flat screen satellite tv. The main level has a full bathroom with shower/tub combination as well as a separate half bath.

The circular staircase leads to the loft where you can play pool while watching the game on a flatscreen tv. A second bedroom and bath with shower are also upstairs. This bedroom provides a twin over full futon bunk bed, with a very comfortable deluxe futon mattress, and a flatscreen tv with Wii.

The front deck offers a gas grill. Return from a busy day at Dollywood or from hiking through the Park, turn on the string lights and some music, grill a steak, pour a drink and relax in the hot tub!

From “Walden’s View” you can be in Pigeon Forge in less than 15 minutes for all the action, or go to the quieter side, where you’ll find Cades Cove and an entrance to the National Park. In either direction the drive through the valley is stunning. Walden’s Creek Stables is just one mile away for horseback riding and western shows during the summer months. Whaley’s, an upscale grocery store, is just 6 miles away!

We live 4 hours from our cabin, so our friends at 'Great Cabins in the Smokies' manage the property locally. This means you can rest assured there is local assistance if you have any problems.

The cabin also has wireless internet.

Note: Our cabin is at the top of the road, which is what provides such a nice view. It is pretty steep and some people find it scary (mainly our guests from flat areas like Florida). We've zipped up and down in our Honda Odyssey minivan for six years now. In May of 2017 we paved the portion of the road closest to our cabin. We hope this will be a great benefit to our guests!

Keywords: Private, view, cabin, rustic, secluded, mountain view, hot tub, pool table, family friendly, kid friendly, satellite TV, wireless internet, horseback riding, Dollywood, National Park, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

More Details

Property Manager
David & Perry Anne Scott
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 8, 2017

About David & Perry Anne Scott

We purchased our cabin in 2011 and enjoyed getting it ready to use and to share. We named it “Walden’s View” to honor the incredible beauty of the Walden's Creek area in which it is located. We live in Atlanta and take every opportunity to come up to the cabin and make improvements, so it is always getting better. We want our guests to feel as delighted when they walk in as we do every time we arrive.

David & Perry Anne Scott purchased this cabin in 2011

Why David & Perry Anne Scott chose East

We love the mountains and our three kids love all the attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. We spent two years looking for just the right place! It is a blessing to leave the traffic of Atlanta behind and 'head for the hills'!

What makes this cabin unique

We love the National Park and Cades Cove, horseback riding at Walden's Creek Stables, renting boats at Douglas Lake and going into Pigeon Forge for attractions and dining. The best part is getting out of the city and into the quiet, peaceful surroundings of the mountains.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a fantastic time here in Tennessee. We enjoyed Walden's View very much. The cabin was perfect for our family of 3. There is so much to do and see here. We will be back soon!
May 2017
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Amenities

Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Deluxe double futon (twin bunk above), Baby Cribs (1) Pack & play , Bunk Beds (1) Twin over deluxe double futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Wall-mounted hair dryer, crockpot, spice rack (20 spices), electric griddle

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Rustic luxury, privacy, view, hot tub. Ask about summer specials for 5+ nites.
average rating of 4.125 based on 40 reviews
5

This cabin was really awesome. Everything was clean. Beds were comfortable. Views were amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This property is secluded even though there are other cabins near it. Everything was very clean, and the beds were very comfortable. The rooms and bathrooms were very spacious and well stocked with towels and linens. The kitchen was also roomy but could use a little more light. We were very pleased with this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are always thrilled when guests enjoy our cabin. Please come back sometime!
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5

If you are looking to get away and relax, this place is great.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and 7 year old daughter stayed between August 5th through the 8th. Coming from the flat land of Illinois and reading the reviews regarding the drive up to the cabin, we were pretty nervous about the last incline. Once we reached the top, and yes this cabin is at the top of the road, we realized that there was nothing to be nervous about. It's like driving in snow here, when you spin your tires you don't move. Slow and steady will get you there.

