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Tranquil Lake House on Oconee | Wkday & Last Min Discounts

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View from the Dock (4-5 ft depth accommodates all boats)

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Last updated: 12/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Buckhead cottage description

For a relaxing get away in the beautiful lake surroundings, this private retreat offers something special - a timber frame house on Lake Oconee with charming floor plan, open staircase to loft master bedroom/master bath with vaulted wood-beamed ceilings, and lake views from loft, great room, and deck. As we and many others have found, this is a great place to enjoy family, friends, and peace and quite.

Property includes 150 feet of shoreline on a quaint cove just a few paddles from the main lake, providing serenity and easy access to the deep waters. The water at the dock is 4-5 feet deep, accommodating any-sized boat allowed on the lake.

Lake Oconee is in Georgia's lake country, on I-20, about 50 miles east of Atlanta and west of Augusta. For an idea of cottage location on the lake, you can map Sugar Creek Marina, which is a stones throw away: 353 Parks Mill Road Buckhead, Georgia 30625.

The cottage has three (3) bedrooms [two having a queen bed and one having a large double-sized bed], and a pullout couch in family room, for sleeping a maximum of eight (8). The backyard and neighborhood are also conducive to tenting outside.

*PETS*
- Beginning summer 2013, with the installation of the common-areas tile flooring, we will allow pets with a fee.
- If you are interested in boarding your pet nearby, instead, we've heard good things about the Harmony Pet Resort (www.harmonypetresort.com). You could check your pet out for a day of boating, etc., and back in after the outing before returning to the lake house. The boarder is in a cute little shopping village (http://www.vharmonycrossing.com/).


INDOOR AMENITIES:

- Cable TV, DVD/VHS, Wi-Fi, Fireplace (wood), Fully equipped kitchen (dishes, cooking utensils, dishwasher, etc.), Washer/Dryer, Linens and towels, A/C, etc.


OUTDOOR AMENITIES:

- Over 100 feet of lake shoreline in quaint cove (connects to large cove connected to the main lake; perfect for peacefulness, privacy, kayaking, canoeing).

- Dock (accommodates all boats)

- Rudementary old fishing gear (live bait at Sugar Creek Marina)

- Campfire pit

- Lawn and woods for tenting - small hiking trail to private bridge over stream in the woods.

- Foreman electric grill - for use outside or inside, on pedistal or without, on counter.

- Charcoal grill

- Gas grill - likely works with new gas tank; a previous guest may have left a tank in recent visits, but bring own to be safe, though still no guarantee that works.

LOCAL AMENITIES:

- Sugar Creek Marina (2 blocks away - groceries, fishing gear, gas, fishing tournaments, etc.)

- Public boat launch at end of street (includes picnic tables and parking ($3/day or park car at cottage)

- Boat rental (+tow options including waterskiing, tubing)

- Personal watercraft rental (jet skiing, wave runners - enquire for list of rental companies)

- Movie theater (8 screens) with upstairs bar/restaurant and many neighboring restaurants

- Groceries at nearby Sugar Creek Marina (more at Publix grocery store ~10 minutes away)

- Restaurants (various, from southern mom & pop to Mexican to hibachi/sushi to seafood to steakhouse)

- Golf (numerous award-winning public, semi-private, and private courses)

- Tennis (public courts or rent pass from local courts)

- Shopping: (antiques, boutiques, spas, etc.)

- Kayaking (bring your own or rent)

- Swimming/Beaches (in lake or, possibly, day pass to local pools - will provide contact info)

- Biking (bring your own or rent)

- Wildlife Viewing

- Fishing (off private dock at cottage; in area such as at park at public boat launch at end of street; tours/excursions)

- Hunting (local gun clubs/ranges and tours)

- Antiquing (historic Madison, Eatonton, Greenville)

- Hiking/Walking/Jogging (long peaceful streets and many public parks around the lake)

- Horseback riding

- All-terrain vehicle and off-road truck rentals

[Also available for long-term lease]


Keywords: Cottage, Cabin, Lakehouse, lake, home, house, country, Oconee, Sinclair, Georgia, Atlanta, Augusta, Athens, Eatonton, Greensboro, Greensborough, Milledgeville, Madison, Buckhead, Dock, Fish, Boat, Ski, ATV, Horse back riding, Reynold's Plantation, Ritz, Publix, Sugar Creek Marina

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Pets Considered:

                Well-behaved pets allowed starting summer 2013, now that the tile floors are in the common areas - per pet fee applies....moreless

              • Smoking Allowed:

                Only outside (e.g., on deck or dock)...moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Private dock on a quiet cove of the lake. Can dock your power boat, or canoe or kayak, and head out from there to the big waters of the lake....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Toys
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Babysitter
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Lake View
                  • Lakefront
                  • Water View
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Boat:

