|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
' Glory Days' is an Amazing Unique Original Restored 1800s log cabin on the LITTLE TENNESSEE RIVER in Franklin,NC. Five minutes to 5 MAJOR GEM MINES. This is a two story cabin.Fully furnished in Americana decor with a comfortable queen bed and 2 twin foam beds. This cabin also has a full kitchen and dining area, Full bathroom with claw foot type tub and shower. Living area. has 9 ft ceilings that make this cabin more roomy then you would think. You can SWIM,FISH or RAFT from the back yard of this cabin. Fire pit is great for gathering around and ending the day with nightly smores. If you are looking for a restful, refreshing getaway then the rocker and swing on the back porch is a great place to enjoy watching the Little Tennessee River, which is one of the cleanest rivers in Western NC.Beautiful Big river views from every angle of the grounds.Did I say this place was BEAUTIFUL!.Great place for family FUN,honeymoons,getaways,stargazing,Something for everyone.Private but not remote.Easily accessible and close to most Smoky Mountain attractions
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Owner and operator of Oak Grove Cabins in Franklin for the past 20 years. Loves the Great Smoky Mountain area and our amazing town of Franklin. Enjoys offering Riverfront cabins to guests from all over the East and West Coast.
Belinda Childs purchased this cabin in 1997
Glory Days is such a unique restored original log cabin from the 1860s. It is one of a kind. Originally from a farm in West Virginia. It is full of character and style.It is located right on the banks of The Little Tennessee River and its surrounding grounds will remind you of what a little peace of Heaven could look like .Its a place where one can rest and recharge and come away planning their next visit.
Close to the mines and most Smoky Mountain Attractions.
Humble Home Away From Home
As I step through this modest cabin door
And saunter all across its wooden floor,
Remembering the times I've come before,
I look again at quaint, familiar walls
And every picture from the past enthralls
Me as each image here my mind recalls...
I view the kitchen table and the chairs...
I grap the rustic rail and head upstairs
And flurr the pillows...tuck an end that flares...
Back down the steps, I check the fridge for grub...
Tonight, I'll get down in the clawfoot tub,
Soap up myself and scrub and rinse and scrub...
But for right now, the porch swing's where I feel
The peace this dwelling has; that's why I steal
Away a while: the solace here is real;
And as I softly swing and soak it it,
The river flowing by, I start to grin
And tell myself, "You've come back again".
- Dennis. R. N. Copyright 2009
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Me and 4 of my redneck buddies went to this cabin for a bachelor party weekend, we grilled out on the grill provided every night, we lit a fire in the fire pit everynight, and caught plenty fish out the river that's so close you can stand on the back porch and piss out into the river, it ain't but 30 minutes to the Nantahala outdoor center, and the road trip to the cabin and leavin from the cabin is always fun to drive, we took a 14 passenger bus, just cause it was funny, on the trip and I whipped that big brick around all the corners and down the mountain and up the mountain back and forth to the cabin. We turned the heater on one night thinkin that it would take a while to heat up... shooooooot, we had the heater on 30 minutes, came back in and the place of blazin hot, the heater works GREAT! you don't need it on but about 10 minutes. We ended up having to open the windows and doors and cut the AC on it got so hot so quick. The stoves gas so it cooks like grammama. It was the end of march and I tell ya, it was perfect sitting outside by the fire, the river, my best buddies, passin around a jar-o-liquor. I didn't really see a downside I mean the place was perfect.
Enjoyed our stay at this cute little cabin. It is nice and clean and well appointed. The opportunity to fish right from the yard was fun, though we didn't catch anything worth eating. Also enjoyed the fire pit by the river (bring your own wood).
The location does feel a bit different in reality than it appears in the photo. I'm just saying, because it appears to be secluded, but is not- a main road (not a busy highway, but there is traffic) runs right in front of it (which in the photo appears to be a hillside going up into woods, but there is a road right there), and there are neighbors on each side and beyond.
Inside, the water had a very strong sulfur smell which was quite unpleasant. I saw in the guest info book to contact the office if this was the case, so I did by text. They were very quick to respond (as they were when I was making the reservation-great property manager), glad to come over and change the water filter, but unfortunately, it didn't do much for the sulfur smell. Also, the gas fireplace gave off a very strong gas smell (propane, or whatever gas it is) that made me feel sick one night, so after that we just used the space heater provided instead of the fireplace. My husband, however, wasn't bothered by the gas smell, and none of my 3 kids seemed bothered, either, so maybe I'm just sensitive.
In spite of these things, though, we did have a very nice time there, and the rental rate (even on Christmas holiday) was very reasonable.
Incredible cabin for a couple getaway. Belinda is very prompt with emails and the cabin was exactly as described. The views are fantastic and the cabin is cozy and immaculate. We will definitely book again.
After reading all the reviews of Glory Days, we were very excited to spend a long weekend there. And we were not disappointed - it was a wonderful, beautiful, restful spot. The home is small but very quaint, comfortable and clean. My wife absolutely loved it! And the location right on the river was the best part of all. We spent our days fishing and relaxing and our nights sitting around the campfire and looking at the stars (which you never get to see in the city). Our teenage son barely turned on the TV or his electronics - he was too busy fishing! We tried our hands at close-by gem mining, which was fun too. We loved every minute we spent at Glory Days and hope to come back again soon. Thanks for opening the home up to visitors!
It was a short get away for us, but so worth it! Loved the old cabin and the location by the river was perfect! Enjoyed the peace and relaxation!
Being that this was our first experience staying in a cabin, i have to admit it was very nice. The cabin itself was small but quaint. I wish the bathroom and the couch was a little bigger but that was minor because sitting on the porch enjoying the night air and looking at the stars really reminded me of my childhood growing up in the country and those days are so missed! We celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary and the cabin was AWESOME!
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
|additional guest nightly||$15 + Tax|
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Seasonal rate changes/ Also long term winter rentals available.
There is a $15.00 fee per night for additional guest approved by management