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Susan and Jim Smith

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Amazing Views from Luxurious 6 Bedroom Home in the Smoky Mtns.

Sleeps21
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Cobbly Nob Chalet Rental Photos and Description

Chalet, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 21)

Your family and friends will absolutely love this HUGE mountain house called King of the Mountain in Gatlinburg, close to Dollywood, Smoky Mountain National Park and tons of fun attractions including great live shows, awesome shopping and tons of great hiking in the National Park.

Distinctive and Elegant 6- bedroom, 4 Bath Chalet Offers 3 Levels with Exquisite Furnishings throughout; many are hand-crafted. It is spacious and comfortable, sleeping up to 21 people with plenty of room to spread out! Very private and secluded with breathtaking expansive mountain views, an outdoor hot tub & two decks with a grill...also has Wireless Internet and FREE Long Distance Calls! 2 DVD/VCRs.

The bedrooms have premium posturepedic plush-top mattresses and include: The Eagle's Nest: loft master bedroom has king-size hickory bed and sofa sleeper sitting area with TV; bathroom & private deck; The Bear's Den: main-floor bedroom with striking, hand-tooled aspen king-size bed, bath next door; The Dogwood Room: main-floor bedroom with king-size bed, shared bath on main floor; The Flower Bed: downstairs bedroom with king-size bed & adjoining bathroom; The Cubby Hole: downstairs bedroom with custom log bunk beds (double/twin); adjoining Jack & Jill bathroom; The Mountain Memories Room: Downstairs bedroom with queen-size bed & Jack and Jill bathroom shared with the Cubby Hole

The main floor great room with cathedral ceiling has a wood fireplace, TV/DVD and plush, comfortable couches and rocking chairs. The adjoining dining room seats 18, with additional seating for 6 at the kitchen bar.

Downstairs is a game room with pool table, foosball, a pub table for playing cards, and extra seating around the pool table. There is a TV area with a 50' big-screen television and 2 queen-size extra thick futons. This room also has another sleeping area with a full size twin bed with a twin trundle bed.

The fully equipped kitchen has a bar with 6 barstools. Washer & dryer downstairs. Linens & towels are provided.

The neighborhood of Cobbly Nob is close enough to all major attractions (8 miles from Gatlinburg), but far enough away from the noise and congestion of the tourist areas. There is access to three (3) community swimming pools at no extra charge, a tennis court, and a Gary Player golf course.

Keywords: Spacious, luxurious, rustic but elegant, distinctive, family fun, comfortable, spectacular mountain views from every level

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Susan and Jim Smith (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Susan and Jim Smith

We live now in Raleigh, NC but grew up in Tennessee and love the Smokies, vacationing there many times throughout our lives. We love to travel, especially in the mountains, and wanted a place that we could meet our relatives from Nashville and where we could go with our children and grandchildren. We planned to retire to this area and bought this home ahead of time so that we and our families could enjoy it and build happy memories in this beautiful spot! We never tire of coming to the Smokies!

Susan and Jim Smith purchased this chalet in 1996

Why Susan and Jim Smith chose Tennessee

We hoped to retire in the Smokies one day and thought it would be ideal if we could buy a vacation home here. That was 15 years ago, and we have truly enjoyed being able to come here to the King of the Mountain. We love the Cobbly Nob area because it overlooks the national park and is far enough away from the crowds and tourist attractions to feel like you're immersed in the mountains. We have continually upgraded, remodeled and refurnished this mountain house over the years from a pink and gray, Japanese modern style (for real) to the rustic, craftsman-like decor it now has We continue to upgrade it (just finished totally remodeling 3 bathrooms which we stripped down to the studs) and try to make it a welcoming mountain retreat

What makes this chalet unique

King of the Mountain is 3 floors of spacious living with a lot of room for several families to spread out. We fell in love with this particular house originally because of the view. It is truly spectacular and inspirational --makes you truly appreciate God's creation! I have never seen as many stars in the sky as when we're there. We have seen black bears a few times and you can drive a couple of miles down the highway to the Greenbriar entrance to the national park and be in one of the most private places in the park -- a rushing mountain stream, lots of wildflowers, and just nature! We drive to the town of Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge every day or so for a variety of restaurants and activities, but we really enjoy retreating to our mountain house in Cobbly Nob.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(27 traveler reviews)
Amazing Views from Luxurious 6 Bedroom Home in the Smoky Mtns.
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
5

GREAT time!

