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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
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

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 Gatlinburg

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

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Mtn. Chalet With A Tranquil Setting - Close To Everything!
average rating of 4.745763 based on 59 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: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was nice, clean and quite

  • 4 of 5

Only problem was had to get adjusted to the bed in bottom master suite

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great get away !

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place ! Don't think it twice to decide to stay here !!! Thank Dave

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best one yet

  • 5 of 5

We have been going to Gatlinburg for many years and have always stayed in chalet or cabin and usually stay between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. This visit decided to find something closer to dog trail so can go for more walks. Happy with decision of chalet, was clean and well kept. Only issue is driveway if you don't have suv it could be problem. Just watch what you are doing and you will be fine. was worth it.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 4 of 5

Everything was perfect, it just needs a little cleaning

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Cute and cozy

  • 4 of 5

loved that it was pet friendly but there is very little grass for dog to go potty by the chalet so we walked down the driveway across the street then hiked back up the driveway which was fine but if you are older or have limitations this might be difficult as the driveway is steep. We got two visits from bears as we were trying to pack up our truck I wish I could post a picture because we got awesome pictures the first bear sat right down next to front porch and hung out for a bit then left not even ten minutes later another walked right up driveway and sat by shed in back. We were excited to end our vacation at the chalet this way. Overall this is a very cute and cozy chalet it is close to downtown Gatlinburg which is convenient. We loved Gatlinburg loved our vacation and the price of this chalet helped us stay within our budget so overall great stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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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

Chalet Village Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid-season
Aug 1 - Sep 29
3 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
All holidays & October
Oct 1 - Oct 30
3 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
Mid-season
Nov 1 - Dec 30
3 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
Mid-season
Jun 1 - Jun 29
3 night minimum stay
$115
 
 
All holidays & july
Jul 1 - Jul 30
3 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$99
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $150

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

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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