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Cowee Valley Rustic Cabin Getaway

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bath / Shower, Full laundry room, accommodations for 4-6

Cowee Valley Rustic Cabin Getaway is the perfect destination for that special occasion, whether it be your honeymoon, anniversary, birthday or just a break from life. We are PET FRIENDLY (sorry, no cats), An authentic rustic cabin located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains in historic Cowee Valley. This is not a modified mobile home or house, nor are we in a community type setting. A private road brings you to our location. . An ideal rockhound's retreat. Centrally located amongst the finest ruby & sapphire mines in the region. Just a few minutes away from the Cherokee Ruby & Sapphire Mine. Fully furnished for all of your conveniences. Beautiful remote scenic mountain view from our covered porch or deck. Air conditioned for warm climate months, propane heated for those chilly months. Two Satellite TVs, 55' LED in the living room and 42'LED in the master bedroom. Washer and dryer conveniently located within the laundry room. A perfect scenario for the average working family looking for an affordable vacation getaway! Call / text or email for additional information and special discount deals

Jeff Warshaw
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2018


Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Heated bathroom for wintertime use
  • Full bath / shower, heated for winter months.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 separate bedrooms with queen size beds. Perfect for 2 couples or family with kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cowee Valley Rustic Cabin Getaway
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Fantastic Cabin!!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was fantastic! New amenities, clean furniture, far but not too far away from town. Within an hours drive of many sites. Be sure to stop in town and walk the downtown shoppes. They're great for people into antiques, art, hiking, biking, eating, and there's a brewery.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Tom! It was our pleasure having your family at our cabin. We look forward to hearing from you in the future to stay with us again.
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  • 5 of 5

Very nice.. clean.. comfy.. only bad thing is the narrow driveway-but keep in mind you are on a mountain!! 😊? enjoyed our short visit.. we will be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Loved it...wonderful!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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As advertised, well maintained

  • 5 of 5

Welcoming space from guest book to crock pot to lots of games. There are many great waterfalls & sights to see within 45-75 minutes of this property. No closets but nice laundry space and outdoor spaces including a sitting area. We would rent here again just plan better on places to go within 60-90 minute driving distance. So much to see in Western NC. Owners provided great directions & practical things for a family. No wi-fi.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved the cabin.

  • 4 of 5

The cabin itself was very well themed and overall it was clean. The only real issue we had was the gas heater in the living room. Even after reading the instructions on the left side, we couldn’t get the pilot light to engage so we had to use the electric heater which was able to heat 1 room pretty well. The driveway itself might be unnerving to people who haven’t been through mountain terrain but is easy to handle in any vehicle if you don’t stop.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Mountain Getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time renting a cabin in the mountains so we don't have anything to compare it to, but this cabin was very nice, up-to-date, beautiful wood flooring and walls, modern kitchen and secluded location. The gravel driveway up to the cabin is a bit of a challenge but we had no problems in our front wheel drive car, just take it slow. The only negative I can think of is the lack of closets or places to hang clothes. Maybe a few nice hooks mounted to a wall in each bedroom would be helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

A perfect setting to celebrate your upcoming honeymoon or anniversary! Private and remote, our rustic cabin is located in the heart of Cowee Valley, adjoining the Nantahala National Forest. At almost 3000' elevation you are literally in the clouds. We are only minutes from the Little Tennessee River, which offers all sorts of water activities and fun. Downtown Franklin is only a 20 minute drive, and has a variety of stores for any of your shopping needs. Gatlinburg, Cherokee, Highlands and other surrounding towns are easily reached for any day or night activities. For the traveler who just wants to get away, you can just stay on the premises & enjoy the beautiful mountain view . Cowee Valley Log Cabin Getaway is a rental property owned and operated by Jeff Warshaw. All renters, and any person associated with the renters, of said property agree to release the rental property and it's property owners from any and all liability associated with any personal loss or injury occurring at or near the above listed rental property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Pet Fee $10

No outside fires allowed.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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