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Bedrooms 1
Space 1,640 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 2 full bath, Sleeps 8, 2 King Beds, 2 Queen Sleepers, w/full kitchen

Bear Necessities: “Just the Bear Necessities, the simple Bear Necessities, forget about your worries and your strife, I mean the bear necessities, the mother natures recipes, that bring the bear necessities of life.” Let the bare necessities come to you. This cabin has all the bear necessities you could want, like breathtaking Smoky Mountain views, a big screen 47' 3D HD TV with premium movie channels, a PS3 w/ games, a heart shaped Jacuzzi, a bubbling hot tub with outdoor speakers, a pool table, dart board, outdoor hammock, 2 king size beds, two queen sleepers, and Starr Crest resort amenities. Amenities include a swimming pool and awesome children playground and picnic area. Relax, unwind, and loose yourself in the mountains at our Bear Necessities cabin in Pigeon Forge. This cabin is located about 5 minutes from Dollywood and in the mountains right off the main drag in Pigeon Forge Tennessee. We are located minutes away from all the shopping, action, and shows in Pigeon Forge

Location:: Our Pigeon Forge cabin is located right off the main drag in Pigeon Forge. Heading South on the main Parkway in Pigeon Forge take a left at light # 8 at Dollywood lane and jog to the right around Gatlinburg golf course. Go a couple of miles down the road on Upper Middle Creek Road and you will see a sign for Starr Crest Resorts. Turn left there and head up into the mountains to “Bear Necessities” cabin.

Amenities:: This cabin includes one large wall-mounted 47' HD 3D big screen TV and two 20 in wall mounted TVs, one in each bedroom. Each TV has its own DVD player and all are hooked up to cable. The large 47' TV also includes a DVR recorder with premium movie channels, and a PS3 player with blu ray. The cabin also includes 6 rockers sitting on 2 tiers of decks overlooking a spectacular view of Mt Lecounte and the Great Smoky Mountains. The cabin is 1640 square feet and includes one large bedroom downstairs with full bath, and another king bed upstairs in the game room. 2 queen size sleeper sofas sleep 4 more people. The kitchen is fully stocked with all necessary dishes, common kitchen appliances, and all dining ware necessary. There is a washer and dryer for laundry. You will love the upstairs bath, which includes the heart shaped Jacuzzi and shower stall. Play a game on the arcade system or x-box and then relax in the bubbling hot tub while taking in the breath taking views of the mountains

What To Do:: You can either choose to spend your time at the cabin and relax, or enjoy the many shopping venues, outlet malls, or fine restaurants in the Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg areas. I have included links to most of the major attractions in the area. You can choose form such great restaurants as Dixie Stampede, the Old Mill, or the Apple Barn in Pigeon Forge, or the great restaurants in Gatlinburg like the Park Grill or Cherokee Grill, or you can choose from some of the best National Chain restaurants. Enjoy some of the shows at places like Dixie Stampede, Country Tonite Theater, Memories Theater, or Dollywood. Visit attractions in Gatlinburg such as Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Ober Gatlinburg ski resort, or take part in the many activities in Pigeon Forge such as miniature golf, go cart racing, helicopter rides, horseback riding, hiking, creaking, or even bungee jumping. The choices are endless.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 14, 2017

About Jeff

Live in Cincinnati and vacationed for many years in Pigeon Forge and the surrounding area. We thought we would like to have a place of our own down in Pigeon Forge because of the great views, attractions, and all the wonderful things to do down there.

Jeff purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Jeff chose Tennessee

This property specifically because of the beautiful construction, magnificent views, wonderful resort amenities, and proximity to attractions and restaurants. It is such a great location because you feel like you are 'away from it all' but have access to great attractions, shopping, shows, and restaurants within a 5-20 minute drive.

What makes this cabin unique

Awesome amenities at the resort and many things to do at the cabin such as Jacuzzi, hot tub, 4 flat screen TV's, PS3, arcade, surround sound, etc., etc., etc.


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs in master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Upstairs in game room
  • 2 full baths. One downstairs in master bedroom with full tub and shower. The other bathroom is upstairs in the game room and has a shower stall and the heart shaped Jacuzzi.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Sleeping Area 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper around corner from bed
    Family Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sleeper
  • Master bedroom is downstairs w/1 Kind Bed. Another sleeping area located in upstairs game room with another King Bed. There are 2 queen sleepers. One is downstairs in the family room and the other is in the game room around the corner from the upstairs master. Both Kind Beds have access to TVs with DVD players.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Reduced rates for April!Watch the mountain leaves green up in front of your eyes
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 9 reviews
Indianapolis, Indiana

Not what I hoped for

  • 2 of 5

We stayed at this cabin as our first trip to Pigeon Forge. Upon entry it looked similar to the photos. However, we immediately noticed that the computer didn't work, The arcade advertised did not work, the air hockey table was very beat up and didn't work well. Then to add insult to injury the hot tub did not work, and after calls to the owner who assured us it would be fixed before we left we never got to use or enjoy it either. The cleaning staff did so well that there was a dead bug on the stairs and a roll of toilet paper shoved down in one of the pool table pockets. The bed upstairs was so uncomfortable my 13 and 14 yr old couldn't take it. The pullout couches were equally uncomfortable. The only ones who slept ok were my husband and I..Our bed was ok. The bathroom in the master is nice however, the jacuzzi tub is not there it is upstairs in a more public setting where we couldn't enjoy it. The kitchen was nice but the pans were warped and impossible to cook on. There was a great playground across the street that was convenient and fun. The view was amazing and we loved it. Overall it would have been better if all the things advertised would have worked. We got this cabin due to all it's amenities and when it rained the entire time we were in Pigeon Forge we had to leave the cabin daily because there was really nothing to do. The pool is also miles away is at the bottom of the resort area and this cabin is at the top. My children were asking to come home by day 2 which is never a good thing. The owner seemed nice and pleasant to deal with but with nothing working I was just out a lot of money and had an unhappy family. I won't be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is unfortunate some of the things were not working during your visit. I have since upgraded all or most of the things on your list. The air hockey table has been replace by a brand new foosball game and the arcade game has been replace with a brand new multi-game arcade system. As far as the cleaning goes we have since brought in a new property manager with professional cleaners. As far as the hot tub goes I am sorry it was on the fritz during your stay. I did call the service company when we figured we could not get it to work by resetting the controls. It is unfortunate they did not get it working sufficiently before your stay ended.
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Alford, FL

