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Heaven on Earth-Secluded, Views, Private, Bryson City

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Get away from it all in this secluded Bryson City cabin on 5 acres of unspoiled wooded mountains with breathtaking long-range views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

The 3,000-foot elevation makes you feel like you’re on top of the world! Over 650 square feet of wood deck lets you enjoy the great outdoors and panoramic views even in the misty rain. In the morning, you’ll look down on the clouds - in the evening the brightest stars and moon light up the sky.

Enjoy the warmth of the wood burning stone fireplace, and the relaxing pulse of the hot tub after a day of hiking. Feed your need for adventure, or just curl up with a good book and soak in the quiet.

20 foot cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors and lots of windows. Gated community with over 200 acres of land to hike and enjoy the forest and mountains.

Cabin is centrally located to many activities: Waterfalls, Hiking, Fishing, Whitewater Rafting, Tubing, Mountain Biking, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad/Polar Express, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Casino, Nantahala River, Nantahala Outdoor Center, Fontana Lake, Gem Mining, Golf, Kayaking, Horseback Riding and Shopping. Day trips to Asheville (60 miles) and Gatlinburg (30 miles) from Bryson City.

Access: Last mile is a well-maintained gravel road with gradual incline towards to the top of the mountain. There are four uphill curves and four-wheel drive or front-wheel drive recommended but not necessary if you have experience driving uphill.

No Pets Allowed

Charcoal Grill

Fully equipped kitchen

Wood burning fireplace, firewood not supplied

Central Heat & Air

Washer & Dryer

37" Flat Screen TV with Satellite and DVD in Living Area

TV with Satellite and DVD in Upstairs Loft

Wireless Internet

Outdoor hot tub

Outdoor fire pit (Firewood not Supplied)

No landline phone at house

Maximum Parking Spaces: 3

Maximum Guests: 6

BR1 - Queen - main level

BR2 - Queen - upper level

Loft - 2 Twin

More Details

Property Manager
Linda Leo
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2018

About Linda Leo

Linda and Joseph Leo would like to invite you to 'Heaven on Earth'. Linda works in non-profit fundraising and Joseph works in Marketing/Advertising.

Linda Leo purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Linda Leo chose Bryson City

Joseph and Linda fell in love with the small mountain town of Bryson City and decided to build a home in Black Forest. We enjoy the peace and serenity of our cabin everytime we visit.

What makes this cabin unique

Cabin is secluded on a private road in a gated community yet only minutes to Ingles Grocery Store and Downtown Bryson City. Breathtaking panoramic views from anywhere on the deck.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"We found the right mix of sleeping in, discovering Bryson City, hiking, rafting, Biltmore and also just being lazy and truly enjoying the remarkable view...waking up to look down at the clouds really puts the meaning to this house's name. We will certainly be back, and hope all who follow enjoy as much as we did"!
Apr 2017
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Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Private decks; 10x36' covered, 8x34 open, 8x8 porch, Stone Wood Burning Fireplace, Ceiling Fans, Hot Tub on Covered Deck, Outside Fire Pit


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Heaven on Earth-Secluded, Views, Private, Bryson City
average rating of 4.793103 based on 59 reviews

Definitely Heaven On Earth!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin exceeded our expectations, with amazing views and every amenity we needed! The fireplace and spa were wonderful and easy to use. Everything we needed to prepare meals was in the kitchen, and all the linens and towels were easily accessible too. We definitely will go back and enjoy the peace and serenity that is difficult to find anywhere else.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not Quite Heaven, But Nice Place on Earth

  • 4 of 5

We booked Heaven on Earth for a week in October. With the prospect of looking over changing fall leaves from a mountainside, basking in a hot tub, we were thrilled!

Our initial arrival did not do well to set the 'Heaven' feeling. The house is located down a gated roadway, and the gate code provided in the check-in instructions didn't work. Further, the rental management agency had two phone numbers, daytime and after-hours. However, even the "After Hours Emergencies" phone number is "not available from 10 pm to 7 am." Doesn't that defeat the purpose of an after-hours emergency number? None the less, we couldn't gain access through the gate so we called the number, left a message and.... nothing. About 20 minutes of sitting outside the locked gate in the dark and pouring rain, I eventually found the owner's phone number (provided by VRBO, not the rental agency). I called her, she was friendly, and provided the correct code (which apparently changes fairly often.) I never received a return call for my message to the "after hours emergency" line.

After getting through the gate, it's 1.3 miles of at times very steep 1-lane gravel road with many sharp turns. In the dark and raining, this was a very uncomfortable trek. In an all-wheel-drive vehicle and with plenty of experience on gravel, I was still uncomfortable with the amount of wheel slipping.

We finally arrived at the cabin, and I overall have very positive feelings about the cabin itself. The space was reasonably equipped and comfortable to spend a week. The upstairs sleeping arrangements seemed a bit cramped (two twin beds in an open loft, Queen bed and a futon in a small bedroom). However, we weren't up there so it was a non-issue for our stay.

The very remote location was also very nice, and I don't recall ever seeing a neighbor or another car on the road during our entire week there. A grocery store is nearby and Bryson City is a nice town.

The hot tub was very nice. It's easy to activate the Spa lock accidentally, and the house manual basically says "Call us for help and we'll send an expensive technician to repair it." However, a very easy Google search finds the fix.

Overall, we're pleased and had a great trip. My major concerns are the difficulty of access being under-represented (I would not be comfortable driving a 2 wheel drive sedan to this house), and the uselessness of the after-hours hotline. I'd stay here again if for a lower price next time.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Heaven on Earth. It's close enough to town (which is really cute), but far enough away to actually feel like you're getting away from everything. The house is nice and spacious with amazing views. It was so relaxing to stare off into the mountains, either by sitting on the deck or soaking in the hot tub. We definitely recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the large windows to view the mountains from the couch or table. Gorgeous views of the Smoky Mountains!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxing stay. Will be returning shortly for another stay

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Adventure

  • 5 of 5

Family has a wonderful time at the cabin. Very clean and comfortable. The view was incredible from the deck. We watched the sunset from the hot tub every night. The kids loved the Polar Express. The cabin was very private yet close to town and the national park. We went hiking and saw the waterfalls at Deep Creek. We want to come back in the summer. Thank you for sharing your cabin with us. Can't wait to come back.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Deep Creek Tube Center
The Cork & Bean Bistro
Mountain Perks
Smoky Mountain Trains
Deep Creek Tube Center
Cooper Creek Trout Farm
Ingles Markets
Anthony's Italian Restaurant
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Smoky Mountain Railroad (Polar Express)
Car: necessary

Waterfalls, Whitewater Rafting & Tubing, Fontana Lake, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad/Polar Express, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Harrah's Casino, Gem Mining, Golf, Horseback Riding, Fishing, Shopping


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Standard Fees $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.75%

Stay 6 nights and 7th night is FREE! 7 nights $1,105 plus tax

Rental rates include Property Damage Protection - You are covered for accidental damage, no security deposit is needed.

4 night minimum for holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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