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Townsend Cabin #4 Rich Mt View, Next to Heaven Trail Rides & Zip Lines

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2.0 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

We help make the most of your vacation by providing FREE ADMISSION to some of the area's top attractions each and every day! Create exciting memories, have more fun, and truly experience your destination!

Beautiful Townsend area 2 BR, 2BA cabins. Rent 1 or all 5. Community fire pit, trail rides and zip lines on site!

Clean, Fresh, Convenient to everything the Smokies has to offer!

Our cabins at Next to Heaven are situated along a beautiful mountainside and are sure to please those guests looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Guests can choose to stay in one of five cabins at Next to Heaven. Each cabin has 2 BR, 2 BA and a private balcony. Each cabin is nicely appointed with a full kitchen, flat screen TV, and comfortable seating. Enjoy the community fire pit when staying with a larger group. Take advantage of the Trail Rides and Zip Line Rides on site. All new Flat Screen T.V.'s in the bedrooms!

Since Next to Heaven is perfectly located only 4 miles from Townsend and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, guests can enjoy hiking, picnicking, Scenic Motor Tours at Cades Cove in the National Park or Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail located in Gatlinburg, or spend a lazy afternoon floating with the family down the shaded Little River. Pigeon Forge shopping, dining, and attractions is only a 15 to 20 minute drive down scenic Wears Valley. Close enough for convenience but far enough away to enjoy the peaceful side of the Smokies

While our cabins offer some modern conveniences, guests should note that these cabins have been built with the idea of providing a truly Rustic & Peaceful Smoky Mountain vacation experience. These cabins are not equipped with WiFi or Internet, they do not include washers and dryers or dishwashers. That being said, if you think that you might need to plug in to some WiFi / Internet during your visit you may want to consider bringing a portable hotspot. But, do remember that you are in the Heart of the Smoky Mountains and that reception can sometimes be unpredictable. If there are folks wishing to do a bit of laundry during their visit, there is a washer and dryer at the stables office that is available for guest use. Just stop by and say hi to the friendly staff and maybe sign up to go for a zipline tour or horseback ride while you're there!


Next to Heaven Cabin Rentals is perfect for family reunions, church retreats or just your immediate family. Visit Next to Heaven for your next family vacation and it will become your next family tradition for years to come.


1st Floor: King Bedroom and Bath with Jetted Tub


2nd Floor: Queen Bedroom w/t Bath - Tub/Shower combination


-Charcoal Grill

-Hot Tub - Jacuzzi

-Jetted Tub in Master Bedroom

-Community Fire Pit for Roasting Marshmallows

-On Site Horseback Riding and Ziplines

-Flat Screen T.V.s

-4 Miles from Townsend and Great Smoky Mtns National Park

-12 Miles to Pigeon Forge - Shopping and Entertainment

More Details

Property Manager
iTrip Vacations Smoky Mountains
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within a day
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

When I first started to plan my trip to the Smokey Mountains I panicked because I was finding cabins around $300 and night, which was out of my price range. I was delighted when I found the Next to Heaven cabins but then days before we left I started to panic again wondering why it was so much cheaper.

The cabins are only 25 miles outside of Knoxville and less than 20 miles from both Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. The cabin was secluded but accessible. The road up to the cabin is quite steep and since we got in at night, I was a little shocked to see what I had drove the next morning, maybe it was better that way. When we had an issue with the kitchen sink it was resolved quickly. We never did get the internet to work but I wasn't really concerned, I figured we were better off without it. We used the kitchen heavily and it worked just fine, limited counter space but decently equipped. We used the hot tub nearly every night. Out of the four Next to Heaven Cabins I feel like #4 Rich Mountain View was the most private. We had two cabins above us and one on each side but none blocking our views or any that could see in our balcony or windows. Right down the hill is horse back riding and zipline facilities and we did do both. It made for a nice day. Also right down the road was River Rat Tubing which was my favorite part of my trip. The only reason why I didn't give the cabin five stars is because there is only one shower. The other bathroom had a jacuzzi tub which did no good for two adults and two teenage girls, I could see it being nice for a romantic trip but for a girl's weekend it was taxing to share one shower. I would book this cabin again, without a doubt!
Jun 2013
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Townsend Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Townsend Cabin #4 Rich Mt View, Next to Heaven Trail Rides & Zip Lines
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 10 reviews


  • 1 of 5

Disappointed is an understatement. We stayed here 2 nights and it is the first place that I wanted to leave early. There were 3 adults and 2 children, ages 3 and 5, in our group. The cabin was not ready at the 4 pm check in time. There were popcorn remnants on the floor. The cushions on the dinette chairs were absolutely filthy with stains. There is no door to divide the master bedroom from the master bathroom...the whole area is open which provides NO privacy. The cabinetry underneath the kitchen sink had obvious water damage and looked as if it may fall through. All the bedding linens and towels smelled of cigarette smoke and the blanket left for use on the sofa bed smelled of body odor. The plates were put away without being dried, there were puddles of water in between them. I emailed management while we were occupying the cabin. They offered to have the cabin cleaned again. The response to my complaint was received after 7pm before our scheduled check out the next morning. It was pointless to have them clean again. Never again.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Guest booking was for two days. Guest arrived to the cabin at 3:10pm on the 26th - Check-in is at 4pm. Cleaners finished cleaning cabin at 4:05. Guest sent an email at 10:09am the morning after check in - We responded by 7:50pm via email. We are very sorry that the guest was unhappy with the cleanliness of the cabin and we are sorry that we did not read their email communication sooner. The guest was provided with a toll free and local number to call for cleaning/maintenance concerns and did not use that option. We have addressed cleaning concerns with our cleaners. Dining chairs are being re-upholstered this week. This cabin gets very good reviews with a 4.6 STAR rating.
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Birmingham, AL

A mountain stay away

  • 5 of 5

Recently my sister and I stayed at Cabin #4 for two nights. We enjoyed our stay immensely! The caretakers at the bottom of the drive could not have been more helpful or friendly. The cabin had everything we needed and was an excellent location for trips sightseeing or exploring.

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our cabin! Thank you for the review and we look forward to having you back soon!
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Perfect little cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

What a great location! Super close to the Smoky Mountains while being tucked away enough to have your own private escape. Just off the main road in Townsend, which itself is cute and quaint, and heading up the mountain, we pulled into our cabin which was all we could have wanted and more. The beds were comfortable, we had more than enough linen for our entire stay and the hot tub was amazing (especially post race since we were there for the half marathon!). The cabin is just behind a great zip lining and horse back riding stable too, perfect for some adventure seekers or things to do with children. I certainly recommend the cabin for a GSM escape!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at our cabin! Thank you for leaving a review and we look forward to having you all back with us soon! Maybe for the next marathon or sooner? :)
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Burlington, KY

Great cabin, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cabin it was exactly as pictured and described. It was close enough to everything but also far enough away. The beds were comfortable and we had plenty of towels washcloths pillows etc. for our three night stay. We got to see a black bear on our last morning there. The hot tub was great, it was not overly chlorinated like some rental unit hot tubs where I have been in the past. The Jacuzzi tub was also awesome maybe a little loud, but large enough for two, and the temperature, pressure and supply of hot water was fantastic. We visited Cades Cove winery which was less than 10 miles away and they had a delicious selection of wines to choose from and free tasting. Pigeon Forge was only about a 15 to 20 minute drive and that puts you close to the end of pigeon forge toward Gatlinburg which is another 15-20 min of scenic driving. The IGA in Townsend was only about 4 miles away which made it very convenient for getting groceries in. We did have a small issue upon arrival and called the property manager Anna who solved our problem immediately. The refundable damage deposit was back in my account very quickly after departure. The only suggestion I have is if you're going to do a lot of cooking you might bring one nice large pan because theirs are small and worn, which is typical in my experience when renting cabins and condos that are frequently rented by novice cooks.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to have had you and your family stay at our cabin! We really appreciate the review. We have sent our team out to supply some new pots and pans. Those do get worn out quickly! Please come again soon and thank you again!
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  • 5 of 5

