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Lake Burton - on the Lake...in the Trees

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Dining in the trees...Overlooking the Lake

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Last updated: 02/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Burton house description

Location: Lake Burton, North Georgia Mountains.

Address: 156 Vickers Rd, Clayton, GA 30525

Directions: From Clayton, take Hwy76 West 9 miles, cross bridge and turn Right onto Vickers Rd. Go 1/2 mile on Vickers to top of hill...turn Right onto Baldwin Lane, stay left at fork onto concrete drive, take drive to bottom keeping left where drive splits.

We are directly across from High Harbor Camp on the “quiet end” of the lake.

Accommodations: 4 Bedrooms/4 ½ Baths - A new waterfront cabin (construction finished in 2012) sited on a large point offering the utmost in privacy.

The cabin has four bedrooms upstairs each with its own private bath. Downstairs there is a queen size hide-a-bed sofa and half bath. Linens furnished.

A Summer week on the lake, leaf watching in the fall, reading in winter, fishing, being across from High Harbor during your child's stay or family gathering, time spent here is very special.

We have been on the lake since the early 50’s and our original cabin (heartstring) was a “true” cabin. So with eyes shut…we lovingly brought it down and built a new one suitable for year round living and today’s lifestyle.

No place on Lake Burton offers more privacy. Our “point” offers a full 180 degree view of the lake, safe swimming, deep water and ultimate privacy.

You will rarely need A/C but we have state of the art zoned heating and air if you do. We took full advantage of our location and built with tall windows that not only offer terrific lake views from all main level windows but, let that wonderful Rabun County mountain air flow through the house.

Our kitchen is large, fully equipped and a joy to cook in. There are deep limestone counters for prep or buffet, custom cabinetry and a walk-in pantry. We installed a downdraft Jenn-Aire oven with a window directly above so you can watch the lake and mountains while you prepare your favorite meal. Directly off the kitchen is a “cooking porch” equipped with both charcoal and gas Weber grills.

On the lake level, only steps from the dock, is a large flagstone patio with a stone exterior fireplace. It is a favorite place to relax, dine or cozy up to a fire on a cool evening.

We have a double boathouse with an extra slip if you bring your boat or rent from one of the Marinas. Note: Our boathouse is…well, it’s a boathouse. It does not have a top deck. Our patio serves the purpose of a boathouse deck but keeps you under the shade of great white oaks, right by the cabin and only steps to the dock. While many cabins spend the afternoon in the shade, our Southern exposure keeps us in sun during Summer, even late in the afternoon.

For your use, we have a canoe, a kayak, a wake board, water skis, tubes, lifejackets and other water toys available.

We do not allow Jet Skis.

There is a laundry area, den, game room with pub table, flagstone patio with exterior fireplace.

We have wonderful neighbors on each side and ask you treat our home and our neighbors as if they were your own.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    minimun age is 21....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Mountain properties have inherent dangers. We do not recommend our cabin as a safe place for infants, toddlers or very young children....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We do not allow smoking inside the cabin....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs are welcome. We have a $250 refundable pet fee....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    Sofa in Den folds out...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 bunk bed

    Bunk Bed has roll out Trundle Bed...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen beds in two front bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) twins in one bedroom, also two blow up twin mattresses, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) High quality queen sleeper sofa in Living room in front of fireplace, Bunk Beds (1) bunk has full roll out trundle which sleeps 3...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Walk-In Tiled Shower with River Rock Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    Half Bath Downstairs...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Walk In Tiled Shower with River Rock floor...moreless

Other Amenities

  • LakeBurtonLiving.com

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Game Room with Pub Table-seats 4-6...moreless

  • Games

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Two, Zoned Heat Pumps...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating:

    Two, Zoned Heat Pumps...moreless

  • Internet:

    No Internet - We can arrange wi-fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    all sheets blankets, pillows, towels, washcloths,kitchen linen lots of beach towels...moreless

  • Living Room:

    With fireplace...moreless

  • Parking:

    4 parking spaces available - Please do not park in 'turnaround' where our and our neighbors driveways split....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    4 parking spaces available - Please do not park in 'turnaround' where our and our neighbors driveways split....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    At top of driveway is an area large enough to park RV/boat/trailer...moreless

  • Telephone:

    No Landline Verizon is the best cell...AT&T is ok for voice but not data....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Two - One Wood fireplace in living room and One Wood at patio...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have a Cuisinart, a 20 pot and for we purist...a French Press. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Just like home...we have everything...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    fully equipped kitchen with blender, food processor, silver bullet, mixer, grill equipment....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Small microwave in walk-in pantry...moreless

  • Oven:

