Chic '3 Bears Cabin' on Watauga Lake w/ Kayaks

Property ID: 459081ButlerTNUS
Sleeps 83 BR2 BA
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Escape to Butler and experience the perfect lakefront getaway when you stay at ‘3Bears Cabin’, a 3-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental perched on the shores of Watauga Lake. Inside, you’ll find a combination of modern amenities and cozy cabin charm with log furniture, a Smart TV, and free WiFi. Step out to one of the furnished decks and enjoy the picturesque views, then hop in one of the provided kayaks for a sunset sail. Come winter, the slopes at Beech Mountain await, just minutes away!


  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Central Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

WATAUGA LAKE (on-site): Fly fishing (rainbow & brown trout), rafting, kayaking, floating, canoeing

MARINAS: Cove Ridge Marina & Yacht Club (4.0 miles), Fish Springs Marina - rentals available (7.2 miles), Lakeshore Marina (9.9 miles)

THINGS TO SEE & DO: The Mansion Historical Marker (20.5 miles), Sabine Hill State Historic Site (22.5 miles), Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park (23.0 miles), Fort Watauga (23.1 miles), Backyard Terrors and Dinosaur Park (28.7 miles), Bristol Caverns (33.7 miles), Bristol Dragway (34.6 miles)

VISIT: Beech Mountain (29.7 miles), Sugar Mountain (32.0 miles), Blowing Rock (44.0 miles), Asheville (79.7 miles), Pigeon Forge (130 miles)

AIRPORT: Tri-Cities Airport (44.0 miles)


17 reviews
  • Lots of Space for Family


    The cabin was beautiful, kitchen well stocked and had a nice table for playing games. There were a few things that would have made it better, i.e. nightstands on both sides of the beds. The parking and driveway were tricky and so glad we switched to an AWD rental. The grandkids loved having room to spread out! The lake is gorgeous.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 10, 2024
  • Weekend getaway


    Great weekend getaway! We timed it perfectly for the fall color and spent a fun morning on the lake in the provided kayaks. Lake Watauga is beautiful!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published November 14, 2023
  • 3 Bears Cabin Family Vacation


    Great stay, the house was as depicted in the photos, but the steep GRAVEL driveway almost defied us; truly a 4-wheel drive is needed to get OUT of the driveway; we made it just as I was headed to phone AAA. There were some minimal easily fixable items which we informed the owner and the staff about with email/notes other than we forgot to mention the front door to the deck which is in bad shape and very badly needs to be fixed before someone completely breaks it.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 30, 2023
  • Beautiful labor day getaway


    Perfect lake getaway. Beautiful house with almost everything we needed. Loved the lakefront and dock with use of kayaks. Home was clean inviting. Didnt even get to use the downstairs which was huge. As others have stated, there are a lot of stairs/steps to get down to the lake (over 90) but it is worth it for that view!

    Items that could be better:

    No grill brush to clean grill and they could use some grill tools.

    Weird hop/step to get onto dock.

    Published September 10, 2023
  • Perfect!


    Oh, nice modern cabin on the lake with plenty of room. Thoroughly enjoyed the boat dock and the kayaks that came with the rental. There was even a jet ski slip for our JetSki. Will definitely be back next year!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Kenneth M.
    Published July 25, 2023
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