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Tiny Owl a primitive Experience with Comfort at an affortable Rental Rate

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


Minimum Stay
1 - 2 nights

About the property

1 loft/bedroom with cozy full size bed, 1 bathroom with wonderful view

TINY OWL located in Cosby/Newport Tennessee approximately 35-40 minutes from Gatlinburg. This type of “Tiny Cabin” of less than 200 sq. ft. is debuting across the United States providing a primitive experience with comfort at an affordable rental rate. Tiny Owl is perched among the trees overlooking a crisp mountain stream next to the Cherokee National Forest. The cabin will accommodate 2 guests comfortably, it provides a full size bed in the loft, sitting area, full bath with stand up shower, kitchen with sink, mini fridge, stove top and lots of storage, TV/DVD player. There is also a small table with seating for 2. The cabin is pet friendly but we recommend not to bring large dogs. The cabin is equipped with heat, towels, linens and kitchen necessities. Tiny Owl’s surroundings are secluded with access to hiking trails, a pond and a wood fired sauna and a Soaking tub available. The sauna and hot tub is an additional charge and by appointment only. The next cabin" Tiny Fox" is around 500ft away and is not interfering with your privacy. With a 4 wheel drive you can park right at the cabin or with a regular vehicle parking is approximately 300 ft. away. The cabin provides a hammock, fire pit with grill, picnic table. All of this streamside, secluded and part of Mother Nature. What are you waiting for? Experience this new way of getting back to nature.

There is also a 2nd Tiny cabin(Tiny Fox) located around 500 ft away along on a beautiful pond you can cool down in or listening to the water.

Please contact us under 423-237 4144 for exact pricing, availability and on line reservations. Prices may vary lower or higher from the VRBO quote- depending on the season.

More Details

Tammy and Sam
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, German, Dutch
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Tammy and Sam

Please allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Sam and Tammy ; We ourselves were once visitors to The Great Smoky Mountains. Sam is a native Swiss/German and had always the idea to offer and operate a “back to the basics” or Vacation retreat “holiday on a family owned and operated Farm”. We traveled all over the US to see where we want to settle. It took only one visit to realize that this is where we wanted to live, work and raise our children. We went back and forward , sold our home/company and moved to what we think is a most extraordinary place.

We are extremely proud to own and operate Stuetz Mountain Retreat, where you will receive top notch personal attention to make your stay a memorable one.

Each of the cabins we build from a kit or from scratch. All measures have been taken to provide all the comforts of home to make your stay as comfortable and authentic as possible. Click on the Cabins tab and take a tour of the available cabins. Each cabin has a list of amenities sure to please any vacationer and adventure seeker. We hope you enjoy The Great Smoky Mountains and this peace of paradise alone or with your family as much as we have.

In our life, it has been clear that nothing comes easily. We are happy that we took the hard road in many areas to develop and maintain our land, knowing that this efforts will eventually produce better results. Since we are family owned and operated we also maintain a self-sustainable lifestyle. Instead of using disposable products constantly, Sam and Tammy aims to use recyclable and reusable alternatives, even though they often require more effort.

Enjoy your stay with us!

Tammy and Sam purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Tammy and Sam chose Douglas Lake

Property is right beside the Cherokee National Forest.Located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of east Tennessee, the Cherokee National Forest is beside by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 650,000-acre forest is the largest tract of public land in Tennessee

What makes this cabin unique

Please contact us under 423-237 4144 for exact pricing, availability and on line reservations. Prices may vary lower or higher from the VRBO quote- depending on the season.


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(15 traveller reviews)

Tiny Owl a primitive Experience with Comfort at an affortable Rental Rate
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
Atlanta, GA

A Unique Experience

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tiny Owl. Tammy and Sam are wonderful hosts. All the amenities one could ask for are provided upon request (eg. hot tub, sauna, atv, food, firewood, etc.) The cabin is located next to an audible stream, adding to the already-restful ambiance. The fire pit is equipped with a tripod for cooking. Additionally, there are friendly animals that roam the property -- dogs and deer. Perhaps my favorite aspect of this trip was hanging out with a young, male deer named "John." This little guy was very well-behaved, and he stayed by our side for over an hour before he got bored and wandered off. I would recommend Tiny Owl to anyone willing to to stay outside of a traditional-sized cabin.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A nice little gem.

  • 5 of 5

The Tiny Owl was an amazing getaway. We were able to comfortably relax and during our three day stay we were able to visit Gatlinburg the one day and Asheville the next. The location is very quiet and peaceful yet not too far if you want to indulge in tourist activities. My wife and I really enjoyed our time there and look forward to going back in the near future.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved every second!!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed in the tiny cabin for our fall break and absolutely loved it! We reserved one night and then ended up being able to stay a second night:) The hosts were great, thank you for setting up the hot tub! We would recommend the orchard restaurant nearby -- the best apple cider and apple butter I've ever had! The hike up to the peace pagoda from the cabin was our favorite part. It such a unique surprise and a beautiful sunset! Location is great for a trip into the national park or to the town of Hot Springs. The tiny cabin was the perfect amount of space for a romantic weekend for two!! We can't wait to be back

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very small, but very nice!

