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Our Lake Hartwell, Custom Built home is in a Gated 4 home community with a park like setting that is truly spectatular. We enjoy sitting on the front porch looking at the 'park' just as much as sitting on the back porch viewing the lake. The house is so close to the lake with unobstructed views and a gentle walk. We've been coming to Lake Hartwell for over 10 years and have never seen a lake home in a better setting or with a better view.
Another favorite thing about our property is that it is less than 7 minutes off I-85 which makes it so convenient. We used to rent different lake houses and other than an old dirty home, the # 1 problem we would have is getting off the highway excited to get there only to find that we had another 25 minute drive through questionable areas just to get to the house. Not with ours!
I'm a custom home builder in Atlanta, Ga and built our dream home on the best lot I could find. We have all the amenities you would find in a fine home (granite countertops, upscale appliances including a food warmer built into the island, and even a floor heater in the master bathroom for fall and winter guests. Our priority when building our home was to have an upscale lake home yet with a cozy lake feel so we would feel like we were at the lake and not in Atlanta.
Our home is perfect for one family or two! We have 2 King sized beds so if you are used to sleepig on a King you don't have to fight with another couple over who gets the King...you both do! The master bedroom has its own bath with a luxurious oversized shower, garden tub, double vanity, and floor heater. The upstairs bedroom with the King bed has it's own bath with tub/shower and single vanity. The other two bedrooms upstairs share a Jack n Jill Bath with tub/shower and a double vanity. The one bedroom has two bunk beds (4 beds total) and the other has a queen bed.
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6 bikes, Covered boat dock (owners boat remains in the covered slip), Gated 3 home community,
firewood at home,50' Plasma HD TV, upstairs kids tv room, Playground on property, rocking chair porch. Golf Cart on site is available for rent for $ 25 per day....moreless
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About the owner: Jeff & Lana Wertz are the owners of the property. Jeff is a custom homebuilder from Atlanta, Ga and Lana is a nurse midwife also from Atlanta. We have 3 daughters who love to waterski, swim, and bike. We also have 2 dogs Mac & Paisley.
Our lake home is wonderful for kids and pets. Our girls like to have bonfires, take nature walks, pick wild blackberries and pears, do all the water sports and just do a lot of the things Lana and I did when we were kids that they don't do in Atlanta. Nights at the lake are my favorite, cooking dinner, sitting on the porch and taking a walk with the dogs under the stars!
For those with older guests or families the walk to the water is very gentle and short with no woods to meander through. Also, the main master bedroom is on the first floor so there is no need to climb up and down stairs to get to the bedroom.
Why the Owner Chose Lavonia: We chose to buy this property when we saw the land come on the market in 2008. This was the best lake lot we had ever seen (still is). We spent 6 months working on the plan and built our dream lake home on the property. We knew the area well and loved the convenience not only to the property but from the property to shopping, grocery stores, and to boat ramps (the nearest ramp is on our property!).
The Unique Benefits at this House: We love getting to the house the first night, unpacking and going to the front or back porch and just look at the view! We also like going to Lavonia which is 10 minutes away to get doughnuts on Saturday morning and walk through the small shops and antique stores. We also buy local produce at the farmer's market on the square. We have had so many requests that this year we decided to rent out our 24' Sea Ray deck boat to experienced boaters. It has a 225 hp I/O Mercruiser engine and enough seating for 10 passengers. Our rates are much lower than the local marina's and you don't have to go anywhere to rent it. Please see the photos for pictures and rate information.