SPECTACULAR CLEAR SMOKY MOUNTAIN VIEWS
LEVEL PARKING AREA
NO PETS OF ANY KIND AND FOR ANY REASON ALLOWED - NO EXCEPTIONS
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We have an excellent cleaning staff.
Self-check-in and check-out, not at an office. Our cabin has a smart lock.
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Sevier County where this cabin is located announced a countywide mandate requiring face-covering usage when out in the public. This mask mandate went into effect July 10, 2020.
Thank you for your interest in our sweet cozy cabin. Before booking we ask that you read the entire property description, house rules, and rental agreement. We strongly advise guests purchase their own travel insurance for ALL unexpected life events. No refunds for any reason outside our cancellation window as indicated in the rental agreement. My husband and I own and personally manage this cabin.
“A Southern Porch” cabin located in one of Gatlinburg's finest cabins resort communities, Black Bear Falls Resort! A gorgeous setting of 43 acres of towering native trees, beautiful ridges, and natural springs and streams. Enjoy a fantastic view of the Great Smoky Mountains from the porch and inside from the two-story wall of windows! About 2 miles from downtown Gatlinburg and 15 minutes to Pigeon Forge, “A Southern Porch” is one of the most centrally located cabins you will find. And did I mention just a few miles from Dollywood!
This cabin is in a cabin resort community so cabins will be visable and near "A Southern Porch".
Our privately owned and personally managed 1,100 square ft 2 bedroom, 2 full baths is a nonsmoking, no vaping and no pets cabin. This cozy cabin will accommodates up to 4 people. Please Note: Guests will be asked to vacate the property (with no refund) if the total number of guests exceeds the maximum amount of 4 persons.
When entering the cabin, you will see the soaring wood ceiling, hickory wood floors, and beautiful decor throughout. However, the star of the show will be the incredible Smoky Mountain views inside and outside “A Southern Porch”.
The main floor bedroom offers a king size bed (new mattress), flat screen TV, ceiling fan, USB charging ports, and adjoining full bath with shower/tub combo.
The Living room offers two new comfortable leather sofas, one is a queen sleeper sofa. A 55-inch flat screen TV, DVD, USB charging ports and WiFi throughout. In season gas fireplace. We offer books for leisurely reading and an assortment of movies for the DVD.
A fully stocked kitchen with new stainless steel appliances. Keurig coffee maker, regular coffee maker, slow cooker, blender, mixer, electric can opener, and other amenities.
The upstairs master bedroom suite has a king size bed (new mattress), flat screen TV, ceiling fan, USB charging ports, and adjoining full bath with shower/tub combo.
“A Southern Porch” cabin is in Black Bear Falls Resort so guests will have the opportunity to take advantage of the adult and children’s swimming pools. The pools operate seasonally from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Access to “A Southern Porch” could not be easier. Flat level driveway, with two steps from the driveway to the front porch. A personal guest 4-digit access code for the front door lock. No worry about keeping up with door keys. On check in day just drive straight to the cabin, enter your private code and you are in!
Come stay and relax at “A Southern Porch" and watch the sun set while rocking your cares away!
We all love our pets, however, "A Southern Porch" is a NO PETS cabin. We do not allow pets of any kind inside or outside the cabin. Sorry there are no exceptions to this policy. We want to protect our guests with pet allergies.
Fully Stocked Kitchen has slow cooker, blender, toaster, mixer, electric can opener and numerous size pots and pans, dishes, glasses, wine glasses, silverware, Keurig and regular coffee pot.
Linens include – beds (sheets, pillows, blankets, comforters), bath towels, and wash clothes. Kitchen towels and dish cloth.
Starters – 2 starter rolls of toilet paper (each bath), 2 starter rolls of paper towels, 2 mini dish detergents, 2 laundry pods, and 2 dishwasher pods, 2 kitchen trash bags, and travel size soaps.
Charcoal Grill (charcoal not provided)
Gas (seasonal) fireplace
SUGGESTIONS ON THINGS YOU MAY WANT TO BRING IF YOUR STAY IS LONGER THAN 2 NIGHTS:
Beach towels for hot tub and pool.
