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View from decks, 2 bedrooms, kitchen & 2 family rooms. Bear Lake & Hick

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stay a week or stay a month. Enjoy the hot tub and the view and the peaceful days and nights alone or with your family!

Make a lifetime of vacation memories at 'Mama Bear' at Bear Lake. Amazing view of Lake and Mountains. Fish for trout or small mouth bass, enjoy the view from hot tub and large decks, shoot some pool, or just watch the leaves change color. This summer families have enjoyed kayaking, hiking to creeks and waterfalls, fishing, gem mining and much more! Enjoy 200 feet of shoreline, and private boat dock near the public boat access. Bring your boat and tour the waterfalls. Part of the Nantahala National Forest.

'Mama Bear', a remodeled older home(circa 1980's), is only a short drive to Sylva, Dillsboro, Cashiers, and Highlands. There are many fun things to do in Cherokee; and Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Dollywood are excellent 1 day excursions. Drive to Cataloochee and see the Elk or see a show at the Cherokee Casino. Call Western Carolina University to check the entertainment schedule and plan to catch a concert, play, athletic event, or craft show there. Mountain Heritage Day, held the last Saturday in September, is always a great reason to visit the area.

Perfect getaway for a family. What a wonderful place for the whole family to share Thanksgiving or Christmas together. Sleeping includes 2 King beds, 2 Queen beds, 1 sleeper sofa. There are 2 Rock Gas-Log Fireplaces.

Keywords: Lakefront Mountain House, Kayaks available to rent, Peace & Quiet.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    This is a basement bedroom with no egress window....moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 baby crib, 3 sleep sofa /futon

    Baby crib is a Pack-n-play...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Beside King bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    Adjoins King bedroom upstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Beside basement Queen bedroom...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    With ping-pong conversion top...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    And what an amazing view it is!...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Bear Creek Lake, Tuckasegee, NC ...moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas logs for emergency use only due to high gas prices....moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Circle drive...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Check out Half Past, Sylva NC (828)586-1212 for menu options to pick up homemade fresh or frozen meals to bring with you to the lake....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks to rent, canoe included in rental....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$325 $350
Fri, Sat
$2,200 $4,750

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $314 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $158 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • cleaning fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Please contact owner for price matching--I am willing to price-match a comparable home.

Rates subject to change until payment is made.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/20/2015
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Location

  • Western Carolina University

    "Check the schedule for the Fine & Performing Arts Center and check out the art museum in the..."

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  • Tuckasegee Trading Company

    "Lots of stuff in here--pretty flowers, homemade soaps, jams, plumbing supplies, hunting gear..."

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  • Jackson County Public Library

    "Such a beautiful place to see! And a great view of Main Street from the front door at the to..."

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  • City Lights Bookstore

    "Great cafe in the bottom of the bookstore. New book section is fun, Used book section is ev..."

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  • Judaculla Rock

    "Great piece of history! "

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  • Cullowhee Cafe

    "A local favorite..."

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  • Arrowmont Stables

    "Lots of great reviews on TripAdvisor. If you want a horseback ride, this is your place."

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  • Mad Batter Food & Film

    "One of our favorite places to eat!"

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  • Dixie Mae Antiques

    "Fun antiques, re-purposed, re-claimed, re-furbished. Eclectic and fun. This is where I go ..."

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  • Haywood Smokehouse

    "We LOVE this BBQ! Great ribs & great sauces. If you're here for BBQ you've got to try this..."

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  • Jack the Dipper

    "Who can resist an ice cream shop? And it's near our movie theater....that's a bonus."

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  • Kostas

    "Our only GREEK restaurant--and it's almost always busy. Everyone loves this place."

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  • Jarrett House

    "People come from miles around to eat at this historic inn. Check it out online & see if it ..."

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  • Balsam Mountain Inn & Restaurant

    "We love the history of this inn and we love the food. Call to make a reservation and ask if..."

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  • The Swag

    "If you are looking for the finer things in life check out the SWAG online. You can have a m..."

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  • Cornucopia Restaurant

    "Super fun place to eat great food."

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  • Deep Creek Tube Center

    "If tubing is what you want to do don't miss Deep Creek in Bryson City."

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  • Dillsboro River Company

    "Family friendly rafting. Closer than the Nantahala Outdoor Center (which guides raft trips ..."

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  • Nantahala Outdoor Center

    "One hour drive from Mama Bear (48 miles). Worth the trip if adventurous rafting is on your ..."

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  • Waterrock Knob

    "Fantastic views and a short hike. Great way to see part of the parkway. Take a picnic and ..."

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  • El Patron Mexican Restaurant

    "One of our favorite Mexican restaurants. Great Queso!"

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  • Thomas Berry Farm

    "Pick your own blueberries if you're here in the month of July."

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  • Luella's BBQ

    "If you happen to be in Asheville for the day this BBQ stop would be worth the effort."

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  • Dollywood

    "Check-out their website for any shows they have. Something for all ages: coasters, kiddie ..."

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  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

    "Fun train rides...check if the train leaves from Dillsboro--it's closer."

