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COZY COUNTRY XMAS! Near DW & Pkwy-Easy Travel Rds-Pvt Pkng-Hot Tub-Pool Tbl-WiFi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BR, 2 Full Baths, Bonus Room, Loft, Sleeps 2-6, WiFi, 5 Minutes to DW/Parkway

'Making Memories Too' is nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, but close to town (restaurants, shopping, grocery stores, hospitals, etc) and attractions:

3 miles from Dollywood/Splash Country

5 minutes from town and therefore close to all Pigeon Forge attractions, restaurants, dinner shows, shopping, events, etc.

3 miles from Gatlinburg Golf Course

15 minutes from Gatlinburg, Glades Road Arts & Crafts District, Ripley's Aquarium, Ober Ski Resort, and Smoky Mountain National Park, mini-golf, shopping and a myriad of other attractions.

Easy and accessible driving roads to cabin. Large private driveway can accommodate 3 cars and is motorcycle friendly.

Wireless (WiFi) Network Connection.

Cabin sits on 1/2 acre leveled yard. Perfect for children to run and play in! Playground for kids in resort complex.

A non-smoking cabin.

About the cabin: Making Memories Too provides a 'home away from home' feel. It is beautifully decorated two-story cabin with no detail spared! The cabin features 2 bedrooms with queen size beds, a bonus room (like a den) featuring a day bed with trundle which sleeps two. It is perfect for a children's room. There are two full bathrooms, one upstairs and one downstairs. A pool table/game area is located in the upstairs loft. There are a total of 4 TV's in the cabin. The kitchen is fully stocked with pots, pans, dishes, glasses, silverware, microwave, and coffee pot. Outside, the cabin has a convenient wrap around deck with a hot tub for 6 people, a gas grill, picnic table, and rocking chairs to sit and enjoy the natural surroundings. The cabin sits on an almost 1/2 acre leveled yard, perfect for the children to run around in! Three cars can comfortably park on its driveway.

Nearest city: Pigeon Forge: Barely five minutes away from the excitement, shopping and superb attractions of Pigeon Forge, including the world - renowned Dollywood/Splash Country, Titanic, Dixie's Stampede, Black Bear Jamboree, Wonderworks. Plus a myriad of dinner theaters; such as, The Miracle Theatre, The Comedy Barn, & Tennessee Shindig. In addition, other attractions such as horseback riding, zip lines, mini-golf, white-water rafting, and go-carts. There are many restaurants and shopping, including the famous Christmas Place and Tanger outlet stores.

Gatlinburg: About 15 minutes away is the world renowned city of Gatlinburg! Gatlinburg is adjacent to the Smoky Mountain National Park. It is a picturesque city with many attractions, shopping and restaurants. The attractions include the famous Ripley's Aquarium and other Belive It or Not museums, theaters, and attractions. It is also home to Ober Ski Resort, various ski lifts and the Arial Tramway to enjoy the mountain sights and ski resort. Plus various mini-golfs are found here. Many outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, zip lines, snowboarding, camping, biking, rafting, birdwatching, and leaf season are part of the many activities enjoyed in Galinburg and in the Smoky Mountains.

The great Smoky Mountains Arts & Crafts community is located in Glades Road. Tennessee artists offer original handmade treasures for your home. The restaurants hold a myriad of dining choices from home cooking to recipes from around the world.

More Details

Owner
Mercy & Jose Urrutia
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Mercy & Jose Urrutia

Our names are Jose and Mercy. We live in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Our two children are JR, 23 and Lauren 17. Jose is a custom Kitchen designer and consultant who has been in the industry for over 23 years. Mercy has been an elementary school teacher for over 20 years. JR will soon graduate with an engineering degree and Lauren is now on her 1st year of college.

Mercy & Jose Urrutia purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Mercy & Jose Urrutia chose Country Pines Resort

In 2006 we took a family trip to Pigeon Forge for the first time. We instantly fell in love with the area, its people, its beauty, and its serenity! We loved the cabin lifestyle and knew immediately that it would be our dream to own one. So during that summer, we began our search. We must have visited over 50 properties! 'Making Memories Too' was 'love at first sight!' It took us over one year to find it but in September 2007, we made it our own.

