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Robbi Peirce

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Spectacular Mountain Views, Close to White Water Rafting!

24 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Lake Santeetlah Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

****LITTLE ELK NOB LODGE****

Once you visit, YOU WON'T WANT TO LEAVE!! Beautiful 2-story mountain home with 180 degree view overlooking the picturesque Great Smoky Mountains has it all! Enjoy the tranquility of the North Carolina mountains from your wrap-around upper and lower decks while watching the sun set over the Smoky Mountains. Only 15-30 minutes from everything!

Spend your days hiking the Appalachian Trail, touring Fontana Dam, visiting local street festivals and fairs, driving the Tail of the Dragon, White Water Rafting the Nantahala, Tubing Deep Creek, Cherokee Indian Village, or enjoying the National Forests. The mountains come alive at night with local outdoor shows, gambling in Cherokee, 'Unto These Hills' outdoor theatre, or enjoying the diversity of local cuisine. For the motorcycle enthusiast, we are only 20 minutes from Deals Gap and Tail of the Dragon!

This 'cabin', with 10 foot soaring ceilings, was built in 2004 and is loaded with amenities for our guests enjoyment. 1,260 square feet of air-conditioned and heated living space upstairs with a large Master Bedroom, Guest Bedroom and large bathroom.

The open floor plan of the house is very welcoming with ample room for family gatherings around the gas fireplace in the evenings. In addition to the two upstairs bedrooms, the house has a pull-out sleeper-sofa which accommodates two people, an additional sofa, and lots of comfortable seating!

The large living room is surrounded by windows and has an Entertainment Center with large tv, stereo, DVD player and gas fireplace. Plenty of board games games are provided to entertain the children!

Full-service kitchen has breakfast bar with 2 chairs,full size refrigerator, electric stove, single oven, microwave, dishes, pots, pans, coffee pot, blender, and utensils - you supply the food! Dining Room table seats 6.

The downstairs is approximately 900 sf and has 1 bedroom, living room, bathroom, wood burning stove and kitchenette complete with microwave, mini refrigerator, coffee maker, and sink - perfect for early risers!

Garage on lower level has washer/dryer and room for one car and several motorcycles, atv's, storage, etc. Plenty of parking for all your guests. Fully accessible year-round, the access road and driveway are asphalt and rock so 4-wheel drive is not necessary!

Robbinsville, 15 minutes away, provides a full grocery story, pharmacy, vegetable market, restaurants and local stores.

NO PETS PLEASE, NO SMOKING

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Robbi Peirce (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Robbi Peirce

Originally from Florida my husband and I spend as much time in North Carolina as our schedule permits! With four children, we are constantly on the move enjoying all outdoor activities - especially water-related! Rafting is a favorite for all of us and we go so frequently that we finally bought our own raft!

Robbi Peirce purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Robbi Peirce chose Lake Santeetlah

We have been coming to the mountains of North Georgia and Western Carolina since I was in High School and vowed one day to have a place of our own! We have enjoyed all of the local bluegrass hoe downs, Stecoah Valley Center performances, mountain fairs and celebrations and especially the friendly people of North Carolina! The pristine weather keeps us coming back for summer fun, the beautiful fall seasonal change and sometimes snow in the winter!

What makes this cabin unique

Enjoying an early cup of coffee on our deck while watching the Hummingbirds feed is the perfect way to start off the day! We love looking at the distant mountains, watching the sunset and listening to all of the mountain sounds! We spend lots of time at Lake Fontana with our 3 boys visiting waterfalls, rock jumping, tubing, picnicing and camping. White water rafting and tubing is a must just 20 minutes away!

Reviews

4.9
based on 24 traveler reviews

Spectacular Mountain Views, Close to White Water Rafting!
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
5

Wonderful location; wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our twin teenaged daughters had a really nice week. The house is very comfortable and easy to feel at home in. We rafted on the nearby Nantahala River, we tubed in Deep Creek, we swam and paddleboarded in Fontana Lake. We also swam in Santeetlah Lake. We went square-dancing in Brasstown. We enjoyed UNTO THESE HILLS, the Cherokee drama. We hiked in the National Park. And almost every night we roasted marshmallows and made 'smores at the fire pit. The views from the porch are beautiful and dramatic.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Well maintained and clean

  • 5 of 5

AS Linda said this was a little piece of heaven. I have already mentioned it to several friends who are considering a mtn vacation. Fontana Village has all the activities one could want for adults and children. We went on a sunset cruise and I engaged a guide for some trout fishing and had him clean and fillet them and will have a memorable meal. Robbie I hope you got the note I left next to fan blade. You and Mark were so gracious to let us use the camp.Thanks!!!

