Bates Cabins- Smoky
Rental are nestled in the Blue Ridge
Mountains forest on part of our 60 acre parcel, this large
vacation home is perfect for multi-family or other large groups.
From the large sundeck the view of Cowee Valley and the mountain
on the opposite side is great.
There are three large master bedrooms, one on the main level and
two more downstairs. The house features handmade rustic
handrails and a bridge in the middle of the main greatroom that
connects the two loft bedrooms upstairs.. The master bathroom on
the main floor features a Jacuzzi tub for a relaxing soak. On
the west side of the house is a huge 24 ft. x 28 ft. deck for
entertaining your friends or just relaxing taking in the
wildlife. Wildlife that can often been seen from the wrap around
porch include Hummingbirds, deer, turkey, chipmunks, and
squirrel. A bird study by the University of Georgia was recently
conducted here. In that study the identified 64 songbird and
woodpecker species. And at night, if you're lucky, you might see
the shy, nocturnal flying squirrel. For the kids this log cabin
rental offers a small yard with a swing set as well as
trampoline with protective netting.
For the gem mining enthusiast this log cabin rental is situated
between close to two mines still open here in Cowee Valley.
Sheffield Mine, featured on the travel channel, is about 2 1/2
miles east. Cherokee Mine, where the largest star ruby ever
found in North America was found a few years ago, is directly
across the street from us. Also close to Cabin A is Cowee Valley
Lapidary where you can have your gem stones professionally cut
This Smoky Mountains log cabin vacation rental is kid friendly
and pet friendly. Our vacation home has a pac-n-play, highchair,
and stroller as well as safety gates and/or child-proof door
knobs that restrict their access to stairs. The gates on the
porches act to keep your pets restricted and safe as well.
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