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Judy & Louis Worrell

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Mountainside Cottage in Trees, Peaceful - Easy Access -- REDUCED RATES !!

26 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)


Escape to the mountains and enjoy this peaceful and centrally located two-level cottage tucked in the trees in a SAFE, lovely mountainside community. The Cottage is VERY clean, freshly painted Inside & out with all lovely furniture!! First level features fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and living area with 47in LCD TV above gas fireplace, DVD player and opens to a full-length screened deck. This level also has the master bedroom with a new mattress, master bath with large walk-in shower and walk-in closet.

Take the open stairway downstairs to another bedroom with queen bed, full bath with shower/tub combination, NEW washer/dryer, den with TV/DVD, full-size sleeper-sofa opening to another deck and the lower driveway. We also provide Broadband Internet service and local & long-distance telephone service. The cottage is paved to the door and only 10 minutes to downtown Franklin and your gateway to outdoor activities! CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS WELCOME, NO SMOKING & NO PETS, PLEASE.

The cottage is a perfect get-away for 2 couples as there are 2 floors and the lower floor has an exterior door; so, there is privacy -- or bring your family as there is plenty of room for everyone! Our cottage has been completely renovated, is very clean and will provide a comfortable base for anything you choose to do -- or do nothing at all and relax!!

Franklin is located in the southwestern corner of North Carolina between two popular scenic gorges: The Cullasaja and the Nantahala and is famous for its gem mining and beautiful mountain ranges. We are just 6 miles west of downtown Franklin, NC (about 10 minutes); 4 miles west of the intersection of 441N/64W off of Wayah Rd. Elevation-wise, it's about 2300 ft. Highway 64 is a scenic wonder in itself! Venture to the waterfalls, river rafting, tubing, hiking, swimming, canopy tours, golf - you name it! In your shopping excursions, don't forget to include a trip to Highlands - it is unforgettable!

Of course, our kitchen has everything you'll need (plus a NEW gas grill), but experience the local restaurants. You'll be surprised! Atlanta is just 2 hours away to the south while Asheville is one hour to the east. Other cities nearby include Highlands, Cashiers, Dillsboro, Sylva, which are all within about 30 minutes.

Keywords: cottage, peaceful, convenient to Franklin and surrounding towns, Nantahala Forest activities, Great Smoky Mountain Park

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Judy & Louis Worrell (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Judy & Louis Worrell

We have been vacationing in this beautiful area for several years and just knew we wanted to retire here. So, in October of 2011, we found the perfect property, purchased it, refurbished it, and here we are! We want to share this gem with folks who appreciate God's country -- the mountains are truly magical!!!

Happy Traveling,

Judy & Louis

Judy & Louis Worrell purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Judy & Louis Worrell chose North Carolina Mountains

The town of Franklin, NC and its surrounding areas is an exceptional area which has all of the amenities of a city, but the culture and appeal of a mountain community. We have many restaurants, a fully staffed hospital, a 'Main Street' to beat none and access to the Great Smoky Mountain Park for all of its recreational wonders! And the casino in Cherokee is about 40 minutes away and a fun experience for all! We know that our decision to become a part of this mountain community was the right decision.


based on 26 traveler reviews

Mountainside Cottage in Trees, Peaceful - Easy Access -- REDUCED RATES !!
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Delightful house in great location

  • 5 of 5

Two weeks in great house with many ammenities. Location is perfecy to visit many mountain communities and natural attractions.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Very nice and clean

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice time in this home. Very clean and well organized. Owners answered all questions and were very accommodating. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Perfect for a Mountain Get-Away!!!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect! My sister, daughter and I traveled to Franklin for a Steven Curtis Chapman at the Smoky Mt. Center. This house was a great find. Located in an easy-to-find can hear the neighbors, but you can't see them through the dense trees surrounding the home. Wonderfully large screened in porch on the back. Spacious, clean and very tastefully decorated. A lot to do in the area. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Perfect retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed a week in the Worrell's cottage, finding it to be perfect! This provided a place for us to relax & "re-charge our batteries" - we loved the trees, & the quiet, we never heard a plane while we were there. Very comfortable bed, loved the screened porch (where we had our coffee & breakfast each day), loved having a washer & dryer available. Can't think of any thing that was missing! Only wished it was a closer drive for us, we'd be back on a regular basis!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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comfortable quiet and convenient

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this lovely property in the last 2 months. The Location is very convenient to Franklin and the areas surrounding attractions but also close to many hiking areas including the Appalachian Trail . We enjoyed hiking and visiting these areas . the house is very well stocked with everything we needed. The rooms are spacious, clean, and comfortable. We really enjoyed the screen porch in the tree tops . We are looking forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Cozy, clean and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Stayed a week at the cottage and were extremely pleased. The cottage was very clean and was very well stocked - did not need to bring anything. The screened porch was an added pleasure and many meals were eaten there both mornings and evenings. Location was ideal for us and provided convenient entry and exit points for the Appalachian Trail. The cottage is just far enough from town to provide quiet and relaxing times but still provide easy acc ess to many sites around the area including Wayah Bald, Dry Falls, Highlands and Cashiers. Judy was the ideal host and provided abundant information and help. I would definitely recommend for those visiting Franklin and the surrounding area. Many brochures in the cottage for exploring the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Mill Creek Country Club
Nearest Train
75 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: necessary

Kayaking, canoeing, tubing, zip lining, bicycling, gem mining, board games, go-carting, miniature golf & video games for the kids and young at heart at The Fun Center!


Rates & Availability

Franklin Cottage Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.75%

Check-in time is after 3 pm; check-out time is at or before 10 am.
Rates are based on 1-4 guests per day. A $5.00 charge per day for each additional guest per day.
$100.00 security deposit; refunded within 14 days of check-our after inspection.
We accept personal checks, traveler's checks and PayPal (renter is required to pay PayPal fee).

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North Carolina Mountains Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom and additional bedroom have queen size beds with NEW mattresses. , Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full-size sleeper-sofa in the den.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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