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Creekside Quietude-In/Outdoor Fireplaces-Hot Tub-Lake and N.O.C. access, WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

2/3 Luxury Cabin, Private Road to N.O.C. Lake Access & Designer Appointments

A Unique and Rare find. "Watia Creekside" Retreat will exceed all of your expectations, and is sure to spoil you for all others...

When only the Finest Accommodations will do, - Watia Creekside Retreat is the place for you... to rejuvenate after a day Exploring the endless attractions this area has to offer! Let the Soothing Sounds of the Creek (Natures Music) surround You as you Enjoy a soak in the Sparkling Hot Tub, or Relax in front of the outdoor Fireplace in the Large Screened Outdoor Living room.

Plush Bathrobes are provided.

If you prefer a wood burning fire, the Rock Fire Pit is along side the Creek, and the wood rack is stocked.

Inside the Cabin you will find the stainless and granite Kitchen is well appointed with everything you need to prepare your meals at your "Home away from Home".

The living room offers flat screen satellite T.V., a second Stone fireplace, and Leather seating. There are 2 extremely luxurious and comfortable bedrooms on the main floor prepared with the finest of linens. Upstairs, the loft was designed for entertaining with a Foosball table, Flat Screen Satellite TV, 3rd bathroom, and another Living Area (this sofa converts to a bed and foam topper is provided).

If you must work, you will appreciate the Business Center, and the recently upgraded, High Speed Internet (WiFi).

You have Private access to Fontana Lake front, just a few minutes drive from the Cabin. This beautiful Park Like setting offers shaded benches and Picnic Tables along side Lake Fontana! There is a fabulous swim platform, 9 boat slips, and great fishing so bring your pole! Fontana Lake is home to every freshwater species of fish (including Waleye)!

This Exclusive Location offers a Private road that leads to the Nantahala Outdoor Center (N.O.C.). Along this road you will encounter a Private (Built by the Owners of Creekside Retreat for your enjoyment) Deck that overlooks Lake Fontana and Amazing Views of the Mountains beyond, Over 7 miles of Biking Trails, and near to the cabin - a Hiking Trail that leads to a Spectacular 50 foot Waterfall!

As a Guest at Watia Creekside, the Amenities at the NOC are yours to enjoy (Both Public and Private). This includes: Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Horseback Riding, Fly Fishing (lessons, poles, and bait available), Tennis Courts, Bike Rentals, Miles of Mountain Biking trails, Rope Course, Zip Lines, Outfitter Store, 3 Restaurants (from casual outdoor Riverfront to Fine Dining), & Live Entertainment (seasonal).

In Juy of 2017, the N.O.C. unveiled a "Playground in the Air".

There truly is something for everyone at this outdoor mecca, and as a Guest of the Owners, you will have exclusive access via the Private and Gated road that connects.

The Tsali Recreation Center is just 10 minutes up the road, so bring the bikes.

Bryson City for shopping, dining, and the Scenic Train Depot is minutes away....

Cherokee, Harrah's Casino, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is just 20 - 30 minutes away.

Close enough to be very convenient, far enough away to feel completely Private

Peaceful Privacy and Quietude, located in the heart of all the

Action, it does not get any better!

... Also available is our Shopping service. If you would like to arrive at the Cabin with your Groceries already stocked, ask for details, we will have everything waiting for you upon your arrival.

... If you would like to enjoy a Spa Massage Service at the Cabin, it is a good idea to book in advance to assure availability. Your Professional Massage Therapist will come to you, so when you are done, they quietly disappear and leave you to relax!

... If your vacation dates are during 'Season' or Holidays and you plan to rent a pontoon or fishing boat, it may be a good idea to reserve in advance! Lake Fontana is primarily National Forest, Smoky Mountains, and Federally owned, so the Lake is never 'Busy', but the few available rental boats do get booked up.

View the new area Guide on our website for links and additional information about the area and activities.

More Details

Property Manager
NC Mountains Realty & Vacation Rentals
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 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About NC Mountains Realty & Vacation Rentals

The Owners live in Houston, Texas full time, but their hearts reside in the Mountains of N. Carolina! They are here as often as their schedule will allow, which, of course is not often enough!

NC Mountains Realty & Vacation Rentals purchased this cabin in 2012

Why NC Mountains Realty & Vacation Rentals chose Bryson City

When we saw this lovely parcel of land and the robust and soothing sounds of the Creek meandering through it, we knew instantly it was "The One"! Well, one of "The One's" as we purchased another lot just up the road (photos of the overlook deck on that lot are posted in the photo Gallery).

