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Charlene Bratcher

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Your good luck Bear Naked #1 Sept 18-21 Total $150

36 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Sevierville Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Voted # 1 most romantic cabin by New York Magazine

'Bear Naked' is a one bedroom cabin that is secluded, yet close to all attractions in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. After passing a majestic mountain view, you will drive around a curve and 'Bear Naked' will come into view.

The cabin has rocking chairs for your enjoyment on the front porch. A huge beautiful Blue Spruce adorns the front of the cabin. After walking through a red welcome door, you will enter the living room. In this room there is a comfortable couch for reading or viewing the surround sound TV. There is a new hickory Amish rocking chair in the living room for your pleasure.. The sofa opens into a queen bed for extra sleeping options.

There is a full kitchen with everything you will need if you want to cook at 'home'.

The bath and bedroom have luxury linens. Upon entering the bedroom the first thing you will see is the red, heart shaped jacuzzi. The bed has double pillow-tops for your relaxation. The bed, dining table, and coffee table are made of cane and hickory wood, very beautiful.

The main highlight of course is the private, screened in balcony with a large hot-tub. This is a very private area so you can relax and enjoy the mountain foliage.

The cabin is always immaculate. I make sure it is cleaned to perfection.

Keywords: Escape and relax as you create memories!. No waiting in line to check in, go directly to your 'cabin' Our perfect cabin for each and every individual guest. WELCOME

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Charlene Bratcher (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Charlene Bratcher

I, Charlene, have visited the Great Smoky Mountain National Park since I was a child. I introduced the mountains to my husband, Bruce and daughter, Ansleigh. We have vacationed in Gatlinburg, several times a year, for the last 13 years. During the last 5 years we have actively searched for a cabin. God blessed us with the perfect cabin and even a rental cabin in September, 2009. We were also blessed with jobs, I am a teacher and Bruce is working for with the National Park service. Our daughter loves her school. We have a boxer, Daisy, who even loves the beautiful walks, and especially the wildlife. In 2010 we were blessed with another cabin 'Bear Paws'. 'Bear Paws has a majestic view. See vrbo listing # 300489

Charlene Bratcher purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Charlene Bratcher chose Tennessee

We chose the location of our rental, 'Bear Naked', and our home, because of its close proximity to both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. We are minutes from Dollywood, dinner theatres, and other family oriented activities in Pigeon Forge. We are just as close to Gatlinburg, where we enjoy shopping, browsing and dining out. If you are looking for a more commercial area, Sevierville is equally as close, as this is where I work. There are hundreds of free activities in the Great Smoky Mountains.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is very unique because it is individualized for YOU. We want to share our happiness of owning the cabin, with YOU. We go the extra mile to insure a wonderful experience for YOU. The cabin will be personalized as YOU wish. If you are celebrating a birthday, anniversary, or any special occasion just contact me. I can have a birthday cake, balloons and the cabin decorated prior to your visit. For honeymooners, champagne, and roses can already be on the red, heart-shaped jacuzzi when you arrive. If you want to surprise a special someone, a bed of roses would be so fragrant and beautiful. A snack basket or fruit basket can be waiting for you to enjoy upon arrival. If you are anxious to get to the cabin or too tired to stop for dinner, an assortment of breads, cheeses, and sandwich meats can be already in the cabin for you. There is a wonderful Amish bakery and sandwich shop nearby, with lots of homemade bread, cheeses and other goodies that I could have whatever YOU want for a meal. If you would just like dessert and coffee, that can also be available. Use your imagination, let me do the shopping and decorating for YOU. We want your experience in our cabin to be one that you will remember, and hopefully can become a tradition.

Sample Pricing: Dozen roses or mixed bouquet($40) Cake for any occasion ($35) Champagne ($35) Meat/cheese/bread/pickles/condiments/tray ($50) Fruit tray ($30) Decorated with banners/mylar balloons ($15) Mixed snack tray (ex: chips, cookies, crackers, dips, etc..)($25) candles for romantic candle light dinner ($10) bed of fresh fragrant rose petals ($25) chocolate covered strawberries, ($25)

Guestbook comments from the owner

could not have asked for anything better. It was just as perfect as we remember from being here last year! The view and the rocking chairs were our favorite part. Thanks for everything. We will definitely be back next year to celebrate 3 years of marriage.
Sep 2011
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Reviews

4.7
based on 36 traveler reviews

Your good luck Bear Naked #1 Sept 18-21 Total $150
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 101 reviews
5

Much needed rest in the Smokey mountains.

