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Smoky Mountains National Park 1 Mi.!!! Between Dollywood, Cades Cove & Gatlin

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Wonderful Facility For Family Vacations Or Couples Retreats.

Our home features over 1600 sq. ft. of comfortable living space for a family or for a couples' retreat. We accommodate 6 people with a maximum of 8 people. (Cots available for two.)

You enter our home into the great room with vaulted ceilings and pine floors throughout the area. The living area, kitchen and dining room have an open flow. The area features a glass front which opens onto a balcony with spectacular views of Cove Mountain and Little Round Top. Rocking chairs, wood burning fireplace, flat screen TV and leather sofa and love seat furnish the living area. There is a stereo system, DVD player and cable TV. The dining table seats 6 and two additional seats are at the kitchen bar.

The kitchen is equipped with a toaster oven, coffee pot, microwave, blender, dishwasher with detergent, electric stove/oven and refrigerator. Ample dish and glassware, cookware and utensils, flatware and kitchen linens.

Just off the kitchen are the laundry and game rooms. The Game room has a ping pong table, dart board and a card table. Board games and decks of cards are in this area. The laundry room includes a washer and dryer, iron and ironing board.

There are 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Pine floors continue in the bedroom area. The sleeping facilities include 2 queen sized beds and two twin. In addition, there are two cots stored in a walk-in closet for additional children.

Ample additional linens are stored in the hall closet. Bathrooms, one off the hall and one off the master, have tub/shower combinations, hairdryers, and ceramic tiled floors.

Outside amenities feature a balcony running the full width of the house, a dining patio with table and chairs and a charcoal grill. An additional picnic table is behind the house. Outdoor chairs are stored in the game room which opens onto the patio.

The valley area has a Subway, pizza restaurant and a good 'go-out-to-dine' restaurant, Elvira's. Groceries, gas, ATM, antiques and various other shops are very near.

One of the Smoky Mountains' three entrances is located just 1.5 mi. from our home at Metcalf Bottoms. Hiking trails, Little Greenbrier School House, fly fishing and picnic facilities are in this area. From Metcalf Bottoms, it is a short drive to the Elkmont camping area and Laurel Falls hiking trail. There are historical buildings in the Elkmont area which was formerly a resort area where the Wonderland Hotel once stood. There is a great swimming hole on the Elkmont entrance road. Sugarlands Visitors' Center and Gatlinburg are a few miles beyond the Laurel Falls hiking trail. We often see bears on our way to Metcalf Bottoms. Beautiful!!

Townsend is 5.5 miles away and Cades Cove is approximately 13 mi. A ride through the Valley will lead to Pigeon Forge, home of Dollywood, Splash Country, Dinner theaters, restaurants and Outlet shopping. Many, many attractions are in this area.

Our home is centrally located in areas appealing to those who love the outdoors and historic sites, theme parks, amusement parks, dining and shopping. We have it all within a short drive!!

More Details

Owner
Larry & Caroline Thomas
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Larry & Caroline Thomas

We are the potters of the Thomas Pottery Gallery. We used this home to operate a pottery studio and retail gallery for several years. When retiring from full time shop keeping, we could not part with this property. We continue to sell our pottery at the nearby Wears Valley Antique and Craft Gallery and operate our home as a vacation rental. We live about an hour away.

Larry & Caroline Thomas purchased this house in 2003

Why Larry & Caroline Thomas chose Wears Valley

We bought this property because of the beauty of the area and its access to attractions of all kinds. We have year round access, roads are cleared quickly, and we are just yards of Hwy. 321. We are located at the central point between Cades Cove, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The perfect location to make use of all attractions. Hiking trails and river close by.

What makes this house unique

Nature, entertainment, dining and shopping - we have it all!!!

Amenities

Wears Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located off the main hall.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located off Bedroom 1.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Small TV and on suite bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Walk-in closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Small TV. 2 additional cots in walk-in closet for kids.
  • There are regular beds for 6 with 2 additional COTS that would be fine for children. Maximum occupancy is 8.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • spelunking
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is also horse back riding nearby

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

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Smoky Mountains National Park 1 Mi.!!! Between Dollywood, Cades Cove & Gatlin
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
5

Wonderful property!! Pictures online definitely do not do not capture the beauty. Extremely clean.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location. About 15 minutes from all attractions. Great donut place on the way into town (Docs donuts). Beautiful spacious accommodations. Everything you would need for a great mountain getaway. We hope to come back next year!!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and comfortable. We look forward to staying there again.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Loved it!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Everything we needed, very roomy, very clean. Beautiful views. Wish we could have stayed longer. Very comfy beds.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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It was very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We took a gentleman with special needs on vacation, and the house was very nice and clean. They had a handwritten note to welcome us to their home and the house had plenty of room and sit up on a small hill with a great view and was only about 10 minutes away from pigeon forge but had a dollar general store within a mile or so for those last-minute items that we always forget. Overall we really enjoyed our self. Thanks for allowing us to stay on your home and helping us make memories for Chris to remember. We will be staying again

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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5

Perfect place for our family !

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying at this house so much it was the perfect layout for our family. We loved the fireplace all the seating in the den, The ping-pong table was a hit for the teens, and the bedrooms being on the Same floor was excellent for our mother with a bad hip. The house was stocked with everything we needed. The view is absolutely incredible from the front porch. We will definitely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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One of the best properties we’ve rented!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it and look forward to returning some spring or fall!!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
McGhee Tyson
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Townsend
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
321
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Elvira's
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Property is located in a beautiful valley with mountain views. Just 1.5 miles from the Metcalf Bottoms entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Location has year round access. Historical sites, hiking trails, fly fishing and horseback riding close by. Easy access to groceries and dining.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

We do not require a damage deposit out of consideration for our guests; however, if property items are stolen or unreasonably damaged, we must make a charge to your credit card. We will contact you before the charge is made.

Payment is made 30 days prior to arrival. (Reservations made closer than 30 days in advance will be paid at the time of the reservation) If you must cancel, your payment will be refunded in full. Must cancel 7 days in advance; otherwise, $75 cancellation fee will apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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