Cozy Franklin Cottage w/ Waterfront Views!

Property ID: 477297FranklinNCUS
Sleeps 62 BR2 BA
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Your Smoky Mountain getaway is right around the corner when you book this sunny vacation rental. With Lake Emory steps away, this 2-bedroom, 2-bath gem is the ideal outdoor escape for you and your loved ones or best friends. When you’re not enjoying a kayaking adventure, spend the day exploring the Old Cardinal Gem Mine or strolling along the Little Tennessee River Greenway. Then, watch the sunset on the back porch before gathering around the fire for stories and s’mores. North Carolina awaits!


  • Waterfront
  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Essentials
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

LOCAL: Lake Emory (on-site), Nikwasi Mound (1.9 miles), Gem & Mineral Museum-Franklin (2.5 miles), Scottish Tartans Museum (2.6 miles), Macon County Historical Museum (2.9 miles), Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts (6.2 miles)

EXPLORE: Little Tennessee River Greenway (1.8 miles), Macon County Recreation Park (6.3 miles), Rufus Morgan Trailer & Falls (18.2 miles), Appalachian Trail (28.7 miles)

GEM MINES: Old Cardinal Gem Mine (5.6 miles), Cherokee Ruby & Sapphire Mine, Rose Creek Mine (10.7 miles), Mason's Ruby & Sapphire Mine (13.2 miles)

AIRPORT: Asheville Regional Airport (70.5 miles)


9 reviews
  • Would Definitely Stay Again


    My sister and I had a great stay at the Lake House. The house was very clean and well stocked with essentials. The location is great! Very close to Main Street activities and central to outdoor adventures. Upon arrival, the hosts had fresh baked, delicious strawberry and blueberry muffins there for us! Great place to stay!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jennifer B.
    Published July 25, 2023
  • Cottage by the River


    Our stay here was great! Big beautiful trees in the back yard which provide lots of shade, a beautiful view of the river, and a fenced in yard for our dogs. The house is quite small, but is clean and comfortable. We loved the proximity to downtown Franklin, which is a very charming town with cute shops and restaurants.

    Published July 14, 2023
  • Relaxing enjoyable stay


    I very much enjoyed my stay in this home. It was alll I cpuld have hoped for and I loved that the back yard was fenced. My pups were safe and secure when they went out to play. I hope to stay here again on a furtur trip THANK YOU for such a nice, clean, well stocked, well managed property!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Donna H.
    Published July 11, 2023
  • The perfect Franklin getaway!


    This place is adorable and you can not beat the location! Every detail is thought of in the home and the communication with the host was outstanding. The home is close to town but tucked away by lake Emory. It has the most beautiful views and access to water. Will stay here again for sure!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Natalie C.
    Published May 31, 2023
  • Don’t miss out!


    We loved loved loved our stay. Everything was perfect and so well thought out. Our fur babies were even pampered by the owners. Clean, beautiful view while using the fire pit, sun room to relax on, easy to get to and from anywhere you need to go. We can’t wait to go back!

    Published March 21, 2023
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 6 guests, not including infants.
  • Pets are allowed at this property.
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