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Mountainview Retreat

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
chalet
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath, Mountain View, Relax In The Hottub Or On One Of Two Decks

Big Swag Lodge, named after Big Swag Mountain is an ideal wilderness retreat for those who want all the comforts of home. The cabin is secluded and offers wonderful mountain views. Perfect for a getaway with friends, a romantic retreat, or spending quality time with family, you can stargaze from the hot tub or fire pit, relax on one of two decks, or nestle up inside by the fireplace.

Located in the Nantahala National Forest just off of Highway 28, the cabin is only 20 miles away from Bryson City, known for its quaint downtown, locally inspired shops and restaurants, and small town charm.

Big Swag Lodge is within 25 minutes from world-class sites and attractions, including:

• Smoky Mountain National Park

• Fontana Dam

• Tail of the Dragon

• Joyce Kilmer National Forest

• Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

• Nantahala Outdoor Center, known for its whitewater rafting, zip line tours, kayaking and restaurants

Sleeping Accommodations:

This 3 story cabin sleeps up to 8 people, with a master loft, 2 guest bedrooms, and a finished basement. There is a full bathroom on every floor.

Main Floor:

The main floor features vaulted ceilings and an open floor plan for the kitchen, dining area, and living room which features a Smart TV and fireplace. Large windows and sliding glass doors provide a picturesque mountain view. On the main deck, there is plenty of outdoor seating and a gas grill (full propane tank included).

Kitchen:

The well-equipped kitchen has everything you need to prepare meals and has modern appliances including gas range, dishwasher, microwave, and coffee maker.

Loft:

Upstairs, the open loft features a king-sized bed, flat-screen TV, ceiling fan, and a full bath. The open design allows you to enjoy the wonderful view through the huge front windows from the comfort of your bed.

Finished Basement:

Enjoy a selection of board games, darts, foosball, and an entertainment system. This level also features a a separate entrance and access to a garage for a single car or motorcycles.

This cabin has something for everyone; pet friendly, plenty of parking, NFL Sunday Ticket package, media and game room.

Additional fees:

Pet fees- $15 per pet per night, maximum of 2 pets.

More than 6 guests- there is a $10 per person per night charge for each guest in excess of 6.

More Details

Owner
Bryan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
7 January, 2017

About Bryan

We fell in love with the serenity, mountain view, and this is a great place to reconnect with friends and family.

Bryan purchased this chalet in 2015

Why Bryan chose Lake Santeetlah

Being here feels like you are in a treetop house, it's secluded yet only a short drive to civilization and tons of outdoor activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Our stay at the Big Swag was absolutely phenomenal. Not only is it set in the gorgeous Smoky Mountains, but it's very private, spacious, and just cozy in general. Everything about the listing is accurate- the hot tub was AWESOME, the fireplace and firepit were wonderful and kept us warm. The directions provided were definitely needed as there is no service on the road to get out there, but wifi when you get to the cabin! I will add to bring your own paper products for the kitchen, but we were informed ahead of time that we should bring whatever we want to use to cook (olive oil, butter, salt, pepper, etc.) Overall and fantastic stay and it was our friends' first time using Airbnb so my husband and I enjoyed being able to spread the word about it. I kept saying that if I owned a mountain cabin, it would be just like this one. Thanks so much- highly recommend this cabin!”
Nov 2015
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Mountainview Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Charlotte, NC
5

Relaxing &

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time! We have two very young boys & they had so much fun, they were reluctant to leave and still ask when we are going back. The purpose of the trip was an excursion on the Polar Express but we stayed 4 days and never got bored. Plenty of room in the cabin & nice to have the separate play area. We also enjoyed the hot tub every day. Beds were very comfortable - everyone slept exceptionally well which was another big plus !

Kitchen has everything you need, WIFI was very strong. We were able to access our Netflix & Amazon Prime on the main TV and catch up on some movies. Thanks for letting us stay!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! Very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and the kids were kept busy too! Look forward to having you stay again and experience the mountains, perhaps in the summertime :) Happy New Year! Bryan
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5

perfect cozey get away.....away from it all

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is really nice and very clean. Everything you would expect for if your trying to get away from it all. I would have loved to take advantage of the outside activities such as the fire pit and the Jacuzzi, but unfortunately we were there when the wild fires were and could not be outside long. There are some nice things to do in the area and Bryson City was neat to go to. The driveway going up to the cabin was pretty neat, it seems to be straight up and down. But it is everything that the owner says it is and more, would for sure come back. Thanks for letting us stay there.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greg; Thank you so much for the kind words! I'm really sorry the fires put a damper on things for you and your family, but would love for you to come back again and truly enjoy all the cabin has to offer! Thank you again and happy holidays. Bryan
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5

