Whitewater Lodge / Bear Camp Cottage


The Jocassee Sanctuary, a property consisting of the Whitewater Lodge and the Bear Camp Cottage, is situated on Lake Jocassee, a 7,500 acre 340 foot pristine mountain lake. The 4,200 sq ft 5 bedroom, 6.5 bath home is a rare jewel. The property is absolute turnkey with every detail in place. The Jocassee Sanctuary is a home created with spectacular views and constructed with unforced and uncontrived sensitivity to its surroundings. The Jocassee Sanctuary is perfect for active individuals and accommodates those who prefer a more laid back lake vacation with a dedicated elevator and tram on the property.

  • Enjoy breathtaking waterfront sunrises from the private balconies on all levels of the home, including all 5 en suite bedrooms;
  • Share sunsets and friendship on the open air, lake-front 830 square feet patio with outdoor fireplace as part of the additional 2000+ square feet of outdoor living space.
  • Prepare family meals in either of the 2 large kitchens and outdoor grilling area that could rival even the finest restaurants in the Upstate.


  • 4,200 square feet exquisite legacy estate home designed by nationally renowned Harrison Design Associates
  • Attached lock-out pied-a-terre cottage with separate entry aka Bear Camp Cottage
  • Original art, custom furniture, luxurious linens, custom bedding & window treatments create the ultimate "turn-key" experience offering
  • Lake views from all rooms create retreats for reflection and peacefulness.
  • Five en suite bedrooms, each with private secluded lake-front balconies
  • Master bedroom and tower bedroom with remote controlled fireplaces
  • Private elevator access for ease of use and accessibility
  • Open air, main level 830 square feet patio with outdoor fireplace and indescribable mountain and lake views
  • Spacious lower level and covered patio for all weather gatherings ideal for children of all ages contributing to the 2000+ square feet of outdoor living space
  • Built with the most efficient standards: EnergyStar certified & LEED® registered, the gold standard of environmental construction
  • Access to replica of historic McKinney Chapel, the last remaining one room chapel in the Jocassee Gorges valley - providing a place for quiet repose and reflection
  • Private golf / putt putt course
  • Paved access road to property and paved parking


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