Smoky Mountain Dawn

  • Cabin in Bryson City
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Smoky Mountain Dawn

Cabin in Bryson City

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Long Range Mountain Views, and the most incredibly Romantic Master Suite offering a second Fireplace, Shower for Two, and more... We would love to hear from You, Call or email us about "Smoky Mountain Dawn" ***Online Booking Available 24/7***

'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 - a rare find this close to town.

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 Gas Grill (we provide propane)
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. If you do need to work during your vacation, you will appreciate the desk, which is perfectly placed at the top of the stairs, in the Loft - to take advantage of the Best Views! (Complimentary WiFi is unlimited).
The Master Bedroom is the entire lower level and offers a second fireplace for cozy evenings, a private lounge area, the fourth 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, and regular updates and upgrades keep the cabin fresh and up to date. Recently, the owners installed all new gorgeous wood floors in the Master Suite, and an Internet upgrade (higher speeds and as previously mentioned - unlimited use).

Long range mountain views like Smoky Mountain Dawn offers, just 10 minutes to Bryson City, Train Depot, Shopping, and Dining, are indeed a rare find!
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...
You will drive up the Mountain to the cabin on excellent Paved roads, that curve up and around the hill to this Gorgeous Cabin and these Spectacular Long Rang Mountain Views. (Large parking area is compacted gravel). *** Mountain roads are not as wide as normal highways. Instead the road widens to allow for vehicles to pass each other, that are strategically placed along the entire route.

For your convenience, we offer a few tips and optional services:

... 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! (Massages services are provided by an Independent Company - and they are Amazing)
... 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 and it is Peacefully Magnificent.

We Offer "Contact Free" Check In/Out
IMPORTANT CLEANING INFORMATION: We do our best to make Environmentally Friendly choices whenever possible. This does not include Cleaning Products. All Natural “Green” Cleaning products are not successful against todays Germs and Viruses.
At NCMR, we do and always have used EPA Regulated Cleaning Products. Our Cleaning Procedures go above The CDC Guidelines and do include the use of sanitation cycles and procedures, disinfecting/cleaning products used in Kitchens, Bathrooms, Mattresses, and all surfaces, handles, door knobs, remote controllers, high touch areas, etc… (We provide a complete list of Cleaning Procedures/Guidelines, to all of our Guests, prior to arrival).

*** Our products and sanitizing procedures are preventative ***

 

For larger groups, ask us about the other cabins we have in this area. Together, they can accomodate up to 14 Guests!

 

Sleeping Arrangements

Common Spaces

1 Queen Bed

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed

Amenities

Accommodations

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage - Other Services

Attractions

  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Winery Tours

Cleaning Protocols

  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF
  • Contactless check-in and checkout is available
  • Disinfectant is used when cleaning the property
  • Enhanced cleaning practices are used
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)
  • SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heat
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet - Hi Speed
  • Internet - Wifi
  • Iron and Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Flexcation

  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Dining Table
  • Free wifi

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Spices
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Leisure

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing

Local

  • Fitness Center
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Location

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Outdoor

  • Balcony
  • Deck/Patio
  • Fire Pit
  • Gas Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi

Regional standard for sanitation practice

  • Regional standard for sanitation - Not Sure

Safety

  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector

Sports

  • Biking
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Fly
  • Fishing Freshwater
  • Golf Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • White Water Rafting

Themes

  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic

Availability

Location

Policies

Cancellation Policy

Our Cancellation Policy "In a nutshell": 
​Each cabin is individually Owned and typically is the only property the specific Owner has to offer for rent. When a Guest occupies time on this Owner's calendar, then has to cancel the reservation, the property may remain empty. Although we empathize with your emergency, it really is not fair to "transfer" your financial hardship to the property Owner.
* Travelers/Cancellation Insurance will be offered at the time you reserve the cabin. If cancelling or encountering an unfortunate emergency  is a concern for you, We highly recommend you purchase this Insurance. Travelers Insurance is a "per reservation" policy, not a "per person" policy, and covers much more than just cancellations. To learn more now, go to itravelinsured. The cost is approximately 6.95% of the total.

