Helen's Bear Creek Lodge Sleeps 11- in Town, Near River
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Helen lodge description
Bear Creek Lodge is a one of a kind experience. This authentic large Mountaineers home, custom built in 1950 will totally impress and charm you, and provide you and your group an unforgettable experience. It's 5 bedrooms and four baths, fully equipped kitchen, great room, library, porches, and adequate parking, are just the beginning.
While some shoot pool, others will relax in the steamy hot tub. Still others will be rocking on the grand front porch, or watching the big screen, preparing meals in the big kitchen, or just relaxing by the glow of the wood burning fireplace.
After dinner, some might like to take the bicycles for a spin, or just walk down to the river's edge and dip in their toes ! The fun town of Helen is just a few minutes walk away and many groups follow it all up with a bonfire and sing-a-long! You'll dream of returning for another go!
This lodge is also for sale in combination with 6 other cabins that surround it - go to bearcreeklodgeandcabins.com to view entire property!
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13
- Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Parking Off Street
- Air Conditioning
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Wood Fireplace
- Linens Provided
- DVD Player
- CD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Music Library
- Video Library
- Pool Table
- Ping Pong Table
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Deck / Patio
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Mountain View
- Water View
- Rock Climbing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Miniature Golf
- Mountain Biking
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
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Perfect for Oktoberfest
Perfect for Oktoberfest
Bear Creek Lodge was the perfect place for our annual Oktoberfest weekend in Helen. We had 10 adults in our party and more than enough rooms. We highly enjoyed the wonderful, rustic porch and then fire pit! Cindy was easy to work with and very helpful. I am definitely going to keep this place bookmarked for our Oktoberfest annual trip in the future.
- Guest Kim (Chattanooga )
- Date of stay 10/18/13
- Review Submitted 10/23/13
Fun for the Whole Family!
Fun for the Whole Family!
The first thing we noticed was the enormous porch. There was plenty of room for our family (7 adults, 5 children). We spent most of our time on the porch, which had a grill, tables, rocking chairs, and sound system (bring your favorite CDs). There were bikes,but we didn't use them. A rustic, warm, wood-filled home greeted us when we entered the lodge. After children went to bed, our evenings were often spent at the kitchen table playing games that we brought. Tim & Cindy provide some games and they certainly have plenty of books on the bookshelves! If you have a favorite knife or need a crock pot or favorite pan, bring it with you. We did have a problem with the microwave on the first morning, but Tim & Cindy responded with a new microwave the same day. You can often see them around the property, as they own several rentals in the area. They are super friendly and very interested in making your stay easy and memorable. I almost forgot... the dishwasher didn't work and looked like a nuclear accident when we opened it. I guess that might knock the lodge down to 4.5 stars. However, we didn't mention it to Tim & Cindy, who might have done something about it. We brought disposable dishes and utensils, so it wasn't an issue for us. The funky layout of the lodge is fun for the kids. There are 5 BRs, 4 baths, 1 balcony, 1 screened porch, and one enormous front porch, all on different levels. Don't forget the hot tub and pool table right off the kitchen. The bedrooms are decorated nicely. Adult couples and grandma each had our own rooms and the kids took the Family Room. It didn't feel crowded at all, thanks to a rollaway in the closet. We weren't bumping into each other due to the roomy layout. Helen. The town is within walking distance if you're in good shape. Since we had children and wanted to do many things during our stay, we drove and paid for parking, which was reasonable. Of course, we went tubing! Tim & Cindy have 9 tubes (I think) that have back rests. Talk about keeping your neck from being sore after holding it up for hours... without a back rest. How nice! They will drop you and pick you up. Money saving and time saving. We also spent time at the communal park by the river. It has a fire pit, outdoor games, and even a miniature golf area for the kids, sort of. We lounged in the chairs, waded into the river, and spoke with people tubing down the river. Relaxing! If a rustic, slightly worn charm is what you're after, the lodge is the place for you.
- Guest Kit&Kate (St. Augustine, FL)
- Date of stay 06/22/11
- Review Submitted 01/02/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with teenagers, families with young children.
A super fun vacation
A super fun vacation
The house is rustic but interesting and comfortable. Our week was spent in the river tubing (tubes provided by our lovely host), hiking the trails and enjoying a marvelous town. Our only complaint: the weather was extremely hot and the air conditioning minimal. We were told it was a rare warm spell. We enjoyed sitting by the river in the evening sharing a glass of wine with our host who were always ready with helpful information. It was a relaxing yet eventful vacation.
- Guest RiverRock (Clinton, MS)
- Date of stay 07/11/10
- Review Submitted 01/02/11
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children.
$399/night* MID-WEEK SPECIALS - STAY LONGER-SAVE MORE! SUN. THRU THURS- STAY 3 NIGHTS,10% OFF,STAY 4 NIGHTS, 15% OFF,5+ NIGHTS,20%OFF !!! Holidays and Weekends excluded *Octoberfest and holidays, add 10 % * Hot tub fee applies in wintertime
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Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: We are Tim and Cindy Smith.... Tim is a former Vice-Mayor of Fort Lauderdale Florida, and Cindy is a champion marathon runner, (about to run her 16th marathon!). We try hard to make your experience something you'll long remember and plan on revisiting. We love it here and bet you will too!
Why the Owner Chose Helen:
Helen is a fun town, and Bear Creek Lodge is the best of Helen. We are located on the north side of town, in the giant green forest, so peaceful, but just a short walk to all the action!
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Free bicycles....free tubing...pool.... bonfires....swings...hammocks.....almost heaven, Bear Creek Lodge!
- Primary: (706) 878-9075 (Georgia, USA)
Cozy Livin! .. Perfect for group fun!
All the seasons are great at Bear Creek Lodge
Nantucket Room .....think lighthouses, lobsters,and longshoreman!
the kids always love this (regardless of age!)
just 200 feet away... relax around the bonfire ..tube on us... horseshoes
Big Porch... Rock... Eat.... See the forest through the trees !
All rooms have themes...stay in the Jungle Room?
the Family Room... see the next picture and you'll understand!
spectacular kitchen.... everything you need (except for the food!)
hot and bubbly...gets lots of action!
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