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John Lukasiewicz

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

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12 Reviews
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Overview

Almond House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Deer Ridge is a 5+/3.5 new luxury home perched on its own mountain top in the heart of the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. Our 3,500 square foot, 3-story home is bright and airy, with spectacular views from every room, huge beds, dining and living rooms, modern kitchen, hardwood cherry floors. Board games provided. Wood swing and rocking chairs on 1,800 sq ft of decks. There's a large firepit with stone seats in the front yard. Extra chairs available in the garage. 90 mins to Asheville airport, 3.5 hour drive to Atlanta airports. Located in the quiet community of Tobacco Branch, minutes from Lake Fontana, Tsali Trails, Nantahala River, Bryson City and the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Our cabin is perfect for family vacations or a weekend getaway. Whether you enjoy the outdoor adventures, fishing, golfing, shopping or curling up with a book, there is something for everyone. Additional conveniences are Direct TV, ultra fast WIFI access, and a secluded hot tub

The main floor includes a great room with fireplace, dining room with table that seats 10, fully equipped over-sized kitchen, laundry room, a bathroom, and master bedroom with full bath, a King size bed and wide screen TV. Upstairs you will find a loft, three bedrooms (all queen sized and a full bathroom). Our lower floor (ground level) also has views and is set up as a private suite and includes an entry foyer with breakfast nook, a day bed with two twin sized beds, a huge family room with big screen TV along with a private bedroom with a King sized bed and a full bathroom. Our home will sleep up to 12 guests, privately.

The Appalachian Trail crosses a couple miles up the road. Fully private up here. Cannot see another house from our perch. A stairway behind the home leads up to several miles of pristine hiking trails. A short hike downslope leads to a common area which includes a small lake with a floating dock to fish or swim. There's also a football sized grass field with pavilion, horseshoes, and shuffle board. Perfect for a day out with the family. Three alpine lakes, two white water rivers nearby!

Non-smoking and no pets permitted

Keywords: Huge House, cabin

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
John Lukasiewicz (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Why John Lukasiewicz chose Bryson City Area

Views!

Privacy!

Nature surrounds us.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for the chance to stay in a beautiful house with fantastic views! As the family packs to leave I reflect on what a great time it's been to b e here. Family and friends untied in a time of loving and fellowship having a great time ! But, alas, the real world becons us all back to our busy lives but as we depart, one thing in common is our memoriues and impressionable stay at DeerRidge, it was dream-like. We alll look forward to our nbext time up here, and WILL be back. May GOD bless you and keep you and may he give you peace.
Jun 2010
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Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Burlington, Vermont
5

Mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here in August for a few days with some friends. The house has every amenity you could dream of and we enjoyed them all -- hot tub, large kitchen and dining room, porch swing with stunning views of the mountains, and ample deck with comfy chairs for an evening campfire and stargazing. The location is secluded and private, yet close to outdoor adventures, lakes, and towns. It is the perfect gathering spot for large groups, as there are plenty of bedrooms and ample living space. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you Janet. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Please come and visit Deer Ridge anytime.
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Sunrise . Fl. USA
5

Unbelievable

  • 5 of 5

Most beautiful home we ever rented.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida
5

Beautiful place in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

My brothers and I stayed here for a few days in June and absolutely loved it. The house is set up spaciously and kept extremely well clean and maintained in every way. It is at the top of a mountain making the views fantastic and every amenity one could think of was available-including hot tub, porch with swings, three different spots to build fires, and many bedrooms. Highly recommend this to someone wanting a fun, relaxing time in the mountains and nature of north carolina, but also getting to stay in an extremely nice and luxurious home.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Florida
5

DR.S

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this property for vacationers. We have stayed there for a week at a time for the last three years. The location is excellent and the surrounding area is just breathtaking. Most important to me is cleanliness. This property is immaculate.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, California
5

First Time In Carolina's

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, spent 7 nights in total awe of the setting. Home was immaculately maintained, was far enough away from the crowds for peace and quiet but close enough to enjoy many attractions locally. So much to see that could easily have spent a couple of weeks. Evenings on the deck were amazing, counted satellites passing over and mornings were incredible watching The Smokies! My first time in the Carolina's were truly inspiring and this home made it a bucket list item. I will be happy when I can return and again spend time here enjoying this home and area. It was worth driving 3,000 miles!!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville Fl
5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there a few times. The house is amazing, it looks like something out of a magazine. Extremely well built and decorated. Located on top of the hill, the view is breath taking. With a wraparound deck for star watching and endless woods for exploring. Plus a three level house that has everything you would want for a perfect vacation.

Located close to several local adventures; hiking, whitewater rafting, zip lining, shopping, ect. This place has it all. I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Asheville
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Nearest Golf
45 Miles
Highlands
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Smokey Mountain Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
28
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
River's End
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Maggie Valley
Car: necessary

Polar Express RR.. Beautiful views from extra wide decks overlooking the Smokies. Cozy, warm, family atmosphere. Nestled between three alpine lakes and numerous trout stocked rivers. Appalachian trail-head access and mountain biking at Tsali recreational area just a few miles away.vWhite water rafting on the Nantahala river only minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Almond House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
November
Nov 15 2016 - Nov 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,450
$8,000
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
$450
$2,899
$9,999
 
 
December
Nov 29 2016 - Dec 18 2016
2 night minimum stay
$400
$2,500
$8,000
 
 
Christmas
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 9 2017
5 night minimum stay
$420
$2,900
$8,000
 
 
Winter
Jan 10 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
$1,999
$6,000
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
$2,100
$6,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Refundable damage deposit $600

Cleaning fee of $200 not included in rate. Rates can vary dependent on length of stay, generally the longer the stay, the less per night. Price also varies on the number of guests over 12. Deposit of $500 returned when post inspection reveals no damage done during stay. No Pets.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Almond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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