                    Can rent boats from one of the local dealers. Details in our cottage brochure - request that a copy be emailed to you....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    Many courses, top-rated to semi-private, and public. Details in our cottage brochure - request that a copy be emailed to you....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Can rent boats from one of the local dealers. Details in our cottage brochure - request that a copy be emailed to you....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Should be able to rent ski, board & tubing equipment, along with boats, from one of the local dealers. Details in our cottage brochure - request that a copy be emailed to you....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      On-season
                      Mar 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $170 $185
                      Fri, Sat
                      $975 $2,820
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $135 $155
                      Fri, Sat
                      $755 $2,320
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • Pet Fee $75 + tax
                      • Cleaning $85 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      There are 2 options for booking: 1. online in vrbo & 2. through us, the owners. Main differences: (i) if you must use check, you'll have to book through the owners (Mick and Trini Murray), not vrbo; & (ii) the owner's take Amex along with V, MC, Disco - vrbo may not take Amex, but initially they did not.


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                      Location

                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
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                      2 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
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                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-20 btwn I-85/I-75 of Atlanta and Augusta
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
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                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
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                      Some old fishing gear. Marina stocked with gear, groceries, gas, etc. just 2 blocks away. Public boat launch at end of the block. Nearby stores: groceries, movie rental, pastries, etc. ATV rentals nearby.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2007

                      About the owner: We purchased the property in 2007 and have enjoyed it a lot since, as a family and with friends, and many guests have done the same.

                      Why the Owner Chose Buckhead:
                      The location in a cover of the lake allows lake living (views, boat access to 'main' lake, etc.) with more peace and quiet then being right on the main lake. Guests also enjoy not having to worry about the lake (river aspect) currents when it comes to swimming/wading, and having their boats docked without bumping around.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      While there are nice neighbors around, they visit their places rarely for the most part, save for a family having their home nearby. The house is in a hilly terrain with many trees, so there is a mountain-retreat feel, at the water. Privacy is very high for sunbathing or just relaxing inside, on the deck, in the yard, or on the dock. The Marina being across the lake is easily accessible by boat or car over the Parks Mill bridge, for groceries, fuel, and gear. The cove that the house is on is calm, which is ideal for docking and heading out in motor boats, and for canoeing and kayaking. Also, the Sugar Creek public boat ramp is within a half mile, for very convenient launching, and there are grassy areas, picnic tables, and restrooms, there, on the main lake, right across from the Marina.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, spanish

                      Links to more information:

                       

                      Photos

                      • View from the Dock (4-5 ft depth accommodates all boats)

                        View from the Dock (4-5 ft depth accommodates all boats)

                      • Roomy Deck - New Gates Available for Keeping Children or Pets

                        Roomy Deck - New Gates Available for Keeping Children or Pets

                      • Kitchen - all included...plates, pots, pans, etc. provided

                        Kitchen - all included...plates, pots, pans, etc. provided

                      • Downstairs bath.

                        Downstairs bath.

                      • Staircase to Loft/master Bedroom.

                        Staircase to Loft/master Bedroom.

                      • Additional loft view showing bed and wood-paneled vaulted ceiling.

                        Additional loft view showing bed and wood-paneled vaulted ceiling.

                      • Looking away from the end of the drive down the street.

                        Looking away from the end of the drive down the street.

                      • Another view of the lake, early morning

                        Another view of the lake, early morning

                      • Relax or fish at dock, or venture out by your or a rental boat/ski

                        Relax or fish at dock, or venture out by your or a rental boat/ski

                      • Downtown Madison, GA ~ 20 mins. drive - one of multiple local antebellum towns

                        Downtown Madison, GA ~ 20 mins. drive - one of multiple local antebellum towns

                      • Dining Nook, Family Room, and Stairs to Loft

                        Dining Nook, Family Room, and Stairs to Loft

                      • A view of Lake Oconee

                        A view of Lake Oconee

                      • Family/TV Room with Fireplace - View from Loft

                        Family/TV Room with Fireplace - View from Loft

                      • First-Floor Master bedroom.

                        First-Floor Master bedroom.

                      • Second First-Floor Bedroom.

                        Second First-Floor Bedroom.

                      • Upstairs Loft/master bedroom having its own bathroom.

                        Upstairs Loft/master bedroom having its own bathroom.

                      • Upstairs loft bathroom with shower.

                        Upstairs loft bathroom with shower.

                      • Sugar Creek public boat launch @ next to neighborhood, w docks & picnic areas.

                        Sugar Creek public boat launch @ next to neighborhood, w docks & picnic areas.

                      • Another morning lake pic - may not see such ducks takeoff, but wildlife abounds

                        Another morning lake pic - may not see such ducks takeoff, but wildlife abounds

                      • Gabys By the Lake public restaurant - Ritz ~ 15 mins by car, ~ 25 mins by boat.

                        Gabys By the Lake public restaurant - Ritz ~ 15 mins by car, ~ 25 mins by boat.

                      • View from the dock looking away from the water in the fall.

                        View from the dock looking away from the water in the fall.

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, December 18, 2014

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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Speaks: english, spanish
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/18/2014
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