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Mystic Creek Cabin: Cozy & Charming Creekfront w/ Fireplace!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms (Includes Loft). 1 Full Bath, Sleeps up to 6.

Proudly Introducing: Mystic Creek Cabin!!!

Snuggle In & Enjoy the Quiet Peace & Serenity of This Very Special & Very Private Wilderness Creek Cabin! Nestled in a Cypress Forest & Creekside in the Smoky Mountains--We are 'Off the Beaten Path' in an 'Away From It All' atmosphere: Secluded, but not isolated & we have all the comforts of home! Mystic Creek Cabin is located on Bold Rushing Camp Creek which cascades into a Breathtaking Hidden Waterfall that flows down into a Wilderness Lake: Lake Apalachia. Lake Apalachia is Full Year-Round & Uncrowded Year-Round. Camp Creek is only 6 feet from our spacious deck. Take a very short stroll creekside to the Cascading Hidden Waterfall. We have a cozy fire pit creekside for you & your Family to enjoy roasting hot dogs & marshmallows or telling ghost stories! Or...Maybe it's just the two of you & A Romantic Evening under the Canopy of the Cypress Forest & the Stars! We offer 3 Bedrooms (Includes Loft) & 1 Full Bath--Sleeps up to 6.

Mystic Creek Cabin: Interior & Add'l Details: Mystic Creek Cabin's Interior is Very Charming with a Rustic-Yet Luxurious Decor Theme. This is our Second Home--Not Some Worn Out Rental!! We Offer Beautiful Furnishings, Accessories & Luxurious Linens. Mystic Creek Cabin Features 2 Living Areas: One is Our Spacious Living Room w/Flat Screen TV & DVD Player. (We Have Over 150 Satellite TV Channels & FREE Wi-Fi High Speed Satellite Internet Too)! The Second Living Area is Our Family/Great Room & Kitchen--All With A Creek View! The Family/Great Room Features a Beautiful Natural Stone Woodburning Fireplace which You Can Enjoy From The Kitchen As Well. The Dining Table Seats 6. Our Kitchen is Fully Equipped & Features New Appliances--Sorry, no dishwasher. Two of Our Bedrooms Offer Queen Beds & Both Feature Beautiful Handmade Rustic Furnishings That Really Set The Mood! The Loft Twin Bedroom has Its Own Deck & 2 Twin Beds w/Sitting Area. We Have 1 Full Bath & Full Laundry Room.

Creekfront Deck & Outside:: Mystic Creek Cabin Sits on Over 200 Feet of Bold Rushing Creek Frontage w/ Beautiful Boulders in a PRIVATE & Natural Setting! Our Creekfront Deck is Huge & A Charming Front Porch is Offered As Well. We Have A Nice Patio Set & Other Outdoor Furnishings For You To Relax & Unwind While You Experience The Rushing Creek Go By. Our park-style grill is Creekside too. The Firepit Has Plenty of Seats For Everyone To Sit & Enjoy The Fire: ALL Creekside. Don't Forget The Marshmallows!!

You Will Leave Our Cabin With a New Sense of Peace, Fully Relaxed & Restored! Once You Experience Mystic Creek Cabin, You'll Come Back Again & Again!

*Please Note*:

A regular truck, van or regular suv-"type" vehicle is recommended for most. (4wd vehicle is required if snow is a possibility). Low riding passenger cars are not recommended.

More Details

Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Jennifer

Chris & Jennifer,

Owners: Mystic Creek Cabin.

We hope to see you @ our Mystic Creek Cabin! We are looking forward to your visit!! Be sure to check-out our other websites & Especially our Web Photo Albums for Over 40 More Pics of Mystic Creek Cabin! Don't Miss Our COOL YouTube Videos Either!! The Links for All are just above here on this webpage.

Jennifer purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Jennifer chose Murphy

We have visited this area for years--We Love the Smokey Mountains!! My Husband Chris found this cabin tucked away in the Forest on Wonderful Camp Creek. We had a chance to get to know the Owner & had stayed @ this Cabin a few times & Fell In Love with It!! We always said: 'If you ever want to sell.....'. Well, the time was right when she did decide to sell & we are soooo glad we did. We have upgraded & added some of our own personal touches that we hope you enjoy as well!! We would Love to share it with you--Please feel free to call us with Any questions. We hope to see you @ Mystic Creek Cabin!!

