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Jeff & Laura Hutt

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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2 bedroom/2 bath sleeps 4 -pets considered

Tired of overcrowded freeways and the stress of everyday living? The Bear Hutt is one of the best places to sit and relax in private after a day of playing and exploring what the beautiful rivers and mountains have to offer. The Bear Hutt comes with a fully equipped kitchen, flat screen TV with satellite, DVD player, gas fireplace, WIFI, outdoor grill and a fire pit. There is plenty of room for parking and to turn your vehicle around if you are trailering your motorcycle. The wood furniture and mirrors in the cabin were made by the well known artist, Jeff Hutt.

The Bear Hutt is private and located between Murphy and Andrews. It is accessed from a 1/2 mile well maintained gravel road which is off Highway 141.

The Bear Hutt is conveniently located near rafting sites, restaurants, horseback riding, Smokey Mountain National Park, gem mining, pottery studios, antiquing, fishing, hiking, golfing, shopping, biking, canoeing and scenic parkways and skyways. The John Campbell Folk School in Brasstown is 20 minutes away and has summer concerts and fall festivals.

Average temperatures - Spring nights 40°, days 70°, Summer nights 64°, days 78°, Fall nights 40°, days 68°, Winter nights 20°, days 40°.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Jeff & Laura Hutt

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We live in the Florida Keys and fell in love with western North Carolina. We travel back and forth from our conch house to the Bear Hutt as often as we can. Some say we have the best of both worlds! We hope you enjoy the Bear Hutt as much as we do and come back to visit over and over again.

Jeff & Laura Hutt purchased this cabin in 2004

The Bear Hutt is located close to whitewater rafting, horesback riding, the John Campbell Folk School, and is just a beautiful ride through the Nantahala Gorge. It is close to everything this beautiful area has to offer.

The Bear Hutt and setting is very relaxing. Our favorite activities are building fires in our firepit, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, taking our motorcycle on scenic drives and just exploring all that the area has to offer.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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4.9
based on 13 traveler reviews

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Murphy Murphy / Andrews Area
Grand Prairie, TX
4

NICE

  • 4 of 5
Enjoyed our stay. Cabin was very clean & comfortable and a very reasonably priced. Loved sitting on the porch each morning drinking our coffee, looking at the mountains & listening to the birds.
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Murphy Murphy / Andrews Area
Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
5

BEAUTIFUL AND RELAXING PLACE!

  • 5 of 5
The perfect place to relax and unwind, with a great view from the front deck. It's quiet and peaceful, with a real mountain feel, yet you're in a nice modern cabin with a full kitchen, comfy family room, and cable TV and internet. Plus, it's just 10 minutes to town for whatever you need. I didn't want to leave!
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Murphy Murphy / Andrews Area
United States
5

GREAT VISIT!

  • 5 of 5
My boyfriend and I drove down from Chicago and stayed at the bear hut for four nights in March. We had a lovely time hiking in the area and enjoying the great views! The fire pit was also a really fun way to end the day. Owners were super professional and very responsive. Highly recommend this place- also, it's quite close to the Folk school, which is a wonderful place to visit for the day!
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Murphy Murphy / Andrews Area
5

GREAT CHRISTMAS VACATION

  • 5 of 5
really enjoyed our stay in the bear hutt with the kids (8 and 10) and dogs (small and medium). we arrived at dark however was easy to find our way up and the grade is not bad. inside is very clean. front porch was a nice place to relax and having the gas grill there was a plus. fireplace heats the main living area and heaters in bed and bath rooms, outside temps got into low 20's and we had no problems staying warm. its a small cabin however i never felt cramped even though we usually stay in larger cabins for our vacations, it was a good fit for the 4 of us.

jeff and laura were always a phone call away when we had questions and really appreciated their hospitality and assistance when needed, the wood work is really nice! wish we had used the outside fire pit but rained enough to keep things too soggy.

also, thank you for finding and sending back the toy we left on accident!

while there we hiked the joyce kilmer memorial forest, visited mingo falls, did ice tubing and few other sites in the area. the drive to each was quite scenic (windy roads, lots of great views) and was around an hour each way to our destinations. side note: on our trip back to florida we stopped in at foxfire museum and heritage center in georgia and if you like stepping back in time i suggest it, missed the guided tour but was fun nonetheless. a walmart and grocery store are short driving distance to the cabin.
  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Murphy Murphy / Andrews Area
Florida
5

FANTASTIC CABIN EXPERIENCE!

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful location, close to so many great activities! Cabin is clean, comfortable, and well-furnished. We spent a week there at prime leaf-watching time and could not have been happier. Easy access, but very private. Close to Nantahala area, John C. Campbell Folk School, Highlands/Cashiers, Bryson City, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Appalachian Trail. We especially appreciated that the owners allow dogs, as our dogs are part of the family. GREAT yard to let your dogs run on their own! We've always had to keep ours leashed or on leads before but that was not necessary at this cabin.

Great rental experience and we highly recommend it!
  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
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Murphy Murphy / Andrews Area
St. Catharines Ontario Canada
5

THE MOST RELAXING AND PEACEFUL 10 DAYS OF MY LIFE!

  • 5 of 5
I stayed at the Bear Hutt September 9-19. I can honestly say I did not turn the tv on once in 10 days! The view from the porch was enough entertainment and pleasure for me! The cabin was clean, comfy and quite! For a music writer this place is a dream! A perfect place to clear your head and find some inspiration to create music! Laura and Jeff were on top of everything and made sure my stay was as comfy as possible! Just a tip... Buy some bird food for the feeders! I will be back! I highly recommend this private get away cabin to anyone looking to relax! Take a few minutes at night to have a listen to the sounds of the mountain creatures! It's like a bug symphony! Very cool! Coming from the suburbs of Canada this new for me! Amazing! All I can say is treat yourself! Stay at the Bear Hutt!
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for loving the Bear Hutt as much as we do! We enjoy having guests relax and taking advantage of the sounds of nature! It's one of the things we love about the Bear Hutt!
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Murphy/Andrews
Nearest Ferry
135 Miles
Atlanta Harstfield Airport
Nearest Beach
115 Miles
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
Car: necessary

The cabin is 30 minutes to the Nantahala River and 30-45 minutes to the Ocoee River. There is horseback riding, pottery studios, boating, rafting and other water sports to enjoy, the Blue Ridge Parkway and Cherohala Skyway for scenic drives, Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest, the Appalachian Trail, and of course, gem mining. You are just a day trip away from Dollywood, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinberg in the Smokey Mountains.

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Availability & Rates

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Murphy Cabin Rental Rates

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3 night minimum stay
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$500
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.75%
Notes Cancellation fees:
21 days or less upon scheduled arrival date no refund
Over 21 days full refund less 2/5% for credit card fees
VISA/MASTER CARD/DISCOVER
Add 10.75% tax, $50 cleaning fee, $250 refundable security deposit
Pets are considered, must be on flea preventative & must be kenneled when left alone in cabin.

Cancellation Policy

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

Murphy Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bedroom has its own bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Bedroom has its own bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Games
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • eco tourism
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
Notes:
Close to rafting, horseback riding, Appalachian Trail and to the John Campbell Folk School in Brasstown.
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