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Rustic Elegance, on Lake, Wow! Mtn Views, Reunions, Weddings, Retreats, Fun!

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Lakefront View. Guest Cottage is on the Front Left.


Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Burton house description

See our awesome views of the lake and of mountains in three states. Pink sunsets melting behind the mountains are magnificent. So pretty that couples have their weddings on the dock at sunset! Perched on a peninsula in the main part of the lake, you can watch your children and friends tubing and skiing right in front of you. The dock is large enough for your boat or a rental boat to dock during your stay. Inside it has stunning all wood floors, walls, and vaulted ceilings crafted with hickory, red oak, black walnut and pine. You can see the lake and mountains from every room! MAIN HOUSE KITCHEN: The kitchen is state of the art with the newest stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops, with roomy dining for 12 or more. PENTHOUSE MASTER BEDROOM: Has its own private deck overlooking the lake activity, a king size canopy bed (with a pillow top mattress), and a steam shower and whirlpool tub in the Tuscan master bathroom.

Additional Room Information:

COUNTRY FRENCH BEDROOM: (Double bed) On the main floor, it has hand painted rustic furniture, high ceiling, and its own bathroom. 2nd MASTER BEDROOM: It has a king size bed with a pillow top mattress, a bathroom, a spectacular view the minute you wake up, and a beautiful stained glass window shining its bright colors into your room. It also includes its own balcony. BASEMENT: Downstairs is a perfect place for kids to play games and watch their own large screen TV. Filled with Native American artifacts it is often visited by adults as well. The kids dorm has a bunk bed, a pillow top twin bed and a bath. GUEST COTTAGE: On our lot we have preserved and renovated one of the original cottages built after the Burton Dam was finished in the early 1930s. Used as a guest cottage, it still has a working hand stacked stone fireplace and antique bedroom furniture (full size bed). Including a full kitchen and old fashioned tub, it has been lovingly decorated to keep its charm and cozy feel.

Amenities: You will want to relax on the wrap around porch with its hand made cypress rocking chairs and large lounge chairs for complete comfort while you read or snooze. Snoozing is also allowed in the hammock swinging next to the lake.

For those who want to do some office work (bah! humbug!) there is a study with a computer (includes broadband Internet access), a fabulous lake view, and its own full bathroom. A one person roll-away allows you to use the study as an extra bedroom.

For spectacular TV watching there are HDTVs in the great room, kid's room, master bedroom and the guest cottage.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome:

                Great area for swimming and diving. Kid's Room has their own large flat screen TV, video games, and a large game table....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 11-18

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 1 king


              • Bedroom 3: 1 double


              • Bedroom 4: 1 double


              • Bedroom 5: 3 twin/ single


              • KING BEDS (2) have pillow top mattresses. DOUBLE BEDS (2) have hand painted antique furniture. TWIN/SINGLE BEDS (3) include one twin with pillow top mattress, and one bunk bed. CONVERTABLE BEDS (4) include three queen size sleeper sofas and one single person rollaway....moreless

              Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


              • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub


              • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Each bedroom has its own bathroom, plus a bathroom for the living room/study room (Total of 6 bathrooms)....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Every bedroom has its own bathroom. Here are the types of beds in each bedroom: Master (upstairs) - 1 king size bed; Second Master (upstairs) - 1 king size bed; Main floor - 1 double bed; Basement - 1 bunk bed and 1 twin (3 people); Guest cottage - 1 double. Additionally there are 3 comfortable queen size sofa beds: Main house living room; Basement game room; Guest cottage living room. If needed, the study room on the main floor can also be used as a 6th bedroom. It has a bathroom and a comfortable roll away bed for one person....moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Game Room
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Toys
                  • Video Game Console:

                    XBox and Nintendo 64...moreless

                  • Video Games
                  • Television:


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (4) HDTV using Direct TV...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • Audio Tape Player


                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Away From It All
                  • Rustic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Festivals

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Photography
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Paddle Boating

                  local services and businesses

                      • Groceries

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Lake
                      • Lakefront:

