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Steps Away to the Lake, Cedar Cliff Lodge @ Bear Lake Reserve, Mountain Resort

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,640 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

All Resort Fees Included in Price!



CEDAR CLIFF LODGE @ BEAR LAKE RESERVE. Enjoy the perfect vacation with great outdoor opportunities and top-notch resort amenities at our cottage in Bear Lake Reserve. Nestled in a OPEN MEADOW at 2500 feet above sea level and surrounded by MOUNTAIN VIEWS, our cottage offers an ideal landscape for children and dogs to ramble safely outside while you watch it all from the comfort of our screened in porch. If it is just the two of you, walk out our front door on to a trail that leads you by cold streams, wooded coves, and long range mountain views as you make your way to Cedar Cliff Lake. After the invigorating walk, build a fire on screened in porch, pour a cool drink and take turns identifying the birds as they fly through the great outdoors that surround you.

Once you are fully relaxed, you may want to venture out and explore the many options within the 2,300 acre Bear Lake Reserve: Rent a pontoon boat, hike 17 miles of groomed trails - go fishing - enjoy a spa treatment - workout in the gym - take a sauna, steam or jacuzzi - reserve the cinema for a private film - play golf on the Jack Nicklaus designed mountain top course - cook up a feast in our cottage kitchen or visit the Lake Club with it's full service restaurant and tavern. You can do ALL this and more without ever leaving Bear Lake Reserve.

Upon arrival at Cedar Cliff Lodge you will be met by our concierge. You will be given a cottage orientation that will answer any questions you may have. Most important the concierge can help plan your vacation tailored to your individual needs. Start your vacation off by being fully knowledgeable about what the community offers plus all the other outdoor adventures available in this wonderful area we call home. If you are a nature lover and enjoy hiking, we can provide detailed information on hiking in Panthertown Valley and other unique hikes in the Nantahala National Forest. We have hiking routes from very easy to strenuous. We are here to make your vacation the one to remember! Our goal is to have you back for your next mountain experience.

Beyond Bear Lake Reserve the nearby towns of Cashiers, Highlands and Sylva offer shops and restaurants worthy of a Travel Channel special. Slightly further is the Smoky Mountain National Park, white water rafting at the NOC, the Blue Ridge Parkway as well as the Biltmore Estate and all that Asheville has to offer.

Send us an inquiry today and we will provide a detailed rental proposal rate confirmation, site map and details on Cashiers, Highlands, Dillsboro and Asheville to help plan a great vacation.

We are located 15 miles north of Cashiers, approximately two and a half hours from both Atlanta and Charlotte – please be our guest in the mountains this week!

Keywords: Tuckasegee, Sylva, Cashiers, Bear Lake Reserve, Family, Pet Friendly, Views, Lake, Hiking, Cottage

More Details

Property Manager
William H Clark 'Bill'
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 30, 2017

About William H Clark 'Bill'

Hi - We're the Jordan's - cottage owners at Bear Lake. In the attached photo we are enjoying the views from the golf course at Bear Lake Reserve. Not pictured is our Boston Terrier Milo, he ran down a trail and missed the photo! We enjoy our cottage as a place to relax and a base for outdoor expeditions. We hope you will visit our place soon and find your way to enjoy the N.C. mountains.

William H Clark 'Bill' purchased this cottage in 2006

Why William H Clark 'Bill' chose Tuckasegee

We live in the Atlanta and wanted a mountain retreat that was far away from the city but a convenient weekend drive. Bear Lake offered great cottage construction, amazing outdoor options and amenities of a resort. Over time we enjoy it even more when we meet our friends who return each year.

What makes this cottage unique

* Groomed hiking trails - one is steps away from the cottage

* Lake Club - 2 pools, 2 hot tubs, restaurant, pub, work out facility, massage rooms, sauna

* Jack Nicklaus Golf course - amazing views!

* tennis courts

* stocked fishing pond

* back porch with fireplace -- our favorite place to relax!


Bear Lake Reserve Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1640 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hall - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Granite counter tops.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest - 1 queen
    Guest - 1 double
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

Steps Away to the Lake, Cedar Cliff Lodge @ Bear Lake Reserve, Mountain Resort
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews

Ultimate Family Experience

  • 5 of 5

Overall ...beautiful scenery, warm comfortable home ! Literally Steps away from everything you could do in a week to affirm a remembering lifetime experience! Thank You Bear lake , the Jordan family and William Clark. I look forward to coming again !

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place. Had a mix of everything

  • 5 of 5

Nice house and great location. Hiking trail out the back door, golfing and boating. Great quiet week, never had to leave the property. Just enjoyed all the community amenities.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty house

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice smaller home with a great location near the main gate and the walking trail to Cedar Cliff Lake. Part of my large group stayed here and I think they spent every moment on the porch. Very relaxing!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin

  • 5 of 5

Cedar Cliff Lodge was the perfect place for our family to stay while attending my niece's wedding at Castle Lady Hawke. We really enjoyed the screened porch. The cabin was very clean, well maintained and furnished very nicely. Management is outstanding.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect holiday getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed staying in the Cedar Cliff Lodge. It was clean, nicely decorated and very well equipped. Bear Lake Reserve was gorgeous. We went right after Christmas and it was fairly warm for the season so we did a lot of hiking and exploring. We also got to take a boat out and had the entire lake to ourselves. It was a great getaway and we definitely plan on returning.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mountain Escape

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed the short mountain retreat we had at your cabin. It was very peaceful. Exactly what we were looking for. The cabin was beautiful and conveniently located at the entrance to Bear Lake Reserve, which made running into Sylva for anything very easy. Hiking trails were great. The cabin was spacious and very well maintained.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Asheville, NC
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Onsite, Lake Club
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Clemson, SC Amtrak Crescent
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
NC Highway 107 and Shook Cove Road
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Onsite, Lake Club
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Onsite, Lake Club

The Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina has a multitude of opportunities to relax and enjoy the natural environment. LOCAL ACTIVITIES - Bicycling, Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Fishing, Water sports, Horse Back Riding, Boating, Scenic Car Drives, Golfing, Kayak, Canoe, Power Boat Rentals and Tennis. Nearby towns offer unique Shopping, Dining and Sightseeing. AREA ATTRACTIONS - Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino, The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outdoor Drama 'Unto These Hills', Mountain Heritage Center at WCU, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Biltmore Estates, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and Natahala Outdoor Center. Big name concerts at Harrahs Cherokee Casino and WNC.

Other Activities: Miniature golf, Shopping, Boating, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Snowboarding.

Golf: Bear Lake Reserve Golf Club

Ski: Cataloochee Ski Area , Maggie Valley, NC


Rates & Availability

Bear Lake Reserve Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer Season
May 20 2017 - Aug 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4 Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Low Season
Dec 31 2017 - May 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

All Resort Fees Included in Price! Rates subject to change at owners discretion.
Upon arrival you will be met by our staff Greeter. The Greeter provides an orientation of your lodge, Bear Lake Reserve and the surrounding area. The Greeter will be able to address all your questions and is available throughout your stay. The Greeter will start your vacation off informed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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