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'Our Piece of Serenity' in Bear Paw on Hiwassee Lake

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

3 BR/2 B Cabin up hill from Lake, with dock

Truly a get away! Tucked in among the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, bathed by a 6,000 acre lake and virtually surrounded by 500,000 acres of the Nantahala National Forest, there is a place called Bear Paw. Our home rests inside of Bear Paw. It is a Lake front property with dock. Bear Paw is a gated Community with pool, tennis courts and playground. Located near Hiwassee Dam, Fields of the Wood, and 40 minute drive from the Ocoee River and 60 minute drive to the Nantahalla river. The New Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino Nice is just a 30 min drive away! Flat parking area. About 60 yards to lake from basement. One local marina, located inside the community.

Kimberly Nunn
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 16, 2018

About Kimberly Nunn

Jimmy & Kim Nunn, Married 25+ years, 2 grown children, 2 Welsh Corgis

Live North of Metro Atlanta

Love the great outdoors!

Kimberly Nunn purchased this cabin in 1994

Why Kimberly Nunn chose Murphy

This property was purchased in 1965 by Kim's mother and father, before she was born. We built the house in 1994 and have enjoyed many peaceful times there with family and friends. We decided to 'share' our slice of heaven with others and put it on VRBO. It is a great place to disconnect from the rest of the world! There is no cable but we do have Wi-Fi, Netflix and movies to enjoy your disconnect time with. Cel phone service does not exist in this community but we do have a house phone. The home is situated in a cove on Lake Hiwassee, the dock is a short walk down the path of beautiful trees. The TVA regulates the water level greatly throughout the year but it is sure to be floating all summer. The summers are special but I particularly love the solitude of the Fall and Winter here.


Murphy Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , There is an extra twin mattress slid under the double bed.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs, private bath, great view of the lake!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , main floor
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino! 30 minute drive.


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'Our Piece of Serenity' in Bear Paw on Hiwassee Lake
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Quiet Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Just as advertised. Everything worked. Comfortable beds. Walk to water wasn't too bad. No cell service or TV, but we knew that before we booked. WiFi worked good. Being here in the spring at full pool would be awesome, but fall is pretty too.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A peaceful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful views and nothing but quiet bliss! The house is equipped with anything you may need. It is seated in a little cove which is great for swimming and fishing! Lots of great books to read as well!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect and the walk down to the lake is very easy compared to other houses in Bear Paw. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serenity by the Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely great family reunion at the Lake House in Bear Paw! In the summer in the North Carolina woods, one needs to be by the water often, and we had our own dock and swimming area for the week, replete with rafts and kayaks provided! In addition, the resort has a very nice and well-maintained pool for the little ones or those who just want to relax and work on their tan. The people at Bear Paw are extremely friendly and courteous. Our little grand daughter caught her first fish in their little pond, with the help of a young resident and the kind gate guard! Be sure to rent the pontoon boat with the large tube. What a blast!

We all loved the large decks and spent many nice family times there, eating and laughing while overlooking the lake. The cabin is very well stocked and has just about anything you might need to make your vacation a success. My son and I played some fun games of table tennis. Unfortunately, he won. The owners have been careful to make sure all instructions for the cabin are in a detailed notebook, including tips on the local area. Because of that, we had a great family hike to a beautiful waterfall. The wifi worked very well, an important issue in a remote area with 6 iPhones and a laptop competing for air space. And the NETFLIX allowed for some fun family movie nights.

This is a great place for some well deserved and sought after rest and relaxation. Kim was very professional and extremely fair and easy to work with. And the price is a real bargain! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, quite and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

Many hiking opportunities and beautiful views. No cell service which was amazing for us to unplug and just enjoy ourselves (there was still WiFi). The house was super cozy but also spacious. We slept well, enjoyed the decks and did lots of cooking without having to bring any pans, serving items or utensils.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What a lovely getaway. Remote, but safe. The cabin was very comfortable, just the right size and had everything we needed. Loved the porch! The children had a blast and so did I.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Train
35 Miles
Blue Ridge, Ga~Great in the Fall for day trips!
Car: necessary

NEW!!! Harrah's Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel in Murphy!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $75
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 13.0%

No dogs over 50 lbs. No more than 2 dogs allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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