House - Rating 5 (9)

Bear Creek Cottage


Bedroom 3 Bedrooms
Bathroom 2 Baths
Max Guests 6 Max Guests
Parking Space 2 Parking Space
Property Size 1200 Sq. Ft. Property Size
Pets Not Allowed Pets Not Allowed

  • Address: 143 E Bear Creek Road
  • Type: House

Sleeping Options Bedding
User User
Bedroom 1
Sleeps: 2
1 King
User User
Bedroom 2
Sleeps: 2
2 Twin
User User
Bedroom 3
Sleeps: 2
1 King

Attached Bathroom


Description Description
Nestled in a secluded lakefront cove beneath a canopy of trees, Bear Creek Cottage is a perfect getaway escape from the city. Located on the tip of Bear Creek, in Eatonton, GA, this picturesque A-Frame Lakehouse overlooks the lake and is complete with a new dock. Enjoy the outdoors with all new landscaping, a boathouse with outdoor dining, a convenient beverage fridge, and a swim platform. This charming home has been completely remodeled and redecorated as an upscale hideaway, perfect for a family vacation or a couples retreat, or for anyone looking for some quiet time in a serene setting.

The open floor plan includes a great room with large sliding doors leading to the private deck overlooking the lake. The interior of the home features tongue and groove wood paneling on the ceilings, an all-new fully equipped kitchen with Quartz countertops, and new Waterproof Vinyl plank flooring. The well-stocked kitchen has all dishes, utensils, and cookware needed to make a family meal. There's a Duo Keurig/drip coffee maker for enjoying your morning coffee, and a bar stocked with barware perfect for making sunset cocktails.

The wraparound multilevel deck offers plenty of seating and shade and will be the centerpiece for your vacation memories. Enjoy coffee in the mornings on the back deck, witnessing the birds and lake come to life each day; take your meals outdoors with a gas grill for cooking, or toast marshmallows around the firepit. Enjoy kayaking, jet skiing, boating, fishing, or swimming in the shallow waters surrounding the dock- all just steps from your cottage doors. Bring your small boat, jet ski, kayak, or paddleboard to take full advantage of all lake life has to offer. There is one manual jet ski/small boat lift on the outside dock available for guest use, or tie up to the dock. Just across the cove, at Twin Bridges Landing, is a marina with a bait shop and boat launch, and there are boat and jet ski rental companies 10 minutes away at Twin Lakes or Sinclair Marina.

The home sleeps up to 6 comfortably with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, plus a bonus loft bedroom. The main level bedrooms are furnished with a King size bed in the first, and the second has 2 twin beds. These rooms share a bathroom. The loft area upstairs has a king-size bed and beautiful views from the Aframe windows of the lake. The full en-suite bathroom in the loft area has a custom tile walk-in shower. There are 3 cable TVs; the living room TV is smart-enabled for streaming, and secure wireless internet.

Bear Creek Lake is a quiet wooded cove of Lake Sinclair on the Northwest side, located in Eatonton, GA, west of 441; conveniently located for getting supplies - groceries, liquor, dining options, and other services are 10-15 minutes from the cottage in either direction. Guests will be only 20 - 30 mins from downtown Milledgeville, Georgia College and State University, and Andalusia Farm - Home of Flannery O'Connor. Eatonton is an easy drive from Savannah, Macon, Dublin, Atlanta, Augusta, and Athens, GA.

The water at the dock is approximately 3 feet in depth (no diving). The dock can accommodate a boat up to 20ft in length. One bridge nearby has a clearance of 6-8 feet above the water between the marina and the cottage. Take precautions if traveling by boat from the marina. Looking for a great adventure on the lake? Check out www.oconeeonthefly.com - Captain Wayne Moore, your lake fishing expert for the area to book your fly fishing adventure.

MINIMUM NIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Minimum night requirements vary by property, dates of stay, and usually become more lenient for last-minute bookings.

PETS: This home is not pet friendly

Putnam Country Short Term Vacation Rental Permit 2021 cert# is STR2115

Amenities 21 Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Machine
  • Cottage
  • Dishwasher
  • Dock
  • Firepit
  • Grill - Propane
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Marsh & Dock
  • Microwave
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Table
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Parking Spaces: 2
  • Patio/Deck
  • Porch/Balcony
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove

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Reviews Rating 5 (9) Reviews
Rating 5
Birthday celebration getaway!

We had an amazing time this weekend. We enjoyed being away to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday on a new lake! We had a couple of local dogs that ended up hanging out with us all weekend but all of the neighbors and community were super sweet and helpful to us for finding their owner!

