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Best Kept Secret on Lake Hartwell & the Most Affordable

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The cottage duplex is located on a secluded acre + lake lot with a lighted, very gentle slope, cement walkway to the lake and dock through a wooded area. A winding driveway leads to the property. The driveway is the only road frontage which contributes to the seclusion and quietness of the property. There is plenty of parking for both vehicles and boat trailers.

The duplex is one of six homes on the short dead end street, four of which are vacation homes. Although secluded, the cottage is only three miles from the beginning of downtown Hartwell. It is only 1/2 of a mile to the public boat ramp and by water about ten minutes to the marina.
The 233 side of the duplex is occupied by the owners when in town.
Our vrbo guests do not share the dock with anyone.
Keywords: Cottage,Lakehouse,Quaint, private


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside, away from house, porch, screened porch & deck...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome with a limit to how many!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen


  • Queen size Beds (2), (1) Queen sleeper sofa. Single roll away bed available, room for a double/queen size blow up mattress....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Beautiful walk to the lake with use of the boat dock for swimming and fishing. May dock your boat. New stair type ladder on dock....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


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


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    with dock. Water 10 foot deep at dock 2/26/15...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    bedding & towels/wash cloths...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty and for boat trailers, too...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    all you could need...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    with table, chairs and umbrella on back deck front porch with chairs and lounge Fire pit...moreless

  • Golf:

    2 nearby courses...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden


Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
$100./Night plus 12% tax. (2 Night min)  $550./Week Plus 12% tax 
NO CLEANING FEES unless an event taking place. NO PET FEES

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Last updated: 05/20/2015
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3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hartwell, GA
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 85
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Hartwell, GA

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We are both registered nurses, parents to seven, six of which are in PA where we are originally from. We love to visit with our guests if they wish to and if we are at the lake. Roy loves woodworking, and building houses or additions. Diane loves to make jewelry, angels and paint/decorate Christmas balls and attend fairs where she sells these items. We love swimming, fishing, boating, gardening roses, playing games....etc. We have Shih Tzus who have their own private areas.

Why the Owner Chose Hartwell:
We already had a home on Lake Hartwell, wanted a smaller home to retire to in the future which was more secluded and private, and wanted an income property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
We love the seclusion and that we are only three miles to town. One of our favorite things to do is to have breakfast on our screened in porch, sitting in our rocking chairs and watching the deer wander in the woods and on the walkway to the lake. We have lots of beautiful birds to feed and watch, too.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front of cottage

    Front of cottage

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom


  • Deck with Gas Grill

    Deck with Gas Grill

  • Back Yard Fire Pit

    Back Yard Fire Pit

  • ramp to dock

    ramp to dock

  • Dock


  • view from dock

    view from dock

  • view from the dock

    view from the dock

  • View from front porch in winter

    View from front porch in winter

  • Eat in Kitchen

    Eat in Kitchen

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Screen Porch

    Screen Porch

  • Walkway to Dock, 
Handicap accessible

    Walkway to Dock, Handicap accessible

  • ramp and dock

    ramp and dock

  • view from the dock

    view from the dock

  • Easy climb ladder on dock

    Easy climb ladder on dock

  • Night Time Walk To The Lake

    Night Time Walk To The Lake

VRBO #296118

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Monday, May 25, 2015

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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/20/2015
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(706) 717-8855 (Georgia, USA)

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