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Like New Log Cabin with Views of the Smoky Mountains- Only 5 Min from everything

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms - 2.5 Baths - (Sleeps 10)

RESERVE BY OCTOBER 15, 2017 and SAVE $150 ON WEEK STAY, and $75 on 4-DAY STAY!

10 Beautiful Acres of Mountains shared by only 4 houses. Enjoy the privacy and Beautiful Mountain Views, yet the convenience of being 5 minutes from Town/Wal-Mart. While this is listed as a cabin, it is really 1900+/- square feet of spacious living and was built in December 2006 so the condition is 'like new'. It comes fully furnished with everything you need to stay 1 week, or 1 year. All appliances, including washer/dryer are new. The Master bedroom, dining room, laundry room, guest bathroom, and living room are all located on the first floor. On the second floor are 2 large bedrooms a small children's bedroom and a large guest bathroom. Outside there are large 8 foot decks around 3 of the four sides of the cabin, and a screen porch - complete with gas grill.

Besides the scenery, enjoy Skiing, River Rafting, Fishing, trail running and Hiking or the simple pleasure of a quiet romantic atmosphere. The Franklin and Smokey Mountain area provide many places to visit and lots to do like Horseback Riding, Antiquing, Gem Mining, Running/Hiking the miles of the Appalachian trails or Rafting/Canoeing/Kayaking/Tubing the Little Tennessee and other local rivers; site seeing and scenery abound! Maggie Valley for skiing and don’t forget to visit Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, only a short drive over the mountain. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Asheville - home of the Biltmore Estates are all just an hour or two away.

To insure that all of our guests enjoy their time here, our 'Cabin' is always smoke-free. Check-in Time is 2 pm and Check-out time is 10 am, unless otherwise agreed.

Special accommodations available for small weddings, celebrations. Please contact the owner.

More Details

Property Manager
Louise "Ellie" Johnson
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 4, 2017

About Louise "Ellie" Johnson

Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Stumbled across this beautiful, quality Log Home nestled in the gorgeous panorama and knew I just had to have it for me and for you!!

Louise "Ellie" Johnson purchased this cabin in 2017

Why Louise "Ellie" Johnson chose North Carolina Mountains

The location is so convenient (5 min from town/Wal-Mart/Loews) yet you feel like you are away from it all.

What makes this cabin unique

the Cabin feels like you are in the middle of the wilderness- yet 5 minutes from town, eateries, stores, etc. and the waterfalls-minutes away- are to die for!!


Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Franklin, NC
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Maggie Valley, NC
Car: necessary

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, snowboarding, wildlife viewing, and the waterfalls will take your breath away!!

Ski: Maggie Valley is approximately 1 hour away and Gatlinburg is approximately 2 hours away.


Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is the master bathroom, located off of the master BR
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is the guest bathroom located on the 2nd floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , This is a guest bathroom located on the 1st floor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , Kids Room!
  • Breath taking views in every room!
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
In the living room there is a 55 inch LED TV fed by a Direct TV satellite, VCR/DVD player with surround sound and a gas fireplace. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, large refrigerator with Ice maker, dishwasher and a coffee maker. There are rockers to sit in and enjoy the view and peace and quiet of the mountains. There is also a gas grill to cook your steaks or hamburgers on. There is plenty of hiking on the property. Also comes with free long distance calling.


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Like New Log Cabin with Views of the Smoky Mountains- Only 5 Min from everything
average rating of 4.9866667 based on 75 reviews
Wauchula, FL, USA

We loved this cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin! Number one it was easy accessible from the main roads and just a few minutes away from town, but it was still in the mountains. The large log cabin looked new and was fresh and clean with all the modern conveniences of home. The nights were cool and the remote control gas log fireplace was a treat for my husband who loves anything with a remote control! We made several day trips around the area; going to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge to Dillsboro, to Dillard, etc. We loved all the antique shops in Franklin. We have stayed in Franklin many times and this was another great vacation thanks to this welcoming cabin.

November 7-14, 2009

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fort Myers, Florida

December in the Mountains

  • 5 of 5

This is our 2nd visit to the Corkill Cabin on the mountain and yet again found it to be a wonderful albeit short visit. There is never enough time to see everything.

The cabin is perfect for a family get away. Plenty of room for the family to enjoy a nice meal, a game of cards and so much more.

Looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stress free and relaxation...

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was spotless and better in person than the pictures online. Owners were great to work with! Well be back again for sure. Paved road all the way up to the cabin. No issues getting the motorcycles up and down the drive. Only 5 minutes to downtown Franklin.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay in october

  • 5 of 5

Outstanding stay in a home that was immaculately kept which exceeded our expectations. If staying in or around the Franklin area this place is a must to stay in. We loved staying there So in love with the mountains and area we hope to come back soon

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ft Myers

Great Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 found Corkill Cabin to be spacious and comfortable, remote yet convenient, complete and very clean.

Once I figured out how to park my SUV off the mountain road onto the driveway, everything was great.

The grand kids can't wait to to visit again, Franklin has many attractions.


  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic two weeks....!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I spent the first two weeks of May in the Corkill cabin and it surpassed our every expectation. We were immediately at home and so enjoyed the space, views, quietness and close access to town with shopping and restaurants. The cabin had everything we would need except food and shopping is minutes away. We visited many of the gorgeous waterfalls, drove many scenic routes, ate in restaurants all over the mountain areas and we are looking forward to spending more time in one of their beautiful cabins in the future......

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

Thanksgiving week - $695/wk.
Christmas week - $695/wk
New Years week - $695

$300 Reservation Fee. Personal checks are acceptable. Reservation Fee will become your Security Deposit upon check in, and will be refunded after damage inspection.

Cancellation Refunds - 100% refund if given at least 90 days advance notice, 50% refund if given at least 60 days advance notice. Less than 60 days cancelation, no refund.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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