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Sweet Mabel. Cute & Inexpensive Lake Getaway!

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We call her Mabel. She is a 3/2 with a single-slip dock. Funky and fun!!


Last updated: 07/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We call her Mabel. She's not fancy, but she's neat and clean and has everything that you might need for a weekend getaway, or a stay for as long as you like. Her lovely wooded setting has a slight view of Lake Sydney Lanier and is very peaceful and quiet. She has just been painted inside and out and also sports new decks, front and rear. Her master bedroom has a queen-size bed and it's own bathroom with a garden tub and shower. Separate from the master, are the other two bedrooms, with full-size beds. The fully stocked kitchen should have everything that you need to prepare and enjoy daily meals, including a gas grill, crock pot, microwave, etc. (There are also a number of nearby restaurants, just a few minutes from the house.) The family room is very open to the kitchen and bar area and has a wood-burning fireplace with flat-screened television and a DVD player for watching movies. (Cable, Internet, and Wi-Fi) She does not have granite or hardwood floors, but she does have a coffee pot, stove, microwave, washer and dryer. There are two boat ramps within .7 of a mile and the circle driveway should easily accommodate a trailer, so definitely bring the water toys. There are two canoes at the dock and plenty of room for your boat and toys. There is even a hammock for resting. Did I mention the covered single-slip dock and the fabulous bass fishing?? Come see for yourself!


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years ...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Great yard for play and friendly neighborhood....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not permitted inside, however; outside as long as the butts do not remain....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets must be house-trained and well-mannered, and on a leash at all times. There is a tether in the front yard for your convenience. All shots need to be updated of course. and there is a $50. pet fee for each pet. Cats are not allowed....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are a few steps on the deck, but once inside, Mabel is step-less....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Three bedrooms, two of which are separate from the master.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower


  • Two bathrooms, one of which is in the master bedroom.

Other Amenities

  • She is pretty basic, but should provide an affordable and comfortable stay. Please let me know if you have any questions or suggestions. I admit that I am not the greatest at returning emails, so; please feel free to call me anytime. ..I may not be able to tell you if it is available, since this is done best by checking the calendar, and I do not always have that in my pocket, however; I can almost always answer any other questions that you may have. Some folks have trouble with the website, but the very best way is to send me an 'inquiry' regarding the specifics, i.e. dates preferred, number of folks staying, number and type of pets, etc. (Please be honest.) Then, if you want to text me, I will know that you are waiting. I will then respond with a 'quote', and you can 'book it' from there. It then asks type of payment, etc. Easy peasy. Thanks so much!! :)...moreless


  • Books:

    Several paperback adult novels and some Goosebump books for the kids have been provided....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    yes, in the living room and master bedroom...moreless

  • Games:

    Badminton, Frisbee, puzzles, Scattergories, Trivial Pursuit, Monopoly, Scrabble, Connect Four, etc. ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    basic cable....moreless

  • Stereo:

    One can be provided. ...moreless

  • Television:

    37' flat-screen in living room, above fireplace and 36' in master bedroom...moreless

  • Toys:

    A wagon is provided for assisting in carrying to the water whatever your fun includes....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Play Station (but the controls are did that happen?) ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Several DVD's are available, mostly comedies and some drama, but should be appropriate for all ages. ...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Not a spectacular lake view, but we do have a winter view of the lake (when the leaves are off the trees) and it is a gentle, easy walk to the dock. ...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Located on beautiful Lake Sidney Lanier, in Forsyth County, with Six Mile boat launch just around the corner. Lots of fun things to see and do, both by water and by car. Fabulous fishing too!...moreless

  • Water View:

    We have a fabulous and quiet wooded setting, but the lake is only slightly visible. Winter views are not too shabby though and the birds will wake you up each morning, if you let them. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    yes, waterfront, with a single-slip covered dock. Very quiet cove where the bass fishing has a reputation of being the best on the lake. Mabel is located under the Six Mile bridge and in the 3rd cove...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    kitchen and deck eating only. fancy formal dining, sorry....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people



  • Coffee Maker:


  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of plastic fun stuff for the lake environment. Crystal and silver NOT.....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Electric stove, microwave, dinnerware, cookware, grilling and serving utensils, blender, toaster, coffee pot, crock pot, pots and pans, cork screw, iron, ironing board, etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Can be stocked for an additional fee, if you let me know what your preferences are. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    electric stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are two canoes that you are welcome to use, and several life jackets....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    There is a brand new aquatic center very nearby, Exit 16, Pilgrim Mill. I hear it is great. :)...moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Standard Rate
Apr 1 - Sep 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$125 $150
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$850 $2,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $95
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included


Holiday stays are a five-day minimum.