What makes this cabin unique

'Making Memories Too' is special because of its unique location. It is close to town. We are near the Pigeon Forge Parkway where most attractions are found and down the street from Dollywood's service entrance and the Gatlinburg Golf Course. The city of Gatlinburg is only about 15 minutes away! But, we are also far enough from the 'hussle and bussle'. This allows for the privacy and the closeness to nature one desires when visiting the Smoky Mountain National Park. Our favorite activities while visiting are hiking, snowboarding, white water rafting, zip-lining, and enjoying the area's diverse wild life and unique plant life. The cabin also sits on a 1/2 acre leveled lot which affords it ample parking and usable yard space. The kids just love being able to run around and play games on its yard! The cabin itself is like a 'doll house'! It has a wrap around deck, allowing total enjoyment of its natural surroundings while barbequing, or enjoying a dip in the jacuzzi, or just quietly rocking on its many rocking chairs or swing. The interior is spacious but cozy. The layout is perfect to allow privacy while still enjoying a family gathering. The kitchen is fully stocked and ready for the challenge of even a Thanksgiving dinner! It is truly the perfect place to make lasting memories, thus its name 'Making Memories Too'. We visit often and truly love spending time at our home. It is truly magical! Our goal is to share our joy with our guests in the hope that you, too, make memories that last a lifetime!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Making Memories is a beautiful cabin. It was clean, cozy and filled with character. We had a vacation of a lifetime during our recent trip in December. The cabin had such an incredible homey feeling that our young son felt right at home. It was beautifully decorated and filled with all the necessary items. The views were fantastic! The location was convenient and minutes away from busy downtown but hidden and quiet at the same time. We can't wait to visit again and look forward to staying at Making Memories. We had wonderful time and made memories that will last a lifetime.
Dec 2010
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Map

