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Mountain Views - Secluded! Swimming pool access! WiFi- Fenced-Game room- Firepit

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,180 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Experience the Smokies in a great cabin, "Simply Golden" - offered By Owner!

A secluded mountain setting featuring a beautiful breath taking views of the Smoky mountains.

Adventures are only minutes away from our cabin's very central 'close to everything' location, a mere 10 minute drive to Pigeon Forge!

----------Featured Amenities---------------

* Hot Tub w/mountain views!

* Seasonal Swimming Pool access!

* Access to a catch & release fishing pond!

* Free WiFi - fiber optic high speed

* Game Room - pool table!

* Gas log Fireplace!

* Custom outdoor Fire pit area with charcoal grill!

* Gas Grill!

* 5 Large LED Televisions!

* Custom furnishings & 3 Kings with plush mattress's!

---------- Setting features --------------

* Secluded Setting!

* Central location to all the attractions and sights!

* Quiet & Peacefully relaxing Area!

* Views of the mountains & valley without scary mt roads!

------------ Close to; ----------------

* Tubing!

* Zip lines!

* 800+ miles of Hiking Trails!

* Dollywood!

* Alpine Coasters!

* Horseback Riding!

* Cades Cove & more, much more!

------------- Near by; -----------------

* Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Entrance

* Pigeon Forge!

* Shopping, Antiquing & Grocery Stores!

* Great Restaurants!

* Gatlinburg, Sevierville & Townsend Tennessee!


Our cabin is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom cabin on two levels - with more than adequate parking!

* Main Level features the living room, dining room, kitchen as well as master king bedroom and 2 full bathrooms. Additional sleeping is available via a sleeper sofa in the living room.

* Lower Level features the game room with a board games. There are 2 king bedrooms and 1 full bathroom.


Thank you for considering our cabin for your next family vacation getaway!

If you have additional questions, please contact us.


Donn and Margaret Tisch, owners and management team.

Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins

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We believe in making a difference!

That is why Simply Golden helps to support these worthy charities:

God's Planet for Haiti, (Christian elementary school)

St. Jude Children Hospital,

Shriner's Children Hospital,

And various Christian Charities

Thank you for making this possible!

More Details

Donn & Margaret Tisch
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 26, 2018

About Donn & Margaret Tisch

Donn and Margaret Tisch are the owners/managers of Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins and Golden Memories Cabin. Donn grew up on the farm and has tried his hand at several professions including working as a chef, managing a dry cleaning plant and an over the road trucker before finding his way into the vacation rental business. Margaret is originally from Ireland (part of why she so loves Wears Valley, it reminds her of home!) and she has called the United States her home since moving here in the 1980's. Margaret has owned a cleaning company in Florida, is widely known as the best mother in the whole world and has spent the last several years working in retail at one of the major box stores. Donn and Margaret have two grown son's, one who is currently employeed in the Oil Fields of North Dakota while the other is attending college at Dakota State in Madison S.D. It is our faith that directs who we are and what we believe. When it comes to our guests experience in one of our vacation properties, we hope to provide a setting of rest and peaceful relaxation. We believe that in this busy world all too often the first thing lost are those special times with family and friends. We hope guests will at some point during their stay, make a special memory that they will carry for their life time. Time is short and we are but only here for a little while - So take some time to come to the mountains, breath in that fresh mountain air and take in all the grandeur and beauty! Spend sometime on the porch in a rocker or relaxing in the hot tub and let the cares of the world pass by! At Smoky Mountain Golden Cabins we are in the business of making memories that last a life time!

Donn & Margaret Tisch purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Donn & Margaret Tisch chose Sevierville

For those who are familiar with us and our properties, this cabin fit right in with what we do.

1. secluded with awesome mountain views in Wears Valley!

2. excellent (probably the best setting imaginable) setting!

3. easy to access year round. ( No scary mountain roads.)

We named this cabin Simply Golden because that is exactly what it is! You're going to love staying here and once you do, you will want to return again and again!

What makes this cabin unique

What really makes this cabin special is that it backs up to the National Park and Cove Mountain in a tiny (gorgeous) notch of Wears Valley, that most people are completely unaware of. There are no other rental cabins here - no traffic - zero! And yet only 10-12 minutes from Pigeon Forge parkway - easy and enjoyable drive any time of year. Of all our cabins, Margaret and I enjoy this cabin the most! It is truly an awesome gem and we feel blessed to be able to offer it to you and your family!


