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Bedrooms 1
Space 58 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 queen bed and couch with queen sleeper

Privacy with many acres joining Forest Service. There are several private logging and walking mountain trails. The cottage is overlooking the Little Tennessee River within about 300 ft. private walk to river.. There are 4 private falls behind cottage and two streams to pan for rubies or gold. Watch the wild birds, hope you will be able to see the wild turkeys, deer, rabbits or squirrels. The cottage is located about 1 mile from Highway 441 and 2 miles to 12 restaurants including the famous DILLARD HOUSE. There is also a private organic garden to pick fresh produce .. The cottage is very private, small and clean with a highlight of a covered porch. You will be about 2 hours from Atlanta or Asheville or Greenville shopping. Historic Cherokee for the outdoor drama UNTO THESE HILLS or gambling. The cottage is very private, small and very clean. We live near by and can help with any questions you might have. . The cottage has everything you need. Paved driveway, fire pit and swing at one of falls. Easy to find cottage. There are no winding roads and steep roads to get to your cottage destination. No traffic to hear, only the Little Tenn River and the birds. The mountain view offers a change every hour including the stars at night. lighting up the river. Paved driveway. Fire up the grill , cool off with the mountain streams or water falls. Cottage is 20 min to Highlands, 10 min to Clayton Ga and 15 to Franklin NC.

Jim or Carman Taylor
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Jim or Carman Taylor

This is part of the home place with the family farm. I grew up here and left to go to college and worked in Atlanta. Moving back home after retiring to quiet and simple life. I have updated cottage .. The porch gives you the most outstanding sunsets you have every witnessed and when the moon is out the view above the river looks like diamonds glistening.

Jim or Carman Taylor purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Jim or Carman Taylor chose Franklin

This is part of the farm home place. I have an organic garden and fruit trees. The cottage has a paved driveway and very quiet. The Little Tennessee River below the cottage was once home of the Cherokee Indian Village. We still find pottery and arrows and tools from rocks.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage has a Little Tennessee River view that is very quiet. The River is one of the few that runs North. Bring your fishing pole to try your luck at a great catch .There 4 private waterfall on the property, several walking and log mountain trails to follow. The private streams have lots of minerals as ruby and specks of gold to pan. The afternoon sunset are of different colors and changes very fast with each view more beautiful.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Franklin, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 58 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • One bathroom with clean shower & local hand made soap provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One Queen size bed and also a fold down sofa. new mattress and cover guard
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
We have the wagon train that goes by the road once or twice a week. We hope you are here to watch it. EASY ACCESS TO COTTAGE AND EASY TO FIND, NO WINDING CURVES OR MILES TO GROCERY STORE OR ENTERTAINMENT.


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Wonderful place--will be back!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a week at the cottage and it was great. Carman and Jim are wonderful hosts and helped to make our stay (where we celebrated our 15th anniversary) really special. We got to watch the trees change into their beautiful autumn colors from the lovely front porch and the mornings with the sun and clouds on the mountains was awesome. The cottage had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable and the area itself is great. We took a few hikes within easy driving distance that were outstanding, there are numerous waterfalls in the area, and of course, the zip lining was fun! I would recommend this cottage to those who like privacy, nature, and fresh mountain air!

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a couples get away.

  • 5 of 5

The owners are extremely helpful. We took their restaurant recommendation and ate at Wile Thyme, it was fantastic. Close to the hiking we wanted to do. We had a camp fire each evening and enjoyed the sunsets. I'd go back next weekend if I could!

  • Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Next time we will stay longer!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place! Carman and Jim were such gracious hosts and my husband and I enjoyed meeting them. We panned for rubies and gold and, while we didn't find any, we discovered the greatest treasure is spending time together away from the hustle & bustle. The trails to the falls were nice and not intimidating for the nature-challenged. :) The cottage was charming and the kitchen had just about anything you could want, even a crock pot. It is really close to Highlands, NC and the drive up should not be missed. The owners recommended a fabulous restaurant in Highlands where we celebrated our anniversary. We highly recommend this place and hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome romantic getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Peaceful and quiet. Very clean cabin with everything you need to cook and stay right there, but yet have restraints close if you don’t want to cook. Sitting on a huge front porch with the river in front was very relaxing. There are trails starting at the back of the cabin that lead to water falls, we seen three of the four. One water fall had a nice swing, not very far through the woods. A little piece of heaven on earth. Loved our stay and can’t wait to go back.

  • Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little place

  • 5 of 5

Small with everything you might need. Pet friendly with a safe porch and couch cover provided. Fire pit and grill ready and waiting. Trails and waterfalls on the property, a person seeking solitude would never have to leave. Lovely owners, provided info on current events in the area and great lemon cake, and checked to make sure I had figured out the instructions on how to make a 3 point turn to get down the driveway without backing up. Will definitely return.

  • Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet cozy getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Far enough away from the hustle and bustle that you can relax. Had to hike the trail to see the beautiful waterfalls! So many different antique stores to explore. And the food was out of this world!

  • Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Macon County Airpot
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
La Cabana
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Sky Valley Country Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Great Somkey mnt railroad ,Amtrack 36 miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 441
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Dillard house
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Car: necessary

Two miles to Piggle Wigly and 12 resturants. A large Mountain City flea market. Farmers Market on Wed and SAT in Franklin, 20 MIN to Highland NC, 2hrs to Asheville, Atlanta or Greenville SC


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Franklin, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall (Check notes)
Oct 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$58 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$83.28 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$96.09
one time cleaning fee C$83.28 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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