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Watauga River Cabins-Hemlock

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Catnapper Couch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

The Hemlock Cabin is part of our 'rustic lodge'. Our lodge is located on the banks of the beautiful Watauga River, halfway between Johnson City and Elizabethton. The lodge was designed to resemble a horse barn and sits on 5 acres with over 600 feet of river frontage and consists of 3 cabins.

The downstairs Hemlock cabin has over 600 square feet of living space. The cabin has a queen bed, cat napper sofa, one full bath, along with a full kitchen and living area. The Hemlock cabin can accommodate four comfortably.

All linens are included -- all you have to do is pick up some food and bring your personal items -- all other items will be provided for you! The kitchen is fully equipped with dishes, cookware, toaster, coffee maker and microwave.

The cabin has heat/air conditioning, ceiling fan, flat screen satellite TV, DVD/VCR, gas fireplace, central laundry facility and gas grill.

There is also a full hook-up RV pad with 50 amp service, located on the river. (extra cost) The RV lot has a private deck that overlooks the river.

Very convenient to both Johnson City and Elizabethton (10 minutes) as well as Roan Mountain, Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain and Hawksnest ski resorts (45-60 minutes). Immediately adjacent to the lodge is the Watauga River which is about 100 feet wide and is home to some of the finest Trout fishing in the Eastern United States. Trout species in the Watauga River are Rainbow, Brook and Brown as well as several types of Bass and various non-game species. This lower part of the Watauga has been designated as the 'Quality Trout Zone.'

We have other cabins available please call for dates and prices.

Keywords: Cabin, Cabins, Lake, River, Watauga River, Fishing

More Details

Owner
Gary Whidden
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Gary Whidden

I own a retirement mobile home park in Florida. My wife is a Biology teacher.

Gary Whidden purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Gary Whidden chose Tennessee

The river property came into my mother’s family in the 1890’s. My great grandfather built the family homestead. In 1901 (pre-dam) a flood came and damaged the home. With mules and logs they moved the 3,000 square foot, 2 story home across the creek and placed it on higher ground. Before the dam was built in the mid 1940’s, the river would sometimes look like a creek, at other times it would rise and come out its 50 foot banks. In the winter, the river would freeze and my great grandparents would cut squares of ice from the river and bury it in their home for later use. Before the bridge, there was a natural shelf that allowed the horse and buggies to cross the river in front of the cabins.

The ground was farmed until I received it in 2003. My mother was raised on the property, until she married my father in 1947 and moved to Florida. We vacationed here every year, so I have always loved this place. I wanted a place of my own but hated the idea of having it sit empty most of the time. I am in the rental business in Florida so I decided to build something that could be rented when we are not able to be here. At that time, there were no buildings on the property so I was able to start from scratch. I really like the character of horse barns and thought, why not build one that could house people. So, in 2004, we built the cabins and it has been a great adventure! This past winter, we completed our retirement cabin. The cabin has three bedrooms, three baths, and an apartment on the lower level.

We hope you choose us for your lodging in East Tennessee. We know you will enjoy it.

- Gary and Patty Whidden

What makes this cabin unique

Located on the Watauga River Trophy Trout Section, between Johnson City and Elizabethton, TN.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for letting us rent your cabin for a couple nights. The place was great, awesome location, close to town but in nature. We will return for sure, i have family in the area. Probably have to go with one of your other cabins for sleeping. The Hemlock did not have a queen sofa coach as stated, may want to change that in your description. But we made do just fine. Thanks again and have a great day.
Jun 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Central in Carter County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • All dogs must be on flea control. Limited 2 dogs per cabin. Sorry, no cats.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.925 based on 41 reviews
5

Beautiful scenery

  • 5 of 5

Great place!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was thought of. From the cabin amenities , the laundry facilities, to the outdoor patio. Space was clean and homey. We will definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Cabins on Watauga River

  • 5 of 5

The Watauga River Cabins were truly a breath of fresh air. The Cabins were comfortable and cozy with all you need for a long weekend or extended stay. The access to the river is conveniently down easy steps from the large sitting area behind the Cabins. I would highly recommend for families. Great spot!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Impeccable

  • 5 of 5

Watauga River Cabins was a great place for a long weekend getaway. The cabin had everything we needed and more. The area is beautiful for fishing and relaxing with family and friends . The owner and the manager were friendly and accommodating. We hope to come back soon and have spread the word to family that it should be a place for our next reunion.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place on the river!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice !

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

We can't wait to come back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Tri Cities Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Elizabethton Golf Course
Car: necessary

Located on the beautiful Watauga River.

Directions from I-26. Take I-26 to SR91 North for 2.9 miles. Turn left on Smalling Rd. Watauga River Cabins will be 1.9 miles on the left just before the Smalling Bridge.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Central, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£231
for 2 nights
From
£98
£721
£2,972
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £31.02
Additional Guest Fee £7.75 per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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