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Mountain Lodge at Bear Lake Reserve with Modern Comfort and Resort Amenities

(22 Reviews)

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2.5, Sleeps 6

In late 2012, our family purchased this lovely mountain lodge, which was built in 2009, to escape to the North Carolina mountains on weekends. We renovated it recently, and when we are not using it ourselves, we make it available to VRBO users. Because we are relatively new to the Bear Lake rental market, for now, we are planning to keep our rates very low -- in fact, the lowest (we believe) in Bear Lake Reserve. Also, our rates include the daily resort fees charged by the Clubhouse of Bear Lake Reserve. We will pay those fees on your behalf.

To facilitate your making an informed decision, we would like to point out the following:

1. As you can see from the many VRBO listings for Bear Lake Reserve, only a few lodges/condos are available for rent. The biggest advantage of staying in a lodge/condo is that the Bear Lake Reserve Clubhouse, where many resort amenities and activities are available (e.g. heated adult pool, heated children's pool with slides, restaurant, lounge, children's playroom & theater, occasional live music, beach, gym, kayak/pontoon/water skii etc.), is only 2 minutes away if you're driving (see picture #13 below). This is particularly important if you have children. In fact, this is why we bought a lodge/condo rather than a house. Many properties in Bear Lake Reserve are far from the Clubhouse. It's no fun to drive for 20 minutes (especially at night) just to have dinner at the Clubhouse! If you like walking, you can also walk to the Clubhouse from our lodge in about 10 minutes via a well-maintained trail.


2. The golf course and tennis courts -- both of which are located at the top of the mountain with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains -- are also nearby. You can get there in 5-10 minutes by car (depending on how fast you drive).

3. This property is approx. 1800 sq. ft. (not including the deck/balcony). The first floor master bedroom has a king bed with a private bath. The second bedroom on the second floor also has a king bed. Some owners have converted the loft on the second floor to a third bedroom. We, however, have left it as is, so that the entire second floor would feel more open and inviting. There is a full-size futon/sofa bed in the loft.

4. The first floor living room has an unusually high ceiling (see picture #4 below) . The living room has a sleep sofa that can accommodate 2 adults. The spacious, modern kitchen has plenty of cookware and dishware for you to prepare family meals.

5. The building itself has 4 units. Our unit is on the top floor (but our front door is at ground level, so there is no need for an elevator), which affords us a great mountain view. (See picture #12 below. The unit on the right with curtains is ours).

6. The property has three flat panel 3D TV's and two 3D blu-ray players. We subscribe to DISH satellite service for cable. TV reception, especially high definition, is excellent. Wireless high speed internet is reliable. The property has an extensive collection of blue ray DVDs, as well as xbox and wii consoles & games.

7. The property is clutter-free and causal-elegant. We have tried to keep the furniture and decor simple, yet tasteful.

8. If you would like to know more about Bear Lake Reserve and why it's such a special place, please visit its website for more information.

9. Let us know if you are interested in renting our property for longer than 1 month. We will give you additional discounts.

10. Lastly, please be advised that we do not allow more than 6 people at any time. The maximum number of adults is 4 (13+ count as adults). Moreover, a no-smoking and no-pet policy is in effect.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call us. We will get back to you promptly -- typically within 30 minutes. Thank you!
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have four children, and they love visiting Bear Lake! ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking please. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Please do not bring your pets. Our children are allergic to cat and dog hairs. Thank you!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 4-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    3D Blu-ray DVD player...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Games:

    Foosball table on the second floor....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DISH network...moreless

  • Television:

    There are 3 large flat panel 3D T.V.s (living room, bedroom #1 and bedroom #2)...moreless

Theme

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Resort

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Fitness center at the Clubhouse...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High speed wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Has a sleep sofa suitable for 2 adults...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Free local and long distance. We also have a highly effective 'extender' to improve reception of Verizon smartphones (sorry, does not work with non-Verizon networks)...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen, newly renovated. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 22 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas
Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$189
$1,190
Standard
Jan 5 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$168
$997 $2,995
Peak
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
4 night min stay
$189
$1,250 $3,999
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$168
$997 $2,995
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning fee $125
  • Tax Rate 10.75%

Notes:

Please note the following restrictions:

1. Maximum number of adults in the unit at any time is 4 adults. The maximum number of children in the unit at any time is 4 children.

2. No pets and pets at any time.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We live in Atlanta, which is about 2.5 hours from Bear Lake Reserve.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

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Photos

  • living room

    living room

  • view from the loft

    view from the loft

  • view from balcony

    view from balcony

  • bedroom #2 (2nd floor)

    bedroom #2 (2nd floor)

  • daybed with trundle (sleeps 2) in the loft

    daybed with trundle (sleeps 2) in the loft

  • Clubhouse's heated adult pool, children's pool with a fun slide and hot tub.

    Clubhouse's heated adult pool, children's pool with a fun slide and hot tub.

  • Clubhouse's formal dining room

    Clubhouse's formal dining room

  • Clubhouse's fitness center

    Clubhouse's fitness center

  • spectacular golf course

    spectacular golf course

  • Aerial view of Bear Lake Reserve

    Aerial view of Bear Lake Reserve

  • dining room

    dining room

  • kitchen with 27 inch iMac

    kitchen with 27 inch iMac

  • view from the dining room

    view from the dining room

  • master bedroom (1st floor) with direct access to balcony

    master bedroom (1st floor) with direct access to balcony

  • 2nd floor loft

    2nd floor loft

  • facade of our mountain lodge/condo

    facade of our mountain lodge/condo

  • Clubhouse

    Clubhouse

  • Clubhouse's casual dining room

    Clubhouse's casual dining room

  • Clubhouse's lounge

    Clubhouse's lounge

  • Clubhouse's playroom for children.

    Clubhouse's playroom for children.

  • tennis courts

    tennis courts

  • Bear Lake's many outdoor activities. Extensive network of well-maintained trails

    Bear Lake's many outdoor activities. Extensive network of well-maintained trails

VRBO #589653

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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