FULL REFUND - Cancellations that are made more than sixty (60) days prior to the arrival date. (Less the greater of 5% or $75.00 Cancellation/Modification Fee)
50% REFUND - Cancellations with over 30 days Notice (Less the greater of 5% or $75.00 Cancellation/Modification Fee)
Cancellations that are made within 30 days of the arrival date, or changes that result in a shortened stay, forfeit the full advance payment and reservation deposit. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund of rent, however, Credit will be Offered to Guests in good standing, for cancelled dates that are re-rented. 

COVID-19 PROVISION: In the event Swain County would implement Travel Restrictions, or Closes Short Term Rentals, we will offer to reschedule reservations to within 1 year. Modification/Change Fee will be waived. Covid-19 Cleaning Policies and Procedures will be emailed to all Guests, prior to arrival. *Cleaning Products are EPA Regulated *Cleaning Procedures are per CDC Guidelines.

Deposit Policy

50% is Paid at the time of reserving the cabin. Balance is paid 60 days prior to check in. (To request an exception/alternate payment arrangement, please contact us).
Details available at ncmountains.net/rental-rules/
***Book 6 nights and the 7th night is Free! NOTE: For reservations of 2 weeks or more, mid-stay Cleaning will need to be added at a discounted rate.

Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays. Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an itemized quote.

65 Guest Reviews

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"Absolutely Perfect"

by Bethany

08/20/2023

We made the most magical memories on our vacation to Bryson City. This house is everything. From Crystal clear directions on check in to the detailed directions to drive up to the house. Btw the drive up the mountain is so fun! Nicely paved and clearly marked. When you come up over that last turn what you find is a stunning property. This place feels like home the moment you walk in. It has everything and I mean everything you need. Very clean. Instructions on how to operate TV’s, the hot tub and anything else you need to know. Obviously the views are breathtaking and that hot tub is such a bonus. I just can’t say enough great things and what a special time I had with my teens there. Thank you! Bethany

"Fun in Bryson City"

by Retha G., Royal, AR

07/30/2023

The accommodation was great. We had fun exploring and looking at waterfalls. Rode the train and went to Gatlinburg.

"Cheesehead bikers"

by Patrick

06/15/2023

The driveway was a bit daunting with a motorcycle but doable. Lovely cottage, very clean, amazing view. We are already talking about returning next year.

"Great cabin beautiful views!!"

by Rodney

06/05/2023

Great cabin very clean and beautiful views of the mountains

"BEAUTIFUL VIEWS!"

by Valerie

04/17/2023

We had a great stay. Drive up was great and easy to get used to. Nice that we were close to a couple small towns for groceries and exploration! Very relaxing vacation.

"Beautiful view"

by Suzy

02/22/2023

Very spacious cabin with beautiful view. Hot tub is the best we have ever seen… very therapeutic and works great’

"Clean, Cozy and Comfortable Cabin"

by Natasha

02/13/2023

By far the best cabin I’ve stayed in. Extremely clean, no drafts or bugs. Perfectly laid out, spacious yet cozy. The downstairs has its own little private master bedroom oasis! With private hot tub access. Once kids are tucked away and asleep upstairs, time to make a drink and go downstairs to master bedroom with own private fireplace and private access to the hot tub. The kids loved making a fire outside and sitting around the fire pit! We only stayed a weekend but I feel like I was able unwind and relax enough!! I can’t say enough how much I love this place. This will be our forever cabin vacation spot. We can’t wait to come back

"Wonderful views"

by John

05/01/2022

The whole process went smoothly. The place all they said it would be.

"Starry Skies"

by Laura

02/01/2022

Rented the cabin to spend some time in the beautiful mountains with our son and his fiancée. The weather was mostly perfect and we really enjoyed the magnificent views and the starry skies at night. The beds were super comfy and I loved the layout with a bedroom/bath on each of the 3 floors for privacy. The master was perfect with our own fireplace! We cooked breakfast/dinner for the 5 days and the kitchen had everything we needed to prepare the meals. Hot tub and fire pit were awesome! Would definitely rent again.

by Brooke

01/01/2021

Great place. Breath taking views, very clean. Beautiful house and property. Very high up the mountain but that makes for a cool experience. Saw doe on the mountain as well. Very peaceful.

