USA Tennessee Smoky Mountains Townsend Listing #29945

Almost Heaven - Townsend, TN

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16 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 2 Queen Bed, 1 Sofa Bed 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom 4 dog max  4WD/traction may be required in winter
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Secluded home w/ private indoor hot tub & sweeping mountain views - dogs OK!

Stunningly positioned in Townsend - on the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies" - this cabin will charm you with its inviting rustic atmosphere and sweeping views of the surrounding mountains. Your new home away from home has a private indoor hot tub, a lovely deck that sits among the treetops, and a wood-burning fireplace to toast your toes as you relax and unwind on chilly mountain evenings.

What's nearby:
While Townsend is only a short drive from bustling Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, you’ll find delightful activities without ever leaving town. Visit the Tuckaleechee Caverns or the Smoky Mountain Heritage Museum, or spend a day hiking and fishing in the gorgeous expanse of Great Smoky Mountains National Park (five miles east). Also close by is Maryville (15 miles west), where there are plenty of shops, restaurants, and historic attractions like Fort Craig Spring. Just a short 20-mile drive to the east is Pigeon Forge, which offers all sorts of family-friendly attractions, from the iconic Dollywood to WonderWorks.

Things to know:
No WiFi
Full kitchen
Dog-friendly
Fireplace (wood not provided)

This property is managed by Vacasa Tennessee LLC.

Parking Notes: Please park in the gravel.

You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.

AMENITIES

Heating & cooling

Central AC

Fireplace

Partial AC

Wood-burning fireplace

Kitchen & dining

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Location

Mountain View

Media

Internet

TV

Cable

DVD player

Nearby activities & attractions

Downhill Skiing

Golf Nearby

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private

Outdoor

Deck

16 reviews

Kyla V. Jun 2021
The view can’t be beat. The cleanliness left much to be desired. There were human hairs on the pillows and counters. The carpets are dirty in the bedroom and smelled like animal urine. We bought groceries and the refrigerator never cooled and the food spoiled. The beds are as hard as a rock. The indoor hot tub is neat but the heavy chemical smell in the cabin is smothering. GPS will confuse you because the road says “ private drive”. Keep going and you will see it. The view is stunning. Don’t lean on the rails because they wiggle. This cabin needs new carpets and throughly cleaned. We will not be returning to this cabin. We come to the smokies 3-4 times a year. This is the dirtiest place we have ever stayed. We had a 3 night stay. We left a night early due to the heavy chemical smell making my head hurt. I woke up each morning with a migraine. When we arrived and saw the dirty linen we went and bought our own. We determined ourselves to stay as we paid for it. However the chemical smell from the hot tub indoors will overpower you. The second morning I awoke with a splitting headache was the last. I’m writing this review in what should have been the final day of my stay. I am in my comfortable bed at home with NO headache. The views are pretty, the booking process was easy. The cabin needs to be removed until it is cleaned properly and updated.
Manager response:
Thank you for your review, Kyla. We sincerely apologize for all the issues that came up during your stay. We know the refund you received cannot make up for the inconvenience, but we do hope it help to relieve some of the frustration. Our local team strives to provide every one of our guests with the best vacation possible. We are so sorry if our standards were not met during your time with us. We hope for the opportunity to better serve you in the future!
Adryenne S. Apr 2021
View. Nice cabin needs updating
Melissa S. Apr 2021
Cons old needs updating was quite do not rent for six people as it is better suited for 4 and that is with kids we had six with the kids included couch bed in comfortable for kids even carpets old and nasty hot tub never got hot the entire 4 days so we couldn’t use it fridge stayed cool at best not cold needs major update and getting ahold of help 4 calls later we got a small refund but ruined our trip as the only good thing was the view I wouldn’t rent again even if it was half price
Manager response:
Hello Melissa, we are sorry to have been unable to provide you with a pleasant and relaxing vacation experience. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We will be sure to pass your suggestions along to our local manager who will work with our homeowner to make necessary upgrades. We look forward to hosting you again!
Marcia O. Apr 2021
The view was one of the best! Loved the back patio!
Harley M. Feb 2021
Wonderful view of the Smoky Mountains & see all kinds of wildlife! We were able to see bears the first night! Heard bears & wolves around every night. We saw what we believe was a lynx cat, ran away pretty quick, but that's to be expected. Saw lizards, bats & flying squirrels. If you hear something toward the outside of the master bedroom ceiling, it's the flying squirrel. We watched it shoot up & across the beam just under the the hanging part of the roof. It's their woods, they seem to have made a little nest right next to/ under the overhang roof.
Not too far from local shops & Gatlinburg is about an hour drive for more lively attractions.
megan E. Feb 2021
Nice home beautiful view would definitely stay here again
Heather T. Dec 2020
Small and cozy, no WIFI.
The cabin could use some updating.
brenda c. Nov 2020
We loved the view..Very peaceful.Had a nice fireplace and relaxing hot tub.
Dean T. Nov 2020
The view can't be beat however, the cabin is in need of a lot of maintenance.

Nasty carpet for one.

Missing rungs on the deck rail poses a very serious risk for toddlers or pets. Could easily fall 20 feet or more.

The entry steps are very akward.

I'm sure motel 6 offers better towels.

All in all, we enjoyed our stay but probably wouldn't stay here again.
Manager response:
Hi, Dean! We appreciate your feedback and want to let you know we are working with the homeowner on getting some updates done this winter. Thank you!
Marti S. Oct 2020
The view was awesome! Peace and quiet surround you. It could of been a little cleaner, a box of tissues would of been nice. Also a hair dryer would of come in handy. I would also recommend a little maintenance on the road. Overall we were happy and would rent again.
William C. Sep 2020
The View was amazing and the cabin was cozy
Alexandra K. Aug 2020
We had a fantastic time. Very close to tubing locations. Had an easy time cooking.
Rebecca M. Jun 2020
The view is amazing! Truly a mountain experience
Leighann H. Dec 2019
The family loved this cabin and its spectacular view. Close to everything we wanted to see and do but far enough away that we felt like we were the only ones in the mountain.
Ricky M. Dec 2019
Loved everything about it .
Will be back next year or sooner