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Three Little Birds Cabin - Over the top amenities and most popular cabin in area

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


About the property

2 bedrooms plus a large sleeping loft in a tranquil wooded mountains setting

Our guests love our cabin as much as we do -- read our amazing reviews! Also visit www.threelittlebirdscabin.com for more information and special pricing.

April and May are GORGEOUS in the mountains. Come visit the spring blossom season!

Reserve quickly to book the remaining SUMMER OPENINGS:

June 16-30

July 15-23

Aug 6 - 19

Three Little Birds Cabin is a luxurious, handcrafted log cabin on the edge of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Cosby, TN. Our tranquil setting, proximity to the National Park, and over the top amenities makes this is a one-of-a-kind retreat for couples, families, and hikers. Within 3 minutes, you will be hiking a National Park trail or fishing for trout in Cosby Creek. There is so much to do in our area!

As owners, we take great pride in managing our cabin to provide an extraordinary experience for our guests. We took it over the top! This is one of the reasons why we have 100% positive guest reviews and most of guests return year after year. (More photos can be found at www.threelittlebirdscabin.com)

Cabin Amenities:

•Hand-hewed log cabin inside and out with a spacious 2,200 square foot floor plan plus a 2-car garage and nearly an acre of land to play. Comfortably sleeps 6-8 guests (2 bedrooms, loft with 2 twin beds, queen sofa sleeper).

•Sits in a small quaint and quiet community providing tranquility at every corner. Beautiful seasonal mountain views and year round manicured wooded setting.

•The main floor is open and made for entertaining. A stacked stone woodburning fireplace is accompanied by plenty of comfortable queen sofa sleeper, a 55' TV with Sony surround sound (including outside speakers), and Blueray DVD player.

•Comcast cable TV, hi-speed internet via WIFI and wired connections, phone service

•Luxurious king master suite on the second floor includes a plush bed, romantic gas log fireplace, hand carved and locally made furnishings, and a whirlpool Jacuzzi spa.

•A cabin themed queen bedroom can be found on the main level with flat screen TV and well appointed full bathroom.

•A large loft area has 2 twin beds, flat screen TV with DVD player and Xbox 360, and custom made game table. Plenty of toys in the loft to keep everyone of all ages having a great time!

•The cook's kitchen is equipped with everything that you will ever want or need. (Convection oven, microwave, filtered water, wine refrigerator, etc.) There is seating for 6-8 at the kitchen table plus seating for another 4 at the granite island.

•If you want to cook outside, there is a gas and charcoal grill on the grilling patio as well as a Weber Kettle and a smoker.

•A fully equipped laundry room is located on the first floor with plenty of space for folding or hanging.

•Baby equipment provided - stroller, pack & play, bouncy seat, and high chair.

•2 covered porches with rockers, a porch swing, a hammock, outdoor chess/checkers table, and a 6-person hot tub. Enjoy the view, listen to the sounds of nature, and take in the fresh mountain air.

•Sitting on nearly an acre of land, there is plenty of space to play the abundance of yard toys and games provided in the 2-car garage. Play a game of horseshoes or have a bag toss tournament.

•Everything that you need for a picnic in the beautiful National Park- coolers, picnic blankets, and plastic dishes are ready for on-the-go meals.

•Cook up a hot dog or smore at the large firepit patio with all the wood provided for your stay!

•And if that isn't enough, we provide fishing poles, hiking gear, bicycles, and toys galore.

We guarantee that you will not find such an array of amenities at any other cabin. We took it over the top!

And when you can tear yourself away from the cabin, there is a TON to do in the area.

•Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Cosby entrance: 2 minutes

•Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Big Creek entrance: 20 minutes

•Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Greenbrier entrance: 18 minutes

•Climbworks canopy/ziplines and mountainbiking: 10 minutes

•Rafting In The Smokies whitewater rafting: 15 minutes

•The Foothills Parkway: 5 minutes

•Gatlinburg: 20-25 minutes

•Pigeon Forge: 30-40 minutes

•The Biltmore Estate and Ashville, NC: 60 minutes

Spend your days doing nothing or filling them with adventure. Don't worry about a thing at Three Little Birds Cabin!