Stan

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is a "little bit of heaven" up in the mountains of NC! So much to do if you want to keep busy, or just sit, relax, and enjoy what our cabin has to offer. Hope to have you back next year! Robbi
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Beautiful mountain hideaway!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property! Although the cabin location makes you feel miles away from civilization, the property is equipped with all the modern conveniences that make you feel right at home. The kitchen is fully stocked with the most up-to-date appliances and there are lots of simple food items (like spices, flour and sugar) that are left to share, which keeps shopping to a minimum while allowing for lots of home-cooked meals. The cabin easily and comfortably sleeps 8-10 people (or more) as there is plenty of room for air mattresses and sleeping bags. The owners make every effort to personalize the property, but make you feel like an invited guest in their home. Local attractions are easy to get to and nearby. We enjoyed tubing, boating, hiking, shopping, and wonderful local cuisine. This is a great place to sneak away with just the two of you or (even better) to invite the whole gang (friends and family) to enjoy the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. We will definitely be visiting this property again!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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PRIVATE, BEAUTIFUL MOUNTIAIN VIEW, GREAT LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5

Robbi was very helpful with any questions I had throughout the entire process. He was very personable, friendly and quick to respond!

The home is wonderfully decorated and the lay out is open and very inviting. The pictures are very accurate and probably don't do this beautiful cabin justice (pictures never do). One of my favorite parts of the house was the over sized wrap around porch. Relaxing in the rocking chair and hammock was a highlight for me! I prefer to cook and the kitchen had everything you could possibly need!

The location is great for those looking to spend time at the lakes, dam, tail of the dragon, Cherohala skyline, and there are many hiking opportunities with in a few minutes drive. Asheville is also only about an hour and a half away which offers a plethora of activities (Biltmore Estate and Craggy Gardens were AMAZING!!!). We only ate out a few times; the Hub in Robbinsville had amazing food, friendly staff and great atmosphere!

Having such a wonderful home to stay at in such a beautiful, safe location made this trip perfect!!! I can not wait to come back for another stay! Thank you Robbi for sharing your lovely cabin with us!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having you as our guest Michelle! As you discovered, there are so many activities to do and see in the Smoky Mountains. Our cabin is the place where you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the mountains by watching the hummingbirds from the deck, viewing the beautiful sunsets in the evening, enjoying the fire pit for s'mores and family tales, cooking out with friends and exploring! We hope to have you as our guest again soon!! Robbi
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5

I love it here!

  • 5 of 5

I have seen this house from the moment it was being built. I know the quality of the work that has been put into. The location is almost perfect. Access to 28 can be a little tricky there is a limited site area at the end of the drive way. The house is awesome, I want to buy it. I will stay there again many times.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Briggs for your return visit again this year to our cabin! We are delighted that you love the cabin and surrounding area. Hopefully the mirror at the bottom of our mountain across the street on Highway 28 is helpful getting onto the Highway safely. We always put our windows down and listen for oncoming traffic as an extra precaution. Robbi
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Wonderful Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely enjoyed our week stay here- the house was great!! The mountain views were beautiful and it was so relaxing to sit on the porch and enjoy them in the rocking chairs! It was very private and felt like you had the mountain to yourself! The house had everything needed and more from kitchen/cooking items to games for the kids.

There was plenty of room for a large family to spread out. Located in a great area close to so many activities- will need to return to do some things we didn't have time for. Would love to see the area in the fall with the colors! Owners were very easy to work with and responded quickly to any questions we had.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There's nothing like relaxing on your summer vacation, and the mountains afford that opportunity! There are so many fun activities to do in the surrounding area that a second visit is much warranted. Thank you for your visit and we look forward to your next visit! Robbi
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Cherokee
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Nantahala Outdoor Center
"Awesome white water rafting for children and adults just 20 minutes away!"
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
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Deep Creek Tube Center
"Tubing for the whole family! Take a picnic lunch, cooler of drinks and enjoy your day tubing..."
Rivers End Restaurant
"Great restaurant to watch the rafters end their journey! Very casual"
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
28
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Fontana
Nearest Point of Interest
Tail of the Dragon
Nearest Point of Interest
Nantahala Rafting
Car: necessary

Trout Fishing, White Water Rafting, 4-wheeling, Cherokee Reservation and Harrah's Casino, Boat Rentals, Great Smoky Mountain Railway, National Parks, Tail of the Dragon scenic drive, Appalachian Trail, Nantahala River, Fontana Dam, Joyce Kilmer National Forest, Cherohala Skyway, Lake Santeetlah, Deal's Gap

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Rates & Availability

Lake Fontana Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall Foliage
Oct 8 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Dec 3 2016
7 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
Holiday Rate
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$725
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $120
Tax Rate 9.75%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Cleaning Fee of $100.00 is left at the cabin upon departure. Payment is due in full 30 days prior to booking. U.S. Funds ONLY!

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

Lake Santeetlah Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Upstairs Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Guest Bedroom Upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Guest Bedroom Downstairs
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeper Sofa downstairs
  • King size beds (1) Located in Master Bedroom upstairs, Queen size Beds (1) Located in Guest Bedroom downstairs, Double Beds (1) Located in Guest Bedroom upstairs, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa Bed located in family room downstairs (double)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Plenty of room for parking, stocked woodpile, firepit. Mountain road to cabin was paved summer 2013! There is a section at the top of the mountain that turns to compacted gravel/rock.

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