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Amazing 5 Star Lake-Front Luxury Estate, the Perfect Summer Getaway!

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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Contact Jeanne today about an unforgettable vacation stay!

FORGE LAKE LODGE HIGHLIGHTS:
• Nearly 10,000 square feet with ample space for 14
• 4 fireplaces, 2 bars
• 7 flat screen TVs with DVD players
• Professional kitchen
• 4 terraces
• Professional gas grill
• Exercise room
• Private dock
• Due to the remoteness of the location, there is no cell service. There is a landline phone in the home with free calls to the continental US.

Located in the Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, on the edge of the Nantahala National Forest, Forge Lake Lodge is nearly 10,000 square feet of rustic luxury. From hiking to star-gazing on the terrace or white-water rafting, this enormous North Carolina luxury vacation rental has something for everyone. With plenty of space for friends and family, enjoy the awesome beauty of mother nature with exquisite creature comforts.

Forge Lake Lodge boasts a professional kitchen with modern appliances, including an ice-maker and wine cooler. It is beautifully appointed with hand carved, 19th century cabinetry and an island bar that seats eight. Eat under the vaulted log ceiling of the dining room or walk-out to one of the lodge’s four terraces and make dinner on the professional gas grill. The great room has panoramic views of the mountain landscape, a grand stone fireplace, and a bar. There is never a dull moment in the entertainment room with another full bar and fireplace, 50” LCD high-definition TV, XBox, game table, surround sound, and even a jukebox. The library has 200 titles, a selection of board games and puzzles, and a business center with high-speed internet, printer, fax and phone.

Situated on Lake Nantahala, near Topton, North Carolina, this incredible luxury vacation rental is ideally located for outdoor recreation. Mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, and swimming are just a few of the adventures awaiting your friends and family at Forge Lake Lodge. Wake to the smell of fresh brewed coffee and wander onto the patio for a stretch in the clear morning air. After breakfast, test your mettle in a white water raft on the famous Nantahala Falls, or hike the two-mile loop above the Whiteside Cliffs. Take a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina to shop for antiques or Native American goods. Head home in the evening for a glass of wine. Have a big dinner -- you’ve earned it, and end the night with a movie by the fireplace.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Lodge
  • 10000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcomed to enjoy this incredible home....moreless

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 14-16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Panoramic views, full bath, TV, fireplace...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Lake view, main floor, flat screen TV, iPod dock...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Panoramic view of lake, TV w/ DVD & movie channels...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Panoramic view, private terrace/balcony, TV w/ DVD...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Panoramic views, private terrace, TV w/ DVD, iPod dock...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

    Panoramic views, private terrace, TV w/ DVD, iPod dock...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 4 twin/ single

    4 bunks (4 twins), TV, gaming system, iPod dock...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: Panoramic views, hammered tub and large marble lined multi head shower, flat screen TV, surround sound system, iPod dock, fireplace, unique antique furnishings Bedroom 2: Lake view, main floor, flat screen TV, iPod dock, unique antique furnishings Bedroom 3: Panoramic view of lake, flat screen TV w/ DVD & movie channels, hammered copper tub, unique antique furnishings & vanity Bedroom 4: Panoramic view, flat screen TV w/ DVD, private terrace/balcony, unique antique furnishings & vanity Bedroom 5: Panoramic views, private terrace, flat screen TV w/ DVD, unique antique furnishings, iPod dock Bedroom 6: Panoramic views, private terrace, flat screen TV w/ DVD, unique antique furnishings, iPod dock Bedroom 7: Four bunks (4 twins), gaming system, flat panel TV, iPod dock, 2 full bathrooms ...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Public bathroom off kitchen area with sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, tub, shower

    Master Bath w/ brass footed tub & huge separate shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, shower

    Bathroom with balcony...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Full Service Concierge Included. We are here to help make your trip as easy as it is memorable!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Library of 200 titles...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    DVD...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Family Room; full-size billiards table; 60' LCD high-definition TV with Xbox, game table, wine cellar, massive stone fireplace, seating for 10...moreless

  • Games:

    Selection of board games & puzzles...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Jukebox with all the hits...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    2 high-definition DirecTV servers...moreless

  • Stereo:

    iPod docking stations throughout the lodge...moreless

  • Television:

    8 flat screen TVs...moreless

  • Video Games
  • Video Library:

    Library of 100 DVD titles...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Situated on Lake Nantahala, near Topton, North Carolina, this incredible luxury vacation rental is ideally located for outdoor recreation....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western NC, on the edge of the Nantahala National Forest....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    7' round table seats 8; dramatic log ceiling; adjacent terrace with breathtaking views and seating area; built in professional gas grill...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed internet access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Only the best!...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Conversation grouping seating for 8 with plush big leather couch and chairs; jukebox with all the hits; massive stone and black forest 19th century fireplace; panoramic views....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off street parking available...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of towels for bathing or the lake!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    A must for a rustic vacation...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    MUST HAVE COFFEE!!!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All the utensils you will ever need!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Please do not hand wash dishes on Vacation...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    19th century black forest kitchen. 18th century French cutting board. Restaurant quality appliances. Wine cooler stocked with red or white of your choice. Breakfast nook seats 8....moreless