by Jessica

01/01/2021

My husband and I stayed here for nine nights for our honeymoon. This cabin completely exceeded our expectations! First off, the view was stunning! we could not believe how beautiful it was! The mountains right outside the front porch of the cabin was unreal! We were also surprised by the fact that this was a three-story cabin! There was an adorable little bed on the third floor and we slept downstairs with our own private fireplace. There is also another private room on the mid level near the kitchen. There is a huge kitchen and the cabin looks like it was newly renovated! The furniture was so adorable! We love the huge dining room table and lighting! We are also very pleasantly surprised to have a wraparound deck! There is another cabin next to this cabin however, there are large evergreen trees to block their deck and we barely even heard them. It also snowed while we were there and it was absolutely beautiful! The drive up to the cabin was just as thrilling! It is a pretty narrow road but you do get used to it and we found it to be really exciting to drive on! This cabin was close to Gatlinburg tennessee, Pigeon Forge tennessee, and Cherokee North Carolina! These are the places we wanted to travel to as well as Glenville, North carolina! We loved exploring Sevierville and going to the Titanic Museum and wax museum! There are so many great hikes and sites to see here! We went on the local trail at the deep Creek trail in Bryson City, which we highly recommend! There are 3 beautiful waterfalls on this trail and a huge creek as well! We could not have picked a better place to stay for our honeymoon and to celebrate our 10-year anniversary! They were very responsive when we had questions. This was a dream vacation and we highly recommend this cabin to anyone saying in this area!

by Nathaniel

12/01/2020

Cabin was amazing. Host was very quick to respond back. You can't beat the views here!

by Robert

12/01/2020

I can't recommend this place enough. Beautiful cabin with every possible amenity and an amazing view. Location was also great, took some day trips to Smokey Mountain National Park and Nantahala for some hiking, was able to get there about an hour each way. Beds were extremely comfortable, also was great to relax in the hot tub after a long day of hiking. Would definitely come back again.

by Daniel

11/01/2020

Fantastic experience! Very easy to deal with host, super clean and an amazing view. If you are looking for a truly special trip, look no further. Very close to town and great hiking trails.

by Sharon

10/01/2020

This cabin definitely matches the descriptions and pictures. The view from the rocking chairs was beautiful and filled us with a sense of peace during these pandemic times. It was very clean and everything one needs is provided, including coffee and tea! After full days of hiking, the hot tub provided great relief for sore muscles. Yes, the drive up and down is thrilling and make sure you have good brakes. I hope to do a return visit next year.

by Guy

10/01/2020

Impeccably clean. Great mountain view. Kitchen has everything, including spices.

by Jennifer

10/01/2020

The best place we’ve ever stayed!!! Clean, fully stocked, and absolutely gorgeous!!! We will book again as soon as possible!!!

by Chris

09/01/2020

Amazing cabin and location!! It was a perfect getaway with easy access to the Smoky Mountains! Very clean and beautiful. Can’t beat the view every morning!

by Jose

07/01/2020

Great stay!’ Will definitely come back.

by Allen

06/01/2020

Great spot! Breathtaking views. A wonderful place to relax. Hosts who were always available with immediate responses. Would definitely stay here again.

by Lynsey

06/01/2020

We absolutely loved our stay here. The cabin is very comfortable with rustic charm, yet all the mod cons. The view is simply breathtaking. You won't regret staying here.

by Carla

06/01/2020

Beautiful, well appointed home in a stunning location. Felt like staying over at a friend’s home rather than a generic rental. We loved the three porches and spent most of our time outside enjoying the mountain views. As we were social distancing, we prepared all our meals in and the kitchen had everything we could need. The ride up is an adventure but we are city folk and managed just fine. Can’t wait to return!

by Joni

05/01/2020

Beautiful view! Great location in proximity to Bryson City, NOC, and the Smoky Mountains.

by Allie

03/01/2020

Incredible getaway. Sitting on the back porch felt like we were sitting in the clouds. The downstairs master bedroom was to die for, and the hot tub at night was dreamy! We loved playing board games and the selection of movies as well. Thank you for an amazing time!

by Wallis

01/01/2020

Loved this cabin! So cozy and comfy. Amazing views. We will certainly want to come back!

