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Bedrooms 1
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin


About the property


Please Visit both of our $98.00 Spectacular Vista Cabins here at Private Homes, Stoplight #1 in Gatlinburg to check for Special Discounts, Availability and our many Five-Star Reviews!!! Spectacular Vista (#570145), Incredible Vista (#576527), and our lodge that sleeps up to 25, Spectacular Vista Lodge (#576529).

Pet friendly Incredible Vista (formerly 'Joshua Cove' & 'Azalea Cove') offers Breathtaking Views of the Great Smoky Mountains only 3 minutes from Downtown Gatlinburg.

This is a two-story true log cabin with six-inch logs throughout. The spacious, private deck offers a 2-Person Hot Tub with Incredible 180 degree Views of the Great Smoky Mountains.

The Living Room features a Stone Woodburning Fireplace with Firewood provided, a new leather sleeper-sofa and a 55 inch LED Flatscreen HDTV with over 200 Channels and a Bluray DVD Player.

You can prepare Romantic Candlelight Dinners in your Fully Furnished Kitchen with steaks grilled on the Park Grill a few feet away. The Kitchen appliances include a Stovetop Oven, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Blender and Waffle Iron. The Kitchen is fully furnished with Utensils and Cookware.

The expansive second-floor features an Open Loft Bedroom with a Full King-Sized Bed and a Large Heart-Shaped Jacuzzi under a Vaulted Cathedral Ceiling. Wake in the morning to Incredible Views of the Great Smoky Mountains through your Four Cathedral Windows.

After dinner, enjoy a game on the full-sized pool table or choose a show from the Flat Screen TV with over 200 Satellite Channels. The Cozy Living Room features a Romantic, Stone Woodburning Fireplace with Free Firewood Provided. If you’re looking for a true Honeymoon Log Cabin in Gatlinburg with Panoramic Mountain Views, you’ll love Incredible Vista.

Incredible Vista is located 5 minutes from Gatlinburg's Fine Dining and Amusements including Ripley's Aquarium and the Space Needle which this cabin looks down on. Or, you can take the short, scenic drive along the beautiful Little Pigeon River to the Live Music Theaters, Wholesale Factory Outlets, and Amusements of Pigeon Forge including Dollywood and Splash Country.

Within 4 miles of three entrances to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park with its Hiking, Horseback Riding, Rafting, and Historical Tours including the Roaring Fork Nature Trail and Cades Cove.

Incredible Vista (576527) has one of the best views of any of our one bedroom cabins. From the deck of Incredible Vista, you can see the entire Tennessee side of the Great Smoky National Park. The deck has a 2-Person Hot Tub and is 100% private due to a privacy wall. The deck has a two person hot tub.

Incredible Vista is located in the middle of 100 acres of virgin forest but is, almost unbelievably, only 3 minutes from traffic light #1 in downtown Gatlinburg and 9 minutes from traffic light #10 in Pigeon Forge.

Go to traffic light #1 in Gatlinburg. Turn (the only way you can turn). Go ¾ of a mile to Kristis Place on the left. (If you get to an apartment complex, you have gone too far.) Turn left and go 1/3 of a mile.

Incredible Vista is the second cabin on the right.

Check-in: There is a lockbox next to the door. The key to the cabin is inside the lockbox. Open the lockbox, take out the key, and go in. Check-in is that simple. Please text (865) 253-4626 several hours before your arrival with your cabin name for the most recent lockbox code and cleaning schedule. We are flexible on check-in and check-out times. Usually check-in is at 4pm but you can come in as soon as it is cleaned. Usually check-out is at 10am but we can often arrange a later time.

Pet Fee: Pets are welcome. Please add $48 to the total for the pet fee.

WIFI: We have Verizon Jetpacks for WIFI which can handle up to 10 devices at one time. We ask that you not download movies or videos though as each movie costs us approximately $30 once we go over our monthly limit.

Cancellation Policy: If you have to cancel, please give us as much notice as possible. We will return all of the deposit for all of the nights that we can rebook.

Reservations: To make a reservation, please send a request via email to the manager requesting the specific cabin and dates and wait for a responding email confirming the reservation. SENDING THE DEPOSIT DOES NOT MAKE THE RESERVATION. We make the reservation for the party who EMAILS us first requesting the reservation, not the one which sends the deposit first. Thank you.

Deposit: If you make a reservation, we ask people to send 50% of the total (or more if you wish) as a deposit. You can pay by check or credit or debit card if you have a PayPal account.

Plan your Incredible Vista getaway today.

More Details

Property Manager
Edward Bates
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Edward Bates

We have completed a Revolutionary, 4-part business plan.

Originally, we built these cabins 22 years ago and rented them for $99.00 a night. We quickly developed a loyal clientele who returned year-after-year and sometimes several times a year. We were packed. We then changed to a management company which raised the prices and added extra fees and we lost our loyal clientele from the '90s.

Now, here's our Revolutionary, 4-Part Business Plan.

First, we created a product that is much better than it was in the '90s. We completely restored the cabins to a condition even better than when they were new. Also, we reengineered the road to meet the highest city standards. Finally, we installed WIFI and 2-LED HDTVs in each cabin, one 50' in size.

Second, we removed the trees in front and beside the cabins to create, arguably, the best 180 degree view of the Great Smoky Mountains anywhere.

Third, we decided not to require that the guests put the typical $100.00-$500.00 security deposit, purchase $39.00 insurance policy, or even a submit a credit card number! Everything's on the honor system! That's why the final bill is so low. The honor system is working. Not one item has been stolen or broken!

