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Quaint & Unique Charm in Pigeon Forge (2-6 guests), Deck & Patio, Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,317 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 BR/2 BA/1 Sleeper Sofa (all queen) , Full Kitchen, Deck & Patio, Pet Friendly

The Mansard House is one of three cottages offered by Havens on the Ridge in Pigeon Forge, TN, where you’ll find a far-away feeling complimented by close-to-everything convenience. If you’re vacationing as a small group and are seeking same-site lodging for members of your party, please consider visiting our other two cottages listed with VRBO: The Gathering House (Prop ID 799279) and The Blackburn House (Prop ID 820654).

With 2 BR (queen), 2 BA (full), and a queen sleeper sofa, The Mansard House comfortably accommodates 2-6 guests and their pet. One bedroom is on the main floor with HDTV, adjacent full bath, and walk-out access to the backyard patio. The other bedroom is located in a spacious upstairs loft and also has an HDTV. The second full bath is off of the living area and includes washer/dryer.

Interior features include hardwood floors throughout, a fully equipped country kitchen, dining area (seats 6-8), living area with leather sleeper sofa & love seat, 52" HDTV, Wi-Fi Internet, and an assortment of books/games/movies. Hair dryers, iron, and ironing board are provided as are linens and towels....even utility towels for your pet in the event of rain!

Exterior living for chillin’ & grillin’ is enjoyed on the large front deck with table/chairs and Weber gas grill, and the shaded backyard patio is fenced-in with additional seating. An additional fenced area ensures safe play for your pet.

Quaint charm, unique features, and relaxed privacy create a very enjoyable stay in The Mansard House.

More Details

Tim Kresica
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

About Tim Kresica

I achieved and enjoyed success within the building products industry for many years. Born and raised in Chicago, my education and career path eventually led to opportunities in both Florida and North Carolina. In 2014, the majesty of the Great Smoky Mountains beckoned me to Tennessee where I now live and work as Resident Manager of Havens on the Ridge in Pigeon Forge.

My work ethic has always been on a dedication to rendering first-class products and services as well as fulfilling customer needs in an uplifting, positive way. With every undertaking and objective, I apply my belief that attention to details is important. Havens on the Ridge reflect and confirm this belief.

Personally, Tim enjoys amateur photography….engages the great outdoors…..and embraces faith-based worship.

Tim Kresica purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Tim Kresica chose Pigeon Forge

Eastern Tennessee's beauty, tempo, and sense of community are enjoyable throughout four distinct seasons. Prompted by a lifelong affection for the Great Smoky Mountains, my real estate search led to a unique opportunity for developing an existing property into a mountain retreat for adults desiring tranquil, serene respite on a year-round basis. Havens on the Ridge is ideally located a short distance from nature's towering majesty as well as the entertainment and adventures of Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg.

The property was originally owned by The Blackburn Family whose family tree includes Michael Blackburn who achieved notoriety as the World's Greatest Sharpshooter. It's history sparked a special interest within me, and each day I'm thankful to now call Havens on the Ridge my home.

What makes this cottage unique

Beyond the tranquility, privacy, and comfort of Havens on the Ridge, we strive to provide a "home-away-from-home" getaway that boasts an "away from it all" feeling at the same time. Having a Resident Manager onsite ensures any need or issue that might arise during your stay will be immediately addressed. "Goody Bags" await guests in each cottage; and, if desired, we will happily pre-stock your cabin with items of your choosing such as soft drinks, bottled water, and snacks (small service fee applies).


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Pigeon Forge

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1317 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full baths, one set of towels provided per bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 1st floor master with queen size bed, full bath, and entry onto patio. 2nd floor spacious loft bedroom with queen size bed. 42" T.V.'s with DVD players and satellite channels. One set of linens provided per bedroom with a comforter. Extra blankets available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Check-in time 3 p.m. and check-out time 10:30 a.m.


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Quaint & Unique Charm in Pigeon Forge (2-6 guests), Deck & Patio, Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 42 reviews

Great Smoky Mountain experience

  • 5 of 5

Everything was wonderful and completely met expectations! No issues. Host was always very responsive and nice. Would def recommend. It’s a winding route up to cabin which was part of the charm. But close enough that it was not a problem to run back if needed

  • Submitted: 8-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Charm--Quiet--Easy Access--Great for a family dog!! Loved it! Tim is very nice

  • 5 of 5

been going to Smoky Mnts for 30 years; used all kinds of cabins. This is the first we have stayed with no hot tub or pool table, and we didn't need it. Great mountain views, everything you need, very very clean, the Charm of the cabin is sweet and perfect. Very close to Pigeon Forge, right off the end of the expressway before heading into Gatlinburg. Tim lives on the property and was very nice and helpful. If you think you hear a lion roar, it just might be............... We highly recommend, including our 13 year old son and our puppy!

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Cabin had pretty much everything we needed. Awesome fenced in yard for my pups! Hopefully will return in the future!

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Quiet and well stocked

  • 5 of 5

This quiet property was located within minutes of several activities, but was also isolated enough to “get away”. Clean and well maintained with plenty of room for our party of 5 plus our dog.

  • Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Mansford House was the perfect place for a Thanksgiving getaway. It was well equipped and quiet. There is not a lot of counter space in the kitchen which requires some improvising if you plan to cook a big meal, but there is an extra table (in addition to the large dining table) which helps. The master bedroom has a door to the fenced back yard which is very convenient if you have a dog with you. Tim was quick to answer any and all questions about the property. My two daughters also enjoyed the cabin, and we will definitely stay there again if we plan another trip to the area!

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prefect spot for pet owners!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was perfect for our stay in Pigeon Forge. We have two dogs who love having an outdoor space to stretch their legs. The cottage itself was great as well! It had comfortable accommodations, and had a creative mix of old and new features. The claw foot tub was a neat accent. We’ll definitely be coming back!

  • Submitted: 23-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Gatlinburg-Pigeon Forge Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Smoky Mountain Brewery, The Roaming Gnome Pub
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
IHOP, Capt Jim's, Texas Roadhouse, Cracker Barrel
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Restaurants are plentiful.....all your favorites are very close by.....with local favorites worthy of discovery such as Pigeon Forge Deli and Apple Barn Restaurant.

It would be impossible to list all the abundant activities to be enjoyed in the Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge/Sevierville areas.....too numerous to count! One thing is for sure....from helicopter exploring the breathtaking beauty of The Great Smoky Mountains.....your vacation will be far too short for enjoying all that's here.

For the shopping explorer, Pigeon River Crossing has over 80 stores; and the Incredible Christmas Place displays year-round beauty of holiday decor and gifts. The Island and Tanger Outlet Mall are both "must do" shopping destinations. Be sure to seek out local stores & shops for items of unique art and skilled craftsmanship. This truly is a shopper's paradise!

A wide variety of shows and dinner theaters offer great entertainment......Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Adventures, The Smoky Mountain Opry, Dixie Stampede, Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show, The Comedy Barn, and Biblical Times Theater. There is also a Community Center with 86,000 sf of courts, jogging circuits, walking tracks, aerobic rooms, indoor/outdoor pools, and a 10-lane bowling alley.

In the event of accident or illness, local medical centers include Pigeon Forge Medical Center (open until 5 pm), Well-Key Urgent Care (open until 8 pm), and LeConte Medical Center (open 24/7).


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Pigeon Forge

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$98.88

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Pets are allowed on a case-by-case basis. If approved, a $75.00 non-refundable per pet fee will be due at check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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