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INSTANT BOOK Up to 50%OFF!! BIG Tippy Top 6 Bdrm. 4 Bath Tri Level 3650 Sq.Ft.

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 6 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 2-20)

TIPPY TOP is a Gorgeous tri level (3), 6 bedroom 2 on each level with an additional loft bed area on the third level, (3) 4 King Bedrooms, 1 Queen Bedroom, 1 4 Bunk Bed Room)4 bath 3600 sq. ft. Custom Built true log cabin located in Shagbark a guard gated community approx. 6 miles from the parkway at light #3 in Pigeon Forge. The views from the cabin is spectacular hence the name of the cabin, the lot that Tippy Top sits on is approx. 1 acre on top of a ridge by itself giving you great privacy with benefit of being able to walk around the cabin without the fear of steep drop offs allowing the kids and the entire family to walk around the cabin. The hot tub sits out on a concrete pad facing the mountains with heavenly mountain views. For those cooler nights there is 2 gas fireplaces one on the main great room level and one on the game room level. The cabin has 4 master king bedrooms with bathrooms on the 3rd level there is a spectacular king bedroom with a wall of windows surrounding a large Jacuzzi tub with spectacular mountain views with an) electric fireplace for those cooler romantic evenings. The kitchen and ding area is fully equipped from dishes to glassware, ceramic coated pots and pans, with all the small appliances that make it a great kitchen to cook in. If gas grilling is your choice enjoy the view as you prepare the family meal after a full day of visiting all the sights in Pigeon Forge and the Gatlinburg Smoky Mountain National Park area. For the larger groups there is plenty of parking for up to 6 vehicles. If you have any further questions or would like to reserve the dates.

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Member since: 2008
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Mark

My wife Melissa and I have always enjoyed the mountains, theres just something about the atmospehere of the Smoky Mountains and especially the the Pigeon Forge area. We live in Orlando Florida, we have 2 children Gregory and Brittany and 2 Grand Daughters Kayden and Rylee

Mark purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Mark chose Tennessee

We had TIPPY TOP built in 2007 in Shagbark, We chose Shagbark because of its Park like setting and the shear beauty of the lot that Tippy Top is built on It's views are spectacular and the cabin is very comfortable from the smallest to the largest groups.

Guestbook comments from the owner


We had such a great time!! Just wanted to let you know what a great maintenance crew you have. We saw the lightening strike yesterday but didn't realize that it damaged the water pump. The maintenance man was so nice and helpful and had it fixed in less than an hour. The cabin is wonderful and we are really enjoying ourselves! Thank you again for letting us stay at the cabin. By the way we saw a bear not 15 feet away from the cabin on our first night! Grandkids said, "Awesome! ". 😊
Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Sevierville in Sevier County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 3rd level Master #1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 3rd level master #2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 Game Room Level - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 Main Level - Toilet , Jacuzzi
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Gameroom Level Kids Room #6 - 2 Bunk Bed , Double Bunk Beds with T.V. and DVD Player
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 Large Double Bed , One on Main Level One on Gameroom Level
    Main Level #2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Room has porch balcony 32" T V
    3rd Level Master 50" Smart TV - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This bedroom has wall of windows and Jacuzzi tub in bedroom
    Main Level 1 32" Smart TV - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This bedroom has 4 windows and a full bath
    3rd Level 2nd Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , This bedroom has cathedral ceilings and full bath 50" TV
    Game Room Level King - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 32" TV
    3rd Level Loft Bed - 1 Double Bed , full type bed
  • King size beds (4) 4 King Bedrooms all3 of these beds are log beds 1 is a carved wood custom king bed with nature scenary a true one pf a kind bed!!!, Queen size Beds (1) 1 queen, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Air Hockey
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • tennis


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INSTANT BOOK Up to 50%OFF!! BIG Tippy Top 6 Bdrm. 4 Bath Tri Level 3650 Sq.Ft.
average rating of 4.4150944 based on 57 reviews
Louisville, KY

Tippy Top was wonderful

  • 5 of 5

The amenities at Tippy Top were GREAT!!!!. We have been vacationing in the smoky mountains for years and have stayed in several cabins, and we have finally found our home in the smokies "Tippy Top".

