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Adventure Sport & Nature Lovers Retreat

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


Almond Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-7)

All within 10-20 minutes:

MOUNTAIN BIKING & HIKING at world renowned Tsali Recreation Area, WHITE-WATER RAFTING or KAYAKING on the Nantahala River, or Tuckaseegee River. Also, tubing in the Smoky Mountains at Deep Creek, fishing on Lake Fontana and cultural attractions at Cherokee Indian Reservation.

Laurel Creek Cabin sits on 5 secluded acres surrounded by National Forest Service Land. This unique cabin has a beautiful knotty pine interior & rustic charm. Enjoy the cool summer evenings or look out at brilliant fall colors from the large screened-in porch. Cabin is nestled between 2 spring-fed creeks that meander into Lake Fontana. Centrally located for all of your adventure-sport needs & relaxing retreat at the end of the day.

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Keywords: Cabin

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

(Name omitted) and I had a great time there, the cabin was awesome. We liked everything about it. (Name) especially liked that we grilled out every night and then had 'smores after catching fireflys. We went whitewater rafting, jet boat ride, mountain biking at Tsali, where we ate black berries in the rain and got all muddy. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and look forward to another trip there. While we were there we did some light gardening around the front entry and restacked the stone around the plants that had come unstacked. It kind of made it seem like it was our cabin. When we arrived (child) immediately claimed the bunk bed room and loaded his clothes in the dresser and closet. We had a blast.
Jun 2011
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based on 15 traveler reviews

Adventure Sport & Nature Lovers Retreat
average rating of 4.866667 based on 16 reviews

Perfect weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I stayed here for two nights in July and couldn't have been happier! The location to Nantahala and Lake Fontana couldn't be more perfect. Bryson City isn't far of a drive either for a night out. The cabin is adorable. AC units in the bedrooms, comfy back porch, and the cabin was stocked with all the basic necessities. Thank you again Adrienne and Joel!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Perfect location for us!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at Laurel Creek Cabin last week, and took advantage of the endless outdoor activities. We swam every day in Lake Fontana, which was incredibly refreshing! Rented a pontoon boat to explore the lake one day, went rafting down the Nantahala, SUP, and mountain-biking at Tsali. The kids even caught us dinner one night (at a nearby trout pond)... Talk about excited! we grilled it on the big screened in porch, and enjoyed it around the outdoor table. Definitely will be back, thank you for sharing your place!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Petersburg, Florida

Fabulous family get away spot

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed with our two boys (13 yr and 20 months), and I don't think we could have had more fun. Our teen thoroughly enjoyed the retro video tape selection, and family movie nights, while our toddler dug up every one of the toys in the bountiful supply of the cabin. He spent hours playing with them on the screened in porch. Whitewater kayaking, fishing, and flat water kayaking are all available within a few minutes of leaving the cabin, and we took advantage of it all. Everything looks classic and perfectly appropriate for the setting. If you don't mind a few spiders and simple surroundings, this is the place for you. We cannot wait to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we wanted!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, my two teenagers, and I stayed in the cabin for three days. It was exactly as described and was very comfortable. The cabin is old and has a musty odor, which added to the rustic feel, but it was very secluded and had everything we needed. We made daily trips to Bryson City and the surrounding area. The Smoky Mt train was fun and Paddle Inn rafting was great(and was the best deal). We made some memories in this little cabin and would love to come back some day. I would recommend Laurel Creek Cabin to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Virginia

Adventure Home Base

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here a long weekend in May. Great cabin for a small group to use as a home base for all types of outdoor adventure. Western NC, Eastern TN, mountains, rivers, the AT, waterfalls - the list goes on.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy Cabin close to so many outdoor activities !

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very cozy and you feel at home instantly. The owners were very easy to work with and we liked it so much we extended our stay and came back for a 2nd visit because it felt like home. Plenty of games for the children .Our dogs loved it too. Would definitely recommend, as it is close to Fontana Lake, NOC, Tsali, hiking and so many outdoor activities. We plan on going back again !

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tubing on Deep Creek, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Fontana Dam, rent a boat on Lake Fontana & Tail of the Dragon


Rates & Availability

Almond Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas Holidays
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Easter Weekend
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $25
Cleaning Fee $75

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Almond Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) Serta Perfect Sleeper mattress, Double Bed (1) Serta Perfect Sleeper mattress, Sleep Sofa (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Two screened in porches. One large with hammock, porch swing, propane grill & additional seating/table for outdoor eating.

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