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Rustic Log Cabin Getaway

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Story Log Cabin 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Near Harrah's Casino Cherokee NC

Rustic two story log cabin nestled on the edge of the great smokey mountains national forest. Just 5 miles from Harrah's Casino in Cherokee NC; and 2 championship golf courses. Also enjoy nearby hiking, fishing, & white water rafting. Imagine all the comforts of home while taking in the gorgeous smokey mountain views from two spacious outdoor decks furnished with amish rockers. Cabin is fully furnished with mountain themed decor. Fully equipped kitchen. Sparkling mountain spring water and a huge fireplace. Book your dream vacation today.

Kermit Hawkins
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Why Kermit Hawkins chose Whittier

Dream home in a dream location. Imagine, all the luxury and comforts of home while surrounded by the majestic beauty of the Great Smokey mountains, all just miles away from a world class casino, championship golf courses and all the best the mountains have to offer. Hiking, fishing, white water rafting, and more...


Whittier Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Upstairs master bedroom with adjoining bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Downstairs bedroom with dresser and closet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Downstairs with dresser and closet
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


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Rustic Log Cabin Getaway
average rating of 4.862069 based on 29 reviews
Melbourne, FL

Great cabin with outstanding views

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have made a better choice for our family vacation! Kermit called the night before our arrival to see when we would be arriving. He wanted to make sure the heat was on since the temps had just dropped pretty drastically, and he was more then happy to let us arrive early. The drive to the cabin was a little nerve racking at first for us Florida flatlanders but after a couple trips in it was no problem at all. It is close enough to town that running in to get something is easy, and far enough away so we had the seclusion we wanted. The location was perfect. The cabin is well stocked and very cozy. The stack of free firewood for the wood burning fireplace is wonderful! Despite the very cold weather (approched 0) the cabin stayed warm and cozy. The beds were very comfortable. Kermit lives on the property but we only saw him twice, and we did not feel uncomfortable about him being there at all. He texted several times to see if we needed the trash taken to town. The cabin was spacious enough that our family of 4 (with 2 grown sons) did not feel cramped at all. Our deposit was refunded within a week. We feel like we got a great value for the money and would highly recommend this property, and would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The view of the mountains couldn't get much better. The cabin was amazing and loved having a firepit

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a warm and cozy cabin. Three nice bed rooms, two bathrooms and a open floor plan for the kitchen, dinning, and living area.

The kitchen has most everything you need to do your cooking. There a large covered porch on the front with a amazing view which I enjoyed every morning during my stay with my coffee.

There are also grills provide propane and charcoal.

The property is at the top of the mountain and its very peaceful. I could see one other cabin but no one was staying there during my visit. The owner/caretaker (Kermit) lives on the property next to the cabin but you will almost never see him and if we needed anything or had any questions he was just a text or a phone call away. We met Kermit and he is very friendly but also respects your privacy. He has a cat who will come on to the front porch and visit her name is Jiggles and she is a very sweet cat.

The cabin feels like it's away from everything when you are there but you can find food and entertainment 10 mins away of the main road.

I will say my friends and I enjoyed our stay very much and Id recommend Hawks Nest to anyone.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Great Cabin Great Stay and would stay there again

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking views from a cozy log cabin

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 adults stayed in this cabin for 2 nights in late October. The view from the balconies were breathtaking. We loved lounging on the rocking chairs and seeing the ‘Smoky’ Mountains change as clouds and fog drifted and the sun hit the fall colors from different angles. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to prepare breakfasts and dinners each day.

Our family spent hours next to the real-wood fireplace both indoors and outdoors. The TV also had plenty of channels, which was helpful during a rainy day.

The property owner, Kermit, was very accommodating in letting us check in early. He also called to make sure we found the cabin without any problems and was happy to answer questions!

The only items I would point out is that we had trouble connecting to the WiFi (could have been due to rain) and that the ‘rustic’ nature of the cabin is noticeable in the upstairs bedroom’s heater, which was noisier than we expected. Overall, the privacy, huge amounts of outdoor space, true log cabin feel, and million-dollar views made this a trip we’ll always remember!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great site and view

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great views from the property.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Ashville NC
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Bryson City N C
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
Kostas Greek Dillsboro,N.C.
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.