Sun Eagle Lodge - Spectacular View - Loaded with Stylish Amenities and Relaxation. Peaceful with Hot Tub, Wi-Fi and Grill. The Perfect Escape!

Take in the incredible view on the sun deck. The hot tub is a welcome respite after adventures. Make memories around the fire pit. Two gas fireplaces are sure to delight.

  6 guests
  3 bedrooms
  3 bathrooms

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Property Features

Sleeping Arrangement

Bedroom 1
1 King
Bedroom 2
1 King
Bedroom 3
1 Queen


From its mountainside perch, the Sun Eagle Lodge gazes out towards the secluded splendor of the Smoky Mountains. Peering out over the powder white sea of clouds, the warmth of the sun will touch your face and bring a joyful smile. It’s not only a beautiful view. It’s a beautiful life! Come live it with us at the Sun Eagle Lodge.

3 Bedrooms & 3 Baths: The downstairs bedroom has a king-size bed, gas fireplace, satellite TV, deck access to the hot tub and second TV just for the Wii; the private bath has double sinks and a jetted bath tub. A second bedroom in the loft has a king-size bed and private full bath with a tub and shower combination. The third bedroom is on the main floor and has a queen-size bed and bath across the hall with a tub and shower combination.

 The open kitchen features granite countertops with seats to chat in the morning at the island bar. The Sun Eagle interior was designed for comfort and style but nothing can compare to the pure beauty of the nature that surrounds you outside.

From our upper deck you can spend the day grilling or basking in the sun on a lounge chair. When you’re ready to cool off head down to the tree shaded lower deck to relax and take in the view in one of our rocking chairs. At night you and your friends can slip into the hot tub and stare up at the moonlit sky above.

Outdoors enthusiasts will be in paradise! Just off your deck or out your front door you can grab a set of binoculars and catch the hundreds of species of birds or take a walk along the tree lined winding roads on Baines Mountain.

Sun Eagle Lodge will help you make beautiful mountain memories.

For reviews, please click on the Reviews Tab.


Additional Amenities:
• Wireless Internet - Able to stream on your devices 
• Ceiling Fans
• 2 Gas Fireplaces 
• Nintendo Wii Gaming System
• Phone (free long distance)
• Two Satellite HD TVs
• Two DVD players + Selection of DVD's
• iPod Docking Station
• Yoga Mats
• Board Games
• Sheltered Hot Tub
• Two Large Decks
• Outdoor Furniture and Dining
• Covered Porch
• Gas Grill

Fully Equipped Kitchen:
• Coffee Maker - Kitchen Selectives
• Coffee Grinder
• Tea Kettle
• Crock Pot
• Toaster
• Electric Hand Mixer
• Colander

• Not Pet Friendly
• Yes - Motorcycle Accessible/ Approximately 3/4 mile gravel/gravel pull through driveway
• Yes - Internet

Maximum capacity of up to 6 is based on county guidelines.


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* 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 $155 $155 $155 $155 $155 $165 $165 $930   2
Mid Season $180 $180 $180 $180 $180 $190 $190 $1,080   2
Peak Season $195 $195 $195 $195 $195 $205 $205 $1,170   2
Holiday Season $205 $205 $205 $205 $205 $205 $205 $1,230   2


