Private Luxury Lodge on Large Mountain Estate Complete with Private Waterfall(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-4 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Ask Manager
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 Bedroom, 3 Bath on 1.5 Miles of Private Mountain Stream with Waterfall
The Chestnut Lodge:
The grandest of the three mountain homes, the Chestnut Lodge sits on a 1.5-mile stream with a large private yard and views of its very own waterfall. Ideal for a large family, corporate retreat, or gathering of friends, enjoy one of the two secluded bedrooms or hang out with the kids in the two-story loft.
With a three-story layout, the home comfortably sleeps 8 with the option of additional space with use of pullouts. The main level features a gourmet kitchen, over-sized great room with a fireplace, and the master bed and bath. The upstairs is home to a multi-story loft with a queen-sized bed and a secondary room with bunk beds. Lastly, the lower level includes a secluded queen room, laundry facilities, and additional gathering area. The master bedroom, main-floor great room, upstairs loft, and downstairs gathering area have their own porch/balcony area.
Enjoy your morning coffee on the over-sized porches 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.
Take advantage of the half mile of private stream with an abundance of waterfalls 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 overnight 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
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- This road is not accessible for motorcycles or vehicles with low clearance. 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
- Pool Table
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
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
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
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Aug 16 - Aug 23, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 28 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $99
- Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Tax Rate 9.75%
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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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 Chestnut Lodge at Huffman Creek will revitalize the senses and relax the soul.
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 Chestnut Lodge on Huffman Creek, it may take you a few minutes to unwind. Grab your favorite book - or e-reader - head to the porch, 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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The Chestnut Lodge at Huffman Creek Retreat
Private hammock - Creekside
2nd Floor Loft Bunk Beds
Master Bedroom - Main Floor
2nd Floor Loft Bunk Beds
Downstairs game room
Private Fire Pit Overlooking Private Waterfall
Tree House at Huffman Creek Retreat
River crossing and private yard view
Junior Master - Downstairs
Private Fire Pit
Private trail signs
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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