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Monte Cristo. . . 'Best View in the Smokies'

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,185 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bath with Stunning Mountain Views

Monte Cristo is a Premium Luxury Cabin located between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN. At Monte Cristo, you are in the middle of everything. Only minutes from the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, Monte Cristo is nestled at the very edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and is only 10 minutes from Gatlinburg. Monte Cristo sits at the very point of High Vista Way in a secure gated resort and commands, what many past tenants believe, is the best Panoramic Mountain View of any cabin in the entire area. Monte Cristo has unobstructed views of Mt. Laconte and many surrounding mountain vistas. Quite literally, you can see mountains for miles !

Monte Cristo has 4 bedrooms, all with flat screen TV’s, 3 baths, and sleeps 10 max - using the downstairs sofa sleeper. There is 1 King Master Suite in the loft with private Jacuzzi and fireplace , 1 King Master Suite on the main level and 2 Queen bedrooms in the lower level, which includes it’s own den area with command center holding Wii, Playstation 3, Blue Ray Disc, and Xbox 360. Bring Your Own Controllers and Games. There is also a deck on the downstairs level with rocking chairs.

The main level includes the Kitchen with Granite Countertops, Kitchen Table with generous seating for 8. There is a regular drip coffee machine and also a Keurig K-Cup Machine. ( Bring your own K Cup Pods ). The Den Area has a very nice "Rustic Stone Fireplace" and Flat Screen TV featuring Premium Movie Channels, Full Cable Lineup with On Demand and Premium Sports Package. The deck on the main level includes an outdoor grill and a spacious Hot Tub so that you can soak at night as you watch the stars and moonlit mountains after that long day of touring, hiking or shopping.

The loft includes a Gameroom with Pool Table and the resort Swimming Pool is yours to use during the Spring and Summer months. ( Pool open from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend ).

Monte Cristo includes Private Wifi ( password protected ), Cable TV with Movies on Demand and local phone service with unlimited long distance calling to anywhere in the continental U.S.

Of course, the Jaw Dropping Panoramic View is visible from both decks, Main Den, Kitchen, Game Room, Master Suite, Downstairs Den, and pretty much anywhere in this magnificent property.

Monte Cristo is sure to leave you and your guests with those Special, Lasting Memories that only a Breathtaking Mountain View can give. Views like these will make yours . . . "A Trip to Remember" ....

Note: ( Very easy to get to - paved curbed roads ) with parking for 4 to 5 Vehicles.


4610 High Vista Way

Pigeon Forge, TN

More Details

John - Owner/Manager 601-540-8150
Member since: 2013
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 few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About John - Owner/Manager 601-540-8150

Owner Manager "John " is an avid sportsman, hunter & fisherman. With a deep love for the area, John supports the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg areas and all of it's vendors and craftsmen. One of his deep passions is supporting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with all of it's various hiking trails and waterfalls. To come stay at Monte Cristo is always a wonderful experience. It's truly special. I never get tired of it !! Call 601-540-8150 if you have any questions on booking requirements, etc. and I will be glad to help you.

John - Owner/Manager 601-540-8150 purchased this cabin in 2010

Why John - Owner/Manager 601-540-8150 chose Pigeon Forge



A PREMIUM CABIN WITH AMAZING UNEQUALED VIEWS ! One of the "Top 5 Mountain Views" that you can rent.

This cabin has breathtaking mountain views ! The best we found - after touring at least 30 something cabins. We knew this cabin was 'Very Special', so we bought it.


It is a wonderful place to stay and we make sure it is maintained in a very clean and immaculate state.


Many of the cabins that we saw had mountain views that were distant or that could only be seen from one spot on the deck or a couple of places in the cabin - but quite limited.


At Monte Cristo, the mountains are 'In Your Face' as they are close up and personal. Not only are they close up, but they are also distant. You see mountains right in front of you and they are so close, it becomes surreal. They are close up and you see the mountains drift off for miles. The views can be seen from almost anywhere in the cabin. It is quite unique and unlike anything we saw from any other cabin. The mountains actually wrap around the cabin and give you a panoramic feel. You see it right when you first walk up to the front steps.


We just want to share this unique experience with all of our guests. We want to offer our tenants a wonderful vacation experience. A vacation to remember !


Thank you so much, . . . ( John - Cabin Owner ).

What makes this cabin unique

Close to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. A great location, close & convenient to everything. Tanger Shopping Mall is not far away. Dollywood and the Pigeon Forge Strip is only a few minutes away. Gatlinburg touring is only 10 to 15 minutes away. A wonderful mountain hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is only 20 minutes away. At Monte Cristo, you're in the middle of it all and yet you have spectacular mountain views - as if you were staying in a remote cabin miles and miles away !