We enjoyed being right on the water and having our boat with us! Beautiful views, lake is a little muddy/dirty but that didn't really stop us from enjoying a few boat rides and swimming.

The only thing we were missing was trash bags but there is a store just a few minute boat ride away!!

Tonia - Posted: 9/7/2020
Rating 5
Beautiful place

We had a great trip! The house is very clean and nicely decorated. The dock and outdoor area is nice as well. The water is very shallow off the dock so not much jumping in but you can float and swim a little. We rented a boat near by and went on the lake one day but mainly just played at the house with our kids.

courtney - Posted: 9/7/2020
Rating 5
Modern Lake House in a Quiet Location

Loved Bear Creek Cottage! This home is so private and cozy, we didn't want to leave. We visited Lake Sinclair during Memorial Day weekend and even though the main parts of the lake were busy, the cove where this home is located was quiet and serene. I enjoyed sneaking out on the deck before the rest of my family was awake to enjoy my coffee while watching the sunrise and listening to nature. Already planning our next trip!

Lindsey - Posted: 9/15/2020
Rating 5
Bear creek cottage

This cottage was amazing it was immaculate,cozy, fun and a great place to spend with family totally recommend coming and visiting.

Maybet H from Miramar Florida - Posted: 1/1/2021
Rating 5
Amazing Cottage by the Lake
Our family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bear Creek Cottage. The setting is gorgeous and feels very private and secluded, although it is easy to get into town for groceries and the like. We spent a lot of time on the deck and on the dock, taking in the views and listening to the birdsong. Inside the cottage, everything is thoughtful in terms of both amenities and decor.
Michelle W from Gloucester, MA - Posted: 4/27/2021
Rating 5
Cozy Cottage on Serene Lake

This is a beautifully updated lake home with gorgeous details and tons of comfort in mind. The kitchen is fully stocked, making cooking and clean up a breeze for our family. We spend time here to get away from the busy in our life and recharge. You will not find a more perfect location to do just that! The secluded cove on the lake is quiet, not highly traveled, and perfect for quietly reading a book on the scenic deck, playing in the water, fishing, or telling stories and making s'mores at the fire pit. We make great memories and come back relaxed and recharged!

Amelia M from Tybee Island - Posted: 9/3/2021
Rating 5
3 Generations on a Perfect Vacation
We had the incredible opportunity to take my husband's parents and his grandfather with us to this beautiful cabin. We fished and cooked dinner every night, and had the most wonderful time talking and laughing together while we watched the turtles bob about off the dock. Because of Covid, they weren't able to attend our wedding, and it just made our whole year to be able to spend time together in such an absolutely perfect setting. The home was extremely clean, comfortable, beautifully decorated, sunsets were spectacular, and the service by the management company was more than we could have hoped for. We'll cherish this trip forever!
Dusty C from Savannah - Posted: 10/19/2021
Rating 5
The Perfect Lake House

Fantastically comfortable lake house with all the modern conveniences. Great layout contributes to family time with a great view of the lake from the open layout gathering area. Plenty of comfortable bedrooms for our entire family. We visited during late Fall for a lake / football weekend with easy access to Athens. Too cold to swim but we really enjoyed the rented pontoon boat (H20 Rentals and Twin Bridges Marina). Evenings on the quiet cove by the firepit - perfect. Can't wait to come back for summer time trip.

Mike R from Carrollton, GA - Posted: 11/8/2021
Rating 5
Tranquil Getaway with Amazing Views
Bear Creek Cottage, nestled into a serene cove of the gorgeous Lake Sinclair, was exactly the tranquil getaway I was looking for. The inside of the house was very clean with adorable rustic décor throughout, but the views and abundant spots to hang around outside really made this the perfect getaway. We spent our days in tune with the beautiful nature around us, grilling out on the porch, sitting around the firepit, and fishing right off the dock. There was such a comfort to this relaxing setting that made my vacation here one for the books and we shall surely return!
Tyler C - Posted: 7/5/2022
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Is this property located on Tybee Island?
- Posted: 07/13/2022

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No, this property is located on beautiful Lake Sinclair just outside of Eatonton, Georgia.

Can guest fish at the property?
- Posted: 07/13/2022

Answer:

Yes! You can bring you own fishing gear

Can I moor a boat while I am staying at Bear Creek Cottage?
- Posted: 07/13/2022

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Bring your small boat, jet ski, kayak, or paddleboard to take full advantage of all lake life has to offer. The boat lift is not equipped for guest to use, so you will have to dock your boat. Just across the cove, at Twin Bridges Landing, is a marina with a bait shop and boat launch, and there are boat and jet ski rental companies 10 minutes away at Twin Lakes or Sinclair Marina.

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