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Forge Lake Lodge, 7 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16

For the ultimate Smoky Mountain escape, spend your vacation at the gorgeous, lakefront Forge Lake Lodge. Situated on the edge of Nantahala National Forest in beautiful North Carolina, this 10,000 square foot home is the epitome of rustic charm and classic luxury. Whether you seek to spend your days hiking in the lush forest, white-water rafting, or simply taking in the breathtaking views of the lake, the woods, and the stars from the terrace, this vacation home has something for everyone to enjoy.

Forge Lake Lodge offers ample space for up to 16 guests, and the outstanding amenities to provide them with the vacation experience of a lifetime. From the fully equipped professional kitchen, complete with state-of-the-art appliances, exquisite hand-carved 19th century cabinetry, and expansive island bar, to the four amazing terraces, this home has it all. With an entertainment room featuring a full bar, game table and more, and a business center with all of the gadgets, Forge Lake Lodge offers the perfect space for strategic thinking or family enjoyment!

Want to take your vacation outdoors? Forge Lake Lodge is situated on beautiful Lake Nantahala near Topton, North Carolina, providing the ultimate home base for countless outdoor recreational activities. Whether you’d like to take a kayak out, ride horses, fish, swim, or mountain bike, you’ll find the perfect place to get out and enjoy nature. From white-water rafting Nantahala Falls to curling up by the fireplace, Forge Lake Lodge has everything you need for the getaway of a lifetime.

  • Home Details

    • Nearly 10,000 square feet with ample space for 16
    • 4 fireplaces, 2 bars
    • 7 flat screen TVs with DVD players
    • Professional kitchen
    • 4 terraces
    • Private outdoor hot tub
    • Professional gas grill
    • Exercise room
    • Private dock
    • Due to remoteness of the location, there is no cell service.  There is a land-line phone in the home with free calls to the continental U.S.
  • Concierge Services

    Relax and enjoy your home and surrounding local culture!  Concierge services include:

    • Meet and greet at the home
    • Home familiarization
    • Additional cleaning requests

    Our concierge is on-call to make your stay easy and memorable.

  • About the Area

    Mountainous and densely forested with placid lakes, bubbling rivers, and roiling whitewater rapids, the Smoky Mountains are a treasure trove of tranquility and adventure.  Whether you prefer to golf, fish, hike, canoe, simply lay quietly by the lake with a good book, or watch the sun rise and set from your private patio, Nantahala National Forest has just what you need for a perfect vacation.

  • Reviews

    Beautiful home with a stunning view!
    “Our family had a reunion at this lovely home and found it to be everything we had hoped it would be.  The lake with the surrounding mountains is so beautiful and we all….”  [Continue reading]

    A magnificent lodge located on a beautiful lake
    “We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary with our 4 children, their spouses, and 5 grandchildren.  The lodge and lake were as described and we all fell in love with both of them…”  [Continue reading]

    This was a magical and private retreat for a large group
    “Family of 11 adults and 4 children:  this place was magical and private.  Deer horns and carved bears, and exquisite googahs from exotic foraging.  Felt like this construction and decorating….”  [Continue reading]

    Exotic and Luxurious
    “Multi leveled, full of natural light, deer horns and bear carvings.  A spacious kitchen, a jukebox, fireplaces, best sheets EVER, wraparound balconies, lots of stovetop burners for family cooking…”  [Continue reading]

    Forge Lake Lodge is Fabulous
    “My family (me, my wife, and 5 kids with spouses and 5 grand-kids) stayed here to celebrate my 70th birthday.  It is a fabulous luxury “home” that…”  [Continue reading]