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'Fireman's Dream'' 5 BDR/3BA Beautiful Log Home! Hot Tub WIFI WE ❤️ DOGGIES!

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 12-14)

'The Fire in your heart, will lead you to your Dreams'

This Log cabin is completely wooded and private with a great view! 2800 sq ft, 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3 level home with basement. Private driveway with easy access off of main road with half being cemented. Huge wraparound covered porch with mountain views for you to relax and enjoy your morning coffee while listening to the sounds of the many types of birds we have. Hot Tub has 30 massaging jets to soak away all your stress. Cabin is completely equipped and furnished with upscale decor and linens. Flat screens in every room including a 60' Flat screen in the living room, 32" flat screens in bedrooms, propane BBQ grill, fire pit area and much more. There are 3 king bedrooms with log furniture, and all 3 have brand new pillowtop mattresses. 2 rooms with full and twin beds. Every detail has been taken care of to insure your best vacation ever. This cabin is nestled in the middle of 4 acres of woods for your privacy. There are not many log homes in the area that offer the extras and luxury of this home. From coffee, filters, toilet paper, spices, hand and dish soap it's all there! The decor is an upscale rustic theme with upscale sheets, towels, and comfy throw blankets.

We are a pet friendly cabin..We Love dogs!

A log home in the Cowee Valley, 1 hour from Asheville, 2 hours from the Atlanta Airport, 35 minutes to the Cherokee Casino, 35 minutes to Waynesville, Sylva and Dillsboro. Near Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway for lovely scenic drives and hiking trails. Locally known for gem mining, several in our area including Cherokee Mine, the only unsalted mine in the Cowee Valley. Also close to hiking, rafting, fishing and beautiful waterfalls. Hospital located 10 miles away in Franklin, as well as a Lowe's and Wal-Mart. Many excellent restaurants, antique stores and shops located in Franklin. For the motorcycle enthusiasts, the Tale of the Dragon is only 30 minutes away.

Keywords: Log cabin home

More Details

Wallace Nix
Member since: 2010
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Wallace Nix

I have made a career in the fire service for over 20 years in central Florida. My wife works full time working with people. We are looking forward to retirement in Franklin N.C. Lots of love has been put into 'Fireman's Dream' We pray that your stay at 'Fireman's Dream' will be as life changing as both of ours has been.

Wallace Nix purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Wallace Nix chose Franklin

We came to Franklin 7 years ago and fell in love with the area and people. Working in the fast pace of central Florida we were looking for a quite place to retire. We found it in Franklin N.C. We fell in love with what is now called 'Fireman's Dream'. Peace of mind is what you will find here.

What makes this cabin unique

What we enjoy most about our home is the beautiful 4 acres, and the layout of the property. Our rocking chairs on the porch and the privacy we have is amazing!

Guestbook comments from the owner

January 7, 2017

Thank you for working with us last minute in booking you cabin for our family vacation. You not only were helpful with recommendations but checking with us upon arrival was extra nice! We just got home and I wanted to take a minute to tell you what a great time we had. The cabin was more than we expected and the pictures do not do it justice. Every corner has a personal touch that makes it feel like home, all of the signs giving us positive reminders throughout the day. We were spread out enough to give everyone their own space, and I can say our bed (master on the main floor) was so comfortable! We used the fire place daily, the hot tub was used twice, the grill often, the fire pit (just once due to time doing things) and porch often. You have everything we could have thought of that we would need…a crock pot for soup; a large pot for our country boil, coffee makers, soft blankets, books, games, wine glasses, there wasn’t a thing we needed. The cabin was decorated so cozy for Christmas. We read your guest book for tips and left some for others. Oddly, my daughter knew someone in the group before us! Although we did not get to enjoy any real snow we did visit Sapphire Valley and Gatlinburg for some of the fake stuff. Thank you again for sharing your piece of Heaven in the mountains!
Dec 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Franklin in Cowee

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • King size beds (3) (3) Huge king bedrooms 32' Flat screen in Bedrooms. Double Beds (2) (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) (2), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding


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'Fireman's Dream'' 5 BDR/3BA Beautiful Log Home! Hot Tub WIFI WE ❤️ DOGGIES!
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Fireman’s Dream - A Dream Come True

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at Fireman’s Dream. Everything was there and then some. We did not have to worry about buying very little thing on the first night, which made our long trip up much earlier than anticipated. Love the fire pit! Spent a lot of time around that gem:) House is beautifully appointed and is close enough to all the area attractions. The driveway up to the house is awesome! Last but not least the Nix’s were so easy to work with; they were awesome! Great trip all around... Oh, they are doggie friendly too! However, if you have no dogs you would never know any had been there. Thank again for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect weekend getaway!!

  • 5 of 5

This property was beyond amazing, the cabin wasn’t short of cleanliness and gorgeous detail, and the scenery was indescribable. Linda and Wallace really took the time to make this place feel like a home away from home, we had everything we needed and then some. The beds were cozy, the kitchen was stocked well with pots, pans, crock pots, the porch was beyond relaxing, and the bathrooms were all squeaky clean! We are all so very happy with our choice and this cabin was worth every penny! 10/10 rating! I recommend to large families and friends looking for a cabin getaway and I would love to stay again! Thank you Linda and Wallace for opening your beautiful home to our group!

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ty so much Taylor for the awesome review! You are welcome back anytime😊 Wallace and Linda
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The cabin was very roomy and we had a great family vacation. A lot of privacy and a nice set up.

  • 4 of 5

The kids enjoying finding gems and trout fishing. Would love to ride the train next time. Close to a lot of different things to do.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolute tranquility!!

  • 5 of 5

Definitely a home away from home, but without all the hustles and bustles of everyday life. Such a peaceful place in the mountains to rest and regroup for all of us. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ty Connie! So glad you all had an amazing time with your Family! You all are welcome back anytime! Safe travels back to Polk County😊?
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  • 5 of 5

So thankful that we got to stay at this cabin! It was decorated so well and everything was so nice. All the beds were so comfy and there was more than enough room! Franklin is such a cute little town, we had fun exploring and checking out the breweries, which I highly recommend! Such a relaxing weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful! Very accommodating and clean!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful! Very accommodating and clean!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Shaina! Glad you had a great time and come back soon!
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Car: recommended

White water rafting, Motorcycling, Gem mining, Harrah's Casino


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Franklin, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer peak
2 Jun 2018 - 3 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Thanksgiving Week
17 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Years week
29 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2019 - 3 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £94.44 + Tax

· For groups larger than 10 people there is an additional charge of $10 per person, per night.

Check In: 3 p.m.

Check Out: 10 a.m.

Required Stay: Two night minimum. And a one-week minimum for Thanksgiving and Christmas.

FOR PEAK MONTHS: June July October Weekly Rate $1799.00/ Minimum stay 7 nights Saturday to Saturday.
Fireman’s Dream Cancellation Policy

For months June, July, October and Peak weeks Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

If you have to cancel your vacation within 60 days of your arrival you forfeit the 25% deposit. If we are able to rent your week then we will give you back your deposit.

If you cancel before 60 days of your arrival you will get back your deposit of 25%.

For all other months its 30 days notice and your deposit will be returned.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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