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'Brown Bear Lodge' with Magnificent Views of the Smokies

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Last updated: 10/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bryson City cabin description

The “Brown Bear Lodge” is a 3300 sq ft luxury log home tucked away on 5 ½ acres of wooded mountainside just outside Bryson City. This 3 bedroom 3.5 bath home on 3 levels overlooks the Smokey Mountain National Park and has stunning long range mountain views from every room. Main floor living includes great room, chef's gourmet kitchen and master suite. Loft level includes 2nd master bedroom plus media room. Game room with billiards ,living area, 3rd bedroom and bath located on lower level.

We have gone out of our way to make this home as comfortable and relaxing as possible with the laid back feel of a mountain retreat. You'll find this home warm and inviting. Some of the features include reclining sofas and chairs, plush pillow top beds, a handcrafted dining room table with seating for 10, as well as custom cabinetry and granite counter tops in the kitchen and baths. The focal point of the home is the massive floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace in the great room.


Fun things to do: Want more excitement? Try Harrah’s Casino located in nearby Cherokee. Need a relaxing drive? The scenic Blue Ridge Parkway starts in Cherokee. Want golf? Check out the Smoky Mountain Country Club in Whittier! Zip line through the Nantahala forest. Visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.

Relax a bit: However, if you want to truly relax, you don’t need to leave home. How about sitting in the hot tub and enjoying the mountain views during the day or stargazing at night with your favorite beverage. Or, how about cooking a steak on the grill while watching the sun set over the mountains. After dinner, nothing beats sitting around the fire pit telling stories and roasting marshmallows.

Our 'Brown Bear Lodge' has an instant charm and comfort that envelops you in luxury.

NEWS FLASH!: As of November 2011 the final stretch of road to 'The Brown Bear Lodge' has been paved. You can now
enjoy our remote location with the comfort of paved roads throughout your entire journey. To our past guests,
we invite you to come back and see the major improvement!

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            1 adult 25 years of age or older must be present at all times....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please, no smoking....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • The two full bathrooms have mountain views. The master has a view from the corner tub....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • No smoking please.

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Well stocked library...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games:

                A few Board games...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                We have a 42' flat screen in the loft with Dish Network including music channels and DVR, as well as a DVD . The great room has a 32' flat screen, Dish Network. The kitchen and master bedroom have tvs....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                We have a library of over 60 DVD movies for your entertainment....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Waterfalls

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View:

                    This home has a west view with sunsets over the mountains, and a peek at the Lake/River....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Dining room table accomodates 10 people...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central...moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Firewood
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central ...moreless

                  • Internet:

                    Wireless hotspot will be installed upon request. $19.00 setup fee....moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Front loading stacked washer and dryer...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    This kitchen has everything you would find in any home: including a coffee grinder, blender, electric can opener,etc., and every utensil we could think of....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    Bosch...moreless

                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Kitchen features include a double sink as well as a prep sink in the island. The stove is gas, the oven, electric....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator:

                    Double door stainless steel...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    This home has a covered front porch, a covered side patio just off the kitchen, and an open deck spanning the entire view side of the home....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    This is a 5 person Jacuzzi brand hot tub located on our wrap around deck with great views of the mountains....moreless

                  • Outdoor Hot Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall Peak
                      Oct 1 - Oct 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $325 $345
                      Fri, Sat
                      Fall Low
                      Oct 31 - Nov 25, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $325
                      Fri, Sat
                      Fall Peak
                      Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $345
                      Winter Low
                      Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $325
                      Fri, Sat
                      Winter Peak
                      Dec 19 - Dec 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $345
                      Winter Low
                      Jan 1 - Jan 15, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225
                      Winter Mid
                      Jan 16 - Jan 18, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $275
                      Winter Mid
                      Jan 19 - Feb 12, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225
                      Winter
                      Feb 13 - Feb 15, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $275
                      Winter Mid
                      Feb 16 - Mar 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $275
                      Fri, Sat
                      Spring
                      Apr 1 - Apr 4, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $275
                      Spring
                      Apr 5 - May 21, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $275
                      Fri, Sat
                      Spring Peak
                      May 22 - May 24, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $325
                      Spring Peak
                      May 25 - Jun 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $275 $325
                      Fri, Sat
                      Summer Holiday
                      Jul 1 - Jul 4, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $345
                      Summer
                      Jul 5 - Jul 16, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $325
                      Summer Peak
                      Jul 17 - Aug 1, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $345
                      Summer Mid
                      Aug 2 - Sep 3, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $325
                      Summer Peak
                      Sep 4 - Sep 6, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $345
                      Summer Mid
                      Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $275 $325
                      Fri, Sat
                      Fall Peak
                      Oct 1 - Oct 29, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $325 $345
                      Fri, Sat
                      Fall Low
                      Oct 30 - Nov 24, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $325
                      Fri, Sat
                      Fall Peak
                      Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $345
                      Winter Low
                      Nov 30 - Dec 17, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $225 $325
                      Fri, Sat