We are a pet-free and smoke-free cabin.

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More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 March, 2017

About Patty

We love the Smoky Mountains and have always dreamed of owning a home here. Our dream came true in June, 2012, and we're looking forward to sharing our knowledge of the park and our home with our guests.

For the past 20+ years, we have escaped our hectic lives in Chicago to hike and backpack the beautiful trails in the Smokies. We were engaged on the top of Mt. LeConte, and both of children had their first (of many) backpacking adventures here in the Park. We've hiked most of the trails, including much of the famous Appalacian Trail. We still live in Chicago but once the kids are off to college, our next dream will be call Tennessee our home.

Patty purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Patty chose Tennessee

We fell in love with this home from the moment that we saw it. We love the tranquility of the property yet its convenience to the nearby attractions. We love being soooo close to the National Park. We love that the home is unique and handcrafted with spaces for everyone to relax and play. It's our place to unwind when we need it and, most importantly, make wonderful memories with our kiddos and friends. We hope that you love it as much as do!

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin is beautifully handcrafted. It was build to last forever in this peaceful setting. The rooms are spacious with high-end finishes and the community is beautiful. Three Little Birds was build to be 'a home'. We absolutely love our home, and hope that you will treasure it as we go.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Three Little Birds Cabin was the perfect getaway for my family. My husband, my sister and our kids ages 3, 12, and 14 shared the cabin at the beginning of August. We felt at home the minute we drove in the driveway. It is surrounded by trees and has the most welcoming porch with rockers and a swing. Although there are neighbors, you feel like you are in the middle of the woods. The older kids shared the loft, and enjoyed the office area, TV/DVD, and wifi. Our 3 year old used the toddler cot that is available and a sleeping bag in the Master Suite. Usually when we sleep somewhere new, especially at a hotel, he has trouble getting to sleep. From the first night, he was so comfortable, there were no issues at bedtime. The kitchen, bathrooms, really the entire cabin, is clean and well equipped. We really appreciated having the plastic dishes for our youngest. There are even ziploc bags, storage containers and foil for leftovers. There are lawn toys and outdoor gear in the garage, toys in the office area, and cable TV in the living room and bedrooms. The laundry room has detergent and dryer sheets available. Patty, the owner, takes a personal interest in helping you plan your stay. She is quick to respond to questions, and has a wealth of ideas to help plan activities that suit your interests. In the cabin there are guidebooks, maps, brochures, menus and more to assist you. We were drawn to the cabin because we wanted to see and explore the area, but wanted to avoid the crowds and noise of Gatlinburg. We hiked the Cosby Nature Trail near the cabin. We used a scavenger hunt book from the cabin to look for landmarks along the trail. This part of the national park is less visited, so we had the trail to ourselves. We drove the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and saw 4 black bears. The traffic was nonstop and, at times, it was hard to navigate around parked cars. Even though it was beautiful, we were glad to get back to the quiet and peace in Cosby. Another highlight of staying in Cosby is being able to eat and shop at local establishments where the owners/ artists take the time to visit with you. For a little excitement Rafting in the Smokies is nearby along I-40. Two of us ziplined and 4 of us did the family float rafting. Even though it was hot during our visit, the trees and nearby streams made it feel cooler when you were on the trails or in the cabin. We only stayed in the cabin from Mon night-Fri morning, but we all wished we could have stayed longer
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cosby in Cocke County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The large master bath has whirlpool tub, standing shower and walk-in closet. There is also a full bathroom on the main level.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin trundle beds, Pack and Play, Queen Sleep Sofa, Cots
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi ...
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Outdoor brick patio and firepit Covered BBQ area Small private office 2-car garage Plenty of baby gear Extra hiking and camping equipment River tubes Inflatable boats Bicycles Starter supplies provided (small amount of toilet paper, paper towel, laundry and dish soaps provided to get you started)


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(62 traveller reviews)

Three Little Birds Cabin - Over the top amenities and most popular cabin in area
average rating of 4.983871 based on 70 reviews

Absolutely beautiful! What a wonderful trip.

