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Susan Paulus

Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Unique Mountain Cabin on Coker Creek - Hot Tub, HDTV, AC, WiFi

93 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Tennessee Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, sleeper sofa; sleeps 6

The Nugget on Coker unique cabin is located on a lovely creek in a small valley with a few other cabins. The location is very quiet and peaceful. The sounds of the creek, the breeze in the trees and birdsong are the greatest noise. Every detail in the newly refurbished cabin has been addressed to give you a comfortable, memorable visit. Local artisans designed and built the fireplace, gazebo and wrought iron stair railing. The new kitchen features a gas cooktop, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, and refrigerator with icemaker.

The first floor has an open floor plan with kitchen, living room and dining in one section. The game room and downstairs bath are in a second area.

Coker Creek is in the Cherokee National Forest with of many opportunities for outdoor activities -- hiking, biking, whitewater rafting, fly fishing -- and yet is within driving distance of the Great Smoky mountains and Pigeon Forge shopping and entertainment as well as scenic rides by car and rail.

Near Championship Golf Courses: Tellico Villlage has three championship golf courses. For a limited time, the village is inviting non-residents to play its private championship courses. The Links at Kahite is a true 'links' course that meanders through a beautiful natuaral setting and offers spectical panoramic view of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Tanasi course has six sets of tees that play from 6,731 to 5,044 yards. The course borders Tellico lake and offers a diversity of appeal from the challenging water holes to the strategic par fives. The Tanasi Clubhouse includes an excellent restaurant that offers casual dining in a beautiful setting. The Toqua course features a classic design that is considered one of the best golf tracks in Tennessee. The course was built into an exquisite natural setting with several holes playing alongside Tellico Lake. Toqua is as challenging as it is beautiful and holes seven through nine may be the most demanding three consecutive holes in the state.

Ocoee River - Olympic White Water Course: In 1996 the Ocoee river was the site of the World's first Olympic whitewater event on a natural river. The river is in a beautiful rocky gorge with Class III & IV rapids. Kayakers are seen on the river year round and rafting outfitters offer trips June-September. The White water center has a one-mile hiking trail which crosses a 330 foot suspension bridge and circles the center. The trail is entirely accessible for those who are physically challenged. There are an additional 20 miles of trails for hikers and mountain bikers, including the Bear Paw Trail and the Chestnut Mountain Trail, both of which are loops. A recent addition, the Thunder Rock Express, has received a lot of positive comments from bikers.The Old Copper Road Historic Trail allows hikers and bikers an easier paced adventure along the restored path that was used to transport copper by wagon from Ducktown to Cleveland before the arrival of the railroad from Blue Ridge.

Fly Fishing - Tellico River and Citico Creek: The Tellico River and surrounding area make up one of Tennessee's classic trout-fishing destinations. The Tellico is best known for heavy stockings and big-fish potential on the main river and on Citico Creek. The Tellico is a big river, offering plenty of room for plenty of fishermen, and the heavily stocked section is more than 13 miles long. Tthe forks of Citico Creek and the Bald River, a major tributary of the Tellico, form the centerpieces of the Citico and Bald River wilderness areas. These streams offer wild trout in unspoiled wilderness settings and, more often than not, no company from other anglers. Guides and outfitters are available and the Cherohala Welcome center provides maps and a wealth of information.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Susan Paulus (Property Manager)
Member since: 2008
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Susan Paulus

I am a retired electrical engineer. I grew up in East Tennessee and love the scenery and mountains of the area.

Susan Paulus purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Susan Paulus chose Tennessee

After retirement, I decided renovating a mountain cabin would be a great project! For me John Muir's quote 'The mountains are calling and I must go' is a perfect fit.

What makes this cabin unique

The creek is the focal point of this property and the reason I love it.

