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Lois Storc

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Modern cabin ideal for deep woods experience/retreat.

21 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Overview

Franklin Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths. sleeps 6.

Cozy mountain cabin retreat, remote with view of large creek, complete with trout, that runs through the property. Hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, wildlife viewing, gem hunting, all in the immediate area. Cabin has open floor plan so the cook is always part of the party. Outdoors is a large deck overlooking the creek and the distant mountains. Why go inside when you have a setting like this?

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lois Storc (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Reviews

4.7
based on 21 traveler reviews

Modern cabin ideal for deep woods experience/retreat.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 21 reviews
5

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to let everyone know that we just got back home from staying in this wonderful cabin. We all had a blast and the cabin is beautiful. The kids loved playing in the creek and cooking smores on the firepit. My husband and I enjoyed sitting on the deck listening to the creek. The weather was great while we were there and we were able to sleep at night with the sliding glass doors open. Mr. Tripp and his wife were awesome and assisted us with anything we needed. We look forward to coming back and staying again. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful place with us!!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for all the great comments! We are pleased you enjoyed your visit.
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4

Nice secluded home for quite and relaxation.

  • 4 of 5

Home was very nice . Secluded area. Really need high clearance vehicle to access, but overall very nice experience. Family had a very nice time here. Would recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at our cabin.
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5

very comfortable well stocked cabin and setting so relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

This was the best stocked rental we have ever had with the exception of washcloths. However the avaiable condiments, paper supplies more than made up for this lack. The washer and drier with soap etc really made it almost non existent.

The cabin is so cozy, decorated nicely and had a homey, calming effect. The kitchen is so easy and efficient and meals were easy to prepare.

The refrigerator is new and large and really helped us keep stocked up.

We did not mind the trip to town on paved and no paved roads as the scenery is so beautiful. We knew in advance that we would not go to town everyday, as our purpose of going to a cabin was to slow down, enjoy our scenery and to spend time with one another.

What a treat to leave 90 plus decrees in Florida and have low 80's and even 79 in our cabin in the woods. The dog even enjoyed exploring the creek

.How lovely to open the slider in the bedroom and hear the creek gurgling outside. The porch off the downstairs bedroom is a delight to sit on anytime of the day. We did not have another couple with us to share the wonderful upstairs sitting area and bedroom, but it was so inviting and lovely.

Yes we did go to the casino, worked the ruby mine mud for treasure,.fished the trout pound for five nice fish, met friends in Franklin, had a great social time along with out time together. Thanks for the use of the cabin.

We hated to see our week in the woods end and say goodbye to peace, quiet and mother nature at its best.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy to know when our guests enjoy their stay. Thank You for all the kind words.
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st. petersburg, fl usa
5

Love this place

  • 5 of 5

I noticed there haven't been any recent reviews so I just want to say having stayed here I think at least 5 times maybe more it is our go to place. Our most recent trip was in March this year and have stayed a few more times prior to this. We are actually booked to come back next week. Lois the owner has always been very helpful with getting us booked and the cabin is well stocked except for food and even then there might be a snack or two there. Greg the property manager is very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. We have never had a reason to call him for repair or any other problems but I'm sure he would be on top of it if needed. I think the listing description is accurate. Road can be a little rough but I have a Jeep. My son visited one day we were here and had no problem with his Altima sedan and there was a bit of rain washout on the road up close to end that day. If your looking for a clean, comfortable and secluded stay with lots of woods and streams to explore this might be for you. Great fishing and water sports are nearby.

Lois, thanks for sharing your home with us.

Bruce and Valerie

  • Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, We do our best to help everyone who stays with us enjoy themselves. And the propriety around our home.
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Winter Park
4

Outstanding deep woods experience. Just what we wanted.

  • 4 of 5

We were looking for a place that got us away from phones ,internet, and the hussle and bussle of everyday life. We found it at this property! Sitting on the porch each day was great! The only things to hear are the creek and the birds. Just what we were looking for!

The cabin had everything you could need for a comfortable stay. It was clean and well maintained. Logs ready for the fireplace or fire pit. I can't say enough about how great it was. Greg, the property manager was friendly and helpful at all times. Thank you Lois, for letting us stay at your cabin, it did wonders for our souls. If we ever get up that way again, I do hope your cabin will be available.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We work hard to keep our cabin ready for guests and hope all who stay, find just what they are looking for.
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Irmo, SC
5

Much needed peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Greg was very helpful. The cabin was clean and ready for our visit. We are looking forward to another stay here in the future. Our dog loved running through the woods and playing in the creek. He was exhausted at the end of our stay and slept the whole way home. Even though it was too warm to have a fire in the cabin, we took advantage of a couple cool evenings and relaxed with a glass of wine and a fire in the firepit.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always a pleasure to have families that enjoy our home. Thank you for taking the time to let us know your family enjoyed your stay.
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Asheville NC
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Franklin or Bryson City NC
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Franklin (Mill Creek Country Club)
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Smokey Mountain Railroad
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Cashiers or Maggi Valley NC
Car: necessary

Cabin is located about mid-way between Franklin NC and Bryson City NC, about six miles off of HWY 28N. It is above the Telico Trout Farm and near the Telico Gap. Great place for hiking and it is possible to walk up to the Appalacian Trail from the cabin site. One of the major attractions is Cherokee, NC. The cabin is some what remote so you will need plenty of provisions since trips to town are a time consuming event usually an hour round trip. We are closer to Bryson City than Franklin but the road to BC is very winding, at some spots you can see your own tail lights.

There are so many things to do here, such as rafting down the Nanahala Gorge, hiking to the Teleco Gap observation tower, hunting gems at the many gem mines in the area, mountain biking, and the kids really love going to the Fun Factory in town. Franklin also has a new Performing Arts center. And if you are brave enough to head for the deep woods in the winter time there is sledding and skiing (sleds provided!)

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Rates & Availability

Franklin Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$78
$540
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

There is a $200.00 security deposit required, $300.00 with pets and larger family groups.
25% deposit is required when booking is made with the balance due one month before arrival date.
Previous renters with us may enjoy last years rates:
We normally do not rent for winter months due to the problems of winterizing the cabin. However, availability can be negotiated case by case basis..

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Franklin Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Basement bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , With walkout patio doors
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Restaurants: Franklin and Bryson City have many full menu and fast food restaurants.

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