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Bear Necessities- 2 Miles from Parkway

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 16)

Welcome to Bear Necessities

This modern cabin is centrally located near action packed Pigeon Forge and historic Gatlinburg. Bear Necessities is loaded with ammenities to make your stay in the Smokies worry free. Large kitchen and living room for easy entertaining the whole family.

This luxury home has four bedrooms and will easily sleep 14 -16 people. The master bedroom boasts a private bath with double sinks, jetted jacuzzi and leads out to deck with massive hot tub in the screened in porch.

Plenty of covered decks to take in natures beauty in all four of our seasons. Extra large hot tub for some relaxation is useable year around and can be used day or night, rain or shine and best of all if it is snowing.

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4 Night minimum required for Thanksgiving and Christmas Break til January 2nd.

3 Night minimum for June, July, August and October.

Keywords: Luxury Log Home, Groups, Family Gathering, Tanger Five Outlet Mall, Close to Dollywood and Splash Country, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Hiking, Lucky Cabins

More Details

Member since: 1999
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Lucky

Lucky Dague, Realtor Specializing in Overnight Rental Investment Properties.

Lucky purchased this house in 2001

What makes this house unique

Outlet shopping and of course hiking in The Great Smoky Mountains. Pigeon Forge is action packed with gocart tracts, put-putt golf, Ripleys Aquarium, Dollywood and Dollys Splash Country.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cabin is great, our family has enjoyed our stay here. We especially like how each room is decorated and that each room has its own theme like the teddy bear bedroom, the Elvis room and the Coca-Cola bathroom. Now that was creative. We also enjoyed the wrap around deck and all the views. We loved it.
Jul 2003
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Eagles Landing
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Joes Crab Shack
Nearest Ski
14 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary

Titantic Musuem, Hard Rock Cafe, Ripleys Aquarium of the Smokies, Ober Gatlinburg, Dollywood & Dolly's Splash Country, Harrahs Cherokee Casinio


Pigeon Forge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (4), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Queen Sofa sleeper in living room. and another in den
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming


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Bear Necessities- 2 Miles from Parkway
average rating of 4.4761906 based on 100 reviews


  • 2 of 5

This is a very nice cabin, the location was great. However, the cabin is in need of a good cleaning. If you put much water in the jetted tub on the main level, the mildew built up around the jets and the filter would start floating in the water. The downstairs area was very dark, several light bulbs were burnt out. On the day of arrival, a sewage smell was noticeable outside of the cabin. On the last night, the sewage smell was so strong in the lower level of the cabin, no one slept down there. Both beds on the upper level need to be replaced. We put a pillow between the box spring and the mattress to fill in the large hole in the mattress. I noticed other reviews mentioned the beds, therefore I asked the owner if the mattresses had been replaced prior to booking. I was told that "the bad ones had been replaced". I'm not sure which ones had been replaced, but several more need to be replaced. The mountain view was not as expected.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Time

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was Great! we had a real good time with family and grand kids. Only issue i seen was the support under the hot tub was in bad shape and could cause issues with a lot of people in hot tub and it was not level and supported right on the front right corner. Will for sure stay again. Thanks

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 4 of 5

Nice quiet location and gorgeous home. A couple of minor issues: no soap in any of the bathrooms, coffee pot took 30+ minutes to brew, they only have a small charcoal grill although the information showed a propane grill and they tin out of hot water quick. Our group size was 12. These were only minor issues. The group still loved the weekend.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property, nice location, decorated wonderfully,. Lucky and Tamera are very personable,

  • 4 of 5

We are looking forward to revisiting the area and sooner than later. I hope that we are able to stay at Bear Necessities again.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Cabin and Location

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is within 15 minutes of everything in Pigeon Forge. Cabin was really nice and clean and we loved the Christmas decorations, but the sofas and beds need to be replaced. Everyone complained about their beds, the bed I slept in made so much noise when I would roll over I was scared I was going to wake everyone.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Size was good for large family but basement was not comfortable.

  • 2 of 5

Arrived after dark. Outside confusing to enter. Not adequate lighting to navigate outside. Satellite box on main level was older and not working at all. We reported it and didn't get a response until we called to check out. Description on website appears there are 4 TVs with satellite. Only 2 had satellite box. A third small TV is upstairs for movies only. Basement had the other box but it was very cold. Easily freezing or below. There was a fireplace in the basement living room but not adequate to heat the 3 room area. When we called management the reason we were given was the furnace wouldn't kick on if we were using the fireplace. We tried the first night to turn the thermostat up but the top floor was miserably hot and hard to sleep. Would not recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.