About the property
- House1600 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay6 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 7 Sleeps
NOTE: Prerequisite for winter rental: 4-wheel drive, no exceptions. For all other times of the year, 4-wheel or all-wheel drive is STRONGLY recommended. Front-wheel drive may be OK during summer months, but initial part of last mile can be rough. Rear-wheel drive vehicles are definitely NOT recommended.
Smoky Sunrise is a beautiful and extremely comfortable log home with vaulted ceilings, an entire wall of windows in the great room, an expansive deck with covered area, hot tub, swing and every imaginable amenity.
Smoky Sunrise is immediately adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The elevation of the home is 4800 feet and it overlooks the town of Maggie Valley, NC. On a clear day, you can see all the way to Asheville. The views from Smoky Sunrise are superior to those of any other home in the region. Just a short hike and you will be in the park. Several nature photographers use Smoky Sunrise as a home base.
The kitchen is fully stocked with all cookware and condiments. The deck has an excellent gas grill. A real stone fireplace with remote-controlled gas logs lets you enjoy warm, romantic evenings in the great room.
The master bedroom is on the main floor and has a king sized bed, private master bath with jacuzzi tub, separate shower, and granite counters.
The second floor has a bedroom with a king sized bed and private access to a bathroom shared with the sleeping loft that has a queen-sized bed plus additional sleeping accomodations for children.
A third full bathroom with tub is on the main floor.
The deck has a six-person hot tub and a covered dining area. A game area in the basement includes a game table, and a cabinet that contains a small TV that can play DVDs and a good selection of games and puzzles.
High-speed internet with wireless access is included, so bring your laptop or tablet!
Visitors to Smoky Sunrise return year after year. It is a special place that will enable you to relax and enjoy nature. The views are stunning and you will not soon forget your visit.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 2, 2018
Why Signe Maximous chose Qualla
Because it has the most beautiful views of any house we have ever seen. And, those views are from the deck or the living room which is basically a wall of glass. High ceiling in great room gives feeling of great space.
What makes this House unique
We fell in love with this home because of the expansive living area. When you walk in the door, you see the views through an entire wall of windows. Then you look up and see that the ceiling is two stories high and that it has real structural beams that support a real tongue and groove inner roof layer. Go upstairs to the loft and you can still see the amazing views. As a matter of fact, when you sleep up there, the view of the sunrise is the first thing you see when you wake up in the morning.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
If you want a true mountain experience Smoky Sunrise Cabin is a must
We vacation in the Maggie Valley area just about every year and use VRBO as our tool to find great cabins
The views from the cabin desk are beautiful
Booking with the owner was easy and communicating with her was no problem
Signe thank you for the use of your cabin and we will be contacting you again!!
A World Unto Itself!
Where to begin, so many wonderful thoughts go through my mind when I think of our stay at Smoky Sunrise. It is true that Smoky Sunrise offered us the most wonderful view of the mountains and Maggie Valley and sights even beyond. The house/cabin was more than adequate. Everything and I mean everything one could need or want was provided. Nothing was overlooked. The house was clean and everything worked fine. The only misgiving was that we could not get the fireplace to work, despite my knowledge of gas fireplaces. This one challenged me.
The drive up the mountain to Smoky Sunrise was and is a challenge but extremely doable. Driving up slowly with a AWD or 4WD it's a snap. driving down keep your speed in check and lightly use the brakes. Getting in the driveway was the biggest challenge but I charged into it from a short distance and got over the hump.
The house was always comfortable. Air Conditioning beat the heat and warm comforters on the comfortable bed kept the evening chill in check. Sitting in the hot tub looking at the magnificent stars was a memory not long forgotten.
If your reading this and are interested in staying at Smoky Sunrise I can assure you that you will not be disappointed. It was an experience we will not long forget.
Smoky Sunrise is a wondrous experience!
First of all, making our plans with Signe was easy and expeditious. She was so thoughtful and considerate, accommodating, and communicative every step of the way. The cabin is spacious without losing the coziness, and everything you need is provided - in the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms, laundry, and all the indoor and outdoor living spaces. We arrived on the first night of the full moon and, just like the sunrise next morning, it was in full display through the cathedral windows of the living room and off the kitchen deck as well. We couldn't have asked for a more private piece of mountain paradise!
On top of the World!
Smoky Sunrise is a great cabin with every amenity including a comfortable bed. The view is spectacular! We old people enjoyed the hot tub, the hummingbirds, and Trivial Pursuit. It is a perfect retreat for serious relaxing with plenty of sitting and dining areas. But, the owner is not exaggerating when she tells you to expect the steep drive up the hill. If my math is correct, Smoky Sunrise is about 1800 feet higher than Maggie Valley. ABV and GGV Charleston, SC
Great cabin and view.
The cabin was awesome for our family. The kids enjoyed the basement playroom, hot tub and the fire pit area. The adults enjoyed the sunrises and smokey mountain views. Twice on trips to Cherokee we were lucky enough to see elk and get great pictures of them. Overall a great family vacation.
I fill nostalgia to leave this cabin, I can't believe that I miss it more than my own home , which by the way, its a very good house , I can't not say it better but we loved Maggie Valley and the cabin, what a cozy and well built cabin, on a perfect spot to see the mountains to east , don't miss the sunrise early in the morning, the owner was very good and helpful, no complaints, there are tons of things to do in the area but it is very hard to leave the cabin, it has everything, I could stay there for a full year, the people of North Carolina are great, not afraid to say Merry Christmas, the restaurants, the food, I love the south, I vacation at least 3 times a year and this time is a place that I would not hesitate to visit again and stayed at the beautiful Smoking Sunrise, it wil be in my heart forever,
* Hiking * Photography * Blue Ridge Parkway * Great Smoky Mountain National Park (300 yards away) * Ghost Town (zip lines and entertainment) * Wheels Through Time Museum * Pisgah National Forest * Cherokee Indian Reservation * Golf * Horseback riding * Biltmore Estate * Harrah's Casino and Restaurants * and much, much more.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Nightly Rate: $150 - $150 Weekly Rate: $900 - $900 Monthly Rate: $3600 $900 per week plus $140 house and hot tub cleaning fee One week minimum rental June through October. Rentals usually Saturday to Saturday or Sunday to Sunday. Haywood County requires collection of additional 11% occupancy tax. $200 security deposit refunded after housekeeper confirms no damage. $80 pet fee