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Cozy Cabin at a GREAT price*****

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Very Cozy Cabin with a lot of charm. Wrap-around porch surrounds the cabin with plenty of rocking chairs to enjoy the beautiful view and the rushing creek below. This cozy cabin will be your home away from home. It has been recently remodeled with a bear motif and also has hardwood floors, and pine board walls. A spiral staircase takes you to the loft bedroom where you can use the large window above the bed as your headboard and feel as though you are sleeping in the great outdoors.

The cabin sits half way up the mountain at approximately 3100 ft elevation. Perfect for enjoying the cool summer nights and the beautiful fall foliage. It is secluded, however, there are neighbors close enough for comfort and you are only 4 miles from Sylva North Carolina where you have all the latest restaurants as well as Super Walmart for your groceries and necessities.

There is plenty to do such as Harrahs Casino (10 minutes away) and a scenic train ride in Bryson City (10 minutes away). We are also only minutes from white water rafting, dirt-bike riding, ATV trails, tubing, shopping and lots more. If you would rather just take it easy, there is plenty of reading materials as well as a game table with ample games to keep you busy and sharing quality time with your loved ones.

we also have an additional cabin on the property that is available to rent if you have a larger party

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Stepheney Rigney
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Stepheney Rigney

We are the Rigney's (Jim and Stepheney) We live on the West Coast of Florida, we purchased the cabins to be able to escape the brutal summers of SW fl, however, with the economy the way it is we have had to put our plans on hold. That is why we decided to rent the cabins and to do it at affordable rates so that others can have a chance to get away and relax.

Stepheney Rigney purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Stepheney Rigney chose Bryson City Area

We absolutely love the NC Mountains, when you are there time stands still, life slows down and you can breathe deep and relax.


Whittier Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Very Good! 4.2/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Cozy Cabin at a GREAT price*****
average rating of 4.1666665 based on 24 reviews


  • 4 of 5

All was well! Hot water could use some work.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed you stay. We strive to keep our property as neat and comfortable as possible for our guests. I do apologize for the water not being hot enough for you. I was totally unaware of any problem with the hot water, I will have it looked into right away. Thank you for bringing that to my attention
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Cozy little cabin with a few quirks

  • 4 of 5

People FLY down the dirt road to this cabin so BE CAREFUL, I almost got run over by a gas truck! It's not secluded, so be aware of that. My son and I enjoyed the stay for the reasons we were there. It's much better than a hotel! That being said, I have a few things to point out. As others have said, there is no cell phone signal. There is satellite tv with select channels.

Kitchen has everything you'll need to get by. I wish we could have used the burn pit out front. All around a cool little place to stay. The negatives: floor sill plate at the top of the stairs was not nailed down flat and could have cut our feet so we had to be careful every time we walked over it. One of the stair rails is coming loose so I imagine they all need to be checked. There was dust balls and hair all over. I figured it would be cleaner upon arrival. The top window above the tv could use some blinds for privacy. If someone is outside on the hillside they can see straight in to the loft where the bed is. The neighbor is really close and it was a little uncomfortable. There was coffee and sugar on hand which is nice, but I'm not using things that have already been opened and used. Maybe that's just me though. Anyway, it is a nice place and I might would stay there again when going to this area if the safety and cleanliness issues are fixed.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for letting me know about the stair issues, the handyman has fixed them. As for the cleaning issues I have addressed them with the cleaning company, they have assured me it will be taken care of. We strive to keep our cabin safe and comfortable at all times. However things do come up from time to time, and when they do they are addressed immediately.
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great little spot

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was exactly as presented/pictured. There was a property right next door with several large dogs that barked when we got there, but then they didn't make much noise after that. We had our two beagles with us so the spiral staircase inside that goes to the loft/bedroom was tricky for them, but we knew it would be...we just carried them up there when it was time for bed. The porch was delightful and the gas fireplace kept things VERY warm and cozy! I would definitely recommend this spot and we would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was good for fishing but not for romance

  • 3 of 5

We came up and spent the New Years weekend at the cabin. I thought it to be a quiet little get away. Perfect for anyone that is not me or my girlfriend however. The furnace was somewhat complicated as the pilot went out and we luckily were able to borrow a screw driver from our neighbors to unscrew the grate to light the pilot. We got it lit but the furnace was too hot for the little cabin and made the upstairs unbearable, no pun intended. She wouldn't go up and opted for pullout bed on the couch which hurt my back. I tried the fan but she hated it and refused to stay up there, the intense heat caused me to dry out and I became sick. The owner should consider writing instructions for the furnace, I assume the fan was there to help with the heat but that didn't fly over to well of heat and fan combo. The kitchen was a well kept area, small but much to work with in terms of cooking tools. I thought it was very nice. The bathroom was adequate for our height and size , wish the water could be as warm as faucets got, toilet works effectively. There's a dinner table that seats two and satellite tv with little to watch except Comedy Central and a ton of televangelico programs. A rocking chair was a nice touch though weak. The spiral staircase needs screw tightening on the rail. The deck is good for grilling. I feel it may make a better summer cabin than winter but overall, cute and welcoming. If you are a fisherman into bears and tv this is for you, maybe not for a romantic getaway. I did like looking out at the stars at night in the bed. It's about 45-50 away from Asheville which is a fun place with great food, beer and is progressive to the max. Worth going to for bit. The cabin is near some awesome hiking trails and I recommend taking them. I would go back to the area, had a good time, and enjoyed the beautiful smoky mountains.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy. The loft bedroom is a unique experience. The kitchen included all the necessities for cooking and even some helpful items that weren't expected. Really enjoyed rocking on the rocking chair with coffee in the morning while listening to the creek. The t.v. is a nice size and had a great picture with a DVR . Nice furniture on the wrap around porch.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great quiet getaway. Perfect size, accomodations and easy to get to shopping and dinner.

  • 4 of 5

Everything was perfect. However, don't use the home away from app for directions to get you there. Have the specific address in gps and make sure you have everything you need written down as there is no signal to open the app once your there. Perfect place for 2 to enjoy quiet time. Thanks!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel
museum of the cherokee indian
Unto These Hills
Nearest Airport
56 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Scenic Railroad
Nearest Motorway
1.8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Harrahs Casino only 13 miles away.

Try your luck on gambling and also take in a show.


Rates & Availability

Whittier Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring and Summer
Mar 27 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 9 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Mar 26 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $35
Refundable damage deposit $85
Tax Rate 10.0%

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