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Reviewed: Apr 29, 2019
Three couples shared an amazing long weekend at Sun Eagle Lodge. The guys went fly-fishing, the girls went to the spa. We went to the Road to Nowhere and enjoyed all being together. We will be back!
Reviewed: Apr 29, 2019
This cabin is nestled away on the side of a mountain with beautiful views from the wrap around decks. Even when you are inside there is no way to forget where you are due to the large windows and multiple sliding glass doors on both the main level and master bedroom. Master bedroom with fireplace, it's own deck the width of the cabin with a hottub on it for relaxing while you look out over the valley. Main level with an open layout living room, dinning table, and well equipped kitchen, also a smaller bedroom, full bathroom. Upper level bedroom is a large loft with an awesome view out the main windows, full bath and closet. It was spotless when we arrived. Takes about 10-15 minutes to get down the mountain to 74. My family of 4 loved it and so will yours! It was a wonderful weekend stay. I can't stop telling friends and family about the cabin, the location, the view, ect. The board games, cards, and movies in the closet were a great touch and we took advantage of them. I would recommend this location to anyone wanting peace and quiet away from the world. Thanks again.
Reviewed: Apr 22, 2019
My family and I drove up from Myrtle Beach to enjoy some quiet time. This beautiful home did not disappoint. We have enjoyed family meals and movies. It was nice to have our teenage boys spend time with both of us. We played chess and cards. Thanks for leaving the games available.
Reviewed: Apr 19, 2019
We spent 5 beautiful days in this lovely home. We enjoy trips to the NC Mountains and staying in such lovely accommodations makes it even more special. We don't want to leave but we will look forward to returning another time. A special thank you to the folks at Great Smokys Cabin Rentals. They've always been so helpful and kind. Things we did while we were here: Drove to Cades Cove, beautiful, rode the Smoky Mtn Train, Drove across Blue Ridge Parkway, Visited the Cradle of Forestry and relaxed in the Hot Tub. Got some much needed rest!
Galloway, US
Reviewed: Apr 14, 2019
Property Manager
The staff was very helpful and friendly. The instructions/directions were well written and easy to follow, all my questions were answered promptly and professionally, very easy to work with!! We enjoyed our stay at Sun Eagle! The cabin was very relaxing and the view was spectacular! All the amenities were covered from the utensils in the kitchen to gas for the grill, there were even games for the Wii. We loved the hot tub and the seclusion. We went Fishing, hiking, NOC outdoor center, lunch at Bryson City, visit the Road to Nowhere'
Reviewed: Mar 10, 2019
This cabin is amazing! The location is private, but I can see that it would be hard to get up there in bad weather. Luckily, we had no issues. The communication was detailed and sufficient. Arriving late yet getting in using a keypad made things so much easier since we had multiple couples staying in the cabin together. The view made it understandable to leave uncovered. Highly Recommend!
Randleman, US
Reviewed: Feb 28, 2019
Property Manager
They saved my anniversary trip! With 2 weeks until the trip, I was devastated. In a matter of a few hours, they had found the perfect cabin for us. They were responsive, empathetic and understanding. I have used GSCR in the past, and will only use them in the future. Mishaps happen, but how they handled it speaks volumes about their customer service. Thank you again!
Reviewed: Feb 15, 2019
As we depart, a shroud of mist fills the mountain valley. The trees are a stark reminder that it is winter but in our hearts we visualize all the seasons that turn the landscape into a myriad of colors and peaceful moods. We can hope to return someday and bask in the serenity of the Sun Eagle but for now, we are reminded that someone once said, "I go and prepare a place for you."
Reviewed: Jan 25, 2019
Property Manager
The team was super friendly, with efficient and timely communication. We felt prepared for everything this weekend. We had a great time. The cabin was spacious and had everything you needed for a great weekend away!
Irmo, US
Reviewed: Dec 5, 2018
Property Manager
The Sun Eagle Lodge was absolutely perfect. Amazing views from both decks. Large, open living room and a well equipped kitchen. There's a hot tub on the lower deck with direct access from the master suite. The master suite is like it's own separate cabin, isolated on the lower level by a long stairway and it's own full bath, semi-private deck, and fireplace. Did I mention the hot tub on the lower deck?? Stunning.
Reviewed: Nov 12, 2018
We were so thankful to have a beautiful place for our college friend group to get together. We all graduated from WCU between 2014 -2015 and have since moved all over. It is nice to be able to spend time with each other - including 2 new additions to the family! We all consider the mountains are home and this breathtaking view was perfect.
Largo, US
Reviewed: Oct 31, 2018
Property Manager
The view was spectacular. The cabin was very clean and well taken care of. We had a wonderful stay. Everyone was very friendly and helpful when we had questions. They were courteous and prompt.
New Berlin, US
Reviewed: Oct 13, 2018
Property Manager
The cabin was beautiful. It was in a perfect location with easy access to Bryson City. The views from the decks were amazing. We ate breakfast every morning on the deck taking in the view. The hot tub was great for relaxing at night. All in all, our family of 4 had a great stay.
Reviewed: Oct 8, 2018
We truly enjoyed our stay. We loved the cleanliness, the views and the games! North Carolina has been wonderful. We will be back!
Reviewed: Sep 21, 2018
We had a wonderful stay! The cabin is beautiful!! Excellent customer service from GSCR!!
Saint Charles, US
Reviewed: Aug 19, 2018
Property Manager
Elgon, US
Reviewed: Aug 6, 2018
Property Manager
The cabin is a lovely property, very clean and properly stocked. The view was beautiful, even through the rain.
Desoto, US
Reviewed: Jul 9, 2018
Property Manager
Beautiful Clean cabin with an excellent view. Everything was perfect.
Reviewed: May 22, 2018
this cabin is just incredible. The best views around, and the amenities are great. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to relax and have amazing views. It's a bit secluded but this is what we were looking for! Would definitely stay again
Reviewed: May 13, 2018
The Rao family loved the Mother's Day weekend stay. The attention to detail in the cabin is amazing - the kitchen set up, the games, the CD's, the extras in the rooms. "It is a very well maintained cabin. Lovely view of the mountains made for a very unique experience of staying here. Coffee on the patio and the Hot Tub were icing on the cake. The stay was beyond anything we ever imagined.
Peoria, US
Reviewed: May 8, 2018
Property Manager
Birmingham, US
Reviewed: Apr 4, 2018
Property Manager
Great cabin. Each room has it's own bathroom. Very clean. Hubby loved the Jacuzzi tub.
Reviewed: Apr 2, 2018
We love this place!! We are looking forward to coming back. Remember, nature is beauty!
Reviewed: Mar 11, 2018
We had a lovely time here in Sun Eagle Lodge. WE enjoyed hiking in the surrounding areas, like Fontana Dam and Deep Creek Loop! We loved the Hot Tub too!
Summerville, US
Reviewed: Jan 24, 2018
Property Manager
Our stay exceeded our expectations. The cabin was beautiful, had everything we needed and was very clean. We can't wait to go back! We loved the hot tub and the views! We went hiking and visited downtown.


Need help planning your trip?  We're locals and would be happy to help you -- just let us know what your interests are.  In the meantime, here are the distances from Sun Eagle Lodge and mileage and minutes to the best loved attractions in the Smoky Mountains:
• Harrahs Cherokee Casino is a 25 minute drive, or 20 miles
• The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad is a 20 minute drive, or 7 miles
• The NOC (Nantahala Outdoor Center) is a 24 minute drive, or 13 miles
• White Water Rafting is  a 20 minute drive, or 10 miles
• Deep Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a 20 minute drive, or 9 miles
• The Visitors Center (Oconaluftee) for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a 35 minute drive, or 20 miles
• The Biltmore Estate is an hour and 20 minute drive, or 70 miles
• Ripley's Aquarium Gatlinburg, TN 1 hour 48 Min or 52.5 Miles
• Alarka Boat Dock 27 Min or 9.1 Miles
• Almond Boat Dock 24 Min or 10.8 Miles
• Cataloochee Ski Area 1 Hour 7 Min 35.4 Miles
• Western Carolina University 58 Min or 32.4 Miles
• Tsali Trail Head 29 Min or 14.8 Miles
• Ingles Grocery Store - 21 min or 7.0 miles

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