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3 BEDROOM - BLACK BEAR LODGE
BEDROOMS: 1 on main level (king), 2 on lower level--queen and king
BATHS: 1 and 1/2 on main level, 1 on lower level
Leave the world behind and enjoy this NC luxury home with a magnificent view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from every room in the house. Relax in the hot tub to a beautiful sunset and a starlit night in Western North Carolina. Enjoy a game of pool or a cozy fire in 2 wood burning fire places in a NC luxury home. A great open floor plan with 3 satellite TV's. And at...Read more
Black Bear Lodge
Ferguson, North Carolina
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|Rate Summary||$210 - $289||$210 - $289||$1,260 - $1,734||$0||2 nights|
|Apr. 29 2013 - May. 23 2013||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|May. 24 2013 - May. 27 2013||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|May. 28 2013 - Jul. 3 2013||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Jul. 4 2013 - Jul. 8 2013||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Jul. 9 2013 - Aug. 29 2013||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
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|Aug. 30 2013 - Sep. 2 2013||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Sep. 3 2013 - Oct. 31 2013||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Nov. 1 2013 - Nov. 26 2013||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Nov. 27 2013 - Dec. 1 2013||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Dec. 2 2013 - Dec. 21 2013||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Dec. 22 2013 - Jan. 1 2014||$289||$289||$1,734||-||2 nights|
|Jan. 2 2014 - Jan. 16 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Jan. 17 2014 - Jan. 19 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Jan. 20 2014 - Feb. 13 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Feb. 14 2014 - Feb. 16 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Feb. 17 2014 - Apr. 17 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Apr. 18 2014 - Apr. 20 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Apr. 21 2014 - Apr. 22 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Apr. 23 2014 - Apr. 28 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Apr. 29 2014 - May. 22 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|May. 23 2014 - May. 25 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|May. 26 2014 - Jul. 3 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Jul. 4 2014 - Jul. 6 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Jul. 7 2014 - Aug. 28 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Aug. 29 2014 - Sep. 1 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Sep. 2 2014 - Oct. 31 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Nov. 1 2014 - Nov. 25 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Nov. 26 2014 - Nov. 30 2014||$289||$289||-||-||2 nights|
|Dec. 1 2014 - Dec. 21 2014||$210||$210||$1,260||-||2 nights|
|Dec. 22 2014 - Dec. 31 2014||$289||$289||$1,734||-||2 nights|
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What Past Guests Are Saying
Beautiful, serene escape!
My family of four had a blast at this cabin. The whole family loved the hot tub on the fully gated back deck (main level) that the dogs and my four year old could be on without any safety concerns. My 11 year old loved the pool table on the lower level. The master bed/bath on the main level was spacious with a nice separate shower or jetted tub and the other two bedrooms on the lower level were at opposite ends giving the kids maximum privacy, in-room TVs, and a bathroom in between. I also loved that the cabins have a large woodpile in the back so you can have all the relaxing fires you want without bringing/collecting/buying any firewood. Due to being on the side of a mountain, there's no real yard to play in so you definitely need to watch the kids and dogs around the property, but we thought the location was wonderful!
Rental has declined in expericence
This was our 10th year coming to leatherwood and our 5th time staying at black bear lodge, and the house was not up to its previous visits. Mostly disappointed in how dirty and dusty the home was. The carpet downstairs was really dirty, cob webs everywhere, doors and windows dirty , etc. also strong sewer smell on day outside. Also beds have become very uncomfortable as compared to previous years. We will not stay at this location again, we will try another location or another area to visit.
Response from Leatherwood Rentals, Inc. - 10/11/2012
We regret not hearing about your dissatisfaction until now. Given the opportunity we make every effort to accomodate our guests if we are notified of issues at check-in, including upgrades. Leatherwood Rentals and the owners of Black Bear Lodge appreciate your feedback. Updates including hardwood flooring in the basement are in the works. Brief sewer smells can become noticeable when septic systems are stressed due to a large influx of gray water. Gray water refers to water used through sinks and showers.
Return to Black Bear
This was my 2nd or 3rd stay at Black Bear. I love the place because it seems so isolated. From the back deck all you see is trees and mountains, not a hint that you are in any kind of development. Also, there is a long distance on either side before any other cabins. You can have a big hot-tub party with music going and know you are not bothering anybody. The screened in porch was fixed, so it's nice again. Furniture in living area is getting a bit worn looking, but it's still comfortable. The two wood-burning fire places are a big draw to keep us coming back. Nothing like a real wood fire in a log cabin for the real mountain experience.
The driveway is a bit steep, but short and paved, so access is easy into the cabin.
We always enjoy our stay at Black Bear.
Splendid Time away From Home
The home was fully furnished with cooking, linens, towels, utensils, grill, and toiletry supplies. It was a super location from the entrance, and to several other spots;such as, Blowing Rock and Grandfather's Mountain. The best part of the trip was the view from the master bedroom and from upper level den. My mother has cancer and this was one thing she wanted to do. Taking walks each morning onto the horse trails were awesome. The leaves were beautiful and the quietness gave the effect no one else was on earth except for us..The only thing we had problems with were the ladybugs in the master bedroom, but this will certainly not keep us from coming back next year!
