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Charming Log Cabin with Winter Mountain Views in Lake Lure~Longview Realty

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,344 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 loft, 3 full bathrooms, Beds for 6 (Max 10)

NOTE: There is a $15 Riverbend Community Peak Season Charge for all Bear Hug reservations Memorial Day to Labor Day inclusive.

You've seen the gorgeous scenery of Lake Lure, North Carolina, if you've ever watched the classic movies Dirty Dancing or Last of the Mohicans. Come spend some time in this beautiful and cozy log cabin home and enjoy all Lake Lure offers.

If you like cooking, Bear Hug has all the amenities, including a full line of stainless steel appliances, cook top stove, utensils, blender, microwave and more. The dining area seats 8 and just through the French door is a gas grill on the rear deck to cook a great steak while taking in the outdoors and the cool mountain air. The living room sofa pulls out to a queen size bed. Relax with friendly conversation, a movie,or a book. Maybe even pour yourself a glass of wine and sit in front of the gas log fireplace. There is local phone service, but most cell phones work well at Bear Hug. Enjoy Direct TV with DVD/VCR and WI-FI access.

Bear Hug boasts upper level master bedroom with queen bed and a private full bath. The loft area provides a quiet area to enjoy a book, play board games, or surf the internet. The loft also has a futon and a small balcony to enjoy the winter mountain views. Stacked washer and dryer are also available.

Main level guest bedroom has two twin beds and full bath. The lower level bedroom consists of two sets of bunk beds for the kids. There is also an additional futon in the lower level. A full bath, second gas log fireplace, TV, and kids air hockey game rounds out the area.

This classic log cabin has 1,344 square feet of spacious living area and all the comforts of home. The cabin was built with fine quality features including gorgeous open beam construction, hardwood floors, metal roof, Pella windows, Carrier central air conditioning/heat, full front porch, and wrap around side and rear decks. This very clean, non-smoking log cabin is on a wooded 1+ acre parcel in Riverbend. Residents and guests of Riverbend enjoy the EXCLUSIVE use of two private lakes, a beautiful beach, hiking trails, waterfall, and picnic area. The Broad River also runs through Riverbend, which is fun for tubing, fishing and swimming at the Old Swimming Hole. Turkeys and deer are common sights in the area.

Not far from Bear Hug you will find two championship golf courses and one municipal golf course.

Boat rentals are available for your enjoyment at Lake Lure, which has excellent dining and a popular beach for the children. Visit nearby Chimney Rock Park and Village, with its spectacular views and quaint shops. Easy day trips include the Biltmore Estate and Winery in Asheville, and the Great Smokey Mountains National Park.

Make your reservations early, this fabulous home with all the luxuries it offers will book quickly.

Come and enjoy your stay with us at BEAR HUG.


Penny and Jeff

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Penny or Jeff ~
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 25, 2017

About Penny or Jeff ~

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for welcoming us into your cabin. There was plenty of room for the whole family to relax and play. The kids enjoyed using the loft space for games and puzzles. We all enjoyed the views from the balconies, playing in the waterfalls by Mirror Lake, and tubing on the French Broad River. We also loved being so close to Chimney Rock. Thank you again for sharing your comfortable home with us.
Jul 2010
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Lake Lure Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath to Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Jack n Jill with Bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower Level
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Upper Level
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Main Level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Lower Level Bunk Beds
    Futon - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lower Level
  • In addition to the bedrooms listed, the living room contains a queen sized pull-out sleeper sofa.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Nearby attractions include Gem Mining, Zip Line, and Horseback Riding


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Charming Log Cabin with Winter Mountain Views in Lake Lure~Longview Realty
average rating of 4.8 based on 7 reviews

Beautiful and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

The stress starting melting away as soon as we pulled into the driveway.

I just liked the full kitchen and the views from the back porch...and the fireplaces on both levels. The views of the Rumbling Bald (Party Rock) fire were spectacular at night...but I hope no one else gets to see this. It's a shame the mountain side is burning.

The night sky out here is amazing...

