5 STAR~5 BEDROOM~5 BATH LUXURY CUSTOM 6000 SQ FT LOG HOME~BORDERS GSM NAT PARK

Rita Blair

Advertiser since 2012
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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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5 STAR~5 BEDROOM~5 BATH LUXURY CUSTOM 6000 SQ FT LOG HOME~BORDERS GSM NAT PARK

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Pigeon Forge Lodge Rental Photos and Description

Custom log home, 5 bdrm 5 bath, loft, game room w/ beds , mtn view, sleeps 16,

Papa Bear's Den is a magnificent secluded mountain luxury log home that sleeps 16 and is ideal for large groups or families. This custom built log home displays exceptional craftsmanship and straddles the border of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. It is rare to find a property that offers such spectacular and unparalleled views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Papa Bear's Den has 6,000 square feet of indoor living space spread across 3 levels with out of this world views from every room. The home's interior was custom decorated by a team of professionals and boasts the highest quality lodge and chalet furnishings. It is elegantly appointed with custom window treatments, flooring, chandeliers, blinds, designer fabrics, and leather. Paintings, photographs, sculpture, and glass works by local artisans depicting the natural beauty of the mountains are visible throughout.

This one of a kind home sleeps 16 and offers 5 oversized bedrooms (plus extra sleeping in the game room and loft) and 5 spacious full bathrooms. The beds include 2 kings, 3 queens, 2 doubles and 2 twins. Enjoy top of the line mattresses on every bed, all purchased within the past year. The king size master suite features a new memory foam mattress and opens onto the back deck. All bedrooms offer the finest amenities including luxurious towels and linens, with all bedcovers designed by Donna Sharpe. When settling in, select the bedroom theme that best suits your mood and taste.

Choose from Cozy Cove, Bare Bottoms, Dear Dreams, Moccasin Magic, or Polliwog Pad. Each bedroom door sports its name carved on a cedar sign to capture the essence of its unique design. Much time and attention was given to decorating each of the homes 5 large private bedrooms. You will want to stay in each one of them!

The gorgeous glass encased gathering area on the main level offers majestic views from every angle. Solid log post and beam construction, soaring vaulted ceilings, and gleaming hardwood floors define the main living area which is anchored by a massive floor to ceiling stacked stone gas burning fireplace. Three other separate indoor living areas and another stone gas fireplace offer more intimate settings. Enjoy your favorite movies, games, or shows on new HD flat screen televisions. Enjoy interactive cooking in the spacious sophisticated gourmet kitchen. The kitchen features a wall oven with microwave, separate convection oven, Subzero refrigerator, 10 foot granite bar with stools, and granite countertops. There is a separate full sized laundry area with high capacity washer and dryer and an extra refrigerator. In the area adjacent to the kitchen, you will find 2 new 7 foot matching dining tables with seating for 16 people. The floor to ceiling windows of the dining area offer commanding views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. The large recreation room located on the lower level offers a mini bar, full size pool table, foosball table, and a new large HD flat screen television. The game room sports a fisherman theme with touches from Orvis and is a perfect retreat for kids or sportsmen.

A separate game room features a poker/bumper pool table. A wide assortment of card and board games are available for you and your guests to enjoy.

The home is surrounded by 3 separate decks totaling 1500 square feet of outdoor living space with unparalleled views of the Great Smoky Mountain National park which is composed of over 500,000 acres. Plenty of rockers and outdoor furniture allow guests to breathe the crisp mountain air, enjoy the abundant wildlife, and witness the beauty of the stunning sunsets, sunrises, and moonlit nights. A new gas grill is located close to the kitchen on the back desk. Indulge in a new 6 person oversized hot tub that allows you unobstructed views of the Smoky Mountains from every side. There is also an indoor Jacuzzi spa with windows on three sides that directly face the Smoky Mountains. Relax, relax, relax, and retreat from the world. That's what a real vacation is all about!

The paved driveway leads to a convenient parking area large enough for numerous vehicles. The home offers 2 main entrances. While one entrance has several steps another entrance has only 4 steps making access easy for elderly or handicapped guests, as well as loading and unloading cars.

This property's exceptional architectural features highlight the extensive use of wood, stone, glass, and granite throughout. These elements combine with the beauty of the setting to invite the natural world into this magnificent mountain getaway. The vacation of a lifetime awaits you in this amazing secluded retreat nestles in the Great Smoky Mountains. Come see for yourself. You won't be disappointed!!

***CLICK ON THE VIDEO TAB ABOVE TO GET A DETAILED TOUR OF PAPA BEAR'S DEN AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.***

See below for rates and specific dates for each of the rate periods. A 25% deposit (of total including rent, guest services fee & tax) is required to book your stay and will be applied to the total cost of your rental. Remaining balance including damage deposit it due at least 60 days prior to your arrival. Reservations canceled more than 60 days prior to arrival will be issued a full refund minus (-) amount equal to one (1) night's rent. Reservations canceled 60 days or less prior to arrival will not be issued a refund. However, you may reschedule your visit at a time that is mutually convenient for Guests and Homeowner. Rescheduled reservations must have an arrival date no more than one year from cancellation date. While we love to hear from potential guests, please understand that our rates are non-negotiable.