  • 4 of 5

Was very pleased, just wish we would of had a lil more time to spend there.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming Escape from the busy world...

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed a few nights with our small dog at Tiny Owl, and loved every second. The place was as described and actually seemed bigger than I had imagined it. Property was well maintained. The cabin was clean and had a lot of essentials provided, we actually packed too much and will travel much lighter when we come back. And we WILL come back!

We had a minor plumbing issue the first night, and Sam and Tammy were wonderful in dealing with it as quickly as possible. Very responsive and usually around the property should you need anything during your stay.

I've recommended this property to everyone. I so many memories of The Smoky Mountains as a kid on family vacations. Introducing the area to my boyfriend was made even sweeter with this adorable cabin stay.

The Cabin is near the family farm, but still offers plenty of privacy and seclusion. We enjoyed waking up every morning and sneeking a peek at the goats that grazed the nearby fenced land. There is also a nearby pond under construction and we look forward to seeing it when it's complete! The fresh farm eggs are delicious and they collect the best honey I've ever tasted, right on the farm. Be sure to buy some during your stay!

Things to see and do:

Hike to top of Max Patch and pick wild blackberries mid-summer

See the Peace Pagoda, Great Stargazing location at night

Make the drive to Great Smoky National Park of course!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we wanted!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a quiet, wooded area without sharing with a ton of campers, and we wanted to try a tiny house. We LOVE the Tiny Owl, which had more than we needed -- very well appointed / equipped, clean, comfie, and dog-friendly. It stays cool in the woods, so even the heat didn't interfere. Sam and Tami have created a simple Shangrila here, complete with optional hot tub, sauna, and outside shower, and they have cleared an area for sunning and stargazing, complete with a table and chairs. They were great hosts!

Since the Pigeon River is closed for recreation on Sunday-Monday, we drove about an hour to Marshall, TN and did the French Broad River with Blue Heron. It was a blast in their inflatable kayaks.

And believe it or not, we found an outstanding Japanese restaurant called Do Jo, in Newport, which serves very generously and tastily. We carried food to our cabin and had leftovers for days.

We love this area and plan to return every season. Cheers to Sam and Tami!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Newport, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter Special
19 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Easter week
10 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Memorial week
24 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Independence Day
29 Jun 2017 - 9 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Labor Day weekend
31 Aug 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Autumn in the Smokies Rate
1 Oct 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Thanksgiving weeks
18 Nov 2017 - 29 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £23 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Cleaning Fee £20 + Tax
Firewood bundle £6
Tax Rate 12.75%

We do have a few rules we'd like you to abide by while enjoying our hospitality.
House Rules
~No Smoking in the cabins~
Our cabins are a smoke-free environment. If you must smoke, we ask that you do so outdoors. Please refrain from bringing your cigarette butts indoors and dispose of them properly.

We are Pet friendly, but we do not allow unruly pets in the cabins. If a damage occurs please let us know before your departure

~No Unregistered Overnight Guests~
Please make sure that all of the guests staying in the cabin are those who are registered to stay there

~No Loud, Unruly, or Unlawful Parties, Noise or Behavior~
Please be respectful of your neighbors during your stay at our cabins

Reservations and Deposits
You must be 21 years or older to rent one of our cabins.
We require 100% down payment plus tax to hold your reservation.
All deposit checks must arrive 30 days before your check-in date.
We require a driver's license upon check-in.
If there is an remaining balance for your stay it will be collected at check-in.
We only accept cash at check-in.
Please call ahead if you are going to be checking-in later than expected.

Check-out is at 10am.
No late check-out unless previously arranged with the owners.
Please leave your keys in the cabin / key box when you leave.
Have a safe journey home!

~Cancellations and Rescheduling~
At least a 30 day notice is required to receive 100% of your deposit back.
Cancellations occurring the two weeks prior to your check-in forfit their deposit.
You may reschedule your reservation as long as you notify us at least two weeks before

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Newport in Tennessee

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 180 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , small cozy tiny room
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • 1 loft/bedroom
  • Books
  • Balcony ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • caving
  • water tubing
Full Size Bed · Loft Bedroom · Blender · Charcoal Grill · Coffee Maker · Deck Furniture · Gas Fireplace · Iron and ironing Board · Linens · Pet Friendly(but only small animals allowed · Stream Side · Towels · Wildlife · Hiking at Cabin · 0-3 Steps to Front Door · Creekside · Hiking Trail Access · No Smoking · Outdoor Fire Pit · Secluded · Wooded View · Farm Animals Please contact us under 423-237 4144 or http://getfartheraway.com/ for exact pricing, availability and on line reservations. Prices may vary lower or higher from the VRBO quote- depending on the season.

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