LUXURY CREEKSIDE CABIN! HOT TUB, 2 FIREPLACES, LAKE, FISHING, AND TRAILS! NOC

Kathleen Ford

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
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Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
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LUXURY CREEKSIDE CABIN! HOT TUB, 2 FIREPLACES, LAKE, FISHING, AND TRAILS! NOC

Bryson City Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2/3 Luxury Cabin, Private Road to N.O.C. Lake Access & Trails to Hike/Bike!

When only the Finest Accomodations will do, - Watia 'Creekside Retreat' is the place for you... to rejuvinate after a day Exploring the endless attractions this area has to offer! Let the Sounds of the Noisy Creek surround You as you Enjoy a soak in the Sparkling Hot Tub, or Relax in front of the outdoor Fireplace in the Large Screened Outdoor Livingroom. If you prefer a wood burning fire, the Rock Fire Pit is along side the Creek! Inside the Cabin you will find the stainless and granite Kitchen is well appointed with everything you need to prepare your meals at 'Home'. The livingroom offers flat screen satellite T.V., a second Stone fireplace, and Leather seating. There are 2 extremely comfortable bedrooms on the main floor prepared with the finest of linens. Upstairs, the loft was designed for entertaining with a foosball table, Flat Screen Satellite TV, 3rd bathroom, and another Living Area. If you HAVE to work, you will appreciate the business center, Bring your Hot Spot (Connection is available) or use ours!

* Owners will provide, at no additional charge, interet 'hot spot' for emailing and browsing the internet, but not for streaming movies and/or music. (There is xm radio on the satellite channels, and a 'docking station' for your play list)

Newly completed in 2013 You can now enjoy Fontana Lake Front (private) just a few minutes drive from the Cabin! This beautiful Park Like setting offers shaded benches and Picnic Tables along side Lake Fontana! There is a fabulous Sundeck above the boat slips, and great fishing so bring your pole!

This Exclusive Location offers a Private road that leads to the Nantahala Outdoor Center (N.O.C.)! Along this road you will encounter a Private (Built by the Owners of Creekside Retreat for your enjoyment) Deck that overlooks Lake Fontana and Amazing Views of the Mountains beyond, Over 7 miles of Biking Trails, and near to the cabin - a Hiking Trail that leads to a Spectacular 50 foot Waterfall!

The Amenities at the NOC are yours to enjoy (Both Public and Private). This includes: Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Horseback Riding, Fly Fishing (lessons, poles, and bait available), Tennis Courts, Bike Rentals, Rope Course, Zip Lines, Outfitter Store, 3 Restaurants (from casual outdoor Riverfront to Fine Dining at Relia's Garden), & Live Entertainment (seasonal).

The Tsali Recreation Center is just 10 minutes up the road, so bring the bikes!

Bryson City for shopping, dining, and the Scenic Train Depot is 15 - 20 minutes away....

Cherokee, Harrah's Casino, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is just 20 - 30 minutes away.

Peaceful Privacy and located in the heart of all the Action, it does not get any better!

... Also available is our Shopping service. If you would like to arrive at the Cabin with your Groceries already stocked, ask for details, we will have it waiting for you.

... If you would like to enjoy a Spa Massage Service at the Cabin, it is a good idea to book in advance to assure availability. Your Professional Massage Therapist will come to you, so when you are done, they quietly disappear and leave you to relax!

... If your vacation dates are during 'Season' or Holidays and you plan to rent a pontoon or fishing boat, it may be a good idea to reserve in advance! Lake Fontana is primarily National Forest, Smoky Mountains, and Federally owned, so the Lake is never 'Busy', but the few available rental boats do get booked up.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Kathleen Ford (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2009
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About Kathleen Ford

We love this area because of the wonderful scenery, outdoor activities, and relaxed Mountain Lifestyle! The Owners of this cabin agree, this cabin is located in the heart of the hiking, biking, fishing, and rafting 'hub'!

Kathleen Ford purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Kathleen Ford chose Bryson City

This cabin was built in 2012 with exceptional amenities, an amazing pristine setting, and professionally decorated!

This site is ideal for privacy and relaxing along side the noisy creek...

I am fortunate to be the property 'Manager' - Kathleen

What makes this cabin unique

Presently, this cabin offers one of a kind amenities and a private road to the Nantahala Outdoor Center. Easy access to the Tsali Recreational Center, Whitewater Rafting, the Nantahala River, and Lake Fontana

Guestbook comments from the manager

While reading the reviews, many people are confused and call me regarding internet at the Cabin. Let me take a moment to clarify this for those whom it is important to:

As of July 2014 an internet hot spot is supplied, by the Owners, for limited Guest use. The "hot spot" supplies wireless internet for up to 5 devices at a time. The "hot spot" is connected to the Owners wireless cellular account, and usage is limited to Browsing the internet, surfing the web, and emailing. It is not suitable for streaming movies, online gaming, and large file transfers! Also, as with any internet provider, no guarantee is made regarding reliability and connectivity.

If you intend to stream movies or music, you should bring your own hot spot. If you have your own hot spot, there are connections for 3G and/or 4G.

I hope this helps to answer your connectivity questions. If not, feel free to call or email me!



Kathleen - Property Manager
Aug 2014
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Reviews

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5
based on 9 traveler reviews

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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3006641
+1 828 331 0770
Bryson City Bryson City Area
Lexington KY
5

Attention to Detail

  • 5 of 5
What more you can you ask? A beautiful property, nestled in the mountains beside a mountain stream and attention to details that are unmatched. Our stay could not have been more wonderful. The house from the kitchen to the screened in porch left us wanting for nothing. I think our favorite place to hangout was on the porch, listening to the stream, drinking a cup of coffee and planning the days activities. There is much to see and do in the Bryson City Area: Hiking the Appalachian Trail, NOC, Bryson City (loved the Cork & Bean), day trip to Asheville, kayaking on Lake Fontana just to mention a few as the possibilities are endless. We highly recommend this 'cabin' so comfy, beautiful, peaceful, and obvious the owners want their guests to enjoy their stay and come back; I know we plan to return.
  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3006641
+1 828 331 0770
Bryson City Bryson City Area
5

Kick back and let nature take you away

  • 5 of 5
My family and I had a beautiful stay at this cabin prior to our Christmas holiday. We stayed 4 nights and enjoyed the house, the surrounding property and Bryson City. I can't wait to go back. It was peaceful, relaxing and everything you could want before the choas of the holidays commence. If you haven't ever done the Polar Express trip with young children, it is a must.
  • Submitted: May 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3006641
+1 828 331 0770
Bryson City Bryson City Area
5

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5
There's not much I can say other than what the other reviews have said. This is one of the nicest cabins I've been in, and the fact that they allow dogs is both surprising and wonderful. It seems as if each architectural and design decision went "let's go nicer." Kitchen had everything, furniture was great, back patio was great, path down to the creek was great, the hot tub placement is amazing (under the trees, but 10 feet from the bathroom), etc. The place is in a new gated community development, but it's the only house built so far. There is a house across the street (a ways away), but other than that, you're isolated. The combination of great views and the creek right outside is great.

A few clarifications, as I like folks to know the gritty details that might or might not matter to them:
* There really aren't many walking trails behind the cabin...it's more of a couple of paths to the creek. But, there are tons of hiking trails that you can easily get to if you drive a few minutes. The welcome book in the cabin has a map to a very close one.
* The wireless internet is actually a place to plug in your own hotspot....not your cell phone as a hot spot, not your router, but an actual hotspot (I haven't seen many people have one of these). So keep that in mind, as there is minimal cell coverage and I hardly ever got 3G coverage.
* The driveway doesn't make it up to the door - it's about a 50 foot walk on the little gravel stones from the end of the driveway to the front door. Not a big deal, except some more senior folks might want to note this when carrying heavy items.
* The creek isn't deep at all (it was ankle deep at most when we were there), so you can't really fish, but it's fast-moving and very "gurgling" - the sounds are very relaxing. You can't hear it if you're inside (so it won't keep you awake if it bothers you), but you can open a window, and it's very loud - amazing to fall asleep to.

You can't go wrong with this cabin, seriously. I've stayed in several, and the location, niceness, allowing pets, etc. is top notch. You'll pay a little more, but I believe the extra benefits far outweigh the extra costs.
  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Greg,
Thank You so much for the rave review, we are so glad to hear how well you enjoyed the cabin! You are so right, photos do not capture the beauty of the cabin and pristine surroundings! It is surprising that the Owners do allow pets (with limits), but they know that for so many families their dog is their 4 legged "child". There are so many great areas for pets to run and play in the Creek or Lake!
I do have to agree with you, cell service in the Mountains is "hit or miss" where ever you are... For that reason, the Owners have a land line installed. Wireless internet is also available for Guest use.
We hope you plan your trip back in the very near future!
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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
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Bryson City Bryson City Area
5

Perfect hideaway!

