Ryan's Roost is located just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway,in the beautiful Cranberry Falls area at a cool elevation of 4500 feet. It is private,and quiet, yet close to town. Smoky Mountain National Park is about a 20 minute drive via the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Cherokee, with Harrah's Casino is also just 20 minutes away. For outdoor enthusiasts, you are located within an hour of 3 whitewater rafting areas-the Nantahala, the Pigeon and the French Broad rivers, along with kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, and hiking. Waterfalls abound in the area. ATV riding is right out the door, with access to 5000 mountain acres. The Biltmore House is 40 minutes away in Asheville. You will enjoy all the special features of this new and very clean log home-gas fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, 32 in. flat screen TV in the living room and TVs in each bedroom, a Gamecube video player with games, DVD player, washer and dryer, and a barbecue grill on the covered deck.