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Historic Bear House 1890 (Workman Wing) Perfect Location! Charming St Elmo!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 BR, 1 BA, Close to Everything, First Class Property

The best of everything! Refined luxury, detailed amenities, large beautiful property. Walk to local restaurants, shops, grocery store, hiking and biking trails, tourist attractions. Minutes from downtown, mountain and waterfront activities.

Be sure to check out our other listings here at The Bear House 1890!

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Stinson Suite, 2 BR 2 BA, #1076824

Lilly’s Loft, 1 BR 1 BA, #1324077

Sherfey Suite, 1 BR, 1 BA, #1172405

One of 2 wings/apts located on the 2nd floor of The Bear House. Workman Wing, with its own private entrance, offers historic charm with modern-day amenities including:

• Queen bed, smart HDTV with Cable, Amazon Prime and Netflix, WiFi, ceiling fan with remote, luxury bedding and linens, iron and ironing board, full length mirror, luggage racks, water bottles, bedside radio/clock with 2 outlets and 2 ports for charging your devices.

• Queen bed, smart HDTV with Cable, Amazon Prime and Netflix, WiFi, ceiling fan with remote, luxury bedding and linens, full length mirror, luggage rack, water bottles, bedside radio/clock with 2 outlets and 2 ports for charging your devices.

• Full size bathroom with large original soaking tub and shower, Delta Victorian faucets, custom tile work, luxury towels and amenities, hair dryer.

• Hospitality Center with microwave, small refrigerator, Keurig with well stocked variety of coffee, teas and hot chocolate and related condiments, fresh fruit, chocolates, some breakfast items and snacks.

• Dining for 4 plus a cozy seating area.

Common spaces include:

*High quality, fully equipped kitchen with gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and washer and dryer. Small appliances include toaster, mixer, crock pot and electric tea kettle. The basics are kept stocked for your convenience: paper towels, garbage bags, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, foils and plastic wrap, salt and pepper, spices, olive oil, canola oil, sugar.

*Living room with ample seating, game table, games, smart HDTV with Cable, Amazon Prime and Netflix.

*Resource center with writing desk and office supplies, cozy reading area.

Our spacious property offers many opportunities for gathering spaces outdoors. The large old-fashioned front porch, courtyard garden and gazebo are wonderful spots for morning coffee, a special evening meal, or a place to relax in a comfortable chair with a good book. The special garden areas, fire pit, and larger outdoor seating areas provide additional space for your enjoyment. Be sure to explore the carved bears placed around the property and hear their story! In the spring and summer, help yourself to the blackberries and small vegetable garden. And don’t miss the scavenger hunt; over 40 sculptured animals roam the property for you to find.

Centrally located in Chattanooga and the trendy St Elmo Historic District, our beautiful historic home provides the perfect accommodations to create a truly memorable experience. Pampered with on-site attention you’ll feel taken care of from your first inquiry until the end of your stay, whether it is a short trip or a few months. With over 25 years experience in the rental property business, we specialize in a broad spectrum of lodging needs, from quick getaways, to out of town family and friends, to corporate rentals and short term housing needs.

More Details

Owner
Steve and Sharman Sherfey
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About Steve and Sharman Sherfey

The Bear House is a beautifully restored 6,900 square foot house built in 1890. We have lived here for 25 years, raising our four children and enjoying this small community (St Elmo) within the city. Our long-term plan has been to share this special property as a B&B/Short Term Rental when we retired.

We opened as The Bear House in March of 2017. It has been a truly special year and brought great joy sharing The Bear House and meeting so many wonderful guests.

Steve and I live on the 1st floor of the house, which is completely separate from the 2nd story listings as well as the basement/lower level listing. In addition, we have the Carriage House with 2 listings. We are proud of The Bear House and think you will have a wonderful stay!

Steve and Sharman Sherfey purchased this apartment in 1992

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in St. Elmo Improvement League in Chattanooga

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Renovated, custom tile work, original soaking tub, shower
  • All the bathrooms are renovated with high end fixtures and stocked with amenities. The bear art work tile was custom made by an artist in California.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Space for a pack and play for a baby which we can provide.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Each bedroom has a large Smart HDTV with Amazon Prime and Netflix, ceiling fan with remote, high end furnishings, luxury bedding and linens, radio/clock with 2 outlets and 2 ports.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Historic Bear House 1890 (Workman Wing) Perfect Location! Charming St Elmo!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
Birmingham, AL / Hartselle, AL
5

Absolutely perfect, immaculate place! Feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely perfect! Very nice & personable owners. Immaculate property. Inviting, warm & comfortable - feels like home! Luxury linens & quality amentities! Nicely decorated. Would highly recommend to anyone & would definitly stay here again in a heartbeat. The owners take great pride in The Bear House & its guests... it shows! Can’t say enough wonderful things! Wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Toronto
5

Beautiful Accommodations and good location

  • 5 of 5

Steve was a good host. The location was great for accessing Lookout Point by driving or using the tram. The tram was within walking distance of the house. The house is quiet, well furnished and close to town.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Akron,Ohio
5

Very clean!! Very nice people!! Great area!!

  • 5 of 5

Property was very clean and well taken care of! Owners were very nice and helpful. House was tastefully decorated, and everything is provided for you! Great area and close to everything! I would highly recommend this property to anyone in the area and would most definitely stay here again! Quiet area and the most comfortable beds and pillows! You really can't go wrong here, couldn't ask for more except better weather! Overall wonderful experience!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Such a wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

The Bear House exceeded our expectations! Steve and Sharman are wonderful hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful hosts, with amazing history!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful time! The house and rooms were gorgeous. The history is fascinating and the attention to detail was amazing. The sheets were the best I’ve ever slept on, and as a traveling sales person that is saying a lot! We could not have been happier about or stay and will be staying again, as well as recommending others!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Hill, TN USA
5

Classic and Spectacular

  • 5 of 5

My girls (ages 7 and 9) stayed at the Bear House for a fun weekend trip. We were within walking distance of the Incline Railway and tasty food spots. The neighborhood itself was lots of fun to explore with its vintage homes and sidewalks.

The home itself (both interior and exterior) were richly decorated with lots of attention to detail. Extra amenities such as coffee, chocolates, makeup remover wipes and soap were provided free of charge. Board games were available for fun engaging rainy night activities.

Definitely worth another visit and this will be the ONLY place I stay when staying in Chattanooga.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
CHA (Chattanooga
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
1885 Grill
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Moccasin Bend Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
1885 Grill, Mojo Burrito, Purple Daisy, Mr T's

The Bear House 1890 is located 4 miles or less from Rock City, Ruby Falls, Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum, Bluff View Arts District, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Chattanooga Convention Center, UTC, fantastic local restaurants, shops, grocery stores, and some of the best hiking and outdoor activities in the Chattanooga area - a truly perfect location for a trip to Chattanooga!

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Cleaning Fee £29.77

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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