|Minimum Stay||2 - 4 nights|
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SWEEPING VIEWS OF THE SMOKIES, GATLINBURG, AND PIGEON FORGE STRIP / WOODED 1 ACRE PRIVACY / MP3 Compatible STEREO's / WIFI HIGH SPEED INTERNET / COMCAST 36' TO 45' PLASMA LED TV'S / DVD PLAYERS / JACUZZI / HOT TUB / XBOX 360 / POOL TABLE / DARTS / FULL KITCHEN / KING BEDS / LEATHER AND MICRO FIBER SEATING / HUGE DECK / SLEEPS 8
Location: Next to Dollywood, 3 mile Pigeon Forge, 10 Miles from Gatlinburg Area, Tennessee, USA
The cabin sits on 1 FULL acre atop of Parrot Mountain above Dollywood and Splash Country. Parrot Mountain Park is at the bottom of our hill! While here, you can listen to the Dollywood Steam Train whistling around the next mountain off in the distance while watching the steam roll out from the tree tops. The cabin setting is quiet with the only noise being the local wildlife going about their day. Also during certain times of the day you can faintly hear the tropical birds singing from the Parrot Mountain Park below. You can literally drive to the bottom of the mountain (1/4 mile) and there is the entrance to Dollywood and Splash Country. We also have easy access to all the bypasses into the Pigeon Forge Strip and Gatlinburg without the headache if getting trapped in the slow traffic jam on the main strip. Instead, pick where you want to go and inject yourself into that spot from the simple back routes in no time.
The cabin is surrounded by woodlands on all sides, except of course for the clearing of the view, have seclusion while still being in the middle of it all at the same time! We took a long time to find this perfect location. We did not want a cabin built on a shear cliff (if you have kids or a long night with friends, no need to worry about going skydiving unintentionally), we also did not want a cabin built right on top of other cabins with the feel of having a cabin in a condo development (the whole point of getting a cabin is to be in the woods not another neighborhood). For us, we needed privacy and did not want to look at 4 other decks while relaxing on ours. This cabin fit that main criteria! We are sure you will also appreciate it yourself!
A campfire pit in the front so you can roast marshmallows while checking out the daytime view of the mountains or night time lights of the Pigeon Forge Strip, and Gatlinburg Ski Slope, while still having the feeling of camping in the woods high up on the mountain ALL at the same time!
We are bringing small children, where are the sleeper sofas located in the cabin?
The cabin has 3 levels.
First Floor Media Room, Large LED TV, Xbox 360, DVD (play the childrens movies, Xbox, childrens shows, board games :) ) This room has 2 red micro fiber queen size sleeper sofas. The children usually sleep here if we have friends staying in the attached King Size bedroom. If it's just us, our kids sleep in this 1st floor master bedroom with the 36' Flat Screen Wall Mount TV and watch their kid shows/sleep over thing and then they are out. This floor is seperated from the top 2 floors by an enclosed stairway (keeping out the top two levels noise).
The 2nd level is the living room/dining/kitchen/master w/jacuzzi tub/fireplace/main deck/hot tub on the deck. This floor's leather couch, folds out into a queen sleeper as well. (if you want your children on the same floor with you). The second floor is open (aside from the bedroom) to the game loft on the 3rd floor.
On the 3rd floor is the pool table, tv, darts, and sitting table. We positioned it this way because we could then stay up later, while kids were in bed, and enjoy the rest of the cabin/gameroom/hot tub/deck, while the kids where asleep downstairs undesturbed due to the stairwell. The gameroom is even farther from the 1st floor reducing any 'wake up noise' while the adults were being adults.
How close are the other cabins next to the Thistle Britches Cabin?
Thistle Britches sits on 1 full acre and is on the highest elevation of all the cabins on the mountain. The cabin is surrounded on 3 sides by woodlands, and open to the front view with various trees.
Here is the perspective sitting on the deck facing out towards the view from the cabin:
Right of the cabin:
To the right is 180 degrees of pure woodlands, that grade up 250 feet to the sloping ridge of the mountain, on the other side of the ridge is another 100 acres of pure woods. If you take the short trail up there you can see a 30 mile view of the Valley on the backside of our mountain.
Behind the cabin:
Behind the cabin is 100% woodlands. The ridge follows straight back from the side of the cabin towards the back about 500 foot until the ridge slopes down and ends at a point. I have walked back through the small trail on the ridge to the point and found an awesome 320 degree view of the valley and Smoky Mountains and LeConte. It is at this point you tell is where the indians and civil war soldiers would have used to spot game or use as a lookout point.
Left-Front Corner of the Cabin
This is the 1/2 of the acre we have that contains woodland, and small brush and gently slopes down 400 foot to the end of the road below, further down the slope is a cabin of which is well hidden and more than far enough away.
Right - Front Corner
The front of the cabin contains plenty of trees to block the neighboring cabin of which is about a football field length away, this is the closest cabin to ours which is a very good distance. This neighboring cabin also is set up that their deck is on the other side so any visitors there are on the other side of the cabin from us.
Highest Cabin on the Mountain, Privacy space away from loud neighbors or prying eyes on 1 acre property, surrounded by 800 acres of woods. Views of Dollywood, Pigeon Forge Strip, Smoky Mountains, Ober Gatlinburg. Only 2 miles to the main drag of Pigeon Forge. One of the best locations in the area!
Just wanted to take the time to thank you for such a nice retreat at your mountain home "Thistle Britches". This visit was for our 6th wedding anniversary.The view was absolutley amazing. The cabin itself was wonderful and felt so much like our "home away from home". We appreciated the fact that you take so much care in making sure your cabin is comfortable and cozy. We captured some GREAT pictures from the front porch ,as well as, the trail right outside the cabin. We loved this place so much that we didn't even want to leave. We can't wait to get back there. Thanks again. 2-4-09 to 2-8-09.
We stayed at Thistle Britches from April 26-May 5 2009 and we didn't want to leave. This cabin was exactly as describe and viewed in the pictures. The owners are awesome, Jamie was very helpful with anything we called and asked him about. We loved the home feeling in the cabin and that it was well taken care of. We would recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a great cabin with all the amenities but far enough away for some peace and quiet.
Another great time at Thistle Britches over Labor Day Weekend. My family and I, and our pups had a splendid trip. The cabin is very clean and up-to-date unlike some I have seen in the past. You feel right at home. The view is amazing and there are tons of activities to enjoy throughout the stay. I highly recommend taking a trip to Clingmans Dome for a breathtaking view of the mountains. We also enjoyed the fireworks from DollyWood every evening around 8:30pm, you could see them perfectly from the dinner table/deck. Without a doubt, we will be booking again!
Your home is absolutely beautiful, however, whoever is taking care of your cabin is not doing a good job. Your beautiful home is in need of some cleaning and TLC. Cobwebs all over porch & furniture. Cobwebs inside on fireplace & walls, old cheerios under sofa, thick dirt & dust behind bed and nightstand. Thick dust on head board of bed... These are just a few things....
Phenomenal!!! We really enjoyed our stay for a week didn't want to leave thanks Jamie for letting us share your cabin from the Williams family.
We enjoyed a perfect stay in this beautiful cabin! Nothing was overlooked-everything we needed was furnished. Great location- convenient to everything. The view was even better than described or pictured! The house was amazing and the decor was very rich and classy (so nice not to see toy bears everywhere you looked!) Thanks for sharing your lovely property with us!
Sky Diving Simulator
ATV and WhiteWater Rafting Trips
Smoky Mountain National Park
too much to list!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Rates are subject to change until reservation is made.
Pet Fees - 1 dog $75/stay, 2 dogs $125/stay