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Beautiful Mt LeConte and ski slopes view, pool, hot tubs 55" TV free wifi

Bedrooms 2
Space 760 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Bear Cub Vista is a wonderful mountain retreat only 3 miles from Gatlinburg

Please note, if you arrive before April 7th you will find an extra bedroom with a queen bed and master bath. It is scheduled to be blocked off from our rental and added to our home next door via remodeling April 7th. It is so nice and you will enjoy it! Your price is for only 2 bedrooms so you will be getting bonus bedroom for a 2 bedroom price during Feb. and March. :)

Few condo complexes on the mountain offer the fantastic mountain views that High Chalet does. Walk around the grounds and see all the way to Dollywood in Pigeon Forge and Douglas Lake out near the interstate. Watch the skiers coming down the slopes at Ober Gatlinburg from our windows and balcony in the winter and the awesome peaks of Mt. LeConte all year! Our condo is quite relaxing with comfy recliners and a big screen TV in the living room and another flat screen 40in TV in the downstairs bedroom. This condo also has its own private free wifi high speed service. We are doing all we can to make this a special place for our guests so that they will want to visit time and time again. Ask about our military and senior discounts. In addition, if you have a larger group and want condos close together ask about reserving our ground floor 2 bedroom condo (also with great views) only steps away in the same complex.

Sit on your balcony first thing in the morning to enjoy a cup of coffee and the views of the clouds drifting through the mtns. Watch as wild life, (which often includes bears) roam through the complex (typically late afternoon or early morning) and watch the chairlifts go up the mtn at Ober Ski Resort.

Enjoy the heated pool (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)) and relax in a nice warm hot tub. Nestle into the comfy recliner to read a book or to surf the web. As you unwind from a day of sightseeing or shopping enjoy one of many cable channels or a movie on the big screen TV. We have stocked several DVD Hallmark and other family movies for your entertainment and there is a Bluray/DVD player. The electric fireplace will lend a nice atmosphere for your evening.

The condo is very close to The Smoky Mountain National Park Sugarland entrance, where you can experience the beauty via an auto tour or by hiking one of the many trails to a waterfall, or to panoramic overlooks. Spend the day in Gatlinburg where you will find plenty shopping, dining, shows, museums, and a great Aquarium. Nearby Pigeon Forge hosts Dollywood Theme Park and a splash park, outlet shopping, live shows, museums, helicopter tours and amusement fun for kids of all ages!

High Chalet Condos are in the Chalet Village area near the top of Ski Mountain and they offer beautiful mountain views as you walk along the grounds. The condo is only about a mile from Ober Gatlinburg which offers year round family fun and it is a short 15 minute drive (just over 3 miles) to downtown Gatlinburg. Be aware that bears often cross the road so drive carefully. The road is one of two main roads up the mountain but is winding and steep at times so be sure to be alert when going up and down. You get used to it I promise. Once in the complex you will find plenty parking (much of it level) near the entrance to the stairwell going up to our unit.

If you need a ground unit condo we also have a 2 bedroom condo in a building nearby, see vrbo 721628 If you check there, you will see that we have excellent reviews! Check in is at 4pm and check out is at 10 am. This gives our cleaning crew time to get things fresh and clean between guests. We aim to keep both our units nice and clean. Unlike some owners, we even send our linens out to a commercial sterilization company after every guest checks out. We go above and beyond to make our condos the best vacation home our guests have ever had!

More Details

Karen Hoblit
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Karen Hoblit

As a child growing up in middle Tennessee one of my favorite things to do was to go to the Smokies! I used to love wading the creeks, hiking up trails to waterfalls and watching candy makers stretch taffy in the candy shops in Gatlinburg. It was like being in a fantasy world. It took us away from all the chores at home and school.

As an adult I have traveled to many places both in and out of our country and I still rank the Smoky Mountains as one of those places where you love to come back to, over and over again. There is always something new to see and experience. It takes me back to a slower time where people were more into nature and just sitting on the front porch soaking up the view.

Karen Hoblit purchased this condo in 2014

Why Karen Hoblit chose Chalet Village

This is a small quiet complex high above the crowds of Gatlinburg. You can enjoy the mountain scenery and wildlife up here, yet be within a few minutes of downtown. The property grounds are well kept and many of the units are privately owned rather than vacation rentals so there is much less traffic coming and going into the complex.

What makes this condo unique

The beauty of the Smoky Mountains is always changing, some mornings the clouds drift below you while you sip coffee on the balcony yet other days you may see a bear or two wandering along the parking lots. It is a world away from the busy rat race of daily life and a quiet retreat for families and couples.


Chalet Village Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 760 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hall Bathroom
  • The bathroom has a shower and also a hair dryer is in the vanity for guests' convenience.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Nice flat screen TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , twin beds in loft
  • The bedroom downstairs is equipped with a flat screen TV with cable. Loft bedroom is equipped with a TV with Bluray DVD player for movies but no cable. The twin beds have nice comfy toppers.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The High Chalet is located a short drive up the mountain near Ober Gatlinburg. It only takes about 15 minutes to get the 3.5 miles to the downtown strip in Gatlinburg and is close to the by pass. The road up to the complex is one of the first to be cleared in case of bad weather. You may even see a bear family on the grounds but if so, be sure to avoid them and do not feed them. Spring and summer are the best times for sightings.


