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Love Sweet Log sweeeet destination!!

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cabin in Townsend - The Love Sweet

Beautiful Vintage Delight just for the two of you!

A favorite of many! A Charming and Beautiful cabin with real rustic split log construction with vintage decor and sweet surroundings! Amazing King sized oak bed and a very nice hot tub on a private deck. Flat screen and jacuzzi inside and a stacked rock fire place. Charcoal grill and fully equipped kitchen ready for a romantic meal together!

A cot is available for children or an extra guest. WiFi is available, a local and long distance phone and Direct TV as well. This cabin is about 2/3 of the way up our small mountain. The Resort roads are concrete. Front wheel drive vehicles generally do well most of the year. All wheel or 4 wheel is best in rain or wintery weather. Pick ups can benefit from weight in the back during inclement weather. Do not drive and drink at any time.

Sincerely, Kim and John

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Kimberly & John
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, None
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Kimberly & John

John and I have enjoying the challenge of getting our new business up and going. My family is from the hills of east TN and southern Kentucky. From the mountains of the coal mining communities and a one room cabin on the side of a mountain to the Atomic Energy city, my family has been in the area a long time and witnessed a lot of different eras. John is from a family ranch in Kansas and this year we will have been married 30 years. From the country life of home grown food, fresh milk and eggs, our families heritage has surely changed in the last two generations as it has in yours. In the busy-ness of life these days, it's so nice to step back and slow down. Reminisce and enjoy the more simple pleasures of friends, family, nature and wildlife. We thank our Father God for the many blessings we have and can take for granted everyday.

Kimberly & John purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Kimberly & John chose Tennessee

There's much to take advantage of in the Love Sweet. From an Awesome Hot tub for a great water message, quaint, private and romantic outside, inside bask in the jacuzzi, cuddle by the fireplace or watch TV.

What makes this cabin unique

A Covered porch the length and side of the cabin with a swing to enjoy together or a little alone time. You may want to grill or take advantage of the jacuzzi inside. The surrounding mountain atmosphere is cozy and comfortable from the hot tub or a dinner for two at the decorative dinette while enjoying music of your choice through Sonic Tap.

Guestbook comments from the owner

5 of 5 stars

Reviewed January 16, 2014

This cabin was more than we expected. Very clean and well furnished. Located on mountain side with great view and scenery. Owners made us feel very welcome. We will likely be returning next year.

This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.

Management Response

Jul 31, 2014

Thank you again for your review and for choosing the Love Sweet! When you're ready to return, we'll be glad to have you!

John and Kim

This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Jan 2014
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based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

Love Sweet Log sweeeet destination!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Love Sweet Cabin. It was absolutely wonderful and would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was as described and once wot used to steep road fantastic

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Little Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

The pictures are exactly what we got! Very clean! We weren’t disappointed. Getting to the cabin was a little scary the 1st time but we got used to it (glad we had a rental). Other cabins right next to use and yet we felt so removed from the rest of the world. We enjoyed relaxing on the porch swing in the morning and evenings. Amazingly no bugs, its obvious Kimberley and John put a lot of attention in keeping this property maintained. No phone service but it ended up being a blessing! The bed is very firm not what we prefer. It was hard leaving this peaceful setting.

Townsend is definitely the quite side of the mountain which was what we were looking for. Access to anything we could have wanted was in Townsend (I suppose it’s less than a 10 minute drive to Townsend but I couldn’t tell you for sure since we never drove straight to town). The people are so peaceful and friendly. Every restaurant we ate at was good (the steak and trout dinner was a little disappointing but I won’t say the name). I will tell you not to miss breakfast at the Country Steak and Eggs (it’s only open for breakfast and lunch) great food and wonderful service. We sat on the patio and watched the Little River gently pass. (Country Steak and Eggs is behind the Black Bear Café which is good too.)

My advice to friends and future guests:

1) Pick up the motorcycle trail road map (we got ours at the Trailhead Steak House)

2) Pack a picnic lunch & snacks daily (no restaurants in the park but plenty of picnic areas)

3) Local restaurants have limited seating (after 6:00 you may have a wait)

4) Take the Foot Hill Parkway more than once (on a cloudy day you’ll see the blue haze and on a clear day after a rain you’ll see the layers of mountains on one side and the towns in the foothills on the other.

5) Get off the beaten path. On your way into Cades Cove take the Institute at Tremont turn, it’s well worth it! The road turns into gravel and dead ends so you’ll have to turn around and back track but few people (mostly locals) are on it. You’ll see a waterfall and the Little River untouched by tubers! Beautiful!!

It’s a trip we would do again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love it!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay it is very quiet and private would definitely return in the future. The owners are extremely friendly and helpful you are made to feel like family during your stay and that was awesome!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all are great guests and we consider you part of our "cabin" family! Glad you were able to relax and be refueled! Look forward to seeing you again. Just give us a call! Kim & John
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A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

We read in a travel book that Townsend is a less crowded base to visit the Smoky Mountains than Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Townsend was perfect - quiet and convenient which is exactly what we wanted for our trip to the Smokies. The cabin was the perfect getaway. We ate all our breakfasts and dinners on the deck while staring out into the trees and the mountains. While other cabins are nearby, the trees give the illusion that you are secluded. The hot tub was a great way to wind down after a long day of hiking. The cabin had a large bed, a comfortable couch, and a full kitchen. I would definitely stay here again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic! Everything that we like about Townsend as well! We're glad you did too! Kim and John
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  • 5 of 5

Kim was SO helpful!! We loved having the pool nearby as well!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Glad it all came together for you Tiffany! Hope to see you in the future! Kim
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
McGhee Tyson/Knoxville
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Laurel Valley Resort
Nearest Motorway
21 Miles
1-140 to 321
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Townsend, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Amazing Autumn
19 Sep 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
Valentine Surprise
10 Feb 2017 - 13 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Refundable Damage Deposit £82
Cleaning £33 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.75%

To book the cabin, a guest must be at least 24. We want all guests to enjoy their stay at the cabin while they take care of the property but not abusing it in any way. No smoking is allowed inside of the cabin and pets are not allowed at this time. Guests are not to dump used charcoal anywhere; management is happy to collect it when needed. No parties or group get-togethers are to take place at the cabin that are not approved by owners in advance. Oils cannot be used in hot tubs or Jacuzzis and only small amounts of bubble can be used in the Jacuzzi inside and none in the hot tub outside. The fireplace is gas log and nothing else is to be put into the fire. Applicable fines will apply to any of these violations. Rates are subject to change until reservation is made. Please read the guidelines. Thank you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Townsend, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • resort ...
  • rural
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, sink with vanity.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Beautiful King Oak bed, night stand & dresser with the private Jacuzzi inside.
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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