BearyTale Cottage + Carriage House

This property is no longer on our program


Bearytale Cottage rental is a storybook chinked logged home built on a peninsula on Lake Petit.  Cottage sleeps up to 6 persons, making it a private, cozy retreat for your family and friends. This 1,550 square foot Chinked Log Home is low elevation in Big Canoe, and easy to get to and from either gate entrance. Easy walk down to lake petit through the gardens and back yard, or short walk to hiking trails, or even a short drive to swimming, fishing, golf, tennis, racquetball, a fitness center is approx.6-7 minutes 
This Newly Furnished home features:

  • Enclosed Screen porch with square table seating.
  • Local Live TV + Netflix
  • 100mb WiFi Internet
  • Fully stocked kitchen, which includes a dishwasher, stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer/ice maker, cookware, bakeware, spices, glassware, Drip Coffee Maker, Keurig + 4 KCups

There is a dining area that seats up to 6 Persons including bar stools. The King master bedroom on the main floor with master bath. On the Main Level, there is a 2nd Bathroom with soaking tub. Upstairs there is a queen bedroom with full bathroom / shower.  In the Glassed in porch, there is a sleeper sofa for up to 2 persons. This home includes a Carriage House Efficiency with everything but an oven provided with the queen bedroom, soaking tub/shower bath, and Kitchen / Living Area. Mountain Vista Rentals specializes in luxury homes within Big Canoe mountain community at the base of the Appalachians. Big Canoe is a gated community with 8,000 private acres and many amenities available without having to leave its gates.

Amenities include a $12MM clubhouse, 27 hole golf course, 16 clay and hard tennis courts, 3 lakes for fishing/boating, 4 swimming pools, fitness center, 7 restaurants, grocery store, chapel, post office, 3 wedding reception areas, 10 hiking trails (20 miles), 2 waterfalls, Marina, 2 Playgrounds, play fields, dog park and more.  Close by are 5 Wineries, the Appalachian trail, outlet mall shopping and small town crafts only 10-30 minutes away.

All homes are new or newly renovated and many are within walking distance to the core amenities. Homes and log homes come in various sizes from 1-2 bedroom condos sleep 2-4 persons, 3 bedroom homes sleep 6-8 persons, 4 bedroom homes sleep 8-10 persons, 5 bedroom homes sleeping 10-12 people and 6 bedroom luxury homes sleep up to 16 persons. Larger groups, corporate retreats, family reunions and wedding parties can be booked using multiple homes located in close proximity to one another to reduce traveling between each.  All homes are well-maintained, meticulously cleaned and enjoy luxury designer decor. Guests have access to all Big Canoe Amenities and do not have to be a member to participate in: Golf, Tennis & Pickle Ball, Boating, Fishing, Fitness Center, Outdoor Pool Systems.  Amenities that require employees, have a cost that guests and homeowners pay to use. Click here for the amenities page including, operational hours, phone numbers, cost and more.

King, Queen, Sofa Sleeper + King Carriage House
Property is NOT Pet Friendly 


  • Starter Set of all soaps, paper products, and trash bags supplied 
  • New Decorations and Bedding with new furnishings throughout home 
  • LED TV’s with Local Live TV + Netflix 
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen with High End Appliances, Oven, and Range 
  • Keurig Coffee Maker & 4 KCups & Standard drip 10 Cup Coffee Maker 
  • High Quality Linens and Towels 
  • Front Loading Washer/Dryer on Main level 
  • Wood Burning Fireplace in Den
  • 100mb Whole House WiFi Internet
  • Propane Grill on Deck 
  • 3 Vehicle parking spaces 

All Big Canoe amenities are provided and managed through a third party. Mountain Vista Rentals is not liable for amenity availability, maintenance, downtime, or closures under any circumstances.

While some community amenities in Big Canoe are free, others may require an on-site fee — please note this is not included in the rental price.