Unique One of a Kind, High Country Lodge, Bear Lake Reserve, Mountain Top Resort(81 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 3/4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 10 , Gated, Private, Mountain Resort
HIGH COUNTRY LODGE, one of the Largest Cottages at Bear Lake Reserve, Full of Extra Features. Cottage is Owned and up-fitted by a Custom Home Builder. With 3,280 Square Feet of floor area, the Cottage is full of Upgrades not found in other Bear Lake Reserve rentals. Two Covered Decks with Awesome Mountain Views, Full Wet Bar, Steam Shower with heated floor, Media/Bedroom, Richly Decorated & Accessorized (not a stripped down rental) all the High Tech Gadgets to Entertain and keep you in Touch with Home. 3 Sound Surround Systems with outdoor speakers.
Easy walk to Cedar Cliff Lake, Mill Pond Pavilion and Greeters Cottage. Located at the Entrance Gate allows for easy drives to Cashiers, Highlands and Sylva for Shopping and Dining. Resort has all the Amenities you are looking for. Guests enjoy the onsite 'Lake Club' with Dining, Fitness, Spa, Pub, Pools, Hot Tubs, Boat Rentals, Theater, Library. On the property enjoy, Hiking Trails, Nature Park, Tennis, Golf Course by Jack Nicklaus, Trout Pond, Two Beautiful Uncrowded Mountain Lakes. Truly the best family vacation spot, bring Fido!
Upon arrival at High Country Lodge you will be met by our concierge. You will be given a cottage orientation that will answer any questions you may have. Most important the concierge can help plan your vacation tailored to your individual needs. Start your vacation off by being fully knowledgeable about what the community offers plus all the other outdoor adventures available in this wonderful area we call home. If you are a nature lover and enjoy hiking, we can provide detailed information on hiking in Panthertown Valley and other unique hikes in the Nantahala National Forest. We have hiking routes from very easy to strenuous. We are here to make your vacation the one to remember! Our goal is to have you back for your next mountain experience.
The Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina has a multitude of opportunities to relax and enjoy the natural environment.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES - Bicycling, Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Fishing, Water sports, Horse Back Riding, Boating, Scenic Car Drives, Golfing, Kayak, Canoe, Power Boat Rentals and Tennis. Nearby towns offer unique Shopping, Dining and Sightseeing.
AREA ATTRACTIONS - Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino, The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outdoor Drama 'Unto These Hills', Mountain Heritage Center at WCU, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Biltmore Estates, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and Nantahala Outdoor Center. Big name concerts at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Western Carolina University.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: The mountain region is unsurpassed with its beautiful mountain views. Western North Carolina attractions include the heart of the Appalachian, Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains. There are numerous attractions that offer fun and educational activities. These attractions include the Appalachian Trail, Biltmore House & Gardens, Cherokee Indian Museum and Casino, Chimney Rock, Fontana Dam & Lake, Grand Father Mountain, Linville Caverns, and the Nantahala National Forest.
Plenty of small mountain towns to explore, Sylva, Highlands, Waynesville, Cashiers or spend time in Asheville shopping and dining in this city of diverse culture. Activities include biking, boating, fly fishing, gem mining, hiking, horseback riding, river rafting on the Nantahala and Tuckasegee Rivers, lake fishing, tubing, water skiing and numerous waterfalls.
BEAR LAKE RESERVE, a LAKE SIDE RESORT: Bear Lake Reserve, has all the amenities you expect in a resort community from dining to outdoor adventure or relaxing by the pool at the Lake Club. Play golf at the Jack Nicklaus designed 9-hole golf course, rental clubs available at the fully stocked pro shop. Tennis available, bring your rackets. Hike on 15 miles of well-maintained natural trails. Trail guides are available, with useful information, learn about the natural environment and history. Enjoy the uncrowded clear mountain lakes, Bear Creek Lake and Cedar Cliff Lake. Rent a pontoon boat, some of the best fly fishing in NC on the streams feeding into Bear Creek Lake. You can also use the Resort's rental kayaks or canoes to reach the base of an 80-foot cascading waterfall, only accessible by boat. Bear Lake Reserve has it all but, Mother Nature has done some of her best work, at this getaway from it all vacation spot!
