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'Brown Bear Lodge' with Magnificent Views of the Smokies

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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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

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            Please, no smoking....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            ...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

              • Games:

                A few Board games...moreless

              • Pool Table
              • Video Library:

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

              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Books:

                Well stocked library...moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Television
              • 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
              • CD Player
              • Game Room

              Theme

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

              Attractions

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              local services and businesses

                  • Groceries

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

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

                  • Mountain

                  sports and adventure activities

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

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Dining:

                        Dining room table accomodates 10 people...moreless

                      • Seating for 10 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Firewood
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Heating:

                            Central ...moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Washing Machine:

                            Front loading stacked washer and dryer...moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Central...moreless

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Internet:

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

                          • Free Long Distance
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Gas Fireplace

                          Kitchen

                          • Dishwasher:

                            Bosch...moreless

                          • Refrigerator:

                            Double door stainless steel...moreless

                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Grill
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Pantry Items
                          • 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

                          • Blender
                          • Coffee Grinder
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Stove
                          • Kitchen:

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

                          • Dishes & Utensils

                          Outside

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

                          Payment Type

                          • Amex
                          • Visa
                          • Mastercard

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Outdoor Hot Tub
                          • Hot Tub:

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

                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer Mid
                          Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $275 $325
                          Fri, Sat
                          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
                          • 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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                          Location

                          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 - Tuesday, September 02, 2014

                          $225 - $345 per night (USD)
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                          3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

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