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Comfort on the Mountain Convenient to John Campbell Folk School

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,950 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 6 Sleeps

Wow! What a view! Come enjoy our home away from home hillside chalet, offering

awesome views of the Nantahala Forest part of the Great Smokey

Mountain range. Enjoy all the conveniences of home in this beautifully well maintained, non-smoking 3 bedroom (2 queen-sized beds and 2 full sized Sleep by Number beds in loft), 3 full bath home that boasts an open floor plan on the main level including a living room with stack stone fireplace, dining room and well stocked kitchen for inclusive

entertaining. Grill your favorite meal on the gas grill and enjoy outdoor dining on the picnic table on the main deck. Retire to the finished lower level to play cards on

the game table while watching the game or movies (provided) on the 52 inch big screen TV. Borrow a book from the library collection and enjoy the quiet serenity of nature atop the peak or take a short walk to the bottom of the ridge to fish the Hiwassee River, picnic at the covered pavilion, watch the otters play and the ducks float

by or bring a blanket and relax with a book on the rivers edge.

Even while you enjoy the tranquility know that you can still stay connected with loved ones with free WiFi when needed.

This cabin is great for a family retreat or holiday celebrations as well as meeting up with friends for a tranquil weekend. There is something for everyone here.

Give me a call or email me. I would love to tell you more!

More Details

Property Manager
Jim and Reiko Ray
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 30, 2017

About Jim and Reiko Ray

We are originally from Cincinnati, Oh. We moved to south Florida in 2002 and shortly after moving we realized that we really missed the seasons. We had vacationed in the area for Spring Break many times. We had hoped that one day we could have our own piece of this mountain paradise.

Jim and Reiko Ray purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Jim and Reiko Ray chose Murphy / Andrews Area

This is our home away from home. We have all the amenities and comfort of home. All you need is to bring your clothes and get ready to relax!

What makes this cabin unique

Birds Eye View has a beautiful non obstructed view that is in walking visit to the rivers edge. Also we are 1 mile from Cherokee Gulf Course, 3 miles from John Campbell Folk School and 5 miles from downtown Murphy. All the benefits of being close to civilization but the serenity of the mountains.


Murphy Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , loft area
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , lower level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , main level bath
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double , located in the loft area with full bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
* Our home is comfortable for 6 people. It offers a fully equipped kitchen and laundry area, including all appliances that match the convenience of your own home. The 3 bathrooms come with towels to accommodate 8 people. A hairdryer is also available. All beds come with linens and extra pillows. The lower level has a queen sized sleeper sofa and linens where pillows are also available. Also in the lower level, a relaxing area with a 52 inch screen TV with Cable, DVD/VCR, board games and game/card table with poker set up. The main level bedroom as well as the loft level bedroom offers a TV with cable hookup. Relax in the living room overlooking one of Murphy's finest views while enjoying the gas stack stone fireplace. Grill your favorite foods on the gas grill and enjoy the view by eating outdoors on the picnic table. Finally you can retire outside and just 'rock' away the evening in the rocking chairs provided. Stay connected with your loved ones with free internet.


4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Comfort on the Mountain Convenient to John Campbell Folk School
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

This place is the whole package

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, clean, well-maintained. We had nothing to do except enjoy our stay. Spectacular sunrises over a 20 mile vista. One stop grocery with everything (including freshly prepared food), 10 minutes to Murphy, less to Folk School. Thirty minutes to Nantahala Gorge, ninety to Asheville. A great place to "live" in one of the nicest little corners of America.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying in the Cabin..We go there to get away from it all to Relax and Regenerate. it is so nice, the views are amazing and the Cabin has everything one would need for a vacation. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Wonderful Cabin

  • 4 of 5

What a beautiful cabin! Very welcoming and inviting. Had all the comforts of home, all we needed to bring was food and our luggage. Our children loved the loft and game area which came in handy when we were snowed in for 3 days. We would love to go back but it will be in the summer or fall.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Farmer's Market Sat and Sun year round.

* Antiquing.

* Peachtree St.

* Great Restaurants.

* Cherokee Golf Course.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hike the forests.

* Picnic by the river in the community.

* Explore Peachtree Street.

* Tubing the many streams and rivers..

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Horseback riding.

* Hiking the forests and trails.

* Boating on the many lakes and rivers in the area.

* Tubing the many streams and rivers..

Within a short distance of the cabin, there are many fascinating and

enjoyable places of interest. For those inclined towards outdoor

activities, there are: Numerous lakes and rivers for boating,

fishing, swimming, white water rafting, floating and other aquatic


Several national forest and state parks for hiking, picnicking,

sight-seeing, many water falls and mountain biking. A number of

other attractions,

including train rides, horseback riding, boat rentals and we are one

mile to the Cherokee Golf

Course! For those with a preference for indoor activities or driving

adventures, there are many to

choose from including museums, Indian villages, 3 miles to John C

Campbell Folk School, drive the

exciting nearby 'tail of the dragon' , art galleries, and the nearby

Biltmore Estate in Asheville,

NC or Rock City and Ruby Falls in Chattanooga, TN. The best thing

about Murphy is that you are

still close to it all. Come check us out, you will not be


Please contact me for open dates, the calendar is not always updated


Rates & Availability

Murphy Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 16 2017 - Sep 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 15 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $75

*All rates are subject to a minimum 3 night stay, $150 refundable
security deposit required to secure reservation. Monthly rentals require $300 refundable deposit.
OCCUPANCY: Overnight occupancy shall not exceed six people. Should the number of persons exceed the numbers specified in the agreement the owner, at their sole discretion may charge an additional $15 per person per night, which charge will be deducted from the security deposit. The tenant agrees that the unit is for residential use only with no rights to sub-let or assign any interests under this agreement.

Manager'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.
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