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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 large screen TV. 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 ).


4610 High Vista Way

Pigeon Forge, TN

More Details

John - Owner/Manager 601-540-8150
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 1, 2017

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 !!

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

Why John - Owner/Manager 601-540-8150 chose East



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 !


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....


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
  • 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 ?


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(47 traveler reviews)

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Monte Cristo. . . 'Best View in the Smokies'
average rating of 4.9148936 based on 47 reviews

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: Sep 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: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glencoe, AL

Fabulous cabin! Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Our group spent Labor Day weekend 2017 at the Monte Cristo cabin and we could not have been more pleased! The views were absolutely spectacular (especially from the hot tub!). The cabin offered plenty of space for our group to congregate and the individual bedrooms were comfortable and offered privacy when we just wanted to relax quietly. The owner, John, was very gracious and easy to work with throughout the whole rental process. The location was perfect as we were only a short drive into town. The surrounding areas have so much to offer. We would recommend a trip to Gatilnburg/Pigeon Forge to anyone looking to have a good time and would highly recommend the Monte Cristo cabin!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, KY

Oasis in the Mountain

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at Monte Cristo and the Sherwood Forest Resort. We had an abrupt change of plans due to bad weather. John answered our inquiry within minutes and was accommodating and a pleasure to work with. Having vacationed in the Smokies for the last 25+ years, I can state the "Best View in the Smokies" is absolutely true. There were beautiful sunrises, evening colors and shadows and the occasional mist from the clouds with a wide, unobstructed view from all three levels of the cabin. The cabin itself is in immaculate condition with spectacular furnishings. I'd have to add to the description of the property - location, location, location! It sits at the edge of Pigeon Forge, which allows quick access to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, as well as the GSMNP via the bypass. Monte Cristo is a treasure among rental properties... we'll definitely be back!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: S. D. It was a great pleasure serving you. No one wants their vacation ruined by "the unexpected" and your voice said so that evening. I jumped on it and made it my immediate quest to ensure that your vacation was going to end even greater than you and your family ever imagined. It sounds like we won you over. I'm so glad you guys enjoyed our Monte Cristo. You're always welcome back. Thank you so much for staying with us and for your kind words. Sincerely, John.
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Absolutely Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at Monte Cristo twice in the last six months. As long as it is available, we will ALWAYS stay at Monte Cristo. The views are breathtaking and the very best I have ever experienced even though we have vacationed in the Smokies dozens of times! The cabin is emaculate with every amenity you could ask for. From the upscale artwork, to the well-maintained furniture, this cabin does not have a "rental" feel but rather a five-star resort.

After a long day playing, and shopping, there is nothing better than a relaxing time in the hot tub, followed by a great night's sleep in any of the super-comfortable beds. I truly cannot say a single negative thing about our experience.

The owner is a delight to work with and could not be more accommodating. Monte Cristo is our new home-away-from-home!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve, It is always a pleasure to host such wonderful guests as you and your family. Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We look forward to your next stay. Thanks again my friend. God Bless You !!
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We would highly recommend Monte Cristo! Wake up to a beautiful sunrise over the mountains. We took our family for a surprise vacation. They were not disappointed! Played pool while overlooking the mountain tops. Comfortable beds, nice fireplaces, great hot tub on the deck. Just an overall comfortable, cozy place that is very convenient to anything in Pigeon Forge.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cabin Cleaning Fee $155 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

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.

Booking Amount is 20% - due at date of booking in order to reserve the dates for you. The remainder is due 30 days prior to arrival. If cabin is booked within 30 days of your stay, the entire amount will be charged at time of booking. Signed Rental Agreement is required at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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