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2180 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower Level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master King bedroom - ensuite full bathroom - mountain views
    Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Mountain Views - Secluded! Swimming pool access! WiFi- Fenced-Game room- Firepit
average rating of 4.4444447 based on 9 reviews

Nice cabin, easy to get in and out of, not very friendly to pets

  • 3 of 5

The cabin itself is everything you'd ask for. Beautiful views, nice location that's easy to get in and out of without trekking up a whole mountain, nice outside area with fire pit. However, we stayed here with 6 people and 2 dogs and were charged an outrageous cleaning fee due to the presence of dogs in the cabin (in addition to the pet fee we paid). We have stayed at other cabins with the dogs and were never charged extra for the cleaning of pet hair. So just a heads up, if your dog sheds to an appreciable extent, you will not get a good chunk of your security deposit back due to cleaning of pet hair.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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6 Star Review!!

  • 5 of 5

5 stars isn’t enough – this cabin and its owners deserve 6 stars! In fact, I made sure that I secured our stay next year before I wrote this review. 😉? Here are points that you may find helpful: all 3 bedrooms have both dressers and a place to hang your clothes. This is very rare so bring your hangers! (The owners do provide a few in each bedroom.) Note that this cabin does not have a basement. This was only an issue for us because our parents have health problems and I didn’t realize that they would have to take the stairs in order to get to the living quarters. I liked the fact that the deck upstairs has been enclosed. On nice days, we simply opened the windows but it was wonderful being warm while we enjoyed the view on cooler days. I loved the fact that this cabin allows you to enjoy a one mile walk around the “block” once you hike down the driveway. In the past, I didn’t always enjoy my daily walks because of the steep inclines. (For those who have trouble with the driveway, just ask your hubby to pick you up at the bottom of the driveway after your walk. I admit that I did that once or twice.) 😉? The driveway isn’t that steep (to drive) because they have developed “hairpin” turns instead of a straight hike up. We had no problems trailing our 5x8 trailer behind my Expedition. There is ample parking at the cabin. The gas grill was super handy because it’s located on a small deck right off the kitchen. I teach online college classes and had no issues with the WIFI service; it works very well. The owners provided more starter items than most do; we had shampoo, conditioner, hand soap, dish soap, dishwasher soap, lotion, garbage bags, and even sanitizer! In fact, there were even Q Tips and make up remover pads in our bathroom! The towels were just fine and I loved the fact that they provided ample wash cloths in the kitchen for dishes. Lastly – the view ---- OH – THE VIEW!! This cabin is at the top of a small mountain and it allows for both mountain views and a valley view. Thank you Donn and Margaret for sharing this gem of a cabin!

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The cabin has breath taking views and it's very cozzy. The furniture and beds are very comfortable, which is always hard to find. The yard is perfect for a dog and a great place to bring 10 people. We had a great time and really did love staying here. Highly recommend this cabin, and we will most definitely be coming back, had a blast.

There are a few things it could do to be absolutely perfect-

There's no dish soap, sponge to clean with, laundry detergent, extra trash bags.

The towels are super tiny.

Just a heads up to some, the driveway is super steep, so could make it difficult to get up.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This cabin was just wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We completely enjoyed this cabin. It was comfortable, plenty of room, family-friendly and amazing views! We’ve been coming to the Smokey Mountains for the last 5 years and this became our top of the list favorite cabin! We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice view and nice house but dated

  • 3 of 5

The view during the day and night were amazing. The fire pit and area to play was nice too!!! Nice gas bbq. Recommend updating the other baths and using nicer products - some hand soap was like water and all towels were low quality, old and small. It didn’t impact our stay but it would have made it a five star.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to leave us a your review on our cabin, Simply Golden. We are very please to hear you enjoyed your stay. I regret you did not contact me during your stay.. The issue's that kept your stay from being a 5 star experience would have been very easy to resolve. We take each guest experience in our cabin seriously and continually strive to improve our properties. Once again, thank you for taking the time to let me know about your stay, I sincerely wish you had brought your concerns directly to me at the time of your stay.
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Beautiful and comfortable!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this beautiful, clean cabin worth gorgeous view!. Beds and furniture were comfortable making it a inviting place to stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 16, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Knoxville (in Alcoa)
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Smoky Mt Brewery
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Grandma's Kitchen
Nearest Ski
12 Miles

Wears Valley is located next to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park along route 321 between Pigeon Forge and Townsend Tennessee and just over the mountain from Gatlinburg! It is location that makes Wears Valley the perfect vacation destination. Located only minutes from the 'city action' of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg but still retaining the peaceful rustic seclusion that makes Townsend so appealing but without the long drive. Wears Valley has it's own entrance into the Park off Lyons Springs Road through Metcaff Bottoms, and is centrally located between Cades Cove and Pigeon Forge, Townsend and Gatlinburg. When looking for the perfect mountain getaway setting you will find Wears Valley to be everything you wanted and more! Now you too know the Smoky Mountains best kept secret!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, Linen & Supply $89.99 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Hot Tub co & Supplies $25 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund