'ARCHAR'S LAIR' BEAUTIFUL 7 BEDROOM LOG HOME, HOT TUB WI-FI

Ted Schropp

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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'ARCHAR'S LAIR' BEAUTIFUL 7 BEDROOM LOG HOME, HOT TUB WI-FI

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7 Bedroom 5 Bath Log home

This beautiful log home is located on five wooded acres with a great view of the Smokey Mountains. The 4,300 sq ft, three floor interior contains: 7 bedrooms, 5 baths, and a game room in the basement. Magnificent mountain views can be savored from the spacious, wrap around, covered deck which also houses a hot tub. In addition, the deck and main level have wheelchair access. The cabin is completely furnished and contains all the amenities necessary to improve your vacationing experience. Some of these amenities include TV’s in almost every room, barbeque grill, and fire pit among other things. The two master suites both contain custom king beds and 32” Flat screen TV’s. There are also two more king bedrooms on the main level along with two bedrooms with a full and twin beds in each room. One of the most unique features you’ll notice as you step into spacious interior is the custom handmade railing leading to the master suites. When you step down into the basement game room, you will find a new 8’ pool table, air hockey table, Foosball, 51” plasma TV, leather couch, loveseat, oversized chair, and ottoman. All of these details have been taken care of to insure that you will have a splendid time at Archar’s Lair.

Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Ted Schropp (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Ted Schropp

We first came to Franklin four years ago and fell in love with the area. When this cabin came for sale we jumped at the chance to buy it. We live and work in central Florida but drive up to the Archar Lair as much as possible and hope to move here as soon as possible.

Ted Schropp purchased this cabin in 2012

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

4.7
based on 13 traveler reviews

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'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
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'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448846vb
(321) 298-4856
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Lake Placid, Florida
5

Great cabin for family gathering !

  • 5 of 5
Our families met @ the cabin for a week of adventure and relaxation! All 15 of us had a great time! Kitchen well equipped for cooking for a large group. Fire pit for S'mores & hot dog roast. The game room was awesome for kids big @ little. Coffee on the porch every morning overlooking the mountains, magnificent. Sleeping in comfortable king size beds a plus! Near town for shopping, gem mining, water rafting and hiking. Our crew went water rafting down the Nantahala River & zip lining ! Such fun! Thank you for a beautiful getaway from it all week! P.S. the hot tub was a plus too!
  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: I'm glad everyone enjoyed the cabin and had ak great time in the area. Thanks, Ted
business
'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448846vb
(321) 298-4856
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Fort Myers, Florida
5

Great house for a family

  • 5 of 5
This is a great cabin in Franklin. The house was perfect for our families. Two master suites upstairs, four bedrooms/two baths on second floor and a bedroom and bathroom in the downstairs. The house is beautiful and has all the amenities you need. Great view from the very large porch which has gates that you can lock which is great for smaller kids. We had several families and would definitely rent this house again. The only negative is the steep dirt/gravel road which worked well for rear wheel drive cars but front wheel drive cars struggled when the roads where wet. Other than that it is fantastic. We had a blast rafting in Bryson City, Zip Lining in Highlands and hiking all over.
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448846vb
(321) 298-4856
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
5

Fantastic for a family gathering

  • 5 of 5
Our family is spread out from Maine, Illinois, Maryland, and China, so we were looking for a place which would house 13 of us for a summer gathering. We had a range of ages. We loved the porch, hot tub, fire pit, game room, and kitchen. It was an ideal place for us to have great conversations, great food, and make some great family memories. Thank you for sharing your house.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448846vb
(321) 298-4856
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
Charleston, SC
5

Incredible mountain getaway

  • 5 of 5
Rented the house for a guys weekend and it could not have been more ideal. First of all, I've rented several houses on VRBO and Ted was by far the most proactive and accommodating owner I've encountered. Quickly answered all questions in weeks leading up the trip, and called to check on us the night of check-in.

Speaking to the issue someone had with accessing the house: we had 2 people come up in sedans (a Volvo and a Corolla) without issue. Just take the switchbacks slow and you'll be fine. The place was very easy to find (even in the dark) and the owner will give you very thorough directions.

