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Charming New Hideaway On 8 acres! Call for August/ September specials!

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Spacious (1,500 sq ft) one-bedroom cabin hideaway with gorgeous mountain view

Everything is brand new in this single-floor 'hideaway' on 8 acres, with a large yard and magnificent mountain views. Rental guests of this spacious 'hideaway' on the ground floor of a lovely 3-story cabin will have total privacy, as the above two floors are not furnished or ready for other occupants.

Enjoy tile floor throughout with area rugs, hallway with adorable Hall Tree for storage and to hang your coats, laundry room with full size washer/dryer, wood blinds at all windows and curtains on door for privacy. All rooms are tastefully decorated with high quality furniture and numerous wall pictures and other 'lodge' decorator items to make guests feel cozy and comfortable.

The living area is very spacious and open with a comfortable sectional sofa in the living room, large flat screen TV, and gas fireplace that vents outside (great for those with allergies).

The dining room provides seating for 6 people, and the well-equipped kitchenette has granite counter top, stainless steel refrigerator, toaster oven, microwave, Keurig and Mr. Coffee coffeemakers, etc. A brand new gas grill has been installed on the spacious porch leading to the large lawn and mountain views. You can also get exercise by walking up the outside stairs to the deck on the top floor....where the mountain views are even more spectacular. Two brand new and comfortable rocking chairs are on the deck for your enjoyment.

The bedroom is huge with a king size bed and a beautiful handmade bench at the end of the bed. Two indoor rockers for your convenience as well as two twin size rollaway beds are also available. Nice linen is provided for beds and bathroom.

LOCATION....LOCATION....LOCATION. Black Bear Lodge is located in the private community of Hornbuckle/Cranberry Falls between the town of Maggie Valley and the town of Cherokee. The several miles of private roads in this mountainous community are ideal for riders of ATVs. The entire area is surrounded by beautiful mountains, lakes, waterfalls, wildlife, hiking trails, white water rafting opportunities, golf courses, and gorgeous scenery -- just to mention a few.

Black Bear Lodge is only one (1) mile from the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway, which has been dubbed 'America's Favorite Drive.' The Haywood County span, with its extraordinarily high elevations, offers motorists breathtaking views of seemingly endless mountain ridges and picturesque valleys, as well as hiking trails. Don't be surprised to see bears, elk, and other wildlife as you drive on the Parkway.

Great Smoky Mountain National Park entrance is just a short drive from Black Bear Lodge. A beautiful drive through the park will end in popular Gatlinburg, TN.

Maggie Valley (www.maggievalley.org) boasts a rich mountain history and has everything you need, including unique shops and restaurants, parks, golf courses, Cataloochee with skiing and horseback riding, Ghost Town, festival grounds, dancing, mini-golf, and elk viewing.....just to mention a few.

Cherokee is just 15 minutes away, with fine restaurants, museums, Indian reservation, and many sources of entertainment, including the well known Harrah's Cherokee Casino.

Downtown Waynesville (east of Maggie Valley and a short drive from Black Bear Lodge) is a vibrant town with fine shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants, tree-lined brick sidewalks, and many popular events.

Asheville is a little further east of Waynesville and has the closest airport.

The Biltmore (an 8,000 acre estate in Asheville with beautiful gardens and very nice restaurants) is very popular.

This brand new 'hideaway' provides rental guests the opportunity for a wonderful vacation in this very special and unique area of western North Carolina.

Four wheel drive vehicle recommended from November-March.

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About contact01

Our family fell in love with Maggie Valley 14 years ago, and we have been coming here ever since. We own another rental property in the area. Our other cabin is Serenity Ridge Cabin. The property number on Homeaway is 253420. We are proud of having over 40 excellent reviews, and enjoy talking to our renters and hearing about their wonderful stay at our cabin.

contact01 purchased this cabin in 2005

Why contact01 chose Maggie Valley

It is in a beautiful secluded area and only one mile to the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway. There are lots of things to do in the community....like hiking, going on ATV rides and wildlife watching and more.

What makes this cabin unique

You are in a very private setting with beautiful views yet only 5-10 minutes to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky National Park. This is an excellent location on 6 acres!

