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June 20-July 1 open! Good Times/Great Views, Best Price! 4/3 last minute change!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

GOOD TIMES is designed for fun and relaxation. The most beautiful long range mountain views that you have ever seen are offered in this non-smoking, cedar chalet. Our four bedroom, three full bath chalet has areas to gather everyone and areas for your own space.This include three acres with a large flat play area, circular driveway and plenty of parking space. This Non-Smoking home will sleep two to ten in comfort. Each floor is designed for comfort, privacy and convenience. All living areas have breathtaking views!!

Our home comes ready for your enjoyment. We have lots of games for indoors and out (horseshoes,etc). All linens, soaps,tissues, paper towels, napkins, spices, PAM and cooking oils are available to make your getaway much easier. Just come looking for a wonderful memory maker.

You will be very close to town, on excellent roads(one turn from main Hwy 64/74),plenty of parking space, circular driveway, near the Flea Market, between the Ocoee and Nantahala Rivers for whitewater enthusiasts,close to Lake Hiwassee for fishing or boating, not far from golfing, but still eel the privacy of getting away from it all! With wrap around decking, maintained lawn service(scheduled around guests arrival), covered porch,screened in porch, plenty of rockers, outdoor furniture, large outdoor grill, gated deck, you can't help but have a Good Time!

The main floor has a vaulted ceiling overlooking the Great Smokies and is tastefully decorated with leather furniture, game table, wireless internet, large flat screen TV, VCR, DVD, rockers, dining room including solid walnut table with antler chandelier, solid wood furniture throughout, very well equipped kitchen, a bedroom with queen size bed and full bath.

Also, there is a family room, with a Vermont Cast Iron gas stove, TV,VCR, DVD with two bedrooms and large full bath. One bedroom has a queen bed, the other has two twin trundles (sleeps 4). Both have doors to the full bath. The romantic loft bedroom comes complete with king size bed, jetted tub, and fabulous mountain views from the oversized windows. Our mattresses and furniture are so comfortable that we have comments regarding them in our guestbooks and inquiries as to where they can be bought!

This home is perfect for family reunions, Spring Time in the Mountains, Summer Fun, Fall Leaf Changing, or that special occasion. Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are very special at Good Times, as our past visitors have stated. Please reserve early for summer or holidays. Call us or email today for more information.I teach school and will email you or call you after my school day ends. Please leave a message. Good Times is very special. WE WILL REPLY and THANK YOU for your interest!

We've had many wonderful comments regarding our mountain getaway, but the two nicest were that we had the most SPECTACULAR VIEWS of any place previous guests to our area had ever seen and that we had thought of EVERYTHING to make our place extra special! BOOK Early. Our rental rate includes all taxes. The cleaning is extra, but there are no hidden fees!

Keywords: Cedar Chalet

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About The Owner

Hello to all! My family lives in Hunstville, AL. We originally lived in the panhandle of FL and have found that the Murphy area is a great getaway without a long drive. The entire area is so gorgeous all year!

The Owner purchased this chalet in 2003

Why The Owner chose Murphy / Andrews Area

We fell in love with the Murphy area when we took our family whitewater rafting years earlier. When we had the opportunity to purchase Good Times,we all were so excited. We built our cabin for families to gather, relax, and enjoy the majestic Smoky Mountains.

What makes this chalet unique

There are so many gorgeous areas to discover all year. If you want to venture out, you have so many venues to see. The rivers are all around. Lakes abound for water activities. We love the fact that you have grocery stores, restaurants, golf or whatever you need within minutes, yet you feel very secluded. We like to think of Good Times as our own little sanctuary. Many have said they had plans to see this or that, yet they never left the house!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Again, this was written in the guestbook at the cabin.



We all had a great time at GOOD TIMES! It is the nicest cabin we've rented. You have everything, including the beautiful view. The location was so convenient to fun activites, groceries and restaurants. Like your other comments in your guestbook said, we will be back!
Jul 2005
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Amenities

Murphy Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twins, 2 trundles
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Stone Fireplace,Large outdoor grill, Basement w/ Vermont Cast Iron gas stove, Phones, (2) Satellite (2) TV, (2) VCR, (2) DVD, Games, Puzzles, Basketball goal, some family videos & DVD's, Extremely well- stocked Kitchen, Maytag Washer & Dryer, Jetted Tub in loft Bath, Outdoor Furniture, No Smoking Please, Please NO PETS

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

June 20-July 1 open! Good Times/Great Views, Best Price! 4/3 last minute change!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 14 reviews
5

Great views and convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful Memorial Day stay at this lovely, large 4 bedroom cabin with beautiful long range views just outside of Murphy and just 25 minutes from downtown Blue Ridge. Easily convenient to hiking, cayaking, rafting, or just enjoying all the area has to offer in entertainment and dining. And if you're ready to lose a few bucks, the Harrah's at Valley River is just a few short miles away.

