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Closer To Home - Luxurious Mountain Cabin in the Smokies

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom 4 Full Baths all with Mountain View

100% OWNER OPERATED and MANAGED. New to VRBO, 'Closer to Home' is a luxury 4 bedroom 4 bath log cabin located in Black Bears Falls, one of Gatlinburg's premier log home communities, located five minutes from downtown Gatlinburg.

This luxury cabin is the highest elevation of any other 4 BR in Black Bear Falls.

Enjoy the breathtaking, panoramic view of the Great Smoky Mountains from one of two large covered decks. This beautiful log cabin has all the amenities you could wish for on a vacation, including 2 beautiful stone fireplaces and massive windows, while accommodating 14 guests. 'Closer to Home' is equipped with a hot tub, free WiFi, flat screen TV's, DVD player, PlayStation, Wii, as well as boasting a nice patio and 2 grilling stations. You will also enjoy the flat parking area.

Come visit our cabin and be much 'Closer to Home' than ever before.

More Details

David & Karen D'Antonio
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About David & Karen D'Antonio

After vacationing many years in Gatlinburg and always looking forward to the next vacation to add to the many memories we've collected over the years, we felt like this was the place and time to purchase something here for our family.

David & Karen D'Antonio purchased this cabin in 2014

Why David & Karen D'Antonio chose Black Bear Falls

The cabin is located Black Bear Falls, which includes an awesome panoramic views and the developer left as much nature as possible to expose the beauty of this log home community.

What makes this cabin unique

While feeling secluded in this log home community you are only 5 minutes to Downtown Gatlinburg and the Arts and Crafts area. Enjoy many wonderful dinning options located within minutes of the cabin, along with banking, fast food, and a grocery store within 3 miles.


Black Bear Falls Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 queen
  • 2 King Suites on main floor 2 Bedrooms downstairs each room has 2 queen beds, also includes a Queen Sleeper Sofa (with memory foam mattress).
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Closer To Home - Luxurious Mountain Cabin in the Smokies
average rating of 4.861111 based on 72 reviews

Lovely view of the Smokies and great room space and bed setup

  • 5 of 5

The floor plan and room sizes and number of beds were perfect for our group of 4 families. Everybody had a comfortable bed to sleep. The cabin was well maintained and kitchen was fully equipped with everything we needed. The hot tub was an added bonus. The view from the cabin is breath taking, we could see the smoky clouds on the mountains, we also got lucky and got to see the beauty after a mild snowfall. David was extremely helpful and reachable over emails. Only slight inconvenience was some construction work happening right across but since majority of our stay was weekend when no work was going on, it was nice and peaceful.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
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Spring break vacation

  • 4 of 5

4 adults and 7 kids. Close to downtown Gatlinburg and the grocery store. The beds were comfortable and kitchen was well stocked. A few minor things came up but all were handled quickly and easily by the management company. Nice cabin

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it! The only we wished was we could have gotten the television to work downstairs.. we coul

  • 4 of 5

It was very nice .. plenty of parking .. nice location , beautiful view..

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family of eight Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was as VRBO advertised, very clean and organized. The week after Christmas was VERY COLD but the cabin was warm and cozy.

Note to the owners:

I did repair several loose door handles and someone should glue the loose foot rests on the three stools at the kitchen bar. One foot rest had come out on each stool which I repositioned back in place and we did not use the stools. If someone heavy sits on them a stool leg could break and possibly result in a fall.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house with Mountain View!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful view; very nicely decorated; great space for all 13 of us. Not enough bath towels!! Each person needs their own towel!!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed our stay at Closer to home

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Closer to home the cabin is very nice. We had a little trouble out of the hot tub working but maintenance came out and fixed it! We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Chapel in the Glen
The Ship English Pub
Taste of Italy
Italian Restaurant
J.O.E. and POP's Sub Shoppe
Farmer's Burger Barn
Family Restaurant
Morning Mist Cafe
Three Jimmy's Restaurant
Family Restaurant
Timbers Log Cabin Restaurant
Southern Restaurant (US)
Greenbrier Restaurant
Steak House
Delauder's BBQ
Crystelle Creek Restaurant
Steak House
Big Bear Pizza and Subs
Pizza Delivery
Rafting In the Smokies
Mills Park
Alamo Steakhouse
Steak House
Smoky Mountain Shakes-N-Dawgs
Hot Dog Restaurant
Breakfast Restaurant
Estrella Hondumex
Honduran Restaurant
Hungry Bear BBQ
Barbecue Restaurant
Stillwater Cold Brew Coffee
Coffee Shop
Herbert Holt Park
Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster
Geno's Pizza
Pizza Restaurant
Hillbilly Golf
Smoky Mountain Trout House
Seafood Restaurant
Wild Plum Tea Room
Lunch Restaurant
Shops At Carousel Gardens
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre
Good Eats
LandShark Bar & Grill
American Restaurant
No Way Jose’s Mexican Cantina
Mexican Restaurant
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Mountain Mall
New York Pizza & Pasta
Pizza Restaurant
The Coffee Shack
Coffee Shop
New Orleans Sandwich Company
Fast Food Restaurant
Heavenly Delights Cafe & Bakery
Pancake Pantry
Cake Shop
The Village Cafe and Creamery
Coffee Shop
Mountain Edge Grill
Hamburger Restaurant
Coffee & Company
Coffee Shop
Cheese Cupboard & Hofbrauhaus
Cheese Shop
North China Chinese Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Tom & Earl's Back Alley Grill
Bar & Grill
Earthquake the Ride
Best Italian - Parkway
Italian Restaurant
World of Illusions
El Changarro
Mexican Restaurant
Chicken Hut
Chicken Restaurant
Burg Coffees, Inc
Coffee Shop
Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Knoxville at 38 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Multiple Choices
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
US 321
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Multiple Choices
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $255
Damage Insurance $79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.