Aquarium of the Smokies
"Very interactive! Especially fun for the little ones!!!"
Gatlinburg
"Gatlinburg is full of fun for everyone! Great places to dine, shop, and entertain! Truly u..."
Apple Barn Winery
"The best place to eat a slice of warm apple pie! The restaurant is fantastic! We specially..."
Dixie Stampede
"One of the best dinner shows in town!!!"
Newfound Gap
"For a beautiful view, check out New Found Gap!!!"
The Incredible Christmas Place
"Love the Christmas theme!!!"
Downtown Gatlinburg
"Actually only about 10-11 miles away from the cabin! Fun, beautiful, many attractions, shop..."
Dixie Stampede Dinner Attraction
"Wonderful dinner show for the entire family!"
Clingman's dome road
"Breathtaking views!!!"
Mel's Diner in Pigeon Forge
"Fun place to eat!!"
Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que
"Reasonable!"
Walmart Supercenter
"Did you forget something? No worries!! Walmart Super Center is nearby!"
Hollywood Wax Museum
"Great to visit, but just once!"
Food City
"There is a Food City close to the cabin, about 4-5 miles, off the Parkway between light 5 an..."
Hillbilly Golf
"Fun and different! Great for the entire family!"
Forbidden Caverns
"Just beautiful and different!!!"
Alum Cave Bluff Trail to Mt. LeConte
"Exciting, fun, and beautiful!!! Recommend for those seeking adventure!! This trail will le..."
Lumberjack Feud
Texas Roadhouse
"Love their chili!!!"
No Way Jose's
"Their chips and salsa are fresh and delicious!!!"
Rafting in the Smokies
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium
"Must visit some of the Ripley's while in the Smokys....totally part of the experience in the..."
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant and Market
"A fun place to eat, but over rated!"
Smoky Mountain Brewery & Restaurant
Christus Gardens
MagiQuest
"Great for families with children."
Bullfish Grill
"Nice place to have dinner or lunch for the entire family. Quick service and nice selection!"
Tony Roma's -- CLOSED
"The nicest Tony Roma's restaurant we've visited."
Log Cabin Pancake House
Black Bear Jamboree Dinner & Show -- CLOSED
"LOVED IT!!! Your kids will love it too!!! Another wonderful dinner/show for the entire fam..."
Aquarium of the Smokies
"Very interactive! Especially fun for the little ones!!!"
Smoky Mountain Opry
Dollywood
"Absolutely the BEST theme park!!! We love that it maintains the "Southern Hospitality" the ..."
Dollywood's Splash Country
"If visiting during the summer, this is a must!!! One of the BEST attractions in the areas f..."
Titanic Museum Attraction
"Titaniac's, you must definitely visit!!! We do not recommend for families with small childr..."
Ober Gatlinburg
"Where else can you have ice skating, arcade fun, skiing, snow boarding, a bear habitat displ..."
Cades Cove
"Another MUST and its FREE!! Breathtaking, just beautiful scenery! We recommend you visit a..."
The Old Mill Restaurant
"Delicious taste of the Smoky's history! Definitely a must!!"
Gatlinburg Golf Course
"Golfers, this is just down the street from the cabin!! Its a beautiful golf course with ama..."
Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community
"The best Crafters in the Smokys!!!"
Comedy Barn Theater
"Great for those who like silly local comedy. Appropriate laughs for the entire family!"
Pigeon Forge
"We absolutely LOVE this city!!! Everything you will ever need on your vacation is nearby!!!"
Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show
"Fun and country funny!! "
The Forge Cinemas
"Love this movie theater! Very clean also stadium seating!"
Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant
"Absolutely DELICIOUS!!! Their apple fritters are out this world!!!"
Mountain Valley Vineyards
5 oaks riding stables
Wahoo Zip Lines
The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grille
"Delicious! Great for lunch or dinner! Beautiful surroundings and gardens! Great picture s..."
Pigeon Forge Gem Mine
"The kids will love this!! Plus they will never leave empty handed! Your "little miner" wil..."
The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grille
"Delicious! Great for lunch or dinner! Beautiful surroundings and gardens! Great picture s..."
Ripley's Old MacDonald's Farm Mini-Golf
Tanger Outlet Center
Jurassic Jungle Boat Ride
Cracker Barrel
NASCAR SpeedPark
"Great ALL DAY fun for families with children who are a little older (5+)!!! We do not recom..."
The Apple Barn and Cider Mill & General Store
The Old Mill Pottery House Cafe and Grille
"Delicious! Great for lunch or dinner! Beautiful surroundings and gardens! Great picture s..."
Sevierville
"Impossible to enjoy the cities of Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg without Sevierville! These are s..."
Douglas Lake
"Best place for boating, fishing, swimming! Beautiful sights, great fun!"
LeConte Lodge
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
"Majestic, beautiful, breathtaking!! A true treasure! Be prepared to take many pictures!!"
Ripley's Aquarium
Cade's Cove Riding Stables
"Be careful with this map marker, its incorrect! Please see the other "Cades Cove" we added ..."
Ober Gatlinburg
"Where else can you have ice skating, arcade fun, skiing, snow boarding, a bear habitat displ..."
Wonderworks
"Original! Best arcade ever! Your kids will love you!"
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
"We learned a lot about knives while visiting! The largest selection of different types of k..."
Hungry Bear Cafe -- CLOSED
"Just minutes from the cabin...Family owned and operated. Small and charming! Great food an..."
Harold's Deli -- CLOSED
"Family owned deli located at walking distance from Knife Works. Delicious sandwiches, soups,..."
Mountain Lodge Restaurant
"Delicious food for breakfast and lunch!! Another wonderful spot to sample the "taste of the..."
Wild Plum Tea Room
"Tea room! We recommend for couples but not for families. The food is amazing! The service ..."
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
"Very informative!! Ha! Great fun!! Great Shopping!! Must visit and "try it! ;) Not recomm..."
Sugarlands Visitor Center
"A great starting point before traveling through the Smokys! The park rangers are friendly, ..."
Gatlinburg Aerial Tramway
"Get your camera/cell phone ready!! The best airway pictures ever! Amazing views! During f..."
Space Needle
"Great views to the Smokys and downtown Gatlinburg!"
The Village Shops
Kroger
"Definitely our favorite grocery store in the area!!! Very clean and quality service."
Lazerport Fun Center
"Fun for the kids and the entire family!!! "
Rip Roaring Adventures Whitewater Rafting
"Wonderful adventure for the entire family!!!"
Blue Moose Burgers & Wings
"Looking for a sports bar/restaurant!? This is our choice! Great service! Ask for Lizette ..."
Smith Family Dinner Theater
"Wonderful, talented, great for the entire family! You will tap your foot all throughout and..."
Old Time Pottery Pigeon Forge
Fuddruckers
"The BEST hamburgers!!! "
Speedzone Fun Park
Mama's Farmhouse
"Be prepared for a Southern style lunch or dinner. We suggest going on an empty and very hu..."
Sevierville Events Center
Texas Roadhouse
"We love their chili! Fun munching on peanuts while waiting for dinner to be served!!"
Bullfish Grill
"Nice place to have dinner or lunch for the entire family. Quick service and nice selection!"
Smoky Mountain Ziplines
Country Cascades
Sevierville Park Pool
Tony Gore's Smoky Mountain BBQ & Grill
"Tony's "never trust a skinny cook" slogan really hits its mark! Absolutely the VERY BEST BB..."
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
"Another fantastic "drive-thru" nature trail with fantastic views of the mountains, nature, a..."
Gatlinburg Convention Center
"We love it when the crafters showcase their talent during the "Craftmen's Fair!", during the..."
Knoxville Zoological Gardens
"Fun zoo for the entire family! Zoo is not overwhelmingly big. So it is fantastic for small..."
RainForest Adventures
"Very nice for the entire family! Animals to see and visit. Like a zoo and close to the cabin!"
Cracker Barrel
"Always a good choice for lunch or dinner and very affordable!"
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
"Majestic, beautiful, breathtaking!! A true treasure! Be prepared to take many pictures!!"
The Sinks
"Just beautiful! An accessible place to visit for the entire family. Basically park and wal..."
LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Knoxville, TN
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I40/I75
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Old Mill Restaurant
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Over Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, surrounded by truly majestic nature and endless skies, is our private log home. It is situated on 45 private acre resort estate located between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, in Tennessee. Barely five minutes away from the excitement, shopping and superb attractions of Pigeon Forge, including the world - renowned Dollywood, and only 15 minutes away from Gatlinburg, home of Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and a myriad other attractions. Our cabin is an oasis of tranquility.

