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28 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Parrottsville - WHITE LIGHTNEN HIDEAWAY

CABIN / HOME on the mountain, with Forest, Wildlife And Mountain Views

Are you tired of city life, work, problems, now are you ready for rest and relaxation in the quiet mountains? Would you enjoy being on the mountain? Would you like to relax and watch wildlife? If your answer is yes, then this spacious home is for you, nestled in the Cocke County Smoky Mountains. This home is located a ½ mile from the Cherokee National Forest hidden away from city life; come to the tranquility of nature, a place to leave your troubles behind.

This home is on Meadow Creek Mountain has a northern view toward Clinch Mountain a southern view of Meadow Creek Mountain and the Cherokee National Forest. If you would like to be surrounded by nature, this is your place!

The lower level is open floor plan with a kitchen (fully stocked except for food), 2 dining room tables with a bar facing the kitchen with 5 bar stools, full bath, children’s play room, and large living room (2 sofas) with gas fireplace (on in the cooler months) and 60' television. On the lower level, access to the home on the lower level is a huge garage that can house 4 midsize vehicles. If you have a motorcycle and want to bring it with or without trailer, no problem with parking, there is cleared area around the house to park trailers and vehicles. The upper level has 4 spacious bedrooms (3 have flat screen televisions with dvd player and movies), an open receiving area that has 2 full sized futons, 1 large full bath and the master bedroom has a huge bathroom that has a double shower and jetted Jacuzzi tub. All with satellite TV, wifi internet and telephone with unlimited calling in the United States.

For your added enjoyment of the outdoors there is a fire pit to roast marshmallows, hot dogs, or just relax by the fire with log seating surrounding the fire pit with enough wood to start and keep a fire. There are 3 decks to enjoy the outdoors one facing up the mountain, one facing north toward the Cumberland Gap and one facing east off of the Master Bedroom (the largest) has a new hot tub.

Cocke County, TN the moonshine Capitol, learn about Moonshine, the history, and the home of Popcorn Sutton. The new moonshine distillery opening in Newport, TN. Parrottsville the 3rd oldest town in Tennessee.

In east Tennessee there are always recreational events in the area to enjoy. Festivals, fairs, hiking, nature watching, motorcycling, horseback riding, mountain biking, guided fishing, white water rafting, zip lines, waterfall tours, Blue Ridge Parkway, or riding your own vehicle touring the sites of the mountains. Areas of interest are 45 minutes to an hour away from shopping and museums of Gatlinburg, Pigeon forge, TN, infamous Hot Springs with their spas or just be a tourist, Maggie Valley, Cherokee, and Asheville, NC. For the Race fans we are approximately 66 miles from the Bristol Speedway.

White Lightnen Hideaway offers a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life a vacation or get away that is peaceful and restful. Go enjoy a day of attractions, shopping, touristing and return to a relaxing spacious country home.

Come and enjoy the tranquility of White Lightnen Hideaway.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Loretta Carns
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2016
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About Loretta Carns

I am a native of Florida and lived and grew up there in the country until I was 36 and moved to Rome, Georgia which was hilly, but not the mountains. I moved to my home now Parrottsville/Del Rio, TN in 2002 near the vacation home. I love the country and the mountains. I worked accounting for 31 years and since moving to Tennessee I have mostly worked carpentry, staining and painting and now a store manager. Thus, I purchased this house and have refurbished the lower level which encompasses the kitchen, dining room, living room and one bath. I have tried to make the level somewhat rustic and to have the feel of a cabin. I love the curvy roads to ride my motorcycle, the gravel roads and forest to ride a horse, and most of all I love the country lifestyle leaving the traffic and hustle and bustle of city life.

Loretta Carns purchased this house in 2013

Why Loretta Carns chose Tennessee

I love this area and the people. I love the convenience to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Johnson City, Hot Springs, NC and Asheville, NC. There are 4 seasons here. There are views that have differences between daytime and nighttime views which also change with the seasons. I hope you will love the mountains too. Fall is my favorite time, with the country festivals and color change on the leaves. The smell of the mountain changes with the falling leaves.

What makes this house unique

For people who live a hectic lifestyle this is THE getaway from it all. The house is nestled in the woods with few neighbors. You might enjoy a wooded morning or evening walk, or just to sit on the deck and enjoy the scenery, or by the campfire. Bring your motorcycle and enjoy the country roads and scenery through the mountains. Bring your horses and ride the trails in and around the national forest. This house is away from it all. Most of all there is quiet for reflection, enjoyment and peace for the soul.


based on 28 holidaymaker reviews

average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

The property was just as advertised. Very well kept and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and the surrounding towns. Also with it being far out in the country it is great to see and hear all the wild life as you sit on the deck in the morning. We throughly enjoyed our stay and would like to do it again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Made a family wedding perfect.