Wonderful mountain retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five had a great time at this well-appointed mountain home. A few things come to mind...this home is very spacious and is well maintained/clean. Bryan seems to be making improvements to it all the time and it shows. We enjoyed the many amenities from the outdoor fire pit and hot tub, to the two level decks with great views. So quiet and tranquil too. Inside the home is very comfortable, with great decor and pretty much everything you need. One surprise was the strong WiFi signal in the house...we prepped the kids for 'life disconnected', so they were happy to discover this. Close proximity to Nantahala Outdoor Center and Bryson City (15-20 min drive to each from the home) and there's plenty to see and do all around. We really enjoyed our family time at this wonderful mountain retreat and look forward to returning again and again over the years.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ron and Carrie for your kind words with this review! I'm so happy you all enjoyed the cabin and look forward to having you stay with us again.
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5

awesome cabin with breathtaking view. Everything you need for an incredible vacation

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. Bryan, the owner was great to work with. The location is perfect if you want privacy and quite, the view is spectacular from the front porch. All you have to bring is your clothes, they even provided soap and shampoo !!! Its everything that is advertised and more !!!

The only "caution" I have is, if you are there to ride motorcycles as we were, the drive up and down to the cabin is extremely technical. Its probably a half a mile straight up and is a combination of concrete, asphalt and gravel, mostly gravel. We are all experienced riders but this thing is about a 9.5 on the "pucker factor".

I will stay there again and if you are going in a car or truck this place is perfect !!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words and compliments. I appreciate you staying with us and hope to see you and your friends book again sometime in the future.
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5

Relaxing and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The trip to the mountains was meant for a relaxing getaway and it was exactly that. The area the cabin is in is very secluded and private. The cabin itself was decorated beautifully and very spacious. The family was able to spread out when needed due to the multiple floors and separate living areas/game room. There was plenty of rooms for our dogs to play outside and enjoyed running up and down the hill in the back yard. The fire pit and hot tub added to the relaxation and a great place to unwind. Overall I would definitely go again and have already recommended it to my family and friends as either a group/family getaway or a relaxed romantic getaway. Job well done.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Cabin to get away, relax with family/friends

  • 5 of 5

When selecting a cabin, we wanted one that was secluded but close enough to attractions if needed. Big Swag did just that. The cabin itself is secluded and surrounded by trees with a beautiful short and long range view of the mountains. When arriving, the cabin was very clean and was accommodating as one would expect a hotel stay (including the soft and comfortable bed spread). The cabin was great for all: The game room was nice to relax with a few cocktails and a fire as well as the hot tub/fire pit with the mountain view. Overall the cabin layout was great as it had a lot of room to spread out with different activities for all. Since the weather was nice we were able to travel and sight see to the Cherohala Skyway to the highest point, the National forest, Fontana Dam, Lake Santellah and also lunch in Bryson city all within 15-25 minutes away. Overall, we would book this cabin again as it is great for family and friends with plenty of room. Our dog also loved running the yard as we did not worry about the traffic. We look forward to going back and enjoying some of the more outdoor activities in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review. I'm very happy to hear my guests enjoying the cabin as much as I do. I look forward to having you back so you can keep making memories with your family and friends.
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Asheville

The county recently changed the name of the road and subsequent house address to: 38 Tranquility Pines. Maps have not yet updated but there is a road sign for Tranquility Pines, along with the signs pointing to Big Swag Lodge so you'll have no problem finding the cabin.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chalet in Robbinsville, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
1/16/17 - 2/9/17
16 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$186
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
2/10/17 - 2/18/17
10 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
2/19/17 - 4/12/17
19 Feb 2017 - 12 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$186
From
A$232
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
4/13/17 - 4/16/17
13 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$232
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
4/17/17 - 5/25/17
17 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$225
From
A$265
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
5/26/17 - 5/28/17
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$292
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
5/29/17 - 6/29/17
29 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$225
From
A$265
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
6/30/17 - 7/4/17
30 Jun 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
7/5/17 - 7/13/17
5 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$292
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
7/14/17 - 8/1/17
14 Jul 2017 - 1 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
8/2/17 - 8/11/17
2 Aug 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$292
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
9/1/17 - 9/3/17
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
9/4/17 - 9/28/17
4 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$265
From
A$292
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
9/29/17 - 10/28/17
29 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$292
From
A$325
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
10/29/17 - 11/21/17
29 Oct 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$239
From
A$298
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
11/22/17 - 11/26/17
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
11/27/17 - 12/14/17
27 Nov 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$225
From
A$298
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
12/15/17 - 1/2/18
15 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$331
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest
 
1/3/18 - 1/11/18
3 Jan 2018 - 11 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$3 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$199
From
A$265
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$99 + Tax
Property Damage Protection A$78
Cleaning A$199 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.72%

********Rates range from $160.00 to $260.00 depending on the season, please inquire with your planned travel dates for an exact quote*******

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Robbinsville, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Lower level bath
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Queen bedroom with TV
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Loft master with TV and attached bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting