VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More
Come to stay with us at The Jocassee Sanctuary, the spectacular, elegant yet comfortable 5 bedroom mountain lakefront home located on the pristine shores of Lake Jocassee. Considered the “Lake Tahoe of the East' the lake also lies in the Jocassee Gorges, one of 50 places National Geographic says one must visit and where fish always stay. • Wake up to breathtaking waterfront sunrises from the private balconies on all levels of the home, including all 5 en suite bedrooms; • Share sunsets and good times with friends and family on the open, lake-front 830 square feet patio with outdoor fireplace or on the covered patio; • Gather family and friends around to help prepare meals in either of the 2 large kitchens or outdoor grill that could rival even the finest restaurants; • Private elevator access is available to all floors of the home (although its use is restricted); as well as a tram system that runs from the main level of the home make this an ideal retreat for all ages. • Outdoors: Cruise the crystal waters of Lake Jocassee. Discover waterfalls, swim, fish and water ski … or just relax with friends and family. Access to the lake is limited so there are plenty of places to tube or learn water skiing without being overwhelmed by boats in this 75 acre lake. There are always things to do and places to explore from The Jocassee Sanctuary! Play competitive miniature golf or horseshoes! • Perfect for a one of a kind getaway with friends, family, or as a corporate retreat! • More information, video and pictures available at thejocasseeclub dot com
A FEW CONSIDERATIONS: • No one under 35 years old is allowed to rent. Renting on behalf of guests less than 35 years old is strictly prohibited. The financially responsible party signing the rental agreement must be at least 35 years old, and must be an occupant of the house during the term of the agreement. LIMIT - 10 occupants • No pets, no smoking. • No house parties. The Jocassee Sanctuary is in a pristine and quiet residential area. Please be mindful of our shared neighbors during your stay and understand that this home is not suitable for loud noise or parties. • Incline Tram System/Lift that services the home will take you from the Parking lot to the Main level (called Whitewater Lodge) where you should enter upon arrival. The Lift has a 700-pound capacity. An adult must accompany anyone under the age of 18 to ride the Lift. • Check-in & Check-out: Check-in is after 3PM on Friday. Check-out is by 10AM on Friday. • Recommended Items to Bring: Groceries (the closest market in Cashiers, which is 16 miles away), paper products, laundry & dish detergent, floats/tubes/life vests for water lounging, fishing poles and fishing licenses. (*linens and towels are provided) • Trash Fee will apply for removal of excess (more than 7 large bags) or unbagged trash (trash bags are provided). • Boat rental near and delivery available from jocassee outdoors center
Second lock out honeymoon suite/tower with it's own private bedroom and kitchen, tram system that goes from top parking area all the way down to the dock (for easy unpacking or elderly/handicap access), waterfront views and porches on all 5 en suite bedrooms, private putt-putt course, giant chess board, reflection chapel, hiking trails, fishing, biking, boating, scuba diving, skiing, golfing, and more....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
4 flat screen TV present in great room and lower level living room, master bedroom and upper master...moreless
Under the stair cozy hiding/play place just right for kids....moreless
Away From It All
Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
views of lake with mountain backdrop from all of home...moreless
Watch the sunrise from behind the backdrop of blue ridges and the earth's shadow travelling up the mountains at sunset. ...moreless
Just a tram ride and steps away from the lake...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
Centrally located, table seats more than 12. Additional foldout dining table for 8...moreless
New Year's Week Dec 27 - Jan 3, 2015 7 night min stay
Off Season Jan 4 - Apr 2, 2015 2 night min stay
Easter Week Apr 3 - Apr 10, 2015 7 night min stay
Off Season Apr 11 - May 21, 2015 2 night min stay
Summer Season May 22 - Sep 24, 2015 7 night min stay
Off Season Sep 25 - Nov 19, 2015 2 night min stay
Thanksgiving Week Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2015 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$1,000
Responsible party must be 35 years of age or older to rent this property. Elevator is limited for handicapped use and with adult supervision and must have owner approval before using. Sixty (60) Day Cancellation applies for both renter an owner (see contract for details).
Pay with confidence
Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.
Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
The home is in the Jocassee Gorges, named one of the top 50 places to visit in one's lifetime as name by National Geographic.
Year Purchased: 2007
Why the Owner Chose Lake Jocassee: We have owned a home on Lake Jocassee for over 20 years. When we had the opportunity to purchase more of the extremely rare land, we jumped at the chance. Whitewater Lodge is now available for rental to those who know the special magic surrounding Lake Jocassee. Lake Jocassee is known by some as the Lake Tahoe of the East. With its crystal clear waters and thousands of acres of protected land, there is nowhere else that has the same magic as Lake Jocassee.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House: Whitewater Lodge of The Jocassee Club is one of those rare places that always seems to build a deeper connection between family, friends, and the natural world with each visit.