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Best Views, Easy Access Areas Most Popular Rental Call for Specials

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,610 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, Sleeps 6 Mountain Views Easy Access

Awesome location adjacent to Laurel Valley but on it's own 2 acre lot for privacy. Mountain views from every room! Large TV in living room with VCR and DVD player and library of movies to enjoy. Hot tub outside and jetted tub in master bath. Large wrap around deck with gas grill and outdoor dining adjacent to kitchen.

Location is awesome being only 10 min. to the National Park and Cades Cove & only 25 min. to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge! Townsend allows you to miss most of the traffic, being close to the fun of these vacation locations with all the peace and quiet of the Mountains. Our home is 5 minutes from an awesome cave attraction, riding stables and our community pool. Championship golf course only 5 minutes away too. Townsend has great tubing on the Little River and a wonderful bike trail that accesses the whole town, it is only 1 mile from our home. Come to our mountains! Owners have lots of experience in the area and will help you plan the perfect vacation.

Townsend Area: Townsend is the Peaceful Side of the Smokies, Close to the Tourist Towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but away from the Traffic and Noise. Local Restaurants and shops provide all you need and the National Park is just 10 minutes away!

Cabin Location: Our Cabin is not packed onto a small lot, but situated on 2 acres right adjacent to the Laurel Valley Country Club. Golf and Swimming Pool only 5 minutes down the road. During the day you have access to this area. Unobstructed mountain views from every room of our home.

Extras: Our owners have many years experience planning vacations in this area, two have done this for a living. We would be happy to help you plan your trip. Extensive brochures available for you to review in the home. Table games, DVDs and VCRs for your indoor enjoyment, but you will not want to be inside when you can be enjoying our mountains! Come home and relax in the hot tub or jetted tub. Enjoy!

More Details

Property Manager
Richard Armstrong
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Richard Armstrong

Our Home is owned by 4 of us, Karen and I have been in the adventure and youth business for many years before she started in property management. This is our first attempt at combining our love of the outdoors and travel with vacation property management. We all love the Smoky Mountains and East Tennessee and are excited to share our knowledge with our guests. When you rent our home you can (if you desire) take advantage of our knowledge and passion for this area. Welcome to our home!

Richard Armstrong purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Richard Armstrong chose Townsend

We love Blount County and Townsend! Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg can be fun to visit for the day, but then we are always ready to head home to Townsend. With less traffic and tourists, you are actually 'in' the mountains, not just looking at them! There are so many interesting shops and vendors from the usual tourist shops to woodworkers and dulcimer makers! Cades Cove and the National Park are only 10 minutes from our door. Avoid the crowds and enjoy some of the best hiking in the park from the Townsend Entrance!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Ah, much needed rest and relaxation found here. Wish we could stay longer. The cabin and all of it's amenities made for a carefree, worryfree time to spend with family and catch our breath while taking in the beauty of the Smokies. Weather each day was perfect. Looking forward to returning again soon, but for a longer stay. Thanks for all that you did to make this such a pleasant expreience.
Apr 2010
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Cades Cove Visitor Center & Museum
Riverside Restaurant -- CLOSED
"Good Basic Home Cooking! Try the fried green tomatoes and the Jack Daniels Burger!"
Tuckaleechee Caverns Inc.
"Great rainy day adventure for families!"
Apple Valley
"Great place to look around for area arts and crafts!"
Campfire Grill
"This is the best food in town! You have to check it out while in Townsend! The owner is ..."
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Laurel Valley Country Club
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Laurel Valley Country Club
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Area
Car: recommended

Great Smoky Mtn National Park, Mountains, Rivers, Hiking, Museums, Amusement Parks, Tubing, Rafting, Antiques, Forests, History, Cades Cove, Dollywood, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Music, Outdoor Dramas (s)

Other Activities: Photography, Birding, History

Golf: Laurel Valley Country Club is in a gate community and is the best course in the area. It is located just 5 minutes from our home. Plenty of room to store your clubs in the large bedroom closets. Enjoy a round in the morning since you are only 5 minutes away then join your family for a full day of fun!

Ski: Ober Gatlinburg only 25 miles away.


