About the property
- Cabin4000 sqft
- Half Baths2
- Minimum Stay0 - 5 nights
SkyView Rentals "Bashful Bear" 6Br Elevator~Free WIFI~Theater~MtnView~GameRoom
SkyView Rentals "Bashful Bear" offers panoramic views of the Smokies from one of the most majestic peaks in Sherwood Forest. It is convenient to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg area attractions, restaurants and shopping. As you enter the warm, fully furnished lodge, on the main level you'll find a beautiful stacked stone fireplace flanked by a wall of windows. Enjoy the spectacular views while rocking on the deck or relaxing in the hot tub. Connect with your friends with our Free WIFI. Just off the fully equipped gourmet kitchen is a master bedroom with a king size bed, TV and large bathroom with a walk-in tiled shower. A short elevator ride up to the loft reveals a second master bedroom with king bed, TV, large bathroom, and huge Jacuzzi tub. Off this bedroom is a cozy game area with pool table, air hockey and foosball, and a loft deck with more fantastic views.
Ride the elevator down to the lower level to enjoy another big-screen TV and 3 other bedrooms (2 with king beds and 1 with queen-over-queen bunk beds), all with their own private bath. Here you'll find another fireplace and deck to reap those peaceful moments in your rocking chair. One more elevator ride down to the lowest level offers a wet bar, 1 more bedroom with private bath and Jacuzzi tub, and the beautiful home theater equipped with your own personal reclining theater chair! Visit with friends and family in front of another fireplace here, or enjoy the bar and deck. This cabin is sure to help you and your group relax, laugh, and enjoy a wonderful vacation at 'SkyView Rentals Bashful Bear!'
Earl & Sandra Martin, or Stacy Cole
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 18, 2018
About Earl & Sandra Martin, or Stacy Cole
Welcome to our cabin high atop the mountain. Sandra and I, plus our kids and Ginger our Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever want you to have a great time just as we do when we get the chance to stay in our cabin. We moved from the Twin Cities and settled down in a suburb of Tampa, Florida, but always loved the beauty of the Smoky Mountains as we drove between Florida and Minnesota. We always said that when we could get a place to share with our family and friends we would. We also wanted it to be a place that we could share with others. So please enjoy your stay and hope you feel refreshed and rejuvenated like we do.
Earl & Sandra Martin, or Stacy Cole purchased this Cabin in 2008
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great property. We had 15 ladies and the bed and bathroom situation was great.
The property was clean. The information prior to check in was helpful to assure we had the needed items since a store is 2 miles away. The house is set up well to allow the late night people to be up and not bother the early to bed crowd. Beautiful views.
Thank you for your review and for choosing Bashful Bear for your ladies weekend. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I look forward to having you as our guests in the future.
Amazing!! One of the best vacations we have ever taken!
My husband and I decided to take our children and grandchildren (14 people) to Pigeon Forge for Thanksgiving. I found the cabin online and booked it back in the summer. The pictures did not do it justice. It was so much better. The views were amazing, the space was so open and inviting. Having so many king size beds was wonderful for all of the adults. There was room for everyone. The kids had so much fun in the game room and the theater room was the perfect spot to watch football. The hot tub was also a great plus. The only thing I can say negatively is that there is no insulation between floors so the noise went right through, especially between the main level bedroom and the one above it. This wouldn't stop us from going there again, though. Having the stairs on the outside was not a problem and having the elevator was nice for those who didn't want to take the stairs. We had plenty of refrigerator space in the kitchen. I did use the two bar refrigerators for leftovers after our Thanksgiving dinner.
The location is excellent. It was a 15 minute drive to Gatlinburg and just a few minutes to the Parkway in Pigeon Forge. There were plenty of restaurants and a nice grocery store close by. Being a holiday weekend, we left early to go to Gatlinburg to avoid the traffic and it was fine.
All in all, I would definitely recommend Bash Bear for anyone with a large group who is looking for a great place to stay!
Hi Jo Ann,
Thank you for your review and for staying with us at Bashful Bear. I am glad you and your family enjoyed your stay during Thanksgiving. I look forward to your next visit with us.
Property was clean and nice, I have stayed in newer, nicer cabins for this price though
Property was fun, views were great, but for the price I have stayed in newer and nicer cabins. We Hosted a team meeting here and biggest complaint was that the beds - especially the sleeper sofas were very old and or cheap therefore not comfortable. A few little things didn't work - the Oven was the major one, the game consul had a handle stick, and pilot light went out in fireplace. Overall I would be happy to recommend but get that oven checked if you are planning to cook and should be more like $600 a night tops.