  • Microwave:

    A must for convenience...moreless

  • Oven:

    Bake Nantahala!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Pre-arrival grocery stocking is an available service....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Sub-zero Refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Create lovely or rustic meals in this incredible kitchen....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Yup - there is a toaster....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around decks provide one view after another...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Professional outdoor gas grill...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Mar 23 - May 19, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,200
$8,000
High Season
May 20 - Sep 10, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,400
$9,000
Low Season
Sep 11 - Dec 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,200
$8,000
Holiday
Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay

$9,000
Low Season
Jan 6 - May 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,200
$8,000
High Season
May 20 - Sep 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,400
$9,000
Low Season
Sep 11 - Dec 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,200
$8,000
Holiday
Dec 15 - Jan 5, 2017
7 night min stay

$9,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Damage Insurance $89
  • Tax Rate 9.75%

Notes:

Additional 9.75% tax not included

$89 Damage Insurance Fee


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

63 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lakes End Grill & Marina
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 64
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wayah Cafe

Car: Necessary

Situated on Lake Nantahala, near Topton, North Carolina, this incredible luxury vacation rental is ideally located for outdoor recreation. Mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing, kayaking, and swimming are just a few of the adventures awaiting your friends and family at Forge Lake Lodge. Wake to the smell of fresh brewed coffee and wander onto the patio for a stretch in the clear morning air. After breakfast, test your mettle in a white water raft on the famous Nantahala Falls, or hike the two-mile loop above the Whiteside Cliffs. Take a trip to Cherokee, North Carolina to shop for antiques or Native American goods. Head home in the evening for a glass of wine by your custom 100 foot waterfall, or relax in the hot tub. Have a big dinner -- you’ve earned it, and end the night with a movie by the fireplace.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: At Elite Destination Homes we bring family & friends together in some of the world’s most inspiring vacation homes. Our luxury rental villas are stunning, comfortable properties located in highly sought after destinations across the globe. We handpick our homes based on their distinctive features and the care given to them by their owners.

Why Lake Nantahala:
A cozy log cabin feel on a grand scale, Forge Lake Lodge is an incredible destination for an unforgettable vacation. From its perch on Lake Nantahala in the Smoky Mountains, surrounded by pristine wilderness, outfitted with lavish amenities, and Elite’s full concierge service, Forge Lake Lodge is the ultimate luxury vacation rental for recreation and leisure.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Mountainous and densely forested with placid lakes, bubbling rivers, and roiling whitewater rapids, the Smoky Mountains are a treasure trove of tranquility and adventure. Whether you prefer to golf, fish, hike, canoe, simply lay quietly by the lake with a good book, or watch the sun rise and set from your private patio, Nantahala National Forest has just what you need for a perfect vacation.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

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Photos

  • Perched above Lake Nantahala

    Perched above Lake Nantahala

  • Serenity at Forge Lake Lodge!

    Serenity at Forge Lake Lodge!

  • Rich colors and materials

    Rich colors and materials

  • .Enormous 19th century stone fireplace

    .Enormous 19th century stone fireplace

  • Genuine juke-box

    Genuine juke-box

  • Comfortable seating

    Comfortable seating

  • .Sweeping mountain views

    .Sweeping mountain views

  • Ample outdoor lounge seating

    Ample outdoor lounge seating

  • Wine cellar with European cabinetry and 18th century game table

    Wine cellar with European cabinetry and 18th century game table

  • Each bedroom has its own charm

    Each bedroom has its own charm

  • .Seven incredible bathrooms

    .Seven incredible bathrooms

  • .Artful furnishings

    .Artful furnishings

  • Lake view of the lodge

    Lake view of the lodge

  • Captivating sunsets from the stone terrace

    Captivating sunsets from the stone terrace

  • Open living spaces

    Open living spaces

  • Second stone fireplace

    Second stone fireplace

  • Hand-crafted Arcadian architecture

    Hand-crafted Arcadian architecture

  • .Stargaze in comfort

    .Stargaze in comfort

  • Stunning views of the lake and beyond

    Stunning views of the lake and beyond

  • Forge Lake Lodge at night

    Forge Lake Lodge at night

  • .Beautifully appointed master suite

    .Beautifully appointed master suite

  • Indulgent master bath

    Indulgent master bath

  • Panoramic views from dining room

    Panoramic views from dining room

  • .Cozy children's suite

    .Cozy children's suite

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  • Sleeps
    16
  • Bedrooms
    7
  • Bathrooms
    6.75
  • Property type
    Lodge
Manager
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
Email manager

+1 651-389-3843
Jeanne Larson

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