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Cool Breezes and Magnificent Views

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Farmhouse, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Your private recreation area is cradled between two heavily wooded hills. Experience life on a small farm in the opulence of the Appalachian Mountains, at the edge of the Cherokee National Forest. Cook family feasts in the country kitchen, where many a peck of peas have been canned or over your bonfire or barbecue pit.

Breakfast on the deck and rock the evenings away on the most comfortable porch rockers ever invented.

Fall asleep on the queen-sized bed with pillow top mattress to the sounds of the forest and the stream outside the master bedroom window. Awake watching the wooded hillside begin to become light. The custom decor in this bedroom and connected master bath reflect the forest hues.

Another bedroom is custom painted with a magic glow and decorated with mountain whimsy. The full sized futon is covered in plush pillow top for full sized bed comfort. A full bathroom is across the hall.

The third bedroom has two comfortable twin beds with lovely Laura Ashley print comforters and accenting artwork.

All bedrooms are well-lit with overhead lights and bedside lamps for reading your own favorite books, the owner/author's book, books by other local authors, or travel brochures about the many near-by amenities. Ceiling fans and central a/c and heat are available, although hardly ever required.

Horse lovers have four stalls to protect their ponies. Your pastures are very close to the riding trails of the Cherokee National Forest. Electric service allows for several RVs to be used simultaneously.

Your 8 1/2 acres are paradise for puppies and other pets. Nice neighbors are within shouting distance. Pets allowed; we do ask that you kennel them when you aren't supervising them. Kennels and stables provided for pets safety and comfort.

Keywords: Farmhouse, Forest, Mountains,

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 October, 2017

About Rachel

Wild Cajun Woman, Yvette, is a writer Author of Our Tennessee mountain Home I & II) and publisher and also a gourmet cook and caterer. Richard grew up on a chicken breeding farm in Massachusetts and loves tinkering and woodworking. He is also quite the cook, especially when it comes to decadent desserts.

We love gardening with friends, collecting wild nuts and berries for cooking and canning collecting fresh eggs from neighbors with yard hens, watching area artists at work, gold panning in Coker Creek (only 1 mile away), swimming at Indian Boundary Beach, day trips to whitewater rafting on the Ocoee, Chattanooga Riverfront venues, fresh vegetables at the near-by Mennonite market, Bluegrass music at local pickin' sessions, and learning the local lifestyle of the farm folks. Waterfalls throughout the area are some our favorite places to take a dip and fabulous photographs.

Tubing on the Tellico River is an awesome way to unwind. Our favorite places for lunch, when we're not picnicking, are Tellico Kats for perfect paninis and Tellico Beach Drive-In for fifties family style food while playing in the rushing river. Pastries from Tellico Grains Bakery are a must for all our breakfasts with guests and we love the funky, down-home atmosphere and food at Town Square Bakery and Cafe.

Tellico Library and The Bookshelf fill our needs for reading and reference materials, as well selling as Yvette's book. The Heritage Gift Shop is a must-see souvenir place, and most of our family and friends wouldn't leave without Bill of Bill's Pit Stop taking them gold-panning, a dozen yard eggs from Mamie's hens, and one of the books autographed written by local author Jack Darnell and published by Yvette.

Rachel purchased this farmhouse in 2006

Why Rachel chose Tennessee

Writer and publisher, Yvette, needed a place to renew herself after her husband's heart transplant and the couple's loss of their waterfront Louisiana home to Hurricane Katrina. We are quite charmed by the tranquil lifestyle offered at our Tennessee Mountain Home, so much so that Yvette wrote a books 'Our Tennessee Mountain Home' I and II about the life, our family visits and friends at this edge of the forest.

It has provided the home base for making many new memories with children grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends and family galore.

What makes this farmhouse unique

This is a perfect hub for vacationing in the mountains of Tennessee. The many adventures offered in the area bordering on your property draw many to our door.

