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Morning Sun Retreat and the Guesthouse - The Seclusion You Crave - Fire Pit and

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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Bryson City, North Carolina
The Guesthouse is available for an additional $50 a night with $20 cleaning fee.
From the covered front porch, you see the first rays of the sun rise slowly and fan out over the mountain tops. Then light hits the pristine woods surrounding you as you hear birds singing through the large yard.
Later you can fire up the grill and have lunch on the open deck or roast marshmallows around the fire pit.
You’ll love Morning Sun Retreat! Savor the peace and quiet as you breathe in the fresh mountain air. See mountain peaks and ridges through the trees, nicely framed in wooded seclusion with a panoramic view of the Great Smokys. Let your spirit be restored.
Morning Sun Retreat is a delightfully designed log cabin. As you open the front door, you will find the soaring cathedral ceiling, huge clerestory windows, and glowing wood interior.
The open g...
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About the Manager, Great Smokys Cabin Rentals
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Mar 2011
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 452 reviews and 58 properties
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Listing #FKN2355930
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Muffy D
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Our family had an amazing time! This year, my husband and I decided that instead of buying gifts that would be forgotten, we would treat our sons and grandchildren to a Polar Express weekend. We found out that making memories was SO much better than toys and plan to do this every year. The staff at GSMCR was wonderful. They...

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review Morning Sun Retreat. We appreciate you choosing it as the setting for your mountain memories and are glad we could be a part of your new family tradition. Please keep us in mind for your future stays. As a VIP Repeat guest you will receive a 10% discount.


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Amanda G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 review
Reviewed July 27, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We stayed here for a family vacation and it was lovely. Perfect blend of mountain cabin and modern amenities. The rooms were cozy and well furnished. We added the guest house and it made a perfect hang out for the kids while allowing the main cabin to stay a bit more relaxing for the adults. It was only about ten...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review Morning Sun Retreat and the Guesthouse. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for recommending us. We appreciate it deeply. Please keep us in mind for your future vacations. As a VIP Repeat Guest you will receive a 10% discount off any of our cabins for your...


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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed June 30, 2015 for a stay in October 2013
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this retreat is a true sanctuary! Nature at it's best. Beautiful, charming and clean house with all the amenities required. I definitely recommend it!

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Thank you so much for the kind words about Morning Sun Retreat and the Guesthouse. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you'll visit us again. As a VIP repeat guest you'll receive a 10% discount.


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  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Toaster
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
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  • Limited Damage Waiver: $40 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning Fee - Guesthouse: $20 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee - Morning Sun: $80 / stay - Fee
  • Rental - Guesthouse per Night: $50 / stay - Fee
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