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Here is your Bear Prints for the week of September 2nd. Thank you for reading!

Included in this week's Bear Prints:

  • Castle News - September Session Next Wednesday
  • Next Week at the Lake - Yappier Hour & Lake Clean Up
  • Fall Hours Have Started!
  • Save the Date - H.O.A. Weekend, Halloween & More
  • Realty and Rentals at BLR  - Real Estate Highlight
  • ​Social Media Post of the Week - Get to Know the Locals
  • Quicklinks to Activities, Owners Directory & Shuttle Service 

Castle Ladyhawke News 

September Castle Session | Next Wednesday, September 15th

September's Castle Session is next Wednesday, September 15th, at 6:00 pm! There are still a few tickets available, and you should join us for a night full of delicious drinks, exquisite food, and fantastic music! 

Please note that we are following all C.D.C. guidelines, and our staff will be wearing masks during the event. This is going to be a night you won't want to miss, so grab a friend and come have fun with us! Tickets can be purchased through the link below. We can't wait to see you soon!

This is a limited seating, private event with a carefully curated experience in store for attendees.

Click here to purchase your tickets at a special Owners Only price. 

*discount will be applied at checkout

Tour the Castle

The castle is open for tours 7 days a week by appointment only. If you would like to tour Castle Ladyhawke, please call or text 833-522-7853 / 833-5-CASTLE

Next Week at the Lake | Yappier Hour & Lake Clean Up

Save the Date | H.O.A. Weekend, Halloween Weekend

Save the dates and plan to join us for these great upcoming events at the lake. Please RSVP with so we can adequately prepare and provide the best experience possible.

Fall Hours are Here! 

Our Fall Hours of operation and Fall Activities have started! 

Download the Fall Hours here

Download the Fall Activities here


Realty and Rentals | Real Estate Highlight! 

Welcome to 160 Songcatcher, enjoy beautiful lake and mountain views from this private lot. It's the perfect site to build a custom home, with a flat build site and a trail to the dock shared with lot 159. This property is lakefront and close to the Lake Club. 

If you would like to tour real estate this weekend, please reach out to the agent on call. 

This weekend it's April Bryant

Cell: 828-508-4067


B.L.R. Realty, L.L.C.

Post of The Week | Get to Know the Locals 

We love to support local businesses, and we love to share them with our Owners. Have you read our most recent blog post yet? It's about Sylva's newest restaurant, Jame. Enjoy mediterranean food, without leaving the country! Click here to read the blog and check out Jame next time you are in Sylva. 

Connect With Bear Lake Reserve On Social!

Stay up to date on what's happening in Bear Lake Reserve and the local area by checking in with our Blog and social media accounts! Connect with us on FacebookInstagramYouTube and our Private Owner's FB Page

Want to send us your photos? Tag them with #BearLakeReserve so we can see and share them!

Quicklinks to Events and Activities 

If you ever need to know a price, day, or time something is happening around the property, at the golf course, and on the tennis and pickleball courts, below are the links to all the details.


​Weekly Activities 

​Tennis / Pickleball 

​Golf Pricing and Activities 

​Marina Pricing 

Book a Shuttle Ride - Sprinter Van or Ranger Rover H.S.E.

Airport Run? Dinner in Sylva or Cashiers? Casino Night? Or private dinner at the Castle? Whatever the reason to have a professional driver take care of you and your crew, our team is here to give you the best possible experience.  Small groups can use the Ranger Rover HSE and larger groups the Mercedes Sprinter Van.

​The cost for shuttle service is $70 while driving per hour and $35 per hour while waiting. To schedule your ride, please send an email to Becky at


Quicklinks | The Quickest Way to Access BLR Resources

Quicklinks is the B.L.R. Owner one-stop location to find all the resources and information members need...and quick. Need to find another member’s number? There is a link for that. From current menus to golf activities, to holiday weekend events, to make a dinner reservation - You can find all the links you need at

View the B.L.R. Owners Directory here. Password: BL57


Key Department Contact Information 

President & General Manager, Craig Smith: C: 828.508.8042 E:

HOA Manager, Mike Whitmer: O: 828-293-3455 ext. 205 E:

Lake Club Director, Brian Eckard: O: 828.293.7414 ex.106 E:

F&B Manager Tad Frank:

Wedding Director, Kelsie Rich: O: 828.293.7414 ex. 103 E:

Events and Lifestyle Director, Hannah Glenn: C:828.413.0176 

Greeter's Cottage: O: 828.293.3455 E:

Hospitality Manager, Brandon Minnig: O: 828.293.3455 E;

Director of Golf, Courtney Gunter: C: 828.293.5005 E;

PickleBall & Tennis, John Green: C: 727.418.5242 E:

Boutique: O: 828.293.7414 ex. 109  E:

Accounting: O: 828.293.7414 ex.107 E:

Real Estate Office: O: 828.293.0770 E: 

Endorsed Accommodations:

Dining Reservations:

Bear Essentials Home Services, Dakota: 828-735-0592 

Lake Club: 828.293.7414
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