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Great Location.....secluded, yet close to everything!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 4 1/2 Bath near the Glades Arts and Crafts District

Welcome and thank you for visiting Echo Canyon! Our 4 bedroom and 4 1/2 bathroom cabin is in the perfect location for those who wish to enjoy seclusion, yet desire to be close to everything the area has to offer. Our fully equipped cabin allows for quiet relaxation after a day in the park, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, or just hanging out in the Arts District. We are new owners as of May 2013 and are very excited to welcome you to our new home...Please check out our new cabin As of 7/14/2014, Hickory Nut Ridge (606519).

Rob and Cindy Hefner
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, Okie
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About Rob and Cindy Hefner

Rob and Cindy Hefner live in the Tulsa, Oklahoma area. Gatlinburg is a long way from home for us, however, we immediately fell in love with the area and this cabin....We hope that you will to!

Rob and Cindy Hefner purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Rob and Cindy Hefner chose East

The vision for us started in 2011. We had rented another cabin for our family and found Echo Canyon during a walk.

We immediately loved everything about the cabin, from the location to the ideal layout of the property. Upon doing all of the market research, our interest was reaffirmed and we made an offer.....then came a boundary dispute between several owners in the area which resulted in the property being delisted until these issues could be settled through legal channels. We would check up on it quite often, but no change. Finally in early February of 2013, we received a call from our realtor that the property was back on the market and would likely receive multiple offers quickly. She was right, however, one of the offers was ours and we got it! It is a privilege to share our dream with you.

What makes this cabin unique

Echo Canyon has everything to offer that we feel families look for when visiting the area and renting a cabin. The location does have other cabins nearby, however, has a secluded feel and is not located in a cabin 'subdivision', which we consider undesirable. The drive to the cabin allows for a real feeling that you are among the real residents of East Tennessee and provides several noteworthy structures from the Glades Arts District, to old barns and bed and breakfasts....even a few wild turkeys along the way. Inside the cabin, families enjoy all of the amenities that are expected to ensure a memorable stay at Echo Canyon....We look forward to seeing you!


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Master Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Upstairs Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Upstairs Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Powder Room - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveler reviews)

Great Location.....secluded, yet close to everything!
average rating of 4.8958335 based on 48 reviews

Wonderful place to stay while in the Great Smoky mountains!

  • 5 of 5

This lodge was a perfect retreat for us for the entire week while we vacationed in the Smokies. It had all of the amenities you could possibly want and need while staying in the heart of the mountains. There's the log cabin design that positions you for your mountain stay, beautiful scenery to enhance your experience, a big back deck complete with a hot tub, front porch rocking chairs for sipping your morning coffee or tea, and much more. This place has many personalized touches that allow you to feel right at home for your entire stay. Anyone looking to take a trip to the Smoky Mountians in the Tennessee area should seriously consider Echo Canyon Lodge. This roomy mountainside lodge is complete with two large master style bedrooms and upstairs bedrooms that allow you to accommodate all of your family members for the week. There's a welcome basket with goodies and soft drinks. You can fix your meals in the spacious kitchen or outdoor grill if you want to be economical. Our kids enjoyed playing billiards each evening on the pool table as they waited for dinner. All in all, the Echo Canyon Lodge exceeded all the expectations we had for a mountainside cabin in many ways. We would certainly invite you to stay here and enjoy all the moments and memories your family can make and experience together.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfectly perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had family come from a few different states to celebrate our daughter turning 16. There was enough room for everyone. The kids danced, played games, used the hot tub, soaked in the jucuzzi bath tubs, travel to pigeon forge, Gatlinburg, and just enjoyed every minute of our trip. Our son ask daily to go back to the mountains and to "our other house". Thank you for allowing us to share your home with you. Every part of our stay was perfect!

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Cabin !

  • 5 of 5

Perfect family getaway. The owner, Rob, was extremely accommodating. Our stay was very memorable and we will for sure go back. The cabin was immaculately clean and very spacious. Thanks Rob and Cindy for having a perfect cabin in the Smoky Mountains.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location! Close to shops and attractions, but the home sits on a quiet secluded lot.

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Echo Canyon Lodge. The house was beautiful and inviting from the time we pulled up the drive. Anything we were in need of was provided, which was more than we had expected. Our family would love to return to this home for future vacations.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin and wonderful time!

  • 4 of 5

We had a week-long holiday visit with extended family. The unit is perfect for a large group, with four and 1/2 bathrooms, four TV's, and a wonderful large deck. We cooked almost all of the time. The location is central to most all of the attractions in the area, and was beautifully decorated for the holidays!

Two significant items for potential renters: 1) I appreciate the owner's comments below about the driveway, and understand that it is not considered "steep" by local standards. That said, if you do not live in the area and are not accustomed to mountain driving, the driveway is a significant challenge. All of our cars eventually made it up, but not without a very fast "running start" and an uncomfortably fast speed to get to the top. There are a number of significant potholes in the gravel, so the current path is not smooth. That said, do not be reticent to choose this unit because of the comments about the driveway. Just be advised what to expect. 2) We unfortunately had to arrive for the first time after dark. Extremely poor plan. The directions are complete and fine...if you have light to see the buildings and signs that are involved. Do not plan to arrive for the first time after daylight hours.

Thanks so much to Rob and Cindy for a beautiful cabin and great week! We had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Dec 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Carl, Thank you so much for the review and your email as well....we are very glad that you had a great time! We were at the cabin (during the fires!) and we did determine that the "ruts" are causing a greater issue with the driveway. We will be asphalting the drive in January 2017. Thank you for your clarity on the issue, we would like to have you back soon! Rob
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Butler family Tradtional Christmas Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The drive little scary around the Mts. but the cabin was perfect for our family. The cabin was decorated so cute. Tree was beautiful and all the neat Christmas things. It was really stocked so well. We have been going for Christmas tradition for many years. I would say best cabin ever. Wifi great too. Thanks Hefner's for a wonderful stay. Merry Christmas!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Sevierville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Summer
May 26 2017 - Aug 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
Leaf Season
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 5 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $100
Pet Fee $100
Tax Rate 9.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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