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Bear Lake Reserve

Bear Lake Reserve …. Located 45 minutes southwest of Smoky Mountain Retreat, this private, 9-hole Nicklaus Design signature golf course features "top of the world" views, a practice facility, pro shop, and tennis courts …

Special note ….. As a guest of First Tee Mountain Golf, once on property you will be treated with full membership privileges for the day, including complimentary use of the driving range, unlimited golf, all recreational facilities including tennis, swimming pool, hiking, and dining at the very exclusive Lake Club.

Ever feel like you were at the top of the world? If you're a golfer, that's exactly how you'll feel on The Bear Lake Golf Club by Nicklaus Design. This par 29, 1,932-yard course sits at an elevation of 3,400' to 3,700' and has some of the best views in the community.

You're going to have to work hard to concentrate while teeing off on the seventh hole, since you'll be looking at a breathtaking 40-mile view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the valley below.

Ideal for year–round lakefront living, Bear Lake Reserve is an established master planned mountain community offering an extraordinary collection of family friendly, resort-style amenities located along the shores of crystal-clear Bear Creek Lake in western North Carolina.

Unique to Bear Lake Reserve is the property's dramatic mountain-to-lake landscape, providing picturesque views in nearly every direction from the water or the land. Perfect for those looking for a primary, vacation, or retirement home in an established lakefront community, residents may custom build their own mountain home or select from Craftsman-style cottages and mountain-lodge condos- each with a wide variety of floor plans and neighborhoods to choose from

* Acreage: 2,100 acres (840 hectares)

* Gatehouse: Monitored entry and exit

* The Lake Club:
The Adirondack-style clubhouse with large decks, multiple fireplaces and lake views features multiple pools, outdoor hot tubs, a 20-seat theatre, fitness center, steam room, sauna, spa treatment rooms, locker facilities, restaurant and bar, library, adult and youth activities rooms, and day docks for personal and resort-rental watercraft.

* Bear Creek Park:
Community park with a tumbling stream, community hearth, camping tent platforms, fire pits and BBQ grills, trout fishing, a teepee and the Bear Pen hiking trail.

* Mill Pond Clubhouse & Pavilion:
Ideal for family and community gatherings, includes an indoor heated and air-conditioned space with wood-burning fireplace, full kitchen with supplies, a large screen TV, restrooms, an outdoor covered area with tables and stone fireplace, outdoor fire pit with built-in seating and stocked trout pond.

* Amphitheater at Golden Farm:
A popular gathering spot for concerts, holiday fireworks, family reunions and weddings.

* Hiking Trails:
Includes nearly 17 miles of continuous hiking and walking trails.

* Recreation:
Canoeing, hiking, fishing, mountain biking, nature trails; easy access to nearby Pisgah National Forest, Nantahala National Forest, and Panthertown Valley. An Activities Director is available to coordinate activities.

* Dining:
The Lake Club offers dining- indoors or out- with a full-service bar and lounge and wine room.

* Vacation Rentals:
A variety of fully furnished two-to-four bedroom cottages and condos are available for rent and include fully-equipped kitchens, TV & DVD player, bed and bath linens, bath and body products, washer, dryer and on-call, routine maintenance.

* Lots For Sale:
Mountain view, lakefront and lake view lots average 2 acres; priced from $100,000 to $500,000
* Cottages For Sale:
Single-family, two-to-four bedroom Craftsman-style cottages are priced from $220,000 to $450,000.

* Condos For Sale:
Two-to-three bedroom mountain-lodge style condos offer lake views and easy access to the Lake Club; priced from $150,000 to $390,000

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