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Best location in Townsend!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Space 1,800 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath plus a loft - sleeps 12!

***Hit the blue CONTACT OWNER button to book OR for discounted long-term rates Visit our website for more information at www [dot] zzzsdreamz [dot] com.

Bring the family for a Smoky Mountain cabin getaway. Plenty of room and the BEST location in Townsend TN.

Full round log home, featuring open-concept great room, kitchen, dining, and loft. Just 1/4 mile from the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, the only FREE national park!

We're located in Townsend, Tennessee, the closeest Park entrance to the popular Cades Cove loop, a scenic mountain drive featuring an 11-mile one-lane, one-way loop allowing up-close views and photo opportunities of deer, bear, coyote, wild boar, and horses.

Bring the whole family, there's room to sleep 12!

The main level master bedroom has a king bed, features a private exterior deck entrance, en suite master bathroom with a two person Jacuzzi tub and two-person walk-in tile shower.

The second level has two bedrooms. Bedroom 2 has a queen bed. Bedroom 3 has a full-size bed and a twin bed with a second pull-out trundle twin bed.

The Loft features an HDTV, a full-size memory foam pull-out couch, and a log queen size futon for sitting or sleeping. The Loft is located in the octagon wall of windows and a full bathroom serves the entire second level.

The second level features a "hidden" exterior balcony with a roof and two hanging hammock chairs, which will surely win over the kids -- or anyone wanting a moment or 30 of peace and quiet.

The Kitchen is fully equipped with a glass top induction range/oven, dishwasher, large refrigerator/freezer with water and ice maker, solid walnut handmade cabinets, granite countertops and copper farmers sink. The bar top is custom made from a lightning-struck pecan tree and features a copper bar sink and wine/beverage cooler and provides seating for three.

The dining area has a large table and eight chairs.

The great room features a gas fireplace, HDTV, chair with ottoman, and a full size sofa for lounging. A half bathroom is situated in the hallway just before the large laundry/mud room. We also have a large dog kennel in the mud room.

The driveway crosses over the popular paved Townsend Bike Trail. There is a parking lot a few hundred yards down the path. Riverstone Restaurant and the KOA Camp Store are located just across the street. You can tube the Little River, get out just before the KOA Campground and take a short walk back up the bike path to the cabin (be sure to wear water shoes).

We're close to all the attractions of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, but a lot more peaceful.

More Details

Dawn Zattera
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

About Dawn Zattera

We built Z's Dream, quite literally, with our own hands. Many nights and weekends culminated in this beautiful house and we're sharing it with you. While building we lived in a 1969 condemned mobile home right on site. It took 3 years building every evening and weekend as a family. The roof was shingles by our two kids who at time were Liz 15 and Dominic 10 years old. We hope you appreciate it!

Dawn Zattera purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Dawn Zattera chose Townsend

This property has the BEST location. Walk, bike or drive to anything in Townsend. With a private hidden driveway located right on the main highway just across the street from the KOA Campground. 15-20 minutes to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Maryville or 10min to Wears the location so your not wasting 30 min just to get to your cabin from a main road.

What makes this cabin unique

Every aspect of this house is custom. You'll never find another house like it. Every detail was carefully thought out and planned.

From the beautiful Black Walnut cabinets in the kitchen to the custom Pecan bar top to the antique vanity in the master bath, it's all designed with love and attention to detail.

Nothing fancy, but lots of comfort.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Townsend in Blount County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • There is a dumpster, USE IT to clean your car, not the pet waste containers! Take out ALL TRASH to the dumpster at check-out, especially food!
  • An additional cleaning fee of $50 will apply to each of the following: 1. Dirty dishes to wash. 2. Trash left inside containers. 3. Pet waste.
  • PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL FOR EARLY CHECK-IN OR LATE CHECK-OUT. A $100.00 additional fee will apply to all late check-outs.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Upstairs Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Hallway Bath - Toilet
  • All bathrooms have dual-flush toilets to conserve water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Includes private entrance/exit to deck and parking.
    Futon - 1 Large Double Bed , the living room
    Bedroom 2 (upstairs) - 1 Large Double Bed , Skylight and window
    Bedroom 3 (upstairs) - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Skylight and window
    Loft - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , Full Memory Foam sofa bed and Queen Futon log sofa bed
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Less than an hour from Neyland Stadium or Thompson-Boling Arena, you can stay here and enjoy University of Tennessee athletics. 20 Min throught the Smoky Mountain Park to Gatlingburg or 10min. to Wears Valley and 25min. to Pigeon Forge.


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average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Cabin was great! Clean and as advertised! Wish it were our house. Owner very attentive. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's so wonderful to share our home with folks. We feel so blessed to have such appreciative guests! Dawn Z.
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Ocean Springs, Ms


  • 5 of 5


  • Review Submitted: 17-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Much needed rest!

  • 5 of 5

We needed a break from it all at the last minute. Wonderful cabin/home. Plenty of room, everything you need to enjoy yourself. Close to pigeon forge and cades cove.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cookeville Tennessee

Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stevenson, AL

Beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed for a weekend due to my daughter having cheer competition in Sevierville. Cabin was beautifully decorated for the Christmas season. Kitchen was amazing! (Only thing I can think to suggest to make it better would be to have a colander to drain noodles and maybe a larger tv in the living room.) master bed was Uber comfortable and pillows were so awesome that I ordered some when I got home.

Dawn was very easy to deal with and the transaction was very smooth. The location was convenient for us as well. My younger kids enjoyed the Xbox system. We would definitely stay at this cabin again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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United States

Best in Townsend

  • 4 of 5

We loved this house, great location, very convenient to the park. The house was very clean and inviting. The beds were comfy! I am so gland we found this house. We will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Knoxville's McGhee Tyson (TYS)
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Wild Laurel Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Riverstone Family Restaurant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Townsend, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Fall Season
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £115.88
Property Damage Protection £45.58
Pet Fee £77.25

The Check-out Rules are FIRM, additional cleaning fees WILL be charged and are required to be paid with 24hours.
Dirty Dishes to wash additional $50 cleaning fee, All trash to be put in dumpster outside especially leftover food in the frig; if trash or food left inside $50 additional cleaning fee. Pet waste found outside the home in the yard not picked up additional $75 cleaning fee and any pet waste found inside the cabin is an automatic additional $150 cleaning fee. Cover all beds/sofas with your own personal linens if you have pets; sofa vacuuming or comforter washing due to pet hair is an additional $50 cleaning fee. There are pet towels and linens in the laundry room cabinets, use them and wash them and put them away before you leave to avoid pet hair cleaning fee. Cigarette butts on the ground is an additional $50 cleaning fee; use the metal buckets filled with sand. Please remember this is a personal home, it is lived in. This is NOT a motel/hotel PLEASE be respectful and understanding of our rules.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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