Key words: Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, cabin, custom, log, 5 bedroom, East Tennessee, Wears Valley, luxury, 5 bath, loft, game room, hot tub, gourmet kitchen, sleeps 16

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Rita Blair (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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Why Rita Blair chose Pigeon Forge

Our family has vacationed in the Smokies for three generations. Twice annually for a week at a time, plus frequent three day weekends we hit the trails for picnicking, fishing, hiking, local attractions, and “yes” even shopping. Finally my husband and I were presented with a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase an acre of land that borders the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. This land was previously unavailable for sale, so when it became available we jumped at the chance. Then came the process of building our dream home. After a lengthy design process, which incorporated ideas from family and friends, came the 13 month construction period. The “result” is a spectacular, yet inviting and relaxing log home nestled between the Appalachian Mountains and the spruce and fir forest that covers them. Here nature converges with both the indoor and outdoor living spaces to heighten our senses of the beauty that surrounds us. Our memories are many……happy times spent with family and friends observing holidays and celebrating birthdays, graduations and a myriad of other special occasions. Sunrises and sunset against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful places on earth are enduring. We have also enjoyed learning about the history of East Tennessee, the people and their customs. As the circle of life evolves, we find that we spend less time in our mountain paradise. However, we want to offer you, your family and friends the opportunity to create your own memories in our mountain retreat. We hope you will find time to soak in the peace and tranquility that this most special and wondrous place offers.

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 43 traveler reviews

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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Orangeburg, SC, USA
5

Awesome Cabin

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at Papa Bear's Den last week. It is an incredible cabin. Our group was composed of my husband and me, three of our adult children with their spouses and six grandchildren ranging in age from 5 months to thirteen years. Absolutely beautiful. Plenty of space for us to come together and also to spread out for those who wanted a little space. The children especially enjoyed the bunkbeds and the murphy bed downstairs. My only advice is to bring extra dish towels and dish cloths...we spent a lot of time in the kitchen! The only negative for us had nothing to do with the cabin. Our two year old grandson became ill and spent two days at Children's Hosptial in Knoxville where he received excellent care.
  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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Pigeon Forge Tennessee
portland tn.
5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
Been coming to GSM for many years and by far the best place we have ever stayed. Its not just another rental the managers and owners make every effort to make sure that you don't want for anything. DEFINITLY 5 STAR.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Townsend, TN
5

60th Birthday Party

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at PaPa Bears Den was absolutely perfect. I had a surprise Birthday Party for my husbands 60th which incorporated all age groups for the event. Everyone complimented on the housing accommodations and how nice and spacious all the rooms are. We had tons of family fun along with privacy away from other cabins. If I ever rent a cabin again it will definitely be with PaPa Bear!!! I can't say enough about all the details but in my opinion it's a 10/10 :)
  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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Pigeon Forge Tennessee
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5

Awesome family home !!!!!!

  • 5 of 5
My whole life I have been coming to this area and by far this was the best house we have stayed in. For some of my family this was their first time to travel from PA to GSM..... Needless to say they loved the house and the area. We are making this our family tradition!!! The home was put together with love. When you enter you will never want to leave, yet when you do it is convenient, that is if you are not wanting the fast paced parkway area and if you do it's just a short drive. The house is perfect for all ages! The lay out makes hanging out perfect! The kitchen has everything you need to cook for a large group even a crock pot! The bedrooms are so comfortable you will want to stay in bed. Oh keep an eye out for the local wildlife.....you may get lucky and see a bear, we did! The kids were amazed as it walked across the drive. There are not enough words to describe this home. The pictures are amazing, but to see it in person will make you smile! This home is great for every age and the back steps are easy for those who do not handle steps well. If you have kids the downstairs is perfect too! There are neighbors, but you will never know it, the trees are thick so not only do you not hear them but you don't see them! If I hadn't known different I would have thought we were on top of the world all alone!
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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Pigeon Forge Tennessee
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5

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5
This was the best home we have ever stayed in. The home is so well maintained and the perfect size for a large family gathering. Wears valley was the perfect location. We all loved this home and location was perfect! We are coming back we all decided this would be a great family tradition.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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5 Star~5 Bedroom~5 Bath Luxury Custom 6000 Sq Ft Log Home~Borders GSM Nat Park
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Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Birmingham, Alabama
5

Stay exceeded expectation!

