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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:
October 20, 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.


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.


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 4.9411764 based on 51 reviews

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as described and as you would expect from a nice cabin. Would definitely recommend and have no issues returning for a visit.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great Cabin, very clean.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your nice review of our cabin. We love our cabin, and we love our cleaners. But most of all, it means a lot to us that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your stay and kind review, and we hope to see you back.
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a charming, peaceful retreat!!

  • 5 of 5

The "Free Spirit" cabin is the perfect place to stay in the Smokies. It's close to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, yet off the beaten path enough to be private and peaceful. Very nicely stocked and decorated. Extra amenities like upstairs game room, hot tub on back deck, furnished front porch, furnished upper bedroom porch, stereo system, weather radio, several nice tvs with cable and Roku services. We celebrated our 25th anniversary here and look forward to going back here every chance we get!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your 25th Anniversary in our cabin. Free Spirit gives us a chance to be a part of those special times. And yes, we love being "close to everything and every place". But our favorite is the 20 minute bypass straight to the Great Smoky Mountains. Thank you for your stay and hope to see you back on your 26th.
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Awesome cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect and stocked with all the necessities you need, plus more! We had a lot of fun playing pool and relaxing in the hot tub. The drive to both downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge was short and scenic. Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the awesome review of our cabin. It makes us want to drive up and stay ourselves. Glad you were able to enjoy both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge from the cabin. Hope you got a chance to visit the Great Smoky Mountains.
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Free Spirit Eclipse Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was organized and clean and everything was prepared as advertised. Online pictures represent the cabin well. The cabin is in a secluded very quiet area but be prepared for a few steep, curvy narrow roads the last couple of miles. The weather was perfect for the eclipse and was great the rest of the week as well. GSMNP is always fantastic and the cabin experience is the way to go if you want to avoid the commercialized areas. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay and your nice review of our cabin. It was good to know it was occupied by someone who appreciated it during the eclipse. Thank you for your communication and the photos. Hope you are able to see them on our "revised" webspace on VRBO. Looking forward to your next visit.
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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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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.75%

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.