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Perfect for a winter getaway!

Bedrooms 5
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 2 bathroom with mountain view.

The Powell Farm Rental House is located in the Smoky Mountains on a farm that has been producing agriculturally since 1879. With a beautiful mountain view and a very relaxed and secluded location, you are sure to enjoy your getaway in the Smoky Mountains. The house is only 15-20 minutes away from Townsend, TN and an easy 30-45 minutes away from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. There are 4 bedrooms, a master that has a queen size bed and bath and three other rooms that all have queen sized beds. There are also 2 pull out couches that are located in the den and in the sun room. The sun room has a large dining table and 3 couches that make for a great TV room and has amazing mountain views. From the sunroom is access to the private 18'x36' pool. Enjoy early morning quiet and coffee and evening meals at the 2 tables with umbrellas. Our home has Cable TV and wireless internet.

Property Manager
Amy Higdon
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Amy Higdon

Our home is built on property that has been in Velda's family since 1879. Her grandparents, Joseph and Sarah Jane Flynn, built the first structure on the property and raised their family on this farm. Sampson Flynn, Velda's father, was born on the farm in 1902. He married Bonnie Cagle in 1920 and their family eventually settled in the gray block home that sits next door to our home. Velda and Marshall had this home moved from along Little River in Walland, Tennessee to the current location in 1965. There have been several additions to the home over the years, including the pool and sunroom. Velda and Marshall raised their family, son David and daughter Amy, in this home until they moved their residence next door in 1996 They remodeled the block house of Velda's parents after their passing. Amy's family lives on the farm behind the rental. Their great-grandchildren are the 6th generation to have lived on the family property.

Amy Higdon purchased this farmhouse in 1965

Why Amy Higdon chose Walland

Powell Farm Rental has been in the nightly rental business since 1996. We have guests who will be returning for their 20th summer. Our home is large enough to have plenty of beds and room to spread out. The sunroom provides gorgeous mountain views even in the winter. Our guests have enjoyed various local activities, and one family returns each Fall for an annual Tennessee football game. We are 45 minutes from Dollywood and other Pigeon Forge attractions.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Powell Farm is uniquely located near Knoxville and Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge but far enough away to avoid traffic and crowds. We are also located near 2 TVA lakes, Chilhowee (20 miles away) and Tellico (appox. 35 miles away). There is parking available for boats on our property. Also, located on this family property is Sampson's Hollow, a lovely wedding/event facility owned and operated by Velda's nephew and his family. Our home is often rented by those attending events at Sampson's Hollow.

Our home is located next door to Blackerry Farm, a nationally known and recognized country inn. Enjoy similar views at a fraction of the cost!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Walland

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed , One bathroom is connected to this master bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double bed , This bedroom is downstairs, single cot and TV.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We are the perfect place for families to gather and enjoy our private pool and gorgeous view.


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Perfect for a winter getaway!
average rating of 4.980392 based on 51 reviews

Plenty of room, clean, fantastic views. Owners are extremely nice!

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay. Beautiful area. Large home with plenty of space. Will have to return in the summer so we can use the large pool and sun deck. Overall great vacation home!

  • Review Submitted: 14/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Year's Eve

  • 5 of 5

Very easy and the band loved their accommodations! thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 12/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, super location, million dollar view!

  • 5 of 5

The house is well cared for. The location is ideal and Amy is a dream to work with.

  • Review Submitted: 09/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melissa, thanks so much and we hope you and your party had a successful business trip.
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Beautiful views great accomodations super nice owners

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay! Beautiful property, comfy beds plenty of seating stocked kitchen owners were super nice (they live next door, but didn't intrude on our stay) can't wait to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: 20/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amber, so glad you enjoyed your stay! Hope you and your family will return. So glad you got to experience the "glitter" (frost) on the grass the morning you checked out.
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Stress free

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean upon arrival which was very comforting!! The view from the back deck is stunning. It is located out of the hustle of Pigeon's Forge and Gatlinburg which was perfect for our vacation to visit the Smokey Mountains. We experienced no problems staying here. The owners were a joy to work with and responded quickly to any questions we had. We enjoyed our stay here and would highly recommend it to anyone looking to stay in this area. We hope to be able to rent again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 25/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best weekend ever!

  • 5 of 5

Our family gathered to celebrate my mother's 98th birthday. The Powell House was the perfect place for our family. The location was an easy drive from the Knoxville airport and directions on the website were easy to follow. There was plenty of room for us to spread out and the great room was an excellent place for us to share our meals and play board games. The pool was a favorite place especially for the kids, young and old. The view is breathtaking! The owners were very accommodating and were always there to answer questions. We are already planning our celebration for Mom's 99th birthday at The Powell House!

  • Review Submitted: 05/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kathy, Randy, and family, We are so glad that our home was such a great fit for your family gathering to celebrate your mom's special day. Looking forward to having you all again next year!
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
McGhee Tyson
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Lambert Acres
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg

We are located 15 minutes from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and 5 minutes from the Foothills Parkway. Townsend is known as the 'Peaceful Side of the Smokies', avoiding the traffic and crowds of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Walland

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter/Spring 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
1 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2018
1 Nov 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
19 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2018
26 Nov 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New year's
20 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$637.15
Cleaning AU$159.29
Tax Rate 14.75%

Cleaning fee $125 for parties of 10 guests or more.
See attached contract. A signed copy is required.
Please let us know if booking in conjunction with Sampson's Hollow. There is a $125 fee for booking with wedding affiliation. This is non- negotiable. Necessary to handle extra traffic, utilities, and wear and tear on our home. The close proximity of our home to the venue is well worth the extra fee.
See contract for conditions.
$500 damage deposit required. A hold will be placed on your credit card that is used for booking. After property is inspected after checkout the hold will be released within 7 days.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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