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Breathtaking Mountain and Lake Views for Nature Lovers

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
2 nights


Dandridge Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

At this wonderful home, aptly named Peacewood, marvel over the magnificent sunset as you relax on the screened porch, drink in hand, enjoying the aroma of dinner on the grill. With mountain and lake views that take all of your stress away, even the worst teenager will seem like a nice person.

The exquisite blue green waters of Lake Douglas promise something for all, whether you are an avid fisherman, love to swim, water ski, jet ski or just enjoy relaxing on the water. A variety of boats are readily available for rental at the many public marinas.

You are just minutes from the incredible beauty of The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the action of Pigeon Forge, and the charm of Gatlinburg. Dollywood and Splash Country are nearby and provide fun for all.

Create great meals in the full kitchen or treat yourself to the delights of a local restaurant. Enjoy your favorite programming on the 55' HD TV and... you can watch from room to room so you won't miss a beat.

Peacewood is kid friendly.....the kids can have fun with XBOX KINECT, and a special playroom on the second floor especially equipped for the little ones. The yard is large enough for running around to work off unspent energy.

With enough room to sleep 10 very comfortably, Peacewood can be used for a large get together with family and friends or just a romantic getaway. A washer and dryer are available and all linens are provided.

You will not be disappointed in Peacewood where local color and flavor abound as you encounter a horse and buggy on the road or see deer grazing nearby. Come and revel in Peacewood!

Keywords: mountain home, house, chalet, mountain getaway, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Smoky Mountains, Great Smoky Mountains, Lake House

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Kathy Garaudy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Kathy Garaudy

We have been married for 29 years and enjoy taking car trips. The drive from New Orleans to Dandridge is lovely and though we love New Orleans unconditionally we also love our home in Dandridge and treasure our time there. Our three children are happy to spend time enjoying the beauty of Peacewood.

Kathy Garaudy purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Kathy Garaudy chose Douglas Lake

After looking at over 50 homes in Tennessee and North Caroliina, the minute we saw Peacwood we knew it was the home for us. With both lake and mountain views and the fabulous living area that could accommodate a large extended family like ours we were sold. We thoroughly enjoy the lake and have had many enjoyable hours skiing, swimming and just riding around in a boat, amazed by the scenery.

What makes this cabin unique

One of the best things about Peacewood is the sunsets. They are spectacular. And we love viewing the wildlife. We never know if we will see deer running about or eagles soaring overhead.


based on 25 traveler reviews

Breathtaking Mountain and Lake Views for Nature Lovers
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews
Atlanta, Georgia

Relaxing Weekend with a Beautiful View

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I absolutely loved our stay here! There were 12 of us total, but the house was so spacious and accommodated us all well. We loved grilling on the back porch and sipping our coffee watching the sunset on the side screened in porch. Kathy was very helpful before our arrival, giving us clear instructions and great recommendations for the area. We would definitely love to visit this beautiful cabin again!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Adorable cabin, great views, wonderful stay. Will book again.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much. I am so glad you had a good time. Please come back anytime! Kathy
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Beautiful Home....great views!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 1 week stay in Dandridge! The home was beautiful. The home was truly decorated to feel like a home which we so appreciated..the views were gorgeous of the lake! This house has everything you need. We kept our boats at Swann marina which I highly recommend for boaters. The Point told us they would have room for our boats but when we arrived on our first day they told us they were booked and responded "sorry nothing we can do." Go to the Swann they literally moved boats around to accommodate us! WONDERFUL people! Peacewood is only about 20 minutes drive from the marina!

The screened in porch at Peacewood was wonderful, my only recommendation is to perhaps add a large dining table out there so that family's could eat outside and enjoy the view!

Our only issue was that we were traveling with 4 kids under the age of 8. When you get out of the cars in the driveway there is a very dangerous drop off on one side. I'm wondering if maybe some sort of fence could be added there to prevent any catastrophic situation. This didn't cause any issues for us we just kept a very close eye on the kids and didn't let them play outside unattended. We would return again in a heartbeat!!!!

Thank you for sharing your home with us! We all said we would love to come back in the fall to see the beautiful leaves turn!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rebecca, thanks very much for your review. It just so happens that we are receiving quotes now on installation of a fence along the steep side of the drive. I will certainly explore your suggestion of a dining table on the screened porch. It's a great idea.. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the lake. We love it too! Thanks for the info about Swans...always good to know. Please come back anytime and thanks very, very much for taking such good care of Peacewood. My Best, Kathy
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  • 5 of 5

Sometimes with VRBO your stay is hit or miss. This place was a grand slam!! Very roomy, private, had everything you needed and the screen porch was great... oh and the hot tub! The family was very easy to work with and everything went off without a hitch.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very peaceful with beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

This home was very beautiful with all the amenities that we needed. Hot tub was the right temp and plenty of towels and linens. Beds were very comfortable. All appliances are up to date with quality and made me realize I need a new set of pots and pans lol. There were even toys for my 7 year old daughter to play with. It was a short drive to gatlinburg and pigeon forge. Very reasonably priced for luxury living. We really enjoyed our stay. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you had a wonderful time. It means a lot to us when our guests enjoy themselves. Please come back anytime and thanks for the review.
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Cedar Bluff, VA

The cabin is very nice. Out of the hustle and bustle of Pigeon Forge. The driveway is a bit rough.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is well maintained. Clean and nice. The garage was nice to have. There were 5 in our party and we were all very comfortable. The driveway is a bit rough. I have a 4x4 pickup and had to use 4x4 to get up the driveway. Overall we had a great time with no complaints. Loved the view of the lake. We did have a few visitors. Deer and squirrel.

Thanks for a great week of fun and relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Scott, thank you so much for your kind words about the cabin. I am so glad that you enjoyed your time at Peacewood. I agree about the drive way. We have a contractor coming mid August to black top it so it should be quite an improvement. Please keep us in mind for your future visits to the Smoky Mountain Area.
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Douglas Lake
Nearest Airport
47 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) 2055 Alcoa Hwy
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course, 520 Dollywood Lane
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
Hwy. 411
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg, 100 Ski Mountain Rd., Gatlinburg
Car: recommended

This beautiful cabin is near Pigeon Forge and Gatlingburg with endless hours of fun for the whole family. Also near Dollywood and Splash Country and just minutes from Great Smoky Mountain National Park!


Rates & Availability

Dandridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring Magic
Jan 7 2017 - May 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning and maintenance $150
Property Damage Protection $59

10% discount for law enforcement, firefighters, military and teachers.

A $125.00 maintenance and cleaning fee will be added to the total rental amount.

A $49.00 insurance fee will be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Dandridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shares with bedroom 2
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shares with bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , also the laundry room, accessible from the den or garage
  • 2.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , the double beds are bunk beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 2 twin/ single , the double beds are bunk beds
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • The Master Bedroom has a King size bed and is located downstairs. Both bedrooms upstairs have a twin bed which is a trundle (sleeps 2) and a set of full size bunk beds (sleeps 4). The sofa in the den is a queen size sleeper with an upgraded mattress.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Screened in porch with ceiling fans and lounge furniture. Great for birders. Deer and eagles are often seen. Wild rabbits abound.

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