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Wilderness Lake Vacations Waterfront Mountain Retreat!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Lakefront with Canoes

Wilderness Lake Cabin overlooks a remote mountain lake in southwestern North Carolina, about 2 hours north of Atlanta and 1 1/2 hours east of Chattanooga, TN. We are 35 minutes west of Murphy, NC and only 30 minutes from the Ocoee-US 64 Scenic Byway, the first in the nation!

Our log home cabin provides the furnishings and appliances that accommodate 2 to 8 guests per family or group. This genuine log home has a deck, covered porch and wood-burning fireplace. Equipped with modern conveniences, including microwave, dishwasher, VCR/TV, telephone, and air conditioning, WLV cabin offers comfortable furnishings include bedding, towels, kitchen utensils, dishes, etc. Guests simply bring their clothing, food, supplies and beach towels.

Wilderness Lake Vacation Cabin also has fishing boat rentals on Apalachia Lake, a remote mountain lake in the Smoky Mountains and Southern Blue Ridge near Murphy, North Carolina. Wilderness Lake Vacations Cabin provides the perfect national forest setting for your family hiking vacation, whitewater rafting expedition or fly fishing adventure. The cabins are surrounded by numerous outdoor recreation opportunities and our lodging includes all the amenities of home. These exclusive vacation rental cabins provide spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains and Apalachia Lake with hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and canoeing on site and whitewater rafting, antiquing, horseback riding, golf, hunting and waterfalls nearby. Scenic outdoor attractions include the Cherohala Skyway, Ocoee US 64 Scenic Byway, John Muir Trail, Hiawassee River, Southern Highroads Trial, Ocoee River Whitewater Center, Tellico River and Bald River Falls. Visitors also enjoy local arts and crafts shops along these routes as well as in Murphy, North Carolina, Blue Ridge, Georgia and Tellico Plains, Tennessee.

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Apalachia Lake is located in the Appalachian Mountains of Cherokee County in western North Carolina. This scenic mountain lake is 9.8 miles long with 31 miles of shoreline and over 1,000 acres of water. Designated a Wilderness Waterway, most of Apalachia's shoreline is preserved by USFS Nantahala National Forest, keeping its breathtaking beauty unspoiled. Quiet secluded coves and inlets on Apalachia Lake provide excellent opportunities for swimming, boating, fishing or sightseeing. It is ideal for canoes and kayaks, but can easily accommodate a sport boat for water skiing. Game fish in Apalachia Lake include smallmouth and largemouth bass, white bass, walleye and trout. The area's beauty starts with the mountain laurel of spring and runs through the brilliant colors of the fall foliage.

Apalachia Lake, North Carolina Area Features & Attractions:

Apalachia Lake - Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Awesome Lake & Mountain Views

Smoky Mountains - Cherohala Skyway, Bald River Falls, Tellico River Trout Fishing, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Ocoee Adventure Center - Whitewater Rafting, Mountain Biking, Cherokee National Forest Trails

Southern Blue Ridge - Campbell Folk School, Antiques, Arts, Crafts, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Tennessee Overhill - Coker Creek TN, Unicoi Mountains, Haiwassee River, Lost Sea

Nantahala National Forest - Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness, Fires Creek, Lake Cherokee, Snowbird Mountains

More Details

Owner
John Cook
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
7 September, 2017

About John Cook

We are outdoor entusiasts who love to hike, bike, fish, hunt, canoe, boat, etc., especially in a remote wilderness setting where you can get away from it all and get back to nature.

John Cook purchased this cabin in 2001

Why John Cook chose Murphy / Andrews Area

Apalachia Lake is a remote mountain lake, designated a wilderness waterway by the US Forest Service. One of the few TVA lakes that remains full through-out the seasons,. Apalachia is 9.8 miles long with 31 miles of shoreline; its cool, clear water is great for boating, skiing, fishing and swimming. This hidden lake boasts some of the most impressive scenery in the eastern United States.

What makes this cabin unique

The inconveniences of being 30 to 40 minutes away from town and on a lake without a marina or store, are far outweighed by the felling of being in such a quiet, peaceful location.

Since 2012 NC has been releasing 5000 ten to 14 inch Rainbow and Brown Trout in Lake Apalachia annually! Bass fishing has been a staple of the Lake for years.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Murphy in Cherokee County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi , Lake Side Cabin has a Jaquzzi Tub on Loft
  • There are 2 full bathrooms, one on each floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The main bedrooms have queen beds, the third bedroom is a Loft and the great room has a queen sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • museums
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Wilderness Lake Vacations Waterfront Mountain Retreat!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews
4

Beautiful mountain and lake views

  • 4 of 5

Stayed at Wilderness Lake Vacation - Mountain View for 4 years in a row. We had family come in for a week and had a very nice time. Enjoyed white water rafting, fishing and swimming. The log home is beautiful and the views are incredible.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dublin, Ohio
5

Wilderness Lake Vacations

  • 5 of 5

Perfect private getaway with unbelievable views! I would recommend Wilderness Lake Vacations to anyone looking for a relaxing vacation in the outdoors. Breathtaking views!