    Jenn-Aire Downdraft...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Walk in pantry. You are welcome to any dry goods and welcome to leave behind interesting spices!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    While the refrigerator is a new S/S LG...the icemakers does not work....moreless

  • Stove:

    Jenn-Aire downdraft...moreless

  • Toaster:

    There is a large toaster oven....moreless

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 15 - May 15, 2015
7 night min stay

$2,500
Memorial Day
Apr 23 - May 29, 2015
37 night min stay

$3,500
flat fee
High Season
May 16 - Sep 14, 2015
1 night min stay
$500
$3,000 $20,000
Fourth of July
Jul 3 - Jul 10, 2015
8 night min stay

$3,500
flat fee
Labor Day
Aug 28 - Sep 4, 2015
8 night min stay

$3,500
flat fee
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Pet Fee $250
  • Security Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

*****Please Note....We rent only a few times a year*******

*****Any stay which includes a weekend equals One week for rate purposes******

A "weeks rental" is Friday thru Thursday

If a stay encompasses two weekends, the stay equals two weeks

Deposit to Confirm Week: $500

Cancellation: Deposit is refundable only if cancellation is made 3 weeks prior to arrival

Pet fee is refundable

Rates are subject to change

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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
hartsfield-jackson international, Atlanta
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
numerous bars in Clayton
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
The Orchard and Kingwood golf courses
90 Miles
Nearest Train
Brookwood Station, Peachtree Rd. Atlanta
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US Hwy 441 Ga state hwys 76 and 197
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
numerous in Clayton
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sky Valley

Car: Necessary

Beautiful Tallulah Gorge, featured in the movie Deliverance, only 14 miles away.

Black Mountan State Park 1 mile north of Clayton.

Many waterfalls, Minnehaha near Lake Rabun, falls in Tallulah Gorge, Falls at Wildcat Creek off hgy197 has great sliding rock. Ruby Falls a one mile hike up a groomed path in Unicoi State Park near the Bavarian village of Helen.

Osage Vegetable Market in Mountain City, 2 miles north of Clayton on right, closed after October.

Mark of the Potter, located on hwy 197 in old grist mill, water wheel still works, ceramics by multiple local potters, demonstrations, and some of the fattest rainbow and brown trout imaginable churning the waters off their deck. Kids can feed the trout. Ample fly fishing on the Coleman, Tallulah, and numerous streams in the area.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1955

About: This is the view from one of three porches. We have been on the lake since the early 50’s. Lake Burton and Rabun County feels like home.

Why Lake Burton:
When our parents fell in love with this lot it was remote, only accessible by boat and had the feel of being on a lost island. Vickers Road had not been 'cut' from HWY76 and the dirt road access 'Popcorn Road' came to a dead end at the top of our drive...it was also often impassible in all but a 4 wheel drive.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is the 'quiet' end of the lake and or point offers complete privacy...400 feet of shoreline!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Dining in the trees...Overlooking the Lake

    Dining in the trees...Overlooking the Lake

  • View from the porches - Dock on the point

    View from the porches - Dock on the point

  • From the lake at night

    From the lake at night

  • Kitchen Custom Cabinetry, Limestone Counters

    Kitchen Custom Cabinetry, Limestone Counters

  • Game Room off Foyer

    Game Room off Foyer

  • Game Room from Den-Overlooks porches, patio and lake

    Game Room from Den-Overlooks porches, patio and lake

  • Queen Bedroom - Lake View from all windows

    Queen Bedroom - Lake View from all windows

  • Great reading chair - Queen Bedroom

    Great reading chair - Queen Bedroom

  • Queen Bedroom - Lake View from all windows

    Queen Bedroom - Lake View from all windows

  • Riley Dog...The Boss of the Lake

    Riley Dog...The Boss of the Lake

  • Back porch...lake view from both sides! Terrific spot to getaway from the crowd.

    Back porch...lake view from both sides! Terrific spot to getaway from the crowd.

  • 'How close are you to High Harbor'....This view from the patio

    'How close are you to High Harbor'....This view from the patio

  • Dinning Room

    Dinning Room

  • The 'Cooking Porch' just off the kitchen with both gas and charcoal grills

    The 'Cooking Porch' just off the kitchen with both gas and charcoal grills

  • Den from Game Room

    Den from Game Room

  • Den

    Den

  • Bathroom-Queen BR

    Bathroom-Queen BR

  • Bespoke Bunk Beds w/Trundle - sleeps 3

    Bespoke Bunk Beds w/Trundle - sleeps 3

  • Proof! It does snow in GA...lake frozen over...2010.

    Proof! It does snow in GA...lake frozen over...2010.

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 70%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/02/2015
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