Finally, we made the most Revolutionary move. We fired our management company, listed our cabins with VRBO and slashed prices LOWER than in the '90s! Most nights are offered at $98.00! As a result, we have booked over 1,000 nights in the past 3 months and received over 80 5-Star Reviews! We are developing a new, loyal clientele that is already rebooking for next year. This allows us to spend less time marketing and more time continuing to improve the property to the highest standards possible.

Our corporate mission is the same as the Apple and Disney Corporations: to offer a great product at a great price and make people happy. Our 40+ 5 Star Reviews and repeat clientele show that its working. Please join our family of friends who vacation with us over and over.

Edward Bates purchased this cabin in 1992

Why Edward Bates chose East

The Great Smoky Mountains are our great love and passion. We believe you will fall in love with them too. The greatest compliment we have received on the property has come from about a dozen guests over the past three years who have asked, 'Is this a part of the National Park?' The boundary between our Property and the National Park is almost indistinguishable. The photos are real and not retouched. Our forest appears to be contiguous with the National Park. We truly have one of the best views and one of the best locations in America.

What makes this cabin unique

Incredible Vista is only 38.2 miles from Harrah's Casino in the Cherokee Reservation in North Carolina.


Gatlinburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King Size Bed and Heart-Shaped Jacuzzi under a Cathedral Ceiling view the Great Smoky Mountain National Park through four Cathedral Windows
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Incredible Vista is only 38.2 miles from Harrah's Casino in the Cherokee Reservation in North Carolina.


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average rating of 4.64 based on 50 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Much more than we expected. Well kept cabin and a beautiful view.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall - good!

  • 4 of 5

I have stayed in many cabins in southeast Ohio and also the Smoky Mountains. This one ranks somewhere in the upper middle. The views are nice and we absolutely loved being able to spend time on the deck, sipping coffee and watching the clouds roll over the mountains. Very peaceful. The fire damage is disheartening, though the hillsides are filling in with green, which is great to see. The cabin is also very close to Gatlinburg, which is a huge plus. We did not take the trolleys, but the owners provided the routes for guests to see. The cabin itself is nice, with it’s full kitchen and very comfortable king-sized bed. We had some of the best nights of sleep that we’ve had in a while. That being said, we found a few things that were broken or needed a little attention. Nothing that ruined our trip, but might have soured it a bit. The hot tub did not seem to have enough water in it (comparing to others that I’ve been in) and the chemicals were so strong that the fumes burned our eyes. We only went in it once. I bought a DVD in one of the gift shops about area waterfalls, hoping to watch it once I got back to the cabin. As a photographer, that is something that I would have found great value in. Unfortunately, there were no component cables connecting the DVD player to the TV. Some of the other issues have been mentioned in other reviews. Like I mentioned, the cabin IS nice and overall we had a great stay. We would even stay in the same cabin again.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have reduced the amount of chlorine in the hot tubs and replaced the HDMI cord to the DVD player. We ask guests to let us know if anything is missing or wrong and we replace or fix it immediately. We live on the property and are only 2 minutes away. We have replaced all of the flooring and appliances in the cabin, replaced the deck on the front of the cabin, put an entirely new roof on that deck, built an entirely new deck on the side of the cabin and put a new roof over it (the decks are now over 500 square feet) and replaced the old 2--person hot tub with a new 5 person hot tub. We have done so much repair and renovation since the wildfires of late 2016 that most people can not tell that this cabin sustained damage in those fires. When they see a few things that might not be perfect they don't realize that these items are the last on our list from the renovations after the fire. However, nearly everyone has been great. They have been very supportive of our rebuilding efforts and come back year after year as you can see from the vast majority of the reviews.
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Best location in Gatlinburg with views of Mt. LeConte and town!

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our short getaway. The view is great even looking at the burnt sections of the area. The cabin is perfect size for a couple. There is only a small section of the porch that's allows the cabin above to see anyone at the cabin. Privacy is really great. The bed is a king size and sleeps well.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Washington, PA

A grand slam of a cabin and host!

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic view! It'll be hard to find a better one that is within minutes drive of downtown. In addition, management is superb, putting your satisfaction first.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

The owners are very friendly, the view was amazing, the cabin was cozy, the pool table was fun, very close to town but still very private. Enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO

Beautiful view

  • 3 of 5

The property had a beautiful view as promised. Cabin was nice and cozy but not the quiet I was hoping for. There were a lot of little things that happened while we were there that needed attention. Nothing major but I did feel like it put a damper on our trip. Lots of texts from Ed to us and us to Ed, he was very helpful and responsive but it just seemed if it wasn't one thing it was another. Then the last day of our trip the winds were bad and park was closed amongst other things which obviously there is nothing you can do about weather. I saw in other reviews where Ed mentioned he was doing some repairs on things. I think once he has all these in place it will be nice. No workers will be around and when the wind blows you won't have to worry about all the dust blowing in the door that another renter talked about. Enjoyed our visit to the mountains, disappointed in our trip overall.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The repairs, renovations and new additions to this cabin after the 2016 fire were completed in May, 2017. On May 4, 2017 we had near record, 98 MPH winds. Many structures in Gatlinburg were destroyed and two trees went down on our road which we cleared in about 30 minutes. Our all-log cabins are built like fortresses and the only damage they sustained was the loss of about a half a dozen shingles and some dust that came in under one door.
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
7.3 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
24 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.2 Miles
Mountain Lodge
Nearest Ski
5.3 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg


Rates & Availability

Gatlinburg Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 29 2017
1 night minimum stay
October Awe
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 4 2017
1 night minimum stay
November Wonder
Nov 5 2017 - Nov 17 2017
1 night minimum stay
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
1 night minimum stay
Gatlinburg Festival of Lights
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 20 2017
1 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $48
Cleaning Fee $58 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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