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Polar Express Train , Hot Tub, Wi-Fi 15 minutes away

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

- 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, sleeps 7, Mastercard, Visa, or Discover accepted

Polar Express Train Nearby

This retreat is located at the end of a private road and the porch is a stone's throw from a beautiful fully stocked creek. We have included things which we feel you will appreciate during your stay. The porch and creek are the most inviting. Reading a good book while sitting on the porch is a must. A hot tub as well if you want to relax. Fully stocked Kitchen, linens, and towels provided.

Great Smoky Mountain Railway Depot and Museum just 20 minutes away enjoy an excursion train , Thomas the tank engine train or The Polar Express train. All the excursions are popular

Alarka Creekside Retreat is located in a small valley which contains only 3 total properties and is quite private but only a short distance from the paved road. Although the atmosphere will make you feel much further removed from civilization. Relaxation and Natural Surroundings are the order of things for this area.

Several snow ski areas are within a short drive from this location.

More Details

Owner
Regina Elliott reginavam@earthlink.net
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 11, 2017

Amenities

Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Hall Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Large Master - 1 queen
    Middle - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Back - 1 queen
  • -Large Master Bedroom with bath
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Large porch across front of house overlooking the creek. Property is at the end of a private road and very quiet area. A place for family and children or perhaps a Romantic Getaway

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)

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Polar Express Train , Hot Tub, Wi-Fi 15 minutes away
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 27 reviews
5

Great Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend and your house was great! Thanks for sharing!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Fly Fishing in the Smokies

  • 4 of 5

We waited a little late to book our trip this year and found most all places were already booked for the October season. then we found this place. it is close to downtown Bryson city and the highway so it was perfect to use as a base to hit all the water around the area, including the Nantahala, Oconoluftee and the tuckaseegee. The house was immaculate and very comfortable. From the looks of things the kitchen and bathrooms have been updated. While we didn't use it there was a nice yard with a fire pit and a trout stocked creek running just outside the front door. My only complaint is that there isn't good cell reception there, but then again there isn't in a lot of places in the area, but we knew that going in.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Welcoming from the moment you arrive...

  • 5 of 5

All was there for us to feel comfortable, safe, peaceful and ready to spend some time slowing down together. So many little touches. All that you could need, but beyond that a feeling of warmth and a place that is easy to call home for a few days ;) Regina is sweet and accommodating and helped us make sure we got the most out of our stay. I think we will return in the summer!

P.s. I saw a post describing the home as a mobile home. I live in fla aka the snow bird capital of the world, and I've been in mobile homes--this place has pine wood walls, a beautiful kitchen, a large spacious floor plan and so many upgrades...it's a cabin and a beautiful one. There's plenty of photos to give you an accurate description... and that's not even touching on the creek side haven it sits on

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean, awesome creek side location, very close to town center

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this cabin over the month of December specifically to ride the Polar Express. We had the most wonderful time with our friends. We actually enjoyed our time at the cabin more so than riding on the train! Such a fun location, very well kept home. Regina was amazing to work with and ensured we were comfortable and happy. We plan to return this summer!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Enoree SC
4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

I saw where someone wrote a bad review because the house was a double wide. It is but it is fixed up nice, has lots of room, real nice kitchen, great TV with lots of channels, nice hot tub, comfortable bedrooms, creek in front & location was perfect for us!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winter Park, Florida
5

I want this place for myself!

  • 5 of 5

I can't even begin to describe to you how great it was to leave the windows open at night and listen to the sounds of the creek lull us to sleep. The cabin was perfectly clean when we got there, secluded but eight minutes to Bryson city, and hour to Asheville, seven minutes to the grocery store. Truly there wasn't anything more we could've asked for.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bryson City
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Whittier
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Bryson City Excursion only
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 74
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Bryson City
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Maggie Valley
Car: necessary

Fishing or swimming in Alarka Creek. NOC Nantahala River and white water rafting are only 20 minutes away. This area is great for hiking in Deep Creek Park. Nantahala National Forest. Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Cherokee Casino is approximately 20 minutes and Gatlinburg is just across the mountain.

Other Activities: Rafting and extensive hiking trails in area

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Hot Tub Fee $35
Refundable damage deposit $250
cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%

Holiday weeks and week end are booked with a 10% upcharge. and require a 4 day minimum limit

Owner'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.