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Rocky Hollow a Mountain Retreat on the Rocks!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A Luxury Couples Mountain Retreat

Rocky Hollow is a true log cabin wrapped in the sights and sounds of the Mountains.

This cabin is equipped with grown ups in mind. The furnishings are upscale, the bedding is luxury and the cabin itself has personality that adults will enjoy as a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life!

Enjoy your morning coffee on the front porch, looking out onto the beautiful outcroppings of Limestone rock that have given this cabin its name.

Rocky Hollow is located in the private Mountain Community of Laurel Valley only moments from the Cades Cove Entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

As you step inside you will be greeted by the stunning staircase of twisted Mountain Laurel branches. The main level keeping room features a stone fireplace to warm those crisp fall and winter evenings.

The kitchen will serve you well, from new granite counters to the farm house cabinets.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to cook a full meal, or nuke a burger.

If you prefer to cook out, there is a gas grill and outdoor dining area that overlook the private wooded back yard.

After a long day in the park, enjoy slipping into the luxury King Size bed in the main level master bedroom. This is only steps from the main level bathroom that features a walk in shower.

That beautiful staircase will lead you to the loft sitting area. This area is great for watching television on the huge flatscreen television complete with cable, playing cards, or just enjoying the company of those you have traveled with.

The upper level has a full bath with tub and shower combination, and a luxury queen size bed.

Luxury linens, towels and bedding are provided.

More Details

Owner
Cyndie Cornelius
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Cyndie Cornelius

We arrived in the Smokies over eight years ago. Our first trip was a fly fishing adventure. Until then, my only Smokies adventure had been to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

Townsend proved to be an oasis in the mountains. The setting is serene and peaceful and without the trappings of the more recognized areas. Trout were not the only things hooked that weekend... we were as well. Just one year later, we arrived in Townsend to live full time. It took a year to make it happen, but we were determined to make the Smokies our home.

We surely can not imagine living anywhere else. Waking every morning to the sunrise over the mountains, and the sights and sounds of the birds and other wild life living in the area, is an unbelievable experience.

We have in the years since our arrival, started a Real Estate Sales Firm appropriately named, Why the Smokies.

It has been our objective to educate others about the wonders of living here in this beautiful place and if the fit is right, to help them with their goal to move here on a permanent basis, or to find their perfect getaway home here in the Smokies.

Since that time, we have purchased four additional cabins and have done our best to create an environment that will hopefully give our guests a place to call home when they come to visit.

The number of returning guests has grown greatly in the past year.

If your dates of arrival are not available for this cabin, try our other cabins

Smoke Rise, The Cove and Wildwood, also on VRBO. .

Cyndie Cornelius purchased this cabin in 2017

Why Cyndie Cornelius chose Townsend

When choosing Rocky Hollow, we considered the same qualities that have meant so much to our guests in Smoke Rise, The Cove and Wildwood. It is the parklike, private setting that was the initial draw for us. It is a well maintained cabin that has the warm interior of true log. With two private bedrooms, two full baths and two sitting areas for guests to gather, we knew that we could create the same warm mountain feel that we have been able to create in our other cabins.

We have had numerous requests for a two bedroom cabin, but our guidelines are pretty tight as far a settings go so finding the right cabin was not easy. From the moment we saw Rocky Hollow, we knew it had the IT factor we were looking for.

What makes this cabin unique

It is our mission to maintain our cabins in a manner that will never disappoint. We are VERY local owners and we keep a watchful eye over our retreats.

We want you to consider 'Smoke Rise' , The Cove' ,Rocky Hollow or Wildwood".... your home away from home in the Great Smoky Mountains!!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Townsend in Blount County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Walk in shower on Main level
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Second level full bathroom with tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Luxury bedding on main level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Luxury bed and bedding on second floor
  • Both bedrooms feature wonderful luxury beds, sheets, blankets and quilts.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Snowboarding
  • water tubing
Notes:
Townsend, Tennessee is a gateway community to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visitors to Townsend enjoy the Peaceful Side of the Smokies. Townsend is rich in wild life - most visitors come with hope of seeing the ever popular Black Bear that inhabit the Park and surrounding areas. Rocky Hollow is nestled into the woods and very private. You'll feel you have stepped into the Park and you can anticipate the possibility of a critter sighting. There is an abundance of wildlife, including bear, deer, wild turkey, hawks and owls - just to name a few. You can spend your days watching critters at the cabin, or in Cades Cove. You can hike the trails, ride your bike, take photographs, fly fish or tube down the Little River. There are several tubing providers on the river. Most outfitters will hook you up with a tube and river access. You can float down the river for an hour of so. Truly the Peaceful Side of the Smokies!