To access cabin: From the parkway heading south, make a left turn at light #8, then a right turn on Dollywood Lane. Dollywood Lane will become Upper Middle Creek Road. The cabin will be approx. 3.2 miles inside the Country Pines Log Home Resort (Look for sign on right hand side of road). Making Memories Too will be the first cabin on the left.

Other Activities: zip-lines

Golf: Gatlinburg Golf Course

Ski: Ober Ski Resort

Convention Center: LeConte Center at Pigeon Forge

Amenities

Country Pines Resort Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Upstairs bedroom has an adjecent bonus room (like a den) with a single day bed with trundle. It sleeps 2 people.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
This is a fully stocked cabin and includes all of the comforts away from home. Wireless Internet provided!

Reviews

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5

Very confortable cabin, cozy and super clean!

  • 5 of 5

We were 4 people and felt like at home, the cabin is big enough for 6 with a lot of space to spend with family and friends. Location is perfect, close enough to the parkway, but far enough to feel you are in the country. Beautiful cabin! Thank you fo making us feel at home. Will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Lovely place would highly recommend

  • 4 of 5

Its an amazing cabin, we couldn't enjoy all the facilities. They have good view and the clean rooms. Everything is in place and a great location to stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property!!! We had an amazing time!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in this cabin along with my ten year old daughter and my parents. We were there for one last summer trip before school started back! This cabin had plenty of room for the four of us and had everything we needed for an awesome trip! It was extremely clean and the neighborhood was quiet and peaceful. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our family loved the warmth of the cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 4th time staying in this cabin. We love the small touches, warmth feel, the location and the accommodations . Our family has made wonderful memories staying in the cabin!! I like have family dinners around the large kitchen table and laughing about events of the day!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Beautiful Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The homeowners were quick to respond. Thank you for sharing your beautiful cabin!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dana, We understand the importance of responding to our guests. So we make every attempt to be available and respond quickly so that you can return to the relaxation of your vacation. WE are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return to visit soon! Best regards, Mercy & Jose
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5

Loved it!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin. We stayed for a week and it was really sad to go. Very cozy with great amenities. Very close to many attractions. We are already talking about coming back next year. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Amanda, Steven, and Cohen, We LOVED having you as our guests at "Making Memories Too!' It is so rewarding to hear about the wonderful time you had during your stay. We will look forward to your return next summer. Thank you for your kind words! Regards, Mercy & Jose
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

Rates are subject to change. Holiday rates and time of stay may vary. We require a minimum stay of three nights during the regular season. However, we may allow a minimum stay of two nights depending on occupancy. Please contact owners for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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