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Property Details

Updated: Mar 25, 2015
4 bed, 4 1/2 bath, Hndcp Friendly Main Floor w/Ramp, Dogs OK, Lrg Movie Theater

Secure your desired dates for 2015 at our luxury cabin and enjoy an additional 5% Early Bird discount on any current specials!!

This special discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or specials.

OFFER VALID ONLY ON NEW RESERVATIONS MADE AFTER October 29, 2014. Offer expires December 31, 2014.

Year-round Deer Leap Special: Stay for 6 or more nights and receive one night for FREE!

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DEER LEAP - Location, Location, Location -

Standing tall, high atop a Tennessee mountain, awaits Deer Leap; a professionally decorated luxurious log cabin consisting of four stories, four bedrooms, and 4 ½ baths. Located within a gated community. Deer Leap offers unprecedented and unobstructed views of the mighty Mt. LeConte; one of the highest peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Providing handicap friendly access via a ramp as well as handicap friendly amenities on the main level, Deer Leap also boasts a HD projection movie theater with recliner seating for 12 and PowerPoint presentation capabilities. Deer Leap’s location allows for easy access to great attractions and activities such as Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN, Tanger Outlet in Sevierville, TN and Ober Gatlinburg Ski Center in the quaint downtown district of Gatlinburg, TN. For the more adventurous types, there are plenty of activities moments away including: horseback riding, golf, go cart racing, river tubing, fishing, hiking, etc.

With the mighty Mt. LeConte sculpting a majestic scene of either winter’s ivory snow, spring’s awakening bloom, summer’s blanket of forest green, or fall’s kaleidoscope of color, you will awaken each day to mother nature perched upon your balcony. Deer Leap is appointed with all the amenities of home plus more. Air hockey, board games, billiards, bumper pool, chess/game table, and poker are just a few of the indoor activities to be enjoyed. Two wet bars - one with a U-line icemaker, each consisting of coffee makers, microwave ovens, under counter refrigerators, and HD 37” flat screen TV’s allow even more entertainment opportunities. And after a long day, you can soak your cares away in the bubbling interior Jacuzzi bath tubs. This and much more await you in Deer Leap. That is why guests return again and again to enjoy what they describe as their home away from home and “The Cure for the Common Life”

More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

It started as a dream. A Louisiana born girl married to an Upstate New York boy - who met on a blind date years ago in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - had a yearning for the majesty of the Adirondack Mountains but couldn’t imagine the risks involved in moving several jobs and families out of Florida. Along came an opportunity to move to Atlanta, GA. Imagine our surprise when we learned that the Great Smoky Mountain National Park was only 4 ½ hours away! Several inquiries and trips back and forth led to our decision to invest in this wonderland of nature’s beauty. When Gisela proclaimed in her thick German accent, “Dis is da Von”, while standing at lot 137, we knew that we had made the right choice. Steeped in history and lore, Deer Leap, a ridge in the Adirondack Mountains overlooking Lake George, NY, is connected to our family via memories – new and old. Therefore it was an easy choice when choosing a name for our new venture. Our love for each other and for our children, dogs, and horses has made this one of the best experiences of our lives and something we choose to share with others. We hope that you too will come to love our home as much as we do. With our pleasure, we present to you, DEER LEAP, “The Cure for the Common Life”.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Wow! Where to begin!?!? Our long weekend was far

more than I could have imagined! The owner was

absolutely amazing to work with from start to

finish. The home...was unbelievable! Far more

than the pictures can relay! We had 6 in a our

party, and there was PLENTY of room to gather and

hang out or spread out and do our own thing. We

also brought our lab, Ally and even SHE can't wait to

go back (and she is NOT a fan of road trips!) I'm

often skeptical of 'pet-friendly' rentals - I wonder if

they will smell funny or have 'mystery stains' - this

was NOT the case at all at Deer Leap. The place

was spic and span! The surroundings are

breathtaking - and this was EVEN WITH the

remnants of Hurricane Isaac blowing through and

before the fall colors set in. The location is both

secluded and accessible and very convenient to the

shopping and activities in the area. Deer Leap is

definitely a gem that we plan to revisit again as

soon as possible!
Aug 2012
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22 Reviews

based on 22 traveler reviews

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-(877) 757-4090 (Toll Free)
Pigeon Forge Tennessee


  • 5 of 5
There are just not enough adjectives to describe this home away from home. We have searched for a few years to find a cabin that we would return to year after year. This is the ONE!
The moment we walked through the door, it was perfect. Everything we needed was in the cabin. When I say the kitchen was fully stocked, that is an understatement!
We received a very thoughtful gift bag even stocked with a toy and treat for our four legged child. That was way more than we could have expected.
We have already recommended this beautiful cabin to all our friends and relatives.
We will be planning our return visit as soon as possible!
This cabin is perfection in every way.
  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
-(877) 757-4090 (Toll Free)
Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Grayson, KY

No Detail has Been Overlooked!