What makes this cabin unique

Simply Enjoying the Natural Beauty of the Area. We Love to take long scenic drives thru the Smokey Mountains! Our Creekside Firepit is Great & soooo Relaxing. The Sounds of Camp Creek & The Waterfalls are mesmorizing!! Hiking around the area is fun & great exercise--so much wildlife to see. We love that you really get back to nature & we just feel a sense of calm just being here! Lake Apalachia & Lake Hiawassee are a wonderful treat too!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to send you a follow up email and let you know that we had the best time at your beautiful cabin last week. I had never been to the Smoky Mountain area before our visit, and we fell in love with the mountains and your property. We will never forget our retreat to nature and of course our time in the cabin, and we wanted to thank you for a wonderful vacation! Be assured that we will consider your properties for future getaways :)

Thanks again,

May 2014
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Murphy Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Loft
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
*Please Note*: A regular truck, van or regular suv-"type" vehicle is recommended for most. (4wd vehicle is required if snow is a possibility). Low riding passenger cars are NOT recommended. Parking for 2 full size vehicles in driveway.


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Mystic Creek Cabin: Cozy & Charming Creekfront w/ Fireplace!
average rating of 4.885246 based on 114 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Peace and quite is what we were looking for. Found it!

Challenge to get to to say the least.Great place to chill.

Bring plenty of supplies,not convenient to much but that's a small price to pay.

Owners were great to work with.

Recommend for those who just want to unplug from daily grind.

Pricey but fair enough.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your Lovely Review!! :) Our Mystic Creek Cabin is delightfully removed from any "Tourist Traps" that you might find in some vacation areas. For this reason we advise all our guests in advance the type of vehicle recommended & any grocery/supply shopping done on your way in or bring everything with you so there will be no need to leave the peace, tranquility & nature that surrounds you when your arrive! :). You can simply relax & unwind upon your arrival. Please note: This particular guest stayed during the Easter Holiday. Therefore the nightly rate is more than the standard nightly rate.
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Excellent cabin for a quick excursion

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I have stayed in many cabins in the North Georgia and Western North Carolina area and this one was one of our favorites. You just can't beat the locale - The cabin sits right next to a flowing creek and you are steps away from a series of small waterfalls. The firepit is a few feet from the creek and the fire at night is fantastic. The cabin is good size for a small family. There are two bedrooms with comfortable beds and a loft that my daughter enjoyed. Cabin had some essentials so that was nice. We appreciated the owner checking in on our stay and you can tell they really care about the property along with your happiness while you are there. Thanks for a terrific stay and I highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice quaint place to stay for the weekend. I am not however going to tell everyone I know cause we want to keep this little gem on the radar for future trips. :)

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awe! Thanks for you amazing 5 Star Review!!
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Pure relaxation and rejuvenation

  • 5 of 5

This property is amazing! The cabin was extremely clean and provides anything and everything you will need. We really didn’t spend too much time inside as we found ourselves constantly sitting by the the outdoor fire pit soaking in the overwhelming beauty of the rushing creek and abundant nature surrounding the cabin. If you are one who doesn’t need to be entertained and have the ability to allow yourself to completely relax, this place is for you! Jennifer (property owner) was kind enough to call upon our arrival to ensure that we had everything we needed and if we had any questions. I personally found that all directions, instructions and all other information provided to be extremely accurate and “as described”. If you so choose to book this cabin please respect it and the property that way it will remain the same when we return (which I definitely will) Thank you for sharing your amazing property, Jennifer! It is truly a special place

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate your 5 Star Review!! :). When others share their thoughts & memories made during their stay @ our Mystic Creek Cabin & express their love ❤️ of our place as much as we do, well it just makes our offering so worthwhile!!
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Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is in a beautiful area. The creek is incredibly close, and I would love to stay here in warmer temps to be able to sleep with the window open to hear the creek through the night!

The kitchen is well equipped- we had every tool we needed to fix each of our meals. Our group was four people and seating for a movie in the living room was tight. I had read this in other reviews and was prepared. For our group, we got nice and close on the couch for movies. :) It is definitely not a negative, but something that might be nice to know for other groups.

Jennifer called twice to check in. I really appreciated this. This was my first experience booking and handling anything through VRBO. Others in our group said they've stayed in places and the owner has never contacted them. All members of our group were impressed by her communication throughout our trip.

We hiked downstream to the waterfall. It's a short walk right past the cabin downstream. Worth the walk! We also drove into Blue Ridge, GA twice. We visited Mercier Orchards and their small town shops. Worth the visit!

