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A Convient Pigeon Forge Chalet On the River Worth the Money

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Hear the sound of rushing water in this 2 bd 2 b peaceful cabin

Save time and gasoline by staying with us right in the city limits of Pigeon Forge on the banks of the west fork of the Little Pigeon River Where the water runs rapidly toward the apple barn. We have 2 bedrooms each with a king bed, tv and bath with a jacq.. tubs w shower and separated by the kitchen and living room..A large deck on back where you may enjoy the hot tub or watch the birds & animals or you may just choose to take a little snooze as the sound of the river is so inviting.


Owner
JACK FRANKS
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About JACK FRANKS

I grew up in west Tennessee went to college at UT Martin. My wife Barbara is from Chattanooga. We now live in Florida , retired from our own business. We also have and manage a beach condo near St Pete, Fl. We have done extensive travel through out the world. We honeymooned in the Smokey Mountains and it is still one of our favorite places.

JACK FRANKS purchased this chalet in 2005

Why JACK FRANKS chose Tennessee

It is so close to all the activities. Our favorite place is Dollywood and we can be there in 10 minutes. We just fell in love with the river and never get tired of watching it flow especially after a rain storm.

What makes this chalet unique

No steep crooked mountain roads. Once you get inside you never know you have neighbors. In fact the neighborhood is great for walking is very clean and well kept. Why would you want to stay any place else?

Amenities

Pigeon Forge Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1016 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • River ...
  • Town ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • Each bath room has jetted tub w/shower and a wall mounted hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , has ajoining bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , has private bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , quen sofa in living room
  • NEW. MATTRESSES IN BOTH KING BEDS AS OF OCT 2013.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
you are only a short walk to the trolley that give you access to all areas form shopping to Dollywood, Gatlinburg golf courses and most other areas. If you prefer a mountain view cabin please consider Gatlinburgfallsresort.com then the 2bd Pinnacle Lodge. However you will have more time and money to spend on the activities by staying here.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(49 traveler reviews)

A Convient Pigeon Forge Chalet On the River Worth the Money
average rating of 4.6938777 based on 49 reviews
5

Very pleased

  • 5 of 5

This chalet was beautiful. Very cozy! Housekeeper keeps it clean and provided enough linen for my crew. The sound of the river was very relaxing. Sounds like soft pouring rain all day. The only problem we had was someone opened our bottle of wine. 😱

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Big, clean, close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

One of the best places we've ever stayed. The house is located in a quiet residential neighborhood just off the main drag. We loved the river view and the huge deck. The king size beds were very comfortable and everything we needed was provided. We would definitely love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks we try harder
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4

Had a good time

  • 4 of 5

We started off with a little problem. The directions to the chalet were a little confusing since we weren't familiar with the area. Just note when given directions, go through the first stop sign and turn left onto the second Circle Dr. It shouldn't be a problem then.

Our door lock code didn't work so after a few tries, we had to call Kathryne, who is local to the area to unlock it. She arrived within a few minutes and opened the door. We must have been given a different code. Did not have a problem after getting inside.

That was the only problem that we encountered on our weekend stay. Everything was clean and well stocked. The sound of the river in the back on the deck was wonderful to listen to and very calming. The chalet was very easy to access from the parkway and there were no steep mountain hills and driveways to climb. It was very nice to come back after a day of shopping to enjoy the nice quiet neighborhood. I would definitely recommend this chalet for a week or weekend stay. It will be added to my list for a repeat visit.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry the directions was not clear but they found the cabin. Yes some guest have trouble putting the code in correctly wish I could solve that.
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4

Very nice. Will stay here again.

  • 4 of 5

Very nice place. Convenient location. Could have been stocked with more dishwasher detergent. Was only left one pod for a 3 night stay and very little dish liquid. Other than that it was great. Will look for availability on this place first for our next Pigeon Forge visit.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry but we not claim in any way that we will supply dish soap or any other disposable idem in our cabin except a started supply until you can get to the store to purchase your own.
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4

Lovely place, however.....

  • 4 of 5

The chalet is in a residential area but considering it is right on the river makes it exceptional. However having said that, it could use some upgrades. Furthermore, the place had not been cleaned when we arrived and the heat was off. The weather was brutally cold outside and inside. We found a name on the refrigerator and called her. She came and apologized for the mix up and took care of cleaning, etc. She even covered us with a blanket while she cleaned. The smoke alarm was chirping, she went after a battery and my husband, 77, climbed on a chair and put in the new battery. The communication with the owner left much to be desired. Three days ahead of the trip I requested the address, method to get in and other pertinent information. He insisted he had sent the information but certainly had not. Honestly he verged on rudeness that I questioned whether he had sent it or not. I even had to contact VRBO customer service and they were wonderful. Though a lovely place, I would not stay there again. This is the first and only time I have had any difficulty dealing with an owner with VRBO.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks we're so bad she wanted to stay longer but I had it rented back to back. Identify her all the check in information but she was looking on the VRBO site for it. Sorry she was disappointed.
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5

Wonderful location and served us well.

  • 5 of 5

River Safari is located off the main drag of Pigeon Forge, which kept us located close to things we wanted to do without going up and down the mountain. Although, we did that too. The view of the river is awesome and the home accommodated everything we needed. We'll be back. :). Thanks so much!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Pigeon Forge 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
$110
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.63%

Rates are subject to change before reservation is made. No refund due to weather unless it is impossible to travel rates for Fri and Sat nights $120. per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Knoxville
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Ruby Tuesdays
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
On Dollywood Lane
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
441 known as parkway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Many , your choice along the Parkway
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Gatlinburg
Car: recommended

Dollywood a place I love with so many things such as gospel quartet,the train ride, the eagles and many other things. several live singing shows various rides,great shopping. National park only a few miles away with many good hiking trail, educational tours. scenic tours and so many other things to keep the whole family having fun for days.

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