At the Top & Above the Rest, at Winfield Heights!

WH_AT_ARComing to Gatlinburg for some holiday shopping and don’t want to be to far from the strip? Winfield Heights is a unique destination spot, which is located less than a mile from Parkway. These three duplex cabins offer a convenient location with accommodations and amenities in mind! Their distinct setting, graciously gives the guest a marvelous view of the lively Gatlinburg area and its surrounding mountains. For that reason, they are continually admired from those who have ridden the Ober tram.

Each cabin provides its guest with:W_H

  • A fireplace
  • Jacuzzi
  • A hot tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • A gameroom with pool table & air hockey
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Washer/dryer
  • Along with 3 levels of decks

While staying in this comfortable setting, one can fulfill their holiday shopping, as they check out all the unique places there are here. The Village is a quaint little plaza with an old world setting. It has a unique collection of boutiques, eateries and galleries.

Arrowcraft, is one of the Southern Highland Craft Guild Shops and is the oldest gift shop in Gatlinburg. This historic shop sells the best crafts from a nine-state region – weaving, basketry, pottery, woodcarving, glass, and toys – ensuring that these skills passed from hand to hand for generations will be preserved for the future.

The Marketplace is a cute little place, with shops that provide an eclectic mix of brand name, specialty and artisan stores. Experience fine architecture, authentic gas lit walkways and mingle in the local culture.

Baskins Square Mall has the Mountain Woodcarvers Shop, the Little Sparrow Gallery, the Scents of Gatlinburg, The Lollipop Guild, God’s World, and Doc’s Magic Shop.

One can always take the trolley and set out for The Arts & Crafts Community.     The 8 Mile historical loop is a place to find; gorgeous quilts, old-fashioned straw brooms, exquisitely woven baskets, hand-dipped scented candles, ceramic pitchers, pottery, dulcimers, stuffed bears and leather vests. The handmade jewelry is unlike anything you’ll find in a mall back home. If there is something quite particular that you need click here downloadable PDF for an extended listing of the retail locations off the Parkway.

sunset_viewtramsmSo, if you were one of those on the tram wondering…how do I get that cabin? Now you know ERA In The Smokies has them and we invite you to stay, with our spectacular winter rates! See

This blog is sponsored by ERA In The Smokies Realty and Rentals located at 207 Parkway in Gatlinburg. For more information on a Gatlinburg Cabin for your Smoky Mountain Vacation or all the reasons to move to the Smokies, call 865-430-3366. ERA In The Smokies is a leader in chalet and Log Cabin Rentals and Real Estate Sales in the Gatlinburg area.

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Gatlinburg Ranked among Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home

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Gatlinburg, TN is now one of the most popular places to buy a vacation home. According to 24/7 Wall Street, the popular vacation spot is the ninth on the list of the top ten places in the U.S. to purchase a home. The beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park draws many of the visitors to the area. Guests fall in love with Gatlinburg’s friendly customer service, attractions, and majesty of the mountains and end up coming back to purchase a home that they can come to every year. There are many vacation rental programs in Gatlinburg that you can list your property on while you are not visiting. At most of these programs you may stay as much as you want in your vacation home and when you are not planning on staying, they will rent it for you! ERA In The Smokies is an exceptional program to list your property on. They offer unlimited stay for their owners, are open seven days a week, have emergency after hour services, exceptionally friendly customer service, many years of experience and alliances with local businesses for repairs, service and retail. ERA In The Smokies is also a full service real estate company. The real estate office is located in the same office as the faction rentals so purchasing and listing your home on their rental program is a fast and convenient process. You can rest assured knowing ERA In The Smokies’ desire and strength to be on the forefront of advertising and marketing will aide in getting your cabin rented frequently. Location, location, location. ERA In The Smokies’ rental and real estate office location is a major component in their rental success, located on the main parkway coming into Gatlinburg 100 yards from traffic light #1, it is easy and often that visitors pull into the first cabin rental business they see. era office

Of the ten cities on 24/7 Wall Street’s top places to buy a vacation home list, Gatlinburg boasts the least expensive median home price. Other cities on the list in order are:

  1. Ocean City, New Jersey- median asking price $525,000
  2. North Wildwood, New Jersey- median asking price $289,000
  3. Kissimmee, Florida- median asking price $298,800
  4. Ocean City, Md0 median asking price $275,000
  5. Marco Island, Florida- median asking price $499,000
  6. Big Bear Lake, California- median asking price $335,000
  7. Lake Arrowhead, California- median asking price $399,000
  8. Panama City Beach, Florida- median asking price $294,245
  9. Gatlinburg, Tennessee- median asking price $179,600
  10. Cherry Grove Beach, South Carolina- median asking price $219,900

Gatlinburg’s affordability also brings many visitors to the area. Travelers can enjoy the great outdoors, walk the strip downtown, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, visit Cooters in Gatlinburg for free, pack a picnic lunch and enjoy a day in Cades Cove and many other day activities.With over 100 places to enjoy a great meal and countless activities to partake in, Gatlinburg, TN is a great place to buy a vacation home. Buying a vacation home and listing it as a rental with ERA In The Smokies is a good way to plan for your finances, fun, family and the future.

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