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Upscale Tasteful Cabin With Spectacular Mountain View Yet Close To Amenities

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Log Cabin On The Edge Of The Mountain With Fabulous View, 2 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths

Bear Cub Cabin in Gatlinburg TN, is located in Smoky Mountain Village and is a gorgeous upscale cabin with a spectacular view of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, OberGatlinburg Ski Resort, Mt LeConte, and the night lights of Gatlinburg. From our deck, you can see the Sky Tram ascend up the mountain as well as the skiers traverse down the mountain in winter.

There are 3 levels in the cabin and you enter the center level. The 2 bedrooms in the lower level are spacious and feature a stone shower, a tv, an overhead fan and an exit door to the outside. The furniture is rustic Appalachian. The washer/dryer and an iron and ironing board are located near the bedrooms. The game room on the top level has a pool table, a tv, a twin bed and a full bath with a jacuzzi tub for all the guests to use.

The center level comes tastefully furnished with a leather sofa and loveseat around a stone fireplace, rustic Appalachian dining furniture, and historic photos of the dedication of GSMNPark at New Found Gap, the builders of the Lodge on Mt LeConte, the Chimney Top Mountain, black bears, and the streets of downtown Gatlinburg in years gone by. The cabin is decorated with a bear theme. The center level has the living area and fireplace, dining area, kitchen and a half bath.

The back deck comes equipped with a gas barbeque grill, a table and benches, 2 rockers, and a hot tub. The covered porch on the front of the cabin features a bench swing for you to enjoy out of the elements.

Bear proof garbage cans are located beside the cabin for our guests use and convenience. There are 2 parking spaces assigned for our guests.

The owners of Bear Cub Cabin are members of the Chalet Village Resort which gives our guests the privilege to use the Club swimming pool and tennis courts during the warm months.

Bear Cub Cabin is close to everything this area has to offer if you have the desire to leave this wonderful cabin at all! The views are wonderful! Dollywood Theme Park, Dollywood Splash Country, OberGatlinburg Ski Resort, Gatlinburg, and the entrance to GSMNP at Sugarlands Visitors Center are all just minutes away from the cabin.

With its great location, cozy atmosphere, and beautiful views, make this cabin the first step towards a truly memorable Smoky Mountain vacation!

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Sandra T Martin
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 6, 2017

About Sandra T Martin

My husband and I are from Knoxville and we grew up loving this area and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. We both are graduates from the University of Tennessee. We spent our childhoods vacationing in Gatlinburg and the GSMNPark, and we took our children there for vacations in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and camping in Cades Cove and Elkmont. Our decision to purchase a cabin home in the Smoky's was an easy one! We liked the Smoky Mountain Village location because the views are unbeatable and the location is close to everything. Our family still uses the cabin for special occasions. I am an avid hiker and have hiked all the trails in the GSMNPark which totals over 840 miles. My husband is an avid runner and he frequents the Gatlinburg Trail outside of Gatlinburg which runs beside a beautiful creek. Our children use the cabin because there is so much to do and so many close attractions. We have many fond family memories from Bear Cub, it is a great home get-away.

Sandra T Martin purchased this cabin in 1998

Why Sandra T Martin chose Gatlinburg

Since we are from Knoxville and grew up visiting the Smokies and Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, we knew we wanted a second home in the Smokies. Our property borders the National Park and it is almost on the top of a mountain...the road dead-ends a half mile from our entrance! The views are what sold us though. From our back deck we have a 180 degree vista with Mt LeConte, elevation 6593, right in the middle! We can watch skiers traverse the slopes of OberGatlinburg and the Sky Tram climb up the mountain. Bears frequent the area as well as wild turkey and deer. On the other side of Smoky Mountain Village, we can see the lights from Pigeon Forge. On clear days you can see for miles!

What makes this cabin unique

This cabin has it all......great views out of the large picture windows on the back of the cabin and close proximity to restaurants, shops, attractions, hiking, theme parks, shows, horseback riding, skiing, golf, Cades Cove, Clingman's Dome, Space Needle, putt-putt golf, etc. Yet the cozy fireplace and comfortable interiors invite you to stay and never leave!


Chalet Village Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Beautiful large stone showers are in 2 of the bedrooms.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , beautiful large stone showers are in both bedrooms
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , jetted tub , Jacuzzi tub in the bath off of the game room.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , This half bath is on the main level of the cabin.
  • 3.5 baths Each bedroom has a full bath with a very unique stone shower. The game room has a full bath with a jacuzzi. The center level has a half bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , large master bedroom with attached bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large bedroom with atached bath
    Bedroom 3 - Game room has a twin bed, pool table, full bath.
  • 1. Bedroom: Spacious with a King bed, full bath with a stone shower, overhead fan, tv, exit door to the outside, rustic Appalachian furniture including night stands, dresser, and armoire. 2. Bedroom: Queen Bed, full bath with a stone shower, overhead fan, tv, and exit door to the outside, rustic Appalachian furniture including night stands, a dresser and an armoire. 3. Game room with a twin bed, and a full bath with a jacuzzi.
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is so much to do in this area! You are 20 minutes from Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood Splash Country Water Park (11.4 miles), hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cades Cove and Clingman's Dome, gambling in Cherokee is a little over an hour away, and all the attractions and features offered in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.


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average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
Warminster, Pennsylvania

Great place and vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cabin , loved it

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Just Right

  • 5 of 5

After several nights in different hotels, it was wonderful to stay in the cabin. Everything we needed was there. Beds were comfy. The view was spectacular. We were minutes away from Gatlinburg. We could cook at the cabin or eat out. We were even treated to a wonderful thunderstorm one evening. I will definitely rebook

this cabin in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Carolina

Gorgeous view

  • 4 of 5

Great view! Cabin was cute and clean. Has everything you would need. Jets on hot tub could be more powerful but still nice. And pool table sticks need to be shorten for the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, nice, great views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Cozy, clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Cozy, clean and comfortable. Lovely view, but not as quiet as we would of liked, Could hear traffic and people in Ober Gatlinburg. CUTE place had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Great views! Great location! Wonderful cabin!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Knoxville TN Tyson
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Many in Gatlinburg
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Pigeon Forge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Interstate 40
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many in Gatlinburg
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Dollywood Theme Park is 20 minutes from the cabin (11.4 miles).

Dollywood Splash Country Waterpark is 20 minutes from the cabin.

Downtown Gatlinburg is 7 minutes away and is full of shops, restaurants, theaters, amusements, crafts, candy kitchens, Space Needle, Sky Tram, any so much more.

The entrance to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is 10 minutes away. There is hiking, white water rafting, wildlife viewing, horseback riding, Cades Cove and Clingman's Dome very close by.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Damage Deposit $45

Rates are subject to change until you have made your booking.

A deposit of $250.00 is due upon booking. The balance is due 30 days before arrival. There is a no refund policy so we highly recommend you purchase travel insurance.

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