Constructed and inspired by nature, Camp Lake James, located within the pristine and upscale 1780 community, marries the luxury and exclusivity of a country club with the rich qualities of a tranquil mountain escape. Utilizing natural materials, handcrafted details, and a native plant palette to emphasize the privacy of the resort, you’ll come across paths, ramps, and steps integrated with the terrain. You’ll also find gathering spaces situated to maximize the natural views of the lake and mountain range—all intentionally designed to provide a specially-curated experience that will allow you to explore and enjoy nature at its finest.
Nestled amidst idyllic pine forests with the Blue Ridge Mountains as a majestic backdrop, Camp Lake James provides ample recreational opportunities throughout its vast 36-acre property. As a guest at one of the homes listed below, you will enjoy Camp Lake James privileges for the duration of your stay:
- Gather in the social hall, expedition center, or outdoor amphitheater
- Take a dip in the pool
- Relax in the spa area
- Sunbathe on the natural beach
- Play a round at one of two tennis courts
- Meditate in the butterfly garden
- Explore the lake by boat or kayak
- Grab a quick bite at the Canteen
- Cozy up around the outdoor wood-burning fire pits
- Participate in activities planned by The Camp staff
All of our Lake James properties also offer convenient access to miles of community trails, including the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, a national park running through the community, and Fonta Flora State Trail, so you can take a leisurely hike with spectacular views or challenge yourself with a rigorous bike ride over gorgeous ridges.
Whether you’re seeking a quiet weekend getaway with friends or looking for an action-packed family vacation, these luxury lakefront lodges and lakeside cabins provide all of the comforts and conveniences needed for a truly amazing escape to the mountains!
The collection of homes listed on this page include Camp Lake James amenity access with features such as the Camp Lake James pool, kayak, canoe, and paddleboards for recreational use, tennis and pickleball (by reservation), and access to the Canteen. Some blackout dates and holiday limitations apply. Please inquire for more information.