2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Bath With Full Kitchen & Large Living Room With Wood Fireplace
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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
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Comfortable, Quiet, and Great Views!
We had a great time staying at Bear Den 1. My favorite part was the porch, which has a sweeping view of the mountains and gets just the right amount of sun on the rocking chairs in the morning. We found everything to be tidy & clean and the kitchen was fully stocked as promised. We were hesitant about the $1500 security deposit (alternative is $59 for insurance), but we got it back at the end of our stay without issues. Definitely take a hike to the nearby Roaring Fork Falls, it's <10 min walk to the trailhead and the hike is easy & enjoyable. Overall, we had a great experience!
Thank you Olivia for choosing to stay at the Bear Den for your anniversary! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the home and the lovely surroundings.
Loved the property, walks and views - neighbors not so much.
The walks along the river and golf course during winter solitude were just delightful. The view out our window was towards the golf course and mountains beyond. Loved the fireplace and plentiful wood. The neighbors were nearly invisible for the most part, except for one night when they left a pot of spaghetti boiling on the stove and had locked themselves out and somehow thought we might be able to get them in. We found the owners and it all got sorted out quick enough. Nothing like a little drama.
Van & Debbie are amazing hosts. Bear Den I had everything we needed and more. Firewood is provided and the kitchen is stocked with pretty much anything you could possibly need. We made thanksgiving dinner using what was provided and we didn't lack a thing. The cabin is CLEAN and extremely cozy. We took our 2 dogs and the property provides huge open space for the dogs to run around freely. It is beautiful here! Bear Den I is located in the Pisgah National Forest and if you are interested in some truly amazing hiking and being surrounded by some of the most beautiful nature you've ever seen, this place is in the smack middle of it all. Blue Ridge Parkway is 7 mins away. Feel free to ask Van for suggestions on where to go as he is savvy in the area and you can tell he loves being out in nature. My family and I look forward to coming back and spending time at Bear Den I as soon as possible.
Enjoyed our stay
Enjoyed our weekend in Bear Den. Everything was in place and clean. Owners were responsive to the queries. Will visit again.
Thank you for staying with us Vivek! It was a pleasure hosting you and your family at the Bear Den One.
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!
Beautiful setting and cozy home. Sort of in middle of remodel which would have been good to know ahead of time.