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Unique & Beautiful Creekside Vacation Home South of Weiss Lake

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Hand-laid natural stone outdoor fireplaces overlooking Terrapin Creek

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Last updated: 11/22/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
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Come experience beautiful Terrapin Creek Lodge, an exclusive private vacation home (& 5 cabins rented separately) south of Weiss Lake on the banks of lovely Terrapin Creek! The Lodge offers a truly distinctive experience with its 5-acre creekside setting adjacent to over 2,000 acres of natural, uninhabited beauty. Less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta, Birmingham, Huntsville & Chattanooga, Northeast Alabama’s Appalachian foothills provide a breath-taking backdrop for the creek, house, cabins, large outdoor decks & fireplaces. Over 50 feet wide in front of the Lodge, Terrapin Creek is an excellent, family friendly floating & fishing experience. For anglers, Terrapin Creek is known for its spotted, largemouth and redeye bass and Weiss Lake – ‘Crappie Capital of the World’ is just up the road. For golf, hiking and cycling enthusiasts, the Lodge is a short drive from the RTJ Silver Lakes Golf Course, Pinhoti National Trail, Little River Canyon and the new Chief Ladiga Bike Trail. Flea market & antique shopping also close by..

Wonderful Vacation, Get-A-Way, Reunion & Retreat Place!!
The house is a fully furnished vacation home with native cedar accents throughout, a living room with a traditional wood burning fireplace, a large creekside dining room (seats 24) with spectacular 180-degree views of the water, a large kitchen with commercial grade appliances and 4 bedrooms that sleep 10-12 guests. The dining room opens onto large outdoor decks overlooking the creek. Adjacent to the decks are patios with two 12-foot, hand-laid stone fireplaces & an outdoor grill. Amenities include a flat screen TV, complimentary HD DVR satellite TV, complimentary wireless internet & free long distance phone calls. Linens, towels & a fully equipped kitchen with service for 24 are provided. Terrapin Creek Lodge is a great back-to-basics place for a family vacation, fishing or kayaking getaway, reunion, church retreat or youth camp. Restaurants & fun shopping are close by.

Looking for Adventure?
For the adventurous, there is a lot of do. For most guests, Terrapin Creek beckons to be explored. Over 50 feet wide in front of the house, Terrapin Creek is a Class I-II recreational stream that provides an excellent, family friendly floating and fishing experience. For anglers, Terrapin Creek fishing is known for its spotted, largemouth and redeye bass and Weiss Lake -‘Crappie Capital of the World’- is just up the road. For golf, cycling and hiking enthusiasts, Terrapin Creek is a fun, family-friendly kayak and canoe trip. For anglers, Terrapin Creek fishing is known for its spotted, largemouth and redeye bass and Weiss Lake – ‘Crappie Capital of the World’ - is just up the road. For golf, cycling and hiking enthusiasts, the Lodge is a short drive from Robert Trent Jones’ Silver Lakes Golf Course, the new rails-to-trails Chief Ladiga Bike Trail, the Pinhoti National Recreation Trail and Little River Canyon. Flea market and antique shopping are not far away!

Back To Basics Gathering Place on the Creek!
Terrapin Creek Lodge is truly a back-to-basics, old-fashioned fun gathering place on the creek. Whether it is floating or fishing the creek, fishing Weiss Lake, biking Ladiga Trail or just relaxing by the fireplaces, Terrapin Creek Lodge offers a great place to be together. There is plenty of space for outdoor games and wonderful indoor places for puzzles, card and board games. It is a place for wonderful memories to be made.

Keywords: Creekside Vacation Home,Home & Cabins, Waterfront Vacation Home & Cabins, Event Facility for Family Reunions, Weddings, Retreats & Meetings

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Property Type

      • Lodge

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Bedroom 2

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          • Bedroom 3

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          • Bedroom 4

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          • Detached Unit

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          • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom has a king bed & a futon, Double Beds (1) 2nd bedroom has a double bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) 3rd bedroom has 2 bunks (4 twins - sleeps 4) & 4th bedroom has 1 twin & 1 bunk (3 twins - sleeps 3), Child Beds (1) Master bedroom which can easily accomodate a child, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Master bedroom has a futon, Bunk Beds (3) 3rd bedroom has 2 bunks (4 twins - sleeps 4) & 4th bedroom has 1 twin & 1 bunk (3 twins - sleeps 3)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Private 5-acre retreat for family vacations, weekend get-a-ways, church retreats in a beautiful setting. The property has a Main Lodge (vacation home) and 5 sleeping cabins w/bathhouse(cabins sleep 5 each). Cabins 1, 2 & 3 have a/c & heat. The entire property sleeps 37 & is a great place for a family reunion, wedding or group retreat....moreless

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Movies have been recorded on the DVR...moreless

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Yes, our 5 acres is at the end of the road & adjoins over 2,000 acres of uninhabiated Appalachian foothills so the mountains are visible all around...moreless

              • Water View:

                The views of Terrapin Creek from the house, decks & patios are beautiful sunrise to sunset. There is wildlife to be seen as well as kayakers & canoers occasisonally floating the creek...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Our property is on the banks of beautiful Terrapin Creek on 5 acres with over 800 feet of creek frontage. Terrapin Creek is is really a river -over 40 feet wide in front of the lodge...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing

              General

              • Air Conditioning
              • Broadband Access:

