Bear's Den Vacation Resort on Smith Lake - Where the Living is Easy......(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
SIX Properties On The Lake, 160ft Dock, Swim Platform, On Private 4 Acre Setting
One home of only six that are all available in a boutique development of new, stylish vacation homes. Centrally located on the crystal waters of Smith Lake, northern Alabama. With a private on-site boat launch exclusive to our renters; 160ft boat dock for boats with an integral swim platform; communal Fire Pitlocated over the water; BBQ stations at each house. Bear's Den is a truly relaxing place to spend a vacation. Bear's Den sits in a slew with year-round deep water but has very limited water traffic. Privacy and a quiet life.
Located in a Small Vacation Resort
The vacation property is one of only six situated right on the gentle slopes of Smith Lake. Reunions of classmates; family; weddings; church gatherings can all be easily be accommodated.
Boat & Kayak Rentals
Boat rentals are available on-site. We have six boats available to our renters. Ski boats; deckboats; fishing boats. These all allow all current water sport activities. An on-site mechanic is also available to assist with boat issues at a cost.
Amenities & Accommodations
Inside, you will find all the comforts of home, including 2.5 bathrooms and 3 bedrooms. The home can comfortably accommodate 10 guests (if more sleeping space is needed, then there are two queen size inflatable mattresses available). Amenities include fully equipped kitchen, central heat and air, covered deck, charcoal grill, and a 160ft commercial boat dock with super large swim platform, firepit and outdoor shower. All homes have DISH Satellite with movie and local channels [SEC Football!!]. DVD player.
The downstairs is a Kitchen/Diner open plan with casual seating and a breakfast bar. Large, powerful microwave. Master en-suite with King Size Bed/jacuzzi tub is on the ground floor. Half bath for general use and integrated washer/dryer.
Upstairs are two large bedrooms; shared bath with jetted tub; family/games room with large screen TV [flat panel]. Multiple board games available.
Satellite TV included in this rental home
Entertainment Center included in this rental home
Deck upstairs and downstairs included in this rental home
Air Conditioning included in this rental home
Central Heating included in this rental home
Full Kitchen included in this rental home
Microwave included in this rental home
Washer/Dryer Unit included in this rental home
BBQ included in this rental home
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Member since: 2014
- 1400 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Golf Course Front:
We are right on the water and only a few steps to drop in! There are no bluffs on our waterfront so prevalent on Smith Lake where over a hundred steps down to the water, ending at a dock, common....moreless
The crystal waters of Smith Lake are only a few minutes from your deck. A quick run and jump should get you splashing and giggling in the warm waters that help make our little piece of heaven yours....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Cleaning Fee $120 + tax
- Tax Rate 6%
There is a cleaning fee of 100 USD NOT during the summer. 150 USD during the remainder of the year.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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This is a water-based vacation. World class fishing [stripe and bass]; fantastic skiing locations; safe tubing and fabulous coastline scenery. Almost 700 miles of coastline has to be enough for everyone to find their own little spot far from the madding crowd.
Bring your own beer!! This location is 'dry' in that you can't buy. Boats available at the site. Contact for more information. 6 boats now available.
Parties up to 60 can be accommodated. 6 houses in total on almost 4 acres with a boat launch on site. Lots of parking.
Year Purchased: 2014
About the owner: Arriving from the Europe, we have invested in the beautiful state of Alabama and are now the proud owners of the Bear's Den Vacation Resort. We have developed this site ourselves, building all the homes and now do all the groundwork and maintenance ourselves. We live and breath this wonderful location. You need anything during your stay just ask, night or day, and if we possibly can we will deliver. We are present periodically but always in the background. We feel that we have put a little of ourselves into the venture and are so proud and happy that you have chosen our resort for your vacation.
Why the Owner Chose Arley, AL, USA:
Location, location location! On a deep, wide slew so far from the madding crowd of the main channel [actually three minutes] by boat; I can't say enough about the quality and amenities of the 160ft boat dock and swim platform; integral swim platform and no motorised traffic swimming area. All properties are new to the public in 2014 with superb layout, facilities and furnishings.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Boat Launch; All new in 2014; 4 acres of private land; Commercial boat dock; Stunning Internals; very friendly and we welcome pets.
- Primary: 2052226298 Any Time and also call 205 387 0284....
- Secondary: +1 205 387 0284
Links to more information:
Kitchen / Dining Area looking out over the lake - Unit 4
Unit 4 Sitting Area
Two sets of binkbeds in LARGE Bed 2 - Unit 4
Unit 4 Master Bed with Full Ensuite
Unit 4 Deck with Seating n Dining Area
Master bed with patio doors to Deck - unit 5
Master Bed with Full En-suite Unit 3
Boat Launch at Side of Unit 2
Panorama of Right Hand Side of Bear's Den
BIG Logs to hang out on right at the waters edge.
View from Swim Platform to Sandstone Path thru Stone Gabions to Grassy Areas
Unit 6 Kitchen Area - Concrete Worktops
Unit 4 Kitchen n Breakfast Bar - Granite Worktops
Full Bath Jack n Jill Unit 4
View of properties
Unit 5 Decks
Steps to Grassy Path
Extensive new seating & picnic area - seats installed shortly
A 'Duck's Eye View of the resort
Fire Pit and Log Seats. note shallow water for paddling!
Marine Power from Hatteras Light
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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