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Sophisticated Camping on Bear Lake - Book Online Now!

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Last updated: 10/27/2016

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Yurts, 2 Bedrooms, Shared Baths, (Sleeps 6)

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Discover a mountain-lakefront camping experience like no other. These round, wood-framed, canvas structures called yurts are set on decks, offer luxury and comfort while enjoying an authentic-outdoor-with-nature experience. Nestled in the Smoky Mountains of popular Western North Carolina, along the banks of pristine Bear Creek Lake, a 476 acre fish-rich, skiing & boating lake.

Two professionally decorated yurts provide sleeping comfort. The 'Snug', our 20' yurt sleeps 2, 314 square feet, has Egyptian-clad Serta king bed, with space for additional aero-sleeper if needed. The family-size 'Bear's Den', our 24' yurt sleeps 4, 452 square feet, with Egyptian-clad Serta king bed, and trundle bed (which can be set up together or as two twins.) Also can accommodate sleeping bags/aero beds. Both include Log dressers/racks provide convenient storage for all and dressing screen makes privacy easy. Also Satellite TV, DVD player, Keurig coffeemakers, A/C units and space heaters and many other quiet comforts. The yurt's platforms provide comfortable deck seating for private enjoyment of the awesome lake and mountain views.

Enjoy the Laughing Trout Camp's gourmet kitchen with everything you need to prepare a meal just bring your groceries. Our pavilion offers seating areas, fireplace, and dining areas. Laughing Trout also offers two full, air-conditioned/heated bathrooms, featuring large walk-in showers, and outfitted for your convenience with all the necessities. Towels are provided.

Follow the path-- to sun, picnic, swim or fish from the private lake dock or one of the sandy beaches. Enjoy complimentary use of our kayaks and canoes. First come, first serve. Gated for night time privacy, convenient-adjacent boat ramp.

All Sundog Club members and Sundog Guests have access to the lake and camp daily between 9 am and 9 pm. Overnight guests have 24 hour use of lake facilities and use of business center during normal operating hours.

Suitability: Kid-friendly. Ramp to pavilion kitchen (gravel/stone paths, steps to yurts, steeper path to lake). NON-SMOKING. Pet friendly- small dog breeds/sizes allowed, (Non-refundable $100 pet fee)

Check in/Check out times: Check in between 3 pm and 6 pm; check out by 11 am. We can accommodate after hours check in/out times if given advance notice.

If you only require single yurt usage please call to book your experience.

Keywords: Yurt
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

Property Type

  • Cabin

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Lakefront, timber-frame pavilion, with stone fireplace, sitting areas, dining areas, convenient access to a/c-heated kitchen/baths, outdoor grill, Big Green Egg, firepit & scenic picnic areas, ample parking can accommodate RV’s (no hookups), gated for night time privacy, convenient-adjacent boat ramp, easy on-site rental of boats/kayaks/canoes, private boat dock, two private beaches, free use fishing gear. Convenient off-site business center available for fax, copier, FedEx, Wi-fi, Conference room. NOTE: All Sundog Club members have access to the lake and camp daily between 7 am and 9 pm. Overnight guests have 24 hour use of lake facilities and use of business center during normal operating hours....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.6
from 10 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $145
  • Pet Fee $100 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.75%


a 4% convenience charge applies.

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Water-Water-Water (lakes, river, waterfalls), Tubing, Horseback riding, Seasonal art, craft & music festivals/concerts, Seasonal snow sledding/tubing/skiing, Mountain train rides, Cherokee Village-Harrah’s Casino, Biltmore, Santa’s Land Amusement Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, National Park trails & features over 200 area waterfalls, Trout/Bass/Walleye Fishing, Bowling Alley, Casual & Gourmet Restaurants.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated: 10/27/2016

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Bear Lake

    Bear Lake

  • Pavilion


  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Bears Den

    Bears Den

  • Snug


  • Stone Fireplace

    Stone Fireplace

  • Kitchen


  • Yurts


  • Bears Den

    Bears Den

  • Snug


VRBO #239464

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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