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Appalachian Log Cabin on Tuckasegee River, Harrah's /Bryson City

38 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


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5-star, 180*-view river , 3-Brm/2-Bth/2-Fireplaces, Full service, Pet friendly

This Tuckasegee River/hand crafted LOG HOME, is centrally located and convenient to all Western North Carolina and Tennessee area attractions:

The Great Smoky Mountain National Park/Blue Ridge Parkway/Appalachian Trail (5 min),

Bryson City & Great Smoky Mountain Railroad-(20 min),

Cherokee Shops, Culture, History & Harrah's Casino's Nightlife &

Entertainment (5 min), Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Tenn.-(45 min),

Asheville, NC., Airport, Downtown shopping & The Biltmore Estate,-(45 min)

Unique to this vacation rental is its convenient and private put-in and/or take-out river accessibility. Set your tubes/ Kayaks/ Canoes, and enjoy easy swimming and fishing fun accessibility. The play ground/yard is large, private and pet & family friendly.

Enjoy the nesting Bald Eagles, the tranquil sounds of a flowing river and the peaceful cool nights by a roaring fire-pit. Relax on your own PRIVATE RIVER BANK watching an awesome sunset view.

The architectural 'Native Accents' and exquisite 'Lodge Style' custom decor, makes this home worthy of publication. The Log home features 2,000 sq feet of living space with hand laid native slate flooring throughout, a chef’s kitchen, aged-200 year old white pine logs, two soaring field stone fireplaces (wood provided), and custom high vaulted A-framed ceiling’s with drapery-free windows which overlook a 180 degree unobstructed view.

All amenities are provided along with a full 24 hour Caretaker/Personal Concierge Staff. Special event planning, large group or single Meal Catering, Babysitting, Pet walking &/or care, Laundry/Maid and/or Daily-turn-down-services, are all available upon request.

All requests welcomed, advance notice is appreciated.

An ideal destination for an elegant romantic getaway or an outrageous family retreat.

Surrounded by 5 National Parks: The Great Smoky Mountain-(5 min), Nantahala Forest, Gorge & Tsali Biking Trail-(25 min), Blue Ridge Parkway-(5 min), Deep Creek (25 min), Appalachian Trail/Foothills-(30 min), Fontana Lake & Dam-(30 min), Joyce Kilmer Forest-(45 min).

Opened as an All Season Vacation Cabin Rental, this homes entrance driveway is on a State maintained road. It is easily accessible for cars, trailers, RV’s and/or motor pulling vehicles. No snow tires are needed.

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More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Tom - FTR Staff
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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About Tom - FTR Staff

Our Families "Amburgey" heritage is Appalachian. Our love for the Mountains, Western North Carolina's Rivers and it's abundance of natural organic materials is reflected in our design. Enjoy

This Log home's location and title, was inspired by the oil painting, “Following The River”, by Robert Duncan.

The pictorial imagery of Native Americans on horseback crossing a wintery river's edge could secretly come to life in this uniquely tranquil, unobstructed river view. The Tuckaseeggee River’s abundant wild life and its degrees of strength, are breathtaking and worth the perch.

Tom - FTR Staff purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Tom - FTR Staff chose Bryson City Area

Location, Location, Location....

What makes this cabin unique

Real custom Log, Easy accesses to river,


based on 38 traveler reviews

Appalachian Log Cabin on Tuckasegee River, Harrah's /Bryson City
average rating of 4.5526314 based on 38 reviews
Newnan, Georgia, USA


  • 5 of 5

Wow. This place goes down on my list of favorite places to be. If there were a 6-star option, I would have chosen that. My family of 6 stayed the weekend here and had a blast. There is a beautiful 2-faced fireplace that we utilized every night. The house is lavishly decorated with old books, games, American Indian decor, and art. We loved that it didn't feel sterile. It was like something out of a movie. The caretaker is very sweet and went above and beyond (including prepping the fireplaces) to make us feel comfortable. Nearby, there is a little town….if you want to get out and have a beer at the brewery, antique, or eat great food. It is the perfect place to just getaway and sip hot tea, read a book, and enjoy the beautiful views. I can't wait to plan our next visit!!!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cabin was perfect for our mountain vacation: beautiful setting, distinctive decor, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Doris, the caretaker of the property, greeted when we arrived. She gave us an informative tour of the property and made us feel welcome. The cabin is uniquely decorated in a manner that captures the spirit of the region. The setting on the river is beautiful and provides many recreational opportunities. The location of the property was convenient to all our excursions. We definitely hope to come back to the Smokies and stay at this property!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

We checked in with the "House keeper", which stays there on the property. I know that kind of is a turn off for most people and I will admit I was skeptical at first but she does not bother you at one time which is kind of comforting to have someone there if something doesn't work. Her name is Doris and I actually ended up leaving some of my personal belongings and she mailed them to me. Fishing wasn't all that great right in front of the home as we did not catch anything but there's so many places on the way to the cabin for pullover spots. The fresh air porch is awesome. The pictures of the cabin can be a little deceiving you do not have access to the lower portion of the cabin only the upper half. Overall our experience at the cabin was awesome it was worth the visit. Thank you Mrs Doris for everything.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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  • 3 of 5

Great location to enjoy all the attractions. Rustic cabin with all the comforts of home and a very nice caretaker.

That being said, all the beds were old and very saggy. The wifi went out several times. Getting off the property was extremely dangerous due to it being on a blind curve (busy highway) with tall hedges.

Overall 3 stars

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time! They need to put something for people to hold on to going down the steps to grassy area.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place Beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and a great place for the family

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Cork and Bean, Bryson Brewery
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Smokey Mountain Rail Road
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
74/441, highway 19
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Harrah's Casino, local Inns & pubs, Cork n Bean
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Cattaloochee, Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

We are centrally located to the entrance of the Smoky Mountain National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee's Harrahs Casino & Golf course, Downtown Bryson City's shops, restaurants, and Smoky Mountain Railroad Train Depot. We are 15 minutes from the NOC-Nantahala Outdoor center with its Class 1-3 whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, learning programs, zip lining, and world-class mountain biking trails. Hike the Smokies Appalachian Trail, the Nantahala Gorge, Joyce Kilmer Memorial forests, and the many waterfalls and adventures located at our cabin's back door.


Rates & Availability

Whittier Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $30
Cleaning & Restocking $200
Tax Rate 10.75%

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Whittier Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , jaccuzi jetted tub
  • Custome slate-design indoor jaccuzi tub
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large futon can sleep 2 people
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • First floor /BEAR ROOM King size bed, and a Sleeper Sofa/FULL, Located in Covered Porch Living area. Second floor/COWBOY ROOM King, and the TREE ROOM/Queen size bed. A Bean Bag Futon Full, is available for loft additional kids sleep comfort.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Two Fireplaces, Firewood provided, Cable TV, Smoking permitted outside only, Coffee Maker, Jenn-Aire Range/Convection Oven, Extensive Reading Library provided for your enjoyment

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