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RiverDance Lodge : Riverfront Waterfalls, Got it all! - Why pay more!

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upper unit with 300 ft on the river
a few steps from parking lot at Dry Falls
Nearby Highlands Aerial Park Zip Lines!
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
4 nights minimum
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We are happy to offer you the perfect location. A fine riverfront home in the heart of the Smokies, near numerous waterfalls. Well positioned for spending time indoors or outdoors, enjoying the Smoky Mts, exploring the Cullasaja River Gorge. -**** Due to concerns for safety due to Covid 19, we are not taking bookings for dates before May 31. 4 Night Minimum! No Instant Booking. Give full name and city. We block day before and after each booking for safety. Social distancing, and masks in crowds may still be smart for a while after this reopening. By booking, guests agree that owners are not liable for covid 19 related matters. This may need adjusted to fit conditions. **** - Easy to find, paved to the door. It is heated and air conditioned, and available for rental all year. Eac...We are happy to offer you the perfect location. A fine riverfront home in the heart of the Smokies, near numerous waterfalls. Well positioned for spending time indoors or outdoors, enjoying the Smoky Mts, exploring the Cullasaja River Gorge. -**** Due to concerns for safety due to Covid 19, we are not taking bookings for dates before May 31. 4 Night Minimum! No Instant Booking. Give full name and city. We block day before and after each booking for safety. Social distancing, and masks in crowds may still be smart for a while after this reopening. By booking, guests agree that owners are not liable for covid 19 related matters. This may need adjusted to fit conditions. **** - Easy to find, paved to the door. It is heated and air conditioned, and available for rental all year. Each season has its charm and appeal. - Its a great season to be in the Smoky Mts! - We provide floats to 'Tube' the river, when conditions permit, below the falls, at your own risk. - Our rates are very competitive for the vacation that awaits you. - Riverfront living with 300 ft frontage on the Cullasaja River, up to 80 ft across here. Shallow enough for kids to play safely, under parental control. Great mountain views are common as you come and go to the store, or restaurant, etc, but prime riverfront is rare. - Quiet, except for the river, and the song birds. - Enjoy a morning coffee on the deck, relax in the rocker, or view the river from the recliner thru the oversize patio door. - All of the comforts of the city, yet a relaxed mountain country atmosphere. The murmur of the river will lull you to dreamland, awaken to the songbirds, with beautiful views of the river, and forested hills beyond. Ducks, geese, and sometimes a beaver, frequent our section of the river. - Its perfect for two couples, or a family with some kids. It sleeps 4 easily, with 2 bedrooms with ensuite baths. - For larger groups both units could be booked, total of 4br and 3 baths - will sleep 8. Contact owner. - New San Lucas Sofa by Ashley Fine Furniture. - Lay back on the new double hammock by the river. - Picnic or sit around the fire near the river. There is a picnic table, with two portable benches, next to the fire ring. Guests may use dead wood found on property, or buy firewood at Bilo, Walmart, or Ingles. - Now has new gas log fireplace, that lights with a click of the remote, for a cozy fire.- In warm weather try our virtual fireplace dvd on large flat screen tv, shot in HD, with the ambiance of a fire, without the heat. - Fall and winter offer a relaxing indoor experience. Its warm and cozy. The entertainment center has a large flat-screen tv, connected to satellite dish, and to the internet wifi, where we share NetFlix movies. - We have added Dish Movie Pack, plus extra premium channels of endless movies and entertainment. - Bedroom facing river has a new LCD TV with Smart Box, that captures unlimited movies and tv programs from the internet, use parental discretion. - Enjoy the blueberries in season, and the flowering trees and shrubs recently added. - We are dedicated with making sure that our guests have a relaxing good time, and experience as much as possible of the fun and scenery of this special place. - There are numerous marked trails for hiking, alone, or with a group. Rock Shops and antique stores abound. - The property is at near 2100 feet elevation, warm days and cool nights, without the severity of being higher. - Try your luck at the Harrah Casino in Cherokee, or at Murphy. Spend a fun day at Standing Indian Campgrounds, or visiting Bavarian Helen, or Tallulah Falls. - The road to the home is scenic highway 28/64, take a drive to Highlands, Cashiers, or Dillard. The waterfalls are along this road. Nearby are Cullasaja Falls, Dry Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Whitewater Falls, and Glen Falls. Biltmore Mansion is just over an hour away. - LISTED IS THE UPPER HALF OF A DUPLEX. *** Special Season Rates! *** - We Can Offer The 2/2 [sleeps 4] For as low as $75/nt. - $75 Cleaning Fee. - $150 Refundable Security Deposit. - Local Taxes 9.75% - 4 Night Minimum - In after 4pm, Out by 12pm. - Parking for 2 cars max, no rv or trailer. - Rates can change at any time until booked. - Be sure to tell upfront the correct number of guests. No Smoking in the house, but permitted on deck, if no mess. - Please do not leave the door open with AC on, mice and bugs can enter. <ul> ***THINGS TO SEE AND DO - The Greenway offers a walk along the Little Tennessee River of nearly five miles, a mountain bike trail, picnic shelters, playgrounds, disc golf, a boat ramp, canoe put-in, fishing spots, historic bridges, interesting flora and fauna, and things to be discovered. Its a great thing to do! - Several Waterfalls within 10 miles - For high adventure try the thrilling ziplines at highlands aerial park. - The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts - FRANKLIN LANES AND SKATE, also has pool tables and lounge. - Historic Franklin and Nikwasi Mound - 3 miles - Discoverfranklinnc com Map - Ruby mining Cowee Valley - 8 miles. - Cliffside Lake Recreation Area to swim, fish, and hike. - Cherokee Harrah Casino - 20 miles - Dollywood Theme Parks, with Splash Country Water Park is only 45 miles away, with scenic highway. Save big on cabin rates with us! - Great Smoky Mts NP - 25 miles - Blueridge Parkway NP - 20 miles - Bryson City Great Smoky Mt Railroad - combine with - Nantahala River Rafting - 20 miles - Biltmore Mansion Asheville - 55 miles - Tallulah Falls and Park - 30 miles - Nantahala Hiking Club offers local Hikes. The Appalachian Trail and the Bartram Trail are nearby. - Dillard House Stables Riding Stables. - Lake Glenville has Andrews Park, swim, boating, bass fishing, amid great scenery. </ul> Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 601072738More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
- No loud parties. Smoking outside only. - Do not disturb owners or other guests after 8pm. - Store hammock and floats indoors when not in use. - 4 guests max, 2 cars max, no rv or trailer, no pets, or its Breach of Lease. - Allow 5 minutes between changes to thermostat. - Gas log fireplace is unvented. Do not leave fireplace on when away, with AC on, or when sleeping. Short operation only. - Do not tamper with smoke detectors, tv cabling, menus, or passwords.
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Michael White / Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 24 July 2020

