Unwind from life in an elegant rustic log cabin with a breath-taking view of the Smoky Mtn National Park! Relax in an exquisite hot tub with a 50+ mile 180 degree view.
Enjoy the beauty of snow covering everything this weekend. Don't worry about driving up the mountain. We'll pick you up nearby in our 4wd truck :)
***New*** Our amazing Airbnb guests (whom we absolutely love) asked for it and we listened! We just installed a brand new 7 person hottub/spa with a view to die for :) When you see the pics you'll understand why we chose a spot up the hill from the cabin. Oh yeah, the cabin has an incredible view, but the hottub view is indescribable. It is located adjacent to our house, but offers privacy. (You will be the only ones using the hot tub as we always defer to guests.)
On to our regularly scheduled description...
Hosts Ben & Jeanne invite you to their beautifully designed log cabin in the Smokies. Set on 13 private acres, the cabin offers solitude and an unsurpassed view over Chilhowee Lake (the southern border of the national park), the western peaks of the national park, and the entrance to the #1 bike & sports-car destination in the US - the "Tail of the Dragon."
Need a breather from the hectic pace of life? Spend some down-time out roasting S'Mores under the stars. There's no light pollution here. In fact, on a clear night, you can easily see the Milky Way with the naked eye. Or, spend a little time challenging each other to a friendly corn-hole match, a card game or an old-fashioned evening of board games. Don't miss the chance to sip hot chocolate or gourmet coffee on the deck as you watch the sun slowly rise over the peaks of the Smoky Mountain National Park.
If you want the hustle of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, this isn't the place for you. But, if you long for peace, quiet, nature, and the outdoors, you're in the right place!
You will have exclusive use of the entire guest cabin as we only rent to one person/group at a time. The cabin sleeps up to 10 people. The master bedroom sleeps 2 in a queen bed. The loft offers 4 twin beds and an optional twin roll-away cot. A twin size daybed & a double futon with extra-thick mattress in the central room offers sleeping for 3 more. A portable crib is available at no cost upon request.
The cabin features 2 full baths, a small but very well furnished kitchen (full size appliances, all cookware, dishes, etc), a vaulted central room that opens to a sleeping loft, and a private queen bedroom in the back. Enjoy the unparalleled view from an 8' x 32' covered deck complete with ceiling fans, a log swing, and several log rockers.
The cabin & home are located 1 1/2 miles up a maintained gravel road behind a locked gate so you are assured privacy and security. Any car can drive the road, but motorcyclists should trailer bikes up the mountain. In the event of winter weather, we will shuttle guests to the top of the mountain via our absolutely gorgeous 4-wheel drive truck (read...amazingly UGLY, but absolutely essential up here!) If you're uncomfortable driving up our road when you arrive, we're happy to meet you at the bottom and drive your vehicle up.
Our dog Copper loves to host pet guests. A nominal one-time $20 fee (not per day, just once for the entire stay) for indoor pets may be paid upon your arrival. There is no fee for outdoor pets.
$25 cleaning fee
$6 ex person fee for over 4 guests
$20 pet fee paid in cash on arrival
14.25% sales & lodging tax paid in cash on arrival
Amenities include high-speed wi-fi, Dish Network, plenty of parking (hey, we've got 13 acres), linens, 4 kayaks with paddle gear, tubes for tubing down Abrams Creek or the Little River (in Townsend), floats to take out swimming in the lake, fishing poles (small jon-boat with electric trolling motor may be available, please ask if you wish to borrow it), a corn-hole game, a frisbee golf goal & discs, hiking nearby, and an outdoor firepit complete with marshmallow roasting sticks and free firewood.
We stock the cabin with many cooking essentials such as seasonings, oil, sugar, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, coffee creamer, condiments such as mayo and ketchup, and a selection of snacks. Enjoy hot biscuits and a variety of Jeanne's homemade jellies for breakfast. You will need to pick up groceries before you arrive as there are no grocery stores within 25 miles and only 1 small seasonal restaurant (BBQ & burgers, open April-Oct).
You are the ONLY guests in the cabin. There are no other cabins or homes nearby except ours which is about 300 feet up the hill from the guest cabin.
Our home is located just up the mountain from the cabin and we love to host guests and share the many local hidden gems of the Smokies. We always greet our guests personally and are available for questions or just to sit down for a friendly chat, but we make sure you have privacy. Feel free to walk up the hill to our house or give us a call anytime. Oh, and by the way, our home is an octagonal glass house perched atop the pinnacle of the mountain, so don't miss a visit to take in the view!
