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Authentic Log Cabin at 4000 ft elevation. Long Range Views, Wi-Fi & Much More!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Log Cabin with Long Range Views

Step back in time when you arrive at this 1890's log cabin beautifully reconstructed at a cool 4000 feet in elevation located between Dillsboro and Cherokee. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2000 sq ft home has a beautiful master suite with bath that has recently been added. This room gives you a breathtaking view from a wall of windows allowing you to feel as if you are in the trees.

Sit by the fire and relax, read a book, or simply look out the window and see the scenery change from moment to moment. Go to bed each night gazing at the stars and the lights of the valley. Awaken to see a panoramic view of the Great Smokey’s, Clingman’s Dome, and Mt. Laconte in TN. Every room has a magnificent, long range view of the mountains. Our mountain top, totally private home backs up to Forest Service Lands giving you access to miles and miles of road for hiking and mountain biking.

Go rafting on the Nantahala or tubing down the Tuckasegee. Enjoy a day of sight seeing on the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad or enjoy a quiet, romantic dinner on the Dinner Train. Convenient dining and shopping is 10 minutes away in historic Dillsboro and Sylva. Make sure to check out the Heinzelmannchen Brewery in Sylva, where you can sample micro-brewed hearty ales. Drive 15 minutes north and you are in the Cherokee Indian Reservation with shopping, dining and Harrah’s Casino. Go 20 minutes south to Franklin; 45 minutes East and you are in Ashville. Highlands and Cashiers are a beautiful 40 minute drive.

Access: Last 7/10 mile is a one lane gravel road with incline. SUV's with 4WD are highly recommended and mountain driving experience is a plus!

Absolutely No Pets!


Chef's Kitchen

2 Gas Log Fireplaces - one in Living Room and one in Master suite

Propane Grill

Satellite TV & DVD player in living room

Wi-Fi Internet

Central Heat and Air.....although air is seldom needed!

Maximum Parking Spaces: 2

Maximum Guests: 6

Master Br - Queen

Lower Level Br - Queen - Satellite TV

Open Loft Above Living Room - Queen

More Details

Property Manager
Laura Bowers
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018


Whittier Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower Level Bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Suite on Main Level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Lower Level Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Open Loft above Living Area
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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(7 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Wonderful old charm meets modern living

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to get away from it all. You feel like you are on top of the world. No neighbors around and views to die for. We had a wonderful time!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Magnetic View and Amazing Property

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot express how beautiful this place is. My husband and I came for a family wedding at The Vineyards at Betty's Creek. The first trip up the mountain was a little daunting but once you do it - no problem. We did rent an AWD vehicle. I would not feel comfortable in less and 4WD would have been better. I cannot say enough about how PERFECT this place is. Every detail from the labeled switches to the supplies and artwork and EVERY thought went into luxury living at 4000 feet! I cannot wait to come back in my Jeep in October!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven above the sky

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for jet lagged Europeans 😀

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property with amazing views. Spacious and clean. We hope to be able to come back again. Convenient to Cherokee and Ashville.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

If you want quiet, seclusion, and views, then look no further. This home was everything we were looking for and more. The kitchen is very spacious and has almost everything you could imagine. We enjoyed making meals everyday. The heater fans in the bathrooms were a big spoil for me when stepping out of the shower. The downstairs bedroom is quite big and has a comfy bed. We felt this bedroom isn't much smaller than the master bedroom, offering plenty of space, views, and a door to the bottom level porch. This bedroom also has a television and the bathroom is a few steps away. The loft bedroom offers limited privacy (you are not seen, but conversations can be heard between the loft bedroom and main living area), but when just needing a pillow to place your head at night then this worked. The main living area has a television and radio, and comfy seating to enjoy the views. The many magazines, books, and brochures scattered throughout was a nice surprise. The screened in porch was perfect to enjoy meals. The open porch on the main level offers fresh air, cool breezes, beautiful sunsets, and night time star gazing was unlike anything I had ever seen. Even listening to the thunder off the mountains while sitting here was very relaxing. The master bedroom is like two rooms in one. The bed was okay (we personally didn't care for the mattress), but waking up to the views out the huge windows had me looking forward to each morning. The sitting area in front of the windows was another relaxing point. This bedroom has no television, but we used our laptop to stream a movie for the background noise I need to sleep. The couch is extremely comfortable, and became my napping place while staring out at the mountains and valley below. There is also a sliding door to the open porch, and while sitting outside one night, we watched fireflies and even got visited by a bat.

There is so much to do in the surrounding area. We visited waterfalls, went hiking, drove the Blue Ridge Parkway, as well as the scenic drive through the park over Hwy 441 from Cherokee to Gatlinburg, TN, stopping at Clingman's Dome and Newfound Gap, and saw elk at the entrance to the National Park. A grocery store is not far, and there is also a flea market. We stayed the last week of June, and because of the elevation, the weather was wonderful, from blanket wrapped coffee on the porch to afternoons that brought sunshine without the heat. We have recommended this home and are planning our next stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Much Needed Break From Reality

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough great things about this cabin. The view, the master suite, the kitchen... the list goes on and on! It is the perfect place to get away from every day life. We spent our evenings on the screened in porch overlooking the gorgeous view. You do have to travel 'up' to get to this cabin but it's completely worth it. The driveway is steep but after a time or two we were able to navigate it with not much effort. We recommend going rafting on the Nantahala River and we also did a day trip to Asheville and toured the Biltmore Estate. We travel to this area every few years and I think we finally found 'our cabin'. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Asheville, NC
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Reservation Fee $50 + Tax

Stay 6 Nights, Receive The 7th Night FREE! Contact us directly to take advantage of this special. If you book through VRBO it will not give you the 7th night free.

Repeat Guests Receive A 10% Discount

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.