Thank you for your review of Bashful Bear. I am sorry you encountered any problems during your stay and I would like to address each one of them specifically. The actual nightly rate you paid was less than $600 per night due to a special we had running. When I personally inspected the property on the day of your arrival, the oven was working, the fireplace was lit and I did not find any problems with the game console.
After reading your review I thoroughly check the game console and I was unable to get any of the buttons or handles to stick.
The sofa sleepers and bed mattresses are not cheap or old and have been recently updated. When I spoke with you prior to you making your reservation, you told me each member of your group would need their own individual bed. I explained to you that Bashful Bear only has 7 actual beds and the remaining sleeping spaces are made up of sofa beds. I further explained that sofa sleepers have 3” mattresses and are not designed to sleep adults and they will find them to be uncomfortable. At that time I suggested you look at booking the adjacent property to have enough actual beds to accommodate your group. You declined and told me they would be fine on the sofa sleepers.
The fireplace pilot went out because a member of your group indicated to me he had turned the incoming gas line valve off and then back on. And that is why the pilot light went out. I am glad when I was made aware of it and within 30 minutes, had it going for you. It would have helped if you had mentioned the issue you were having with the oven and game system at that time.
When I was notified by someone else after the departure of your group the oven was not working, I had it inspected and found it to have had some type of cooking oil spilled in it causing it to overheat and melt the wires and main circuit board and that it could not be repaired. I immediately purchased a new range and had the damaged one replaced within just a couple hours.
We pride ourselves in trying to quickly handle problems when we are notified. Had you made me aware of the problems you encountered, just as I did with the fireplace they would have been immediately addressed and proper measure taken to ensure you had full use of everything in the property during your stay.
A+ view B- house
Being in the mountains was wonderful as was the view from Bashful Bear. The house was very segmented which works for a group that does not want to spend a lot of time together. Our Ladies group wanted to spend time together and fellowship. Our next trip I hope to find a house that has an open floor plan. Also,
there were not enough bed linens for everyone.
Thank you for your review of Bashful Bear. I am sorry you found the property did not meet the needs of your group as you would have liked for it to. In the past we have had other guests tell us the dining area and living room are large, open and worked well for their group to meet and fellowship. Again I am sorry you did not find it fit your group in the same way. I do leave enough sheets, blankets and pillows for each sofa sleeper. The sheets are normally located in one place and blankets and pillows are spread throughout the house. When you found you did not have enough for everyone if you would have called me I would have brought you any thing extra you needed. After reading your review I am taking steps to find a central location to put everything together in one place.
It was a pleasure to have you as our guests.
We had a family and friend reunion at his location and it was perfect! Great views comfy beds well stocked kitchen. Highly recommended
Hi Charles, Thank you for your review of Bashful Bear and for selecting SkyView Rentals for your stay in the Smoky Mountains. I am glad you, your family and friends enjoyed your stay with us. We do work hard to make sure the kitchen as well as the rest of the cabin is well stocked, comfortable and you have everything you need to make your stay more enjoyable. I look forward to hopefully having you as guests in the future.
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We were here for a family wedding. Beautiful area. Cabin was great. Awesome weekend! The only critiques would be that the furniture needs updating and the area around the garbage cans had a lot of litter around it.
Thank you for your review of Bashful Bear. We are in the process of updating furnishings throughout the cabin. I am sorry we were not able to have them in place prior to your recent stay. We would love to have you stay with us in the future to see the exciting changes we are making. Also I would like to apologize for any liter found around the trash receptacles or property. We do try very hard to make sure this type of thing does not happen. Unfortunately liter does get blown in and around the property after it has been cleaned and inspected. I have personally inspected the area and made sure any liter has been properly taken care of and I will work towards a solution to keep it from happening again.
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Additional information about rental rates
Minimum Stay: 2 Night minimum stay during non-holiday periods. 3 Nights MLK, Labor and Memorial Day. October & November. 4 Night minimum stay from Mid-June to Mid August. 5 Nights Christmas and New Years, Thanksgiving Only our rates at our website are accurate and will be honored. VRBO & HomeAway rental rates are estimates ONLY. Our cabin is located in a gated community with an on-site pool.