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Private! On a Rushing Stream

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Gatlinburg Cabin Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2) Authentic Log Cabin, Bring Your Fishing Poles!

As seen on the travel channel, brag to your friends that you stayed in an authentic 110 year old log cabin and grist mill directly between a trout stream and a trout pond! You can bring your pet to romp on the 3 level acres. Adjacent to the Gary Player designed Bent Creek Golf course. This cabin offers all the comforts of home. Central heat and air, 2 wood-burning fireplaces, wood is not provided, 1 in the upstairs master bedroom, hot tub on the back deck overlooking the creek, 2 Tv's with VHS and DVD, charcoal grill, internet access. Rocking chairs on the front and back porches. Mountain views. Easy access, no mountain roads! Come for a visit, you will want to stay for a lifetime!

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Laurie Contois
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 1, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

I had spoken with a few other rental places before choosing you guys. I wanted to tell you that there was another availability, but your friendliness and cooperation is what decided for me. Also, thank you for being so reasonable with the cabin rental as well as the unfortunate doggy damage. I really enjoyed my trip and when I come back, you guys will definitely be the first I will contact in regards to cabin rentals. Thank you again!
Jun 2013
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Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(80 traveler reviews)

Private! On a Rushing Stream
average rating of 4.575 based on 85 reviews
5

Cozy in a quiet location

  • 5 of 5

Located within an easy drive to Gatlinburg if you don't want to be in the thick of all the people. The cabin is supplied with everything you would need to feel like you are at home. Having it dog friendly made it even better!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Hope you come back and visit soon!!
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5

Hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at The Lindsey Mill! The property really is spectacular! Not for those who want a "cookie-cutter" cabin, but perfect for those looking for something with a little character! Private and cozy, but a quick trip in to Gatlinburg. We are already talking about renting it for a longer stay next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! Can't wait to host you again. The Lindsey Mill was not affected by the fires. Gatlinburg needs the continued support of tourism. Please tell your friends.
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October Cabin Stay

  • 2 of 5

My husband and I stayed here October 7-13. The advertisement stated the cabin would be private. While it was much more secluded than some cabins in this area, I wouldn't call it private. It was right next to a road. Though it didn't have much traffic on it, there was traffic. There are a couple cabins right next to it. You can see them and they can see you. The golf course is catty corner. If you are sitting in the living room chair with the door open you can hear the men on the golf course talking and taunting each other (as well as see them). So if you are looking for total seclusion you may want to find something else.

One of the main reasons we chose this cabin was because of the trout stream and the trout pond (the ad says you can catch trout in the stream and if not try the trout pond). We wanted to get away and relax and fish. Imagine our surprise when there were no trout in the stream. No big deal, we figured we'd just go out to the stocked trout pond. We caught a few brim but nothing else. So we called and asked out of curiosity. We were told they had quit stocking the pond and hadn't stocked it in a year or so. That is not a stocked pond anymore. She seemed highly surprised there wasn't trout in the stream and she told us they stocked the stream (downstream) and the trout should travel up to the cabin. No. There are a few rather large "waterfall" areas they would have to travel up to get to the cabin and that just isn't how trout work. So my husband was very disappointed about that (remember, this was one of the main reasons we chose this place).

The bed is a rock. We got curious and found the tag. It is 11 years old (closer to 12). On other reviews we saw (after we stayed) she said she couldn't please everyone, and while I understand that, that bed is horrid. People have different likes and dislikes when it comes to beds, and while it is expensive a sleep number bed just may be the answer to that. Then everyone can choose how they want their bed.

My biggest complaint was fleas. We did bring our dog and we are very diligent about her flea care. She has never had them. She did give us our pet deposit back due to them and we appreciate that, but if the area hasn't been sprayed just be aware of it.

The cabin itself is adorable and cozy. The fireplace is beautiful and sitting there listening to the fire crackle was great. The weather was great and my dog enjoyed romping around the yard (some neighbors let theirs run free. Be aware!)

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In all my years of property management, your review is probably the strangest. I will address your complaints one by one. This is also my own vacation home. I like my bed, and so do many other guests. I dislike sleep number beds. If that is important to you, you need to be asking that when you make a reservation somewhere. Did you really take the time to look at the tag? I have never thought to do that at the various vacation rentals I frequent. Many beds have a life expectancy of up to 20 years. Beds get softer over time, not harder. The property sits on 3.5 acres. This house is considered private. Sorry you could see the only neighboring house which is 150 yards away and is rarely occupied. Never has this home been advertised as "secluded". You could not get to a property without roads. The fact that this property is easily accessible is favorable to most. Was there a pond and a trout stream on the property? The fact you could not catch anything is certainly not our fault. Neither the stream or pond are stocked but our guests catch fish quite frequently. It clearly states that we are adjacent to the Gary Player golf course. Again, the golf course is across the road and has never been an issue with previous guests. Don't know what type of issue you had with a loose dog. I guess I am glad you did not have a visit from a bear! This is the mountains by the way! As to the fleas, we take pest and critter control very seriously. Our pest control company was sent to evaluate the property after your complaint. There were no fleas found. Your pet fee was refunded out of good faith. It was not required for us to do so. Your pet may have contacted fleas anywhere and actually we bear the brunt of the cost to have the house looked at. We had to make sure your pet did not bring the fleas in since it is a pet friendly house. We do everything we can to give our guests a positive vacation experience....but as the old saying goes, you can't please everyone.
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Very nice and interesting cabin and great location.

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at the Lindsey Mill. It was a fascinating house and the rusty mill was also very interesting. The location was great for us, because we came to hike in Great Smoky Mtn. National Park. There are only two things i would mention:

1) We would have really liked to know some history of the cabin and mill. We could see that the cabin had been moved -- there were numbered tags on the logs (outside) on the corners. Would also have enjoyed some history of the mill and the standing stone chimney. This would add a great deal to enjoyment of this very special place.

2) The bathroom shower was slippery and dangerous because it lacked a mat and grab bars. We brought in the door mat from the upstairs porch after my husband slipped and almost fell in the shower.

One of the burners on the electric stove didn't work, but that wasn't a problem.

Overall we loved it and hope to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review! I will look into the shower situation, you are the first to mention it. As far as the history, it is a bit muddled. Yes, it was moved to the current location in the early 60's. I have received conflicting information about it's history, but it did come from the community of Pittman Center and the original owners name was Lindsey and they owned the local market and hence the grist mill. The Mill is from the early 1900's.
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay....Cabin was very clean and had everything you need. Would highly recommend fot a quiet getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review!!
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5

Awesome place....very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Not as secluded as we had hoped, but private and peaceful. We will definitely be back in the future. Only stayed 3 nights because we weren't sure how we were going to like it. Next trip we will stay longer....didn't want to come home!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! Sorry you did not find it as secluded as you thought it might be. Glad you want to come back again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Tyson Mchgee
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Bent Creek
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 321, East Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Cobbly Nob
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
OberGatlinburg
Car: necessary

Located 15 minutes to downtown, 5 miles to the arts and crafts community and 4 miles to the Greenbrier entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Rates & Availability

Gatlinburg Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Aug 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
$870
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$145
 
 
Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$150
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$130
$850
 

Additional information about rental rates

Resort Fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Gatlinburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with walk in shower is upstairs. Please keep this in mind if you have mobility issues.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Large bedroom with walk-in closet, flat screen tv and wood burning fireplace. Bedroom and bath are on the upper level.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There are 3 outdoor pools that are available from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Feel free to fish in the trout pond. Bring your own poles and tackle. Bring beach towels to use at the pools and for the hot tub.

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