  • 5 of 5
Our visit was wonderful! This retreat is not like other cabins or vacation rentals because it is very private and full of luxurious amenities. It has all new high end appliances, gorgeous wood flooring, huge master bath and beds that are very comfortable. The property is beautiful with the creek running alongside adds to an atmosphere of calm serenity. Although not far from Bryson City or NOC, we loved the place so much that we ended up skipping these areas most of our stay to rest and relax either in the hot tub or on the screened in porch.
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for taking the time to write a wonderful review of Watia Creekside Retreat. You are spot on when you said it is "something special", that is difficult to capture with a camera!
We hope you will come back soon!

J&J
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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3006641
+1 828 331 0770
Bryson City Bryson City Area
Orlando, Fl
5

Perfect Cabin for our group

  • 5 of 5
This cabin was absolutely perfect, the place is even nicer in real life than the pictures. We thoroughly enjoyed the landscaping and outdoor amenities of the cabin as well as relaxed inside the well appointed rooms. All of the furniture and decorations were top-notch. The beds were extremely comfortable and the linens were cozy.

Kathleen was very easy to work with and even accommodated our last minute change of plans to add a few extra days (luckily there was availability).

I highly recommend taking a stroll in the neighborhood and enjoy the views at sunset and sunrise. The picnic area down by the lake is very relaxing and offers up a chance for some exercise walking up and down the roads.

I have already recommended this place to family and friends that will be in the area soon, and I plan on making a return visit in the near future.

The location was close enough to town to get the things that you need and to enjoy the NOC, but at the same time, you felt like you were peacefully in the middle of nowhere as traffic was limited and the wildlife was abundant.
  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for the wonderful review! Future Guests love to hear previous Guests point of view, and yours is very well spoken! I am glad to hear you got to use the Picnic area down by the Lake, we are really looking forward to the completion of the Docks and Swim platform!
You are your friends are welcome back anytime!
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Luxury Creekside Cabin! Hot Tub, 2 Fireplaces, Lake, Fishing, and Trails! NOC
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+1 828 331 0770
Bryson City Bryson City Area
Houston, TX
5

Relaxed Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful place in the mountains west of Asheville. Property was impeccable and beautifully decorated. Photos don't fully give justice to the place. Plenty of river activities nearby. Asheville is a bit of a trek but no problem for a day's adventure to visit galleries, restaurants, etc.
  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
Owner's Response: We appreciate your review of Watia Creekside Retreat and are pleased to hear you enjoyed the Cabin and area activities!
Please come back soon!
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Car: necessary

In addition to all of the area activities and attractions, this cabin exclusively offers access to all of the N.O.C. events and amenities! There is a private road for you to access the NOC! There you can bike on over 7 miles of trails, play tennis, Canopy Tours/Course, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Bike Rental, Fly Fishing (Lessons available), Enjoy casual Riverfront Dining (choice of two restaurants), Fine Dining at Relia's Garden, and in the summer time, 'Slow Joe's on the Appalachian Trail' offers live entertainment!

I just love the atmosphere at the NOC!

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Availability & Rates

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Bryson City Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Sep 9 2014 - Sep 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$245
$1,470
 
 
Super Peak
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Peak Season
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$245
$1,470
 
 
Holiday Season
Nov 20 2014 - Nov 30 2014
5 night minimum stay
$280
$1,680
 
 
Mid Season
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,350
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 6 2015
5 night minimum stay
$280
$1,680
 
 
Winter Rates
Jan 7 2015 - Feb 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,170
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
$1,350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%
Notes All major Credit Cards are acceptable.
WHEN YOU RESERVE 6 NIGHTS, THE 7TH NIGHT IS FREE!
Ask about our pet policy. For Guest NOT traveling with a pet, our Housekeeper performs a special procedure when a Pet has been a Guest. You will never know a pet has stayed at the Cabin!

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Mountain ...
  • Lake ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Oven
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Suitable for Children
  • We know that a good nights sleep is key to making the most of your vacation enjoyment! In choosing bedding, no attention or expense was spared!
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Game Room ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Large Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • miniature golf
  • boating
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • rock climbing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Newly completed in 2013 You can now enjoy Fontana Lake Front (private) just a few minutes drive from the Cabin! This beautiful Park Like setting offers shaded benches and Picnic Tables along side Lake Fontana! There are covered boat slips available, a beautiful Sun Deck, ladder to easily get in and out of the water, and lots of fish, so bring your pole! The docks float, so in the summer you are swimming and boating in Lake Fontana. In the winter, when the water levels are let down, you can fly fish off the dock as it becomes 'white water'. In the event of a power outage (not common, but does sometimes happen) there is a whole house generator!
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