UPSCALE RENTAL, MOUNTAIN VIEW, FIREPIT, FIREPLACE, NINTENDO WI, LED TV'S

Don Rucker

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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UPSCALE RENTAL, MOUNTAIN VIEW, FIREPIT, FIREPLACE, NINTENDO WI, LED TV'S

Maggie Valley Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 Full Baths, 2 Queen Bedrooms plus Queen Sleeper Sofa (Sleeps 6)

THIS IS A NON SMOKING NO PET'S VACATION HOME:

Checkout is 11A.M. instead of the traditional 10A.M. Checkout. If you need to check out later than 11A.M. please let us know the day before checkout.

The Bear Den is the ultimate upscale vacation rental with everything you need for a great vacation! including Nintendo Wii for family entertainment. (NO SMOKING AND NO PETS PLEASE) Great selection of DVD Movies, Games & Books. Don’t forget your laptop & your K-Cup coffee. (Free High Speed Wireless Internet, K-Cup and Traditional Coffee Makers) Both of the bedrooms have queen size beds with pillow top mattress and wall mounted Flat Panel TV's. The 6 Person Hot Tub and wood burning fireplace and outdoor fire pit will set the mood for a great evening after a long day of skiing, hiking, biking or riding the Blue Ridge Parkway. Large Charcoal Grill available from May thru November. Covered porch has an awesome view of Soco Mountain and is a great place to hang out if you like rocking chairs and swinging in a country swing.

Conveniently located in Maggie Valley with paved easy access all the way to the back door. There are no switch backs or dangerous mountain roads to deal with here. It's only 1.5 miles to Ghost Town, less than 5 miles to the Catloochee Ski Area, 2.0 miles to Joey's Pancake House and 2.5 miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Bear Den is a NON-SMOKING, NO PETS ALLOWED Vacaition Rental.

OWNERS DEFINITION OF UPSCALE RENTAL:

Having rented many vacation homes in Maggie Valley over the past 25 years, we experienced many that were not maintained well. Mattresses were old and hard, linens were worn or there was an insufficient quantity. TVs were old and lacked many of the channels we enjoyed at home. Much of the décor was whatever the owner had left over from their main house. Then occasionally we would rent a place that was really nice. When we purchased the Bear Den we decided we wanted to do all we could possibly afford to make the Bear Den like the rentals we enjoyed. So, upscale vacation rental to us is ensuring the Bear Den is well maintained, mattresses are comfortable, linens are plentiful, TVs are up to date with many channels to choose from. There is ample outdoor seating. The appliances are replaced periodically. Every spring we do major upgrades to the Bear Den to ensure none of our guests are disappointed. In 2012 we replaced all interior doors with solid wood 6 panel doors and added an outdoor stone firepit.

Keywords: Fireplace Firepit Wireless Paved Road

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility
  • pets not allowed
Guestbook comments from the owner
We had a wonderful stay at the Bear Den. It was the perfect get away for our 10 year wedding Anniversary. We loved the comfy bed & couch & giant TV. We also enjoyed the hottub which relaxed our muscles after a full day of skiing. Thank you for sharing your home on VRBO. Keren & Michael P.S. We enjoyed all the pictures too! You are so artistic!
Mar 2010
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Don Rucker

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Originally from Kentucky but moved to Summerville, South Carolina in 1976 as part of a career move with IBM. I have since opened a few computer stores in the Low Country that helps pay for what is important: Our Harley's, We are avid rides and love to do road trips. We also enjoy returning to Kentucky a few times a year to ride our four wheelers in the hills we love. But, the sweet spot for us is Maggie Valley, North Carolina. When we travel we can't help but compare every place we visit to North Carolina and so far we have not found any place that compares to Maggie Valley or the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

Don Rucker purchased this cabin in 2007

Terri and I wanted a great view without having to drive up a mountain road to enjoy it. I ride a Harley Davidson so having a paved easy access road was very important.