First trip to the Tennessee, we had a wonderful time. The cabin was clean, spacious and had a beautiful view.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for leaving a review and for staying at our cabin! Come back again soon!
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Stayed at Rich Mt.View#4

  • 5 of 5

It was so beautiful! The cabin was very clean and had plenty of room. It was very comfortable beds and loved the jacuzzi in the bedroom. My favorite was the horse rides that where on site and the views from the cabin and the area was so breath taking! I highly recommend it to anyone and it was very affordable.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us and for the great review! We look forward to having you back real soon! :)
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Other Activities:

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) is one of the most visited National Parks in the United States. The Park is renowned for its diversity of plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, and rich Southern Appalachian mountain culture.The Park includes over 500,000 acres with 800 miles of hiking trails, 10 campgrounds, 1,500 types of plants. The Smoky Mountains border the states of Tennessee and North Carolina and include ninety seven historic structures, including grist mills, churches, schools, barns, and the homes of early settlers, that help to preserve the Southern Appalachian mountain heritage in the park.

Visit Beautiful Townsend TN. In the heart of the Smokey Mountains, this community has it all. River Tubing, Trail Rides, Zip Lines, Fall Colors, Arts and Crafts, and on and on and on!

Pigeon Forge and the Great Smoky Mountains

Pigeon Forge vacation rentals offer guests more than just your typical vacation. Tucked away in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee, the climate of Pigeon Forge is almost perfect with balmy summers and moderate winters, making it a perfect destination during either season. With endless entertainment and fun, our Pigeon Forge cabins or condos are the ideal vacation spot for all kinds of vacationers.

The Smoky Mountains make a picturesque backdrop for your Pigeon Forge vacation rentals. If you're itching to get back to nature there are many ways to discover the natural wonders of Pigeon Forge. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park boasts over 800 miles of hiking trails, sightseeing and exploration. Or for a more unique experience you can tour the diverse wilderness by helicopter, Hummer, bike, horse or water. Get an up close and personal view of the beautiful Pigeon Forge waterfalls, wildlife, and plant life.

Our Pigeon Forge rentals are also near a number of great family friendly attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Visit the many amusement parks, live entertainment, master craftsmen demonstrations, and more. While you're there be sure you catch Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction, an action-packed show complete with a four-course dinner.

For some educational fun not far from your Pigeon Forge cabin or condo, visit Titanic Museum, the Guinness World Records Museum, Ripley's Aquarium, or Wonderworks. The kids will be having so much fun they won't even realize they're learning while they play!

After a day of excitement, refuel at any of the many delicious restaurants located near your Pigeon Forge cabin or condo. Find the perfect restaurant for all appetites, while enjoying a high class dining experience. For some after dinner fun, visit the many shops available and find that perfect souvenir to bring home to friends and family. Spend the night strolling downtown, relaxing, before heading back to your Pigeon Forge rentals.

All of our Pigeon Forge vacation rentals guarantee an amazingly relaxing stay without the hassle. Each rental offers luxurious amenities, high quality accommodations and services, and infinite comfort and fun. iTrip offers a variety of rental styles and sizes that can accommodate all group sizes, from families to couples. No matter which of our Pigeon Forge condos you choose, you’ll experience the best lodging experience you’ve ever had. We promise to fulfill all your vacation desires and more. Begin planning your trip of a lifetime and book your Pigeon Forge vacation rentals easily with iTrip today.

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Rates & Availability


  • Major Credit Cards Accepted.
    Monthly rates show the rental amount of a four week trip.
    A 35% deposit is required upon confirmation of all reservations.
    Local, State & Federal Taxes 14.75%.
    Processing Fee $25 per trip.
    Refundable Security Deposit $100 per trip refundable after cleaning and inspection.
    May HOT DEAL! Save 15% on Bookings May 1st to 25th 2017 - Taxes and fees apply - may not be combined with any other discount or promotion..
  • Damage deposit: $100.00

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