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A Unique and Rare find...
When only the Finest Accommodations will do, - Watia Creekside Retreat is the place for you... to rejuvenate after a day Exploring the endless attractions this area has to offer! Let the Soothing Sounds of the Creek surround You as you Enjoy a soak in the Sparkling Hot Tub, or Relax in front of the outdoor Fireplace in the Large Screened Outdoor Living room.
If you prefer a wood burning fire, the Rock Fire Pit is along side the Creek, and wood is provided!
Inside the Cabin you will find the stainless and granite Kitchen is well appointed with everything you need to prepare your meals at your "Home away from Home".
The living room offers flat screen satellite T.V., a second Stone fireplace, and Leather seating. There are 2 extremely luxurious and comfortable bedrooms on the main floor prepared with the finest of linens. Upstairs, the loft was designed for entertaining with a Foosball table, Flat Screen Satellite TV, 3rd bathroom, and another Living Area (this sofa converts to a bed and foam topper is provided).
If you HAVE to work, you will appreciate the business center, Bring your HotSpot (Connection is available) or use ours!
* Owners provide, at no additional charge, WiFi 'hot spot' and 2 GB of data for emailing and browsing the internet, but not for streaming movies and/or music. (Satellite music channels are provided as well as a docking station for your play list).
You have exclusive access to Fontana Lake front (private) just a few minutes drive from the Cabin! This beautiful Park Like setting offers shaded benches and Picnic Tables along side Lake Fontana! There is a fabulous Sundeck above the boat slips, and great fishing so bring your pole! Fontana Lake is home to every freshwater species of fish (including Waleye)!

This Exclusive Location offers a Private road that leads to the Nantahala Outdoor Center (N.O.C.)! Along this road you will encounter a Private (Built by the Owners of Creekside Retreat for your enjoyment) Deck that overlooks Lake Fontana and Amazing Views of the Mountains beyond, Over 7 miles of Biking Trails, and near to the cabin - a Hiking Trail that leads to a Spectacular 50 foot Waterfall!
The Amenities at the NOC are yours to enjoy (Both Public and Private). This includes: Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Horseback Riding, Fly Fishing (lessons, poles, and bait available), Tennis Courts, Bike Rentals, Rope Course, Zip Lines, Outfitter Store, 3 Restaurants (from casual outdoor Riverfront to Fine Dining at Relia's Garden), & Live Entertainment (seasonal).
The Tsali Recreation Center is just 10 minutes up the road, so bring the bikes!
Bryson City for shopping, dining, and the Scenic Train Depot is 15 - 20 minutes away....
Cherokee, Harrah's Casino, and the Great Smoky Mountain National Park is just 20 - 30 minutes away.

Peaceful Privacy and Quietude, located in the heart of all the
Action, it does not get any better!

... Also available is our Shopping service. If you would like to arrive at the Cabin with your Groceries already stocked, ask for details, we will have everything waiting for you upon your arrival.

... If you would like to enjoy a Spa Massage Service at the Cabin, it is a good idea to book in advance to assure availability. Your Professional Massage Therapist will come to you, so when you are done, they quietly disappear and leave you to relax!

... If your vacation dates are during 'Season' or Holidays and you plan to rent a pontoon or fishing boat, it may be a good idea to reserve in advance! Lake Fontana is primarily National Forest, Smoky Mountains, and Federally owned, so the Lake is never 'Busy', but the few available rental boats do get booked up.

View our area Guide on our website for links and additional information about the area and activities.

"Watia Creekside" is sure to be your favorite Mountain Retreat!



