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Awesome Mountain, Tram & Downtown View, JukeBox, Arcade, Whole Home Generator

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,900 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible Bed, 2 1/2 Baths (Sleeps up to 8) 2,900 Sq. Ft.

Papa Bear's Den stands majestically on Ski Mountain in Gatlinburg TN, and is part of the renowned Chalet Village area. We are less than 5 min to downtown and the entrance of the Great Smokey Mountain National Park. This cabin has access to nearby pools, tennis courts, meeting rooms, and conference center. It is only minutes from both Ober Gatlinburg, with exciting snow skiing, ice skating and shopping, and all the entertainment of downtown Gatlinburg, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park or Pigeon Forge.

When you enter this amazing three story log cabin, you'll start your journey walking onto the bottom deck. Here you'll find a view of the mountains and Mt. Le Conte, and you can wave at the folks on the silent tram as it passes by. In the spring, fall, winter or after a rain, you can hear Holy Branch Creek meandering through the mountains. Walking inside you'll find a bedroom with a king bed, dresser and a 32' flat screen TV. There is also a half bath in this room. The second room down is a television room with a 37' flat screen TV, PlayStation 3 with 30 games, and a DVD player. Heading up the stairs you'll enter the magnificent great room with the living room, dining room, and kitchen. Looking up you'll see a staggering cathedral ceiling. In the living room, you'll enjoy the river stone gas fireplace, the attractive bear/moose/canoe printed sofa, chair, a 50' Plasma TV, Blu Rray DVD player. In the kitchen/dining room, there is a bay window for you to take in the amazing view. You'll find plenty of space at the large table which seats 7-8 people with 2 chairs, a wide 5' bench, a wide 3' bench, and extra seating is available with 2 stools at the bar. The kitchen is fully stocked with refrigerator, stove, microwave, Keurig and standard coffee maker, and much more! There's a door that leads to the upper deck, which features 8 chairs, some tables, and a electric charbroil grill. The deck wraps around the corner and there you'll find a 5 person hot tub and stairs leading to a small yard in the back of the cabin. Back inside, the main level features 2 bedrooms. The first bedroom has a queen bed, 32" flat screen TV, night stand with drawers, and closet. There is also a laundry closet with a new full size ironing board, iron, washer and dryer. The second bedroom is the master and features a king bed, gas fireplace, closet, built-in shelves, large Jacuzzi tub, 43" flat screen TV, DVD player, and a private door out to the deck and the hot tub. Between the two bedrooms, is the first of two baths. This one has a double vanity, hair dryer, and standard bathtub with shower. Once we move upstairs, It's time for Fun! It has an 8' pool table! A Multi Game Arcade that has over 60 games. Ms. Pac Man, Frogger, Donkey Kong are just a few of the games. You'll find a four person table for games, wet bar with four bar stools, corner mounted 32' flat screen TV. There is also a full bath with shower on the upstairs level. All TV's have DirecTV service. The home has a whole house generator! So no power no problem! There is also high-speed wireless internet that works inside and on the relaxing, scenic view decks. If you're looking for an amazing place to spend the perfect Smoky Mountain vacation, you have found your place to stay with Papa Bear's Den. It will leave you with a memory that will last forever.

More Details

Owner
Julie
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german, spanish, italian, swedish, I can translate emails just tell me the language.
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Julie

My husband and I purchased this home in February of 2012. We have worked hard to make this an enjoying place for everyone. We hope you love it as much as we do. Our sons also enjoy coming here. My oldest son is married and he and his wife love it here too. We put new flooring up and and down and did so other renovations. The lower level now has its own heating and cooling thermostat. We had professionals come in and take care of the wall and landscaping giving this the clean curb appeal that all will enjoy.

Julie purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Julie chose Chalet Village

The Mountain view, and the amazing view of Downtown Gatlinburg, the tram passing by is an amazing view too, The creek you can see and hear at different times of the year. There is so much to love. I couldn't begin to name them all. We are truly blessed to be able to own this cabin.

