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JACK FRANKS

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Speaks: english

A Convient Pigeon Forge Chalet On the River Worth the Money

38 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Pigeon Forge Chalet Rental Photos and Description

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.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
JACK FRANKS (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

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?

Reviews

4.7
based on 38 traveler reviews

A Convient Pigeon Forge Chalet On the River Worth the Money
average rating of 4.7105265 based on 38 reviews
4

Quiet and private with all of the comforts of home!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this cozy little chalet on the river. Wonderful home to relax in after a day full of activities in town. When your sitting on the back deck listening to the river and relaxing in the hot tub it's hard to believe you are only minutes away from the main tourist attractions of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. It's truly a home away from home at a very reasonable price!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Much better than any hotel!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in River Safari in Pigeon Forge. Very nice, was easy to find, very comfortable, roomy, so nice coming in & relaxing after sightseeing all day - all the comforts of home. Good value for the price & we would definitely stay there again if we ever get back in that area; couldn't see everything we wanted to see in the five days we were there. Mr. Frank's was so very nice & helpful with our questions. You would love this house on the river.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great vacation chalet!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 wonderful nights! We had a small issue upon arrival with the lock code. One phone call and 5 minutes later the problem was solved. The chalet was clean and beautifully decorated. Location was perfect, a couple minutes away from the parkway which puts you in the middle of the action, and just far away for peace and quite in the evening. We enjoyed the deck in the mornings and evenings. Thanks Mr. Franks!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We try hard to help our guest enjoy our place.
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Don't judge a book by its cover!

  • 2 of 5

Arrive and inspected the home over. First stop, the bathrooms. Both bathrooms had mold and mildew on both the shower curtains and bathtub tiles itself. There was black mold clogged up in the Jacuzzi tubs filter at the bottom easily visible to the eye as was all the mold (I took pictures!) There was an abundant amount of pubic hairs in the tube as well. Pubic hair and dust in the corners of the floors, looks like your typical walk through house cleaning service! Toilet seats were not cleaned underneath and yellow with urine.....this was just the bathrooms folks. Couldn't use the Jacuzzi outside because there was trash and leaves inside the Jacuzzi along with milky looking water! Really? Back to the inside....very dusty on all the decor as well as MAJOR dust underneath the couches and chairs with food crumbs and dead bugs (took pictures again!) The walls haven't been cleaned and or painted in a long time with multiple scuffs, etc....I can live with that...lol. The mattresses were so hard you couldn't even sleep on them! The outside as well as some of the inside are falling apart....literally. Stormed one night and the spare bedroom ceiling started leaking (took pictures again!) We called the owners (which never responded to any of our previous emails) to complain. He said he would send over his cleaning crew....well, that' nice and very convenient for us while we were on vacation. If we weren't under a time restraint from finding another place, we would have left and asked for our money back. You would have thought we would have gotten comp't something in return..... nothing, even emailed how dissatisfied we were and was gonna leave a negative review......nothing! Bottom line, this is your typical take your money and run because your vulnerable and you haven't seen the place vacation rental home with the owners who are old and live in Florida. I can't say they ever come to look at this place, but they don't look good and for what we paid for a week, you could get better accommodations at a local Red Roof Inn that's been redesigned. Don't judge a book by its cover. PS. Did I mention I took photos of all this?????????

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Boy I can not believe these folks were so unhappy. She did call and complain about the bathroom and I did offer to send the cleaning people but she did not want them and said she already cleaned it and just wanted me to know. I must of made this lady mad some how. She didn't think to highly of me did she. This is a total fabrication to get a refund. She thinks the rate was high but she paid what everyone else does. Tha lady that cleanes the place is very dedicated and she cannot believe all the lady wrote. A leaking roof and we don't know it, come on.
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5

Beautiful house, lovely view of the river

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay and hope to return soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful place to stay :)

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay:) Our chalet was clean and furnished with towels, washrags, bedding, hair dryer, kitchen supplies, ice maker etc. The place was beautifully decorated and done up. The hot tub was wonderful, as was our huge jetted tub! The deck could have used a power-washing, but it was beautiful anyways. The river behind the home was beautiful. It would be great for tubing. We might have to try that next time we are there. Definitely wouldn't mind returning, we would just like to stay longer next time! WORTH THE MONEY!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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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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
 
Fall 2015
Aug 15 2015 - Dec 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$110
 
 
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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Amenities

Pigeon Forge Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1016 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
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:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • 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.

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