by Tori

01/01/2020

Had an amazing weekend in this cabin! The view and space was incredible! A very romantic and private spot to spend with your person. My boyfriend surprised me with a proposal and I couldn’t be more thrilled or happy it happened here. It was a dream!

by Andrenia

12/01/2019

Absolutely wonderful cabin, very comfortable and amazing views

by Sjones2

12/01/2019

Speechless! Picture perfect.....

by Lisa

12/01/2019

The views are amazing! This was such a cozy home for our family and friends, we didn’t want to leave!

by Larry and Jane

12/01/2019

The cabin was beautiful and comfortable and the mountain views from the deck were amazing. Seeing the clouds roll through the valley was definitely a highlight of our trip.

by William

10/01/2019

This cabin is well-situated with an excellent view of the mountains, is very clean and beautifully furnished and is so spacious. Enough said about this exceptional cabin. More to say about the vicinity of the cabin. When selecting hikes do not limit yourself to hikes in GSMNP. There are many more good hikes in the Nantahala National Forest. In the town of Bryson City our favorite meals were at Mountain Perks Coffee Shop. For a great value visit the deli for takeout from Ingles Grocery Store. During the third and fourth weeks of October we could see the changing appearance of the foliage. We saw all the Fall colors of gold, crimson and brown.

by Alexis

10/01/2019

Great! Clean with Amazing view! Very private and lovely!

by Derek

09/01/2019

Great location, cabin was very clean.

by William

08/01/2019

Incredible views. Comfy nice clean cabin!

by Tim

08/01/2019

What a view!! We absolutely loved our stay at Smoky Mountain Dawn. Sunrises and Sunsets were stunning! My daughter loved to loft!

by Danyelle

06/01/2019

This awesome cabin in the mountains was gorgeous and accommodating! Very clean and spacious! It exceeding our expectations!

"Spectacular Dawn"

by George A.

05/01/2019

Super clean and well equipped/organized cabin. It was just the two of us for a romantic weekend but we will bring the kids back with us. Beds are nice. TV’s all work. Kitchen excellent. Hot tub worked well. We were delighted with the attention to detail and comfort all around. . Thanks Dawn!

"Beautiful cabin with awesome views!"

by Susan P.

04/01/2019

Thank you very much for letting us use your wonderful cabin. The views were beyond amazing. The cabin was just perfect and very well-stocked, it had everything you would need and was very comfortable. We had a wonderful time.

by Travis

04/01/2019

This house is exactly as advertised. Beautiful scenery, spectacular house with all of the amenities. Thinking about coming back again soon! Our host was great and couldn’t have asked for anything else.

"2ND TRIP JUST AS GREAT AS THE FIRST!!"

by Phillip N.

02/01/2019

This was our 2nd Trip to Smokey Mountain Dawn. The first time we stayed for 3 nights. This time we stayed 5!
We enjoyed as much or possibly more than the first!
We look forward to next year!

by Greg

02/01/2019

Wonderful hospitality, fantastic views and extremely pleasant accommodations!

by Lela

01/01/2019

beautiful & spacious cabin with a amazing scenery

"Amazing Sunrises!!"

by Chris B.

12/01/2018

Spectacular views. Very private even though there are neighbors.

by Leslie

10/01/2018

Wonderful house with amazing views

by Clay

10/01/2018

Great cabin with terrific mountain views and luxurious master suite.

"Wonderful Experience"

by Kerrie R.

10/01/2018

The cabin was everything and more! So much attention to every detail that made this a perfectly relaxing, worry free vacation. We needed this time to regroup after a difficult year.

by Mohammed

08/01/2018

It is a fabulous cabin! You will enjoy your time there!

by Lori W.

07/26/2018

Gorgeous place to stay. Accessible to many areas in the Smokey Mountain region. It was very comfortable, clean and updated. You can’t beat the views from Smokey Mountain Dawn!

"Beautiful mountain home!"

by Lori W.

07/01/2018

Gorgeous place to stay. Accessible to many areas in the Smokey Mountain region. It was very comfortable, clean and updated. You can’t beat the views from Smokey Mountain Dawn!

by Christal S.