We have always been thrilled to hear about the swims guests took at Indian Boundary Lake, the gold they found in nearby creeks, the wildlife and other sights they saw rocking on the porch and hiking on nearby trails, the Appalachian arts they discovered in local shops and museums, and the local whitewater rafting and kayaking they were able to enjoy.

You are less than 2 hours from Greater Atlanta's bright lights and big city, Chattanooga's riverfront charms, and Knoxville's nice neighborhoods. There are first class medical facilities in all three areas.

Gatlinburg and Dollywood are also only 2 hours away. Your Tennessee Mountain Home is 2 miles from the North Carolina state line and 30 miles from the North Georgia mountains.

Four wheel drive is not required to get to your mountain retreat, even if there is mud or ice. Half the property is up high and half is in the holler. Plenty of place for RVs, trailers, soccer matches, baseball, badminton, boccie ball, fishing, etc.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Tellico Plains in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Custom decorated
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Pillow top mattress. Forest-hued comforter, Twin or Single Beds (1) Laura Ashley comforters, Futon (1) Full-size futon with pillow top mattress cover, fabulous floral patterned quilt.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Flat acreage for outdoor games and exercise, 4-stall stables, fire pit and fireplace with plenty of fallen limbs wood on acreage.


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Very nice place very nice people who take care for this place is piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We will come. Ack again if this place will be for sale i will buy it

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything needed for a weekend cabin. : )

  • 5 of 5

The Fire Pit was incredible, we had a roaring blaze in no time. There was some charcoal and lighter fluid for the grill, and we cooked some brats and hot dogs for dinner. The porch was very nice and plenty of seating.

The Gaming Room was a little scary (not as scary as the "Exercise Room"), but we got to enjoy some bocce ball on the large property, which was a lot of fun. Would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice, clean, we'll equipped

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful spot,

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place was beautiful. The serenity and seclusion is great. Everything was as promised and it was like home away from home. Would recommend to anyone. Great for our 3 children dog and ourselves. Thank you so much for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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Neat cabin tucked away in a beautiful area

  • 4 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay at the cabin, it was a great place to come back to after a long day on the river.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break to the Mountians

  • 4 of 5

Every thing was great , we wanted to be closer to Tellico than where have stayed in past .Grand

Kids 7-5 had a blast had to make them go to bed . Selection of books and DVD was great . Saturday we drove Cherohala Skyway ,Bald River Fall, was cloudy but by time we got to Robbinsville had cleared,,,Tail of Dragon was next . Chasity came by gave us some tips for eating Sat morn before we left . May do again with other grand's kayak the Tellico .

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
56.1 Miles
Knoxville (McGhee Tyson)
Nearest Barpub
34.42 Miles
Skyway Sports Bar and Grill Sweetwater, TN)
Nearest Golf
25.62 Miles
Madisonville Golf Center
Nearest Train
127.33 Miles
Amtrak Atlanta
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
TN Hwy 68
Nearest Restaurant
11.31 Miles
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Over Gatlinburg
Nearest Beach
25.91 Miles
Indian Boundary Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Ocoee Whitewater Center
Nearest Point of Interest
Bald River Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Indian Boundary Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Car: necessary

Wonders of the Wilderness close to civilization.

Beaches, Swimming, Fishing, Gold Panning, White Water Rafting, Rappelling, Skiing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Bird Watching, Zip Line, Shopping, Craft Classes, Golf, Music, Restaurants, Churches, Museums, Library, Bakery, Ice Cream Shop.

14 Waterfalls, Whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River (site of the 1996 Olympic whitewater events), Beaches, Riding trails, Gold panning, Local artisan shops, Appalachian Trail, Unicoi Trail, Fly Fishing, Gatlinburg skiing, Dollywood amusement park, Tail of the Dragon, Citico Creek Wilderness, Big Frog Mountain, Big Frog Wilderness, Atlanta, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Field of the Woods, Lost Sea.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Tellico Plains, USA

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.73
Game room access £18.96
Cleaning £56.87
Pet Fee £37.91
Tax Rate 14.43%

Rates are subject to change until deposit is received.

Manager'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.
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