Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Area: Chalet Village
Offering peaceful wooded views in the convenient Chalet Village community, Bear Ridge will have you feeling like you’re living on top of the world in the Smokies! Enjoy fresh mountain breezes, the sounds of nature, a spacious and sunny deck, cozy interiors, and plenty of modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. This 2,200-square-foot A-frame chalet has 4 bedrooms (including a loft), 3 bathrooms, and space to sleep up to 10 guests.
Start your mornings with a cup of coffee or breakfast at the table on the deck with a view, spend afternoons relaxing in the living room or watching TV in bed, and end the day with relaxing soaks in the hot tub and cozy nights curled up by the wood-burning fireplace. Bear Paw is also a lovely mix of classic mountain chalet and updated features, with a beautiful stone-tile shower, flatscreen TVs, a pool table, and bright white appliances in the kitchen.
You can easily make meals or snacks in the cabin, get some work done or plan out your days with tips from our Cabins for YOU blog, cook out on the deck, play board games at the dining table, have movie night with the DVD player in the cabin, and spread out across 3 spacious levels in Bear Ridge! From 2 wood-burning fireplaces, 4 19-inch flatscreen TVs, and a newly repaved and widened driveway to cable TV, a washer/dryer, and community pool access in Chalet Village, Bear Ridge is outfitted with all you need for a fantastic getaway in the Great Smoky Mountains.
The ceiling stretches high in the open living room of Bear Ridge, which features exposed wood beams, a sofa and loveseat, plenty of lamps for late-night reading, and a coffee table for snacks, drinks, or brick building for the kids. When you’ve come back from a day of hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, playing at area attractions, and playing or skiing at Ober Gatlinburg, kick off your shoes and relax in this welcoming space.
You can stay warm by the wood-burning fireplace on those cool mountain days and flip on the flatscreen TV that also has cable for your convenience. The living room offers easy access to the deck, along with an open floorplan that makes it easy to chat with guests at the dining table or grab food from the kitchen nearby. When you want to just hang out and have some quality time with your vacation buddies, this will be a great spot.
The charming kitchen in Bear Ridge features white wood cabinets, bright white appliances, and contrasting dark tile countertops. Whether you’ll be cooking in the cabin a little, a lot, or none, the appliances and tools here are sure to come in handy. Pop leftovers in the microwaves, make fresh-baked cookies and holiday favorites in the oven, create delicious breakfasts with the stovetop, keep ingredients and leftovers fresh in the refrigerator, and use the breakfast bar for extra mealtime seating or a buffet of snacks.
Right next to the fully equipped kitchen is the log dining table where you can gather for meals together. Easily grab second helpings from the kitchen just steps away, and use the 3 barstools at the breakfast bar for additional mealtime seating. It’s perfect for pizza nights, bringing your grilled dinners inside, and having hearty breakfasts before big days in town.
When you’re not eating, the lovely wood table is great for game night! Bring along your favorite board games or decks of cards and enjoy some time spent together around the table. Hang out, chat about the day’s adventures, and play games late into the night — with your favorite snacks easily available.
While there are dozens of attractions in downtown Gatlinburg, Bear Ridge offers its own fun. Shoot pool on the pool table in the rec room, keep the room toasty with the wood-burning fireplace, and play some music on the CD player/stereo.
Perfectly set up for multiple families or multi-generational families, this 3-level A-frame offers bedrooms across all the levels for some extra privacy. One entry level bedroom has a king-size bed, a bathroom in the hall with a shower/tub combo, a 19-inch flatscreen TV, and easy access to the balcony. A second bedroom on the entry level features 2 queen size beds, as well as its own 19-inch flatscreen TV, balcony access, and access to the hall bathroom with shower and tub combo.
In the loft bedroom, you’ll find a king-size bed, access to another level of deck, a 19-inch flatscreen TV, and a bathroom with a jetted tub/shower combo. Downstairs, enjoy a king-size bed, a 19-inch flatscreen TV, and an en-suite bathroom with a jetted tub/shower combo.
Each bedroom throughout Bear Ridge is its own relaxing retreat, with a total of 3 kings, 2 queens, and space to sleep up to 10 guests in the cabin. When you want your own space, you can retreat to these cozy bedrooms to rest, rejuvenate, and unwind.
Time to get outside! From serene wooded views to a wraparound deck to a soothing hot tub, the outdoor spaces at Bear Ridge invite you to breathe in the fresh air, soak up the sounds of the Smokies, and unwind in the serenity of the mountains.