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Last updated: 07/26/2015
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Hartsfield International
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Beef O'Bradys, Coo Coo's Nest, The Ridge
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hampton Golf Village, Countryland
32 Miles
Nearest Train
Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
369/Browns Bridge (GA400 3.5 miles)
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Laredos, Rice,Biscuit Place .5 mile, Pueblos, Beef
Nearest Ski
water ski just on the other side of the bridge..
0.2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Charleston Park, Six Mile Park, many others close

Car: Recommended

Bring your boat or rent one at one of the many marinas close by (Port Royale is four miles down the road and several others are close by: Aqualand, Habersham and Bald Ridge. (Bud, at Gainesville Marina, will even deliver and pick up) Lake Lanier Island Waterpark is within 20 minutes by water or land. It offers a family fun-packed day with beaches, water slides, zip lines, kiddie and wave pools, restaurants, etc. while Sunset Cove has live music, concerts, golf and boat docks. It is a happening place all summer long, while boats tether up to have fun and enjoy the scenery. The Dawsonville Outlet Malls are within ten miles of the house, and features many of the stores that you love. If peace and quiet is your thing, venture up just a few miles further and see the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains, take a scenic railway tour, white-water rafting, rock climbing, great hiking and waterfalls, or simply ramble among the small towns just north of us like quaint Dahlonega's town square, where you can pan for gold, or visit the town of Helen and go tubing or gem-grubbing, ...maybe even visit a winery or two. Save a few days to head downtown to experience the fine city of Atlanta, where a number of options are waiting including: the Fox Theater, a Braves or Falcons game, great concerts at Chastain or Philips Arena, the High Museum, Georgia Aquarium, Botanical Gardens, Zoo Atlanta, Centennial Olympic Park, Hardrock Cafe, CNN Tower and World of Coke or even Six Flags. ..or, just relax and enjoy the bass fishing, ...some of the best right here in our quiet little cove, just a stroll away.. We just added a new fire pit for those cool evenings. The colors are amazing in fall time too!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Relocating to Georgia in 1998 with General Motors, our family has really come to love the people and scenery that this gorgeous state has to offer. Growing up in Michigan, and moving around quite a bit, we fell in love with Georgia, where the countryside is amazing and each of the four seasons are uniquely beautiful. We are so fortunate to have beautiful Lake Sydney Lanier in our back yard.

Why the Owner Chose Cumming:
Because she was too cute to resist!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Her best feature is her spectacular setting among the trees, where nature abounds. Relaxing comes natural here, whether it be reading a good book in the hammock, chilling on the back deck, or hiking along the waterfront. Go for a canoe ride and enjoy the peaceful setting in the quiet cove, at sunrise, or anytime. Fisherman come from all around to catch here, so it must be good. Hang out on the deck and grill up the catch. There is a gas grill, table, chairs and umbrella, and even patio lighting for after hours. On cool evenings, a cozy up to the fire pit and roast some marshmallows with a roaring campfire. ...kind of like camping, just better!

Contact us

Speaks: english



  • We call her Mabel. She is a 3/2 with a single-slip dock.  Funky and fun!!

    We call her Mabel. She is a 3/2 with a single-slip dock. Funky and fun!!

  • Well-stocked kitchen with everything that you will need.  ..if not, just ask!

    Well-stocked kitchen with everything that you will need. ..if not, just ask!

  • Fun times here..

    Fun times here..

  • Warm and inviting, yet fun!!

    Warm and inviting, yet fun!!

  • Master bedroom is very comfy and private.

    Master bedroom is very comfy and private.

  • Master Bath Vanity..

    Master Bath Vanity..

  • Blue bedroom..full size

    Blue bedroom..full size

  • Main bathroom..

    Main bathroom..

  • ..even the dishes are fun!

    ..even the dishes are fun!

  • Handy dandy new fire pit for those cool evenings!!

    Handy dandy new fire pit for those cool evenings!!

  • Tea party anyone?

    Tea party anyone?

  • What's for supper????

    What's for supper????

  • Single-slip covered dock, quietly located close to the big water.

    Single-slip covered dock, quietly located close to the big water.

  • very open kitchen, breakfast and living

    very open kitchen, breakfast and living

  • Fun and fabulous...

    Fun and fabulous...

  • It'll do..

    It'll do..

  • Master again..

    Master again..

  • Master bath with garden tub...

    Master bath with garden tub...

  • Full size bed, but fit for a queen or king..

    Full size bed, but fit for a queen or king..

  • Washer and dryer available...

    Washer and dryer available...

  • Grab a good book, listen to nature and really relax...

    Grab a good book, listen to nature and really relax...

  • Gorgeous view of the Six Mile Bridge...just around the corner, Fall time folia

    Gorgeous view of the Six Mile Bridge...just around the corner, Fall time folia

  • ..front deck has a small bistro table and chairs for quiet conversation.

    ..front deck has a small bistro table and chairs for quiet conversation.

  • Just keep swimming....

    Just keep swimming....

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