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Appalachian Escape: Btw Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge/Private/Nestled in Nature/yard

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

custom 2000 sqf 3 bd/2 ba all log secluded cabin, large lot w/firepit, hot tub

Appalachian Escape - 3 bed/2 bath 2000 sq ft true log cabin that sleeps up to 10 guests. Private & secluded family friendly vacation rental home on a large wooded property. Great location between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, close to Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts Loop, and the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. BY OWNER. MUST be 25 or older to book, sign Rental Agreement and provide valid photo ID within 72 hrs of booking. See the floor plans - including furniture placement - so you will know what you are renting. Like @AppalachianEscape on Facebook!

AT A GLANCE:

~ great location between Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, access by ALL PAVED roads

~ FLAT parking for up to 6 cars (a rarity in these parts)

~ free WIFI over satellite

~ PRIVATE and SECLUDED on a large WOODED property with back yard (not on a steep drop-off - there is room to walk and play)

~ fire pit (we do not supply firewood though)

~ hot tub

~ "little log cabin" PLAYHOUSE for the kids

~ covered porches with rockers

~ charcoal grill and picnic table ( like having a picnic in a park)

~ whirlpool tub in upstairs bath (both baths have standing showers too)

~ heated floors in bathrooms (winter only)

~ KING bedroom on the 1st floor (for those not too keen on climbing stairs)

~ gas log double sided fireplace in the family room/dining room (operates Oct - Apr)

~ pool table, 80s classic games arcade, mini Foosball (play to your heart's content)

~ upscale kitchen with granite, stainless appliances and large island (no Formica and no dusty fake ivy on top of cabinets!)

~ flat TVs in every room with DISH 120, 2 Blu-Ray players

~ all tile and wood floors (no green shag carpets!)

~ all wood inside and out with exposed beams (no popcorn ceilings, no drywall)

~ rustic and cozy decor (no plaid or floral couches, no shiny brass fixtures)

~ custom one of a kind log cabin, NOT in a PUD or a "resort" with dozens of cookie cutter cabins mere feet from each other

Now, READ ON for more details.

Appalachian Escape is a custom built all-log cabin set on several wooded acres. Accessible by ALL PAVED roads and driveway, the cabin offers ample off-street parking for 4+ vehicles. With only 5 steps to the front door, your arrival and unpacking will be easy!

Inside Appalachian Escape Cabin, you will see the thoughtful blend of traditional and modern. Hand-hewn hemlock log walls, exposed beams, gleaming hardwood floors throughout, rustic log furniture are all reminiscent of traditional craftsmanship. Designer pine cone motif light fixtures accent all-log interior.

Floor to ceiling, stone-clad two-sided fireplace beckons you in to snuggle into one of the comfy leather sofas. Watch a movie on a 48” HDTV. Play a game or two on a rustic log pool table. Relive the fun days playing Pacman, Centipede or any of the 48 classic 80s games on the upright arcade.

Fabulous and functional modern kitchen opens into the spacious dining area, so you can create your meal and entertain at the same time. Soft-close cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, custom chiseled-edge granite counter-tops and a large island complete the look.

Dining room has fireplace and a farm-style table seats 10 guests. The expansive kitchen island offers seating for 6, giving your group ample room to mingle or to enjoy sit-down meals together.

Appalachian Escape offers seclusion and privacy while still being close to all the area attractions. Take in the serenity of the Smoky Mountains with wooded and seasonal mountain ridge views. Variety of native plants and trees grow in the cabin’s own backyard - you will feel like you are already in the Smoky Mountains national park. See the flame azaleas and Pink Lady Slippers bloom in spring, followed by rhododendrons in the Summer. Rock away in the rocking chairs on the full-length, covered porch. Have a relaxing dinner on the porch or gather around picnic table and charcoal grill in the yard. Roast marshmallows and make s ‘mores by the back yard fire pit. After a full day of fun, soak in the 5-person hot tub. The expansive, relatively flat backyard has enough room to play. Kids will love the “little log cabin” playhouse, built from the trees harvested on the property.

Whether your idea of a dream vacation is to “hide away” with family and friends, or to enjoy the many area's activities and attractions, escape to Appalachian Escape and find it all! Most desirable local destinations such as Downtown Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, Aquarium, zip lines and more are all within easy driving distance.

