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Free Spirit Cabin Near Great Smoky Mtn National Park, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5-6

We hope you enjoy staying in our newly remodeled cabin in the peaceful Smoky Mountains. It has all new stainless steel appliances, new 5-person hot tub and 3 newly stained decks to experience the serenity of the mountains. It has the perfect location nestled between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in a serene mountain setting. It is only minutes to all attractions and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

You will find that our cabin is unique and very spacious. It sleeps 5 people comfortably . 2 small children could fit on the loft futon, making it possible for 6 with children. The cabin is a great set up for 2 couples, 2 families with children, or one large family. This cabin has two master suites with full private bath/shower combination as well as a large Jacuzzi in each bedroom. The open concept living room/kitchen/dining room, make it a perfect place for family and friends to gather and the upstairs loft with pool table and TV is a great place for the kids (big and small) to hang out.

And who wants to stay indoors with the magnificent mountains at your doorstep.

Our 3 decks bring the indoors out so you can relax and have coffee on the upper deck from the bedroom or sit on the deck while grilling burgers and sharing laughs. On a clear night there is a wonderful view of the sky and stars in all their glory. Don’t forget to enjoy an evening in the hot tub under our covered deck all while feeling close to nature!

We have made available for your convenience maps and brochures of restaurants

and area attractions such as Dollywood, Dixie Stampede, Ripley’s Aquarium, The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove, Outlet Malls and The Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community.

With all the following amenities we are sure you will have a blessed time in these mountains and make lots of precious memories.

More Details

Roger and Donna Shipley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Roger and Donna Shipley

God has blessed us with our lifelong dream of having a place of our own in the mountains to enjoy His creation. Free Spirit Cabin is the perfect place to quiet your soul and free your spirit to experience all the beauty of nature and the serenity that it holds. We are so happy to be able to share this peaceful place with you.

Roger and Donna Shipley purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Roger and Donna Shipley chose East

Free Spirit is located on the summit of a ridge line which has a unique quality of it's own. On the ridge, it is quiet most of the time. There is usually a breeze blowing through the trees in the forest surrounding the open deck. After a good rain, a waterfall down below will sound off to provide a tranquil departure from the usual quiet. At night the sky opens up from the deck for star gazing. And in the morning the birds call for meditating in quiet solitude. All this preparing you for a inspirational hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park just a short distance away.

What makes this cabin unique

The access to Free Spirit Cabin is only three steps up to the deck from the driveway.

The capacity of 5-6 people includes a king bed downstairs, queen bed upstairs, and futon in the loft. Each bedroom has it's own jacuzzi tub and full bathroom with shower/tub.

Sky Harbor is conveniently located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge making both within just a few minutes drive. Dollywood is so close you can occasionally hear the train whistle from the locomotive. There is also a back way to Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, the Arts and Crafts Community and a bypass to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park from Sky Harbor to avoid heavy traffic. Our laminated map shows how to get to both places and a few other shortcuts and bypasses around the area.


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • Full bathroom off each bedroom with tub/shower and a jacuzzi tub in each bedroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • One king size log bed One queen size log canopy bed One futon couch/bed in loft. Great for one adult or two small children.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • swimming
The Great Smoky Mountains are now a second home to us. Something we have always dreamed of. When we hike these mountains, our hearts tune in to the essence of the Love of God. The serene forests, the beautiful waterfalls, and views from the top of the world have brought us closer to God and has shown us the 'peace that surpasses understanding' when we are in these beautiful mountains. We have tried to channel that peace through our blessing from God we call Free Spirit. It is our greatest desire to share that peace with our guests through the spiritual theme of our cabin. God's love flows more freely through a vessel open to receive his love. We hope Free Spirit can assist in your quest to find His Peace, His Joy and His Love.


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Free Spirit Cabin Near Great Smoky Mtn National Park, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg
average rating of 4.9347825 based on 46 reviews

Nice Place To Relax

  • 4 of 5

Free Spirit is a nicely equipped cabin in the hills. Had all the amenities that were needed for a relaxing stay. The cabin was clean overall but the dining room table was full of crumbs. We thank you for sharing your cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our cabin. Relaxation was what we had in mind when we decided to buy it. The large back deck has provided many hours of relaxation on the ridge line, where most of the busy world can't reach. When there is so much to put into making our cabin the perfect place, sometimes the important things get overlooked. We are so sorry it was overlooked. We are glad the rest of the cabin was clean. Thanks again for your stay in our home.
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Perfect cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was perfect for us. It's much more adorable than its pictures present. Everything was clean and comfortable.And everything worked! It was close to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, if that's what you want, but also close to outdoors activities like white water kayaking and hiking, which was what we wanted. The property is far enough from neighbors to provide privacy, and the wooded view from the hot tub was wonderful! We'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our cabin during your stay in the Smokies. You helped remind us why we bought our cabin, to be comfortable in the Great Smoky Mountains. Thank you for your nice review and for making our home yours for a while.
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee


  • 5 of 5

My family and I have rented numerous cabins in the Smokies for many years. It was our first time to stay at Free Spirit and I pray that we will be able to return many times. This is, by far, our favorite! The owners are wonderful to deal with. The pictures were totally accurare and it had EVERYTHING you could possibly need. Roger and Donna, thank you for sharing your beautiful mountain home with us. My husband, daughter and I have made such sweet memories here. May God's richest blessings be yours!

Renee from Mount Juliet, Tennessee

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Renee for your glowing review of our cabin. It is this kind of review that we love to get. Free Spirit is our way of sharing our love of the Smokies with those who appreciate nature and the beauty of the mountains. We hope everyone that stays in Free Spirit leaves with the feeling you had during your stay. God Bless
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Free Spirit

  • 5 of 5

Cabin is quite, hot tub was wonderful and cabin had everything we needed or wanted.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your pleasant review of our cabin. We are glad you enjoyed it, especially the hot tub. Hope to see you back soon.
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nice cabin close to everything but away fromIt all.

  • 5 of 5

Free Spirit is far enough away but close in to go where youu wish to be. Plenty of games to play especially the pool table.

Lots of channels to watch on TV with Charter. It even has a Roku player with Netflix and many other movie channels.

The ridge top setting is peaceful and takes you away from the hustle and bustle of home.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed our little piece of heaven. You described it well. Thank you.
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Relaxing and quite

  • 5 of 5

Charming, close to everything, and just the perfect size!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you were able to find some relaxation and peace in our cabin. That is what we wish for everyone who visits. We also liked the size and location when we decided to purchase it. It's big enough, but not too big. And just around the corner from everything. Thanks again for your stay and your review. Hope to see you back again soon.
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
McGee Tyson Airport Knoxville
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Variety of Local Restaurants
Nearest Ski
7.5 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: recommended

Sky Harbor is a mountain community located between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Tennessee. It is approximately 15 minutes from Dollywood Theme Park, Dixie Stampede Dinner Show, Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Community, Gatlinburg Aquarium, Tanger Outlet Mall and 20 minutes to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.


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
Labor Day
Aug 30 2017 - Sep 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $200

We have a three-night minimum during the month of October.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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