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Retreat at Bear Lake - Get-a-way - close to Lake Club!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)




Travel to the beautiful mountain lake at Bear Lake Reserve where you can un-wind and spend time together. Stay in a spacious 2 BR with KING beds and TVs + Sleeping Loft for 3 - Very comfortable accommodates 7. Condominium has vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, stone fireplace, granite countertops, wood floors and lots of large windows in every room. Also, conveniently located just above the Lake Club with 2 pools, 2 Jacuzzis, restaurant and bar. Mountain Lodge condo is the closest accommodation to the Lake.

Our home was thoughtfully planned out by an interior designer to be comfortable and beautiful while incorporating elements of nature to accent the beauty that surrounds Bear Lake. The 2 bedrooms have king size beds. The loft doubles as a TV area and sleeps 3 with a twin day bed, trundle and a large pull out chair/twin bed.

Bear Lake Community has many offerings. Inside the gated community are miles of hiking trails, camp sites, Jack Nicklaus Design golf course, tennis courts, outdoor fireplaces, stocked trout pond and pavilion for family gatherings. The Lake Club, which our home overlooks and is a short walking distance, has a restaurant and bar for dining in or poolside dining. The Club also has a fitness center, steam room, sauna, movie theatre, children's activity center, kayaking, and pontoon rentals.


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Lori Brown
Member since: 2008
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Lori Brown

Over the last 20 years, my husband and I have vacationed many places. Our vacations always seem to revolve around the outdoors and water. Scuba diving, boating, fishing, skiing, ect. We now have children and a dog to vacation with and Bear Lake is perfect for them, too.

Lori Brown purchased this condo in 2007

Why Lori Brown chose Bear Lake Reserve

We first experienced Bear Lake when it was just an idea and wilderness. We fell in love with the unspoiled beauty of the clear mountain water and rock cliffs above the lake. Bear Lake Reserve has surpassed our expectations. We spend our days in the summer with family and friends at the pools and on the lake waterskiing. Our evenings are relaxing with expertly prepared meals at the club very often taking advantage of the dining on the restaurant deck overlooking the lake. Early mornings usually start with hikes, kayaking, golf or tennis. Winter is about skiing, hiking, kayaking and shopping in Cashiers and Asheville.

What makes this condo unique

One of the benefits of our location is the convenience to the lake and Club. Our condo sits right above the club house with 2 pools, workout facility, dining room and bar.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We want to thank you for sharing your Mountain Retreat home. We had a blast just spending quality family time. Look forward to visiting again next summer!!!

The Coletti's

Aug. 10-17, 2008
Nov 2008
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Bear Lake Reserve, North Carolina

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 2.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin day bed with twin trundle, Sleep chaise (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • health/beauty spa
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(17 traveler reviews)

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Retreat at Bear Lake - Get-a-way - close to Lake Club!
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  • 5 of 5

Great location at Bear Lake- close to all the amenities. The service at the Lake Club was not quite as good as in the past, but I'll be back! Great golf course! Wonderful pools! Great kayaking Lake. Kids loved it. The views and comfort at the condo- great.

  • Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always good to hear from our guests! So glad you enjoyed Bear Lake and our home! We look forward to your return. Lori Brown
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AMAZING views of Bear Lake and convient location next to Lake Club!

  • 5 of 5

This home worked perfectly for ours guys weekend. We were extremely satisfied with the finishes and what was furnished to make our experience comfortable and enjoyable. The owner was extremely professional and accessible. Furthermore, the staff at Bear Lake were friendly and courteous. This property had everything we were looking for! Be prepared for a lengthy drive to the property from the front gate. Also, we could not use our cells phones during that drive. THANK YOU FOR AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE!

  • Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Matthews NC

Perfect Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I travel a ridiculous amount and we've never stayed in a place as clean and well stocked as this one! Beautifully decorated with a beautiful view, too....and the sheets are so soft! It's the little things as well as the big things that make this property stand out! We rented a kayak one day and a pontoon boat the next. Brunch at the restaurant over looking the lake on Sunday was wonderful! We all ordered different things and there were no complaints just happy people! One thing we figured out is that there are two ways to walk down to where the club is using paths in the the right of the building we were staying in OR to the left of the building beside us. My only complaint is that we didn't get to see a bear, but we did see paw tracks in the sand by the lake! Everyone we met from the staff, to the other guests, to house keeping when we were leaving, were very friendly. Go! Take groceries so you don't have to drive back into town and plan to eat at the restaurant or go down for drinks at least once!

  • Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay. The condo is immaculate and furnished beautifully. Every aspect was perfect. The owner is super helpful and we will definitely return.

  • Submitted: 8-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great convenient location to the lodge, pool hot tub and boats.

Accommodations impeccable- clean modern . Bear Lake staff very accommodating- the lodge has great food - reasonable.

Our favorite getaway from ATL

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always good to hear that our guests love Bear Lake as much as we do! It is certainly a special place. Come back anytime! Lori Brown
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Great condo located close to the amenities

  • 5 of 5

I have to say the accommodations exceeded our expectations and was very comfortable and larger than expected. The location is very close to the Lake Club and was ideal for our family to take advantage of the boating, pool and dining. We really enjoyed sitting on the balcony with views of the lake having our coffee in the mornings . We were unable to explore some of the numerous hiking trails or golf course but will save for next time. As mentioned in other reviews, it is not quickly accessible to the main road so plan on bringing enough provisions for your stay if you don't want to eat at the Lake Club for every meal. Overall, I would give high marks to Loris condo and the property in general and is a great place to really getaway while having plenty of activities to choose from if you wish.

  • Submitted: 22-Jun-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Bear Lake Waterfall
Nearest Point of Interest
Bear Creek Park
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Mill Trout Pond
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Mountain Golf Course
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Panthertown National Forest
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Lake Club Pool and Restaurant
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Nearest Point of Interest

Flyfishing, stocked trout pond, Panthertown National Forest, Biltmore Estate, camping on site in natural settings


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Bear Lake Reserve, North Carolina

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$159.51
Pet Fee C$95.71

Amenity fees may apply

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