We've now stayed in both of Jay and Amy's vacation rental homes. After our first stay, we knew there wouldn't be another option that would come close to the quality of the homes as well as amazing attentiveness of the Hopmans. Embracing View has ample amenities, ambiance in spades, and the views (yes plural) OMG! We've decided next time we go, we are staying longer. We found ourselves just enjoying the home and views and didn't feel the need to venture out much. However, the Dads and kids did hit a couple of the nearby mountain coasters and highly enjoyed them. We will return to the Hopman's homes for the rest of our vacationing life.
Cabin was very nice and clean and slept 14 people comfortably. The views were outstanding from all parts of the cabin.
Will definitely tells others about it.
We stayed at Embracing View from Friday through Tuesday with our 3 daughters (10,12, 18) and our friends with their 4 year old son. We were blown away by the view from the moment we stepped out of our cars. It was our first trip to the Smokies and I think we may be spoiled by this view. Unfortunately the weather did not agree with us for Saturday or Sunday, but we actually didn't mind because the cabin was stocked beyond our expectation and the kids were never bored. We were lucky enough to see a snowfall on Sunday morning and it was beautiful on the mountain tops!
Owner's were also helpful beyond our expectations. Jay provided us with an incredible welcome packet that we referred to many times throughout our trip. He also checked in with us and offered to give us an extra day in the cabin since the weather was not on our side. We would have loved to take advantage but had work obligations at home.
Absolutely loved our stay here and hope to return again someday!
My husband and I have been vacationing in the area for over 10 years. We have visited many different cabins in many different areas, never one twice. EMBRACING VIEW is the only cabin in which we would repeat our stay. Absolutely exquisite panoramic visuals, deluxe accommodations down to the quality of the bed linen texture, and thorough attentiveness from the owner, Jay, whose enthusiasm for our experience was obviously paramount. You will have to search far and wide to find a serene mountain paradise that indulges the senses as this gem does...we have done all of the footwork for you, look no farther.
Sitting on top of Hatcher Mountain is Embracing View cabin, with the most relaxing views of the Mountains and the valley. Peaceful, calming and beautiful. Sit on the front porch and enjoy the sunrise, enjoy the sunset on the back porch. This cabin provides everything that is needed and more for the most enjoyable vacation. Wish we could have stayed forever.
My daughter and I arrived in Sevierville, Tennessee, at this Embracing View cabin after dark so we didn't really get to see how majestic its view was until the next morning. However, the above-and-beyond thorough welcome packet from the helpful owners, Jay and Amy Hopman, left us no doubt what we could expect when we arrived. They anticipated our every need for every aspect of the visit, including ways to avoid traffic, things to do, where to get groceries; you name it. They provided us with the cleanest cabin I've ever stayed in with updated appliances, furniture and electronic equipment. The new flat-screen televisions were huge! In the game room, they also had a Ms. Pacman/Galaga, etc. game table, which took me back to younger days! Once the morning came, I made a point to check out each terrace (there were some on each level) and found comfortable furniture to help me enjoy the morning clouds/fog that gave the Smokies its name. We also had everything we needed in the kitchen to help with family dinners enhanced by the backdrop of the mountains as seen through huge windows. In the past, I felt cabins I've stayed at had a faint musty smell to them, but this one did not. The decor was just right and I particularly enjoyed the perfect pillows, bedding and mattress for a comfortable, good night's sleep. No one could regret this place.
The Cabin was very clean and beautiful. The scenery from the cabin was absolutely stunning! The scenery would best a National Park for sure. The Sunrise and Sunset, there are just no words to describe. You could just stay rocking on the front porch all day long. Everything from shoppes to entertainment to food was only 10-15 minutes away. I would highly suggest this cabin to anyone. Jay and Amy are great and provide excellent customer service.
Thank you both for a wonderful experience!