Reviews

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Rocky Hollow a Mountain Retreat on the Rocks!
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
Atlanta, GA
5

Perfect couple's retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We use VRBO & HomeAway a lot booking primarily cabin trips or beach trips. Unfortunately the pictures do not always paint a clear picture or the listings fall quite short of what you actually find. As a Realtor my expectations in advertising listings is very high! Cyndie and Warren's cabin (Rocky Hollow) could not have been any more spot on perfectly pictured. What you see in these photos will be 100% exactly what you find. We were very pleased all around. The cabin was beautifully and tastefully decorated, not the least bit overwhelming. The furnishings were all in excellent condition, most of them being quite new. The kitchen is very nicely equipped, we missed nothing while cooking and again, all utensils, cookware and dishes were spotless and nice quality. We wanted to bring the beds and pillows home they were so comfortable and the linens were the absolute best ever. The entire cabin was spotless. But it didn't stop there... Cyndie is making sure she stands apart by including the small, special touches like a little tin of creamers in the frig and a welcoming coffe/tea station next to the microwave. She doesn't just throw her towels in a drawer, just the opposite. Whether the bathrooms or kitchen, they were all displayed in special welcoming touches. Now the cabin is not isolated, so just know that. It's in an adorable golf community so some may find that a plus! Even though it sits in a little hollow and didn't offer the mountain top views we were used to, we felt the location was perfect. We spent a Friday afternoon in Gatlinburg and packed a picnic for a full day Saturday in Cades Cove (my little heaven on earth!). We all somewhat wished we hadn't brought so much food because the choices of restaurants between Gatlinburg and Townsend was very plentiful so we're already planning to pack less food for our next stay because we do plan to come back to Rocky Hollow! Thank you Cyndie and Warren for helping us have a stress free much needed time away!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this overwhelming review! We fell in love with this cabin and had a vision for it. As is true in most projects, this one took longer and cost more than anticipated, but you just made it all worth it to us!! We are fortunate enough to live in these beautiful mountains. We love giving the experience to others that must live somewhere else! Rocky Hollow won our hearts and it is such a joy to see it has won yours. We look forward to seeing you again in our little piece of paradise in the Great Smoky Mountains!. Cyndie and Warren
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San Antonio
5

upscale cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Refined country cabin near Townsend. While searching cabin for family trip, found many rustic options, but few more refined choices. Rocky Hollow fit the bill as a new cabin with upscale décor and amenities. Location is within a golf community, but private, surrounded by trees. Driveway is steep, as is the norm in this area (it in the Smokies!).

Location is ideal for quick access to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where we hiked and swam daily. Also easy drive to Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area without the hassle of being in their traffic. There are also nearby dining choices, gas stations, and a grocery (IGA).

Combination of quality cabin and location makes this a comfortable, convenient cabin for relaxing after the days adventures enjoying the Smokies. Highly recommend, will stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tranquil

  • 5 of 5

We REALLY enjoyed Rocky Hallow! Warren and Cyndie have done a fabulous job at making sure everything we needed was available. The beds and linen were AMAZING! The travel time to Pigeon Forge was not bad at all. We enjoyed the local activities like the Rat River Tubing. Overall we were super satisfied and would definitely recommend staying!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Exactly what you see!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 days celebrating our anniversary at Rocky Hollow. Walking in, it was like walking into the photographs on the listing. It looks exactly like it does here. It is incredibly clean, well decorated, and we had everything we needed. We loved how secluded it felt, there are houses nearby, but you would never know through all the trees that surround this beautiful cabin. It was so, so quiet. We did a lot of hiking in the area (Abrams Falls, Mt. LeConte, Laurel Falls, and exploring around Cade’s Cove) and appreciated that the cabin was close to the park entrance. I looked forward to coming back to the cabin every day after long hikes, when we could have stayed out exploring all the area has to offer; it was such a peaceful retreat. The cabin was just far enough removed from all the chaos of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, but close enough that when we ventured out to find dinner in Pigeon Forge, we didn’t feel like we were driving forever. Overall, this cabin was just an incredible place to rest, relax, and enjoy “the peaceful side of the Smokies”. After staying at Rocky Hollow, we now have dreams of building our own retreat out west in the Rockies. Thank you Cyndi and Warren for allowing us to enjoy your beautiful cabin. Hopefully someday we will make the long trek from the Rockies, back to the Smokies with all the children along - and when we do, I know who we will be renting a cabin from. 😊?

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW!! we work hard for our positive reviews. Rocky Hollow is relatively new on the rental program and each of these reviews is critical in our future. We appreciate you taking the time to post this. Cyndie and Warren.
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

It was an amazing place to stay. We enjoyed it immensely. It was a nice, peaceful place to stay. Loved that it was only a half hour away from both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well Equipped, beautifully decorated cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Our 3 person-family had a good visit at this cabin even though the weather was rainy all week & our 10 year old daughter had a virus the last 16 hours of our stay. These were all outside of our control & being in such a comfortable, well-appointed cabin helped us to make the best of it by playing games & preparing home cooked meals. Cyndi was very helpful when we had difficulty navigating the TV & when we needed to stay past check out to help our daughter get stabilized for the road trip to follow. Thank you for everything!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Wild Laurel
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Country Steak and Egg
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Townsend, Tennessee is a gateway community to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visitors to Townsend enjoy the Peaceful Side of the Smokies. Townsend is rich in wild life - most visitors come with hope of seeing the ever popular Black Bear that inhabit the Park and surrounding areas. Wildwood is nestled into the woods and is extremely private. You'll feel you have stepped into the Park and you can anticipate the possibility of a critter sighting. There is an abundance of wildlife, including bear, deer, wild turkey, hawks and owls - just to name a few. You can spend your days watching critters at the cabin, or in Cades Cove. You can hike the trails, ride your bike, take photographs, fly fish or tube down the Little River. There are several tubing providers on the river. Most outfitters will hook you up with a tube and river access. You can float down the river for an hour of so. Truly the Peaceful Side of the Smokies!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £64.24
Refundable Damage Deposit £151.16

Rocky Hollow is strictly a non smoking cabin. No smoking in or around this cabin. Small dogs will be considered, but must be approved prior to your booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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