The Cardinal's Roost Soccer Pool, 6 Ensuites with 3 Kings, Dog Friendly

  • 'Tis the season and we are ready for you
    'Tis the season and we are ready for you
  • Snookball, AKA soccer pool, uses small soccer balls to play on the ground
    Snookball, AKA soccer pool, uses small soccer balls to play on the ground
  • Welcome to the Cardinal's Roost. Access our cabin's main floor without steps- great for families of all ages
    Welcome to the Cardinal's Roost. Access our cabin's main floor without steps- great for families of all ages
  • Main floor cabin living space is light, bright,and welcoming. 70" smart Roku TV.
    Main floor cabin living space is light, bright,and welcoming. 70" smart Roku TV.
  • Gather round our dining table after preparing a meal and enjoy Smoky mountain views!
    Gather round our dining table after preparing a meal and enjoy Smoky mountain views!
  • Fall is beautiful in the Smokies at at the Roost
    Fall is beautiful in the Smokies at at the Roost
  • Morning coffee is right at hand with the option to brew a pot or K-Cup.
    Morning coffee is right at hand with the option to brew a pot or K-Cup.
  • Relax in our 7 person hot tub after a day of adventures
    Relax in our 7 person hot tub after a day of adventures
  • The cabin living room is a comfortable place to relax after exploring the Smokies.
    The cabin living room is a comfortable place to relax after exploring the Smokies.
  • Enclosed double queen loft bedroom with private bath and Smart TV with Roku.
    Enclosed double queen loft bedroom with private bath and Smart TV with Roku.
  • The cabin neighborhood has views, yet is so close to the action of Pigeon Forge.
    The cabin neighborhood has views, yet is so close to the action of Pigeon Forge.
  • Dining table as well as seating for up to 5 at the granite countertop. More seating is available looking out at the mountains from the adjacent deck.
    Dining table as well as seating for up to 5 at the granite countertop. More seating is available looking out at the mountains from the adjacent deck.
  • Enjoy meals outside or just hanging out with friends and family on the deck
    Enjoy meals outside or just hanging out with friends and family on the deck
  • The stairs lead up to the king BR suite & 2 queen beds in the enclosed loft BR.
    The stairs lead up to the king BR suite & 2 queen beds in the enclosed loft BR.
  • Primary suite-sitting room refuge, with Roku TV and dedicated work station
    Primary suite-sitting room refuge, with Roku TV and dedicated work station
  • Primary suite with closet and bedside dressers.
    Primary suite with closet and bedside dressers.
  • Watch /Stream TV or gather with friends in front of the gas fireplace. Our cabin has high speed wi-fi.s hi
    Watch /Stream TV or gather with friends in front of the gas fireplace. Our cabin has high speed wi-fi.s hi
  • Set up remote work or even school , with high speed internet and a dedicated work station. Come stay awhile!
    Set up remote work or even school , with high speed internet and a dedicated work station. Come stay awhile!
  • Main floor BR 1. Bed upgraded to KING since photo
    Main floor BR #1. Bed upgraded to KING since photo
  • Primary King suite with Smart TV/Roku and sitting room.
    Primary King suite with Smart TV/Roku and sitting room.
  • Morning coffee with a mountain view
    Morning coffee with a mountain view
  • King suite private bath with tub/shower combo, hairdryer.
    King suite private bath with tub/shower combo, hairdryer.
  • Bath with step- in shower accessible from BR or hall. Shower chair available.
    Bath with step- in shower accessible from BR or hall. Shower chair available.
  • Main floor back KING BR (bed since increased since photo) has adjacent bath w/step-in shower.
    Main floor back KING BR (bed since increased since photo) has adjacent bath w/step-in shower.
  • Introducing Snookball! It's pool...with your feet!
    Introducing Snookball! It's pool...with your feet!
  • Main floor King  bath. We supply towels, hair dryers, soap, shampoo/conditioner.
    Main floor King bath. We supply towels, hair dryers, soap, shampoo/conditioner.
  • Lower level front queen BR with private bath, Roku TV.
    Lower level front queen BR with private bath, Roku TV.
  • The cabin lower level features a new 2-player barrel arcade with over 2300 games!
    The cabin lower level features a new 2-player barrel arcade with over 2300 games!
  • Our cabin game room has a barrel arcade game, air hockey,  darts, and a 75" TV
    Our cabin game room has a barrel arcade game, air hockey, darts, and a 75" TV
  • Lower level theater area features 75" Smart/Roku TV. Live TV thru Xfinity APP.
    Lower level theater area features 75" Smart/Roku TV. Live TV thru Xfinity APP.
  • Cornhole awaits on our lower level game porch
    Cornhole awaits on our lower level game porch
  • The Island in Pigeon Forge is a short drive from The Cardinal's Roost!
    The Island in Pigeon Forge is a short drive from The Cardinal's Roost!
  • The cabin offers flat parking with room for up to 6 cars (depending on size)
    The cabin offers flat parking with room for up to 6 cars (depending on size)
  • Our well-stocked kitchen has a granite countertop and seating for five.
    Our well-stocked kitchen has a granite countertop and seating for five.
  • Second lower level queen BR, with Roku TV, private bath, and views toward mtns.
    Second lower level queen BR, with Roku TV, private bath, and views toward mtns.
  • We look forward to hosting you@The Cardinal's Roost & helping create memories!
    We look forward to hosting you@The Cardinal's Roost & helping create memories!
  • Front KING BR has smart TV with Roku and private bath with shower/tub combo.
    Front KING BR has smart TV with Roku and private bath with shower/tub combo.
  • Lower level queen is adjacen to the game room/TV room.
    Lower level queen is adjacen to the game room/TV room.
  • Every bedroom at the Cardinal's Roost has its own bathroom.
    Every bedroom at the Cardinal's Roost has its own bathroom.
  • Bathrooms are well-stocked with toilet paper (2), shampoo/conditioner, hairdryer
    Bathrooms are well-stocked with toilet paper (2), shampoo/conditioner, hairdryer
  • 2 queen sofas in our theater area feature pull-out beds.
    2 queen sofas in our theater area feature pull-out beds.
  • Cabin main deck sits among the trees with a view of the Smoky Mountains
    Cabin main deck sits among the trees with a view of the Smoky Mountains
  • Foliage just past peak here- Join us next year for a stunning FALL
    Foliage just past peak here- Join us next year for a stunning FALL
  • Beautiful Cades Cove- NATURE is the biggest attraction
    Beautiful Cades Cove- NATURE is the biggest attraction
  • Goats on the Roof Coaster is just down the road from our cabin community
    Goats on the Roof Coaster is just down the road from our cabin community
  • The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is just outside our neighborhood.
    The Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster is just outside our neighborhood.
  • Dollywood is a perennial attraction in the Smokies
    Dollywood is a perennial attraction in the Smokies
$360-1,984/night
6 Bedrooms • 6 Baths • Sleeps 1-18
Allows pets Internet Fireplace Mountain (more...)

