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BEST VIEWS & LOCATION in the SMOKIES~Gated Resort~DreamBeds~Wifi~Keurig

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Spectacular Views In A Gated Resort, Secluded, 2 King Br, 2 Full Bath, Sleeps 6

Whispering Pines is a beautiful, professionally decorated and luxurious 2 bedroom log cabin located in Sherwood Forest, a gated resort that boasts the very BEST VIEWS of the Smokies!!! After a wonderful night's sleep in one of our king size beds with their pillow top mattresses and soft, luxurious sheets, begin your day by enjoying a starter complimentary morning coffee brewed either from the Keurig or make an entire pot. Then, watch the sun come up and take in the spectacular views of the mountains on the deck overlooking Mt. LeConte. Enjoy the relaxing hot tub all year through and the resort offers all guests a swimming pool in the warmer months.

Whispering Pines offers: two fireplaces, each located in the den and master bedroom, a master bedroom Jacuzzi, a hot tub and 3 over-sized wooden rocking chairs with a side table on a large wrap-around deck to enjoy the gorgeous views, a gas grill, a fully stocked kitchen with beautiful granite counter-tops, a Keurig and a regular coffee maker, blender, toaster, dishwasher, washer/dryer, a loft area with a 5 CD changer stereo, bistro table and pool table, all flat screen TV's and DVD players in both bedrooms and a large 42" flat screen HD TV with DVD player in the den all equipped with a full cable package (top tier movie and sports channels), a DVD library and Free Wifi.

More Details

Jim and Cheryl Douglas
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

About Jim and Cheryl Douglas

We spent our honeymoon in the beautiful Smoky Mountains when we married so it is a very special place to us and has long been a dream of ours to have a cabin here!! Now, we love being able to bring our grandchildren to the mountains and taking them to Dollywood, Splash Country or enjoying the many activities available in the park. But, our most favorite things to enjoy are just taking a relaxing drive on the beautiful, shade covered mountain roads that wind along the river with the windows down listening to the rushing water or spending the day together relaxing in the cabin, enjoying the views and hot tub or the resort swimming pool!! We love to travel and have tried to incorporate all the comforts and amenities we like to enjoy in a vacation home into our cabin. I am an interior designer by trade and have absolutely loved working to make Whispering Pines a comfortable and beautiful cabin for everyone to enjoy!! We live in Hendersonville, Tennessee which is just 3.5 hours from the Smokies and have been blessed with 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Our family looks so forward to the time we get to spend together at Whispering Pines. It has been such a wonderful blessing to us, it provides the perfect little getaway for our family and we hope it will be a wonderful retreat for yours as well!!

Jim and Cheryl Douglas purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Jim and Cheryl Douglas chose East

We have stayed in many, many different locations and cabins in the Smokies, so when we decided to purchase one of our own we would only consider Sherwood Forest Resort because we felt they truly had everything we wanted - a lovely, safe, gated resort in an ideal location with the most beautiful cabins and the most spectacular views in the Smokies!!!

What makes this cabin unique

Whispering Pines is located in a quiet, resort setting with spectacular views of the Smokies!! You will feel like you are out in the middle of the mountains yet we are only 1.3 miles from the Pigeon Forge Strip and the entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park!! We are also ideally located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and less than 5 miles from Dollywood. You will enjoy a relaxing hot tub on the deck overlooking Mt. LeConte, extremely comfortable beds with "SOFT" sheets, a pool table, full cable package on all 3 of our flat screen HDTV's, a whirlpool bath in the master bedroom, two fireplaces, a fully stocked kitchen with a keurig coffee maker, a washer/dryer, a swimming pool in the summer months in a safe gated resort in one of the most convenient locations in the Smokies and of course AMAZING VIEWS!!!