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH
5

Great place to relax and relieve stress

  • 5 of 5

Great secluded cabin with breath taking views. This will be the eighth consecutive year of staying at this cabin. Every time my experience has been good. The lake is calm and has very little traffic on it. The sounds of wildlife are very calming. I come home refreshed from my stay every time.

  • Review Submitted: May 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 0
Warsaw, NC
5

RevO

  • 5 of 5

The Wildernesses Lake Vaction home is an excellent place to visit for fun and relaxation! We have frequented the cabin for over seven years. Every year is a new adventure!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alexandria, KY
5

Wilderness Lake Vacations

  • 5 of 5

Wilderness Lake Vacations is an excellent spot for fishermen, hikers, and couples looking for a secluded getaway. Apalachia Lake in Cherokee County, NC is a beautiful, scenic lake and offers many great outdoor activities. My week there with friends was outstanding. I would recommend Wilderness Lake Vacations to anyone looking for a private or fishing getaway.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, OH
5

Beautiful Seclusion

  • 5 of 5

The location of these cabins is perfect for when you need to get away from everything. Quiet, remote, and stunning scenery. The lake alone is worth the visit, but the mountains surround you and there is so much to explore. Bring your camera, or keep the memories for yourself. You will not be disappointed.

I used this as a base for road and mountain biking, but there's plenty of hiking and boating and other adventures to be found.

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Knoxville, TN
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
US Hwy 68
Car: necessary

Escape to the southern Foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains to enjoy the cool, peaceful setting of waterfalls, wildlife, swimming, boating and fishing. Nestled in Nantahala National Forest, this vacation area offers a rainbow of outdoor activities for every season. Rafting adventures on the Ocoee River (the whitewater venue of the 1996 Olympics) and horseback-riding stables (Turtletown, TN) are only minutes away. A relatively new attration is the Cherohala Skyway, a scenic drive with mountain vistas that rival the Blue Ridge Parkway (click on Map & Attractions for info). National Forest attractions abound, including Aplalacia Powerhouse, Bald River Falls, Big Bend, Buck Bald, Coker Creek Falls, John Muir Trail, Indian Boundary Lake, Pheasant Fields Fish Hatchery in Tennessee and Cherokee Lake, Hanging Dog Recreation Area, Hiawassee Dam, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest in North Carolina. This western North Carolina region offers a wilderness setting where guests may coexist with the natural surroundings of Lake Apalachia in the Hiawassee River system. The systems cold waters support trout and smallmouth fishing that is unmatched in this part of the country. Breathtaking lake and mountain views, modern accommodations, and a peaceful retreat -- that's WILDERNESS LAKE VACATIONS! These exclusive vacation rental cabins provide spectacular views of the Smoky Mountains and Apalachia Lake with hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and canoeing on site and whitewater rafting, antiquing, horseback riding, golf, hunting and waterfalls nearby. Scenic outdoor attractions include the Cherohala Skyway, Ocoee US 64 Scenic Byway, John Muir Trail, Hiawassee River, Southern Highroads Trial, Ocoee River Whitewater Center, Tellico River and Bald River Falls. Visitors also enjoy local arts and crafts shops along these routes as well as in Murphy, North Carolina, Blue Ridge, Georgia and Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Apalachia Lake - Hiking, Boating, Fishing, Swimming, Awesome Lake & Mountain Views

Smoky Mountains - Cherohala Skyway, Bald River Falls, Tellico River Trout Fishing, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad

Ocoee Adventure Center - Whitewater Rafting, Mountain Biking, Cherokee National Forest Trails

Southern Blue Ridge - Campbell Folk School, Antiques, Arts, Crafts, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway

Tennessee Overhill - Coker Creek TN, Unicoi Mountains, Haiwassee River, Lost Sea

Nantahala National Forest - Joyce Kilmer Slickrock Wilderness, Fires Creek, Lake Cherokee, Snowbird Mountains.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Murphy, North Carolina Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£109
From
£125
Fri,Sat
£757
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.81
Tax Rate 11.0%

Please call 888-865-2537 for reservation. We will need your postal address and we will provide gate code, key information and directions through our web site.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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