Londons' Mountain House is a cozy and comfortable mountain cabin tucked into a hillside near Robbinsville, North Carolina. Our guests can enjoy spending some quiet time nestled in the cabin with a welcoming porch and outside swing, explore the many outdoor adventure sites, discover local artisans and their fabulous wares, or relax with a good book ending your day sitting around the fire pit watching the sunset over the Smoky Mountains.
As you enter the cabin from the side porch entrance, our cozy living room/dining room welcome you with comfy chairs and country décor. The eat-in kitchen has everything you will need to prepare meals and all you need to bring is your desired foods. There is one bedroom and a full bath on the ground floor with 2 bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor. The attached and covered front porch has seating and a café-sized table and an outside charcoal grill. There is a porch swing located in the yard facing west to view the sunsets. Our fire pit is down the small path off the porch. The shared, gravel driveway has ample parking for multiple vehicles, even motorcycles! We have a supply of kickstand pads available .
Spend time hiking the Appalachian Trail, touring Fontana Dam, visiting local street festivals and fairs, enjoy the activities at the nearby Stecoah Valley Center, White Water Rafting the Nantahala, Tubing Deep Creek, visit the Cherokee Indian Village, or enjoy the National Forests. The mountains come alive with local outdoor shows, shopping in Cherokee, 'Unto These Hills' outdoor theatre, or enjoying the local cuisine. For the motorcycle or sports car enthusiast, we are only 15-20 minutes from Deals Gap and Tail of the Dragon and just off the Moonshiner 28! There are many waterfalls and other scenic opportunities for the photographers.
Londons' Mountain House is secluded in the southern Smoky Mountains, yet only 12 miles from the Robbinsville grocery stores, restaurants and shopping. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just to the north with scenic drives to Fontana Lake and Dam, Cades Cove and the Ocanuluftee Visitor Center just minutes away. A short drive brings you to Cherokee where you can visit Indian museums, go shopping for native crafts, or visit the casinos. A scenic drive beyond Cherokee takes you to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN. Or travel to Asheville, NC, (about one & a half hours away) to the beautiful Biltmore House and experience America’s largest home surrounded by inspiring gardens, America's most-visited winery, and the interpretive River Bend Farm.
Nearby is the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad for an old time scenic ride or dinner train, the Cheoah, Nantahala or Tuckasegee Rivers for up to Class IV+ whitewater rafting or milder 'rafting with the kids', and three horseback riding stables.
For the hiker, the Appalachian Trail is only 5 miles away at Stecoah Gap. From there you can go south to Nantahala Gorge or north to Clingman's Dome, the highest point on the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. There are other shorter trails close by to explore for those who desire day hikes.
For the boaters and fisherman and swimmers, Fontana Lake offers fishing, canoeing, kayaking and picnicking and swimming just two miles away on a lake that has a shoreline that is 80% undeveloped. A marina offers fuel, bait, tackle, boat rentals, equipment rentals, boat launching, and dock space.
For those that enjoy driving or cycling on challenging roads, the famous Route 129 - Tail of the Dragon at Deal's Gap is just 18 miles north, The Moonshiner 28 is just minutes away offering an alternative to “The Dragon.” The scenic Cherohala Skyway starts just two miles to the west and you can jump on the southern end of the famous Blue Ridge Parkway in less than an hour.
We are veteran owned and offer special rates for LEO's.
ENJOY your time at the London’s mountain House!
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