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  • Fun Factory, The

    "If it's a rainy day and you need something to do with the kids--head to Franklin."

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  • Hookers Fly Shop

    "Guided fishing trips are always worth the $$. Learn to fly fish or just learn the great spots."

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  • Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

    "Great shows at this venue--if you're in town on a rainy week just head to Franklin."

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  • Andy's Trout Farm

    "Bring home as much trout as you'd like. Kids love this place!"

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  • Speedy Pizza

    "Best Pizza in town."

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  • Country Side Bowling Lanes

    "Something for you to do on a rainy day. They have food here too...bowling alley food of cou..."

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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Asheville Regional
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Cashiers or Highlands or Whittier
40 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-40
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cataloochee or Wolf Laurel

Car: Necessary

NEW THIS SEASON! STAND-UP-PADDLEBOARDS! Play Pool, Bring your own watersports, Canoe, Kayak, WCU Theatre, Sylva & Chashiers Dining, GSMNP or AT Hiking, Jackson County Recreation Department, Cherokee, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, The Nantahala River, Blue Ridge Parkway

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2005

About: We purchased this home because of the view in 2005. Mama Bear was built in 1985 and needed some upgrades. While we have already done many remodeling projects at Mama Bear, we look forward to being able to upgrade & complete more projects in the future. We look forward to enjoying relaxing days there in the future. We live 20 minutes from Bear Lake and are thankful each time we read the guest book and see that other families have enjoyed staying at Mama Bear.

Why Cashiers:
We chose to buy a vacation rental in this location because of the amazing view! We enjoy the peace and quiet, the beautiful lake, the mountains that change with each season, and the wildlife we've seen while canoeing. We also liked it's rustic charm....this is NOT an upscale home.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We've enjoyed watching beavers, osprey, and skunk :), catching walleye & large mouth bass, roasting marshmallows, hot-tubbing, canoeing, and just enjoying the quiet at Mama Bear.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • View from decks, 2 bedrooms, kitchen & 2 family rooms. Bear Lake & Hick

    View from decks, 2 bedrooms, kitchen & 2 family rooms. Bear Lake & Hick

  • View of MAMA BEAR from the Lake

    View of MAMA BEAR from the Lake

  • Fire pit area/stairs to the dock and canoe. Great exercise! Bring the S'mores.

    Fire pit area/stairs to the dock and canoe. Great exercise! Bring the S'mores.

  • Entrance/2 main level family rooms,4 steps separate kitchen/dining from bed/bath

    Entrance/2 main level family rooms,4 steps separate kitchen/dining from bed/bath

  • Another Living Area on Main Level.  Side Deck has view of Mountains & Lake.

    Another Living Area on Main Level. Side Deck has view of Mountains & Lake.

  • Top Floor, King Bedroom (with private bath) with lake & mountain view.

    Top Floor, King Bedroom (with private bath) with lake & mountain view.

  • King Bedroom, Top Floor, Private Full Bath, Lake & Mountain Views

    King Bedroom, Top Floor, Private Full Bath, Lake & Mountain Views

  • Kitchen which we hope to update one day--with view of lake and mountains.

    Kitchen which we hope to update one day--with view of lake and mountains.

  • Basement Queen Bedroom with Lake View.

    Basement Queen Bedroom with Lake View.

  • View from the hot tub.  Lower level deck (off the basement).

    View from the hot tub. Lower level deck (off the basement).

  • View from Lower Level living area.  Some people call this a basement:)

    View from Lower Level living area. Some people call this a basement:)

  • Lower Level (Basement) Queen Bedroom.  Off Pool-Table Room. No View.

    Lower Level (Basement) Queen Bedroom. Off Pool-Table Room. No View.

  • View of Mama Bear from Driveway in Fall.

    View of Mama Bear from Driveway in Fall.

  • Deck off Main Living Room/Kitchen Area

    Deck off Main Living Room/Kitchen Area

  • One of several family rooms in MAMA BEAR at Bear Lake

    One of several family rooms in MAMA BEAR at Bear Lake

  • Kitchen and Dining area, both overlooking the lake.

    Kitchen and Dining area, both overlooking the lake.

  • Side Deck-View of Lake & Mountains

    Side Deck-View of Lake & Mountains

  • Another view:Top Floor King Bedroom-with private bath-with lake & mountain views

    Another view:Top Floor King Bedroom-with private bath-with lake & mountain views

  • View from Top Floor King Bedroom

    View from Top Floor King Bedroom

  • Main Level King Bedroom.  Beside Full Bath room.

    Main Level King Bedroom. Beside Full Bath room.

  • Another View of Lower level Queen Bedroom ~ Lake & Mountain Views. Beside Bath

    Another View of Lower level Queen Bedroom ~ Lake & Mountain Views. Beside Bath

  • Lower Deck.

    Lower Deck.

  • Lower Level Bathroom.  Shower Only.

    Lower Level Bathroom. Shower Only.

  • Basement pool table/game room with Queen BR in back

    Basement pool table/game room with Queen BR in back

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