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Moments Of Quiet Reflection Guest Cabin

Hayesville, NC, USA
  • Cabin950 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

2 Br 1 Bath Sits In The Tree Tops With Mountain Views

Nestled on a hill with trees surrounding it on two sides this sunlit cabin gets you away from it all. Sit on the deck and listen to the birdsong and watch the butterflies as they flit among the honeysuckle. The cabin has two bedrooms both with a queen bed. We have shiny hardwood floors and lots of rugs. Our kitchen is fully equipped with everything including refrigerator, stove, microwave, washer, dryer, coffer maker, toaster, omelet maker, pots, pans, dishes and more. We provide towels and linens but not toiletries.. We have a large comfy couch and lazy boy. There are ceiling fans in every room and an air conditioner. We have wifi, a dvd player and a smart TV but we do not have cable service as it is not available in the area. However with the wifi you can get U Tube, Netflix and Hulu. There is a Red Box at Ingles. If you have a Verizon phone you will get a signal at the cabin Other phones do not work outside of Hayesville.. ., We have a BBQ grill and picnic table. and a deck to sit out on in the cool evenings where there are no mosquitoes. Hayesville is probably 70 years behind the times which is its charm. We have an old fashioned ice cream parlor and a soda fountain. in town. There are festivals and plays and country music shows and a farmers market Thursday evenings with entertainment. The fairgrounds in Hiawassee put on many shows Hiawassee is 9 miles away. . If you like riding the rapids we have white water rafting on the Ocoee. There are numerous waterfalls some you can even walk under and drive under. There are golf courses and horse back riding. Or perhaps you would like to go ginseng hunting or dig for arrowheads or visit the gold museum or even pan for gold. Take a day and ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railway or visit the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The casino in Murphy is now open (15 miles away) We are 3 miles from Lake Chatuge and the TVA dam. This area has boating, fishing and jet skiing. There are ziplines in the area too there is nothing like zipping through the air above the beautiful forest below. There is a haunted history tour in Franklin and gem mining for sapphires and rubies. Come for the Sourgum Festival in the fall in Blairsville Georgia (20 miles) and don't forget the car show that same week - beautiful classic cars . This time of year - mid October - is gorgeous with the mountains turning gold and red and the air like wine. Speaking of wine we have many vineyards in the area too. The Alpine town of Helen is just over the mountain with great shopping and dining. The river runs right through town and there are tubes for rent to ride down the river. The town specialty is elephant ears served with stewed apples and cream. Excellent. There are antique stores in these mountains and flea markets with everything you can imagine. As the song says you can breath air that has not been breathed before. Come and enjoy . Just wanted to mention I have someone who is mad at me so don't read his review also wanted to mention we installed a new smart TV this year and a new air conditioner. I have not updated the pictures because VRBO changed the picture size requirements and I have not figured out how to do this as yet. Don't forget to book early for the fall colors. We will do everything possible to make your stay a happy one.



Member Since 2015
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Calendar last updated:
Mar 29, 2018

I grew up in a little town in England and still speak with a British accent. I started school with my best friend and we still correspond these many years later we attended Terrington Church of England School a two room school house. I came to the USA married and had five children now grown. I raise collies (Lassie style) and I am a flea market vendor selling hardware. I have a home in Bradenton Florida and spend the winters in the sunshine state. I am also into restoring classic vehicles and have four on the road.

Why RUTH NELSON chose Tusquittee

I think you will enjoy my cabin it is small - 950 SF with two bedrooms and one bath and the hardwood floors are polished to a shine and covered with many rugs We have a fully equipped kitchen with new appliances - refrigerator, stove, microwave, washer and dryer, coffee maker, omelet maker, toaster, pots, pans, dishes, glassware, kitchen towels, silverware, slow cooker, blender and more. The living room has a super sized couch and a lazy boy a new smart TV, WIFI, air conditioner, ceiling fan, chess and checkers, playing cards, and more . We have two bedrooms both with queen size beds - a dresser in each room. There are ceiling fans in every room. The closets are small being an older home but after all this is just a vacation cabin The bathroom has been redone we have tub and shower and toilet and vanity. There are cleaning supplies for both the bathroom and kitchen. . . The living room is paneled in the old pine paneling and when the sun comes up in the morning it is so pretty. Harrod's Casino is now open in Murphy 15 miles away. There are so many things to see and enjoy in the area