Use of the "Hot Spot" for wireless internet is complimentary, and 2 GB of data are included. Additional data is available for purchase at Verizon's current rate.
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms3
Rental TypeHouse
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$200 - $325
Weekly Rate$1200 - $1950
Magical Mountain Memories are just a stay away...
As you drive to the Nantahala Gorge, you will experience a true vacation feeling! From the moment you see the Majestic Long Range Mountain Views from the Cabin, you are sure to be captivated! Our new upgrades for the 2016 season include Leather Sofa and Love Seat and the addition of a Wii Game System (just in case of a rainy day)... So far, our 2017 updates are not quite so exciting (new deck stairs, a new coat of exterior stain, etc...)
Inside the cabin there are wood floors, pine tongue and groove walls and a complete wall of glass w/ floor to ceiling windows to take in the Majestic Mountain Views from every room in the Cabin!
You will see what we mean by Rustic Luxury when you cuddle up in front of the Fireplace, or enjoy the Plush Egyptian Cotton Linens and Bathrobes after a soak in the Sparkling Hot tub filled with Fresh Spring water. The stainless & granite kitchen is well appointed with everything you need to cook at 'home' & on the deck, a Gas and/or Charcoal BBQ Grill. For those of you that enjoy hydro-therapy, there is a jetted tub in the downstairs bathroom!
The N.O.C. is just 5 minutes up the road and it is one of the main reasons both Good Morning America and National Geographic voted this area '#1 Vacation with a Splash'!
There are 7-8 restaurants within 10 minutes from casual to fine dining! There is an Outdoor Fire-pit to gather around and make smores, (3) Flat-screen - Satellite TV's, and a Foosball Table!


Over 50 acres of Green Space!: There are 50 acres of hiking trails just out of the front door. While hiking these trails you will encounter several ponds, the largest is spring fed and is full of fish! There are Bass, Brim, Catfish, and More...
There is a hand drawn map inside the welcome book to show some of the trails.

Mountain Magic is the perfect place to make your own Magical Mountain Memories!
Over 50 acres of Green Space!: There are 50 acres of hiking trails just out of the front door. While hiking these trails you will encounter several ponds, the largest is spring fed and is full of fish! There are Bass, Brim, Catfish, and More... 

There is a hand drawn map inside the welcome book to show some of the trails.



Mountain Magic is the perfect place to make your own Magical Mountain Memories!
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$135 - $175
Weekly Rate$810 - $1050
Monthly Rate$3600 - $3600
'Smoky Mountain Dawn' cabin is Ideally located within minutes of all the area shopping, dining, and Fun! Paved access roads that lead to cabins with such incredible Mountain Views are a rare find!
This Upscale Rustic Modern Retreat is sure to make you feel like you are on top of the world! The Views of the Smoky Mountains will keep you coming back!
The Living room offers soaring ceilings, and an open floor plan that is ideal for gathering, and a complete wall of glass to allow the Mountain Views and Nature surround you!
The Chefs kitchen offers Granite Counter tops, Breakfast bar, Stainless Appliances and is well appointed with everything you will need to prepare and serve your meals at the cabin. For the BBQ'r in the Family, a combination Grill that offers a choice of cooking on Gas (we provide a tank of propane) or Charcoal Grilling (you supply your own charcoal).
There is a large bedroom with a flat screen TV on the main floor with a full bath across the hall. A second queen bed in the loft offers another full bath and a flat screen Satellite T.V. - The loft is set up as a Jr. Master Suite!
The Master Bedroom is the entire lower level and offers a second fireplace for cozy evenings, a private lounge area, a third large flat screen satellite T.V., a balcony with access to the Hot Tub, and a large tiled shower for two (two shower heads) and is very Private and Romantic!
Outside are several decks to choose where you would like to relax with a beverage and gaze out over the Mountain Views! When you turn off all the cabin lights, and look up, you will see so many more stars than you can imagine! The stars only competition are the fire flies in the summer time.

Designer appointments can be found through out the cabin.

The Cabin was completely remodeled, (including a completely new Kitchen and all 3 Bathrooms), in late 2014 and early 2015.


Very Private (not considered Secluded), yet just 10 minutes to Bryson City, Train Depot, Shopping, and Dining! A few more minutes, and you are at the Tsali Biking and Recreation Center, Harrah's Casino, the Great Smoky Mountain State Park, the Nantahala Outdoor Center with white water rafting and more...

Although there is not a designated 'game room', there is plenty to do for rainy days! Wifi is complimentary, Netflix is provided, as well as a Wii for games! In addition, you will find a video library and some favorite board games!

You will drive up the Mountain and to the cabin on excellent Paved roads! (Large parking area is compacted gravel).