Pigeon Forge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2185 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • ** Signed Rental Agreement along with copy of Driver License is required to book your dates.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Lower Level Bedroom 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Lower Level Bedroom 1
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King Bedroom Suite Main Level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King Bedroom Suite Loft Level
  • All tongue In Groove Construction Authentic Log Cabin. No Sheetrock. This property gives you the feel of a Real Rustic Chalet / Cabin nestled among the mountains. See across to the towering mountains from anywhere in this magnificent property.
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
A perfect cabin with unreal towering mountain views yet it is sitting in a perfect location not far from shopping, Dollywood, all area attractions and only 10 minutes from Gatlinburg and only 15 minutes from that perfect hike in the National Park. What else could you ask for ?


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Beautiful views even in the rain.

  • 5 of 5

1st Family Vacation was a Success. The Monte Cristo was in a great location and easy to find. The owner John was amazing to work with and communicated information well.

The decor and floor plan was perfect. Beds were very comfortable. We had three families and each of us had our own space.

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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The best out there!

  • 5 of 5

I've stayed at probably a dozen different cabins on my trips to the smokies' but this one is heads above the rest. It's my new "home away from home". It is a beautiful cabin, well furnished, nicely decorated... and that view! The sign on the door says best view in the smokies'. That's not an exagerration. The sunrises and sunsets are simply beautiful. The cabin itself is in a great location, very close to everything and anything that you would want to do in the smoky mountain area. It's easy to get to yet you're away from the high traffic areas. Booking, checking in, checking out, was all flawless.Thank you Mr. Vallas for a stress free experience. I will be back!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Body and Soul

  • 5 of 5

“There are two ways of seeing: with the body and with the soul. The body's sight can sometimes forget, but the soul remembers forever.” ― Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo. I've been coming to the Smokies for nearly 40 years; the mountains replenishes my spirit and my soul. This was a return trip to Monte Cristo for my family. Monte Cristo is far and away the best cabin we have stayed in. Short of being deep in the backcountry, the spectacular mountain views from the porch are unequalled. The movement of the sun throughout the day shifts the subtle shades of color and burns off the morning clouds. Here you can see the beauty in sunrise and the colors of the sunset. The cabin itself is immaculate, yet comfortable. You're just moments away from the amenities and activities of Pigeon Forge, the throughway to Gatlinburg and the bypass to GSMNP. John (owner) is a pleasure to work with and responsive to any concerns. This is what brought my family back for a return visit to Monte Cristo, and what will bring us back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was everything they said it would be ... the view was amazing! The house was perfect - really liked the layout and the kids loved the hot tub. It was conveniently located as well. Just far enough from the strip but easy to access when we ventured out. Thank you for helping make our family vacation so memorable!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome and Endless Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5

First I'd like to Thank the owner, John Vallas, for his understanding and accommodations when we had an unexpected change of plans.

The Monte Cristo is a very clean, well furnished and completely stocked cabin. It is exactly as pictured. No surprises.

I looked at over 100 cabins online, did my homework, and read reviews on everyone of them. In the past I used a rental company, but kept going back the the Monte Cristo thru VRBO.

I love a mountain view, and want privacy as well. This cabin, although around others, is very quiet and private. We had ages 4 thru 87 and we all had our privacy, loved the downstairs Den area. The cabin is easy to find, close to both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Trips into town were quick and easy. Slept like babies, beds very comfortable. We cooked in alot, and used gas grill, had everything we needed at hand. We Loved having the Keurig, as we're coffee drinking, sunrise watchers, we didn't miss a one. Gorgeous sunrise each morning. We really liked hearing the train whistle from Dollywood while on the deck each day. Nights star gazing from the hot tub were great. I could go on and on, I would recommend this cabin to everyone I know and took some business cards to hand out as well. I have never stayed in the same rental cabin twice, as I like variety, but as it stands "Jacopo" better move over, we will be back next year for another great stay. Thanks again to Mr Vallas for allowing us to use his beautiful cabin as our vacation home.

The Bakers from Ohio.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lynna, Thank you so much for trusting us with your very important vacation. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you and your family during this stay. Call me anytime and I will assist you. Wonderful guests are my reason for doing this. Thanks so much !
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Wonderful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Best Tennessee cabin we have ever stayed in. Best mountain views we have ever experienced. Can't say enough for this cabin and John the cabin owner who was very accommodating. Comfortable beds, really nice kitchen and den area. Everyone had everything we needed. Hot tub at night was worth the trip in itself. Great location to everything that we did. We will definitely be back !!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35.03 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport - Knoxville - via Chapman Hwy
Nearest Train
4.11 Miles
Dollywood Choo Choo - Hear it from the balcony
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
The Parkway in Pigeon Forge
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Dozens of Restaurants on the Parkway
Nearest Ski
10.64 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort

Only 2 lights down from Dollywood and Splash Country Access. Only 10 minutes from Gatlinburg. Only 3 minutes from The Parkway in Pigeon Forge. Only 10 to 20 minutes from dozens of amazing hikes, In the middle of everything....


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express accepted, or mail a money order. If an American Express card is used, we will need to add a 3% charge due to American Express fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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