06/01/2018

Stunning cabin and outstanding views!! Gorgeous cabin, well appointed, comfortable, hard to leave! Full lower floor for the master suite and hot tub... what a great place! 10min drive to downtown Bryson City. A bit of a harrowing drive up the mountain but it's paved and it gets easier each time... worth it for the view! Great price for such a big cabin with 3 beds and 3 baths and stunning views from both decks.

by Mackenzie D.

05/14/2018

views beyond what we imagined. Cabin was very clean and had everything we needed. Cannot go wrong with booking this property

by Lloyd C.

05/07/2018

Cabin was spacious, clean, well appointed. View from back deck is amazing. Would stay again.

by Rowland D.

04/02/2018

What a find. My family has just got back from Spring break and had a fantastic time in this beautiful cabin. It was perfect for my 3 boys and my wife and I loved the sanctuary of the master bedroom. The owners have thought of everything you might need to have a very comfortable stay. The views are amazing and sitting on the balcony with a glass of wine was pure heaven. Thank you for everything we will be back.

by Phillip N.

01/29/2018

My fiancé and I work very demanding and stressful jobs and are accountable 7 days a week to our staff. We were looking for a nice getaway tucked up on a mountain with a view. This cabin delivered the on all points and then some. There was not 1 single thing we wished it had. The view is absolutely breathtaking! It was very welcoming as soon as you walked in the door. We will definitely be back! You just got yourselves forever customers. Thank you for giving us what we so desperately needed.

by Lucille L.

09/08/2017

Beautiful cabin. More than described! Had a great time.

by Saif S.

08/31/2017

We stayed at Smoky Mountain Dawn for 8 days. Wonderful place to explore local hiking trails in the Smokies with our young family. Beautiful and well appointed, and cozy for our family of 5, more than enough space. Hot tub was excellent, kitchen very usable, and wonderful views! We enjoyed Bryson City's many good eats and wish we could have spent more time here. The Cherokee museum was worth visiting. To top it off, it was a fantastic place to see the Eclipse of 2017! The drive up the mountain was slightly intimidating the first day, but not a problem afterwards. We would come back!!

by AmyCami

08/04/2017

Immaculately clean. All the comforts of home. Well stocked bathrooms and kitchen. Breath-taking view! We have two teenagers so we could each have a bedroom on a different floor. It was so nice to grill and cook some simple meals so we didn't have to eat out all the time. There is so much to do in this area! We did the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad, a five mile hike to see waterfalls, Clingmans Dome, whitewater rafting on the Nantahala and Ocoee Rivers, drove to Asheville and toured the Biltmore Estate then went to Sliding Rock. And while my husband and son went on an eight mile hike along the Appalachian Trail, my daughter and I went shopping in Cherokee. I would highly recommend this cabin!

by Jennifer G.

06/01/2017

5 of 5
2 kids, 3 adults and we had plenty of room. The view is For Real and truly amazing. The home was clean, comfortable and nicely furnished. The drive up the mountain to the house is a bit hair raising the first time, but then we were used to it. A view like this is worth the drive. We would stay again if we find ourselves back in the area.

by Perry S.

03/04/2017

THIS MOUNTAIN HOME IS OUTSTANDING! THE ROAD UP TO THE HOUSE IS WINDING , NARROW AND A BIT DAUNTUNG THE FIRST TIME UP BUT THE VIEWS FROM THE OUTSIDE DECKS ARE AMAZING. THE INSDE IS DECORATED FOR COMFORT AND RELAXATION AND THE BEDROOMS ALL HAVE GREAT BEDS AND BATHROOMS AND FLAT SCREENS IN EACH BEDROOM AS WELL AS IN THE GREAT ROOM AND THE TWO GAS FIREPLACES JUST MAKE IT PERFECT! WE ARRIVED WITH SMILES AND LEFT WITH SMILES AND WILL BE BACK AGAIN!

by David A.

02/20/2017

Amazing place to stay! Perfect for couples, the amenities are fantastic! The amazing views of sunrises was completely breathtaking.

by Sharron A.

12/14/2016

We stayed at Smokey Mountain Dawn for a week. The views were so great that we actually spent a part of that time not leaving and just enjoying this lovely mountain home. The home is decorated with love and comfort in mind. It was a home away from home.ew

by Michael H.

