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Bears Hearth - the Gathering Place for Your Family

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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our family has enjoyed gathering at this mountain chalet since we first purchased it in July 2001. The main floor has a large common area where you will find 2 sofas with the entertainment center; 2 overstuffed chairs in a sitting/reading area in front of the stone hearth fireplace; and two dining tables with adequate seating for 14. In the midst of the common area, behind the fireplace is where you will find a fully stocked kitchen (cook not provided!)

Also on the main floor are 4 of the bedrooms - 3 with King Size beds and 1 full size. There are two full bathrooms on this level. As you go downstairs in the back of the chalet, you will enter the game room where you will find a pool table and a sleeper sofa with a cable TV and DVD player. There are two bedrooms on this level - 1 King and 1 Full. The downstairs level also has a bathroom as well as a laundry room with a washer and dryer.

As you exit the game room, you will see the large hot tub located on the lower deck. This octagon-shaped chalet has a large deck that wraps around 5 sides on the main level. Here is where you will locate a charcoal grill, a picnic table and some various deck furniture for your enjoyment.

We frequently see bears especially in summer and fall months. We have been visited by a mother bear and her 3 cubs on more than one occasion! Our hope for you is that your 'family' will enjoy the time you share in our home as much as we do - play games together, gaze at a starry sky from the hot tub, talk about your dreams, make memories, enjoy!





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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chalet

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    View of Mount Leconte - third highest peak in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (3) Includes access to 3 Chalet Village Clubhouses with various sizes of pools....moreless

  • Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Independence Day
Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
4 night min stay
$250
$1,500
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 - Nov 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$250
$1,500
Christmas / New Years
Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2016
4 night min stay
$250
$1,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$225
$1,350

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 12.5%

Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 07/01/2015
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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ober Gatlinburg

Access to Chalet Village Owners Clubs (3) with ping pong, tennis courts, foosball, swimming pools, playground and much more!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Bears Hearth is owned by 3 couples from Taylorsville, Kentucky: Dwayne and Mary Lynn Martin, Dwight and Carla Martin, and Tony and Janie Mathre. Dwight is a retired firefighter from the City of Louisville Fire Department. He and Carla own a heating and air conditioning company as well as a screen-print and sign shop. Dwayne is a firefighter for the City of Louisville and Mary Lynn is a high school administrator. Tony works for the Ford Motor Company and Janie is a social worker for the Department of Families and Children. Among us we have 12 children (counting in-laws) and 10 grandchildren.

Why the Owner Chose Other Gatlinburg Properties:
Our family has had many vacation adventures together (Disney World; Washington, DC; Watertown, NY; New York City; to name a few). One of our favorite places on earth is this Chalet in Gatlinburg! We can stay in and watch for bears strolling down the driveway, play games, or soak up the mountain sounds from the hot tub. There are so many fun and interesting things to do in the area. Dwight and I like to go into the park and hike. Dwayne and Mary Lynn enjoy antiquing, mini-golf and go-carts. Tony and Janie like to visit the unique shops in Gatlinburg. We all like to eat!

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
One of the advantages of staying with us is that we are members of the Chalet Village Owners clubs which offer 3 locations for your convenience. There are pools at each location as well as various other amenities such as tennis courts, ping pong tables, foosball, pool tables and playground.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Approach to Bears Hearth - Watch out for Bears!

    Approach to Bears Hearth - Watch out for Bears!

  • Large common area - room for the whole clan

    Large common area - room for the whole clan

  • Relax and enjoy the mountains in this 6 seat hot tub

    Relax and enjoy the mountains in this 6 seat hot tub

  • Downstairs sitting area.

    Downstairs sitting area.

  • The bear room with king sized bed.

    The bear room with king sized bed.

  • View of Mt LeCompte from the deck.

    View of Mt LeCompte from the deck.

  • Everyone pitches in for meals!

    Everyone pitches in for meals!

  • Pool table and downstairs sitting area

    Pool table and downstairs sitting area

  • The Country Bedroom

    The Country Bedroom

  • Bear Bedroom

    Bear Bedroom

  • Sitting area in front of the fireplace

    Sitting area in front of the fireplace

  • View of Bears Hearth from the back yard - there is actually ground under it!

    View of Bears Hearth from the back yard - there is actually ground under it!

  • Fully stocked kitchen - We always bring our own cook!

    Fully stocked kitchen - We always bring our own cook!

  • Bears Hearth

    Bears Hearth

  • Relaxation in the common area

    Relaxation in the common area

  • Visitor on the deck!

    Visitor on the deck!

  • View from the deck!

    View from the deck!

  • Smokey Mountains National Park - a magical place!

    Smokey Mountains National Park - a magical place!

  • Large Common area

    Large Common area

  • The Lighthouse Bedroom

    The Lighthouse Bedroom

  • American Heritage Bedroom

    American Heritage Bedroom

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  • Sleeps
    14
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    Chalet
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 07/01/2015
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(502) 477-2508 (Kentucky, USA)

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