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'Lil Apple Bear Cottage--EXCEPTIONAL LODGING & EXCEPTIONAL RATES! 'Lil Apple Bear Cottage is a quaint little cottage not a camper or a mobile home, and is centrally located in Wears Valley making it easily accessible to Cades Cove to view wildlife, 8.8 miles from the house to Pigeon Forge Parkway (441) for Dollywood, Splash Country, dinner shows, etc., 1.5 miles to Wears Valley convenient stores, antique shops, souvenir shops, candy making shops, bank, etc. Or, if you are honeymooning, you may prefer just to kick your shoes off, throw a steak on the charcoal grill, and dine under the stars on the patio overlooking the majestic mountains before retreating to the jetted whirlpool tub built for two!
Lil'Apple Bear Cottage features a spacious king-size bedroom with the lodge-look metal bed. For a touch of romance, this room includes the jetted whirlpool tub and an electric black marble fireplace with flickering flames useable with or without the heat. For your recreation, it also includes a 19 inch flat screen TV with DVD/VCR.
If bringing along an extra person, the living room includes a plush sofa with fresh linens provided. This room is also equipped with an electric black marble fireplace with flickering flames useable with or without the heat.
The kitchenette is fully equipped with dishes, pots, pans, silverware, and appliances. The enclosed front balcony is easily accessible and provides an awesome view of the morning dawn on the mountain drapery as you enjoy that first morning cup of coffee in one of the four chairs already there for you.
And, Oh, by the way, if you haven't noticed, we kept you totally in mind while designing 'Lil Apple Bear Cottage! We just want to spoil you a little bit while you are in the Smokies! Call Karen today to make your reservation. Damage/reservation deposit required.
$60-$75 rate range depending on days, season, etc. Call or email Karen for quote. One half is due upon reserving and balance due within 3 weeks of arrival date. Security deposit is charge card hold same procedure as most standard hotels. 3 nite minimum; however, 2 nites considered for higher rate depending on availability. Personal checks, Mastercard, Visa, Discover accepted.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Here in Wears Valley, we are centrally located, being only approximately 6 miles from Wears Valley's entrance into the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, 15 miles from Cades Cove, 13 miles from Gatlinburg, 7 miles from Pigeon Forge (8.8 miles from house to Parkway (441); minutes from Dollywood and Dolly's Splash Mountain, Black Bear Jamboree, Dixie Stampede, Miracle Theatre,Dinner Shows, Waterfalls, Snow Skiing, Hiking, Camping, Hunting, Fishing, Golf, Ripley's, Aquarium, Antique Car Shows, Helicopter Rides, Flea Markets., etc.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: I'm Karen & worked as a LA teacher before coming on board as an educational diagnostician (assessing children for special needs). I resigned my LA position June 2012, and as of August 2012, I am now teaching a special needs class in nearby MS. My husband, Donald, is a retired security officer from a LA state inmate facility. He and I have owned rental property for the past 25 years and we renovate our own properties. We renovated a house in MS a couple blocks from the Gulf which Katrina claimed in 2005. We looked on the bright side and bought a house in Pigeon Forge 2006: Bear Creek Lodge. We are building back on our lot in Bay St. Louis, MS, so remember us if you are planning a trip to the mountains or to the beach. We are blessed to live on LA/MS line where we can go back & forth for important things: LA: grandchildren and church; MS: beach and school children. The most important things in our lives are God, our children, grandchildren, family and friends.
Why the Owner Chose Wears Valley: I feel the presence of God daily, but when I take a scenic ride through Smokey Mt. National Park or Cades Cove, I think of how great my God must be that He spoke this existence into place. I've vacationed here for many years and owning a piece of property here was a far-away dream, but God made it a reality in 2006 when we purchased Bear Creek Lodge in Pigeon Forge. God blessed us with guests like you to rent it; however, being an educator, it was always rented during summer and holidays when I could visit. A year later, in 2007, while looking for a piece of property to park our camper, we stumbled upon this awesome place in Wears Valley. After renovations, we not only had a piece of the mountain to park our camper on, but two more additional nightly rentals. He gave us more than one piece of the mountain. We invite you, our family and friends, to visit and enjoy a piece of the treasure with us.