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River Romance - Sylva, NC

30 reviews
Max occupancy: 5 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Bed 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets 
1064 North River Road, Sylva, NC 28779

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Cottage on the Tuckasegee River w/ hot tub, firepit & covered picnic area

This stilted river cottage is the perfect getaway! Just a few feet from the Tuckasegee River but also close to town, this retreat is perfect for groups looking to get a real sense of the mountain atmosphere. The thoughtful orientation of this modest-sized cabin keeps the river-song in your ears and heart. Guests can use the hot tub on the front deck, the outdoor firepit, and the covered picnic shelter. The master bedroom offers a widescreen TV with surround sound speakers.

What’s nearby:
Walk 1/2 mile into Dillsboro to shop, dine or canoe the river. Trails fill the area for hiking and exploring the surrounding mountains.

Things to know:
Full kitchen (no dishwasher)
Free WiFi
Firewood not supplied
Maximum Parking Spaces: 2
This property is managed by Vacasa North Carolina LLC
Limited cell service and GPS

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Kitchen & dining





Water view



Internet : Frontier



DVD player

Wireless router

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private






30 reviews

Dawn C. Oct 2020
The cabin is small, but the perfect size for my husband and me. It was clean aand provided everything we needed in the way of kitchen appliances, dishes, and linen. The only thing I would recommend in that area would be to take a blanket. There were throws, but we needed another blanket on the bed.
It is truly right on the river. My husband enjoyed fishing. He caught trout, then cleaned them and we grilled them for supper. Delicious! The hot tub on the porch overlooking the river was nice too!
Kenneth W. Oct 2020
The river was nice and the cabin was really nice we really enjoyed it .
River Romance is the perfect name for this cabin!
Connie B. Oct 2020
We enjoyed staying at the River Romance cottage. It was very serene listing to the river flow while sitting on the front porch. We were very close to alot of things so we saw and did something different each day. The cottage was spacious for my husband and I. I would recommend this cottage for a quiet getaway.
Alex Y. Sep 2020
I didn’t want to ever leave! the river is RIGHT there, the hot tub was great, the king bed was super comfy. The bathroom is definitely small, but it didn’t matter. Loved every second!
Rebecca M. Aug 2020
Loved the hot tub, fire pit, rocking chairs, covered picnic shelter, privacy!
shellie m. Aug 2020
This was a perfect spot. The water was right out your door.
Kim B. Aug 2020
Great location! Very clean:) We will be back.
Wesley B. Jul 2020
The cabin is the perfect place to stay for a mountain vacation. It has everything you’ll need inside and the outside space is incredible! It’s decorated perfectly and feels like home. The river is a great spot to fish, we were surprised by how many fishing guides bring their clients right there to fish! My family caught trout, bass and a few other fish right off the bank in the yard. They were also able to swim right from the steps and even wade out in the river to fish. We would definitely stay again for another vacation.
John T. Jul 2020
Very quiet, clean home right on the river. Had everything we needed for a week stay. Would definitely go back.
Janice m. Jun 2020
this home was right in the water! It also has a hot tub! The bathroom is alittle small. We will definitely be going back!
Marcus H. Mar 2020
Location, location, location! The house is small, but it’s location on the river is what you’re paying for. The views, sounds, and fishing are top notch!
Heidi I. Mar 2020
Loved the location! Cozy place that fit my family perfectly
Cheyenne R. Mar 2020
The cabin was so small and cozy for just two people. The only downside is the road across from the river and the master bed was a little uncomfortable, maybe a mattress topper could fix this issue. Otherwise it had all the amenities we needed for a small getaway. We will definitely be returning!
Sammy R. Feb 2020
This was our first time here. It was very clean and well stocked with everything you would need for a quiet relaxing weekend. Already trying to figure out when we can come back. Great little town.
marilyn r. Dec 2019
Quaint little cabin along the Tuck! Enjoyed the hot tub overlooking the river. Perfect spot for 2 people.
Michael C. Dec 2019
This house was perfect for us! Right on the river for a little trout fishing. Close to the Smokys for some great hiking and waterfall viewing. Dillsboro,Sylva and Bryson City were all fun little towns all decked out for the holidays! My only recommendation would be a few extra blankets for the bedrooms!
We hope to come back in the summer for some kayaking on the river!
Manager response:
We will be sure to address your comments about the blankets with the local staff! Thank you!
Jason F. Nov 2019
Camp was as described. Just the rite size for the two of us!(would sleep more). My wife and I enjoyed the river front location along with the convince of being close to town. We didn't spend a lot of time in the camp we spent most of our time in the backroads taking in the scenery. We normally take three to four trips a year to the mountains and would rent again if go back to the Sylvia area.
Robin S. Oct 2019
Stayed for five nights. Loved the location.
Diann S. Oct 2019
Loved it, the deck overlooking the river, beautiful scenery, the hot tub!! Secluded and yet close to everything, mountains, sightseeing, hiking, window shopping all of the cute mountain towns! We had a great time, would definitely recommend!
Dean M. Oct 2019
The river , the view, the mountains, the hot tub . All of it was great
Myra L. Sep 2019
Location and hot tub
Melissa W. Sep 2019
Everything about the place said relaxation. Would have given 5 stars, except the bathroom was a little dirty. Hot tub, fire pit, grill, river, master bedroom was all fantastic. We will definitely be return tenants.
Scott G. P. Aug 2019
"The river is RIGHT THERE Daddy!" We had a great time. Fantastic fishing spot (be aware of Delayed Harvest rules!) and we were so busy we never used the hot tub. Very tiny bathroom warning for big men. Clean, bug free, and the best view from the porch you could want. Close to lots of fun things in the area. We road the Great Smoky Mountain Railway. Several of my friends wanted the link after seeing my pictures.
Jasalyn M. Jul 2019
Cute as a button. We loved the hot tub overlooking the river.
Jennifer K. Jul 2019
Perfect getaway with beautiful river view. Definitely would book again
Emily M. Jun 2019
We enjoyed our stay in North Carolina and River Romance was the prefect home base. I loved waking up and having my coffee on the balcony while my son “communed” with the local geese. We were so lucky to have a family with 3 baby geese nearby and they were so cute to watch.
Courtney V. Jun 2019
Good, clean cabin.
Charlene S. May 2019
Absolutely loved everything about our trip and definitely will be booking this place in the future!!