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

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

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

Property Manager
Tom - FTR Staff
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

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 1978

Why Tom - FTR Staff chose Bryson City Area

Location, Location, Location....

What makes this cabin unique

Real custom Log, Easy accesses to river,

Amenities

Whittier Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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 ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - Large KIDS beanbag full-fun bed, air mattresses if requested
  • First floor /BEAR ROOM King size bed, Large Sofa and Hammock for fun- Located in Living room. 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
A FULL TIME CARE TAKING STAFF IS PROVIDED ON CALL/IF NEEDED- FOR 24 SERVICE. (UPON REQUEST ONLY) A MAID AND TURN DOWN SERVICE, DOG/PET CARE WALKING SERVICE, AND BABY SITTING SERVICE. LOWER LEVEL OF CABIN IS CARETAKER/SERVICE STAFF OR OWNER ACCESSIBLE ONLY.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Appalachian Log Cabin on Tuckasegee River, Harrah's /Bryson City
average rating of 4.4 based on 45 reviews
Newnan, Georgia, USA
5

PERFECT GETAWAY

  • 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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5

Perfect mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Just left a 2 night stay at Following The River and couldn't have been happier with our rental! Doris met us at check-in and took her time showing us everything about the house, the history in the architecture and anything we might need to use during the stay. The view from inside and from any part of the property of the river was absolutely gorgeous, especially on an unexpected 75* day. The new furniture in the open air room was a great addition and we look forward to the new deck that is going on to enjoy during our next stay. We will definitely be back! Thank you to the homeowner and Doris!

  • Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect mountain get away. Cabin totally depicts the heritage and culture of the area.

  • 4 of 5

Perfect cabin for a family retreat. 8 of us and 3 dogs spent 6 days and 5 nights in the cabin. Had the perfect outdoor area for bon fires and grilling at night. Located right on the river, it was awesome to sit in the family room at sunset watching the river. And luckily this cabin was just mins away from Cherokee and Asheville. We were able to spend time in both locations several days.

Our care taker Doris was absolutely fabulous. She was there for anything we needed. A very special lady ! If you are looking for a great vacation getaway I encourage you to rent this cabin. it was a great time .... we will be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Valentine Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Valentines perfect

Went to Casino Won some cash, over all good karma here. Great weekend thank you. Cabin was just beautiful. Wanted someplace special for our second anniversary, I recommend it.

Cabin was clean, comfortable and charming. Thank you Ms Doris for arranging flowers and wine. We hung in hammock, best valentines memory, near fire all night. Morning sunrise unforgettable. Bless You

Kristina and Vince

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful Time!

  • 4 of 5

Great cabin! Came up for snow!

Here's a helpful note. The night we arrived the roads were icy. The location of this cabin is on a well maintained State road. Safe! The Driveway, the stairs and Cabins exterior walkways were salted and the caretaker Ms Doris, efficiently guided us in by phone contact, then greeted us at the front door. If coming for snow, good choice.

There were seven of us, and two labs. The cabin was clean and comfortable. Caretaker made us feel very welcomed. She mentioned TV on porch/living space was just added. Note, great addition, we never wanted to leave. Two fireplaces so worth seeing.

Beware of bad nonsense reviews, this place was great!

Our family rebooked for this summer!

Barrett family

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway and beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin and what a setting right on the river! 10 Minutes to Cherokee and 7 minutes to Bryson City. Two great fireplaces, only negative is no TV on main level but actually was refreshing to not be glued to a TV. highly recommend this cabin !!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you dear for kind words. Im very glad you played games and enjoyed your family without a TV. Yes, having a large screen TV in our biggest Living space was avoided, but is now i can confirmed TV installed/completed. The New generation demands TV. I Pray beautiful our river view isn't lost in Cable TV Shows. thank you Jillian
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Rates & Availability

Whittier Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
June
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 24 2017
6 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Independence Day Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
$229
 
 
Late Summer
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 26 2017
6 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Fall Peak Colors
Oct 13 2017 - Nov 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
Christmas and/or New Years Day
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$210
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

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

IMPORTANT! WE HAVE A NO REFUND POLICY.
PLEASE, suggest renters insurance.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Asheville Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Cork and Bean, Bryson Brewery
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Cherokee,Whittier,Waynesville,Highlands/Cashiers
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.

We are 45 min from Enchanting Downtown ASHEVILLE shops, The Biltmore Estate and Winery, Nationally Awarded Breweries, Antique Shops and Local Events and Conferences.

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