12/14/2016

Fantastic place for adults to get away from the city life and enjoy the beautiful mountain view and fresh air. The cabin is big enough for one or two couples. A very nice romantic master bedroom and shower down stairs await you. The listing for this cabin is pretty correct. Be sure to arrive before sunset.....a very interesting drive UP a mountain side that is exciting to drive. ALL wheel drive or 4 wheel drive is recommended. Take your time. All I can say is: WOW. Bryson City is not too far away. Highly recommend a Italian restaurant: PASQUALINO'S. We are booking again next year 2017 already.

by Anonymous

10/26/2015

Nestled away above everything. This is a beautiful home located high up a mountain with a wonderful view, a very romantic setting for the latter part of mine and my husband's honeymoon. You feel far away from any hustle and bustle, but it is still a short drive to the highway for all of your adventures. Our stay was in late October and the colors were beautiful, so we did a lot of driving. One afternoon, we drove down Hwy 28 to Franklin, then drove back up Wayah Road, stopping along the way at the Wayah Knob lookout tower. On another day, we made a giant loop through the Tail of the Dragon into Tennessee and came back down the Cherohala Skyway, going on a hike at Huckleberry Knob. We spent another day driving through the Great Smoky Mountain National Forest to Pigeon Forge, where there are MANY, MANY beautiful places to stop along the way - like the view at Clingman's Dome or the Alum Cave trail (we saw peregrine falcons last time we went), and go to the alpine coaster in Pigeon Forge! The home was a very welcoming place to return to each evening, and the furniture is very comfortable. The downstairs masters suite is HUGE with a king size bed, plush sitting area, fireplace, TV, hot tub and a very large shower! Very romantic! This home is wonderful for families as well as there are bathrooms for each of the three bedrooms, and everything needed was provided. I would highly recommend this wonderful setting for a perfect mountain getaway!

My Response

Thank You so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review! Hopefully, this will be an annual tradition each Anniversary. I agree, views like this are hard to find so close to town and all of the area activities you mentioned!

by Clark C.

11/23/2014

Best Appointed Cabin we have stayed at so far! Our stay was the week of Thanksgiving 2014. We have been going to the Bryson City area since 2006. Ironically the first place we ever rented is right up the hill from Smoky Mountain Dawn. Since our first stay in the area we have probably stayed in 5-6 different cabins, some of which we stayed in more than once. Without a doubt, Smoky Mountain Dawn was the most well appointed of any of cabin we have visited. It also has one of the better views. The cabin has an excellent layout. Coming in from a screened porch you enter a big living area with a nice tv and DVD. A kitchen with great appliances and fully equipped with many cooking utensils. The bedroom on the first floor was great for our 4yr old. with a full bath off the kitchen with a jacuzzi tub. Although we didn't use it, the loft area had a great bed and a full bath. All bedrooms had flatscreen TVs and DVD players. There is a quite extensive DVD collection, which could be nice on a rainy day. Also a collection of books about the local area which i thought were good. The absolute best part of this cabin is the master suite downstairs. Huge room, with leather couch and recliner, nice bed and furniture, and really nice/large Samsung flatscreen. Even a Wii game system which provided a bit of fun for myself and kid. The master bath has double sinks and two headed tile shower, No tub in the master, but my just used one upstairs. The patio off the master has a really nice hot-tub. Try the lights. Its like hot-tub time machine. I think you can even plug your iPod in, but didn't try that. Also in the master suite is a full laundry room. Not one of the small stackables you find in most cabins, but full size washer dryer. The location is great, in that you are a short drive to the grocery and town and not too far to Tsali, NOC. But still has a feeling being "away". We were blessed with an inch or too of snow, but the paved road stayed completely clear. Overall our stay was fantastic. We will be back.