What makes this cabin unique

You can use all of the facilities of the Chalet Village owners club. With three pools, a tennis court, meeting rooms for just about any occasion. Wedding facilities and just about anything you can think of.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The Belgium family loved their stay and they saw many bears. Pierre said he hasn't seen a bear in over 16 years and that was at the zoo. They posted great pictures on their facebook page. They love America and plan to return to our cabin!
Jul 2017
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Amenities

Chalet Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski in/Ski out ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sink
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Toilet, sink, vanity.
  • Toilet paper and soaps are provided as starter only.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Queen size sofa sleeper (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Amazing Mountain and Tram Views. Only 1.5 miles to Downtown Gatlinburg Tn, and the Great Smoky mountain national park, 7 min to Pigeon Forge and Dolly wood. Return Guest Discounts.

Reviews

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Awesome Mountain, Tram & Downtown View, JukeBox, Arcade, Whole Home Generator
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 139 reviews
5

Very impressive. Probably the nicest cabin in the area.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect cabin for two families. Julie and Rick are wonderful people for letting us share their home. We hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write such an awesome review! We love awesome guest that love our house as much as we do! Thanks again, Julie
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5

Loved the cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at the cabin and the area. The cabin is beautiful and so is the view. The most well stocked kitchen I have ever stayed in. We saw at least 1 bear everyday. We loved sitting on the deck and watching the Ober and looking for bears every evening. The children were wild about the game room. The whole entire area is so charming. The best vacation we have had in years! Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful cabin. We hope to return again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write the review. We love to hear our guest loved our cabin! I'm so glad you saw the daily entertainment of the bears too! Our favorite thing to do is watch for bears too! last year we counted 10 different bears in one day. of course none were close to us. We always recommend keeping a distance like you did from the deck.We are glad the kids enjoyed the game room too! We can't wait to have you return. Thanks again! Rick and Julie
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5

Great cabin! Enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cabin and had a great trip. We saw a bear just about everyday at the cabin. We learned within an hour of being here to make sure to lock the car doors. Mr. Bear opened the door to my truck and helped himself to some baby food. Loved our interactions with the bear. The driveway is a bit tricky, which is to be expected when staying on the side of a mountain. Overall a wonderful trip! Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write the review! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Papa Bears Den. It may live up to its name a little too well. We are glad you enjoyed Boo Boo! He is a frequent at the cabin and there is never a dull moment with him around. He's a goofy bear and we enjoy keeping our distance while safely watching him when we are there. I'm glad you had a good trip and we hope to hear from you again sometime. Thanks Again, Julie
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5

Beautiful cabin, loved the area. Saw bears by the cabin. Had a great time!

  • 5 of 5

cabin and area was beautiful. loved it!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad you loved our home. We are even happier you saw some bears. They make the trip worth while and I know you made memories that will last a lifetime! Thanks again, Julie
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4

Lovely home!

  • 4 of 5

I'm a snob when it comes to one thing - where I stay! :D And Papa Bear's Den did not disappoint. The home was clean and comfortable with everything we needed and then some. Being so close to Smokey Mountain National Park, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge made for very convenient day trips, abut having a lovely home to retreat to each night was wonderful. We enjoyed the hot tub, the premium channels, flat screen TVs, and being able to cook our own means in a well-appointed kitchen. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We really appreciate it! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks Again, Julie
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5

Lovely home. Great view!

  • 5 of 5

Though we never saw any bear, we had a wonderful time.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad your family had a wonderful time! Thanks for taking the time to write this review. I think you were a week to soon, the next guest saw bears everyday. We hope you see some next time! Thanks again, Julie
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1.6 Miles
Texas Roadhouse, Calhoun's, and so many more
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Pizza on the mountain downtown there is everything
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg You can drive there avoid traffic
Car: necessary

Thanks to the many people that have reached out to us through phone calls and emails expressing their concern for us and our property. It has been overwhelming. The fact we were there and survived was amazing! The fact our property is still standing is another blessing. We want to thank everyone of our past guest and future guest for their prayers! They worked our property is intact and we only had to cancel a few reservations due to lack of power. Thanks for praying for the people and properties in east Tennessee following the fires. Please continue to keep the people in your prayers especially the ones that lost loved ones and their homes and everything.

Papa Bears Den has an Amazing mountain view and tram view close to ski lodge, down town Gatlinburg, border Great Smokey Mountain National park. less than 5 min to either ski lodge or downtown. About 10 min to Pigeon Forge and Dolly wood, There are so many restaurants, shows, zip line, miniature golf, golf courses, white water rafting. Day trip to Biltmore. Hiking, rafting, skiing, gambling Casino, water skiing at Douglas Lake. and so much more.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
cleaning fee $125 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.