DriveableDestinations presents... The Cardinal's Roost: Enjoy a friends or family reunion at our newly renovated cabin that's just a short drive to the Parkway, The Island, Dollywood, and close to the Alpine Coaster and Goats on the Roof Coaster.  Choose your Smoky Mountain adventure, then return to the cabin to relax in 1 of our 2 large screen TVs, play air hockey and video games, or just enjoy a drink while enjoying distant mountain views from the deck.  Try your feet at "Snookball" out on our lower deck- it's pool, only with small soccer balls and your feet instead of cues!  A dip in our 7 person hot tub is the perfect end to the day. Our neighborhood is easy-access, with paved roads and no steep switch-backs and there is parking for up to 6 vehicles. 

Your health matters to us! Vollara Air and Surface Pro air purifier is used in this cabin.

LIVING
70” Smart TV with Roku. Stream Live TV via Xfinity app • stacked-stone gas fireplace (operational October to March).

ENTERTAINMENT + GAME ROOM+GAME PORCH
NEW SNOOKBALL (pool- played on the ground, with small soccer balls and your FEET!) on lower level deck off Game Room • 75” Smart TV with Roku. Stream Live TV via Xfinity App • Barrel arcade game for 2, with over 2300 games and 32” flat screen • Air hockey • Darts(magnetic) • Corn hole • dorm-sized refrigerator + kitchenette • 2 queen sleeper sofas

6 BEDROOMS
Bedroom one with KING bed sleeps two (Upper level). Also features sitting room with 2 lounge chairs + desk for remote work or just a getaway from the cabin bustle • Bedroom 2 with 2 QUEEN beds sleeps 4 (Upper level) • Bedroom 3 KING bed sleeps 2 (main level) • Bedroom 4 KING bed sleeps 2 (main level)• Bedroom 5 with QUEEN Bed, sleeps 2 (lower level) • Bedroom 6 with QUEEN bed sleeps 2 (lower level) • TWO Queen-sized sleeper sofas (as noted above, in the lower level theater area)- can sleep up to four • flat-screen Roku TVs in all bedrooms

*ALL TV's are equipped with Roku /Smart TV technology that allows you to sign into your own entertainment streaming apps, such as Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, and more. The Xfinity app within the Roku menu allows for streaming of Live TV stations, such as: ESPN, Weather Channel, MTV, CNN, FOX, BET, TLC, Disney, Bravo, Nickelodeon, HGTV, Food Network, ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, etc.

