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Bob Howard

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Now Booking Fall 2016 only $105 NT Free WiFi Great View!! No Clean Fee

68 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

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Tennessee Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

This cabin has a fantastic view of the Smoky Mountain National Park during any season. A large deck with a five-person hot tub is there to help you relax after a fun-filled day in the Smoky Mountains. Cabin has newer appliances. All new wood floors were added to the living room and dining room. First bath has a walk-in shower and vanity. Second bath has a whirlpool bathtub and combo shower with a vanity.We also have free wireless WiFi Internet service. A gas fireplace is available Sept. 1st thru May 1st.

The cabin is a eight-sided octagon with panoramic views from living room and kitchen. The cabin has its own private paved driveway with parking available for three cars. The cabin has been landscaped with mountain rhododendron and several dogwood trees. All roads leading to cabin are paved. The subdivision has inground pool available for your use in season. The pool is about one mile away. The stars are incredibly bright at night and there are no distracting street lights. Relax in the hot tub and enjoy the great star show.

To view the latest guest comments go to the bottom of Guest Comments (at the bottom of this page) and click on view all comments. Also View the new Wa-Ta-Vu web page by clicking on the 'Links for more info' just below the MasterCard Logo.

There is a three night minimum, Must at least 25 yrs. of age to rent. I accept credit cards thru PAYPAL.

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More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Bob Howard (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Bob Howard


We are the Howards, welcome to our cabin Wa-Ta-Vu. We purchased it in July 2007. We have remodeled every room and have decorated it with pictures from local Gatlinburg artists. There are many old pictures of Gatlinburg taken in the 50's. We are constantly working on more changes to the cabin. We are do-it-yourself types and enjoy working on it. Thanks for visiting!! Bob & Carol, pictured with their daughter Sarah, son-in-law Joe, granddaughter Caroline, and their dogs, Zoe and Eleanor.

Bob Howard purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Bob Howard chose Tennessee

We hope to retire in a couple of years and will be spending much more time at the cabin.

What makes this cabin unique

The main things we enjoy at the cabin is the peace and solitude. The view is spectacular of Mount Leconte. In the winter with binoculars you can see the lodge on Mount Leconte. We also enjoy sitting in the hottub and just looking at the mountains.


based on 68 traveler reviews

Now Booking Fall 2016 only $105 NT Free WiFi Great View!! No Clean Fee
average rating of 4.9264708 based on 68 reviews
Waleska Georgia USA

wonderful time and place

  • 5 of 5

we rode our motorcycles up and had a wonderful time and the cabin was an excellent place to come back to after beautiful rides through the national forest and around the area. Very nicely outfitted and has a gorgeous view from the hot tub and deck. And yes we got to see Mr. Bear at the end of the road.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2008
  • Stayed: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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a very cozy cabin with a great view!!

  • 4 of 5

The property was very nice. The kitchen was well stocked to make you feel right at home. It was nice to enjoy peace of nature after being in the hustle of the tourist attractions. The grandkids loved the nice pool.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean cabin with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend staying here. The house was clean, owners are very nice and the view was amazing! We will definitely be coming back:)

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. Glad you guys had a fun time at the cabin. Hope you can back to see us again.
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Grand Haven, Michigan

We had an excellent time

  • 4 of 5

We stayed May 26th - May 30th 2016. It was a marvelous 5 days. The "cabin" ( Its octagon. Which is Cool ) is comfortable and pretty well supplied.The location is perfect for Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. We spent alot of time in down town Gatlinburg and it was nice to go back to the peace and quite. And the view is great! My favorite time was coffee on the deck or in the hot tub in the morning. The birds are so loud and happy in the morning it was just perfect!

P.S. The grocery store is very close too and that was a blessing!

Brenda & Larry Weaver

Grand Haven,Mi.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, Florida

Great Location, View

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with this cottage. It was very clean/comfortable, had a great view, and was convenient to the park, the art district (Glades Road), restaurants, and shopping. The owner, Bob, was a pleasure to work with - quick to respond to our booking request and very informative. At the price, location and view we don't think it can be beat.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind review, We are constantly working to improve the cabin. We are adding a new kitchen island in June. It will give more work space and have four drawers to keep the kitchen utinsels at easier reach.
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cabin with an amazing view!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys enjoyed the cabin. Thanks for staying with us!
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Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Car: necessary

Our cabin is very handy to attend the Aquarium in Gatlinburg. Also it is only 5 miles to Dollywood and Pidgen Forge. The only Grocery Store in Gatlinburg Food City is just 1.9 miles away. Alamo Steak House is 1.7 miles.

Other Activities: Shopping


Rates & Availability

Gatlinburg Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2016 - Nov 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
late fall
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
New Years 2016
Dec 28 2016 - Dec 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 12.75%

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.
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Tennessee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Town
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both Bedrooms have Queen-size beds All new Mattress and bottom supports added to each of the main two bedrooms 2/04/12. Mattress is Comfort Foam Firm, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming

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