Also located on this Mountain, just past Smoky Mountain Dawn,  is "Native Winds". For larger groups, you may reserve both cabins and easily sleep up to 12 Guests. 
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms3
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$175 - $250
Weekly Rate$1050 - $1500
As you drive up the paved access road, excitement builds... When you pull up to this Mountain Cabin the Spectacular LONG RANGE MOUNTAIN VIEWS will captivate you! The Sparkling Hot Tub awaits...
Once Inside you are sure to enjoy the floor to ceiling glass that lets in Nature and those views! If you are watching the 42' flat screen H.D. T.V., or Enjoying a fire in the Fabulous Native stone - WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE, the Mountains are always within view! The Cabin is tastefully decorated with Rustic Cabin Decor that accents the Pine Walls and Maple wood floors.
The Living Room is complete with Leather Furniture that reclines, so relaxing!
The kitchen is well appointed with everything you will require to cook and serve your meals, outside there is a Weber Charcoal Grill.
In the downstairs bathroom there is an Old fashioned Clawfoot Soaking Tub and upstairs in the 2nd full bath, w/shower.
The beds are very comfortable and prepared with 100% cotton high thread count linens, and either Pillow Top Matresses or Memory Foam Topped Matresses. Every attention has been given to your comfort and enjoyment!
After a day sight seeing, Rafting, Tubing, or Zip Lining, (all within a few minutes drive) You will feel right at Home here at Up UP and Away!

Immaculate Cabins with Luxury Amenities in this sought after location ( 5-10 minutes to the NOC, and just 15-20 minutes to the Bryson City Train Depot) are rare in this Economically Friendly Price Range, so Book Early and don't forget the smores, there is a firepit outside!

Updated kitchen, bathroom, and most recently, new mattresses and living room furniture! The Owners are committed to making sure their Guests are very comfortable and return again and again!

Come see why both National Geographic Vacation and Good Morning voted this area ' #1 Vacation with a Splash'!!


Over 50 acres of Green Space!: There are 50 acres of hiking trails just out of the front door. While hiking these trails you will encounter several ponds, the largest is spring fed and is full of fish! There are Bass, Brim, Catfish, and More... 

There is a hand drawn map inside the welcome book to show some of the trails.



For larger Groups, ask about "Mountain Magic" cabin as it is located on the same Mountain. Together, these cabins can accommodate up to 10 Guests comfortably!
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$135 - $160
Weekly Rate$810 - $960
'Serenity Falls' is an Authentic Stone and Wood Cabin that will absolutely live up to it's name! Peaceful Serene setting is enhanced by the Babbling Creek that meanders through the length of the property and along side the Cabin, (2) Fire pits, Wood Burning Stone Fireplace and sparkling therapeutic Hot Tub!
Outside you will enjoy the fire pit, sparkling hot tub, and large shady yard. The cabin is on 25 Acres of Beautiful Mountain Property, and there are Waterfalls that are a short hike along the Creek!
Inside there is a well appointed kitchen that has everything you will need to prepare and serve your meals at the cabin. In the living room are original wood floors, new living room furniture (sofa pulls out to make a queen bed), and a large flat screen TV. Upstairs is another bathroom, large bedroom with a King bed (king bed was a June 2016 upgrade), and a loft complete with games and a game table that is perfect for rainy days!
This location is very private, but is also very close to area restaurants, shopping, dining, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Cherokee, and Harrah's Casino. Within 10-15 minutes you can be in either Cherokee or Bryson City.

A few minutes up the road is 'Coopers Creek Trout Pond' which makes catching your dinner very easy and fun! At Coopers Creek Trout Farm, you will find access to 7-10 miles of hiking trails that are part of the Great Smoky Mountains! You can walk there from the cabin, or drive there, park your car, and explore the hiking trails!
Within 15-20 minutes you can be tubing at Deep Creek (also beautiful waterfall hiking area), shopping in Bryson City, or in the Great Smoky Mountains!

This Cabin is sure to be your favorite Mountain Cabin for years to come!