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2007
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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I would never recommend for anyone to rent from this owner

  • 1 of 5

I have rented cabins for the last twenty years and have never experienced what I did with this property. First, when we arrived the person at the front gate only had information for one vehicle and was not going to let us in. I called the owner and he blamed it on the people working the gate. We arrive at the house and it was absolutely disgusting. It had not been cleaned, there was a pile of trash in the kitchen, every bed was dirty, every bathroom filthy, trash everywhere, and even dog mess on the stairs. I called the owner and he preceded to blame the cleaning company. When everyone else is blamed for the problems I tend to believe the person doing the blaming is at fault. The cleaning company arrived at around 4;30 and we got to spend the first six hours of our vacation with them after a ten hour ride with two children. We couldn't use the hot tub until the next day because it has to be drained and cleaned for each new guest. The faucet for the tub on the main level does not work, so you have a jacuzzi tub that you can't use. Lastly, in a house that sleeps almost twenty people, if more than one person tries to use the internet at the same time you both get disconnected. I would recommend finding another house.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good house for the price

  • 4 of 5

We were celebrating my Dad's 70th birthday with 9 grandkids, 6 adults, and 2 grandparents. We rented the house for labor day weekend. The house was roomy and comfortable. I liked that there were table games and a hot tub. Most rooms have TV's and fans.

The kitchen was a little small, however, we were able to make meals for the whole family. The water pressure in the bathrooms was weak. The main floor bath only had a Jacuzzi tub with a broken shower head. It would have been nice to have more towels, however, there is a washer/dryer to wash towels and clothes. The view from the house is gorgeous! The street the house is located on is very steep! Could be intimidating for those that are afraid of heights.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Out Of Town Owner and You Can Tell

  • 1 of 5

First let me say that while the owner was nice during our communications it was an issue that he was many states away and unavailable at urgent times. There were so many issues that I'm not sure all of them can be addressed in the small space allotted in this review.

1. Issue at check-in where all but one car was rejected at the gate. Couldn't reach the owner for about a half hour so family was sitting in cars on the side of the road outside the community gate.

2. Many things were missing and/or broken. The dishwasher is not bolted to the countertop so when you open it, it tilts forward until it hits the counter. There was a dust pan and no broom... with 12 adults and 3 kids no way we could go a week without sweeping the floors. We bought one at walmart. There was only 2 rolls, including the ones on the holder, of toilet paper in each bathroom. Luckily toilet paper is cheap but that's one more trip to the store (takes about 30 minutes to get there because of traffic!!!). Showers didn't drain and the main floor bathtub faucet squirts water everywhere... there isn't a shower in there so it's also kind of a pain for guests on the main floor (i.e. grandma to go up or downstairs to shower).

3. The deck was coming apart at the seams (literally!) so I'm not sure how safe it will be in the near future.

4. The bees were terrible so you couldn't spend much time on the ground floor patio or in the hot tub.

5. The directions for trash say to put the trash at the curb... yeah the subdivision security said absolutely DO NOT do that because of the bears. We weren't sure how the trash would get taken out and it was completely overflowing by the end of the week. We had trashbags piled inside because there wasn't room in the cans and you can't leave it out.

6. The towels were brand new which was great! So brand new that they still had tags on.. so they hadn't been washed which I would recommend.

7. The internet, though we didn't expect much, was terrible when you have a house full on it... the router is also in the worst place possible (in the basement next to a stone fireplace). Also, the cords and wires in the basement hooked to the router were a complete mess... not child friendly.

8. There is only one small fridge/freezer for a 6 bedroom, 15 person house. Just plan wisely!! There is a mini fridge in the basement but it's... mini.

9. The kitchen is teeny tiny. 1 person at a time.

We had a good time regardless. We will not return or refer to this cabin.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: TIPPY TOP is a great cabin. I AM SADDENED THAT SOMEONE WOULD 1 STAR THIS GORGEOUS CABIN. And treat it as rough as some people do! I AM GOING TO ATTEMPT TO ANSWER SOME OF THIS GUEST COMMENTS WITH THE ACTUAL FACTS, OR THE ACTION THAT HAS BEEN TAKEN TO CORRECT THE ISSUE. 1. As stated when we send the initial information out we must have the vehicle and driver info before arrival so that entering the resort is not an issue. Some guest forget to do that and such it will cause delays at the gate. 2. Maintenance checked the dishwasher and there was a screw that had been removed it was replaced and fine. 3. The house was inspected before check in and the dust pan and broom were there but just to ensure that it is not an issue there are now 2 Dust pans and brooms.4. Toilet paper is provided and extra rolls are under each sink, but normally the 2 rolls with the extras under sink are enough.5. The decks are structurally fine, only needing to be stained does not mean coming apart at the seams... They have been stained in early September 2017.6. Trash- there are 2 steel containers holding 4 40 gallon garbage pails which hold about 4 normal size trash bags each (16) that are on property to provide a safe location for garbage a stay. obviously some guest may have more than the normal amount of trash and we would have had maintenance pick it up if necessary. 7. We try to keep new or newer linens and towels in the cabin I normally would not get complaints on brand new towels I apologize if having new towels and linen was an inconvenience. 8. The Refrigerator in the kitchen is a 28 CU Ft side by side in the kitchen Normally that is fine and big enough for a weekly rental, but we do have brand new 22 Cu. ft. side by side refrigerator in the game room bar area lower level 9. Bee problem- I am not sure on this complaint I have no control over the woods and nature around the cabin. There are no bees nest on home or in yard I had this checked.10. Kitchen- Is a 7’ x 12’ I realize that some people may be have much bigger kitchens in their homes but I do not consider a 7’ x 12’ teeny tiny.11. Satellite internet - Please understand this is the mountains if you are trying to have 15 people using WIFI at the same time you will have issues. The router in the basement has a booster on the main level which helps with connectivity. I feel it is unfair to give a one star for your entire stay. PLEASE LOOK AT THE DOZENS OF POSITIVE 5 STAR REVIEWS.
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Tippy Top was a stunning cabin. It was very accommodating, there was plenty of space for my friends and I. The game room was our favorite, especially the classic joystick game. It was perfect! The view was beautiful, from both the master bed and the deck outside. There are also plenty of places to visit near by, so there is a lot to do. Mark was very hospitable, making sure we were situated and had everything we needed. It was the perfect getaway from the city and I'm definitely looking forward to coming back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Didn't find it Worth The Money