Extra household items like toilet paper, paper towels, dishwasher pods, laundry pods (laundry service not included), and tall kitchen garbage bags. Soaps for each bath. A starter set of each is provided to get you going for the first few days.
Any personal items you prefer like your own masks, hand santizer and clorex wipes as we can not guarantee these items will be in our local pharmacy/grocery stores.
Travelers who cancel at least 60 days before check-in will get back 100% of the amount they've paid. If they cancel between 30 and 60 days before check-in, they'll get back 50%. We recommend guests consider travel insurance.
Per the rental agreement we are unable to give refunds due to inclement weather. We recommend guests consider travel insurance.
A four wheel drive vehicle is recommended for winter months.
SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING PRACTICE
Our cabin is cleaned and vacant anywhere from 6 hours to 24 hours between guests. Please review the safety guidelines for you and your family displayed in the cabin. While visiting in Gatlinburg and the surrounding area please do your part and keep us all safe. Please bring your own personal mask and hand sanitizer as we can not guarantee these items will be in the local stores.
Minimum age to book this cabin must be at least 25 years old and over.
No pets of any kind and for any reason, no smoking/vaping, and no parties.
This cabin accomodates up to 4 people MAX occupancy.
No outdoor food grills are permitted inside the cabin or on the cabin's outside porch/deck. A park like grill is provided in the parking area.
Please note: For extra security, we have security cameras overlooking our parking area and front door.
All Guests are responsible for reading the Rental Agreement Terms and Conditions. By booking this property "A Southern Porch" you acknowledge and accept the conditions, rules, policies, and regulations detailed in the Rental Agreement.
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50% deposit is due at time of booking. The balance is due 30 days before arrival. Full payment (lodging payment, cleaning fee, and taxes.) must be received at least thirty (30) days prior to your arrival date. Reservations made less than thirty (30) days prior to check-in, will require full payment charged to your credit card.
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The location, the property, and the view...all perfect! Check-in was supposed to be at 4, but Kim let us know we could check in early at 3. The area is very nice and most of the cabins are up steep drives, but this one allows for a flat parking area which was so nice. The inside was immaculate and well suited for our family. While Gatlinburg was crazy busy, we never felt it at the cabin, so serene, and close to many park entrances. Thanks for a beautiful stay! Will stay here again for sure if we ever get back to The Smokies!
Beautiful property, amazing view, every amenity you can imagine, saw a bear on the first night we were there, definitely will stay there again.
Published Jul 28, 2020
This is the one!!!
Absolutely beautiful. This cabin was more than we could have wished for and Kim was super easy to talk to. We can’t wait to come back!!!
Published Jul 24, 2020
Our stay was wonderful! Pros..The cabin was clean, ease of booking, location to shopping & things to do. Scenery was excellent. No Cons except Gatlinburg traffic..but there's no much one can do about that! We managed! Would definitely stay there again & would recommend strongly to others!
Published Jul 17, 2020
The Southern Porch was a dream for our family’s first trip to the Smoky Mountains. The cabin was immaculately clean with extra sanitizing supplies available. The beds and couches were comfortable. The kitchen had everything you could need. Our favorite part was the view! We loved the swing and rocking chairs on the porch. Kim was awesome and touched base with us several times throughout our stay. She was prompt in answering any questions we had. Highly recommend!
Our family of four had a great stay in this comfortable and cozy cabin. It is located in a quiet community close to everything. The view from the porch is amazing! Kim was a wonderful host and communicated with me several different times to make sure we had everything we needed. The cabin is well maintained and was spotless. We will be back for sure!
Published Jul 7, 2020
From booking to check in, all the way to check out this Southern Porch Cabin was a delight. The owner, Kim, is such a fantastic person to work with and made sure everything was perfect for us! She checked in a couple days into our stay and made sure we were doing okay and to see if we needed anything else. The cabin itself is beautiful — clean, tidy, well appointed and supplied with everything one could need including a Mountain View that rivals the ones in Cades Cove. Each day we awoke to birds singing in a bright chorus, watching robins hop and play, and even a couple rabbits! In the evenings we were delighted by fireflies glittering among the trees. Thanks for sharing your amazing cabin with us Kim!