                Complimentary wireless internet...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Computer Available:

                Complimentary wireless internet...moreless

              • Fireplace
              • Free Long Distance:

                Complimentary local & national (not international) long distance...moreless

              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Telephone:

                Complimentary local & national (not international) long distance...moreless

              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                Complimantary...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace:

                Traditional woodburning fireplace in Living Room. Two twelve foot, hand laid stone fireplaces outside on the decks & patios...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                Groceries can be purchased & catering is available by reservation for an additional fee...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Cooking Utensils provided...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Large kitchen w/ commercial grade appliances - 6 burner gas stsove, True refrigerator & separate True freezer, pots & pans & serving ware for 24...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator:

                Lg True refrigerator...moreless

              Outside

              • Balcony:

                Large decks overlooking cthe reek...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large decks overlooking the creek...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                (2) Porte cochere overlooking creek...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

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              7 Nights Main Lodge Special - $1995  (save $700) 
              5 Nights Main Lodge Special - $1495  (save $430)  
              3 Nights Main Lodge Special - $995   (save $160)   
              2 Nights Main Lodge -  $770   ($385/night) w/ 2 night min
              SEPT-MAR Weekday Special - 2-4 Nights Main Lodge $225/nt   
              SEPT-MAR Weekday Special - 3 Nights Main Lodge  $600  (save $550)    
              10% tax, $75 cleaning fee. 2 night min, 3 night holiday min.  All rates shown are 
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              Last updated: 11/22/2014
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              Location

              Terrapin Creek is a great Class I-II floating & fishing stream. Kayaks & canoes can easily be rented close by from Terrapin Outdoor Center.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2007

              About the owner: Mark is an architect who was raised in Alabama not far from the lodge. He respects and apprecaites the beauty of nature and tries to use natural and environmentally friendly materials whenver possible at the lodge.

              Why the Owner Chose Centre:
              We would like to share a little history of how Terrapin Creek Lodge came to be. In July 2005, during a family reunion in northern Alabama, the Bragg family first saw the house and 5 acres on Terrapin Creek we now call Terrapin Creek Lodge. Because we thought the property was unique and beautiful, we began pursuing its purchase as a vacation home for family reunions and holidays. Through various twists and turns, we were finally able to obtain it in September 2007. At the time of purchase, the house needed extensive work and the cabins (and bathhouse) needed completion. We lovingly renovated the property with quality and warmth as a place where we wanted to live. We used natural materials and handmade furnishings whenever possible. During construction, we were constantly told: “This would be a great place for a reunion, family vacation, church camp or wedding.” “This is a beautiful and peaceful place, will you rent it?” “This is such a warm and beautiful place – the handwork of God is everywhere.” It seemed that friends, neighbors and almost everyone we met asked to use it. During the renovation, we let family, friends, and our family’s church use it. The overwhelming, positive feedback has convinced us that it is a place to be shared. Consequently, it is being made available for individuals, groups, families, businesses, churches and others who we hope will appreciate and care for it as we do. Sincerely, The Bragg Family

              The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
              The 5-acre property is surrounded on three sides by over 2,000 acres of uninhabited land so the views of the creek and mountains are natural and spectacular. There is alot of wildlife- deer,wild turkey, beautiful heron and other wildlife to watch. This is a great place for business retreats, church retreats, family vacations, family reunions, weddings, fishing trips to Weiss lake (we are 9 miles up the road), RTJ golf outtings, Chief Ladiga bike trail riding, Little River Canyon exploration (just 25 minutes away) and fun shopping with all the great flea markets and antique shops all around.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Hand-laid natural stone outdoor fireplaces overlooking Terrapin Creek

                Hand-laid natural stone outdoor fireplaces overlooking Terrapin Creek

              • Main Lodge Vacation Home beside Terrapin Creek

                Main Lodge Vacation Home beside Terrapin Creek

              • Creekside views from the decks

                Creekside views from the decks

              • Comfortable porte-cochere with views of the creek

                Comfortable porte-cochere with views of the creek

              • Large kitchen w/ commercial grade appliances, including a 6 burner gas stove

                Large kitchen w/ commercial grade appliances, including a 6 burner gas stove

              • Terrapin Creek Lodge hosts many creekside weddings with beautiful & happy brides

                Terrapin Creek Lodge hosts many creekside weddings with beautiful & happy brides

              • View looking up the creek from the lodge at sunset.

                View looking up the creek from the lodge at sunset.

              • Lovely Stone FIreplaces & Porte-Cochere overlooklooking Terrapin Creek

                Lovely Stone FIreplaces & Porte-Cochere overlooklooking Terrapin Creek

              • Large decks overlooking the creek

                Large decks overlooking the creek

              • Living Room with traditional wood-burning fireplace

                Living Room with traditional wood-burning fireplace

              • Large Dining Room - seats 20-24 with 180 degree views of the creek

                Large Dining Room - seats 20-24 with 180 degree views of the creek

              • Large master bedroom with king bed

                Large master bedroom with king bed

              • Great fun kayaking & canoeing Terrapin Creek - rentals at Terrapin Outdoor Ctr

                Great fun kayaking & canoeing Terrapin Creek - rentals at Terrapin Outdoor Ctr

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              Date last modified - Saturday, November 22, 2014

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              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 11/22/14
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              Member since: 2009
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/22/2014
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