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Tranquility and Serenity on the Pond

Bedrooms Studio
Space 386 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 acres of nature with pond and creek.

Lydia's Cottage on the Pond is a picturesque vacation rental sitting on a pond with beautiful surroundings including a creek. Serene and tranquil anytime of the year. Relax on 5 acres. King size bed, full kitchen with utensils, washer and dryer. large shower, TV(cable)DVD, books and games. Outside deck includes 3 rockers, and bistro table. Very country outdoor setting with lots of trees and flowers blooming in season. Plenty of room to exercise, read a book, or sunbathe. Fishing is allowed, but only catch and release. You can also hear the Dollywood train and fireworks in the summer.

Lydia's Cottage is part of Lydia's Land which is recognized as a Habitat through Wildlife Federation. We feed our wildlife daily. Property is semi-quiet due to Watch guard animals on property to alert guests that other wildlife are in the area. Homes nearby. There is a small mini park with a swing and a 100 year old Amish Buggy. Lydia's Cottage also partners with FB GROUP-Partners who have lost K9 Heroes in the line of fire Cabin stays. Welcome baskets or decorations are available for a small fee. Discounts are available for Military, Police and Fire and Breast Cancer survivors. Please inquiry about our Other cabins located in Pigeon Forge that sleep 4-8. This cabin is pet friendly.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Spanish, Polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2018

About Lydia

It's East Tennessee's best kept secret. As a writer, I find this place to be a perfect setting for photographers and writers. Great place to spend your honeymoon or relax all day on the deck. Simply breathtaking in Spring and Fall. I never want to leave, but I have to make it available to you. We speak Spanish and Polish.

Lydia purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Lydia chose Sevierville

Cottage on the Pond is a delightful elegant rustic cottage. One of a kind property for nature lovers and those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Perfect place to write a book or take a sabatical. Honeymooners love it for privacy. Seniors never want to go home. Singles come back because of the convenient location to town. People of Faith enjoy the serenity. And there's never any traffic. Always decorated for the season.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is part of Lydia's Land which is now recognized as a Habitat for Animals by the Wildlife Federation. The property has 5 acres with a pond and creek. Enjoy the wildlife passing by daily. Birds, ducks, geese, deer, raccoons, rabbits, hedgehogs, possums and others I can't tell you about. You'll just have to come out and see for yourselves. Great back roads and quick access to the city. Decorated for the holidays. Lydia's Old Treasure Chest (Gift & Thrift Store with snacks) is next door. Guests receive 10% off purchases over $5.00.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sevierville in Sevier County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 386 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Oversized modern shower and sink.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Studio with King size bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • water tubing
Cottage on the Pond is one of a kind. Great place to sit on the deck and enjoy the wildlife. Wheelchair (standard) rental for small fee during your stay. You can look us up on facebook. Just put Lydia's Cottage on the Pond in your browser for more info.


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average rating of 4.803279 based on 61 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Lydia's Cottage was a little dollhouse. Clean, private and all the essentials. Reasonably priced and secluded, yet 12 minutes from Pigeon Forge.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Everything you need in this cozy cottage. Make sure you go on the wonderful porch in the evening and listen to nature's songs from the pond and woods.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great great great

  • 5 of 5

My little family loved it. So peaceful. Loved the donkey, geese, turtles and the fishing was unbelievable. My 9 year caught tons and I mean tons of bass, bluegill, and one catfish. We will be back. It's a great location just a few miles past dollywood.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Thanks Lydia

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our second stay at Lydia's Cottage on the Pond. A Great place to get away and relax. Thanks Lydia for your hospitality.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful little cottage. The surrounding area was gorgeous also. It was clean and had everything we needed for our short stay. My husband loved the fishing.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Little Cottage!

  • 4 of 5

Lydia's Cottage is a very nice, small cottage built over a pond on the owner's larger property site, but we felt that we had more than adequate privacy. The cottage is very comfortable for two people, clean, and well equipped with everything you need. It even has a washer and dryer which is unusual in most smaller cabins and cottages we have rented. The location is quiet but still very convenient to Dollywood and other attractions in the Pigeon Forge and Sevierville area as well as Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We did have the same issue as an earlier reviewer of being charged the $15 pet fee for a "pet free" rental but we caught the overcharge when we received our confirmation notice. We called Lydia and she mailed us a refund check well in advance of our stay. My guess is this is somehow happening in the VRBO reservation system. Our only recommendation for improvement is to replace the mattress and box springs. The bed is not very comfortable and a new mattress would make a big difference and bump our review to 5 stars. Overall, this is a great little cottage!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Holstons (New) and Bistro 109 (Classy)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Old Mill/Holstons/Bistro 109/Cheddars
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Dollywood, Splash Mountain, Parrot Mountain and Jayell Stables Horseback Riding within 5 minutes. Pigeon Forge Dinner/Shows within 10 minutes. Gatlinburg 15 minutes.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £28.57
Pet Fee £10.71

Call owner before booking for discounts. Discounts will be applied for police, fire, military, and seniors. Please check us out on facebook, "Lydia's Cottage on the Pond," for monthly discounts. Repeat Guests will receive discount. Lydia's Cottage on the Pond recognizes Breast Cancer survivors discounts. Cottage will be decorated for Christmas December 1 thru January 8th.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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