What makes this Cabin unique

As my guests tell me - "A serene and quite place." It is only one and a half miles from town but we are country surrounded by nature. I have had guests who just wanted to sit on the deck and relax. The last guests had two children who just loved hiking the woods and exploring. This was the home of the Cherokee Indian not too long ago and you can still find arrowheads.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom one has a queen size bed - a chest with extra blanket and linens - a dresser and a closet. The floors are polished hardwood and there are rugs. Bedroom 2 has a full bed - a dresser and a small closet plus a bookcase. It has shiny hardwood floors and rugs. Both rooms have ceiling fans. Being an old house the closets are small. We request no smoking on property and no curry cooking at all.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • Bath, shower, toilet and vanity. Cleaning supplies and toilet paper provided also towels.

      Location Type

        • Monument View
          We are situated in the Blue Ridge Close to Fires Creek. We are 3 miles from Lake Chatuge and 50 miles from the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The Great Smoky Mtn train ride is in Bryson City .
        • Village
          Hayesville is called a city bit actually we have one blinking light in town. We have a grocery store and two hardware stores. We are situated in an area surrounded by mountains and old fashioned way


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                      yes room air conditioner
                    • Fireplace
                      no but we have an imitation one
                    • Fitness Room / Equipment
                    • Garage
                    • Heating
                      Propane gas heater
                    • Internet
                      we now have wireless internet
                    • Clothes Dryer
                      Yes a Kenmore
                    • Living Room
                      Super size couch and lazy boy - TV - ceiling fan and rugs
                    • Parking
                    • Telephone
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                      yes - fisher paykel all electronic
                    • Wood Stove


                        • Coffee Maker
                          great coffee maker and coffee
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Pots pans dishes glasses bowls wine glasses and utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                          no dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully equipped washer dryer fridge stove coffee pot omelet maker blender mixer dishes pots and pans and paper towels . NO CURRY COOKING IN THIS CABIN
                        • Microwave
                          New microwave
                        • Oven
                          Electric cook stove
                        • Pantry Items
                          tableclothes and hand towels oven mitts etc
                        • Refrigerator
                          New Sears Kenmore 18 cubic foot refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster
                          Large toaster for all items


                            • Dining
                              Round table with four chairs as in picture
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 4 people


                                • Pool Table
                                • Books
                                • Game Room
                                • Games
                                  checkers and chess and cards
                                • Music Library
                                • DVD Player
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  yes dvd player Ingles has Red Box 2 miles away
                                • Toys
                                • Video Games
                                • Video Library


                                    • Lanai / Gazebo
                                    • Balcony
                                    • Boat
                                      Marina with rentals
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Deck with chairs
                                    • Golf
                                      golf courses in the area
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      Rentals at various places
                                    • Bicycles
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Lawn with fenced yard
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Char Grill griller - propane
                                    • Ski & Snowboard
                                    • Tennis
                                      - tennis courts in the area
                                    • Water Sports Gear
                                      Jet skiing on the lake


                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                            • Hot Tub
                                            • Private Pool
                                            • Sauna


                                                • museums
                                                • churches
                                                • library
                                                • live theater
                                                • marina
                                                • festivals
                                                • playground
                                                • recreation center
                                                • restaurants
                                                • winery tours
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • boating
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • miniature golf
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • photography
                                                    • scenic drives
                                                    • shopping
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking
                                                    • wildlife viewing

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • golf privileges optional
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • hunting
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • mountaineering
                                                            • rafting
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water tubing
                                                            • whitewater rafting


                                                                • There are many facilities and attractions in the area no matter what your interests.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 2:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:30 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                  3 Reviews


                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  A very pleasant stay

                                                                  MARK R.

                                                                  My stay at this cabin was quite enjoyable. The cabin itself is set in the woods and just down the road is an open field where the stars fill the sky. A large oak tree close to the cabin provided wonderful cool shade for sitting outside. The owner, Miss Ruth, was pleasant and accommodating with out in anyway being intrusive. The first four pictures on the VRBO website are from the surrounding Haysville/Hiawassee area. The remaining pictures are all of the cabin. Note that the cabin and the areas immediately outside are strictly non-smoking. Also, there are limited electrical outlets through the cabin so you may want to take an extension cord or two. I did and everything worked out fine. I definitely plan on returning to this quiet cabin in the future.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  I wish all my guests were like Mark he was so happy with everything and left the place spotless he even swept off the front deck for me. Thank you Mark I look forward to your return visit.