LaGrange, Ohio 44050
Beautiful scenery and cabin
The cabin was nice but it was discustingly dirty. The basement carpet was stained all over from dog urine and smelled profusley. There were thousands of dead lady bugs in the house and in the screened in porch that made it unusable. The floor hadn't been mopped in a long time. My wife made one trip across it with white sox on and they became solid brown with dirt. You could feel the grime. Nothing was dusted in quite some time. The decor was beautiful and tastefull. The master bed was too soft for me but the wife loved it...I couldn't sleep in it so I slept on the couch. You need to fire the cleaning crew or do a little more supervision one!
The driveway is very hard to navigate...especially with a one ton truck, but it worked. For the $200.00 per night I spent I was disapointed only because of the cleanliness. Leatherwood people are wonderful and beyond reproach. The whole place is really nice...the cleaning crew sucks!
anna and yancey tickle
A great needed getaway
the black bear lodge was absolutly the best time away we have had in a while,this was our first experience to staying at a mountain place,the scenery was great,cool nights waem days,hot tub on a cool nite was impressive, the bebs were terrific,and the kitchen was stocked with whatever you needed to prepare a meal,,we will definitly be returning at a latter date
horse riding at Leatherwood
Leatherwood once again exceeded our expectations!!!
Everything was in order, trails were nice, food great in restaurant, excellent
My husband and I and another couple stayed and had a great time. We hiked the trails and enjoyed seeing the deer and wild turkey. Black Bear Lodge is a beautiful place!
Steve & Martha
First of all, I found the website to be very easy to use. Great pictures and good discriptions of cabins . Black Bear Lodge was fantastic. Everything we were looking for. Long range mnt. views, hot tub on the deck w/ the view, woodburning fireplace, and WiFi. We were very pleased with the condition of the cabin. We enjoyed hiking the many trails. We had a wonderful weekend.
Best View I saw from any of the homes near this cabin
I loved the cabin over all and the views were spectacular. I loved the 2 wood burning fireplaces and plenty of wood supplied. The recreation room with the pool table was a lot of fun. The place was clean and neat and the style of the home was perfect for the mountains.
The only concerns I have were of basic TLC and some repairs that need to be done. Screened in porch was poorly furnished (if you could call it that) and a lot of the screens were torn and pulled out on the sides, just flapping in the breeze. No way to keep bugs out in Summer. The decks were great but sorely needed stain and sealing. The carpet in the recreation room needed cleaning very badly. One set of jets in the hot tub were not working. I just get the overall impression of the owners not keeping up with taking care of the place very well.
I am going back to Leatherwood next year and would love to rent this cabin again, if it was better taken care of. Otherwise I would rent another cabin.
we had 6 adults staying in blackbear the beds were all comfortable best sleep I have had in a long time the views of the mountains were beautiful the house was clean and cozy plenty of wood for a fire which we had every night we plan on going back many times if you need somewhere to go for relaxation and to destress this is where you need to go
We think of Black Bear Lodge as our "other" home.
Our family visits Leatherwood at least once a year. Although we've enjoyed our stays at other cabins Black Bear is our favorite. The open floor plan with a large combined kitchen, dining area, and living room makes it easy to accommodate our large family and extended family gatherings. The cabin decoration is warm and homey, making it feel like home.
A slice of wilderness with all of the luxury
We planned our trip to Leatherwood on a Tuesday and were actually sitting in the hot tub of the Black Bear Lodge that Friday evening. For a last minute decision, everything came together perfectly. The house was spacious for our family of (4) and we really enjoyed some of the most beautiful skies at night this planet has to offer. Our first day, we ventured to Linville Falls for some hiking and pictures, then stopped at Blowing Rock for a late lunch before returning to the lodge. Our next day, we took a 1-hour horseback ride with Hugh, the Leatherwood trail guide. He was great! My daughters really enjoyed the horses. We decided to take advantage of the local trails and went on a 2-hour hike that afternoon. We spent some time fishing as well. We really couldn't have asked for more. The trip was one that we will remember for a lifetime.
a beauiful comfort retreat
the road up to the cabin could be a little wider..But once you get there it was worth the drive and very comfort.
Black Snake - Bear - Lodge
Our family of four stayed at Black Bear Lodge. Making the reservations, arranging for a trail ride, picking up the keys, checking out - all very streamlined pleasant services. We did receive extra special service on the night of our arrival. My husband was standing in the dining area while I put groceries away. He was looking at the various decor items when he reached out to touch a snake sculpture & promptly screamed like a little bitty girl. The snake was very much alive. The snake basked in the sunny window whilst we had much excitement. My idea of using an oven mitt & picking it up myself didn't sit well with him. The phones had been turned to the answering machine - it was after 7pm. He drove to office to look for someone. He encountered a couple on an aTV, asked if they worked here, they did, & if the would help, they would. Soon we had three snake situation resolvers! Special thanks to Lizzie who backed me up in insisting the snake not be harmed. After all, the snake lives there and we were just visitors. The men managed to whisk the snake out through open windows & removed screens. Lots of excitement! Very helpful, accomodating, & above & beyond service.