  • 5 of 5
This was our 4th stay at Deer Leap. We have been traveling to the Smokies since 1994, so we have stayed in many different cabins. Once we stayed in Deer Leap, we discovered we had found the best. Each year in December we bring our whole family down which has now grown to include our 2 grandsons. The owners are so easy to work with, and they make sure you have everything you need to make your vacation special. The Christmas decor was beautiful and there was a gift bag waiting on us when we arrived. We received a call from the owners soon after we arrived to make sure everything was the way we wanted it to be. The little boys loved the arcade game as well as the air hockey game. We grilled out Saturday for lunch and gathered in the theater room to watch our beloved Cats beat those Tar Heels. What a great place to watch the game! We own a 2 bedroom cabin in the same resort, so I appreciate all the effort the owners put into making their guests feel so welcome. If you're looking for a great place to bring your family, look no further than Deer Leap. You won't be disappointed.
  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
-(877) 757-4090 (Toll Free)
Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Where do you live?


  • 5 of 5
I just returned from staying a week at Deer Leap and was so sad to leave! Anything you could possibly need during the stay is at the cabin - appliances, cooking utensils, linens, etc. The furniture and beds are super comfortable and I had a completely relaxing stay. The views are unbeatable and there is a lot at the cabin to keep one entertained. No need to leave the cabin unless you want to! Christina and Hilary responded quickly to any questions prior to and after the stay. I will definitely plan a stay for next fall or winter. I believe this is the best property in the Pigeon Forge area.
  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
-(877) 757-4090 (Toll Free)
Pigeon Forge Tennessee

Great Property

  • 5 of 5
The view is exceptional. The cabin itself is well built and furnished in an upscale manor.
The pool table, air hockey, foosball and video console are all all first quality, as are the rest of the furnishings. This cabin is on four levels, with a balcony porch on each level. There are 7 TV's!! Privacy in each level yet room for gathering on the main level. There is no lawn or paved road in front of this cabin as a FYI for dog owners. The owners are very considerate and respond promptly if needed. The cabin was decorated beautifully for fall when we arrived. All in all, a luxury "cabin".
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
-(877) 757-4090 (Toll Free)
Pigeon Forge Tennessee

What The Entire Family Needed!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
WOW!!!!!! The cabin was perfect! The Kerr family knows how to make dreams come true. The cabin has everything you need and then some. We were greated with a wonderful gift bag and a phone call to make sure everything was perfect for us. The week we stayed was so relaxing and enjoyable. We are ages 13 to 77 and there was something for everyone at the cabin. My three teenagers did not want to leave even for the amusement park. They stayed at the cabin most of the week while the women spent time shopping. We did manage to get them to Dollywood and the water park. We made use of every inch of the cabin and I can happily say we will be back!!! Thank you Christine to you and your family for offering such a lovely home and experience.
  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
-(877) 757-4090 (Toll Free)
Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Atlanta, Georgia and West Monroe, La

Very Welcoming Owners and Beautifully Decorated~We will be back!

  • 5 of 5
When we arrived, we had a welcome basket full of goodies and coupons. This property is well maintained and stocked with fun. We got snowed in for a few days but we still had plenty to do. We met family from Louisiana there and there were a few fun surprises from the homeowner that made our trip so personal.

Although this cabin sits in a community, it is very private. It has beautiful views. My mother in law has a hard time with steps and the handicap ramp and suite made it perfect for her. She could be apart of all the activities without having to go up or down any steps.

The kids loved the games, puzzles, video games and movies. We had a "movie night" in the theater on one of our snow days. The cabin was so cozy, we didn't want to leave to go into Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. Although, if we wanted to it was a very short trip. This cabin is located at the first traffic light between both cities. It was easy to go to both places.

The pictures do not do the cabin justice. It's so much more beautiful and inviting than even the pictures show. The view is unobstructed and beautiful. The cabin was decorated for Christmas and it was so inviting. Every level of the cabin was tastefully decorated. Every day I found something new to look at.

This cabin is great for all ages. If you have a group, there is plenty of space to "spread out" from each other. There is also plenty of room to be together. I have told everyone about our adventure and I can't wait to return. And WE WILL BE BACK!!!

I have been coming to the Smokey Mountains since I was about 4 years old. I can honestly say, that this is the best place I have ever stayed in. The memories we made will last a lifetime. Thank you Christina and Deer Leap for such a beautiful experience.
  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities


From the Owner

We couldn't believe the amount of activities, both indoors and out, that Pigeon Forge provides. Dollywood, unique as its namesake Dolly Parton, is a one-of-a-kind Smoky Mountain Family Adventure! Spanning 125 acres and nestled in the lush foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, near Gatlinburg, Dollywood is one of the most popular family vacation destinations. Enjoy thrill to spectacular Dollywood amusement park rides including the award-winning wooden roller coaster The Thunderhead™-the wildest ride in the woods. Splash Country is one of the best water parks that we have been to. A definite pleasure during the hot summer months. Dixie Stampede and Go cart racing are also 'just around the corner' as are several arcades and miniature golf courses. Restaurants, outlet shopping, and art studios abound and make for a very busy afternoon of exhausting fun.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) at 39.75 Miles Nearest Barpub : Texas Roadhouse at 2.25 Miles Nearest Golf : Gatlinburg Golf Course at 2.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : Parkway SR 441 at 1.8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Cracker Barrel Old Country Store at 2 Miles Nearest Ski : Ober Gatlinburg Aerial Tram Light #2 at 7.75 Miles Car: necessary