Townsend Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1610 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Each bedroom has it's own private bath. Master Suite has jetted tub. All towels provided. Washer and dryer in home. Each Bedroom has it's own TV on Cable. Master has TV and VCR.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private Bath Jetted Tub Private Entrance
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Private Bath Mountain Views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Private Bath Mountain Views
    Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Mountain Views
  • Each bedroom has private bath and awesome views of the Mountains. Each bedroom has Cable TV and Wireless Internet. Master Bedroom has jetted tub and private entrance off of deck. Quilts and comforters on every bed to match the decor of the room. Dressers and iron and ironing board as well as large closets.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Our property offers rare easy access for a cabin with such awesome mountain views. A new driveway gives access for loading and unloading and there is plenty of level parking. We offer cable TV and High Speed internet access with wireless. You hope you relax and enjoy our mountains but if you need to keep up with your email, we have you covered there too. Come to the Mountains and relax and enjoy our home! Pets must be approved in advance by property owners.


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average rating of 4.983333 based on 61 reviews
Peoria, Illinois, USA

My Favorite Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I have been to Townsend area many times but have never enjoyed my stay as much as when I rented this cabin! You were very helpful in planning our time in the area and your home had everything we could have wanted and more! The children enjoyed the movies and games and we used the hiking books to plan our time in the park. The soap and shampoo in the bathrooms were a nice treat! We loved having a bathroom in each bedroom! We will be back again!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! We work hard to make sure our home is the perfect get away for our guests! We want you to feel like you are at your own cabin in the Smokies, not just our guest! I hope you will let us serve you again the next time you can come and enjoy our mountains!
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Muncie Indiana

Knotty Pine is awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin has everything we could possibly want to enjoy a relaxing vacation when we want and close enough to the tourist activities when we want. My sister, brother in law, husband and I are looking forward to returning to Knotty Pine for the 4th time.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bear Haven

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 3 couples. Cabin was extremely well kept and kitchen felt like home. During our day outings we would have visits from a bear(s) because it tried to get in our trash can every time. On the last evening of our trip we had a little camp fire and a momma and 3 cubs came out of the brush, stopped and stared for a moment and then went on their way. Very amazing end to a much needed amazingly relaxing trip!

We had a couple of issues, but Karen was very responsive and prompt in helping us!

We will be keeping this place on our revisit list! Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very enjoyable place to spend a week. Great amenities and care taken to insure a comfortable stay. Will highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to experience the Smoky Mountains!

  • 5 of 5

I have rented this property multiple times now and have always had a great experience. The property is always clean, up to date and fully stocked with whatever you might need. The Owners are always accommodating and Karen is absolutely the best! Try it - you will not be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin!

  • 4 of 5

We just returned from staying in the cabin and had a great time. Our kids are 12, 10, and 2. Cabin was beautifully decorated and we enjoyed the hot tub. Loved the location, it was an easy drive to the bigger tourist towns but we didn't have to fight crowds when we didn't want too. Townsend has some great restaurants and a very nice coffee shop, plus a grocery store, and few chain stores, all the basics are there. Caves Cove is a great activity and kept the kids interest for the three hour drive.

We didn't know the pool wasn't open until we arrived, but we ended up checking out the river where the locals swim and the kids had a blast. Very cold water, but you get used to it fast. It was great wading for our toddler and had deeper spots for the older kids. You'll want swim shoes, rocks are slippery.

If you have toddlers, the loft is a bit of a safety hazard but we just blocked the ends where the railing was low and had no problems. She enjoyed playing on the wrap around deck also.

Best part of our trip was watching a mother black bear and her twins walk across the back deck. It was amazing to be 3' away but safe on the other side of the patio door! Good reminder that you are in bear country, so don't throw any food out!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.5%

Best Value in Townsend! $75 cleaning fee for stays of less than 6 nights. Stay a week and get one free night! Best Price and Best Location in Townsend! Whole House WIFI, Cable Flat Panel TV's in Every Bedroom and Living Room. Large Video Library, Game System, Everything you need for your special Smoky Mountain Holiday!
Stay 6 nights get the 7th Free We offer the highest level of accommodation
in Townsend for the money! Stays under 4 nights $70 cleaning fee

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.