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Chestnut Lodge on Deep Creek


Property Details

Updated: Oct 26, 2016
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 9 Sleeps

3 bedroom/2 bath ranch style home on 300' of Deep Creek,a tubing and

trout stream flowing out of The Great Smoky Mtn. National Park.

Located on almost an acre with room to play or just relax on the

screened back porch and Deck as you listen to the creek.

Come and stay on the quiet side of the Smokies!

Our house is filled with antiques and memorabilia from the past, particularly the Appalachian culture, from a outhouse bookshelf, farm tools, apple butter stirrer, 1930's wooden canoe book shelf, and tobacco trays, cutter and cans.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

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22 Reviews

based on 22 traveler reviews


We Will Stay Here Again

  • 5 of 5

First let me say this is a beautiful home. It has everything you need for a home away from home. Our family had plenty of room. We are a family of seven with ages ranging from 82 to 3. Everyone was able to have their own bedroom space and the Sun-room is set up for the younger ones. The back closed in porch was a great place to relax in the evening before bed or in the morning as you enjoy your coffee. The Deck area is a perfect place to enjoy a meal outside or just relax and watch the kids play. The backyard has a picket fence around it so the kids have a place to just get outside and you don't have to worry about them getting into the creek. I can not say enough positive things about this house. It is close enough to everything you want to do and still be back home to fix supper. The kitchen is well furnished. Everything was there for us to cook any meal. You provide the food and they have everything you need to prepare it. The charcoal grill in the backyard was an added bonus. You will not be disappointed with your stay here. We did not want to leave when our stay was over and we are already making plans to stay here again next year for our vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always happy that our guests enjoy our home as much as we do! So much to do around Bryson City, Cherokee and of course, fishing and tubing on Deep Creek, hiking in the GSMNP, just a mile away to the entrance.
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Great Place to Vacation with Family

  • 5 of 5

I have enjoyed staying in Chestnut Lodge several times. It is a short drive from Deep Creek in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You can even tube from the park all the way to the house. There was plenty of room for the seven family members to spread out.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love having families come back to stay with us. The house is close to everything to do around Bryson City, especially if your tubing on Deep Creek from the GSMNP.
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We had a great time at Chestnut Lodge!

  • 5 of 5

The location of the property is just perfect, it's close to about everything and easy to find. The property was exactly as described, and the owners are very friendly and easy to deal with. We loved staying here as did our kids, and will definitely book the lodge again. The decor is comfy-cozy and you feel totally refreshed after staying here. We loved having our morning coffee on the screened in porch while overlooking the creek. The home and property were clean and looked as pictured.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We want everyone to have a great time, to enjoy the house, screened porch, and deck on the creek. We try to make the décor of the house interesting with antiques, memorabilia, and Appalachian history items.
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  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Chestnut Lodge during Labor Day weekend. This home had everything we needed for our family of 7. The home is quite charming and was extremely comfortable for all of us. It is very spacious and even had a small fenced area in the back for our dogs to enjoy. The entire property is huge and very nicely maintained. The covered carport was an added bonus. The deck out back overlooks the creek and there is a BBQ where we were able to grill while listening to the soothing sounds of the creek. The location cannot be beat, as we were two minutes from downtown Bryson City, so it's easy to come and go as you please. The house is situated on Deep Creek and it was a delight to listen to the creek in the mornings and evenings. We were pleasantly surprised by the neighboring goats, who provided entertainment for our dogs. Chestnut Lodge is the perfect rental because it's close to all the surrounding activities and we will definitely return in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It is close to everything you want to do in Bryson City, Cherokee, and the Great Smoky Mtn Nat'l Park.
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Best Getaway at an Incredible Value

  • 5 of 5

First, the kids (4) had one of the best times of their lives. I could not get them to come in to eat, they want to be outside so much. Most nights they slept on the large screened in porch.

Second, the adults (3) ran like we where kids again. Went fishing in the BACKYARD!!!. Tubing for everyone....

Needless to say but I will, a spectacular time was had by all.

Logistics: this is just about at the center of everything we wanted to do. It is close enough to town to get supplies yet far enough away so we don't even know there is a town close by. Tubing was just about 1 mile away, which by the way the start point is in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park... the ending point the BACKYARD!

You will more than likely experience the same one issue we had. This vacation was too short for such an amazing place.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Chestnut Lodge was part of a near-perfect vacation. Our favorite parts of the property were the screened-in back porch, the fenced-in backyard area where the small children could play safely, and the deck overlooking Deep Creek. There were 8 of us and the house was very comfortable, and large enough that no one ever felt crowded. We ate outside on the deck every evening, enjoying the cool breeze from the creek. In addition to playing and tubing in the cold creek, we made trips to Bryson City for shopping (Buttermilk Farms = awesome shop), went whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River, took the children to a nearby gem mine, took the scenic train ride through Nantahala Gorge, went to the shops and museum in Cherokee, enjoyed a couple of local restaurants, and went up the Road to Nowhere. The house is in a great location, with a short drive and easy access to everything we wanted to do. The owners were responsive and always helpful. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Can't say enough about sitting on the deck and enjoying the creek. Plus so much to do between Cherokee and the Nantahala Gorge.
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Activity and Interests

1 Mile to entrance of National Park for swimming,biking and hiking


1 mile to downtown Bryson City for Smoky Mtn. Railway,antique shops

and restaurants.

10 miles to Cherokee and Harrahs Casino.

1 hour to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge,Tn., Dollywood,Smoky Mtn.

Knifeworks,Dixie Stampede.

20 miles to Maggie Valley and Sking in winter.

1 hour to Ashville and Biltmore House.

3 1/2 hours to Atlanta, Ga.

Tubing on Deep Creek,starting in the Park and you can get out right

behind the house!

Fishing for rainbow and brook trout behind the house or in the Park

and on the Cherokee Reservation.

You can also fish for catfish in the Tuckaseegee River only a 1/4

mile from the house where Deep Creek empties into it.

20 min to whitewater rafting on the Nantahala River

Country Antique auction on Fri. nites at the Almond Auction.

25 min to Lake Fontana and Fontana Dam,4th highest dam in USA.


Rental rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $25
Pets has to be approved $25
Refundable damage deposit $150

Weekly Rate: $750. Nightly rate is $125,minimum 2 nights. $50 cleaning fee, Refundable damage deposit $150.00 Pets Allowed upon prior approval only, No big dogs, has to be kenneled when left alone and picked up after when walked in designated area in the "Garden Spot".

$150.00 security deposit required, refundable after housekeeping
inspection, if you leave it like you found it.

We accept PayPal (send money Friends & Family option), Cashiers check, Money Order, Personal check ( with time to clear bank)
Half is due to reserve booking dates with balance due two weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library


  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Floor Area

  • 1600 sq. ft.


  • Master - toilet, shower
  • Hall bath - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 queen
  • Bear room - 1 queen
  • Moose room - 1 double
  • Sunroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Living room - 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Hideaway love seat pullout and rollaway.


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

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


  • Fully stocked kitchen to cook an egg or Turkey 2 Cable color TV's with VCR and DVD player VHS library and DVD's Air Conditioning Fireplace Washer and Dryer available to weekly rentals for $25.00 BBQ grill and picnic table Rock fire ring by creek Rocking Chairs and Porch Swing PETS ALLOWED ONLY BY PRE-APPROVAL OF OWNER

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