6 BATHROOMS
Bathroom 1 with shower + tub for Bedroom 1 (upper level)• Bathroom 2 with shower +tub for Bedroom 2 (upper level) • Bathroom 3 with step-in shower for Bedroom 3 (main level). This bath is also accessible from the main living space • Bathroom 4 with shower/tub combo (main level) for Bedroom 4 • Bathroom 5 with shower + tub for Bedroom 5 (lower level) • Bathroom 6 with shower + tub for Bedroom 6 (lower level) • bath towels • hand towels •wash towels • hair dryers •shampoo/conditioner/shower gel dispensers • Shower chair available in bedroom closet on main level.

KITCHEN + DINING
Fully-equipped, open plan kitchen with eating peninsula • full-sized refrigerator • smooth-top range/oven • dishwasher • microwave oven • gas grill on main level deck (on gas line, with timer)• dining room table for 8• kitchen countertop with stools for 5• outdoor tables (2) and chairs (10) on main level deck • wet bar with mini-fridge in the entertainment/game room

*The kitchen is typically stocked with dual coffee pot (brew/Keurig), slow cooker, tea kettle, 4-piece toaster, blender, coffee cups, glass and plastic cups, wine glasses, plates, bowls, utensils, pots and pans, cookie sheet, pyrex dishes, drink pitcher, coffee carafe, measuring cups and spoons, cheese grater, tongs, corkscrews, whisk, barbeque tools, can opener, cutting boards, mixing bowls, steak knives, toaster, mixer. 

OUTDOOR SPACES
2 covered decks + front porch• 7 person hot tub• wood rocking chairs •mountain views • gas grill (on timer)• porch swing • outdoor dining tables and chairs

OTHER KEY FEATURES:
- Parking: Flat parking space for up to 6 cars, depending on vehicle size
- Accessible for wheelchairs and walkers through the front door. NO STEPS – making this a wonderful multigenerational gathering place
- Laundry: Stackable washer + dryer located in the game room closet.
- Trash Cans: Bear-proof garbage receptacle located next to the front porch steps.
- High-speed wireless •dedicated space for working remotely
-Graco Pack-n-Play On the Go with Bassinet available
-Graco Simple Switch Portable High Chair and Booster available


STARTER KIT OF ESSENTIAL SUPPLIES includes:
2 rolls of toilet paper per bathroom • hand soap •bath soap •shampoo + conditioner •laundry pods •2 paper towel rolls • dishwashing soap + sponge •dishwasher pods • trash bags • brew coffee and filters + K-cups for Keurig

SECURITY
There is one floodlight/security camera located at the front porch that automatically records audio and video of the exterior of the property 24/7.

GUEST ACCESS:
Entry is level from front drive to porch to doorway • electronic front door lock • Check-in details sent the day before arrival

SELF CHECK-IN + CHECK OUT
Check-In: No sooner than 4 PM EST. May arrive at any time after and utilize self-check-in. (Please be aware that after 10PM Host may be unavailable)
Check out: No later than 10 AM EST.

**There are NO EXCEPTIONS to these Check-In or Check-Out times unless given permission to, in writing by the Host. This is a 6 bedroom/6 bathroom cabin and it is important for our cleaners to have adequate time to prepare for each group. Guests will be charged a fee of $50 for every 15 minutes that they are late checking out after 10 AM. Any checkouts after 12 PM will be charged a full night’s fee at the highest rate applicable from your stay (this does not grant you additional night’s use of the property).

ARRIVAL
Plan on arriving at the cabin during daylight if at all possible to make navigating and finding the cabin easier. You will access the cabin via a smart lock (4 digit code). Code and directions will be sent 24 hours prior to check-in.

COMMUNICATION WITH HOST
All communication with the host will be via the reservation messaging platform ONLY (no calls or texts). Host is available between 9am-9pm CST.

EASY ACCESS TO NEIGHBORHOOD AND PROPERTY
The cabin is easily accessible through a paved neighborhood road that winds upwards- but there are no steep/scary mountain roads or switchbacks. We would still recommend all-wheel drive in case of inclement weather (we do not offer weather-related refunds) and to allow for more comfortable driving throughout your Smoky Mountain vacation.
Parking is on a FLAT surface- there is room for up to 6 cars depending on vehicle size: 2 cars parked across the front drive of the cabin and 2 more cars parked on either side (driveway to the right of the cabin is shared with Freebird cabin, please use only half of this space).

CABIN ACCESS
Electronic front door lock • Check-in details sent the day before arrival


CONVENIENT LOCATION
- Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster: 0.9 miles
- Pigeon Forge Parkway and attractions: 1.8 miles
- Kroger 2.0 miles
- Publix 2.3 miles
- The Island 2.8 miles
- Tangers outlet 4.6 miles
- Dollywood: 6.3 miles
- Great Smoky Mountain National Park: 9.3 miles
- Gatlinburg: 10.8 miles


Other things to note

RENTAL AGREEMENT Guest must sign rental agreement, provide ID, and provide credit card for security deposit hold. Access code to home will not be granted until these items have all been provided. 

