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Family-Friendly, Screened Porch, Great Views

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,080 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 King Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, screened porch, magnificent views, bear sitings

Tree Tops Too is a 6 year old chalet, designed by the Owner-Architect and decorated by the Owner-Interior Designer especially for their families. The home is built around a 40 year old stone fireplace. All of the stones were gathered by the owners from the mountain when Chalet Village was first installing roads. The Great Room features hand-made, specially designed trusses in the two story ceiling. We created this new luxurious haven as gathering place for friends and families.

The screened porch is our favorite feature where we talk and laugh, read, dine or simply look at the magnificent view across the mountain tops to Sevierville. From an elevation of 2965 feet, the view at night is especially breath taking as it reaches almost to I-40 on the other side of Sevierville and Douglas Lake. After you prepare your meals in the fully equipped kitchen, enjoy the view of Gatlinburg at night or Cosby in the daytime at our harvest table for 8.

Our 4 bedrooms contain high quality King Size mattresses and luxury linens. The two bedrooms on the second floor share a four piece bath which features a separate toilet room and glass vessel sink. They open onto the balcony with a sitting area, desk for computer work and a TV with an XBox 360, the perfect set-up for families with children. Downstairs on the main floor, each of the two bedrooms have private 3-piece baths and the same quality King Size beds. While our home is not handicapped accessible, the main floor is handicapped friendly with no carpeting, wide doorways and a step-in shower with a built-in bench and hand held shower head. The front door is only 4 steps down from the driveway. A wheelchair can easily move around the entire main floor including the porch and front deck, so everyone can be together.

There are parking spaces for two vehicles which are adjacent to and only 4 steps above the front door. An additional two spaces are available at the top of the drive approximately 40 feet from the front door.

Preparing meals in our fully equipped kitchen is so enjoyable because, not only can you glance up to see our wonderful views, but since the kitchen is open to the Great Room, Dining Room, Screened porch and deck, you are always part of the group. You will feel right at home here. Whether you are cooking pizza or Thanksgiving dinner, you will find the equipment you need in our kitchen. Then you have the choice of eating at our Harvest table in the dining room or dining alfresco on the porch.

Viewing the mama bears with their cubs, is especially enjoyable from the safety of the front deck or screened porch. Children adore this and will look forward to it in the mornings and around dusk each day.

With the Owner's Club card you not only have access to 3 clubhouses with swimming pools, a children's playground, tennis courts, pool table and foosball, but the card allows you to receive discounts at all the Ripley's attractions, including the Aquarium, and many of the local restaurants. Check out the clubhouse and discounts at https://chaletvillageownersclub.com.

If you are planning a FAMILY REUNION or WEDDING, please check out the beautiful facilities available to you at a reduced price at 2 of the Chalet Village Owner's Clubhouses. There are banquet facilities and kitchens for your use. Check out the latest information at https://chaletvillageownersclub.com.

For availability for less than 5 days in the summer months, contact owner. Requests for less than 5 days will be considered for weeks other than those that overlap into holiday weeks.

More Details

Owner
Dale Pool
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Dale Pool

Our parents built our original chalet in the Smoky Mountains in 1972, and shared it with friends and family for years. Now, my sister, Susan and her husband Bill and my husband, Lynn and I have built a new luxury home that we would like to share with you.

We have a little family poem that best describes the way we feel about our home and we hope you will feel the same way and totally enjoy your stay at Tree Tops Too.

'Nestled in the smoky hills,

Where the mountain folds around,

Stands a little piece of heaven,

Growing from the fertile ground.'

-Dale Pool

Dale Pool purchased this chalet in 2009

Why Dale Pool chose Gatlinburg

We have been coming to the mountains since we were children and could think of no better place to bring our children and grandchildren. Whatever your family enjoys, it can be found in this area. With the added benefit of the amenities of the Chalet Village Owner's clubs and discounts at local attractions and restaurants, there is no limit to the activities available. We are avid fly fishermen so we always head to the National Park to fish and picnic. Tree Tops Too is located about 1/4 mile by foot from the Park boundary and a trailhead to Sugarland Visitor Center below. But if you are looking for something more exciting, Pigeon Forge, a short ride of about 15 miles, offers outlet shopping, Dollywood, numerous restaurants and other attractions.

Year ‘round there is no limit to the activities available to you and your family in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge area. So if you desire roller coasters or simply sitting on the screen porch reading a book, we have what you are looking for.

There is nowhere, in our opinion, that nature is more beautiful. Here you become immersed in it!

What makes this chalet unique

Besides the location, the best features of our home is the screened porch with its views. Our stone fireplace means so much to us because we gathered every single stone used to construct it. We also brought stones from other important places and people in our lives. So it represents our family history.

The house is comfortable and welcoming and has the ability to make you shed your everyday life and stress in a truly amazing way.

