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A Little Bit of Heaven

(45 Reviews)

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Picture yourself standing on the deck enjoying the view

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Last updated: 11/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-6 nights
  • Sleeps:13
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 2-13)

'A Little Bit of Heaven' is a beautiful secluded vacation home nestled in the Smoky Mountains close to gem mining, The Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, wonderful waterfalls, and antiquing.

This home has a view from the deck that will take your breath away in the day and leave you awe struck at night. The distant lights of the town of Franklin can be enjoyed every evening from the deck. This property has wonderful country roads to enjoy a hike after dinner yet is close and easy to get to.

We built this home with vacation in mind. Lots of room for the whole gang. Enough parking for everyone. Although there is plenty to do in the surrounding area, you can spend your whole vacation and never leave the mountain.

There is entertainment for the whole family. Pool table and ping pong. Dinner on the deck is one of our favorite activities. Come find out what the Great Smokey Mountains are famous for!

Keywords: Great View, sleeps 13

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(386) 453-7100

Owner

Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/27/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Under 25 must be accompanied by an adult....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 2-13

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Fully Stocked Kitchen, perfect for the couple or the whole family. Bring your Ipod to enjoy your favorite music in every room of our home. Two Queen-size Beds, One Double/Single Bunk, Two Queen-size Sleeper Sofas, One Double Sofa Sleeper in Loft. Please no smoking,...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Wifi internet...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Whole house sound system. Bring your Ipod loaded with your favorite tunes. You will love listening to your favorite artist no matter what room you are in....moreless

  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 45 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas & New Years
Dec 19 - Jan 7, 2017
6 night min stay
$150
$900
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$900 $2,975
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 11/27/2016
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Location

Cinema, Famous NC Ruby Mining, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Cherokee Indian Reservation (Gambling), Ashville's Biltmore House Within (1.25 hours), White Water Rafting, Waterfalls

 

Owner info

About the owner: A not quite retired couple who truly believe that the mountains of Western North Carolina is God's country

Why the Owner Chose Franklin, NC, USA:
In the late 70's we helped our parents build their first NC Mountain home in Robinsville. After my father-in-law passed away we encouraged Mom to sell the Robinsiville home. It only took us a few years to realize how much we missed the beautiful NC Mountains. We decided that we were always taking day trips from remote Robinsville to Franklin where it seemed everything was happening. It only made sense to build the next house in the beautiful quaint town of Franklin. We took the plans from the original house and expanded it and made it a true NC home. We designed it to accommodate our own family reunions. There is plenty of space for the whole gang and lots to do right at the house or in the surrounding area. Our view will knock your socks off and secluded enough that you feel like you are the only ones on the mountain. We never intended to rent our home so this home is a little nicer than most, with Corian counter tops and upgraded appliances. We decided to share it with others as it was a shame to not have it used until we can be up there full time.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our favorite activities at our 'Little Bit of Heaven' is: Eating meals out on the deck and watching the sun set. Taking walks after dinner on the quiet road in front of the house. I love challenging what ever guests or family to a game of pool in the evening. I must say my personal favorite is to wait until everyone has gone to bed and sit out on the deck and watch the lights of the town of Franklin. It is so quiet and the solitude is indescribable!! We also like going to 'Picking on the Square' on Saturday nights in Franklin. We love going white water rafting on the Nantahala. Our goal is to learn to Fly Fish in the local streams. We also like finding new places to hike and my personal favorite is to photograph all the cool waterfalls in the area.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/27/2016

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Photos

  • Picture yourself standing on the deck enjoying the view

    Picture yourself standing on the deck enjoying the view

  • Second floor, queen bed with great view

    Second floor, queen bed with great view

  • Living room with bay window and view

    Living room with bay window and view

  • Fully stocked kitchen with a view

    Fully stocked kitchen with a view

  • Don't let this barn style exterior fool you.  The interior is outstanding

    Don't let this barn style exterior fool you. The interior is outstanding

  • Another view from the deck

    Another view from the deck

  • One of the many waterfalls within minutes of the house

    One of the many waterfalls within minutes of the house

  • Upstairs Loft Library with TV and Very Comfortable Full Size Sofa Bed

    Upstairs Loft Library with TV and Very Comfortable Full Size Sofa Bed

  • Front Door Entry With Only 4 Stairs if Coming in from the Driveway

    Front Door Entry With Only 4 Stairs if Coming in from the Driveway

  • Looking out the front door and up the driveway.

    Looking out the front door and up the driveway.

  • Pool anyone!

    Pool anyone!

  • First floor master bedroom

    First floor master bedroom

  • Second Floor double/twin bunk beds 'The ladybug Room'

    Second Floor double/twin bunk beds 'The ladybug Room'

  • Remember the view at night.  This was taken just before dusk.

    Remember the view at night. This was taken just before dusk.

  • This is where you will spend most of your time.  Sipping coffee & eating meals

    This is where you will spend most of your time. Sipping coffee & eating meals

  • Looking from the baywindow toward the front door

    Looking from the baywindow toward the front door

  • This is the beautiful road to your 'Little Bit of Heaven'

    This is the beautiful road to your 'Little Bit of Heaven'

  • If it is cold outside you still have a great view!

    If it is cold outside you still have a great view!

  • Main Floor Bathroom with Tub/Shower Combination

    Main Floor Bathroom with Tub/Shower Combination

  • Main Floor Bathroom with Bath/Shower

    Main Floor Bathroom with Bath/Shower

  • Looking out the front door on a snowy day in March

    Looking out the front door on a snowy day in March

  • One of our many local visitors!

    One of our many local visitors!

  • New covered porch.

    New covered porch.

VRBO #82394

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016

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