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Suite Escape Mountainside Retreat

Bedrooms 1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Our home is in a peaceful setting surrounded by nature, and there is no traffic noise from the highway. The kitchen is complete with a full size refrigerator, Convection/Toaster oven, microwave oven, electric skillet, hot plate with ceramic saucepan, regular drip and Keurig coffee makers. Cable TV is available in both the living room with DVD player and the bedroom. You have your own private deck that runs the length of the house. You may take the table and chairs outside on the deck for al fresco dining. There is a heated mattress pad on the king size bed for frosty nights! We use all organic and non-toxic cleaning products.

Guest Access:

Guests may use the driveway to unload. Parking is available on the upper level for your vehicles. We are motorcycle friendly. We may share our garage space by special arrangement.

Interaction with Guests

We live on the upper level of the home, so most of the time we'll be available to our guests. We are happy to loan household items as needed and offer recommendations . Washer and Dryer may be available for use by special arrangement.

The Neighborhood

Our neighborhood is a great place to walk. If you like to hike, you can go all the way to the top of the mountain and Maggie Overlook!

We are near some great restaurants and local shops, and we're walking distance from the Maggie Valley Festival Grounds. It's a 10 minute drive to Waynesville and the grocery store, it's 20 minutes to Cherokee and the Great Smoky Mountain Nat'l Park.

Getting Around

It is recommended to have your own vehicle. If you will be coming in the winter, 4WD or AWD is helpful. However, if we have heavy snow, you can park at the bottom of Summit. Let us know and we will help you up the 0.4 mile to the house.

Other Things to Note

We are biker friendly. We are 4/10 mile from the highway, and there is a bit of a climb, but bikes pass by our house all the time!







Air Conditioning

Free Parking on Premises

Wireless Internet

Cable TV

Smoke free interior

Pets Allowed

Family/Kid Friendly

24-Hour Check-in



Laptop Friendly Workspace

More Details

Property Manager
Mel Fergenbaum and Lynda Saffell
Member since: 2016
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Mel Fergenbaum and Lynda Saffell

Mel and Lynda moved from the Tampa Bay area in 2009 because we love the mountains and four beautiful seasons! We love meeting new people, and sharing our experience of the area with them. We own Mountain Spirit Wellness in Maggie Valley, so you have massage and yoga classes at your fingertips.

With 5 children between us, we enjoy traveling to visit family, and also parts of the world we've never seen.

Mel Fergenbaum and Lynda Saffell purchased this house in 2011

Why Mel Fergenbaum and Lynda Saffell chose Maggie Valley

The neighborhood is a forest and so peaceful. We loved the cathedral ceiling and windows on the main floor, and while inside the house, you don't see other houses - just wonderful nature!

It's also within 15 minutes of grocery shopping and other necessities, and only 30 minute drive to Asheville.

What makes this house unique

The deck is a special place to enjoy your morning coffee or an evening glass of wine - a great place to relax and hang out!

Suite Escape is off of the main road in Maggie Valley, so you are away from the traffic noise.

We supply water in the fridge, a variety of coffees and teas, creamers.


Maggie Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Shower/tub combo, sink with quartz countertop Supplies: fresh bath towels, hand towels, and washcloths, shower gel, cotton balls, q-tips, first aid kit, tissues, organic hand soap and air freshener.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Armoire with cable TV and DVD player, Dresser, rocking chair, walk in closet, heated mattress pad, bedside outlets to charge phones. Closet supplies: broom, iron, extra chairs, extra blankets and pillows, bedding for the sleeper sofa.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Suite Escape Mountainside Retreat
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful hide-a-way, mountain setting, perfectly situated between many small towns.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Mel and Lynda for your hospitality, and for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home. It was very comfortable and "homey." Also, thanks for all the information on small towns to visit. Next time, we hope to stay longer! P.S. Jazz said to tell Jasper hello!

  • Submitted: May 18, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Timothy & Joye & Jazz. Thank you for the kind words in your review & in our guest book. We loved hosting you so return soon & often. Jazz, Jasper misses licking you. Best regards, Lynda & Mel
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The area is beautiful and the people are amazing. Lots to do and see.

  • 5 of 5

Streets off the main roads are rather steep and curvy; just need to plan for it and understand the layout of where you are staying.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was very clean and tastefully decorated with quality furniture, lamps, accents, etc.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time sitting on the deck drinking our coffee and checking out the breath taking views. Our hosts were the nicest we’ve met in our travels bar none! It was a great experience and would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean! Friendly and helpful!

  • 5 of 5

This is a perfect little getaway. Hosts are wonderful and so helpful. Very clean and pet friendly. Great week! Thank you both for a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved every moment. We loved the view of the mountains from the balcony. We loved the hospitality that was shown to us from the beginning to the end. I would recommend anyone to stay here. The place was very clean, neat and comfortable.

Love you Mel and Lydia

From: Kimberly and David Jones

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kimberly & David for your kind words. Remember that you now have family in Maggie Valley. Come back soon & often. With love, Lynda & Mel.
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

I just returned home from a fantastic trip to Maggie Valley with my 3 teenagers. Suite Escape was perfect for us. We had reservations at The Biltmore Estate in Asheville and tickets to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge. It was a reasonably short drive to both locations. The house was just what we needed. It was big enough for the 4 of us to be comfortable and had everything we needed. The kitchenette provided the opportunity for me to cook in the evenings. I would love to stay again in the future. I didn’t get to meet the owners, as they were traveling for the Christmas holiday. However, Mel was very attentive by phone. He contacted me by phone the day we were to arrive and walked me thru the apartment once we arrived to make sure I found everything. I highly recommend staying at Suite Escape!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
37.8 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
2.4 Miles
Maggie Valley Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.3 Miles
Frankie's Italian Trattoria
Nearest Ski
7.1 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Resort
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $60
Pet Fee $20

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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