USA North Carolina Western North Carolina Bryson City Listing #24041

Bear's Den - Bryson City, NC

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9 reviews
Max. occupancy: 6 3 Queen Bed 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms No pets  4WD/traction may be required in winter
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Mountain home with deck, hot tub, firepit & wood-burning fireplace!

Bear's Den is a Smoky Mountain cabin located on the east end of the Nantahala River Gorge at 2,200 feet of elevation. This home offers a covered back deck with a hot tub, as well as an outdoor firepit with twinkling lights strung above. If you're searching for winter comfort and romance, Bear's Den has a wood-burning fireplace too!

What's nearby:
Nestled at the east end of the Nantahala River Gorge, Bear's Den sits in the heart of the Nantahala-Fontana Lake Region of the Smokies. You'll be less than 10 minutes from the Tsali Recreation Area-Fontana Lake and five minutes from the Nantahala River. If you're interested in paddle sports, mountain biking, or horseback riding, Bear's Den is for you.

Things to know:
No WiFi
Full kitchen
Three parking spaces
Limited cell service and GPS
Easy access (the last half-mile is gravel)
*Reach out to Vacasa to learn about reduced winter rates!

This property is managed by Vacasa North Carolina LLC.

Parking Notes: Park in the driveway at the cabin. Access: Easy - Last 1/2 Mile is gravel. Would be difficult in snow/ice.

You must be 25 years or older to rent this property.



Washer/dryer : Private

Heating & cooling

Central AC


Partial AC

Wood-burning fireplace

Kitchen & dining








Cable : Dish Network

DVD player

Nearby activities & attractions

Downhill Skiing

On-site activities

Hot tub : Private


Gas grill : Private







9 reviews

Zakia J. Feb 2021
The cabin was clean and cozy. The hot tub was nice but the jets didn’t work.
Manager response:
Hi, Zakia! We are so glad you enjoyed the cabin. We are getting a new filter in the hot tub so the jets will work. Thank you!
Janelle M. Nov 2020
It was a perfect place to stay!!
Cristy M. Nov 2020
Bear's Den provided a home away from home. It was equipped with all that we needed to celebrate my daughter's 21st birthday. The sharp turn in the driveway up to the house was an obstacle with my full size truck but nothing a car couldn't handle. Unfortunately the hot tub was out of service and wouldn't be fixed until after our departure, but they offered to reimburse me the hot tub fee for the days we spend there without the hot tub which was all of them. All in all we had a great time and I would definitely recommend Bear's Den and we will be returning!
Conniie B. Oct 2020
The cabin was great. The driveway needs some maintenance.
Sherri D. Dec 2019
The cabin was cozy. We loved the secluded location. The cabin was stocked well. The beds were comfortable.
We only used two of the bedrooms. We did find a dead mouse on the first floor bed. There was droppings from the mouse on the bed also. We were not using that room thankfully. I contacted management and informed them of the situation in which they said they would take care of. It was not taken care of while we were there but I had let them know that we were not accessing that floor at all. If we had of been using this floor, I am not sure that we would have continued our stay.
Otherwise, everything was wonderful.
Manager response:
Thank you for making us aware of the uninvited guest that gained cabin access. This home is on a regular bi-weekly program with Terminex just as the majority of mountain homeowners opt for and with which we have largely successful experiences. Occasionally, and almost always during winter months, one particularly determined outsider will gain entry to the cabin. We regret that this occurred, especially during your stay over the holidays. We apologize for this inconvenience and we hope to host you for a great stay in the future.
terry r. Oct 2019
Nice house in a good location. Water smells bad with small water heater, 1 low flow shower per hour.
Manager response:
Terry, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We will be sure to pass your comments regarding the water flow along to our local manager for consideration. We look forward to hosting you again!
Kim H. Aug 2019
Beautiful home at the Bears Den
Natthan B. Jul 2019
Location. Location. Location. This was a great home near NOC. It is very clean, well appointed and updated.
Barbara L. Jul 2019
What a wonderful place! Found it to be super-comfortable, welcoming, and peaceful. The private deck was sublime, particularly in the mornings, and the hot tub is a nice touch.