We'd like you to know that Appalachian Escape Cabin is not a company owned rental business. It is a family owned and cherished vacation home, where we eventually plan to retire to. When we were building the cabin, we blended traditional and rustic elements with today's conveniences and amenities. We also added our unique personal touch by creating or restoring many of the furniture and decor pieces. We hope that you will cherish your time at Appalachian Escape as much as we do, and treat the cabin with care and respect it deserves.

When you compare Appalachian Escape to other cabins of similar size, you will realize that you get more value and better experience with us!

This property is advertised on multiple online listing and booking platforms, each of which outlines different and policies, terms and conditions. For consistency, the polices, terms and conditions listed in the Rental Agreement shall prevail and supersedes any and all other polices, terms and conditions described on the listing and booking site that you originally inquired and/or booked this property.

NO SMOKING, NO PETS. NO OCCUPANCY ABOVE STATED LIMIT (10). MUST BE AT LEAST 25 YEARS OLD TO RENT (primary renter), SIGN THE RENTAL AGREEMENT AND PRESENT VALID PHOTO ID.

More Details

Owner
Victoria and Todd H
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, russian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Victoria and Todd H

Victoria and Todd: We loved the area for its nature, mountains and myriad things to do. And of course, because in the Smokies, unlike in Florida, you can actually enjoy seasons! We are avid DIY-ers, but running construction/remodeling project to restore Appalachian Escape from 700 miles away put us to the test!

Victoria and Todd H purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Victoria and Todd H chose East

We looked far and wide, but could not find a place that had just the right feel to it. We prefer seclusion and privacy, while many cabins are located in the 'resorts' where privacy is in short supply, or 'PUDs' where all cabins look alike and cookie cutter. When we found 'Appalachian Escape', there was no mistaking we had found what we were searching for! We originally fell in love with cabin's secluded property and the peaceful feel it exuded. The cabin itself was another story - the previous owners have erected the shell, but have never completed the inside. There were no interior walls, no flooring, no power and only rudimentary plumbing. Since purchasing it in 2013, it took us over a year to renovate and install EVERYTHING in the cabin: walls, new hardwood floors, doors, trim, stairs, insulation, HVAC, furniture, appliances, lighting, cabinetry...and...and...and... It was a lot of work, but the end results is a fantastic, top-of-the-line mountain cabin that your family and friends will love to come home to and won't ever want to leave!! This is anything but a cookie cutter log home! Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge have lots to do, from hiking, to white water rafting, to fine dining and live shows, to horseback riding and Go-Karts. We know that this area can entertain virtually any family for years to come...

What makes this cabin unique

Appalachian Escape offers privacy in nature setting and "cabin in the woods" feel and seclusion, yet easy access by paved roads to all the area attractions and amenities. It also provides plenty of indoor and outdoor space to accommodate large groups while still creating cozy and intimate atmosphere. The cabin is next to the Arts & Crafts District, which is a quaint area with lots of small family-run artisan shops - you don't even have to buy, just go in and talk with the kind folks - they are very friendly people. There is easy access to Pigeon Forge as well! We take pride in knowing that families can create wonderful memories to last a lifetime while staying at Appalachian Escape. Please know we will do everything possible to make sure you have a great vacation in the Smokies!

Guestbook comments from the owner

SH from IL

My friends and I went down for the last last week of April. The placement of the cabin is central to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg while being very close to the artists communities. Nothing was a more than a 15-20 minute drive. The cabin it self was rustic but modern with brand new amenities like fine granite counter tops and new appliances. The privacy was nice ,the hot tub and fire pit not in direct view of the neighbors properties. The cabin was extremely clean and well organized when we arrived and made for a very nice vacation. I would consider staying at this cabin again in the future.
Apr 2015
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Amenities

Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Must sign the Rental Agreement and provide a copy of valid photo ID. Minors under 18 can only stay with adult who signed the Rental agreement.
  • No camping on the grounds. No house parties. Events on case by case basis w/ prior written Owner permission only. No shooting of firearms on property
  • No litter/trash/cigarette butts/bottles/ cans in the yard, firepit, on decks or property grounds. Trash must be BAGGED and locked in containers.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1st floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , Connects to the bedroom & living area;double granite vanity
    2nd floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Granite vanity
  • 1st floor bath has double granite vanity, shower stall with glass doors, non-slip tile floor, bath fan with timer; this bathroom connects to both bedroom and first floor common area. 2nd floor bath has single granite vanity, river-rock surround whirlpool tub, separate shower stall with glass doors, bath fan with timer. Heated floors are on during winter months only.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 1st floor King bedroom - 1 king , Connects to the bath, memory foam mattress, closet, TV
    2nd floor King bedroom - 1 king , Memory Foam mattress, closet, LED TV, dresser, nightstands
    2nd floor large bedroom - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 queen bed has memory foam mattress; closet, LED TV+Blu-ray
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
With regard to suitability for the elderly or infirm, there are 5 steps up to the front porch of the house with railings (see pictures and floor plans). There is a bathroom and a king bedroom as well as all the amenities on the first floor, so an elderly person could stay only on the first floor and would not need to go upstairs at all. Visit www.bluemountaincabins.com