Cabin is brand new with all NEW furniture and accessories! Amazingly decorated yet comfortable! No pets or smokers allowed so it's the perfect place for those with allergies. Big back yard for kids. Rental on one level.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for letting us stay at Black Bear Lodge! Beautiful amazing view of the woods and mountains! We will be back!
Dec 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cranberry Falls in Maggie Valley

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large Master bathroom.
  • Master bathroom is vey big with tub/shower combo. Tiled shower. Vanity has granite top. Very tastefully decorated.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom is huge with a king size bed. There are two twin Rollaway beds in the closet if needed. Professional photographs of the area including waterfalls. Windows have wood blinds for privacy. Beautiful handmade bench at the end of the bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Cabin rental is for the first floor only. The upstairs is not available for rental at this time. You may use the upstairs deck. Four Wheel drive vehicle recommended from November-March.


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Charming New Hideaway On 8 acres! Call for August/ September specials!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 26 reviews
Auburn, KY

Maggie Valley Property ID 3642720

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful place! The view from the back deck was beautiful, the cabin (ground floor) was very nice! The bed was comfortable and it was perfect for a couple getaway. The only thing I missed was some prep space for cooking. A small island would be perfect! And I missed cell phone service more than I thought I would. Other than those two things, it was great! The cabin will be beautiful when finished!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This property was so secluded, you feel like you are the only person on earth. Beautiful house and location.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a great stay. We would love for you to come back and stay with us again. We offer a discount to repeat renters! Come back soon! The holidays are around the corner. It's beautiful there when it snows!
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Clean property, quiet surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was clean and in a quiet secluded area. Owner was very responsive to any questions or needs.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon and receive a discount!
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Wondreful place!

  • 4 of 5

Black Bear lodge was wonderful. A lot of high end touches. Very comfortable bed and nice linens. My kids slept on the roll away beds and they too were very comfortable with special sheets. It is very private and quiet. There is no stove but there is enough to cook meals.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice stay. We have since bought a new TV for living room and added a reading lamp. We have also graded the driveway for easier access. Hope you can stay with us again and we will offer a discount.
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Beautiful views and beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in July and just loved the cabin - the privacy, the tasteful decor, the decks, the cleanliness. We would definitely stay again if we come back! This was just perfect for 2 people. Everything was exactly as Ana said it would be and the information she provided was so helpful in getting to the cabin and things to do in the area. We enjoyed Maggie Valley with its restaurants, the Old Grey Mare fruit stand, and driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It wasn't far to Asheville where we saw the Biltmore and went zip lining. Tons to do and we simply couldn't get to it all but thoroughly enjoyed our stay and managed to fit in some relaxation as well.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so happy you had a great stay! Please come again to any of our cabins and we will offer you a discount! Thanks again!
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Heaven on Earth!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the view from the front yard. We never got to see the sun rise or set, but the daily view was breath-taking. ANA is awesome. It was a last minute vacation and she made everything work out for us to stay. House is decorated so adorable inside. We would stay again in a New York minute!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shannon, So happy you guys had a great stay! You were a great renter and would love to have you and your family come for a longer stay! Thanks for staying at Black Bear Lodge!
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Maggie Valley Country Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Bryson City or Dillsboro
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Blue Ridge Parkway Entrance
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Car: recommended

There are many activities to do in the area. Golf, hiking, Elk watching, whitewater rafting, scenic train tours, shopping, arts and craft festivals, fishing, Cherokee Fishing Tournament (in August), tubing,

snow tubing, skiing, sledding, archery, gold mining,historic downtown, Zip lining, horse back riding, llama trekking, alpaca farms, apple picking, bird watching, scenic drives, museums, and many more. Asheville is about 40 minutes away and you can see the Biltmore Estate, take a trolley tour of the city as well as visit local farmers markets.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Cranberry Falls, Maggie Valley/Waynesville Area

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
October 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Thanksgiving 2017
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas/New Years 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.68
Damage Deposit £194.2

Third week in October, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are 20% more. No smokers or pets allowed! No exceptions. You will forfeit your deposit! We cater to people with allergies. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.