The house is really interestingly designed and well-decorated as you can see from the photos. The spacious kitchen and living room give way to short hallways on either side with bedrooms/bathrooms, and the master suites are accessed via stairs on either side of the living room. And situated underneath is a sprawling game room with leather couches, a TV, one of the better pool tables you'll find in a rental, and another bedroom and full bath. Kitchen is well-stocked with cookware, dinnerware, silverware, kitchen tools, you name it.

The view from the porch is incredible. We were there in January, so the lack of leaves probably helped, but we could see across to the cascading mountain faces some miles away, and the way the sunlight hit them in the evening was stunning. Also: you can appreciate that view whilst soaking in a hot tub. It doesn't get much better than that.

The drive to town for supplies is roughly 15 minutes, which is short enough that it's convenient but that you still feel adequately isolated up in your cabin. There are also some decent trails in the area, we drove about 30 minutes to a hike that rewarded us with a spectacular view of the countryside.

There is a neighboring house across the way, but Archar's Lair is situated far enough away and such that the porches, jacuzzi and fire pit area are mostly out of view of the neighboring home, so you don't ever feel like you're in eachother's business.

All in all, couldn't have dreamed up better spot. Great for a guys' weekend, but would also be ideal for a big family, a couples retreat, etc. Can't wait to get back some time. Thanks Ted!
  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and enjoyed the cabin. Ordered the snow up for your stay(I wish I could). Hope to here from you again. Thanks, Ted
business
'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448846vb
(321) 298-4856
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
4

Awesome Experience

  • 4 of 5
The place was as advertised, spacious and lovely. Everything worked well and plenty of space to relax including the hot tub. The only thing that kept me from giving it a five star was the task given to guest to take the garbage to a transfer station two miles out. A simple task that could be given to the cleaning crew versus your guest especially if you are leaving with a car full of people and luggage. Otherwise the place was outstanding!!!
  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: The cleaning crew has multiple cabins to clean each check out and would be unable to transport all the trash from the cabins if it was left for them to do. Ted
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'Archar's Lair' Beautiful 7 Bedroom Log Home, Hot Tub Wi-Fi
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p448846vb
(321) 298-4856
Franklin North Carolina Mountains
5

Archar's Lair perfect for western N.C. getaway

Archar's Lair perfect for western N.C. getaway
  • 5 of 5
Group of 7 adults loved the view from this home and found it the perfect central location for our day trips to Asheville,(to see Biltmore), the Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest (to see old growth forest), lots of local waterfalls, Bryson City (for train ride and ziplining), and tubing on river just below the mountain. Franklin was close enough that we could get anything we needed or even a drink and a meal out. Most of our evening meals we made and enjoyed in the large kitchen, and dining room that are open to the living room with views of the mountain that appeared out to the fog late most mornings. Comfy beds for all. (It's almost impossible to find a house with four king size beds!) We had two empty rooms that could have slept another four to six people. Would definitely recommend to a large family or group of friends. It's perfect for spending time together in the spacious common areas. Lots of wildlife in the area (especially wild turkeys!) and lots of places to hike close by or a short drive away. Longest day trip was almost an hour and a half and all the drives were through beautiful country! Hope to make it back sometime soon!
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Asheville ( Atlanta airport two half hours)
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Maggie Valley
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Car: necessary

Located on 5 acres. Plenty of room for the kids to explore. Close to few remaining ruby mines that offer native gemstones. Rafting on Nantahala river is only 30 minutes away. Great motorcycle rides everywhere, about one hour from tail of the Dragon. Away from the hustle and bustle, but close enough to all the shopping and dining, just 10 miles from downtown Franklin.

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Availability & Rates

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Franklin Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Winter rates
Jan 5 2015 - May 4 2015
2 night minimum stay
$279
$1,649
$5,249
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$369
$2,199
$6,428
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $69
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 10.75%
Notes A 2 night minimum, with a three night minimum on all Monday Holidays. There is a one week minimum for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years weeks. Sleeps 16, add $10.00 per night per person over 16 people. Please call for approval for more then 16 people.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4300 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishes & Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Second master bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Basement bath
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Second upstairs master bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 baby crib , Upstairs master bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Portable baby crib
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf
  • rafting
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • hiking
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