PROPERTY USAGE
Use all furniture, appliances, home goods as intended • no parties or large events •no pets or animals allowed onsitewithout prior permission/paid pet fee • no smoking/vaping indoors • no illegal uses allowed • no drugs allowed • no fireworks allowed • no firearms allowed on premises

MAXIMUM CAPACITY
Up to 16 people, including children/infants, may use the cabin at any given time. 2 additional guests may sleep on a sleeper sofa (room to sleep 18 total) for additional charge of $100 per guest per reservation. These guest numbers include VISITORS to the cabin.

MINIMUM AGE
Must be 25+ years to book this cabin. Person who books cabin must remain present throughout the rental period. Minumum of 1 person 25 years of age per 6 persons in each group.

HOT TUB USAGE
Do not use the hot tub if you recently consumed alcohol, are pregnant or have pre-existing health conditions. There are health implications to using this facility. Use at your own risk. Hot tub cover is to be replaced after use. Children must be supervised at all times when on the main hot tub deck. No glass in or around the hot tub.

TRASH
Do not leave any food and trash on the outdoor porch and decks because bears and other critters may get into it and cause damage or harm to your party. Dispose of all trash in the bear-proof receptacle located in front of the house next to the porch steps. Do not allow trash to overflow.

PERSONAL SUPPLIES
While we strive to offer a few basic amenities to get you off on the right foot, these are not meant to last the duration of your stay. Please expect that you may need additional toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, coffee, etc. Please bring your own personal toiletries, condiments, oil + spices, ziplock bags, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, bottled water.

BUGS, BEARS, CRITTERS, and WILDLIFE
Please be aware that we perform regular pest control, but given the location of the cabin, you may see or encounter wildlife while in the home or neighborhood, including but not limited to: birds, bees, wasps, bats, mosquitoes, spiders, snakes, fireflies, butterflies, beetles, lady bugs, ants, skunks, raccoons, black bears, etc. Wildlife encounters may happen: these are at your own risk and we are not liable to compensate you for these encounters that occur during your stay. Bears are DANGEROUS. Please be responsible and deter unwanted wildlife where possible by not leaving food, compost, or birdseed outside that attracts wildlife, insects and other pests. Bug spray is recommended in warmer months. Please put garbage outside ONLY in the bear-proof enclosure on the front porch, and make sure it is closed.


BUGS INSIDE HOME
In certain seasons, the climate does cause a lot of bugs. Please make sure all doors and windows are closed when not in use. We perform regular pest maintenance, including bed bug preventative measures, but there is no perfect solution to keep a mountain home completely bug-free. During "ladybug season" they love to return. We have a dust buster available for your use!

UTILITY DISRUPTIONS
Electricity, internet, and/or cable services may get interrupted during storms and other issues beyond our control. These disruptions are rare and services usually resume after a couple of hours. We cannot offer refunds for outages.

WEATHER CONDITIONS
Although it is rare for ice and snow to impact the roads, please plan accordingly by obtaining necessities and having all-wheel drive transportation. No refunds will be given for inclement weather conditions.

SECURITY DEPOSIT + FEES
A refundable $750 security deposit is collected as a credit card hold to pay for extra cleaning fees, repairs, or damages caused by you and your guests during your stay. A cleaning fee of $325 per stay is also charged at booking.

Cancellation Policy: Ninety-seven percent (97.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 14 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. Forty-seven percent (47.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 7 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 7 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.

Property Type Cabin
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In Smart lock
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Limited accessibility
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
Setting & View
  • Mountain
General
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Kettle
  • Pots & Pans
Dining
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms 6 Baths
  • – Shower, Toilet
  • – Shower, Toilet
  • – Shower, Toilet
  • – Shower, Toilet
  • – Shower, Toilet
  • – Shower, Toilet
Sleeping Arrangements 6 Bedrooms, sleeps 1-18
  • Theater Room – 2 Sleeper Sofa/Futons
  • – 2 Queen beds
  • – 1 Queen bed
  • – 1 King bed
  • – 1 Queen bed
  • – 1 Queen bed
  • – 1 Queen bed
Entertainment
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Games/Board Games
  • Game Room
  • Smart TV
Family
  • Pack N Play/Travel Crib
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Veranda
Pool/Spa
  • Jacuzzi
Vehicles
  • Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
Safety
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Linens High Temp Wash
Expectations
  • Cameras/Surveillance
  • Dangerous Animals
Accessibility
  • Home Step Free Access