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November filling up! 1/2 Mi to Pkwy*Great Views*Behind Ripley's Aquarium*Hot Tub


Property Details

Updated: Oct 21, 2016
3 Bedroom Cabin - Location, Luxury, And Views!!

LOCATION LOCATION!! Half a mile to downtown Gatlinburg. 3-tier decks overlook the city and the mountains! Sit on the decks and enjoy the music playing from a distance.

Always A View has a spectacular view and is a three King bedroom, three bath, luxury cabin that sleeps eight. This cabin is close to everything Gatlinburg has to offer because it is located directly up on the mountain behind Ripley's Aquarium about half a mile.

You will enter a private driveway to a large flat concrete parking area with just five steps to enter the cabin. The main level offers a beautiful rock fireplace accented with a juniper log mantle, leather love seat and sofa. The sofa is a queen sleeper complete with a pillow top mattress topper, for extra comfort. The living area features a 48' flat screen TV with cable and DVD player and high speed wireless internet. One of the three bathrooms is located on the main level, with a granite top vanity and sink. The kitchen is fully equipped, has large beautiful windows and doors that lead out to one of the three decks to enjoy the mountain air, inspiring views of the Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg below. The deck is equipped with a patio table with chairs and two love seats to enjoy dining outside. Night time is another treat when the view turns to the glow of the city lights below.

The spiral staircase leads upstairs to the game area complete with a pool table; board games, cards, poker chips, and many movies have been provided to entertain all ages on a 40-inch TV. There are two fully enclosed bedrooms upstairs, each include a king bed with Tempur-Pedic mattress toppers for extra comfort. Both bedrooms are equipped with flat screen TV's with DVD Players. There is a large shared full bath on this level that has a beautiful walk-in tile shower and a marble sink complete with a marble vanity table and bench seat. Beyond the game area is a cathedral ceiling with large windows and doors that leads out to the upper level deck complete with seating for a high rise view!

The lower level features the laundry room with washer and dryer and the third master suite with an adjoining full bathroom. This bedroom is equipped with a king bed with Tempur-Pedic mattress topper and 24-inch TV with DVD Player. The full bath on this level offers a tub/shower combo and marble top vanity sink. From this bedroom there are French doors leading out to a screened-in porch to sit and relax while enjoying the outdoors in privacy. Continue on through the screened-in porch to another deck with the relaxing hot tub and rockers.

Always a View combines a fantastic view, close to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge attractions, with multiple amenities, a cabin to enjoy year-round!

Guests are provided a starter pack of paper towels, toilet tissue, hand soap, dishwasher and dish washing detergent for your immediate use.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Hello, My name is Jan. My husband, of 35 years, and I spent our Honeymoon in Gatlinburg. We have always had a love for the mountains and the beauty of the area. We wanted to share this experience with our family, and we were lucky enough to find this beautiful cabin that would accommodate all of us. We have went to great lengths to make this cabin perfect for us and our family, and we hope that it will be perfect for yours too!

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48 Reviews

based on 48 traveler reviews


Always a view

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I really enjoyed our weekend stay at Always a View. The view and cabin were both perfect. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5-star review! I am so glad the cabin and the views met your expectations. We welcome you back anytime! Thank you again.
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Absolutely perfect cabin! Great views and the extra amenities were well enjoyed by all!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very clean and comfortable. The location is an easy drive to Pigeon Forge also. Our children, ages 10, 6, 4, and almost 2 loved just hanging out and enjoying the atmosphere. The pool table, arcade games, and hot tub were very nice additions enjoyed by the whole family. The owners have done a nice job of thinking of everything! We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved this home. It is located near the main strip in Gatlinburg but is far enough away from the hustle and bustle to still be relaxing. The games are amazing. The view both morning and night is spectacular. We enjoyed our stay and would consider coming back again in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we were expecting plus!

  • 5 of 5

Very Beautiful Cabin with a spectacular view of Downtown Gatlinburg. Cabin was a hit with the adults and children. Easy drive and close to town. I can't say enough about the views during daytime and nighttime. Cabin furnishings are beautiful and cabin was very clean. Our boys would have stayed on the game consoles the whole time if we didn't make them take breaks or leave to do things around town. Would Highly Recommend Staying at the Cabin to anyone and will definitely check the availability on future trips. Owners were very nice and attentive in the reservation and stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location with a breathtaking view. Very nice cabin.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cabin with a great view!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our brief stay in this cabin. It has lots of room, several televisions, great internet service, and the view was just amazing. I would definitely recommend this cabin.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

This cabin was love at first sight! We searched high and low for the perfect cabin, and this shines above the rest with the perfect location, year-round views, and accommodations.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : Hwy 321 (Main Parkway) at 1 Miles Nearest Restaurant : No Way Jose's Cantina at 1 Miles Nearest Ski : Ober Mountain at 3 Miles

Always a View is conveniently located just half a mile to the parkway, where you will find Ripley's Aquarium. This famous aquarium was nominated as one of the top aquariums in the country, featuring a moving walkway that allows visitors to enjoy moving through the entire aquarium without having to walk! The City of Gatlinburg features quaint shops, restaurants, and activities for the entire family! Just a short stroll will take you to the Ober Gatlinburg Tram, that can carry you to the Ober Ski Lodge, where many fun activities are available during summer and winter; i.e. indoor ice skating rink, Alpine Coaster, Snow Tubing, Chair Lift, Ski Slopes, Wildlife Encounter, and a Restaurant.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Leaf Season
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
November Special!
Oct 30 2016 - Nov 3 2016
2 night minimum stay
Pre-Thanksgiving Nov 18-20
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 19 2016 - Dec 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Years Holiday
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.25%

While we love to hear from potential guests, please understand that our rates are non-negotiable.

Min age to rent-21

*We strongly urge travelers to purchase Trip Cancellation Protection, offered at the time of booking.

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From the Owner

The view from the upstairs deck is breathtaking! Watch Gatlinburg come to life with the city lights at night, or enjoy the Smoky fog off the mountains during the mornings.

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Mountain View


  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 2000 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 3 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Marble-top vanity with Tub/Shower combo, downstairs
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower, tile shower/w frameless glass door, Large marble vanity sink
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, marble-top vanity on main floor, toilet
  • 3 Full bathrooms; one located on each floor


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, King size bed, flat screen TV and DVD Player
  • Bedroom 2 - King size bed, flat screen TV and DVD Player
  • Bedroom 3 - King size bed, flat screen TV and DVD Player
  • All bedrooms have King size beds, flat screen TV's and DVD Players, and plush mattresses.


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

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