We are delighted that you are interested in retreating at The Lazy Bear Lodge, nestled in a private lakefront cove, on Lake Nantahala.  The majestic views, serene environment, and the home hopes to provide you with a memorable time in the area.  We have also included a taste of the multiple activities in the surrounding areas. Our home is your home, during your stay.

  • Your reservation is noted for a specified check-in date and check out date, as agreed upon and after owner approval.
  • Must be at least 26 years of age to rent.
  • Check in times are 4 pm and check out at 10 am but other arrangements can be made.
  • Rental fee will vary per season plus a $250 cleaning fee and a $1,000 security deposit.
  • If interested contact us at 770-845-5709.
  • Your deposit will be refunded within 15 days of your departure after inspection by cleaner ensuring property is left as it was upon arrival. The owner has discretionary rights, with photo proofs of damages or messes to with hold a portion of the deposit.
  • The home will not be taken off the rental market until the initial payment is verified.
  • A key code and alarm code will be provided upon arrival along with the alarm code and other instructions for the home.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Owner must have verification of ID by Driver’s license emailed.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations made more than 30 days in advance prior to check in date:  A full refund of damage deposit and rental payment (less $100 service fee) will be provided.

  • Cancellations made within 30 days of the check in date: A full refund will be made (less $100 service fee); if tenant can be found to occupy the vacated time reserved under this contract. By sending your deposit, you agree to these terms. In the case of cancellation less than two weeks a partial refund of 50% plus deposit and cleaning fee will be returned.
  • In the case of cancellation within a week of check in date no money will be refunded other than security deposit and cleaning fee.

Please do not hesitate to call us in the case that you need anything now or while you are vacationing.  With this agreement  you are also agreeing on our cancellation policy.  After full payment is received, we will send you any directions and entry instructions.


The Russell Family