Quaint home had everything you could need or want, beautiful location on the river. Yaya and Mike were super easy to work with and very responsive to our needs. Would most definitely stay here again.

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank ValentinSoto
Roam478846, VR Owner at RiverDance Lodge : Riverfront Waterfalls, Got it all! - Why pay more!, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2020

You are such good guests! you have helped doing so many cleaning works for us before you left. Thank you so much! Welcome back to stay in the future!

Reviewed 29 May 2019

My third time to rent River dance. Everything that I need for a week. Convenient to Fraklin and other cities within an hour of driving. Good location and easy to find.

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank James B
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Our second visit to Riverdance was just as beautiful as the first time even though it rained and flash flooded all the days we visited except for one. The hummingbird show on the top porch alone was worth its weight in gold at sporadic times...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank victoriacE1763BM
Reviewed 29 July 2018

RiverDance is a very comfortable place when visiting this area. The location is convenient to most anywhere you want to tour. Highlands, Bryson City and Dillard are place we visited while on our vacation here. The owners are very nice and responds to requests promptly....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank James B
Management response:Responded 30 July 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review James. We try to do all that we can to make sure that our guests have a wonderful vacation with us. 5 star reviews are necessary to stay competitive, and to continue in business. You folks are always welcome at...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

Great location!Easy Access!We just spent two days in this p[roperty.The unit nis very clean and neat.There is everything you need;the beds are soft and comfortable.We enjoyed sitting on the deck,BBQ,and viewing the river. The Canada geese swam in the river,sometimes they walked in the backyard,very...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Jay G
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had a wonderful time during our four night three day stay at Riverdane. Located about as center as possible to waterfalls and Historic Franklin and Highlands. Seeing the waterfalls and sitting on the deck were highlights. We took this time for a get-a- way...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank James B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have not yet made it to this beautiful location - but wanted to give a GOLD STAR rating to the owners ... who went above and beyond to accommodate me during my need to cancel my original vacation dates. Business is business - but...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay at RiverDance. The backyard was clean and the sounds of the rumning water were very relaxing. Rooms were clean. The only things that would add to the unit would be to add more channels to the cable tv and to cut...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time. The house was very nice. Just enough room for us. They had everything we needed. Couldn't have ask for a better place to stay. We loved the town and the shops. We will defentantly go back.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Colleen D
Management response:Responded 27 September 2017

Thank you Colleen, your words mean a lot to us. As a returning guest, remind us next trip that you qualify for a 5% loyalty discount! mike & yaya riverdance lodge

Reviewed 31 August 2017

I loved Franklin, NC and this is a great place to stay while visiting. I had more than everything I needed for my stay and it was nice and peaceful. I can't wait to visit again.

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank kirklandka
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Prime riverfront property, between Franklin and Highlands NC, with 300 ft frontage on the Cullasaja River, near numerous waterfalls. Scenic drives in mountainous terrain, with several waterfalls along the road. Tubing and fishing from the property. Watch the wildlife, ducks and geese frequent our section of the river. Quiet and peaceful. Picnic table, fire ring, hammock, tubes are provided.
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