Beautiful home located on a bluff overlooking a meadow and creek with a great view of the smokey mountains. The updated home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms with a great split plan. Also has central heat and air conditioning, indoor fireplace, outdoor firepit large paved driveway for easy turn around and two car garage. Very large open concept living and dining area for great entertaining. Secluded yet minutes from town and in the center of lots of outdoor activities. Close to the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway and all that western NC has to offer.
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- Min Stay3 nights
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- Jul 20, 2018
About linda siefker
This property was purchased in 1999 and the home built the following year by my parents and I as their part time summer home in retirement. They are no longer able to travel back and forth and we are only able to use a few times a year so we want to share the beauty of this place with others to help cover its costs and keep the home in our family.
linda siefker purchased this House in 2000
Why linda siefker chose Cartoogechaye
Our family built this home to accomodate family gatherings. It has a large open living area and great split bedroom plan. It also has lots of outdoor area and beautiful views. It is a great location that feels as if you are away from it all, yet you are close to town and all the attractions. The house is located off a paved road that it between highway 64 and Wayah Road for easy access to everything but yet you do not have the distraction of a main road when sitting outside watching all the wildlife!
What makes this House unique
The location is fantastic for western NC and all it has to offer. So many things are located just 30-45 minutes away in every direction so you have lots of options for fun day trips. It is very secluded but yet minutes to Franklin's downtown which is one of the larger towns in western NC. So you can enjoy a quiet and relaxing stay or hop in the car and drive a short distance to all that western NC has to offer. The two car garage and large driveway area are nice for guests who travel with toys like boats or motorcycles as there is plenty of room to store them and to turn around trailers or just to accommodate several vehicles.
Local Services & Businesses
Check-in: 3:00 PM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Absolutely loved it!
Wonderfully secluded with all of the amenities you could need. Close enough to parks and shopping but not right in the middle of it all. Beautiful views. Serene and tranquil environment. Can't wait to go back!
Beautiful home for relaxing vacation with access to town and recreation
Beautifully designed, comfortably and tastefully furnished, and very clean home located about 10 minutes from the town of Franklin. Everything one needs for comfortable housekeeping is provided. The house feels secluded; one cannot see neighbors, and traffic on the road providing access to the house is extremely light. From the front porch, one looks down across an open field and the mountains in the distance. At night, fireflies in the field put on a magical show. Good bird watching also. A beautiful waterfall hike is located about 10 minutes from the house (driving). Cell phone service was available at the house (Sprint), but be aware that WiFi is not available.
Beautiful mountain views, perfect location!
My husband and I had a great mountain getaway in Franklin. This was the perfect location, secluded enough with beautiful mountain views that we felt we could really decompress. We also loved the easy drive into town and the proximity to all the nearby hikes. Overall the house was the perfect place to stay with a well stocked kitchen and comfortable and clean accommodations! We loved the big front porch and outdoor fire pit!
Clean, neat, comfortable, everything we needed was there. This may be the best bang for the buck that I experienced in this area.
Great Place to Stay, Great Location
My wife and I wanted to reacquaint ourselves with the Franklin area where we used to live many years ago. We really enjoyed our stay and used the extra space for some brief visits by family members.
The "cabin" was everything you could want, clean, well furnished, tastefully decorated and a well supplied kitchen. The home has been built and maintained with lots of TLC. We made several trips up to Wayah Bald and always ran into Appalachian trail though hikers. We also enjoyed several hiking trails in the national forest, as well as the Little Tennessee Greenway in Franklin. and surrounding towns and enjoyed.
The owner was prompt, courteous and helpful in all their communications.
What a wonderful home base for exploring the area. Quiet and peaceful location that is close to many attractions. We were fortunate to have great weather for the week, visiting Nantahala lake and river gorge, Chatuge lake, traveling throughout NE Georgia and hiking Wayah Bald. Franklin is a wonderful place to visit.
Within 30-45 minute drive in every direction are lots of activities. Highlands/Cashiers offer shopping, hiking and beautiful waterfalls. Nantahala outdoor center offers rafting, kayaking, mountain biking. Lake Chatuge offers boating, fishing and water sports. Asheville offers The Biltmore, shopping, dining, etc. Smokey Mountain National Park and Parkway offer lots of hiking, animal sightings, etc. Cherokee offers Casinos and Indian museams and information. Maggie Valley offers winter sports such as skiing, snow tubing, etc.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Five night minimum effective November 1st - April 15th due to the additional cost required to re-winterize the house. If you are looking for a shorter term during other months please contact the owner. SPECIAL RATES APPLY FOR HOLIDAYS - CONTACT OWNER FOR DETAILS OF RATES WHEN REQUESTING STAYS DURING HOLIDAY TIMES! THANK YOU!