Great location and property. I will definitely put this one on my list to revisit.
Had such a fun time at Kim’s cabin this weekend. It was stocked with everything we needed (essential toiletries, pots/pans, clean towels, and even games and movies). We enjoyed the amazing mountain views during breakfast and dinner, and the hot tub at night. The drive to Great Smoky National Park is fairly quick (about 30ish min) and there is even a grocery store nearby. We didn’t realize that the cabin was in a cabin community, but it was still fairly quiet. Kim was super easy to communicate with and check-in was a breeze.
We had such a great trip. It was an amazing couples weekend and we enjoyed downtown and then coming back and relaxing in the hot tub. The beds were super comfy and everyone had enough space to kickback and relax!!
Great cabin with amazing views. Kim was very accommodating and communicated very well.
Wonderful!!! It was a great way to slow down and enjoy the views and each other. The cabin was perfect! Thank you. 03/25/2020 at 1:32 PM
My family and I enjoyed the cabin a lot. Everything was clean and even better then the listing. The Mountain View’s were awesome. Truly relaxing. Thank you.
03/20/2020 at 12:53 PM
This property was absolutely perfect! It was just as described. It was immaculate when we arrived. Great place for our family of 4. Kim was great to work with!
03/14/2020 at 4:15 PM
Mrs. Kim was fantastic from start to finish to work with! I recommend this property and will definitely rent this cabin going forth.
03/11/2020 at 3:35 PM
The property was as advertised. Easy check in/out process. The property was exceptionally clean and the property owner’s provided all the information needed to make sure it was a great stay
03/02/2020 at 3:57 AM
There are very few vacation properties that actually far exceed their claims. “A Southern Porch” is one of the most pleasurable Gatlinburg experiences I have ever had in my 62 years of calling this “my second dream home”. (Heaven being the first). The cabin is located in a safe, secure community with amazing streets and eye appeal. When you pull up to “A Southern Porch”, you are greeted by great parking and rockers on a porch with a view that borders on museum art. The cabin itself is carefully thought out and attention is paid to every scenario to make your experience enjoyable. The property is immaculate. It is meticulously maintained and “that ain’t no exaggeration”. My wife and I are pastors and look for places to just chill and get away from the pressures of ministry. We will be back for certain...if we can get reservations once this jewel of the Smokies becomes a “cat out the bag”. Thank you so much to the Loughrey’s for sharing their mountain home with us.
02/28/2020 at 5:24 PM
Great cabin.Enjoyed it very much!!! Will return!!
03/06/2020 at 7:42 PM
Perfect cabin for a mother/daughter get away. Kim could not have been nicer! We can’t wait to go back.
02/22/2020 at 4:54 AM
Very relaxing and simple to rent. Kimberly was easy to deal with and check in was great. She even had Wine and chocolates waiting on us for Valentines.
02/17/2020 at 4:09 PM
Anniversary weekend getaway
We had a great weekend at A Southern Porch. We really liked the new furnishings especially the very comfortable couch and loveseat. We have stayed at this property a few times under previous owners but were never as pleased as we were with current owners. The personal contact with real people makes all the difference in the world.
02/10/2020 at 2:18 AM
Easy and professional with a human touch!
Rental couldn’t have been easier. I’ve used VRBO several times and contact with these owners was exceptional.
02/03/2020 at 8:42 AM
Best getaway ever
We enjoyed our stay.
01/27/2020 at 4:19 AM
We had a perfect weekend getaway to the southern porch cabin. It was exactly as described. Clean, convenient and cozy! We even had some snow Monday. The view was so pretty. The kitchen and bathrooms are extremely well stocked. We had everything we needed and more. I love the community. The day it snowed the maintenance people were out checking the driveways and roads. After the snow was done falling, they blew off our car and sidewalk so we could go downtown. Gatlinburg is just a few mins down the road. So we loved this location! We will be back. Thank you for everything.
