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The Lazy Cricket

From the moment you arrive, BY LAND OR BY AIR, you'll see the awesome views. You'll feel the openness, and sense the quietness! 'The Lazy Cricket' nests at 3500 feet. Within minutes to all attractions and activities - shopping, restaurants, shows, amusements, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, tons more, etc.

As you enter the home, you'll feel cozy and absorbed. The Lazy Cricket @ 3500' is a


Panoramic views in excess of 90 miles East and 50 miles South. On a clear day, look East and see NC; look South and see the -The Great Smoky Mountains.

The elevated outside sun deck and the outside roof covered patio deck are great for enjoying the breath taking views sunrise to sunset!

For early morning treats 'sunrises are magnificent'!

When it comes to bedroom comfort, you are sure to find it in the bedrooms all of which are warmly furnished and cozy.

The Lazy Cricket (TLC) is a COMPLETE VACATION RENTAL - or if you prefer.. to be catered too...[it can be a full service Bed & Breakfast] - Lunch Dinner and more - Fully Licensed!

TLC is clearly a realm of magic tranquility inside a panoramic majestic scene of tranquility. It's packed with vast amenities, perched on a mountain top, surrounded with natural beauty, and showcasing the best views of The Great Smoky Mountains.

TLC was completely transformed in 2012 - The main entry way and grand foyer, is finished with detailed woodwork, with solid marble floors. The bedrooms are all tastefully decorated with custom furniture, and floor coverings. The main floor bedroom has a king bed and the other two bedrooms have queen beds.

The family room with all its charm, is crafted throughout with original chestnut walls. A wood-burring fireplace is constructed of handmade brick, and for entertainment is equipped with a 60” flat screen TV, and Xbox 360 that is perfect for watching romantic movies or enjoying the sports channel.

The drawing/music room [views 90 miles East] also on the main floor has a gorgeous 7' grand piano and a full console organ complete with an “out of this world” French chandelier. The marble wood burning fireplace finishes this fantastic room.

The ground floor has an awesome English Pub that is known to the locals as 'The Moonshine Mountain Pub''. it is equipped with a TV, and a wood pellet stone fireplace. [only open based on renters request] There is ample seating for 6-8 guests in the Pub area.

Additionally, TLC has a (private) helipad onsite which can provide a romantic backdrop - picnics, family pictures, or even a fairytale Smoky Mountain wedding or reception.

If you prefer to be catered [the B&B concept] we can accommodate you and yours with complete breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks... (priced separately)

Also the downstairs has a full second well-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms each with its own TV, and a custom full bathroom

Should you feel like working out... TLC has a complete fully appointed exercise room.

The property has gated security access, is extremely private and secluded and is custom landscaped should you like to stroll the private grounds..

Free Attractions

Book a reservation at this property and get up to $817.85 in free attraction tickets for each night of your stay!

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  • Washer
  • Gas Grill
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Fireplace(s) (1)
  • King Bed (1)
  • Queen Bed (2)
  • Full Bathrooms (3)
  • DVD Player
  • Hair Dryers
  • Internet Access Wireless
Free Attraction Tickets

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