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Fantastic value for this great couples retreat!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

Property Name: "Bear Paws Cabin"- There has been a lot of media talking about small homes. Our small home features all the high end upgrades of a luxury home. Bear Paws Cabin was constructed for a couples getaway, featuring stainless appliances, hardwood floors, granite counter-tops, all wood interior, outside covered patio, hot tub, and more! While your visiting enjoy walking around the property or taking a short hike to the waterfalls! All this while being around the corner from mountain streams and lake fishing, biking on Tsali Trail, rafting the Nantahala River, boating on Lake Fontana, a pristine 10,000 acre lake, tubing on Deep Creek or put your gaming skills to the test and visit Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. So come and enjoy the area in this tiny, but packed full of upgraded amenities home, and create Mountain Memories that will last a lifetime! This home has telephone provided by Frontier Communication and Exede internet service. For the coffee drinker this home has a Gevalia Coffee maker and uses #4 cone filters.

Property Manager
Karen Bartlett
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Karen Bartlett

I have been in the real estate industry since 2005. My background in design has been instrumental with the design and interior décor for many vacation rental homes. It is a pleasure to work with many vacationers visiting the area. The outdoor recreational activities offered by area are unparalleled. Your favorite could be hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking, fishing on one of the local streams, rivers, or Fontana Lake. The area offers the outdoor enthusiast their own playground. I look forward to hearing about your experience here in the Great Smoky Mountains!

Karen Bartlett purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Karen Bartlett chose Bryson City

Bear Paws Cabin is located in the Alarka Community. Only minutes to the Nantahala Gorge, Bryson City, or Cherokee.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful time! Perfect place for a couples getaway. We enjoyed talking to the Bartletts!
Oct 2014
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Bryson City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Birch cabinet with granite countertop
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bedroom with one locally hand-crafted queen-size bed and TV.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

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Fantastic value for this great couples retreat!
average rating of 4.695652 based on 28 reviews

Great location and good experience

  • 5 of 5

The cabin we reserved turned out to be over booked which we found out the day before but while on the road to start our vacation. The management company was very responsive to this mistake and put us into a similar cabin in the same area. We were not disappointed. The cabin was clean, well decorated and stocked with kitchen supplies. The area where these cabins are has a wonderful trail up the mountain side with a nice stream and views. Overall a fantastic few days. I look forward to staying in one either of these cabins again later in the year.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very cute cabin.

  • 4 of 5

Nice location however it was less secluded than the photos had shown.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, quiet cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect place to run away to and relax! Enjoyed every minute!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Little Place for a Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay in this cabin. It was just perfect for two people trying to get away from it all. We visited restaurants in Bryson City, and did some shopping. But, most of all we kicked back and enjoyed ourselves at the cabin -- something we cannot do at home! It was so nice and comfortable! We even got to enjoy a beautiful blanket of snow on Sunday morning!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Good morning! Thank you for your nice comments! We are so glad you had an enjoyable stay with us. We hope to see you the next time the mountains are calling! Karen Mountain Memories Vacation Rentals
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Great stay.

  • 5 of 5

I really enjoyed the quite time very peaceful. Everything worked great. Great place for a getaway. Easy to find everything was nice and clean.

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing property with all the bells and whistles

  • 4 of 5

I recommend to any couple who do not get the alone time in their daily routine.

My fiancé loved it because of the awesome kitchen and grill

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nantahala Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Smoky Mountain Country Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Great Smoky Mountain Railroad
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 74
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Jimmy Macs
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Resort
Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $55 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.75%

Additional Administration Fee of 3% of the nightly/weekly rate.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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