01/21/2020 at 10:22 PM
Beautiful Cabin, wonderful vacation
Flawless experience from beginning to end
12/26/2019 at 5:53 AM
Wonderful cabin in the Smokies
This cabin was great for two couples and Black Bear Falls is a favorite location. We stay in Gatlinburg cabins at least once a year, and this is the most well-stocked kitchen I’ve ever seen, which made it so easy to cook. We had a great time!
12/16/2019 at 3:49 AM
Wonderful stay. Great views. Accessible to everything. Cabin was spacious and clean. Our family had a great time!
12/12/2019 at 7:24 PM
12/06/2019 at 1:50 AM
Thanksgiving Friends Getaway
The Southern Porch Cabin was a cozy comfortable retreat! The cabin was decorated for Christmas making it very warm and inviting. Plenty of room for the 4 of us! Loved the hot tub, fireplace and the sunsets. Look just like the pictures. Would recommend the Southern Porch Cabin!
12/11/2019 at 6:31 AM
I highly recommend this property! Perfect location and so comfy and cozy! :)
11/30/2019 at 5:18 PM
Does not disappoint
We absolutely LOVED our stay at The Southern Porch. The cabin was very clean and better than pictured! I always struggle when booking and it takes me days to make a decision but I can definitely tell you that this cabin is a “no brainer”. Kim communicated quickly any time I had a question. She even texted us prior to check in to let us know that the cabin was ready before the expected time. The kitchen is stocked for anything you might need. We would recommend The Southern Porch to anyone! We hope to be back again in the future.
11/29/2019 at 11:46 PM
This cabin is wonderful! Everything you could hope for!
11/17/2019 at 8:26 PM
It was my first trip to Gatlinburg. We had a beautiful view from our cabin, and the first night it snowed. Breath taking views!!!
11/26/2019 at 8:06 AM
A Wonderful weekend in an AMAZING cabin
If you are looking for a place to kickback and relax this is the cabin for you. The view is out of this world. The cabin is beautifully decorated and has everything you need for a relaxing stay. I will recommend this cabin to ALL my family and friends ðŸ’–ï¿½
11/12/2019 at 6:33 PM
Great get away!
Beautiful! Great views of the mountains! Cabin was perfect! Plenty of room and everything we needed was there.
10/29/2019 at 6:38 PM
Two thumbs up!
Beautiful cozy cabin with a great view of the mountains! All needs inside the cabin were met, and the location was close to Gatlinburg yet far enough away to enjoy the beauty. We definitely want to come back!
10/26/2019 at 5:29 PM
Beautiful property! Our trip was so relaxing and exactly what we needed. Thank you for sharing your property with us.
10/20/2019 at 2:52 PM
Property was very nice. Had everything in it we could possibly need. Enjoyed our stay
10/15/2019 at 2:29 PM
K&J Fall Getaway
The cabin is very clean, comfortable and well equipped. The location was ideal, close to the park and Gatlinburg, but far enough away from the crowds and traffic. We enjoyed sitting on the wrap around porch and seeing the mountain views. We will definitely be back for another visit.
10/22/2019 at 12:44 PM
We had a beautiful stay at the cabin! It was very clean and everything we needed was provided. The cabin has such a cozy feeling, it was so nice to come back after a long day of exploring Tennessee to relax in the hot tub. The view is breathtaking, we woke up everyday to have our coffee on the porch and watch the sun rise. We can’t wait to come back!
09/29/2019 at 10:31 PM
Amazing views and a great location! We would definitely stay here again!
09/24/2019 at 11:12 PM
A Comfortable Southern Porch
We enjoyed our stay and found the cabin clean, comfortable, and conveniently located. The entire property was well appointed and well maintained. Upon our arrival we discovered a glitch with the cable and several major networks. Needless-to-say, we were quite concerned that we would not be able to enjoy pulling for our Clemson Tigers against Syracuse. The owners, however, were quick to respond and even followed up several several times to make sure the problem was solved. We could not have asked for more. We thoroughly enjoyed our long weekend, complete with shopping, hiking, and some delicious steaks on the grill. We would definitely rent again.
