The Scratching Post - Upscale Cabin with Hot Tub, Fire Pit, Internet, and Dry Sauna - Minutes to Fontana Lake, Rafting, and Zip Lining

Pamper yourself at The Scratching Post. Relax in the dry sauna. Wrap yourself up in the seclusion of the Nantahala Forest. Roast marshmallows around the fire pit. Cares drift away in the hot tub.

  8 guests
  3 bedrooms
  2.5 bathrooms

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

 
Bedroom 1
1 King
 
Bedroom 2
1 Queen
 
Bedroom 3
1 Bunk Bed
 
Common Space
1 Sofa Bed

Description

This luxury three story cabin is beautifully appointed with all the comforts of home.  The large kitchen and open layout with plenty of seating make for easy entertaining and family gatherings. 

3 Bedrooms,  2 Baths and 2 Half Baths: The First Bedroom has a King Bed.  The Second Bedroom has a Queen Bed.  The third bedroom has a Full over Full bunk bed. There is also a Queen Sleeper Sofa. One bathroom has a tub and shower combination.  The second bathroom has a shower stall. 

Warm yourselves in front of the fire or relax on the expansive deck and enjoy the sounds of nature.  The loft sitting room area is perfect for enjoying a favorite television show or movie, or quiet time with a great book.  

Bar-B-Que on the outdoor deck and enjoy dinner there year round with an outdoor heater.  Toast s'mores around the fire pit and then soothe away the day in the dry sauna or sparkling outdoor hot tub.

 For  reviews, please click on the review tab. 

Amenities

Additional Amenities:
• Limited Basic Wireless Internet - No streaming, downloading, or other fast-speed applications can be supported
• Central AC & Heat
• Ceiling Fans
• Gas Fireplace 
• 60 Game Retro Arcade Console
• Dry Sauna
• 2 TVs with Satellite Receivers
• 1 Additional TV with a DVD Player and does not have a receiver
• Gas Grill
• Wooded View 
• Secluded

Fully Equipped Kitchen:
• "Mr. Coffee" - Coffee Maker Round Filters
• Toaster
• Electric Hand Mixer
• Colander
• Tea Kettle
• Rolling Pin

• Not Pet Friendly
• Yes - Motorcycle Accessible
• Yes - Internet Access

Maximum capacity of up to 8 is based on county guidelines.
 

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Rates

* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.
Vacation Rental Standard Pricing Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Weekly   Min Nights
Low Season $145 $145 $145 $145 $145 $155 $155 $870   2
Mid Season $165 $165 $165 $165 $165 $175 $175 $990   2
Peak Season $185 $185 $185 $185 $185 $195 $195 $1,110   2
Holiday Season $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 $1,170   2

