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Whiskey Barrel Lodge

#394570 · Vacation Rental in , ,

2 Bedrooms
6 guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Vacation Rental

Property Description

Welcome to the coziest little cabin in the Nantahala National Forest! You will not be disappointed in choosing our awesome little chalet for your special getaway!! So you want mountains? We're surrounded by the Blue Ridge, Appalachian, and Smokey Mountains. You’ve come to the right place! Our home is smoke free, pet free, motorcycle safe & equipped with wifi for those who do not wish to unplug! Stay with us and stay connected! We are located on a gorgeous mountainside neighborhood in the Peachtree area of Murphy, NC.

*Please read ENTIRE description before booking

Our cabin has an open floor plan with 2 full bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and a queen posturpedic sleeper in the living room. There’s both an open and screened-in porches that are SO incredible, you will never want to leave!! We literally thought of every little extra that WE would want while on vacation to make your trip to our home unforgettable. As you walk in our home, you will be greeted with exquisite décor and nothing but coziness!! You won’t help but notice the gorgeous antler chandelier in the dining area, double ceiling fan in the living room area and authentic Canadian black bear rug hanging by the stairs. Snuggling up to the fireplace won’t get any easier with our gas stone fireplace during those chilly evenings. You can watch the mountains from our large picture windows or watch your favorite show or the championship game on our flat screen TVs with Direct TV Programming. We also have new appliances for your convenience.

Bedroom Configuration:

• Upstairs Loft Master Bedroom - King Sleep Number Bed

• Downstairs Bedroom - Queen Bed

• Living Room – Queen Posturpedic Pull Out Bed (please read additional information on the pull out bed below)

You will be pleased with the fresh linens throughout our home. Our guests don’t deserve “musty” bedspreads or furniture. We have stayed in many VRBO’s and resorts & are pretty critical travelers. We don’t claim our little cabin to be luxurious, but it is perfect for us and we know it will be perfect for you too!

*Pull out bed: Please keep in mind that even though this is a posturpedic pull out, it’s still a “pull out” so again, we would never misrepresent this as any sort of luxury sleep. We do have a queen air mattress we have used for our own family. Kids don’t seem to mind, but adults may want to place the air mattress on top of the pull out bed. Everyone has a difference personal preference.

There is an open front porch (rockers for days) and a screened-in back porch with a lounge and dining area as well to enjoy your morning coffee or a gourmet meal, as that crisp mountain air hits your cheeks! They are both great open areas to read a good book, or use our WiFi to browse ESPN or Pintrest. And for those chilly nights, our fire pit is a must! We have provided a gas grill for those awesome mountain cookouts on our deck.

The best part of our home is LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!
You are literally within minutes from golfing, whitewater rafting, canoeing, horseback riding, kayaking, pontoon rentals on Lake Hiawassee, tubing down the Toccoa River (which hosted the 1996 Olympics), hiking, zip-lining, shopping, SEVERAL waterfalls, scenic railways and the new Harrah’s Casino! Trout fishing is THREE miles away!

The closest attraction is the world renowned John Campbell Folk School just 7 miles away in Brasstown, NC. It offers week-long and weekend classes in blacksmithing, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography, storytelling and writing. Check out their website for a list of upcoming classes and events.

For our most adventurous guests, you are a day’s drive from snow skiing at the Cataloochee Ski Resort in Maggie Valley, NC (76 miles away) and visit the The Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC (113 miles away), by entering the South end entrance to the famous Blue Ridge Parkway. Helen, GA which is approximately 40 minutes away was ranked in the top 10 Octoberfest destinations in the U.S.

GUEST PRIVACY: How private is the cabin? We’re on a mountain community where each home is located on approximately one half acre. Out of 40 homes, 10 are full time residents. The rest of the homes are vacant until the owners come for summers, holidays or the fall. We cannot speak out of turn or predict when other owners in the surrounding homes will be there, but it's been our experience (so far) that summer is when owners visit most. Even with a full mountain, it's a very quiet community and we ask all vacationers to please respect the tranquility of the neighborhood, and Whiskey Barrel Lodge.

ROAD ACCESS/PARKING: The roads to our driveway are paved and only require 4x4 vehicles during snow. We are also pleased to announce that the road to our cabin is safe for those motorcycle enthusiasts! Your safety is important to us!! (Previous Harley owners here) Come check out some amazing backroad cruising! Our driveway is gravel and fits 3 vehicles without any issues.

RATES/DISCOUNTS: We will take $10 off per night for John C. Campbell Folk School students (with proof of PAID registration only). $$$$$Send a message to owners for our monthly specials$$$$$

PLEASE read the NOTES section under "rental rates" for important information

BEFORE YOU “INSTANT BOOK” WITHIN 24-28 HOURS OF YOUR ARRIVAL, YOU MUST STILL COMPLETE REQUIRED RENTAL DOCUMENTS: A rental agreement and rental rules are required to be completed and returned to us PRIOR to providing guests with access information. WE WILL NOT PROVIDE ACCESS INFORMATION WITHOUT THESE DOCUMENTS FOR YOUR PROTECTION AND OURS. Primary renters must be 25 years old to rent our home.

GUEST LIMIT: Keep in mind that although the maximum capacity is for 6 people, it is only a 1088sf cabin. If there are 6 ADULTS in your party (rather than 2 adults/2 children for example), it is possible that the adults MAY begin to lose a bit of personal space. Everyone is different in preference, but we would never misrepresent our cabin in any way.

So our really AWESOME housekeeper can spend the holidays with her family we do NOT allow check-ins or check-outs on major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years Days)<<<


We aren’t a rental chain or a real estate office. We are real people who work full time with the normal every day hustle & bustle of life. We are absolutely humbled by your interest in our sweet little cabin. We worked and saved so hard to be able to share it with people like you, who work just as hard as we do.. Not only do we work full time, but we also live on/run a farm. If you experience a delay in our response, its because we are sleeping (overnight) in our eastern time zone. All other inquiries are responded to within the hour!!

With the BIGGEST hospitable hearts,

The Stearns Family

Bedroom Description

Mountain Views & wifi

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House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max occupancy: 6 guests

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Space
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Bedroom 1
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Bedroom 2
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Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
3 Nights Minimum
$182 CAD - - -
02/09/18 - 02/09/21
30 Nights Minimum
$79 CAD - - -
02/09/18 - 02/09/21
7 Nights Minimum
$122 CAD - - -
02/09/18 - 02/09/21
3 Nights Minimum
$124 CAD - - -
05/24/18 - 11/16/18
30 Nights Minimum
$79 CAD - - -
05/24/18 - 11/16/18
7 Nights Minimum
$140 CAD - - -



DVD Player
Internet Access
Cable / Satellite TV


Air Conditioned


Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances


Deck / Patio
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available


Restaurant On Site
Guided Fishing Tours

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Availability last updated Mar 17, 2018
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