Behind the Nantahala Outdoor Center, about 5 minutes along a back country mountain road sets Smoky Haven. The roads to the cabin are well maintained and generally easily driven by most vehicles. The area around the cabin is minimally developed and retains a peaceful natural setting. White water rafting and excellent restaurants are just a short drive back down to the Nantahala Rafting center. Mountain biking at the famous Tsali recreation center is around 15 minutes away. Bryson City and the Smoky Mountain National Park are a scenic 25 minute highway drive away. The Cherokee Indian Reservation entrance to the national park is another 10 to 15 minutes past Bryson City
A short drive up a moderately steep gravel driveway will take you up to your cabin Stargazers Retreat. From the moment you step outside of your vehicle you are surrounded by beautiful views and crisp mountain air. A short stroll on a quaint stone pathway will lead you through the welcoming flower garden and to a set of stairs that will lead you to the front door. Before you enter the house, take a moment to enjoy the porch swing to your left or take a quick dip in the hot tub to your right, both of which are perfectly located on the front deck
Stepping through the front door will take you into a rustic living room furnished with a gas log fire place, a flat screen TV with DVD player, and a matching plush couch and love seat combo for your lounging pleasure. You will also see a small dining table in the far corner of the room that seats four. Continuing through the living room will take you into the kitchen that you will find is equipped with a large central island and all the amenities you will need for delicious dining all vacation long. At the far end of the kitchen is the laundry closet outfitted with a washer and dryer. And just to the right of the washer and dryer is the door to the backyard. Exiting that door takes you out to the back deck where you will find a grill and an inviting outdoor fire pit down in the yard. Roast marshmallows over an open fire as you enjoy the amazing views that surround this cabin as you listen to the rush of the river below.
In the left corner of the living room you will see a set of stairs that will take you up to your bedroom and bathroom. Once at the top, to your right is the spacious bedroom furnished with a king size bed and flat screen tv. Enjoy the breathtaking view from the bedroom windows that overlook the outstanding mountain horizon. Just a few short steps down the hall from the bedroom is the bathroom with a shower tub combo for your convenience.