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Family and Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cozy 3 Bedroom 2 bath Mountain Cabin

Come relax in our charming 3/2 cabin that is nestled on the mountainside with all the amenities of home! Fully furnished with all you will need to enjoy the beauty and excitement that the mountains have to offer. Cabin features a large wrap around porch with lower deck and fire pit, mountain stream below, wood burning fireplace, central air, and centrally located to all outdoor mountain activities. Bedrooms include two singles and set of bunk beds in one bedroom, and queen beds in both the upstairs master and other downstairs bedroom. We have outside gas and Weber charcoal grills for your grilling preference as well as large picnic table on deck to enjoy your outdoor dining.

Jack and Sheila Ullrich
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Jack and Sheila Ullrich

Originally from Chicago and Kentucky, we met and married in Naples, FL and have been married for 24 years. We have raised our 4 children in Naples, and they have grown up vacationing at our cabin.

Jack and Sheila Ullrich purchased this cabin in 1996

Why Jack and Sheila Ullrich chose Smoky Mountains

After many years of vacationing in the surrounding area, we purchased the cabin when our 4 children were small. We have created many lasting memories over the last 12 years with our family and friends, and enjoy sharing our place with others when we are not able to use it.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is close to many of our favorite outdoor activities, including boating and tubing on Fontana Lake, whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, exploring the waterfalls at Deep Creek in Bryson City, mountain biking at Tsali, and just relaxing at the cabin while building fires inside and out, roasting hot dogs and smores, sitting on the front porch swing enjoying the hummingbirds feed and reading a good book, listening to the babbling creek that runs through the property, and soaking up the peaceful feel of the surroundings.


Robbinsville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathroom downstairs is located between the two downstairs bedrooms. It features a full size walk in shower. Second bathroom is located upstairs off the master bedroom and features a full size tub and shower. Towels are provided and hairdryer available.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom located upstairs off loft with private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Located on first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Located downstairs has set of bunkbeds and two single beds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Family and Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.6875 based on 32 reviews

Super inviting and comfy cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The owners were awesome to deal with and the cabin came equipt with anything you could think of! We'll def be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was well cared for and well equipped. Cabin is warm and homey with everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in early August and it was a cool escape from the heat at home in Charlotte. The cabin was better and bigger than the listing could really portray. Warm and rustic including an adorable bear theme, I also loved the family photos reminding us just how important family time is. Made some great memories roasting marshmallows at the fit pit, grilling dinner and playing games. We rafted the Nantahala and submerged ourselves in the frigid waters of Yellow Creek Falls. We did love coming back to the comfort of the cabin after a full day though. Owners are accommodating and readily available for any questions or concerns. A pleasure to work with. Plan on returning next chance we get. Thanks to the Ullrich family for their little gem at Sawyers Den.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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One of our best family vacations!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVE this cabin in the mountains of North Carolina! The cabin had everything we could possibly need to spend a relaxing week with family. At the same time, we enjoyed so many activities that the area has to offer from hiking the surrounding trails, enjoying Lake Fontana and exploring everything the area has to offer! Jack and Sheila have provided a wonderful home away from home and we cannot wait for our return visit next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great rustic cabin!

  • 4 of 5

This is a wonderful, wonderful rustic cabin that is both charming and comfortable. We spent two weeks here with two boys (11 and 9) and have no complaints about the cabin itself. The Ullrichs take great care of the property, and the love is evident everywhere. We had many a pleasant nights sitting by the firepit telling stories, roasting hot dogs and marshmallows, and just being away from it all. Just a wonderful rustic cabin in the woods.

One thing to note, though it should be obvious. This is a country cabin. If you need superfast and super reliable internet access, I wouldn't recommend this part of the country for you. Cell phone reception is going to be spotty at best. But for getting away from it all, that's actually a plus.

The only reason for not going 5 stars has little to do with the cabin itself, but with the surrounding area. We thought that there would be more to do, like hiking, mountain biking, water activities, etc., just from the cabin itself or close by. That is not the case. The trailheads, lakes, streams, etc. are all relatively far away (~30 min drive). If you're hiking this section of the Appalchian Trail, that trailhead is closer, but it's still a drive. So keep that in mind if you're thinking of doing a lot of outdoor activities in Joyce Kilmer or Nantahala.

Second, Graham County where Robbinsville is located, is a dry county. We didn't know that coming in. :) So make sure to pick up wine, beer, liquor, whatever on your way in.

Otherwise, enjoy yourselves in privacy, a great cabin with wonderful charming rooms, and a outdoor living space that will become the focus of your stay.

PS: The water is the best I've ever had. Just turn on the tap -- it'll taste just like expensive bottled water.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bridgeport , Illinois

Not happy at all with the stay ....

  • 2 of 5

The cabin was not real clean .. And there are no mats in the shower or tub ... My mother slipped and fell due to a very slick shower floor.... We also did not have gas for the grill ... And couldn't get into the cabin when we got there . We were given the wrong code for the door ..... I am not the kinda of person that does these kind of reviews but I was very disappointed ... Especially for the price we had to pay to stay there .....

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We go to great lengths to ensure that are guests have a great experience, and we are sorry that you did not. To address the issues, our cabin is professionally cleaned and our housecleaner takes great pride in her work - she was quite upset when she learned of these comments. However, even before this review, she informed us that the guests left our home in a horrible condition - trash left in the unit, cigarette ashes and butts dropped everywhere, cabin smelling of smoke, and an animal onsite - all requiring 2 extra hours to clean. Prior to their stay, we sent the guests an email with our new door code, but they either did not receive it, or did not take note of the change - we apologize for that. We provide everything from linens to dishes, to towels to floor mats - not sure how the mats were missed in the cabinet, but again, we can only apologize for the inconvenience. They were correct regarding the gas for the grill - they called us on a Sunday evening when the tank emptied, at which time we tried to reach our local housekeeper (who was not home). We immediately called our guests back, apologized for the inconvenience, and informed them that we would not be able to refill the tank until the next day, but directed them to a local convenience store just up the road that provided tank refills (for which we would gladly reimburse them the cost). Apparently they chose not to make the exchange. We suppose that this review will go both ways - these guests will choose not stay with us again, nor will we ever allow them to. In our 15 years of providing vacation housing, this is the first instance where our guests were so unhappy, and our housekeeper so disgusted with the way our unit was left. We are truly sorrow for the unsatisfactory experience.
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Fort Wayne, IN

Delightful cabin

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Sawyer's Den. It's a comfortable and pleasant place to stay, in a lovely setting. It's a short trip from Fontana Village for anyone attending events there, and it's far more economical if you're sharing the cabin. Since we were there for a car event, we appreciated that there's a hose with water in the parking area. The one beef is that the wifi was nearly unusable. We had to restart it hourly, and that's a problem when you're staying somewhere with no cell service. But they're responsive folks, so I'm sure they'll handle that once they read this review.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the comments - we're sorry that the wifi was not working properly during your stay. We had the system rebooted and it is working well again. Thanks again for your response, and thanks for taking care of our place! Jack & Sheila
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Nearest Airport
62 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Our cabin is tucked away and yet conveniently located to all of the areas activities such hiking the Appalachian Trail, whitewater rafting on the Nantahala or Cheoah, horseback riding, boating, fishing, scenic drives. An easy and scenic drive will have you in Cherokee, Bryson City or The Smoky Mountains in less than 45 minutes.


Rates & Availability

Robbinsville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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