Franklin Family Home w/ 2 Decks & Fire Pit!

Sleeps 83 BR3 BA


Retreat to the forested slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountain for a stay at this quaint, comfortable Franklin vacation rental! Start your days on the front porch overlooking the mountain vistas or on the spacious back deck before hiking the Appalachian Trail, visiting Wayah Bald Lookout Tower, and touring gem mines. Wind down at the 3-bedroom, 3-bath cabin with a movie on the flat-screen TV and s'mores roasted around the antique copper kettle fire pit before resting up for the next day's adventures.


  • Kitchen
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Essentials
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Deck
  • Central Heating
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Washer


Location Details

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts (7.9 miles), Scottish Tartans Museum (8.6 miles), Gem & Mineral Museum-Franklin (8.5 miles), Macon County Historical Museum (8.5 miles), Nikwasi Mound (10.7 miles)

RECREATION: Wayah Bald Lookout Tower (26.5 miles), Little Tennessee River Greenway (10.6 miles), Macon County Recreation Park (8.0 miles), Rufus Morgan Falls, Big Laurel Falls (8.1 miles), Appalachian Trail (4.8 miles), Nantahala National Forest (direct access), Nantahala Outdoor Center (35.8 miles)

GEM MINES: Mason's Ruby & Sapphire Mine (18.9 miles), Old Cardinal Gem Mine (12.9 miles), Franklin Gem & Mineral Mine-Franklin (8.5 miles), Cherokee Ruby & Sapphire Mine, Rose Creek Mine (16.9 miles)

DRINKS/DINING: Lazy Hiker Brewing Company (8.3 miles), Fat Buddies Ribs & BBQ (6.6 miles), Frogtown Market (8.1 miles), Caffe Rel (8.5 miles), Shoney's Franklin (7.4 miles), Gazebo Creekside Cafe (8.3 miles), Ms Lois' Restaurant (10.4 miles)

AIRPORT: Asheville Regional Airport (82.4 miles)


9 reviews
  • Relaxing stay


    Fire pit area in the back was very relaxing. Location is easy to find. Would recommend. Thanks for a nice stay

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Will M.
    Published July 7, 2021
  • This house was ideal as a base for exploring the area. The owner was extremely helpful in helping us make plans for our hikes and adventures.

    Published November 30, 2020
  • Thank you Kerry.. beautiful cabin and very clean. Loved the Mountain View from front balcony and backyard fire pit with beautiful trees. Very comfortable cabin, had a wonderful time!! Thank you!!

    Frank and Sylvie
    Published September 16, 2020
  • Serenity


    Thank You for allowing me and my family a well deserved time together. We enjoyed the views, mother naturehumming birds, the fireplace, nearby trails, and time with each other. Blessing to you and your family

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    edith m.
    Published August 26, 2020
  • Eagles rest was exactly what my family and I needed everything was perfect! Spacious and clean!!


    Eagles rest was the perfect retreat. The cabin location was private but close enough to nearby towns. We had zero complaints and any questions we had we answered promptly by the owner. We will be back next year for sure! Very clean and spacious!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Alo A.
    Published August 11, 2020
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