On nice mountain days, fire up the gas grill and toss on burgers, steaks, and kabobs. Then sit down at the 4-person table for al fresco dining with a wooded view. You can have coffee as you start the day on the balcony or head to the hot tub to relax aching muscles after a long day. The cabin also features a driveway that was repaved and widened in 2018, making arrivals even easier.
Throughout the cabin, Bear Ridge features conveniences to make your stay more comfortable. It has cable TV, a DVD player for fun movie nights in the cabin, 2 indoor jetted tubs for relaxing before bed, a washer and dryer so you can pack light, four 19-inch flatscreen TVs, and wireless internet for a stay that will feel just like home — but better!
Bear Ridge is located in the convenient and desirable Chalet Village community, giving guests access to a nice lineup of amenities. Take advantage of the perks at the 3 clubhouses in Chalet Village, including multiple outdoor pools for summer fun, shuffleboard and horseshoes, ping pong, game tables, lighted tennis courts, walking trails, playground areas, and more! You won’t have to go far to find fun for the whole family when you stay at Bear Ridge in Chalet Village!
Bear Ridge is a short drive from the fun of Gatlinburg, whether it’s go-karts and mini-golf, moonshine and live music, or local art and good food. Within minutes, enjoy all the Smokies has to offer before coming back to the cabin to unwind. While you’re out, explore the Parkway, ride a Gatlinburg Trolley, and soak in the amazing views of the mountains.
Ober Gatlinburg Skiing
When winter arrives in the Smokies, it’s time to gear up and get ready to hit the slopes at Ober Gatlinburg! Along with skiing, you’ll find snowboarding and snow tubing — and plenty of ways to warm up inside Ober Gatlinburg too!
Gatlinburg Space NeedleTowering high above the Parkway, the Gatlinburg Space Needle offers 360-degree views of the Smokies. Take the elevator up and take advantage of the viewfinders at the top!
Our Cabins for YOU blog
Need more ideas on what to do? Visit our Cabins for YOU blog, where you’ll find travel tips, hiking safety guidelines, event dates and info, favorite restaurants and cabin recipes, and tons of information about area attractions for whatever type of vacation you have planned!
Community pool access is provided and managed through a third party company. Cabins For You is not responsible for maintenance or pool closures. The pool is typically open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
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4+ bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 6 months of stay.
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Each of our cabins has a fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, stove/oven, and varying countertop appliances), shared living spaces for guests, a dining table and/or breakfast bar for in-cabin dining, and cozy bedrooms. Most feature wireless internet, flatscreen TVs, washers and dryers, decks with wooded or mountain views, and some games or game tables! You can browse by amenity online to find the perfect fit.
You’ll supply your own food, drinks, toiletries, charcoal and lighter fluid (for charcoal grills), propane (for gas grills; check cabin before purchasing), and any other movies or games you’d enjoy on vacation!
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We provide all linens, along with 1 towel and 1 washcloth per person (based on property sleeps advertised). Many of our cabins have washers and dryers, so it is easy to use only the towels we provide. If your cabin does not have a washer/dryer, you may want to bring extra towels from home.
Most of our cabins offer high-speed wireless internet, but not all. Please check the amenities list and description, or check with your Vacation Specialist when booking!
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Check-in/out times: Check-in starts at 4 p.m. EST with guaranteed check-in at 6 p.m. Checkout time is 10 a.m. EST. We can’t guarantee early check-ins or late checkouts, but you can check with your Vacation Specialist. Hourly fees apply for early check-ins.
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Please report any issues regarding cleanliness of hot tubs, swim spas, or pools upon arrival. We will do our best to resolve them right away. To keep these spaces clean and serviceable for all guests, please shower off before using and refrain from using any lotions or oils. If issues are reported more than 24 hours after arrival, any additional cleaning fees will be charged to current guest.
Overall outdated and/or has worn out elements. There is little to no coordination in furniture and decor. Most furniture items are of lower quality such as cloth couches, laminate countertops, and particle board cabinets.
Average quality accommodations. Will have some good quality and some low quality elements. Things such as a mixture of flatscreen and tube tvs, good quality furniture but worn out and not consistent, particle board cabinets and laminate countertops with updated appliances, or updated appliances but not consistent. These properties have elements of a Bronze and Gold level.
Good quality accommodations. These properties are high quality, but all elements might not be considered luxury in nature. There might be more wear on furniture, deck/exterior, etc. TVs are flat screen, but might not be the newest in quality. Might have stone countertops with updated appliances that aren’t stainless steel. These properties have some elements of the Platinum level, but elements are either slightly outdated, worn, or not as high quality.
Luxury accommodations. All elements are of high quality, design, and are up-to-date. Consistent furniture and decor in each room. Unique touches such as stone designs, barnwood/shiplap, full log pillars are often found in these properties.
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