  • 5 of 5

My entire family loved the cabin! The views are amazing and it is a short drive to downtown Gatlinburg (we enjoyed being away from the crowds of tourists!) The drive though the golf course and the geese walking near the creek was always a welcome sight coming and going off the mountain. I enjoyed listening to the birds calling and my grandson even saw a bear close to the cabin!

We stayed 7 night in June of 2016. We had 25 people (12 adults and 12 kids under the age of 10) and there was plenty of room for all of us. Some of the kids doubled on futons in the basement, but they are small so it worked well for us. Plenty of table space for all of us to sit down to eat at one time. Always had plenty of hot water, even with everyone showering and the laundry going. The kitchen was well stocked with pots, pans, and cooking supplies. The hot tub was relaxing and the kids really enjoyed playing pool in the basement. The swimming pool was perfect, but a little bit of steep, winding roads to get there -- nothing to be afraid of, just be ready for it!

All in all, we had a great time and would definitely stay again if we ever went back to Gatlinburg. We really appreciate Susan and Jim sharing their home with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you all had a wonderful trip! And thanks Donna for the detailed review. Made me want to try out the pool. (We hardly ever go there in summer, as is usually rented.)
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knoxville,tn
5

King of the Mountain

  • 5 of 5

This property matches its reviews and pictures. My family of 12 celebrated my 70th birthday here in very comfortable and beautiful surroundings. Everyone had a spacious bedroom with a comfortable mattress. There is plenty of room for visiting together or spreading out in various groups. The kitchen is well equipped. Although the cabin is not entirely secluded, it feels that way as a full view of the mountains is the porch view and you have to look to see the neighbors. A mother bear brought her 3 cubs by each evening for our viewing as close as the front door! Although you have the feel of being secluded in the mountains, everything you forgot to bring or need is not far away. All of the appliances were updated and the air conditioning was more than adequate. My family all agreed that returning to this spot was a definite possibility.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a wonderful time! We try and keep it so that families are always comfortable and happy with all aspects. You were very lucky to see the bears. We have only seen them a few times...the cubs are so cute! Thanks for the great review! We appreciate your taking the time to write it! Susan and Jim
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Fripp Island, South Caroling
5

Great Home for Large Family Gatherings

  • 5 of 5

We just concluded a two night weekend stay at this wonderful home. We had 10 adults and two kids celebrating an anniversary. When we arrived my wife and I walked thru the home to pick out bedrooms for our adult children and spouses. Every room is wonderfully decorated in rustic furniture. The rooms look just like the photos here on the owners web site. I had a couple of questions and called Susan right after we arrived. Her husband Jim called me back within 10 minutes. They were both great to work with.

Favorite things about the house ......

Great kitchen with everything you need and room for lots of people to gather at meal time

Loved the master suite upstairs with its own balcony and loft

The wrap around deck is huge with many chairs to sit out and enjoy the magnificent view.

Large flat screen TV's both up and down.....we played a lot of DVD's..

We all loved the weekend in this beautiful home. Several times our kids said "This is just perfect". The kids made a quick trip into Gatlinburg on Saturday but we spent most of the weekend gathering on deck and living room. If we do this again we will go back to this house. Thanks Susan and Jim

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the wonderful review! I'm glad you had a wonderful family time! I miss those mountains when I'm in the flat lands, and the bright stars in the sky!
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5

Beyond my expectations

  • 5 of 5

We spent an amazing weekend at the King of the Mountain. We hope to make this an annual event and we will be definitely renting from Jim and Susan. They were so easy to reach and very easy to work with. We had 21 people ages 3 months to 68 years young. Everyone had a bed to sleep in and was very comfortable. We loved all the space inside and outside as well. Thank you Jim and Susan for sharing your home away from home with my family. We had a great time and will return.

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte
5

Wonderful Weekend !

