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Mtn. Chalet With A Tranquil Setting - Close To Everything!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed(s), 2 Baths (Sleeps 6)

I fell in love with the Smoky Mountains since the first time I set eyes on them. Vered and I came down to Gatlinburg for some R&R and next thing you know we bought a chalet to eventually retire in. We fixed it to our liking and now family, friends and YOU are able to enjoy relaxing and a great adventure…hence the name “Secondhand Lions” (a movie we have features in our video library)! Conveniently located just a few short minutes to downtown Gatlinburg, top of Ski Mountain (Ober Gatlinburg), quiet walkways and, of course, the Great Smoky Mountain park entrance where the adventure really begins.

“Secondhand Lions” …Tranquil setting with all the comforts of home! The great room is decorated in Native American art that I collected over the years. We displayed it for all to enjoy. The bedrooms are equipped with a pair of Jacuzzi Hydro Message Tubs for that deep relaxation.

Surrounded by trees and wildlife make this a very relaxing and comfortable stay. Please take a photo of your stay and send me. I’ll display the best photo of the month and choose the best photo of the year to give a free night too.

Special weekly rates and off-season rates…call or email to find out. Enjoy in season Owners Club facilities (choice of 3 on the mountain). If you are a ski fanatic let us know and we’ll put a package together for you during the ski season.

Thank you for choosing our “great mountain getaway”!

More Details

Owner
Dave Lyons
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2018

About Dave Lyons

Vered and I are two souls that love the outdoors. We climb mountains and hike all over the nation and internationally. We have climbed Mt. Rainier, Mt. Washington and Mesada in Israel. We're always looking for an adventure!

Dave Lyons purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Dave Lyons chose Chalet Village

We were in Gatlinburg just passively looking at properties. We came across the one here at 991 Stans Road and fell in love with the potential. We refurbished it but still have big plans...for instance a waterfall with hot tub on the edge near the big windows. We want this to be our oasis because we love the area...it's like living a vacation!

What makes this chalet unique

'Secondhand Lions' is uniquely positioned. It is close to just about everything...not far up the mountain....just right! It's cozy but very spacious...very relaxing while viewing nature out of all those windows.

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation chalet rental in Chalet Village, Tennessee

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2) Each bedroom has a queen size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleeper sofa in the living area next to the fireplace.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(76 traveler reviews)

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Mtn. Chalet With A Tranquil Setting - Close To Everything!
average rating of 4.6973686 based on 76 reviews
Bellevue, KY
5

Great private chalet just 5 minutes from Downtown!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend staying in this chalet. It is exactly what we needed to get away and relax! The chalet is very private, as there is only one chalet neighboring it; however, a fence provides total privacy. It is literally only 5 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg! The driveway, which a previous review said was terrible to get up, was not nearly as bad as we were thinking based on this review. We had NO TROUBLE getting up the driveway. Compared to most driveways in Gatlinburg, this one was a piece of cake - it's short with a minor incline. There are two different ways to get to the chalet, and if you follow the OWNER'S DIRECTIONS, the driveway is easy to get up. If you come from the other direction, it makes it a little difficult, as it is a very sharp angle to turn.

The chalet itself was great, as it was very spacious, and there were tons of amenities provided - washer/dryer, 2 jacuzzis, flat screen Vizio tv (with HDMI capability to hook up your laptop), DVD player, wireless internet, Wii video game console, fireplace, and any kitchen supplies you would need! Chalet would be perfect for a couple's getaway or with a group of friends! Owner was very easy to get a hold of, as we had to call him once to ask a question. He answered his phone immediately, and even called later in the trip to make sure that the chalet was clean and that we had everything we needed.

We will definitely be recommending this chalet to our family and friends, and we will definitely be staying here again in the future!!

  • Submitted: 19-Dec-2012
  • Stayed: December 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely beautiful property.

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for my first family vacation. We were very comfortable in the house. The driveway is a little steep, but we got used to it. The homeowner was very friendly and was willing to help us enjoy our stay as much as possible.

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. House was clean and Jacuzzi's were awesome. We did have one black bear come up on the porch and the driveway is steep. If you have a compact car stay to the far left on driveway and go slow when you leave. All in all was a good price and good time.

  • Submitted: 26-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

House was a little run down.

  • 4 of 5

Location was close to town and the park. Driveway was a little challenging and beds were soft. Gas grill was dangerous.

  • Submitted: 24-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your critique. We always welcome feedback. I am a little drawn back on the run down comment. 90+ percent of all our guests agree it is charming and cozy. A lot of people not leaving a review indicat how much they loved it. Driveway is tricky if you don’t follow the directions I supply. One way brings you right into the driveway and the other has you turning around. Gas/charcoal is a little over 2 years old and it would be dangerous if you use a match to light it. I’ll check the electric starter but no one has mentioned it didn’t work. All in all we love our place and upgrade it as often as we get to Gatlinburg. Unfortunately we spend a lot of time fixing things that guests break but that is to be expected. It is a chalet in the mountains surrounded by trees woods and wildlife and not in suburban America and that is why a lot of people get away to the rustic mountains.
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clarkston, mi, usa
4

Chalet was exactly as described. Well maintained and conveniently located.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the chalet. The owner was very responsive and communicated everything we needed to know. The kitchen was well equipped with the basics we needed. We loved soaking in the Jacuzzi tub after a long day hiking on the mountain trails. There were plenty of towels and other conveniences like dish soap, dishwasher pods and shampoo. It was also very convenient to have a washer and dryer available. Overall, we had a great stay and would definitely stay again. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: 8-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful weekend retreat!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was exactly what we were looking for! While we had an unexpected problem , beyond the owners control, when we got there the owner was very quick to right the situation and we had a fantastic weekend! Quiet setting with the wonderful sound of running water not far off the beaten path! Would recommend to anyone and will hopefully be back to visit!

  • Submitted: 30-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Property is located just off Ski Mountain Road. When you turn left onto Stans Road it's the first driveway on the right. Just a few short minutes from downtown Gatlinburg and to the top of the mountain at Ober Gatlinburg just up Ski Mountain Road.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation chalet rental in Chalet Village, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid-season
Jun 1 - Jun 29
3 night minimum stay
C$153
 
 
All holidays & july
Jul 1 - Jul 30
3 night minimum stay
C$166
 
 
Mid-season
Aug 1 - Sep 29
3 night minimum stay
C$153
 
 
All holidays & October
Oct 1 - Oct 30
3 night minimum stay
C$166
 
 
Mid-season
Nov 1 - Dec 30
3 night minimum stay
C$153
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$131
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$33.17 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$199.04

A cleaning fee of $60 will be added to all 2 night stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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