  • 5 of 5

We were in the area for our sons wedding and we were able to have the whole family in one location because this house had plenty of room for our huge group. The house was perfect. Yes it is secluded and the drive into the house is narrow roads but it was beautiful and perfect for peace and quiet. Thank you for a wonderful opportunity to have my family all together. That meant the most to me.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, Quiet coutryside retreat

  • 5 of 5

IT WAS SO CLEAN! Very spacious for our crew of 7 with everything we needed. All we had to bring was our clothes and food. Comfortable beds in each room, with open concept area upstairs and downstairs, loved the fact that the bedrooms were all on the same level of the house, spacious enclosed garage was a plus since we had some rain while we were there. It is a little off the beaten path but the drive in was beautiful countryside. Ms Loretta was very nice and just down the road if you needed anything. If you want a very nice place to stay and enjoy this is it! Thank you Ms Loretta for the fresh eggs and great hospitality!

Trish Irwin

Laurel, MS

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Very enjoyable and more than ample space for our family of ten!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay on Meadow Creek Mountain! The property owners were ready and willing to assist us very promptly. Maury came by every other day to check on us to make sure all was okay. And they were available via phone instantly. They gave us great ideas for hiking and swimming locations as well as fireworks displays during our Fourth of July family vacation.

We are eight adults, a 14 year old and our 18 month old granddaughter. We never stepped all over each other because we had plenty of space to spread out, in the house and on the three lovely decks.

We recommend this spot for a secluded getaway.

Also, on the mountain in the national forest, was the observation tower. A beautiful place to watch a sunrise, sunset, or a storm roll in. Of which we did all three. Just a quick half hour drive up to the top of the mountain where you could see where we were staying. And the valleys and mountains surrounding us.

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great kitchen, we took turns with each married couple and then the single kids taking a day to do meal prep. Great space for family game day out on the deck. The hot tub was a hit with everyone, as was the jacuzzi tub. We loved it, and would stay again if the Smokey's are ever a full family vacation destination again. Thanks for the home away from home!

The LaGue family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Perfect for a large group

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this home, plenty of space for 17 people. The owners were very helpful and friendly. Lovely home!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, immaculate, spacious house

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our weekend long trail ride in TENN, NC and VA. This house was clean and welcoming with lots of space for our large crew of riders and passengers. The kitchen and dining area accommodated all of us in a way that allowed us to visit and share stories of the day's adventures. We will definitely consider staying at this property in the future when we are in the area. Thank you Loretta and Maury for taking such care to make sure our stay promoted pleasant memories for us.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Ripley's Aquarium
Meadow Creek Mountain Rustic Resort
Gatlinburg Sky Lift
Sugarlands Visitor Center
Dixie Stampede
"Fun place to eat and enjoy the show!"
Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine
Ober Gatlinburg
"Spend the day shopping!"
Comedy Barn Theater
NASCAR SpeedPark
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Tanger Outlet Center
Dollywood's Splash Country
Bennett's Pit Bar-B-Que
Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo
Nearest Airport
76 Miles
McGhee Tyson Airport
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nolichucky View
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
US highway 25 70
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Meadow Creek Mountain Rustic Resort (weekends only
Nearest Ski
49 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Winter months might need 4 x 4 when there is snow. Beautiful when there is snow, and in warm weather by motorcycle, horseback, or walking is beautiful. Adjacent to Cherokee National Forest. Within an hour drive from: Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Asheville, Hot Springs, Johnson City and reasonably close to Bristol Motor Speedway.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Parrottsville, Tennessee

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Nov 2016 - 28 Nov 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
16 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £90 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £48
Pet Fee £25 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

STAY DISCOUNT: Book 6 or more nights and receive 1 NIGHT FREE, free night is shown in weekly rates.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Parrottsville, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large bathroom
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master bedroom -shower has 2 shower heads for double bathing
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , In the lower level with kitchen, dining room and living room
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California King
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Room sleeps 5 children bunk is dbl under twin with trundle
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California king
  • Sleeping Area is upstairs the sitting area has 2 double futons and accommodates 4 more people. If more space for more people are needed we may be able to accommodate at an additional charge.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We are in a rural setting. Spectacular views, as with fall colors too!

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