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Donnie Mohn

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english


61 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Bryson City Area Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 6

FOX RUN CABIN - RARE FIND WITH A CREEK AND A VIEW! AND YOUR OWN PERSONAL WATERFALL ONLY ABOUT A HALF MILE HIKE UP THE MOUNTAIN CREEK! We knew we had found a treasure the first time we saw FOX RUN. We immediately fell in love with it's naturally peaceful ambiance. In fact, we loved it so much we decided to purchase the property and share it with others from all over the world.

The minute you pull into the driveway at Fox Run you will view it's comfortable setting nestled down in front of a gorgeous mountain view. As you step out of your car you will hear the sounds of the rushing creek that streches the entire length of the property boundary.

Upon entering the cabin you will immediately notice the fine natural cherry floors, pine wood construction and the sweet wood aroma that you would expect in a custom hand built mountain cabin. It is open, airy and spacious. It is truly a gem.

Fox Run is undoubtedly one of the most popular cabins available for guests who want to come and enjoy the wonders of the Great Smoky Mountains!

It's so peaceful... Shhh!!! We've been told that God lives there. We're pretty sure he does!

Just read what some of our past guests have written in our guest book:

'We have fallen in love with Fox Run, especially the rockers on the expansive porch late in the evening. And with the soft bed and open windows with the rush of the little creek at night. Thanks to our great hosts who went above and beyond to make sure our stay was pleasant. We return to this area about every 10 years but Fox Run has made us want to return much sooner, (Maybe 6 Months).

Susan and Donny Davis

St. Francisville LA


'Spectacular views! We are celebrating our 16 year anniversary. What a place to celebrate! Fox Run is Great! Thank You for sharing it with us. It's so cozy. We love the porch and the rocking chairs, looking at the mountains, dreaming. The noise factor is so great, especially at night when all you hear is the creek and the animals. The hot tub was so relaxing after a day of shopping and checking out the area and so much to do. Living in Frankln NC at one time in my life, this was like coming home for me and a great adventure for my husband, who is from Long Island NY. There is nothing to complain about here. You just relax and enjoy God's country and look with amazement at what he has created for us to enjoy.'

All Our Prayers

Ray and Linda Bolz

Thomasville NC


'Thank You so much for sharing this beautiful place. Our stay was wonderful. The sounds of nature, the porch, the view, the smells, the beds, the hot tub!!! Loved it all! We went tubing, rafting, hiking, biking, picked blueberries,raspberries, baked, canned, slept, played! Magical. For sure we will be back!'

The Curtis Family

Miami Fla


'My Husband and I are celebrating 22 years of marriage. This place, (Fox Run) has been magical. Among our most magical moments, I'll hit the highlights.

1. Hummingbirds at the feeder

2. At night a field full of Fire Flies. Incredible!

3. The wild flowers were awesome

4. The peach and apple trees, blueberries and black berries were abundant!

5. Babbling creek - (meditation time)

6. The View!

7. The wonderful porch. I have no porch so coffee in the morning in the rocker on the porch is magical for me.

8. Enjoyed the birds.

9. Hot Tub Heaven!

Charles and Mary Allen

Columbia SC


'This was our 3rd year staying at Fox Run. It's nice staying at a familiar place. As always, we enjoyed the peace and quiet. This year we skipped white water rafting. Instead we went tubing in the GSM park.What a great time! We would highly recommend spending a day tubing the river. We also went on the great GSM train to the Nantahala Gorge. It was nice and relaxing. Thank You for providing a lovely and pleasant place to stay!'

John, Kim, Alex and Nick Hinton

Jacksonville FLA.


Dear Future Guests,

We come all the way from Miami Fla. This is our second time staying at Fox Run. With that said, it's quite obvious that we had a great time. It is by far the best place to come and relax, with the breathtaking views and the wonderful silence, this vacation was very much needed and I highly recommend to everyone to stay at Fox Run. We hop you enjoy it here as much as we do!

With Love,

The Garcia Family

Miami FLA


Keywords: Cabin, Creekside, Mountain Views, Rustic, Creature Comforts. Enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains in a cozy Cabin with all the Modern Creature Comforts of home!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Donnie Mohn (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Donnie Mohn

I'm a general manager for a large distribution company and my wife is a 'domestic engineer', housewife. We live in Wilmington NC and We enjoy traveling, hanging out at the beach and of course we enjoy vistiting our beloved Fox Run. We have two children, Michael and Melissa and 4 little granddaughters. We also have 3 dogs, Shadow, Ruby and Buddy.