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about Patty & the house. She was so quick and responsive anytime we needed anything. The house was absolutely breathtaking. It was fully equipped with anything we needed! The house was close enough to town, but far enough away that we didn't fight traffic. There was always so much to do between shopping, games provided, and the hot tub. Checkers was a huge hit for our group. We are so glad we got the opportunity to stay here. It was more than we ever imagined.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serinity & comfort

  • 5 of 5

Once again we enjoyed our home away from home at Three Little Birds.

From the moment we walked through the front door, we felt so blessed

to be back in the smokies again! Located in the perfect proximity to everything,

hiking,shopping, nice restaurants, & even a day trip to the Biltmore.

We will be back!

John & Carol Gration

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved every minute of it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at the Three Little Birds cabin! It was the perfect place to relax. This cabin has literally any & everything you could possibly need! They provide you with all sorts of grilling tools/supplies, everything you could want or need in the kitchen, tons of board games, a jar of spare toiletries/odds & ends (incase you forgot anything), lots of fire starting tools & wood & honestly probably anything else you could think of. We enjoyed most of our time on the front porch playing checkers & swinging on the front porch swing or in the back yard around the fire pit. The owner was very nice & quick to respond any time we contacted her. I would highly recommend this cabin & hope we get the ppportunity to stay there again in the future! :)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect cabin and location for our vacation

  • 5 of 5

The Three Little Birds Cabin was the perfect spot for our continued celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary ( married June 1966). Beautiful, clean,well furnished, and appreciated, the location is very close to the Crosby entrance to the GSMNP-and no crowds! Hiking, great scenery, and lots of outdoor fun, and local artisan shopping are nearby. We enjoyed several guided fly fishing trips into the park. On one trip, the local elk herd waded into the stream for a swim .Maybe 30 feet away. That was an experience! We had perfect weather-warm days and cool nights-so in the evenings the cabin fireplace and that wonderful hot tub were put to use.

Thanks Patty for all you do for your customers and for providing such a special place to enjoy in a beautiful part of this world.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay! The cabin was clean, well-stocked, and had everything we needed for a peaceful, relaxing week together. The location was just what we were looking for. It's away from all the crowds, but close enough to town to stock up on food and supplies without spending lots of time driving.

We had plenty of privacy but were still close to so many interesting places to hike and explore, and we met so many friendly locals who made us feel like we were in our own hometown rather than several states away.

The cabin and location by themselves would have been enough for a 5-star review, but I have to include the hospitality of the owners. We've rented dozens of VRBO properties, including ten or more in the Smoky Mountains. The communication, preparation, and anticipation of needs was simply unmatched.

After looking through the information books around the living room, my son said, "Dad, they answer all our questions before we even ask them!" We were treated the way you would treat old friends if you wanted to make sure they had a great time in your home. That personal touch made a great cabin even better.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four LOVED this cabin! It's perfectly decorated for its woodsy surroundings, with all the comforts of home. My husband and I spent evenings on the screened back porch listening to the sounds of nature. It's close enough to enjoy everything the area has to offer, but secluded enough that coming "home" at the end of a long, hot day was such a treat. I especially loved the way the tall trees shade the cabin--such a restful feeling after a day in the summer sun. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Ferry
6.3 Miles
Foothills Parkway
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Bent Creek Golf Village
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Great Smoky Mountain National Park Cosby Entrance
Car: necessary

Three Little Birds is located within 5 minutes of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park entrance. We are 15 minutes away from white water rafting and ziplining, and just an easy 25 minutes from Gatlinburg. Go antiquing and visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC just 1 hour away. The house is set in a tranquil wooded setting surrounded by nature. No hills to climb or crazy roads to get to our house.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Cosby, USA

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £76 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £47
Tax Rate 12.75%

Damage Protection Insurance is required ($59) or optionally leave a refundable damage deposit of $250. Just let us know your preference before booking.

First payment of $150 will secure your dates. Balance is due 14 days prior to check-in. Check or money order is preferred. Online payment is optional.


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