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time with family at your cabin/chalet! Our family ( 2 sisters and our families of 2 children each and their families- 10 adults, 2 children) spend the weekend before Christmas together in Pigeon Forge or Gatllinburg. We have family from Lexington, Ky to Charlotte, NC so the area makes it a convenient meeting place.The layout of the house was perfect for us. It was one of the nicest and most well equipped places that we have stayed. This was the only place that everyone said that they had the best time and wanted to return next year. It was far enough away from town, shopping, etc that everyone loved just spending time together. ( Shopping,etc was not that far away but we rather spend time together). There was plenty to do in the house- eating together, watching tv/movies, playing pool, hot tub at night, two living places for hanging out together. We all had a wonderful time and will definitely return. Thank you for sharing your vacation home.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful

  • 4 of 5

The chalet was a short and fun twisty curvy drive up the mountain to a beautiful lookout point. (I imagine you'll want 4 wheel drive during the winter. We slipped on just a wet road in our CR-V, but it is a paved road.)

The chalet is nice and decently maintained. There were a few things not working properly, like the faucet to the kitchen sink, the door handle to the upper deck in the 3rd floor bedroom, a lock downstairs I think to a bedroom. But other than that it was clean and we were definitely safe.

We had 6 different couples and one single adult with 7 kids/babies and it was absolutely perfect for all of us! There are tons of things to do 30 minutes away or more, but having a place we could all gather together to eat and just hang out was absolutely fantastic. Also, there was enough parking for our 6 cars without playing musical cars every time someone wanted to leave, which is impressive in this area.

The only recommendation, besides the faucet and the upper bedroom fixes, we would have would be to put the hot tub on the deck so that you can enjoy the view while relaxing in the hot water.

We hope to come back in the future!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We work hard to make sure our chalet is is good condition and is clean. We just got back from spending time at the cabin, and I found the same annoying maintenance issues that you mentioned. I wish I had seen your review before I went! I was able to tighten up the faucet in the kitchen so that it now works properly. I also found some door knobs that needed lubricant to work properly. They all now work well. I agree that it would be nice to have the hot tub on the deck so that you could enjoy the view, but we built the deck as large as we could to accommodate enough of our visitors who want to sit out and enjoy the wonderful scenery, but it would take up too much space and we felt it might inhibit some people if they were that much in display of the other guests on the main floor at the time. You get a pretty great view on ground level where it is. Thank you for visiting and I'm glad everyone had a great time. I hope you can come back and enjoy the cabin again in the future. Jim Smith
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Cobbly Nob Chalet Rental Rates

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October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
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2 night minimum stay
$399
$2,394
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $115 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

1 night free with 7 nights rental; minimum nights required to reserve increase for holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas; from early January - April there are specials with rent 2, get third night free

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Amenities

Cobbly Nob Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 23 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1-loft/Eagle's Nest - toilet , shower , Recently remodeled
    Bathroom 2-main floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Completely remodeled in past year
    Bathroom 3-off Flower Bed; lower level - toilet , shower , Completely remodeled in past year
    Bathroom 4-Jack & Jill bath on lower level - toilet , shower
  • The bathrooms were remodeled in 2012-handmade Alderwood vanities with granite tops; slate tiles, etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • Bedroom 1-Eagle's Nest - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft bedroom with private balcony, bath & TV
    Bedroom 4-The Flower Bed - 1 king , Lower level, king bed and adjoining bathroom
    Bedroom 5-Mountain Memories - 1 queen , Lower floor-queen bed; shared bath with Cubby Hole
    Bedroom 6-Cubby Hole - 1 bunk bed , Bunk bed has double on bottom; twin on top
    Convertible bed(s)-rec room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , 2 queen-size futons, extra thick mattresses;double/twin bunk
    Bedroom 2-Bear's Den - 1 king , Large aspen hand-made bed on main floor; shared bath
    Bedroom 3-Dogwood Room - 1 king , Main floor-king hickory bed; shared bath
  • King size beds (4) Four of the six bedrooms have king size beds. They are exceptionally comfortable. Queen size Beds (1), Double/twin bunk beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3), and 2 additional twin beds. The two futons in front of the lower level TV easily make into comfortable queen-size beds with extra thick mattresses. The Cubby Hole bedroom is a real treat for the young folks. It is a full-size bed under a twin bed. Built from logs, it is very safe and stable, yet fun for kids. There is another daybed with a trundle bed in the corner of the rec. room (not pictured).
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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