HIGH COUNTRY LODGE, is one the largest cottages on the property with 2,800 square feet of heated space and 500 square feet of covered deck space. The covered decks offer awesome mountain views. Sit by the outdoor fireplace and enjoy the mountain views. Let the kids roam around freely in this gated community. Hike from the cottage to the staffed Greeters Cottage, check out daily activities. Hike to Cedar Cliff Lake, a great hike for the not too serious hiker. For the serious hiking Jump Up trail, located right out the front door. Mill Pond Pavilion is close, a community building with paddle wheel, wishing well & stocked trout ponds, great place to watch the kids enjoy the great outdoors. Many kids have caught their first fish at the trout pond. You will be amazed to how kids take to this outdoor adventure community. Bear Creek Park located onsite is geared to the enjoyment of the young ones. Bear Lake Reserve safe, secure & private
Keywords: Resort, Cottage, Lake, Golf, Mountain, Canoe, Kayak, Boating, Fishing, Hiking
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Member since: 2007
- 3280 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Bedroom nicely furnished, America West theme. Linens provided. TV and ceiling fans in each bedroom. Lower bath has steam shower, heated floor, gentleman's toilet and private toilet area. Laundry chute, tile floor, granite counter tops with dual vanities. Full size washer and dryer included....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Music Library
- Pool Table:
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Free Long Distance
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 31 - May 13, 2017
3 night min stay
Jun 3 - Aug 19, 2017
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Pet Fee $75 + tax
- Cleaning fee $150 + tax
- Tax Rate 11%
All resort fees to Bear Lake Reserve included in rate. Rates subject to change at owners discretion.
Upon arrival you will be met by our staff Greeter. During peak summer months Saturday to Saturday stays may be required.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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The Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina has a multitude of opportunities to relax and enjoy the natural environment. LOCAL ACTIVITIES - Pontoon Boat Rentals. Bicycling, Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Fishing, Watersports, Horse Back Riding, Boating, Scenic Car Drives, Golfing, Kayak, Canoe, Power Boat Rentals and Tennis. Nearby towns offer unique Shopping, Dining and Sightseeing. AREA ATTRACTIONS - Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino, The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outdoor Drama 'Unto These Hills', Mountain Heritage Center at WCU, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Biltmore Estates, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and Natahala Outdoor Center. Big name concerts at Harrahs Cherokee Casino and WNC.
Other Activities: Check out the property at
Golf: Onsite Bear Lake Reserve Golf Club
Ski: Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley, NC
Bear Creek Custom Builders, LLC dba Bear Lake Reserve Lodges
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: William & Gayle Clark, semi-retired, love to travel and enjoy the outdoors. Avid skier, kayaker and hiker. Retired school teacher & home builder.
Why the Owner Chose Bear Lake Reserve, Tuckasegee, NC, USA:
Purchased at Bear Lake Reserve for it's natural beauty and outdoor activities. Owned property at the beach for years and decided we needed something quiet and relaxful.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Love spending time on the lake, sitting on the rear deck enjoying the mountain views and the cozy fire.
- Primary: (704) 541-8308 Office Eastern Standard Time
- Secondary: (828) 508-3162 Cell Eastern Standard Time
Cozy Living Room with Wood Burning Fireplace
Welcome to High Country Lodge @ Bear Lake Reserve
Dining for 6 at table 2 at bar-top.
Upper Deck with Wood Burning Fireplace. Magnificent mountain view.
Distance Mountain Views from All Directions.
Master Bath with Dual Vanities, Large Shower and Walk in Closet.
Lower Level Bunk Room. Three Twins and One Double Bed.
Lower Level Lounge with Gas Fireplace.
Wet Bar with Stainless Refrigerator and Dishwasher, Granite, Foosball table
Lower Level Deck with Seating for 8. Off bar/lounge area. Great Mountain Views!
Bear Lake Reserve Lake Club.
Jack Nicklaus Designed Golf Course on Top of the Mountain.
Welcome to High Country Lodge, 4 parking slots.
Open Concept Floor Plan for Family Gatherings
Modern Open Kitchen with Granite, Stone and Gourmet Stainless Appliances.
Upper Deck with Outside Dining. Great Mountain Views, East Facing for Great AM
Main Floor Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and En-suite Bathroom.
Main Floor Guest Bedroom with two Double Beds.
Media/Guest Bedroom with Pull out Double Bed. Flat Screen with Surround Sound.
Lower Level Bar and Lounge. Great Gathering Spot for the Family.
Guest Bath. Steam Shower, Heated Tile Floor, Dual Vanities, His and Her Toilets
Welcome to Bear Lake Reserve. Arrival gate
Bear Creek Lake @ Bear Lake Reserve. Two Beautiful Mountain Lakes. Boat Rentals
Dogs Love High Country Lodge Too!
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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