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Bedrooms 2
Space 2,280 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Chalet, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

I'm very sorry to report that our home was destroyed in the fire. We loved it and so did our guests. Many visited us year after year. However, we are pleased to announce that we have purchased a new beautiful mountain home.

Our sincere thanks to all the previous guests who have emailed, texted and called to extend their care and concern for us and our home.

Make 'Bear Mountain' your 'Smoky Mountain Home Away From Home!'

Keywords: Chalet,cabin,mountain house,Smoky Mountain cabin

Tom Poole
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Tom Poole

Hello. I'm Tom. I like to travel and to learn new things. I'm trying to learn to play guitar. I'm an artist and you'll see some of my work at the house. My wife Linda is a dietitian. Our sons Jacob and Jonathan are both new graduates of Western Kentucky University. We live in Kentucky but like to visit Gatlinburg as often as we can.

Tom Poole purchased this chalet in 2008

Why Tom Poole chose Gatlinburg

We started visiting Gatlinburg years ago and made it an annual thing. We really love the mountains and the historical settlements like Cades Cove. We often travel with our good friends and co-owners Terry and Marilyn Leeper. Together we just realized one day that we liked Gatlinburg so much it would be nice to have a vacation home there. We named our home 'Bear Mountain'. It is actually located on Ski Mountain. We looked at more than 25 homes before deciding on this one. The view is so outstanding. We walked in and collectively said 'Wow!' and we knew this was the place.

What makes this chalet unique

'Bear Mountain' is very quiet and private. We enjoy that and it's closeness to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and the National Park. We enjoy sitting on one of the decks with our morning coffee or after dark and listen to the quiet. It's a very peaceful place. And when it's time to eat we can head out to one of the great restaurants!


Chalet Village North Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • The bathroom upstairs is a large tiled whirlpool bath. The other two bathrooms are full baths (one on each level of the house).
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , king suite, private bath, main floor, balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , king suite, large whirlpool bath, upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Bath down the hall, balcony, downstairs
  • King size beds (2), Queen size bed (1). There is a bed and a full bath on each of the three levels of the house.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Original art! Hardwood floors in main living area. Hot tub on covered deck. Very clean. Home away from home!


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.9836063 based on 61 reviews
West Tennessee

Amazing Views! Great Property!

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to let you know what a wonderful time we had! You house is great, the view is AMAZING, and there is a lot of privacy! I try to make it to the Smokies at least once a year and by far your place has all the others I have stayed in beaten on so many levels! I know what will be my first choice from now on. Thanks for the hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Linda!! Everyone loves the view. When we were looking for a home to buy in Gatlinburg last year we looked at many homes and when we saw this one that was it! We love to sit out on the deck and enjoy the peace and quiet and the mountains. The view never gets old because it is always changing with the season and the weather! Thanks again!
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We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful house and fantastic communication from the owner!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. Our beautiful home was destroyed in the fire. We plan to rebuild so be patient and we will be back!
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Forest, VA

Absolutely thrilled!😁

  • 5 of 5

We are here now! ...A group of 7 of my sister friends have fallen in love with this place!

I am sipping coffee and peering out of the HUGE picture window at the sunrise, while being amazed by God's creation! The view changes hourly and the fall colors come alive as the sun moves throughout the day! This home has helped this trip be one of my best trips ever to the Smokies! Everything you could possibly need to feel right at home was here!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! We are glad you can enjoy our home as a group as well as you can when you are there alone or as a couple. When you can turn your phone off and not have the tv or anything else on, you can sit out on the porch and feel a real connection to this great world of ours.
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Great chalet!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our stay in this chalet. Excellent property! Kitchen had everything needed! And the view is Amazing! The pictures do not do the view from this home justice. It is incredible. We even had a bear visit about 2 doors down from the house. Contact from owner was great. This home is definitely on our future rental list.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! Your comments are greatly appreciated.
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Very satisfied

  • 5 of 5

This was second time our family of 5 stayed at this property and will do it again next time we vacation in the smokies. Biggest plus is the location, close to both national park and Dollywood/splash country which our family spent majority of time. The home is clean, beds are comfortable and hot tub on deck was great. Owner is a pleasure to work with

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. We are glad that you enjoyed it. And you are right, the location is perfect.
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What an amazing place!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at this wonderful gem in the Smokey Mountains!!!! The views were absolutely amazing!!! It was very clean and nicely furnished. What an incredible place to rest, relax and have a great vacation. Tom was very easy to work with and answered all of our questions. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Cindy! What else is there to say? So far (fingers crossed) all of our many reviews are 5 star!!
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Rates & Availability

Chalet Village North Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Jul 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Fall Winter 2017
Aug 1 2017 - Dec 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Holidays may have higher rates. Rates subject to change without notice.

A deposit of $200 is requested at the time of reservation with the balance due a week before arrival. Your deposit applies to the total. Payments accepted through Visa, Mastercard and Discover card.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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