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Quiet, Relaxing, and Affordable.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Quiet, Relaxing, and Affordable. 2 Bed, 2 Bath Mountain Cabin. Otto, NC.

When you stay here at "My Cabin In The Mountains," you will enjoy a peaceful and relaxing getaway in a quiet and beautiful setting. Surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest, many hiking trails and a number of breathtaking waterfalls are in the immediate area. The cabin is located 2 miles north of Dillard, GA just across the state line in North Carolina. Getting to the cabin is easy as there are no steep mountain roads to navigate. We are exactly one mile off US-441 but still secluded, quiet, and private. We are retired, and we enjoy sharing our cabin with old friends, and new friends. We live just a stone's throw away and we are always available to answer any questions that come up and we're happy to do whatever we can to make your stay here more enjoyable.

Franklin, NC and Clayton, GA are both about 10 miles away (to the North, and to the South), each town providing numerous dining choices, several grocery store choices, antique shops, and more. In addition, both of these townships include 24-hour Walmart store, so no matter what kind of activities you're hoping to enjoy, equipment and supplies will be readily available. And speaking of outdoor activities, our guests tell us how much they enjoy mountain hiking, waterfall exploring, and visiting nearby Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Black Rock Mountain State Park, and quaint Highlands, NC. Just read through some of our most recent reviews, and see if our cabin doesn't sound like the perfect destination for your

planned mountain getaway.

SPECIAL NOTE: To insure the health and comfort of all our future guests, we are not unable to accommodate smokers or pets.

More Details

Sonny or Harvalyn
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Sonny or Harvalyn

My wife Harvalyn and I have lived here in the mountains of Western North Carolina for the past 13 years and we love it here. Our cabin is just a short walk from our house so we are always available should you need anything. We would love to have you stay in our cabin if you're planning a trip to this area.

Sonny & Harvalyn

(828) 524-2538

Sonny or Harvalyn purchased this cabin in 1999

Why Sonny or Harvalyn chose Smoky Mountains

Before moving here, we lived in Tallahassee, FL. We would come to this area to visit once or twice a year to visit friends and explore. Like so many Floridians, we got tired of having to end our visits and return again back to Florida. So we said "Goodbye" to FL for good, and became permanent North Carolinians. (Dillard, GA is the nearest town, but we're actually just over the GA/NC state line in NC.)

What makes this cabin unique

Situated just off of US-441 where GA and NC meet, getting here is very easy; and, most anything you will need while you're here is can be had either in Franklin, NC to the North, or Dillard or Clayton, GA to the South. And of course, there's a multitude of places to go and things to do in and around Rabun and Macon County.


Otto Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • 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:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
OUTDOOR FIRE PIT: For marshmallow roasting (and smores), there is a low, stone-walled outdoor fire pit. Gather your own wood or use the unlimited supply of firewood underneath the cabin.


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Quiet, Relaxing, and Affordable.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Excellent cabin

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this place. It's close to town but out in the woods. Everything was great about it, very nice inside and out. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and appreciate you taking time to tell how much you enjoyed your stay in our cabin,
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  • 5 of 5

Great cabin!!! Has everything to make your stay wonderful! We really enjoyed our stay there. The owners are very nice and very helpful. They provide you with all the

information on the area, so you don't have to do any research on your own. The cabin and the setting make for a relaxing and very enjoyable stay. Will stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate very your kind comments and look forward to seeing you again soon. God Bless
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Dacula, Georgia

Relaxing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time visiting this cabin and it was wonderful! This cabin has everything you could want for a relaxing weekend in the mountains.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We truly appreciate your taking time to tell us how much you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to your next visit. The leaves are already turning and the weather is very pleasant. God Bless
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Outstanding Property- Location

  • 5 of 5

We had the good fortune of staying in this cabin for 3 nights in mid July. It is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath with more than enough room to accomdate our family of 4 including 2 teenagers.It had a very nice sized and equipped kitchen, and the living area is spacious. Property is very clean and well kept. The property is surrounded by incredible trees. It feels like you are totally secluded even though the property is just a couple minutes on a good road off highway 23. Convenient to grocery store and some local restaurants which we thoroughly enjoyed. The owners, Sonny and Harvalyn, are at the house next door which is very convenient . Yet you cant really tell there are any houses near all all. Property is very close to some nice waterfalls and hiking trails, and the hosts have a tremendous amount of information in a guidebook in the cabin that helped take full advantage of things to do in the area. We will definately stay there again on our next trip to the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind and complete review We thoroughly enjoyed having your family and hope you will return soon. When you do please call as soon as you think you will come so we can be sure your dates are available. God Bless Sonny and Harvalyn
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Great cabin in the mountains

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in this cabin. We loved unplugging from the world and enjoyed family time together. The owners are very nice and close by if you need anything! While we were there, we enjoyed waterfalls, rafting, ziplining, and delicious food! The highlands area was fun to explore and get ice cream at Kilwins! Very fun trip!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this cabin very much. We have NO complaints whatsoever. If you happen to forget something on your trip - don't worry about it, because it's already there!! It rained a couple of days on us - but, with the covered porch and the attached carpet, we welcomed the rain. You can not find nicer people to rent from. They made sure everything was there that you needed. Everything was perfect. I do plan on staying here again. If you're "contemplating" - stop here because you will not find a better relaxing and affordable place. Thank you very much Mr. and Mrs. Elam!!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind review of our cabin. We enjoyed having you and pleased you found everything satisfactory. Please consider returning to "Your Cabin In The Mountains". God Bless Sonny & Harvalyn
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Nantahala Outdoor Center
Nearest Restaurant
2.7 Miles
Mountain Man Restaurant (Dillard, GA)
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

2-Night Minimum.
Our rates are all-inclusive, there are no additional fees, taxes, or security deposit.

Owner'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.

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