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MOUNTAIN LODGE AT BEAR LAKE RESERVE WITH MODERN COMFORT AND RESORT AMENITIES

Thomas

Advertiser since: 2014
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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Thomas

Advertiser since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2015
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MOUNTAIN LODGE AT BEAR LAKE RESERVE WITH MODERN COMFORT AND RESORT AMENITIES

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

Tuckasegee Lodge Rental Photos and Description

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 have recently renovated it, and when we are not using it ourselves, we will make it available as a rental property starting this summer (June 2014). Because we are entering the Bear Lake rental market for the first time, in the next 12 months, we are planning to keep our rates very low -- in fact, the lowest (we believe) at 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.

So that you could make an informed decision, we would like to bring the following to your attention:

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 at 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. This is particularly important if you have children. In fact, this is why we bought a lodge/condo rather than a house. Many houses at Bear Lake Reserve are very far from the Clubhouse, which you cannot tell from the listings. It's no fun to drive on serpentine mountainous roads 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 spacious, open and inviting. It has, among other things, a sturdy drawing table and four small chairs for children, as well as a foosball table. There is a full-size futon/sofa bed in the loft.

The living room has an unusually high ceiling (2 stories). The living room has a sleep sofa that can sleep 2 people. The spacious, modern kitchen has plenty of cookware and dishware for you to prepare family meals.

The living room, dining area and kitchen have a new hardwood floor, which was installed this month (May 2014).

3. As you can see from the photos, the views from the lodge are spectacular.

4. The lodge 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 one of the attached pictures. The unit on the right with curtains is ours).

5. We think that you'll like the three flat panel 3D TV's and the 3D blu-ray player in the house. We subscribe to DISH satellite service for cable. TV reception, especially high definition, is excellent. Wireless high speed internet is reliable and fairly fast. If you need a laser printer, scanner and/or movie projector (to be hooked up to your laptop) during your stay, pleas let us know.

6. Our house is clutter-free and causal elegant. We have tried to keep the furniture and decor simple, yet tasteful. You will recognize many items from Restoration Hardware. Not having a lot of 'stuff' in the house means more space for you and your guests.

7. 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. To get to its website, just google 'Bear Lake Reserve.'

8. Let us know if you are interested in renting the lodge for longer than 1 month. We will give you additional discounts.

9. Lastly, please be advised that we do not allow more than 6 people in the condo at any time. Maximum number of adults is 4 (those over 13 years old count as adults). Moreover, a strict no smoking and no pet policy is in effect.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call. We will get back to you promptly. Thank you!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Thomas (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2014
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2015

About Thomas

We live in Atlanta, which is about 2.5 hours from Bear Lake Reserve.

Thomas purchased this lodge in 2012

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
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Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p589653vb
-7708918873
Tuckasegee Cashiers Area
5

Great home in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5
The home was exactly as expected and pictured while being surrounded by the most beautiful scenery. The back patio overlooked tree covered hills which was a spectacular view in the fall. Unfortunately, we didn't get to take advantage of any of the onsite amenities as our schedules were full with nearby activities. I can only imagine they are equally enjoyable if not better. Excellent communication from the owner as well. Thanks!
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you again!
business
Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p589653vb
-7708918873
Tuckasegee Cashiers Area
5

Very nice mountain condo

  • 5 of 5
I took my family of four ( me,wife and 2 children ages 4 & 2) to bear lake for the first time and stayed 4 nights. The condo is very well appointed with modern appliances, nice furniture and any convenience one would want. It's the top unit of a condo with a great view of the surrounding mountains and is a very relaxing and comfortable two story abode. It's 2 bedroom so our kids shared the upstairs room which wasn't an issue. Be advised the condo isn't "child proof" so there weren't gates for the stairs etc. it didn't bother us but every family is different.

One thing to keep in mind is that it is at the end of a long and very windy road to get to the condo. It's a solid hour to the nearest grocery store so bring what you need. The clubhouse down the hill from the condo has an awesome pool with great access to the lake. Boat rentals, food and a kids activity room made this the the place to hang out and it is just down the hill from the condo. It's a bit of a walk down a steep windy road so we drove it mostly.

Overall it's a great place to stay with access to resort style amenities and a beautiful mountain lake. We would definitely stay here again.
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a detailed review and including information helpful to other guests. We look forward to having you back soon.
business
Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p589653vb
-7708918873
Tuckasegee Cashiers Area
Greensboro, NC
4

Nice get-away

  • 4 of 5
This is a nice cozy condo with a very nice deck and view. Although it is a condo, the property is very quiet. The amenities are very good and the owner was good about doing little things to accommodate us (even let us use his charcoal). The property is a good distance from the highway, but the seclusion is worth it. The clubhouse is also very nice, but water activities are on the expensive side. Overall, however, this condo is a good deal for the money. I would stay here again.
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for visiting Bear Lake. We hope to see you again soon!
business
Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p589653vb
-7708918873
Tuckasegee Cashiers Area
5

Peaceful and fun

  • 5 of 5
The condo is very nice and the resort has much to offer people of varying ages. There is not much nearby in terms of groceries and what-not, but if you bring your own food or eat at the really excellent resort restaurant, you will be very happy here. The condo is well equipped and offers great and easy access to the resort amenities. Our whole family (including three young kids) loved it!
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I agree with you and other reviewers that the resort restaurant is very good (and very affordable) and that guests need to buy groceries in nearby towns before driving to Bear Lake Reserve if they anticipate cooking a lot. We hope to see you again!
business
Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p589653vb
-7708918873
Tuckasegee Cashiers Area
Charleston SC
5

Perfect Getaway Spot

  • 5 of 5
My wife and our three kids recently stayed in this villa in Bear Lake Reserve. The location is very convenient near the Lake Club which is where you will find your family spending a lot of time. This was the third time we have stayed at Bear Lake but the first time in this particular villa. It was the best so far and the owners were very easy to deal with. Can't wait until next summer - we will be back !
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was great to share our home with your family. We look forward to next summer and are planning to make available additional amenities.
business
Mountain Lodge At Bear Lake Reserve With Modern Comfort And Resort Amenities
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p589653vb
-7708918873
Tuckasegee Cashiers Area
5

Beautiful Condo

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful condo to relax and get away! Beautiful location! Perfect for a family getaway. Would rent again.
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for giving us an opportunity to share our house with your family. We look forward to seeing you again.

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Tuckasegee Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
off-peak
Dec 1 2014 - May 21 2015
4 night minimum stay
$148
$850
$2,455
 
 
Peak
May 22 2015 - Sep 7 2015
4 night minimum stay
$189
$1,250
$3,999
 
 
Standard
Sep 8 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$168
$997
$2,995
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 30 2015
4 night minimum stay
$179
$1,110
 
 
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 23 2015 - Jan 3 2016
5 night minimum stay
$168
$997
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$168
$997
$2,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning fee $95
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.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Tuckasegee Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 (1st floor) - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 (2nd floor) - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 (1st floor) - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Room - comfortable sleep sofa suitable for 2 adults
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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