As John Muir so eloquently said "The mountains are calling and I must go." The mountains of Jackson County NC are a place to unwind and find yourself in the beautiful smoky mountains. Smoky Mountain Getaways offers a variety of vacation homes to meet any need. Balsam View is a cozy, well-appointed and maintained log cabin located in the charming town of Sylva, NC. It features 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a loft area with comfortable sleeping up to 6. The cabin was expertly crafted and contains beautiful woodwork and knotty pine paneling throughout. Come and enjoy the charm of a 'real' log cabin!
Sit on the large upper deck and gaze upon the gorgeous views of the Balsam Range. The deck has an outdoor table with seating up to 6. Soak in the Hot Springs hot tub after a long day of hiking or one of the many other activities that the area has to offer. The property is fully landscaped and has a large (and flat!) sweeping lawn. An outdoor fire bowl with seating is located at one edge of the yard. Bring the kids and marshmallows!The interior of the cabin is a comfortable space to come back to after a long day of adventure and exploring. There's a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances including a gas range, refrigerator with ice-maker and a dishwasher. A beautiful stone hearth with wood burning stove serves as the focal point of the living area. The living room also has a flat screen tv with satellite programming.
Embrace life in the mountains. Fish for trout on the famous Tuckasegee River located only 2 minutes away. A short 5 minute drive will allow you to enjoy Mountain Heritage Day or other events at Western Carolina University. The Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Harrah's Cherokee Casino and the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad are only 30 minutes from the cabin. Looking to take a day trip? Asheville, NC is a short 60 minute drive and features the world famous Biltmore Estate and more breweries per capita of any other US city (it's now called the craft brewing capital of America).