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October Special! October 1-6 $99 per nt! Amazing Views For Miles! Private!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. Great Views Of The Smoky's. Secluded and Private

With it's unforgettable views, beautiful decor, and full list of amenities, Closer to Heaven has the allure of a private mountain paradise away from it all...

Tucked away within the Hickory Hollow Resort Community, yet minutes away from all attractions and the beautiful National Park, Closer To Heaven is your ultimate mountain getaway that offers a perfect blend of privacy and convenience.

Pictures can't truly show the full beauty overlooking famous Wears Valley, but perched 1,950 ft. in elevation and nestled in the foothills of the Smoky Mountain National Park, Closer To Heaven offers these picturesque views from nearly every location on the property.

Wake up in the beautiful master suite to the sound of wildlife just steps away. Enjoy your morning coffee while sitting on the masterfully crafted log picnic table and listen to the chirping birds, chattering squirrels, and abundance of other wildlife within the area. All of this within view of the breathtaking Smokies.

Peaceful rain showers can be enjoyed under the covered porch or even from the one-of-a-kind reading nook that no other cabin has to offer. Situated at the end of a small catwalk looking out of floor to ceiling windows, enjoy the tree framed view while reading your favorite book.

After long days of hiking and seeing the attractions, a night of rejuvenation is a must! Offering privacy and relaxation, take some time to unwind in the hot tub that sits upon the back deck overlooking the trees and the mountains.

The Chef within you can whip up any meal you'd like in the fully equipped kitchen or over the hot coals of the BBQ grill. Also enjoy a nice glass of wine from one of the local wineries and get a taste of the area!

Give yourself the vacation you truly deserve by booking this one-of -a-kind cabin today!

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More Details

Owner
Kendall and Leina Luelf
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Kendall and Leina Luelf

My wife Leina and I (Kendall) got married in June of 2009. I previously worked in TN at a nuclear plant that is located about 2 hours from Pigeon Forge. I absolutely loved the area while I worked there and always wanted to go back. We now live in IL and I currently work at a nuclear plant locally, and my wife Leina works for a consulting firm. Last year we visited the area again and decided to look for property while we were there. We purchased our first cabin last year. It is called Closer To Heaven and is located in Wears Valley. We decided to rent it out while we weren't occupying it and quickly found that with my job, last minute vacations are tough to plan and the cabin was usually booked. We looked around for more property so that we could have a couple of choices when we visit and found our other cabin, Eagle's View.

Kendall and Leina Luelf purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Kendall and Leina Luelf chose Tennessee

My wife an I bought our cabin because we just absolutely love the location and the views. Anyone who has ever been to eastern TN knows just how amazing the Smoky Mountains are; and if it is your first time, you will soon see for yourself! Being located in Wears Valley is probably the biggest treat for us. We really enjoy the small town feel while being so close to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Wears Valley is full of great farmers markets, antique stores, and restaurants. Everyone there is so friendly and always make us feel welcome, and that really made our cabin the one for us.

What makes this cabin unique

We looked at numerous cabins and none of them had the reading nook like this one does. It is very unique and sets it apart from others.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I cant believe our vacation has already come to an end! WE spent our first night in a different cabin on this road. We went for a walk and saw this cabin. The first thing in the morning we went to the office to see if we could switch. We are SO happy they said yes! What a view! I will never tire of looking at the beauty of the Smokies. M husband and I first came here 10 years ago and I have wanted to share this with my sons every since. We hiked Laurel Falls, Abrahm's Falls, Rainbow Falls, and Grotto Falls. They were amazing! We saw a few bear at Cade's Cove, went Whitewater rafting, tubing in the creek-what a great time we had enjoying Gods gift of natures beauty! School starts in a few weeks...what a wonderful way to end our summer together.
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom (Main level) - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Loft Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Loft Bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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October Special! October 1-6 $99 per nt! Amazing Views For Miles! Private!
average rating of 4.859375 based on 70 reviews
5

An absolutely beautiful place with amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

This is a truely "closer to Heaven" experience. My wife and I definitely enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful View!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay at this cabin. Overall it has everything you need. But mostly the view is the reason to stay as it is beautiful! We even saw a bear on the street below the deck. I am giving it four stars because I do think the cabin needs a good deep clean as it was dusty. The vents clearly were dusty and have not been vacuumed out in a while! I would also say a few items such as the rug could be replaced as they are worn. Overall our stay was enjoyable and we would consider staying here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is great to hear you had an enjoyable stay in our cabin and in the area. Thanks for your feedback on the cabin as well. We pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our cabins and we will be sure to speak with our cleaners regarding the dust. We have ordered a new rug to replace the current one and it will be installed during the next check-out. Thanks again, it was a pleasure!
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5

Cabin has a great view and is in a great quiet location.

  • 5 of 5

Kendall was very accommodating and quick to reply to any questions I had. Cabin was clean and views are beautiful. My kids enjoyed playing the arcade when we took breaks from hiking the Smokies. Great vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was very nice, comfortable, and a great view of the mountains!!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was very nice!! Easy to find!! We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to anyone!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful View! Clean Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression was " How do we get back out of this driveway?" It is a little tight and on a blind hill. You pull in and trust you are still on the driveway. You back out and hope no one is coming down the hill or around the turn heading up. Once you get past that and enter the cabin it is a breath taking view from the living room. The loft is very cute with a great view. You can stand on the back deck and see for miles across the mountains. The cabin was very clean! The bedroom and bath was perfect. I gave it five stars because if you want to stay in a cabin with a beautiful view like this, you must travel up steep inclines and driveways. It was worth it!!!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice views!

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is located in a 'cabin rental' community, but was very private. Very nice views of the mountains from the deck. The driveway is a little tricky, but once you get used to it, you shouldn't have any issues.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your hit the nail on the head regarding the community! Although it is technically a community, it is very private and the cabins are far enough apart that privacy is easily had. The views are icing on the cake! Thanks for the great comments and we hope to have you back!
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort
Car: necessary

You can also enjoy zip lines and canopy tours, seasonal hay rides, and various local festivals throughout the year. Closer to Heaven is within the Hickory Hollow resort area, which has a small catch and release pond available to all guests. The property is conveniently located off of Wears Valley Rd, which is directly between Pigeon Forge and the entrance to the Smoky Mountain National Park.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85
Damage Deposit $200

****PLEASE NOTE****

Holiday stays are subject to holiday rates and are not associated with the above rate table. Holiday stays will be handled on an individual basis upon inquiry.

Holiday's include:

-New Years Day
-Martin Luther King Day
-Valentines Day
-Easter Weekend
-Memorial Day
-Independence Day
-Labor Day
-Thanksgiving
-Christmas
-New Years Eve

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

50% of payment required at time of initial booking & the remaining 50% is due 30 days prior to arrival for check-in.

If booking is made 30 days or less to the arrival date, 100% of payment is due.

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.