Only a couple minutes drive from downtown Franklin, you will experience nature at its finest at our beautiful vacation rental Lodge. With local attractions in mind, we have creatively decorated each and every room with fun details, like the bears den, our train room and our nature themed bedrooms. Our two level lodge has many activities for both kids and adults alike, such as our hot tub, pool table, movies and games, firepit and more. If you're looking for more entertainment than our lodge provides, area attractions include Harrahs Cherokee Casino, our beautiful Great Smokey Mountain National Park, Whitewater Rafting, The Biltmore Estate(with winery), The Polar Express and the Blue Ridge Parkway with miles of never-ending views. Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg also have plenty of family friendly activities to do, which both are less than two hours away. Joshua's Lodge is designed with guests in mind. We've stocked each room with amenities to make your stay as fun, enjoyable and relaxing as possible. We hope our desire to create a family fun environment will shine through each and every moment of your stay!
Joshua's Lodge easily handles multiple families. It has two floors, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and sleeps 16 people. There are two kitchens, one on each floor. The rooms are themed with the second floor generally geared to the older crowd, and the first floor to the younger. The upstairs contains the winter bedroom with it's own bathroom, the Autumn bedroom with it's own bath, a laundry room, a large kitchen, dining room and living room with available media. The upstairs deck has a picnic table, gas grill and other amenities.
The lower level we call "The Bears Den" features an entire floor dedicated to providing that cozy cabin fun that gathering family and friends can enjoy together. The Bears Den has a wood stove to keep you warm and cozy while enjoying some family fun. Enjoy popcorn from our old fashioned popcorn maker and watch unlimited movies or play some of our family board games. There is a kitchen for cooking and snacks. Our two lower level bedrooms have been decorated with local attractions in mind. Enjoy bunk beds in our Smokey Mountain Train room, or have a restful sleep in our Cherokee bedroom located right off the bottom porch. The Bears den bathroom is located between both bedrooms. Enjoy a nice soak in the hot tub located right outside the Cherokee room.
Amenities with supplies are many. Two fully equipped kitchens, Pool table, foosball, air hockey, hot tub with towels, popcorn machine, snow cone maker, ice cream maker, smore maker, cotton candy maker, coffee maker center (keurig and traditional), multi media (dish tv, internet and DVD movies), fireplace, wood stove, outside stone firepit with chairs and an 1800's historic landmark across the drive. Our Lodge is supplied with fresh linens, bath and wash towels, hair dryer in each bathroom, extra pillows and blankets, baby high chair/booster seat, porta-crib, cooking utensils, full sets of dishes, pots and pans, cloths washer and dryer, vacuum cleaner, ironing board and iron. And if there are more you would like, please let us know. We are here to serve you!
Daily rates pretty much stay the same all year regardless of special holidays. A 15% discount is applied if a week or more are booked. The daily rate is currently $275. A cleaning/firewood fee of $195 is added along with a $100 pet fee if you are bringing your pets. Sales and occupancy tax is 9.75%. A refundable damage deposit of $300 is collected at booking time, and will be returned within two weeks after departure.
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246 Joshua Lane, Franklin, North Carolina 28734, United States