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Mtn. Chalet With A Tranquil Setting - Close To Everything!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

I fell in love with the Smoky Mountains since the first time I set eyes on them. Vered and I came down to Gatlinburg for some R&R and next thing you know we bought a chalet to eventually retire in. We fixed it to our liking and now family, friends and YOU are able to enjoy relaxing and a great adventure…hence the name “Secondhand Lions” (a movie we have features in our video library)! Conveniently located just a few short minutes to downtown Gatlinburg, top of Ski Mountain (Ober Gatlinburg), quiet walkways and, of course, the Great Smoky Mountain park entrance where the adventure really begins.

“Secondhand Lions” …Tranquil setting with all the comforts of home! The great room is decorated in Native American art that I collected over the years. We displayed it for all to enjoy. The bedrooms are equipped with a pair of Jacuzzi Hydro Message Tubs for that deep relaxation.

Surrounded by trees and wildlife make this a very relaxing and comfortable stay. Please take a photo of your stay and send me. I’ll display the best photo of the month and choose the best photo of the year to give a free night too.

Special weekly rates and off-season rates…call or email to find out. Enjoy in season Owners Club facilities (choice of 3 on the mountain). If you are a ski fanatic let us know and we’ll put a package together for you during the ski season.

Thank you for choosing our “great mountain getaway”!

More Details

Owner
Dave Lyons
Member since: 2012
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 a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2018

About Dave Lyons

Vered and I are two souls that love the outdoors. We climb mountains and hike all over the nation and internationally. We have climbed Mt. Rainier, Mt. Washington and Mesada in Israel. We're always looking for an adventure!

Dave Lyons purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Dave Lyons chose Chalet Village

We were in Gatlinburg just passively looking at properties. We came across the one here at 991 Stans Road and fell in love with the potential. We refurbished it but still have big plans...for instance a waterfall with hot tub on the edge near the big windows. We want this to be our oasis because we love the area...it's like living a vacation!

What makes this chalet unique

'Secondhand Lions' is uniquely positioned. It is close to just about everything...not far up the mountain....just right! It's cozy but very spacious...very relaxing while viewing nature out of all those windows.

Amenities

Chalet Village Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Each bedroom has a queen size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleeper sofa in the living area next to the fireplace.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Mtn. Chalet With A Tranquil Setting - Close To Everything!
average rating of 4.6904764 based on 84 reviews
Bellevue, KY
5

Great private chalet just 5 minutes from Downtown!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend staying in this chalet. It is exactly what we needed to get away and relax! The chalet is very private, as there is only one chalet neighboring it; however, a fence provides total privacy. It is literally only 5 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg! The driveway, which a previous review said was terrible to get up, was not nearly as bad as we were thinking based on this review. We had NO TROUBLE getting up the driveway. Compared to most driveways in Gatlinburg, this one was a piece of cake - it's short with a minor incline. There are two different ways to get to the chalet, and if you follow the OWNER'S DIRECTIONS, the driveway is easy to get up. If you come from the other direction, it makes it a little difficult, as it is a very sharp angle to turn.

The chalet itself was great, as it was very spacious, and there were tons of amenities provided - washer/dryer, 2 jacuzzis, flat screen Vizio tv (with HDMI capability to hook up your laptop), DVD player, wireless internet, Wii video game console, fireplace, and any kitchen supplies you would need! Chalet would be perfect for a couple's getaway or with a group of friends! Owner was very easy to get a hold of, as we had to call him once to ask a question. He answered his phone immediately, and even called later in the trip to make sure that the chalet was clean and that we had everything we needed.

We will definitely be recommending this chalet to our family and friends, and we will definitely be staying here again in the future!!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful chalet overlooking ski mountain road - wooded and secluded

  • 5 of 5

The owner is very responsive and answers any questions you have immediately. The property is beautiful and situated high on the hill overlooking ski mountain road. Follow the owners directions for the driveway it is tricky. The chalet is beautifully decorated with indian décor, and the jacuzzis are great after a day of walking. Easily convenient to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. Tranquil setting, enjoyed sitting on the deck and listening to the birds and other wildlife early in the morning or the evening. Kitchen is well equipped if you prefer to eat in. I could not have selected a nicer chalet to stay in and my four legged children learned to do steps! Highly recommend for a relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ravenna, Ohio
4

Cozy and Comfy

  • 4 of 5

Great little rental. The driveway was a little tricky, but overall very nice

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Preston, Mo.
4

Great memories

  • 4 of 5

House was nice. Crazy steep driveway, But we're in the mountains gotta expect steep hills. Bedrooms were awesome. Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was clean and everything was provided for. The beds were comfortable. Dave was easy to get in touch with for any concerns. We arrived and the place looked better than the pictures...perfect for a few couples or a small family or group of friends. Made extensive use of the kitchen and grill. Had a bear walk past the front deck one morning. Definitely a place to chill out after a long day of activities. FYI...the driveway is steep as expected...it is the mountains! Following the owners directions make it easier to navigate. I would recommend this place for sure!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very cozy and well decorated

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect for what we were looking for. Beds are comfy and the place is really well decorated. Driveway is steep and I would recommend following the owners directions not your gps. Also there was a bear that showed up the first night but he just kinda walked around and then left.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Property is located just off Ski Mountain Road. When you turn left onto Stans Road it's the first driveway on the right. Just a few short minutes from downtown Gatlinburg and to the top of the mountain at Ober Gatlinburg just up Ski Mountain Road.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150

A cleaning fee of $60 will be added to all 2 night stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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