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Beautiful Mt LeConte and ski slopes view, pool, hot tubs 55" TV free wifi
average rating of 4.617021 based on 47 reviews

Separate areas for privacy, yet cozy enough to be enjoy each other.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic view from bedrooms, livingroom and balcony. Loft for the children to have some privacy, yet able to keep an eye on them. No problem parking. Loved the ability to communicate direct with owner who provided a wealth of information on things to do and see. Even had a staff to provide some great tips. Overall great experience. I will definitely refer this property. Only hope when I return it will be available and my friends haven't booked me out of the property.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your wonderful review, I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back again sometime. Every season has new activities and mountain vistas. It is a great place to breath in the nature all around the smokies while enjoying the shopping and many other area attractions and shows. We value our guests and do all we can to make them comfortable and in the know about what to see and do in the area for fun times. Thanks again, Karen :)
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Very spacious and clean. It was our home away from home. We only wish there was a washer and dryer in our condo. Also, the game room needed more but the chalet itself was great. The owner, Ms. Karen, was very responsive via email when we had questions. Would definitely recommend to my family and friends. Thank you for another awesome memory with my family!!

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Kia, I am so happy your stay was great fun! We are very meticulous with our condo, our own family stays there much of the time when we are on the mountain. I hope you had a safe trip home and that you will come again sometime! The mountains are a whole other world in the summer, each season has its own special attractions. Many thanks, Karen
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Dacula, GA

Perfect cozy condo that is convenient to everything! So happy we stayed here!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay here! It was so comfortable and super easy to get to everything. If you are coming to Gatlinburg and want to be central to Ober Skiing, Pigeon Forge, and downtown Gatlinburg this is your place! We went skiing in the evening so there was parking available at the top of the mountain but if it is full (call ahead) you are just as close to be able to ride down to downtown Gatlinburg to catch the tram. Be aware you will have to pay to park just about everywhere in downtown Gatlinburg. This was my first time at this city and I fell in love. There was construction going on at the condos but the guys did not work during times that we would be at the condo. They were very respectful of noise when families were there. I was worried about the ride up the mountain but it ended up being a breeze and quite beautiful. The condo had everything we needed & was well stocked. We also thought it was very nicely decorated. Loved the red & black! The master bed was super soft & comfy. There were 7 of us & we always had plenty of hot water for showers. My husband flew drones in the parking lot so we got to meet a lot of the neighbors. Everyone was very friendly and helpful to any questions we had. There were plenty of towels & blankets. All the kitchen supplies you would need. Karen was quick to respond to my tons of questions and we were just so happy with our stay! Snow had just fallen the day before and it was gorgeous!

******The best part is you can watch the skiers going down Ober Ski Slopes from the balcony!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay so much! It is another world on top of that mountain and the views are beautiful! We are so blessed to get to share it with our guests. I have added many kitchen items and other things my guests have suggested to make it fully stocked and an unforgettably comfortable getaway. I hope you will tell your friends and come back soon! Many thanks, Karen
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Great condo with a spectacular view!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was fantastic! We had all the amenities of home with the views of being in the Swiss Alps! We plan on going back in the near future. Cudos to the owners for choosing such a great place!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you enjoyed our home, we love the mountain views and do all we can to make our place comfortable and fully stocked for our guests. Each season has its own beauty and we never tire of it. We look forward to your return! Many thanks, Karen :)
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Manchester Tn

Very nice well stocked condo

  • 5 of 5

Great place great price only drawback is it is at the top of the mountain...not convient to drive back and forth much...

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you liked our home, it is about 15 minutes to downtown Gatlinburg but it is a good idea to take up groceries and other items you think you will need on the first trip up. Then each day you can either stay and enjoy the amenities and views at the complex or plan your day around the many activities in the area. Yes, it is up on the mountain which is why most are drawn to it. It is a whole other environment up there with nature so close, the national park and Mt LeConte views and the serenity of being in the clouds from time to time. After a day of having fun downtown or at any of hundreds of area attractions you can return to nature so you get the best of both worlds. If you like to be in the center of the action this isn't the place however, you should book something downtown.
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  • 5 of 5

Great time loved it !!!

Prefect size for our family and very cozy and festive for holidays

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review Donald! I am happy that you liked our place. This is our family home when we go up normally and we love it. It is snowing up there now and no one is staying there to see the beautiful ski slopes and skiers today! I can just picture myself sitting by the fireplace with a cup of hot chocolate enjoying the view. You guys come back again! We appreciate your business. Karen :)
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This condo is located up near Ober Gatlinburg, only 3.7 miles from the main street in Gatlinburg and the entrance to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge area is teaming with things to do including live shows, water parks, skiing, tubing, hiking, go carts, arcades, shopping, mountain arts and crafts, festivals etc... No matter the season, there is always something fun to do!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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