A few minutes up the road is 'Coopers Creek Trout Pond' which makes catching your dinner very easy and fun! At Coopers Creek Trout Farm, you will find access to 7-10 miles of hiking trails that are part of the Great Smoky Mountains! You can walk there from the cabin, or drive there, park your car, and explore the hiking trails!

Within 15-20 minutes you can be tubing at Deep Creek (also beautiful waterfall hiking area), shopping in Bryson City, or in the Great Smoky Mountains!
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms2
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$125 - $150
Weekly Rate$750 - $900
Whether you are looking for a Vacation Cabin to unwind at the end of an active day outdoors, or you just want Peaceful Privacy and Relaxation, "Paddlers Retreat" is ideally located between Bryson City, the Tsali, and the N.O.C!
Inside the cabin you will find a well appointed kitchen with everything you require to prepare and serve your meals. The open and spacious living room will easily seat a group of 8, as will the large dining room table.
In the Living Room, the Stone fireplace is the focal point!
For your entertainment, there are 3 flat screen TV's with satellite channels included. In the living room, there is a DVD player, assorted board and card games, and in 2016 we added a Wii Game System.
The split floor plan does offer abundant privacy between the two bedrooms! On one side of the cabin, there is the Master Bedroom with King size bed (luxury linens and bedding are provided) and a private en suite bathroom. On the opposite side of the cabin, you will enjoy a "Jr. Master Suite" with a second King size bed (luxury linens are provided) and an adjoining full bathroom. Each bedroom offers a 32" flat screen television with an extensive selection of Channels to choose from (bedroom televisions were added in November 2016).

The covered back deck offers several rocking chairs to relax and gather around the Fire Pit, enjoy a soak in the Sparkling hot tub, and Enjoy the ever changing beauty of the Smoky Mountains!
Outside: There is a large flat yard, and several hiking trails to explore!
One of the trails will lead you to a babbling Creek where you can relax under a canopy of shade trees. For the more adventurous hikers, there are trails all the way to Lake Fontana and within 2 miles of the Appalachian Trail!

Getting to the Cabin: Access to this private retreat is easy. Paddlers Retreat is located just over a mile from the main highway which is far enough to enjoy Peace and Quiet without "road noise" (it is so quiet, you could hear a pin drop). The road is not narrow or steep, and you do not feel as though you are "climbing the Mountain". Close enough to easily arrive at all the area activities quickly and without excess time in your car.

Ideally located between the Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Tsali Recreation and Mountain Biking Park, and Bryson City is less than 15 minutes away!
"Paddlers Retreat" is nestled into over 7 acres that offer more than just Peaceful Seclusion! There are several hiking trails in and around the property. One of the trails leads you to a noisy little Creek where the property flattens out and there is a Hammock hanging under a thick canopy of shade trees!

Another trail is a nice little hike around, and for the more adventurous hikers, it can take you all the way to the shores of Lake Fontana!



This cabin is a haven for wild life sightings! While you are watching the Cows graze in a neighboring Pasture, you may see Deer & Wild Turkey too!
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$125 - $150
Weekly Rate$750 - $900
Relax and enjoy the incredible 180 degree views available from nearly every room of this LUXURY MOUNTAIN LODGE.
Watch as the Hawks soar over the Mountains from the comfort of the glass-walled great room, nearly every room in the Cabin, and the dramatic overlook decks.
In the evenings, the Stars and Fireflies illuminate the Sky as you gather around the Fire-pit and roast Marshmallows making Magical Mountain Memories!

The main floor features cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops and modern appliances, a Guest suite with queen-size bed, a spacious Great Room with Stone fireplace and Leather Seating. The entertainment system in the great room features a 55-inch HD television with access to many satellite channels, and a DVD player.

In the event of a rainy day you are sure to enjoy the new BluRay player, which is connected to the WiFi, and offers Netflix and Hulu!

The downstairs area offers a Luxurious King size Bed, a full en-suite bathroom complete with a Jacuzzi tub/shower combination, a second stone fireplace, Satellite TV, and a sofa that pulls out to make another bed, if needed. The Hot Tub is located on a Private deck on this level. Additionally, 2 plush bathrobes are provided.