                        Right on the water, it is only a few steps to the dock. Good for senior citizens....moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        See mountains from three states: Georgia (Brass Town Bald), Tennesee, and North Carolina (Standing Indian Mountain). Situated next to Lake Burton's Charlie Mountain....moreless

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rafting
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Hunting
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Swimming

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 12 people


                          • Parking
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace
                          • Sofa Bed
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Broadband Access:

                            Retrieve emails online....moreless

                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • PC
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Computer Available:

                            Has a printer....moreless

                          • Living Room
                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                            Large lake dock for boats....moreless

                          • Wood Fireplace


                          • Grill
                          • Kitchenette
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Mini Refrigerator
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Refrigerator:

                            One in the main house, one in the guest cottage, and a small refrigerator in the game room....moreless

                          • Freezer
                          • Oven
                          • Microwave
                          • Kitchen:

                            (2) The main house and the guest cottage have full kitchens....moreless

                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster


                          • Balcony:

                            Private balcony off of master bedroom. Has a patio table and chairs...moreless

                          • Beach Towels
                          • Wood Deck
                          • Boat Dock
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Walkway To Water
                          • Deck / Patio:

                            (5) Master penthouse balcony with table and chairs. Covered picnic table porch. Wrap around house deck. Stationary dock with octagonal bench seating. Large floating dock....moreless

                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Steam Shower
                          • Whirlpool


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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Rental rates quoted in: $
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Off Season
                          Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $350 $550

                          Notes: Discount: Rent without the guest cottage (1 BR, 1 bath& 1 sofa bed) and save $350/week or $50/night.

                          In Season 2014
                          May 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          $700 $800

                          Notes: Discount: Rent without the guest cottage (1 BR, 1 bath& 1 sofa bed) and save $350/week or $50/night.

                          Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.

                          Additional information about rental rates:

                          $2200 to $4900 per week; $300 to $750 per night
                          2013 in season.. 5/1/13-11/30/13.. $4600/wk; $650/wkday night; $750/wkend night.... Out of season.. 12/01/13-4/30/14.. $2550/wk; $350/wkday night; $550/wkend night.... 2014 in season.. 5/1/14-11/30/14.. $4900/wk; $700/wkday night; $800/wkend night.... DISCOUNT OPPORTUNITY: Rent without the guest cottage and save $350/week or $50/night. (Takes away 1 bedroom with double bed, 1 sleeper sofa and 1 bathroom.).... Two night minimum. Ask owner about holiday rates. Half of the rental fee is required up front to reserve your dates.There are no tax fees. Rental fee balance, $250 cleaning fee and $750 damage deposit required the week before your stay. The damage deposit is refunded after an inspection.

                          Fees and Taxes:

                          • Cleaning $250

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                          Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                          110 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Atlanta Intl Airport
                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Kingwood Golf Club
                          10 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          La Prades Chophouse Restaurant and Marina

                          You will relish the quiet moments in front of the fireplace, drinks on the deck at sunset, counting the stars at night on the dock, and drinking coffee in the morning on the penthouse balcony. What could be better?!

                          CLOSE BY ACTIVITIES you won't want to miss: Short hikes to beautiful waterfalls (Minihaha, Panther and Angel Falls). Tour the Moccasin Creek Fish Hatchery (you can get there by boat!). It also has a playground area for kids. Slide and play in the brisk river water at Sliding Rock. Take in the mountain views at Black Rock Mountain Museum. Taste the excellent wines made at the Tiger Winery.

                          Other Activities: boating, paddle boarding and other water sports, fishing, horseback riding, ziplining, and mountain shopping


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 1976

                          About the owner: The Story Behind “Kayc’s Kottages”...... Because of its phenomenal view and location, our point was one of the first lake lots built on after the Lake Burton Dam was finished in the late 1920’s. The first cottage was built in the early 30’s by an Atlanta developer. Some years later he built a second little cottage right next to the first one. This is now our Guest Cottage. Then in May 1976 he sold both of these small cottages to me, Kayc. I was 23 and I decided to use my savings towards lake property rather than buy a house or condominium. I had been to Lake Burton on a blind date and I fell in love with the lake. I couldn’t have been more excited than the day I drove up to my first little piece of real estate, soon to be known as “Kayc’s Kottages”. The first cottage was getting so old it was called Critter Cottage because that’s where all the animals slept! So in 1984 I replaced the older cottage with the Main House with the glass prow front, but I kept the smaller cottage next to it to be the Guest Cottage. It is one of the few old small cottages left on the lake. Then in 2007 my husband and I renovated the cottage and added to the Main House as you see it today. We added a penthouse master bedroom and master bath, a country French bedroom and bath, a large entrance foyer, and an all new kitchen and breakfast nook. We also recently added a rustic covered porch to the boathouse.

