"A Shady Retreat", by Carolina Properties, is a beautiful log home, surrounded by picturesque forest with a private lake a short walk or drive from the cabin. It has sunny and shady porches overlooking lovely mountain vistas in the private, gated community of Riverbend at Lake Lure. This cabin is 7.5 miles from the Lake Lure Beach, 8.5 miles to Chimney Rock State Park and 19 miles to the Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC). Spend your day tubing down the river, swimming at the lake in the common area, or just relax on the porch and enjoy the view! Enjoy the family-friendly atmosphere at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The location offers easy access to nearby restaurants, zip lines, hiking, fishing, boating, swimming. It is a short drive to the Lake Lure beach and Chimney Rock State Park and the quaint shops in Chimney Rock Village. This family-friendly (sorry, no four-legged family members) home-away-from-home has 3 bedrooms, plus a loft, and a game room all set for air hockey and movie-watching. It is well-equipped with all the comforts of home plus some. The main level has a nice great room with gas-log fireplace, fully equipped kitchen with upgraded appliances, super cozy bedroom with queen bed and full bath with access from hall and bedroom, there is also a laundry room with large capacity washer and dryer. The upper level has a comfortable and private master bedroom with king size bed and full private bath. This level also has an open loft with comfortable seating area, sofa that opens into a queen size bed and also a sunny deck to enjoy the view. The lower level has a cozy family room with large TV, comfortable furniture to relax and be comfortable, games and books, an air hockey table, a bath with shower, and a very comfortable private bedroom with king size bed - bath is accessible from the bedroom and family/game room area. The family room also has patio access with outside seating and corn hole game boards for family fun. Lots of room for everyone! A Shady Retreat has endless options! Go tubing in the river, jump in for a swim, or grab a pole and fish—all within minutes from the cabin in common area in the community. Riverbend at Lake Lure Amenities You can also enjoy all the amenities Riverbend has to offer: swim in Mirror Lake, build sand castles on Mirror Lake Beach (there’s a play area for children); have a meal at the covered picnic site complete with picnic tables, rocking chairs, stone fireplaces to BBQ lunch, restrooms and spectacular views; hike, bike, or jog one of the many trails; or just sit and relax by the waterfall and river. The fishing is excellent and there is a bait shop just across the road near the main entrance. "A Shady Retreat" is perfect for every season. Enjoy the beautiful snowy weather in the winter where a cozy cottage feels just right. Visit in the summer when the weather is perfect all the time and you can enjoy the soothing summer breezes and beautiful sunsets from every window, not to mention the awesome mountain views. In the spring everything is beginning to bloom and the area is known for the beauty of its autumn colors. No matter the season, this mountain home, our beautiful area, and Lake Lure have so much to offer, whether it is plentiful choices of restaurants or shopping, or a fun outdoor adventure you and your loved ones will never forget! Pick up some groceries (an Ingles Market is 4 miles from the home), kick back, and enjoy all this home, Riverbend at Lake Lure, and the area have to offer. If you visit once we are confident you’ll return again and again for the rest, beauty, fun, comfort, and hospitality. We look forward to you being our guest! Smoking is prohibited. Pets are not allowed in this home or on the property.