The lodge was spacious & had breathtaking views of the sunset. We had a wonderful time hiking several trails even though we did find some trail signs confusing - which way are we supposed to go? - we had fun while making our way out of the woods. The barn staff was great - we were able to have a three hour trail ride although it was a special request. The horses were fabulous & the trail leader was pretty great too. My son caught a large fish and my daughter loved the 5 tvs in the lodge. We visited Grandfather Mountain and Tweetsie Railroad. The best thing about this vacation was the beautiful locale of the cabin. Stellar views, silence and beauty. The worst thing was a few dead bugs, dust bunnies & rustiness of the grill requiring us to use aluminum foil.
Black Bear Lodge was GREAT!!
We loved the location, the house, the weather was excellant, everything just as it should be. We enjoyed searching for all the bear "stuff" in the house, the hot tub worked wonderfully, the grill was nice and big and we had a great time getting lost for a bit on the many trails nearby. It was wonderful to be able to bring our dogs, who also thoroughly enjoyed themselves.The office staff are always friendly and helpful. I can't think of anything negative at all - we would recommend Leatherwood and Black Bear Lodge to everyone. We have already referred several of our friends to homes we have stayed at in Leatherwood and will continue that tradition with this one - THANKS for being such a wonderful place! We hope to have a place of our own on Leatherwood some day :) GLO
Julie and Phil
Wonderful seclded spot in the mountains
The lodge is fantastic, with amazing views over the valley. To say it's a ling way into the mountain is an understatement but good directions and roads within the Leatherwood Rental park don't make this an issue.
We went with a 2 yr old and had some inevitable childrpoofing issues, but nothing that was dangerous or would prevent us going back when his sister is that age.
There are some great walks from the lodge cabin even if it's very wet or muddy.
The service from the staff on site was fantastic and are very keen to answer any questions you might need.
The one downside - the lodge lacks a welcome letter / pack that explains some specifics about the lodge (eg: the closed chimney setting) but this shouldn't be a decision breaker if deciding on whether to stay there. The hottub and pool table just add the finishing touches to what is already a great vacation destination.
We'd go back again.
Fort Mill, SC
We had a great time.
We enjoyed our stay at Black Bear Lodge. The property was clean and in good condition. The people were very friendly and helpful. We would stay again in the future. Just wish it was a little bit closer to Boone. The roads to get to Boone were extremely curvy and therefore slow. As for the lodge itself, the beds were very comfortable. The hot tub was perfect in the chilly evening. The pool table was fun. Bring your own movies to watch, since there are none on site. All and all, we had a great stay. Everything we wanted was there. Thank you for the wonderful weekend.
Peak Season View
We stayed at the Black Bear Lodge. The Black Bear has one of the best views on the mountain. The inside of the Lodge is beautiful. We will be back again next year.
The Tesi Family
A little bit of heaven in the mountains of North Carolina
Our family has stayed in a Leatherwood Rentals home on three other occasions and have nothing but the highest praise for the staff at Leatherwood. We've stayed at other lodges, but for a lot of reasons, Black Bear Lodge has become the family favorite. My younger daughter said it best, "This place feels like home."
The Lodge is spacious and has a lovely kitchen and a large, homey dining area. We truly appreciate these as we cook large meals and like to invite our local friends to dinner. The common room on the lower level is perfect for popcorn and movies, and is the scene of our family pool tournaments. The three bedrooms are large, comfortable, and are excellent hide-aways when you need a little "alone" time. There are two decks overlooking the mountains. We recommend the lower one for rainy days as the porch swing is under cover. The hot tub on the upper deck is always great, rain or shine! The owers have included so many homey touches, so many delightful little surprises tucked in here and there within Black Bear Lodge; it's no wonder that it feels like home.
It took a week to wipe that smile off of our faces after our tri
Thank you for the opportunity to talk about this
wonderful vacation home. My family loves Leatherwood for it's convenience to Charlotte. It's the perfect weekend getaway and less than two hours away! Black Bear Lodge is charming, quaint and well decorated. It boast all the modern amenities-Direct TV in three rooms, a pool table, crystal clean hot tub on the upper deck, grill on the lower deck, kitchen stocked with all the necessities. Very private, no neighbors right on top of you. The pillow top mattress in the master
bedroom was truly wonderful-a very pleasant surprise and excellent way to end anyone's day. My family is anxious to stay there again.
Everything was wonderful. The lodge was absolutely gorgeous, spectacular view and amenities. The facilities and staff were terrific. The setting was beautiful for the wedding that we were there to attend. Thanks for a lovely week-end getaway!
INDIAN LAND SOUTH CAROLINA
BLACK BEAR TRIP
Although we had shceduled to stay at another property we were very pleased when the staff had to switch our party to this property. I have stayed at Leatherwood several times and have always been extremely pleased. This property was very nice with tons of room for all. The beds in each of the three bedrooms were the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. No I didn't sleep in all three but I did test them. Due to the steepness of the driveway I recommend a 4 wheel drive vehicle if there is snow on the ground but other than that this is a very nice home, well maintained with a large game room that will suit any families needs.