Who We Are
Great Smokys Cabin Rentals strives for each guest to have a 5 Star Experience and we have a proven track record. Providing excellent customer service is our top priority. We are proud of our 5 Star Rating on our website, our Excellent rating on TripAdvisor, and to be a Superhost on AirBNB.
Cabin cleanliness is important to us. Cleaning, hot tub maintenance, and linens are all professionally contracted and held to high standards. Great Smokys Cabin Rentals is a proud member of the Vacation Rentals Managers Association, Smoky Mountain Host, the Swain County Chamber of Commerce, the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the Great Smoky Mountains Association.
Here's a little bit more about us:
• Janet, Property Manager
Janet has lived in the mountains since 1979 and has worked for GSCR since 2009. She has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and holds a Real Estate Brokers License. In addition to Real Estate, Janet also was a Corporate Trainer specializing in customer service. She is married with 2 daughters and enjoys gardening and chillin' on Fontana Lake.
• Melissa, Systems Supervisor
Melissa has lived in Western NC since 1999 and has worked for GSCR since 2009. She likes to go on waterfall hikes and making homemade ice cream.
• Mike, Maintenance Supervisor
Mike had worked for GSCR since 2010 and lived in the area since 2007. He is a certified hot tub technician. He is an Army vet and enjoys fishing.
• Jon, Maintenance Staff
Jon has worked for GSCR since 2016. He's lived in the area since 1997. He enjoys digging ginseng and grilling out. He has one child and one has another on the way.
• Kelli, Reservations Consultant
Kelli has lived in Western NC since 2007 and has worked for GSCR since 2013. She has a bachelor's degree in business management. She has two daughters and enjoys cooking.
• Cathie, Reservations Consultant
Cathie moved to the Smoky Mountains from Florida in 2011 and has been with GSCR since 2014. She enjoys reading and spending time with her four grandchildren.
• Margaret (aka Maggi), Hutchison is the owner/broker-in-charge of Great Smokys Cabin Rentals.
Maggi has worked most of her life in the health care industry; has a BA in Public Health and MS in Health Care Administration. Prior to acquiring Great Smokys Cabin Rentals she worked as an administrator at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, a 1200 bed hospital. She moved the second time to Western North Carolina in 2000 and worked at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino for 4 years handling regulatory and finance administration. She then returned to health care and was Director of Revenue Services at CJ Harris and Swain Medical Center. Wanting to be more involved in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, Maggi decided to go a different direction and became a Real Estate Broker which ultimately led to her purchasing Great Smokys Cabin Rentals. Little did she know that all this prior experience plays a critical role in the success of the company she now owns. Maggi is married to Dennis Hutchison. Dennis is also in Real Estate, was an owner of Prudential Great Smokys Realty and previous President of Northern Jackson MLS as well as a General Contractor. She has two wonderful sons and a beautiful new Granddaughter named Molly. She enjoys walking Jessie her Black Lab in the mountains surrounding Bryson City and boating during warmer months on beautiful Lake Fontana.