Reviews

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Appalachian Escape: Btw Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge/Private/Nestled in Nature/yard
average rating of 4.9423075 based on 53 reviews
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Graduation Trip

  • 4 of 5

We came from Florida to be with family for a high school graduation. We really enjoyed the cabin. It was a great place for all the family to be together and be able to have meals together. Loved the openness of the first floor. Our grandson enjoyed the games. The only issue was that just a few can use the wifi at the same time. We would more than consider using this again.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We are happy that you have enjoyed your stay. We advise all our future guests within the Rental Agreement and email communications that wifi availability and speed may be limited. Due to cabin's secluded location our the internet service is over satellite connection which implies certain limitations. Please choose bluemountaincabins dоt соm again!
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Breathtaking

  • 5 of 5

Overall experience was amazing I must say Tennessee don't owe me nothing,, the cabin was great it was everything described in the pictures. The owners were very quick to respond to any questions or concerns, the kids had an amazing time toasting marshmallows and the hot tub. We will be back, thank you Victoria and Todd for opening your home to my family.

Abner's' Spring Break 2017

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your heartwarming comments, we hope you will come and stay again. Todd and Victoria - blumountaincabins dоt соm
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

My kids absolutely loved this house! One day it poured down rain and kids were mad we went into town as they wanted to stay and play the arcade, billiards and just soak in the hot tub. Our family of 5 had plenty of room. A whole other family could have joined us and we all would have had lots of space. Won't look anywhere else when we return to the Gatlinburg area.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, we are happy your family enjoyed our cabin, we hope you will come and stay again. Todd and Victoria - blumountaincabins dоt соm
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5

the property was lovely and everything and more than we expected

  • 5 of 5

great location with a beatiful view

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded and Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Cabin is just as pictured. Nice area close to town yet far enough away to feel the true mountain experience. Very nice home and very spacious. Comforting and inviting with plenty to keep the kids (and adults) entertained. Highly recommend and would love to come back! The owners were a pleasure and very easy to work with. Thanks so much for a stress free and wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Secluded feel but close enough to town! Cabin just as expected from description and pics. Victoria was very helpful from beginning to end...

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Several in the Arts & Crafts Community
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 321
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Several in the Arts & Crafts Community
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Enjoy your Great Smoky Mountains vacation near Gatlinburg Arts and Crafts area, close access to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood and other area attractions. Cabin is set on several private acres in a residential (non-PUD, non-'resort') community. Spacious back and side yard with enough room to walk around and play. Ample paved parking, paved streets and driveway leading to the property - no intimidating roads. Please respect the neighbors and keep the noise levels down.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $300

WE DO NOT CHARGE ADMIN FEES, HOT TUB FEES OR PER-PERSON FEES. We WAIVE cleaning fees on 7+ night rentals (certain seasons, must ask). Rates subject to change without notice. Sales/specials apply to new reservations only. No check ins on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas day. If you see open weekdays between rentals OR open dates 2-3 weeks from the time of your vacation, better rates than listed may be available - contact us. Early check-ins WITH advance notice can be arranged IF there is no one checking out the morning you arrive. On-request interim hot tub cleaning $20; $300 damage deposit OR $79 damage protection insurance. Primary Renter must be 25 years of age or older to book, sign and return the Rental Agreement and copy of valid photo ID within 72 hours of booking. If you are under 25 and attempt instant book, we will cancel the reservation and refund deposit less $25 cancellation fee.

This property is advertised on multiple online listing and booking platforms, each of which outlines different and policies, terms and conditions. For consistency, the polices, terms and conditions listed in the Rental Agreement shall prevail and supersedes any and all other polices, terms and conditions described on the listing and booking site that you originally inquired and/or booked this property.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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