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Tatonka Lodge - 2 master suites on a 65 acre bison ranch

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
Cabin Holiday Rental
Looking to get away to the mountains with your family? Tatonka Lodge is the perfect choice for large families, or groups, traveling together! Our custom log home sits on a private 65 acre buffalo ranch. Enjoy viewing our buffalo when you drive in or stop by in the morning at feeding time! The cabin was completed in early 2008 and is over 3500 square feet, plenty of room for everyone to spread out. So, whether you are looking to hit the slopes at Cataloochee Ski Resort in Maggie Valley (only 12 miles away) or visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville (only 30 minutes), there is plenty for everyone to do in The Great Smoky Mountains! Tatonka Lodge, (Indian word for buffalo), is ideal for large families vacationing together because we have 2 master suites which each have private doors ...Looking to get away to the mountains with your family? Tatonka Lodge is the perfect choice for large families, or groups, traveling together! Our custom log home sits on a private 65 acre buffalo ranch. Enjoy viewing our buffalo when you drive in or stop by in the morning at feeding time! The cabin was completed in early 2008 and is over 3500 square feet, plenty of room for everyone to spread out. So, whether you are looking to hit the slopes at Cataloochee Ski Resort in Maggie Valley (only 12 miles away) or visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville (only 30 minutes), there is plenty for everyone to do in The Great Smoky Mountains! Tatonka Lodge, (Indian word for buffalo), is ideal for large families vacationing together because we have 2 master suites which each have private doors leading to the back deck with a fantastic mountain view. Once inside, you will be in awe of the huge stone fireplace in the great room, surrounded by plenty of seating area for a large group. Also, rest assured the children will be well entertained downstairs in the game room where we have a life size chess set, pool table, air hockey, ping pong & foosball. Also enjoy an evening in our 8 person hot tub out back! Children will love the hike through the woods to the brand new play area, The BC Corral! This custom designed area has everything from swings, zip line, slides, teeter toter, cargo nets, rock wall & even a horse shoe pit for the adults! The kids will love it here! If you are looking for a quiet 'get away from it all' retreat, this is it! Enjoy long hikes on the property, fishing on the Pigeon River (within walking distance from the log cabin) or take a trip into town to do some shopping or antiquing. We are pet friendly, size doesn't matter! Our other cabins: Timber Hollow,sleeps 10 Bison Overlook Lodge, sleeps 8 Buffalo Bungalow, sleeps 2 Fun things to do: Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, Biltmore Estate, Ghost Town, hiking at Chimney Rock, tubing at Deep Creek, Fun Factory, Indoor skydiving, visit the Elk in Cataloochee Park, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, take a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Casino in Cherokee, slide down the rocks at Sliding Rock in the Pisgah National Forest, downhill skiing, snowboarding & tubing at Cataloochee Ski Resort, golf at Waynesville Country Club, Maggie Valley Country Club or Ironduff Golf Course! We hope many wonderful memories will be made while vacationing at Tatonka Lodge! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Pet fee = $100 + tx = $112 Must be paid to us after booking * Pets not allowed on furniture * Pets must be on leash when walking the property * Pets must be up to date on shots & flea & tick prevention * Must clean up after your pets * Pets are not allowed to be left in cabin alone w/ out being in kennel unless prior permission has been given
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Cheryl H
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 22 July 2020

There were so many things close by to take advance of. Whitewater rafting, tubing, horseback riding, panning for gems, Indian Reservation, hiking, the Biltmore Estate, Ashville and last but not the least the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Tatonka Lodge had plenty of room and my...More

Date of stay: July 2020
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Reviewed 3 March 2020

We decided on Tatonka Lodge for my boyfriend's 30th birthday celebration spot, and this cabin exceeded our expectations! It was stunning, fully equipped and had more things to do inside that we never even left the entire 4 days we were there! It was the...More

Date of stay: February 2020
1  Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 17 December 2019

Tatonka Lodge is such a beautiful place to gather! Our large family enjoyed time together at Tatonka Lodge for Christmas. The views are absolutely breathtaking! It was clean and well stocked to meet every need. I highly recommend booking a stay at Tatonka Lodge. We...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 1 December 2019

What a fabulous vacation at the Tatonka Lodge. We spent Thanksgiving week there with the whole family (all 13 of us) and celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary. This was the perfect place to share our blessings. The grandkids loved the animals and especially Bison feeding...More

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank lonpatti
Reviewed 30 October 2019

Had a great time with friends.the weather was great to ride (450 miles) Much needed time away from work. Will come back again.

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank NathanStuart747
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Reviewed 9 June 2019

Several family members from all over met here for vacation and it was truly relaxing. There were farm animals to see everyday and it was enjoyable to see the feeding of the buffalo and talk with the staff and owners. All the staff was very...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank malindamcd
cherylh263, VR Owner at Tatonka Lodge - 2 master suites on a 65 acre bison ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2019

So glad you all enjoyed your stay! Thanks for taking time to leave us a review! Cheryl

Reviewed 30 November 2018

This place is gorgeous! I planned a trip for my 3 grandchildren and 2 of my daughters wanted to come, along with my brother and his daughter's family. We had 12 total. Everyone enjoyed the house, land and animals so much we are trying to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Sharon W
cherylh263, VR Owner at Tatonka Lodge - 2 master suites on a 65 acre bison ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2018

Thanks so much Sharon! Glad you all enjoyed your stay! Cheryl

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We had stayed at Tatonka Lodge in October of 2010 with my husbands family. Had such wonderful memories if our stay that we decided to take our 3 grandkids and my daughtet there fir spring break. They had so much fun between hiking, and playing...More

Date of stay: March 2018
2  Thank janetk731
cherylh263, VR Owner at Tatonka Lodge - 2 master suites on a 65 acre bison ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

It was so nice to have you guys back! Thanks Janet for taking time to leave us a review! Till next time! Cheryl

Reviewed 16 March 2018

We had our wedding at Tatonka Lodge last May and had the most wonderful time!! Cheryl and her family were very accomodating and easy to work with. The area is quiet and peaceful the views are amazing! It’s so much more than just a cabin....More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank steinkevin729
cherylh263, VR Owner at Tatonka Lodge - 2 master suites on a 65 acre bison ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thanks Kevin, We appreciate you taking time to leave us a review! Happy almost 1st anniversary :). Cheryl

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We spent the weekend with family for my birthday and it was wonderful. The cabin itself has everything you need, very clean and well maintained. The grounds are awesome, with all the animals and playground. It was very relaxing to sit on the deck or...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank michaelmashburn
cherylh263, VR Owner at Tatonka Lodge - 2 master suites on a 65 acre bison ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Thanks Michael & Kathy, Glad you all enjoyed your stay & we greatly appreciate you taking time to leave us a review! Cheryl

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Game Room
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Pool Table
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Cooker
Swingset
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
We are on a 65 acre bison ranch. * 10 miles to Waynesville * 12 miles to Maggie Valley * 45 minutes to Asheville * 45 minutes to Cherokee
Getting around
A car is your best way to get around. If you are headed into Asheville to visit the breweries, you can call Leap From Tours & tell them you are stay at Buffalo Creek. They will do shuttles!
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