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Glory Days Riverfront 1800s log cabin near Gem mines

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Overview

Property Details

Updated: Jan 13, 2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cabin,1 large bedroom with one queen and 2 twin foam beds,1 Bath

' 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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Recent Review

About the Owner

Belinda Childs
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2017

About Belinda Childs

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

Why Belinda Childs chose North Carolina Mountains

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.

Guestbook comments from the manager

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
Dec 2009
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Guestbook comments from the manager

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
Dec 2009
  • 1 of 3

20 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

5

Amazing, beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

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.

Thanks Belinda!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You so so much for this great review. It really makes us so happy to know that our guests are pleased and will be coming back again. You are invited to be part of our guest family. Hope to see you next time.
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5

We Loved the Glory Days log cabin!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review of Glory Days. Its true 2 days just don't seem to be enough and they leave you wanting more. Come back again. We would be glad to have you be a member of our guest family!
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4

The cabin was nice and cozy for my husband and I.

  • 4 of 5

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!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at Glory Days. This cabin is amazing in every Season. It takes you back to a simple place in time. I'm so glad that you will have great memories. We appreciate your review and we hope that you can come back again.
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5

Cozy Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is a very cozy little cabin. We enjoyed our stay. It was very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed our cabin.We hope that you can come back again and be part of our guest family!
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5

It was an awesome retreat "Thumbs Up!"

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome visit - The "Old Glory" cabin was perfect. It had everything we needed (Kitchen, Clean linens, AC, BBQ grill, has cable TV, but we hardly watched :) )- It was great being right on the river fishing and kayaking (don't worry about bringing Kayak's - Belinda has two you can rent ) The accommodations were great very clean. We slept well each night after we lit a fire and gazed upon the stars :) We definitely will be back - Thank you Belinda for a memorable and relaxing visit - The MacDowell family

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at Glory Days. We are so glad that you had a great time. We do all we can to help our guests have a great time. When we see a 5 star review we know its worth it. We would be so blessed if you could come back again and become part of our guest family.
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Location

From the Owner

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.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Asheville, at 70 Miles Nearest Barpub : Lazy Hiker at 9 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Sunset Restaurant at 7 Miles

Private but not remote. Easily accessable to most Smoky Mt attractions.GEM MINING ( 5 minutes to 5 major gem mines),swimming, fishing, biking, horseback riding,rafting and tubing,Smoky Mt Railroad,Harrahs casino,Cherokee Indian Reservation,Smoky Mt Parkway, hiking and trails.Fine and casual dining, antique shopping, craft fairs and so much more.

Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$120
$595
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 9.75%

other river cabins available at www.oakgrovecabins.com
We accept ALL Major Credit Cards
Prices subject to change without notice
Seasonal rate changes/ Also long term winter rentals available.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Property Type

  • cabin

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

General

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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • shower and claw foot type tub

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single, one big bedroom with a queen bed and 2 twin foam florr beds
  • one queen bed. 2 twin foam beds. futon in living room

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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

Notes:

  • Fully furnished in Americana decor with everything you will need for a great vacation. Sat TV,DVD player,gas logs,full kitchen,linens, starter paper products,porch with swing and rockers, charcoal grill, picnic table, game room with pool table across the road,washer and dryer,a/c. fans,fishing rod rentals firepit for late night roasting marshmallows under the stars,HIGH SPEED WIFI Internet on premises.

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