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Spacious Mountain Retreat With Best Views Of Black Mtn. Range. Close To Falls

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath With Full Kitchen & Large Living Room With Wood Fireplace

Split level 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath cottage with large full kitchen and living room. Wood fireplace inside and fire pit outside with plenty of wood provided. Cable, high speed WiFi and media server with over 150 movies. All the essentials required - linens, towels, shampoo, soap, paper goods, coffee and basic condiments are all provided - you only need bring food and a change of clothes.

Situated amidst the Pisgah National Forest and surrounded by mountains on all sides. There's a 4 star rated 18 hole golf course right next door - you're walking distance to the club house.

Has the best view of the Black Mountain range anywhere. Walking distance to Roaring Fork Falls. Minutes to Mt. Mitchell and Crabtree Falls. One hour to Asheville. Comfort, beauty and convenience all in one.

No lock boxes or out of town owners - the Bear Den is owned and operated by Albert's Lodge at Mt. Mitchell - we are professionals in the hospitality field as well as being close at hand should you require assistance or information about the surrounding area. We greet you at arrival, take you to the cottage and give you the grand tour. We do not require you to strip beds, start laundry, dump garbage or any of the annoying things other vacation rentals in the area demand. You're on vacation and we do all the work. Just enjoy your stay and we take care of the rest.

More Details

Van Roldan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 13, 2018

About Van Roldan

Debbie & myself came to the mountains from sunny So. Florida where we both grew up. We both wanted to trade the corporate life for an easier going lifestyle somewhere where we could enjoy the rest of our lives away from the hectic pace of a metropolitan city. We found our paradise in the western North Carolina mountains where we own and operate Albert's Lodge at Mt. Mitchell. We are fortunate to be living and working where we also love to vacation.

Van Roldan purchased this house in 2015


Burnsville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs Wash Room - toilet , Located in foyer near front door
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located in upstairs hallway
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single , 3 twin beds fit comfortably w/ room to add roll-away bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Master Bedroom w/ private bath & balcony
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Spacious Mountain Retreat With Best Views Of Black Mtn. Range. Close To Falls
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, it was comfortable, cozy and near all the areas we wanted Mt Mitchel, Black Mountain and falls. Owners were friendly and kind and attended our request fast, they were always available. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're so welcome! We're happy you had a great time with at the Bear Den and the surrounding area - now you know why we live here year round. We hope you made it home safe and without incident and look forward to your next visit. Van & Debbie
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Wonderful stay

  • 4 of 5

This quaint and remote condo offers several nearby hikes and wonderful views. The kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms were well stocked, clean and comfortable. Our hosts were very hospitable and provided plenty of firewood, making our stay warm and cozy. We had a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect views

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful setting and cozy home. Sort of in middle of remodel which would have been good to know ahead of time.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, Great people

  • 5 of 5

Real professional with the personal touch. Quick response to our booking request and the cabin was all that was advertised and more, with good attention to detail. Property was perfect, the scenery was splendid just a pity we didn't have a longer stay. Thanks for the bicycle ride and J & J's Grill deserves a recommendation.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fully equipped with everything you need to relax and enjoy your stay. Family, kids, & pet friendly.

  • 5 of 5

The owners were available for anything we needed (which wasn't much). He even had firewood ready for us to make inside and outside fires. The house... the setting... is all about relaxing and enjoying the beauty all around. We are definitely going to return to the bear den.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Accurately presented

  • 5 of 5

Every aspect of the stay was very nice. We sought to avoid opulence, but everything was nice. The owners were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The accommodations were clean and well appointed. I would be happy to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
J& J's Grill on the Green
Nearest Golf
250 Metres
Mt. Mitchell Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
NC Hwy. 80 South
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
J & J's Grill on the Green
Nearest Ski
37 Miles
Wolf Laurel
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.75%

The bear Den Cottage is a smoke free environment - no smoking is allowed within the cottage. An additional $250 cleaning fee will be assessed if it is determined there has been smoking in the cottage during your stay.

Pets must be kept clean and pest free. We require they not be left alone in the cottage unless housed in a kennel. Guest is responsible for all damage from pets inside the cottage and to the exterior landscaping. We understand you love your pets and wish to have them as close to you as possible but if you do allow them to lay on the beds, please bring a blanket for them to lay on to avoid pet smells on the bedding.

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.