09/16/2019 at 8:56 PM
If You're looking for the cleanest of places, here ya go!!
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09/07/2019 at 4:00 PM
Very nice and clean house !!!
Everything was great. Had awesome time. Property owner made sure everything was ready for us and we were really happy
08/26/2019 at 10:53 PM
Beautiful mountain escape
I really enjoyed my stay at A Southern Porch. The space was very clean, light filled and beautifully decorated. The cabin has incredible, clear Mountain View, which can be enjoyed from the rocking chairs or hot tub on the porch, or from the couches in the living room (which were super comfortable). The open concept of the first floor and the large porch made it easy for our group to hang out together. The kitchen was fully stocked with all of the all of kitchen equipment that we needed to prepare meals. The owners really thought of it all to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable. The location of the cabin was very convenient, as it was only a short drive to beautiful hikes and sights in the national park, and all that Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have to offer. The cabin was easy to find with google maps and easily accessible with my 2 wheel drive vehicle. The owners were incredibly responsive and check in was a breeze. I’m looking forward to returning on my next trip to Tennessee! I would highly recommend staying at A Southern Porch.
08/13/2019 at 11:19 PM
A beautiful, clean, well appointed home and wonderful hosts at A Southern Porch!
We stayed at A Southern Porch in Black Bear Falls for a week. It’s the perfect place for a family - very safe for kids of all ages. The community is well-maintained and the community pool was nice to have for the kids. The location is FANTASTIC! It’s less than 10 minutes from downtown Gatlinburg and several entrances to Smoky Mountain National Park. It’s far enough away that it’s also peaceful and quiet in the evenings. There’s a great ice cream place nearby, a grocery store, good restaurants, the arts and crafts loop, and a few pizza places that deliver to the community. We’ve stayed in the area several times and this was our favorite location! The home was immaculate when we arrived - and so was the porch area. Everything was beyond clean - the hot tub, the dishes and utensils, towels, bedding, and the entire home itself. They drain and clean the hot tub after each visit, and you could definitely tell. The beds and pillows were VERY comfortable, which was a welcome surprise. There is a nice view of the mountains from the porch to enjoy from the rocking chairs with your morning coffee or when playing games or having dinner at the picnic table on the porch. You can see the view from the living room as well, which is awesome. We had everything we needed to start our vacation right away and didn’t need to run to the store for anything other than food. The home is well appointed with more than enough (and great quality) bath towels, hot tub towels, dish towels, washcloths, pillows, blankets, cookware, dishes and glassware that match and are in excellent condition, utensils, and a selection of new spices that we could use. There was even fresh ice in the ice maker! They also gave us a few rolls of toilet paper, paper towels, dishwasher soap, dish soap, laundry detergent, and a couple of trash bags. We didn’t have any problems, but Kim called when we arrived to let us know that she was available if we needed anything, and she checked in once to ensure we had everything we needed. The customer service she delivered was stellar from start to finish - always very responsive, kind, and helpful - and we felt very comfortable communicating with her. You can tell that they care about customer service, quality experiences, and making sure that everything is clean and comfortable for their guests. I would HIGHLY recommend A Southern Porch and the Black Bear Falls community! We will definitely return!
08/11/2019 at 12:09 AM
Southern Porch happiness!
The Southern Porch is a wonderful home to spend a relaxing vacation in the Gatlinburg area. It is well located and has a great view of the mountains and surrounding greenery. The drive to the house is easy and the streets are all spacious and easy to drive. The house is very clean and well stocked will everything we needed. All the furnishings seem to be new. The community pool area looked very nice although we did not use it. We loved our stay and think it is an exceptional place! Kim, the property manager, is very nice and helpful. Hope that we can visit The Southern Porch again soon!
08/04/2019 at 11:07 PM