                                                                  Invasion of our privacy, run down property

                                                                  Rodney B.

                                                                  Note: review is backed up by the many emails between us and the owner, I am not just ranting as some might think. I have never before left a bad review on a VRBO rental. Listing now changed to not-pet friendly, a good idea.

                                                                  We rented for 3-mth nursing assignment in area understanding unit was pet friendly, we have 2 little Yorkies. Upon arrival we were told by owner that we had to keep furniture and area rugs covered with sheets and plastic runners to prevent damage from dogs. Also that we needed to pay an extra $100/mth for Utilities, this after us agreeing to bypass VRBO to save her fees. We reluctantly agreed.

                                                                  We found house to be adequate but needing repairs and updates unlike description on site. A/C new but too small, Beds (felt all the springs), bathroom barely adequate, Internet terrible, Limited electric outlets 1/bed 2-kit, 2-living, no smoke detector. Outside many repairs needed. These are just a few issues. We decided to deal with the issues and stay due to challenge of finding open extended rental at that point. Two weeks into stay we went kayaking nearby so cars were gone. Owner invaded our privacy by entering unannounced and inspecting the furniture coverings and who knows what else? We found out as she emailed stating that a chair was partially uncovered and the beds not covered with sheets (beds not discussed before) which tells me she snooped around. Her excuse, just letting our dog in, the dogs could go in and out as needed as I replaced the back door with small dog door unit (with her permission, replaced upon leaving) so entry was not necessary as she was quite aware.

                                                                  Feeling violated we decided end rental as soon as possible and sought other accommodations. We vacated at end of the first month. During final 2 weeks stay she emailed with threats and unwarranted accusations, she was upset at us terminating rental. Upon leaving I replaced back door so she now has a brand new door rather than the original dilapidated one and I repaired the front screen door as my 10 pound yorkie walked thru the loose screen. We left it cleaned (Not a spot on furniture or rugs, her concerns causing all these problems) and in better repair than on arrival.

                                                                  The final insult was, she ignored all further communication attempts and kept security deposit without explanation or justification. She said upon vacating she needed to inspect to ensure no damage, so I waited 7 days, requested deposit refund via email, this and additional requests were ignored.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  This man has been stalking and harassing me via the internet for two months now printing untruths and outright lies in order to damage my business. This has nothing to do with the cabin. The cabin has been completely redone new green metal roof new vinyl siding hardwood floors all redone lots of rugs new air conditioner and ceiling fans in all rooms. New appliances new smart TV.

                                                                  He wanted free rent to remodel the bathroom which was not necessary and became angry when I refused.

                                                                  Beautiful Vacation Cabin!

                                                                  McHeatherCrossville, TN, USA

                                                                  I booked this cabin in the mountains for a week long stay. It is in a serene, peaceful, quiet location. The cabin is very clean and has updated new appliances, including a washer and dryer. It has beautiful hardwood floors. Rugs accent each room. The television is a new smart TV which allowed me to watch hulu and Netflix. My Verizon phone had good reception, which allowed me to keep in touch with family and friends. There were ceiling fans in every room and a brand new A/C unit, although I did not need it with the cool mountain air in May. The couch was extremely comfortable. The bed was also very comfortable, and there was extra blankets and linens provided. The bathroom was very clean and had plenty of towels. There is an outside grill and a picnic table on the deck to enjoy outdoor meals. The exterior of the cabin and the yard were well maintained. This cabin is an excellent value. The owner lives across the street and I was able to ask her where the best places to eat were and she let me know about some beautiful places to see in the area. Thank you again for your hospitality. I will definitely be returning for a stay in the near future.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  I am so glad you enjoyed your vacation and many of the scenic waterfalls in our area. I am so happy to have had you as a guest and hope to see you again soon. Don't forget to send me the pictures you promised and thanks for signing my guest book with so many kind words.


                                                                  Hayesville, NC, USA

                                                                  3 miles to Lake Chatuge with boating fishing swimming and jet skiing. 30 miles to Helen the Alpine town with great shopping, dining and tubing for the kids. Cherokee Indian Reservation and Cades Cove - the Great Smokies - white water rafting on the Ocoee - Ghost tours and gem mining in Franklin - The Great Train Ride in Bryson City - Flea Markets and Antique Stores - Country music stars at the fairgrounds in Hiawassee

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