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CATCH & RELEASE; Fishing Pond, Internet, Secluded

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Cabin
CATCH & RELEASE is located on 4 SECLUDED, CREEKSIDE, WOODED acres in the Shagbark gated community. We are one minute from our clubhouse, swimming pool and tennis court. This cabin has WIRELESS HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, 2 gas fireplaces, 2 KING bedrooms each with TV & DVD and separate receivers, 1 QUEEN bedroom with private bath, and updated bathrooms. All linens are provided and the kitchen is fully equipped for cooking family meals. The loft has a POOL TABLE, which has views of the flat screen TV in the living room and the pond. There is a good selection of board games; Checkers, Chess, Apples to Apples, and Backgammon for those rainy days or fun nights. We have a 40 DVD movie collection for those days our guests want to just hang out at Catch & Release. We will be adding to it each season. W...CATCH & RELEASE is located on 4 SECLUDED, CREEKSIDE, WOODED acres in the Shagbark gated community. We are one minute from our clubhouse, swimming pool and tennis court. This cabin has WIRELESS HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, 2 gas fireplaces, 2 KING bedrooms each with TV & DVD and separate receivers, 1 QUEEN bedroom with private bath, and updated bathrooms. All linens are provided and the kitchen is fully equipped for cooking family meals. The loft has a POOL TABLE, which has views of the flat screen TV in the living room and the pond. There is a good selection of board games; Checkers, Chess, Apples to Apples, and Backgammon for those rainy days or fun nights. We have a 40 DVD movie collection for those days our guests want to just hang out at Catch & Release. We will be adding to it each season. We added a whole house Generac Generator for those storms that take down trees. You will always have power! The dramatic 30’ vaulted rock fireplace wall has a 42' FLAT SCREEN TV with SURROUND SOUND and DVD. The new THEATER/FAMILY/GAME room has a 48” FLAT SCREEN TV and DVD, bamboo hardwood floors, Foosball table, glass walls looking into the fishing pond and the backyard creek, and all leather furniture. The 5 ton zoned Air Conditioning and Heating system is energy efficient and meets government specifications for GREEN buildings. Our new bathroom products are from Concept Amenities, an Australian soap company whose soaps are in 5-star European hotels. The bath gel, bar soap, shampoo, conditioner and body lotion are biodegradable and environmentally sensitive. We love our environment and know that you do too. This is why you vacation in the Smoky Mountains. The backyard creek runs under the house into a large FISHING POND in the front yard, which has Goldfish, Catfish, and Brim. You can fish from the front deck in the stocked pond. Please bring your fishing poles. We request that you CATCH & RELEASE ONLY. The pond fountain automatically turns on to enjoy your morning coffee and turns off in the evening. It off in the winter months. The CREEKSIDE HOT TUB is in the moss-covered backyard and under a COVERED TRELLIS in case of rain. The Hot Tub is emptied and refilled prior to each guest arrival in accordance with the Tennessee Department of Health Regulations. This is the most peaceful vacation home you will ever visit. It is tucked amongst the trees and early in the morning, WILD TURKEYS come to drink at the edge of the pond and the occasional bear drifts by to take a bath with her cubs. There are new bamboo floors, slate counter tops, appliances, area carpets, washer-dryer, and amazing landscaping in the front yard with a dry creek bed in stone, large boulders, and a RESIDENT TURTLE. The RACCOONS love Oreo cookies. THIS IS A GREAT PLACE FOR FAMILIES. KIDS LOVE IT!!! WE ARE 10 MINUTES FROM THE CENTER OF PIGEON FORGE, 20 MINUTES FROM DOLLYWOOD, AND 25 MINUTES FROM GATLINBURG! OWNER'S NOTE: LESLIE'S WEEK at Catch & Release is proud to announce we are a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt Nonprofit benefiting Stage 4 Metastatic Breast Cancer mothers and their families. Our Stage 4 breast cancer women and their families make Memories that Outlast Cancer at Catch & Release! Please go to our website to see what we are doing. Sandra Gunn, the owner of Catch & Release, was selected from 6,200 nominees by L'Oreal Paris Cosmetics to be one of their ten 2016 WOMEN OF WORTH Honorees. Her work for Stage 4 Breast Cancer women & their families received National recognition on November 16, 2016, at the L'Oreal Paris Gala in New York City. Sandra is a Breast Cancer survivor and the Founder of LESLIE'S WEEK, which was awarded the 2017 'Community Breast Cancer Nonprofit of the Year' by Breast Cancer Wellness Magazine. Catch & Release is open to Stage 4 Breast Cancer women all year and LESLIE'S WEEK reserves a week every August at the Dollywood DreamMore Resort for families whose mother is suffering from incurable breast cancer. Our 2017 vacations at the Dollywood DreamMore Resort hosted 20 families! We will host 40 families in 2018. Stage 4 Breast Cancer is a family disease, affecting each member and every aspect of their life; including relationships, finances, career & school performance, and their shared quality time. LESLIE'S WEEK is a time of Fun & Happiness! On October 24, 2014, Mayor Larry Waters of Sevier County and Mayor Brian Atchley of Sevierville Proclaimed the second week in every August as LESLIE'S WEEK throughout Sevier County. Stage 4 Breast Cancer families need a safe haven from the pressures of fighting this deadly disease. They need the opportunity to build MEMORIES that OUTLAST CANCER. LESLIE’S WEEK Mission is to give these mothers a reason to rejoice about TODAY and TOMORROW by providing Fun & Happiness for families TODAY offering each LESLIE’S WEEK child participant educational assistance in the name of their mother toward the degree or vocation of their choice to help create a better TOMORROW. More
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About the Owner
Sandra G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2010
Interaction with guests
Catch & Release is built over a creek which feeds into a fishing pond with a fountain in the front yard pond and within a decorative landscape. The cottage sits on 4 acres and is surrounded by a forest, whose small critters come by to inspect the guests from time to time. The mornings are wonderful when the fountain comes on. You sit and drink your coffee and listen to the soft sound of the splashing water. We added a whole house Generac Generator for those storms that take down trees. If you are looking for interior comfort, an immaculate property, serenity, comfort, and activity beyond your dreams - Catch & Release is the place to find it. We upgrade the interiors every year so it will be different every time you return! Come on over!
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome time, the cabin and the landscaping were beautiful! The owner genuinely cares about your stay and will make sure all expectations are met! A little advice, if your planning on staying here stay longer.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Footprints398691, VR Owner at CATCH & RELEASE; Fishing Pond, Internet, Secluded, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for appreciating all the hard work that goes into making Catch & Release a remarkable vacation experience!

Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing time, it is an relaxing atmosphere. The kids enjoyed the catch and release pond while the adults liked the hot tub. It was great quiet time. The bull frogs were fun to watch and listen to.

Date of stay: July 2018
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Footprints398691, VR Owner at CATCH & RELEASE; Fishing Pond, Internet, Secluded, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2018

Thank you and please come back. We enjoyed your family!

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Salem, West Virginia
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: June 2018
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Catch And Release was more than my family and I hoped for. We'd never been to the Smokies, and I pretty much just picked a cabin and hoped for the best...and the best is what we got. The cabin is in a gated and secured...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Amy M
Management response:Responded July 1, 2018

Thank you for appreciating the hard work of our Team at Catch & Release! They are dedicated and professional. We are all pleased you and your family had a good time and that we will see you again.

Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

My husband, son, daughter in law and granddaughter and myself, enjoyed a wonderful 3 nights at Catch & Release. There was no need to go anywhere other than to get groceries. Enjoyed family time, walks, nature and some of the many amenitiy offerings Sandra provides...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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Management response:Responded December 7, 2017

You are so kind to mention my book. It won 2 awards and I am proud of this accomplishment. I am very happy your family enjoyed this beautiful peaceful place of nature. You are always welcomed back. Merry Christmas!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
Private Yard
Books
Ceiling Fans
TV
Shared Yard
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighborhood
Bring your fishing poles and come fish in our pond. Driving directions from US Interstate-40 to Shagbark: Take Exit 407 towards Sevierville & Pigeon Forge 0.3 mi; Follow Highway-66 South which becomes US-441 12.5 mi; Turn right at Traffic Light #3 onto Wears Valley Rd 3.0 mi; Turn right at Waldens Creek Rd 3.0 mi; Turn left at N. Clear Fork Rd 0.7 mi; Arrive at Shagbark Security Entrance and present Security Pass to Guard. Map and directions to Catch & Release are given to you at the gate by our friendly, helpful guards. We are in a 1200 hundred acre, 240 home, creek-side gated community that has a clubhouse, pool and tennis courts. We are 10 minutes from the center of Pigeon Forge and 20 minutes from Gatlinburg and Dollywood. Our driveway parks up to 5 vehicles and is an excellent space for children to play outdoor games.
Getting around
Music Theaters and Dinner Shows, 20 minutes from Dollywood, Arts and Crafts Community with Shops, 25 minutes from Gatlinburg and its Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort, 20 minutes from Picnicking in the Great Smoky National Park, 10 minutes from Factory Direct Shopping Malls, University of Tennessee, Cherokee Indian Reservation, 45 minutes from Casino 30 miles to North Carolina. Pigeon Forge is a family oriented vacation resort with many activities for the Kids, shopping for the Mom, and great golf (4 courses) for the Dad! The Smoky Mountains are the most visited National Park in the U.S. bringing in more than 13 million visitors each year. Come have the best vacation you will ever experience.
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