In the loft, you will find a comfortable sofa (sofa bed was upgraded/replaced in October 2016), table for checkers and board games, Foosball table, and a Wii game system (perfect for those rainy days).

Bring your laptop and stay in touch with the office and friends via the Wi-Fi internet is unlimited (a rare find in rural areas) and available throughout the Cabin.

You will drive up the Mountain and to the cabin on excellent Paved roads! (Large parking area is compacted gravel).






Great Smoky Mtn. Views, Hot Tub, Sexy Master Suite, 2 Fireplaces, Town-10 Min​



For larger groups, please ask about "Smoky Mountain Dawn" (Native Winds closest neighbor). Together, these cabins can sleep up to 12 Guests.
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms3
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$175 - $250
Weekly Rate$1050 - $1500
Inside the cabin, warm wood surrounds you, and floor to ceiling glass brings in the Stunning Views! There is a Satellite TV above the fireplace, and Designer Appointments are found through out this "Honeymoon" Cabin!
The kitchen offers upscale Stainless Steel appliances, Granite counter tops, and is well stocked with everything you will need to prepare and serve your meals!
Outside and facing the View is a covered Deck to relax and enjoy Nature, the Mountains, and Lake Fontana. In the distance, you will see the Bryson City Scenic Railway Trustle and even the faint sound of the Choo Choo, as it passes from time to time.
Additionally, there is a Large Private open deck on the side of the cabin which is home to the Private Hot Tub and a few Chairs to relax after a soak!
Conveniently Located within 20 minutes of the N.O.C., Bryson City, Lake Fontana, Shopping and Dining!


Although "Majestic Overlook" shares this side of the Mountain with another cabin, you will not see the other cabin from anywhere in "Majestic Overlook", nor from the covered deck, and not even from the side deck where your private hot tub is located! You really will have your Privacy!





4 WD is NOT required, unless there are severe weather conditions (cabin is closed Jan. and Feb.).
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$125 - $150
Weekly Rate$750 - $900
When you want it all, "Royal Views" is cabin for you. This cabin's name says it all… Located in the heart of the highly desirable Glory Mountain Area, Royal Views blissful setting overlooks the idyllic scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains and Fontana Lake, framed by miles of both short, and long-range mountain and Lake views.

The home itself is as equally wonderful as its setting. Comfortably sleeping up to 4, this spacious and open, custom-built, log cabin offers enormous decks with plentiful seating including rockers, a large square log picnic table.

Here, after a day of mountain and lake activities, all of your guests can reunite and continue to experience their vacation from the most comfortable vantage point. Enjoy the views and fresh air while watching for native birds around the property’s blossoming rhodadendrons and hummingbird bushes.

Speaking of the property, this home also has a fantastic outdoor area, tastefully landscaped and terraced offering several areas of useable space.

The Hot Tub is quite large and offers views of the Mountains, Lake, Stars, and in the summer, your private Firefly show!

Indoors, Royal Views takes full advantage of every vista with plenty of picture windows and an impressive wall of glass in the great room. The open floor plan is spacious but exudes warmth and coziness thanks to the large roaring fireplace and thoughtfully chosen, well-appointed, premium furnishings and décor. Here, rustic elegance is the look, and total comfort is the feel.

Continuing on the main level you’ll find a kitchen that has everything the aspiring chef needs. With a breakfast bar big enough for several people, there’s plenty of room for Guests to gather round. Adjacent to this area is even more seating with a dining table accommodating six.

The master bedroom is just off of the main living area and has its own private bathroom, comfortable king bed, and TV. The queen bedroom is on the opposite end of the cabin offering complete privacy, adjacent full bathroom, luxury linens, satellite TV, and is ideal for 2 couples.

Royal Views will make it easy to leave the daily stress of life behind. It has all that you’ll need to make your vacation memorable and provides all of the simple, peaceful pleasures to help you connect with nature and reconnect with family and friends.



For additional Guests, please ask about nearby "Majestic Overlook", a romantic Honeymoon cabin that sleeps 2 Guests.
Bedrooms2
Bathrooms2
Rental TypeCabin
Pet Friendly?
Daily Rate$135 - $195
Weekly Rate$810 - $1170