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Retreat Above The Clouds - Amazing Views - Free HBO & WiFi - 2 Miles to Downtown

Winter with snow in the valley....
26 reviews
Winter with snow in the valley....
All time favorite reading spot
Beautiful screened-in porch overlooking the spectacular views.
Outdoor dining on the screened-in porch
The best place in the Smokey's to watch the sun rise.
Sunrise one morning in winter from the screened-in porch.
Sunrise in summer with clouds in the valley
Kitchen has everything you'll need
Kitchen, indoor dining, hallway leading to half bath and staricase leading to upstairs bedrooms.
Kitchen, we have some spices and paper goods. Use whatever you'd like.
Autumn Leaves
Storm late one day
Living area, desk, kitchen.
Indoor dining table with view
Copper collection on the fireplace. New remote controlled gas fireplace.
Living room has a couch, 3 recliners, flat screen TV
fog lifting from the valley on a stormy day
My attempt at barn painting. I'll get better
Master bath
Master bedroom with flat screen tv
Master bedroom.
Lower deck area has a gas grill, picnic table, lounge chair and two person swing. Beautiful View!
Dogwood in Spring
Hallway connecting the two bedrooms and bath.
Guest Bedroom with Queen bed.
Morning World
Front Walk
My sweet cabin.
View from the master bedroom window
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Cabin -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Murphy, North Carolina
You can see North Carolina, Georgia & Tennessee From The Retreat Cabin!
Let me be clear: This house is the bomb diggety! My Cabin is 'artsy, crafts, cozy' with tasteful furnishings and personal touches throughout. It's perfect, it really is!
The Retreat Above The Clouds in Murphy, NC features a screened in porch that is carpeted and feels like an extension of the living/dining area. The porch has killer views of Murphy, Tennessee and Georgia, a dining table for outside dining, 2 rockers and a lounge chair. I guarantee you, weather permitting, you'll spend all your time out there. Right below the porch is an open deck taking full advantage of the ever changing mountain views. It's glorious. The deck has a great swing, picnic table, lounge chair and gas grill. The cabin is perched on the side of a cliff...
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About the Owner, Joanie W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 9 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Once your balance is paid on the cabin, I will send a PDF as a receipt and also the key code, internet passwords and directions to the cabin. I am just a phone call away and my neighbors are also right there if there is any problem. There is a booklet at the cabin with all types of information. My cleaner also can come over if you need her to be of assistance. Just let me know.
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Excellent - based on 26 reviews
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Paula R
1 review
Reviewed 16 January 2018 for a stay in December 2017

This cabin had a gorgeous mountain view along with trees and nature, including birds and squirrels. The location is super close to town, which was great, and having wifi was a plus. We enjoyed the fireplace as well. It was near perfect and we are likely to come back.

Management response:

Thanks so much Paula, we loved having you there.


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Ron P
1 review
Reviewed 10 December 2017 for a stay in December 2017

There is the most spectacular view from this cabin. Everything is there to make your stay enjoyable. We got to enjoy a totally unexpected pleasure when we awoke on Friday morning to find the mountain covered in snow, a lot of it! You cannot imagine how beautiful that makes the views. We are hooked on the mountains and will be...

Management response:

Thank you so much for staying at the Retreat, we just loved having you there. I loved, loved, loved the pictures of the snow that you sent me! I have looked at them over and over because I've never seen that much snow on our mountain. I'm going to keep one eye on the weather this year and hope to...


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Mark W
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
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My wife and I came up to get out of the way of Hurricane Irma and staying here was a last minute decision and opportunity and our first trip to Murphy, NC. First of all, Joanie was incredible and went out of her way to make sure we were taken care of and were completely satisfied. She was wonderful to...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Shared Garden
  • SuperKing Beds:(2)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Both Bedrooms are upstairs and the staircase is steep so if you have any health issues or problems going up stairs this is not the cabin if you have mobility problems. There is...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    2 Super Kings
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
3 Mar 2018 -
25 May 2018
Spring 2018
3 nights
26 May 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights -- --
29 Sep 2018 -
1 Dec 2018
Fall Season
7 nights -- --
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: £46 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £107 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
River and lake fishing, Hiking, Boating & pontoon boating, John Campbells Folks School (free Friday Night Concerts and Tuesday Night Square Dancing), White River Rafting, Ziplining, Renown Field of the Woods, Hiawassee Dam and Lake, Hanging Dog Lake, Lake Chatuge, Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad, Flea Markets, Antique Shops, Golfing, Konehete River Walk/Park/Rec Center/Tennis Courts (4 miles away) Downtown Murphy (2 miles away), Horseback riding, Kayaking in the Natahala or Ocoee, Mountain Biking, Appalachian Trials, Scenic Cherohala Skyway,
Car recommended
How to get there
The road up the mountain to my house is fully paved and you do not need any special vehicle. I own an older Sonata and it zips up and down with ease. We are about two hours from Atlanta, two hours from Chattanooga and two hours from Asheville....That's what makes Murphy so popular; we are centrally located.
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