Family trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! Everything was very nice, and had every amenity we wanted and more. Location can be beat! The playground was nice; it was a little big for my toddler, but he still liked playing with daddy on it.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the feedback! Yes, this is a great place for kids with the playground right across the street. Come on back and see us again when you can. We love returning tenants and even offer a 10% discount.
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Cincinnati, OH

Excellent cabin...5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

We love StarrCrest resort but not the prices of renting through the rental companies. We found this cabin and WOW...what a find! Although it says 1 bedroom, there is a very nice, seperate living area with a king bed upstairs. We travelled with 2 kids and it worked out perfect. Plenty of room for everyone. I think 2 couples could even share this cabin and still have privacy and plenty of living space. It was like new inside and out. We remembered our stroller, but were pleasantly surprised to find a stroller at the cabin also. And the proximity to the playground was PERFECT. They also provide an informational binder in the cabin that has all the local restuarants menus and information. We'll definitely be back to this cabin.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jenny, We are glad you enjoyed the cabin. Definitely would be glad to see you return. We sure do offer some of the best rates at StarrCrest. No middleman to increase prices so the customer is ultimately the winner. Don't forget to take advatage of our 10% loyalty discount on your return! Thanks again.
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Rome, GA


  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed your cabin. The views are beautiful!! The hot tub wonderful! And I loved relaxing in the heart shaped jacuzzi. We enjoyed our 23rd anniversary trip. The 3D tv was also wonderful!!! It ended up being cool at night while we were there so we even got to enjoy the fire place. So much to do at the cabin, you don't feel like you have to leave.....but we came in the jeep so we did go enjoy beautiful rides thru the mountains!! Thanks for sharing!!! We will be back and bring the kids!!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome! Glad to hear you had such a good time. We welcome you back whenever you can make it. Remember to have the kids pack some of thier favorite games for the PS3 and let us know when you are returning to take advantage of our 10% loyalty discount. Sincerely, Jeff & Judith
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A delight in every sense.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this beautiful cabin during the Christmas holiday 2010. We were pleasantly surprised by everything. It was roomy yet very cozy. We had all the luxuries of a hotel and the comfort of home all in one. It was awesome to be at a resort where you have privacy, yet you aren't too far away. The view is spectacular. Hot tub on a cold evening is nothing short of amazing. Small snag....taken care of....IMMEDIATELY. Having 'grandma and grandpa' show up on Christmas afternoon was the icing on the cake. We enjoyed our stay so much, that we just might be staying at the Bear Necessities for the 2011 Christmas Season.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2011
  • Stayed: Dec 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review Janie. We would be glad to have you stay at our cabin again this Holiday season. I love some of your pictures you guys took with the snow covered mountains. You can also take advantage of 10% guest loayalty discount. We do have a few upgrades since your last visit, like a PS3 with games, a new 3D TV with 4 pair of 3D glasses, and a new Yamaha sound bar.
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Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

I have to say this cabin was everything we expected and more. It was very clean and up to date. Tons of things for the kids to as well as many ways for the parents to relax. We enjoyed the game room and the convience of a full kitchen and laundry. The 3 D moviex and Ps3 were also amazing. I would definately rent again and pass the infomation onto anyone traveling in the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Courtney, Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We are so happy you were able to enjoy our vacation cabin. Welcome to our Tennessee vacation family and we look forward to having you back for many return visits. Sincerley, Jeff & Judith
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Golf: 1 Golf Couse within 2 miles, another within 8 miles

Ski: Ski OverGatliburg


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
Labor Day
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Reservation Agreement & Policies


The Smokies most guest-friendly Reservation Policy. If your reservation requires renting more than 3 cabins or more than 15 bedrooms Please Click Here. Only the first night's rent is required to make a reservation**. However, reservations can't be canceled. No refunds. Should you need to change your dates or cancel, you can reschedule your reservation any time with no penalty as long as the change is processed at least 30 days in advance of your stay. The deposit is placed in escrow, to be held for 2 years, for a future reservation. For reservations canceled inside 30 days, the deposit is forfeited unless we are able to replace the reservation with another booking. Inside 7 days, the guest is responsible for the amount of the entire stay unless we are able to replace the reservation with another booking at the same rate. No exceptions to the cancellation policy can be made for weather, health related reasons, or family emergencies. You will be given a cancellation number at the point of cancellation. If your reservation deposit is placed into escrow, the money will be available for 2 years from the date of cancellation to be used as a deposit for another reservation. If there are future concerns regarding the reservation you will need to have your cancellation number available.

Specials or discounts do not apply to existing stays. Certain seasons and holidays require nightly minimum stay restrictions, which will not be applied by the online reservation system. In the case of not meeting nightly minimum restrictions, we reserve the right not to accept these reservations. Under these conditions, a refund will be applied to the credit card provided.


The first 50% rent with a major credit or debit card is required to confirm a reservation. The Credit Card holder for any payments made on the reservation, including the first night's rent, must be present at the time of check-in with a valid ID t

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.
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