The SpaceTraditional ranch style house is set on a hill top, with both valley and mountain views. Spacious living area is all on one level with brick fireplace in the living room, formal dining room, casual family room, laundry room with washer dryer, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, plus a large covered raised deck that's perfect for entertaining. A beautiful new patio table & chairs on the deck seats 8 . The house sleeps 6 in comfortable beds, plus 2 if using the pull out couch. So many great activities are nearby, like hiking, mountain biking, site seeing, white water rafting, tubing, boating, fishing, gem mining, arts, dining, train rides, skiing, shopping, waterfalls. Drive the blue ridge parkway, or just relax at home on the deck and soak in the bucolic views. Built in 1999 this clean home has modern comforts like high speed internet, cable TV, monitored security system, fully equipped eat in kitchen, fluffy bath towels, high thread count luxury sheets. Two queen sized beds, plus a fun sturdy bunk bed for the kids in the 3 bedrooms. 2 acres of manicured lawn, paved concrete circular driveway, attached garage with an electric chair lift for those who may have a challenge climbing the short flight of stairs into the house. This home is just 1 hour by car from the Asheville airport or 2 hours from Atlanta airport and an easy 2 mile ride from the main highway 441 in Franklin. Please note the photos of the interior were taken at sunset. The home interior is much brighter than it appears in the photos. Guest AccessEntire home is yours to enjoy. Children must be supervised at all times, for safety, especially in the basement area and on the deck. Interaction with GuestsHomeowner is not on sight during your stay, the place is truly yours, and very serene, in a quiet neighborhood, with the houses far apart. Homeowner is available 24/7 by email, cell phone or text. Local housekeeper provides guests access to the home. Smart home features include an electronic keypad lock, security system provides live voice response 30 seconds after an alarm is signaled. You will be provided with a temporary individual code to operate the entry key pad and alarm system. You may press a button on the control panel for emergency police, fire or medical response. Alarm control pad is in the living room. Please do not allow children to play with the alarm controls. The NeighborhoodJust outside the Franklin city limits, this is a lovely ungated neighborhood with a few nice homes on a shared private paved road. Neighbors are friendly, but you probably won't run into them. Getting AroundFranklin is intersects main highways and is easy to access by car from the nearest major airports in Asheville NC or Atlanta, GA. The town of Franklin's Main Street is walkable, with shops, restaurants, a microbrewery, an outfitter and more. There is a Smoky Mountains visitor center just a few minutes from the house, where you can find lots of great things to do in the mountains. Other Things to NoteA short ten minute drive takes you into downtown Franklin, a charming and historic town with a Main Street, a Town Square, fair grounds. Also popular is the River Walk, where you can stroll along a beautiful wide path along the Little Tennessee River. Finally, thanks to the economic recovery, the downtown is really starting to sparkle, with an influx of younger folks, it's artsy and famous for its gem shows. Some nice restaurants and micro-breweries are popping up, too! There are many great outdoor activities and sight seeing within a short ride, you'll love it!