Reviews

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Reviewed: Mar 28, 2018
Property
You guys have an amazing home. It was a great spring break. at your home with all the wonderful things around. The stay was comfortable and everything we expected and much more. Thank you for your awesome home!
Reviewed: Dec 29, 2017
Property
We had a wonderful time in this gorgeous cabin! It has inspired us to build one of our own!
Reviewed: Dec 3, 2017
Property
We love this place! I will be coming back with more family. Honestly, I could stay here once a month. Loving the Hot Tub in the winter and who knew I was good at darts. Loving memories
Bostwick, US
Reviewed: Nov 29, 2017
Property Manager
The cabin was very clean, we loved the area!
Property
Reviewed: Nov 25, 2017
Property
Our family stayed for a Thanksgiving in the mountains. We had a lot of fun and made lots of memories. The kids enjoyed the Hot Tub and Game room.
charlotte, US
Reviewed: Oct 26, 2017
Property Manager
Property
Reviewed: Sep 4, 2017
Property
The cabin experience was fantastic and wonderful! This was home sweet home for us who are from China and studying at the University of Missouri. Love the great smoky mountain which brings wild animals. We will have beautiful memories for years to come.
Portage, US
Reviewed: Aug 28, 2017
Property Manager
Any of the ladies I spoke with on the phone were polite and helpful. They were able to answer any of my questions.
Reviewed: Aug 18, 2017
Property
From the second we arrived we felt at home at The Scratching Post. We explored every inch of ground between here and Gatlinburg. Hiking, fishing, craft beer, and white water rafting. We left our mark on the Smokies. Coming home overnight Coming "home" to this immaculate mountain getaway. Thank you for having us. We are sure to return.
Reviewed: Jul 30, 2017
Property
We had a great stay here at The Scratching Post. Fun was enjoyed by all. The cabin is great, clean and we had everything we needed. We enjoyed biking, white water rafting, paddle boarding and boating. Great Trip!!!
Reviewed: Jul 23, 2017
Property
Beautiful, secluded location for a family or friends getaway. New, clean and nicely appointed. Plenty of space for parents and kids. If in the summer, about 15 minutes to the closest boat dock for renting a pontoon or launching your own at Lake Fontana. An easy place to relax and lose track of time in just a few days...
Reviewed: Jul 18, 2017
Property
Thank you for opening up your cabin. We had a wonderful.
Reviewed: Jun 30, 2017
Property
We had a great stay here at The Scratching Post. Fun was had by all. The cabin is great, clean and we had everything that we needed. We enjoyed biking, white water rafting, paddle boarding and boating. Great Trip!!!
Reviewed: Jun 25, 2017
Property
This place is stunning! I came to the area to go whitewater rafting and explore the area but the cabin was so nice we didn't even want to leave. The place basically had everything that was needed. There is a grocery store about 20 minutes away too so it is a great location. I absolutely loved the place! Thank you for my stay, everything was great.
Reviewed: Jun 25, 2017
Property
Such a beautiful cabin. Very well stocked. We really enjoyed our time here. There was plenty of room and lots of things to do to stay entertained. The cabin made our weekend experience wonderful!
Reviewed: Jun 5, 2017
Property
Enjoyed the hot tub, darts and pin ball machine. This week has been unforgettable. Came with my daughter and 3 grand kids. Thank you for all of your help and hope to come back again soon.
Sunnyvale, US
Reviewed: Jun 1, 2017
Property Manager
Property
Reviewed: May 29, 2017
Property
We are a group of best friends meeting each other from different locations after a span of two years. We had fun in the mountains. We really enjoyed the splendid stay and had a great time rafting, tubing at Deep Creek and water falls at Indian Creek, and loved all of the pictures that we were able to take.
Reviewed: Apr 16, 2017
Property
Kitchen was the best. The cabin is well taken care of. We loved all the amenities that the cabin had to offer. We had an amazing time and can't wait to come back.
Prosperity, US
Reviewed: Apr 9, 2017
Property Manager
Great experience
Property
Shelby, US
Reviewed: Mar 15, 2017
Property Manager
From the time I made my reservation, all of my experiences with your staff were pleasant, informative, and warm. Each one of them seemed to be genuinely interested in my experience and that it was a good one.
Property
Reviewed: Jan 16, 2017
Property
This place is INCREDIBLE!!! Exceeded all of our expectations. From the location, to the cleanliness, to the ease of booking. Will absolutely be back!
Reviewed: Jan 16, 2017
Property
Priceless memories with my 3 best friends. This place and vacation were priceless. We needed a place to get away from the screens on our phones, tablets and computers as well as the sights and sounds of the real world. Mission Accomplished. I have never been more relaxed. This was our first cabin trip but not our last!!
Reviewed: Jan 8, 2017
Property
We are up from Miami Fl. It was our first time to experience the snow and we had a great time, beautiful cabin and every detail is just great. this cabin was a great cabin to come to for this trip. We stayed in most of the time but after breakfast we would go for a hike and at night relaxed in the hot tub or sauna. Best vacation every.
Tega Cay, US
Reviewed: Dec 14, 2016
Property Manager
Property

Distances

We don't think you'll want to leave The Scratching Post, but here are the distances to some of the best loved attractions:
• Harrahs Cherokee Casino is a 30 minute drive, or 18 miles
• The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is  a 24 minute drive, or 14 miles
• The NOC (Nantahala Outdoor Center) is  a 17 minute drive, or 8 miles
• White Water Rafting is  a 18 minute drive, or 12 miles
• Deep Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is  a 32 minute drive, or 15 miles
• The Visitors Center (Oconaluftee) for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a 40 minute drive, or 26 miles
• The Biltmore Estate is an hour and 35 minute drive, or 75 miles
• Ripley's Aquarium Gatlinburg, TN 1 hour 48 Min or 56.9 Miles
• Alarka Boat Dock 28 Min or 11.7 Miles
• Almond Boat Dock 13 Min or 4.6 Miles
• Cataloochee Ski Area 1 Hour 7 Min 39.8 Miles
• Western Carolina University 57 Min or 32.3 Miles
• Tsali Trail Head 15 Min or 5.5 Miles
• Ingles Grocery Store - 26 min or 12.4 miles
 

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