  • 5 of 5

We can't say enough good things about our stay with Charlene and Bruce. Her and her husband are the best people we have ever met. Our cabin was just perfect. We loved the location,it was so peaceful. We so much enjoyed the pool and game room too. Close to Gatlinburg.We miss being there everyday. We plan on coming back next year. We will not ever think of staying anywhere else . Thank you both for making us feel at home. Can't wait to come back. We stayed at Bear Naked. Just perfect loved everything. Ten stars in our book.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Pleasant Get-Away!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I were looking for a reasonably priced cabin in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge area and decided on Bear Naked. What a cute cabin! It was just enough space for the two of us and was very clean. We did not get to try out the hot tub or the jacuzzi. The kitchen was well stocked and the refrigerator was very clean.

Thank you for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything clean and well attended too. Secluded and peaseful.

  • 5 of 5

Owner left Coffee and snacks which were appreciated. It was beautiful setting.

I really enjoyed my stay. The layout and the amenities were as reported very nicwe.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay. Our Motto: Our guests say it best. Thank you so much for your outstanding review!
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5

Wonderful little cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a birthday get away at "Bear Naked". Charlene and Bruce were wonderful! So welcoming and sweet. The cabin was just perfect! Very well kept place, with everything you need. Only 15-20 minutes from Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge. We will definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice people but not impressed with the cabin

  • 2 of 5

The property owners were so kind and helpful to work with. The location of the property was nice. Unfortunately the cabin was not what we expected. I was more than willing to pay a cleaning fee because I felt that would guarantee a clean cabin. But there were lots of bugs in the cabin. The mattress has a reddish/brown stain on it, which really grossed us out. There were bugs crawling all throughout the hot tub. The bug issue may just be normal due to the cabin being in the woods but it wasn't what we were looking for, especially for the price. We would not go back to this cabin unfortunately.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad that you liked the location of our cabins. I also appreciate your acknowledging our hospitality. We try very hard to make sure every guest has a great stay every time, as we have constant repeat guest. Bear Naked is secluded,, in a wooded area, the hot tub is on the balcony that is wooded all around. All cabins have carpenter bees, especially in May. We live in a log cabin and have carpenter bees. I don't understand how bugs would be in a hot-tub with 100 degree water? Our hot tubs are drained and cleaned for each guest. We have never experienced that before. I know you were only here for 2 nights, but if you had let us know of any problem we would be there immediately. There were guest in the cabin, the day before and after your stay, as BEAR NAKED is a favorite cabin.
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5

Good weekend

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great with the cabin

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Map

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium
Downtown Gatlinburg
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community
Titanic Museum Attraction
Ober Gatlinburg
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Knoxville, TN
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf or Riverstone
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Glades RD or Dollywood Lane
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Enjoy all the Great Smoky Mountains has to offer: Cades Cove (early 1900's - 11 mile loop of home sites, churches, wildlife, grist mill, picnicking, National Park store and much more. Elkmont historical preservation and camping. Roaring Forks motor trail, homesites, trails. Chimneys- hiking and picnicking. Townsend Heritage Museum-Many waterfalls-Greenbrier Park, Catalochee, see the elk. Visit Sugarlands Visitor center at entrance of Gatlinburg for a complete listing and maps of all GSM attractions- All free

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Rates & Availability

Sevierville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Pre fall
Aug 8 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$89
From
$99
Fri,Sat
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$119
From
$129
Fri,Sat
 
 
November
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
$109
From
$119
Fri,Sat
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2016 - Dec 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$139
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$119
From
$129
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee one time $65
Tax Rate 13.0%

NO Smoking in Cabin / Damages to cabin must be paid after your stay / $75 cancellation / date change fee- 1 /N within 21 days for cancellations within 14 days of your stay full rental price

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Red-Heart shaped jacuzzi in bedroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper sofa in living room
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new, super comfortable mattress with luxury linens and pillows for your upmost comfort!, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Brand new queen size sofa sleeper, very comfortable
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Luxury linens, Surround sound, Red- Heart-shaped jacuzzi in bedroom, Screened deck with hot-tub, Comfortable double pillow top mattress, paper products supplied, cleaned to perfection. Individualized treats for each rental guest. Quite seclusion in your own part of the Smokies

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