Black Bear is richly decorated in warm mountain colors and decor and is centrally located within Holly Forest 1, approximately 5.9 miles from the center of Cashiers. The Sapphire National Golf Course is located approximately 1.1 miles from Black Bear and the Sapphire Resort is located approximately 3.1 miles from Black Bear. When renting Black Bear you will have the opportunity to purchase guest passes to the resort ( fee per person over 14 years of age, with a 3 night consecutive minimum). Some of the amenities that you will enjoy are: Tennis, carpet golf, exercise Room, Indoor and Outdoor heated pools, saunas, hot tubs, games arcade for children, 9 hole golf course, discounted golf at the Sapphire National Golf Course, a driving range, boating on Lake Fairfield, mini day camps for kids during the summer, tours to Harrah's Casino in Cherokee and the Biltmore Estate in Ashville. During the winter months the Resort has a Ski Slope as well as Tubing.
There are 2 routes to enter the house -either through the lower level parking lot entrance, or up the stone stairs and onto the front porch which has a hanging swing and rocking chairs where you can soak in the views of Hogback Mountain.
Through the front door and entrance hall and into the entry level or middle level of this three level home, you are immediately immersed in the aura of mountain luxury living. The living-room is complete with a large flat screen TV, Dish satellite TV and a gas fireplace.... read a book, snuggle up to the fireplace... it's your vacation and you can do whatever you want to!
Off the living room is the large, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter-tops and a mobile island with a chopping block surface. Great under-counter lighting and a cookbook to boot!
The dining room is between the kitchen and the living room and seats 8. Double doors off the dining room lead to the covered deck stretching from side to side and a sitting area on the rear porch. There is also a small running brook at the rear of the property where you can relax to the sounds of running water.
On the other side of the living room is the master Queen bedroom which has a private en-suite bathroom with walk in shower and separate Jacuzzi tub. There is a TV in this bedroom. The master bedroom also has it's own private sitting area under a covered porch. There is a gas grill on the rear porch.
On up the stairs to the 3rd loft level. Immediately up the stairs and to the left is the upper level sitting area with a TV. Just passed the sitting area is the 2nd queen bedroom which also has it's own private bathroom with a walk-in shower.
Across the corridor is the bunk bedroom - 2 sets of bunks and this bedroom also has it's own private en-suite bathroom.
Downstairs passed the entry level to the lower level den. Aaaah, the Piece De Resistance - a Piccadilly Pub and High-Top tables complete with chairs, a full size pool table, a 55" flat screen TV with surround sound theater speakers and a comfortable sectional with a sleeper sofa. The den has fabulous down-lighting and there is a mini kitchen and full bathroom off the pub area.
Stay and play a while...This magnificent home will be one that you will want to vacation at, summer after summer, creating many wonderful memories for your family.