The Historic Ol' Gun Range is a true cabin in the woods with quite a unique history! Nestled among the trees and between two creeks on a mountain flat you will find all the privacy you desire at our beautiful cabin. The mostly wood clad cabin features 3 cozy bedrooms, living room, kitchen, dining room, covered deck, hot tub, and darts, all on a very private property. You will find the simple and rustic nature of the cabin very rejuvenating and relaxing! Located minutes from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee NC, and Bryson City, NC!
Property Type: Bungalow
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Centrally located 10 miles between from Bryson City NC and Cherokee NC near Smoky Mountain Country Club; let your cares and worries drift away as you travel the country mountain roads to our secluded hideaway in the Smoky Mountains! This uniquely built custom cabin will make you feel right at home from the moment you enter. Relax on the covered deck for a bit or stretch your legs on The Historic Ol’ Gun Range walkways before entering the cabin. Enjoy the seasonal long-range mountain view of Water Rock Knob and Great Smoky Mountains National Par while enjoying a glass of tea on the deck. How about a glass of tea or wine while listening to the streams and looking out at the courtyard. Bird watching also very entertaining while enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning!
The main level features a cozy tongue-and-groove walled interior in the living room with hand carved tree trunk support beams. Sit back and relax on the couches or chairs and enjoy the 48” flat screen HDTV with blue ray player. Perfect for a rainy day in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina. WIiFI is also provided just in case you need to catch up on a little work. The rustic decor and paintings are are locally sourced and handmade by us. Each piece was selected to give you both inspiration and rejuvenation. You will find the main level very quaint but spacious enough for your family gathering!
The kitchen is also located on the main level and features a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, dishwasher, cooking and eating utensils, standard drip coffee maker, coffee filters, and most basic kitchen amenities from home. There is a dining table for four as well as a sit in bar for two. The main level offers a bright and airy bedroom with a wonderfully comfortable queen bed and a private balcony. There is also a full four piece bathroom located on the this floor complete with towels, wash cloths, and toiletries. We also supply an environmentally friendly, organically derived body wash for our guests that we know you will appreciate!
Head downstairs to check out the unique rock flooring and play a game of cards or try your hand at a game of darts. There is a large bedroom downstairs with tongue and groove ceilings and walls featuring a queen size bed. A full size futon is located in this room as well providing extra sleeping space if needed. You will enjoy waking up in the morning and seeing the birds in the front courtyard garden area! There is another full bathroom and shower on the lower level along with another bedroom featuring a queen size bed as well.
Once you’ve had enough of the indoor space make your way to the great outdoors. Enjoy the evening roasting marshmallows by the fire pit or recapping a day of outdoor adventure in the hot tub. A most excellent activity after a day on the two nearby golf courses! Need a little more peace and quiet or alone time? Stroll through the garden or relax in one of the hammocks at the end of the courtyard by the rushing creek for a great place of solitude. Warning you may not get up!
Over the past couple of years we have gained insight from our guests, friends, and family as to what exactly makes the cabin so special to them. We decided to list them for you!
Seclusion - 1.5 miles up a gravel road gets you a very secluded escape from normal life! After all, isn’t that the point?:)
Quaint and Cozy - We have tried to honor the quaint and quirky nature of the cabin with the appropriate hand-made decor and minimal changes that we know you will enjoy!
Peaceful Surroundings - It’s nature at it’s finest. Creeks, woods, birds, wildlife, flowering plants, and a cool mountain breeze even in the Summer.
Unique History - The history of this property adds to it’s one-of-a-kind nature. You will enjoy seeing the old pictures and story behind the cabin.
The Experience - My wife Sarah and I desire to stand out in providing an exceptional family vacation experience for our guests. Planning things to do an is a pain point for most groups so we provide a detailed webpage for our guests upon booking. It’s a very in-depth and comprehensive list of cabin information and local area information that will be very helpful to your experience.
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