Soco Mountain View!! Privacy is great at the Bear Den. There are only a few houses in this Mountain community of vacation homes. You rarely see a car or a person when staying at the Bear Den.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 27 reviews
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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
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Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Pageland sc
5

VERY BEAUTIFUL PLACE !!!!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I enjoyed our stay at The Bear's Den so much. This place is so beautiful and so clean. We love Maggie Valley and plan on staying many more times at this place!!!
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
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Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
5

AMAZING ATMOSPHERE & PLEASANT VACATIONING PLACE

AMAZING ATMOSPHERE & PLEASANT VACATIONING PLACE
  • 5 of 5
This home is more welcoming and homey than any picture can convey. My family and I stayed there over the weekend, as a surprise for my daughter's 10th birthday, and we loved and enjoyed every minute of it. She specifically fell in love with the Bear's Den hot tub. I personally enjoy all of the thought and preparation that went into providing small items most mountain vacationers forget, such as Smore skewers or sugar for their coffee. I also adored their idea to provide interesting nearby tourist attractions and also information as to accessing the Blue Ridge Parkway and it's sightseeing spots. My family thoroughly enjoyed every minute of their stay and we hated to leave, therefore we will certainly be repeat visitors for years to come.
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
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Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Ladson, SC
5

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

  • 5 of 5
This was our third stay at the Bear Den. Each time is better as each time we spend more time in the house or should I say on the deck. Our entertainment are the hummingbirds , they flew so close to us. The house was nice and clean and the addition of the Keurig was a nice touch. Will be back next year.
  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143500vb
+1 843-330-2700
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
5

A GREAT STAY!

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from our stay at the Bear Den and had a great time. The house was exactly what we needed to feel comfortable, relaxed and made us want to stay a lot longer than we had booked. The pictures don't do this cozy house enough justice! It has a great view off the back deck- we enjoyed sitting on the swing watching the clouds roll off the top of the mountains. We also loved the frequent hummingbirds that visited all day long. There are a lot of fun things to do in the area as well. Definitely check out Waynesville. I loved the shopping and my husband enjoyed the local breweries and sampling some tasty local brews! Cataloochee Valley was a great trip- we saw Elk up close and even had a picnic next to the river. Local waterfalls we checked out were Mingo Falls and Soco Falls- both were well worth the short climbs! And for a full day of walking, shopping and great dining we checked out Asheville. Highly recommend Asheville Brewery Company for some delicious pizza and a very unique outdoor porch area! We had a great time and are counting down the days to come back! Thanks Don- everything was perfect!
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143500vb
+1 843-330-2700
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
5

A MUST RENT

  • 5 of 5
As soon as we saw the bunny in the driveway on our way in, we knew we were in for a treat. The Bear Den is a beautiful home not far from Soco Falls, Asheville, and the Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Bear Den is clean and updated with bear touches everywhere. We loved sitting in the porch swing looking at the beautiful mountain views. The hot tub was clean and relaxing.
The owner was very helpful with questions that I had about grocery stores, attractions and directions.
We plan on coming back next year and will definitely stay here.
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Upscale Rental, Mountain View, Firepit, Fireplace, Nintendo Wi, LED TV's
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p143500vb
+1 843-330-2700
Maggie Valley Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area
Ormond Beach
5

BEST HOME WE HAVE EVER RENTED

  • 5 of 5
This is one of the best homes we've ever rented! The view from the porch is great & there's plenty of room & comfortable seating out there. The bedroom/bathroom set up was very comfortable and spacious. The home is in mint condition & the parking area was large. Home is very accessible to the Cataloochee Ski Area & Maggie Valley. We will visit this one again!!!
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Area
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Maggie Valley Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Joeys Pancake House
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Availability & Rates

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Maggie Valley Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jul 15 2014 - Aug 29 2014
3 night minimum stay
$135
$795
 
 
Labor Day
Aug 30 2014 - Sep 7 2014
5 night minimum stay
$115
$795
 
 
September
Sep 8 2014 - Sep 26 2014
5 night minimum stay
$115
$795
 
 
Fall Foliage
Sep 27 2014 - Nov 15 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 29 2014
5 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Christmas
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 27 2014
5 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$135
$795
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & Hottub Fees $125
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Maggie Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Heating ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - shower , toilet , Full size walk in shower with seat
    Bathroom 2 - combination tub/shower , toilet , 2nd Bathroom is immediately outside 2nd Bedroom Door
  • Master Bath has two vanity's and a walk in shower with seat.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2) Pillow Top Mattress, Queen Size Sofa bed in living room great for children.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • hiking
Notes:
Rock Firepit
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