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Mountain Escape with Private Stream, Hiking Trails, Hot Tub, Game Room and Wifi

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Escape To The Quiet Side Of The Mountains With A Private Stream - Sleeps 12

Huffman Creek Retreat is home to three unique homes on a private, secluded estate in Robbinsville, North Carolina.

The Homestead
This home is ideal for a large family or corporate retreat. With three private bedrooms and 2.5 baths, the home can sleep 12. The upper level has a full bathroom shared by two rooms. The first has a queen-sized bed and the second has one set of twin-sized bunk beds and two additional twin-sized beds. The main level has a living room with pull-out couch, a flat screen TV, and access to an oversized porch with a jacuzzi for all to enjoy. The kitchen overlooks the porch and open-plan living room. This level is also home to a king-sized bedroom with a full bath. The lower level of the home has a gathering room, complete with a billiards table, laundry room, half bath, and king bedroom. Enjoy your morning coffee on the covered front porch, catch up on your tan on the back deck, or stay curled up in bed as you check a few emails and take advantage of the home's wifi. Whether it's the rustic setting or modern conveniences you're in search of, this home has it all.


Enjoy the half mile of private stream with an abundance of water falls and hand hewed bridges. Be sure to bring a fly rod and your favorite fishing gear to see what you can catch.

If it's a hike you're looking for, enjoy the property's five miles of private hiking trails with ample room for camping opportunities. Pack a lunch or a full pack for an over-nite stay. Either way, be sure to bring along your camera to snap a shot of the abundant wildlife, waterfalls, streams, and various mountain views. The region, located in the Appalachian biosphere, is home to the world's densest population of salamanders in the entire world. Be sure not to touch them though, this protected species is known for the unique characteristic of breathing through its skin.

Embrace the healing qualities of nature as you take in the amenities of this secluded mountain home at Huffman Creek Retreat. Whether you come for inspiration, relaxation, or adventure, this private mountain escape will provide just what you seek. It's certainly one of our very favorite places in the world, and we know it will quickly be one of yours too.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/27/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    The primary renter must be 25. ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This road is not accessible for motorcycles or vehicles with low clearance (Corvette/Ferrari). Traditional sedans, mini-vans, etc are fine on this road. Be advised that all cellphone carriers are not supported in this region. It is advised that you contact your company if this is of great concern. It is known that Verizon wireless operates on property. Robbinsville is located in a dry county. Please be advised that it is best to bring any products containing alcohol with you as they are not available for sale within the county. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Visit the Cherohala Skyway for breathtaking views, unchallenged this side of the Mississippi. Travel across the Cherokee National Forrest over 5,400 feet above sea level into Tennessee back country. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, take a turn down an unpaved road for adventure and the healing sounds and sights of nature. Complete with your modern conveniences....moreless

  • Water View:

    Huffman Creek: Come relax by your own 1.5 miles of private creek. Filled with abundant trout and wildlife species, it's the perfect backdrop for taking in the natural beauty and cascading waterfalls....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    This is an outdoor fire pit NOT an indoor fireplace ...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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from 19 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$199
$1,389
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$179
$1,249

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 9.75%

Notes:

Please contact owner for more information on rates.


Manager's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Knoxville
24 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tapoca Lodge
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whittier, North Carolina
40 Miles
Nearest Train
Bryson City
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 143
24 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Tapoca Lodge
85 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ober Gatlinburg

Car: Necessary

Robbinsville, North Carolina is located in the beautiful Great Smoky Mountain Region of the southern Appalachian mountains. Known for it's diverse species of flora and fauna, the region is home to Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, Slickrock Creek Wilderness Area, Natahala National Forest, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

From Huffman Creek, you're only moments to the secluded waters of Lake Santeelah. The lake boasts almost an entirely undeveloped shoreline with 75% being home to National Forest. With a restricted number of residence, the quiet lake is ideal for boating, fishing, swimming, and any of your favorite water sports. Boat and jet ski rentals are available throughout the spring and summer seasons.

