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Adorable 2/1 cabin in the Smokies - Cedar Cove

Front of cabin with beautiful porch overlooking the Smokies!
Front of cabin with beautiful porch overlooking the Smokies!
Living room with flat-screen, gas fireplace, cable TV, WiFi, and Jacuzzi tub!
Full eat-in kitchen with all the essentials!
Living room and eat-in kitchen, equipped with all the essentials
Sparkling hot tub located on the side deck
Relax and watch the sunset from the peaceful porch
What a great place to enjoy a book!
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Townsend, Tennessee
Are you looking for a small family getaway for some quality time? Cedar Cove cabin is located at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center, a Christian owned property with 5 other cabins. The entrance to Cades Cove, the nation's only free National Park, is only 20 minutes away. This cozy cabin with a beautiful pine interior, full kitchen, gas log fireplace in the living room, cable TV, a jacuzzi in the living room, and a hot tub outside on the deck is the perfect location for a getaway on the Peaceful Side of the Smokies. It is in Townsend, a gateway to the Smokies, and it is near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Call us now to make your reservation.
Please do not bring your pets or any alcohol. Smoking is only permitted outside.
About the Owner, Peggy S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Sep 2011
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 25 reviews and 6 properties
Interaction with guests
Guest Services Manager and Maintenance man live on the property. If you arrive during office hours (before 5pm Mon-Fri), you can check in by coming into the office, located in the main building on the property, Elk Lodge. If you arrive after office hours, we will leave an envelope for you with your key code and other information in the 'birdhouse,' affixed to the outside of Elk Lodge's main entrance. We are more than thrilled to recommend places to eat, local attractions and hiking trails, etc! If you need anything during your stay, just ask!
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Tim S
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 March 2015 for a stay in March 2015
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3.5 out of 5

First, let me say that the cabin itself is more than adequate for a visit of 4. I really enjoyed the secluded location and the staff was pleasant and fine to work with. Pigeon Forge is about 35 minutes away, so if you desire the activity of a Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge, this might not be the location for you. On the other hand, if you want a nice, quiet stay in a beautiful spot, this will work out well. As an added bonus, the Tuckileechee Caverns are a stones throw away. Cade's Cove is also just a short drive. Be sure to visit both!

On the down side, the mattresses in both bedrooms are in need an upgrade. There were saggy and not very comfortable. A set of dresser drawers in each bedroom would really be nice, too. Or at least, put some hangers in the closets. The fireplace did not stay on and was virtually useless. The hot tub was not ready for use and there was no hose to use to fill it with water. The jacuzzi was a nice touch, however...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your review. And thank you for letting us know about the mattresses. Today, we are putting new mattresses on both the beds. The hot tub was in need of a part to repair it, which has been repaired since then. We strive for excellence, and without your review, we wouldn't have known about these issues....


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Dwayne H
Ball Ground, Georgia
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We stayed for 3 nights here. I attempted to call the office with the cabin phone to ask about wash cloths. The cabin phone did not work. My wife noticed there was no hair dryer in the cabin, (this was not a big deal, just did not want them to think we took it) I used my cell phone, could not get a answer, so I left a message. No return calls at all. When we walked onto the front porch we noticed a charcoal grill that had not been cleaned out. A metal bucket sat beside the grill & ashes & half burned charcoals were scattered around it on the floor. We noticed in the kitchen the cabinets were sticky with what appeared to be grease from the stove under them. The cabinets and the stove needed a thorough cleaning! In the tiny bathroom we noticed toothpaste spray on the walls and light switch. The mattress on the bed in one of the bedrooms was sagging in the middle. After checking it out I saw that the box spring was made of plywood and cardboard. No springs at all. The same...

Management response:

Dear Dwayne, We were so sad to hear of your less than excellent experience staying with us at Cedar Cove cabin at Tuckaleechee Retreat Center. It is our goal for each and every guest to have an outstanding time and be able to refer their friends and family to us. We understand this is not the case with you, and...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Must be age 18+ to check in.
No alcohol allowed on premises.
Smoking & disposal of cigarette waste only allowed outside of cabins.
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Default 2 nights
1 Oct 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
High season
2 nights
1 Nov 2017 -
21 Nov 2017
Mid season
2 nights
22 Nov 2017 -
25 Nov 2017
3 nights
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  • Cleaning fee: £34 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Dry Valley in Townsend is a quiet valley surrounded by mountains. It is 3 miles from the main road in Townsend, Hwy. 321. Townsend is a small town with one stoplight, several wonderful restaurants, a Christian-owned coffee shop, outdoor and boutique shops, an art gallery, easy access to hiking, waterfalls, picnic areas, ziplining, bluegrass music, fishing, horseback riding, biking, and river tubing (in summer), only a 20 mile drive to Pigeon Forge, TN and 26 miles to Gatlinburg, both east of Townsend. Maryville to the west is an 18 mile drive. The beautiful Foothills Parkway, Cherohala Skyway (popular with cyclists), and Tail of the Dragon are within close driving distance, as is Cherokee, NC. Come see us and you won't want to leave!
Getting around
You can walk or ride a bike, but we are located approximately 3 miles from 'town,' and the roads are steep and windy! We would recommend a car. However, biking is VERY popular in this area, so bring your bike if you like to ride!
Car recommended
How to get there
We are located 20 minutes from Cades Cove, 30 minutes from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, 45 minutes from Knoxville, and 2 hours from Chattanooga!
If you are flying, Knoxville airport (TYS) is a small airport, very simple to navigate. Airlines that fly into TYS are Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, and United.
If you are driving, once you get to Townsend, follow the signs to 'Tuckaleechee Caverns' (same name, but different owners). Once you get closer to our property, you will start to also see our signs, 'Tuckaleechee Retreat Center.' We are located approximately 1/4 mile up the road past Tuckaleechee Caverns.
Once you turn onto Bear Lodge Drive (this is our road, but you are not yet on our property), you will pass a few other houses and cabins. When the road forks, you...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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