Gorgeous Home w/ Fireplace < 6 Mi to Downtown

Property ID: 472309Bryson CityNCUS
Sleeps 83 BR2 BA


Gift yourself a well-deserved getaway at this 3-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental, set in a forested cove with hiking trails, a hand-crafted Cherokee Indian fireplace, a private upstairs en-suite with a balcony, a community rec room, and so much more. Close to Harrah’s Casino and the center of Bryson City, ‘The Pinery’ is also surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest for nature without the hassle of camping. It’s time to plan a family reunion and bring your furry friends!


  • Deck
  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Essentials
  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

OPT OUTSIDE: Nantahala National Forest (surrounding area), Bryson City Outdoors - kayaking & paddleboarding (5.3 miles), Deep Creek Tube Center & Campground (7.0 miles), Deep Creek Trail (7.1 miles), Darnell Farms (7.5 miles), Blue Ridge Parkway (8.1 miles), Nantahala Village Riding Stables (8.1 miles), Nantahala Outdoor Center (11.7 miles), Tsali Campground (12.4 miles), Tuckasegee River (14.9 miles), Oconaluftee Visitor Center (18.3 miles), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (19.8 miles), Fontana Lake - boating & fishing (23.4 miles), Fontana Dam (29.9 miles), Cataloochee Ski Area (34.1 miles), Tail of the Dragon (39.2 miles)

LOCAL EXCLUSIVES: Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (5.3 miles), Nantahala Brewing (5.7 miles), Wildwater - Nantahala Gorge Canopy Tour (9.0 miles), Smoky Mountain Country Club (12.5 miles), Museum of the Cherokee Indian (15.3 miles), Harrah's Casino (16.0 miles)

NEARBY CITIES: Waynesville (38.9 miles), Gatlinburg (50.3 miles), Asheville (66.3 miles), Knoxville (92.0 miles), Greenville (109 miles)

AIRPORT: Asheville Regional Airport (70.8 miles)


10 reviews
  • Peaceful and relaxing.


    The cabin was nice and comfortable. It was well equipped and everything worked great. If we didn’t have touristy plans everyday, I would have been content to sit on the porch all day and listen to the sounds of nature.

    Published August 1, 2023
  • Relaxing


    Nice place, everything worked great. It peaceful and quiet.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Michael K.
    Published August 23, 2023
  • Gorgeous setting; Pinery 5 shows its age


    Settler's Mountain is in a gorgeous setting and well located. The outside appointments to Pinery 5 are lovely. The front porch is a great place to sit, and there are trails on the property. The deck off the upstairs bedroom was a plus. We did not use the firepit but would have had we been there longer. The cabin is dated and there were a number of maintenance items that needed attention, mostly in the kitchen. We told the owner about these. The major detractor was the musty smell. Yes, the cabin is old and located in a damp area, but till we found the thermostat and turned the air conditioner down to 66 degrees, the smell was difficult to tolerate. A good air purifier and dehumidifier would help out with this problem a lot. The price was right but I am not sure I would stay in this cabin in the future. Luckily we did not have to spend much time inside.

    Bev Dugan
    Published June 26, 2023
    Manager's Response:

    Owner's response: "Bev, Thank you for your feedback we appreciate that you were able to appreciate the beauty and location. We enjoy sitting on the front porch and also walking the trails, after a long day the firepit is a must it completes the day perfectly.
    We also appreciate that you shared your thoughts on what needs attention, we are always open to listening to others, you never know when a good idea turns into a great change.
    Yes, the area can be damp, and turning on the AC helps with that musty smell, but we need to remember we are in the woods. We will consider your thoughts.
    We do all we can for our guests, and if you'd like would welcome you back anytime. We will continue to deliver the 5-star experiences we are known for."

  • Fantastic Cabin


    This is not our first trip to Settler's Mountain and hopefully, will not be our last! This cabin is perfect for a family......just wish the King bed downstairs was upstairs. It is rustic and comfortable, excellent access for the mountains and conveniently located to downtown Bryson City. Kevin was an excellent host...........had a small issue with WiFi which he resolved quickly. Going back in a couple of months and will be staying at Viewpoint where we have stayed before. I cannot say enough about how well the entire community is groomed and certainly felt safe.

    Published June 12, 2023
  • Excellent location.


    The property was very convenient to Bryson City, Cherokee and Harrahs Casino. Cabin was clean with a super porch and rocking chairs. Drive up was little steep but we made it fine in a mini van. It is called Settlers Mountain with only 6 cabins on this mountain

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Sandra M.
    Published June 6, 2023
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