  • 3 of 5

We booked this trip 4 months in advance we were lucky that Mark still had our week open, most of the other Cabins were fully booked. Mark was very understanding when my Credit card was declined due to the credit card company not recognizing the charge.

On July 11th I send in our Drivers and Car information that way we would be able to get our parking passes. 2 Days before our Trip Mark emailed me to ask if I could please send him our information ... that I already sent. No big deal, we sent it again. When we arrive to the main gate of the Cabin the guard tells me that my car is the ONLY car allowed through, the owner had not sent in any other information. We called right away and with 20 minutes it was taken care of.

The cabin from the outside was very nice upon first impression. The door was easy to unlock. If you are taking multiple cars it is a little tricky trying to park them all. We had 6 cars and someone always had to move out of the way when we needed to leave.

The Cabin was DIRTY. Not "oh this is normal dirty no big deal" but REALLY dirty. We couldn't use the ceiling fans because there was dirt caked on them. The air filters looked to have been replaced over a year ago. My father has COPD and uses oxygen at all times, the dirty air was actually making him sick. Under the beds and couches there was visible inches of dust. The deck outside was chipping paint and one of the little ones got splitters in the bottom of his feet. Around 50% of the light bulbs in the cabin were blown. This is no joke most of the lights had only 1 working bulb. The downstairs bathroom only had tub, not a big deal, but the handheld water faucet didn't work. When we turned the jets on old moldy water came out.

We contacted Mark within the first few hours to tell him about the cabin, we even sent pictures. He told me the cleaning crew would be in the same day to get stuff together for me. That was Monday. On Tuesday the cleaning people themselves called me to let me know they would make it up there if they could. They were very busy and would try. They never showed up the entire week.

For $3500 I just expected BETTER. I realize that this is a $500,000 cabin and yes the views are breath taking. The rooms were large, the tvs were nice, Game room was great. But honestly motel 6 would have been cleaner.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Knoxville, TN
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Sevierville, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall $595.00- 20% OFF
4 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Thanksgiving 595.00-20%
19 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Pre Christmas 495.00-20%
28 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas $4500.- 15%OFF
19 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Jan. $475.00 - 30% OFF!
2 Jan 2018 - 11 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
MLK WKND. 495. - 30%
12 Jan 2018 - 16 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter $475.00 - 25%
17 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring $475.00 - 25%
1 Apr 2018 - 22 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Memorial Week $550.-20%
23 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer $595.00- 20%
31 May 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
19 Dec 2018 - 26 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Years
27 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £170.57 + Tax
Pet Fee £56.86
Resort / Gas Grill Fee £22.74 + Tax
Card Fee £26.53 + Tax
Damage Protect ($1,700) £52.31 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancellation Policy: ALL Cancellations made receive credit in the form of an Inventory Reservation Certificate, less a $50 administrative fee. The certificate is good for one year from the scheduled arrival date and can only be used for the cabin originally reserved. Cancellations made 30 days or less in advance of a holiday or peak season reservation will receive credit in the form of an Inventory Reservation Certificate, less a $100 administrative fee. Changes in arrival dates are allowed subject to availability, more than 14 days in advance of the scheduled arrival date. There is a $25 administrative fee for all cancellations or changes. No changes are allowed within 14 days of your arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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