What makes this cabin unique

We would love to hear from you! Call or email us to ask about "Watia Creekside"

Luxury on the Creek is only a Stay away... *** Online Booking Available 24/7***

Guestbook comments from the manager

While reading the reviews, many people are confused and call me regarding internet at the Cabin. Let me take a moment to clarify this for those whom it is important to:

As of July 2014 an internet hot spot is supplied, by the Owners, for limited Guest use. The "hot spot" supplies wireless internet for up to 5 devices at a time. The "hot spot" is connected to the Owners wireless cellular account, and usage is limited to Browsing the internet, surfing the web, and emailing. It is not suitable for streaming movies, online gaming, and large file transfers! Also, as with any internet provider, no guarantee is made regarding reliability and connectivity.

If you intend to stream movies or music, you should bring your own hot spot. If you have your own hot spot, there are connections for 3G and/or 4G.

I hope this helps to answer your connectivity questions. If not, feel free to call or email me!

Kathleen - Property Manager
Aug 2014
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Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Pull Out Sofa
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
You are sure to enjoy Fontana Lake Front (private) just a few minutes drive from the Cabin! This beautiful Park Like setting offers shaded benches and Picnic Tables along side Lake Fontana! There are boat slips available, a beautiful Sun Deck, ladder to easily get in and out of the water, and lots of fish, so bring your pole! The docks float, so in the summer you are swimming and boating in Lake Fontana. In the winter, when the water levels are let down, you can fly fish off the dock as it becomes 'white water'. In the event of a power outage (not common, but does sometimes happen) there is a whole house generator!


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Creekside Quietude-In/Outdoor Fireplaces-Hot Tub-Lake and N.O.C. access, WiFi
average rating of 4.96875 based on 33 reviews

Exceeded our expectations

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic cabin and location. The property management is phenomenal and will respond to all questions promptly, even on Easter morning. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was one of the prettist cabins we have stayed in. I would recommed it to anyone!

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, gated, comfy cabin decorated beautifully for Christmas! We were impressed that the cabin had everything we needed such as dish pods, laundry detergent, soaps! Would highly recommend. We are already planning on our next stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

Great house and location

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so much for your 5 star review of Watia Creekside! We appreciate you and would like to offer a repeat Guest discount with your next reservation. Be sure to call us at 828 565 2012 to obtain your discount code. Kathleen Ford
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Beautiful, immaculate, serene ... perfect vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at Watia Creekside. It exceeded all our expectations. You can tell how much pride and care is taken to keep this property in pristine condition. Everything is modern and updated but it still feels warm and inviting. We were also impressed by the cleanliness of the home. Their housekeeping service is great! If we venture back to this area, we will definitely rent this home again. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jeffrey, Thank You so much for the wonderful review of Watia Creekside Retreat. I agree with you, this place is simply Amazing! The owners have spent so much time and energy creating such a Spectacular and Relaxing Mountain Retreat, we feel that making sure that everything 100% Immaculate is a promise we don't take lightly. Kathleen Ford - Proud Property Manager
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Fabulous home

  • 5 of 5

Watia Creekside is one amazing property. The home is stunning and the grounds are beautiful. The home is very clean and has wonderful beds and pillows. The kitchen is what every person would love. It is by far one of the greatest homes to stay in in the wonderful mountains. Thank you for sharing this little slice of heaven with our family.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and You are Welcome back anytime! Please remember to request your discount code, we love our repeat Guests! Kathleen Ford - NC Mountains Realty
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Nearest Airport
75 Minutes
Asheville Regional
Nearest Barpub
15 Minutes
N.O.C. (Several)
Nearest Golf
30 Minutes
Smoky Mountain Country Club (public)
Nearest Train
20 Minutes
Bryson City Scenic Train
Nearest Motorway
10 Minutes
Hwy 74 & Hwy 28 N.
Nearest Restaurant
20 Minutes
Several Choices within -
Nearest Ski
45 Minutes
Nearest Beach
5 Minutes
Private Lake Access & Sundeck
Car: recommended

In addition to all of the area activities and attractions, this cabin exclusively offers access to all of the N.O.C. events and amenities! There is a private road for you to access the NOC! There you can bike on over 7 miles of trails, play tennis, Canopy Tours/Course, Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Bike Rental, Fly Fishing (Lessons available), Enjoy casual Riverfront Dining (choice of two restaurants), Fine Dining at Relia's Garden, and in the summer time, 'Slow Joe's on the Appalachian Trail' offers live entertainment!

I just love the atmosphere at the NOC!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


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