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $150
                      • Damage Waiver $50 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 13%

                      Notes:

                      Mandatory damage waiver fee is $10.00 per night with a maximum of $50.00 per stay. Damage up to $1000.00

                      is covered with this fee.

                      50% of rental amount due upon booking with balance due 1 Week prior to arrival.


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                      Last updated: 10/16/2014
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                      Location

                      Car: Necessary

                      The 'Brown Bear Lodge' is also conveniently located to unlimited outdoor activities. A short 15-20 minute drive will take you to Fontana Lake, which boasts the highest dam east of the Rockies, as well as offering boat rentals and great fishing; or Nantahala Outdoor Center with whitewater rafting, horseback riding, biking and hiking trails, tubing, kayak and canoe rentals. A new zip line which goes through the Nantahala Forest is only about 15 minutes away. We have excellent restaurants nearby and downtown Bryson City, only 10 minutes away, has a number of shops and eateries, not to mention the Great Smoky Mountain Railway with daily excursions through the mountains.

                      Other Activities: Boating, kayaking, zip lining, horseback riding, mountain biking

                       

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                      Photos

                      • Great room overlooking the Smokies

                        Great room overlooking the Smokies

                      • View of the mountains from living room as the sun sets.

                        View of the mountains from living room as the sun sets.

                      • Mr. Brown Bear resides on our dining room wall

                        Mr. Brown Bear resides on our dining room wall

                      • Loft media room with theatre seating

                        Loft media room with theatre seating

                      • Master bedroom with king size bed

                        Master bedroom with king size bed

                      • Living room area adjacent to game room. Sofa is a sleeper!

                        Living room area adjacent to game room. Sofa is a sleeper!

                      • Enjoy fabulous views of the Smokies

                        Enjoy fabulous views of the Smokies

                      • We have a large firepit with firewood provided

                        We have a large firepit with firewood provided

                      • Kid Cave on lower level complete with pool table, game table and satellite TV.

                        Kid Cave on lower level complete with pool table, game table and satellite TV.

                      • Play a round of golf at the nearby Smokey Mountain Country Club

                        Play a round of golf at the nearby Smokey Mountain Country Club

                      • Smokey Bear gives this cabin

                        Smokey Bear gives this cabin

                      • Looking down at the Great room from the loft.

                        Looking down at the Great room from the loft.

                      • Dining room and kitchen with loft and catwalk

                        Dining room and kitchen with loft and catwalk

                      • Dining room table with seating for 10

                        Dining room table with seating for 10

                      • Master bedroom with mountain view.

                        Master bedroom with mountain view.

                      • Billiard and game room

                        Billiard and game room

                      • The beautiful

                        The beautiful

                      • View of the full moon over the Smokies

                        View of the full moon over the Smokies

                      • Relax on the deck and enjoy the fabulous view!

                        Relax on the deck and enjoy the fabulous view!

                      • Enjoy the wonderful view while having lunch or dinner on the covered porch.

                        Enjoy the wonderful view while having lunch or dinner on the covered porch.

                      • Take a scenic trip on the Smoky Mountain Railway through the mountains!

                        Take a scenic trip on the Smoky Mountain Railway through the mountains!

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                      $225 - $345 per night (USD)
                      7

                      3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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