Guestbook comments from the manager

we found the Nugget to be quaint,cozy,comfortable and completely clean. kitchen cabins were completely stocked with meticulously arranged cutlery, stylish dinnerware and every conceivable culinary apparatus. owner Susan was instrumental in assisting my booking, making sure everything was to our satisfaction and even surprised us with a delicious banana bread left for our arrival. though our stay was short as a side line on our return trip back north we enjoyed the soothing sounds of the stream from the covered porch out back [it rained real hard during our stay but did not dampen our outdoor enjoyment] the luxurios bed and sunken hot tub revived our bodies and minds for the continuation of our long drive home. what a wonderful stay- sure to be back. drive to Buck Bald and hike to Conasauga Falls are natural wonders not to be missed
Apr 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 93 traveler reviews

Unique Mountain Cabin on Coker Creek - Hot Tub, HDTV, AC, WiFi
average rating of 4.870968 based on 94 reviews
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I so enjoyed The Nugget. If we had to sum up our stay in one word: relaxed. The cabin was clean and you had everything at your disposal to use. We cannot wait to come back. Thank you

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Indianapolis
5

Relaxing retreat from everyday life

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was everything we hoped it could be, and more. My husband & I took our 3 children there for our 2016 summer vacation. The serenity of the creek & trees around us were breathtaking. The house was very clean & well kept. We bought groceries from the market down the street & the kitchen was stocked & had everything we needed to prepare meals for the family. The hot tub was so relaxing after our daily adventures around the area. We visited the beautiful waterfall of Buck Bald & enjoyed the many trails & water sights along the way, and we even took a day trip to Gatlinburg. There are places to go & things to do in the area, or you can just completely disappear & never leave the cabin. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Exactly what we were looking for!

  • 5 of 5

I was so impressed with this cabin! It was clean, obviously well maintained, and had everything that we needed. This cabin was perfect for our family to get away and relax. It is far enough away to feel like you're in the middle of nowhere but close enough to grocery stores, attractions, restaurants, and anything else to be convenient. My kids loved playing in the creek. Speaking of the creek, the sound of it was music to my ears🙂 This cabin was an excellent choice for my family's vacation and it will be the same for you. Enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Lovely, Fun, Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The property was everything that my boyfriend and I were looking for...a great getaway from all the hustle an bustle of every day life. It was great to be able to get up every morning and listen to the creek while I had my coffee, just lovely. Plenty of outdoor activities in the area as well as things to keep you busy at the cabin. Everything was well maintained and were thoroughly impressed that the kitchen had even more items to cooking than our own!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Awesome stay at The nugget

  • 4 of 5

It was perfect for us for our 25th anniversary.We loved the creek being close by , the flowers were beautiful. We would like to stay at The Nugget again.

Mike and LaRue Everett

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Huntsville,AL
5

Super privacy in a nice house and surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Everything was super but would be better with cell phone access.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Knoxville, TN
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Madisonville, Tellico Villlage, Rarity Bay
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Etowah, TN - a great scenic mountain ride
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
I-75 & Hwy 68
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Tellico Plains
Car: necessary

The Cherokee National Forest is a pristine forest with spectacular views, hiking trails, whitewater rafting on the Ocoee Olympic site, horseback riding, and fishing on the Tellico River and Coker Creek. A unique treat is panning for gold in the Cherokee National Forest. The forest is surrounded by historical areas and quaint towns that offer museums, antique shops, artists' galleries, and unique shops. The Cherohala Skyway and Tail of the Dragon route are popular with motor cyclists as well as those seeking mountain views.

Other Activities: Panning for gold in the Cherokee National Forest is a popular outing; a guide to good sites is available at the Coker Creek Visitors Center. The forest is also a great place for hikes and mountain biking. Indian Boundary is a great family place with a lake and swimming beach and an easy hike.

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Rates & Availability

Tellico Plains Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
$120
$720
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 14.25%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Tennessee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Split-System Heating
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 2nd floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , 1st floor
  • The first floor bath is roomy and wheelchair accessible.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2nd floor
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1st Floor
  • The king beds have pillow top mattresses and down duvets. The sofa bed is queen-size with an Air-dream mattress that is truly a comfortable bed.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The TV is LCD high definition. A DSL Internet connection is provided with WiFi access. A ramp is included in the decking to provide wheelchair access to the first floor, lower deck and hot tub. The first floor bath is wheelchair accessible. The first floor bed is a very comfortable queen sleeper sofa with an Air-dream mattress . The sleeper sofa is in the gathering area. The bedrooms are on the second floor. The grill on the lower deck is a large Weber propane grill.

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