Donnie Mohn purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Donnie Mohn chose Bryson City Area

We bought Fox Run in 2006 when we lived in Atlanta. Have always liked the Smoky Mountain region and Fox Run proved to be the perfect location for us to have access to all there is to do there. We like to go there on holidays, Thanksgiving, Christmas, July 4th are all great times to visit.but there really isn't a bad time to visit Fox Run


based on 61 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.9016395 based on 61 reviews

Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My wife, dog and I enjoyed our week in this mountain cabin for some much needed rest. The location fit the bill to get away from the Forth of July fireworks that we would have experienced at home and had everything we would possibly need. The cabin was clean and well maintained and the owner tried to reach us by cell phone but we had no cell service. I would not only recommend this property but I called the owner when we were leaving the area on our way home and informed him we would like to do this again next year. The only downside was the one lane drive leading up to the cabin but, we did not encounter any problems meeting any other cars while we were coming or going. The owners directions to the cabin were spot on.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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great cabin

  • 5 of 5

we enjoyed the cabin and the fact that it was secluded and away from the hustle of the city.

hot tub was nice - large porch a plus, and all the ammenities you could ask for--Clean too

Donnie would always answer the phone or messages--Very Very Nice person

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tega, We never get tired of hearing positive feedback. You were very delightful guests and we welcome you back anytime! Thank-You for those very nice comments and for yet another 5 Star review. That really helps other travelers when they are choosing a place to stay in the Great Smoky Mountains! Best Personal Regards, Donnie and Brenda
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Charlotte, NC

Great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent overall experience. The cabin was well kept and as described. Donnie even called to check on us to be sure things were in order. The last half mile or so of the drive up the mountain is very rugged, so be prepared for that. The directions are good, but there is limited signage, so try to arrive in daylight the first time. The land and surrounding area was beautiful. The sound of the rushing creek was like a natural white noise machine, you could even hear it from the bedroom! We stopped in Sylva on the way to the cabin and got supplies and food for the weekend. It was also a quick drive into Bryson City, one day we went and checked out the trains with our kids. The rest of the time we spent relaxing at the cabin, hiking around the area, and soaking in the hot tub. I would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rosie, it was a pleasure having you and your family visit Fox Run! Everyone who comes to Fox Run always lets us know how much they enjoy the tranquil and quiet setting that abounds there. Please know you are always welcomed back to Fox Run and the Great Smoky Mountains! Regards, Donnie and Brenda
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Wonderful vacation in a beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

My three friends and I stayed at Fox Run for about a week during our Spring Break vacation. We were very impressed with the property and loved our stay! The location is beautiful, up in the mountains, with a great view. The cabin was also very nice and clean when we arrived. The waterfall located up the trail behind the house was very beautiful!!! I will say thought that the hike to the waterfall is pretty strenuous for teenagers, so it would not be accessible for everyone. We also brought our dog and she loved the trip as well! She was able to run free a decent amount around the cabin, but only because there was no one staying in the cabin next to us. There is another cabin relatively close to Fox Run so you may have to be a bit careful if you plan to bring pets! We had a great time hiking, eating, and white water rafting, and other activities in Bryson City and Asheville. There was plenty to do and so many beautiful sites to see! Overall, this was a great vacation for us!!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Can't tell you how much we appreciate your sharing your experiences with others. We knew you would have a great time up there. Your comments make me wish I were there now! Thanks again for the great review and know you are free to come back anytime!
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  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome week at Fox Run. The cabin came with everything we needed, all we brought was food and personal items. The views are beautiful. the owner of the cabin was very nice and helpful. he was available anytime I needed him. We enjoyed having the neighbors dog over to visit, she is very sweet. I will definitely be back for another visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such nice comments! We enjoyed having you up at one of our favorite places on earth! Guests continue to have wonderful things to say about their experiences at Fox Run. We have to agree it is truly a special place to visit and you were wonderful guests! Please know you are welcomed back to our home anytime!
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Fox Run Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful, quiet getaway retreat. The steep walk to the waterfall was a highlight. It is gorgeous! The neighbors dog is friendly and fun, but will take your shoes if you leave them on the porch! The directions are a little difficult because there aren't street signs for the last two streets on the way to the cabin and we lost cell coverage. As the owner points out, you actually cross the creek in the car to get to the cabin. Our minivan had no problem doing it- it was just unexpected!

We loved our stay. Would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Meghean, So nice of you to take the time to share your experience with others. We see you met our neighbor's pup, P.D. (Pretty Dog) she is so sweet but will definitely steal your shoes! They normally end up back at her house on her front porch. Let us know if you are missing any and we will have them mailed to you! Again, thanks so much for your very thoughtful comments. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay as we knew you would! Everyone loves Fox Run! You should plan another trip soon when the weather is warmer and everything is green! You were terrific guests and we welcome you back anytime. Warmest Regards to You and Your Family! Donnie and Brenda
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The Cork & Bean Bistro
"Highly recommended by our guests!"
Guayabito's Mexican Restaurant
"Great Little Mexican restaurant in Bryson City"
Fryemont Inn Dining Room
"Very nice atmosphere with Family Style Dining"

Tail Of The Dragon, Cherohala Skyline, Nantahala Gorge, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Fontana Lake, Cherokee Reservation and Casino, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Gatlinburg, Maggie Valley, Asheville, Unto These Hills outdoor theatre, Gem Mining, Hiking, White water rafting, Trout Fishing


Rates & Availability

Bryson City Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Exit Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Hot Tub Treatment $45 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Bryson City Area Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer Hot Tub Overlooks A Rushing Creek. Guests may hike 1/2 mile up above the cabin to a 100 foot water fall! Gorgeous

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