The cabin views are beautiful. To actually see the "smoke" coming out of the Smokey Mountains in the mornings was awesome. We thoroughly enjoyed the hot tub as it is completely private and covered from any rain. The kitchen in this cabin is one of a kind. The cabinets function very smoothly and are well made. It's about a 20 minute drive to the "Parkway" if you are looking for entertainment. Otherwise there are several board games provided for family fun.

We enjoyed our stay here and would recommend this cabin to all.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you for sharing your experience. Come again!
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Beautiful View

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from a week's stay at Walden's View. A very nice cabin. I loved sitting on the porch drinking coffee enjoying the gorgeous view. Our kids loved climbing on the rock wall next to the driveway. The only issues we had was the drive up to the cabin. Extremely steep and would recommend 4-wheel drive vehicles. Also, I think the lighting in the front bathroom (tub) needs to be replaced. It is like a motion sensor light, so it keeps going off while trying to shower.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for the notice on the bathroom light. We'll take care of that as soon as possible! Thank you for your review, and please come again!
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Extremely Disappointed!!

  • 1 of 5

Rented this cabin Sept 26th - 29th, 2016...very disappointed. No road signage for cabin location, steep gravel drive with large ruts, large chips in dishes, dead bugs on inside window ledges, stains on mattress pad in master bedroom (thank goodness we brought our own sheets) as well as a couple of dead bugs between sheets and mattress pad, slimy water ring build up in all bathrooms, tons of rust in bottom of dishwasher, sticky residue on arm of recliner, serious dust build up throughout this cabin. This cabin has not had a deep cleaning in years. Has potential to be a great cabin if drive was paved and it gets a deep deep cleaning.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our heartfelt goal is for each guest to be completely delighted with every aspect of our cabin. We received this information the week after the guest checked out. We promptly acted to address each concern so that no guest in the future experiences disappointment. Our property management company is removing chipped dishes and replacing the mattress pad. They are also ensuring Iron Out is used in the sink, toilets and dishwasher bottom at each cleaning. They are working with the county to replace the road sign. While the drive up to the cabin is indeed steep and graveled, we have never had a problem getting up and down in our Nissan Altima and Honda Odyssey minivan. We are working with neighbors in hopes of getting the road paved but so far few are interested in the $20k investment. Please see other reviews from many who have stayed and been delighted. Our deepest apologies for the disappointment of last week's guest. We are grateful they provided a detailed list for us to act upon with immediacy!
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Nice stay!!

  • 3 of 5

We just returned from a week's stay at Walden's View. A very nice cabin with room for us and our mini doxie. The only issues we had was the drive up to the cabin. Extremely steep and would recommend 4-wheel drive vehicles. Also, we feel that additional lighting in the main bathrooms would be a benefit.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was everything we had hoped it would be and more. We loved being out away from city lights and noise. The view was fantastic and the decor was cozy and comfortable. We were very pleased with all of the amenities: hot tub, fireplace, grill, number of bathrooms, the kitchen supplies. The road out and up to the cabin is adventurous. We had one issue with the furnace, called property manager and they had a repairman out in an hour. Fortunately we had the fireplace and I just made a fire. The property manager made sure we had plenty of firewood. We would stay here again without hesitation. Sitting on the deck in the early morning with a cup of coffee was my favorite part of the stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. It is our desire that every guest feel truly delighted with our cabin and we are so happy that you were. We love the view and the peace and privacy also and cannot wait to get back up the mountain! We hope you'll stay with us again soon.
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Map

Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Golf
11.1 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Ski
19.3 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $89
Pet Fee $85

HOLIDAYS and Leaf season - 3 night minimum and premium pricing*
SPECIALS - check with us for occasional specials of 3 nights or more.
PET FEE - each dog must be under 40 lbs. The $75 pet fee is per dog.
* NOTE: Rates will be higher than VRBO quoted rate during holidays. Please email us for current quote.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.