Thank you, Jennifer, for sharing your cabin with us. Being secluded from the outside world in a beautiful spot was just what my group needed!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your Lovely 5 Star Review!! :). It means so much that you enjoyed your stay @ our Mystic Creek Cabin! We hope to have you back again real soon!!!
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Quaint cabin

  • 4 of 5

Cabin was cute and met our needs. Not quite enough living space in the living room for our family of 5 and road to get into the cabin needs to be grated again. Liked the fireplace and the cabin has a lot of cute details.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m very confused about the comments regarding our living room & I don’t understand why our furniture wouldn’t have accommodated these particular guests comfortably... There is a large full size sofa & 2 chairs so there is certainly enough seating. All rooms are fully pictured in our listing photos showing arrangements & furniture. We also have another sofa fireside in the adjoining room. Re road: Maintaining mountain gravel roads are always ongoing. I appreciate the thoughts about the road. I will have our caretaker look @ it & of course will be taken care of if needed as always.
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Clean and quaint.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful place. The creek is right there. Best part of vacation sitting after dinner by the fire enjoying peace and nature. It was super clean and was well stocked.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shoe Booties Cafe
Murphy's Chophouse
Downtown Pizza Company
Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino
Brother's Restaurant -- CLOSED
Deckers Flea Market
Deckers Flea Market
Murphy River Walk
Fields of the Wood
Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest
Rib Country
Mountain View Marina
WagonMaster Adventure Ranch
Nantahala Outdoor Center
John C. Campbell Folk School
Chunky Gal Stables LLC
Rolling Thunder River Company Ocoee River Rafting Center
Rolling Thunder River Company
Great Mountain Adventures
RidgeRunner Ziplines
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Piggly Wiggly
Piggly Wiggly in Ducktown the nearest grocery. We suggest to all guests to bring groceries ...
Chunky Gal Stables
Blanche Manor
Toccoa River Adventures
Tennessee Gold and Gems
Ocoee Whitewater Center
Bald River Falls
Buck Bald
Raft One
Car: necessary

Smokey Mountains Tri-State Area (TN/GA/NC) / '3 Corners' : Near the Charming Mountain town of Murphy, NC. Our Beautiful Location is Very Convenient & is THE perfect base to Experience & Enjoy to ALL the Tri-State areas have to offer!

Mystic Creek Cabin is located in a woodland rural area of Murphy, NC (only approx. 20 min. scenic drive to town). Murphy is a charming small mountain town snuggled into the Nantahala Nat'l Forest in the Breathtaking Smokey Mountains. This Tri-State/'3 Corners' of NC/TN/GA makes our location the PERFECT base for exploring the Natural Beauty of ALL 3 States. (Only apporx. 2 hrs or LESS from Atlanta, Asheville, Chattenooga, Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge). Nearby Endless Activities Include: Lake Apalachia & Lake Hiawassee (just to name a few). Countless Rivers, Creeks/Streams. Hiking. Wildlife. Scenic Railway Rides. Horseback Riding. Swimming. Boating. Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing or Tubing. Great Fishing Too! Take Long & Wonderful Scenic Drives thru The Smokey & Blue Ridge Mountains: The Blue Ridge Parkway & Cherohala Skyway, 'Dragons Tale' & Great Smokey Mountains National Park. Visit area Flea Markets, Restaurants, NEW Casino & Antiques Shops. Or...Perhaps visit a Ruby Mine or Pan for Gold.

**NEW 2016** Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino!!

Other Activities: Sit back, Relax & Enjoy the Peace & Tranquility! Soak in the Nature & Beautiful Smokey Mountains!

More Murphy, NC Area Features & Attractions:

Apalachia Lake - Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Awesome Lake & Mountain Views

Lake Hiawassee - Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Awesome Lake & Mountain Views

Smoky Mountains - Cherohala Skyway, Bald River Falls, Tellico River Trout Fishing, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Ocoee Adventure Center - Whitewater Rafting, Mountain Biking, Cherokee National Forest Trails

Southern Blue Ridge - Campbell Folk School, Antiques, Arts, Crafts, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Tennessee Overhill - Coker Creek TN, Unicoi Mountains, Hiawassee River, Lost Sea

Nantahala National Forest - Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness, Fires Creek, Lake Cherokee, Snowbird Mountains




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Departure Housekeeping Fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.0%

Passenger Cars Are NOT Recommended.
If Snow Is A Possibility, 4WD Is Required.

NO Pets. NO Exceptions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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