                          Why the Owner Chose Lake Burton:
                          Interesting Tid Bits about the Lake...... Lake Burton has over 1100 homes on it with 75% of the lots owned and leased out by Georgia Power. In the 1920’s Georgia Power bought the land and built the Burton Dam fed by the Tallulah River. Lake Burton is about 10 miles long. The city of Burton is underneath the 80 foot deep water basin in front of our lake house. From our house you can see mountains from three states: North Carolina’s Standing Indian Mountain, the Tennessee mountains and Georgia’s tallest mountain, Brass Town Bald. The Lake Burton Country Club rests on top of one of the Lake Burton mountains overlooking its award winning golf course. It was built by the Ritz Carlton founder Bill Johnson, who originally had a Tennessee Walking Horse farm on that site. People you may know with homes on Lake Burton include Alan Jackson, Sam Nunn, Vince Dooley, Fran Tarkenton and Nick Saban. Recently, Iron Chef Winner and Atlanta restaurateur, Kevin Rathbun, rented our place to cook for a group of his friends. And the world renowned Cirque Du Soleil performers spent their Christmas at our place last year! For those that know the 1972 film Deliverance, starring Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight, scenes were filmed along the Tallulah River where it feeds into Lake Burton. Also filmed on Burton was Four Seasons starring Alan Alda and Carol Burnett. And more recently, we met Clint Eastwood and Justin Timberlake when they were at the lake for scenes in Trouble With The Curve.

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                          • Lakefront View. Guest Cottage is on the Front Left.

                            Lakefront View. Guest Cottage is on the Front Left.

                          • Front Foyer

                            Front Foyer

                          • All New Kitchen

                            All New Kitchen

                          • View from the Kitchen

                            View from the Kitchen

                          • Master Bedroom

                            Master Bedroom

                          • Reflection of Sunset on Master Picture Window

                            Reflection of Sunset on Master Picture Window

                          • Master Bath Whirlpool Tub and Steam Shower

                            Master Bath Whirlpool Tub and Steam Shower

                          • Second Master Bedroom

                            Second Master Bedroom

                          • Lake Front View

                            Lake Front View

                          • Kid's Room or Man Cave... Your choice!

                            Kid's Room or Man Cave... Your choice!

                          • Hydrangeas on Lakeside of House

                            Hydrangeas on Lakeside of House

                          • Beautiful Sunset from Dock

                            Beautiful Sunset from Dock

                          • Sunset View from Master Bedroom Balcony

                            Sunset View from Master Bedroom Balcony

                          • Breakfast Nook

                            Breakfast Nook

                          • Large Great Room

                            Large Great Room

                          • Great Room and Fireplace

                            Great Room and Fireplace

                          • View from Master Bedroom

                            View from Master Bedroom

                          • Tuscan Master Bathroom

                            Tuscan Master Bathroom

                          • Cozy Bedroom in Main House

                            Cozy Bedroom in Main House

                          • Guest Cottage Bedroom

                            Guest Cottage Bedroom

                          • View Through Prow Front Window

                            View Through Prow Front Window

                          • Covered Porch on Boathouse

                            Covered Porch on Boathouse

                          • Original Pawley's Island Hammock next to Lake

                            Original Pawley's Island Hammock next to Lake

                          • Wedding on Dock at Sunset

                            Wedding on Dock at Sunset

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                          Date last modified - Friday, August 29, 2014

                          $700 - $800 per night

                          5 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 18

                          View calendar: Updated 08/27/14
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                          Speaks: english
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