And if you want more action than 'porch sitting', the area offers just about anything you desire. The perfect location for a family vacation. From the house you have easy access to the Gatlinburg bypass which allows you to avoid downtown traffic to get to Pigeon Forge or the National Park. During peak periods this can save your valuable time for activities a lot more fun than sitting in traffic!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would just like to say Thank You for allowing us to stay and enjoy this beautiful and charming cabin! We have really enjoyed ourselves! The unexpected snow gave us quite the surprise, but it was the perfect addition to our experience. The view..just amazing. The cabin is so welcoming and warm. We often referred to it as our "home" and although we had a great time out and about in town, we couldn't wait to get back to the cabin. Many laughs and great memories were made here. We will always remember our mountain adventure and this beautiful cabin. We hate to leave, but we will definitely enjoy the view on the way down. You have helped us cross an item off our bucket list and we will always be grateful. Many Blessings from Mississippi
Feb 2014
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Amenities

Chalet Village Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2080 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , antique vanity, shower with bench & handheld showerhead
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Custom vanity with granite countertop, tiled shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Deep tub with shower, shared bath with separate toilet room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This bedroom opens onto the bath with the bench shower.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Bedroom with private bath, TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Bedroom opens onto shared bath and balcony, TV
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Bedrooms opens onto shared bath and balcony, TV
  • Bedrooms have quality Serta Vera Wang mattresses, closets, attached bathrooms, reading lamps, 3 have Flat screen TVs, one has handmade furniture, remote controlled ceiling fans, windows with screens, and hardwood floors.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Along with a rental of this property comes the use of the Owners Club card which allows you to use the 3 sparkling swimming pools, children's playground, tennis, and shuffleboard. You will also have the privilege of renting the Owner's club banquet facilities for Wedding Receptions or family reunions. This magic little card will also get you discounts at the Ripley's attractions downtown, as well as at 10 to 20 % discounts at many local restaurants.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(72 traveler reviews)

Family-Friendly, Screened Porch, Great Views
average rating of 4.888889 based on 76 reviews
5

Relaxing weekend with my family!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, amazing view!! We had a wonderful mini vacation. House came with all the comforts needed. Beds are incredibly comfortable. Thanks for sharing your house!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Robyn. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. To me, even a mini vacation in the mountains is so worth it. It is so easy to forget for awhile the bustle of everyday life when you are surrounded by the beauty and peacefulness of the area. Please come back and stay with us again. You were great guests.
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5

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a most wonderful vacation at this lovely home. Everything is provided for a wonderful stay and the views are magnificent. Seeing the colorful lights of Gatlinburg down the mountain was an especial delight. Be ready for some steep mountain roads on the way to the house because such views require a steep climb but it is well worth it. The furnishings were very comfortable with recliners, rocking chairs, and a lovely sofa in the living room, very comfortable beds, and a very well equipped kitchen. We could not have asked for a better place which gave people privacy if they wanted it as well as lovely spaces to sit, chat, and enjoy the quiet. We will definitely be booking again.

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Anee. I'm so glad you and your friends were comfortable and enjoyed your stay. We want our guests to have everything they need to feel at home and be comfortable. That is what vacations are about. We would be happy to have you again.
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5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

This home was impeccably clean, beautifully furnished, well equipped, and cozy and inviting. We had a great time and appreciate Dale's warm welcome and graciousness. We were especially touched by the story of this home, and the beautiful stained glass window. We would love to come back someday!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jacque, I so glad you had a safe trip home and that you enjoyed your time at the house. We really appreciate your kind words and are touched that you understood how our family cherishes our mountain home. Please stay with us again when you can. You were perfect guests.
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5

Great for families, Holiday getaway

  • 5 of 5

We brought the family together for a pre-Christmas getaway this year, 7 adults and 1 toddler, so we appreciated the 4 comfortable beds, day bed, and 3 bathrooms. All in all, the cabin was perfect for us. We especially loved cooking together, and how the kitchen overlooked the living and dining areas. The view from the house overlooking Gatlinburg was stunning at night. The drive up the mountain one foggy night was a bit precarious, but we'd do it again. Dale was very helpful and communicative in the days leading up to our trip, very pleasant to work with!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Emily. We were so happy to have you for your Christmas getaway. It so appreciated by everyone in the Gatlibrug area. It shows that things are back to normal. You were wonderful guests. The house barely looked lived in when you left. Please stay with us again when you come back.
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5

Cozy cabin perfect for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We certainly enjoyed our stay at Tree Tops Too. It started out a little crazy, but that never put a damper on our time spent! It was so nice meeting the Pools, they went above and beyond for us after a mishap. Dale is so easy to work with, which makes the trip less stressful. We had 8 adults and 2 children and had the perfect amount of room. The kitchen has everything you might need. But of course our favorite part was the screened in porch. Thanks again for everything!

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You guys are the best! It was so wonderful to meet you and your family, something we never get to do. We arrived at the house right after you left and it looked as if it had already been cleaned. Thank you so much for that and for being so understanding. We hope you will stay with us again.
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5

Beautiful cabin overlooking the Gatlinburg lights!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was absolutely perfect for our family Christmas weekend get together! The view is spectacular! The cabin is well furnished, nicely decorated and felt like home. The owner, Dale was amazing to work with and was super helpful! We would totally rent again!

  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amber, I was so relieved that the house was spared and that your family was the first to stay there after the fires. I think we will always have a connection because of that. You were wonderful guests and I do hope that you will stay with us again. Have a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year! Dale
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Map

Nearest Airport
48 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport Knoxville Tn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course, Pigeon Forge TN
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US 321 Gatlinburg TN
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Peddler Steak House Gatlinburg
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

We have been homeowners in Chalet Village for over 40 years, so if you have questions about the area, feel free to contact me.

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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
 
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
Early Summer 2017
Jun 4 2017 - Jun 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
July 4th 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
Mid-Summer 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Aug 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Labor Day 2017
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$240
 
 
Fall Leaf Season 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$235
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Christmas/New Year 2017
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 12.75%

We offer a 10% Military Discount for rentals of 4 or more days at any time other than holidays or October. ID will be required. This discount is only for active military personnel only.
Cancellations made more than 60 days prior to arrival date will pay a cancellation fee of $100 for reservation of 3 or 4 days or $200 for reservation of 5 days or more.
Rates are subject to change at anytime prior to the first payment of your rental amount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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