Distance to nearby attractions:
US 129 / "Tail of the Dragon" - 5 minutes on the TN side
Foothills Parkway (southwestern terminus) - 5 minutes
Fishing/Kayaking on Chilhowee Lake or Tellico Lake - numerous boat docks 2-10 minutes away
Hiking - nearest National Park trail entrances at Abrams Creek, about 15 minutes away
Cades Cove - 8 miles as the crow flies, but 40 minutes as the car must drive :)
Townsend - 40 minutes
Gatlinburg - 1 hr 15 min
Pigeon Forge - 1 hr 15 min
Maryville - 30 minutes
Knoxville airport - 35 minutes
Knoxville city - 50 minutes
UT Knoxville - 45 minutes
Our calendar is always current so you can be assured that if a date is open, it is available. If you have a specific date in mind, we encourage you to book it as soon as you finalize your plans. We are booking quickly. With the Airbnb reservation system, an "inquiry" does NOT hold the requested dates.
We may approve one-night stays by request:
1) When we have an "orphan" night (an open single night between two other reservations).
2) For last minute reservations, even if it's not an "orphan" night.
**One night stays are not available for large groups due to the time required to clean and set up.
|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||$5 / night after 2 guests|
|Weekly Price:||$750 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$2200 /month|
|Check In:||3:00 PM|
|Check Out:||11:00 AM|
|Pet Owner:||Dog(s) and Cat(s)|
This cabin was far better than staying in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. The views are more impressive than they show in the pictures. I have already recommended this cabin to several of my friends. We live in the area and have had our fill of the more "touristy" destinations. our hosts were more than accommodating and went beyond what would be expected. We will be back.
My wife and I shared 4 nights at the cabin Feb 28 - Mar 4. The view is wonderful and quiet is beyond your imagination.
When you first read that the hot tub is not at the cabin but at the main house it sounds (email hidden) is by no means a negative. The location offers a private view that is probably unmatched in the region. We had cool nights and the tub was a great warm retreat.
Do follow the instructions to bring your groceries on the way in.
I found all the other reviews helpful and I hope mine is as well.
Show up ready to relax, give Copper a pat on the head, bring a book and someone to share this location with.
If you book this you will find it to be a true rare pleasure.
The Pinnacle: the name says it all. This place is as top-notch you can get for the view, the comfort, the retreat, the price and the hosting. My bride and I were seeking a pleasant retreat from the bustle of Columbus, Ohio for our honeymoon and certainly found it here.
From the moment I booked our stay Jeanne and her husband Ben were in contact with me, excited for our arrival and eager to make our visit special in any way possible. They had candles and roses and classic romantic music playing for us upon our arrival. Also, my wife has Celiac's Disease and upon mentioning this to our hosts they were knowledgable and understanding and made absolutely certain that the place was very, very gluten free (which if you know Celiac's, you know how important this is).
An important thing to note is that the pictures, beautiful though-they-are, do not do the view any justice. It is FAR SUPERIOR in person. To wake up in the morning for the morning joe and GF toast with Jeanne's homemade Jam (which also rocks!) and be surrounded by such majestic, untouched creation is something that can never be captured in a photograph.
That being said, I highly recommend, beg even that you go and pay a visit yourself! We plan to make our visit to The Pinnacle a yearly retreat and are certain that you will have as hard a time leaving as we did.
Very cozy cottage high up in the Smokies overlooking a picture-perfect lake. Watched an amazing sunset with more than 180 degree view while relaxing in the hot tub with a built in radio. Very warm and inviting hosts with friendly dog Copper. Wish we would have stayed for more than one day!!!
This small & beautiful cabin were exactly what my wife & I were looking for; & the views are absolutely spectacular. The Styles are tremendous hosts. Enjoy the view from the hot tub- unlike anything we have ever experienced.
This cozy cabin provided the perfect getaway for my me and my boyfriend. The Styles greeted us with much hospitality and the cabin itself was clean and perfectly ready for us. Views from the balcony are unbelievable and the 360 degree view hot tub is a must! We both highly recommend this stay for a weekend getaway or maybe longer.
The most scenic and beautiful views from any of our airbnb adventures yet so far! The beautiful outside setting is equally matched inside this very modern yet rustic cabin.. along with the blissful hosts who meet us on arrival. Perfect stay!
I usually don't write reviews, but on this occasion I need to share what a wonderful experience I had at Jeanne's cabin. When we arrived her lovely husband received us. The cabin was perfectly clean and extremely comfortable. Since we visited during the winter I was afraid it would be drafty but no, it was cozy. The view from the porch is breathtaking, it's even better than the pictures. We enjoyed the hot tub, the homemade jam, smores and most of all the silence and privacy. I'm sure we will visit again.
Beautiful cabin with incredibly gracious hosts. The views, the hikes, the cabin, it's everything you anticipate. Great weekend!
Brought my girlfriend here for a Christmas gift getaway and we could not have been more pleased. The cabin was absolutely lovely, and Ben and Jeanne were very accommodating. We will be heading back to the area in the fall time frame and are looking forward to booking there again!