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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 your group be large and need additional space or should you want to return to a smaller cabin in the future. Trout Creek Retreat, listing # 1042683, is cozy, inviting, and has a hot tub on the back deck overlooking the Oconaluftee River.

More Details

Jennifer Armstrong
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017


Whittier Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2508 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

Luxury Log Cabin Harrah's Casino, Bryson City and Cherokee - Bearadise Lodge
average rating of 4.9508195 based on 61 reviews

Awesome cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was beautiful and very nicely decorated. Our group thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Exceeded our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do it justice. The cabin was beautiful and very clean! Kitchen was well stocked and plenty of towels for the entire weekend without washing. Firewood was available for our smores adventures and the hot tub was prestine. Locating the cabin could be tricky at night, but we had no problems using the directions Jennifer provided. Jennifer and the owners were extremely kind and took the time to research some kid friendly activities for my family in the area. I HIGHLY recommend this cabin!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a really good time! The place was perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Great attention to detail! The kitchen was a little small for our group, but very well-appointed and equipped. Beds were very comfortable. Great location! Nice view from the balcony and living room! Hope to stay there again!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your recent stay at Bearadise Lodge! I'm glad to hear your group enjoyed your stay. This property has a sister home, Bearadise Inn, located further up the mountain subdivision, that is larger in square footage but offers the same amenities. Might be a better fit for a larger group. I hope to have you return in the future to either home. Thank you again! Management-Bearadise Lodge
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Great cabin and rental experience

  • 5 of 5

Love this cabin! Plenty of space for two families and well equipped with everything you need ... even firewood! The owner and property manager are wonderful to work with and quick to respond! We will definitely look here first for our next trip to Cherokee!

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Amazing Cabin, Even Better than the Pictures!! A must stay for Cherokee!!

  • 5 of 5

A group retreat of couples, we had an amazing time. One of the cleanest, most beautiful rentals we have seen. The driveway is paved and had ample parking for 5 vehicles. We can't say enough about the beauty of the cabin, the rooms and design was way above standard. We were only about 7 minutes from Cherokee and the casino, close enough for shopping and take out delivery. Well equipped, and Jennifer was amazing in meeting all out expectations. Such a great trip, we have decided to book here going each year!!! The view from the porches and the sunset in the large bay Windows were amazing...if you are looking for family quality this is it!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Group Vacation! Clean, Great Location, all the amenities of home!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect getaway for my husband and four of our friends! It was truly a home away from home. We actually hated to leave. The owner was very pleasant to deal with. We truly had all the amenities of home. Gorgeous views! Location was great, close to Smoky Mountain National Park, even Gatlinburg Tn. Would recommend to anyone. Family or group. I'd love to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

Whittier Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer Getaway
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Back to School Special
Jul 30 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning $200
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.
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