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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
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.
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- 3 story
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Catering Available:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
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2 night min stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
- cleaning fee $150
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 9%
Please contact owner for price matching--I am willing to price-match a comparable home.
Rates subject to change until payment is made.
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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
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.
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.
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View from decks, 2 bedrooms, kitchen & 2 family rooms. Bear Lake & Hick
View of MAMA BEAR from the Lake
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
Another Living Area on Main Level. Side Deck has view of Mountains & Lake.
Top Floor, King Bedroom (with private bath) with lake & mountain view.
King Bedroom, Top Floor, Private Full Bath, Lake & Mountain Views
Kitchen which we hope to update one day--with view of lake and mountains.
Basement Queen Bedroom with Lake View.
View from the hot tub. Lower level deck (off the basement).
View from Lower Level living area. Some people call this a basement:)
Lower Level (Basement) Queen Bedroom. Off Pool-Table Room. No View.
View of Mama Bear from Driveway in Fall.
Deck off Main Living Room/Kitchen Area
One of several family rooms in MAMA BEAR at Bear Lake
Kitchen and Dining area, both overlooking the lake.
Side Deck-View of Lake & Mountains
Another view:Top Floor King Bedroom-with private bath-with lake & mountain views
View from Top Floor King Bedroom
Main Level King Bedroom. Beside Full Bath room.
Another View of Lower level Queen Bedroom ~ Lake & Mountain Views. Beside Bath
Lower Level Bathroom. Shower Only.
Basement pool table/game room with Queen BR in back
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Friday, November 27, 2015
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