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Luxury Log Cabin Harrah's Casino, Bryson City and Cherokee - Bearadise Lodge

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,508 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2 Sleeper Sofas - Hot Tub, Pool Table, and Fire Pit

Bearadise Lodge, located in the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina, is a luxury home in a rustic setting. This property is conveniently located off Highway 19.

Guests access the main level of the home by going up a flight of stairs from the paved driveway and enter through the laundry room. Next to the parking area is where you will find the fire pit with free firewood, wooden benches, and a gas grill with a propane tank provided.

The main level offers an open floor plan complete with kitchen, living room with vaulted ceiling, and dining room. The kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, pots, pans, utensils and cookware to use during your stay. Two stools are located at the bar area in the kitchen and the dining room has seating for six. Also on this floor is a bedroom with a queen bed, mounted TV, large closet, and access to a small private deck. Adjacent to the bedroom is a full bathroom. Just outside the dining room is a wrap-around deck with plenty of seating for you to enjoy the scenery.

Upstairs is the master bedroom with large closet, mounted TV, and access to a small private deck. The full bathroom has a shower and separate jetted tub. Also on the second floor is a loft with a queen pull out sofa and sitting area with a beautiful view of the mountains from the vaulted windows. The loft overlooks the living and dining room.

On the lower level is a recreation room with a pool table. This large room also has a queen pull out sofa, seating area with 2 rocking chairs, and a 55" TV. There are 2 bedrooms on the lower level both with queen beds. Adjacent to the 2 bedrooms is a full bathroom. Located just outside the recreation room at the back of the house is a deck with the 4-5 person hot tub.

The home is located just 5 miles from Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, 20 miles from the Nantahala Outdoor Center, and 6 miles from Bryson City, home of the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Be sure to also check out the local shopping and dining in Bryson City, Waynesville, Sylva, Dilsboro, and Franklin.

Bearadise Lodge has a sister home should your family or group be large and need additional space. Located half a mile up the mountain, Bearadise Inn, listing # 670746, is warm, inviting, and equipped with all the same themed furnishings and amenities.

Bearadise Lodge also has a cousin property should you need additional space or want to return in the future with a smaller group. Located 1/4 of a mile around the mountain, Trout Creek Retreat, listing # 1042683, is cozy, recently renovated, and located on the Oconaluftee River.

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Whittier Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2508 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No bachelor parties are allowed or your security deposit will not be refunded.
  • Furniture must stay in location where you found it. No moving of beds, couches, or chairs. All exterior furniture must be left outside.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second Floor/Main Level
    Full Bathroom - toilet , shower , Lower Level
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Upper Level
  • Toilet paper and paper towels provided as well as hand soap, laundry and dish detergents.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Queen Sassafras Bedroom on Main Floor has its own private walkout deck with large closet. Queen Master Aspen Bedroom on Upper Floor has its own private walkout deck with large closet and Master Bath with shower and Jacuzzi tub. Lower Level has 2 Aspen Queen Bedrooms off the Recreation Room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
At request, owner can provide services, for a fee, such as: Chauffeur, Babysitting, Chef Services, Event Planning, etc. Close to the Casino


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Luxury Log Cabin Harrah's Casino, Bryson City and Cherokee - Bearadise Lodge
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 74 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This cabin is stunning!!! We had a party of 8 adults/4 couples and this cabin was incredibly accommodating. The cabin is conveniently located to Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, NC where we attended a concert and Bryson City, NC where we accessed the Great Smoky Mountain railroad. The only thing we missed in reviewing the amenities is that the coffee pot is a Keurig and we had not packed pods. Luckily, we caught another couple before they arrived and they were able to pick up a traditional coffee pot on the way in. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would most certainly stay here if we are in the area again!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place, wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Spent my birthday weekend at the Bearadise Lodge with my beautiful wife, sister-in-law and brother-in-law. Very nice place - clean, well furnished, great location. Hot tub was nice, as is having a little outdoor fire-pit - we used both! Only about 5 miles to Harrah's Cherokee Casino (which we hit a couple of times), a few neat waterfalls & hiking trails nearby, all in all a great stay at a great place. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin !

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in November on a motorcycle trip. The cabin was spacious and provided just what we needed. We grilled in one night and made breakfast each morning. The hot tub was a great place to ease our muscles after a long day of riding. Hidden in the woods but close to Bryson City's charm, it was a wonderful retreat. Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was lovely, very clean and had nice furniture. The beds were comfortable and the hot tub was wonderful. We had a great mini vacation. This cabin was close to Cherokee and Bryson City.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, relaxing time in the mountains!

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have rented this property and it is beautiful, clean and comfortable in every way! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Getaway at Bearadise -

  • 5 of 5

Finding time to get all of our grown children/spouses and grands together seems to be harder and harder to do. Then when we are all together near home, we are constantly being pulled away by jobs or other obligations.

Bearadise is just perfect for us. Its location is about equal driving distance for each family and the accommodations are perfect. The number of comfortable bedrooms and living area size were perfect for 4 separate families. Many of our grands are babies and there was not a problem when naps were needed.

The kitchen was well stocked and worked out great for us. Taking 6 children into a restaurant is never very relaxing. lol We enjoyed our time together at the cabin which felt isolated and cozy. Yet it was so close to Cherokee and Santaland. Both are perfect attractions for families.

The fire pit was extremely relaxing for the guys who sat out there nightly.

We plan to return .

The Grip Lawson Family


  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jennifer Armstrong
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2018


Nearest Airport
66 Miles
Asheville NC
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Bryson City NC or Cherokee NC
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Whittier NC
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 74
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Bryson City NC or Cherokee NC
Nearest Ski
21 Miles
Maggie Valley NC
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Lake Fontana
Car: recommended

There is shopping in Waynesville, Bryson City, Dillsboro, Sylva and Franklin. Local artists offer their work on display. Zipline, Whitewater Rafting, Jetboat Rides, Trout fishing ponds, Gemstone mining, Close to the Nantahala Rafting and tubing. Short drive to the Bryson City Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Tubing and hiking is plentiful. View Elk grazing sun up or sun down in the park only 5 minutes in Cherokee. Cherokee Casino is close along with the museums they have to offer. In the Ocona Lakes Estates there is a lake where you can canoe and play volleyball or cookout.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $215
Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 10.75%

Holidays will require a 3 night minimum stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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