Take a short drive to Highway 129 and take on the adventure of driving the 'Tail of the Dragon.' The world renowned road is a challenge even for the greatest road warriors with 318 curves in just 11 miles. Continue on your journey and loop back around to Huffman Creek on the Cherohala Skyway which winds through mountaintop ridges of the Cherokee National Forrest. These views are certainly something to write home about. Be sure to bring your camera!

For the history buffs, you're just a short drive to Cherokee, North Carolina, home to the eastern Band of the Cherokee Tribe. Try your luck at Harrah's Cherokee Casino or visit one of the many restaurants, shops, and museums.

Embrace your inner adventurer and head down the Nantahala river. Featuring a combination of Class II and III rapids, there is something for the novice and full-on adrenaline junkie. Be sure to contact one of the multiple rafting companies in Bryson City to schedule your full day of adventure. Between white water rafting, ziplining, mountain biking, and horse back riding, you'll be ready to relax when you arrive back at Huffman Creek.

Enjoy the quieter side of your stay just steps outside of your door. Take a nap by the private river while you enjoy friends and family fishing for trout.

There is certainly nothing more therapeutic than curling up in your cabin during the occasional afternoon rain or warming up by your private fire and enjoying the modern convenience of a twilight movie.

Head down to the fire pit for an evening of stories, laughs, good eats, and of course, smores.

Huffman Creek's private residence offers an abundance of opportunity for the culinary enthusiast to prepare a quick picnic to take along for the day's hike or a full feast to celebrate a day of outdoor fun and relaxation.

Take a trip down a few winding gravel roads for an escape from the complexities of the daily grind and an opportunity to reconnect with nature. A trip to the Homestead at Huffman Creek will revitalize the senses and relax the soul.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1986

About: Since 1986 our family has been escaping to the mountains of Robbinsville, North Carolina to reconnect with nature, explore, and of course create lifelong memories with our family. We have hiked every trail, taught our two boys to fish here, and shared endless gatherings with family and friends. Every season offers an exciting new set of adventures and scenery. The winter snow, spring wild flowers, summer trout, and fall leaves are just the beginning of what you can expect to find. We invite you to come create memories, share new adventures, and take in the sights and sounds of this nature escape.

Why Robbinsville, NC, USA:
After vacationing here as a child, we knew this was an experience we wanted to share with our children. Over the years, we searched for the perfect mountain home only to create our own private escape of several residences. Today we own four mountain homes in Robbinsville and look forward to sharing them with you, your family, and friends.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
When you arrive at the Homestead on Huffman Creek, it may take you a few minutes to unwind. Grab your favorite book - or e-reader - head to the porch, hot tub, hammock, or stream, and prepare for a trip of pure relaxation. Our favorite thing to do is prepare a 'breakfast extravaganza' each morning for the few early risers in the bunch. Prepare a pile of pancakes for those morning lovers and let the rest stay snuggled in bed. Best of all, by the time those morning lovers wrap up, the rest of us are about ready for a day of hiking, exploring, and sometimes napping. It's just the right size home to offer a good combination of gathering spaces and privacy.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/27/2016

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Photos

  • Front of Homestead at Huffman Creek

    Front of Homestead at Huffman Creek

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Billiards room

    Billiards room

  • Family room looking into kitchen

    Family room looking into kitchen

  • King-sized bedroom

    King-sized bedroom

  • Stream crossing

    Stream crossing

  • Stream side retreat

    Stream side retreat

  • View down stream

    View down stream

  • Twin-sized bedroom with extra bunk beds

    Twin-sized bedroom with extra bunk beds

  • View of Homestead at Huffman Creek

    View of Homestead at Huffman Creek

  • Secluded back deck with private hot tub

    Secluded back deck with private hot tub

  • Upstairs queen-sized room

    Upstairs queen-sized room

  • Bunk room with two twin beds and bunk bed

    Bunk room with two twin beds and bunk bed

  • Downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bathroom

  • Private drive

    Private drive

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • View into kitchen with breakfast bar

    View into kitchen with breakfast bar

  • Private 1.5 miles of stream

    Private 1.5 miles of stream

  • View from kitchen

    View from kitchen

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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