Lakefront Property with Boathouse

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Last updated: 10/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

**** UPDATE June 20, 2015: The repairs to the Lake Seed dam are complete and lake activities are back to normal!

This house sits right on the lake and has shallow water for kids to swim in.

There are two good size bedrooms, a master upstairs that opens to a balcony and one on the main. The master has a queen bed, and the main has two twins that can be brought together or kept separate and a studio bed.

There are two smaller bedrooms with bunk beds that work especially well for kids, and the loft has a set of bunk beds and two long couches

There is a maximum of up to 8 guests allowed to stay in the lake house during a visit.

There is a 9' x 16' boat slip in the boathouse, and we're just 200 yards down the lake from the boat ramp.

We have a decent assortment of pair and slalom skis and tube to pull behind your boat, and a pretty good array and sizes of personal floatation devices.

There're some cane poles for fishing, and those work well for kids (Mrs. Brooks sells all the worms and crickets you'd ever want for bait).

There is Wi-Fi, a 32 inch HD TV, and Blu-Ray DVD connected to Wi-Fi for Netflix, but currently no satellite TV. (I'm thankful for a break from the TV.) It accepts X Box, PlayStation, Wii, etc.


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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    After having a few guests with pets and damage occurring, we have decided not to allow pets anymore. If it is obvious to our cleaning/maintenance crew that a pet had been in the house, you will lose your security deposit....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Gil's Marine rents pontoon boats for anywhere from 2 days to monthly. Rates exclude fuel and are listed below: 2 Days $180/day 3 Days $170/day 4 Days $160/day 5 Days $150/day 6 or 7 Days $140/Day Longer Inquire Fuel deposit: $125, Cash only No pets allowed. Pet hair in carpet is subject to a $40 cleaning fee. DVD Collection: 1) Star Trek 2) X-2: X-Men United 3) Batman Begins 4) Skyfall 5) Coach Carter 6) Facing The Giants 7) The Bucket List 8) Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince 9) Cars 10) Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest 11) Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl 12) Speed 13) Beverly Hills Cop 14) First Blood 15) Batman: The Dark Knight Rises 16) Batman: Batman Begins 17) Ironman 18) The Rookie 19) Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban 20) When Harry Met Sally...moreless


  • DVD Player:

    Blu-Ray in Loft. Decent assortment of DVDs ranging from Cars to Batman/Start Trek/Skyfall. DVD in Master Bedroom....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Logitech iPhone Boombox with adapter for Android and other phone types....moreless

  • Television:

    32 inch HDTV in loft with Blu-Ray player connected to Wi-Fi for Netflix. Please do not remove the TV from this spot to place in another area of house. Conventional TV in Master Bedroom with DVD playe...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A decent selection of things you'll like....moreless


  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Possibly the best location and view on Seed Lake, it sits on a point on a cove, with the house and boathouse on the lake side of the road....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    Upstairs and Downstairs Units...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    AT&T MicroCell provides cell service for AT&T 3G or later phones through the Internet. T Mobile works through Wi-Fi on its own. (Verizon usually works without going through broadband.)...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Small load stackable washer and dryer...moreless

  • Heating:

    Upstairs and Downstairs Units...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Quite a few cars can park along the road....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Small load stackable washer and dryer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher


  • Balcony
  • Boat:

    Gil's Marine rents pontoon boats for anywhere from 2 days to monthly....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    There are a couple of sets of pair/slalom skis and a towable tube....moreless



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  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 5%


Please inquire about bartering maintenance services such as tree removal or basic fix-up for free time at the lake!

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Last updated: 10/31/2015
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3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
28 Miles
Nearest Golf
Sky Valley Golf Club
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Georgia Highway 441
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
28 Miles
Nearest Ski
Sky Valley Ski Resort

Car: Necessary

Alpine-themed Helen, GA is 20 minutes away and includes a water park, go-carts, helicopter rides, river tubing, an enormous two story model train layout, quaint shopping and restaurants.

You're only a 20 minute drive the other way to Clayton, GA, where there are all the usual places such as grocery stores, drug stores, Wal-Mart, Home Depot, various ethnic restaurants, etc.

The Tiger Drive-In is just 25 minutes away.

White water rafting on the Nantahala River is a reasonable drive for an incredible experience.

Sunburst Stables is about 20 minutes away and offers varying length horseback rides (mountain rides that include some trotting and actual galloping, not just walking) and zip line courses.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1970

About the owner: My family has owned this lakehouse since I was in first grade, and I have too many memories here to list. The fish caught, learning to ski, teaching people to ski, cooking out, the banter of other house across the lake in the evening, waiting in line with UGA Head Football Coach Vince Dooley for our names to be called at LaPrade's (they didn't care who you were; you waited until your turn to go in), shooting off fireworks.... My own son now cherishes every trip we make there.

Why the Owner Chose Seed Lake:
We're on the lake side of the paved road, so we're very accessible. Since there's an open slip in the boathouse and a nearby boat ramp it's easy to bring your own boat. Seed Lake is not a turbulent lake like Lanier. It's small enough that it's not total confusion. If you have friends on Burton or Rabun you're just a quick car ride away.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Nobody has the view and location we do.

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Speaks: english


  • Lakehouse View From Water

    Lakehouse View From Water

  • Den View 1

    Den View 1

  • Den View From Loft

    Den View From Loft

  • Downstairs Bedroom Twin Beds

    Downstairs Bedroom Twin Beds

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom Out To Balcony

    Upstairs Master Bedroom Out To Balcony

  • View From Balcony

    View From Balcony

  • View Down Lake

    View Down Lake

  • Minnehah Falls

15 Minutes

Falls - N34° 44.85', W83° 28.84'

    Minnehah Falls 15 Minutes Falls - N34° 44.85', W83° 28.84'

  • Xbox On HDTV

    Xbox On HDTV

  • Lakehouse and Boathouse From Water

    Lakehouse and Boathouse From Water

  • Fireplace - Den View 2

    Fireplace - Den View 2

  • Kitchen


  • Loft


  • Screened Porch

    Screened Porch

  • View From Boathouse Dock

    View From Boathouse Dock

  • View Up Lake

    View Up Lake

  • 32 Inch HDTV With Blu-Ray
Connects To Wi-Fi For Netflix

    32 Inch HDTV With Blu-Ray Connects To Wi-Fi For Netflix

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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