A great first experience with VRBO!

We'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Good Times is a special getaway. We look forward to you coming back!
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4

Great for family get-away!

  • 4 of 5

This was the perfect home for our family's needs. My daughter and son-in-law appreciated the downstairs with a BR for themselves, another BR with twins/trundles for their 3 girls, Jack & Jill bath, plus a full den area with board games and TV/DVD player. The BR and bath on the main floor gave my son and his wife their private space with access to the screened porch, while the large loft with king bed, bath, and walk-in closet was ideal for my husband and myself.

The furnishings were wonderful from the comfortable beds to the plentiful seating. The kitchen had all equipment needed to prepare simple to complex meals. Bed and bath linens were excellent quality and all starter needs were provided (paper towels, bath tissue, Kleenex, air freshener, etc.).

The location was ideal for visiting many of the local attractions such as Brasstown Bald, Helton Creek Falls, and Vogel State Park. Access to the home is by a state-maintained paved road which is somewhat curvy, but not excessively steep.

A problem with the A/C (thus the 4 stars instead of 5) was handled efficiently, and since the June temperatures weren't extremely high, we opened the windows and were relatively comfortable until repairs could be made.

I would definitely consider this rental again for a mountain get-away and highly recommend it to anyone who would like quality accommodations.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful response. It was very unfortunate that the a/c went on the blink while we were out of the US. I'm very thankful to all involved, especially the Humphries and Frank Scott, who came out that Saturday night to get the a/c functioning and seeing the repair through. We will do all that we can to resolve any issues from wherever we are. Fortunately for our past guests and unfortunately for the Humphries, this was a first.
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Loved having a home big enough for all my grandbabies, the downstairs was perfect for the kids. Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Drummonds
5

Most breathtaking views of the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

I don't even know where to begin. From the moment we stepped foot in the door of "Good Times", we were in love with the place. It was more than spacious enough for our family of 6 (mom, dad and our 4 kiddos). The views from the main porch were unbelievable. We have stayed in the Murphy area several times in the past, but this was by far our favorite. The pictures really don't do it justice. The picturesque mountain sunsets were some of the most beautiful I have ever seen....and we didn't even have to leave the cabin.

There is everything you possibly need to cook with. All paper products and soap were provided to get you started, which was a nice until we were able to get to the store. The Samsung washing machine was amazing! We went to Mercier Orchard in Blue Ridge, GA several times during out stay. I have never had a sweeter, juicier tasting peach. The apple cider donuts were the best ever. They have chocolate covered bacon too! Tubing down the Taccoa River was so relaxing and fun for us all. The Wagonmaster Ranch was a hit with the kids as well. We will definitely be back again. Thank you for having us!!

David & Lara Ezell

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. The pictures that you took were amazing! We are so glad that you all enjoyed Good Times. Like you all, we think it is very special!
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5

LOOK NO FURTHER---this is the one!!

  • 5 of 5

We only lived 10 miles from this "mansion" but it seemed like we were far away from home. All you have to bring is food and drinks as this place has everything. It has easy access from the 4-lane and plenty of flat parking. The sunrise is the best I have ever seen in my life. Thanks for "Good Times" and wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Good Times is a very special place! Please come again!
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Gastonia, NC
5

Great Time at Good Times!

  • 5 of 5

Margie, Thank you again for having such a wonderful place available. Everything was so clean and cozy. My 81 year old mother thought this stay was one on the best so far. Every time we plan a trip to Murphy we will check to see if Good Times is available, as this cabin feels like our "2nd" home! We are already making plans for more Get Aways as this allows us to all "bunk" together and enjoy everything as a family. Thank you again for your hospitality and effort in making Good Times so enjoyable. Sharon Williams & Family

  • Submitted: May 22, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Good Times

Gem Mining, Whitewater Rafting, Antiquing at the Flea Market, Very near new Miniature Golf Course

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Rates & Availability

Murphy Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

There is a $100 cleaning/linen fee per rental. Thank you!

We accept a $300 rental deposit. At this time, we take personal checks. The remainder of the rental, $100 cleaning, and $49 protection plan are due two weeks prior to arrival date. I pay all of the state and local taxes from the rental fees.

We have just started requiring the $49 protection for our guests and ourselves. This stops the holding of $300 and offers more protection for all.

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