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Papa Bear's Den exceeded our expectations! Our extended family of sisters, brothers, aunts, uncles, and cousins separated by many states was able to enjoy catching up and relaxing together in this beautiful home. The central location of Papa Bear's Den made it easy to visit and enjoy nearby attractions in Pigeon Forge, Wears Valley, and Gatlinburg. A favorite for us was hiking in the mountains. The attention to the details in the home provided every convenience and amenity needed to accommodate our large group from cooking together to gathering around the tables to play games. Management of the property made it easy to rent and plan for the vacation. You couldn't help but feel the owner's respect for guests by the attention given to the care and cleanliness of the home. The baby bear sighting from the deck of the home was icing on the cake! We will be going back!
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Knoxville
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Eagles Landing, Gatlinburg & Bent Creek
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Highway 321
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Very convenient
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Papa Bear's Den sits on the Great Smoky Mountain National park border and is 5 minutes from the Metcalf Bottoms entrance to the Smokies. Metcalf Bottoms is the site of great fly fishing, picnicking, rafting, swimming, and hiking. Papa Bear's Den is convenient to restaurants, entertainment, and family attractions. From Papa Bear it is an easy drive to the hub of Pigeon Forge/Sevierville/Gatlinburg. Select from the convenience of over 400 restaurants and countless live shows spotlighting music and comedy. Check out Dollywood, Tanger Outlet Mall, Splash Country, Dixie Stampede, Wonderworks, Titanic Museum, Ripley's Aquarium, Ober Gatlinburg, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Sugarland Visitor's Center, Space Needle, and Sky Lift. But don't forget that adventures such as horseback riding, golf, ziplines, scenic overlooks, fly fishing, rafting, and hiking trails are at your fingertips.

Just 10 minutes from Papa Bear's Den is Townsend, TN. Townsend is known as the gateway to the Smokies because of the proximity to Cades Cove. It is also home to the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center, Little River Railroad Company Museum and numerous outdoor attractions. Travel 45 miles from Papa Bear's Den through the Park on US Highway 441 and you will arrive in Cherokee, NC. There you will find the Cherokee Indian Museum, Unto These Hills outdoor drama and Oconaluftee Indian Village. For the casino enthusiasts, check out Harrah's entertainment complex in Cherokee.

Let Papa Bear's Den be your home away from home as you and your family experience the beauty, nature, adventure, culinary delights, shopping, and entertainment that await you in the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $425 Per night

Pigeon Forge Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Fall
Sep 26 2014 - Nov 1 2014
4 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Off Season
Nov 2 2014 - Nov 22 2014
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 23 2014 - Nov 29 2014
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
Off Season
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Holiday Week
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
Holiday Week
Dec 27 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
Off Season
Jan 3 2015 - Jan 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Holiday Weekend
Jan 15 2015 - Jan 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Off Season
Jan 19 2015 - Feb 11 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Holiday Weekend
Feb 12 2015 - Feb 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Off Season
Feb 16 2015 - Mar 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Spring
Mar 5 2015 - May 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Early Summer
May 21 2015 - Jun 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Peak Summer
Jun 21 2015 - Jul 11 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
Peak Summer
Jul 12 2015 - Jul 18 2015
4 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Peak Summer
Jul 19 2015 - Aug 8 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,200
 
 
Peak Summer
Aug 9 2015 - Aug 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Late Summer
Aug 15 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Off Season
Sep 7 2015 - Sep 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Peak Fall
Sep 25 2015 - Oct 31 2015
4 night minimum stay
$500
$3,500
 
 
Off Season
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
Off Season
Nov 29 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$425
$2,975
 
 
Holiday Week
Dec 19 2015 - Dec 25 2015
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
Holiday Week
Dec 26 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$4,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Guest Service Fee $300 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%
Notes 25% (of total including rent, guest services fee & tax) deposit required at time reservation is made. Balance remaining is due at least 60 days prior to arrival and once paid is nonrefundable. Rental Agreement available upon request from manager. Guest Service charges are for registration and processing fees, cleaning of house, hot tub cleaning, trash removal, and grill cleaning.

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Amenities

Amenities

Pigeon Forge Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Adjacent to kitchen/great room on main level
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite on 2nd level with valley views, large vanity
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite on 2nd level with valley views, large vanity
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level, adjacent to game room, large vanity
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Ensuite, oversized, double vanity, mountain views from tub
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Huge master suite, main level, french doors to deck/hot tub
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Very large suite, 2nd level, bear theme, hand-hewn furniture
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Spacious, main level, adjacent to sunroom, Indian motif
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Oversized suite, 2nd level, deer/hunting theme
    Loft + Den - 1 twin/ single , Stunning space, opening to private balcony, mtn decor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Very large private room on lower level, opening to patio
    Bedroom 7 - 1 bunk bed , 1 murphy bed , Bunk and murphy beds in recreation room on lower level
  • King size beds (2) King bed in master suite on main level; king bed in suite on 2nd level, Queen size beds (3) Queen bed in suite on 2nd level; queen bed in bedroom on main level; queen bed in bedroom on lower level, Twin or Single Beds (1) twin bed in loft, Bunk Beds (1) twin bed on top with double bed on bottom located on lower level, Murphy Beds (1) double bed located in game room on lower level. FLOOR PLANS ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. PLEASE CONTACT MANAGER.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
FLOOR PLANS FOR THIS CUSTOM HOME ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. PLEASE CONTACT MANAGER. MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY IS 16.
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