Last Updated on June 15, 2023
It is hard to believe, but there are places deep inside the Blue Ridge Mountains that inspire wonder. Places where it’s still possible to get outside and experience everything that nature has to offer. With miles of lake frontage fringed by beautiful mountains, Bear Lake Reserve is more than just an escape from the daily grind. It’s a portal to another place and time.
Here are just five of the myriad ways there are to Live Abundantly in Bear Lake Reserve.
Live the golf life in Bear Lake Reserve
Bear Lake Reserve offers a scenic mountaintop golf challenge with incredible views in all directions. Their spectacular, private, 9-hole/par 29 course offers a diverse collection of strategically-designed holes. The truly breathtaking, one-of-a-kind golf experience is everything you’ve come to expect from world-renowned Nicklaus Design®—and more!
An award-winning dedicated pro is on site to help you master your game. The practice facility is also well-equipped with a driving range and putting green. In-season programming includes special events, tournaments, individual play, and private lessons for adults.
Live the waterfront life in Bear Lake Reserve
It’s easy to enjoy the water at Bear Creek Lake, the jewel in the crown of the community. A full-service marina offers both motorized and small craft rentals, from pontoons to paddleboards. Their main dock is nestled against The Point, near the beach at the Lake Club. And additional docks range along the edge of the cove.
A somewhat more hidden gem is Mill Pond, set within tall trees adjacent to the twin ponds and babbling mountain stream. This rustic park-like retreat includes catch-and-release fishing and some of the more challenging holes on the on-site disc golf course. Enjoy the pavilion and its lush natural scenery for a quiet gathering, a hiking rest stop, or private events.
Live the outdoor life in Bear Lake Reserve
Located in the middle of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Bear Lake Reserve offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Close to home and intertwined throughout the 2,100 acres are miles upon miles of trails. The paths range from easy to challenging and offer a variety of elevation changes due to the mountainous terrain.
The community also adjoins Panthertown Valley. This popular 6,700-acre backcountry paradise is often called “The Yosemite of the East.” Find deep gorges, broad valleys, mountain bogs, granite rock domes, and tranquil creeks as you explore this stunning setting.
Live the foodie life in Bear Lake Reserve
At Bear Lake Reserve, you may be away from the hustle and bustle of stressful city life. But you’re never far from a premier dining experience. Enjoy selections from a deliciously crafted fine dining menu at Lakeside 54 while you take in the most spectacular mountain lake views in Western North Carolina. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass walls open out onto a fresh-air deck, completing the environment of rustic elegance.
For a less formal dining experience, try one of the community’s social centers. Enjoy casual indoor and outdoor dining, bar-style seating, a spectacular fireplace, and views across the lake through floor-to-ceiling windows. It’s a great place to kick back, relax with a local craft beer, and enjoy a great time with great friends.
Live the club life in Bear Lake Reserve
Situated at the edge of Bear Creek Lake, the post-and-beam, Adirondack-style Lake Club is a central gathering place for all. The 14,000-square-foot facility features multiple dining options, pools, hot tubs, a fitness center, private theater, shopping at The Boutique by the Lake, and more. Literally steps from the edge of the Lake Club main pool, Paddlebacks Poolside Bar & Grill is open seasonally for cold drinks and great food.
The community marina is nestled at the base of the Lake Club along The Point, a scenic outcrop with stellar mountain and lake views. In addition to the numerous activity options offered at the club, residents also enjoy two hard court Pickleball and tennis courts and an outdoor amphitheater for community events.
Live Abundantly in Bear Lake Reserve
The amenities of this premier, 2,100-acre resort community offer you the opportunity to do as much or as little as you want every day. Begin making new memories, enhancing the relationships that matter, and enjoying the next chapter of your life.
Whether you aspire to build a dream home or prefer the convenience of a turn-key purchase, the community offers an outstanding variety of real estate options. Discover lots and land, waterfront cottages, mountaintop villas and lodges, and charming cottages tucked into the folds of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Does that sound like the perfect lifestyle for you? Find your dream home in Bear Lake Reserve now!