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Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Great Cabin-2 Bedrooms + sofa bed, 2 Baths (sleeps 2-8)

“Bear Necessities” a wonderful two story log home, featuring 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 3 covered decks, is directly across from the Resort Pool & Waterfall. The main level features a 16ft. tall living room with a stone gas fireplace that reaches to the ceiling, wi/fi, and a 43” flat screen cable TV. This level includes a fully equipped kitchen, nice dining area, and washer/dryer. The King bedroom has a full bath, closet, and flat screen TV with cable. The front deck has a porch swing and the rear deck has a state-of-art gas grill w/rotisserie and picnic table.

The second level has a huge loft with reg. pool table, stereo, Queen Bedroom w/cable TV, closet, and rain shower bath. The upper deck has a private hot tub, foosball, and another porch swing. This cabin is so convenient to all area attractions: Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood, Gatlinburg Aquarium, Ober Gatlinburg, and the Arts & Crafts Community. You will never tire of the Downtown Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge attractions. The mountains offer you the opportunities to hike, fish, camp, picnic, and ride horseback while enjoying the waterfalls, mountain streams, and trails. Did we mention the great food, outlet shopping malls, shows, music, and comedy? The Gatlinburg Community Center offers indoor swimming, bowling, racketball, aerobics, and weight lifting equipment for a nominal fee. Mountain Shadows Resort also has a Pavilion and Playground area for all guests. The Pavilion may be reserved for weddings, reunions, and large groups on an availability basis.

More Details

Property Manager
Bobby or Vicki
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 20, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Loved the cabin!

So close to the pool. Saw a bear at dusk yesterday down in the woods.
Jul 2012
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Gatlinburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleeper Sofa (1),
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Directly across from Resort Pool, 2 porch swings, Regulation Pool Table on Balcony, State-of-Art Gas Grill with Rotisserie, Rain Shower Feature in Bath,


Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.5263157 based on 24 reviews

Was very impressed on the cleanliness of it !

  • 5 of 5

Had a ball really enjoyed the whole experience !

The staff was extremely nice ! It was just pleasant not having to worry if place was clean or not ! Will definitely refer friends , and will rent again

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It's all about the Location

  • 5 of 5

this Cabin was centrally located for us and our plans. Not downtown and endure the noise. It was nice, quiet and private even though it was right next door to others. the cabin was cozy feeling.. Hot tub was a welcome addition after walking all day..

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place in the Smoky Mountains!

  • 5 of 5

What a cozy comfortable place in the mountains! The bed was super comfy and we really enjoyed the fireplace and the tall hearth you could sit on in front of it! Hot tub was great and if you stay here in the summer time, the cabin is directly across from the pool!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bear Necessities

  • 4 of 5

This is our Settle/Spillman family vacation for the annual Christmas parade vacation. We have stayed in this cabin for the last two years and truly enjoy it. It is a great location.We decided to go to Gatlinburg even though the fires were happening and the reception we had was great. The owner made contact with us twice during our stay and was super greatful we decide to come and support the economy...look forward to next December 2017..until then love and best wishes

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is the 2nd time my husband and I have rented this cabin for a fabulous getaway for ourselves and another couple. The cabin is so comfortable and well appointed. We have found it to be perfect for a quiet place to relax for a few days. The furniture and beds are so comfortable. The porches, hot tub, gas grill and pool, which is just steps away, make for such a convenient and enjoyable place to relax and enjoy this beautiful area. We will definitely be going back.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very sad experience!

  • 2 of 5

Very sad experience, furniture is old, Kitchen was dertty, floors are Dusty, pillows looks very very very old with stains., picnic table was not stable and overturned as soon as we seat down. Two people from our party was hurt. When I called office they blamed as. Only next day maintenance came and fixed table. We will never ever again rented from this people!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is the only one we have ever received on our cabin lower than 4 stars. Almost all have been 5 stars. Please note that the guests could have contacted the office immediately after their arrival if there were cleaning issues. We take pride in the cleanliness of our cabin. Our housekeeper or one of us (the owners) would have been there immediately to take care of any problem. The picnic table on one of the cabin’s three decks is the standard type which you can purchase at Lowe’s or Home Depot. They are built out of 2 X 6 boards with attached benches on either side. Our maintenance person informed us that the table is in excellent condition, but it had tipped over because several large people were trying to sit on one side of the table. This was unfortunate and we are sorry it happened. After receiving the information about the stains on one of the pillows, we immediately replaced every pillow in the cabin with new ones. We have owned this cabin for 6 years and we have replaced the living room furniture twice. So the furniture is not old. We are purchasing a 4th new living room sofa, chair and area rug. The kitchen table and chairs have been intentionally distressed to look older and in style. The photographs in our ads are accurate and unedited. While perfection is not always possible, we try very hard to have a cabin that our guests find clean, comfortable, and an exciting place to stay.
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Nearest Airport
48 Miles
TYS Knoxville Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Bent Creek
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 321
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Crystal Creek Grill
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: recommended

Located 1/2 miles from Arts & Crafts Community. Trolley to downtown Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood, & one of the finest Aquariums in the U.S.A.. Only 4 miles to the main entrance to the GREAT SMOKEY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK. WHAT A DEAL!!!!!!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $65
Pet Fee $75

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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