Pigeon Forge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please be sure to secure and lock all doors whenever you leave the Cabin.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper sofa has a comfortable memory foam mattress
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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BEST VIEWS & LOCATION in the SMOKIES~Gated Resort~DreamBeds~Wifi~Keurig
average rating of 4.971831 based on 71 reviews

Awesome View...even better accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful trip! Cheryl and Jim were an absolute pleasure to work with- from booking to check out. They have thought of everything to make your trip the best it can be. We loved the location of the resort- close to gatlinburg and the park (taking back roads to avoid traffic was easy from this location). The resort itself was close to the parkway, yet you felt like you were right in the middle of the park- AMAZING VIEWS!! We also appreciated the paved roads and street lights in the resort- making it extremely easy to find your way even in the dark. The cabin is beautifully appointed with high end accommodations. You can tell that Cheryl and Jim went above and beyond making this a cabin that you will want to come back and visit time and time again. Very much enjoyed our trip and can't wait to return. We come to the park about twice a year. We lived in Tennessee for 10 years making even more frequent visits to this area during that time and Jim and Cheryl have been the nicest and most accommodating owners we have worked with. A note to travelers who use or have family members that use wheelchairs: We traveled with our 17 year old son who uses a wheelchair. Although there are about 6 steps getting into the cabin, he was able to easily move about the first floor of the cabin. The first floor bedroom is ideal for those not able or not wanting to do steps.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jenny, thank you so much for taking the time to write and sending in your very kind review!!! It was truly our pleasure to have you stay with us and we are so happy you all enjoyed the cabin. We sincerely want our guests to be able to relax and enjoy their time at Whispering Pines because we know how much it means to have time away with our friends and loved ones!! Thank you so much for being such wonderful guests and we look so forward to having you back soon!!! Many Blessings to you and your precious family!!
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Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Cabinet and spectacular mountine view

  • 5 of 5

We are family from Saudi Arabia spent 3 days in this amazing place. The location of the Cabinet is in a high place on the mountain which you feel the mountain life with close to many resturents and city life. The Cabinet finishing is amazing that you can feel that you are in your home. Everything in a perfect condition and nice touch of furniture. We enjoyed the outdoor Jacuzzi in a front of amazing smoky mountain view. We also did a barbecue on the grill and we enjoyed the experience. In short, we love to come back to this Cabinet.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing scenery, beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it! Cannot wait to come back! Beautiful cabin, amazing views, close to downtown... wished we stayed longer! Cheryl was very accommodating and answers questions very quickly!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A view on top of the trees

  • 5 of 5

The mountains were breathtaking. The cabin had everything we needed to make our stay great. It was just the right distance to the parkway to shop and eat out. We always had breakfast and lunch at the cabin. One morning when I went out on the deck, there was cloud cover, there was this one big white fluffy cloud that I felt if I would stretch my hand out I could touch it. I never have seen anything like that except on an airplane being in the clouds. The next time we plan to go to Pigeon Forge we will be asking for this exact cabin. Thank you so much for letting us have a great vacation and a memorable one in your cabin.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin!! Felt like home!

  • 5 of 5

We had so much fun! The cabin was beautiful and the view was amazing!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

The best location in the Smokies!!! Whispering Pines is centrally located between the Dollywood Theme Park (a short 3 miles drive west), the Pigeon Forge Strip (1.3 miles) and Gatlinburg (just 5 miles east). Sherwood Forest truly offers the best views of the Smoky Mountains while allowing you to rest a little easier on your vacation knowing you are in a beautiful, safe, secluded and quiet gated resort with convenience to everything! Tanger Outlet is the place to go for shopping and the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg strips both offer a variety of restaurants which is sure to include your favorite place to dine!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $89
Damage Deposit $200

Cancellation Policy - If you need to cancel you will receive a full refund if the cancellation is 60 days or more outside your arrival date. If you cancel outside 30 days of your arrival date you will receive a 50% refund. If you are 30 days or less from your arrival date we regret that no refunds will be issued.

Owner'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.

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