by Anonymous

10/20/2014

Simply Wonderful! We just returned from a 6-night stay at "Smoky Mountain Dawn". What a beautiful cabin with amazing views! This cabin was just renovated and we were lucky enough to be the first guests to enjoy it. We could not have been more pleased. The location was very convenient to all the area has to offer. We wanted the terrific views, but we also needed a motorcycle-accessible location. That is not easy to find, but the road up the mountain to this cabin is paved all the way up. It is still narrow, curvy and steep (you don't get that view without that trade-off), but it was not a problem for our car or the motorcycle. Once you get to the top, there is a nice large level packed gravel parking area. The owners and property manager really thought of everything you would need when staying at this cabin. We also enjoyed using the fire pit and the hot tub. Kathleen (the property manager) was great to work with and very responsive. We really couldn't have asked for anything better!!

from $235 / night

5

Oct 9-14

Therapeudic Hot Tub with Smoky Mountain Views

The Views are always changing with the Seasons and Weather. Relax and enjoy the Show...

Relax and Enjoy the Layers of Mountain Ranges in the Vista...

Upper Deck opens to the Living/Dining Rooms which are open to the Kitchen

Main Level Offers a Spacious and Open Great Room Floor Plan that is ideal for Entertaining and Gathering

Kitchen is stocked and offers everything you will need to prepare and serve your meals

Main level Living Room is Cozy, and is ideal for gathering and entertaining

Open concept floor plan, and soaring ceilings offer a light and bright feeling

Dining with fabulous Views of the Smoky Mountains!

Looking from loft to the first (main level) Livingroom

Loft is arranged as a Jr. Master Suite (Queen Bed), with 3rd TV and en-suite bathroom

Full Bathroom in the Loft

Decadent, Luxurious, Very Romantic, and Spacious Master Suite!

Master Suite offers a private living room, second fireplace, private deck, and a shower for 2...

The Master Suite Offers a Luxurious King Bed, 2nd Fireplace, Private Living Room with 55" Flat Screen TV and French Doors leading to the Hot Tub Deck...

En-Suite Master Bathroom offers large shower with dual shower heads

Lower Deck off the Master Bedroom

Main level Queen Guest Suite is prepared with Luxury Bedding, and offers a full bathroom (jacuzzi tub/shower combo), across the Hall.

Two plush bathrobes are available for your use during your stay

"In case you forgot something" size Guest amenities are provided

Seasons and the Weather are always changing the Mountain Views

View from the Main level deck, on a cloudy day

Hot Tub is very Private, Offers Long Range Mountain Views, and is accessible from the Master Suite!

Cloudy Day View

Awe inspiring Views of the Cabin as you arrive!

The views are always changing with the seasons, and the weather...

Therapeudic Hot Tub with Smoky Mountain Views

The Views are always changing with the Seasons and Weather. Relax and enjoy the Show...

Relax and Enjoy the Layers of Mountain Ranges in the Vista...

Upper Deck opens to the Living/Dining Rooms which are open to the Kitchen

Main Level Offers a Spacious and Open Great Room Floor Plan that is ideal for Entertaining and Gathering

Kitchen is stocked and offers everything you will need to prepare and serve your meals

Main level Living Room is Cozy, and is ideal for gathering and entertaining

Open concept floor plan, and soaring ceilings offer a light and bright feeling

Dining with fabulous Views of the Smoky Mountains!

Looking from loft to the first (main level) Livingroom

Loft is arranged as a Jr. Master Suite (Queen Bed), with 3rd TV and en-suite bathroom

Full Bathroom in the Loft

Decadent, Luxurious, Very Romantic, and Spacious Master Suite!

Master Suite offers a private living room, second fireplace, private deck, and a shower for 2...

The Master Suite Offers a Luxurious King Bed, 2nd Fireplace, Private Living Room with 55" Flat Screen TV and French Doors leading to the Hot Tub Deck...

En-Suite Master Bathroom offers large shower with dual shower heads

Lower Deck off the Master Bedroom

Main level Queen Guest Suite is prepared with Luxury Bedding, and offers a full bathroom (jacuzzi tub/shower combo), across the Hall.

Two plush bathrobes are available for your use during your stay

"In case you forgot something" size Guest amenities are provided

Seasons and the Weather are always changing the Mountain Views

View from the Main level deck, on a cloudy day

Hot Tub is very Private, Offers Long Range Mountain Views, and is accessible from the Master Suite!

Cloudy Day View

Awe inspiring Views of the Cabin as you arrive!

The views are always changing with the seasons, and the weather...