Deer Leap's location, only 8 miles from the headquarters of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, allows guests to enjoy over 500,000 acres with 800 miles of hiking trails. It is also the most visited National Park, receiving several million visitors yearly.10 campgrounds, preserved historic buildings, abundant wildlife, nature walks, wildflowers, four distinct seasons, and unmatched beauty will create great memories for your vacation here. Dollywood, only moments away, celebrates music, mountains and mountain folk. This family-oriented amusement park created by country singer Dolly Parton, provides 40 live music performances daily, a coal-fueled train that tours the complex, stomach-turning and milder rides, home crafts and lots of good food. Tanger Outlets in Sevierville, offers many great deals at over 100 name brand stores that is worth a day of shopping. Ober Gatlinburg, a mountain top ski resort, is the place to enjoy ice skating, snowboarding, and skiing. Location, Location!

Other Activities: Ziplining, Zorb, Go Cart Racing, Helicopter Rides


From $410 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 15 2015 - Apr 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
MAY 2015
May 1 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
May 22 2015 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
Late MAY 2015
May 25 2015 - May 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
Early JUNE 2015
May 31 2015 - Jun 11 2015
4 night minimum stay
Late JUNE 2015
Jun 12 2015 - Jun 25 2015
6 night minimum stay
4TH OF JULY 2015
Jun 26 2015 - Jul 5 2015
6 night minimum stay
Jul 6 2015 - Aug 8 2015
6 night minimum stay
Late AUG 2015
Aug 9 2015 - Sep 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
Sep 7 2015 - Oct 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
Oct 2 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
Nov 22 2015 - Nov 28 2015
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Property Damage Protection $69
  • Pet Fee $75 + Tax
  • Cleaning $160 + Tax
  • Tax Rate 12.75%

The only rates guaranteed are on our owner's website at
VRBO and HomeAway rates are estimates and should not be considered accurate until confirmed by the owner.
Discounts available for Military, AAA, AARP, Police, Firefighters, and Educators.
Year round special: Stay 6 or more nights, get least expensive night FREE.
Pet Fee: Dogs <40 lbs $75 - Dogs >40 lbs $150 - Limit 2

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Updated: Mar 25, 2015


From the Owner

With all of the amenities, wants and needs that any good vacation deserves, Deer Leap is just moments away. A community pool is located within the gated community and less than 2 miles away, the town of Pigeon Forge abounds with restaurants, shopping, and all sorts of indoor and outdoor activities. Just five more minutes through the canopied wooded drive lays the quaint village of Gatlinburg with its patio waterfront bistros, curios shops, ski lifts and artisan culture. Sevierville, only minutes away in the opposite direction, contains one of our favorite outlet centers, Tanger Outlets, where we literally shop till we drop! After a day of constant activity, it is so nice to come back to the peace and serenity that our cabin provides. As enthusiastic cooks ourselves, we made it a point to stock our kitchen with as many appliances, both large and small to accommodate any culinary desire. Many times, we have opted to have all of our meals at Deer Leap and have enjoyed every minute!

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 3790 sq. ft.


  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Floor Bathroom - toilet, shower, Handicap Roll-In
  • Loft Level Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, Generous Size
  • Family Level Master - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, Generous Size
  • Family Level Shared - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, Generous Size
  • Theater Level - toilet, Convenient
  • Deer Leap's main level bathroom is Handicap Accessible with a roll-in shower, pocket doors, and a handlebar toilet area. The other 3 full baths are fully tiled with generous sized Combo Jacuzzi/Showers. A quaint tree themed half bath is conveniently located next to the Theater on the basement level.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Main Floor Master - 1 king, Handicap Friendly
  • Loft Level Master - 1 king, Direct View of Mt. LeConte
  • Lower Family Level Master - 1 king, Complete with Matching Doggie Bed
  • Lower Family Level BunkBed - 2 twin/ single, Twin over Full BunkBeds
  • All of the bedrooms in Deer Leap are equipped with flat screened televisions that have integrated DVD and CD players. LCD, the preferred format for video play, allows the guests to successfully attach video consoles for hours of play. The cabin is outfitted with DirectTV. For an additional charge, you can add a sports package or movie to your stay. All bedrooms also house an iron and ironing board. 2 Twin over Full Bunkbeds allow ample sleeping for 6 in the BunkBed room.


  • Balcony ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 16 garden chairs


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Deer Leap has the only High Definition movie theater that has Power Point capabilities. Just hook up your laptop via the S-video slot and view a slide show of your vacation pictures or corporate guests can easily set up a Power Point presentation. Removable movie poster prints allow those with additional media, the ability to set up the theater as their own marketing department. For an additional fee, Deer Leap can be set up as your satellite office meeting space!

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