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great mountain get away

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and clear. The cabin clean and well furnished. The Big Bear greeter at the front door gave Bear Hug a welcome feeling. The views from the porches are outstanding with an excellent view of Chimney Rock and the surrounding hills. The lake for swimming and canoeing is beautiful and kids would, weather permitting, enjoy tubing on the water flow. Over all an excellent stay,

Previously stayed a week in this cabin in August 2013.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Vacation! Lovely, Charming Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is immaculate and cozy, very well maintained and lovely. The views are wonderful and there is such an immediate sense of peace and tranquility when staying at Bear Hug. The kitchen is well stocked and spectacular, there are two fire places, plenty of games and books, and a wonderful front porch and deck. In the summer time, there is a new picnic table and grill for cooking out. Would definitely return again and again.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Marcia and Nancy 2 dogs

  • 4 of 5

Disappointing arrival. Difficult to find and upon arrival, deck was in disarray with shavings and ladders all over decks and yard. There was no picnic table or area as promised in the description and the cabin was not as clean as we had expected. Also outdoor spotlights were not working which made dealing with the dogs at night rather challenging. Area for the dogs was not completely mowed so area was small for play. Reported problems to the rental agent and ladders were moved but outdoor lights never worked! On the good side, once we settled it was a cozy bright cabin, very comfortable with a terrific kitchen for cooking! So we had a good time but wish the owners would be more involved with rental agent as to the present for arriving guests. Also recommend more chairs for the deck and table(s) to set your coffee or wine on!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Apex, NC

A Great Cabin for a Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This log cabin is perfect for a family get-away. The kitchen is well supplied, there is plenty of room for sleeping, and the two full baths were nice after a long day of hiking.

The house is built on a hill so looking out the back windows feels like being in a tree house.

We enjoyed exploring the area. Hiking at nearby Chimney Rock State Park was spectacular. We found other hiking spots nearby and also walked on the roads near the cabin. The river edge park in Chimney Rock was a nice place to rest and relax to the sound of rushing water.

Lake Luke is beautiful -- no wonder this is one of the most popular lakes in North Carolina.

Thanks for letting us share your cabin. The kids will always remember the fun we had there.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2010
  • Stayed: March 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: All that Laura says is true, particularly the part about feeling like you are living in a tree house. There is so much to do in the area, that it is sure to be a vacation you will never forget.
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Chimney Rock Park
Lake Lure Beach and Water Park
Lake Lure Adventure Company
Riverside Riding Stables
Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Asheville Regional
Nearest Barpub
6.1 Miles
Alyssa's Grille
Nearest Golf
2.6 Miles
Lake Lure Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Larkin's on the Lake
Nearest Ski
68.7 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Area
Nearest Beach
4.1 Miles
Lake Lure Beach
Car: necessary

The Bear Hug Cabin is located in Riverbend at Lake Lure, a gated rustic community with amenities including 2 private lakes for swimming and fishing. You can also bring the kids down to the Old Swimming Hole on the Rocky Broad River or picnic at the waterfall park. All this in gorgeous Lake Lure. Lake Lure is regarded as one of the most beautiful man-made lakes in the world. There are plenty of activities including boating, kayaking, fishing, sunbathing and other water sports. The Lake Lure public beach is a popular destination as well as world famous Chimney Rock - a must see stop. After Chimney Rock enjoy some rock hopping up the Rocky Broad River for some gorgeous scenery. The Rumbling Bald Resort is also nearby with 2 championship golf courses and several restaurants to choose from. Asheville, Hendersonville and the Blue Ridge Parkway are all nearby and ample day trips are well within striking distance.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Damage Insurance Policy $45
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.75%

DO NOT Buy Damage Insurance Through Home Away.

If a confirmed reservation is cancelled 30 days prior to arrival, a cancellation processing fee of $75.00 will be charged against funds received and remaining monies will be refunded. If the cancellation occurs within 30 days prior to arrival, all funds received will be forfeited, unless the property can be re-rented for the cancelled period.

Reservations require an initial 50% of the total nightly rate which is applied toward the entire reservation. Upon receipt of initial reservation deposit, a confirmation will be emailed to the principal party named on the reservation.

Final payments are due no later than 30 days prior to arrival. If a rental period is within 30 days of arrival, full payment is required at booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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