Whittier, North Carolina, United States
Vacation Home Rental Description:
Step back in time when you arrive at this 1890's log cabin beautifully reconstructed at a cool 4000 feet in elevation located between Dillsboro and Cherokee. This 2 bedroom, 3 bath, 2000 sq ft home has a beautiful master suite with bath that has recently been added. This room gives you a breathtaking view from a wall of windows allowing you to feel as if you are in the trees.
Sit by the fire and relax, read a book, or simply look out the window and see the scenery change from moment to moment. Go to bed each night gazing at the stars and the lights of the valley. Awaken to see a panoramic view of the Great Smokey’s, Clingman’s Dome, and Mt. Laconte in TN. Every room has a magnificent, long range view of the mountains. Our mountain top, totally private home backs up to Forest Service Lands giving you access to miles and miles of road for hiking and mountain biking.
Go rafting on the Nantahala or tubing down the Tuckasegee. Enjoy a day of sight seeing on the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad or enjoy a quiet, romantic dinner on the Dinner Train. Convenient dining and shopping is 10 minutes away in historic Dillsboro and Sylva. Make sure to check out the Heinzelmannchen Brewery in Sylva, where you can sample micro-brewed hearty ales. Drive 15 minutes north and you are in the Cherokee Indian Reservation with shopping, dining and Harrah’s Casino. Go 20 minutes south to Franklin; 45 minutes East and you are in Ashville. Highlands and Cashiers are a beautiful 40 minute drive.
Access: Last 7/10 mile is a one lane gravel road with moderate incline. Mountain driving experience recommended
Fully Equipped Kitchen - no dishwasher
2 Gas Log Fireplaces - one in Living Room and one in Master suite
Satellite TV & DVD player in living room
Central Heat and Air.....although air is seldom needed!
Master Br - Queen
Lower Level Br - Queen - satellite tv & vcr
Additional Features: Air Conditioning, Fireplace: Gas, View, Hiking, Internet