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Mountainview Retreat

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Mountain View, Relax In The Hottub Or On One Of Two Decks

Big Swag Lodge, named after Big Swag Mountain is an ideal wilderness retreat for those who want all the comforts of home. The cabin is secluded and offers wonderful mountain views. Perfect for a getaway with friends, a romantic retreat, or spending quality time with family, you can stargaze from the hot tub or fire pit, relax on one of two decks, or nestle up inside by the fireplace.

Located in the Nantahala National Forest just off of Highway 28, the cabin is only 20 miles away from Bryson City, known for its quaint downtown, locally inspired shops and restaurants, and small town charm.

Big Swag Lodge is within 25 minutes from world-class sites and attractions, including:

• Smoky Mountain National Park

• Fontana Dam

• Tail of the Dragon

• Joyce Kilmer National Forest

• Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

• Nantahala Outdoor Center, known for its whitewater rafting, zip line tours, kayaking and restaurants

Sleeping Accommodations:

This 3 story cabin sleeps up to 8 people, with a master loft, 2 guest bedrooms, and a finished basement. There is a full bathroom on every floor.

Main Floor:

The main floor features vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining area, and living room which features a Smart TV and fireplace. Large windows and sliding glass doors provide a picturesque mountain view. On the main deck, there is plenty of outdoor seating and a gas grill (full propane tank included).

Kitchen:

The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals and has modern appliances including gas range, dishwasher, microwave, and coffee maker.

Loft:

Upstairs, the open loft features a king-sized bed, flat-screen TV, ceiling fan, and a full bath. The open design allows you to enjoy the wonderful view through the huge front windows from the comfort of your bed.

Finished Basement:

Enjoy a selection of board games, darts, foosball, and an entertainment system. This level also features a a separate entrance and access to a garage for a single car or motorcycles.

This cabin has something for everyone; pet friendly, plenty of parking, NFL Sunday Ticket package, media and game room.

Additional fees:

Pet fees- $15 per pet per night, maximum of 2 pets.

More than 6 guests- there is a $10 per person per night charge for each guest in excess of 6.

More Details

Owner
Bryan
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Bryan

We fell in love with the serenity, mountain view, and this is a great place to reconnect with friends and family.

Bryan purchased this chalet in 2015

Why Bryan chose Lake Santeetlah

Being here feels like you are in a treetop house, it's secluded yet only a short drive to civilization and tons of outdoor activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Our stay at the Big Swag was absolutely phenomenal. Not only is it set in the gorgeous Smoky Mountains, but it's very private, spacious, and just cozy in general. Everything about the listing is accurate- the hot tub was AWESOME, the fireplace and firepit were wonderful and kept us warm. The directions provided were definitely needed as there is no service on the road to get out there, but wifi when you get to the cabin! I will add to bring your own paper products for the kitchen, but we were informed ahead of time that we should bring whatever we want to use to cook (olive oil, butter, salt, pepper, etc.) Overall and fantastic stay and it was our friends' first time using Airbnb so my husband and I enjoyed being able to spread the word about it. I kept saying that if I owned a mountain cabin, it would be just like this one. Thanks so much- highly recommend this cabin!”
Nov 2015
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Amenities

Robbinsville Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Lower level bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bedroom with TV
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Loft master with TV and attached bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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Mountainview Retreat
average rating of 4.8235292 based on 18 reviews
Ellington, CT
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time, thank you Brian. The place was spotless and all the amenities worked, thank God for the Hot Tub after we "Experienced" Riders got back from a long day. We had 2 full size pick ups towing 18' enclosed trailers and though it was tight we made the driveway no problem. If you are on a motorcycle and are a Novice this driveway may not be for you, but if you are even a rider of some experience it is fine. I highly recommend the Big Swag Lodge if you are looking for a quiet place to relax in this phenomenal area.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, Thank so much for the opportunity to host you and your fellow bikers. I greatly appreciate the business, kind words and look forward to you staying at big swag in the future!
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Raleigh/Durham
5

Best Family Vacation Ever!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location and amazing hideaway feel yet close enough to activities! The house is rustic and outdoorsy! Love the view and all the house has to offer!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! I hope you come back to visit Big Swag again. Bryan
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4

Beautiful place, very nice neighbours.

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful home with all the things you need and Bryan was very helpful all the time. The road is paved going up, asphalt then rough concrete, can be done with a motorcycle but watch for loose rock after rains. We ended up parking at the bottom of the hill and drove our suburban up to the cabin. All and all very pleased.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Brad!
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Ridgeland South Carolina
4

This is a very nice home! Would be 5 stars if not for the drive to get to the "Big Swag"

  • 4 of 5

Very nice home! Lots of room for the people we had staying. Loved the hot tub and fire pit! Would be five stars if not for the drive to the home! Very narrow and very steep! But after a few times up and down we got the hang of it on our motorcycles! Would definitely consider staying here again and recommend to others!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tony, for the kind words and I am very happy to hear you enjoyed the cabin. We put a lot of effort into the outdoor space and I am happy to hear it was put to good use! I look forward to having you stay again. Bryan
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5

A great family stay

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was beautiful and had gorgeous reviews. The decor was very nice and felt like home immediately. Will definitely recommend to others.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, hopefully you can spend more time here with family and friends making memories.
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5

Great Cabin Weekend

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for such a relaxing cabin that allowed us to have family time with movies & games . Great location and easy access to Fontana Dam and Lake! Beds were extra comfortable and great layout for the family! Thank You!!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Asheville

The county recently changed the name of the road and subsequent house address to: 38 Tranquility Pines. Maps have not yet updated but there is a road sign for Tranquility Pines, along with the signs pointing to Big Swag Lodge so you'll have no problem finding the cabin.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $75
Damage Insurance $59

********Rates range from $160.00 to $260.00 depending on the season, please inquire with your planned travel dates for an exact quote*******

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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